MONTHLY BOARD MEETING – February 8, 2012
Chairman Len Eckerly called the monthly Board of Supervisors meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.; all members present. The Clerk read the minutes of the January 11, 2012 Board meeting and were approved on a motion from Laura Rusk; 2nd Lee Wilmsen; all in favor; motion carried. The Clerk read the minutes of the January 17, 2012 Special Meeting and were approved on motion from Lee Wilmsen; 2nd Laura Rusk; all in favor; motion carried.
The TREASURER’S REPORT was read by the Treasurer as follows:
$ 26,052.96 – 12/31/11 Bank Statement Balance
$ 0.00 – Less 0 Outstanding Checks
$ 26,052.96 – 12/01/11 Beginning Check Book Balance
January Bank Statement Activity
$ 20,220.71 – Deposits
$293,868.58 – Transfer of Funds In
$ 10.94 – Interest Earned
$317,161.27 – Less Checks Cleared
$ 22,991.92 – 01/31/12 Bank Statement Balance
$ 756.14 – Less 2 Outstanding Checks
$ 22,235.78 – 01/31/12 Ending Check Book Balance
$392,566.33 – 12/01/11 Money Market Account Balance
$ 298.97 – Interest Earned
$882,423.64 – Deposits
$293,868.58 – Transfer of Funds Out
$981,420.36 – 01/31/12 Bank Statement Balance
$1,003,656.14 – Total all Accounts
$ 26,168.62 – General Fund
$ 39,100.00 – Machinery Fund
$ 28,228.00 – Building Fund
$887,923.74 – Tax Collections
Laura Rusk made a motion to approve the Treasures report as presented; 2nd Lee Wilmsen; all in favor; motion carried.
ROAD REPORT – we have replenished our supply of salt/sand mix; Gary Harris is plowing again; due to the mild temperatures frost heaves are appearing early this year otherwise the roads are in good driving condition; the Front End Loader plow had some repairs and one of the batteries was replaced.
The ROUND LAKE FIRE CONTRACT for the period of April 1, 2012 to March 31, 2013 was approved in the amount of $7,000 on a motion from Lee Wilmsen; 2nd Laura Rusk; all in favor; motion carried.
ORDINANCE NO. 2012-01 DESIGNATING CERTAIN TOWN ROADS AS ATV ROUTES was discussed. Dump Road was excluded from the approved roads. Steve Brubaker e-mailed Len stating that he did not have a problem with ATV’s but was concerned about them riding on his property. Lee Wilmsen said there should be no ATV riding on any private property or DNR Land. Denny Aaron asked if Roman Rowan’s driveway was included on McGilligan Road. Lee said it was not because Roman had indicated he did not want to be plowed or to have anyone come down near his property. Denny called Roman and he told Chairman Eckerly that he approved ATV travel as far as his driveway. Lee Wilmsen made a motion to approve Ordinance No. 2012-01 with a change to McGilligan Road to include Fire #9126, Roman Rowan’s property; 2nd Laura Rusk; all in favor; motion carried. The Board decided to put an abbreviated notice in the Sawyer County Record and send a copy of the ordinance to everyone on the roads that are included in the ordinance.
Gerry Brodsky told the Town Board that the CHEQUAMGON LIONS CLUB would like to hand out some brochures at the dump about Type 2 Diabetes. March is Diabetes awareness month for the Lions and Gerry’s chapter choose March 24, 2012 to hand out the brochures. The Board approved his request.
A LIQUOR LICENSE for W & R RESORTS, dba DEERFOOT RESORT was presented by the Clerk. The sale of Deerfoot will not be finalized until the end of February. Laura Rusk made a motion to approve the W & R Resorts liquor license contingent on the closing and final sale; 2nd Lee Wilmsen; all in favor; motion carried.
BARTENDER LICENSES for Christopher Robson, Beverly Wilson and William Wilson were presented by the Clerk and approved on a motion from Lee Wilmsen; 2nd Laura Rusk; all in favor; motion carried.
Lee Wilmsen made a motion with a 2nd from Laura Rusk to approve Amanda Wilson as AGENT FOR W&R RESORTS; all in favor; motion carried.
The 2011 CASH AUDIT was discussed. Lee Wilmsen asked the Treasurer, “have you reconciled your books with the Clerk and do your figures agree with this 2011 Audit prepared by the Clerk and presented to this Board of Supervisors for their approval”. The Treasurer answered “yes”. Lee Wilmsen made a motion to approve the 2011 Audit as presented; 2nd Laura Rusk; all in favor; motion carried.
Len Eckerly made a motion to APPROVE PAYMENT OF BILLS AND PAYROLL FOR CHECKS #14613 to #14653 for a total expenditure of $322,965.10; 2nd Laura Rusk; all in favor; motion carried. The meeting was adjourned at 7:04 p.m. on a motion from Laura Rusk; 2nd Lee Wilmsen; all in favor; motion carried.
Patricia R Swaffield, Clerk