space
space
Peshtigo Times
space
space
space
Perspectives
* From Our Readers
space
space
Sports Shorts
* First Case of CWD Reported for Marinette County
* Legion Teams Wrap Up Regular Season Play
* Jacobson Claims Little River Club Championship
* Final WIAA State Summer Baseball Tourney July 20th
* Five Tied for Top Spot at Woods and Stream

space
Peshtigo Fire
space
e-Edition
Now Available
For more information
click here
dot
THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
space
dot
space

Mayou is Full Time WWTP Operator

Issue Date: April 26, 2018

During the Village of Wausaukee board meeting on April 18, Darryll Schmidt asked if the American Legion could use the Village Hall for their meetings. Clerk Sara Pullen instructed him to call the office to schedule the use of the hall.

Among the many residents who were in attendance at the meeting, three expressed opposition to the proposed upgrades in Evergreen Park and Campground. They offered support of the plan to replace well #1 which was shut down in April of 2017 for exceeding maximum nitrate levels.

During a previous discussion, Wausaukee Rescue Squad had requested a short-term lending agreement with the Village for $60,000. Tom Arthur, Wausaukee Rescue Squad, called the Clerk's office earlier in the day to withdraw his request for a lending agreement with the Village stating arrangements have been made with their bank.

Discussion took place regarding Kim Marsolek, Wausaukee Business Association, to update the Board on recent activities and upcoming farmer's market. Marsolek stated that WBA is working to secure membership in the Connect Communities " a program dedicated to support downtown community development in the state of Wisconsin. She continued that Connect Communities can assist in securing grants, housing development, and attracting industry. The WBA will be notified on May 11th whether or not their application was accepted. Marsolek stated the WBA has been active in hosting community activities such as winter fest and an Easter egg hunt. They would like to sponsor a Village-wide rummage sale on Memorial Day weekend, and possible activities in the alley behind SNBT during the 4th of July celebration. The WBA will again host a Farmer's Market this summer; location and starting date are to be determined.

State Representative Jeff Mursau addressed the Board and provided updates at the state level including an innovative company that creates fuel from recycled chip bags, and the passage of an industrial hemp bill. He also mentioned that Village may want to consider the BCPL State Trust Fund Loan Program for upcoming projects adding that the application process is extremely simple, and the interest rates are low.

In regard to the Wausaukee Plan Commission, Ruth Jicha stated that the WPC has been working on compiling a list of both blighted and unsightly properties. She stated she will work with Pullen to remove anyone that has already received a letter from the Village regarding excessive junk accumulation and have a recommendation for the Board at the next meeting.

Park's Committee made a recommendation to submit the Stewardship Local Assistance, Federal Land & Water Conservation Fund, & Recreational Trails Program Grant Application. A motion was made to postpone the submission of the grant application for the improvements in Evergreen Park due to the following reasons:

1. The Board does not know what the cost of the new well will be and what the final cost to the Water and Sewer Utility is at this time.

2. There has been little financial planning for a new fire truck which the Wausaukee Fire Department plans to purchase in 2025, which may have a cost to the Village taxpayers of an additional $150,000 if not more.

3. The improvements to Evergreen Park are not emergency improvements. The grant can be applied for in 2019 or 2020 after monetary financial planning for other projects has been resolved.

4. The Village Board should put their efforts into researching and developing additional housing in the Village, which will bring more users to the Water and Sewer Utility and additional tax revenue.

5. Such improvements to Evergreen Park with the possible cost of $300,000 to the local taxpayers should be addressed to the electors of the Village for their approval. A question should be put to the general electors in November for approval for such an expenditure. It was determined that Joleen Christ erroneous made a motion, when in fact she only intended to state her opinion for the record. The motion was withdrawn.

A motion was made to submit the Stewardship Local Assistance, Federal Land & Water Conservation Fund, & Recreational Trails Program Grant Application. A roll call vote was performed. Christ, no; McKim, yes; Radtke, yes; Gordon, yes; Schmidt, no; and Tracy, yes. Motion carried.

