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Coleman Taps Jodi Karas For Clerk/Treasurer Job
Issue Date: December 13, 2018
Julie Nosgovitz is resigning her position as Village of Coleman Clerk/Treasurer at the end of the year. At its meeting on Monday, Dec. 3 the Village board approved hiring Jodi Karas to fill the position.
Trustee David Podoski informed the board that the Village received resumes from eight applicants. The personnel committee met on Monday, Nov. 26, to review the resumes and again on Thursday, Nov. 29, to interview some of the applicants, and then recommended Karas as the best applicant to replace Nosgovitz.
Votes in favor of Karas were cast by Trustees Jesse Parker, Jeff Gosa, Sr., Nancy Stank, Tim Gould, Diane Patz, and Podoski. Village President Glenn Woulf abstained.
The meeting had been called to order by Woulf at 6 p.m., with all board members present, plus Nosgovitz, Municipal Court Judge Clifford Patz and Fire Chief Tom Behnke.
An Operator's License was approved for Kristina Jourdan.
The Recreation Committee report centered on the Christmas activities slated in the village for Tuesday, Dec. 4, which included a drive-thru or walk-thru live Nativity hosted by Faith Christian School and Santa and the reindeer hosted by Cougar Shell. The Village offered wagon rides for a tour of Christmas lights in the village.
Public Works committee Chair Podoski informed the board that bid openings for Meadowwood Drive and MacArthur Drive roadwork will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 19.
Podoski read the monthly reports for the police and fire departments. The police department received 21 complaints for the month of November. Five adult citations were written for $846.80. There were no juvenile citations. November also had 21 adult court dockets, 5 juveniles, 7 just-cause hearings, no contempt of court hearings, and 3 case reviews. Police Chief Ida Soletske had 174.25 hours for the police in November, and Katie Torres had no hours for police but 47.50 hours for Court.
The Fire Department had 4 calls in November, one for a control burn, one a MABAS call for assistance at a Crivitz house fire, and one for a truck fire. One call for a car/deer accident was canceled en-route. Training in November was on truck pump operation and water tender driving.
In addition to the usual permit issues the Building Inspector report showed several contacts were made in November.
They included, contacting the state inspector about progress on a permit on Friday, Nov. 2, contacting a resident about a messy yard and dog feces on Wednesday, Nov. 7. In a follow-up on Monday, Nov. 26 the inspector found that the yard was cleaned up. Also on Nov. 7 there was an inquiry from a business inquiring about contractors for a project.
The sole building permit issued since last month's meeting was to Jason Kasal for windows at 203 Business 141 S for an estimated $2,500.
Treasurer's report read by Finance Committee Chair Nancy Stank showed the village had a total of $670,405.84 cash on hand at the end of the month.
After review, the board approved payment of vouchers totaling $7,741. Since the last meeting checks were written in the amount of $41,241.41.