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Town Board Meeting
Aug 15, 2017

TOWN OF SEYMOUR                        BOARD MEETING                              Vol. 30 Page 18

 

A meeting of the Seymour Town Board was held Monday; July 10, 2017. Notice was posted at, Seymour Town Hall, Township Fire Dept. Station 1- Seymour, and at www.townofseymour.orgunder “Agendas”.

 

Board members present were Chair Douglas Kranig, Sheila Running, Supervisor; and Gary Schulenberg, Supervisor.  Also present were Sue Larson, Clerk/Treasurer; Kerry Parker, Roads Supervisor and Fred Hankel, Building Inspector.  There were 25 area residents in attendance.

 

Chair Kranig called the regular meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

 

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited

 

A motion was made by Supervisor Schulenberg to approve the minutes of the June 12, 2017 Board Meeting.  Supervisor Running seconded the motion.  Motion carried 3 -0. 

 

GENERAL PUBLIC – None

 

FINANCIAL REPORT – Sue Larson reviewed the financial report with the Board.  Report is attached and made a part of the record.

 

Chair Kranig asked to skip to Item 8(a) on the agenda – St. Francis Drive East and West Water Issues.  The majority of the public in attendance are residents of this subdivision and that came before the board to discuss the water drainage issues in their neighborhood.   Chair Kranig read a report, prepared by Liz Fagen of the Eau Claire County Land Conservation Division, regarding a recent study conducted of the water drainage problems in this area.   The report is included as an attachment and made a part of these minutes.  The report concluded that the development and construction of the homes in the subdivision complied with the regulations in effect at the time, but that above normal rainfall for the past 5 years has supersaturated the ground and groundwater levels have risen.  In addition, there appears to be some grading, yard development and fill added to areas intended for drainage purposes that would also potentially add to the problem.  The report recommends contacting the DNR to review the site and to complete a wetlands delineation.  Chair Kranig will coordinate contacting the DNR for this purpose with the County Planning and Development office. 

 

ROADS REPORT   Roads Supervisor Parker gave the following report:

·         Stumps have all been removed from the recent tree cutting around the Town Hall

·         Parking lot at Fire Station has been sealcoated

·         84th Ave has been paved.

·         The venting on the Rec. Building will be done sometime this week

·         Tires on the mower/tractor will need to be replaced.  Anticipated cost is more than budgeted.  Parker was instructed to get a couple more estimates

·         Road patching to be done next month on St. Bridgets, Burnell and Tower Drive.

·         Burnell is scheduled for resurfacing in September

 

BUILDING INSPECTOR REPORT –Building Inspector Hankel reported on current activity.   He reports there are currently 6 permits issued for new homes with another 2 permits in process.  House on QS still has not been moved, but appears to be in process.. He is following up with  the County on concerns about property on Q and K. 

 

OLD BUSINESS 

 

Ball Field Agreement with Visit Eau Claire for Tournament in 2017 – Collen Weber , Event Coordinator with Visit Eau Claire, was present to discuss the proposed contract.   The tournament will be using 4 ball fields for their August 2nd – 6th tournament.  A motion was made by Supervisor Running to allow Visit Eau Claire to rent the Seymour Ball Fields for their August ball tournament for a total cost of $1500 plus a $500 security deposit.  Motion seconded by Chair Kranig.  Motion carried 2-1.   Collen was provided with the contract form and asked to complete it and provide the deposit by the end of the week.

 

St Andrew’s Park, CSM #25 – Proposed driveway access from Thistle.  CSM  2017- 25 had been reviewed at last month’s meeting and recommendations  were sent to the County on why further development should not be allowed in this area of St. Andrew’s Park.   The County requested a further decision on allowing driveway access from Thistle Lane.   A motion was made by Supervisor Running to inform Eau Claire County Planning and Development that driveway permit application for access to the Outlots described in CSM 2017-25 from Thistle Lane would be denied by the Town of Seymour. Supervisor Schulenberg seconded the motion.  Motion carried 3-0.

 

Town Code Book – Chapters 1-3 of the Draft Code book were reviewed and suggestions for changes were made.  Chapters 4-7 to be reviewed at the August meeting.. 

 

NEW BUSINESS –

 

Operator’s Licenses for Rikki Doers–A motion was made by Chair Kranig to approve the Operator’s License for Rikki Doers.   Motion seconded by Supervisor Schulenberg.  Motion carried 3-0.

 

Picnic License for St. Bridget’s Church – A motion was made by Chair Kranig and seconded by Supervisor Running to approve the issuance of a Fermented Beverage Picnic Licenses to St. Bridget’s Church  for their August 20, 2017 picnic, contingent upon providing documentation that they will have a licensed beverage server on premises for their event.  Motion carried 3-0.

 

Certified Survey Map Reviews –CSM 2017-31 was reviewed.  The clerk was instructed to inform the county that we will be prepared to make a recommendation on CSM 2017-31 once the final survey for extending S. 50th Street has been completed and approved by the Town.

 

CSM 2017-35 was reviewed by the board.  Chair Kranig made a motion that we inform the county that we have no objections to the changes shown in CSM 2017-35.   Supervisor Schulenberg seconded the motion.  Motion carried.

 

Loan Resolution 17-01- A motion was made by Chair Kranig to adopt Resolution 17-01 “A Resolution Authorizing the Purchase of a 2013 John Deere Motor Grader and the Financing of said Purchase Through a Loan from Citizen Community Federal N.A. (“CCF Bank”)”  Supervisor Running seconded the motion.  Motion carried 3-0.

 

Resolution designating Public Depository – A motion was made by Chair Kranig to adopt the Resolution Designating Citizens Community Federal N.A. as the Public Depository for the Town of Seymour Business Checking Account and  Public Funds Money Market Savings Account.  Supervisor Running seconded the motion.  Motion carried 3-0.

 

Fees for Garbage Rolloff Services – A request had been received for the Board to consider establishing separate permit fees for garbage haulers that only provide rolloff services.  No changes were made.

 

COMMUNICATIONS/ ITEMS FOR NEXT MONTH’S AGENDA

 

Next regular Board meeting date set for Monday, August 14, 2017

 

VOUCHERS APPROVED  32520 - 32556

 

Motion to adjourn at 9:45 pm

 

Respectfully submitted by:

 

 

 

 

Sue Larson, Clerk Treasurer

 

 

 

 



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