Jefferson City Council - Minutes - 1996

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CITY OF JEFFERSON COMMON COUNCIL

ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING minutes

APRIL 16, 1996

The Tuesday, April 16, 1996, organizational meeting of the City of Jefferson Common Council was called to order at 9:45 p.m. by Mayor Brawders.

oath of office administered

City Administrator Frantz administered the Oath of Office to the following newly elected City of Jefferson Common Council members:

Arnold M. Brawders Mayor

Dale Oppermann Alderperson-at-Large

John Wendorf Alderperson-at-Large

James Polk .Alderperson, District "A"

Pam Roger Alderperson, District "C"

roll call

On call of the roll, members present were: Ald. Wagner, Ald. Rogers, Ald. Wendt, Ald. Beyer, Ald. Polk, Ald. Oppermann., and Ald. Wendorf. Absent was Ald. Mallory. Also present was City Administrator Frantz, City Attorney Ristow, Police Chief Besel and City Engineer Schulz.

Election of council president

Ald. Wagner, seconded by Ald. Wendorf moved to nominate Ald. Mallory for Council President. Ald. Beyer, seconded by Ald. Oppermann moved to nominate Ald. Wendorf for Council President.

Roll was then called, with each Alderperson stating the name of the candidate they preferred. Alderperson Wendorf and Wagner cast votes for Ald. Mallory. Ald. Rogers, Beyer, Polk, Wendt, and Oppermann voted for Ald. Wendorf. Ald. Wendorf was selected on a vote of 5 to 2.

ORGANIZATIONAL RESOLUTIONS

Ald. Oppermann introduced Resolution No. 1.

CITY OF JEFFERSON

RESOLUTION NO. 1

BE IT RESOLVED that the Rules and Order of Business adopted April 18, 1995, by the preceding Common Council, be and hereby are adopted for the government of the Common Council.

Ald. Oppermann, seconded by Ald. Wendorf moved to approve Resolution No. 1. On call of the roll, the motion carried 7 to 0.

Ald. Wendt introduced Resolution No. 2.

CITY OF JEFFERSON

RESOLUTION NO. 2

BE IT RESOLVED that the Daily Jefferson County Union is hereby designated the official newspaper of the City of Jefferson for publication of Common Council proceedings and legal notices for the ensuing year.

Ald. Wendt, seconded by Ald. Oppermann moved to approve Resolution No. 2.

Ald. Oppermann stated that he could not support this resolution, due to concerns regarding coverage. Other Alderpersons also indicated concern over the Daily Union and the possibility of utilizing the Daily Times. Questions then arose regarding circulation of the papers, and if both qualified, as well as publishing costs.

After considerable discussion, Ald. Wendt withdrew Resolution No. 2 and reformed it as follows: "Be it resolved that the Daily Jefferson County Union is hereby designated the official newspaper of the City of Jefferson for publication of Common Council proceedings and legal notices for the ensuing three weeks, with staff to develop information for Council action at the next scheduled meeting."

The motion was seconded by Ald. Oppermann. On call of the roll the motion carried 7 to 0.

Ald. Wendorf introduced Resolution No. 3.

CITY OF JEFFERSON

RESOLUTION NO. 3

BE IT RESOLVED that the Jefferson County Bank, the Farmers and Merchants Bank of Jefferson, Marine Bank of Milwaukee, State Investment Pool Fund of Madison, First Bank Milwaukee of Milwaukee, the Marshall & Illsley Bank of Milwaukee and the Wisconsin Investment Trust, duly organized under the laws of the State of Wisconsin and approved by the Wisconsin Commissioner of Banking as qualified public depositories, be and hereby are designated for public depositories pursuant to Section 34.05, of the Wisconsin State Statutes, for all public moneys coming into the City of Jefferson.

Ald. Wendorf, seconded by Ald. Wendt moved to approve Resolution No. 3.

On call of the roll, the motion carried unanimously.

 

 

 

appointments

Ald. Wagner, seconded by Ald. Rogers moved to confirm the following Mayoral appointments:

Director of Public Works/City Engineer(through July 31, 1996) Reuben F. Schulz

Street Superintendent/Weed Commissioner Dave Haffelder

Wastewater Treatment Utility Supt .Mike Kelly

Parks & Recreation Director/City Forester Scott Endl

Health Officer Karl P. Frantz

Roll was called on the motion to confirm the mayoral appointments. The motion carried unanimously.

Ald. Rogers, seconded by Ald. Beyer moved to confirm the following Mayoral appointments:

Housing Authority (5 year term) William Markgraff

Library Board (3 yr. term) Steve Adams

Betty Tennyson

Council Representative James Polk

Museum Board (3 year term) Shirley Herried

B. G. Kemmeter

3 Council Representatives (1 year term) Margaret Beyer

Brian Mallory

John Wagner

Park & Recreation Commission Wilbur Larson
Gerald Tennyson
Council Representative Dale Oppermann

Plan Commission (3 year term) Chris Nash

Water & Electric Commission (3 year term) Ken Nelson

2 Council Representatives Dale Oppermann

James Polk

Zoning Appeals Board (3 year term) Robert Coffman

Barb Hetzel

Roll was called on the motion to confirm the mayoral appointments. The motion carried unanimously.

election of council representative to the plan commission

The Mayor then recommended Ald. Wendt for appointment to the Plan Commission.

Ald. Wagner, seconded by Ald. Wendorf, moved to accept the Mayoral recommendation. The motion carried on a vote of 7 to 0.

 

 

The Mayor announced the following committee appointments:

FINANCE:. *Wendorf, Oppermann and Mallory; Alternate: Rogers

REGULATORY: *Wagner, Beyer and Rogers; Alternate: Mallory

STREETS HEALTH & SANITATION: *Polk, Beyer and Wendorf;
Alternate: Oppermann

PERSONNEL: *Mallory, Rogers and Wagner; Alternate: Beyer

*Denotes Chairperson

Ald. Wagner, seconded by Ald. Wendorf moved to adjourn the April 16, 1996, organizational meeting of the Common Council of the City of Jefferson. The motion carried unanimously.

These minutes of the April 16, 1996, organizational 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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