A recommendation was made to approve Resolution 2018-03: An Authorizing Resolution for Outdoor Recreation Grant Application with a change in the third paragraph amending "budgeted a sum' to read "secured a line of credit.' A roll call vote was performed. Motion carried.

During his report, President Radtke addressed all those in attendance regarding the winter storm over the weekend. He stated that a snow emergency was declared County wide, and everyone was ordered not to be on the roads. Thus, he instructed his plow drivers not to begin plowing until the storm subsided, unless there was an emergency. Radtke added that plowing this time of year is very difficult as the frost is out of the ground, and significant damage is likely to unpaved alleys and shoulders.

Municipal Treasurers Appreciation Week Proclamation " Radtke recognized the week of April 15-21 as Municipal Treasurer's Appreciation Week and extended his thanks to Pullen and Pociask.

Some important dates/items to keep in mind: Open Book will be held on Tuesday, May 22nd from 10: a.m. " noon. Board of Review will be held on Wednesday, June 6th, 2018 from 3 p.m. " 5 p.m. Appointment of the Board of Review " President, Clerk, and three (3) Trustees " President Radtke appointed Trustees Ray Gordon, Joleen Christ and Mack McKim to the Board of Review along with himself and Clerk/Treasurer Sara Pullen. 2017 CCR (Consumer Confidence Report) is available for inspection in the Clerk's office and online at www.VillageofWausaukee.com. Reminder " Monthly meetings to be held on the 3rd Monday of the month starting in May.

The Board appointed representatives for Wausaukee Fire District Commission (Incumbents Mack McKim and Jim Figlewicz) to another 2-year term. Radtke appointed McKim and Figlewicz to serve another 2-year term on the Wausaukee Fire District Commission. Radtke reminded residents that dog licenses are required annually in the Village of Wausaukee. Proof of rabies vaccination is required.

Radtke stated that the Village does not allow junk accumulation on private properties. Violators will be cited. Brush Pick-up Week is May 14-18,and Spring Clean-up Day is Saturday, May 19th from 8 am to noon only.

The Board appointed Jeff Mayou to full-time WWTP Operator in Charge effective 4/16/18.

Radtke stated that volunteers are needed to organize the 4th of July parade with the absence of the American Legion. Interested parties should contact the Village Clerk.

A Temporary Retailer's License for the Wausaukee Recreation Association was issued from May 1-Oct. 1. The Board decided to keep Marinette County Sheriff Deputy presence for 4th of July celebration.

Quotes for pumping sludge tower were accept from Harding Portables, LLC for $.03 per gallon for pumping the sludge tower, and passed.

The Board reviewed updates to the Citizen Participation Plan and adopted Resolution 2018-05.

An Authorizing Resolution for a Citizen Participation Plan and voted to Adopt Ordinance 2018-09:

An Ordinance Regarding Fair Housing was adopted: ordinance 2018-09.

A Resolution Authorizing the Submission of a CDBG Grant Application. A Vote to adopt Resolution 2018-04 passed, stating that this is an activity that is identified in our Water and Sewer Utility Capital Improvements Program.

An Agreement to hire Cedar Corporation to prepare a 2018 Community Development Block Grant [CDBG] application for a Public Facilities Grant was passed.

An Agreement to hire Cedar Corporation to undertake a study/analysis for a new well and pumphouse was passed.

An Agreement to hire Cedar Corporation to prepare a 2019 Safe Drinking Water Loan Program application for a new well and pumphouse, and to administer the loan was passed.

A motion to establish an open line of credit of $500,000 at SNBT contingent on a CDBG grant award was made and passed.

A motion was made to Adopt Resolution 2018-06: An Authorizing Resolution to Commit Match Funds and passed

The Board passed a motion to name Deputy Clerk/Treasurer, Barb Pociask, as a signatory on all checking accounts at Stephenson National Bank & Trust.

The Board passed a motion to give a pay raise to Tylor Stumbris due to OIT designation. Tylor Stumbris' pay rate will increase to $14 per hour.

