October 10, 2017 Council Meeting

October 10, 2017 Council Meeting

**Amended Agenda 2



Tuesday, October 10, 2017 – 6:15 P.M.

Ashland City Hall Council Chambers


Please turn off all cell phones during the meeting.


  1. CALL TO ORDER (5 min)A.Roll Call

B. Moment of Silence

C. Pledge of Allegiance

2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA (Voice) (1 min)

3.     APPROVAL OF MINUTES of the   September 26, 2017 Council and Committee of the Whole Meetings (Voice) (2 min)

4.     CITIZEN PARTICIPATION PERIOD (Clerk reads rules prior to public comments) (10 min)

5.     MAYOR’S REPORT (10 min)

A.   Recognition of  Members of the Ashland Beautification Council

B.   Heroes Among Us Award (Chief Gregoire)

C.  Appointments

Municipal Library Board

Kate Ullman        Term expires:  October 31, 2020

6.     CONSENT AGENDA (Includes items that were unanimously approved by Committee of the Whole) (Voice) (2 min)

A.  Operator’s Licenses

B.   Miscellaneous Minutes

C.   Planning and Development Report


A.  Presentation of City of Ashland Promotional Videos (Administrator) (6 min)

B.  Approval of Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Between the City of Ashland and the Ashland Professional Police Association (WPPA/LEER Local 209) Regarding the Ashland K-9 Unit (Roll) (Police Department)  (2 min)

C. 1)  Approval of Class B Combination Alcohol Beverage License Application for NRS  Enterprises of Ashland LLC (Including Officers and Agent Nancy M. Sztyndor) for       Stagecoach Bar & Grill at 315 Main Street East (Voice) (City Clerk) (5 min)

2)     Action on Request for Waiver of Fees for New Alcohol Beverage and Coin Operated Game  Licenses for NRS Enterprises of Ashland  LLC (Voice) (City Clerk)

D.  Approve Purchase of a New Box for Public Works Equipment #1831 5-Yard (Winter Plow) Patrol Truck From Monroe Truck and Equipment,  Inc. (Roll) (Public Works) (2 min)

E.  Approval of Resolution to Adopt the 2017 Sanitary, Water and Street Improvements Master Plan by Strand Associates as a Guide for Reinvestment in the City of Ashland (Voice) (Public Works) (10 min)

F.  Approval of Resolution to Set a Public Hearing Date for the Vacation of: That portion of 12th Avenue West Between Lots One (1) and Two (2), Block Twenty-four (24), and Lots Twenty-three (23) and Twenty-four (24), Block Twenty-five (25), in Harrington and Tomkin’s Addition to the South line of 16th Street West (Voice) (Planning) (5 min)

G.  Approval of the Sustainable  Community Concept Plan From  Carlson Building Supply, Inc. for the Beaser Avenue  Redevelopment Site, and Direct Staff to Work With Carlson on a Development Agreement for the Project (Voice) (Planning) (15 min)

H.  Approval of Contract to AECOM for Post-Demolition Subsurface Soil Assessment for the Former Timeless Timber Site (Roll) (Planning) (5 min)

I.  Presentation, Discussion and Approval to Proceed With  General Obligation Debt Borrowing Plan (Roll) (Finance)(5 min)

J.  Approval of Resolution to Approve Contract With Quality Brick and Stone, Inc. to Complete Tuckpointing and Brick Replacement for the Vaughn Library and to Waive Bidding Requirements Due to Damage or Threatened Damage Thereto Creating an Emergency, in Which the Public Health or Welfare of the City is Endangered (Voice) (Public Works) (5 min)

K.  *Review and Approve 2018-2019 Health Insurance Contract With HealthPartners and the 2018 Dental Insurance Contract With Delta Dental (Voice) (Human Resources) (5 min)


A.   **  Closed Session per Wisconsin Statute 19.85 (1)(e): “Deliberating or negotiating the purchasing of public properties, the investing of public funds, or conducting other specified public business, whenever competitive or bargaining reasons require a closed session.” (Settlement Agreement and Release for the Full and Final Settlement of the Welch/Bretting (Bayfront, LLC) Claims in 2008 Highway 2 Sewer Reconstruction Lawsuit) (Roll) (Mayor) (5 min)




 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 715-682-7075 (not a TDD telephone number) or FAX:  715-682-7048

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