Minutes: Budget Special Meeting 2006

Village of Plain

Village Board Proceedings of November 30, 2006


The Board of Trustees of the Village of Plain met after the Budget Public Hearing at the Municipal Building on November 30, 2006.  The following Village Board members were present: William Gruber, President; David Buchanan; Kevin Kraemer; Gary Leeck; James Liegel; and, Harold Murry, Trustees. Trustee Philip Studnicka was absent. 


Others present: Dave Giffey of the Home News.           


Notice of this meeting, along with the agenda, was posted at the following locations in the Village of Plain: Municipal Building; Plain Post Office; and, The Peoples Community Bank.  Notice was also sent by fax to the Home News and Baraboo News Republic newspapers on November 28, 2006. 


The meeting was called to order by President Gruber at 7:12 p.m. 


Kraemer motioned to approve the Village 2006 tax levy of $417,043.56.  This was seconded by Murry, and then carried unanimously. 


Kraemer next motioned to set the mill rate for the Village 2006 Real Estate and Personal Property taxes at $5.858069 per thousand dollars of valuation.  The motion was seconded by Buchanan, and then carried unanimously.  When added to the mill rates for the other taxing jurisdictions, the 2006 tax rate after applying the State school tax credit will be $18.513462.


Kraemer motioned to adopt the Debt Service Budget of $40,509.56 as presented. Murry seconded the motion, and then the motion carried unanimously. 


Kraemer motioned to adopt the Capital Improvements Fund Budget of $21,204.00 as presented. Leeck seconded the motion, and then the motion carried unanimously. 


Buchanan then motioned to approve the 2007 swimming pool membership, lesson and daily pass rates as presented.  Adjustments from 2006 rates affected non-residents and the night rate. This was seconded by Liegel, and then carried unanimously.  The rate schedule appears below. 



Village of Plain Pool Information 


(Sales Tax included)


Cost at any time of purchase

Resident - Single


Resident - Family


Non-Resident - Single


Non-Resident - Family



Swimming Lessons

1st Child = $20.00 with Pool Pass / $25.00 without Pool Pass, including tax

Each Additional Child = $15.00, including tax

(All children must be in the same family.)


Daily Swim Rates

Day Rate

Night Rate

Under Age 18



Age 18 and older





Murry then motioned to set the effective date for 2007 wage increases for Village employees as January 8, 2007.  This was seconded by Kraemer, and then carried unanimously.


Kraemer motioned to adjourn at 7:18 p.m.  This was seconded by Leeck, and then carried unanimously.




Sheila Tafs

Village Clerk/Treasurer