Minutes of December, 2009
MONTHLY BOARD MEETING – December 9, 2009
Chairman Len Eckerly called the monthly Board of Supervisors meeting to order at 6:30 p.m.; all members present.
The minutes of the November 11, 2009 Board meeting were read by the Clerk and approved on a motion from Lee Wilmsen; 2nd Gene Mittlestadt: all in favor; motion carried.
The TREASURER'S REPORT was read by the Treasurer as follows:
$77,359.78 – 10/31/09 Bank Statment Balance
$37,583.79 – Less 4 Outstanding Checks
$39,775.99 – 11/01/09 Beginning Check Book Balance
November Bank Statement Activity
$12,820.92 – Deposits
$ 21.00 – Interest Earned
$54,772.52 – Less Checks Cleared
$35,429.18 – 11/30/09 Bank Statement Balance
$ 971.52 – Less 3 Outstanding Checks
$34,457.66 – 11/30/09 Ending Check Book Balance
$16,558.63 – 10/31/09 Money Market Account Balance
$ 17.01 – Interest Earned
$16,575.64 – 11/30/09 Bank Statement Balance
$51,033.30 – Total all Accounts
$ 4,575.64 – General Fund
$12,000.00 – Machinery Fund
The TREASRUER'S REPORT was approved as presented from Gene Mittlestadt; 2nd Lee Wilmsen; all in favor; motion carried.
ZONING – a proposed text amendment to the Sawyer County Zoning Ordinance, Section 4.23 Access Driveways that will delete access driveway requirements from the County Zoning Ordinance. The $350 variance applications issued were usually approved and the County felt it was an unfair charge. Driveway permits from the Town are still required. Len Eckerly made a motion to approve the text amendment change to Section 4.23; 2nd Lee Wilmsen; all in favor; motion carried.
ROAD REPORT – RJS Construction has completed the shoulder work on Chippewa Flowage Rd.; all driveways have been inspected for snowplowing; R&P Earth & Forest Works will be delivering 5 more l oads of salt/sand; a portion of Warner Drive was dug up to determine why the black top is breaking up. Decaying logs were found to be laying across the road under the black top. There will be some major repairs next year on this road.
Two more SNOWPLOW CONTRACTS were presented and approved for a total of 179 on a motion from Gene Mittlestadt; 2nd Lee Wilmsen; all in favor; motion carried.
ELECTION INSPECTORS Jackie Eckerly, Janet Dachow, Donna Bialoszynski, Deanna Baker, Gerry and Judy Brodsky, Jim and Marion Dier, Sandy Folio and Janet Wilson for election years 2010 and 2011 were approved on a motion from Gene Mittlestadt; 2nd Lee Wilmsen; all in favor; motion carried.
JEFF SCHNEIDER was present and reported the DNR rejected the Osprey Lake residents request to prohibit water sports during certain hours on the lake. Jeff asked the Town Board to consider writing a Slow-no-wake Ordinance as suggested by the DNR. The Board agreed to the request and will have it ready for the January meeting.UNIFORM DWELLING CODE. Lee Wilmsen made a motion to not adopt the UDC and continuing allowing the State of WI appoint UDC Inspectors; 2nd Gene Mittlestadt; all in favor; motion carried.
As suggested by the County Len Eckerly made a motion to not REFUND OVERPAID TAXES OF $5.00 OR LESS; 2nd Gene Mittlestadt; all in favor; motion carried.
APROVAL OF CHECKS #13850 through #13873 was given for a total expenditure of $9,684.11.
The meeting was adjourned at 7:00 p.m. on a motion from Lee Wilmsen; 2nd Gene Mittlestadt; all in favor; motion carried.
/s/Patricia Swaffield, Clerk