Proceedings of the Iola Village Board of Trustees, Tuesday, July 11, 2016, 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, Harper, Briquelet, Parks, Anderson and Murphy.  Others present; clerk Johnson, Attorney Meagher, Jill Lodewegen,, Jackie Beyer, Don Loken,  Officer Zierler, Lyle Mork and Jane Myhra.  President Edler led the Board in the pledge of allegiance.

     Moved by Jim Rasmussen, seconded by David Harper, to move the closed session agenda item to the end of the meeting, motion carried.

     Moved by David Harper seconded by Richard Anderson, to approve minutes of the last regular meeting of June 13 as written with the correction of one typo, motion carried.

     Moved by Terry Murphy, seconded by Jim Rasmussen, to accept the monthly police statistical report as prepared by chief Prahl, motion carried.

     Moved by Jim Rasmussen, seconded by Terry Murphy, for the Board to approve application for operators license by Teri Zinda (Iola Sentry Foods), Destiny Weed and Laura Nelson (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.

     Thank you note from American Legion Post 14 for $2,500.00 donation from the village toward the Veterans Park monument project was read.  Trustee Briquelet reported that the Taylor Field baseball facility improvement grant submitted to Major League Baseball by District Administrator David Dyb was not approved at this time.

      Moved by Jim Rasmussen, seconded by Terry Murphy, for the Board to temporarily adjourn into closed session under Wisconsin State 19.85(1)(g) conferring with legal counsel for the governmental body who is rendering oral or written advice concerning strategy to be adopted by the body with respect to litigation in which it is or is likely to become involved, following completion of the closed the regular meeting resumes, motion carried.

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

Dan Johnson

Village Clerk

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