JULY 14, 2015

The regular meeting of the Sheridan Village Council was called to order at 7:30 P.M. by President Susan Wyckoff McFarland.

Present: Daryl Bush, Marilyn McDougall, Steve Scott, Curt Sisson, Rob Train and Derek Wagner.

Absent: None.

Guests: Don Nassif, Greg Miller, Jenny Train, Betty Kellenberger, Rick Chapla and Mike Taylor.

Trustee McDougall moved to approve the minutes of the June 9, 2015 regular meeting with Trustee Bush supporting. All in favor. Motion carried.

Council reviewed bills for the general fund. Motion to approve by Trustee Bush, supported by Trustee McDougall. All in favor. Motion carried.

Council reviewed bills for the July 14, 2015 wastewater fund. Motion to approve by Trustee Wagner, supported by Trustee Bush. All in favor. Motion carried.

Motion to approve the July 14, 2015 Treasurer’s Report made by Trustee Sisson, supported by Trustee Train. All in favor. Motion carried.

Doug Lane, Village Superintendent, Street Administrator

 Absent

Ed Lingeman, Assistant Village Superintendent

 Absent. Report submitted

Deb LeFever, Village Clerk

 Heartland Chamber meeting – will be sending out survey’s to area businesses to get their input on the Chamber. Stated someone needed to go in her place from now on.

 Should the Village form a DDA to get grants for beautification of the Village?

 Received $50 from Sheridan Community Hospital towards future Mural projects.

 Thanked Council for giving her the chance to work with them this past year. Stated how much she enjoyed everyone as well as the residents. (Starting employment with Carson City on 07/20/2015.

Marilyn Klemm, Village Treasurer

 Audit was completed. Everything looks good. Final report in 6-8 weeks.

 Farmer’s Market going good. Vendors want to change hours on Thursdays so they can stay all day. (Council agreed).

 New website looks good and will be live next week.


Don Nassif – Has concerns regarding the Code Enforcement Officer and his duties and the amount he is being paid.

Greg Miller – Has concerns with the chickens at his neighbors and also their burning of trash.

Jenny Train – Website questions and comments.

Betty Kellenberger – Observing.

Mike Taylor – Reporting for the Daily News.

Rick Chapla – Update on Carnation Building.


1. Big L Property update – Staff is still waiting for a response from Bill Tingley regarding the legal description. It was decided Mr. Tingley would be given until Friday to get the survey done or the Village would hire someone else. The purchase agreement between Big L and the Village should be forwarded to Big L to get Ken Lehman’s signature.

Trustee Scott moved and trustee Train supported that Mayor Pro-Tem Bush and President Wyckoff McFarland be authorized to sign all related documents. All ayes. Motion passed.

2. Rick Chapla – The Right Place. Gave an update on the Carnation Building. The environmental review record should be completed within 30 days. He is still confident the building will come down this fall.

3. Revised Junk Ordinance No. 57 –

Trustee McDougall moved and trustee Scott supported that Revised Junk Ordinance No. 57 be adopted as presented and will be effective 30 days after publication. All ayes. Motion passed.

4. Youth working and reimbursing Doug $352 he paid out of pocket to pay the youth.

Trustee Sisson moved and trustee McDougall supported that Doug Lane be appointed Youth Coordinator for the Village and that Superintendent Lane be reimbursed the $352 he previously paid out of pocket to pay the youth.


1. Ordinances – The revised Noxious Weeds Ordinance; Animals in the Village limits Ordinance; Year-round Occupancy of trailers Ordinance; Open Burning Ordinance; and Parking Ordinance were gone over at length. It was decided Attorney would revisit the Open Burning Ordinance and Parking Ordinance.

Trustee Scott introduced the Noxious Weeds Ordinance, the Animals in the Village Ordinance, and the Year-round Trailers Ordinance with the revisions to each that were stated and that Council move forward with adopting of these Ordinances. Trustee Sisson supported. All Ayes. Motion passed.

2. Washington Street Committee- A committee was formed to work with Lynnelle from Flies & Vandenbrink. The committee is Doug Lane, Ed Lingeman, Lynelle from Flies, Curt Sisson and Daryl Bush. Daryl gave an update of some of the changes to the original plan from Flies. It will include a fire hydrant and updated sidewalk and sewer.

3. Purchase of Street Sweeper –

Moved by Trustee Train and supported by Trustee McDougall that Superintendent Lane be authorized to bid a maximum of $16,000 plus buyer’s fee on a Street Sweeper on an on-line auction. The $8,000-$9,000 from items sold at Medema’s is to be used toward the purchase of the Street Sweeper.

With no further business Trustee Wagner moved to adjourn the meeting. Trustee Bush supported. All ayes. Motion passed.

Meeting adjourned at 9:20 p.m.

Debra L. LeFever

Village Clerk