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June 10, 2019 June Town Board Meeting Minutes

Board Meeting Minutes
June 10, 2019
With all notices having been properly posted, Frank Bartzen, Chairman called the June meeting to order at the Lamartine Municipal Building Meeting Room (LMBMR) at 7:00 pm. Also present at this meeting were Supervisors; Randy Kuik and Travis Kloetzke, Treasurer Greg Michels and Clerk; Jill Randall. Please see meeting sign in sheet for other attendees.

Pledge of allegiance was recited.
Approval of Minutes from Previous Meeting(s)
May Board Meeting Minutes (5/13/2019) – Randy seconded by Travis moved to approve the May Town Board meeting minutes. Motion carried 3-0.

Treasurer’s Report – Greg read the May Treasurer’s report aloud. The ending balance as of 5/31/2019 was $638,737.99. Randy made a motion seconded by Travis to accept the treasurer’s report as presented. Motion carried 3-0.

Public Comment:

a. Road Report— Justin has been working on filling pot holes, working on culvert installations and mowing the ditches.
i. Culvert Permit Report—One culvert permit was read aloud.
ii. Update of 2019 Culvert Installations – Frank reported to the board which culverts were replaced this year.
b. Monthly Building Permit Report – No building permits were received from the issuer.
c. Update - Rededication of Veteran Memorial held Memorial Day Monday 5/27/2019 – Greg reported that the rededication went well and he felt that it was a good turnout.
d. Fire Department ANNUAL STEAK FRY! – Saturday, June 15, 2019
e. Update on recently held Board of Review (BOR)—May 21, 2019 – No one came to board of review this year.
f. Update on BULKY WASTE DROP-OFF— Held Sat. June 8, 2019—The towns’ first bulky waste collection went well. The hours may be changed a bit next year with possible collection hours added to Friday late afternoon as well as Saturday morning. The town filled four 30-yard dumpsters!
g. Update on 2019 Dog Count – Justin is conducting the dog count for the town this year on his own time. He has found 85 unregistered dogs to date.
a. Board of Appeals – Reappointment for 2-year terms for: Roger Searl, J. Peter Braun & Bud Guenther—Randy seconded by Frank moved to reappoint Roger Searl, J. Peter Braun and Harold (Bud) Guenther for another two-year term to the Town Board of Appeals. Motion carried 3-0.
b. Update on DOT Funding for Road and Culvert flood damage – DOT funding has been approved for reimbursement of approximately 75% percent of the town’s expenses to repair flood damaged areas.
c. Board Action -- Adopting Preamble & Resolution approving the town to borrow $ 100,000.00 via the state of WI Board of Commissioners of Public Land (State Trust Fund) to purchase a new town plow truck. Frank explained that the town received a new loan application from the Board of Commissioners of Public Lands with a lower interest rate. The new application is dated June 4, 2019. Town Board Supervisor Randy Kuik moved that the town makes application for a loan of $100,000.00 from the Trust Funds of the State of Wisconsin for the purpose of financing the purchase of a plow truck for a five-year term at a rate of 3.75% annum. He further moved that the town adopts the resolution read aloud this evening and completes, signs and submits the Application for a State Trust Fund Loan. Town Chairman, Frank Bartzen seconded the motion. Motion carried 3-0 with the following results: Frank Bartzen—YES, Randy Kuik—YES and Travis Kloetzke—YES.
LET THE RECORD SHOW that the Town board approved the borrowing of $100,000 from the state trust fund to purchase a plow truck.

OPENING OF ROAD BIDS 7:30 PM-- With the time being 7:30 pm Frank asked for the bids received by the 3:30 Pm, June 10, 2019 deadline. The Clerk announced that only one Bid was received from Scott Construction and it was submitted on time. The bid was opened and read aloud and discussed.
Randy moved that the Town award the bid to Scott Construction to complete the 2019 road projects, noting that projects #2 and #3 were to be eliminated from the 2019 road project bid, for a new total of $158,086.00. Travis seconded the motion. Motion carried 3-0. A copy of the bid amounts, project roads and specifications, are filed in the clerk’s office. The contract from Scott Construction was adjusted to reflect the elimination of projects #2 & #3, was signed and dated and will be mailed to Scott Construction Representative, Bill Plucker.

a. Discussion – Nelson Road Culvert & Drainage Question—The town received a question regarding the recent replacement of this culvert. Discussion took place regarding if the new culvert was placed in the same spot as it was and how this culvert would properly drain. After a lengthy heated discussion, the board decided that they would study this matter and move on to the next agenda item.
b. Board Action—2019 – 2020 Liquor License Applications
1. Lori’s Bar & Grill
2. Halfway House
3. Lakeshore Bowhunter’s
4. Wescot Sportsman’s Club
The Clerk read the names of the 2019-2020 liquor license applications. Travis moved to approve the four applicants (listed above) for renewal of liquor licenses for 2019-2020. Randy seconded the motion. Motion carried 3-0.
c. Board Action – 2019 – 2020 Operator License Application (Renewals)—Applicants to be announced at meeting. The Clerk read the Operator license applicants aloud. Frank seconded by Travis moved to approve all operator applicants for renewal. Motion carried 3-0.
d. Board Action – New Operator License Applications for the 2019 – 2020 license year (See applicants listed below). The clerk reported that there was nothing discovered in the back ground checks of 5 of these individuals. One applicant had a 10-year old violation that was presented and discussed with the board. Travis seconded by Randy moved that all six new operator applicants be granted licenses. Motion carried 3-0.
1. Eileen Sabel
2. Andy Roloff
3. Dominic Tangredi
4. Adalyn McCauley
5. John Worthington
6. Jacob Chipman

Approving the monthly vouchers and checks – Randy moved that the checks and vouchers be approved as presented. Frank seconded the motion. Motion carried 3-0.

Adjournment – Frank seconded by Randy moved to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried 3-0 and the meeting adjourned at
8:55 PM.

Respectfully Submitted,
Town of Lamartine

Jill Randall
Municipal Clerk

Included with these minutes: Attendance Sign in Sheet


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