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 Village of Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin

BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING

MINUTES

Monday, May 6, 2019


 
 
Village President David Glasgow called the meeting to order at 6:31 p.m. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Present:
Village President David Glasgow; Trustee Katie Kress; Trustee Randy Van Alstyne; Trustee Tim Newman; Trustee Jeremy Walz; Trustee Steve Taggart; Trustee Paul Tadda
Staff Present:
Village Manager Mark Fitzgerald; Village Attorney Michael Morse; Assistant Village Manager/Director of Public Works Arlyn Johnson; Village Clerk/Treasurer Janice Moyer; Director of Community Development Matt Carran; Director of Financial Services Jason Kaczmarek; Director of Protective Services Anna Ruzinski
             
REPORTS AND PRESENTATIONS
             
Spring Brush Pick-Up Presentation
Asst. Village Manager/Director of Public Works Arlyn Johnson gave the presentation.
  Attachments:
  PowerPoint Presentation
 
             
Retirement and Closeout of Tax Incremental Districts No. 4 and No. 5
Village Manager Mark Fitzgerald gave the presentation.
  Attachments:
  TID #4 & TID #5 close_
 
             
Presentation of Life Saving Award to Citizen
Director of Protective Services Anna Ruzinski presented the award to Celia Martinez.
             
CONSENT AGENDA
  Motion by Trustee Jeremy Walz, second by Trustee Randy Van Alstyne to approve the Consent Agenda items as presented.
             
Approval of minutes from previous meeting held on April 15, 2019
  Attachments:
  4-15-2019 Village Board Meeting Minutes
 
             
Approval of Operator's License application(s) per the attached list
  Attachments:
  Operator License List 5-6-19
 
             
Application for a Temporary Class “B” Fermented Malt Beverage License for Wisconsin Riders Police Unity Tour at Willowood Park located at W151N5476 Badger Drive on June 7, 2019 and June 8, 2019
  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion Carried
             
PUBLIC HEARING
             
Public hearing to consider the Plan Commission's recommendation regarding the request of Jeffrey Kunkel to rezone the western portion of land located at W144N4887 Stone Drive from the C-1 Neighborhood Business Zoning District to the R-3 Single Family Residential Zoning District
Director of Community Development Carran presented on the public hearing topic.

Village President Glasgow opened the public hearing for comment.  The following individual spoke at the public hearing:
  • Jeffrey Kunkel, W144N4887 Stone Drive - was the petitioner.  He was present to answer any questions concerning his rezoning request.
There were no questions or comments.  The public hearing was closed.

Action Item:

Ordinance Rezoning the Western Portion of Lands Owned by Jeffrey Kunkel, located at W144N4887 Stone Drive
  Motion by Trustee Paul Tadda, second by Trustee Tim Newman to adopt an ordinance rezoning the western portion of lands owned by Jeffrey Kunkel, located at W144N4887 Stone Drive, from the C-1 Neighborhood Business Zoning District to the R-3 Single Family Residential Zoning District.  (Ordinance No. 757-O-19)
  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion Carried
  Attachments:
  PC Minutes
 
             
COMMITTEE AND COMMISSION REPORTS
             
PLAN COMMISSION
             
Ordinance approving a Planned Infill Development (PID) allowing International Autos to Construct and Operate an Automotive Dealership
  Motion by Trustee Paul Tadda, second by Trustee Jeremy Walz to adopt an ordinance approving a Planned Infill Development (PID) allowing International Autos to construct and operate an automotive dealership on the north side of Main Street between Fountain Boulevard and Lilly Road on the parcel identified by Tax Key Number 8.989.  (Ordinance No. 758-O-19)
  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion Carried
  Attachments:
  Plan Commission Minutes
  ACB minutes
  Draft Ordinance
 
             
Ordinance approving a Planned Infill Development (PID) allowing Wittlin's Service to Expand their Service Station and Automotive Repair Establishment
  Motion by Trustee Paul Tadda, second by Trustee Tim Newman to adopt an ordinance approving a Planned Infill Development (PID) allowing Wittlin's Service to expand their service station and automotive repair establishment to the southeast of their current facilities located at N92W17387 Appleton Avenue onto the parcels identified by Tax Key Numbers 16.993 and 16.994.  (Ordinance No. 759-O-19)
  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion Carried
  Attachments:
  Plan Commission Minutes
  ACB Minutes
  Draft Ordinance
 
             
NEW BUSINESS
             
Resolution Providing for the Sale of Approximately $3,765,000 General Obligation Promissory Notes, Series 2019A
  Motion by Trustee Jeremy Walz, second by Trustee Randy Van Alstyne to adopt a resolution providing for the sale of approximately $3,765,000 General Obligation Promissory Notes, Series 2019A.  (Resolution No. 1241-R-19)
  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion Carried
  Attachments:
  Resolution
 
