Town of Washburn

August 13, 2019

Regular Board Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m.. Present: Kerry Tetzner, Sandy Raspotnik, Brenda Rechel, Wendy Stein, John Adams, Pat Guske, Ron Rechel, Ellen Avol Law, Bob Short, Teri Short, Joni Gierczic, Scott Sandstrom, Jim Miller, Nancy Hanson, Bob Defoe, Teri Bahe 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 July 9, 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. Motion carried. All Ayes.

The Clerk talked about upgrading the computer to windows 10 or a purchase of a new computer by the end of the year. A motion by Wendy Stein and a second by Sandy Raspornik to have all the Town computers installed with a new antivirus program for $40.00. Motion carried. All Ayes.

Brenda gave Treasurer Report. All books are balanced. The Clerks and Treasurer’s computers are mirrored. A motion by Wendy Stein and a second by John Adams to accept report. Motion carried. All Ayes.

Sandy talked about meeting with the Town of Barksdales Board on September 17, at 7:00 pm at The Washburn Town Hall to discuss shared roads.

Pat Guske gave crew report. More gravel is needed for wedging. A motion by Sandy Raspotnik and a second by John Adams to buy 600 tons of gravel for $15.00 a ton for $9000.00 from Bob Olson. Motion carried. All Ayes. Motion by Wendy Stein and a second by John Adams to approve report. Motion carried. All Ayes.

ThA motion by John Adams and a second by Sandy Raspotnik to approve a Class A special use permit for Jason and Joni Gierczic at SW ¼ NE ¼ Section 27 Township 49N Range 5. Motion carried. All Ayes.

A motion by Sandy Raspotnik and a second by Wendy Stein to approve $20.00 for each employee for the Employee assistance Program. Motion carried. All Ayes.

The maintenance for Town records will be discussed further after more information is acquired.

Wendy will check into the weed management plan.

Sandy will continue searching for the agreement between the City of Washburn, Town of Bayview and Town for Washburn for the Land fill contract. John will check on persons who would mow the property.

The next Board Meeting will be held on Thursday, September 12, 2019.

A motion and a second to pay all current bills.

A motion and a second to adjourn.

Kerry Tetzner, Clerk