Board Meeting minutes of May 20, 2013
Present: Chairman Monn, Supervisors Bob Anderson and Steve Nielsen, Maintenance Kevin Finder, Clerk-Treasurer Val Windsor, and townspeople Jim Michalski, Jim and Pat Smith, Jack Clark,
Chairman Monn called the meeting to order at 7pm at the Stanton Town Shop, Knapp, WI
Motion to approve April minutes as mailed was made by R. Monn, 2nd by B. Anderson. Approved.
Treasurer’s Report: Balance as of April 1, 2013 $17,684.11
April Receipts $25,914.35
Less April Disbursements $18,451.51
Book Balance as of April 30, 2013 $25,146.95
Motion to approve Treasurer’s Report as mailed was made by R. Monn, 2nd by B. Anderson. Approved.
Motion to approve Vouchers and Checks was made by B. Anderson, 2nd by Steve Nielsen. Approved. Board also approved the check to be mailed for Assessment Technologies from last month as Owen Assessing have stated in the past that whatever they have for the Town of Stanton will be the property of the Township if they leave.
Maintenance Report: Kevin was cutting trees on Lentz Hill; the trailer with the driveway issue appears to be moving out so we will wait with that. Request for a driveway right on the corner of 890th and 130th, the owner would also like to have the road sign moved. Both signs are corner signs, the board suggested we leave the signs where they are and he needs to move his planned driveway. Kevin will call him.
Chairman Report: Disaster Preparations – Rich is going to get this started, as we need to have a plan in place in case of emergency.
Supervisors Report: Bob read through the minutes from road inspection, which took place on May 3rd. (Val will post minutes on the website). Bob suggested we leave the road ban on until we hear from Dunn County Land Conservation with the DKS issue on 790th Ave.
Clerk-Treasurer Report: Reminder on board of review on May 29th
Committee Reports: Boyceville Ambulance/Fire Reports: Rich was made Chairman of this committee which also consists of 4 other people. This committee would cover basically anything that would cost additional monies over and above the budget.
New Business: Plan Commission Appointments – Rich nominated Bob Anderson be the Chairman of the Plan Commission, because of Bob’s health issues, he would like to accept this position but would like to wait about a month to see what happens with his health. He suggested we have an appointed position to be an acting chair for at least a month until he gets back on his feet. Bob accepted this position. Jack Clark will sit in as chairman until Bob is ready.
Other members: Pat Smith, Cindy Griffin, Jack Clark (until September when he moves), Cheryl Hoffman, and Bob Anderson. Motion was made to approve the names listed above by R. Monn, 2nd by B. Anderson. Approved. Bob will talk to a few others to see about who will take over for Jack when he moves.
Contract for Clerk-Treasurer: Val gave the board members a description/contract for the Clerk-Treasurer position. Bob went to the Town’s Association website and found a listing from 2004 for appointed Clerk/Treasurer and found that the average wage was $17,492.00. Val currently makes $16,000/year. Motion was made to approve the contract with the amended salary of $20,000/year for Clerk-Treasurer was made by R. Monn, 2nd by B. Anderson. Approved.
Submit bids for Recycle Center – Val will put into the paper and on the website the bid to be opened at our June meeting.
Submit bids for Road Work – Val will put into the paper and on the website the bid to be opened at our June 17th meeting.
Public Comment: As acting Plan Commission chair, Jack Clark, would like to have their first meeting soon. He would like to tentatively plan Tuesday, May 28th.
Motion to adjourn meeting was made by S. Nielsen, 2nd by B. Anderson. Approved.
Meeting adjourned at 8pm.