Town of Washburn

November 12, 2019

Budget Hearing called to order at 6:30 P.M.. Present:, Kerry Tetzner, Sandy Raspotnik, Brenda Rechel, Jim Park, John Adams, Wendy Stein, 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 Sandy Raspotnik and a second by Wendy Stein to adjourn Budget Hearing. Motion carried.

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

Motion by Ron Rechel and a second by Brenda Rechel to approve a Town Levy of $51,717.00, a legal allowable amount. Motion carried. All Ayes.

Motion by John Adams and a second by Mike Harvey to adjourn Elector meeting. Motion carried.

Regular Board Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m.. Present: Kerry Tetzner, Sandy Raspotnik, Brenda Rechel, John Adams, Wendy, Stein, Mike Harvey, Jim Park, 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 8 and 22, 2019 meetings were read and written copies given to the Board Members. Motion by John Adams and a second by Wendy Stein to accept all as presented. Motion carried. All Ayes

Brenda gave Treasurer’s report. Both computers are mirrored. A motion by Sandy Raspotnik and a second by John Adams to renew the CD from Bremer Bank 1.72 interest for one year. Motion carried. All Ayes. Motion by Sandy Raspotnik and a second by John Adams to accept report. Motion carried. All Ayes.

A motion by Sandy Raspotnik and a second by John Adams to approve the Election Day Emergency Response Plan. Motion carried. All Ayes.

Motion by Wendy Stein and a second by John Adams to have Michelle buy a new computer for the Clerk with the money from the $1,200.00 grant. Motion carried. All Ayes.

The County said no to opening County C from Laws to McKinley Road.

A motion by John Adams and a second by Sandy Raspotnik to approve the Budget of $494,308.00. Motion carried. All Ayes.

Mike Harvey gave crew report. The crack sealing is done. The salt sand is mixed and in the salt shed. The Grant for Wannebo Road, one mile past Long Lake didn’t get sent in. The 90-10 grant was discussed with talk of having FR 251 gravel put on the 8 miles. Still in discussion. A motion by John Adams and a second by Wendy Stein to approve the report. Motion carried. All Ayes.

A motion by Wendy Stein and a second by Sandy Raspotnik to approve the driveway permit for Lodge’s on County C. Motion carried. All Ayes. Mattson’s was put on hold.

The Land Fill monitoring results was shown to the Board.

John said the web site is good and up to date.

John will be checking on insurance prices.

A motion and a second to pay all current bills.

A motion and a second to adjourn.

Kerry Tetzner, Clerk