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The Avoca Village Office is located at 401 Wisconsin Street.
Village President - Janet Perkins
Village Trustees
Joel Bauman
Stacey Wardell
Cheryl Delventhal
Brenda Steven
Doris Kienitz
Jeff Fraser
Clerk/Treasurer - Suzie Ziebarth
Deputy Clerk - Liz Wilkinson
Police Officers - Dan Carey
                            
Public Works Director - Mike Bartles
  Public Works & Maint.-Dale Peterson

Village Attorney - Brian McGraw
PO Box 619
106 N. Wisconsin Ave.
Muscoda, WI 53573

Assessor - Gardiner Appraisal Service
Box 525
McFarland, WI 53558



  






VILLAGE OF AVOCA
REGULAR BOARD MEETING
MARCH 13, 2017

PRESIDING:  Meeting was called to order by Village President, Janet Perkins, at 7:00 p.m. in the Village Hall Meeting Room.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL:  Joel Bauman, Doris Kienitz, Ryan Salis, Stacey Wardell, Janet Perkins, and Village Clerk Susie Ziebarth were present.  Jeff Fraser was absent.   

PROOF OF PUBLICATION:  Proof of publication was published in the March 9, 2017, edition of the Muscoda Progressive, posted at the Post Office, Royal Bank and the front door of the Village Hall.

ORDER OF AGENDA:  No changes.

Jeff Fraser arrived at 7:05 p.m.

PUBLIC COMMENT:  None.

MEETING MINUTES: Motion, Kienitz/Frazer to approve the minutes from the February 20, 2017, Regular Board Meeting and the February 27, 2017 Special Board Meeting.  (Passed: 6 ayes, 0 nays)

ZONING ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT:  Dick Olson appeared before the Board stating that Dave Tredinnick should be contacted regarding his property being cleaned-up.  Dick stated that Mr. Tredinnick still has a dumpster full and it has been that way since last fall.  Dick also informed the Board that Dave Carney would like to build a garage on property that he has purchased that is adjacent to his property, therefore, a Planning Commission meeting will be scheduled.  Dr. Stephan and Cheryl Delventhal applied for permits for their property located on Main Street, and Dan Coleman applied for a demolition permit to remove the house located on Seventh Street.

Motion, Salis/Wardell to approve the Zoning Administrator’s report.   (Passed:  6 ayes, 0 nays)

POLICE REPORT:   Officer Carey was absent because of illness. Officer Carey’s Police report was presented and reviewed.

Fraser/Salis to approve the Police report.  (Passed:  6 ayes, 0 nays)

PUBLIC WORK’S REPORT: 
A. STATE OF WISCONSIN DNR PHOSPHORUS FINAL FACILITIES PLAN:  Mike informed that Board that a letter was received from the DNR, Caitlin O’Connell.  The letter stated that additional information is needed because the information did not allow the Village of Avoca eligible for an individual variance based on substantial and widespread social and economic impacts; therefore, the DNR could not approve the phosphorus variance request.  The Village has until May 12, 2017, to select a different compliance alternative and submit the proper documentation.  Mike stated that he will be talking with Engineer Bart Nies regarding Village options. 

B. CHAIR LIFT FOR AVOCA VILLAGE HALL:  This item will be reviewed and discussed at the April or May Regular Board meeting. 

Motion, Bauman/Kienitz to approve the Public Work’s report.  (Passed:  6 ayes, 0 nays) 

COMMITTEE REPORT:  No reports.

CLERK-TREASURER’S REPORT:   Village Clerk presented her written treasurer’s report.
A. Date for spring clean up:  Village Clerk informed the Board that the date for spring clean-up will be Friday, May 5, 2017. 
    
Motion, Bauman/Fraser to approve the Clerk-Treasurer’s Report.  (Passed:  6 ayes, 0 nays)

RAZE ORDERS ON PROPERTIES IN THE VILLAGE OF AVOCA AUTHORIZED BY BUILDING INSPECTOR MIKE REUTER:  Motion, Fraser/Wardell to approve raze order on properties in the Village of Avoca authorized by building inspector Mike Reuter.  (Passed:  6 ayes, 0 nays)

HOLES THAT WERE PUT IN THE COMMUNITY BUILDING WALLS:  President Janet Perkins  state that do to her absence last month because of a family emergency she asked to have this item placed back on the agenda.  She wanted it confirmed that all the holes in the walls at the Community Building will be plugged and no screws will be placed in the walls again to hang banners.  It was confirmed that eye hooks will be used in the future for the Avoca Fisheree Celebration’s banners.  All banners will be hung using eye hooks that will extend from one side of the room to the next and advertisements will be hung on a wire.

