Official Minutes 5.6.14
The May monthly meeting was called to order by Dan Stommes at 8:00 pm. The flag pledge was said. All members were present. Also present were Dewey Klaphake, Dale Lange, Robert Massmann, Dave Robertson, Pat Zimmerman and Jamie Kurtz.
The April minutes were read. Neil Franz made a motion to accept the minutes as read, Vernon Willenbring seconded. All in favor, motion carried.
Duane Janssen gave a financial report stating that the checking account balance was $129,556.29.
RE: Gravel Quote – Only one gravel quote was received. Wm Scepaniak gave a quote for $7.90 c/yd for Class 5. Discussion was held. Neil Franz made a motion to accept the quote from Scepaniak, Vernon Willenbring seconded. All in favor, motion carried. Vernon Willenbring will contact him.
RE: Blading Quote – Only one quote was received for blading. Lange Trenching gave a quote for $41.00 per mile. Discussion was held. Vernon Willenbring made a motion to accept the quote from Lange Trenching, Neil Franz seconded. All in favor, motion carried.
RE: Crackfilling – Neil Franz gave a short report on crackfilling the Township roads. Discussion was held. It was decided to try crackfilling in the Fall to see if it works better than in Spring.
RE: Dustcoating – Discussion was held. It was decided that Neil Franz will contact the company the Township used last year as they did a good job.
RE: Marshfield Cul-de-sac – Residents asked if the Township was responsible for plowing and blading the cul-de-sac on the north side of Marshfield Circle, called Marshwood Court. Discussion was held. The Board decided that the Township should take care of the road and asked the residents to make sure brush, etc was cleared away.
RE: Zoning Amendment – The Board reviewed the recommendation from the Zoning Board to change the building set-back from 100 ft to the County recommended set-back. Neil Franz made a motion to approve the proposed ordinance #4 reducing the set-back to 63 feet or building frontage whichever is greater in R-1 districts, Vernon Willenbring seconded. All in favor, motion carried. The amendment will be recorded and published as required by law.
RE: Rausch culvert – Discussion was held concerning the Dean Rausch culvert issue. It was noted that other townships do not enlarge culverts unless they are a hazard. The Board decided to table the issue for now.
RE: Road Signs – The Clerk will begin working on the final phase of the road sign replacements. Additional signs and posts for along Clear Lake Road will be ordered.
The following warrants were examined, verified and ordered paid:
6201 Star Publications newspaper ads $ 82.80
6202 Judy Bruemmer medicare/soc.sec. tax pmt 325.14
6203 Lange Trenching rd rpr – 280, 5th Lake, Hedgewood 638.25
6204 M-R Sign Co. 911 signs 42.12
6205 MATIT ins. additions 14.00
6206 Sunny Brook Ent. snowplowing 577.50
6207 Lange Trenching blading 2695.78
Total $ 4,375.59
Year-to-date Total $ 68,089.58
At 9:38 pm Neil Franz made a motion to adjourn the meeting, Vernon Willenbring seconded. All in favor, motion carried.
Official Minutes 5.6.14