Coleman Fire Department Open House, Booyah Sale Is Oct. 7Issue Date: September 13, 2018
Plans for the Coleman Volunteer Fire Department's open house and booyah sale at the firestation from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 7 were discussed briefly at the Coleman Village Board's regular monthly meeting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 4.
Also at the meeting trustees were informed a building permit was issued on Wednesday, Aug. 1 to United Cooperative for a $2,800,000 Fertilizer Storage building on its site at 123 MacArthur Drive.
Other permits were issued to Glenn Ziemer for a $5,000 steel roof on a building at 328 W Main Street; Kayla Schram, for a $200 remodeling project at 631 Business 141 N; Caitlin Gleason, to reroof the garage at 220 W Main Street for $2,000; Double K Express, to replace an overhead door at 131 Katharine Street for $2,000; Building Art & Soul for a $2,000 business sign on Sunset Lane; Becky Kiesling, for a $5,000 project to finish the basement at 438 Maple Lane.
Report by Building Inspector Jim Buschman showed there were seven building permits issued since last month's meeting. In addition to the usual permit issues he had been notified on Thursday, Aug. 2 by the state inspector about a permit needed for a business. Also on that date a resident had inquired about the Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District. On Sunday, Aug. 12 a resident asked about putting a mobile home on their parcel. On Tuesday, Aug. 21, a business owner asked about electric service, and on Wednesday, Aug. 29 a resident asked about using an empty lot for a building.
Village President Glenn Woulf read a letter from Crime Stoppers informing them of ways the Village's donation has made an impact on the communities.
The Recreation Committee reported that the American Legion has placed more pavers and plaques at Lillian Park and has purchased three security cameras.Two are to be placed at Lillian Park and one at the tank and Albers Memorial. Thanks were expressed to all the donors.
The board was informed that Cedar Corp., the village's public works consultant, is working on the bid process for road work to be done on Meadowwood Drive and Mac Arthur Drive.
Worksheets for the 2019 budget were distributed and trustees were asked to return them by the time of next board meeting, which is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 2. Woulf, reporting for the Board of Health and Sanitation, said well No. 2 is up and running. They will let it run for a while before starting work on Well No. 1.
The Tax committee, Board of Review and Zoning and Planning Commission had nothing to report.
Trustee Dave Podoski, as head of the Public Safety and Personnel Committee, reported the Police Department received 22 complaints in August. Five adult citations were written for $1,004.30. There were no juvenile citations. There were 20 adult court dockets in August, no juveniles, nine just-cause hearings, no contempt of court hearings, and two case reviews. There was one trial and three restitution hearings.
Police Chief Ida Soletske had 187.25 hours for the police for the month of August, and Municipal Court Clerk Katie Torres spent three quarters of an hour on police work and 37.50 hours for Court during August. There are now a total of 58,328 miles on the village squad car, of which 231 were put on in August.
Podoski reported the fire department had five calls in August, one each for a roll over, tractor fire, truck fire, tree and lines on road, and the alarm system at Northwood Flooring. There were 42 total man hours reported. Total calls for the fire department's fiscal year to date are 25. Training in August was on operation and use of portable and truck radios.
The treasurer's report read by Trustee Nancy Stank as head of the Finance committee, showed a total of $687,149.37 on hand at the end of August.
Board members reviewed vouchers totaling $17,779.15 and approved them for payment. Since the last meeting check numbers 28430 through 28460 were written in the amount of $39,216.37.
An operator license for sale of intoxicating beverages was approved for Kimberly Hagel.
Officials present for the brief meeting were Village President Glenn Woulf; trustees Jesse Parker, Jeff Gosa, Sr., Stank, Tim Gould, and Podoski, and Clerk/Treasurer Julie Nosgovitz. Trustee Diane Patz was absent. Others on hand for the meeting were Rick Patenaude, Tom Behnke, and Ken Holdorf. The meeting had been called to order by Woulf at 6 p.m. and was adjourned at 6:15 p.m.
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