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Regular town board meeting held on December 10th, 2013, at the town meeting room.  Meeting notice was posted in 3 places in town: Post Office, Wabeno Hardware & the Town Hall Window Box.

Present were Chairman Edward Piontek, Supervisors Paul Ehlinger & Dennis Kopecky, Clerk Brenda St. Peter & Treasurer Cheryl Ehlinger.

List of those attending is attached.

Ed called the meeting to order at 7pm.

Dennis made a motion to approve the agenda as presented.  Paul seconded the motion.  The motion carried.

Brenda read the minutes of the November 12th, 2013 meeting.  Dennis made a motion to accept the minutes as read.  Paul seconded the motion.  The motion carried.

Public Comments:

Jamie Anderson of MSA presented to the board preliminary maps.  There was a discussion on the MSA Survey and roads associated with property.

Letters:

Brenda read a letter from the Forest County Zoning, Solid Waste and Recycling.  A discussion was help on the 6 inch gravel pad needed at the site.  No decision made.

Permits/Licenses

Ed made a motion to accept the Class B fermented malt beverage and Class B intoxicating liquor applications filed for Michael Friesen/Essen Haus.  Dennis seconded the motion.  The motion carried.

Blackwell & Freedom fire contracts were presented to the board for signatures.

Paul read the ordinance Sec. 6-3-6 for Placement of Rural Mailboxes.  A discussion took place on mailbox restrictions.

Brenda read a letter from the Friends of Wabeno Chairperson, Mary Beck.  There was a discussion on the development of a boardwalk and trail along the North Branch of the Oconto River.  Dennis made a motion to approve the development of a board walk and trail along the North Branch of the Oconto River with the understanding that the funds need to be available before work is started.  Paul seconded the motion.  The motion carried.

Dennis discussed the meeting that he and Mickey Ashbeck had with Alan Harvey on updating the town ordinance book.  Ed made a motion to update the town ordinance book in 2014.  Paul seconded the motion.  The motion carried.

Discussion was held on the selling of a parcel in Padus.  Ed made a motion to sell lot 6, Bone Steele Plat in Padus for $2,500.  Paul seconded the motion.  The motion carried.

Wabeno Community Developer position was discussed.  Dennis made a motion to approve the posting of a Wabeno Community Developer position paid for by the county for a term of 1 year.  Paul seconded the motion.  The motion carried.

Paul will be talking with the Recycling employees and at the next meeting will decide on the fee for the thrift store garbage.

Quarterly update on Sanitary District – tabled

The town board will meet with department heads monthly.   They will meet in executive session under Wisconsin Statute 19.85(c) on January 14th, 2014 at 6:30 with Officer Mick Ashbeck. 

The next town board meeting will be held on January 14th, 2014 at 7pm. 

The treasurer gave the board the financial report.

Paul made a motion to accept checks 2856 – 2936.  Ed seconded the motion.  The motion carried.

Ed made a motion to adjourn.  Paul seconded the motion.  The motion carried.