Chair Laura Rusk called the Board of Supervisors meeting to order at 5:00 p.m.; present were Laura Rusk, Jim Dier, Dennis Clagett & Patty Swaffield.
The August 9, 2023 Monthly Board Meeting and August 22 and September 7, 2023 Special Meetings minutes were reviewed; no changes were heard; minutes approved.
$ 165,406.87 07/31/2023 Bank Statement Balance
$ -10,000.00 Less 1 Outstanding Checks
$ 155,406.87 08/01/2023 Beginning Check Book Balance
August Bank Statement Activity
$ 59,197.38 Deposits
$ 71,802.62 ARPA Funds Transfer from MMA
$ -182,363.24 Checks Cleared
$ -8.00 Bank Fee – NSF Check Presented Twice
$ 1.10 Interest
$ 114,036.73 08/31/2023 Bank Statement Balance
$ 0.00 Less 0 Outstanding Checks
$ 114,036.73 08/31/2023 Ending Check Book Balance
$ 148,502.26 Beginning Balance
$ -71,802.62 ARPA Funds Transfer to Checking
$ 5.67 Interest
$ 76,705.31 08/31/2023 Ending Bank Statement Balance
$190,742.04 Total all Accounts
General Fund $6,705.31
Equipment Fund 60,000.00
Building Fund $10,000.00
Treasures report was reviewed; no changes were heard; Treasurers report approved.
ROAD REPORT: Gary graded all gravel roads; finished working on mower; started mowing all ditches back to tree line and cut more leaning trees; started working on Clerk’s office to remove decaying mice. Gary placed a car counter on River Road for 7 days for a road grant. The count was 3,362 which is daily average of 480.
Jay Kozlowski from Sawyer County Zoning sent an email asking each Municipality to designate a Town Official to attend the next Sawyer County Zoning Committee meeting on Friday, October 20, 2023 to discus the MULTI-DWELLING DEVELOPMENT ORDINACNE AMENDMENT PROCESS. The discussion is to determine what constitutes a resort. Currently property owners cannot put 2 dwelling on a single lot.
MOTION: Moved by Rusk; 2nd by Clagett to approve a LIQUOR LICENSE FOR GOOD TIME CHARLIE, DBA CHIPPEWA PINES RESORT, Melanie Mikesh, Agent; all in favor; motion carried.
The Clerk asked the Board to approve removing UNCOLLECTIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY TAXES from the Sawyer Novis System
MOTION: Moved by Dier; 2nd by Clagett to request the Sawyer County Treasurer to remove the following UNCOLLECTIBLE PERSOAL PROPERTY TAXES including the Interest and Penalties from the tax roll:
Tax ID 446 – tax year 2021 – $40.65
Tax ID 1641 – tax year 2019 – $13.98
Tax ID 318 – tax years 2016 & 2017 – $7.45
Tax ID 351 – tax years 2019 thru 2022 – $147.70
All in favor; motion carried.
MOTION: Moved by Clagett; 2nd by Dier to approve 2 NO-WAKE BUOYS FOR TONY & LAURIE SCHUBERT in Musk Bay on the Chippewa Flowage; all in favor; motion carried.
EMPLOYEE REVIEW DATE was set for October 11, 2023 at 4:00 p.m.
BUDGET WORKSHOP DATE was set for October 17, 2023 at 9:00 a.m.
MOTION: Moved by Clagett; 2nd Dier to APPROVE PAYMENT OF DISBURSEMENTS AND PAYROLL for checks #17836 to #17855, electronic payments and account transfers from 08/10/2023 to 09/21/2023 for a total expenditure of $76,868.47; all in favor; motion carried.
The Chair ended the meeting at 5:40 p.m.
Patricia R. Swaffield, Clerk