TOWN OF MOUNTAIN
BOARD MEETING JULY 12, 2011
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 10 in attendance. The agenda was posted on July 9, 2011. Motion to amend item #19 to read Resolution #04-2011 by Uecke. Second by Wirth. Motion carried. Motion to approve the amended agenda by Wirth. 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 Wirth. Seconded by Hull. Motion carried.
Minutes of the Town Board meeting held June 14, 2011 were available for review. Motion to accept minutes by Wirth. Seconded by Uecke. Motion carried.
Budget Amendments – none at this time.
Disbursements were available for all to review; check #19497 to and including #19563 for disbursement of $32,853.64, which includes auto withdrawal of payroll taxes. Motion to approve disbursements by Wirth. Seconded by Uecke. Motion carried.
Ambulance Report – no meeting. No motions are entertained.
Fire Department Report is given by Chief Gerhards with nothing new to report. No motions are entertained.
Humane Officer Report is given by Clerk Kauzlaric, with 8 calls researched. No motions are entertained.
Cemetery Report – no report. No motions are entertained.
Planning Commission Report – Motion to amend agenda to add Rezone Application by Uecke. Seconded by Wirth. Motion carried. Motion to accept Amended agenda by Hull. Seconded by Wirth. Motion carried.
– Rezone Application-Risen Savior Evangelical Lutheran Church – motion to approve by Wirth. Seconded by Uecke. Motion carried.
Communication File is reviewed and list is signed.
Fire Department Standard Operating Guidelines – Chairman Hull discussed that these Guidelines are always changing; Town Board members have reviewed document on their own. Motion to accept SOG’s for the Fire Department by Uecke. Seconded by Wirth. Motion carried.
Special Gathering License-Mountain Horseshoe League (Aug. 12-14) – Motion to accept by Hull. Seconded by Wirth. Motion carried.
Operator’s License Application-Bowman –Motion to approve by Wirth. Seconded by Hull. Motion carried.
Operator’s License Application-Amory –Motion to approve by Wirth. Seconded by Uecke. Motion carried.
Operator’s License Application-Schnell –Motion to accept by Hull. Seconded by Wirth. Motion carried.
Ordinance 1-1996 (amended 7/12/2011)-Snowmobile – Chairman Hull discussed that Ordinance needed to list Town of Mountain instead of Town of Armstrong if to be forwarded to Gillett for new Court system. Motion to approve by Wirth. Seconded by Uecke. Motion carried.
Ordinance #1 (amended 7/12/2011)-Water Safety Patrol – this Ordinance also listed Town of Armstrong. Motion to approve by Wirth. Seconded by Uecke. Motion carried.
Resolution #04-2011-Resolution Establishing a Supervisory District/Ward #1 – Clerk Kauzlaric discussed information received from Oconto County of Tentative Redistricting for Supervisory Districts, which puts the Town of Mountain solely in Supervisory District #29; map review by Town Board members. Motion to adopt resolution by Uecke. Seconded by Wirth. Motion carried.
Donation Request from Northern Oconto County Substance Abuse Prevention Partnership – tabled until after the 6 Towns Board Meeting on August 24th to allow Town Board to find out what other towns are doing.
Old Hwy 32 Rustic Road Designation Discussion – Sup. Uecke stated that they are waiting for a response from the State of Wisconsin. Tabled until word received from the state.
McComb Lake Road ATV Route Discussion – Chairman Hull reviewed survey results of 24 approved and 4 opposed; discussed CSM received from trail applicant; citizen member Mollner questioned stake in the access off Stone Quarry Road-Chairman Hull stated this was to mark the “Questionable area” on the CSM so signage could be placed to direct ATV traffic to keep north of that point; citizen member Mollner commented on speed limit for gravel portion of road and requested it be lowered to 10 MPH instead of 25 MPH-it was stated that Mike Stahl at DNR sets speed limit; citizen member Mollner also questioned possible dust control and stated that survey sent out did not highlight north of Stone Quarry Road on McComb Lake Road-Chairman Hull discussed that this was an error by the Clerk and showed that application requested ATV route to extend north on McComb Lake and if results of survey were closer in numbers he would have survey resent; Chairman Hull will check signage on McComb Lake Road north of Stone Quarry to verify placement per application request; there was discussion that signage is place ahead of the start of a route to give traffic warning that there is possibly ATV traffic ahead.
Hearing of the People brought about concerns relating to cost of cutting grass for Parks and Cemetery this year compared to last year; question why the flags were removed from the Veteran’s gravesites at the Cemetery after Memorial Day; Town Christmas tree is dying and possibly replacement.
Last day for Absentee Ballot requests is Friday, July 15th
Special Recall Primary Election, Tuesday, July 19th 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. @ Town Office
MABA Meeting Thursday, July 21st 6:30 p.m. @ The Beach Club
Planning Commission Meeting Tuesday, August 2nd 7:00 p.m. @ Town Office
Town Board Meeting Tuesday, August 9th 7:00 p.m. @ Town Office
Recall Election for State Senator District 12, Tuesday, August 16th 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. @ Town Office
Motion to adjourn by Wirth. Seconded by Hull. Motion carried. Time is 7:47 p.m.
Respectfully submitted for approval by,
Lynn Kauzlaric, Clerk