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Town of Webster


Minutes of the Monthly Meeting of the Town of Webster

Board of Supervisors

January 19, 2010



1.  Call to Order:  Chair Paul Bader called the monthly board meeting to order at 7:00 PM with Supervisors Daniel Arnold and John Young, Treasurer Jan Parker, and Clerk Ole Yttri present.  A total of 8 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 four posting places, on the Town website and through email for those citizens who have signed up for email notification).


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


5. Minutes of Previous Meetings:  Clerk Yttri presented the minutes of the December 15, 2009 meeting.  Young moved to adopt the minutes, seconded by Arnold.  Motion carried. 


6. Review and Payment of Bills:  The current checkbook balance is $197,505.07 and the monthly bills total is $11,510.39.  Bader made a motion to pay the bills but hold the La Farge Truck Center bill of $3,942.90 until further explanation is gathered, seconded by Young. Motion carried. 


7. Review Building Permits: none

8. Fire Number Applications:  none


9.  Transportation Committee Update:  Arnold stated that the committee is gathering information for current year projects, and researching sand/fly-ash options.  Next meeting will be Feb. 9, 2010 at 7PM.


10.  Adopt Resolution Changing the Number of Election Officials to 3: Arnold made a motion to adopt the Resolution #2-2010, seconded by Bader.  Motion carried. 


11.  Discuss Town Shop Heating Replacement:  The Board will meet at the town shop on Jan. 25th at 8:30 AM to discuss what type of heating system would best fit their needs.


12. Review Policy on Sanding Icy Private Driveway:  The Transportation committee will develop a policy to address this issue and report back to the board.


13. Patrolmen’s Report:  Patrolman Wirts reported that the IH 2001 Truck had a radiator replaced, and that they have been busy with maintenance with the other snow plow equipment.  The board asked if they could check on any options with bulk oil deliveries.


15. Public Input: Gene Lyons asked how the sale of about 1,000 acres to the Mississippi Conservancy would affect the tax base since this will be tax exempt property.  Chairman Bader will check into this situation.


16. Board Comments:  none


17. Future Meeting Dates:


            February 9 – Transportation Committee Meeting, 7:00 PM

            February 16  -  Spring Primary Election, 7:00 AM – 8:00 PM

            February 17 – Board will review the financial records, 6:00 PM                                                                 - Monthly Board Meeting, 7:00 PM


18. Adjourn:  Bader moved to adjourn, seconded by Young.  Meeting adjourned.




Submitted by: Ole Yttri, Clerk ______________________  Date: January 19, 2010_


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