Town of Washburn

September 12, 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, Ellen Avol Law, Bob Short, Scott Sandstrom, Mike Cariveau, Joseph Boulley 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 August 13 and August 28, 2019 meetings 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.

 Brenda gave Treasurer Report. All books are balanced. The Clerks and Treasurer’s computers are mirrored. Three residence have not paid snow plow bills and will be put on property taxes. A motion by Wendy Stein and a second by John Adams to accept report. Motion carried. All Ayes.

Mike Harvey gave road crew report. Chip sealing is done on Paulson Road, recycled black top is done on West Maple Hill and Paulson Road. The culvert is here for Paulson Road. Gravel is done on Hovey Lane and Lucia Road. A motion by John Adams and a second by Wendy Stein to accept report. Motion carried. All Ayes.

Mike Cariveau talked on getting high speed wireless internet service for the Town by using the radio tower. The price would be cheaper then Century Link and much faster. He is looking for a donation from the Town of $5,000.00. No action taken.

A motion by Sandy Raspotnik and a second by John Adams to request the County open County C from Avol Law,s residence on County C to McKinley Road. Motion carried. Two Ayes, one no, Wendy Stein.

A motion by Wendy Stein and a second by John Adams to have Buz Raspotnik mow the dump on South Maple Hill for $200.00 this fall. Motion carried. Two Ayes, Sandy abstained.

John will get the grant forms in for the FLAP grant for black topping from Pajala Road one mile west past Long Lake.

There will be a meeting with the Town of Barksdale on September 17 at 7:00 pm at the Town of Washburn town hall.

A motion and a second to pay all current bills.

A motion and a second to adjourn.

Kerry Tetzner, Clerk