MONTHLY BOARD MEETING – December 14, 2022

MONTHLY BOARD MEETING – December 14, 2022

Chair Laura Rusk called the Board of Supervisors meeting to order at 5:00 p.m.; present via Teleconference were Laura Rusk, Jim Dier, Dennis Clagett; present at the Town Hall were Cindy Gutsch & Patty Swaffield.

The November 9, 2022 Monthly Board Meeting minutes were reviewed; no changes were heard; minutes approved.

 Treasurer’s Report:
$130,566.28   10/31/2022 Bank Statement Balance
$   -1,668.65   Less 4 Outstanding Checks
$128,897.63   11/01/2022 Beginning Check Book Balance

November Bank Statement Activity
$  69,602.68   Deposits
$  78,000.00   Highway Fund Transfer from MMDA
$      -437.00   NSF Check
$        -12.00   NSF Fees
$ -82,383.94   Checks Cleared
$           1.12   Interest
$195,337.14   11/30/2022 Bank Statement Balance
$   -1,153.07   Less 3 Outstanding Checks
$194,184.07   11/30/2022 Ending Check Book Balance

$225,045.04   Beginning Balance
$         16.57   Interest Earned
$-78,000.00 Highway Funds Transfer to Checking
$147,061.61   11/30/2022 Ending Bank Statement Balance

General Fund $5,258.99
Equipment Fund $60,000.00
Building Fund $10,000.00
ARPA Fund $71,802.62

$341,245.68   Total all Accounts

Treasures report was reviewed; no changes were heard; Treasurers report approved.

ROAD REPORT:   Gary graded gravel roads; plowed, sanded and widened all roads.  The International truck was picked up my Monroe Trucking to have a wing attached.

The Richard & Angela Busch double driveway was discussed and the Board agreed that the Busch’s should come into compliance with Ordinance 2021-03 or issue a fine.
MOTION: Moved by Clagett; 2nd by Dier to contact legal counsel requesting they send notification to the Busch’s that they are in violation of our Ordinance; all in favor; motion carried.

Mark Gritzmacher from the Sawyer county Emergency Government requested that all Towns submit an updated EMERGENCY OPERATIONS PLAN.  The Clerk amended our Plan with names and phone numbers.
MOTION: Moved by Clagett; 2nd by Dier to approve the amended Emergency Operations Plan; all in favor; motion carried.
The CODE OF ETHICS ordinance was discussed regarding giving all board members and future board members a copy of the ordinance and adding a sentence as follows:
By signing below, I acknowledge that I have read and fully understand and accept that as a public official, I may not use my position for financial gain or benefits for myself, my family members or any business or organization that I am associated with”
MOTION: Moved by Rusk; 2nd by Dier to give the Code of Ethics Ordinance No. 2022-02 to any public official of the Town of Hunter and ask for an acknowledgement signature.

MOTION: Moved by Clagett; 2nd Dier to APPROVE PAYMENT OF DISBURSEMENTS AND PAYROLL for checks #17622 to #17649, electronic payments and account transfers from 11/10/2022 to 12/14/2022 for a total expenditure of $99,868.98; all in favor; motion carried.

The Chair ended the meeting at 5:38 p.m.
Patricia R. Swaffield, Clerk