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Town of Webster


Minutes of the Monthly Meeting of the Town of Webster

Board of Supervisors

October 16, 2012



1.  Call to Order:  Chair John Young called the monthly board meeting to order at 7:00 PM with Supervisors Art Thelen, Linda Kennedy, 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 three posting places, on the Town website and through email for those citizens who have signed up for email notification).


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


5. Minutes of Previous Meetings:  Clerk Yttri presented the minutes of the September 18, 2012 meeting.  Kennedy moved to adopt the minutes, seconded by Young.  Motion carried. 


6. Review and Payment of Bills:  The current checkbook balance is $28,384.21 and the monthly bills total is $22,382.99.  Kennedy made a motion to pay the bills, seconded by Thelen.  Motion carried. 


7. Review Building Permits: none

8. Fire Number Applications:  none


9, 10. Transportation Committee and CDBG Grant Projects:  Daniel Arnold reported that EAP Grant work is completed, and Coulee Cap is waiting on the final documentation from Scott Co. before their bill of $154,000 is paid.  Clerk Yttri stated that the last quarter’s reimbursement of $53,000 should be in the bank mid-Nov.


11. 2012 Budget Update and 2013 Budget Info, Meeting Dates:  The Board set Oct 29, 7 PM as a planning date for the 2013 Budget and Nov. 15, 7 PM for the 2013 Town Budget Hearing.


12. Employee Handbook Review:  Kennedy is gathering info.  Chairman Young appointed Tom Brennen to assist with this process.  Discussion will continue at next month’s meeting.


13. Patrolmen’s Report:  Patrolman Hysel stated that 200 tons of patch-mix was used this year, Brown Cemetery was cleaned and mowed, and fire inspections were completed on the town buildings.  He met with Farner Co. personnel and completed a tour of their portion of road work done this year.  A grader blade end-cap was made by Darrel Vogel in Avalanche.


14. Public Input:  none

15. Board Comments:  none


16. Future Meeting Dates:


      October 25 – WTA Viroqua Cty Bd Rm 7:30 PM

      October 29 – Town Board Budget Meeting, 7 PM   

November 6 -- General Election, 7 AM--8 PM

            November 15 – 2013 Budget Hearing, 7 PM

            November 20 – Transportation Committee Meeting, 6:00 PM

      November 20 -- Monthly Board Meeting, 7:00 PM


17. Adjourn:  Thelen moved to adjourn, seconded by Kennedy.  Meeting adjourned.



Submitted by: Ole Yttri, Clerk ______________________  Date: October 16, 2012

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