MONTHLY BOARD MEETING – March 14, 2012
Chairman Len Eckerly called the monthly Board of Supervisors meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.; all members except the Clerk were present. The Treasurer read the minutes of the February 8, 2012 Board meeting and were approved 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:
$ 22,991.92 – 01/31/12 Bank Statment Balance
$ 756.14 – Less 0 Outstanding Checks
$ 22,235.78 – 02/01/12 Beginning Check Book Balance
February Bank Statement Activity
$ 18,908.94 – Deposits
$964,171.35 – Transfer of Funds In
$ 8.82 – Interest Earned
$996,564.76 – Less Checks Cleared
$ 9,216.27 – 02/29/12 Bank Statement Balance
$ 1,045.31 – Less 2 Outstanding Checks
$ 8,170.96 – 02/29/12 Ending Check Book Balance
$981,420.36 – 01/01/12 Money Market Account Balance
$ 362.66 – Interest Earned
$141,579.27 – Deposits
$964,171.35 – Transfer of Funds Out
$159,190.94 – 02/29/12 Bank Statement Balance
$167,361.90 – Total all Accounts
$ 26,531.28 – General Fund
$ 39,100.00 – Machinery Fund
$ 28,228.00 – Building Fund
$ 65,331.66 – Tax Collections
Lee Wilmsen made a motion to approve the Treasures report as presented; 2nd Laura Rusk; all in favor; motion carried.
ROAD REPORT – both one ton trucks and the International got stuck several times during the last plowing and while pulling them out there was damage to all 3 trucks; Doug met with the Sawyer County Recreation Sheriff to discuss the ATV signs for River Road and all adjoining roads; the weight limit restrictions went into effect on March 12, 2012.
ZONING – a change in zone district application was presented for Donald Betlach to change his property from Forestry One to RR1 and was approved on a motion from Lee Wilmsen; 2nd Laura Rusk; all in favor; motion carried.
The ATV TRAVEL & SPEED LIMIT ON RIVER ROAD was discussed. Lee Wilmsen read a letter that will be going out to all residents on River Road and adjoining roads along with a copy of the Ordinance. He said that Pat Retzlaff from the Sheriff's office felt the speed limit on River Road should be 35 mph and Lee felt we should keep it at 25 mph as stated in Ordinance No. 2012-01. It was decided to keep the speed limit at 25 mph.
The LCO FIRE CONTRACT for the period of April 1, 2012 to March 31, 2013 in the amount of $5,064.78 was approved on a motion from Lee Wilmsen; 2nd Laura Rusk; all in favor; motion carried.
ORDINANCE NO 2012-02 EXTEND TOWN OFFICER TERMS IN RESPONSE TO ELECTION LAW CHANGES was presented and approved on a motion from Laura Rusk; 2nd Lee Wilmsen; all in favor; motion carried.
The ROAD TOUR DATE will be sometime in the week of April 23, 2012.
Lee Wilmsen made a motion to APPROVE PAYMENT OF BILLS AND PAYROLL FOR CHECKS #14654 to #14701 for a total expenditure of $998,647.89; 2nd Laura Rusk; all in favor; motion carried. The meeting was adjourned at 6:58 p.m. on a motion from Lee Wilmsen; 2nd Laura Rusk; all in favor; motion carried.
Cindy Gutsch, Treasurer