APPOINT OFFICER CAREY AS THE VILLAGE OF AVOCA’S HUMANE OFFICER:  Motion, Fraser/Salis to approve Officer Dan Carey as the Village of Avoca’s Humane Officer.  (Passed:  6 ayes, 0 nays)

GENEALOGY GROUP TO USE UP-STAIRS IN THE AVOCA VILLAGE HALL FOR MEETINGS:  Motion, Bauman/Wardell to approve individuals to use the up-stairs in the Village Hall for genealogy meetings.  (Passed:  6 ayes, 0 nays)

FUNDING IMPROVEMENT FOR THE BOAT DOCK AND BEACH AT THE AVOCA LAKE:  Motion, Fraser/Wardell to have the Village of Avoca to look into funding the improvements for the boat dock and beach at the Avoca Lake.  (Passed:  6 ayes, 0 nays)

PAY BILLS:  Motion, Kienitz/Fraser to approve bills as presented.  (Passed:  6 ayes, 0 nays) 

ADJOURNMENT:  Motion, Fraser/Wardell to adjourn the meeting.  (Passed:  6 ayes, 0 nays)  Meeting adjourned at 8:15 p.m.

Susie Ziebarth
Avoca Village Clerk/Treasurer


VILLAGE OF AVOCA
REGULAR BOARD MEETING
APRIL 10, 2017

PRESIDING:  Meeting was called to order by Village President, Janet Perkins, at 7:10 p.m. in the Village Hall Meeting Room.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL:  Joel Bauman, Jeff Fraser, Stacey Wardell, Janet Perkins, and Village Clerk Susie Ziebarth were present.  Doris Kienitz and Ryan Salis were absent.   

PROOF OF PUBLICATION:  Proof of publication was published in the April 6, 2017, edition of the Muscoda Progressive, posted at the Post Office, Royal Bank and the front door of the Village Hall.

ORDER OF AGENDA:  No changes.

Ryan Salis arrived at 7:25 p.m.

PUBLIC COMMENT:  None.

KRISTIN THORLEIFSDOTTIR PH.D ASSISTANT PROFESSOR-RESEARCH PROJECT FOR VILLAGE RESIDENTS WALK ABILITY AND BIKE ABILITY OF VILLAGE STREETS:  Kristine
Thorleifsdottir Ph.D  MLA, assistant professor appeared before the Board asking permission to do a research in the Village of Avoca to examine to what extent the quality of the physical environment in rural towns affects people’s everyday travel behavior.  The study aims to understand a) structural elements of small rural towns, b) resident’s perception of transportation choices and  walk and bike ability and c) guide planning and design professionals, policy makers and rural communities to take important steps towards health promotion through design and blueprint policy-making strategies.

The study will be followed up with a landscape architecture studio course where the students will test the research findings and use to support an health-promoting improvement plan for the village.

Motion, Fraser/Wardell to have Kristin Thorleifsdottir PH.D Assistant Professor do the research project for the Village of Avoca.  (Passed:  5 ayes, 0 nays)

MEETING MINUTES: Motion, Bauman/Frazer to approve the minutes from the March 13, 2017, Regular Board Meeting.  (Passed: 5 ayes, 0 nays)

BART NIES, DELTA 3, ENGINEERING:

PLANS AND SPECS FOR “2017” STREET PROJECTS:   Motion, Salis/Wardell to put the two following Street Projects out for bids and instead of getting a bid for the Wisconsin Street Parking area,  parallel parking will be enforced, lines will be drawn along sidewalk, and signs will be placed stating “keep off the sidewalk”.


1.East Lakeshore Drive from Eight Street to E. Lakeshore Drive. Construction, Contingency, and Engineering; sanitary sewer $1,500.00 and $33,875.00 Street Construction.  Total proposed being $35,375.00.

