Jefferson City Council - Minutes - 2000

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CITY OF JEFFERSON COMMON COUNCIL

ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING

COUNCIL CHAMBERS

APRIL 18, 2000

oath of office to newly elected officials

City Clerk/Treasurer Parlow swore in the newly elected city officials: Arnold Brawders, David Carnes, Robert Coffman, Collin Stevens, and Kevin Wenzel.

The Tuesday, April 18, 2000, organizational meeting of the City of Jefferson Common Council was called to order at 9:45 p.m. by Mayor Brawders. Members present: Ald. Wagner, Ald. Coffman, Ald. Oppermann, Ald. Wenzel, Ald. Stevens, Ald. Johann, Ald. Carnes and Ald. Beyer. Also present were City Administrator Schornack, City Attorney Scheibel, Police Chief Besel, City Engineer Ludwig and City Clerk/Treasurer Parlow.

election of council president

Ald. Wagner, seconded by Ald. Oppermann nominated Ald. Stevens for Council President. Ald. Beyer, seconded by Ald. Johann moved to close the nominations. The motion carried on a voice vote.

mayoral proclamation

The Mayor then read a proclamation naming April 30, 2000 as Arbor Day.

rules of order of business

Ald. Wagner introduced Resolution No. 1.

CITY OF JEFFERSON

RESOLUTION NO. 1

BE IT RESOLVED that the Rules and Order of Business adopted April 20, 1999, by the preceding Common Council, be and hereby are adopted for the government of the Common Council.

Ald. Wagner, seconded by Ald. Beyer moved to approve Resolution No. 1. On a voice vote, the motion carried.

designating an official newspaper

Ald. Johann 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. Johann, seconded by Ald. Wenzel moved to approve Resolution No. 2. The motion carried on a voice vote.

designating the public depositories which may be utilized for the investment of public funds

Ald. Beyer introduced Resolution No. 3.

CITY OF JEFFERSON

RESOLUTION NO. 3

BE IT RESOLVED that Premier Bank, the F & M Bank of Jefferson, Bank One 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. Beyer, seconded by Ald. Stevens moved to approve Resolution No. 3. The motion carried on a voice vote.

appointments by mayor and confirmed by council

Ald. Wagner, seconded by Ald. Stevens moved to approve the following mayoral appointments:

A. Director of Public Works/City Engineer Dan Ludwig
B. Street Superintendent/Weed Commissioner Dave Haffelder
C. Wastewater Treatment Utility Supt. Mike Kelly
D. Recreation Director/Forester. Cyndi Keller

The motion carried on a vote of 8 to 0.

  1. Appointments by Mayor and Confirmed by City Council:
    A Housing Authority (5 yr. term) Jerry Keiser
  1. Jefferson Development Corp-Council Representative Collin Stevens
  2. Library Board (3 yr. term) Judy Dellamater

Barbara Mayhew

Council Representative Collin Stevens

D. Museum Board (3 year term) Gerald Tennyson

3 Council Representatives (1 year term) Collin Stevens Margaret Beyer John Wagner

E. Plan Commission (3 year term) Bill Brandel

F. Police & Fire Commission Lloyd Buske

G. Water & Electric Commission (3 year term) Bill Brandel

2 Council Representatives Susanne Johann
David Carnes

H. Zoning Appeals Board (3 year term) James Kuehn
James Polk-Alternate

Otis Beyer-Alternate

Ald. Beyer, seconded by Ald. Johann moved to approve the committee appointments printed above. Motion carried on a voice vote

Mayor Brawders then stated that he would like to appoint Alderperson Margaret (Peg) Beyer as Council Representative to the Plan Commission. Ald. Wenzel, seconded Ald. Stevens moved to approve the mayoral appointment. The motion carried on a voice vote.

Mayor Brawders then appointed the following Alderpersons to the Board of Review:

John Wagner

Margaret Beyer

Robert Coffman

Susanne Johann

Ald. Oppermann, seconded by Ald. Johann moved to approve the mayor appointments. The motion carried on a voice vote.

