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Oct 03, 2017

Town of Kinnickinnic

Town Board Meeting Minutes

October 3, 2017

 

       I.          Meeting called to order by Chair Jerry Olson at 7:00 pm.

     II.          Roll Call: Dave Nelson, 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.      Time to have furnace serviced, suggested once a year, last was 8/2016.

b.      Nelson will dispose of paint left at the Town Hall.

c.       Wolfe stated the Rural Fire couldn't help with bad address collected on Invoice 564.

    VI.          Approve Minutes: Motion to approve the Town Board Minutes from September 5, 2017 as written MW/DN, all in favor.

   VII.          Treasurer's Report: Reported and put on file for public record.

  VIII.          Public Comments:  Judith Hansen-Jorgenson 85 County Road JJ, sprayed for wild parsnip, pleased with the outcome.

     IX.          New Business

a.      Certified Survey Map located in the SW 1/4 of the NW 1/4 and the NW 1/4 of the NW 1/4, Section 11, T28N, R18W, owners Edwin and Mary Ross, prepared by Josh Yunker.  Intend to create a 1.37 Acre Outlot on the south side of Old Cemetery Road, recommended from the Plan Commission: Josh Yunker presented, Ross' want to create an outlot, no residence can be built.  Per the Plan Commission's request, a letter from the DNR was presented granting a driveway easement to Craig Leverenz, 465 Old Cemetery Road.  A motion was made recommending approval of this CSM, that we release the contingency regarding the driveway easement for Leverenz by incorporating the letter from the DNR dated 9/27/2017 granting easement, JO/AB, DN opposes, motion carries.

b.      Presentation of proposed budget: Budget complies with state guidelines.

c.       Set date for Public Hearing and Elector's Meeting: November 7, 2017 7:00pm.

d.      CBA Review/Approval: Tabled.

e.      Present Expectations of Sherriff's Department:  Nelson abstained from the discussion.  Olson posed the question of how does the Board want to proceed with the list of questions for the Sheriff's Department.  After some discussion it was suggested that Olson draft a letter to the Sheriff, with the list of questions from the Town Board and then invite a representative from the Sheriff's Department to a Board meeting to discuss.  Bogdan asked for one more question to be added to the list: "What is enforced currently by the Sheriff's Department in the Town of Kinnickinnic?"

f.       Commercial Inspector: No action will be taken at this time.

g.      Recycling, dumpster area security, surveillance: Cost to make more secure may be higher than current costs associated with recycling area.  Nelson will talk to other towns, get feedback on how they handle recycling, dumping, etc.

h.      Ordinance Review: Added to the agenda for the November Town Board Meeting.

i.       Building Maintenance: Budget discussion led to preparing for big projects that may be needed at the Town Hall property.  A motion was made for Olson and Thompson to get estimates for the roof, seal coating of driveway/parking lot, hall flooring, furnace and siding, DN/AB, all in favor.

      X.          Old Business

a.      Update of Plan Commission

                                                     i.     CBA:  Olson commented that the CBA has been dynamic, subject to change.  CBA Negotiating Team has a meeting set with the City of River Falls October 19th at 4pm.

b.      Update of the Road Committee: Fall Road Review October 13th at 8:00am, back-up date October 20th at 8:00am.

                                                     i.     Liberty Road:  Looking good, on schedule.  2nd application for payment received from Total Excavating. Discussion about signs to be put back up, speed limit and bike route. 

    XI.          Pay Bills:  Question was made about check for St Croix EDC, after discussion a motion was made to discontinue the Town's membership of the St Croix EDC, check # 12187 was voided, MW/AB, all in favor.  A motion was made to pay bills,  MW/AB, all in favor. 

  XII.          Chair Announcements: Next Town Board Meeting is Tuesday, November 7th at 7:00pm. Public Hearing and Special Town Meeting of Electors regarding 2018 Budget, November 7th at 7:00pm. Implements of Husbandry to added to November agenda.

 XIII.          Adjourn 8:35pm MW/AB, all in favor.

 

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