Regular town board meeting held on July 21, 2015 at the town hall meeting room.  Meeting notice was posted in 3 places in town: post office, hardware store and the town hall window box.

Present were Chairman Paul Ehlinger, Supervisors Nancy Schuhart & Jim Smith, Treasurer Chris Geske & Clerk Brenda St. Peter.

Paul called the meeting to order.

People present recited the Pledge of Allegiance.

Nancy made a motion to approve the agenda as presented.  Jim seconded the motion.  3 yes 0 no.  Motion carried.

Brenda read the minutes of the July 7th, 2015 meeting.  Nancy made a motion to accept the minutes as read.  Paul seconded the motion.  3 yes 0 no.  Motion carried.

The men and women from AmeriCorp introduced themselves and gave a brief update on their work on the boardwalk and other community projects.  The town board and community members thank them for their work and time here in Wabeno.

Public Comments:

Chris Geske commented on previous talked about dog case of Rick Backhaus stating that this is a municipal court citation.

Mary Beck talked about the progress on the Grand Plank and asked residents to support the newly opened Wabeno Bait & Beverage.

Brenda gave the board members a letter from the Forest Service thanking us for our interest in the Lakewood-Laona’s Timber Program.  Brenda will be sending them email addresses to keep informed on the projects.

Mary Beck requested signs in the Park area to help with dog control and waste. 

Brenda read an email from FC Economic Director Josh Jameson requesting a meeting with the town board.  The date and time set will be July 23rd at 5pm. 

Greg Matzke from the Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources gave a presentation on the North Branch of the Oconto River.  Items discussed were:  trout survey, identified problems, and the North Branch Oconto River Rehabilitation project. 

Discussion on alley work for Fred Bath – tabled

Progress is moving along at the Recycling Center. 

The town board members will be individually looking at Railroad Street.  Discussion on possibly abandoning this will take place at the next board meeting.

Road work around town is continuing. 

A letter will be written to Ellis Schmidt regarding town liability for work on his property.

Brenda presented the board with a 6 month estimate on the budget.

Chris presented the board with the financial report. 

Checks are 4442 to 4476.

The next meeting is set for August 4th, 2015.

Jim made a motion to adjourn.  Nancy seconded the motion.  3 yes 0 no.  Motion carried.


These minutes are not approved until the August 4th, 2015 meeting.