             
Resolution Authorizing $1,255,000 General Obligation Bonds for Water System Improvements
  Motion by Trustee Jeremy Walz, second by Trustee Randy Van Alstyne to approve a resolution authorizing $1,255,000 General Obligation Bonds for water system improvements.  (Resolution No. 1242-R-19)
  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion Carried
  Attachments:
  Resolution
 
             
Initial Resolution Authorizing $3,270,000 General Obligation Refunding Bonds
  Motion by Trustee Jeremy Walz, second by Trustee Randy Van Alstyne to adopt an initial resolution authorizing $3,270,000 General Obligation Refunding Bonds.  (Resolution No. 1243-R-19)
  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion Carried
  Attachments:
  Resolution
 
             
Resolution Providing for the Sale of $4,525,000 General Obligation Corporate Purpose Bonds, Series 2019B
  Motion by Trustee Jeremy Walz, second by Trustee Randy Van Alstyne to approve a resolution providing for the sale of $4,525,000 General Obligation Corporate Purpose Bonds, Series 2019B.  (Resoluttion No. 1244-R-19)
  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion Carried
  Attachments:
  Resolution
 
             
Initial Resolution Authorizing $2,115,000 Taxable General Obligation Bonds for Projects in Tax Incremental District No. 13
  Motion by Trustee Jeremy Walz, second by Trustee Randy Van Alstyne to approve an initial resolution authorizing $2,115,000 Taxable General Obligation Bonds for Projects in Tax Incremental District No. 13.  (Resolution No. 1245-R-19)
  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion Carried
  Attachments:
  Resolution
 
             
Initial Resolution Authorizing $16,565,000 Taxable General Obligation Refunding Bonds
  Motion by Trustee Jeremy Walz, second by Trustee Randy Van Alstyne to adopt an initial resolution authorizing $16,565,000 Taxable General Obligation Refunding Bonds.  (Resolution No. 1246-R-19)
  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion Carried
  Attachments:
  Resolution
 
             
Resolution Providing for the Sale of $18,680,000 Taxable General Obligation Corporate Purpose Bonds, Series 2019C
  Motion by Trustee Jeremy Walz, second by Trustee Randy Van Alstyne to adopt a resolution providing for the sale of $18,680,000 Taxable General Obligation Corporate Purpose Bonds, Series 2019C.  (Resolution No. 1247-R-19)
  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion Carried
  Attachments:
  Resolution
 
             
Resolution Appointing Bond Trust Services Corporation to Serve as Fiscal Agent for the Village of Menomonee Falls in Connection With Outstanding Obligations
  Motion by Trustee Jeremy Walz, second by Trustee Randy Van Alstyne to adopt a resolution appointing Bond Trust Services Corporation to serve as fiscal agent for the Village of Menomonee Falls in connection with outstanding obligations.  (Resolution No. 1248-R-19)
  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion Carried
  Attachments:
  Resolution
 
             
Approval of Village President's Appointments of Trustees to the following Boards and Committees
  Motion by Trustee Jeremy Walz, second by Trustee Tim Newman to approve the Village President's appointments of trustees to the following boards and committees:
  • General Government Committee:  Jeremy Walz, Randy Van Alstyne, and Steve Taggart
  • Utilities and Public Works Committee:  Katie Kress, Paul Tadda, and Tim Newman
  • Business Improvement District Board:  Katie Kress
  • Community Development Authority:  Randy Van Alstyne and Tim Newman
  • Library Board:  Paul Tadda
  • Park Board:  Steve Taggart
  • Historical Society Liaison:  Jeremy Walz
  Village President Glasgow gave an explanation of how he determined the trustee appointments.  There was discussion concerning some of the appointments.  Trustee Tadda called the question.  Village President Glasgow asked if there was any further debate.  There was no response, debate ended.  A vote was taken on the main motion to approve the appointments.
  Vote: 3 - 4 Motion Failed
 
Aye: Village President David Glasgow
  Trustee Randy Van Alstyne
  Trustee Tim Newman
  Village Attorney Morse was asked about the course of action because the appointments were not approved.   Attorney Morse stated that the agenda item is done for this meeting.  It is up to the Village President to bring back appointments at the next meeting. In the meantime, the membership of committees and commissions would be a legal review on a board by board analysis.  Village Manager Fitzgerald suggested a committee of the whole meeting in two weeks to allow for a legal opinion to be presented by the Village Attorney.
             
