VILLAGE OF BRANDON
Monthly Board Meeting Minutes
Monday, April 11, 2016
Trustees of the Villageof Brandon, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin met in the Village of Brandon Board Room on Monday, April 11, 2016 at 7:06 p.m.
President Steve Tetzlaff called the meeting to order and presided. Clerk Corinne Vande Zande recorded the minutes of the meeting.
The following trustees were present: Carole DeCramer, Kurt Krohn, Angie Smit, Dave Tarr and Mike Walgenbach.
The following were present in the audience: Mary Henning; Public Works Director, Vance Henning; Police Chief, Tom Dornbrook; Library Board President, Kevin DeCramer; Library Director, Christy Ross; and Village Attorney, Lud Wurtz.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited by all those present.
The April 2016 payments (as attached) were approved by the Board on a motion by Trustees Tarr/Tetzlaff and unanimously passed on a roll call vote.
The financial reports as of April 11, 2016 were approved by the Board on a motion by Trustees Walgenbach/DeCramer and unanimously passed on a roll call vote.
The minutes of the March 14, 2016 monthly meeting were approved by the Board on a motion by Trustees DeCramer/Tarr and unanimously passed on a voice vote.
Dornbrook gave his monthly report which included the following items: Approved for seatbelt grant; drug drop box; Police Auxiliary Officer Tipton hired fulltime in Ripon; Kennel license for dogs.
Old Business (Agenda item #1): Trustee Krohn reported he talked to a Fond du Lac County committee member regarding the re-rerouting of the west leg of County Rd T. At the time the committee met they did not have a lot of information.
Library Director, Christy Ross, gave her monthly report.
Trustee DeCramer reported she will be scheduling a Parks & Rec Committee meeting in the near future.
New Business (Agenda item #1): President Pro Tem Tarr presented a Village flag and certificate of appreciation to retiring Village President Tetzlaff and thanked him for his dedicated service.
7:20 p.m. Motion by Tarr/DeCramer to adjourn to closed session per Wisconsin State Statute 19.85 (1)(e) Deliberating or negotiating the purchasing of public properties, the investing of public funds, or conducting other specified public business, whenever competitive or bargaining reasons require closed session. Re: Library expansion. Roll call vote – 6-ayes, 0-nays.
7:20 p.m. Motion by Tarr/DeCramer to adjourn to closed session per Wisconsin State Statute 19.85 (1)(g) Conferring with legal counsel for the governmental body who is rendering oral or written advice concerning strategy to be adopted by the body with respect to litigation in which it is or is likely to become involved. Re: Compensation Claim. Roll call vote – 6 ayes, 0-nays.
8:40 p.m. Motion by Smit/Tarr, unanimously carried on roll call (6-ayes, 0-nays) to adjourn.