MONTHLY BOARD MEETING – February 11, 2015

MONTHLY BOARD MEETING – February 11, 2015
Supervisor Wilmsen called the Board of Supervisors meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.; all members except Len Eckerly present.  The minutes of the January 14, 2015 Board meeting were approved as presented on a motion from Laura Rusk; 2nd Lee Wilmsen; motion carried.
Treasurer’s Report:
12/31/14 Bank Statement Balance                             $ 21,943.99
Less 2 Outstanding Checks                                       –$   1,676.00
Beginning 01/01/15 Check Book Balance                 $ 20,267.99

January Bank Statement Activity
Deposits                                                          $ 22,792.24
Interest Earned                                               $          6.05
Transfer In                                                      $325,743.12
Checks Cleared                                              -$341,373.24
01/31/15 Bank Statement Balance                 $  29,112.16
Less 6 Outstanding Checks                           –$    4,296.35
Ending 01/31/15 Check Book Balance          $  24,815.81

MMDA Account Beginning Balance                         $378,276.45       General Fund $563.91
Interest Earned                                               $    173.53       Building Fund $34,614.00
Dog License                                                    $    202.00       Tax Collections $838,328.44
Tax Collections                                              $821,126.62
Deposit Correction                                         $      103.99
Debits/Transfers Out                                     -$326,376.24
Ending 01/31/15 Bank Statement Balance     $873,506.35

Total All Accounts                                                     $898,322.16

Laura Rusk made a motion to approve the Treasures report as presented; 2nd Lee Wilmsen; motion carried.
ROAD REPORT – town roads have been widened; salt/sanding done on roads; greased equipment; repairs done on 2008 Ford, International and End Loader; researched new tires for End Loader; help build cabinets for Town Hall.  Lee asked Ty to be sure all driveways are open before Birkie and line up plow drivers in case of a heavy snow.
The Clerk presented the 2014 CASH AUDIT.  Lee asked the Treasurer if her books agree with the Cash Audit and she stated yes.  Laura Rusk made a motion to approve the 2014 Cash Audit; 2nd Lee Wilmsen; motion carried
Ty Sauder gave the Board pictures of TIRES FOR THE FRONT END LOADER that shows the different tread between the two.  Michelin or Pomps tires were recommended.  The Town of Draper and Town of Winter has the Pomps tires and are very satisfied with them.  Laura Rusk made a motion to purchase recapped tires from Pomps for the End Loader in the amount of $7,280 (which includes an $800 trade-in); 2nd Lee Wilmsen; motion carried.
Page nine of the EMPLOYEE HANDBOOK was changed on a motion from Laura Rusk and a 2nd by Lee Wilmsen to change the wording from ‘Funeral Leave’ to ‘Bereavement Leave’ and to say the days off with pay would be prior to and/or after the death of a spouse etc.
Doug Kurtzweil informed the Board that there is a proposed bill at the State level that would take away the assessment functions from Towns and give it to the County.  He encouraged everyone to do their homework on this proposal and inform others.
Laura Rusk made a motion to APPROVE PAYMENT OF BILLS AND PAYROLL for checks #15746 to #15784 from 01/15/2015 to 02/11/2015 for a total expenditure of $22,593.22; 2nd Lee Wilmsen; motion carried.
The meeting was adjourned at 6:48 p.m. on a motion from Laura Rusk; 2nd Lee Wilmsen;  motion carried.
Patricia Swaffield, Clerk