Jefferson City Council - Minutes - 1996

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MINUTES

CITY OF JEFFERSON COMMON COUNCIL MEETING

TUESDAY, March 5, 1996

 

The Tuesday, March 5, meeting of the City of Jefferson Common Council was called to order at 7:30 p.m. by Mayor Brawders. Members present: Ald. Wagner, Ald. Wendorf, Ald. Mallory, Ald. Rogers, Ald. Polk, Ald. Wendt, Ald. Oppermann and Ald. Beyer. Also present was City Administrator Frantz, City Attorney Ristow, Police Chief Besel and City Engineer Schulz.

communications

Mayor Brawders read a thank you note from Chief Mechanic Gary Manke noting his gratitude for the retirement party provided to him.

classes and issuance of licenses and fees

.Ald. Rogers introduced Ordinance #4-96 for its second reading.

city of jefferson
proposed ordinance #4-96

An ordinance to amend Sections 12.01(3) and 12.01(3)2. of the Municipal Code Related to Classes of Licenses and Fees.

The Common Council of the City of Jefferson do ordain as follows:

Section 1: Section 12.01(3) of the Municipal Code related to classes of licenses and fees is hereby amended as follows:

Section 2: Section 12.01(3) CLASSES OF LICENSES AND FEES. The following classes and denominations of licenses may be issued by the City Clerk under the authority of the City Council [or as may be delegated by the City Council] after payment of the fee herein specified which, when so issued, shall permit the holder to sell, deal, or traffic in alcoholic beverages as provided in (SS)125.17, 125.25, 125.28, and 125.51, WI Stats. Except as otherwise provided in this section, the full license fee shall be charged for the whole or fraction of any year.

Section 3: Section 12.01(3)2. Picnic. $10/day. Picnic licenses may be granted to individuals by the City Administrator.

Section 4: This ordinance shall take effect and be in full force after passage and publication as provided by law.

Ald. Rogers, seconded by Ald. Wagner moved to approve Proposed Ordinance #4-96 delegating the issuance of picnic wine and beer licenses to the City Administrator.

Ald. Wagner stated that the Regulatory Committee was unanimous in its decision. On call of the roll, the motion to approve Ordinance #4-96 was approved unanimously.

 

amendments to the code related to snow and ice removal

Ald. Polk introduced Ordinance #5-96 for its second reading.

city of jefferson
proposed ordinance #5-96

An ordinance to amend Section 8.10 and 25.04(3) of the Municipal Code related to Snow and Ice Removal.

The Common Council of the City of Jefferson do ordain as follows:

Section 1: Section 8.10 of the Municipal Code related to snow removal and ice control is hereby amended as follows:

Section 2: 8.10 SNOW AND ICE REMOVAL. (Cr. 2-71) The owner or occupant of real property shall remove snow and ice from the sidewalks within twenty-four hours after the end of snowfall. The Street Superintendent may order the crew to clear sidewalks where owners or occupants have failed to do so within 24 hours. The expense of said removal shall be included in a statement to the City Clerk from the Street Superintendent indicating the cost of such removal. The cost of such snow and ice removal shall be levied and collected as a special tax upon such lot or parcel paid by the owner thereof.

Section 3: Section 25.04(3) of the Municipal Code establishing a schedule of deposits for use with citations is hereby amended as follows:

Section 4: Section 25.04(3) SCHEDULE OF DEPOSITS. (Am. #1-89 & 2-89) (a) The following schedule of cash deposits is established for use with citations issued under this section:

8.10 Failure to Remove Snow and Ice from Sidewalks $25 & (b)

Section 5. This ordinance shall take effect and be in full force after passage and publication as provided by law.

Ald. Polk, seconded by Ald. Beyer moved to approve Proposed Ordinance #5-96 as presented. Ald. Wagner inquired on who would have the authority to issue citations. The City Attorney stated that the Streets Superintendent or Police Department would be in the position to issue said citations.

On call of the roll, the motion to approve Ordinance #5-96 was approved unanimously.

