Town of Washburn

November 14, 2017

 

Budget Hearing called to order at 6:30 P.M.. Present: Bruce Hokanson, Kerry Tetzner, John Hartzell, Steven Tetzner, Donna Chapman, and Mike Harvey.        

Meeting notices were timely posted in the Daily Press and posted in the three public places in the Town.

Budgets were presented by the Clerk and reviewed.

Motion by Steven Tetzner and a second by John Hartzell to adjourn Budget Hearing. Motion carried.

Meeting of Electors called to order at 6:45 P.M.. Same people present.

Motion by Steven Tetzner and a second by Bruce Hokanson to approve a Town Levy of $51,055.00, a legal allowable amount. Motion carried. All Ayes.

Motion by John Hartzell and a second by Steven Tetzner to adjourn Elector meeting. Motion carried.

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

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

Meeting minutes from the October 10, 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 Treasurer’s report.  Snow plow driveway permits were sent out and many returned. All books balanced. Motion by Steven Tetzner and a second by John Hartzell to accept report. Motion carried. All ayes.

A motion by Bruce Hokanson and a second by John Hartzell to approve the Budget of $470,166.00. Motion carried. All Ayes.

A motion by John Hartzell and a second by Steven Tetzner to have Kerry and Donna check with Chippewau Valley Bank to transfer $100,000.00 to a CD. Motion Carried. All Ayes.

Mike gave crew report. The salt sand is completed. All equipment is ready for snow. Engoe Road needs some attention but on Barksdales side. The culvert is in on Wannebo Road. Century Link has started on the fiber optic line. A motion by Steven Tetzner and a second by John Hartzell to accept report. Motion carried. All Ayes.

There was no Plan Commission meeting this month.

Bruce is working on the TRIP program and is putting in the cold mix resurface on Nevers Road.

A motion by Bruce Hokanson and a second by John Hartzell to buy 500 tons of crushed black top from Ashland Construction for $16.50 a ton for a total of $8250.00. Motion carried. All Ayes.

There will be a Special Meeting for Road Crew Contracts on December 6, 2017 @ 11.00am.

A motion and a second to pay all current bills.

A motion and a second to adjourn.

 

Kerry Tetzner, Clerk