MINUTES

CITY OF JEFFERSON COMMON COUNCIL MEETING

tuesday, may 6, 1997

 

The Tuesday, May 6, 1997, 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. Carnes, Ald. Rogers, Ald. Polk, Ald. Wendt, Ald. Oppermann and Ald. Beyer. Also present was City Administrator Schornack, City Attorney Scheibel, Police Chief Besel, and City Engineer Ludwig.

public participation

Mr. Steve Blaeske of 911 South Dewey Avenue addressed the Council concerning a storm water drainage problem.

Mrs. Susan Reinen of 644 Windsor Terrace inquired on the routes of the construction equipment while constructing the Windsor Terrace connection.

Representative David Ward arrived and addressed the Council on several programs and availability of funds at the State level this year. Representative Ward stated that the City's transportation aid from the State, as proposed in the Governor's budget, would be $256,509.34 for 1998, a decrease of 1.29%. It was also mentioned to Representative Ward that the City of Jefferson receives much less expenditure restraint funds from the State as some other cities in this area. Representative Ward stated that he would investigate this.

mayoral proclamation for relay for life

The Mayor read the following proclamation:

WHEREAS, the third annual American Cancer Society's Jefferson Relay for Life is scheduled to hold kick-off meetings tomorrow, May 7, 1997, and

WHEREAS, this team event fund raiser for the American Cancer Society goes to help the nationwide fight against cancer, and

WHEREAS, the Relay for Life is a powerful event that has touched many hearts and lives in this community and beyond,

I, Mayor Arnold M. Brawders, Mayor of the City of Jefferson, do hereby urge the citizens of this community to recognize the merits of this cause by generously contributing to their 24-hour event on August 1-2, through your participation and donations to help the fight against cancer.

 

consent agenda

Ald. Beyer introduced Resolution No. 12.

CITY OF JEFFERSON
RESOLUTION nO. 12

BE IT RESOLVED by the Common Council of the City of Jefferson that the consent agenda for May 6, 1997, is hereby adopted.

The consent agenda for tonight includes:

Ald. Beyer, seconded by Ald. Wagner moved to approve Resolution No. 12.

Ald. Oppermann, seconded by Ald. Wendt moved to amend the consent agenda by excluding the Vandewalle billings from the Vouchers payable at this time. Therefore, the May vouchers totaled: $379,639.19. The motion carried unanimously.

On call of the roll on amended Resolution No. 12, the motion carried unanimously.

1997 recycling grant application

Ald. Wagner introduced Resolution No. 13.

CITY OF JEFFERSON
RESOLUTION nO. 13

WHEREAS, The City of Jefferson Common Council hereby requests financial assistance under SS. 159.23, Wis. Stats., Chapter NR 542 and Chapter NR544 Wis. Admin. Code, for the purpose of planning constructing or operating a recycling program with one or more components specified in SS. 159.11(2)(a) to (h), Wis. Stats.,

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the City of Jefferson Common Council hereby authorizes the City Administrator of the City of Jefferson, to act on its behalf to submit an application to the Department of Natural Resources for financial assistance under SS. 287.23, Wis. Stats., Chapter NR 542 and Chapter NR544, Wis. Admin. Code.

Ald. Wagner, seconded by Ald. Beyer moved to approve Resolution No. 13.

On call of the roll, the motion carried unanimously.

contract with jaeckel bros. for storm sewer on north jackson

Ald. Carnes introduced Resolution No. 14.

CITY OF JEFFERSON
RESOLUTION nO. 14

BE IT RESOLVED by the Common Council of the City of Jefferson that the City Administrator is hereby authorized to enter into a contract for service with Jaeckel Bros. for sanitary sewer installation on N. Jackson Avenue in an amount not to exceed $9,950.

Ald. Carnes, seconded by Ald. Rogers moved to approve Resolution No. 14.

On call of the roll, the motion carried unanimously.

project agreement with dot on west puerner st. bridge project

Ald. Oppermann introduced Resolution No. 15.

CITY OF JEFFERSON
RESOLUTION nO. 15

BE IT RESOLVED by the Common Council of the City of Jefferson that the City Administrator is hereby authorized to execute the State/Municipal Agreement for the West Puerner Street Bridge Project dated April 24, 1997, by and between the Wisconsin Department of Transportation and the City of Jefferson, at an estimated cost of $417,600.

Ald. Oppermann, seconded by Ald. Wendt moved to approve Resolution No. 15.

On call of the roll, the motion carried unanimously.

police department building

Ald. Wendorf introduced Resolution No. 16.

CITY OF JEFFERSON
RESOLUTION nO. 16

BE IT RESOLVED by the Common Council of the City of Jefferson that the City Administrator prepare and advertise for requests for proposals for design of a new police department building to be located on West Puerner Street.

Ald. Wendorf, seconded by Ald. Oppermann moved to approve Resolution No. 16.

