April 17, 2018 Council Meeting

April 17, 2018 Council Meeting


Tuesday, April 17, 2018- 6:15 P.M.

Ashland City Hall Council Chambers


Please turn off all cell phones during the meeting.


A.  Mayor’s Oath of Office

B.  Elected Councilors Oath of Office

C.  Roll Call

D.  Moment of Silence

E.  Pledge of Allegiance


A.    Acceptance of Nominations from the Floor

B.    Motion/Second to Close Nominations

C.    Vote by Secret Ballot


4.     APPROVAL OF MINUTES of the March 27, 2018 Council and Committee of the Whole Meetings (Voice)

5.     CITIZEN PARTICIPATION PERIOD (Clerk reads rules prior to public comments)


A.    Announcements

B.    Appointments

Municipal Library Board

Mary Asbach, term expires October 31, 2019


Parks and Recreation Committee


Meghan Salmon-Tumas, term expires April 30, 2021

Dick Pufall, Council Rep., term expires April 16, 2019

Plan Commission

David Mettille, Council Rep., term expires: April 16, 2019

Charmaine Swan, term expires April 30, 2021

7.     CONSENT AGENDA (Includes items that were unanimously approved by Committee of the Whole) Roll

A.    Operator’s Licenses

B.    Miscellaneous Minutes

C.    Planning and Development Report – March,  2018


A.    Approve Moment of Silence or Invocation as Required by Chapter 51.06, Ashland City Ordinances (Clerk) Voice

B.    Review and Re-Affirmation of Resolution Accepting the Nine Tools of Civility and Communication Concerning Conduct of Council and Committee of the Whole Meetings (Mayor) Roll

C.    Approve Kristeen M. Engberg as New Agent for the Alcohol Beverage License Application for Krist Oil Company, 521 Lake Shore Drive East (Clerk) Voice

D.    Approve Robert J. Walworth as New Agent for the Alcohol Beverage License Application for Vintage Platter, Inc. at 315 Turner Road (Clerk) Voice

E.    Approve the Purchase of Two Used Vehicles from Von Holzen Chevrolet Buick GMC, Inc. for the Police Department for the Purpose of Conducting Investigations and Training (Police Department) Roll

F.     Approve the Contract with DNH, Inc. for Assembly Work of the Newly Purchased A-Dock at the Marina (Marina) Roll

G.   Approve the Purchase of a Road Rescue/Ford F-550 Ambulance from Everest Emergency Vehicles, Inc. to Replace the Fire Department’s Med-8 Ambulance (Fire Department) Voice

H.    Approve the Agreement with Memorial Medical Center for the Ashland Fire Department Community Paramedic Program (Administration) Voice

I.      Approve the Resolution to Approve the Revolving Loan Fund Application from Jacks Burger Barn, Inc. (Mayor) Roll

J.     Approve to Enter into a Contract with a Qualified Engineering Firm for Design and Engineering Services Related to Repairing the City Dock at Bayview Park (Parks and Recreation) Voice

K.    Approve the Purchase of a 2019 Western Star Single Axle Chassis from Boyer Trucks, and a Salter/Sander Box with Attachments from Monroe Truck Equipment (Public Works) Roll

L.    Approve the Sale of City-wide Surplus Equipment (Public Works) Voice

M.   Approval to Enter into a Three Year Agreement with Cedar Corporation for Engineering Services for the Public Works Department (Public Works) Roll

N.    Approve a Resolution Accepting Workmanship of Rachel Contracting, Inc. and Approve Final Payment on the Former Timeless Timber Demolition Project at 2200 East Lake Shore Drive (Planning & Development) Roll

O.   Approve a Resolution to Approve the Offer to Purchase  of City-Owned Property Adjacent to 701 Lake Shore Drive East, Zoned Waterfront City Center (W-CC) and Gateway Overlay District (GTWY-O), Parcel #201-01224-0000, to Donna Pearson Maday (Planning & Development) Roll




P.     Approve the Proposed Amendment to the Development Agreement with Ashland Cobblestone, LLC (Planning & Development) Voice

Q.   Approve the Proposed Amendment to the Development Agreement with Apostle Investments, LLC, dba Culvers (Planning & Development) Voice

R.    Approve an Agreement Between the City of Ashland and Ashland School District Regarding Removal of a Median Strip from Beaser Avenue, Including New Street Design (Planning & Development) Voice

S.     Review and Possible Action of Chapter 28, Ashland City Ordinances, Duties and Responsibilities of City Administrator, to Ratify  Chapter 28 and Begin the Recruitment Process  in Preparation for the Replacement of the City Administrator (Mayor)


A.    CLOSED SESSION per Wisconsin Statute 19.85(1)(b) and (1)(c) “to consider dismissal, demotion, licensing or discipline of any public employee of person licensed by a board or commission, or the investigation of charges against such person,” and “Considering  employment, promotion, compensation or performance evaluation data of any public employee over which the governmental body has jurisdiction or exercises responsibility.” (Reporting to the City Council on disciplinary action taken by City Administration with regard to the former Public Works Director; not an evidentiary hearing.  The Council will not be asked to take any final action.) (City Attorney) (Roll)

B.    Return to Open Session

C.    Action and/or Reporting on Closed Session Discussion and Action


The City of Ashland does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, age or disability in employment or provision of services, programs or activities.

NOTE:  Upon reasonable notice, the City of Ashland will accommodate the needs of disabled individuals or individuals with limited English proficiency through auxiliary aids or services.  For additional information or to request this service, contact Denise Oliphant at 715-682-7071 (not a TDD telephone number) or FAX:  715-682-7048

April 17, 2018 Council Packet



This post was written by

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>