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Town of Webster


Minutes of the Monthly Meeting of the Town of Webster

Board of Supervisors

December 21, 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 were present.  Others in attendance were Patrolmen Tim Walker; Lonnie Muller, Episcope newspaper; residents Gene Lyons, and Ken Hammond.   Art Thelen was unable to attend.  


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 November 15 meeting was presented.  Nemec moved to adopt the minutes, seconded by Young.  Motion carried. 


6. Review and Payment of Bills:  The current checkbook balance is $42,810.50 with the monthly bills total is $125,415.95.  Nemec moved to pay bills and hold the Kraemer Co. and Bill Lepke bills until the EOM after the treasurer has deposited RE Tax monies received in Dec. and pay on loan #27797 - $5,000.00 P&I, seconded by Young.  Motion carried. 


7. Review Building Permits:  none

8. Fire/Road # Applications:  none


9.  Update from Ken Hammand on ATV Town Routing Options:  Chair Young appointed Ken as the ATV/UTV Committee Chairman for the town.  He has contacted several other municipalities about their procedures for signage and other costs involved.  The board would like to continue this discussion monthly and make a decision at the annual meeting in April.


10. Update FEMA Process Flood Damage Repairs on Town Roads:  The Carter Hamill, FEMA Rep. will be contact with the board after the Holiday break.


11. Discuss Bidding Process to Repair Duck Creek Rd:  This process will need FEMA Rep. to assist with the procedure.


12. Renew VC Humane Society Contract with ‘Unclaimed’ Stray Dogs:.  Nemec moved to renew the contract with the Human Society for the 2017 year term for $190.00 per dog picked up, seconded by Young.  Motion carried. 


13. New Mobile Tower Ordinance Adopted by Ver. Cty. Board in Nov.:  Clerk Yttri informed the board of this ordinance as a reminder if there ever an issue within the town over an installation for a tower.


14. Patrolmen’s Report:  Tim requested the board would allow him to replace the rear tires on the new truck and sell the old ones which have about 8,000 miles on them.


15. Public Input:  none

16. Board Comments:  none


17. Future Meeting Dates:


January 17 – Town Caucus, 7:00 PM

January 17 – Monthly Board Meeting, 7:30 PM ??

      January 26 – WTA Meeting Viroqua Cty Bd Room, 7:30 PM


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


Submitted by: Ole Yttri, Clerk ______________________  Date:   December 21, 2016




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