The regular monthly meeting of the Ellsworth City Council will be held on Monday, November 15, 2021 at 7:00 PM in the Ellsworth City Hall Council Chambers

Meetings will be broadcast live on:

Spectrum Channel 7


1. Call to Order.

2. Pledge of Allegiance.

3. Rules of Order.

4. Adoption of minutes from the following meeting (s) of the Ellsworth City Council:

  • October 18, 2021 Regular Council Meeting.
  • November 5, 2021 Special Council Meeting.
  • November 8, 2021 Organizational Meeting.
  • November 8, 2021 Emergency Council Meeting.

5. City Manager’s Report.

6. Committee Reports.

  • Appointment of Councilors to various City Committees by the Chairman of the City Council.

7. Citizens’ Comments.

8. Presentation of Awards.

  • Eric MacLaughlin, for 15 years of service with the Ellsworth Public Works Department.
  • KaTina D. Howes, for 15 years (full-time employment) with the Ellsworth City Clerk’s Department.
  • Small Business Day Proclamation – November 27, 2021.
  • World Aids Day Proclamation – December 1, 2021.



CONSENT AGENDA: All items with an asterisk (*) are considered to be routine and will be enacted by one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a Council member so requests, in which event, the item will be removed from the Consent Agenda and considered in its normal sequence on the Agenda.

9. Council Order #112101, Discussion and action on the request of the Branch Lake Water Steward to set the Branch Lake boat and aeroplane sticker fee at $0 for the calendar year 2022. *

10. Council Order #112102, Request of the Recreation Commission to appoint Kathy Young as a member of the Commission with a term to expire on June 30, 2023. *

11. Council Order #112103, Appointment of Cathy Pickard as the Ellsworth representative on the Frenchman Bay Regional Shellfish Committee. *


12. Public hearing and action on the following business licenses: (Not needed this month)

13. Council Order #112104, Request of the Public Works Director to award an engineering contract for the improvements at the Branch Lake Dam.

14. Council Order #112105, Discussion and action regarding Hazard pay for first responders.

15. Council Order #112106, Discussion and action on creating a new accountant position within the Finance Department.

16. Council Order #112107, Request of the Wastewater Superintendent to approve the expenditure of funds to complete a major service on the dewatering centrifuse.

17. Adjournment.

11-15-2021 Council Meeting Packet