space
space
Peshtigo Times
space
space
space
Perspectives
* From our readers
space
space
Sports Shorts
* Marinette County Deer Advisory Council Second Meeting Oct. 28
* Another Big Invite, Another Strong Bulldogs Showing
* Season Coming To Close, Badgers Still On Top Of M-O With Perfect 14-0 Mark
* Playoff Picture Taking Shape
* October Signals The Opening Of Many Furbearer Hunting And Trapping Seasons In Wisconsin

space
Peshtigo Fire
space
e-Edition
Now Available
For more information
click here
dot
THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
space
dot
space

Crivitz Village Board Trustee Seat Open

Crivitz--The Crivitz Village Board met at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 15 for their regular monthly meeting. Members in attendance included trustees Duane Swanson, Kurt Kostuch, Dick Kaminski, Shirley Keller and Fred Franzen, President John Deschane and Clerk Marilyn Padgett along with two members of the public.

Prior to the meeting, Deschane issued the oaths of office to re-elected trustees Shirley Keller and Duane Swanson and approved the resignation of trustee Ben Kamps, who has moved outside of the jurisdictional limits of the Village of Crivitz and is no longer eligible for the position.

Deschane asked any person who is interested in filling the position to contact a member of the board to request nomination for the vacant position. Candidates must be eligible to vote in the Village of Crivitz, which means they must be at least 18 years old, U.S. citizens, residents of the Village for at least 28 days prior to the date of nomination, and have no felony convictions. Nominations will take place during the May board meeting.

The board approved a vote to appoint Joey Pickett as an honorary member of the Crivitz Village Fire Department. Pickett is a Crivitz elementary student who is currently battling brain cancer. President Deschane informed the board two members of the fire department, Rudi Jensen and Luke Deschane, brought Pickett to the fire department and presented him with a child sized set of turnout gear and a helmet which was purchased by the department. It was reported that Joey was very excited to receive the equipment and has expressed a strong interest in the fire department. Deschane stated that Pickett's prognosis is good and thanked the community for everything they have done for the family, adding that the fund-raising efforts were astounding.

The board approved committee appointments for April 15, 2014 to April 15, 2015 during the meeting. Kaminski and Keller were appointed to the Parks and Recreation Committee, Kostuch and Franzen to the Development Committee, Keller and Franzen are on the Utilities Committee, Kaminski, Kostuch and Swanson, the Finance Committee. Swanson, Kaminski and Kostuch were named to the Public Safety Committee, and Franzen, Keller and Swanson to the Public Works Committee.

Duane Swanson was appointed as the recycling coalition representative. Greg Gocht was appointed as the weed commissioner. John Deschane was appointed as the sister city coordinator. Rudi Jensen was appointed fire chief. Jane Meissner was appointed as the building inspector and zoning administrator. Frank Calvert was appointed as the attorney for the village. Mel Raatz, of R&R Assessing, was appointed as assessor for the village. Nancy Rosner was appointed health officer.

The board approved a motion to have Barbara Uhl and Marilyn Padgett share the position of municipal court clerk and to approve a $1 per hour raise for each employee. The board also approved a motion to accept the resignation of former municipal court clerk Barbara Tobison. Tobison has agreed to stay in the position until the training of the new court clerks is completed. The board thanked Tobison for her service to the community.

The board appointed the zoning board of appeals during the meeting. Herald Porfilio will chair the zoning board of appeals and Paul Dyer, Robin Hanson, Randy Atwood and Greg Deschane will serve on the committee. Luke Deschane and Gene Golla will serve as alternates for the board of appeals.

The board approved a motion to hire Sally Hastings as a part-time public works employee at a rate of $8 with a $0.50 increase per hour raise upon a satisfactory 30 day performance review followed by a six month probationary period. This position will consist primarily of custodial work at village owned buildings. This is a year-round position which will consist of approximately 520 hours per year.

The board approved a motion to hire Brian Scheuer as a part-time public works employee at a rate of $8 with a $0.50 increase per hour raise upon a satisfactory 30 day performance review followed by a six month probationary period. This position will consist primarily of outdoor maintenance duties. This is a seasonal position which will consist of approximately 780 hours per year.

