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Regular town board meeting held on July 9th, 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 7 pm.

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

Brenda read the minutes of the June 18th, 2013 meeting.  Paul made a motion to accept the minutes as read.  Dennis seconded the motion.  The motion carried.

Public Comments:

Ralph McHugh made mention of the traffic flowing through town on the 4th of July.

Brenda made mention of a complaint from the thrift store on parking and snow plowing.

Letters:

Ed updated on land issues.

Paul made a motion to accept the temporary class B licenses and bartenders licenses as presented.  Dennis seconded the motion.  The motion carried.

The licenses are as follows:  Temporary Class B – Backhaus Sportsmans’ Retreat & Trump Lake Protective Association.
Bartender’s License are as follows:  Kathleen Doris LaRock & Danielle Josephine Casperson, Rusty’s Wabeno Bowl & Lynn Marie LaRock, Backhaus Sportsmans’ Retreat.

The Animal Control Officer position was discussed.  Dennis made a motion to accept Fred Bath as the new Wabeno Animal Control Officer.  Paul seconded the motion.  The motion carried.

Mike Baker from the Emergency Management Dept. discussed traffic issues at the Pow Wow grounds.  Dennis made a motion to approve the plan proposed by Mike Baker for a  Pow Wow Grounds Evacuation Route.  Ed seconded the motion.  The motion carried.

Ed gave a brief update of the possibility of a grocery store.

Farmer’s market tabled.

Paul gave a brief update on the steam hauler.

The band shell project is moving along.

Paul made a motion to replace the lawn mower.  A new mower will be bought from Yaeger Oil Company in Laona.  Dennis seconded the motion.  The motion carried.

Sign issues tabled.

Generator wiring tabled.

Dennis made a motion to accept Duane Harris’ bid to cut down trees on road right-a-way.  Ed seconded the motion.  The motion carried.

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 is the date set for the next July town board meeting.

Cheryl presented the financial reports.

Ed made a motion to accept checks 2438 - 2502.  Dennis seconded the motion.  The motion carried.

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