Minutes: Dec. 13, 2022 Board Meeting

Minutes of the Dec. 13, 2022 Town of Eau Galle Board Meeting

*Minutes are unofficial until approved by the Town Board*

The regular monthly meeting was called to order by Town Board Chairman Lund at 7:00 PM at
the town hall.

Chairman Lund indicated that the notice of the meeting was posted as required by statutes and noted no additional items were added since the December Agenda was posted at the Town Hall and on the official Town website.

The Town Board members present were Kevin Larson, Amy Shafer, Nicole Olson, and Jim Lund.

The agenda was approved as presented on a motion by Amy Shafer second by Kevin Larson, motion carried.

Minutes of the November 15, 2022 Town Board Meeting were approved on a motion by Kevin Larson second by Amy Shafer, motion carried.

Minutes of the 2023 Budget Hearing were approved with one correction on a motion by Amy Shafer, second by Kevin Larson motion carried.

Treasurer’s report and bills were reviewed. Motion by Amy Shafer second by Kevin Larson to approve the bills as presented, motion carried.

Building and Driveway Permits issued were reviewed.

Clerk reviewed correspondence and emails.

Town board reviewed the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with St. Croix County regarding WisVote services.. Motion by Amy Shafer, second by Kevin Larson to approve the MOU with the county, motion carried. MOU signed.

The town board set a Caucus date of January 9, 2023 at 6:45 PM.

Road Work:

  • Brushing continues in the SE corner of the town, the county will follow-up with chainsaw where needed.
  • The town bridges have been inspected, Chairman Lund requested a report of the bridge inspections from the county.

Chairman’s Report:

All Croix Inspections Agreement for Building Inspection Services is up for renewal and needs to be on the agenda for January.

The town has the ability to pay off the remainder of the loan and will do so in January to avoid unnecessary interest fees.

The budget needs to be updated with actuals at the next meeting.

Public Comment/Open Forum:

Cemetery work and headstone refurbishment options were discussed. Clerk to look into cost of chemical sprays to clean stones and possible companies that could refurbish or replace headstones. Another option discussed was to reach out to families to see if they are interested in helping with headstone refurbishment costs. Brookville Cemetery is not a perpetual care cemetery.

Date of Next Meeting:

The next regular monthly Board Meeting will be held on Monday January 9th at 7:00 PM or immediately following the town caucus, whichever is later.


Motion to Adjourn at 7:31 PM by Kevin Larson, second by Amy Shafer, motion carried.

Nicole Olson
Town Clerk/Treasurer
Approved: 01/09/2023