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Town of Webster


Minutes of the Monthly Meeting of the Town of Webster

Board of Supervisors

October 21, 2014



1.  Call to Order:  Chair John Young called the monthly board meeting to order at 7:00 PM with Supervisor Gordie Nemec, Supervisor Art Thelen, Treasurer Jan Parker and Clerk Ole Yttri present. 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 three posting places, on the Town website, and through email for those citizens who have signed up for email notification).


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


5. Minutes of Previous Meetings:  The minutes were presented of the September 16, 2014, meeting.  Thelen moved to adopt the minutes, seconded by Nemec.  Motion carried. 


6. Review and Payment of Bills:  The current checkbook balance is $51,064.78 and the monthly bills total is $5,316.71.  Nemec made a motion to pay the current bills seconded by Thelen.  Motion carried. 


7. Review Building Permits: none

8. Fire/Road # Applications:  none  


9. Review 2014 and 2015 Budget Information and Outlook: Clerk Yttri shared year-to-date side-by-side budget comparisons from last year vs. this year.  He also reviewed income projections and estimated expenses for the 2015 budget.  The board will review these documents and will question the clerk with any concerns prior to the 2015 Budget Hearing.


10. Budget Board Meeting and 2015 Budget Hearing Date:  The board set the 2015 Budget Hearing prior to the board meeting on November 18, 2014, at 7:00 PM. 


11. Resolution to Adopt ‘Implements of Husbandry’(IOH) by Jan. 15, 2015:  The board chose to table this resolution until the December meeting to see what the outcomes are from the local WTA(Wisconsin Town Association) meeting in Viroqua on October 30 and the Vernon County Board Ordinance Meeting which is scheduled for a vote on November 6, 2014.

12. Patrolmen’s Report & Transportation Report:  The patrolmen stated that the S. Elk Run Road reconstruction project was completed for this year.  They have hauled in about half of the road salt needed for this winter’s roads, the IH 2001 Truck appears to be repaired, and they are continuing to fill pot-holes as needed.


13. Public Input:  none


14. Board Comments:  Supervisor Thelen stated that the road reconstruction projects are holding up well.


15. Future Meeting Dates:

October 30 – WTA at Vernon Co Court House, 7:30 PM

November 4 – General Election, 7:00 AM—8:00 PM

November 18 – Town Budget Hearing, 7:00 PM

November 18 -- Monthly Board Meeting, following budget hearing



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



Submitted by: Ole Yttri, Clerk ______________________  Date: October 21, 2014



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