Mayor Brawders appointed the following Council Committees:

FINANCE:. * Johann, Coffman and Beyer; Alternate: Carnes

REGULATORY: *Wagner, Carnes, and Oppermann; Alternate: Wenzel

PERSONNEL: *Coffman, Wagner, and Johann; Alternate: Stevens

STREETS: *Oppermann, Carnes, and Stevens; Alternate: Wenzel

FACILITY: *Stevens, Beyer, and Oppermann; Alternate Wenzel

* Denotes Committee Chairperson

Ald. Wenzel, seconded by Ald. Beyer moved to approve the mayor appointments. The motion carried on a voice vote.

SEWER RATE ORDINANCE

Ald. Stevens introduced Ordinance #2-00 for its first reading.

CITY OF JEFFERSON

ORDINANCE # 2-00

 

An ordinance amending Section 13.24 of the Municipal Code of the City of Jefferson relating to sewer charges.

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

Section 1. Section 13.24 (2) (b) is hereby amended to read:

13.24 (2) (b) "Fixed" service charges are as follows:

 

Meter Size Monthly Charges

5/8" $ 9.00

" 14.00

1" 23.00

1 &1/2" 45.00

2" 72.00

3" 150.00

4" 226.00

6" 451.00

6" contract 181.02

Section 2. Section 13.24 (3) b is hereby amended to read:

13.24 (3) (b) Normal Domestic Sewage. Volume charge (metered user); $1.34 per 1,000 gallons or $0.999 per 100 cubic feet.

Section 3. Section 13.24 (3) (c) 1, (3) (c) 2, and (3)(c) 3 are hereby amended to read:

13.24 (3) (c) Sewage of Greater Than Normal Strength. 1. Charges to users discharging wastewater of greater than normal strength will be assessed a surcharge based on the amount by which the wastewater exceeds the normal strength of wastewater, which is 275 mg/ 1 BOD5. 320 mg/1 SS and 23 mg/1 NH3-N. The following rates will be used.

Parameter Cost

BOD5 .181 per lb.

SS .096 per lb.

NH3 .781 per lb.

  1. Charges to users discharging wastewater of greater than normal strength shall be computed in accordance with the formula presented below:
  2. C = $1.34 X V + .00834 X V X [($0.181 X B) + ($.096 X S) + ($0.781 X NH3N)]

  3. Where:

C = Charge to sewer user for operation, maintenance and replacement costs for

treatment works.

V = Wastewater volume in 1,000 gallons.

B = Concentration of BOD from a user above the normal strength of 275 mg/l

S = Concentration of suspended solids from a user above the normal strength of

320 mg/l

NH3-N = Concentration of ammonia nitrogen from a user above the normal

strength of 23 mg/l

$1.34 = Charge for that portion of the waste equal to normal strength wastewater.

Includes cost for treating 275 mg/l

BOD5, 320 mg/l SS and 23 mg/l NH3-N.

.00834 = Conversion factor (mg/l to lb.)

Section 4. Section 13.24 (3)(d) is hereby amended to read:

 

13.24 (3) (d) Holding Tank and Septage Wastes Charges to licensed dischargers shall be computed on the following basis.

    1. Holding Tank Discharges shall include the following:
    1. Total Strength Charge $ 3.64
    2. Dumping Charge $ 5.00
    3. 25% Surcharge $ 2.16
    4. Total Charge per Thousand Gallons $10.80
    1. Septage Waste Discharges shall include the following:
    1. Total Strength Charge $15.47
    2. Dumping Charge $ 7.50
    3. 25% Surcharge $ 5.74
    4. Total Charge per Thousand Gallons $28.71

Section 5. This ordinance shall take effect after passage and publication as required by law.

 

This was a first reading.

 

An ordinance amending Section 1.03(1) and (2) of the Municipal Code of the City of Jefferson relating to appointed positions.