2.East Lakeshore Drive Turnaround from Eighth Street to E Lakeshore Drive Tournaround.  Construction, Contingency, and Engineering; Street Construction $43,725.00 for proposed infrastructure improvements.

Roll call:   Fraser, aye; Salis, aye; Wardell, aye; Bauman, aye; Perkins, nay.  (Passed:  5 ayes, 0 nays)

    B.  OPTIONS FOR WWTF PHOSPHORUS:  Bart Nies asked the Board what they would like him to do next regarding the wastewater treatment plant permit.  He stated that the DNR did not approve the license because the variance report would not pass with the information the EPA received.  He stated that the DNR is changing the requirements regarding the phosphorus and it is becoming very hard to submit what they are really wanting.  He asked the Board if they would be interested in doing a three month pilot study on reducing the amount of phosphorus going into Morrey Creek.  He stated that the Board would have to ask for an extension on their permit from the DNR and it will cost $5,000.00 to do a pilot study using “Clear As”.  This project would be used to get rid of the majority of the phosphorus.

Motion, Bauman/Wardell to have the Village do the pilot study hoping this will solve the problem for reducing the phosphorus limits required by the DNR, costing the Village $5,000.00.  Roll call:  Salis, aye; Wardell, aye; Bauman, aye; Fraser, aye; Perkins, aye.  (Passed:  5 ayes, 0 nays)

ZONING ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT:  Dick Olson appeared before the Board stating that he has been working with the following:

Dave Carney-512 Lakeshore Dr., incorporate two lots into one lot.
Pam Jensen- 700 N Eighth St, demolition 30’x30’ building.
Dan Colman – 105 S. Seventh St., raze home.
Tom & Mary Yanske – 202 S. Eighth St.,16’ x 26’ room addition.
Scott Lins -601 Front St., outdoor heating devise.
Logie & Bert Swinehart-100 N Patten St., 24’x10’ addition on west end of existing garage

Motion, Fraser/Salis to approve the Zoning Administrator’s report.   (Passed:  5 ayes, 0 nays)

POLICE REPORT:   Officer Carey’s Police report was presented and reviewed. Officer Carey stated that the squad is working great and looks very nice.  He stated that he gave Dave Treddenick until June 1, 2017, to have his property cleaned up.  Officer Carey stated that he needs to review the rules for the parking on Fourth Street regarding residential parking.

Salis/Fraser to approve the Police report.  (Passed:  5 ayes, 0 nays)

AVOCA FIRE & EMS DISTRICT PROFIT & LOSS STATEMENT FOR JANUARY-MARCH, 2017:  Motion, Fraser/Wardell to approve the Avoca Fire & EMS District’s Profit & Loss Statement for January-March, 2017.  (Passed:  5 ayes, 0 nays)

PUBLIC WORK’S REPORT: 

A. Personal Day – April 28, 2017, Dale Peterson:  Motion, Salis/Bauman to grant a personal day to Dale Petrson for April 28, 2017.  (Passed: 5 ayes, 0 nays)
B.REVIEW WASTEWATER INSPECTION:  Public works director reviewed the wastewater inspection report with the board.    The recommendations include using a thermometer immersed in a capped container of water in the refrigerated units to check the accuracy of the digital thermometers. Develop a system to record and maintain records of maintenance tasks and repairs, and update the CMOM to include an emergency response plan.  Also, try to develop an annual inspection, cleaning, repair, and maintenance schedule for the collection system through a designated maintenance fund.  Motion, Bauman/Fraser to approve the Wastewater Inspection report.  (Passed:  5 ayes, 0 nays)

Mike Bartels informed the Board that Dale Peterson has been attending many classes to receive his certifications.

Motion, Salis/Wardell to approve the Public Work’s report.  (Passed:  5 ayes, 0 nays) 

COMMITTEE REPORT:  No reports.

CLERK-TREASURER’S REPORT:   Village Clerk presented her written treasurer’s report.

A. SUMMER FOOD PROGRAM:  Motion, Wardell/Bauman to have Village Clerk look into the Summer Food Program for the children during the summer months. (Passed:  5 ayes, 0 nays)
B.LIBRARY USED DURING THE SUMMER MONTHS:  Village Clerk was informed by the Board to get a Library Committee together to meet and see if there would be interest in having a summer library program.
 
