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Town of Webster


Minutes of the Monthly Meeting of the Town of Webster

Board of Supervisors

August 15, 2017



1.  Call to Order:  Chair John Young called the monthly board meeting to order at 7:00 PM with Supervisor, Daniel Arnold, Treasurer Jan Parker and Clerk Ole Yttri were present.  Others in attendance were Patrolmen Tim Walker and Jody Wirts; Lonnie Muller, Episcope newspaper; resident Gene Lyons and Stacie Sanborn, VC Solid Waste Dept.     


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 adding Stacie’s presentation next, seconded by Arnold.  Motion carried. 


4.5. Update VC Solid Waste Dept:  Stacie Sanborn informed the board of the upcoming paint and hazardous waste collection dates at the landfill within the next month and reviewed current operations at the landfill.


5. Minutes of Previous Meetings:  The minutes of the July 18 meeting was presented.  Arnold moved to adopt the minutes, seconded by Young.  Motion carried. 


6. Review and Payment of Bills:  The current checkbook balance is $62,039.91 with the monthly bills total is $19,040.32.  Young moved to pay bills, seconded by Arnold.  Motion carried. 


7. Review Building Permits:  Rodyn Spector, Greg Wall

8. Fire/Road # Applications:  none


9. Update FEMA Process Flood Damage Repairs on Town Roads: 

            -July FEMA Flood Damage Process--The board chose to not apply for FEMA             Funds for the July event since there was less than $10,000 damage to town roads.

-Duck Creek update—The VC Highway Dept. has been working replacing the culverts on the road.


10. E. Bloomingdale Rd Beaver Damage Issues: The employees have purchased chest waders for culvert clean-out and debris removal and the DNR have been contacted for assistance for removal options.

11. Fall Large Item Clean-up Options:  The board is considering to not having a fall clean-up this year.  They will decide at the Sept. meeting.


12. Sand Shed Repair Plan:  The board called a meeting on July 31 and chose Melvin Miller to tear down and rebuild the walls and roof.  Janzen Concrete will do the wall cement partitions.  The project will start September 1.


13. Patrolmen’s Report:  The patrolmen are getting the sealcoat road projects ready and repairing July flood damages.


14. Public Input:  Ken Hammand, S. Elk Run Rd resident, discussed the plugged culvert near his property.


15. Board Comments:  Arnold discussed additional equipment rental from VC Highway Dept.


16. Future Meeting Dates:


September 19 -- Monthly Board Meeting, 7:00 PM


19. Adjourn:  Young moved to adjourn, seconded by Arnold.  Meeting adjourned.


Submitted by: Ole Yttri, Clerk ______________________  Date:   August 15, 2017




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