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Town of Webster

 

Minutes of the Monthly Meeting of the Town of Webster Board of Supervisors,

July 17, 2007

 

 

1.  Call to Order:  Chair Skip Oliphant called the monthly board meeting to order at 6:45 PM with all members present.  A total of 18 people were in attendance.

 

2.  Pledge of Allegiance:  The Board led the reciting of the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

3.  Proof of Posting:  Clerk Yttri gave proof of proper posting of meeting in two newspapers, at the two posting places, on the Town website and via email for those citizens who have signed up for email notification.

 

4. Adoption of Agenda: Parker moved to adopt the agenda, seconded by Thelen. Motion carried. 

 

5. Minutes of Previous Meetings:  Clerk Yttri provided copies of the minutes of the June 19, 2007 meeting.  Parker moved to approve the minutes as printed, seconded by Thelen. Motion carried.

 

6. Review and Payment of Bills:  The current checkbook balance is $28,431.54 and the monthly bills totaled $19,088.79. The Parker made a motion to pay $3,749.66 toward the bills and $10,000.00 to Scott Construction, seconded by Thelen.  Motion carried.

 

7. Review Building Permits:  Cheri Waddell

 

8. Fire Number Applications:  Jeff Everson

 

9. Scholarship Winner – Carl Arnold:  Carl read his award-winning essay and was presented a check for $350 from Chair Oliphant.

 

10. Comprehensive Planning:  The Board is going to progress with this process within the next few months.  Without the plan, the Town will not be able to enforce any of its ordinances after Jan. 1, 2010.

 

11. Review Planning Commission Ordinance:  The first step for a Comprehensive Plan is to organize a Planning Commission Ordinance which sets the guidelines for the Comprehensive Plan to follow.  The Board set August 7, 2007, 6:30 PM as an informational meeting on this topic.

 

12. Patrolman’s Report:  Jody has been educating himself on the road grader operation, has been installing road tubes and mowing areas where the town roads are going to be ground up similar to last year’s plan.

 

13. Public Input:  Rosanne Boyette commended the Board action as to the direction of organizing a Comprehensive Plan for the Town.  That the transportation issues will be addressed with this plan is her one of her desires.  She reminded the Board of the road damage on E. Salem Ridge Rd.

 

13. Board Comments:  none

 

14. Future Meeting Dates:                         

 

            July 26 – Vernon Area WTA Annual Picnic at Cashton Park at 6:30 PM

            August 7 -- Planning Commission Ordinance, 6:30 PM

August 21 -- Monthly Board Meeting, 6:30 PM

 

15. Adjourn:  Parker moved to adjourn, seconded by Thelen.  Meeting adjourned.

 

 

Submitted by:   Ole Yttri, Clerk  Signature  ___________________Date: July 17, 2007_

 

 

 

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