ANNUAL MEETING – April 19, 2017
The Annual Meeting was called to order by Chair Laura Rusk at 5:00 p.m. The minutes of the April 20, 2016 meeting were not read. The 2016 Annual Report of budget vs actual was presented by the clerk and approved on a motion from Cheryl Treland; 2nd Doug Kurtzweil; 8 for 0 against.
Cheryl Treland asked if Treeland Resorts could have an ATV/UTV route on Pines Road and Treeland Road. Laura advised her to start the process with Doug Mrotek for approval.
The next Annual Meeting was set from April 18, 2018 on a motion from Laura Rusk; 2nd Doug Kurtzweil; 8 for 0 against.
Cheryl Treland motioned to adjourn the meeting at 5:20 p.m.; 2nd Doug Kurtzweil; 8 for 0 against.
Patricia R. Swaffield, Clerk
MONTHLY BOARD MEETING – April 19, 2017
Chair Laura Rusk called the Board of Supervisors meeting to order at 5:21 p.m.; all members present.
The minutes of the March 8, 2017 Board meeting were approved as presented by Kay Ryan; 2nd Jim Dier; motion carried. The minutes of the April 1, 2017 Special Meeting were approved on a motion from Kay Ryan; 2nd Laura Rusk; motion carried.
02/28/2017 Bank Statement Balance $ 14,875.65
Less 1 Outstanding Checks –$ 1,538.27
03/01/2017 Beginning Check Book Balance $ 13,337.38
March Bank Statement Activity
Deposits $ 2,072.96
Transfer In $ 64,789.32
Interest Earned $ 3.30
Checks Cleared -$ 14,016.58
03/31/2017 Bank Statement Balance $ 67,724.65
Federal Deposit Error $ 96.35
Less 1 Outstanding Checks –$ 0.00
03/31/2017 Ending Check Book Balance $ 67,821.00
MMDA Account Beginning Balance $152,097.51 General Fund $3,931.28
Transfer Out (Debit Memo) -$ 64,789.32 Highway Fund $56,062.00
Interest Earned $ 19.09 Building Fund $27,337.00
03/31/17 Ending Bank Statement Balance $87,327.28
Total All Accounts $155,148.28
The Treasures report was approved as presented by Kay Ryan; 2nd Jim Dier; motion carried.
ZONING – Laura Rusk made a motion with a 2nd by Jim Dier for a SPECIAL USE PERMIT FOR BRIAN AND SIBLEY PAULING for the construction of a year-round or seasonal dwelling in a Forestry One (F-1) zone district; motion carried.
Cheryl Treland questioned why the COMPREHENSIVE PLANNING COMMISSION never meets.
This issue will be addressed at the May 2017 meeting.
Sawyer County Zoning submitted a change to the TOURIST ROOMING HOUSE ORDINANCE 6.11. Cheryl Treland was present representing the Hayward Lakes Visitor & Convention Bureau (HLVCB). That Board of Directors asked that further amendments be made and that the Town of Hunter Board say ‘yes’ to all their recommendations. Laura Rusk made a motion to accept the Tourist Rooming House amendments made by the county and the HLVCB recommendations with a change to item #6 to say “The rules must provide contact information for the owner or local agent and the owner or local agent must be available 24 hours per day and must address with the intent to rectifying the situation within 60 minutes”.
The ANNUAL ROAD TOUR DATE was set for Friday, April 28, 2017 at 8:00 a.m.
The BOARD OF REVIEW DATE was set for Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Open book from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. and Board of Review from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
NEW LIQUOR LICENSES – Kay Ryan made a motion to approve a liquor license for Outlaw Saloon, dba Rusty Hook Saloon and Chippewa Pines; 2nd Jim Dier; motion carried.
AGENTS – Laura Rusk made a motion to approve Greg Klein as Agent for the Rusty Hook Saloon; 2nd Jim Dier. Jim Dier made a motion to approve Dianne Wilke as Agent for Chippewa Pines; 2ND Kay Ryan; motion carried.
BARTENDER LISENCES – Jim Dier motioned to approve a bartender license for Matthew and Melanie Mikesh; 2nd Kay Ryan; motion carried.
Kay Ryan motioned to approve a bartender license for Heather Grinnell; 2nd Jim Dier; motion carried.
Kay Ryan motioned to approve a bartender license for Arielle Crust; 2nd Laura Rusk; motion carried.
ORDINANCE NO. 50 – REQUIRING VOTER REGISTRATION WAS RECINDED on a motion from Kay Ryan; 2nd Jim Dier; motion carried.
Kay Ryan prepared letters for 2 PROPANE HAULERS that were in DIRECT VIOLATION to our Weight Restriction Ordinance No. 2016-01. The Clerk will send letters with citations to Heartland Cooperative Services and Richie.
A letter was sent to Patrick & Carrie Anderson on February 17, 2017 asking them to complete a DRIVEWAY PERMIT for their driveway off Dun Rovin Road. To date they have not responded to our request. Kay Ryan prepared another letter that will be sent, along with a copy of our Ordinance No. 98-02, asking them to complete the permit. If we do not hear from them we will enforce the penalty outlined in the Ordinance.
Laura Rusk made a motion with a 2nd by Jim Dier to approve FIRE CONTRACTS for the period of April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018 from Round Lake for $8,000 and the Village of Couderay for $5,000; motion carried.
Laura Rusk made a motion to APPROVE PAYMENT OF BILLS AND PAYROLL for checks #16317 to #16347 & electronic payments from 03/09/2017 to 04/19/2017 for a total expenditure of $27,900.13; 2nd Jim Dier; motion carried.
The meeting was adjourned at 7:20 p.m. on a motion from Laura Rusk; 2nd Kay Ryan; motion carried.
Patricia Swaffield, Clerk