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Village Sets Clean Up Day, Hire 2 Workers
Brush pickup days, clean up day, hiring of two part-time seasonal workers, municipal court, parking request and retailer license were among items of business when the Wausaukee Village Board met Wednesday, April 16. Absent was Trustee Rosie Figas and Clerk Toshia Ranallo was excused.
Also in attendance were Darryll Schmidt, Pam Heritsch and Paul Fick.
Paul Fick requested parking on the street during winter months for his tenants at 409 Church Street. He explained his house was built in 1953 without a driveway. Previously, there was a verbal agreement between him and the Village Board that his tenants were able to park on the street during winter months. The Board determined to discuss the subject at the next Street Committee meeting and create a plan for the entire village before next winter.
Accepted was the Personnel Committee recommendation for a temporary, part-time workers. Hired were Mike Gavigan and James Unger at a wage of $8.50 per hour. Both seasonal positions will end after the October Fall Festival on Oct. 6.
The Board approved the purchase of two dumpsters for the Spring Clean Up Day on Saturday, May 17. Also Brush Pick-Up Week will be Monday, May 12, through Thursday, May 15.
The Board also discussed trees to be removed near U.S.141. Street Department Darryll Schmidt reported he had contacted DeLaet Enterprises and they will charge for time and equipment which would be $100 an hour. The Board took no action.
Following discussion on a possible Independence Day Parade route, the Town of Wausaukee will be contacted to see if they will close Jamros Road from Jermac Road to the Village limits on July 5.
In other action, the Board revisited creation of a Municipal Court and will continue to pursue the subject. Clerk Ranallo will continue to research creation of a municipal court.
In other business, the Board:
* Ranallo reported contacting the Marinette County Emergency Director for assistance with a future mock disaster exercise.
* Approved a temporary retailer license for the Wausaukee Recreation Association, Inc.
* Approved an open line of credit renewal with Bank North.
* Discussed Walking Trail Maintenance and approved the purchase of Wood Chips for a maximum cost of $1,000.
* Approved minutes of their March 19 meeting and treasurer report.