Town of Washburn

Regular Board Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m.. Present: Bruce Hokanson, Kerry Tetzner, John Hartzell, Steven Tetzner, Mike Harvey, Donna Chapman, Ron Rechel, Wendy Stein and Ron Micheal.

Meeting notices were properly posted in the three public places and published in the Daily Press.

Roll call was taken and all were present.

Public comment took place.

Meeting minutes from the June 13, 2017 meeting were read and written copies given to the Board Members. Motion by John Hartzell and a second by Steven Tetzner to accept as presented. Motion carried. All Ayes.

Donna gave Treasurers report. All books are balanced. The CD at Chippewa Valley Bank has been renewed for 18 months at 1.1%. A lot of the snow plow bills have been paid. A motion by Steven Tetzner and a second by John Hartzell to accept report. Motion carried. All Ayes.

Mike Harvey gave crew report. The mowing is about half done and there is a break down on the mower. Working on the National Forest roads and due to heavy logging a lot of work needs to be done. Church Corner Road needs some gravel from wash outs. Everything else is good. A motion by John Hartzell and a second by Bruce Hokanson to accept report. Motion Carried. All Ayes.

Plan Commission met for two driveway permits. One for Tom Olson at 26260 Wannebo Road Section 5, Town 48, Range 5 SE of SW. The second for Kevin Zak at 27205 Engoe Road Section 16, Town 48, Range 5. Both have been approved.

A motion by Steven Tetzner and a second by Bruce Hokanson to approve the propane contract with Midland for 3500 gallons at a $1.23. Motion carried. All Ayes.

Only one bid for the culvert replacement on Wannebo Road from Ashland Construction for $9,500.00. The county will pay for one half of the cost. A motion by Steven Tetzner and a second by John Hartzell to accept the bid from Ashland Construction. Motion carried. All Ayes.

The following are the gravel and crushed black top bids:

Gravel Bids:        Bob Olson           600 tons              $14.65 a ton       $8,790.00

                                Przbylski              600 tons              $13.90 a ton       $8,340.00

                                KV Tech                600 tons              $15.07 a ton       $9,312.00            

                                Ashland Const.  600 tons              $14.09 a ton       $8454.00                             

Crushed Black Top Bids:

                                Bob Olson           600 tons              $21.50                   $12,900.00

                                Przbylski              600 tons              $18.88                   $11,328.00          

                                KV Tech                600 tons              $21.37                   $12,822.00          

                                Ashland Const.  600 tons              $17.59                   $10,544.00

A motion by Steven Tetzner and a second by John Hartzell to accept the bid from Przbylski for gravel for $8,340.00. Motion carried All Ayes.

A motion by Steven Tetzner and a second by Bruce Hokanson  to accept the bid from Ashland Construction for crushed black top for $10,544.00. Motion carried. All Ayes.

A motion by John Hartzell and a second by Steven Tetzner to table the crack sealing and chip sealing.

A motion by Steven Tetzner and a second by John Hartzell to buy a new 60” Diamond mower deck DBROLOH from Lulich Implement for $10,200.00. Motion carried. All Ayes.

Bruce will put a bid out for gravel for 697 for $25,000.00 total.

A motion and a second to pay all current bills.

A motion and a second to adjourn.

Kerry Tetzner, Clerk