Tuesday, June 9, 2015

6:00 p.m.

(Approved 06/23/15)


Meeting was called to order at 6:00 p.m. by President Harold Dickerson.


The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.


Council Members Present: Harold Dickerson, Phyllis Dickerson, Christine Williams, Kim Kollek-Jewell, Cathy Mulholland, and Robert Gentner.


Absent: None.


Also Present: Police Chief: Matt Balsley, Attorney: John Gormley, Treasurer: Brian Swett, and

Clerk: Karen McGuire.


Additions / Deletions to Agenda: None


Guest Comments on the Agenda: None


MOTION by H. Dickerson, seconded by Kollek-Jewell to approve the agenda. All ayes. Motion carried.


MOTION by Mulholland, seconded by P. Dickerson to approve the May 26, 2015 minutes. All ayes. Motion carried.


Special Guests: None




9.1       Personnel / Police / Transfer Station / Insurance / Retirement

Chief Balsley presented the monthly complaints response report for May. He reported that the school students’ fund raiser brought in more than enough funds to be able to buy the K-9 vest for Reggie. In fact he will be able to upgrade to the lighter weight vest. The classes were divided into two groups – Kindergarten – 3rd grade and 4th – 6th grades. The class from each group that raised the most was rewarded with a 30 minute recess with Reggie. Pictures were taken for the newspaper and the classrooms.


9.2       DPW / Municipal Buildings / Park

  1. Dickerson reported that all the cement sewer tanks have been pumped and sealed.


9.3       Street / Sidewalks / Newsletter / Web Site

No Report.


9.4       Sewer / Codes

No Report.


9.5       Zoning / Ordinances / Annex / 425 / DDA

No Report.


9.6       SSESA

Mulholland gave the report for April. There were six runs in the Village and 154 calls for all of SSESA for the month. There have been 589 total calls year-to-date. The new truck should be ready sometime in August and it will be housed here in the Village.


9.7      Homecoming

  1. Dickerson reported that there was a meeting today and all seems to be going well. The next meeting will be June 23rd at 2:00 p.m. at Village Hall.


9.8       Budget

No Report.

Village Of Morrice

Regular Meeting Minutes

June 9, 2015




10.1     Park Agreement

Tabled. T. Parmalee sent the draft language to the DNR for comments and is still waiting for a response.


10.2     Meal and More Alley/Easement/Site Plan



10.3     Park – Plumbing / Well

Kollek-Jewell reported that the bathroom plumbing and well issues are done. The bathroom is about 99% completed. There are still a few small miscellaneous items to be done but nothing that compromises use.


10.4     Park Agreement – Survey

Tabled. Waiting for DNR response on lease language.


10.5     Britton Road – Crack Seal

Tabled. Waiting to hear when they will be doing the County roads to know when they will be here.




11.1     Homecoming Festival – Parade Permit

Chief Balsley requested approval of a parade permit for the Festival. The parade will be 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 27th and take the same route as last year, north on Main Street from South Street to Mason Street.


MOTION by H. Dickerson, seconded by Williams to approved the parade permit as presented. All ayes. Motion carried.


11.2     Homecoming Festival – Street Closures

Chief Balsley reported that there will be a little less street closure required this year as most of the Festival events are at the football field. Streets will need to be closed for the parade and the fireworks. He requested that Main Street from South Street to Mason Street be closed from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. And also that Purdy Lane be closed from Mason Street to Lansing Road from 9:45 p.m. until after the fireworks are done.


MOTION by Kollek-Jewell, seconded by H. Dickerson to approved the street closures as requested.

All ayes. Motion carried.


Review Financial Statements / Pay Bills


MOTION by Kollek-Jewell, seconded by Mulholland to pay the bills as presented. (List attached).


Roll Call: Ayes: Mulholland, Gentner, P. Dickerson, Kollek-Jewell, Williams, H. Dickerson. Nays: None. Absent: None. Motion carried.


Announcements / Correspondence

  1. Dickerson announced that mail and other correspondence is on the table for review.


Guest Comments: None.

MOTION by H. Dickerson, seconded by Williams to adjourn the meeting. All ayes. Motion carried.


Meeting adjourned at 6:22 p.m.




Harold Dickerson, Village President

Karen McGuire, Village Clerk

Author: Village of Morrice