VILLAGE OF BRANDON
SEWER & WATER UTILITY
Minutes of a Monthly Meeting
Monday, January 9, 2017
Trustees of the Villageof Brandon, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsinmet in the Village of Brandon Board Room on Monday, January 9, 2017.
President David Tarr called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. and presided. Clerk Corinne Vande Zande recorded the minutes of the meeting.
The following trustees were present: Shaun Hiemstra, Kurt Krohn, Angie Smit, Gwen Shoffner, Richard Vollbrecht and Mike Walgenbach.
The following were present in the audience: Director of Public Works, Vance Henning; Library Director, Christy Ross; Police Chief, Tom Dornbrook; Village Engineer, Don Neitzel; Gary Bilke, Kevin DeCramer, Damian Lonnee and Dale Larson.
Public Hearing for Wellhead Protection Ordinance:
President Tarr called the public hearing to order at 7:00 p.m. Village Engineer Don Neitzel was in attendance for any comments or concerns. Neitzel explained to the Board and those present in the audience that the intent on the ordinance is to protect the public water supply. Any future well construction will require this ordinance per the DNR.
Hearing no comment, President Tarr closed the public hearing at 7:04 pm.
Dale Larson (arrived at closing of public hearing), a Village business owner, asked the Board who the wellhead protection ordinance affects. Neitzel explained to Larson that the intent is not to affect existing businesses but for each business to submit a list of chemicals and an emergency response plan to the Public Works Director.
Trustee Smit asked how the businesses will be notified. Neitzel responded he will assist in a notice to businesses. Motion by Walgenbach/Smit, unanimously passed on a roll call vote, to approve Ordinance 2017-01 Wellhead Protection.
The January 2017 payments (as attached) were approved by the Board on a motion by Trustees Krohn/Shoffner and unanimously passed on a roll call vote.
The financial reports as of January 9, 2017 were approved by the Board on a motion by Trustees Walgenbach/Tarr and unanimously passed on a roll call vote.
The minutes of the December 12, 2016 utility meeting were approved by the Board on a motion by Trustees Tarr/Smit. There was one change to be noted. Richard Vollbrecht was not present and Gwen Shoffner was. Motion passed on a voice vote.
No other business came before the Board. The Board adjourned at 7:14 pm on a motion by Trustees Krohn/Hiemstra and unanimously passed on a voice vote.