|Fort Atkinson City Council - Minutes - 2000|
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MINUTES OF THE CITY COUNCIL MEETING
FORT ATKINSON, WISCONSIN
JULY 18, 2000
A regular meeting of the City Council was called to order by President Day at 7:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers of the Municipal Building.
On call of the roll members present were:
Gordon Day Jr.
Also present were the City Manager, City Attorney, City Clerk/Treasurer, and City Engineer.
(a) APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF JULY 6, 2000 REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING.
Cm. Gray moved to approve the minutes of the July 6, 2000 regular City Council meeting. Motion seconded by Cm. Zastrow. Motion carried on a voice vote.
(a) PUBLIC HEARING ON VACATION OF STREET RIGHT-OF-WAY ON GRANT STREET 159 FEET NORTH OF THE NORTH RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF SOUTH WATER STREET WEST.
President Day called the public hearing to order and advised if any citizen wished to speak on this matter they should come forward to the podium and state their name and address for the record.
Hearing from no one President Day closed the public hearing.
(b) PUBLIC HEARING ON ZONING FOR ANNEXATION BY DONALD & LORETTA MARTIN AND JOHN & LISA BIWER ON RIVERSIDE DRIVE.
President Day called the public hearing to order and advised if any citizen wished to speak on this topic they should come forward to state their name and address for the record.
Hearing from no one President Day closed the public hearing.
(a) ACCEPTING MINUTES AND REPORTS FROM VARIOUS BOARDS AND COMMITTEES.
Cm. Gray, seconded by Cm. Johnston moved to accept the minutes of the Ordinance Committee meeting held June 26, 2000; Electrical, Building & Plumbing Permit reports for June 2000; minutes of the Historical Preservation Committee meeting held July 5, 2000; and minutes of the Planning Commission meeting held July 11, 2000.
City Engineer Woods stated the following correction to the minutes of the Historical Preservation Commission of July 5, 2000. The first sentence of the second full paragraph on page 2 of the minutes should read as follows: "a letter from Bill Moore, Earth Tech was directed to the Museum to inform concerned parties about the proposed reconstruction of the existing roadway for North High Street from North Third Street, to County Trunk K".
The motion was then called to accept the minutes and reports as corrected. The motion carried on a voice vote.
(a) APPROVE ORDER VACATING STREET RIGHT-OF-WAY ON GRANT STREET 159 FEET NORTH OF THE NORTH RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF SOUTH WATER STREET WEST.
Cm. Zastrow, seconded by Cm. Gray moved to approve the order for vacating the street right-of-way on Grant Street 159 feet north of the north right-of-way line of South Water Street West. The motion carried on a voice vote.
(b) RECOMMENDATION FROM PLANNING COMMISSION TO APPROVE ANNEXATION BY DONALD & LORETTA MARTIN AND JOHN & LISA BIWER ON RIVERSIDE DRIVE TO BE ZONE C-3 AND IN WARD 2 AND ORDINANCE.
The following ordinance was displayed on the overhead projector at this time:
ORDINANCE NO. _____
AN ORDINANCE ANNEXING TERRITORY TO THE
CITY OF FORT ATKINSON, WISCONSIN
The City Council of the City of Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, does ordain as follows:
Section 1. Territory Annexed. (Direct Annexation) In accordance with Section 66.021 of the Wisconsin Statutes of 1965, and the petition for direct annexation filed with the City Clerk of May 25, 2000, SIGNED BY ALL OF THE OWNERS of all of the land in the area, in the territory, the following described territory in the Town of Koshkonong, Jefferson County, Wisconsin, is annexed to the City of Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin:
Commencing at the quarter post of the West line of Section 4, Township 5 North, Range 14 East, thence North on said section line 22.92 chains; thence East at right angles to said section line 9.23 chains; thence South, parallel with said section line, to the centerline of the Rock River for a place of beginning; thence North parallel with the West line of said Section 4, to a point that is 22 feet South of the SW corner of Lot 5, Field's Addition to the City of Fort Atkinson also being the SE corner of a lot described in Volume 722, Page 165 recorded with the Jefferson County Register of Deeds; thence West at right angles to said section line, 2.81 chains; thence South parallel with said section line, 601.02 feet; thence South 24 degrees and 51' East to the centerline of the Rock River; thence Northeasterly, along said centerline to the place of beginning, containing 3.40 acres, more or less.