Motion, Bauman/Fraser to approve the Clerk-Treasurer’s Report.  (Passed:  5 ayes, 0 nays)

MEMORIAL PLACEMENT AT THE AVOCA BALL DIAMOND IN MEMORY OF DAN WARDELL:  Motion, Salis/Fraser to table this topic until Janet Perkin’s talks to the family to receive information of their wishes for the memorial.  (Passed:  5 ayes, 0 nays)

RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE PLANNING COMMISSION FOR DAVE CARNEY:  Motion, Fraser/Bauman to approve the recommendations from the Planning Commission to have Dave Carney get a Certified Survey map on having his two lots put into one.  (Passed:  4 ayes, 0 nays)

GEORGE & DIANNE NACHTIGAL SPONSORING A “LITTLE LIBRARY” FOR THE VILLAGE OF AVOCA:  Motion, Bauman/Fraser to approve George & Dianne Nachtigal to sponsor a “Little Library” for the Village of Avoca.  (Passed:  5 ayes, 0 nays)  Village Clerk will talk to the Nachtigals to see where they would like to put the “Little Library”.

DONATION FOR LED DISPLAY SIGN:  Motion, Salis/Wardell to donate $1,000.00 for the LED display sign contingent upon Jeremy Bergeron coming up with the remainder of the cost for the LED display sign.
Roll call:  Fraser, aye; Salis, aye; Wardell, aye; Bauman, aye; Perkins, nay.  (Passed:  5 ayes, 0 nays)

OPERATOR’S LICENSE FOR KAYLA L. CASE:  Motion, Salis/Fraser to approve operator’s license for Kayla L. Case.  (Passed: 5 ayes, 0 nays)

OPERATOR’S LICENSE FOR BROOKE STEVEN:  Motion, Fraser/Salis to approve the operator’s license for Brooke Steven.  (Passed:  5 ayes, 0 nays)

APPLICATION FOR TEMPORARY CLASS “B”/CLASS B”RETALER’S LICENSE TO THE AVOCA & RURAL FIRE DISTRICT, MAY 26-28, 2017, MEMORIAL DAY CELEBRATION.  Motion, Fraser/Wardell to approve the Application for Temporary Class “B”/Class B” Retailer’s License to the Avoca & Rural Fire District, May 26-28, 2017, Memorial Day Celebration.  (Passed:  5 ayes, 0 nays, Joel Bauman abstained)

TEMPORARY OPERATOR’S LICENSE FOR THE AVOCA & RURAL FIRE DEPARTMENT’S MEMORIAL DAY CELEBRATION:  Motion, Wardell/Fraser to approve the Temporary Operator’s license to Dale Peterson, Randy Prestwood, Bruce Kienitz, and Jeremy Bergeron for the Avoca’s Memorial Day Celebration May 26-28, 2017.  (Passed:  5 ayes, 0 nays, Joel Bauman abstained)

HIRE ATTORNEY EILEEN BROWNLEE AS THE VILLAGE ATTORNEY ALONG WITH BRIAN MCGRAW: (BRIAN WILL BE RETIRING AT THE END OF “2017”)  Motion, Fraser/Bauman to approve hiring Attorney Eileen Brownlee the Village Attorney along with Brian McGraw who will be retiring at the end of “2017”.  (Passed:  5 ayes, 0 nays)


RESOLUTION #586, AUTHORIZING THE VILLAGE OF AVOCA TIF TO BORROW FOR THE PURPOSE OF THE BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT PROJECT FOR THE VILLAGE OF AVOCA:  Motion, Fraser/Wardell to approve Resolution #586, Authorizing the Village of Avoca’s TIF to borrow on a line of credit up to $150,000.00 for the purposed of the Business Improvement Project for the Village of Avoca.  Roll call:  Kienitz, aye; Salis, aye; Wardell, aye; Bauman, aye; Fraser, aye; Perkins, aye.  (Passed:  5 ayes, 0 nays)

PAY BILLS:  Motion, Bauman/Salis to approve bills as presented.  (Passed:  5 ayes, 0 nays) 

ADJOURNMENT:  Motion, Salis/Wardell to adjourn the meeting.  (Passed:  5 ayes, 0 nays)  Meeting adjourned at 9:55 p.m.

