Proceedings of the Iola Village Board of Trustees, Monday, August 14, 2017, 6:00 p.m.

     President Edler called the regular monthly meeting of the Iola Village Board of Trustees to order at 6:00 p.m. at the community center.  President Edler made the open meeting statement that this meeting and all other meetings of this Board are open to the public.  Proper notice has been posted and given to the press in accordance with Wisconsin Statutes so the citizenry may be made aware of the time, place and agenda of this meeting.  Board members present; President Edler, Trustees Rasmussen, Fenn, Harper, Briquelet and Parks.  Trustee Murphy was excused.  Others present; clerk Johnson, attorney Meagher, Lyle Mork, Officer Field and Ben Rogers.  President Edler led the Board in the pledge of allegiance.

     Moved by David Harper, seconded by Pamela Parks, to approve minutes of the last regular meeting of July 10 as written, motion carried.

     Moved by Jim Rasmussen, seconded by Kathy Briquelet, for the Board to accept the monthly police statistical report as prepared by Chief Prahl, motion carried.

      Moved by Jim Rasmussen, seconded by Missy Fenn, for the board to approve application for operators license by Destiny Weed (Northern Lights Bar & Grill), pending police check, motion carried.

       The monthly bills were presented to the finance committee for approval.  The finance committee examined the bills and recommended that they be allowed.  Moved by David Harper, seconded by Jim Rasmussen, that the recommendation of the finance committee be adopted and an order drawn on the treasury for the various amounts, motion carried.

     Moved by David Harper, seconded by Jim Rasmussen, for the board to adopt resolution #17-07 (copy attached) to authorize a construction loan for an addition to the library in an amount not to exceed $700,000.00 from First National Bank, motion carried.

     Moved by David Harper, seconded by Jim Rasmussen, for the board to authorize payment of $285.00 to Chamber of Commerce President Greg Loescher to reimburse one third of the cost of a picnic table for the farmers market, motion carried.

     The chamber liaison report as prepared by Tammie Jo Berg was distributed.

     Motion to adjourn by Jim Rasmussen, seconded by David Harper, motion carried, meeting adjourned.

Dan Johnson, Village Clerk

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