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Town of Webster


Minutes of the Monthly Meeting of the Town of Webster

Board of Supervisors

May 20, 2014



1.  Call to Order:  Chair John Young called the monthly board meeting to order at 7:00 PM with Supervisors Art Thelen, Gordie Nemec, Treasurer Jan Parker and Clerk Ole Yttri.  A total of 9 people were in attendance.


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


3.  Proof of Posting:  Proof of proper posting of meeting and agenda was noted, (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: Young moved to adopt the agenda, seconded by Thelen.  Motion carried. 


5. Minutes of Previous Meetings:  The minutes were presented of the April 22, 2014 meeting.  Thelen moved to adopt the minutes, seconded by Young.  Motion carried. 


6. Review and Payment of Bills:  The current checkbook balance is $26,243.47 and the monthly bills total is $12,728.53.  Nemec made a motion to pay the bills, seconded by Thelen.  Motion carried. 


7. Review Building Permits: none

8. Fire/Road # Applications— Brandon Parker, Steve Greenland’s Cabin


9. Update Board on New Payroll System: Clerk Yttri reviewed with the board the new computerized payroll system that he is using.   This system has saved a lot of time and has improved accuracy of reports needed for the federal and state filing systems.


10. Approve Salem Ridge Cemetery Asso. Veterans Grave’s Reimbursement: Nemec made a motion to sign and forward this reimbursement to Vernon County Clerk’s office, seconded by Thelen.  Motion carried. 


11. Patrolmen’s Report:  Patrolman Walker reported the pot-hole patching process has started, spring clean-up was successful, roadside brushing has started and maintenance is being done on the mower tractor.  The concerns on the 2001 truck remain unsolved.  The sanders were cleaned and put away and 500 yards of screenings have been received.

  -Transportation Report – The board decided to include Buckeye Ridge Rd from about WRD driveway to Green Hollow Rd, about 2 miles, to the list of major potential upgrade projects consisting of  replacing road culverts, ditching, widening roadway and pulverizing the surface.  This project will be included with the Bloomingdale Rd, Vance Hill Rd, Tri-State Rd, Lombard Ln and Parr Ln projects.


12. Public Input:  none


13. Board Comments:  The Board has been informed that bids for the Husker Hollow Bridge replacement project have been released this past month with the completion some time in 2014.                                                                                                                                                                                                


14. Future Meeting Dates:


May 27 – Open Book, 4-6 PM; Board of Review 6-8 PM

June 17 -- Monthly Board Meeting, 7:00


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



Submitted by: Ole Yttri, Clerk ______________________  Date: May 20, 2014





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