BOARD OF REVIEW MEETING – May 13, 2020
The meeting was called to order at 4:50 p.m. for the purpose of calling the Board of Review into session during the forty-five day (45) period beginning on the 4th Monday of April. Present were Laura Rusk, Kay Ryan, Jim Dier, Patty Swaffield, Cindy Gutsch and Assessor Douglas Kurtzweil. Due to the fact the assessment roll will not be ready in the 45 day period, the Board of Review date was set for August 14, 2020 from 4:00 – 6:00.
The meeting ended at 4:55 p.m.
Patricia R. Swaffield, Clerk
MONTHLY BOARD MEETING – May 13, 2020
Chair Laura Rusk called the Board of Supervisors meeting to order at 5:00 p.m.; present were Laura Rusk, Kay Ryan, Jim Dier, Patty Swaffield and Cindy Gutsch.
The April 22, 2020 Monthly Board Meeting minutes were reviewed; no changes were heard; minutes approved.
$ 98,516.51 03/31/2020 Bank Statement Balance
$ -3,212.54 Less 3 Outstanding Checks
$ 95,303.97 04/01/2020 Beginning Check Book Balance
April Bank Statement Activity
$ 40,566.46 Deposits
$ 9.14 Interest Earned
$ -24,893.61 Checks Cleared
$114,198.50 04/30/2020 Bank Statement Balance
$ -1,120.39 Less 4 Outstanding Checks
$113,078.11 03/31/2020 Ending Check Book Balance
$ 43,680.48 Beginning Balance
$ 8.49 Interest Earned
$ 43,688.97 03/31/2020 Ending Bank Statement Bal General Fund $13,688.97
Highway Fund $30,000.00
$156,767.08 Total all Accounts
The Treasures report was reviewed; no changes were heard; Treasurers report approved.
ROAD REPORT: Reid has been working on yard clean up, easement and culvert cleaning and waiting for sign and post order to replace missing signs and bent posts.
Got one bid to remove tree on Tiger Musky Road and waiting for others. Need to contact land owner for first right of refusal on taking the wood.
ZONING: MOTION: moved by Kay Ryan; 2nd Jim Dier to approve the proposed Sawyer County Waste Storage Ordinance changes; all in favor; motion carried.
ATV/UTV TRAVEL ON COUNTY ROAD CC from County Road B to Big Musky Resort was discussed with input from Cindy Neurohr, Tim Davison and Amanda Wilson. The accepted speed limit for ATV/UTV is 35 MPH which is enforced by the DNR. The County will stand behind any decisions the Town makes.
MOTION: Moved by Jim Dier; 2nd Kay Ryan to make an ATV/UTV ROUTE from Big Musky Resort and ending at the Rusty Hook at County Road B with the stipulation if there are many complaints we reserve the right to recind this route and that there is proper signage; Laura Rusk called for discussion on the motion and added we reserve the right to revisit as needed for public safety and welfare; all in favor; motion carried.
MOTION: Moved by Kay Ryan; 2nd Jim Dier to approve ORDINANCE NO. 2020-01 Allowing Sales of Alcohol in Closed Containers by “Class B” License Holders; all in favor; motion carried.
MOTION: Moved by Kay Ryan; 2nd Jim Dier to approve ORDINANCE NO. 2020-02 Authorize Designee to Issue Alcoholic Beverage Operator’s and Provisional Operator’s Licenses; all in favor; motion carried.
The Clerk asked the Board if they would consider REDUCING THE ALCOHOL LICENSE FEES for this year and they declined to do so. The fees are due by June 30 and cannot be changed per Wis. Statutes.
MOTION: Moved by Kay Ryan, 2nd Jim Dier to APPROVE PAYMENT OF DISBURSEMENTS AND PAYROLL for checks #17025 to #17037 & electronic payments from 04/23/2020 to 05/13/2020 for a total expenditure of $19,714.06; all in favor; motion carried.
The Chair ended the meeting at 6:20 p.m.
Patricia R. Swaffield, Clerk