Ashkum Village Hall
109 E. Lake St.
Phone: 698-2424

Meeting Times: First Monday and Third Tuesday @ 7:00 pm

Archived Meeting Minutes



MAY 21, 2019

The Ashkum Village Board met Tuesday, May 21, 2019 @ the village hall. Present were Paul Heideman, Ed Tholen, Angie Gray, Shannon Meier, Jeremy Beherns, Russ Hull, and April Lyons. Treasurer Krystal Alberts, Attorney Brian Scott, and Shelly Ponton, a member of the Planning Commission were also present. Clerk Donna Schmitz was not in attendance.

President Heideman called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

In the absence of Clerk Donna Schmitz, April Lyons read the minutes of the May 6, 2019 meeting, and will be taking the minutes of the meeting tonight. Russ Hull moved to approve the minutes as amended, seconded by Shannon Meier and the motion passed.


President Heideman recognized Shelly Ponton, a member of the Planning Commission who reported on the following:

President Heideman recognized Village Attorney Brian Scott who reported on the following:

President Heideman brought the following before the board for discussion and/or action:


Trustee April Lyons had no report.

Trustee Russ Hull had no report.

Trustee Jeremy Beherns reported the coliseum is having a band July 20th and the Chebanse Legion is interested in setting up a smoker to sell sandwiches. Jeremy reported Adam Beherns has his license through the Legion and thought he had contacted Terry Eimen regarding health regulations. The board didn’t have a problem with the request and gave their approval to set up a smoker.

Trustee Angie Gray had no report.

Trustee Shannon Meier asked whether there is anything in our bylaws/ordinances regarding pushing grass clippings to the street. No laws were noted at this time, but members felt there should be. The board also discussed grass blocking drains from mowers blowing grass into the street. The suggestion to contact our Brian Scott, Village Attorney regarding an ordinance was made.

Trustee Ed Tholen had no report.

Treasurer Krystal Alberts reported she cannot balance her books because there were too many adjustments/transfers made in the month of April. Krystal reported she has reached out to the software company via email for assistance but she isn’t home during the day, but will continue to keep working on the situation.

As there was no further business to come before the board, Ed Tholen moved to adjourn the meeting at 8:14 p.m., seconded by Shannon Meier and the motion passed.

The next scheduled meeting will be Monday, June 3, 2019 at the village hall.