MONTHLY BOARD MEETING – October 12, 2022

MONTHLY BOARD MEETING – October 12, 2022

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

The September 14, 2022 Monthly Board Meeting, the October 6 and 10, 2022 Special Meetings minutes were reviewed; no changes were heard; minutes approved.

 Treasurer’s Report:

$161,141.94   08/31/2022 Bank Statement Balance
$  45,461.65–  Less 5 Outstanding Checks
$115,680.29   09/01/2022 Beginning Check Book Balance

September Bank Statement Activity
$  31,693.47   Deposits
$  85,322.47-  Checks Cleared
$             .89   Interest
$107,513.83   09/30/2022 Bank Statement Balance
$       808.65–  Less 2 Outstanding Checks
$106,705.18   09/30/2022 Ending Check Book Balance

$225,007.44   Beginning Balance
$         18.49   Interest Earned
$225,025.93   09/30/2022 Ending Bank Statement Balance

General Fund $5223.31
Highway Fund $78,000.00
Equipment Fund $60,000.00
Building Fund $10,000.00
ARPA Fund $71,802.62

$331,731.11   Total all Accounts

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

ROAD REPORT:   Gary finished mowing ditches and started grading all gravel roads; filled pots holes; saw cut on Tiger Musky Rd for replacing culverts and replaced one with two more to do; put up new road name signs that had been stolen.

The ASSESSOR CONTRACT for the years of 2023 and 2024 was discussed with input from Assessor Doug Kurtzweil.
MOTION: Moved by Dier; 2nd by Clagett to increase the Assessor salary by 10% for the year 2023 from $16,200 to $17,820 then another 10% for the year 2024 from $17,820 to $19,602; all in favor; motion carried.
In order to be compliant with ARPA, a model Code of Ethics ordinance written by Rick Manthe and Larry Konopacki of Stafford Rosenbaum law office was reviewed by the Board prior to the October meeting.  A paragraph was added and nothing else changed.

MOTION: Moved by Clagett; 2nd by Dier to adopt ORDINANCE NO. 2022-02 ESTABLISHING A CODE OF ETHICS; all in favor; motion carried.
The 5 YEAR ROAD PLAN was discussed.  The final plan will be determined at the budget workshop on October 20, 2022.

MOTION: Moved by Dier; 2nd Clagett to APPROVE PAYMENT OF DISBURSEMENTS AND PAYROLL for checks #17572 to #17598, electronic payments and account transfers from 09/15/2022 to 10/12/2022 for a total expenditure of $58,045.34; all in favor; motion carried.

The Chair ended the meeting at 5:50 p.m.
Patricia R. Swaffield, Clerk