 

 

 

rezoning of property on hyer drive

Ald. Wendt introduced Ordinance #6-96 for its first reading.

CITY OF JEFFERSON

ORDINANCE #6-96

An ordinance to amend Section 17.04 (1) of the Municipal Code of the City of Jefferson related to rezoning.

The Common Council of the City of Jefferson, Wisconsin, do ordain as follows:

Section 1. Section 17.04(1) of the zoning map, City of Jefferson, Wisconsin, which is herein made a part, is amended to change district boundaries by deleting the following area from the Agriculture (AG) District and adding said property to the Single Family (R-1) District:

Description: A part of the S.E. 1/4 N.E. Frl. 1/4 of Section 3, Township 6 North, Range 14 East, City of Jefferson, Jefferson County, Wisconsin, described as follows: Commencing at the E. 1/4 corner of Section 3; thence N.1o14'54" W., along the east line of Section 3, 1094.65 feet to the south line of Certified Survey Map No. 2321 and the point of beginning; thence N.89o05'33" W., (Recorded as N.89o10'38"W.), along the south line of said Certified Survey Map, 241.00 feet to the East line of Certified Survey Map No. 3162; thence S.1o15'29"E. 260.50 feet more or less to the north line of a parcel of land conveyed to Michael P. Sullivan and wife by deed recorded July 2, 1986, in Vol. 678 of Record P. 908 as Document No. 818190; thence N.87o 57' E., 241 feet along Sullivan's north line and its extension to the East line of said Section 3; thence N.1o14'65"W. 260.50 feet more or less to the point of beginning.

And, A part of the S.E. 1/4 N.E. Frl. 1/4 of Section 3, Township 6 North, Range 14 East, City of Jefferson, Jefferson County, Wisconsin, described as follows: Commencing at the E. 1/4 corner of Section 3; thence N.1o14'54"W. along the east line of Section 3, 682.50 feet more or less to the South line of a parcel of land conveyed to Michael P. Sullivan and wife by deed recorded July 2, 986 in Vol. 678 of Records P. 908 as Document No. 818190 and the place of beginning, thence S. 87o57' W. along Sullivan's south line 241 feet to the East line of Certified Survey Map No. 3162; thence S.1o15'29"E. along Certified Survey Map No. 3162 289.11 feet more or less to the North line of the Fairgrounds; thence S88o25'22"E., 241 feet more or less along the north line of the fairgrounds to the East line of said Section 3; thence N.1o14'54"W. 289.11 feet more or less to the point of beginning.

Parcel #: 06-14-03-14-008 and 06-14-03-14-009

Address: 727, 737, 747, 767 & 771 Hyer Drive

Section 2. This ordinance shall take effect and be in full force after passage and publication as provided by law and notification and attestation of the district boundary changes incorporated herein the zoning map, City of Jefferson.

This is a first reading. The Mayor referred this proposed ordinance to the Plan Commission.

1995 budget amendments

Ald. Wendorf introduced Resolution No. 119.

CITY OF JEFFERSON

RESOLUTION NO. 119

BE IT RESOLVED by the Common Council of the City of Jefferson that the following 1995 budget adjustments are hereby authorized:

