July 8, 2105-7 pm eau Pleine town Hall
Leif made a motion to accept the minutes as written, seconded by roger. Motion carried by a vote of 3-0.
Plan Commission recommendations: Roger made a motion to adopt the Driveway Permit Application that the Commission recommends. Seconded by Leif. The Plan commission will be looking into amending the Driveway Ordinance to designate who will inspect the culverts and to add a 4.3 to read Other Lands. Leif made a motion to accept the Plan Commission’s recommendations on the driveways and the variance for Daniel and Patricia Luessenhop’s shed. Seconded by Roger. Motion carried.
Road Record Keeping: Roger is working on getting the maps. Chairperson has permission to buy a file to keep road records in.
Holiday Pay-Full time employee gets double time. Part time employees get time and a half.
Mandatory Drug testing-Treasurer will contact a group from Neillsville if they still do the testing. Roger will also look into it. It is mandatory for anyone who holds a CDL license.
Fire Number for the Recycling Center: one will be ordered.
Easement from Consolidated to Dam road Property: town owns 5 acres of land 250 ft. back off of the road. The Board will look into getting an easement from Consolidated.
Grader Purchase: Bids were opened and the bids were for the 672 Model:
John Deere $ 263,300 Cat $ 342,627
Trade in 70,000 107,000
Balance $ 193,235, $ 235,627
The Chairperson stated that a meeting needs to be held to amend the budget and to ask permission from the electors to exceed the $ 264,850 the town is allowed for High=way expenditures. Roger made a motion that a Special meeting be held on Tuesday, July 28th at 7pm to ask the electors to exceed the $ 264,850 limit. Seconded by Leif. Motion carried. The Chairperson instructed the treasurer to write a letter to different banks for a loan. The Town Board will meet at 6 pm to go over the bids.
Grader Oil Leak & tires: Grader has a leak in front hubs. Bill for the tires has not been received yet but the Supervisors have agreed to pay for them.
Road and Granite Update: Circle road okay, culverts on Stashek and Trestik have been installed, Mowing is ½ done. Water pump had to be replaced on the tractor.
Town web site-no action Chairperson’s responsibility.
It was decided to put up a mail box for the town hall.
The Dam Road short Term Closing was tabled.
Mileage guidelines-town pays mileage for out of town meetings, picking up parts or supplies, conventions, and checking roads. Does not pay for posting or coming down to the town hall, garage, recycling center etc.
The recycling Contract expires in November and if Advanced is not notified in August that we are not renewing the contract it will automatically renew for 3 years. Leif made a motion that the Recycling Contract be renewed for 1year while the board looks at other options. Seconded by Roger.
Jack made a motion to pay the bills and to adjourn. Seconded by Roger. Motion carried.
Marlene Furo, Clerk