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MONROE CITY COUNCIL: November 15, 2011
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MONROE - At a meeting Monday, the City of Monroe Board of Public Works: - Approved bills from Fehr-Graham for $2,050 for contaminated soil management and documentation and for $51,800 for 8th/9th street sanitary sewer and water; MSA Professional Services for $700 for 21st Street water quality detention pond; Wisconsin DOT for $41,400 for 8th/9th Street work; Whitney Tree Service for $10,400 for tree and stump removal; and Veolia Environmental Services for $240 for September recycling.- Discussed suggestions to streamline meetings and voted to allow department heads to seek quotes without needing prior board approval; to direct city clerk to publish notices for seeking bids for small public construction projects; and to accept without individual approval permits for signage and awnings that meet city guidelines and building inspections. - Reviewed quotes and authorized hiring Maddrell Excavating as the contractor for 2011-2012 broken main excavating work, as needed.Alderman Schultz asked about the timing of a traffic light at 21st and Wis. 69. Department heads will investigate.Schultz also asked about a possible dirt ramp for connection to the bike trail.