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Sep 09, 2013


Monthly Board Meeting Minutes

Monday, September 9, 2013


Trustees of the Village of Brandon, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin met in the Village of Brandon Board Room on Monday, September 9, 2013 at 7:27 p.m.   


President Steve Tetzlaff called the meeting to order and presided.  Village Clerk Corinne Vande Zande recorded the minutes of the meeting.


The following trustees were present: Diane Horvath, Annette Henker, Carole DeCramer, Kurt Krohn and Michael Walgenbach. 


The following were present in the audience:  Library Director Christy Ross (left 8:26 p.m.); Police Chief Tom Dornbrook; and Dale Larson (9:06 p.m. arrive, left 9:15 p.m.).


The Pledge of Allegiance was recited by all those present.


On a motion by Trustees DeCramer/Walgenbach, unanimously carried on a roll call vote, the Board approved the September 2013 payments as attached.


On a motion by Trustees Henker/Horvath, unanimously passed on a voice vote, the Board approved the minutes of the August 19, 2013 monthly meeting.


Village Updates:

Police Chief Tom Dornbrook gave his monthly report.


Library Director Christina Ross gave her monthly report.  The Library was able to obtain some old shelving from the Hartford Library.  J & J Trucking donated the truck to pick up the shelving and the storage of the shelves until the Library has a use for them. 


Ross, along with Trustee Henker, discussed the possibility of the Library purchasing St. Brendan’s Church.  Board members discussed concerns.


Trustee Walgenbach reported Public Works Director, Vance Henning, has everything rolling on the projects approved at the August meeting.


Trustee Horvath reported the Fire Department would like to purchase fire & ice suits.  The Fire Department saved money by handling needed work on the newly purchased fire truck.


Old Business:



New Business:

On a motion by Horvath/Walgenbach, unanimously passed on a voice vote, the Board approved Trick or Treating on Thursday, October 31, 2013 from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.


The Board discussed the Organizational Analysis presented by General Code.  Police Chief Dornbrook requested the Law Enforcement chapter be given priority.  Clerk to check on this.  Board directed Clerk to complete Organizational Analysis with Village Attorney, Lud Wurtz.


The Board discussed handicap parking on Main Street.  On a motion by DeCramer/Krohn, unanimously passed on a voice vote, the Board approved a handicap parking spot on the southwest corner of Commercial Street.  Dornbrook or Henning to speak with the business owner located at the corner of Commercial and Main regarding placement of a handicap sign.


Dale Larson was present to answer questions regarding the IBM Thinkpad he has for sale.  The Board discussed purchasing the laptop to remove footage from the park cameras.  On a motion by DeCramer/Walgenbach, unanimously passed on a roll call vote, the Board approved the purchase of the IBM Thinkpad from Larson Consulting for $350.00.


No other business came before the Board.  On a motion by Tetzlaff/DeCramer, unanimously passed on a voice vote, the Board adjourned at 9:25 p.m.

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