CURRENT

BUDGET

REVISED

BUDGET ITEM

ACCOUNT #

BUDGET

ADJUSTMNT

AMOUNT

Wages-Part Time

1-51210-10-129

$8,645.00

$145.00

$8,790.00

Postage

1-51210-20-251

$190.00

$235.00

$425.00

Wages-Regular

1-51410-10-113

$92,360.00

$1,100.00

$93,460.00

Retirement

1-51410-15-141

$12,575.00

$500.00

$13,075.00

Printing Publication, Filing

1-51410-20-236

$7,000.00

$870.00

$7,870.00

Matrls to Maint Vehicles

1-51410-30-355

$0.00

$176.00

$176.00

Wages-Reg. Sworn

1-52110-10-111

$403,445.00

$5,100.00

$408,545.00

Retirement

1-52110-15-141

$91,370.00

$2,570.00

$93,940.00

Retirement

1-54110-15-141

$7,125.00

$360.00

$7,485.00

Wages-Regular

1-55110-10-113

$86,485.00

$2,419.00

$88,904.00

Retirement

1-55110-15-141

$10,500.00

$590.00

$11,090.00

Books

1-55110-30-334

$10,500.00

$228.00

$10,728.00

Travel, Training, Mtgs

1-55210-30-312

$700.00

$455.00

$1,155.00

Special Events/Trips

1-55210-50-512

$8,200.00

$330.00

$8,530.00

Wages-Regular

1-55510-10-113

$39,405.00

$3,605.00

$43,010.00

Retirement

1-55510-15-141

$4,495.00

$815.00

$5,310.00

Matrls to Maint Vehicles

1-55510-30-354

$1,000.00

$300.00

$1,300.00

Wages-Regular

1-55610-10-113

$7,275.00

$385.00

$7,660.00

Retirement

1-55610-10-141

$925.00

$50.00

$975.00

Forestry Serv.

1-55610-20-232

$7,500.00

$5,046.00

$12,546.00

Contingencies

1-51910-75-789

$12,500.00

($12,500.00)

$0.00

Serv to Maint Streets

1-54310-20-267

$60,000.00

($12,779.00)

$47,221.00

Ald. Wendorf, seconded by Ald. Oppermann moved to approve Resolution No. 119.

The motion carried unanimously.

purchase of dirt shredder

Ald. Mallory introduced Resolution No. 120.

CITY OF JEFFERSON

RESOLUTION NO. 120

BE IT RESOLVED by the Common Council of the City of Jefferson that the City Administrator is hereby authorized to enter into a joint purchase with the cities of Fort Atkinson and Whitewater for a used dirt shredder from Lake Mills Redi-Mix for an amount not to exceed $7,333.33, per requirements of the Joint Purchasing Agreement.

Ald. Mallory, seconded by Ald. Polk moved to approve Resolution No. 120. The motion carried unanimously.

authorizing 1996 contract for COUNTY LIBRARY services

Ald. Polk introduced Resolution No. 121

city of jefferson

Resolution No. 121

BE IT RESOLVED by the Common Council of the City of Jefferson that the City Administrator is hereby authorized to execute the 1996 Library Services Agreement by and between the City and County of Jefferson.

Ald. Polk, seconded by Ald. Rogers moved to approve Resolution No. 121 as presented. The motion carried unanimously.

july 5th fireworks display

Ald. Oppermann introduced Resolution No. 122.

CITY OF JEFFERSON

RESOLUTION NO. 122

BE IT RESOLVED by the Common Council of the City of Jefferson that the City Administrator is hereby authorized to contract for a July 5th fireworks display in an amount not to exceed $5,000.

Ald. Oppermann, seconded by Ald. Mallory moved to approve Resolution No. 122. The motion carried unanimously.

 

 

adopting 1996 aquatic center policy/procedures manual

Ald. Rogers introduced Resolution No. 123.

CITY OF JEFFERSON

RESOLUTION NO. 123

BE IT RESOLVED by the Common Council of the City of Jefferson that the 1996 Aquatic Center Policy/Procedures Manual is hereby approved.

Ald. Rogers, seconded by Ald. Oppermann moved to approve Resolution No. 123 approving the 1996 Aquatic Center Policy/Procedures Manual.

Several Alderpersons commented and commended Recreation Supervisor Rob Johnson for putting the manual together, stating that it answered many questions and provided a good guideline for employees of the Aquatic Center, as well as the general public to follow.

On call of the roll, the motion carried unanimously.

Ald. Wagner, seconded by Ald. Polk, moved to adjourn to Closed Session pursuant to Section 19.95(1)(c)(e) of the Wisconsin State Statutes to discuss employment and purchase of public property.

On call of the roll, the motion carried unanimously.

