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City of Medford Police & Fire Commission Meeting Minutes Wednesday, October 9, 2019; 1:00 PM

City of Medford Police & Fire Commission Meeting Minutes

Wednesday, October 9, 2019; 1:00 PM

Council Chambers, City Hall

639 South Second Street, Medford, WI

 

{Subject to Council Approval}

 

 

Call to Order/Roll Call

 

Chair Jim Elliott called the meeting to order with the following members present: Jim Elliott, Roger Ewan, Brent Hallgren, Brian Hedlund, and Dave Koester.  Also present was Mayor Mike Wellner.

Open Meeting Law Compliance

 

Chair Elliott announced that this was an open meeting of the Police & Fire Commission.  Notice of this meeting was given to the public at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting by forwarding the complete agenda to the official City newspaper, The Star News, and to all news media that have requested the same as well as posting. Copies of the complete agenda were available for inspection at the City Clerk’s Office. Anyone desiring information as to forthcoming meetings should contact the City Clerk’s Office.

 

Visitors

 

There were no visitors present.

 

City Personnel Present

 

City personnel present was Police Chief Bryan Carey.

 

Citizen(s) and/or Delegations

 

There were no citizens or delegations present.

 

Adjourn to Closed Session

 

Brent Hallgren moved, Dave Koester seconded a motion to adjourn to Closed Session at 5:50 PM in accordance with Wisconsin State Statutes 19.85(1)(c) to consider employment and compensation issues and data of any public employee over which the governmental body has jurisdiction or exercises responsibility.  The purpose of this Closed Session is to interview applicants for the Police Chief position. Roll Call Vote:  Jim Elliott-Yes; Roger Ewan-Yes; Brent Hallgren-Yes; Brian Hedlund-Yes; Dave Koester-Yes (5 Yes; 0 No)  Motion Carried.  Meeting Adjourned to Closed Session.  At this time, Police Chief Bryan Carey was excused.

 

Closed Session

 

The meeting reconvened into Open Session at 9:25 PM.

 

Selection and Appointment of Police Chief

 

Jim Elliott moved, Roger Ewan seconded a motion to appoint Chad Liske to the position of Police Chief subject to Council approval of a salary and benefits package with said appointment effective April 1, 2020. Roll Call Vote:  Jim Elliott-Yes; Roger Ewan-Yes; Brent Hallgren-Yes; Brian Hedlund-Yes; Dave Koester-Yes (5 Yes; 0 No)  Motion Carried. 

 

Adjournment

 

Roger Ewan moved, Dave Koester seconded a motion to adjourn the meeting at 9:30 PM.  All in favor:  All Aye. Motion Carried.  Meeting Adjourned.

 

Respectfully Submitted,                           

 

Michael Wellner

Mayor/Recording Secretary                                                   

 

 

 

 

Chair’s Approval:  ____________________

 

 

 

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