Susie Ziebarth
Avoca Village Clerk/Treasurer



VILLAGE OF AVOCA
REGULAR BOARD MEETING
MAY 15, 2017

PRESIDING:  Meeting was called to order by Village President, Janet Perkins, at 7:00 p.m. in the Village Hall Meeting Room.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL:  Joel Bauman, Cheryl Delventhal, Jeff Fraser, Doris Kienitz, Brenda Steven, Stacey Wardell, Janet Perkins, and Village Clerk Susie Ziebarth were present.     

PROOF OF PUBLICATION:  Proof of publication was published in the May 4, 2017, edition of the Muscoda Progressive, posted at the Post Office, Royal Bank and the front door of the Village Hall.

ORDER OF AGENDA:  No changes.

PUBLIC COMMENT:  None.

MEETING MINUTES: Motion, Kienitz/Frazer to approve the minutes from the April 10, 2017, Regular Board Meeting, April 17, 2017, Special Board Meeting, and May 4, 2017, Special Board Meeting, with one correction.  (Passed: 7 ayes, 0 nays)

MARK DOYLE, DELTA 3, ENGINEERING:

A. AWARD BIB FOR THE “2017” STREET CONSTRUCTION PROJECT:  Motion, Bauman/Wardell to approve the Street Construction bid to Bob Ewers Contracting, LLC from loan in the amount of $59,123.95 for the Street Construction with Alternate ‘A”-E, Lakeshore Drive, which is approximately 15% below the estimated construction budget amount.  Roll call:  Delventhal, aye; Fraser, aye; Kienitz, aye; Steven, aye; Wardell, aye; Bauman, aye; Perkins, aye.  (Passed:  7 ayes, 0 nays)  The amount of this project exceeds approximately $10,000.00 of the “2017” budget.  Village Clerk was asked to check with Royal Bank on getting a 1-2 loan to pay for the additional cost.  This topic will be discussed at the June 12, 2017, Regular Board meeting.  The streets are will be done are N. Eighth Street from the north side of the shelter to W. Lakeshore Drive and E. Lakeshore to the start of the loop that is located before the boat landing.

B. DNR GRANT FOR BOAT LANDING PROJECT:  Motion, Fraser/Kienitz to have Delta 3, Engineering submit the DNR Grant Application by the September 15, 2017, deadline for the DNR boat landing grant improvements.  Mark informed the Board that this is a 50/50 grant.  (Passed:  7 ayes, 0 nays)

ZONING ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT:  Dick Olson was not present.

POLICE REPORT:   Officer Carey’s Police report was presented and reviewed.  Officer Carey informed the Board that he would like to purchase an Axon body camera which would show audio and visual at the cost of $411.96.  He stated that this would be a good investment for the village.  Motion, Fraser/Delventhal to have Officer Carey purchase the Axon body camera for $411.96.  Roll call:  Fraser, aye; Kienitz, aye; Steven, aye; Wardell, aye; Bauman, aye; Delventhal, aye; Perkins, aye.  (Passed:  7 ayes, 0 nays)

Motion, Fraser/Wardell to approve the Police report.  (Passed:  7 ayes, 0 nays)



PUBLIC WORK’S REPORT: 
A.CMR REPORT:  Motion, Kienitz/Fraser to approve the Compliance Maintenance Annual
      Report that was presented by Mike Bartels.  (Passed:  7 ayes, 0 nays)

Mike stated that Dale Peterson has taken his certification test and will find out the results within the next 3-4 weeks.

Motion, Wardell/Fraser to approve the Public Work’s report.  (Passed:  7 ayes, 0 nays) 

COMMITTEE REPORT:  No reports.

CLERK-TREASURER’S REPORT:   Village Clerk presented her written treasurer’s report.
A. “2018” COMMITTEE ROSTER:  Motion, Fraser/Wardell to approve the “2018” Committee Roster.  (Passed:  7 ayes, 0 nays)
B. MEMORIAL AT BALLPARK FOR DAN WARDELL:  Motion, Kienitz/Fraser to have Stacey Wardell talk to the family to see what they would like to have done at the ballpark in memory of Dan Wardell. 
C.UPDATE ON SUMMER FOOD PROGRAM:  The Board asked Village Clerk to look more into the Program and see if there would be volunteers available to help out with the serving of meals.

