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Regular town board meeting held on May 21th, 2013 at the town meeting room.
Meeting notice was posted in 3 places in town: Post Office, Wabeno Hardware & the Town Hall window.
Present were Chairman Edward Piontek, Supervisors Paul Ehlinger & Dennis Kopecky, Clerk Brenda St. Peter & Treasurer Cheryl Ehlinger.
 
List of those attending is attached:
 
Dennis made a motion to amend the agenda, reversing the order of 3 & 4.  Ed seconded the motion.  The motion carried.
 
Clerk read the minutes of the May 6th, 2013 meeting.  Paul made a motion to accept the minutes as read.  Dennis seconded the motion. The motion carried.

Public Comments
Tom Tallier  discussed the legal deed to Hilltop Ln.
Paul Ehlinger suggested that the ‘List of those attending is attached’ to be read in the minutes.
Officer Mickey Ashbeck commented on ATV noise complaints and the possible purchase of a decimal meter.
Ralph McHugh discussed racing ATV’s on Soper St.
 
Paul made a motion to deny the request from the town of Laona to sponsor the summer park-n-rec-program.  Dennis seconded the motion.  The motion carried.
 
Dennis made a motion to accept the Library Board’s recommendation that Kay Morrison extend her term on the Library Board.  Ed seconded the motion.  The motion carried.
 
Paul made a motion to accept the Wabeno Park Commissions recommendation that Larry Rummel extend his term on the Park Commission. Dennis seconded the motion.  The motion carried.
 
Dennis made a motion to appoint Bonnie Schultz to the Cemetary Board.  Ed seconded the motion.  The motion carried.
 
Dennis made a motion to increase Paul Menne’s pay wage to $10.00 per hour.  Scott Shaffer, Bill Bessert, Mickey Ashbeck & Woodson Collins to receive a 1 % increase in wage.  Evaluations to be done in closed session.  Ed seconded the motion.  The motion carried.
 
Tuesday, June 4th, 2013 and Tuesday, June 18th, 2013 are the dates set for the June town board meetings.
 
Cheryl gave the board the financial reports & vouchers.
 
Checks were 2323-2357.
 
Other Business Discussed:
Razing permit application & fee
Tom Tallier discussed the WI County Forest Association Meeting
                -Stewardship contracting on National Forests
                -Proposal for shifting of Federal Payments to towns & schools
Humane Society – further talking & negotiating concerning contract
Steam Hauler – Inspected
Road tour – discussed ditching & tree trimming, old gas station, garbage, gravel
Larry the Logroller is back in the area.  Saturday, May 25th reporters will be here at 7am to capture the raising of Larry. 
The Band shell fundraiser is to be held on May 25th from noon to 6pm.  Waiting on material list.
Discussion on staging equipment
Update on Freedom road issue
 
Paul made a motion to adjourn the meeting.  Dennis seconded the motion.  The motion carried.
 
These minutes were taken at the May 21st, 2013 meeting of the Wabeno Board of Supervisors by Clerk Brenda St. Peter & entered by her into this book on May 22nd, 2013.