Town of Washburn

September 12, 2017

Regular Board Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m.. Present: Bruce Hokanson, Kerry Tetzner, John Hartzell, Mike Harvey, Donna Chapman, Ron Rechel, Wendy Stein, Bill Baily, Lorraine Norrgard, Phil Norrgard, Mike Sterner, Bob Adams, Karen Cozie, Bob Mattson, Jay Glase, Tim Hanson, Julie Van Stappen, Bill Route, Kim Bro, Elaine Krueger, Dennis Weibel, Becky Brown, Dave Bahe and Susan Hall.

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 August 8, 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. All snow plow bills have been paid except one. A motion by Steven Tetzner and a second by John Hartzell to accept report. Motion carried. All Ayes.

Mike Harvey gave crew report. Sand screening is completed, enough for five years. Chip sealing on Ondossagon, Engoe and Paulson Roads is completed. One half of the Barren Roads are graded. Pat is done mowing on town roads and FR251. They are to start hauling gravel on FR 697 next week. Priest Road is on hold until other work is completed. A motion by John Hartzell and a second by Bruce Hokanson to accept the report. Motion carried. All Ayes.

Kim Bro gave a review of the Plan Commission Meeting, see minutes on the Web site.

Bill Bailey talked on Xcel power line that is to pass through the Town and an alternate route with an underwater cable from Ashland to Washburn and solar panels. A resolution was presented to the Board to have Bayfield County put a hold on the project until it could further be reviewed. A motion by John Hartzell and a second by Steven Tetzner to sign the resolution presented. Motion carried. All Ayes.

A Class A permit for Mathew and Amy Collish at 75415 Paulson Road n ½ NE ¼ of SE ¼ section 05 Township 48 N Range 5 was signed by Board.

A Claas A permit for Curtis and Charissa Church Corner Road, NE ¼ of SE ¼ Section 33 Township 49N Range 5 was signed by the Board.

Scott and Bobbie Jo Harper for a double wide at 78345 Church Corner Road NE ¼ of SE ¼ Section 21 Township 49W Range 5 was signed by the Board.

The Board approved a driveway permit for Mike Sterner on Rustic Road.

A motion by Johnn Hartzell and a second by Bruce Hokanson to approve a bid for an overlay on Wannebo Road at 22 feet wide and 1.5 inches thick with cold mix for $64,844.00. Motion carried. All Ayes.

An update on the Broad Band should be completed this fall.

A motion and a second to pay all current bills.

A motion and a second to adjourn.

 

Kerry Tetzner, Clerk