Town of Washburn

November 13, 2018

Budget Hearing called to order at 6:30 P.M.. Present: Bruce Hokanson, Kerry Tetzner, John Hartzell, Steven Tetzner, Donna Chapman,  Jim Park, Ron Rechel 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 $51,352.00, 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, Jim Park, Teri Short, Bob Short, Wendy Stein and Ron Rechel. 

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

Roll Call Taken: All Present.

Meeting minutes from the October 9, 22, and 25th 2018 meetings were read and written copies given to the Board Members. Motion by John Hartzell and a second by Steven Tetzner to accept all as presented. Motion carried. All Ayes

Donna gave Treasurer’s report.  Snow plow driveway permits were sent out and many returned. All books are 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 $459,731.00. Motion carried. All Ayes.

Mike Harvey gave crew report. New blades are needed for the plows. Mike is going to check into prices for the December meeting. All the gravel crushed black top and 2” rock has been delivered. Nevers Road is black topped. Plow truck needed a new electronic part and replaced. Forestry informed the Town that 50 miles of Forest Roads will need to be plowed this winter. Mike is going to check on this. Motion by Steven Tetzner and a second by John Hartzell to accept report as presented. Motion carried. All Ayes.

A motion by John Hartzell and a second by Steven Tetzner to sign the resolution of the Broadband grant with Bayview and Barksdale Townships. Motion carried. All Ayes.

Teri Short asked about having West Maple Hill Paved. The Board would not be able to pave it in the near future but will put more crushed black top on it. A motion by Steven Tetzner and a second by John Hartzell to add crushed black top to West Maple Hill in 2019 summer. Motion Carried. All Ayes.

Steven will check on outdoor lighting for the Town Buildings.

The Board signed the Town Crew contracts.

A motion and a second to pay all current bills.

A motion and a second to adjourn.

 

Kerry Tetzner, Clerk