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Jefferson Development Corporation Minutes

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Jefferson Development Corporation

Tuesday, July 21, 1998

Location: Morgan & Myers

146 E. Milwaukee Street - Jefferson

6:50 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.

Attending: Dempsey, Guttenberg, Hamann, Keiser, Lewis, Martin, Morgan, Olsen, Schornack and Thomsen.

1. Call to Order 6:50 a.m. by President Morgan.

2. Approval of Minutes and Financials

Motion (Thomsen/Lewis) to approve minutes of June 16, 1998 and financial report. MOTION CARRIED

3. North Industrial Park Prospect - Dave Hecht

Board decided that this type of business did not fit into the intended purpose for the North Industrial Park. Schornack stated the city has plans to use some of the property for storage. Olsen will write a letter of denial.

4. Update on Ganser

Burt Miller's (Ganser's attorney) July 15th letter was distributed. Discussed the need for Generac Way to be extended to Dewey Avenue, the need for the water to be "looped" and the possibility for a parking lot for Generac. Motion (Thomsen/Martin) to recommend the purchase of the property to the Common Council at a cost of (redacted) per acre and attempt to obtain a first right of refusal for the property Ganser retains. MOTION CARRIED

5. Rental of Gross Storage Barn

Schornack explained the extension of Bert Weisflog's lease until the end of August.

6. St. Coletta Community Leadership Group

Discussed the purpose of this group. Their next meeting will be July 23rd.

7. Update on Bill Lehman's Prospect

Bill Lehman, Department of Commerce Area Development Manager for District 5, has informed us that Jefferson is not one of the final sites being considered.

8. Purchase of (Redacted)

Olsen will continue to pursue the purchase of their property.

9. New Sewerage Treatment Agreements

Schornack reported that the city is currently working on new sewerage treatment agreements with Friskie's and Doskocil.

10. Racine/Main Street Intersection

Schornack gave an update on the status of the project and some of the problems which have been encountered. The business owners are "miffed."

11. Adjourn Meeting adjourned at 7:30 a.m.


Tuesday, August 18, 1998 at 6:45 a.m. at Morgan & Myers Building