Board Meeting minutes of September 16, 2013
Present: Chairman Monn, Supervisors Bob Anderson and Steve Nielsen, Maintenance Kevin Finder, Clerk-Treasurer Valerie Windsor and townspeople Jim Michalski, Kevin Ullom, Pat Smith, Josh Edlund
Chairman Monn called the meeting to order at 7pm at the Stanton Town Shop, Knapp, WI
Motion to approve August minutes as mailed was made by B. Anderson, 2nd by R. Monn. Approved.
Treasurer’s Report: Balance on hand August 1, 2013 $33,233.48
August Receipts $79,114.52
Less August Disbursements $25,516.99
Book Balance as of Aug. 31, 2013 $86,831.01
Motion to approve Treasurer’s Report was made by R. Monn, 2nd by S. Nielsen. Approved.
Motion to approve Vouchers and Checks was made by R. Monn, 2nd by S. Nielsen. Approved.
Maintenance Report: Finished seal coating. Several Trees were down on the road at Caspers Farm, he instructed Kevin to clean it up and bill it to them. Kevin had a flat tire on tractor, got it fixed.
Kevin checked on mower rental; got various prices from several places. As far as sharing with other townships, Lucas and Sherman doesn’t want to. For Dunn County to go along and do this for us it would be $150/hr. Suggestion was to go with Eau Claire and rent it for 2 weeks. Kevin is authorized to set it up.
Chairman Report: Rich called Sherriff Smith and spoke with him about our Animal Ordinance. Val mailed him a draft of our ordinance and the Sherriff submitted it the District Attorney, he will get back to us.
Supervisors Reports: Bob drafted a letter to a resident about a driveway
Clerk-Treasurer Report: Annual Fall Banquet - Dunn County Towns Association dinner/meeting on Tuesday, October 22nd at 7pm.
We need to put budget planning on next month’s agenda in preparation for the Budget Hearing in November.
In order to comply with the State Statute for the new health care act Val has provided everyone that gets a W2 with the proper Health Insurance Marketplace forms.
Committee Reports: Fire/Amb. Report: None
Plan Commission: New Zoning maps are in the office of the town shop. Bob Colson will hopefully be at the next PC meeting.
New Business: Proposal for Assessor:
Owen Assessing – bid includes 3 maintenance years and 1 revaluation in 2017 for a total price of $32,700. Cost would be budgeted to be paid over 4 years
Prochnow Assessing - $4,000 per year plus $10,000 revaluation cost, for a total of $22,000.
Motion was made to approve the bid of Prochnow Assessing for a total of $22,000 by R. Monn, 2nd by B. Anderson. Approved.
Proposal for Auditor: One bid submitted by Wipfli for a total of $3,300 per year. Motion was made by B. Anderson, 2nd by R. Monn to go with Wipfli. Approved.
Animal Control Ordinance – Adam Zukowski, Dunn Co. Deputy is here to discuss our ordinance. Adam spoke with Sheriff Smith, they have submitted our draft ordinance to the District Attorney. The county will always comply with the State Statutes and the county ordinances, even with an ordinance of our own they can still chose not to cite the offender. After corporate council looks at the ordinance they will get with us. The deputy here advised someone who has trouble with dogs at large can use a live trap on their own property. Deputy also suggested video taping the barking dogs.
Plan Commission member appointment – Josh Edlund has shown interest in being on the Plan Commission board. Motion was made to appoint Josh to the PC by R. Monn, 2nd by S. Nielsen. Approved. Rich read and Josh took the oath.
Business Regulation Ordinance – intent of this ordinance is to inform the board of new businesses coming into the area. Board members will look over the ordinance and will be on next months agenda.
Public Comment: Jim Michalski spoke with someone with the Downing pit, he says they will not be hauling frac sand until Spring.
Motion to adjourn by R. Monn, 2nd by B. Anderson. Approved.
Meeting adjourned at 8:05pm