May 1st, 2017



Village of North Fond du Lac – BOARD OF TRUSTEES


Board Present                                                      Staff Present

Jim Moore – President                                                            Chuck Hornung – Administrator

John Duffy – Trustee                                                              Heather Wegner - Librarian

Keith King - Trustee                                                               Darrin Pautsch – Police Chief

Mike Streetar – Trustee                                                           Nick Leonard – Dir. Planning & Engineering

Mike Will – Trustee



      Moore called the meeting to order at 6:00 PM. Moore, Duffy, Streetar, King and Will present.



D.        ANNOUNCEMENTS: (None)

E.        PRESIDENTS BUSINESS and Staff Reports:

1.      Library – Heather Wegner – Heather and staff are busy finalizing the summer reading program. The theme this year is “Building A Better World”. The recent book sale brought in $649.25.  

2.      Administrator – Chuck Hornung – Chuck reported that he has sent out the annual liquor, cigarette and soda license renewal requests. He is also working on several older MDC’s to see if they can be used for the new inter-facility transfer service.

3.      Darren Pautsch – Police Department – Chief Pautsch reported that staff is busy with the hiring process. The last interview date is set for May 20th. Chief Pautsch received notification that the department was awarded a $4,000 grant from the Bureau of Transportation Safety. The money will go towards two solar LED speed limit signs. The new devices will also log traffic activity.

4.      Nick Leonard – Director of Planning and Engineering – Nick is working with the city to utilize the Village’s 3 million gallon bypass tank to reduce flow to the city treatment plant on high volume flow events. Friday, several staff attended the annual Arbor Day tree planting at FLC. He thanked the NFDL Optimist Club for donating funds for the tree and plaque. 


1.      Approve the minutes of the following Village Board Meeting: April 17th, 2017.

2.      Approve invoices and authorize checks to be drawn on the respective funds in the amounts indicated:


General Fund:                         $17,493.53

Outdoor Rec.                          $.00

Library Fund                           $15.27

EMS Fund                              $20,880.69

Capital Projects                       $.00

Water Department                  $15,546.17

Wastewater Department           $10,008.04

Community Dev. Authority       $19.40

Storm Water Fund                  $682.42


3.      Approve or deny operator’s licenses for:

Brandon James Switz

A motion was made by Mike Streetar with a second by Mike Will to approve the consent agenda. All ayes.


1.      Discussion and possible action on approving an operator’s license for Daniel Edward Daley. Chief Pautsch indicated the original application was denied due to a clerical error. Once corrected, he recommended approval. A motion was made by Duffy with a second by King to approve. All ayes.

2.      Discussion and possible action on approving the hiring of Hunter Resop and Chersh Billings as basic EMT’s to the EMS Department. Chuck indicated that Hunter was coming into the department as part of the inter-facility transport service and Chersh was targeting the 911 service. A motion was made by King with second by Streetar to approve the hiring. All ayes.

3.      Discussion and possible action on approving an organization restructure for the EMS and Fire Department. Chuck started the discussion indicating this restructure was to work towards enhancing the integration of the EMS and Fire Departments. Streetar asked if this restructure had the support of the two departments. Chuck said they were involved with the design and were in support. Duffy added that he felt the two departments would be a stronger organization and fully supported it. Will asked how these positions would be filled. Chuck said the jobs would be posted and applicants would be interviewed. A motion was made by Duffy with a second by Streetar to approve the reorganization structure. All ayes.


1.      Streetar announced the annual mail carrier’s food drive being held on Saturday May 13th.

I.           UNFINISHED BUSINESS: (None)

J.           NEW BUSINESS: (None)


Discussion of a personnel issue under Wisconsin State Statutes 19.85(1) (c) considering employment, promotion, Compensation or performance evaluation data of any public employee over which the governmental body has jurisdiction or exercises responsibility.

1.      Staffing

A motion was made by Mike Streetar with a second by Mike Will to go into closed session at 6:20 PM. Roll call: (Duff-yes) (King-Yes) (Moore-Yes) (Streetar-Yes) (Will-Yes)

A motion was made by Keith King with a second by Mike Streetar to go into open session at 6:55 PM. Roll call: (Duff-yes) (King-Yes) (Moore-Yes) (Streetar-Yes) (Will-Yes)


A motion was made by Mike Streetar with a second by Keith King to adjourn at 6:56 PM. All ayes.


Respectfully submitted,



      ______________________________             __________________________________


            James Moore, Village President                                     Chuck Hornung, Village Administrator

The Village of North Fond du Lac

16 Garfield Street
North Fond du Lac, WI 54937
Phone: 920-929-3765 Fax: 920-929-3964

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