Minutes of 10-14-2013 Eau Galle Board meeting
Minutes are unofficial until approved by Town Board
The regular monthly meeting was called to order by Chairman Lund at 7:00 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 September 9, 2013 Board Meeting were approved on a motion by Dennis Duckworth second by David North, motion carried
Minutes of the October 4, 2013 Special Board Meeting were approved on a motion by David North second by Dennis Duckworth, 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.
Reviewed and discussed the option of setting speed limit at 45 mph for all town roads. Estimated cost is $4,700 installed. No action taken and have as part of annual meeting agenda.
Supervisor North presented draft ATV/UTV Ordinance. Changes additions and corrections made, to have public hearing 11-11-2013 at 6:30 PM.
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 for tax collection. Motion by David North second by Dennis Duckworth to approve Tax Collection agreement, motion carried, and contract signed.
Chairman Lund reviewed the need for new member of Planning Commission as Scott Larson has moved from Town. Lydia Albu was present and expressed interest. Motion by Dennis Duckworth second by David North to appoint Lydia Albu to Planning Commission to fill the term of Scott Larson, motion carried.
Discussed 2014 budget with review of expenses and revenue with Levy increase under state levy limit and set Budget Hearing for 11-11-2013 at the Town Hall immediately after ATV/UTV Ordinance hearing.
Chairman Lund reviewed cash flow issues and requested a special meeting of electors be scheduled to authorize short-term borrowing of up to $40,000 for up to 6 months. Special meeting of electors set for 11-11-2013 after budget hearing to authorize short term borrowing of up to $40,000 for up to 6 months,
Road work 2013
- Mowing ditches now
- Found 6 bad culverts about $4,500 each. Motion by David North second by Dennis Duckworth to authorize replacement of 6 culverts, motion carried.
- Village of Baldwin has no funds in budget for 55th in 2014, may be able to replace culverts.
- Potholes will be patched before freeze up
- All items already covered
- Garbage dumped on 220th.
- Web site looks good
- Will move animal control options to officials area
- Add facebook link?
- Question raised about garbage contract
Next meeting 11-11-2013 after public hearings.
Motion to adjourn by Dennis Duckworth second by David North, motion carried.
William Peavey Clerk/Treasure
Download: Minutes of Oct 14 2013 meeting