Almond Village Board Regular Meeting
November 13, 2023
Present: B. Roehrborn, D. Johnson, D. Schultz, C. Schmidt, G. Otto, L. Helmrick, C. Smith, H Burns
Visitors: David Schauer, Bob Rohde, Joan Rohde
Meeting was called to order at 5:00 pm by President B. Roehrborn
Pledge of Allegiance was said.
G. Otto a motion, seconded by D. Schultz to approve the minutes from the October 9, 2023 board meeting. Motion approved 5-0.
Treasurer’s report – H. Burns gave the treasurer’s report. D. Johnson made a motion, seconded by G. Otto to approve the treasurer’s report. Motion approved 5-0.
Finance report: D. Johnson gave the finance report. L. Helmrick made a motion, seconded by C. Schmidt to approve the bills. Motion approved 5-0
Discussion/approval land lease to PA Rendall Farms Inc. G. Otto made a motion, seconded by D. Schultz to approve the land lease for three years at a cost of $5,000.00 per year. Motion approved 5-0
Fire/EMS –Siren has been fixed.
Public Works – D. Johnson applied for LRIP grant money through the county. We were approved. We are guaranteed $15,000.00. He applied for 1,150 feet section of Oak Street. L. Helrmick made a motion, seconded by D. Schultz to do repairs to Oak Street with this grant money. Motion approved 5-0
Properties Committee –Richard Novotny is still interested in part of the alleyway by his house.
Ordinance/Personnel-one application for collection site received
Equipment-Still looking for a payloader for snow removal. Power steering fixed on plow truck. Electrical yet to be updated. Still for looking for a brush for sweeping the sidewalks. D. Schultz made a motion seconded by L. Helmrick to increase the price to $3,ooo.oo to purchase one. Motion approved. 5-0
Zoning – One chair lift attachment and one little addition
Budget meeting-G. Otto made a motion, seconded by D. Schultz to adjourn to the Budget Proposal Public Hearing.
President Roehrborn called the Budget Proposal Meeting to order at 6:00PM
Questions were asked and answered by the audience on the proposed budget. Bob Rohde made a motion, seconded by Joan Rohde to approve the proposed budget for 2024. G. Otto made a motion, seconded by L. Helmrick to return to the regular meeting. Motion approved 5-0
Cemetery – None
Beautification – Still looking for options for new street signs.
Media/Sewer Clerk – New letter in the works
Next meeting December 11, 2023 at 5:00pm
C. Schmidt made a motion, seconded by L. Hemrick to adjourn. Motion approved 5-0
Adjourned at 6:40pm
Carol Smith, Clerk