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February 16, 2019

4/20/2018 10:13:00 AM
Dodgeville Alderpersons take oath of office
Alderpersons Larry Tremelling, Larry Forseth, and Jeff "Potsie" Weber all raised their right hands to continue their service as city council members at Tuesday's meeting. They will all continue their terms for two years. Judge Peg Koehler swore in Mayor Todd Novak on Monday.
City council members were also appointed to designated committees. The council approved the appointments read by Mayor Todd Novak. The council elected Alderperson Mark James, as City Council President-he was not present at the meeting due to other obligations.
City Clerk Treasurer Lisa Riley reminded the council members that open book takes place May 1 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Board of Review is scheduled for May 17 at 8 a.m. The training material DVD for Board of Review is available for re-certification purposes.
Riley also stated that while working on audit, and PSC report, there have been some typical conversion challenges and Riley is working with the software company regarding this. There is an extension to submit a PSC report.
City of Dodgeville Police Department Chief David Bauer and Lieutenant Brandon Wilhelm were in attendance at council. They requested to use carryover funds to purchase new firearms and to dispose of old ones. These items were approved in two separate motions, and status for using the carry over funds will be discussed at a later time.
Bug Tussell Wireless Representative Samantha Mueller met with city council to discuss location for installing cell towers. Areas discussed were behind Walnut Hallow, the corner of County YZ and Bennett Road, and Harris Park. Bug Tussell has a cell tower near Barreltown Road in Mineral Point, and has looked at locations in Jonesdale, Hollandale, Waldwick, as well as Mineral Point. Council members were not ready to make a decision at the meeting, hence they moved the request to the Administrative and Personnel Committee.
There were two proclamations read by Mayor Todd Novak. The annual Arbor Day Proclamation was read to city council members. Friday April 27 is the date set for Dodgeville High School at 2:45 p.m. Mayor Novak also read a proclamation for Municipal Treasurers Appreciation Week set for April 15-21 2018.
In other City Council Business:
-Resolution 971 was approved for certification of a certified survey map. This resolution was for lands owned by Chad A. Kannenberg and Eugene Dougherty.
-2017 Annual Report Recycling Program Accomplishments, along with actual costs were approved.
-Spring Clean Up Week is scheduled to begin May 2, with curbside occurring Saturday May 5.
-Meeting Minutes are attached for Economic Development, Library Board, and Park and Recreation Committees.
-Approval of hiring of UW-Platteville Public Works intern to help with the East Division/Highway 191 project. Project is set to start mid to late June.
-Approval for full-time School Liaison Officer for Dodgeville School District.
The city council members moved to closed session, and next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday May 1.

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