Approval of Village President's Reappointments of Citizen Members to Village Boards and Commissions
  Trustee Walz requested that each appointment be voted on individually.
  Motion by Trustee Jeremy Walz, second by Trustee Randy Van Alstyne to re-appoint Keith Kolbe to Architectural Control Board, term to expire 2022.
  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion Carried
  Motion by Trustee Jeremy Walz, second by Trustee Randy Van Alstyne to re-appoint David Lehman to Architectural Control Board, term to expire 2022.
  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion Carried
  Motion by Trustee Jeremy Walz, second by Trustee Randy Van Alstyne to reappoint Sean Corkum to Board of Review, term to expire 2024.
  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion Carried
  Motion by Trustee Jeremy Walz, second by Trustee Randy Van Alstyne to re-appoint Kevel Anderson to Community Development Authority, term to expire 2023.

Trustee Tadda stated according to the Waukesha county assessors website the Anderson's had not paid their property taxes on their residence for 2017 and 2018 and the fact they owed $14,000 in back taxes. In my opinion this disqualifies Mr. Anderson for the CDA.
 
  Vote: 3 - 4 Motion Failed
 
Aye: Village President David Glasgow
  Trustee Randy Van Alstyne
  Trustee Tim Newman
  Motion by Trustee Jeremy Walz, second by Trustee Randy Van Alstyne to re-appoint Sharon Ellis to Community Development Authority, term to expire 2023.
  Vote: 3 - 4 Motion Failed
 
Aye: Village President David Glasgow
  Trustee Randy Van Alstyne
  Trustee Tim Newman
  Motion by Trustee Jeremy Walz, second by Trustee Randy Van Alstyne to re-appoint Steve Bruskiewicz to Park Board, term to expire 2022.
  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion Carried
  Motion by Trustee Jeremy Walz, second by Trustee Randy Van Alstyne to re-appoint Nate Amack to Plan Commission, term to expire 2022.
  Vote: 3 - 4 Motion Failed
 
Aye: Village President David Glasgow
  Trustee Randy Van Alstyne
  Trustee Tim Newman
  Motion by Trustee Jeremy Walz, second by Trustee Randy Van Alstyne to re-appoint Paul Broesch to Plan Commission, term to expire 2022.
  Vote: 3 - 4 Motion Failed
 
Aye: Village President David Glasgow
  Trustee Randy Van Alstyne
  Trustee Tim Newman
  Motion by Trustee Jeremy Walz, second by Trustee Randy Van Alstyne to re-appoint Karen Nelson to Police & Fire Commission, term to expire 2024.
  Vote: 3 - 4 Motion Failed
 
Aye: Village President David Glasgow
  Trustee Randy Van Alstyne
  Trustee Tim Newman
  Motion by Trustee Jeremy Walz, second by Trustee Randy Van Alstyne to re-appoint David Lehman to Zoning Board of Appeals, term to expire 2022.
  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion Carried
  Motion by Trustee Jeremy Walz, second by Trustee Randy Van Alstyne to re-appoint Earl Petermann to Zoning Board of Appeals, term to expire 2022.
  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion Carried
             
Annual Election of Village Trustee to the Plan Commission

Village Attorney Michael Morse reminded the Village Board that this is a nomination process.  Any trustee can make a nominate a trustee.  A two-thirds vote (minimum of 5 ayes votes) is needed to elect the trustee.

Trustee Walz nominated Trustee Tadda to be considered for the Village Trustee member of the Plan Commission. 
Trustee Van Alstyne nominated Tim Newman to be considered for the Village Trustee member of the Plan Commission.
There were no other nominations.

First vote on the nominees:
A vote was taken on the nomination of Trustee Newman.
The following village board members voted for Trustee Newman:  Village President David Glasgow, Trustee Randy Van Alstyne, Trustee Tim Newman

A vote was taken on the nomination of Trustee Tadda.
The following village board members voted for Trustee Tadda:  Trustee Katie Kress, Trustee Jeremy Walz, Trustee Paul Tadda, Trustee Steve Taggart

President Glasgow stated that neither nominee received the required two-thirds vote. Both nominees shared their reasons for wanting to be on the Plan Commission.

Second vote on the nominees:
A vote was taken on the nomination of Trustee Tadda.
The following village board members voted for Trustee Tadda:  Trustee Katie Kress, Trustee Jeremy Walz, Trustee Paul Tadda, Trustee Steve Taggart

A vote was taken on the nomination of Trustee Newman.
The following village board members voted for Trustee Newman:  Village President David Glasgow, Trustee Randy Van Alstyne, Trustee Tim Newman

President Glasgow stated that neither nominee received the required two-thirds vote.  The Village Board will take up the appointment at the next meeting.
             
ADJOURNMENT
  Motion by Trustee Paul Tadda, second by Trustee Tim Newman to adjourn the meeting.
  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion Carried
  The Village Board adjourned at 8:09 p.m.
             
Minutes transcribed and submitted by Janice Moyer, Village Clerk/Treasurer
Minutes approved on May 20, 2019

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