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December 6, 2022 - Council Meeting

Town of Wolcott Council Meeting

December 6, 2022

6:00 p.m.




Present:

Jerry Leitz

Darwin Miller

Jeff Province

Marilyn Young

Michael Johnson

Cameron Emond

Jarod Baer

Breanna Wood

Abby Ewen

George Mathew

Kenneth Burns

Sandra Gloss

Kenneth Burns

Pamela Bennett

Dustin Brettin

Randy and Susan Simms

Darrel Orans

Steve Young

Chelsie Williams

Jerilynne Hall

Bob Thomas




Open with the Pledge to the flag


1. Department Heads reports:

Jeff Province: Wastewater/Stormwater- Wastewater doing great. Getting quotes for a new lab.

Robert Thomas: Water/Street- Water is doing fine

Marshal Jared Baer: Town Marshal- Things are going well. Sold Car. Hired Officer Northcutt has been

Hired for Part time. The Marshal summitted the Noise Ordinance 17-2022 Council Member Darwin

Miller Made the motion to approve the ordinance, Council Vice Resident Jerry Lietz second the

Motion carried 4-0

Marshal also addressed sidewalks that need repaired around town.

Lori Bussell: Park Board- No Report

Steve Young Sr: Ambulance Director-No Report

Kenneth Burns: Volunteer Fire Department- Houses need numbers of them

Sandy Miller- RWCDC and Food Pantry- No report

Jenell Hofstetter KIRPC- She has been in contact with Brownfield and EDA

Michael J Johnson: WCEDC- Monticello is getting a Papa John’s Pizza

Jerry Lietz: Area Plan Committee- No Report

Michelle Earney: Summer Festival Committee- No report

Marilyn Maxwell: Main St Committee- The Christmas décor has been put up. The Christmas Bazaar

Had a 50/50 drawing. Main St gave $126.00, and the Girl Scouts gave $126.00n for the winner’s basket.

Bazaar made $1,000.00 toward the backpack program. The painting of the old liquor store has been

Completed.

Jacob Ahler: Town Attorney- presented his contract for 2023. Council Member Darwin Miller made

The motion to approve Jacob’s contract. Council Member Michael Johnson second the motion.

Motion carried 4-0

Pamela Bennett: Clerk-Treasurer- Presented a transfer of fund resolution 2022-15. Transferring funds

From Water-to-Water construction in the amount of $76,731.65

Presented the 1782 budget approval. Need the Council to approve as well. Council Vice President Jerry

Lietz. Motion Carried 4-0. Pamela Presented the change in the ARPA guidelines to where elected officials

Can now get Essential workers pay as a bonus. The Council Tabled until the next meeting



Old Business:


Robert Bellucci CommonWealth: No Report


Trash bids: There were two bids turned in for approval. Waste Management Summitted a bid for $16.75 a

Household. One Point trash removal bid $13.00. After very little discussion Council Member Darwin Miller

Made the motion to approve the bid from One Point trash removal. Council Member Michael Johnson second the motion. Motion carried 4-0


Ken Smith: Ken is working on a street grant for the town. He presented an assets report for all streets. Needed Council approval. Council Member Michael Johnson made the motion to approve the assets report. Council member Darwin Miller second the motion. Motion carried 4-0


Joe Rogers presented an amendment to Solar farms. It was discussed about taking up so much farm ground.

Council Member Darwin Miller voiced his concern about how the batteries are deposed. The setback must be at least 1 mile. Council member Michael Johnson made the motion to amend the ordinance. Council Vice president second the motion. Motion carried 4-0.


Angel Tree Donation of $500.00. Council member Darwin Miller made the motion to donate $500.00 to the angel tree program. Council Vice President second the motion. Motion carried 4-0


New Health Insurance plan approval: Council member Darwin Miller made the motion to approve the new Health insurance for the town employees. Council Vice President Jerry Lietz second the motion. Motion carried 4-0


Resident Susan Sims: asked That her alley be maintained by the town. President Cameron Emond told her that it will be taken care of in the spring of 2023.


Chelsie Williams: Wanted the Council to know that one of her neighbors has his simi parked in his drive. Wanted to know if this was allowed on Fox Street. They can have their Simi parked in their driveway. Jarod is going to check it with the noise level tool.


Will the feed mill have to abide by the noise ordinance? Businesses are going to be an exception. This ordinance is mainly for stereos, dogs and vehicles.


Snow ordinance to be discussed at the next meeting.


Council Member Michael Johnson made the motion to adjourn. Council Vice President Jerry Lietz second the motion. Motion carried 4-0

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