Village of Newburg
Meeting of the Village Board of Trustees
January 9, 2020 at 7:00pm
Village Hall, 620 W. Main St. Newburg, Wisconsin
OPENING OF MEETING / CALL TO ORDER
President Rena Chesak – Present
Trustee Bill Sackett – Present
Trustee Amy Marquardt – Present
Trustee Sarah Beimborn – Present
Trustee Lynn Burkard – Present
Trustee David DeLuka – Present
Trustee Sandy Stockhausen – Present
TOTAL: 7 present, 0 absent. A quorum was present.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
CORRECTION AND APPROVAL OF PAST MINUTES
Board of Trustees – December 12, 2019
Motion by Sackett to approve the 12/12/2019 minutes as presented; seconded by DeLuka. Motion prevailed by a voice vote of 7-0.
Members of the public who wish to address the Village Board on a topic of public concern are asked to complete a written card to register with the clerk. The chairperson will then call on individuals to address the council from the front table in an orderly fashion for up to three minutes each.
Mr. Paul White, of 504 Steeple View Rd. in Newburg, spoke to advise the
Village to survey residents about their vision for and use of, the community center and parks amenities.
ACTION ON LICENSE APPLICATIONS
New license to serve fermented malt beverages and intoxicating liquors (Bartender’s License) for JoAnne H. LaVake.
Motion by DeLuka to approve license application as recommended; seconded by Marquardt. Motion prevailed by a voice vote of 7-0.
FINANCIAL REPORTS, BILLS, AND CLAIMS
Financial updates from the Administrator/Treasurer.
A list of bills paid to date since the last meeting along with invoices pending payment approval was presented to the board. The administrator shared that the conversion to QuickBooks from Workhorse has begun and that the first reports from the new system should be shareable by the next meeting. The auditor had spent a field day at village hall and was aiding staff with correcting the concerning items left on the books by the previous administration. In addition, it would be once the accounting for 2019 could be wrapped up that a resolution could be brought for the board to consider re-designating reserved funds if the body saw fit as has been recently discussed.
Motion by DeLuka to approve the paid bills and pay the pending bills as presented, seconded by Beimborn. Motion prevailed by a voice vote of 7-0.
BUSINESS FOR CONSIDERATION
- Request from Trustee Burkard for matters related to the Community Center to be allowed under the purview of the Parks Commission until the new Community Center Commission is appointed and begins meeting.
Motion by DeLuka to allow the January meeting of the Parks Commission to hold purview over the Community Center in the same way a Community Center Commission would have, because it such a Commission has not yet been appointed. Motion prevailed by a voice vote of 7-0.
Motion by Marquardt to adjourn, seconded by Beimborn.
Motion prevailed by a voice vote of 7-0.