Regular town board meeting held on May 17th, 2016 at the town hall meeting room. Notice was posted in 3 places in town: post office, hardware store & the town hall window box.
Present were Chairman Paul Ehlinger, Supervisors Jim Smith & Nancy Schuhart, Treasurer Chris Geske and Clerk Brenda St. Peter.
Paul called the meeting to order at 6pm.
Pledge of Allegiance.
Nancy made a motion to approve the agenda as presented. Jim seconded the motion. 3 yes 0 no. Motion carried.
Nancy made a motion to approve the minutes as read. Paul seconded the motion. 3 yes 0 no. Motion carried.
-Tony’s Redimix donated 2 loads of sand for Trump Lake beach
- UARS wants to know who the emergency tower (on top of the water tower) belongs to and who has the paperwork for this.
- Robert McEwen thanks the roads crew for getting the Trump Lake beach area fixed up so quickly
- Chris Geske thanks the roads crew for work done on Range Line Road
- Dual Sports has been cleaning and will be painting and putting a new roof on the garage they are renting
Nancy made a motion to recommend Jerry Diny, per Wabeno Park Commissions recommendation, to extend his term on the park board. Jim seconded the motion. 3 yes 0 no. Motion carried.
Paul received a letter from Michigan Tech concerning roadways and surveying.
The board signed a drive way permit for property on Beach Lane.
The board approved an Operator’s license for Jason Towne and Julie Pocan.
Paul made a motion to partner with the Forest Service for stewardship money to replace the North Branch of the Oconto River/Cavour Street Bridge. This will improve water quality and improve the trout stream. Jim seconded the motion. 3 yes 0 no. Motion carried.
The road tour was discussed. Scott Shaffer toured possible work sites with Forest County Hwy Dept. There was a discussion on getting bids for the roadwork. More information needed before we move forward.
Brenda will be posting a job to remove the blacktop by the Library and replacing it with a sidewalk.
Nancy made a motion to accept the positions for the Fire Dept. Officers as presented by the Wabeno Fire Dept. They are as follows: Chief – Scott Shaffer Sr., Assistant Chief – Paul Ehlinger, Assistant Chief – Mark ‘Eli’ Gaffke, Captian/Fire Inspector – Richard Marvin – Lieutenant - Peter Gill, Lieutenant, Training Officer/Secretary/Treasurer – Sheri Oberleitner. Jim seconded the motion. 3 yes 0 no. Motion carried.
Roads worker William Bessert resigned from his position.
The Roads Dept. is looking into getting a new leaf blower.
Discussion on needed septic service for the recycling center.
The board received the financial report. Checks are 5000 – 5052 with voids of 5002 and 5028.
The next regular town board meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 7th, 2016 at 6pm.
Jim made a motion to adjourn. Nancy seconded the motion. 3 yes 0 no. Motion carried.
*These minutes are not approved until the June 7th, 2016 meeting.