Town of Washburn

January 14, 2020

Regular Board Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m.. Present: Kerry Tetzner, Sandy Raspotnik, Brenda Rechel, Wendy Stein, John Adams, Ron Rechel, Bob Adams, Jim Park Joyce Zifko and Ramona Shackleford.

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

Public comment took place.

Meeting minutes from the December 12, 2019 meetings were read and written copies given to the Board Members. I will send in form for the Board of Review Training with fee which will be held March 27, 2020. 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. Brenda is going to redo some of the Chart of Accounts. Over payments on property tax bills under $5.00 will not be returned. Brenda will be at the Town Hall on January 17, 2020. A motion by Wendy Stein and a second by John Adams to accept report. Motion carried. All Ayes.

Mike Harvey gave the crew report. The lighting is completed indoor and out except for one more light in the Town garage. Wendy will contact them. All machinery is in good working condition. A motion by John Adams and a second by Wendy Stein to approve the purchase of plow blades with a cost up to $5000.00. Motion carried. All Ayes. A motion by Wendy Stein and a second by John Adams to accept report. Motion carried. All Ayes.

Sandy gave a report on 90/10 grant. Chances are slim due to many applications entered.

A motion by John Adams and a second by Wendy Stein to approve a driveway permit for Maija Sulerud at 76165 Paulson Road. Motion carried.

A motion by John Adams and a second by Wendy Stein to approve a Class A building permit for Maija Sulerud at 76165 Paulson Road, SE ¼ SE ¼ Section 32, Range 5 Township 49. Motion carried. All Ayes.

Ramona Shackleford had a presentation on invasive species and what to watch for in the Town.

A motion by Wendy Stein and a second by John Adams to approve the contract with Michelle McCumber for maintenance on the three computers and for Tech support. Motion carried. All Ayes.

Some projects discussed for the 2020 season included looking at new garage doors, fixing Maple Hill North, ditching on Maple Hill South east of Church Corner Road, some wedging on Wannebo and Engoe Roads, replacing a culvert on Wannebo Road on the east end and painting striping on the black top roads.

Joh Adams report on insurance coverage for the Town, will have some options at the next meeting.

A motion and a second to pay all current bills.

A motion and a second to adjourn.

Kerry Tetzner, Clerk