Minutes: Special Mtg November 8, 2007

Village of Plain

Special Village Board Meeting of November 8, 2007



A special meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Plain was held at the Municipal Building on November 8, 2007.  The following members were present: Raymond Ellenbolt, President; David Buchanan; Kevin Kraemer; Duane Meise; and, Robert Neuheisel, Trustees. Trustees Gary Leeck and James Liegel were absent. 


Others present: Josh Straka and Jon Lindert of Strand Associates, Inc.; Jeff Koch of Westbrook  Associated Engineers, Inc.; and, Bill Patek of JJR, LLC.


Notice of this meeting, along with the agenda, was posted at the following locations in the Village of Plain: the Municipal Building; the Plain Post Office; and, The Peoples Community Bank on Thursday, November 1, 2007. 


The meeting was called to order by President Ellenbolt at 6:36 p.m.


Buchanan suggested points to address to Strand Associates, Inc. and Westbrook  Associated Engineers, Inc. along with the contractor doing the design work, JJR, LLC.  Both companies are vague on their bid estimates regarding their initial survey. Also, Strand proposed grant research and Westbrook did not. The Village is looking for a leader in the process.  Regarding the content of the proposals, the companies have many similarities.  However, dollar-wise they are thousands apart. 


President Ellenbolt asked Trustee Buchanan to be in charge of the meeting. 


Kraemer motioned to adjourn to closed session at 6:56 p.m.  This was seconded by Buchanan, and the motion carried unanimously.


Open session reconvened at 9:04 p.m. 


No further business was discussed.


Meise motioned to adjourn at 9:05 p.m.  This was seconded by Buchanan, and the motion carried unanimously.






Sheila Tafs