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Town of Webster


Minutes of the Monthly Meeting of the Town of Webster

Board of Supervisors

January 20, 2009


1.  Call to Order:  Chair Skip Oliphant called the monthly board meeting to order at 6:30 PM with Supervisors: Art Thelen and Tim Parker; Treasurer, Jan Parker and Clerk, Ole Yttri present.  A total of 17 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 and agenda, (two newspapers, at the three 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 presented the minutes of the December 16, 2008 meeting.  Thelen moved to approve the minutes, seconded by Parker. Motion carried.


6. Review and Payment of Bills:  The current checkbook balance is $105,297.58 and the monthly bills total is $368,604.01. The board questioned the Kraemer Co. bill, Clerk Yttri will check on the charge. Thelen made a motion to pay the current bills of $30,230.34 and pay off the $32,500 Fire Dept. Truck loan at the La Farge State Bank (as part of the principle debt reduction tax assessment plan approved at the 2009 Budget Hearing), seconded by Parker. Motion carried. 


7. Review Building Permits:  none

8. Fire Number Applications:  none


9. Comprehensive Planning Committee Update: Chairman, Jack Lee circulated a paper of an estimated timeline to have the remaining tasks completed to the Comprehensive Plan by Jan. 1, 2010.


10. Transportation Committee Update: Chairman, Roseanne Boyette stated that her committee is getting a rough draft together to be included in the Comprehensive Plan.  Their next meeting is scheduled on January 27th.


11. Patrolmen’s Report:  Patrolmen Hysel reported that new tires were put on the IH 2005 truck and the Dodge pickup and a broken hydraulic hose had been replaced on the grader.  He also thanked the board and others for their concern and help during the illness and death of his father, Danny.


12. Public Input: Boyette asked about term limits and possible swearing in of the newly added members to the comprehensive planning committee.  The board will look into the situation.


13. Board Comments:  none

14. Future Meeting Dates:


January 29 – Local WTA Meeting in Viroqua, 7:30 PM

February 17 – Spring Primary Election, 7 AM to 8 PM

February 19 -- Monthly Board Meeting, 6:30 PM


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



Submitted by: Ole Yttri, Clerk ______________________  Date: January 20, 2009_

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