Official Minutes 4.5.16
Dan Stommes called the April Board Meeting to order at 8:00 pm. The flag pledge was said. All members were present. Also present were Dewey Klaphake, Dale Lange, Brian Brix, John Mergen and Patti Zimmerman.
The March minutes were read. Vernon Willenbring made a motion to accept the minutes as read, Dave Robertson seconded. All in favor, motion carried.
Treasurer Duane Janssen gave a financial report stating that there was $258,712.70 in checking.
RE: Road Tour – Patti Zimmerman had some questions regarding Road Tour. Discussion was held.
RE: Mergen Driveway – John Mergen was present with questions about his driveway and the need for an area for the school bus to turn around. Discussion was held. The Board stated that they had no say about where the bus would turn around and the Township does not take care of resident’s driveways.
RE: Tarring Policy – Dale Lange stated that he and the other residents on their Township road are looking for improvements and/or possible tarring. He was inquiring what their options are. Discussion was held. No decisions were made.
RE: Zoning – Discussion was held concerning raising the fee for a driveway permit to $30 since the old $20 fee does not cover the costs of inspection and issuing the permit. Vernon Willenbring made a motion to raise the fee to $30, Dave Robertson seconded. All in favor, motion carried. Dewey Klaphake presented the new Driveway Permit Fee Form.
RE: Gravel Quotes – Two Class 5 gravel quotes were received. One from Scepaniak for $8.15 c/yd and one from Kotzer for $9.55 c/yd. Supervisors noted that the contractors had been notified that the Class 5 gravel must meet their specs and they must have a Certificate of Insurance on file. Dave Robertson made a motion to accept the quote from Scepaniak with proof of insurance, Vernon Willenbring seconded. All in favor, motion carried.
RE: Roger Mergen – As a result of the inspection of Mahogany Road during Road Tour it was decided to return Roger Mergen’s damage deposit check. Dan Stommes will return it to him.
RE: Trappers Pub and Grub – A request was received for a County On/Off Sale Intoxicating Liquor License. Discussion was held. Vernon Willenbring made a motion to approve the application, Dave Robertson seconded. All in favor, motion carried.
RE: COL Fire District – Vernon Willenbring gave a short report on the Fire District. All is going well and they are in the process of setting up their Relief Association Fund.
RE: Blading Quotes – It was decided to open blading quotes at the May meeting. Supervisors will contact blading contractors for quotes.
RE: Road Tour – The results of the Road Tour were reviewed and decisions were made about where graveling, etc should be done.
The following warrants were examined, verified and ordered paid:
6430 Stearns Electric monthly electric bill $ 64.93
6431 Victor Kotten election judge/moderator 137.50
6432 Linda Theisen election judge 100.00
6433 Joyce Wimmer election judge 100.00
6434 Lange Trenching blading 1924.27
6435 Town Officers Assn. spouse dinner 10.00
6436 Star Publications newspaper ads 163.54
6437 Sunny Brook Ent Inc snowplowing guarantee 600.00
6438 US Treasury medicare/social security 360.32
Total $ 3,460.56
Year-to-date Total $ 42,190.12
At 9:37 pm, Dave Robertson made a motion to adjourn the meeting, Vernon Willenbring seconded. All in favor, motion carried.
Official Minutes 4.5.16