May 17, 2011 Town Board Monthly Meeting:

 

Meeting called to order at 6:34 p.m.   Present at the meeting were Simon Nelson – Chairman, Scott Wilder and Glenn Meier- Supervisor, Phyllis Wilder–Treasurer, Andrea Lundquist-Clerk, and Kevin Taylor - Patrolman.  Residents and onlookers included Walter Schommer, Bill Schommer.

 

The meeting was called to order by Simon.

 

The minutes of the last meeting were presented by the clerk.

Adjustments to the minute were under “Next Meeting” add: Road Inspections to be held Monday, May 2nd at 5:00pm.

The town board thanked the clerk for the report.

 

The treasurer’s monthly report was presented by treasurer.

The town board thanked the treasurer for the report.

 

Public Input – The Walter and Bill Schommer presented the official plat for their subdivision for the town chair, clerk and treasurer to sign.  The plat had been previously approved at the March meeting, and it was understood that the official plat would be brought here for final signatures once the county had approved. The chairman, clerk, and treasurer signed appropriately. 

 

Old Business

  1. Road Inspection Report was presented.  (See Road Inspection Report, 2011 in minutes)
  2. The LRIP remaining funds will be used for work one of the areas needing attention from the road inspections.  (See Road Inspection Report, 2011).
  3. The town has been discussing what to regarding the 2009 assessment of Mary Young’s property, and continuing an extended contract to recoup some of the loss associated with the situation (See Minutes 3-10, Minutes 3-09).  The Town’s Association stated that it is not required for the assessor to carry errors and omissions insurance. After weighing the cost of an assessor with E&O ins, and one without, the board reviewed the submission from Ed O’Meara, assessor, as to accepting a 3 year contract from Ed O’Meara at the current fixed annual rate, with a deduction of half of the loss over the next three years ($1206.86 annually, totaling $3620.56).  Glenn made a motion to accept the 3 year proposal from Ed O’Meara, and Scott seconded the motion.  All in favor, motion carried. 

 

Patrolman/Hwy. Building/Hwy. Report   A. Water pump went out on the dump truck.   A new pump would cost around $1200.00.  The board would like the dump truck to have a full inspection and estimate for any work needed, and will allow Simon to make any final decision on any work that is needed to be done.

 

  1. The patrolman removed the rusted parts of the culvert on 140th and filled in with gavel; water still flows through. (See Minutes 4-11).  Per request from DNR, no culvert has been added to replace the rusted culvert. The town received $165.60 from Gone Green for the remains of the rusted culvert.

 

Correspondence

           

New Business – A. A town checklist for property owned by Mary Young was presented to the town board.  The board approved and endorsed the checklist, which will be forwarded onto the County.   

 

All bills paid and approved.  . 

The next meeting will be Tuesday, May 21st, 2011 at 6:30pm, immediately after the adjournment of the Board of Review.

 

Motion to adjourn the meeting made by Glenn and seconded by Scott. Motion Carried.

Meeting adjourned at 7:41 pm.

Andrea Lundquist, clerk