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Jul 12, 2017


Minutes of the Village of Potter Board Meeting

July 12, 2017



The Village of Potter monthly board meeting was called to order by President Gary Lemke at 7:00 p.m.  Others in attendance were:   Rob Schoen, Kristen Polifka, Dennis Gruett, Sandy Meyers.


Notation was made that proper posting had been carried out at the Potter Post Office, Potter Village Hall, and Gruett’s.


Minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved by Rob Schoen, seconded Kristen Polifka. Motion carried.


Treasurer’s report was given by Dennis Gruett as follows:

June expense: $23,132.06

June income:  $10,608.52

Balance as of 7/01/17:  $86,385.07checking


The Potter Utility report was given by Dennis Gruett as follows:

June expense:  $3,009.32

June income:   $6,462.09

Balance as of 7/01/17:  $29,626.49 checking*

*$1,500 is for equipment replacement fund


Sanitary District report:

No report from the sanitary district.


New business:


There were no new building permits issued for the month.


Action on ordinance 2017-1 was tabled and will be addressed at a later meeting.


Discussion was held on property concerns at 228 Central and 194 Main. Warning letters and corrective measures were sent to the homeowners. Gary Lemke will follow up on the situations.


Discussion was held and a motion was made by Kristen Polifka, seconded by Rob Schoen, to hire the Calumet County Highway Department to do repairs as needed on sewer covers on Riverdale Drive and Market Street. Motion carried.


Mosquito spraying has begun in the village and will be done as often as needed.


No formal action was taken on hiring someone to clean the village hall.



Discussion was held on the mounting of flags and Christmas lights in the village. No formal action was taken.


Sandy Meyers reported that the Potter Community Association purchased new appliances for the kitchen in the village hall. A check was presented to the village to cover the cost.


Dennis Gruett reported that he is retiring as village clerk as of December 31, 2017. Dennis would be willing to remain serving as village treasurer and utility treasurer if the board desires. Dennis will post the job opening for the position.


Vouchers were presented.  A motion was made by Rob Schoen, seconded by Kristen Polifka, to pay all vouchers. Motion carried.


A motion was made by Rob Schoen, seconded by Kristen Polifka, to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried.

Meeting adjourned at 8:00 p.m.


Dennis Gruett,

Clerk Treasurer









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