Town of Washburn

July 9, 2020

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

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

Public comment took place.

Meeting minutes from the June 9, 2020 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. Motion by John Adams and a second by Wendy Stein to accept report. Motion carried. All Ayes.

Mike Harvey gave the crew report. Gravel is on Bourgo Road, all Forest Roads and Town Roads are graded. Scott Construction will be doing the chip seal in October, no word from Northwoods paving yet. Tractor is fixed and cutting ditches is continuing. Mike will buy and impact drill.  A motion by John Adams and a second by Wendy Stein to accept report. Motion carried. All Aves.

Nothing to report from the Chairperson.

A motion by Sandy Raspotnik and a second by John Adams to approve a Class A special use permit and a driveway permit at Brian and Jo Nowak-Thompson, NW ¼ NE ¼ Section 12, Township 48 Range 5, 30555 Wannebo Road. Motion carried. All Ayes

A motion by Sandy Raspotnik and a second by John Adams to approve a Class A and a Class B special use permit and a driveway permit for Heidi Nevala, Section 12 Range 5 Textor’s Addition lot 6, block A, 30605 Wannebo Road. Motion carried. All Ayes.

Wendy will be checking into have invasive weeds sprayed on Wannebo Road with Northwoods Weeds and property owners. A motion by Sandy Raspotnik and a second by John Adams to have the Towns right away sprayed for invasive species. Motion carried. All Ayes.

A motion by John Adams and a second by Wendy Stein to have Buz Raspotnik mow the landfill for $300.00 in September. Motion carried.  Ayes-2, Abstained Sandy. Sandy will check into more information with Town of Bayview and City of Washburn and with Ashland Construction for prices. Mike will check with landowners on removal of trees from their property and with the disposal of the trees.

The purchase of the Roller was put on hold for more info. Sandy will check on other Vendors for prices. Brenda will check on the financing from area Banks.

Wendy will do changes to the snowplow policy for driveways, rates for equipment per hour and send an email out to the Town Board when finished. Sandy will work on the letter to send out with alternate plowing service providers.

A motion by Sandy Raspotnik and a second by Wendy Stein to approve Check number 13942 to 13976. Motion carried. All Ayes.

The next Board Meeting will be held on Monday August 10, 2020 due to the Election on August 11, 2020.

A motion and a second to Adjourn.

Kerry Tetzner, Clerk