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Town of Webster


Minutes of the Monthly Meeting of the Town of Webster

Board of Supervisors

December 16, 2014



1.  Call to Order:  Chair John Young called the monthly board meeting to order at 7:00 PM with Supervisors Art Thelen and Gordie Nemec, Treasurer Jan Parker and Clerk Ole Yttri present.  A total of 7 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 November 18, 2014, meeting.  Thelen moved to adopt the minutes, seconded by Young.  Motion carried. 


6. Review and Payment of Bills:  The current checkbook balance is $40,143.32 and the monthly bills total is $90,595.76.  The board instructed the clerk to pay the bills except the last payment ($58,142.90) to Wis. DOT for the Husker Hollow Bridge replacement until RE Tax monies have been deposited the first of Jan.  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. Renew Contract w/VC Humane Society Yearly ‘Unclaimed’ Dog Fee:  Nemec made a motion to renew the contract at a cost of $175.00 per dog picked up in the town, seconded by Thelen.  Motion carried. 


10. Resolution to Adopt ‘Implements of Husbandry’(IOH) Ordinance Passed by VC Board of Supervisors – Nov. 6, 2014:  The board adopted Option B of the IOH state law, the same one being used by Vernon County.  Nemec made this motion, seconded by Thelen.  Motion carried. 


11. Set Caucus Date for Spring Election:  Young made a motion to set the Town Caucus on Jan. 20 at 7:00 PM (prior to the Jan. board meeting), seconded by Nemec.  Motion carried. 

12. Patrolmen’s Report & Transportation Report:  The patrolmen stated that they have 1200 yds. of screenings/salt mixed, both trucks broke down on the same day, did some brush mowing and got the fire extinguishers serviced to meet code.


13. Public Input:  none


14. Board Comments:  Treasurer Parker will be at the Town Hall on Saturday, Jan. 24 to collect taxes otherwise you have to send in the money or stop at her home. 


15. Future Meeting Dates:

January 20 – Town Caucus, 7:00 PM

               -- Monthly Board Meeting, 7:30 PM


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



Submitted by: Ole Yttri, Clerk ______________________  Date: December 16, 2014


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