Town of Washburn

July 9, 2019

Regular Board Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m.. Present: Kerry Tetzner, Sandy Raspotnik, Brenda Rechel, Wendy Stein, John Adams, Mike Harvey, Ron Rechel, Jack Olson, Dennis Bachand, Jackie Bachand, Signa Grooves, Chuck Grooves, Steve Bade,  John Hartzell, Ruth Hartzell, Gina Park and Jim Park.

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

Roll call was taken. All present.

Public comment took place.

Meeting minutes from the June 11, 2019 meeting were read and written copies given to the Board Members. Motion by John Adams and a second by Wendy Stein to accept as presented with a correction. Motion carried. All Ayes.

Brenda gave Treasurer Report. All books are balanced. The Clerks and Treasurer’s computers are mirrored. Late fee for dog license was discussed and will be added according to State Statues. Snow plow bills are being paid. A motion by Wendy Stein and a second by John Adams to accept report. Motion carried. All Ayes.

Mike Harvey gave crew report. The tractor tires are on and working great. Black topping is done on Wannebo and South Maple Hill Roads. Mowing is moving along. The tandom truck was fixed by Kovals for a seal and brakes for around $300.00. Beacons were also ordered for a total of $100.00. A motion by John Adams and a second by Wendy Stein to accept report as presented. Motion carried. All Ayes.

Chairperson Sandy Raspotnik is checking into the contract for the Town dump with the City of Washburn and Town of Bayview to see who is responsible for mowing, well monitoring etc.

Motion by Wendy Stein and a second by John Adams to approve a driveway permit off of County C for Jason Gierczic at Section27, Town 49N, Range 5W, SW ¼ of NE ¼  Motion carried. All Ayes.

Ruth Hartzell asked about the spraying for cluster flies and why it was not going to be done. John Adams made a motion and a second by Sandy Raspotnik to have Guardian Pest Solutions spray for $300.00. Motion carried. All Ayes.

A discussion from Dennis and Jackie Bachand on having the County open County C from Big Rock Road to McKinley Road for ATV. A motion by Sandy Raspotnik and a second by John Adams to request the County open County C from Big Rock Road to McKinley Road. Motion carried. Ayes, Sandy, John. Nays, Wendy Stein.

A motion by Sandy Raspotnik and a second by Wendy Stein to have Jolma Electric replace lighting in Town garage and Town Hall, exterior lighting, and fix line to Town Hall for $5802.10. Motion carried. All Ayes.

It was decided to set $2000.00 aside for possible voting machine in 2021.

Road Grants are not available for the Town.

A motion by Sandy Raspotnik and a second by John Adams to accept the only bid for gravel from the Highbridge pit from Bob Olson to stock pile 600 tons of gravel for $15.00 a ton and spread 600 tons on Hove Lane for $15.00 a ton for a total of $9000.00. Motion carried. All Ayes.

A motion by Wendy Stein and a second by John Adams to have the County put in the culvert on Paulson Road for $9,226.67 which the Town will pay for now and the County will pay us back in 2020. Motion carried. All Ayes. Sandy will check on the in kind part for the Town of Washburn.

A motion and a second to pay all current bills.

A motion and a second to adjourn.

Kerry Tetzner, Clerk