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Town of Webster


Minutes of the Monthly Meeting of the Town of Webster

Board of Supervisors

March 21, 2017



1.  Call to Order:  Chair John Young called the monthly board meeting to order at 7:00 PM with Supervisors, Gordon Nemec and Art Thelen, Treasurer Jan Parker and Clerk Ole Yttri were present.  Others in attendance were Patrolmen Tim Walker and Jody Wirts; Lonnie Muller, Episcope newspaper; residents Daniel Arnold, Gene Lyons, and Ken Hammond.     


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: Thelen moved to adopt the agenda Tabling #16 till a later date, seconded by Nemec.  Motion carried. 


5. Minutes of Previous Meetings:  The minutes of the February 22 meeting was presented.  Thelen moved to adopt the minutes, seconded by Young.  Motion carried. 


6. Review and Payment of Bills:  The current checkbook balance is $34,543.15 with the monthly bills total is $7,736.70.  Nemec moved to pay bills, seconded by Thelen.  Motion carried. 


7. Review Building Permits:  none

8. Fire/Road # Applications:  none


9.  Review Draft ATV/UTV Route Ordinance by Ken Hammand:  The board discussed the draft and had no major changes at this time and agreed to discuss this at the town annual meeting in April.


10. Update FEMA Process Flood Damage Repairs on Town Roads:  There has not been any contact with FEMA about when the representative would be in the town.


11. Bid Process/Plans for Repair Duck Creek Rd: This project is on hold until FEMA has informed the town what funds they might allow for this road repair.  Steve Cottrell, property owner asked about dead-ending the road at the bottom of the hill and not rebuilding the hill road.  The board will consider all options at a later date.


12. Patrolmen’s Report:  Tim will take the 2015 Freightliner Truck to La Crosse next week for a route service.  The IH 2005 truck has issues with a bad injector and fan clutch  problems.  Jody stated that the Dodge pickup will need tires.


13. Public Input:  none

14. Board Comments:  Young discussed the salt shed roof that will need repaired


15. Future Meeting Dates:

March 24 – WTA District Meeting at Tomah, 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

April 4 – Spring Election, 7:00 AM – 8:00 PM

April 5 – Wednesday Recycling Center Opening for the Summer, 3:00 –6:00 PM

April 5 – Public Meeting on S. Elk Run Rd Bridge Replacement, 6:00 PM

April 18 – Annual Town Board Meeting, 7:00 PM

              Monthly Board Meeting, 7:30 PM


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


Submitted by: Ole Yttri, Clerk ______________________  Date:   March 21, 2017



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