THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Coleman Welcomes New Businesses
Issue Date: March 7, 2019
At the Coleman Village Board meeting on Monday, March 4, Village President Glenn Woulf recognized and welcomed several new businesses in the area. They include "Building Art and Soul," which is owned by Vicki Mutchler and located in the Cougar Shell Station, and "The Olde Legion Hall," which is owned by Kat Meissner and located in the old American Legion Hall building. The Olde Legion Hall held a grand opening on Saturday March 2. Building Art and Soul will hold their ribbon cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 23.
Stephanie Shevy will soon open her business, "Therapeutic Massage of Coleman, LLC," in the Village Suites. Woulf said she will be open by appointment only.
He also welcomed Mike Dama, from Dama Plumbing and Heating in Crivitz, who is the new owner of Rouse Heating and Cooling, which will continue operating in Coleman under the new name of Dama Heating and Cooling, and mentioned that the addition at United Co-Op is complete to the point where they are now taking in fertilizer.
In his report as Public Works Chair, Trustee Dave Podoski reminded residents to keep their fire hydrants and gas meters cleared of snow buildup.
Podoski read the monthly reports for the police department, fire department and building inspector.
The Building Inspector Report showed that in addition to the usual permit issues, the inspector received a call on Sunday, Feb. 24 from one resident reporting a building that collapsed due to snow buildup, and another about adding additional remodeling to an existing Building Permit.
On Wednesday, Feb. 27 there was a call from a construction company in regards to the Coleman School District's Referendum for remodeling and renovating the school.
A building permit was issued on Thursday, Feb. 28 for a new steel roof for Trinity Lutheran Church at 215 N. Louis Ave, at an estimated cost of $60,000.
The police department received 11 complaints in February. Three adult citations were written for $359.40, and three juvenile citations were written for $1,002.00, totaling $1,361.40.
The municipal court had 26 adult court dockets, one juvenile just-cause hearing, one contempt of court hearing, and no case reviews. Police Chief Ida Soletske had 170 hours for the police department, and Katie Torres had no hours for police, but 31.75 hours for court. There are 60,354 on the squad car, of which 640 were put on in February.
The fire department responded to three calls during February, one was for a lift assist for the Coleman Rescue Squad, and two were for rollovers. The department logged 16 total man hours in February, and there have been 14 calls for the department so far in its current fiscal year.
In February firefighters learned from the DNR about their equipment and procedures, and shared a joint training on Blood Bourne Pathogens with the Village of Pound Fire Department .
Plans are in place for a Fire Department fund raising meat raffle event on Sunday, April 7 at Furkee's Bar.
The treasurer's report read by Finance Committee Chair Nancy Stank showed the regular checking account had $8,322.75; the Money Market Savings Account at Associated Bank had $ 478,098.18; the Money Market Savings Account at Peshtigo National Bank had $ 147,546.89, and a Certificate of Deposit at Peshtigo National Bank had $ 102,117.74, for a total of $ 736,085.56 cash on hand.
Vouchers totaling $64,649.92 were reviewed by each board member and approved for payment. Since the last meeting check numbers 28818 through 28850 were written in the amount of $365,552.37.
The board approved new operator's licenses for Judy Pelkin and Andrea Wilcox.
Attending the meeting in addition to Woulf, Stank and Podoski were trustees Jesse Parker, Nancy Stank and Jodi Karas, and Municipal Judge Clifford Patz.