Town of Washburn

 December 8, 2020

Regular Board Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m. on Zoom. Present: Kerry Tetzner, Sandy Raspotnik, Brenda Rechel, Mike Harvey, John Adams, Wendy Stein, and Jim 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 November 10, 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 Sandy Raspotnik and a second by Wendy Stein to have the CD at Chippewa Valley Bank renewed at the new interest rate. Motion carried. Motion by John Adams and a second by Wendy Stein to accept report. Motion carried. All Ayes.

Mike Harvey gave the crew report. The new tires are on the grader. There will be a refund of $1,600.00 because POMP’S Tire billed us incorrectly. The Handi-Hitch should arrive this week with the second load later. Motion by Sandy Raspotnik and a second by John Adams to purchase a liner for the bucket on the Bach Hoe. Motion carried. All Ayes. A motion by Wendy Stein and a second by John Adams to accept report. Motion carried. All Ayes.

Sandy talked time changes in posting agenda. Board of review has to be posted in the three public places and posted on the Web. A motion by John Adams and a second by Wendy Stein to have a closed session on December 18, at 3:15 for contract renewals. Motion carried. All Ayes. A motion by John Adams and a second by Wendy Stein to approve the report. Motion carried. All Ayes.

A motion by Sandy Raspotnik and a second by Wendy Stein to approve the 2021 budget of $520,532.00. Motion carried. All Ayes.

A motion by John Adams and a second by Wendy Stein to have John write a letter to Bayfield County Highway Department to have the ATV/UTV route from Big Rock Road to Mckinley Road closed. Motion Carried, 2 Ayes (John, Wendy) 1 Nay (Sandy).

South Maple Hill project Tabled for later date.

A contract was signed by Northwoods Paving and the Town of Washburn to have the Black Top laid by June 15, 2021 or $750.00 fine will occur.

Mike will get prices black topping on several roads for next summer. (North Maple Hill, Engoe, Wannebo)

A motion by Sandy Raspotnik and a second by Wendy Stein to Approve payment of checks #14097 to #14124. Motion Carried. All Ayes.

A motion and a second to adjourn.

Kerry Tetzner, Clerk