Section 2. Effect of Annexation. From and after the date of this ordinance, the territory described in Section 1 shall be a part of the City of Fort Atkinson for any and all purposes provided by law and all persons coming or residing within such territory shall be subject to all ordinances, rules and regulations governing the City of Fort Atkinson.
Section 3. Initial Zoning Classification. Upon recommendation of the Planning Commission, the territory annexed to the City of Fort Atkinson by this ordinance is initially designated to be of the C-3, General Commercial, zoning of the City of Fort Atkinson for zoning purposes and subject to all provisions of Ordinance No. XV of the City of Fort Atkinson entitled "Zoning Ordinance" relating to such district classifications and to zoning in the City.
Section 4. Ward Designation. The territory described in Section 1 of this ordinance is hereby made a part of the 2nd Ward of the City of Fort Atkinson, subject to the ordinances, rules and regulations of the City governing wards. There are two electors within this territory.
Section 5. Severability. If any provisions of this ordinance are invalid or unconstitutional, or if the application of this ordinance to any person or circumstances is invalid or unconstitutional, such invalidity or unconstitutionality shall not affect the other provisions or applications of this ordinance which can be given effect without the invalid or unconstitutional provision or application.
Section 6. Effective Date. This ordinance shall take effect upon passage and publication as provided by law.
City Manager Wilmet stated that the Dept. of Commerce had notified the City that they did not find this annexation to be against the public interest.
Cm. Flood, seconded by Cm. Zastrow moved to suspend the rules and pass this ordinance thru its second and third readings.
President Day stated that he had some concerns that this property was going to be zoned C-3 Commercial and it is surround by residential zoning.
Discussion was held that the business on the property has been there for quite some time and therefore, the neighbors are accustomed to it, however the concern would be with possible future owners. Discussion was also held on creating a buffer between commercial and residential property at the back of the property line to avoid any conflict with residential area.
Mr. Donald Martin was in the audience and addressed the Council to state that he would have no objection to there being a deed restriction requiring a buffer between the commercial use and the residential area.
City Attorney Rogers stated that he could draw up such a document however, the ordinance should not be passed until that is completed.
Cm. Flood, who made the motion and Cm. Zastrow, who had seconded agreed to withdraw their motion to suspend the rules and pass this ordinance thru its second and third readings.
Cm. Gray, seconded by Cm. Johnston moved that the above ordinance be moved to its second reading. The motion carried on a voice vote.
9. NEW BUSINESS
(a) REQUEST TO BLOCK OFF COMANCHE COURT ON AUGUST 26, 2000 (RAIN DATE AUGUST 27, 2000) FOR BLOCK PARTY.
Cm. Flood, seconded by Cm. Zastrow moved to approve the request to block off Comanche Court on August 26, 2000 (August 27, 2000 rain date) for a block party between 4:00 p.m. and 11:59 p.m.
Staff was also directed to ensure that all neighbors on the Court are in agreement with this block off.
The motion to approve the block off for Comanche Court on August 26th was passed on a voice vote.
(a) GRANTING OPERATOR LICENSES.
Following a report that the applications had been reviewed and approved for accuracy by the Police Department upon the motion of Cm. Zastrow, seconded by Cm. Gray the following operator licenses were granted:
Connie L. Riedel Penny Hack
Jeanie M. Lehman Lisa A. Beach
Shalon Lind Cheri A. Zimmerman
Stacey L. Mahoney Cheri L. White
Dawn M. English Robert R. Beckard
Justin R. Marquis
The motion carried on a voice vote.
(b) SPECIAL BEER AND COOLER LICENSE FOR FORT YOUTH TACKLE FOOTBALL TO USE AT JONES PARK ON AUGUST 19, 2000.