Ald. Mallory, seconded by Ald. Polk moved to reconvene to open session.

On call of the roll, the motion carried unanimously.

authorizing the hire of an office clerk

Ald. Wagner introduced Resolution No. 124.

CITY OF JEFFERSON

RESOLUTION NO. 124

BE IT RESOLVED by the Common Council of the City of Jefferson that the City Administrator is authorized to hire Ms. Judy Lins to the position of full-time office clerk at a starting rate of $7.10 per hour in conformance with provisions of the City non-union classification and compensation plan.

Ald. Wagner, seconded by Ald. Rogers moved to approve Resolution No. 124 as printed. On call of the roll, the motion to approve Resolution No. 124 was approved unanimously.

 

 

 

rescheduling the march 19 common council meeting

Ald. Beyer introduced Resolution No. 126.

CITY OF JEFFERSON

RESOLUTION NO. 126

BE IT RESOLVED by the Common Council of the City of Jefferson that the March 19, 1996, Common Council meeting is hereby canceled and rescheduled for Tuesday, March 26, 1996.

Ald. Beyer, seconded by Ald. Oppermann moved to approve Resolution No. 126 rescheduling the March 19, 1996, Council meeting. The motion carried unanimously.

MINUTES

Ald. Oppermann, seconded by Ald. Polk moved to approve the minutes of the regular & closed session meetings of the Council on February 20, 1996, and the Committee of the Whole meeting of February 27, 1996.

The minutes were approved on a vote of 7 to 0, with one abstention by Ald. Mallory.

FINANCE COMMITTEE

VOUCHERS PAYABLE

Ald. Wendorf, seconded by Ald. Mallory moved to approve the vouchers payable for December and March, in the amounts of $7,154.66 and 47,252.67 respectively. On call of the roll, the motion carried unanimously.

PAYROLL

Ald. Wendorf, seconded by Ald. Mallory moved to approve the payroll summary for February 16, 1996, in the amount of $56,459.27. On call of the roll, the motion carried unanimously.

REGULATORY COMMITTEE

Ald. Wagner reported that the Regulatory Committee approved operators' licenses for:

Christina M. Brandt, 128 South Watertown Ave., Johnson Creek; Christopher C. Kirsch, 1380 West Main #125, Whitewater; Keith A. Stuessi, 700 N. High Street, Fort Atkinson; Timothy J. Sullivan, 683 N. Watertown Road, Jefferson (contingent upon receipt of WI Department of Justice background check) and Mary A. Huge, 707 Oak Hill Lane, Fort Atkinson (contingent upon receipt of WI Department of Justice background check and appearance before the committee).

COMBINATION CLASS "B" LICENSES

Ald. Wagner, seconded by Ald. Rogers moved to recommend the issuance of a Combination Class "B" License to: Debra Kraus, Deb's Down Under, 321 North Main Street, Jefferson.

Motion carried unanimously.

REPORTS

CHIEF OF POLICE

The Police Chief reported that the snowmobile involved in the fatal accident on the Rock River had been recovered on Saturday and that an expert on accident reconstruction was now involved in ascertaining whether there were any mechanical problems with the snowmobile.

CITY ADMINISTRATOR

The City Administrator that in the upcoming weeks that City Crews would be saw cutting curbs at intersections in various areas of the east side of the community in anticipation of the placement of wheelchair ramps at these intersections.

He also stated that tree removals would be occurring on boulevards throughout the next couple of weeks.

Ald. Wagner commented that there had apparently been some problems with the cab service and requested that the City Administrator look into this problem. The City Administrator stated that he would contact Brown's Cab Service to see about them providing information on alleged problems with the cab service during late evening hours on weekends.

Ald. Mallory, seconded by Ald. Polk moved to adjourn the March 5, 1996, meeting of the City of Jefferson Common Council. The motion carried unanimously.

These minutes of the March 5, 1996, meeting of the Common Council are uncorrected. Any corrections made thereto will be noted in the proceedings at which time the minutes are approved.

 

 

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