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Town of Webster


Minutes of the Monthly Meeting of the Town of Webster

Board of Supervisors

January 19, 2016



1.  Call to Order:  Chair John Young called the monthly board meeting to order at 7:00 PM with Supervisors Art Thelen, Gordon Nemec, Treasurer Jan Parker and Clerk Ole Yttri present.  Other attendees were Patrolmen Tim Walker and Jody Wirts, and Resident Gene Lyons.


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 two posting places, on the Town website, and through email for those citizens who have signed up for email notification).


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


5. Minutes of Previous Meetings:  The minutes of the December 15, 2015 meeting was presented.  Young moved to adopt the minutes, seconded by Nemec.  Motion carried. 


6. Review and Payment of Bills:  The current checkbook balance is $160,864.31 with the monthly bills total is $14,274.02.  Nemec moved to pay $25,000.00 toward the La Farge Bank loan and pay the bills, seconded by Thelen.  Motion carried. 


7. Review Building Permits:  none

8. Fire/Road # Applications:  none


9. Two Year Agreement with VC Clerk’s Office on Voter Registration:  Young moved to continue the agreement with the county, seconded by Thelen.  Motion carried. 


10.  Recycling Center Volume & Expenditures Options:  The board discussed several options and costs to rectify the problems.  Signage and educational issues need to be addressed.  Other towns post signs such as ‘No Illegal Dumping’ and sell colored bags for a small fee. The local 4-H Club might be able to assist this issue.  Discussion will continue next month.


11. Patrolmen’s Report:  Tim stated besides snowplowing he met with Randy Jacobson to review the Croell Quarry site to repair road/ditch drainage issues to be repair this spring.

-2015 Freightliner Truck Sander & Service—The new sander will be delivered shortly and the truck will be serviced when it is in La Crosse to pick up the sander.

-Sand and Salt Shed Repair/Expansion—A discussion was held with the DOT representative in La Crosse, who stated it would be far better to do a major remodeling to the current shed than to replace it with a new building.  There are 3-private wells within 250 ft. of the shed that will cause issues if a new building is built along with a required state plan review process.  The board will contact local contractors to review options/costs.  This discussion will continue next month.


12. Public Input: none

13. Board Comments: Treasurer Parker will be at the Town Hall this Saturday, the 23rd for RE Tax collection.


14. Future Meeting Dates:

February 16 – Spring Primary Election

February 17 – Monthly Board Meeting, 7:00 PM (Wednesday vs. Tuesday)


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



Submitted by: Ole Yttri, Clerk ______________________  Date:   January 19, 2016


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