Board Meeting minutes of December 21, 2015
Chairman Monn called the meeting to order at 7pm at the Stanton Town Shop, Knapp, WI.
Present: Chairman Monn, Supervisors Steve Nielsen and Melissa Schutz, Maintenance Kevin Finder, Clerk-Treasurer Val Windsor
Motion to approve November minutes as mailed was made by R. Monn, 2nd by M. Schutz. Approved.
Motion to approve Treasurer’s Report as mailed was made by R. Monn, 2nd by S. Nielsen. Approved.
Motion to approve Vouchers and Checks was made by R. Monn, 2nd by M. Schutz. Approved.
Maintenance Report: Kevin called Rural Insurance to set up a meeting with Jeff White. Kevin will be dealing directly with Jeff from now on, instead of going through the secretary.
Chairman Report: State Law has changed for posting notices. We are only required to post in one place as well as on the website. Val will continue to post in all three places for next month, and then will only be posting at the town shop and on the website.
Supervisor Reports: Resident contacted Melissa about snow plowing and the possibility of the Town plowing driveways. Melissa relayed to her that we have discussed it as a board and because of liability issues and private sectors wanting to do it we cannot offer this service. We will put some names on the website for residents to contact for plowing.
Clerk-Treasurer Report: Requesting permission to buy a Dell computer for a cost of $399+tax for use of taking minutes and tax collection. Motion to approve this purchase by S. Nielsen, 2nd by R. Monn. Approved.
I will be gone the third week in January. Requesting we move the meeting to Tuesday, January 12th.
Contract for 2015 audit with Wipfli, cost is $3500. We will sign this contract.
Committee Reports: Fire/Ambulance: Have had 2 meetings, one with the district and one with the 5 yr. budget committee. They will let out bids for the design of the building after which some of the firemen and committee members go look at a few of the surrounding fire buildings.
New Business: Clerk-Treasurer Contract – January 1, 2016-December 31, 2018. Salary is currently $20,000. Raise of 2% will be given starting January 1, 2016. Motion to approve this raise was made by R. Monn, 2nd by S. Nielsen. Approved.
Pubic Comment: None
Motion to adjourn meeting was made by R. Monn, 2nd by S. Nielsen. Approved.