Trustee Joel Bauman left at 7:45 p.m.
Trustee Doris Kienitz thanked the Board for the get-well card and plant that she received from the Board.
 
Motion, Fraser/Delventhal to approve the Clerk-Treasurer’s Report.  (Passed:  6 ayes, 0 nays)


UPDATE ON COUNTRY AT THE CROSSROADS CELEBRATION FOR “2017”:  Village Clerk informed the Board that there have been no little league ball teams scheduled for the event and there has not been enough sponsorship money received to cover the cost of the bands.  Motion, Kienitz/Delventhal to have the Committee decide if the celebration should be cancelled for “2017” because of the lack of funding.  (Passed:  6 ayes, 0 nays)

FEE CHARGE FOR A ZONING PERMIT TO INSTALL A FLAG POLE:  Motion, Kienitz/Steven to not charge for a zoning permit to install a flag pole in the Village of Avoca.  Zoning administrator should be notified to determine the location because of the Lot lines.  (Passed:  6 ayes, 0 nays)

SIDE- BY-SIDE ALLOWED TO BE USED BY THE FIRE DEPARTMENT OVER MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND:  Motion, Wardell/Delventhal to deny the use of the side-by-side by the Fire Department over the Memorial Day weekend. (Passed:  5 ayes, 1 nay)

WEED NOTICE PROCESS:  Motion, Fraser/Wardell to follow the weed notice ordinance by mailing a letter allowing ten days to get yards mowed.  A $50.00 charge will be given when village has to mow resident’s yard or hires someone to mow their yard along with a $20.00 administration charge. This amount will be added to the tax roll if not paid.  Mike Bartels or Dale Peterson will decide if village has time to mow or hire someone to mow.  (Passed:  6 ayes, 0 nays)

OPERATOR’S LICENSE FOR WILLIAM MUETZ & LAUREE M. AULIK:  Motion, Kienitz/Fraser to approver operator’s license for William Muetz and Lauree M. Aulik.  (Passed:  6 ayes, 0 nays)

PAY BILLS:  Motion, Kienitz/Wardell to approve bills as presented.  (Passed:  6 ayes, 0 nays) 


ADJOURNMENT:  Motion, Fraser/Delventhal to adjourn the meeting.  (Passed:  6 ayes, 0 nays)  Meeting adjourned at 8:15 p.m.

Susie Ziebarth
Avoca Village Clerk/Treasurer















































Heal  the  Earth

Due to a new Federal   regulation,  all water  utilities  are required  to provide  a report  containing  information on their  drinking  water  sources  & quality.

Mike  Bartels  is the contact  person  for the Village  of Avoca  and can be reached  at (608-532-6482),   if you have any questions.

Avoca's   drilled  we [] is located  at 207 N. Fifth Street  and 110 feet deep,  with about 90 to 95 feet of water.

In 1981 the well was drilled  and in 1997 the pump  was pulled and checked  we can now pump 350 gallons  a minute.

There  is approximately   4.2 miles  of water  line in the old system.  In 1997 approximately   2.9 miles of waterline   was added  along First  Street, and Lakeshore  Drive,  Locust  Street,  Campsite  Road  and North Seventh  Street.  There  is approximately   7.1 miles  of water  line in the Village.

In 1984 a 144,000 gallon  concrete  underground   reservoir  was built.  The old underground  concrete  reservoir held  approximately   49,000  gallons  of water.  New  water  mains were  installed  at that time from the reservoir to First and Wisconsin  Street,  east on Wisconsin  Street to Fifth Street,  Main  Street North  to the Railroad Tracks  on Second  Street,  Front  Street  south ton Main  on Sixth Street,  William  Street  north to Wisconsin Street,  east to Seventh  Street.

In  1992 the water  main on Clyde  Street  was looped  from Second  Street  to Fifth Street.