Cm. Flood, seconded by Cm. Zastrow moved to approve the special beer and wine license for the Fort Youth Tackle Football to use at Jones Park on August 19, 2000.
Cm. Gray inquired as to why the Youth Tackle Football group would require this license and City Manager Wilmet explained that this was a fund raising event dinner on August 19th.
The motion to approve the special beer and wine license passed on a voice vote.
(c) SPECIAL BEER AND WINE LICENSE FOR CHAMBER OF COMMERCE TO USE FOR BUSINESS AFTER HOURS AT MUNICIPAL AIRPORT ON AUGUST 29, 2000.
Ms. Diane Hrobsky of the Chamber of Commerce addressed the Council to explain the Business After Hours Event at the airport.
Ms. Hrobsky and Bo and Alex of the Atmosphair Sky Diving School were asked by the Council to ensure that the alcohol consumption was put in a limited area at the airport.
Cm. Zastrow, seconded by Cm. Gray moved to approve the special beer and wine license for the Chamber of Commerce to use for Business After Hours at the municipal airport on August 29, 2000. The motion carried on a voice vote.
(a) VERIFIED CLAIMS.
The following is a list of bills to be approved by the Council.
CITY, SEWER AND WATER
A T & T State calling service/long distance $ 282.15
Ace Hardware Supplies, key, Project Lead-sign, driveway sealer 1,983.83
Aearo Safety Co Riess - safety glasses 232.00
Aramark Uniform Services Services 1,478.58
Ascom Hasler Mailing Systems Meter rent April-June 127.50
BSN Sports Target arrows 122.08
Barth True Value Inc Supplies 465.00
Blackburn Mfg Co Marking flags 60.61
Blodgett Garden Center 6 bales straw, insecticide, shrubs, fabric 472.12
Blue Cross & Blue Shield Monthly dental premiums 4,597.58
Brown Cab Service June subsidized taxi service 16,532.33
Bruns Systems 1 box coin wrappers 20.62
The Burro Co LLC Museum - lawn care 300.00
Chemsearch Lubricant 224.32
City of Fort Atkinson Certified mailings, address request, gazebo repair 71.53
Computer Networks Inc Cabling - pull old, add new 1,544.48
Crescent Electric Supply Co Memorial lift supplies 297.00
Daily Jefferson Co Union Chief ad, blazer ad, soils tech ad, publications $ 1,126.24
Jeffrey S. Davis Davis-uniform shirts 15.98
Diamond Sports Center Baseball t-shirts 936.00
Diggers Hotline Inc. June service - 174 tickets 227.94
Dodge Concrete Inc Concrete 2,355.25
Eder Flag Mfg Co Inc 4 Wisconsin flags 105.90
Felton Electric Inc Refrigerator for Rotary Shelter 549.00
First Supply 3 ferncos 67.66
Ft Atkinson Glass/Mirror Youth Center - door sideglass 297.75
Ft Atkinson Police Dept Drug purchase money 750.00
Ft Atkinson Sentry Supplies 503.64
Gregory Gilbert FBI-NAA conference expense 672.00
Hausz Bros. Inc Road rock, stone 2,285.23
Havill-Spoerl Ford Mercury Squad serviced 203.11
Debra L Hayes Uniform pants - Hayes 27.99
Sandra Hottman S. Hottman - uniform pants 12.65
Brad Ingersoll Ingersoll-uniform pants, boots, shirts 252.81
Jeff. Co. Economic Devlpmnt Economic Development service 8,271.00
Jeff. Co. Farmco Co-op Field marking paint, sodium bicarb 361.80
Jefferson Co Treasurer Jail assessments 1,078.16
Jonas Office Products LTD Supplies, printer ribbons, black chair, copy paper 2,472.10
Journal Sentinel Inc Police Chief ad 604.63
Sally Koch 100 post cards 21.00
Kraft Pizza Co Pizzas 97.60
Scott L Lastusky Pool concession supplies 393.96
Lawson Products Inc Locating paint 230.90
Madison Concrete Pipe Inc Pipe, gasket material, manholes 29,097.97
