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May 10, 2021 May 2021 Town Board Meeting Minutes


TOWN OF LAMARTINE DRAFT
Board Meeting Minutes
May 10, 2021
With all notices having been properly posted, Frank Bartzen, Chairman called the May 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; Jessica Randall. Please see meeting sign in sheet for other attendees.

Pledge of allegiance was recited.
Approval of Minutes from Previous Meeting(s)
April Board Meeting Minutes (4/12/2021) – Randy seconded by Travis moved to approve the April Town Board meeting minutes. Motion carried 3-0.

Treasurer’s Report – Greg read the April Treasurer’s report aloud. The ending balance as of 4/30/2021 was $733,032.65. Randy made a motion seconded by Frank to accept the treasurer’s report as presented. Motion carried 3-0.

Public Comment:
Concern was brought up by Randy Kuik who had a resident call him with concerns about Trees blocking the vision of the road on the corner of Brown and Nelson. Frank did state that he had already contacted the owner and let him know that those trees/bushes need to be cut back to help with road safety.

REPORTS & COMMUNICATIONS
a. Road Report—Justin reported on the work he has been doing this past month. He tiled 1800 feet on Hageman Rd and it seems to be working and is checking it daily, New Culvert was installed on County Rd KKK. Justin also re-graveled a few roads within the township.
i. Culvert Permit Report—Frank read the culvert permits (1) aloud.
b. Monthly Building Permit Report—Frank read the building permits issued this past month.
c. The date for Town Board Road Inspections will take place on May 19th at 6:30 PM
d. Fire Department ANNUAL STEAK FRY!! – Coming Soon – Saturday, June 19, 2021. More Information is coming in your mail.
e. Update on 2021 Annual Town Meeting— Held Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 7:00 PM
f. Board of Review (BOR)—May 12, 2021—4:00 Pm to 6:00 PM at the LMBMR—PLEASE CALL 920-904-0499 FOR MORE INFORMATION ON WHAT YOU NEED TO DO TO ATTENED BOR.
g. BULKY WASTE DROP-OFF—Fri. June 11, 2021 3:00 pm to 5:30 Pm and Sat. June 12, 2021 8am-1pm at the Municipal Building parking lot.
h. Update on crack filling- Received quote for all Geibel and Johnson Roads and a small stretch on Fairview to be crack filled. The quote was for $23,000. Travis seconded by Randy to approve the quote and go forward with the crack filling. Motion carried 3-0.
OLD BUSINESS:
a. Update on Ditch Mower-Justin and Frank drove to Howard to view a Diamond Mower and every thing looked good on that mower. John Deere is still working on getting a mower for the Town to view.
b. Update on Thorpe Ditch Work-Board reviewed the ditch agreement that would be sent to the resident (Thorpe). It was mentioned that there are trees in the resident’s ditch that would need to be addressed first. Travis moved seconded by Randy that the Town remove the trees along Wonser Rd before Mr. Thorpe can start his ditch work.
c. Update on ATV/UTV Ordinance- Town gave the proposed ordinance to Tim Babler and he requested a couple changes that he highlighted with in the ordinance. Town Board also wants only 16-year-old and over with a valid driver license to be able to drive ATV/UTVs on town roads. Travis seconded by Randy to approve Exhibit A Ordinance with the highlighted changes. Motion carried 3-0
d. Discussion/Decision on Truck Extended Warranty- After some discussion Travis seconded by Randy recommended not to purchase the Extended Warranty at this time. Motion carried 3-0

NEW BUSINESS:
a. Board Action – 2021 Dog Count in township---Randy made a motion to continue with the dog count in 2021. Travis seconded the motion. Motion carried 3-0
b. Board Action-CSM-Dennis Binning, Jacob Land Survey was present to answer any questions in regards to the CSM for Mr. Binning. Travis seconded by Frank moved to approve the CSM. Motion carried 3-0.
c. Board Action – CSM-Nick and Jennifer Pitzen. Nick Pitzen was present to answer any questions in regards to the CSM. Frank seconded by Travis moved to approve the CSM. Motion carried 3-0.
d. Board Action – CUP Recommendation of Planning Committee for John Potratz. Randy seconded by Frank moved to accept the CUP per the Recommendation of the Planning Committee. Motion carried 3-0.
e. Board Action – Operator License Application for Sarah Norton- The clerk reported the background check was conducted for Sarah Norton with no results from the search. Randy seconded by Travis moved to grant the operators license for the applicant. Motion carried 3-0.
f. Board Discussion/Decision-Repair or Replace Welder-Justin was quoted $609.00 to repair the current welder. Randy moved seconded by Travis to repair the welder and get more quotes to possibly replace the current welder. Motion carried 3-0.
Closed Session – Frank asked for a motion to convene into closed session regarding the Schrubbe Property; a request for an extension- The Town Board intends to convene into closed session pursuant to Wis. Stat. 19.85(1)(g) for the purpose of conferring with legal counsel for the Town who is rendering oral or written advice concerning strategy to be adopted by the Town with respect to litigation in which it is or is likely to become involved and pursuant to Wis. Stat. 19.85(1)(e) for the purpose of deliberating or negotiating the purchasing of public properties, the investing of public funds, or conducting other specified public business because bargaining reasons require a closed session. In the closed session, the Town Board will discuss Schrubbe Property. Randy moved seconded by Frank that the board move into closed session for the reason(s) Frank stated.

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 – Randy seconded by Travis moved to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried 3-0 and the meeting adjourned at 9:15 PM.

Respectfully Submitted,
Town of Lamartine


Jessica Randall
Municipal Clerk

Included with these minutes: Attendance Sign in Sheet


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September 13, 2021 September Town Board Meeting Minutes
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June 14, 2021 June Town Board Meeting Minutes
May 10, 2021 May 2021 Town Board Meeting Minutes
April 20, 2021 Annual Town Meeting 2021
April 12, 2021 April 2021 Town Board Meeting Minutes
March 24, 2021 Special Town Meeting-Ditch Mower
March 8, 2021 March Town Board Meeting Minutes
February 8, 2021 February Town Board Meeting Minutes


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