Chairman Len Eckerly called the monthly Board of Supervisors meeting to order at 6:30 p.m.; all members except the Clerk were present. The Clerk read the minutes of the March 14, 2012 Board meeting and were approved as presented on a motion from Laura Rusk; 2nd Lee Wilmsen; all in favor; motion carried.

The TREASURER'S REPORT was read by the Treasurer as follows:
$ 9,216.27 – 02/29/12 Bank Statment Balance
$ 1,045.31 – Less 2 Outstanding Checks
$ 8,107.96 – 03/01/12 Beginning Check Book Balance

March Bank Statement Activity
$ 2,262.91 – Deposits
$ 58,761.48 – Transfer of Funds In
$ 5.65 – Interest Earned
$ 30,982.15 – Less Checks Cleared
$ 39,264.19 – 03/31/12 Bank Statement Balance
$ 781.55 – Less 2 Outstanding Checks
$ 38,485.64 – 03/31/12 Ending Check Book Balance

$159,190.94 – 03/01/12 Money Market Account Balance
$ 58.42 – Interest Earned
$ 58,761.48 – Transfer of Funds Out
$100,487.88 – 03/31/12 Bank Statement Balance


$138,970.52 – Total all Accounts

Fund Accounts
$ 33,159.88 – General Fund
$ 39,100.00 – Machinery Fund
$ 28,228.00 – Building Fund
Lee Wilmsen made a motion to approve the Treasures report as presented; 2nd Laura Rusk; all in favor; motion carried.

ROAD REPORT snow plow and salt/sand mix has been taken off all town vehicles; new front tires have been put on the 2008 Ford; weight limit restrictions will be lifted on April 16, 2012; a list of signs needed for the ATV ordinance was supplied to Deer Run Resort; LCO put up a fire danger status sign on the town property. Lee Wilmsen suggested we steam clean the trucks now. Len Eckerly reported that Arnies can do it in two weeks.

We were sited by the fires inspector that we need an EXIT LIGHT ON THE GARAGE SERVICE DOOR. Dave Arnett of Brighten Electric submitted an estimate to install the exit light and run the necessary wiring to install a dusk to dawn light on the siren pole. Lee Wilmsen made a motion accept the Brighten Electric bid in the amount of $436 for the exit light and wiring and approve installing a DUSK TO DAWN LIGHT by Jump River Electric; 2nd Laura Rusk; all in favor; motion carried. We were also sited for no CRASH BAR on the garage service door. Lee made a motion to purchase and install a crash bar by Glass Works for $300; 2nd Laura Rusk; all in favor; motion carried.

The ROAD TOUR was set for April 26, 2012 at 7:30 a.m.

The SAWYER COUNTY K-9 UNIT is asking for donations to train a dog for the Sheriff's department. Len Eckerly checked other towns and some were donating $2,000. Lee said that the Sheriff Dept. is seeking $20,000 and if each town put in $1,000 they would reach their goal. Laura Rusk made a motion to donate $1,000 to the police K-9 Unit; 2nd Lee Wilmsen; all in favor; motion carried.

The Town of Hunter CENSUS COUNT went from 841 to 679 effective Jan. 1, 2011. Lee is looking into why our census went down so much. He will have more to report at the May Board Meeting.

Laura Rusk made a motion with a second from Lee Wilmsen to APPROVE PAYMENT OF BILLS AND PAYROLL for checks #14702 to #14730 in the amount of $12,838.31 ; all in favor motion carried.

The Board agreed to purchase blinds and valances for the Town Hall.

The meeting was adjourned at 7:15 p.m. on a motion from Laura Rusk; 2nd Lee Wilmsen; all in favor; motion carried.