Town of Kinnickinnic
Town Board Meeting Minutes
February 7, 2017
I. Meeting called to order by Chair Jerry Olson at 7:00 pm.
II. Roll Call: Dave Nelson, Tom Andersen, Mae Wolfe, Jerry Olson, Axel Bogdan, Treasurer Brenda LaValley and Clerk Nicky Thompson.
III. Pledge of Allegiance.
IV. Statement of Public Notice was given and put on file for public record.
V. Clerk's report was given and put on file for public record.
a. QuickBooks Pro 2017: Motion to approve Clerk to purchase QuickBooks Pro 2017 for $169.99 TA/AB, all in favor.
b. Address Map from St Croix County : Motion to approve purchase of updated Address Map from St Croix County for $35 AB/TA, all in favor.
VI. Minutes from the January 3, 2017 Town Board Meeting were approved as stated, MW/TA, all in favor.
VII. Treasurer's report was given and put on file for public record.
VIII. Public Comments: Dave Nelson: Receiving calls about 1297 Evergreen Drive. Deer removal by County fee.
IX. New Business
a. Town government communications with residents: Paper vs Internet. Structured with deadlines. Articles about areas of interest in the town, accomplishments, state of town government. Residents could submit approved articles. Andersen and Nelson will identify goals and present in March.
b. Posting/Notice options: Motion to change our primary notice location to the Town Hall front door, website and sign at end of driveway and County Road J. Still publish in River Falls Journal with disclaimer. MW/AB, all in favor.
c. Furniture: Office chair for clerk's office. Motion to approve purchase of back black mesh swivel task chair for $80. DN/TA, all in favor. Office desk. Motion to approve the purchase of the office desk from Sam's Club for $649. AB/TA, all in favor. Board chairs. Motion to authorize the purchase of 8 leather high back chairs, clerk to find best price between catalog and Sam's Club. MW/AB, all in favor.
d. Phones: Change clerk cell number to 715-425-8082, disconnect 715-821-0382. Cancel Jet Pack with Verizon. Change Verizon plan to 2GB shared between 2 phones. Cancel fax line with AT&T. Motion to approve changes with AT&T and Verizon. MW/TA, all in favor.
e. Temporary Cleaning Person February thru May: Maddy Reil will be on a mission trip, February-May. Maddy recommended Joyce Mazurkiewicz. Nelson suggested to have the floors cleaned and waxed before the April election. Motion to approve hiring Mazurkiewicz to clean February-May at the same rate as Reil and approve one time floor cleaning/buffing/waxing before election. DN/AB, all in favor.
X. Old Business
a. Town Hall Security: Wolfe has the Blink camera, will install week of 2/13/17.
b. Mobile Home County requirements: After some discussion, item was tabled.
c. Cemetery Report: Motion to approve sufficiency of report and release funds to the Larabee's for cemetery care. AB/TA, all in favor.
d. Update of Plan Commission: Emholtz concept. Plan Commission requested thoughts on entire property.
i. CBA: CBA Negotiating Team met with the City of River Falls 2/1/17. City proposed minor changes to the URA, decreasing it by about 100 acres. City also proposed land coming into City when it is developed. Bloch and Olson propose to retain Attorney Tim Scott for about 1.5 hours. Motion to approve to hire Attorney Tim Scott for up to $500 to help with the CBA. AB/MW, all in favor.
e. Update of the Road Committee: Motion to approve $7500 for JCE's clean up services. AB/TA, all in favor.
i. Liberty Road: Property owners prefer to negotiate with the Town Board (Chair) rather than professionals. Dave Simons and Olson have had a couple negotiation meetings with the property owners.
XI. Pay Bills: Motion to pay bills. TA/AB, all in favor. DN wants to discuss $55 for deer removal from the St Croix County Highway Dept in March.
XII. Chair Announcements: None
XIII. Adjourn MW/AB, all in favor. Enter in to closed session regarding Liberty Road land owner negotiations.
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