In November   ofl999    the Village  cleaned  the reservoir.  The pump  run for three days to keep the Village  in water  until the bacteriological   Analysis  Report  came back. This report  was prepared  by the State Lab of Hygiene.

In  1999 the water was dug in to the new bath house  at the campground.

In 2004  the reservoir  was inspected  again this has to be done every  five years.

In 2006 the four inch water  mains  on William  Street  from Fifth Street  to Second  Street,  And Second  Street from  William  Street to Main  Street  (Hwy  133) were replaced  with new six inch water  main.  The four inch water  main  on Main Street  from Patten  Street  to Fifth Street  was replaced  with new eight  inch water  main. Approximately   4090  feet of Four  inch water  mains  were replaced.

In 2007  the well was pulled  and checked   this  is done every  10 years.

In 2009   the four inch water  mains on Wisconsin   Street  from Fifth street to Seventh  Street  and sixth street from  Wisconsin   to Main  (HWY  133) were  replaced  with new Eight  inch water  main.The   fall!' inch water main  on Front street from Fifth  Street  to Seventh  street were  replaced  with new eight water  mains.
The  six inch water  mains  on N.Fourth   St , Front  St and N.Fifth  Street   were  replaced  with new eight  water mams.

In 2011  485 feet of  six inch water  main on S 6th Street  was extended  from  Wisconsin  St to William  St.

In 2012  875 feet of six inch water  main on Market  Street  was extended  from from N 5th  Steet to N7th Street and  100 feet of six inch  water main  on N7th  Steet was extended  from Market  Street  to Clyde  Street

In 2014  940 feet of six inch water  main was replaced  On South 3RO Street.   940 feet of six inch water  main on South  4TH  Street.  1,200 feet of six inch and 500 feet of8  inch water  main on South 5TH  Street.



The Village  has developed  a hazard  mitigation  plan for emergency  situations,   including  disaster,  terrorism, vandalism   etc.




























MARCH REGULAR BOARD MEETING
MONDAY, MARCH 10, 2017
AVOCA VILLAGE HALL

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Avoca Village Board will meet in the Village Hall meeting room, 401 Wisconsin Street, on Monday, April 10, 2017, 7:00 p.m.  This meeting is open to the public and all citizens are invited to attend. In compliance with ADA, we will provide reasonable accommodations for disabled.

AGENDA
1.Call to order
2.Pledge of Allegiance
3.Roll Call
4.Consider order of agenda
5.Proof of publication
6.Public Comment
7.Kristin Thorleifsdottir Ph.D assistant professor-Research Project for village residents walk  ability and bike ability of village streets
8.Consider meeting minutes
9.Bart Nies, Delta, 3 Engineering
        A.  Consider approval for plans for specs for “2017” Street Project
        B.  Discuss options for WWTF phosphorus for approval
10.Zoning Administrator’s Report
11.Police Report
12.Consider Avoca Fire & EMS District Profit & Loss Statement for January-March, 2017
13. Public Works Report
A.Personal Day April 28, 2017, Dale Peterson
B.Review Wastewater Facility Inspection
14.  Committee Reports
15   Clerk-Treasurer’s Report
A.Consider Summer Food Program
B.Consider getting the Library used during the summer
16.  Consider a Memorial Placement at the Avoca Ball Diamond in Memory of Dan Wardell
17.  Consider recommendation from Planning Commission for Dave Carney
18.  Consider George & Dianne Nachtigal sponsoring a “Little Library” for the Village of Avoca
19.  Consider purchasing/donation for LED Display Sign
20.  Consider Operator’s License for Kayla L. Case
21.  Consider Operator’s license for Brooke Steven
22.  Consider Application for Temporary Class “B”/Class B” Retailer’s License to the Avoca &
      Rural Fire District, May 26-28, 2017, Memorial Day Celebration
23.  Consider Temporary Operator’s License for the Avoca & Rural Fire Department Memorial
      Day Celebration
24.  Consider hiring Attorney Eileen Brownlee as Village Attorney along with Brian McGraw
       (Brian will be retiring at the end of “2017”)
25.  Consider Resolution #586, Authorizing the Village of Avoca TIF to borrowing for the
       purpose of the Business Improvement Project for the Village of Avoca 
26.  Pay Bills
27.  Adjournment

Janet Perkins, Village President