Tuesday, May 21st

City Hall

The Common Council met at City Hall in the City of Black River Falls on April 3, 2019 at 6:00 P.M. Alderpersons J. Rave, M. Rave, Olson, Busse, Gearing-Lancaster, Ross, and Brown were present. Alderperson Redbird was absent. Mayor J. 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 March 5, 2019 Common Council meeting and approve as presented. Motion carried.
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CITIZENS IN ATTENDANCE
There were 5 citizens in attendance for agenda items.
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COMMITTEE REPORTS
It was moved by Alderperson Olson, seconded by Alderperson Gearing-Lancaster to place on file the minutes of the March 5, 2019 Hiring Committee meeting. Motion carried.
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It was moved by Alderperson Gearing-Lancaster, seconded by Alderperson Ross to place on file the minutes of the March 6, 2019 Hiring Committee meeting. Motion carried.
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It was moved by Alderperson Busse, seconded by Alderperson Olson to place on file the minutes of the March 12, 2019 Hiring Committee meeting. Motion carried.
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It was moved by Alderperson Olson, seconded by Alderperson Busse to place on file the minutes of the March 14, 2019 Airport Commission meeting. Motion carried.
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It was moved by Alderperson Ross, seconded by Alderperson M. Rave to place on file the minutes of the March 15, 2019 Public Safety Planning Task Force meeting. Motion carried.
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It was moved by Alderperson Olson, seconded by Alderperson M. Rave to approve the minutes of the March 20, 2019 Committee of the Whole meeting. Motion carried.

The Common Council met at City Hall in the City of Black River Falls on March 5, 2019 at 6:00 P.M. Alderpersons J. Rave, Olson, Busse, Gearing-Lancaster, Ross, Redbird, and Brown were present. Alderperson M. Rave was excused. Mayor J. Eddy presided.
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It was moved by Alderperson Ross, seconded by Alderperson Redbird to dispense with the reading of the minutes of the February 5, 2019 Common Council meeting and approve as presented. Motion carried.
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It was moved by Alderperson Gearing-Lancaster, seconded by Alderperson Ross to dispense with the reading of the minutes of the February 20, 2019 Special Common Council meeting and approve as presented. Motion carried.
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CITIZENS IN ATTENDANCE
There was 1 citizen in attendance.
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COMMITTEE REPORTS
It was moved by Alderperson Olson, seconded by Alderperson Gearing-Lancaster to place on file the minutes of the February 19, 2019 Hiring Committee meeting. Motion carried.
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It was moved by Alderperson Busse, seconded by Alderperson Olson to place on file the minutes of the February 20, 2019 Plan Commission meeting. Motion carried.

The Common Council met in a special session at City Hall in the City of Black River Falls on February 20, 2019 at 6:00 P.M. Alderpersons J. Rave, Olson, Busse, Gearing-Lancaster, Ross, and Brown were present. Alderpersons M. Rave and Redbird were absent. Mayor Jay Eddy presided.
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CITIZENS IN ATTENDANCE
There were no citizen in attendance.
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Chief of Police Kelly Bakken introduced the department’s full-time officers. There was discussion on the vehicle bids related to body styles, ground clearance, and storage. Chief Bakken recommended the purchase of a 2019 Dodge Charger from Gross Motors.
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It was moved by Alderperson Olson, seconded by Alderperson Gearing-Lancaster to approve the purchase of a 2019 Dodge Charger from Gross Motors for $25,758.50. Motion carried.
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Chief of Police Kelly Bakken’s letter of resignation effective February 28, 2019 was presented to the Council. Chief Bakken has accepted the position of Chief of Police for the City of Altoona. The Council thanked Chief Bakken for her contributions to the city’s police department.
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It was moved by Alderperson Ross, seconded by Alderperson J. Rave to accept Chief Bakken’s letter of resignation. Motion carried.

The Common Council met at City Hall in the City of Black River Falls on January 2, 2019 at 6:03 P.M. Alderpersons J. Rave Sr., M. Rave, Olson, Busse, Gearing-Lancaster, and Ross were present. Alderperson Brown and Mayor J. Eddy were excused. Alderperson Redbird was absent. Council President Gearing-Lancaster Presided.
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The City Administrator advised members the minutes of the December 4, 2018 Common Council meeting that were provided electronically in the meeting packets were incorrect. The minutes that were published and accurately reflect the decisions made were provided in print copy.
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It was moved by Alderperson Olson, seconded by Alderperson J. Rave to dispense with the reading of the minutes of the December 4, 2018 Common Council meeting and approve the print copy as presented. Motion carried.
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It was moved by Alderperson Ross, seconded by Alderperson Busse to amend the minutes of the December 4, 2018 Common Council meeting to correct the outcome of the motion by Alderperson Busse, seconded by Alderperson Olson to approve First National Bank of Bangor’s request to extend North-South Street in TIF#4 as motion carried (4-3) with
Alderpersons M. Rave, Gearing-Lancaster, and Redbird voting no. Motion carried.

The Common Council met at City Hall in the City of Black River Falls on November 7, 2018 at 6:00 P.M. Alderpersons Olson, Busse, Gearing-Lancaster, Ross, Redbird, and Brown were present. Alderpersons J. Rave and M. Rave were excused. Mayor J. Eddy presided.
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It was moved by Alderperson Redbird, seconded by Alderperson Brown to dispense with the reading of the minutes of the October 2, 2018 Common Council meeting and approve as presented. Motion carried.
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CITIZENS IN ATTENDANCE
There were no citizens in attendance.
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COMMITTEE REPORTS
It was moved by Alderperson Busse, seconded by Alderperson Ross to place on file the minutes of the September 26, 2018 Airport Commission meeting. Motion carried.
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It was moved by Alderperson Ross, seconded by Alderperson Gearing-Lancaster to approve the minutes of the October 17, 2018 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 October 17, 2018 at 6:00 P.M. Alderpersons J. Rave, M. Rave, Olson, Busse, Gearing-Lancaster, Ross, Redbird, and Brown were present. Mayor Jay Eddy presided.