MInutes: Oct. 10, 2022 Board Meeting

Minutes of the Oct. 10, 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 October Agenda was posted at the Town Hall and on the official Town website. 

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

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

Minutes of the September 12, 2022 Town Board Meeting were approved on a motion by Kevin Larson second by Amy Shafer, motion carried.

The Town Board reviewed and discussed a Land Division Application for a one lot CSM for the Dennis Duckworth Estate in Section 15. Motion by Kevin Larson, second by Amy Shafer to approve a one lot CSM for the Duckworth Estate in Section 15, motion carried. Map signed.

The Town Board reviewed and discussed a Land Division Application for a one lot CSM for Delmar Ziebart in Section 25. Motion by Amy Shafer, second by Kevin Larson to approve a one lot CSM for Delmar Ziebart in section 25, motion carried. Map signed

Treasurer’s report and bills were reviewed. Motion by Amy Shafer second by Kevin Larson to approve the bills as presented with 6 additional checks for the election workers, motion carried.

Building and Driveway Permits issued were reviewed.

Clerk reviewed correspondence and emails. 

Town board reviewed and made changes to the 2023 preliminary budget. No action taken.

Town board reviewed proposed changes to Ordinance 2022-02 Establishing Fire Protection Charges.  Motion by Amy Shafer, second by Kevin Larson to update Ordinance 2022-02 Establishing Fire Protection Charges with the discussed changes. Motion carried

Road Work:

  • The Town’s BIL grant application was denied.
  •  The 33rd Avenue project is complete.

Fall projects underway:

  • The town ditches are being mowed.
  • Potential culvert replacement on 20th Avenue 
  • Brushing
  • The County found logs underneath 60th Avenue from County Rd B to 270th. They will take them out to allow the road to settle before next year’s project begins.
  • Town Roads will be patched

Next year’s potential projects include:

  • 60th Avenue shared with the Town of Baldwin.
  • 47th Avenue 
  • 30th Ave/20th Ave/and/or 230th Street
  • 5-6 miles of sealcoating

Chairman’s Report: 

  • None

Public Comment/Open Forum:

  • None

Date of Next Meeting:

The next regular monthly Board Meeting will be held on Tuesday November 15, 2022 at 7:00 PM or immediately following the 2023 Budget Hearing, whichever is later.

Adjourn:

Motion to Adjourn at 8:15 PM by Kevin Larson, second by Amy Shafer, motion carried.

Nicole Olson
Town Clerk/Treasurer
Approved: 11/15/2022