TOWN OF MOUNTAIN
BOARD MEETING JANUARY 14, 2014
The meeting was called to order by Chairman Hull at 7:00 p.m. in the Town Office. Roll call was taken with Hull, Uecke, Lauterborn and Kauzlaric present, as well as 5 in attendance. The agenda was posted on January 11, 2014. Motion to approve the agenda by Lauterborn. 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 approve Treasurer’s report by Hull. Seconded by Uecke. Motion carried.
Minutes of the Town Board meeting held December 10, 2013 were available for review. Motion to accept minutes by Lauterborn. Seconded by Hull. Motion carried.
Budget Amendments – final 2013 budget amendments will be made at next month’s meeting after all bills have been received for 2013.
Disbursements were available for all to review; checks #21306 to and including #21374 for disbursement of $889,302.56, which includes auto withdrawal of payroll taxes. Motion to approve by Hull. Seconded by Uecke. Motion carried.
Ambulance Report – next meeting is Thursday, January 16th.
Fire Department Report – report given by Chief Harkema with 1 structure fire (chimney); fire in dumpster at Recycle Center possibly from ashes being dumped (requested a sign regarding “No Ashes Allowed” be posted); noticed flammable metals in dumpster when putting out fire (attendants need to be more aware of items going into dumpsters).
– Donations Received – donations have been received from the McCaslin Lioness and 2 checks received from Terry Rank’s funeral. Motion that we accept all 3 donations by Uecke. Seconded by Lauterborn. Motion carried.
Humane Officer Report is given by Clerk Kauzlaric with 11 calls for the month or December. No motions are entertained.
Cemetery Report – Sup. Uecke stated he drove thru the cemetery after the last snowfall and everything went well with snow plowing. No motions are entertained.
Planning Commission Report –
– Application for Land Division – Woelfel – Jess from Northeast Survey to review CSM and answer any questions; Land Division required a variance from Oconto County regarding water frontage, which was approved. Motion to approve by Lauterborn. Seconded by Hull. Motion carried.
– Conditional Use Permit – Mountain Stone Corporation – Chairman Hull explained that this is an annual renewal for the Hot Mix Plant and was approved by the Planning Commission. Motion that we go through with the Conditional Use Permit for Mountain Stone by Uecke. Seconded by Lauterborn. Motion carried.
– Replacement request from PC Member Litscher – Chairman Hull stated there were two interested individuals (Karl Kagelman & Floyd Schmidt); Town Board members discussed candidates. Motion that we appoint Floyd Schmidt as new replacement Planning Commission Member by Uecke. Seconded by Lauterborn. Motion carried.
6 Town Board Meeting Discussions – next meeting Monday, January 20th. No motions are entertained.
Communication File is reviewed and list is signed.
Community Center Remodel bids – Clerk Kauzlaric presented the 2 bids that were received. Motion to accept bids received by Uecke. Seconded by Hull. Motion accepted. Bids are read by Clerk Kauzlaric; Town Board members reviewed bids; discussion regarding not enough allocated in the budget to complete full project; will review and assess which part is most important. Motion that we don’t accept any bids at this time by Uecke. Seconded by Lauterborn. Motion carried.
Special Gathering License – Mountain Fire Dept Aux Fish-O-Rama (Feb 1 & 2) – application available for Town Board review. Motion to accept by Hull. Seconded by Lauterborn. Motion carried.
Special Gathering License – MABA Snowmobile Drags (Feb 8) – application available for Town Board review. Motion we accept for the Snowmobile Drags by Uecke. Seconded by Hull. Motion carried.
Special Gathering License – MABA Truck Drags (Feb 15) – application available for Town Board review. Motion that we accept for Truck Drags by Uecke. Seconded by Lauterborn. Motion carried.
Recycle Center Hours – request made by citizen at last week’s Planning Commission for Town Board to consider possibility of moving one day to evening hours; Town Board discussed need to review site for lighting and safety. Tabled for further research.
Resolution #01-2014 for Public Depository – Clerk Kauzlaric discussed that the Mountain Branch of BMO Harris Bank will be closing February 28th; account information received from FirstMerit Bank, Laona State Bank and Wells Fargo; Town Board Members reviewed information received; discussion regarding loans currently with FirstMerit and questioned locations (Suring and Townsend). Tabled until next month to review information.
Hearing of the People brought about concerns relating to Linda Lane not plowed and couldn’t get to her house; current policy regarding mail boxes that are hit by plow trucks; mileage reimbursement for town employee; invoice on hold from Packerland; if any information found regarding Bonita Lane.
Mountain Ambulance Commissions Meeting Thursday, January 16th 6:30 p.m. @ Ambulance Garage
MABA Dinner Meeting Thursday, January 16th 5:30 p.m. @ Doze Inn
6 Town Board Meeting Monday, January 20th 6:30 p.m. @ Townsend Town Hall
Mountain Fire Dept Aux Fish-O-Rama February 1st & 2nd @ Chute Pond
Planning Commission Tuesday, February 4th 7:00 p.m. @ Town Office
MABA Snowmobile Drags Saturday, February 8th @ Chute Pond
Town Board Meeting Tuesday, February 11th 7:00 p.m. @ Town Office
MABA Truck Drags Saturday, February 15th @ Chute Pond
Motion to adjourn by Hull. Seconded by Lauterborn. Motion carried. Time is 7:45 p.m.
Respectfully submitted for approval by,
Lynn Kauzlaric, Clerk