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PROCEEDINGS OF THE REGULAR COMMON COUNCI

PROCEEDINGS OF THE REGULAR COMMON COUNCIL MEETING SUPERIOR, WISCONSIN Tuesday, September 20, 2022 The Regular Meeting of the Common Council was called to order by Mayor Jim Paine at 6:30 p.m. in the Government Center, Board Room 201. 1. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 2. ROLL CALL Present: Nick Ledin, Jenny Van Sickle, Warren Bender, Jack Sweeney, Brent Fennessey, Tylor Elm, Ruth Ludwig, Mike Herrick, Mark Johnson, Lindsey Graskey – 9 Absent: Brent Fennessey – 1 Also Present: Mayor Paine, City Attorney Prell, City Clerk Ramos 3. PRESENTATIONS AND PUBLIC HEARINGS 3.1 Public Hearing for R22-13618, a resolution introduced by the Public Works Department authorizing the proposed alleys be blacktopped in 2023. MOTION to approve by Councilor Bender, seconded by Councilor Elm, and carried. 4. APPROVAL OF MINUTES 4.1 September 6, 2022 - Regular Council Meeting MOTION to approve by Councilor Bender, seconded by Councilor Herrick, and carried. 5. CORRESPONDENCE TO BE FILED (No action) 6. MAYOR’S REPORT 6.1 Report from Mayor Paine 6.2 Approve R22-13617, a resolution recognizing League of Wisconsin Municipalities Deputy Director Curt Witynski and Communications Director Gail Sumi for their combined service of over 50 Years to Local Government. MOTION to approve by Councilor Elm, seconded by Councilor Bender, and carried. 7. STANDING COMMITTEE REPORTS 7.1 Human Resources Committee (No meeting to report) 7.2 Public Works Committee (Meeting held September 1, 2022) Report from Councilor Van Sickle. RECOMMENDATIONS: 1. Approve the request from Stack Brothers to purchase up to 2.0 credits from the City of Superior Compensatory Wetland Mitigation Bank. 2. Approve the extension of the Richard I. Bong Memorial Airport Management Agreement through December 31, 2027 with Twin Ports Flying Service. MOTION to approve by Councilor Van Sickle, seconded by Councilor Bender, and carried. 7.3 Finance Committee (Meeting held September 8, 2022) Report from Councilor Sweeney. 7.4 Licenses and Fees Committee (No meeting to report) 7.5 Public Safety Committee (Meeting held August 18, 2022) Report from Councilor Ledin. RECOMMENDATION: 1. Approve issuing archery hunting permits to reduce the deer population within the City. MOTION to approve by Councilor Ledin, seconded by Councilor Johnson, and carried. 7.6 Committee of the Whole Meeting (No meeting to report) 8. SPECIAL COMMITTEE REPORTS 8.1 REPORTS WITH RECOMMENDATIONS 8.1.1 Urban Forestry Tree Board (Meeting held August 25, 2022) Report from Councilor Ludwig. RECOMMENDATION: 1. Approve offering a Tribute Tree discount on orders for 5 or more trees not requiring plaques or ceremony. MOTION to approve by Councilor Ludwig, seconded by Councilor Bender, and carried. 8.1.2 Golf Course Committee (Meeting held August 29, 2022) Report from Councilor Sweeney RECOMMENDATION: 1. Approve awarding the Nemadji Golf Course irrigation design project to EC Design Group, Ltd. in an amount NTE $72,250.00. MOTION to approve by Councilor Ledin, seconded by Councilor Graskey, and carried. 8.2 REPORTS SANS RECOMMENDATIONS 8.2.1 Tourism Development Fund Committee (Meeting held July 26, 2022) Report from Councilor Johnson. 8.2.2 Tourism Development Commission (Meeting held August 22, 2022) Report from Councilor Graskey. 9. OLD BUSINESS 10. NEW BUSINESS 10.1 CITY CLERK RAMOS recommending approval of miscellaneous licenses. MOTION to approve by Councilor Bender, seconded by Councilor Herrick, and carried. 10.2 CITY CLERK RAMOS recommending approval of a Temporary Class “B” Beer License for the Douglas County Historical Society Inc. (Vice President Sam Pomush, 1101 John Avenue, Superior, Wisconsin 54880), for the Duluth Superior Film Festival, which will be held from September 24-25, 2022. MOTION to approve by Councilor Herrick, seconded by Councilor Elm, and carried. 10.3 CITY CLERK RAMOS recommending approval of an original “Class B” Liquor and Class “B” Beer alcohol license application for the Superior Curling Club, Incorporated, dba Superior Curling Club, located at 4700 Tower Avenue (Agent: James Lehto) for a period beginning on October 15, 2022 and ending on April 15, 2023. MOTION to approve by Councilor Elm, seconded by Councilor Johnson, and carried. 10.4 HOUSING COORDINATOR & PLANNER SKRENES recommending setting a public hearing at 6:30 p.m. on October 18, 2022, in the Government Center Board Room 201, to receive public input and comment on the designation of the following Municipal Register of Historic Places nomination(s): 1. Fairlawn Mansion & Museum 906 E 2nd Street, Superior, WI 54880 2. S S Meteor Maritime Museum (also known as “The Meteor Whaleback Museum”) 100 Marina Drive, Superior, WI 54880 MOTION to approve both nominations by Councilor Herrick, seconded by Councilor Elm, and carried. 11. BUSINESS BY PUBLIC Meeting adjourned at 7:29 p.m. Respectfully submitted, Camila Ramos, City Clerk Superior, Wisconsin (Sept. 30, 2022) WNAXLP 106074