Town of Kinnickinnic
Town Board Meeting Minutes
February 6, 2018
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
a. SimpliSafe, cold sensor: $29.99, ok to order.
b. New recording device for meetings: testing Andersen's recording device tonight. Wolfe suggested looking into what recording options the iPad offers.
c. New process for complicated motions: confirm Clerk has wording before moving on to the next item.
d. Continue "Total Mobile Protection" on 2 cell phones: cancel TMP and self insure.
VI. APPROVE MINUTES: Motion to approve Minutes from the January 2, 2018 Town Board Meeting as modified, TA/DN, all in favor.
VII. TREASURER'S REPORT
VIII. PUBLIC COMMENTS: Wolfe is concerned about remodeling, etc being done with no permits. Olson will contact Building Inspector. Bogdan asked if we will have the Sheriff attend a meeting to go over Town expectations, etc. Sheriff will be contacted and added to future agenda.
IX. NEW BUSINESS
a. Audit the books for 2017. The audit was successfully completed. Olson and LaValley will meet with Bremer Bank about what they can offer to consolidate Town banking.
b. County Plowing: Nelson questioned miles/cul-de-sacs the Town is being charged for plowing. The Spring Road Review could confirm miles/cul-de-sacs in the Town. Nelson said he stopped and talked to plow truck drive. Olson stated, per the Road Committee's discussion and notes from the 1/24/2018 meeting, we should give the new driver the season to get familiar with the roads. Olson also said there should be one person who talks to the County, historically this has been the Town Chair, too many people causes confusion.
c. Website, FAQ section updated: Review and look for areas to be updated, things to be added.
d. Clerk and Treasurer salaries: Budgeted for an increase. Closed session will be help to discuss at future meeting.
e. Cemetery Report: Report has not been received, table item at this time.
f. The Current: Review printed version of The Current, give Andersen feedback, call or email. Andersen would like it to be available at Annual Meeting for residents. Motion to approve the electronic version of "Three Little Birds" to be added to the website in March, MW/AB, all in favor.
g. Ordinance/Resolution Review, 1969. 1973, 1974: Motion to rescind 1969 Ordinance for Acceptance (Rejection) of the St Croix County Zoning, TA/AB, all in favor. Motion to rescind 1973 Ordinance Governing Subdivision of Land Requiring Town Road Damage Bond, TA/AB, all in favor. Motion to rescind 1974 Amendments to Zoning Ordinance No 1, TA/AB, all in favor. All ordinances are rescinded when posted. It was suggested to be sure we are tracking when ordinances are approved and rescinded.
h. Building Maintenance: New furnace installed 1/5/2018. New thermostat installed 2/6/2018. Clerk will have roof inspected at in the spring.
X. OLD BUSINESS
a. Update of Plan Commission
i. CBA: The CBA Negotiating Team has had two meetings with Attorney Loberg, each about 2.5 hours. It is estimated that Attorney Loberg has about 10-12 hours of work with the CBA, including travel and time spent offline. Attorney Loberg has specific language to address regarding 1. Zoning and 2. Assessments. Loberg will provide a summary letter of work when complete. Olson is very pleased with the CBA Negotiating Team and Attorney Loberg.
b. Update of the Road Committee: Add item to next Road Committee Meeting, "Agreements with bordering towns regarding road maintenance." A Weed Specialist, Mark Renz, from the UW Extension will be speaking at the March Road Committee Meeting, March 21, 2018 at 1:00pm at the Kinnickinnic Town Hall.
i. Liberty Road: Dave Simons has requested information from Thompson and LaValley for reimbursement from the State for the Liberty Road Project.
XI. Pay Bills: Reject check # 12302 for St Croix Economic Development Corp for 2018 Membership. Motion to pay bills except check # 12302, MW/TA, all in favor. Clerk will check with the County, how are the number of Fire Numbers in the Town determined, can that number be changed/updated at Town's request.
XII. Chair Announcements: Next Town Board Meeting is Tuesday, March 6th at 7:00pm.
XIII. Motion to adjourn 10:00pm MW/AB, all in favor.
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