November 2019

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Village of Camargo

Board Meeting Minutes

Regular Session

Monday, November 11, 2019

7:00 pm


The Village Board of the Village of Camargo met in regular session on October 11, 2019 at the Camargo Community Building.  The meeting was called to order at 7:01 pm by Village President Bart Dann.  Roll call found the following trustees present: Nancy George, Pam Sigler, Jeane Brieland, Laura Miller, and Gary Gilpin.  Village Superintendent Doug Raymer, Water Superintendent Kyle Raymer, and Treasurer Shirley Badman were all in attendance.





Nancy George made a motion to accept to minutes with the following corrections:

“The Rigid was used and worked wonderfully.”

Pam Sigler seconded the motion, and the motion passed unanimously.



Laura Miller made a motion to accept the Treasurer’s Report, and it was seconded by Gary Gilpin.  The motion passed unanimously.





  1. Webb Property: No show at meeting.  President Dann received a phone call from Mr. Webb that this civil issue was settled and both parties have come to an agreement.



Village Superintendent Doug Raymer reported the following:

  • The work for the new water main for the new fire house has been completed.
  • The freezing machine is working great. They used it two more times.
  • They insulated a couple water meters.
  • They worked on the Cross Connections survey.
  • Samples will be completed next week.
  • Copper Sulfate in drains.
  • The work on Nancy’s wash out/catch basin was completed.
  • Snow plow is out and in working order.
  • River Rd. was cleaned up again. There are approximately 10+ trees marked to be removed.
  • Fixed pin on the roller we borrowed from Little’s.



Village President Bart Dann reported the following:

  • Basement Remodel – purchase of AC/Heaters: The back room will be painted the same color as everything else in the basement.  We will have no lower cabinets on the west side of the kitchen.  We would like to go to 1 sink.  Pam Sigler stated that due to Health Department regulations, we MUST have a minimum of 2 sinks.  The second sink will remain.  Everyone will take a look at the basement at the next meeting.
    • Bart suggested looking into the AC/Heater combos for the basement. It stays really cool down there in the winter months.  Menards has a AC/Heater unit for $489.49.  Jeane Brieland made a motion to purchase 2 units using the Community Building Fund.  Nancy seconded the motion, and the motion passed unanimously.
  • Cameras for Head Start: Bart received a phone call from Dennis at Head Start.  They would like to know if they could install cameras in the community building if they pay for them.  Pam stated she would only accept this proposal if we could turn them off.  Doug asked what about when we have renters using the facility?  Will they be allowed to turn them off then?  Head Start has only 5-6 employees.  Nancy said she was not happy that they suggested using cameras if they are unhappy with 1 employee.  We will also have to post that closed-circuit cameras would be used in our facility.  Someone asked about voting regulations.  Pam stated that if we put cameras us, we would lose our voting place.  The Board agreed unanimously that we would NOT allow the cameras to be installed.
  • Brad Drew (Leaf It To Us) will get a hold of Doug this week. He is going to transplant the donated Christmas tree from Villa Grove to Camargo at Opal Thompson Park.
  • Verizon Tower Update: The architect’s drawings are complete.  Once they are signed off, our project will be added to their pool of projects.  If selected, construction will begin in the spring.


With no further business to come before the Board, Village President Bart Dann called for adjournment at 7:41 pm.


Salisa Dann

Village Clerk