The board approved the purchase of tires for the utilities truck from Wiedemeier Garage for a cost not to exceed $640. A payment to Elias Auto Value for the sum of $1,242 for repairs that were done to the village snow plow was also approved. A contract with MJB Industries to provide street sweeping for the village for an amount not to exceed $1,250 was approved, though Swanson stated increased street sweeping may be necessary due to the large amounts of sand that were used on roads during icy weather this year.

The village board accepted an agreement with the Escanaba & Lake Superior Railroad on the issue of Spur Street. Deschane explained that the agreement settles the issue of who owns Spur Street and gives the railroad assurance that current driveways will continue to be allowed.

The board approved a contract with Hydro Design for cross connection inspection for an amount not to exceed $15,000. This contract will apply only to commercial accounts and will include inspection, enforcement of violations, follow-ups and other services. Franzen explained that cross connection inspections are necessary in order to prevent chemicals and contaminants from entering the water system.

The utilities department will be purchasing a tri-gas detector from Paul Conway Shields for an amount not to exceed $1,300. The tri-gas detector will be used to detect dangerous gases in manholes from the service, as opposed to other detectors which only work inside the manhole.

The board granted fireworks licenses to Victory Fireworks, Witt's Piggly Wiggly and T&B One Stop. The board also granted an operator's license to Joan Kastendieck.

In other news, the board approved the agenda, approved the minutes for the March 18 regular meeting, and approved the financial report and approved of all presented vouchers. It was also announced that a two year building agreement for the Oakwood Haven Apartment building was approved between the Crivitz Village Board and Marinette County.

Deschane expressed gratitude to the Crivitz Cub Scouts for their work in picking up trash in the Village.

The board would like to remind all village residents that the emergency water run is still being conducted. Residents are to continue running their water until further notice.


Recent stories, opinions and photos

Issue Date Department Headline
10-15-2014Sports
Marinette County Deer Advisory Council Second Meeting Oct. 28

10-15-2014Sports
Another Big Invite, Another Strong Bulldogs Showing

10-15-2014Sports
Season Coming To Close, Badgers Still On Top Of M-O With Perfect 14-0 Mark

10-15-2014Sports
Playoff Picture Taking Shape

10-15-2014Perspectives
From our readers

10-15-2014Perspectives
Tales from the old-timer

10-15-2014Perspectives
Country Cousin

10-15-2014Obituaries
Nancy L. Trepanier

10-15-2014Obituaries
Donna L. Rowley

10-15-2014Obituaries
Clarence W. Retlick

10-15-2014Obituaries
Douglas J. Payette

10-15-2014Obituaries
Beverly A. Johnson

10-15-2014Obituaries
Marie P. Holquist

10-15-2014Obituaries
John (Jack) E. Voyle

10-15-2014Obituaries
Roger C. Utke

10-15-2014Obituaries
Betty L. and Lloyd Tuma

10-15-2014Obituaries
Jackie Teteak

10-15-2014Obituaries
Anne C. Smith

10-15-2014Obituaries
Eunice C. School

10-15-2014Obituaries
Phyllis M. Rothlesberger

10-15-2014Obituaries
Gladys K. Rhoades

10-15-2014Obituaries
Emily M. O’Connor

10-15-2014Obituaries
Robert L. Ness

10-15-2014Obituaries
Eunice F. Meinert

10-15-2014Obituaries
Joseph F. McAuliffe

10-15-2014Obituaries
Betty Ann Kress

10-15-2014Obituaries
Norbert J. Jaworski

10-15-2014Obituaries
Agnes M. Hoffman

10-15-2014Obituaries
Marie A. Harris

10-15-2014Obituaries
Marilyn P. Graham

10-15-2014Obituaries
Marjorie E. Chaney

10-15-2014Obituaries
John P. Butts

10-15-2014Obituaries
Irene M. Brekke

10-15-2014Obituaries
Penny L. Berger

10-15-2014Obituaries
Wesley W. Anderson

10-15-2014Obituaries
Gene H. Albers

10-15-2014Community - Wausaukee
Wausaukee Library Digital on e Books

10-15-2014Community - Wausaukee
Wagner Clerk is Institute Grad

10-15-2014Community - Wausaukee
SC Fire, Rescue Plans Bake Sale

10-15-2014Community - Wausaukee
Big Crowd Attends Fall Fest at Wausaukee Oct. 4

10-15-2014Community - Crivitz
Halloween at Assisted Living

10-15-2014Community - Crivitz
Crivitz Kindergartners Take Part in “Flat Stanley” Project

