VILLAGE OF NEPONSET
BOARD MEETING AGENDA
April 20, 2022 @ 7:00 PM
CALL TO ORDER
Pledge of Allegiance
Guest – Shug from NCICG – close out Water Main Grant.
Connie Stetson – Wind Turbine Update
Consent Agenda will approve all three with one motion.
Board Minutes for March 2022
Treasurer’s Report for March 2022
Invoices Payable for April 2022
Motion _______ 2nd _______ Roll Call
Water and Sewer – Sid Dev/Markus Chapman
Community Events & Building Permits - Barb Safiran
Ordinances and Garbage Collection – Sue Aldred
Police, Emergency Plan – Mandy Mueller
Streets – Matt Benecke
Village Equipment – Julius Maes
Finance & Insurance - Dave Mueller
NCICG Housing Grant
Shelter in the Park/Veteran’s Memorial
NextLink Contract – Internet
Tire and Electronic Pick up
Ordinance 773 Budget 5/1/22-4/30/23
Revision of Sidewalk Cement Ordinance
Ordinance 774 Wind Turbines
Engagement Letter for 5/1/2021-4/30/22 Audit
EXECUTIVE SESSION – PERSONNEL
ADJOURNMENT MOTION ___________ 2ND ___________
VILLAGE OF NEPONSET
BOARD MEETING MINUTES
April 20, 2022
Attending board members: Sue Aldred, Mandy Donovan, Julius Maes, Matt Benecke, and Mayor Dave Mueller. Barb Safiran and Sid Dev Absent.
Meeting was opened with the Pledge of Allegiance and roll call.
Guest – Connie Stetson – Discussion on Wind turbines.
March Board Minutes, March Treasurers’ Report, and April Invoices payable
Motion to approve Matt Benecke, 2nd Julius Maes, roll call vote all ayes.
Water and Sewer – Sid Dev/Markus Chapman – Sue Aldred made a motion to charge the person responsible for the water break on North Street, 2nd Julius Maes, roll call vote all ayes.
Community Events & Building Permits – Barb Safiran – One (1) permit on Maple Street. The Easter Egg Hunt was a success. Approximately 30 kids and 60 adults attended Thank you to Sue Aldred and Mandy Donovan for helping. We are now working on Picnic Day.
Ordinances and Garbage Collection – Sue Aldred – Clean-up days are next week. 17 letters have been sent out in regards to cleaning up yards.
Police, Emergency Plan – Mandy Donovan – A few people need to be contacted about abandoned vehicles.
Streets – Matt Benecke – Will be checking with Mike Heilsburg at Willett Hofmann to find out when we can start on the streets.
Village Equipment – Julius Maes – The garbage truck has been repaired and tested. Still checking on a motor for the mower.
Finance, Insurance, License & Fees – Dave Mueller – All funds are in the black.
Housing Grant – A contractor had to be removed from the project. Another contractor is picking up that work. We should be finishing up by the end of the month.
Neponset Park Improvement – Nothing currently to report.
Rebild Main Street Grant – Waiting to hear if we will receive the grant.
Nextlink Contract – Working on negotiation with New Net Wave and Nextlink.
Electronics Disposal – We are working with Eagle Enterprises in Galva to have electronics disposal in May.
Tire Pick up – we will have a tire pick-up in June.
Ordinance 773 Budget 5/1/22-4/30/23 – Mandy made a motion to approve Ordinance 773, 2nd Sue Aldred, roll call vote all ayes.
Ordinance 774 Wind Turbines – Matt Benecke made a motion to not allow any wind turbines closer than one and a half miles from the Neponset’s corporate limits. 2nd Mandy Donovan, roll call vote all ayes.
Engagement Letter for 5/1/22-4/30/22 Audit – Matt Benecke made a motion to accept the engagement letter from Douglas W. Irwin & Co., LLC for $6,900. 2nd Mandy Donovan roll call vote all ayes.
Discussion of a project to have an electronic sign to display notices.
A Motion to Adjourn made by Matt Benecke, 2nd Julius Maes, motion carried.