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Jun 11, 2018

TOWN OF SEYMOUR                        BOARD MEETING                              Vol. 31 Page 18

                                           

A meeting of the Seymour Town Board was held Monday; June 11, 2018. Notice was posted at, Seymour Town Hall, Township Fire Dept. Station 1- Seymour, and at www.townofseymour.orgunder “Agendas”.

 

Board members present were Douglas Kranig, Chair; Sheila Running, Supervisor; and Gary Schulenberg, Supervisor.  Also present were Kerry Parker, Roads and Buildings Supervisor; Sue Larson, Clerk/Treasurer; and Laura Konwinski, Deputy Clerk Treasurer.  There were 18 residents in attendance.

 

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

 

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

 

Supervisor Schulenberg moved to approve the minutes from the May 14, 2018 meeting, as presented.  Motion seconded by Supervisor Running. Motion carried. 

 

GENERAL PUBLIC -None

 

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

 

ROADS REPORT– Roads Supervisor Parker provided the following report:

·         Lawn care equipment needed repairs (trimmer and pushmower)

·         Working on repairing shoulders

·         No cold mix available yet

·         Roof is done on Rec Building

·         This month they will start mowing ditches

·         Suggested hiring Fahner to crackfill the tennis court at a cost of $1700.  Board approved.

·         Need to replace the fence on the east side of the new parking area.  Estimated cost is $1486.  Board approved.

·         Town Hall recently inspected by RTS roofing and found to have several leaks and damaged vents/stacks.   Estimated cost to repair is $12,500.  Parker was instructed to get an additional estimate and the clerk was instructed to put ad in paper.

·         Highway Q detour is now underway.   Some confusion by motorists on route and Parker called county for better signage.

 

BUILDING INSPECTOR REPORT – none

 

OLD BUSINESS

 

Chair Kranig asked to move to item 8 (b) on the agendaDiscussion on Resolution of Water Problems on St. Francis Drive East and West.  The majority of the residents in attendance were here to discuss this issue.  Chair Kranig explained that the Town’s responsibility lies with the maintenance of the road.  St. Francis Drive East is essentially a gravel road now due to the water problems that exist in that neighborhood that have damaged the road.  The Town would like the water problem issued resolved prior to paying for the cost to repair the road.    A number of residents had different recommendations on what they felt could be done.  Chair Kranig will call Greg Leonard with Land Conservation to see if that organization can do a water mitigation plan for this subdivision at no cost.  Chair Kranig again reminded the residents of that area that the Town is not responsible to correct the water problems that exist there.

 

Item 8 (a) Update on Town Drive Road Project – Chair Kranig reported that the plans and specifications for the work have been completed by the engineers and the project is now out for bids.  Bid deadline is June 20th

 

Chair Kranig asked to move to item 9 (a) on the agenda. – Picnic License for Seymour Ball Club.  A motion was made by Supevisor Running and seconded by Chair Kranig to approve the application for a Picnic License to sell beer at their event on June 15-17, 2018.   Motion carried

 

Chair Kranig asked to move to item 9 (e) on the agenda – CSM-2018-16 – Terry Moulton.  The CSM was reviewed that would divide off a 7.5 acre parcel from an 88.392 parcel of land and make a separate lot.  The board had no objections to this proposal.

 

Chair Kranig asked to move to item 9(g) on the agenda – Possible Assessor’s Plat – Peterson Ave.  Residents in attendance that live on Peterson Ave and Books Ave informed the board of a problem with their apparent lot lines after an area resident had their lot surveyed.  It appears from that survey, that everyone’s lot lines may be off by about 12’ into their neighbor’s lot.   The Town can authorize an Assessor’s Plat to be done that would redefine the lots for this area which would essentially leave the lots as they are now, but change the description of the lot to match the actual lot.  The cost of the Assessor’s Plat would initially be paid for by the Town, but the cost would eventually be paid by each property owner through a special assessment.  The area in question will be the east side of Peterson from Books Drive to Tower Ave  and both sides of Books Drive.  The Clerk was instructed to send out letters to all affected property owners about this proposal. 

 

Item 9(b) – Liquor Licenses – A motion was made by Supervisor Running to approve the applications for a Class B Combination Liquor and Fermented Beverage licenses to the Fox Run, LLC, Brown Hut and Eau Claire Rod and Gun Club.  Motion seconded by Chair Kranig.  Motion carried.

 

Item 9(f) – Energy Efficient Lighting at the Fire Station.   An estimate on changing out the lights at the Fire Station to something more efficient was reviewed.  Parker was instructed to get an updated estimate on the cost before a decision is made.

 

Item 8(d) Reconsideration of Town Advocacy Council Membership – Chair Kranig reported that according to the Wisconsin Towns Association newsletter, we can join the Town Advocacy Council at 50% of the annual cost if we do so prior to July 15th.   A motion was made by Supervisor Running to pay for the membership at a cost of $416.25 for 2018.  Chair Kranig second and the motion carried. 

 

Item 9  (c) Operator Licenses – A motion was made by Chair Kranig and seconded by Supervisor Schulenberg to approve issuing Operator’s Licenses to all the persons on the list,  provided by the Clerk, for the period July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019.  Motion carried.  The list of Operator’s License is attached and made a part of these minutes.

 

Item 9 (d) – Tobacco License  - A motion was made by Chair Kranig to approve the Tobacco License for Fox Run for the period July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019.  Motion seconded by Supervisor Schulenberg.   Motion carried. 

 

Item 9(h) – Amending Depository Agreement with CCF to allow for Alternate Signatures on Checks.   A motion was made by Chair Kranig to approve amending the Account Agreement with Citizens Community Federal NA (CCF) to allow for  Sheila Running, Supervisor and Laura Konwinski, Deputy Clerk to be authorized signers on the existing accounts held at CCF.  Motion seconded by Supervisor Schulenberg.  Motion carried. 

 

Item 8 (c) Town Code Book – no action taken.

 

COMMUNICATIONS/ ITEMS FOR NEXT MONTH’S AGENDA

 

Clerk Larson requested permission to close the office August 23-25 to attend WMCA training in Green Bay.  Board approved

 

Larson provided the Board with a list of residents that have not licensed their dogs for 2018.  She was instructed to turn the list over to Joe Kranig, Ordinance Enforcer for citations to be issued.

 

Chair Kranig reported on a meeting he attended regarding the future cost of emergency services for the Town of Seymour once the area hospitals quit subsidizing the cost of ambulance service.

 

Next meeting scheduled for Monday, July 9, 2018. 

 

Vouchers Approved  32991 to 33028

 

Motion to adjourn at 9:00 pm

 

Respectfully submitted by:

 

 

Sue Larson, Clerk Treasurer



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