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August 8th, 2018
Regular Monthly Meeting
The Regular Board of Supervisors meeting was called to order at the Wood River Town Hall at 6:30 pm by Chairman Joel Johnson. Present were Chairman Joel Johnson, Supervisors: Daryl Wedin, John Hennessey, Treasurer Laura McKeag, Clerk Raylene Swanson, Jeff Erickson, Donald Chell, Ryan Bybee, Charles Swenson, Cheryl Wedin, Cory Barnette, Patrick Carlson, Jennifer Carlson and Damon Johnson.

Ryan Bybee: Ryan Bybee presented information about himself as a candidate for the Burnett County Sheriff position. He has been working on the Meth Coalition & started the dog tracking program back up, among other things.

Removal of Trees on S. Williams Rd & Wood Lake Rd: Joel Johnson stated that he had contacted Leudtke Tree Service about the possibility of removing the large trees located in the right-of-way on S. Williams Rd and Wood Lake Rd. Daryl Wedin made a motion to hire Leudtke Tree Removal to remove the large oak tree north of the intersection. Jeff Erickson will remove the 2 large trees in parking lot of Wood River Tabernacle and the pine tree in ditch east of the intersection. John Hennessey seconded the motion. All voted in favor. MC

Citizen Input: Damon Johnson asked if the tree would be cut flush or if the stump would be removed? Joel stated they would request that it be cut as flush to the ground as possible.

Liquor License Application: Hennessey & Hennessey LLC: Review and approve: Daryl Wedin made a motion to approve the Class A Liquor License for Hennessey & Hennessey LLC. Joel Johnson seconded it. Joel Johnson and Daryl Wedin voted in favor. John Hennessey abstained from voting. MC

Server Licenses for Hennessey & Hennessey LLC: Review and approve: Joel Johnson made a motion to approve the Server’s Licenses for Shamus/Joe Hennessey and Virginia Hennessey. Daryl Wedin seconded it. Joel Johnson and Daryl Wedin voted in favor. John Hennessey abstained from voting. MC

July 2018 Minutes: review and approve: The July 11, 2018 Regular Board Meeting minutes were reviewed. John Hennessey made a motion to approve the July 11, 2018 meeting minutes as written. Daryl Wedin seconded the motion. All voted in favor. MC

July 2018 Treasurers Report: review and approve: Treasurer Laura McKeag submitted the July 2018 Treasurers report. The General fund balance is $138,438.41; Highway fund balance is $63,291.53; Savings account balance is $6,676.32; the CD balance is $35,043.97. Joel Johnson asked if there were any questions. John Hennessey made a motion to approve the July 2018 Treasurer’s report as presented. Daryl Wedin seconded the motion. All voted in favor. MC

Purchase of Stacking Chairs: Review and decide: Joel Johnson mentioned that he would like to remove some of the pews so there would be more room available for elections. Having stacking chairs would allow adding and removing chairs as needed. Joel Johnson made a motion to purchase a dozen stacking chairs. John Hennessey seconded it. All voted in favor. MC

Fire Association Report: Daryl Wedin submitted the July 16, 2018 regular Fire Association meeting minutes for our review. Daryl stated that Fire Chief Cory Barnette had left a copy of the accident report for the recent fatal accident at the intersection of Cty. Rd Y and Crosstown Rd, if we wanted to look at it.

Towns Association Transportation Resolution: Daryl Wedin made a motion to pass the Wisconsin Towns Association Transportation Resolution. John Hennessey seconded it. All voted in favor. MC. Resolution signed.

Road Maint operator Contract: Joel Johnson presented a contract to Daniel Wicklund. He requested working (4) 10 hour days year round. The Board discussed it. They stated they would be willing to flexible in the winter with weather forecasts kept in mind. Daniel Wicklund signed and accepted the contract as written with changes for working hours.

Road Maintenance: Jeff Erickson reported: Most of the culverts are in. Some more new ones are coming in. We had 4 that we were not planning on. Culvert on Crosstown west of M. Checking into what other culverts may need to be done. Truck needs work done to it. Radiator and pump needs to be replaced. Steering issues. Donald Chell said there have been many accidents recently. County is looking for ideas to what can be done. Rumble strips? Flashing lights? Stop ahead signs? There were no direct answers. A lot of distracted drivers.

Audit the bills: John Hennessey made a motion to audit the bills. Daryl Wedin seconded the motion. All voted in favor. Bills approved and paid. MC

Set Agenda for September: Wisconsin Retirement System Resolution and regular monthly items.

Adjourn meeting: John Hennessey made a motion to adjourn meeting. Daryl Wedin seconded it. All voted in favor. MC Chairman Joel Johnson adjourned the meeting at 7:47p.m.

Raylene Swanson, Clerk


Archive:

September 18, 2018 August 8, 2018 Regular Board Meeting
August 23, 2018 July 18, 2018 Special Town Board Meeting
August 23, 2018 July 11, 2018 Regular Board Meeting
July 15, 2018 June 13, 2018 Regular Board Meeting
July 2, 2018 May 23, 2018 Special Board Meeting
July 2, 2018 May 9, 2018 Regular Board Meeting
May 9, 2018 April 11, 2018 Regular Board Meeting
April 15, 2018 2017 Annual meeting, April 22,2017 (APPROVED)
April 11, 2018 March 14, 2018 Regular Board Meeting
March 15, 2018 February 14, 2018 Regular Board Meeting


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