Town of Washburn

December 12, 2019

Regular Board Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m.. Present: Kerry Tetzner, Sandy Raspotnik, Brenda Rechel, Wendy Stein, John Adams, Ron Rechel, Ellen Avol Law, Jim Park and Gina Park.

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

Roll call was taken. Mike Harvey absent.

Public comment took place.

Meeting minutes from the November 12, 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. Property Tax bills have been sent out. A motion by Wendy Stein and a second by John Adams to accept report. Motion carried. All Ayes.

Sandy Raspotnik gave the crew report. Lots of snow and plowing. A couple of break downs on equipment, nothing serious and all repaired. The grant for the 90-10 was sent in. The project was for gravel on FR 251 and FR road 252, two other forest roads for fractured rock. The total of the grant was for $367,000.00. A motion by John Adams and a second by Wendy Stein to accept report.

Chairperson, Sandy talked about improving ways of informing the public on snowstorm progress through the use of the Web site, an ongoing process.

There was no Town Plan Commission this month.

A motion by Sandy Raspotnik and a second by John Adams to have Bayfield County open a section of County C from Avol-Law residence to Paulson Road for ATV use. Motion carried. Ayes 2, Nay-Wendy Stein.

Insurance Information on next agenda.

A motion by Sandy Raspotnik and a second by John Adams to pay Midland an advance of $12,000.00 toward diesel fuel for 2020 so enough money was spent 2019 for maximum road aid. Motion carried. All Ayes.

A motion and a second to pay all current bills.

A motion and a second to adjourn.

Kerry Tetzner, Clerk