Home Government Board Minutes Village Board Minutes - November 14, 2022
VILLAGE OF CAMERON REGULAR BOARD MEETING
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2022
CAMERON VILLAGE HALL
300 N. 1st MAIN STREET
The Cameron Village Board met in regular session on Monday, November 14, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. at the Cameron Village Hall. Members present: Ben Hester, Randy Hill, Steve Johnson, Dave Ebner, Russ Hulback and Mark Trowbridge presiding. Absent: Dylan Bahr.
Also present: Amy Kelsey, Chuck Bellows, Adam Steffen, Bill Koepp, and Jaden Ebert.
The minutes of the October 10, 2022 regular meeting was mailed out prior to the meeting. Ben Hester moved to approve the minutes of the October 10, 2022 regular meeting, second Dave Ebner. Carried 6-0.
The November payables were presented in printed form. Steve Johnson moved to approve the payment of the November payables, with additions as printed, second Ben Hester. Carried 6-0
Public Comment: No public comments.
Bill Koepp reported that there is one new house on East Poplar Ave that is under construction, and a few other little things going on. Bill also reported that Wade Goss has removed some trailers, but there are still 16 still remaining. Dave Ebner asked Bill to check a couple of businesses in town that may have someone living in the building.
Jaden Ebert submitted his written report and added that the ammonia leak at Sweet Additions is supposedly fixed.
Adam Steffen submitted his written report, and added that he has another new contact at Spillman in regards to the records management system that has been approved for purchase, so he is hoping to get that going soon.
Terry Dey was not able to attend the meeting.
Bartender license application for Lukas C. Shearer, Grace E. Kidd, Janelle M. Peterson, Carol L. Young, Sharon Green, Angela J. Young and David J. Konopaske were presented for approval. Russ Hulback moved to approve the bartender licenses for Lukas C. Shearer, Grace E. Kidd, Janelle M. Peterson, Carol L. Young, Sharon Green, Angela J. Young and David J. Konopaske, provided all criteria have been met, second Steve Johnson. Carried 6-0
The Street and Water/Sewer Committees held a joint meeting to discuss the DOT project on Highway 8/SS south of the traffic lights. The project has now been delayed until 2029. Jaden did relay to DOT that the Village wants the utilities to be included in the project. The board would like to start budgeting for the project.
The updated Village of Cameron Emergency Operations Plan was presented for approval. Steve Johnson moved to approve the update Village of Cameron Emergency Operations Plan as printed, second Dave Ebner. Carried 6-0
Dave Ebner moved to approve the tentative 2023 budget and set a Budget Hearing for Monday, November 28, 2022 at 6:00 pm, second Ben Hester. Carried 6-0
Resolution 2022-003, a resolution to move remaining funds from the 2022 Law Enforcement budget to the capital outlay account for law enforcement vehicles. Steve Johnson moved to pass Resolution 2022-003, a resolution to move remaining funds from the 2022 Law Enforcement budget to the capital outlay account for law enforcement vehicles, second Dave Ebner. Carried 6-0
At 6:23 p.m. roll call was taken to go into closed session according to State Statute 19:85 (1)(f) for consideration of financial, medical, social or personal histories or disciplinary data of specific persons, preliminary consideration of specific problems or investigation of charges against specific persons that, if discussed, would likely have substantial adverse effect pm reputation of any person mentioned in such histories or data, or involved in such problems or investigations: to discuss filling a vacant position and employee compensation: Randy – yes, Ben – yes, Dave – yes, Mark – yes. Steve – yes Russell – yes.
At 7:40 pm Steve Johnson moved to go back into Open Session, second Randy Hill. Carried 6-0
Randy Hill moved to approve the Personnel Committees proposed employee raises effective January 1, 2023, second Ben Hester. Carried 6-0
At 7:42 there was unanimous consent to adjourn the meeting.