ANNUAL PUBLIC HEARING MEETING – November 12, 2019
The Annual Budget Meeting was called to order by Chairperson Rusk at 5:00 p.m.
Present were Laura Rusk, Jim Dier, Patty Swaffield and Cindy Gutsch and one audience member.
MOTION: Moved by Doug Kurtzweil to approve the 2018 Public Hearing and Town Meeting of Electors minutes; 2nd Jim Dier; 6 for; 0 against; motion carried.
The Clerk presented the 2020 proposed budget. The meeting was concluded at 5:05 p.m.
Patricia R. Swaffield, Clerk
THE SPECIAL TOWN MEETING OF ELECTORS was called to order at 5:05 p.m. by Chairperson Rusk. Present were Laura Rusk, Jim Dier, Patty Swaffield and Cindy Gutsch and one audience member.
MOTION: Moved by Laura Rusk to approve the 2020 highway expenditures in the amount of $271,695; 2nd Jim Dier; 5 for; 1 abstain; motion carried.
MOTION: Moved by Doug Kurtzweil to approve the 2019 tax levy to be paid in 2020 in the amount of $105,650; 2nd Laura Rusk; 6 for; 0 against; motion carried. No further action was taken.
The meeting concluded at 5:10 p.m.
Patricia R. Swaffield, clerk
MONTHLY BOARD MEETING – November 12, 2019
Chair Laura Rusk called the Board of Supervisors meeting to order at 5:10 p.m.; present were Laura Rusk, Jim Dier, Patty Swaffield and Cindy Gutsch.
The October 9, 2019 Monthly Board Meeting minutes and the Special Meetings of October 17 and November 1, 2019 were reviewed; no changes were heard; minutes approved.
$104,868.35 09/30/2019 Bank Statement Balance
$ -1,250.00 Less 2 Outstanding Checks
$103,618.35 10/01/2019 Beginning Check Book Balance
October Bank Statement Activity
$ 18.76 Interest Earned
$ -16,680.47 Checks Cleared
$234,722.11 10/31/2019 Bank Statement Balance
$ 0.00 Less 0 Outstanding Checks
$234,722.11 10/31/2019 Ending Check Book Balance
$ 7,208.80 Beginning Balance
$ 2.14 Interest Earned
$ 7,210.94 10/31/2019 Ending Bank Statement Balance General Fund $7,210.94
$241,933.05 Total all Account
The Treasures report was reviewed; no changes were heard; Treasurers report approved.
ROAD REPORT: Road Sign Inventory and road report tabled until the December Meeting.
The 90-10 MULTIMODAL LOCAL SUPPLEMENT APPLICATION was reviewed for River Road. Just need the road pictures and it will be ready to send by the December 6 deadline.
A letter was sent to Jeffrey & Connie Kloes asking that they move their FIRE PIT AND OTHER PERSONAL PROPERTY ITEMS off the Town of Hunter public access lot.
MOTION: Moved by Jim Dier, 2nd by Laura Rusk to ADOPT THE 2020 BUDGET; all in favor; motion carried
MOTION: Moved by Laura Rusk, 2nd by Jim Dier to approve a BARTENDER LICENSE FOR THERESE FISCHER; all in favor; motion carried.
Mike Carlsen sent in a WATERWAY MARKER APPLICATION & PERMIT for buoys to be placed on Chief Lake. The Clerk spoke to DNR Warden Mark Little and was told that the application would not be approved unless certain conditions were met such as number of citations issued, number of accidents or complaints or an opinion statement concerning the impact on public health, safety or welfare if the regulation is not adopted. No action taken on the Application.
MOTION: Moved by Laura Rusk, 2nd by Jim Dier to adopt RESOLUTION NO. 2019-01 – 2019 BUDGET AMENDMENT; all in favor; motion carried.
MOTION: Moved by Jim Dier, 2nd by Laura Rusk to adopt RESOLUTION NO. 2019-02 – TOWN ROAD MILAGE CHANGE; all in favor; motion carried. This is a change for Chippewa Flowage Road and Buckhorn Road.
MOTION: APPROVE PAYMENT OF DISBURSEMENTS AND PAYROLL for checks #16889 to #16903 & electronic payments from 10/10/2019 to 11/13/2019 for a total expenditure of $60,759.30; moved by Laura Rusk, 2nd by Jim Dier; all in favor; motion carried.
The Chair ended the meeting at 5:43 p.m.
Patricia R. Swaffield, Clerk