TOWN OF MOUNTAIN
BOARD MEETING SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
The meeting was called to order by Chairman Hull at 7:00 p.m. in the Town Office. Roll call was taken with Hull, Ustianowski, School and Kauzlaric present, as well as 18 in attendance. The agenda was posted on September 12, 2016. Clerk Kauzlaric requested to amend item 17 line 5 to read Bud Ln vs. Buds Ln. Motion to approve the Agenda with this amendment by Ustianowski. Seconded by Hull. 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 School. Seconded by Ustianowski. Motion carried.
Minutes of the Town Board meeting held August 11, 2016 were available for review. Motion to accept minutes by Hull. Seconded by Ustianowski. Motion carried.
Minutes of the Special Town Board meeting held August 24, 2016 were available for review. Motion to accept minutes by Ustianowski. Seconded by School. Motion carried.
Minutes of the Special Town Board meeting held August 26, 2016 were available for review. Motion to accept minutes by Hull. Seconded by School. Motion carried.
Budget Amendments – none at this time.
Disbursements were available for all to review; checks #23259 to and including #23318 for disbursement of $45,846.40, which includes auto withdrawal of payroll taxes and First Merit Loan payments. Motion to approve disbursements by Ustianowski. Seconded by Hull. Motion carried.
Ambulance Report – Commissioner’s meeting next week; Chairman Hull discussed request from August 25th Commissioner’s meeting for consideration on building addition required provide sleeping quarters to retain some staff that do not reside in the Town of Mountain; FOMAS has raised funds necessary to build project. Motion to approve by Ustianowski. Seconded by Hull. Motion carried.
Fire Department Report – Chief Harkema reported couple calls; stated that Fire Bureau has worked on a multi-departmental fire awareness event that will be held October 9th at the Town of Riverview Fire Station. No motions are entertained.
Humane Officer Report is given by Clerk Kauzlaric with 2 calls for Town of Doty in August. No motions are entertained.
Cemetery Report – Clerk Kauzlaric reported that the Cemetery Sexton, under direction of the Cemetery Committee Chair, contacted Mitch Wilson regarding completing dirt fill and grading around new garage; Annual Budget meeting will be held Monday, October 3rd at the Town of Mountain office. No motions are entertained.
Planning Commission Report –
– Conditional Use Application – WICO, Inc. – application and photos were available for Town Board review; Chairman Hull reported information from the Planning Commission meeting. Motion to approve by Ustianowski. Seconded by School. Motion carried.
– Rezone Application – Business Park Lot #10 – application and information available for Town Board review; Chairman Hull discussed stipulations set by Planning Commission members. Motion to approve with stipulations by Ustianowski. Seconded by School. Motion carried.
7 Town Board Meeting Discussions – Sup. Ustianowski stated that Recycle Center options were discussed. No motions are entertained.
Communication File is reviewed and list is signed.
Mountain Historical Society Building Addition request – Barbara Palmer from Mountain Historical Society was available to discuss plans for addition; have received an initial donation for project costs. Motion to approve the addition by Hull. Seconded by Ustianowski. Motion carried.
Grant for Trail Wayside – Board members discussed possible future costs associated with building maintenance, utilities, etc.; discussed options to decline if 100% funding for building not available. Motion that we can sustain cost of future maintenance by Ustianowski. Seconded by School. Motion carried.
Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP) Grant Application – email received from DNR with grant application; discussed need for committee members; grant application due by October 7th. Motion to accept by Ustianowski. Seconded by School. Motion carried.
CWPP Committee members –Sup. Ustianowski ask that anyone interested in being on this committee contact her; initial meeting to be set for October or November with area towns. Motion to approve committee setup by Ustianowski. Seconded by Hull. Motion carried.
Road Name Issues found during reflectivity testing – letter received from Oconto County available with listing of road name inconsistencies; resident inquired if anyone checked with US Postal Service regarding how these roads were listed in their system; board members instructed Clerk Kauzlaric to check this information. Tabled to October meeting.
5 Town EMS Consultants recommendations – Sup. Ustianowski stated that the report will be received September 23rd and meeting is to be held on October 4th. Tabled to October meeting.
Insurance Property Value Replacement Cost Evaluation – information from insurance agent reviewed by Town Board; discussed differences between insured replacement value vs. actual replacement value. Motion that we have him check into values by Hull. Seconded by Ustianowski. Motion carried.
WTA Turnout for Transportation – email received from WI Towns Association regarding a statewide meeting to be held on September 29th regarding current road work/transportation issues; no Town Board member available to attend meeting.
Fire Dept New Hire – W Lewandowski – application available for review. Motion to accept him by Hull. Seconded by School. Motion carried.
Fire Dept New Hire – S Lewandowski – application available for review. Motion to accept by Hull. Seconded by School. Motion carried.
Hearing of the People brought about concerns relating to future of Recycle Center; summer hours this month for Recycle Center; where the Trail Wayside will be located; insurance cards for town vehicles; shouldering work on Y Camp/South Shore; Town Disaster Plan update; dry hydrant on Pavlat broken.
MABA Meeting Thursday, September 15th 6:30 p.m. @ Mulligan’s
MABA Duck Races Saturday, September 17th 4:00 p.m. @ Everbreeze
Lakewood Chamber meeting Monday, September 19th 6:00 p.m. @ Firelite Lounge
MAS Commissioner’s Meeting Thursday, September 22nd 6:30 p.m. @ Ambulance Garage
Cemetery Annual Budget Meeting Monday, October 3rd 4:00 p.m. @ Town of Mountain Office
5 Town EMS Administrative Meeting Tuesday, October 4th 6:00 p.m. @ Lakewood new Fire Dept building
Planning Commission Tuesday, October 4th 7:00 p.m. @ Town Office
Fire Prevention Multi-departmental Event Sunday, October 9th 11 a.m.-4:00 p.m. @ Town of Riverview
Town Board Meeting Tuesday, October 11th 7:00 p.m. @ Town Office
1st week in October Mountain Fire Bureau will conduct 2nd bi-annual Fire Inspections for area businesses
Missed item – 2017 Budget Workshop Meeting Date – board members discussed date for first budget workshop; which will be held Tuesday, September 27th at 6:00 p.m. in the Town Office.
Hearing no other orders of business, Chairman Hull adjourned meeting. Time is 7:48 p.m.