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October 14, 2013 October Town Board Meeting Minutes

Board Meeting Minutes
Minutes Dated: October 14, 2013
With all notices having been properly posted, Frank Bartzen, Chairman called the October meeting to order at the Lamartine Municipal Building Meeting Room at 7:00 Pm.

Supervisors Mike Suprenand and Bruce Rhode, and Treasurer, Greg Michels were also in attendance. Clerk, Jill Randall was absent. Please see meeting sign in sheet for other attendees.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Due to the Clerk’s illness, August minutes were not ready for approval at the Sept Town Board meeting.
Frank called for any corrections or additions in the August Board Meeting minutes. Greg noted the following corrections in the August minutes: 1) Reports & Communications (D) …proper legal description on this property some how fell of off (entered incorrectly)…2) Reports and Communications (E)…There are problems with the screws holes in the maintenance building metal panels…Mike seconded by Bruce moved to approve the August Board meeting minutes with the noted corrections. Motion carried 3-0.

Frank then called for any corrections or additions in the September Board Meeting minutes. Greg noted the following correction in the September minutes: Old Business (B)…Frank seconded by Mike moved to approve the repair of the door sweeps and replace the door for $890.00. Bruce seconded by Mike moved to approve the September Board meeting minutes with the noted corrections. Motion carried 3-0.

Frank asked Greg to read the Treasurer’s report. Mike seconded by Bruce moved to accept the September Treasurer’s report as presented. Motion carried 3-0.

Citizen Concerns:

A. Road Report—Frank reported that Rich is on his last round of mowing
a. Ditching along Woodley Property on Forest Ave Road—Waiting for response from Mr. Woodley
B. Update on Farmland Preservation Plan Ordinance Review—The Plan was submitted to DATCP on September 17, 2013.
C. Update on Foss Road Issues Regarding Road Owner of Record—Attorney Opinion—The attorney has sent the paperwork (Quit Claim Deed) to the property owner for signing.
D. Update on Progress of Delinquent Property Tax Payments for Lori’s Bar—Nothing new on this issue.
E. Date for Town Board Budget Workshop—No Board decision will be made at this workshop—The Budget will be approved by the Town Residents at the Nov. 11, 2013 Special Town Meeting at 8:00 Pm—The Board will meet on Monday, October 21, 2013 @ 5:30 Pm to work on the 2014 budget.
F. WTA Annual Convention for Elected Officials will be held in Middleton, WI October 27-29, 2013


A. Board Action—Attorney Letter Regarding Fish & Wildlife Annual Payments To County—Mike seconded by Bruce moved that the Town of Lamartine make the County portion payment of the Fish & Wildlife payment the town receives annually in the amount of $188.46. Motion carried 3-0.
B. Board Action—Fire Department Presenting 2014 Fire Dept. Budget—Bruce seconded by Frank moved to accept the Fire Department 2014 budget of $32,100. Motion carried 3-0.
C. Board Action—East Central WI Regional Plan Commission (ECWRP) Letter regarding Possible Township Projects to be funded by ECWRP—Frank will call the ECWRP to questions this.

D. Board Action—Cost of Subcontracting out widening of roadways this winter—The following information was reviewed at this meeting: Fond du Lac County-- $167.00 / hour-Grader
Fond du Lac County-- $161.00 / hour-Oshkosh
Pipping-- $150.00 / Tractor w/bucket & blower
Mike seconded by Bruce moved to grant board authority to hire this work out as needed. Motion carried 3-0.
E. Board Action—Hiring two part-time snow plow drivers—The Town received two applications for plow drivers. The Board would like Frank and Rich to talk to the applicants.
F. Board Action—Road Supervisor Annual Review & Discussion of Wages and Benefits—Frank summarized Rich’s annual review to the board. Mike seconded by Frank moved to approve a $0.25 increase per hour in the Road Supervisor’s salary. Voice vote as follows: Mike—YES, Frank—YES & Bruce—NO. Motion carried 2-1.

Approving the monthly vouchers and checks—Bruce seconded by Mike moved to approve the vouchers presented for payment as well as payment of the Martenson & Eisele invoice and Paul’s Snowplowing invoice. Motion carried 3-0.

Adjournment—Frank moved seconded by Bruce to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried 3-0 and the meeting adjourned.

Respectfully Submitted,
Town of Lamartine

Greg Michels
Acting Clerk

Included with these minutes: Attendance Sign in Sheet


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