Meeting Minutes of the Richmond City Council

Thursday, August 21, 2014

City Council Meeting & Workshop

 

Item #1: Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance

 

Mayor Mathiasen called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. at Richmond City Hall.

 

Council Members noted as being present: Pat Evens, Jeff Mackedanz, Mike Mathiasen, Tim Paczkowski, Jim Hemmesch

 

Also present were: Cindy Anderson, Utility Billing Clerk; Gordon Dingmann, Public Works Director; Chad Johnson, PeopleService; Chuck Merten, Fire Department Chief;   Sheldon Lang, EDA; Jesse Kollmann, Emergency Management Director

 

Item #2: Approval of Agenda

 

Mayor Mathiasen asked if there were any additions or changes to the Agenda.  

            Add to #3a:

a)      Resolution 172-14 Temporary 1-4 day liquor license for the Richmond Fire Relief association

 

            Mayor Mathiasen asked for the Approval of Agenda.

                               

Motion made by Councilor Mackedanz to Approve Agenda with addition, seconded by Councilor Paczkowski.  Motion passed unanimously.

Mayor Mathiasen recessed the regular meeting in order for the Council to discuss the following workshop discussion items:

(6:34 p.m. Temporary recess to the Council Workshop)

 

Workshop Agenda

A.     2015 Budget

B.     Mandatory Sewer Hook-ups

C.     Private Wells

D.     Annexation

E.      Administrator Contract Renewal Request

F.      Other Matters of Concern and Related Items

 

 

 

(8:16 PM Reconvene Council Meeting)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Council Meeting Agenda Continued

 

Item #3: Council Action Additional Purchase Requests, allocations & Transfers

 

 Mayor Mathiasen asked for a motion approving the Purchase Requests.

 

Motion made by Councilor Evens to Approve for Purchase Requests, seconded by Councilor Mackedanz. Motion passed.

 

Item #3a: Council Action

 

a)      Consideration of Resolution 172-14 Authorization of Temporary 1-4 day liquor license for the Richmond Fire Relief Association on September, 2014 at the Sts. Peter and Paul Parish Center.

   

Mayor Mathiasen asked for a motion approving Resolution 172-14.

 

Motion made by Councilor Mackedanz to Approve Resolution 172-14 – Authorization of Temporary 1-4 day liquor license for the Richmond Fire Relief Association on September, 2014 at the Sts. Peter and Paul Parish Center, seconded by Councilor Paczkowski, Councilor Hemmesch abstained. Roll Call vote taken, Yes – Evens, Mackedanz, Paczkowski, Mathiasen; Abstained - Hemmesch   Motion passed.

 

Item #4: Other Matters of Concern and Related Items-

 

a)      Councilor Evens stated that 2015 is the City of Richmond’s 125 anniversary and that there will be a special meeting in December, hosted by the River Lake Days Committee to discuss the celebration.  Evens would like the City to be involved with the celebration.

 

 

Item #5: Reminder: September 3, 2014 Council Meeting includes public hearing regarding TIF District

           

Mayor Mathiasen reminded Council that Tracy with David Drown and Associates would be at the public hearing to go over the TIF district in question.

 

 

Item #6: Adjournment

           

Mayor Mathiasen asked for a motion to adjourn. 

Councilor Evens made a motion to adjourn, seconded by Councilor Mackedanz.  Motion passed

 

Mayor Mathiasen declared the meeting adjourned at 8:27 p.m.

 

Respectfully Submitted,

 

 

Cindy Anderson

Utility Billing Clerk