Monday, November 20th

City Hall

The Common Council met at City Hall in the City of Black River Falls on November 15, 2017 at 6:00 P.M. Alderpersons Redbird, Colloton Chrest, Erickson, Olson, Busse, Gearing-Lancaster, and Ross were present. Alderperson Rave was excused. Mayor Jay Eddy presided.
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It was moved by Alderperson Olson seconded by Alderperson Redbird to dispense with the reading of the minutes of the November 7, 2017 Common Council meeting and approve as presented. Motion carried.
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CITIZENS IN ATTENDANCE
There was 1 citizen in attendance for an agenda item.
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Mayor Eddy opened the public hearing on the proposed 2018 City budget. The City Administrator explained there were changes to some library budget line items but they do not change the total annual budget for the library.
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It was moved by Alderperson Ross, seconded by Alderperson Redbird to close the public hearing on the proposed 2018 City budget. Motion carried.
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It was moved by Alderperson Erickson, seconded by Alderperson Olson to approve the 2018 City budget and set the tax levy at $2,024,395. Motion carried.
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DEPARTMENT REPORTS
The Department Head monthly reports were reviewed. Department heads present were Todd Gomer, Kelly Bakken, Steve Peterson, Tammy Peasley, Steve Schreiber, Jody Stoker, and Brad Chown.

The Common Council met at City Hall in the City of Black River Falls on November 7, 2017 at 6:00 P.M. Alderpersons Colloton Chrest, Rave, Erickson, Olson, Busse, Gearing-Lancaster, and Ross were present. Alderperson Redbird was excused. Mayor Jay Eddy presided.
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It was moved by Alderperson Ross seconded by Alderperson Olson to dispense with the reading of the minutes of the October 18, 2017 Common Council meeting and approve as presented. Motion carried.
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It was moved by Alderperson Olson, seconded by Alderperson Busse to dispense with the reading of the minutes of the October 26, 2017 Special Common Council meeting and approve as presented. Motion carried.
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CITIZENS IN ATTENDANCE
There were 9 citizens in attendance. 5 for Resolution 2017-15, 3 for the Federation Cooperative request agenda item, and 1 to observe meeting.
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COMMITTEE REPORTS
It was moved by Alderperson Erickson, seconded by Alderperson Gearing-Lancaster to place on file the minutes of the October 30, 2017 Utility Commission meeting. Motion carried.
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It was moved by Alderperson Ross, seconded by Alderperson Erickson to approve the 2018 Business Improvement District (BID) Operating Plan and Budget as presented. Motion carried.
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It was moved by Alderperson Busse, seconded by Alderperson Gearing-Lancaster to approve Federation Cooperative’s request to install a new sign on City property along North Water Street. Motion carried.

A special meeting of the Common Council was held at City Hall in the City of Black River Falls on October 18, 2017 at 6:00 P.M. Alderpersons Colloton Chrest, Rave, Erickson, Olson, Busse, Gearing-Lancaster, and Ross were present. Alderperson Redbird was absent. Mayor J. Eddy presided.
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CITIZENS IN ATTENDANCE
There were no citizen in attendance.
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It was moved by Alderperson Olson, seconded by Alderperson Gearing-Lancaster to dispense with the readingof the minutes of the October 3, 2017 Common Council meeting and approve as presented. Motion carried.
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It was moved by Alderperson Colloton Chrest, seconded by Alderperson Rave to place on file the minutes ofthe October 12, 2017 Business Improvement District (BID) Board. Motion carried.
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It was moved by Alderperson Olson, seconded by Alderperson Rave to place on file the minutes of the October 12, 2017 Joint Review Board. Motion carried.
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Airport Manager Dale Klevgard gave a presentation on the history of the Black River Falls Area Airport.
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The Common Council met at City Hall in the City of Black River Falls on October 3, 2017 at 6:00 P.M. Alderpersons Redbird, Colloton Chrest, Rave, Erickson, Olson, and Busse were present. Alderpersons Gearing-Lancaster and Ross were excused. Mayor Jay Eddy presided.
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It was moved by Alderperson Olson seconded by Alderperson Erickson to dispense with the reading of the minutes of the September 5, 2017 Common Council meeting and approve as presented. Motion carried.
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CITIZENS IN ATTENDANCE
There were three citizens in attendance.
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COMMITTEE REPORTS
It was moved by Alderperson Olson, seconded by Alderperson Busse to place on file the minutes of the September 13, 2017 Airport Commission meeting. Motion carried.
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It was moved by Alderperson Busse, seconded by Alderperson Olson to approve the minutes of the September 20, 2017 Committee of the Whole meeting. Motion carried.
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The Committee of the Whole met at City Hall in the City of Black River Falls on September 20, 2017 at 6:00 P.M. Alderpersons Redbird, Colloton Chrest, Erickson, Olson, Busse, Gearing-Lancaster, and Ross were present. Alderperson Rave was excused. Mayor Jay Eddy presided.

1.There were 2 citizens in attendance.

2.The City Administrator presented the proposed 2018 City Budget.

3.The Department Head monthly reports were reviewed. Department heads present were Steve Schreiber, Jody Stoker, Todd Gomer, Kelly Bakken, Steve Peterson, and Brad Chown.

4. Chief Schreiber had the new Squad 1 at city hall prior to the meeting for council members to see.