The Board voted to give an Insurance premium reimbursement to Jeff Mayou. Radtke explained that Mayou's health insurance company is not accepted through the Zane Benefits Program. He stated that a motion would need to be made and passed to allow Mayou to receive his monthly premium reimbursement outside of the Zane Benefits program, a motion was made and carried.


Recent stories, opinions and photos

Issue Date Department Headline
07-19-2018Front Page
Offer Public Tours Of New BAMC Hospital July 20, 21

07-19-2018Front Page
Town Of Peshtigo Board Discusses Bill Deadline

07-19-2018Front Page
New Peshtigo Superintendent Lists Goals For School Year

07-19-2018Front Page
County May Consider Adding Deputy Administrator Position

07-19-2018Front Page
Deer Baiting Ban Imposed July 1 In Marinette County

07-19-2018Community - Coleman
Aaron Manske Retired from US Navy June 29

07-19-2018Community - Coleman
Three Coleman Students At Leadership Conference

07-19-2018Community - Coleman
Update on Pound Road Construction

07-19-2018Community - Coleman
Vacation Bible School at Trinity Church, Coleman

07-19-2018Community - Crivitz
Community-Wide Rummage Sale in Crivitz Aug. 9-11

07-19-2018Community - Crivitz
Legion To Meet, Building for Rent

07-19-2018Community - Crivitz
Wood Carvers at Crivitz July 26th

07-19-2018Community - Crivitz
Loomis Historical Talk on Beekeeping

07-19-2018Community - Wausaukee
Thank Special Ed Students For Planting Flowers At Village Hall

07-19-2018Community - Wausaukee
Seek Crafters/Vendors for Wausaukee Festival Oct. 6

07-19-2018Community - Wausaukee
Ravishing Red Matriarch's Visit Botanical Gardens

07-19-2018Community - Wausaukee
Athelstane Board Abolishes Northern Joint Municipal Court

07-19-2018Sports
First Case of CWD Reported for Marinette County

07-19-2018Sports
Legion Teams Wrap Up Regular Season Play

07-19-2018Sports
Jacobson Claims Little River Club Championship

07-19-2018Sports
Final WIAA State Summer Baseball Tourney July 20th

07-19-2018Sports
Five Tied for Top Spot at Woods and Stream

07-19-2018Perspectives
From Our Readers

07-19-2018Perspectives
From My Window

07-19-2018Perspectives
Country Cousin

07-19-2018Obituaries
Sandra M. St. Amand

07-19-2018Obituaries
Herschul S. Braspenninckx

07-19-2018Obituaries
Lorraine M. Bulgrin

07-19-2018Obituaries
William E. Corrie Jr.

07-19-2018Obituaries
Marjorie I. Elbe

07-19-2018Obituaries
Patrick J. Hafeman

07-19-2018Obituaries
Rich Hanson

07-19-2018Obituaries
Rena F. Hoffman

07-19-2018Obituaries
Jane Watson Jerovsek

07-19-2018Obituaries
Margaret V. Krance

07-19-2018Obituaries
Marian C. Leisner

07-19-2018Obituaries
Raymond H. Loomis

07-19-2018Obituaries
Robert W. McFarlane

07-19-2018Obituaries
Marilyn E. Micolichek

07-19-2018Obituaries
Marcella C. Peterson

07-19-2018Obituaries
Sister Joanne Plain

07-19-2018Obituaries
James S. Raygo

07-19-2018Obituaries
Stephen P. Sanders

07-19-2018Obituaries
Martin J. Stemper

07-19-2018Obituaries
Robert Strehlow

07-19-2018Obituaries
Gertrude Tetzlaff

07-19-2018Obituaries
Teressa D. Weiland

07-12-2018Front Page
Coleman American Legion Dedicates New Memorial

07-12-2018Front Page
New Technology May Identify McClintock Park Murderer

07-12-2018Front Page
Local Officers Honored For Capturing Bank Robber

07-12-2018Front Page
Celebrate NWTC Improvements With Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

