Town Board Meeting July 13, 2010

JULY 13, 2010

The meeting was called to order by Chairman Hull at 7:00 p.m. in the Town Office.  Roll call was taken with all members present as well as 15 in attendance.  The agenda was posted on July 11, 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 it by Wirth.  Seconded by Uecke.  Motion carried.

Minutes of the Town Board meeting held June 8, 2010 were available for review. Motion to accept minutes by Wirth.  Seconded by Hull.  Motion carried.

Budget Amendments – none required at this time.

Disbursements were available for all to review check #18848 to and including #18898 for $31,239.69, which includes late check #18898 for $4,167.30 to Mountain Ambulance for 2nd Quarter Delinquent Accounts.  Motion to approve the bills by Wirth.  Seconded by Hull.  Motion carried.

Ambulance Report – Chairman Hull discussed letter received from Mountain Ambulance Service regarding Helispot Plan.  No motions are entertained.

Fire Department Report was given by Secretary Don Buhrandt – 1 meeting and 0 fire calls.  No motions are entertained.

Humane Officer Report is given by Rzepka, with 13 calls researched.  No motions are entertained.

Cemetery Report – no report.  No motions are entertained.

Planning Commission Report
Application for Land Division – Gerald Bowman
– Chairman Hull discussed proposed land division.  Motion to approve by Wirth.  Seconded by Uecke.  Motion carried.

Communication File is reviewed and list is signed.

Community Center Ball Park Lights (update) – Chairman Hull stated attempt to lower wattage on bank of lights was unsuccessful; WPS contacted and they will send out to test system and give suggestions on possible solutions.  Tabled until further information.

South Shore Drive Town Property Discussion – CSM reviewed; discussed easement issue; Chairman Hull to contact WTA regarding legal issues for property sale; clarification with WPS if pole can be on property line.  Motion to move forward with this and points to cover would have to be to verify everything is legal (that we don’t have to post it or put it up for bid); we’ll have to have it surveyed; figure price of property by Wirth.  Seconded by Uecke.  Motion carried.

Abandon Street Lights – Near Parkside Gas Station (Old Hwy 32) Motion to abandon light on Old 32 by Wirth.  Seconded by Uecke.  Motion carried.

Oconto County Library Agreement – discussed information provided at 6 Town Board Meeting.  Tabled for further information.

2010-2011 Operator’s License Late Applications (by list) – Motion to approve list by Wirth.  Seconded by Uecke.  Motion carried.

Special Gathering License – Mountain Horseshoe League (August 14 & 15) – Motion to approve by Hull.  Seconded by Wirth.  Motion carried.

Community Center New Hire – 4 applications received and reviewed.  Motion to hire Dave Kauzlaric for position of Community Building Custodian by Uecke.  Seconded by Hull.  Motion carried.

Employee Handbook & Job Descriptions discussion – draft of job description presented for Road Crew with information gathered from Oconto County Highway Department and thanks to Al Heffner for his information; Handbook clerical update on page 4 listing Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest; discussion regarding OT pay and mileage reimbursement.  Motion to pay overtime after 40 hours only per week by Wirth.  Seconded by Hull.  Motion Carried.  Motion to approve format of Job Descriptions by Wirth.  Seconded by Uecke.  Motion carried.

Hearing of the People– question regarding change to 2010 Assessment; letter to Forestry Dept. regarding ATV trail to connect to Everbreeze; Harry (Jess) Smith @ Northeast Surveying will attempt to provide Plat map for Cemetery; McComb Lake Road TRIP Program discussion; notification of future road work plans for citizen input; Pete VanderHeyden offered to donate time towards discussion with WPS on ballpark lights; Sup. Uecke thanked Dan Hoppe for time donated to paint pavilion at Community Center

Mountain Area Business Association Meeting Thursday, July 15
6:30 p.m. @ Kitty’s
Planning Commission Meeting Tuesday, August 3rd
7:00 p.m. @ Town Office
Town Board Meeting Tuesday, August 10th
7:00 p.m. @ Town Office

Motion to go into closed session per WI SS 19.85(b) by Uecke.  Seconded by Hull.  Motion carried.  Time is 8:25 p.m.

Re-convened from closed session at 8:45 p.m.

Motion to adjourn by Uecke.  Seconded by Wirth.  Motion carried.  Time is 8:46 p.m.

Respectfully submitted for approval by,


Lynn Kauzlaric, Clerk

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