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Town of Webster


Minutes of the Monthly Meeting of the Town of Webster

Board of Supervisors

June 20, 2017



1.  Call to Order:  Chair John Young called the monthly board meeting to order at 7:00 PM with Supervisors, Gordon Nemec and 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.     


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: Arnold moved to adopt the agenda, seconded by Young.  Motion carried. 


5. Minutes of Previous Meetings:  The minutes of the May 16 meeting was presented.  Young moved to adopt the minutes, seconded by Arnold.  Motion carried. 


6. Review and Payment of Bills:  The current checkbook balance is $75,319.90 with the monthly bills total is $18,916.22.  Nemec moved to pay bills, seconded by Young.  Motion carried. 


7. Review Building Permits:  Gary Preisler

8. Fire/Road # Applications:  Rodyn Spector


9.  Beer Licenses:  Serendipity Golf-Jeff Garrett, Trillium-Joel Swanson:  Jeff Garrett, Serendipity Golf, had renewed the license and tow server licenses earlier with the clerk.  The Swansons informed the clerk that they were going to renew, but as of this board meeting, nothing was received.  The board chose to Table their application until the July meeting.  Arnold moved to accept the Garrett application, seconded by Nemec.  Motion carried.     (Two weeks later, Swanson called to inform the clerk that they would not apply for a license this year.)


10. Update FEMA Process Flood Damage Repairs on Town Roads:  The board continues to work with the staff in the Chicago office.


11. Update on Bridge Replacements in 2019 tax Year:  Young informed the board that there are two bridge replacements planned in 2019, 1) S. Elk Run Rd and 2) the small bridge on River Rd

12. Sand Shed Repair Plan:  Tabled till the July meeting.



13. Plan Road Work Projects for the Year:  Patrolman Walked review a couple of projects:   1) Salem Ridge Rd from Hwy 82 to the four corners by the Salem Ridge Church using granite chips; 2) Buckeye Ridge Rd from Cty D to Wild Rose Dairy also with granite chips;  3) September 2016 flood damaged areas with est. cost of $42,000 and $75,00 for the other two roads.


14. Patrolmen’s Report:  Tim has been patching roads, time for the second mowing, 1200 yds of screenings delivered and the road sweeper has been repaired and ready for use.  The Dodge pickup needs tires and ball joints, the local garage will look at the truck tomorrow.


15. Public Input:  none


16. Board Comments:  Nemec asked about a burial plot at the Mt. Zion Cemetery which is under the Town’s contol.


17. Future Meeting Dates:


July 18 -- Monthly Board Meeting, 7:00 PM


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


Submitted by: Ole Yttri, Clerk ______________________  Date:   June 20, 2017


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