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Town of Webster


Minutes of the Monthly Meeting of the Town of Webster

Board of Supervisors

September 20, 2016



1.  Call to Order:  Chair John Young called the monthly board meeting to order at 7:00 PM  with Supervisors Gordon Nemec, Art Thelen, Treasurer Jan Parker and Clerk Ole Yttri present.  Others in attendance were Patrolmen Jody Wirts; Lonnie Muller, Episcope newspaper; Phil Hewitt, VC Highway Commissioner; Paul Krahn, VC Soil & Water Dept. 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: Young moved to adopt the agenda, seconded by Nemec.  Motion carried. 


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


6. Review and Payment of Bills:  The current checkbook balance is $109,113.56 with the monthly bills total is $46,637.36.  Nemec moved to pay bills, seconded by Thelen.  Motion carried. 


7. Review Building Permits:  none

8. Fire/Road # Applications:  none


9. Haugrud Hollow Bridge Replacement Option-Phil Hewitt VC Highway: Phil has been visiting with the DNR staff about this bridge repair/replacement with culverts and with the possibility of lowering the road area during high water situations.  He is suggesting that the board would approve a hydraulic study of the water flow area that would show the DNR staff the volumn of water that flows through this area.  Thelen moved to adopt the hydraulic study, seconded by Young.  Motion carried. 


10.  Tunnelville Rd/Kickapoo River Project-Paul Krahn VC Land & Water Dept: Paul presented an option for a 50% cost share grant (est. $17,625) that would improve the Kickapoo stream bank and Tunnelville road.  Thelen moved to adopt the grant project, seconded by Young.  Motion carried. 



11. Review Wis. DOT Town Rd Map:  The board reviewed the map and proceeded to agree to the road plan as presented.


12.  Review 2016/2015 Year-to-Date Financial Comparables:  Clerk Yttri reviewed the year-to-date financials between the two years.


13. Patrolmen’s Report:  Jody stated that the seal coating was completed, Duck Creek Rd was ground up and several trees were removed due to the large amount of rain.


14. Public Input:  none

15. Board Comments:  Thelen thanked the highway crew for putting screenings on the road in the areas that crops are being harvested.


16. Future Meeting Dates:

September 29 – WTA Cty Meeting VC Board Room, 7:00 PM

            October 13 – Annual Meeting for the EMS and Fire Dept. Asso. 7:00 – 9:00 PM

October 18 – Monthly Board Meeting, 7:00 PM

October 14 and 15—Falll Cleanup Days


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


Submitted by: Ole Yttri, Clerk ______________________  Date:   September 20, 2016




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