One ballot initiative down, one to go
Calumet Village Council, Jan. 18, 2022
Note: In my concern about the weather, I left without my tripods for my cameras and audio recorder. Without time to return for them, I propped one camera up above a doorway and just did my best.
Jim Tercha, village legal counsel, spoke to the council on the progress they were making on the missing ballot petition to repeal the ordinance that allows the village council to appoint a clerk.
County Clerk Jennifer Kelly told Geisler that copies of the petitions held by an interested citizen could be substituted for the lost originals under certain conditions. If those conditions are satisfied, then the ballot question can appear on the May ballot.
The petition concerning the ordinance that allows the appointment of a treasurer is already approved for the May ballot.
There will be a public hearing for the proposed new Zoning Ordinance on Feb. 2 in the 2nd-floor ballroom of the village hall.
The council approved the proposed Village of Calumet Rules of Procedure for the council.
The council added the village manager’s administrative assistant to those village employees who will get federal holidays off.
The council agreed to investigate the potential of returning public access to meetings via streaming video.
Village Manager Amber Goodman announced that the Calumet Theatre’s breach of their lease has been resolved, meaning they now once again have insurance.
The council approved the road closure for the CopperDog 150 on March 4, which will only start in Calumet this year.