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Coleman Okays Sale Of Manske Property

Issue Date: November 7, 2019

At its regular monthly meeting on Monday, Nov. 4, Coleman Village Board approved the sale of the Manske property on County CP (Business 141 in the village), and authorized Village President Glenn Woulf to sign the sale documents. The site of the former one-time Steiner Service Station is being purchased by Angela Gruis.

Woulf explained after the meeting that the property had been for sale for three years and was falling into disrepair before the village purchased it for re-sale on Oct. 11 and put a new roof on it and offered it for sale. He said the basic sale price has been agreed upon, but sale details were still being finalized at the time of the board meeting.

The annual budget hearing is set for 4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18 at the village hall, to be followed by a special board meeting to approve the Village budget for 2020.

Finance Committee Co-Chair Nancy Stank presented the Treasurer's report for the month, which showed a $541,451 cash balance at the end of September had dropped to $140,051.72 by the end of October, due to disbursements totaling $429,018.

Woulf explained they had used money from one of the village CDs to pay the bills from the Meadowwood project rather than borrowing for it. The Shared Revenue check will come on Nov. 19 and with that plus property tax payments coming in during December, January and February they will be able to build the cash balance back up.

Correspondence for the month included a letter from Marilu Stillings, president of Coleman Library Association, expressing shock at a suggestion at recent Marinette County Board meeting that some of the branch libraries in the Stephenson Public Library System could be closed.

"I was relieved and proud to see how the director of the library argued against this action," Stillings' letter declared. She noted that each year the Library Association receives financial support from the village and expressed hope this will continue with the 2020 budget. With the letter was a summary of the number of patrons who used the library in the past year, and the municipalities they come from.

That summary showed in addition to scattering of card-holding users from throughout the county and beyond there were 129 patrons from the Town of Beaver, 170 from the Town of Brazeau (in Oconto County), 59 from Town of Grover, 439 from Town of Pound, 110 from Village of Pound, and 330 from the Village of Coleman.

The letter was summarized for the board by Municipal Court Clerk Katie Torres, who said the Library Associaiton wanted to thank the Village Board for its past support, and let them know how important the little library is to the entire community. She declared that the 330 patrons from Coleman represents almost half of the entire village population.

Torres noted that in addition to offering access to books, CDs, movies and video games the Coleman Library offers programs for patrons of all ages, including the popular summer reading programs for children and adults, the Adult Book Club, the Bring a Puzzle, Take a Puzzle program, a Lego Club and presentations such as the "Small Fruits Management Class" held this past summer. She commented the number of programs the library can offer corresponds roughly to how much money they have available. She said similar letters had gone to other municipalities in the area.

There was also a letter from the Coleman/Pound Little League thanking the village for use of the ball field and thanking sponsors for their support.

Woulf expressed thanks to Coleman High School Teacher Cindy Wautier and the Coleman Future Farmers of America group for the work they had done to clean up Water Tower Park for the winter, and to Jim Heyroth for watering flowers around the village all summer.

Christmas is less than two months off, and Woulf invited everyone to join in decorating the Village Christmas tree later in the week, rather than waiting until it gets colder. There was discussion on decorating trees in the park along Business 141 for lighting before the end of the month. All the trees reportedly have sponsors who will be responsible for decorating them. One of the trees was broken by a storm this summer and will be replaced in spring.

In other business at Monday's meeting the board approved operator's licenses for Tricia Schindel and Carmen Schindel to work at Cougar Shell, and approved a number of building permits for re-roofing projects for Michael Maye at 646 County P, Howard Patz at 221 W 16th Street, Sean Van Ermen at 252 Maple Lane, Chad Mursau at 203 Elm Drive and Wayne Bader at 441 West Ave.

Public Works supervisor Dennis Gross, who also serves as Building Inspector, reported in addition to the usual permits issued he evaluated the property on N. Franklin and responded to an inquiry from a resident about property setbacks.

Trustee Dave Podoski, as chair of the Public Safety and Personnel committee, reported the police department responded to 21 complaints in October, and citations totaling $2,418.40 were issued to seven adults and six juveniles. There were 13 adult hearings an five juvenile hearings in October court sessions.

Written report by Fire Chief Tom Behnke showed the Coleman Fire Department responded to two calls during October, one for a lift assist for Coleman Rescue and one for a car accident. Training for the month was on the Eagle III helicopter landing zone and procedure, fire behavior and portable pumps.

Behnke and Podoski thanked everyone who attended the Fire Department Open House in October and enjoyed the booyah there.

At the start of the meeting the board was addressed by Jane Kopish Sequin, who is a candidate for a Marinette County Circuit Court Judge position to be filled at the polls on Tuesday, April 7. Incumbent Judge David Miron is retiring and is not seeking re-election. She gave a brief history of herself. She was raised in Marinette and is a graduate of Marinette Catholic Central High School, UW-Marinette Center, St. Norbert College and Marquette University Law School. She has been married to Scott Sequin for 31 years and they have four daughters. She practiced law with her father, William P. Kopish, at the Marinette law firm of Kopish, Miron and Boyle, and currently serves as Marinette County Court Commissioner and Register in Probate.


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