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Town of Webster

Minutes of the Monthly Meeting of the Town of Webster Board of Supervisors,

November 15, 2005


1.  Call to Order:  Chairman Skip Oliphant called monthly board meeting to order at 7:00 PM. A total of 11 people were in attendance plus all board members.


2.  Pledge of Allegiance:  The Board led those in attendance in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance.


3.  Proof of Posting:  Clerk Yttri gave proof of proper posting of meeting and agenda.


4.  Adoption of Agenda:  Gordon Nemec moved to adopt the agenda with the recommendation to delete # 13 agenda item since no new information since last month’s meeting. Tim Parker seconded. Motion carried. 


 5.  Minutes of Previous Meetings:  Nemec moved to approve the minutes, Parker seconded, and motion carried.


6.  Review/Payment of Bills: Currently the checking account balance is approximately $6,000 and the bills total $45,000. The township expects an additional $42,850 in Shared Revenue next week and $10,000 in TRIP funding soon. However, due to the shortage of money in this month’s budget, the Board voted not to pay Scott’s bill at this time. The Board questioned income sources from private sales of road tubes, if the Town is fully reimbursed from residents.  Clerk Yttri will call the Vernon County Highway shop to verify the deliveries. Motion by Nemec to approve all bills except Scott’s, seconded by Parker.   Motion carried.


7.  2005 Budget Update:  The Board reviewed the 2005 budget as of November 15.


8. Review Assessor’s Contract:  Treasurer, Jan Parker had researched other local Towns as to their assessor’s fees.  The current assessors, Hugh and Jeri Harper, are asking for a $200 raise from $7,100 to $7,300 per year. The Board decided to have the Clerk schedule a meeting with Harpers to discuss the contract.


9. Town Road Name Change:  The Board discussed some problems with road names as some roads in the Town are going by two different names and some even have road signs on them that indicates two different names.  Chairman, Oliphant will check with WTA for information.  Further discussion will be held later on this matter.


10.  Winter Recycling Hours:  Starting December through end of February, a motion by Nemec, with the second by Parker to suspend the 3-6 PM Wednesday Recycling Center hours.  Motion carried.


11. Burning Ordinance Revision: Chair Oliphant reviewed a draft burning ordinance revision.  The Board asked several questions, and decided to review and discuss again next month.


12. Personal Property Assessment Changes:  Treasurer Parker discussed two Personal Property situations that should be changed.  She will research the issue and report back to the Board next month. 

14.  Patrolman Report:  Shane and Mark reported the salt and sand have been mixed, snow fence installed where needed and the sanders were mounted on the trucks.


20.  Board Comments:  There were none.


21.  Public Input:  Amos Mast reported that the insulation of the town shop would begin next week.


22.  Future Meeting Dates: November 17—2006 Budget Hearing, 7 PM, December 20 – Monthly Board Meeting at 7 PM.


23. Adjourn:  Parker moved to adjourn. Nemec seconded. Meeting adjourned.



Submitted by:   Ole Yttri, Clerk     Signature_______________________Date: 11/15/2005

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