Ald. Wenzel introduced Ordinance #3-00 for its first reading.

CITY OF JEFFERSON

ORDINANCE # 3-00

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

Section 1. Section 1.03(1) is hereby amended to read:

1.03 APPOINTED OFFICIALS (Am. # ) (1) APPOINTMENT AND TERM.

The following officials shall be appointed in the manner and for the term indicated:

OFFICIAL HOW APPOINTED TERM

Administrator See Sub. (3)(b) Indefinite

Clerk-Treasurer See Sub. (4) Indefinite

Assessor City Council (Ch. Ord. 17-84) 2 Years

Attorney City Council 1 Year

Building Inspector Mayor, subject to confirmation by Council 1 Year

Director of Public Works/

Engineer See Sub. (2) Indefinite

Emergency Government Mayor, subject to confirmation by Council 1 Year

Forester Mayor, subject to confirmation by Council 1 Year

Plumbing Inspector Mayor, subject to confirmation by Council 1 Year

Recreation Director Mayor, subject to confirmation by Council 1 Year

Sewage Treatment Plant Mayor, subject to confirmation by Council 1 Year

Operator

Street Foreman Mayor, subject to confirmation by Council 1 Year

Superintendent of Utilities Utilities Commission Indefinite

Weed Commissioner Mayor, subject to confirmation by Council 1 Year

Section 2. Section 1.03(2) is hereby amended to read:

(2) DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS/ENGINEER. (a) The Director of Public Works/Engineer shall have supervision and control over all employees assigned to the City Street Department and Public Works Department.

(b) The Director of Public Works/Engineer shall have charge of and supervision

over all public property of the City, including all streets, parks, parkways, side-

walks, municipal buildings, garages, storage buildings and all other property of

the City not specifically assigned to some other officer.

(c) The Director of Public Works/Engineer shall have charge of and be responsible for the care, maintenance and operation of the streets and sidewalks and drainage thereof. All construction, repair or extension of any pavement, building and all other construction, repair or maintenance work conducted by the City shall be done by or under the supervision of the Director of Public Works/Engineer unless specific direction to the contrary is made by the City Council.

(d) The Director of Public Works/Engineer shall also have charge of and be

responsible for the condition of all motor vehicles, trucks, and other equipment

of the City except vehicles operated by the Police and Fire Departments, and

shall be responsible for all buildings or places in which such equipment is

housed or kept.

(e) Appointment and Term. The Director of Public Works/Engineer shall

be appointed by 2/3 vote of the Common Council from a list of not less than

three nor more than five candidates, such list to be presented to the Common

Council by the Personnel Committee, after coordination with the Mayor. The

Director of Public Works/Engineer shall hold office for an indefinite term, sub-

ject to removal for cause by a 3/4 vote of all the members of the Common

Council, pursuant to Section 17.12(1)(d), WI Stats. The appointment may

be terminated by the Director of Public Works/Engineer upon ninety (90)

days written notice to the Mayor and Common Council prior to such termi-

nation.

Section 3. This ordinance shall take effect after passage and publication as required by law.

This was a first reading.

 

THANKING PAST ALDERPERSON TENNYSON FOR HIS SERVICE ON THE COMMON COUNCIL

Ald. Wagner introduced Resolution No. 4.

 

CITY OF JEFFERSON

RESOLUTION NO. 4

 

BE IT RESOLVED that the Common Council of the City of Jefferson does hereby thank Alderperson Gerald Tennyson for his dedicated service as an Alderperson for the City of Jefferson.

Ald. Wagner, seconded by entire Council moved to thank Gerald Tennyson for his dedicated service to the City of Jefferson. Mayor Brawders then asked the Council to stand in unity to thank Mr. Tennyson.

Ald. Beyer, seconded by Ald. Stevens moved to adjourn the April 18, 2000 Organizational Meeting of the Common Council. On call of the roll, motion carried unanimously.

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