Minutes of Aug, 2010

Chairman Len Eckerly called the monthly Board of Supervisors meeting to order at 6:30 p.m.; all members present.

The minutes of the July 14, 2010 Board meeting were read by the Clerk and approved on made a motion from Lee wilmsen with an amendment that Mic Isham’s Tribal work load is the reason he is unable to attend the Comprehensive Commission meetings; 2nd Gene Mittlestadt; all in favor; motion carried.


The TREASURER’S REPORT was read by the Treasurer as follows:
$126,375.26 – 06/30/10 Bank Statment Balance
$ 0.00 – Less 0 Outstanding Checks
$126,375.26 – 07/01/10 Beginning Check Book Balance

July Bank Statement Activity
$ 26,458.35 – Deposits
$ 45.42 – Interest Earned
$ 32,179.42 – Less Checks Cleared
$120,699.61 – 07/31/10 Bank Statement Balance
$ 12,614.20 – Less 2 Outstanding Checks
$108,085.41 – 07/31/10 Ending Check Book Balance

$ 16,413.49 – 06/30/10 Money Market Account Balance
$ 11.43 – Interest Earned
$ 16,430.92 – 07/31/10 Bank Statement Balance


$124,516.33 – Total all Accounts

Fund Accounts
$ 4,430.64 – General Fund
$12,000.00 – Machinery Fund
The TREASRUER’S REPORT was approved as read from Lee Wilmsen; 2nd Gene Mittlestadt; all in favor; motion carried.


ROAD REPORT – retro reflective road signs have been ordered; mowing of Town road continues; do to the heavy rain it will be necessary to restore several shoulders on various town roads; it was discovered that there is a large bank wash out on River Road. Civil Engineers are looking into the problem and will recommend a solution to correct the problem.

CLAUDIA BURDAN, CLERK OF COURT CANDIDATE AND MARK KELSEY SHERIFF CANDIDATE addressed the Board as to why we should vote for them in the up coming elections.

ZONING – the County submitted a proposed amendment to create a CLUSTER DEVELOPMENT district. This would allow Cluster Developments in districts A1, A2, F1, R1, RR1 and RR2. They are asking the Town Boards and Planning Commission members if they feel this is needed in the County Ordinance. Lee Wilmsen made a motion to deny the amendment to the Sawyer County Subdivision Control/Condominium Ordinance regarding Cluster Development; 2nd Gene Mittlestadt; all in favor; motion carried.

Len Eckerly received 2 quotes for the GRAVEL & GRADING OF MCGILLIGAN ROAD; Dan Granica was $3,000 for 3″ of gravel and R&P Earth was $2,592. Lee made a motion to approve the R&P Earth & Forest Works quote to gravel and grade McGilligan Road; 2nd Gene Mittlestadt; all in favor; motion carried.

Len Eckerly received 7 quotes from propane haulers for a PRE-BUY PRICE. The range was from $1.47 to $1.64. Lee Wilmsen made a motion to stay with our current hauler, WK Appliance, at a price of $1.52 for 3,000 gallons; 2nd Gene Mittlestadt; all in favor; motion carried. Lee stated that since we have 500 gallons in our tank now, we should try to buy just 2,500.

Len Eckerly quoted a State Statute that the BOARD MINUTES should be completed 5 days after the meeting. The Clerk said that is not always possible and that she will try to have it done in that time frame.

The Clerk gave the Board a list of TOWN EMPLOYEE DUTIES that need to be done. A Board member will address this with Doug Boer.

APPROVAL OF CHECKS #14075 through #14099 was given for a total expenditure of $26,463.78. The meeting was adjourned at 8:07 p.m. on a motion from Len Eckerly; 2nd Lee Wilmsen; all in favor; motion carried.

Patricia R Swaffield, Clerk