Town of Washburn

March  12, 2013

Regular Board Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m.. Present: Bruce Hokanson, Kerry Tetzner, John Hartzell, Steven Tetzner,  Donna Chapman and Michelle McCumber.

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

Meeting minutes from the February 12, 2013 meeting were read and written copies given to the Board Members. Motion by John Hartzell and a second by Steven Tetzner to accept as presented. Motion carried.
Donna gave Treasurer’s report. There was talk on adding a fee for any Bank charges on bounced checks of $30.00.This subject has been tabled for more information. Motion by Steven Tetzner and a second by John Hartzell to accept report. Motion carried. All ayes.

There was no plan Commission meeting this month.

Mike Harvey gave crew report. An update for the maintenance for Town of Barksdale roads was given with more information coming. Mike will organize and itemize the bill as per discussed with the Town of Barksdale. Mike is checking into screening sand for the salt sand mix. Hydraulic oil is needed and will be ordered. Inventory is being done on the culverts, and pricing on replacements for this summer projects. A motion by Steven Tetzner and a second by  John Hartzell to accept report. Motion carried. All Ayes.

Michelle McCumber spoke on the Web site. She will meet with John to update the site. There were 1179 hits for the web site page for the last six weeks with about 1100 of them from China.

Landscape Creations & Wreath Company sent a new contract for the lawn mowing of the Town Hall for 2013. The price is $60.00 per mowing. A motion by John Hartzell and a second by Steven Tetzner to accept the bid from Landscape Creations & Wreath Company fkor $60.00 per mowing. Motion carried. All ayes.

Alder Engineering on building codes and grading schedule was discussed with the possibility of lower insurance rates  because of updated buildings.  This will be discussed with Rural Insurance with a meeting in April.
Weight limits will be posted on March 18, 2013.

Some discussion on road work on Paulson road this summer.

Bruce will talk to Eric Lynch for a meeting with the Town Board.

A motion by Steven Tezner and a second by Bruce Hokanson to adopt the Ordinace to Extend Town Officer Terms for one week in response to election law changes. Motion carried. All ayes.
Kerry Tetzner, Clerk