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Town of Webster


Minutes of the Monthly Meeting of the Town of Webster

Board of Supervisors

January 18, 2011



1.  Call to Order:  Chair Paul Bader called the monthly board meeting to order at 8:00 PM with Supervisors Daniel Arnold and John Young, Treasurer Jan Parker, and Clerk Ole Yttri present.  A total of 27 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 through email for those citizens who have signed up for email notification).


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


5. Minutes of Previous Meetings:  Clerk Yttri presented the minutes of the December 21, 2010 meeting.  Arnold moved to adopt the minutes, seconded by Bader.  Motion carried. 


6. Review and Payment of Bills:  The current checkbook balance is $121,773.72 and the monthly bills total is $12,153.71.  The Board also, agreed to pay about $25,000 principle payment plus interest to the La Farge State Bank to satisfy the Town voters of the $50,000 yearly principle debt payment agreement. Bader made a motion to pay the bills, seconded by Young.  Motion carried. 


7. Review Building Permits: none

8. Fire Number Applications:  none


9.  Transportation Committee & CDBG Grant Update:  The committee report by Arnold stated that the bid process would work better if the town was able to hire the county Highway Dept complete the projects on Leum and Green Hollow roads.  Bader will contact Virgil Hanold, Ver. Co. Highway Commissioner and set a date for an inspection.


10.  ATC Project Presentation by Rob Danielson and Joan Kent:  They updated the board and community members of the current situation with this electric power line expansion.  The general conscience was to discourage this project here in the La Farge area and move to the Inter-State 90/94 corridor area.  There will be several meetings on this subject and local residents should get out and voice their opinions not to put it ‘it in my back yard’.  The board will consider a letter of support at the Feb. board meeting.


11. Renew Gunderson Lutheran DOT-Drug Testing Service Agreement: Bader made a motion to continue the contract with Gunderson Lutheran, seconded by Arnold.  Motion carried. 


12. Patrolmen’s Report:  Patrolmen Hysel stated they have been plowing a lot of snow for several days, the sand/salt pile is about ½ used up for the season.


13. Public Input: Kermit Parker stated that the patrolmen have done a good job keeping snow pushed back off the roads.


19. Board Comments:  none

20. Future Meeting Dates:


      February 15 – Spring Primary Election, 7 AM-8 PM

      February 16 – Transportation Committee Meeting, 6:00 PM

      February 16 -- Monthly Board Meeting, 7:00 PM


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



Submitted by: Ole Yttri, Clerk ______________________  Date: January 18, 2011

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