Town Board Meeting February 9, 2010

TOWN OF MOUNTAIN
BOARD MEETING    FEBRUARY 9, 2010
MINUTES

The meeting was called to order by Chairman Hull at 7:05 p.m. in the Town Office.  Roll call was taken with all members present as well as 7 in attendance.  The agenda was posted on February 5, 2010. 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 by Wirth.  Seconded by Uecke.  Motion carried.

Minutes of the Town Board meeting January 12, 2010 were available for review.  Motion to accept minutes by Uecke.  Seconded by Wirth.  Motion carried.

Budget Amendments none required at this time.

Disbursements were available for all to review check #18544 to and including #18615 for a total of $81,995.94.  Motion to approve the bills by Wirth.  Seconded by Hull.  Motion carried.

Ambulance Report – Meeting February 11th.  No motions are entertained.

Fire Department Report was given by Asst. Chief Wirth – mutual aid fire call – Crooked Lake; 2 meetings.  No motions are entertained.

Humane Officer Report is given by Kauzlaric, with 4 calls researched.  No motions are entertained.

Cemetery Report – Sup. Uecke spoke with Chairman Hansen of Doty regarding last years total budget items.  No motions are entertained.

Planning Commission Report – results of the 3 ATV routes discussed by Chairman Hull (all three routes denied by result of votes).
CSM-Schaut – Lyle Schaut here to discuss changes since Planning Commission Meeting – preliminary plans to be amended to increase Lot 1 size to 1 acre instead of ½ acre can then be zoned residential or commercial; may require county variance of easement to reach Lot 2.  Motion to approve with changes to go with one (1) acre by Wirth.  Seconded by Uecke.  Motion Carried.

Communication File is reviewed and list is signed.

Operator’s License-Tarlton is available for review.  Motion to approve by Wirth.  Seconded by Uecke.  Motion carried.

CenturyLink-Application/Notification for 2010/2011 Construction was available for review.  Motion to approve by Wirth.  Seconded by Uecke.  Motion carried.

Resolution #10-2001-2 (Amended 2/9/2010) (Open Records) with available for review with amendment to correct office hours on Resolution.  Motion to approve by Wirth.  Seconded by Hull.  Motion carried.

Resolution #01-2010 (Borrow Funds-Ambulance Purchase) was available for review with $40,000.00 to be borrowed from Harris N.A. at 5% interest per annum and payable in 5 annual installments starting 2/15/2011.  Motion to approve by Wirth.  Seconded by Uecke.  Motion carried.

Resolution #02-2010 (Credit Card Use for after hours fuel purchases) was available for review with discussion for have one credit card in shop for Road Crew and one for Fire Department to be kept in Engine 1 or 2.  Motion to approve by Wirth.  Seconded by Uecke.  Motion carried.

Community Center Rental Fees was discussed by Sup. Uecke with new Rental Agreement reviewed; discussed rental fees for possibility for Pavilion only fees; fees to be $25.00 for Pavilion only (for residents and non-residents), $75.00 for Hall only and for Hall and Pavilion rental for residents and $100.00 for non-residents; changes in Rental Agreement presented to include statement regarding priority of Government and/or paid renters over groups that use the Hall at no charge.  Tabled until corrections to rental agreement are made.

Oconto County Library Agreement was available for review.  Tabled until after April 22ndOconto County Towns Association meeting where they will review this issue.

Town of Mountain Website was reviewed with Clerk Kauzlaric showing Board changes made to date and what is being worked on.  Motion to let Lynn keep working on it by Wirth.  Seconded by Hull.  Motion carried.

Fire Department wage discussion included sending a letter out to each Fire Department employee to survey them regarding receiving their paychecks quarterly.  Motion to send out letter asking if ok to go quarterly for payroll?   _____ Yes  ______ No     by Uecke.  Seconded by Wirth.  Motion carried.

 

Employee Handbook & Job Descriptions discussion – copy of Employee Handbook was previously given to each Board Member, which is dated April, 2003; copy will be kept in outer office to review for updates; Sup. Uecke discussed need to create Job Descriptions to set standards of positions and set expectations for town employees in all areas.  Tabled for next month’s meeting.

 

Hearing of the People – brought concerns regarding ATV Recreational Road application fee and survey process, and positive remark regarding the presence of a Planning Commission Board member at the opening of the surveys; question regarding if elected Town Board member is able to work as Town employee; Town employees plowing Town property; plowing billed by Sup. Wirth to town

 

Announcements:

6 Town Board Meeting February 10th 6:30 p.m. @ Riverview Town Hall

Mountain Ambulance Service Meeting February 11th 7:00 p.m. @ Ambulance Station

Mountain Area Business Association Meeting Thursday, February 18th 6:30 p.m. @ Doze Inn

Primary Election February 16th from 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. @ Town Office

Chute Lake Dist. Assoc. Meeting February 27th 9:00 a.m. @ Mountain Fire Department

Doze Inn Kids Fishing February 27th @ Doze Inn (free fishing supplies to all kids)

NO Planning Commission Meeting in March

Town Board Meeting March 9th 7:00 p.m. @ Town Office

 

Motion to adjourn by Wirth.  Seconded by Uecke.  Motion carried.  Time is 8:55 p.m.

 

Respectfully submitted for approval by,

 

 

 

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Lynn Kauzlaric, Clerk

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