10-15-2014Community - Crivitz
Haunted Hallways, Bingo at School Oct. 30

10-15-2014Community - Crivitz
MI Special Meet To Finalize Budget

10-15-2014Community - Coleman
Coleman-Pound Lions List Coming Events

10-15-2014Community - Coleman
T/Pound Board Asks Plan Unit To View Lot Coverage

10-15-2014Community - Coleman
Kickers Halloween Party at Equity

10-15-2014Community - Coleman
A Teen Lives at the End of Life

10-15-2014News
Lena Legion To Retire Old Flags

10-15-2014News
Lena Fall Craft, Bake Sale Oct. 26

10-15-2014News
Benefit For Schlies at Baseball Training

10-15-2014News
Benefit for Karla Blohm, Cancer Victim

10-15-2014Front Page
Over 600 Attend Diggers Meet, Greet

10-15-2014Front Page
Marinette Marine Launches USS Detroit on Saturday

10-15-2014Front Page
Water Utility Shows Positive Return Rate

10-15-2014Front Page
Goodman/Armstrong School Tax Levy Drops Due To Revenue Caps

10-15-2014Front Page
Grover May Seek Permission To Exceed State Levy Limits

10-08-2014Sports
October Signals The Opening Of Many Furbearer Hunting And Trapping Seasons In Wisconsin

10-08-2014Sports
Niagara Still Playing Strong; Rest Of M-O Remains Up For Grabs

10-08-2014Sports
Peshtigo CC Enjoys Another Strong Outing

10-08-2014Sports
Cougars Keep Top Spot

10-08-2014Perspectives
From our readers

10-08-2014Perspectives
Tales from the old-timer

10-08-2014Perspectives
Country Cousin

10-08-2014Obituaries
Jack L. Wright

10-08-2014Obituaries
Gordon W. Thomas

10-08-2014Obituaries
Jeffrey M. MacDonald

10-08-2014Obituaries
John C. Gustaveson

10-08-2014Obituaries
Kathleen B. Genke

10-08-2014Obituaries
Ronald J. Enderby

10-08-2014Obituaries
Donald Drolette

10-08-2014Obituaries
Ronald L. Bubolz

10-08-2014Obituaries
George R. Anderson

10-08-2014Obituaries
Rose V. Zimanek

10-08-2014Obituaries
Oren Woodworth, Jr.

10-08-2014Obituaries
Gerald W. Smith

10-08-2014Obituaries
Kenneth J. Reese

10-08-2014Obituaries
Richard C. Ratajczyk

10-08-2014Obituaries
Keith A. Neubert

10-08-2014Obituaries
Ronald "Ronnie" F. Magee

10-08-2014Obituaries
Rosemary LaCanne

10-08-2014Obituaries
Donald E. Hoppe

10-08-2014Obituaries
Walter A Fuchs, Sr.

