Minutes of 11-11-2013 Eau Galle Board Meeting
Minutes are unofficial until approved by Town Board
The regular monthly meeting was called to order by Chairman Lund at 7:10 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 October 14, 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 including additions, motion carried.
Clerk reviewed correspondence.
Larry Murphy representing Wildwood View reviewed proposed 1 Lot CSM in Section 35. The 1 lot CSM is to separate the house from the present parcel. Map was reviewed and questions answered. Motion by Jim Lund second by Dennis Duckworth to approve 1 lot CSM for Wildwood View in section 35, motion carried, map signed.
Chairman Lund reviewed bridge petition for culvert on 220th .18 miles south of County N. Motion by Dennis Duckworth second by David North to approve bridge petition, motion carried, petition signed.
Chairman Lund reviewed ATV/UTV Ordinance as reviewed at public hearing. Motion by David North second by Dennis Duckworth to adopt ATV/UTV Route Ordinance as corrected at public hearing, motion carried and Ordinance signed
Chairman Lund reviewed issue of driveways being installed without culverts and permits and rocks from land clearing in ROW. Chairman Lund to contact owner with 15 day verbal notice, if no response contact county to remove rocks and bill owner.
Clerk Peavey reviewed contract with St. Croix County to maintain Voter Registration. Motion by David North second by Dennis Duckworth to contract with St. Croix County to maintain Voter Registration, motion carried, and contract signed.
Chairman Lund reviewed request from Richard Bourn on Town assuming ownership of driveway serving Richard Bourn and other property. Mr. Bourn was not present, will be on next month agenda.
Discussion was held on Resolution dealing with nonmetallic mining in Wisconsin as proposed to Wisconsin legislator. Motion by Dennis Duckworth second by Jim Lund to approve resolution opposing SB 349 relating to regulation of Nonmetallic Mining, motion carried, resolution signed.
Discussion was held on Resolution dealing with proposed sale of the St. Croix Ag Center in Baldwin. Motion by David North second by Dennis Duckworth to approve resolution opposing proposed sale of the St. Croix Ag Center in Baldwin, motion carried, resolution signed.
Discussed 2014 budget with review of expenses and revenue and comment from Public Hearing. Motion by Dennis Duckworth second by David North to approve budget and levy as presented at Public Hearing, motion carried.
Chairman Lund reviewed requirement from contract with Murtha Sanitation to pay any delinquent garbage or recycling bills. Motion by David North second by Dennis Duckworth to authorize adding any delinquent garbage or recycling bills to tax roll, motion carried.
Chairman Lund reviewed cash flow issues and the possible need of a short term loan not to exceed $40,000 for up to 6 months as approved by Electors at a special meeting. Motion by Dennis Duckworth second by David North to authorize loan if deemed necessary by both Chairman and Clerk/Treasure, motion carried.
Road work 2013
- 6 culverts found bad during ditch mowing will be replaced with no blacktop patch yet this fall.
- Chairman Lund reviewed meeting with Amish Community concerning burials
- Both ME and Deputy Kennett attended
- Would prefer own cemetery on property on Co. B
- Not interested in Brookville Cemetery at this time
- County will no longer do snowplowing or haul private gravel
- Will contact Barry Serier to continue plowing Hall lot
- 4H will clean hall before upcoming use of hall
- Planning Commission will need to meet about Farmland Preservation
- Doornink Heifer Facility approved by County
- Residents encouraged to do base line well sample
- DNR Website good source
- Add Web site information to notices in paper
Next meeting 12-09-2013 at 7:00 PM
Motion to adjourn by David North second by Dennis Duckworth, motion carried.
William Peavey Clerk/Treasure