Ald. Wendt, seconded by Ald. Beyer moved to strike the words "to be located on West Puerner Street." After discussion, Ald. Wendt withdrew the amendment.

Ald. Wendt then moved to strike the words, "West Puerner Street," and replace them with "an existing site." The motion died for the lack of a second.

After further discussion, roll was called on the motion to approve Resolution No. 16 to request for proposals for the design of a new police department building. On call of the roll, Ald. Oppermann, Ald. Beyer, Ald. Wagner, Ald. Wendorf, Ald. Carnes, Ald. Rogers, and Ald. Polk voted aye; Ald. Wendt voted no. The motion carried 7 to 1.

request from w & s concrete for change in mortgage provisions

Ald. Wendt introduced Resolution No. 17.

CITY OF JEFFERSON
RESOLUTION nO. 17

BE IT RESOLVED by the Common Council of the City of Jefferson that the City of Jefferson will take a second position for its mortgage on the parcel that W & S Concrete purchased from the City in the South Industrial Park, and

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the City Administrator and the City Attorney are hereby authorized to prepare and execute the necessary legal documents.

Ald. Wendt, seconded by Ald. Rogers moved to approve Resolution No. 17.

On call of the roll, Ald. Oppermann, Ald. Beyer, Ald. Wagner, Ald. Carnes, Ald. Rogers, Ald. Polk, and Ald. Wendt voted aye; Ald. Wendorf abstained. The motion carried 7 to 0, with one abstention.

Ald. Wagner, seconded by Ald. Wendt, moved to adjourn to Closed Session pursuant to Section 19.85(1)(e) of the Wisconsin State Statutes to discuss the Purchase of Public Property.

On call of the roll, the motion carried unanimously.

Mayor Brawders reconvened the meeting to open session.

1997/1998 NON UNION COMPENSATION PLAN, MAXIMUM SALARIES AND WAGES, VACATION SCHEDULE

Ald. Rogers introduced Resolution No. 18.

CITY OF JEFFERSON

RESOLUTION NO. 18

BE IT RESOLVED by the Common Council of the City of Jefferson that the 1997/1998 Non-Union Compensation Plan be adopted and that the maximum salaries and hourly rates for 1997 and 1998 for the various positions covered by the plan are established as follows:

 

1997 1998

 

City Administrator

$55,183.14

$57,158.11

 

Police Chief

$49,683.08

$51,493.05

 

City Engineer/Public Works Director

$49,492.39

$53,845.50

 

Police Captain

$43,783.98

$45,416.98

 

Wastewater Superintendent

$43,424.74

$45,046.96

 

Police Lieutenant

$42,400.71

$43,992.21

 

Public Works Superintendent

$41,238.18

$42,794.81

 

Library Director

$40,917.15

$42,464.15

 

Parks & Recreation Director

$35,201.56

$36,577.09

 

Assistant City Engineer

$33,075.00

$36,090.09

 

Administrative Assistant

$27,887.39

$29,424.59

 

Finance Assistant

$25,344.77

$26,424.59

 

Recreation Supervisor

$23,536.39

$25,774.08

HOURLY RATES:

 

Children's Librarian

$11.70

$12.14

 

Asst. System Admin./Inter-library Loan

10.49

11.15

 

Engineering/Parks & Recreation Secretary

10.47

10.86

 

Part-time Patrol Officer

9.66

10.02

 

Adult Reference/Circulation

9.65

10.22

 

Municipal Court Clerk/Dispatcher

9.46

10.06

 

Processing Clerk

8.36

8.89

 

Administrative Clerk

8.12

8.64

 

Senior Center Coordinator

8.05

8.56

 

Dispatcher/Municipal Court Clerk

7.70

8.19

 

Part-time Dispatcher

6.16

6.72

 

Library Aide

6.12

6.35

 

Administrative Coop Student

5.34

5.34

BE IT RESOLVED, that wages for any nonunion personnel not specifically delineated above are eligible for a maximum three and three-quarter percent increase based on performance and appropriate approval.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the current non-union vacation schedule be as follows:

YEARS OF SERVICE VACATION DAYS

1 5

2 10

7 15

8 16

9 17

13 20

14 21

15 22

21 25

and Employee's having less than eight years of continuous service with the City shall remain under the existing vacation schedule until the employee has eight full years of continuous service whereby they will then be covered by the new vacation schedule. All other conditions in the current vacation policy for non-union employees will stay in effect.

Ald. Rogers, seconded by Ald. Carnes moved to approve Resolution No. 18. On call of the roll, the motion carried unanimously.

purchase of property

Resolution No. 19 was removed from the Agenda.

rEPORTS

Chief of Police Besel reported:

City Engineer Ludwig reported:

City Attorney Scheibel reported:

City Administrator David R. Schornack reported:

Ald. Wagner, seconded by Ald. Beyer moved to adjourn the May 6, 1997, meeting of the City of Jefferson Common Council. The motion carried unanimously.

These minutes of the May 6, 1997, 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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