Town of Stanton
N8414 Co. Rd. O
Knapp, WI 54749
(715) 665-2568

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Chairman, Rich Monn
Supervisor, Bob Anderson
Supervisor, Steve Nielsen
Clerk-Treasurer, Valerie Windsor

Minutes | 2013 | October

Board Meeting

Board Meeting minutes of October 21, 2013

Present:  Chairman Monn, Supervisors Bob Anderson and Steve Nielsen, Clerk-Treasurer Val Windsor, Maintenance Kevin Finder and townspeople Joel Wittenmeyer, Pat Smith, Jim Michalski

Chairman Monn called the meeting to order at 7pm at the Stanton Town Shop, Knapp, WI

Motion to approve September minutes as mailed was made by B. Anderson, 2nd by S. Nielsen.  Approved.

Treasurer’s Report:                 Balance on hand, Sept. 1, 2013                         $86,831.01

                                                   September Receipts                                               $1,389.73

                                                   Total                                                                        $88,220.74

                                                   Less September Disbursements                         $15,876.38

                                                   Book Balance as of Sept. 30, 2013                     $72,344.36

Motion to approve Treasurer’s Report as mailed was made by B. Anderson, 2nd by S. Nielsen.   Approved

Advanced Disposal sent a bill for roll off and it is three times as much as what is contracted, we will pay what we owe according to contract and have them come out to a meeting to explain the overage. Motion to approve Vouchers and Checks was made by R. Monn, 2nd by B. Anderson.  Approved

Maintenance Report:  Rented the mower from Eau Claire and got the entire township done in two weeks.  Kevin was very pleased with how it ran and got several comments from residents with how happy they were.   Kevin will be hauling salt/sand in a few weeks.

Chairman Report:  Talked with Sheriff Smith, Dunn County is getting a new Corp. Council.  The police dept issued a citation to the problem resident with the dogs running at large.  The Sheriff told us if and when we pass our own ordinance is will be up to us to enforce.  The Sheriff has also instructed the deputies to cite for dogs running at large.

 Rich watched Kevin for a while with the mower that was rented and was very impressed with the way it all turned out.  Each year we do this it will just get better.


Supervisors Report:  Steve also heard good things about the mowing.

Nick Schaff (DNR) has taken a different position so we will be working on finding someone else.

Clerk-Treasurer Report:  Received final contract from Prochnow Assessing, which needs to be signed and returned to them.

Committee Report:  Plan Commission – Bob Colson was at the last Plan Commission meeting and gave the PC many suggestions on how to redo the current Comprehensive Plan.  They will be working on this in the near future.

Fire/ Ambulance:  They have the request for proposals ready to go out to 4 different companies for the Boyceville Fire District building needs.   Fire Budget was approved for 2014; however the Ambulance budget will not be ready until mid-November.   

New Business:   Business Regulation Ordinance – Rich asked whether the “informational” ordinance handout would interfere with the how the county classifies business.  Pat clarified that this ordinance is for information only-so the board knows what is going on. Motion was made to publish the Business Regulation Ordinance by R. Monn, 2nd by S. Nielsen.  Approved.

Preliminary Budget- went over each line item for budgeting purposes for 2014.

Public Comment:  Pat mentioned a Senate bill came out to take away local control of things such as roads, water control, county control, ect.  She just wanted to make us aware of this.

Motion to adjourn meeting by B. Anderson, 2nd by R. Monn.  Approved.

Meeting adjourned at 8:40pm

Plan Commission

Town of Stanton Plan Commission Minutes: October 22, 2013


Chairman Bob Anderson called the meeting to order at 7:05pm.  Members present:  Joel Wittenmeyer, Pat Smith.  Jody Slocum also attended the meeting.

Minutes of the September 24, 2013 meeting were approved.  Wittenmeyer/Smith.

Bob Anderson reported the Town Board had approved the proposed Regulation of Business Ordinance.  Val will put the ordinance on the Town of Stanton website.

 Bob outlined a possible approach to updating the Comprehensive Plan.  Members present went through the plan noting areas that need updating.  Time was spent looking at questions on the previous survey, deciding whether a question was still relevant and noting possible changes/additions.

Meeting adjourned at 8:40.  Smith/Wittenmeyer.


Submitted by Patricia Smith

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