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Town of Webster


Minutes of the Monthly Meeting of the Town of Webster

Board of Supervisors

February 17, 2016



1.  Call to Order:  Chair John Young called the monthly board meeting to order at 7:00 PM with Supervisor Gordon Nemec, Treasurer Jan Parker and Clerk Ole Yttri present.  Supervisor Art Thelen was not in attendance.  Other attendees were Patrolmen Tim Walker and Jody Wirts, Reporter Lonnie Muller 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, (Episcope newspaper, 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 January 19, 2016 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 $496,611.50 with the monthly bills total is $408,078.19.  Nemec moved to pay bills, seconded by Young.  Motion carried. 


7. Review Building Permits:  none

8. Fire/Road # Applications:  none


9. Request Bids for Gravel & Rock for the 2016:   Young moved to request bids to be opened at the March meeting, seconded by Nemec.  Motion carried.


10. Request Bids for Sealcoat for the 2016 Season: Young moved to request bids to be opened at the March meeting with the agreement that the work be done by Aug. 15 and a $1,000.00 per day fee if not completed by that date, seconded by Nemec.  Motion carried.


11.  Recycling Center Volume & Expenditures Options:  The board continued to discuss several options and costs to rectify the problems.  Signage and educational issues need to be addressed.  Discussion will continue next month.

     -Wednesday Afternoon Opening Hours—Will be open Wednesday, April 6, 3-6 PM


12. Patrolmen’s Report:  Tim is on vacation.  Jody stated he has been pushing back the snow banks with the grader after repairing it with some hydraulic hose replacements.  Chad Wirts is on backup snowplow operator while Tim is gone.

            -Sand and Salt Shed Repair/Expansion—The patrolmen have cleaned out most of the prior year sand/salt materials in order for the building can be inspected for needed repair/updates.  Local Amish carpenters have been contacted to inspect the building and give some cost est. 


13. Public Input:  Resident, Gene Lyons asked how the Avalanche Flood Buy-out Program was coming.


14. Board Comments: The board reviewed the 2015 year financials that the clerk and treasurer had presented.  The board will have a closed session next month to review Employee Contracts.


15. Future Meeting Dates:

March 15 -- Monthly Board Meeting, 7:00 PM

March 18 – WTA District Meeting in Tomah, 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM


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



Submitted by: Ole Yttri, Clerk ______________________  Date:   February 17, 2016





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