07-12-2018Sports
Marinette Win Second M&M Showdown of the Season

07-12-2018Sports
Marinette Claims M&M Legends Game Victory

07-12-2018Sports
Redbirds Power Past Plover 2-0

07-12-2018Sports
STAA Announces New Girl's Basketball Coach

07-12-2018Sports
Softball Rule Changes Address Risk Minimization

07-12-2018Community - Coleman
Handbook Approvals On Coleman School Agenda

07-12-2018Community - Coleman
Coleman 1950 Reunion Aug. 12 at Tradewind

07-12-2018Community - Coleman
Motivational Speaker At Coleman Schools

07-12-2018Community - Crivitz
Crivitz School Needs Supervisors To Help

07-12-2018Community - Crivitz
CPR Offered at Bellin, Crivitz

07-12-2018Community - Crivitz
LNRB To Meet July 12

07-12-2018Community - Wausaukee
Plans Discussed For Silver Cliff Picnic

07-12-2018Community - Wausaukee
Wausaukee Celebrates 4th of July

07-12-2018Community - Wausaukee
Wausaukee Housing To Receive State Award

07-12-2018Community - Wausaukee
New Hours at Wausaukee Farm and Flea Market

07-12-2018Perspectives
Country Cousin

07-12-2018Perspectives
From My Window

07-12-2018Perspectives
From My Window

07-12-2018Perspectives
From My Window

07-12-2018Perspectives
From Our Readers

07-12-2018Obituaries
"JR" Sherman T. Baker, Jr.

07-12-2018Obituaries
Josette E. Block

07-12-2018Obituaries
Lorraine M. Bulgrin

07-12-2018Obituaries
Harry E. Clark Sr.

07-12-2018Obituaries
Leo T. Fields

07-12-2018Obituaries
Roger Firgens 

07-12-2018Obituaries
Alice E. Flamm

07-12-2018Obituaries
Judge Richard G. Greenwood

07-12-2018Obituaries
Florence M. Klawitter

07-12-2018Obituaries
Carol A. Klumb 

07-12-2018Obituaries
Paul M. Krueger Jr.

07-12-2018Obituaries
Sandra L. Longley

07-12-2018Obituaries
Roberta Morton

07-12-2018Obituaries
Cory Christopher Palmcook

07-12-2018Obituaries
Peter J. Meyer

07-12-2018Obituaries
Charles T. May

07-12-2018Obituaries
Loren A. Olson

07-12-2018Obituaries
Doris V. Rennes

07-12-2018Obituaries
Richard K. Rhodes, Jr.

07-12-2018Obituaries
Jane E. Sconzert

07-12-2018Obituaries
Lois G. Seehawer 

07-12-2018Obituaries
Peggy K. Thompson

07-12-2018Obituaries
Tod Vertz

07-12-2018Obituaries
Lois Wartick

07-12-2018Obituaries
Mark L. Weins

07-12-2018Obituaries
Norman J. Wesolowski

07-05-2018Front Page
Navy Secretary Spencer Visits Marinette Marine

07-05-2018Front Page
Sunday Storms Bring High Winds, Hail, Heavy Rains, But No Tornado

07-05-2018Front Page
Coroner Smith Reports To Law Enforcement July 10

07-05-2018Front Page
Coleman Sets Plans For Some Special Meetings

07-05-2018Front Page
Peshtigo School Board To Meet Wednesday, July 11

07-05-2018Sports
Marinette Post 39 Hoists Firecracker Tournament Trophy

07-05-2018Community - Coleman
CHS 1943-65 Class Reunion is July 15th

07-05-2018Community - Coleman
Youth Tractor, Machinery Safety Course in Coleman

07-05-2018Community - Coleman
Village Pharmacy In Coleman Has New Owners As Of July 1