10-08-2014Obituaries
Geraldine M. Farley

10-08-2014Obituaries
Bernie G. Doucette

10-08-2014Obituaries
Robert L. Wellens

10-08-2014Obituaries
Doris M. Walters

10-08-2014Obituaries
Daniel J. Timm

10-08-2014Obituaries
Agnes C. Thoney

10-08-2014Obituaries
Joanne M. Thomas

10-08-2014Obituaries
Eleanor A. Oliva

10-08-2014Obituaries
Rev. Ralph C. Merkatoris

10-08-2014Obituaries
Michael H. McDermid

10-08-2014Obituaries
Richard J. Luchene

10-08-2014Obituaries
Margaret L. Kragie

10-08-2014Obituaries
Walter P. Haluska Sr

10-08-2014Obituaries
Todd A. Gunderson

10-08-2014Obituaries
Paul K. Davis

10-08-2014Obituaries
James H. Davis

10-08-2014Obituaries
Carrol M. Charlier

10-08-2014Obituaries
David M. Burke

10-08-2014Obituaries
Hazel M. Bayee

10-08-2014Community - Wausaukee
Seek Pictures of Wagner Tabor Church

10-08-2014Community - Wausaukee
Presbyterian Women Oct. 18 Fall Supper

10-08-2014Community - Wausaukee
Operation CC Needs Shoe Boxes

10-08-2014Community - Wausaukee
Athelstane Fire Auxiliary Craft Fair

10-08-2014Community - Crivitz
Library Used Book Sale Starts Oct. 25

10-08-2014Community - Crivitz
105 at Legion Gun/Knife Show

10-08-2014Community - Crivitz
Public Rosary in Crivitz, Wausaukee

10-08-2014Community - Crivitz
Church Honors Teachers, Fire Department Personnel

10-08-2014Community - Coleman
C.L.C. Hosts Chili Dump on Oct. 12

10-08-2014Community - Coleman
Brazeau Emergency Services Set Oct. 14 Open House

10-08-2014Community - Coleman
Coleman Utility Meeting Oct. 13

10-08-2014Community - Coleman
Coleman Cleaing Day Oct. 18, Trick or Treat Hours Oct. 31

10-08-2014News
Open House at Coleman Fire Oct. 12

10-08-2014News
Walsh Church Chili Supper is Oct. 26

10-08-2014News
Lena Fall Craft, Bake Sale Oct. 26

10-08-2014News
Coleman Library Open House Oct. 15

10-08-2014Front Page
4th Grade Runner Saves Life Of Peshtigo Woman

10-08-2014Front Page
Council Cool To School In City’s Industrial Park

10-08-2014Front Page
Administrative Coordinators Head 38 Counties In State, Administrators 23

10-08-2014Front Page
“The Diggers” Are Seeking Lost Peshtigo Fire Artifacts

10-08-2014Front Page
Village of Pound Unique Water Tower Is Complete

10-01-2014Sports
26th Annual Fire Tower Run

10-01-2014Sports
Badgers Continue To Dominate

10-01-2014Sports
Straight-Set Win For Panthers Over Marines

10-01-2014Sports
Cougars Win Catfight

10-01-2014Perspectives
From our readers

10-01-2014Perspectives
Tales from the old-timer

10-01-2014Perspectives
Country Cousin

10-01-2014Obituaries
Julie A. (Clermont) Swanson

10-01-2014Obituaries
Robert F. Sinkey

10-01-2014Obituaries
Joan Merline

10-01-2014Obituaries
Rev. Ralph C. Merkatoris

10-01-2014Obituaries
Gloria D. Martin 

10-01-2014Obituaries
Anita M. Kresge

10-01-2014Obituaries
Rebecca S. Jones

10-01-2014Obituaries
John H. Jacobs

10-01-2014Obituaries
Kody E. Hannon-Windbiel

10-01-2014Obituaries
Ruth L. Amundsen

10-01-2014Obituaries
Lorraine M. Thomson

10-01-2014Obituaries
Harry Schmidt

10-01-2014Obituaries
Sylvia P. Sanford

10-01-2014Obituaries
Frances B. Pashouwer

10-01-2014Obituaries
Jacob C. "Jake” Neuens

10-01-2014Obituaries
Donald R. Mueller

10-01-2014Obituaries
Nathalie Miller

10-01-2014Obituaries
Veronica J. LaBrosse

10-01-2014Obituaries
Josephine F. Kobus

10-01-2014Obituaries
Lynwood D. Harrand


space
Peshtigo Times
WEB Poll!
Should Dr. Frieden, head of the Center for Disease Control, resign?
space Yes
No
Undecided
space
TO VOTE CLICK
YES, NO or UNDECIDED

Suggest a Question
space .
space
FRONT
space
.
space
CLASSIFIEDS
space
.
space
COMMUNITY
space
.
space
GUEST BOOK
space
.
space
NEWS
space
.
space
OBITS
space
.
space
PERSPECTIVES
space
.
space
SPORTS
space
.
space
SUBSCRIBE
space
.
space
.
space
PESHTIGO FIRE
space
.
space
CUSTOM PRINTING
space
.
space
TIMES' SAVER
space
.
space
Click for Peshtigo, Wisconsin Forecast
FORECAST
space
Quick...
News or Ad Search
Enter News key words.
Enter Ad key words.



Peshtigo Times
841 Maple St
PO Box 187
Peshtigo, WI 54157
Phone: 715-582-4541
Email:
News@
PeshtigoTimes.com

space
Fax: 715-582-4662
© 2000-2014
All right reserved
space
Powered by
WEB Media
Interactive
COMMUNITY
WEB sites