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October 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, Duane Selander, Donald Chell, Van Brock, Cheryl Wedin, Jonathon Ritchie, McKenna Marek, Patrick Carlson, Damon Johnson, Carl Thomfohrda and Craig Selander.


Carl Thomfohrda-Rural Mutual Insurance Rep: Carl Thomfohrda provided information to the Board about changes and additions that may need to be made if there is a new Town Hall/Shop built.

Donald Chell- County Board of Supervisors Rep: Donald is on the Burnett County Supervisor’s Public Safety Committee. Issues with S. Williams Rd and Crosstown Rd and Wood Lake Rd intersections. He stated that there was a discussion at the County level. Solar stoplights are approximately $2,000 each- very expensive. Asked about a 4-way stop. That didn’t go over very well. Rumble strips? That was sort of approved. Donald proposed the reflective and rotating sign that attaches to the top of the stop sign. They sell for $65 each. Joel Johnson said that we will be putting in rumble strips on Crosstown Rd with Cty. Rd Y, in both directions. Also, Wood Lake Rd and S. Williams Rd intersection.

Citizen Input: No citizen input.

Election Board Additions: Review and approve: John Hennessey made a motion to approve the Election Board additions. Daryl Wedin seconded it. All voted in favor. MC

Craig Selander: Architect Craig Selander went over all the plans and changes that were made for the potential new Town Hall/Shop after he had met with all the Town employees.

September 2018 Minutes: review and approve: The September 12, 2018 Regular Board Meeting minutes were reviewed. John Hennessey made a motion to approve the September 12, 2018 meeting minutes as written. Daryl Wedin seconded the motion. All voted in favor. MC

September 2018 Treasurers Report: review and approve: Treasurer Laura McKeag submitted the September 2018 Treasurers report. The General fund balance is $64,181.69; Highway fund balance is $192,589.84; Savings account balance is $6,683.01; the CD balance is $35,194.13. Joel Johnson asked if there were any questions. Daryl Wedin made a motion to approve the September 2018 Treasurer’s report as presented. John Hennessey seconded the motion. All voted in favor. MC

WMCA Clerk Training- Oct. 12: Review and approve: Joel Johnson made a motion to approve for Raylene to attend the WMCA District meeting and training on October 12th. John Hennessey seconded it. All voted in favor. MC

Fire Association Report: Daryl Wedin submitted the September 17, 2018 regular Fire Association meeting minutes for our review.

Road Maintenance: Jeff Erickson reported: We are keeping everything going. The grader is using more water than normal, about 1 gallon a day. It doesn’t look like it is going into the oil. The mowing is all done. Have switched over to brush cutting. Garrett Leudtke is working near Webb Lake. Hopefully his crew will be back in area next week. Gravel supply needs to be bid on in February.


Resolution to Propose Exceeding Levy Limits: Review and decide: John Hennessey made a motion to pass the Resolution to Propose Exceeding Levy Limits on November 14, 2018. Joel Johnson seconded it. Joel Johnson and John Hennessey voted in favor. Daryl Wedin opposed. MC.

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

Set Agenda for November: budget hearing, Special Town meeting levy limit increase proposal, purchase rotating road signs and regular monthly items.

2019 Budget: The Board looked over 2 budget proposals for 2019.

Adjourn meeting: John Hennessey made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Daryl Wedin seconded it. Joel Johnson adjourned the meeting at 8:38 p.m.

Raylene Swanson, Clerk


Archive:

November 15, 2018 October 8, 2018 Regular Board Meeting
October 12, 2018 September 19, 2018 Special Town Board Meeting
October 12, 2018 September 12, 2018 Regular Board Meeting
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 9, 2018 Regular Board Meeting
July 2, 2018 May 23, 2018 Special Board Meeting
May 9, 2018 April 11, 2018 Regular Board Meeting


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