07-05-2018Community - Coleman
Village Pound Car Show Successful

07-05-2018Community - Crivitz
Twin Bridge Ski Show Saturday, July 7

07-05-2018Community - Crivitz
Crivitz Legion Unit 413 Meets

07-05-2018Community - Crivitz
New ATV/UTV Road Access

07-05-2018Community - Crivitz
Town of Lake Recycling and New Compost Site

07-05-2018Community - Wausaukee
Trustee Ray Gordan is Wausaukee Parade Marshal

07-05-2018Community - Wausaukee
Fireman's Picnic at Athelstane July 14

07-05-2018Community - Wausaukee
New Hours at Wausaukee Farm and Flea Market

07-05-2018Community - Wausaukee


07-05-2018Obituaries
Erek L. Belongia

07-05-2018Obituaries
William E. Corrie Jr.

07-05-2018Obituaries
Doris E. Costello

07-05-2018Obituaries
Donna M. Foster

07-05-2018Obituaries
Peter J. Guerino

07-05-2018Obituaries
Frances M. Howarth

07-05-2018Obituaries
Gust F. Johnson

07-05-2018Obituaries
Bruce W. Krull

07-05-2018Obituaries
Erma Kushman

07-05-2018Obituaries
Shirley J. Michaelis

07-05-2018Obituaries
Gerald G. Pellon

07-05-2018Obituaries
Paige F. Raspor

07-05-2018Obituaries
Lurleen M. Roberts

07-05-2018Obituaries
Stephanie E. Schramm

07-05-2018Obituaries
Richard A. Strohm

07-05-2018Obituaries
Richard M. Turtenwald

07-05-2018Obituaries
Evelyn E. Wagner

07-05-2018Obituaries
Wilma M. Wellhoefer

07-05-2018Perspectives
From My Window

07-05-2018Perspectives
Country Cousin

07-05-2018Perspectives
From Our Readers

07-05-2018Sports
Lade Hits 24 For 4th Straight Week

07-05-2018Sports
VHS Confirmed as Cause of Fishkill in Lake Winnebago

07-05-2018Sports
Woods and Stream Week 9 Trap Results

06-28-2018Front Page
County Board Okays HHS Meetings In HHS Building

06-28-2018Front Page
Rick Badgley Is Tapped As Interim Peshtigo Police Chief

06-28-2018Front Page
Police Will Enforce Yard Cleanup Rules

06-28-2018Front Page
Over 4500 People Attend Breakfast on the Farm

06-28-2018Front Page
Former Area Fireman is State Fire Chief of Year

06-28-2018Sports
Woods & Stream Annual Picnic Weekly Trap League Results

06-28-2018Sports
Kotecki/Marquardt Earn M&O MVP Honors for Cougars

06-28-2018Sports
Casper Is M&O's Most Oustanding Golfer

06-28-2018Sports
Legion Baseball: Marinette Splits a Pair in Escanaba

06-28-2018Perspectives
From My Window

06-28-2018Perspectives
From Our Readers


space
Peshtigo Times
WEB Poll!
Do you think that the Russia-United States summit between Putin and Trump was good for America.
space Yes
No
Undecided
space
TO VOTE CLICK
YES, NO or UNDECIDED

Suggest a Question
space .
space
FRONT
space
.
space
CLASSIFIEDS
space
.
space
COMMUNITY
space
.
space
GUEST BOOK
space
.
space
NEWS
space
.
space
OBITS
space
.
space
PERSPECTIVES
space
.
space
SPORTS
space
.
space
SUBSCRIBE
space
.
space
.
space
PESHTIGO FIRE
space
.
space
CUSTOM PRINTING
space
.
space
TIMES' SAVER
space
.
space
Click for Peshtigo, Wisconsin Forecast
FORECAST
space
Quick...
News or Ad Search
Enter News key words.
Enter Ad key words.



Peshtigo Times
841 Maple St
PO Box 187
Peshtigo, WI 54157
Phone: 715-582-4541
Email:
News@
PeshtigoTimes.com

space
Fax: 715-582-4662
© 2000-2018
All right reserved
space
Powered by
WEB Media
Interactive
COMMUNITY
WEB sites