Minutes – March 11, 2013 Meeting

Minutes of 03-11-2013 Eau Galle Board

Minutes are unofficial until approved by Town Board

The regular monthly meeting was called to order by Chairman Lund at 7:00 P.M. at the Town Hall.

Chairman Lund indicated that notice of the meeting was posted as required by Statutes.

Town Board members present were David North, Dennis Duckworth, Jim Lund and William Peavey.

The agenda was approved as presented on a motion by David North second by Dennis Duckworth, motion carried.

Minutes of the February 11, 2013 Board Meeting were approved on a motion by Dennis Duckworth second by David North, motion carried

Bills for the month were reviewed. Motion by David North second by Dennis Duckworth to approve bills as presented with the addition of up to 7checks for election workers, motion carried.

Clerk reviewed correspondence.

Chairman Lund reviewed a request from a member of the Amish community to use old town hall for temporary living quarters or to store household items until new house is completed. Chairman Lund reviewed request with Building Inspector and was informed building does not meet code for residential rental unit. 4H presently using building for aluminum can storage and has no issue in removing them. Motion by Dennis Duckworth second by David North authorizing Chairman to sign rental agreement with Joe Miller for storage for up to 2 months requiring a $50.00 down payment and $50.00 a month for all or any part of a month, renter is responsible for any clean up necessary, also noted that Town has no insurance coverage on contents and is not responsible for any injury or accident related to this use, motion carried. Chairman Lund to draft rental document for signature.

Discussed CSM for Jim Risselman in section 13. Board reviewed and discussed many options and concerns. Motion by Dennis Duckworth second by Jim Lund to send following letter to St. Croix County Community Development Department, motion carried.

The Town of Eau Galle has recommended approval of the Certified Survey Map for Jim Riesselman. The Town does not recommend designating Mr. Riesselman’s driveway and adjacent frontage as a Town Road. The existing driveway serves two single family dwellings, both of which are occupied by the Riesselman family, and the survey has been made for the purpose of a land transfer within the family. The current average daily traffic does not warrant change in the status of the driveway along with the accompanying expense to the owner and the Town for construction and Maintance. The Town reserves the right to require future upgrades as deemed necessary.

Discussed CSM for Sam Olson in section 25. Board reviewed and discussed many options and concerns. Dennis Duckworth to draft letter for Community Development Department with Town concerns and issues and to be on next month agenda.

Chairman Lund reviewed need for Ordinance to extend Town Board members term for 1 week to comply with new Wisconsin Statues. Motion by Dennis Duckworth second by David North to adopt Ordinance 01-2013 to extend Town Board members term for 1 week to comply with new Wisconsin Statues, motion carried, Ordinance signed.

Chairman Lund presented changes to Town Uniform Building Code Ordinance as suggested by Town Building Inspector. Questions were raised and will table action until next month with Building Inspector requested to be present.

Chairman Lund reviewed 2013 road work;

  • Weight Limits signs installed next week
  • Tree needs to be removed area of 220th and 10th.

Dennis Duckworth reported only one person has presented options on web site, will postpone until next month to allow further responses.

Chairman’s report;

  • Election 04-02-2013
  • Officers elected must sign oath of office within 5 days of the election being certified
  • Clean up day April 20th at Murtha Sanitation 8 to 12
  • Annual meeting April 16th. at 7:00 PM date change by Wisconsin statues
  • Put Notice in paper
  • Ad selling 1 rod strip of land to agenda
  • Next month 2 Planning Commission members’ terms expire
  • Will need to appoint or reappoint
  • Pete Stanaitis and Jerry Campbell
  • Chairman Lund attended WTA District Meeting in Eau Claire
  • Good information
  • Suggested getting more help for Clerk

Open Forum

  • Suggestion from Tim Stave to have trial period for ATV’s on roads for May 15 to November 15 2013. Board agreed to put on next Month agenda.

Next meeting 04-08-2013 at 7:00 P.M.

Motion to adjourn by David North second by Dennis Duckworth, motion carried.

William Peavey Clerk/Treasure

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