TB December 13, 2011

TOWN OF MOUNTAIN
BOARD MEETING    DECEMBER 13, 2011
MINUTES

The meeting was called to order by Chairman Hull at 7:00 p.m. in the Town Office.  Roll call was taken with all board members present, as well as 15 in attendance.  The agenda was posted on December 10, 2011. Motion to approve the agenda by Wirth.  Seconded by Uecke.  Motion carried.  The Pledge of Allegiance is said.

Treasurer’s Report was given by Kauzlaric with bank statements available for review.  Motion to accept Treasurer’s report by Uecke.  Seconded by Hull.  Motion carried.

Minutes of the Town Board meeting held November 8, 2011 were available for review. Motion to approve minutes by Wirth.  Seconded by Uecke.  Motion carried.

Budget Amendments – none at this time.

Disbursements were available for all to review; check #19764 to and including #19807 for disbursement of $52,648.01, which includes auto withdrawal of payroll taxes; plus check #19808 & 19809 for late bills received in the amount of $88.00 for a total disbursement of $52,736.01.  Motion to approve disbursements by Wirth.  Seconded by Hull.  Motion carried.

Ambulance Report – Chairman Hull stated no meeting; Cargo trailer was sold with each town receiving proceeds of $775; 4th Quarter Delinquent Accounts received. No motions are entertained.

Fire Department Report is given by Interim Chief Wirth; couple meetings; fan installed in truck and some other tools are ready.  No motions are entertained.

Humane Officer Report is given by Clerk Kauzlaric, with 5 calls researched.  No motions are entertained.

Cemetery Report – Sup. Uecke stated Sexton is finishing up on late season and equipment maintenance.

Planning Commission Report – No meeting.

Communication File is reviewed and list is signed.

Fireworks Permit – Chairman Hull discussed changes in wording towards organizations (not individuals); Town Board discussed Permit is for information purposes and no fee is to be assessed.  Motion to approve as is by Wirth.  Seconded by Uecke.  Motion carried.

Employee Grievance Impartial Hearing Officer – Town Board discussed options of possible Hearing Officer, with fees being about the same.  Motion that we use Stellpflug Law Office by Hull.  Seconded by Wirth.  Motion carried.

Concealed Carry – Community Center Signage – Town Board discussed some events held at Community Center have knives, such as Trappers Rendezvous.  Motion that we don’t do anything with Concealed Weapon signage at the Community Center by Wirth.  Seconded by Hull.  Motion carried.

Outdoor Event Permit – Chairman Hull reviewed changes/items taken out of draft (was taken from larger Town or City); Board Members to review for additional changes; next meeting will discuss final changes to send off to attorney for review before approval.  Tabled until next month.

Resolution #06-2011 Establishment of Town Fee Schedule – Town Board discussed standardizing fee schedule to be more in line with surrounding Towns; based on discussion at Budget Workshops.  Motion that we approve this Resolution by Uecke.  Seconded by Wirth.  Motion carried.

Election Board Members 2012-2013 – Clerk Kauzlaric reviewed the list with Town Board.  Motion to approve them by Wirth.  Seconded by Hull.  Motion carried.

GAB Polling Place Onsite Accessibility Compliance Audit Report – Clerk Kauzlaric reviewed information received from the accessibility audit preformed by the Government Accountability Board at the last Recall Election; compliance issues consisted of for Handicap parking space to be listed as Van-accessible, accessible pathway to polling place entry to be marked by large print signs, and accessible entrance should be marked at door and door needs to have tension adjustment and/or install an electronic assisting device (such as door opener or bell box to call for assistance);  Clerk Kauzlaric also notified Town Board that all items necessary to correct compliance issues are available free of charge from GAB;  Town Board Members discussed ordering Van-Accessible sign, Accessible Entrance sign and Portable Sign Base, Wireless Door Bell and Entrance signage.  Motion for Lynn to order the items that we need for election site by Wirth.  Seconded by Uecke.  Motion carried.

Oconto County Northern Satellite Office Sublease – Chairman Hull discussed sublease is for existing office; another possible site was mentioned at north end of Townsend; Board Members would like to discuss Satellite Office at 6 Town Board Meeting to centralize office for northern end of the county.  Motion to accept existing agreement by Hull.  Seconded by Wirth.  Motion carried.

Ordinance #1-2002 Fire Department Organization – Ordinance was reviewed and discussed possible changes to Article IV; changes may be needed and Town Board would like to discuss at Special Town Board Meeting along with possible interviews of Fire Chief applicants.  Tabled for Special Town Board Meeting.

Resolution #1/2004 Fire Department Appointed Officers Reimbursements – Town Board discussed need to review with Fire Department Ordinance.  Tabled for Special Town Board Meeting.

Hearing of the People brought about concerns relating to resident stated belief that new Fire Chief should be resident of Town of Mountain; timeframe that Town Board will appoint new Fire Chief; question purchase of Refurbished Edge from Command Central; amount of Ambulance Delinquent Accounts; disbursement for Random Drug Screening; question hours/mileage for Community Center employee; comment that flag pole light at Community Center is burnt out and lights for road sign; questioned penny difference is payroll for 3 road crew with only 1 hour time ea.

Announcements:
Santa Clause at Mountain Volunteer Fire Department Friday, December 16th 
6:00 p.m. @ Fire Station
Planning Commission Tuesday, January 3rd 7:00 p.m. @ Town Office
Town Board Meeting Tuesday, January 10th 7:00 p.m. @ Town Office

Motion to adjourn by Wirth.  Seconded by Uecke.  Motion carried.  Time is 8:10 p.m.

Respectfully submitted for approval by,

 

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Lynn Kauzlaric, Clerk

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