Madison Newspaper Inc Police Chief ad 374.40
Vernon Magsamen Pool maintenance 3,084.50
Margraf Collection Agency Collection service-Muni Court thru 6/30/00 770.67
Marquette University Lab analysis 264.00
Robert C. Martin Long term care policy 1,895.40
Metal Finishing Supply 12 lamp shields 116.90
Mike's Bakery & Catering Pool supplies - buns 350.20
Milwaukee Lead Works Copper tubing, stop boxes, meterhorns, adapters 1,851.28
Minnesota Life Ins Co Monthly life ins premiums 772.79
Municipal Software Inc Program changes UB/summer credit 665.00
Nat'l Arbor Day Foundation 4 tree city flags 83.75
Ray O'Herron Co Inc Krueger - uniform holster 133.90
Pepsi-Cola Company Soda 1,590.62
Premier Bank S. Main loan & interest payments 126,311.12
John F Rice Uniform allowance - clipboard 20.99
Donald R Riess Riess - safety shoe allowance (max) 70.00
Schenk-Huegel Co Bike patrol - shirts, belt 110.00
Stanard & Associates Inc Law enforcement tests 555.00
State of Wisconsin Penalty assessments 1,756.29
Superior Services Solid waste, recycling, trash disposal, toter 43,264.99
Trier's Concession Services Supplies 500.84
Tuttle's Pharmacy Inc Batteries, film 71.91
US Cellular Cell phone services $ 171.71
Wal Mart Stores Inc Playground candy, supplies 18.84
Watertech of America Polymer 3,594.15
Weiss Landscape Services June 3, 9, 16 mow PD lawn 48.00
WI Dept of Administration Municipal citations 30 books 97.50
WI Dept of Employee Trusts Monthly health ins premiums 27,510.60
WI Dept of Transportation 50 citation books 53.95
WI Dept of Workforce Devl Unemployment ins payment - Erickson 241.64
WI Electric Power Co Electricity, natural gas 25,908.88
WI Electric Power Co 11 street lites/Cherokee 12,966.11
I.O.S. Capital Copier service 7/30 - 8/29 192.00
TOTAL CITY ACCOUNTS $ 190,209.63
TOTAL SEWER ACCOUNTS 38,371.70
TOTAL WATER ACCOUNTS 39,332.60
Premier Bank S. Main loan & interest payments $ 69,334.00
1998-99 CAPITAL PROJECTS
Air Flow Inc Fans, grills $ 4,950.00
Endres Mfg Co Structural steel 19,000.00
Janesville Brick & Tile Brick 13,797.79
KGA LLP Refrigeration diagrams 825.00
Mid-States Concrete Products Precast concrete 816.00
PBBS Equipment Corp 2 boilers 17,370.00
Stock Lumber-Fond du Lac Trussers, hangers 27,146.25
Werner Electric Supply Lights, panels, supports 1,475.90
Westra Construction Inc Contract payment #6 194,285.00
Wingra Redi-Mix Inc Concrete 11,985.75
WI Electric Power Co Temp service to trailer 173.26
Zimmerman Design Group PD design work 3,360.00
TOTAL CAPITAL PROJECTS $ 295,184.95
KLEMENT BUSINESS PARK
Erwin C. Poeppel Land contract payment $ 45,875.34
Cm. Gray, seconded by Cm. Johnston moved to approve the bills in the amount of $190,209.63 for the City; $69,334.00 for the Debt Service Fund; $295,184.95 for the 1998-99 Capital Projects Fund; $45,875.34 for the Klement Business Park Fund; $38,371.70 for the Sewer Utility; and $39,332.60 for the Water Utility as per Schedule L-80 on file in the office of the City Clerk/Treasurer and as audited and approved by the Finance Committee be allowed and orders be authorized drawn on the proper funds for their payment. On call of the roll the motion carried unanimously.
Cm. Flood, seconded by Cm. Gray moved to adjourn the July 18, 2000 regular City of Fort Atkinson Council meeting at 8:07 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.
PRESIDENT OF THE COUNCIL