Regular Monthly Town Board Meeting

TOWN OF BENNETT

REGULAR MONTHLY TOWN BOARD MEETING

Monday, November 9, 2020, 7:30 p.m.

Bennett Town Hall

Board will preview invoices at 7 p.m.

 

 

AGENDA

CALL MEETING TO ORDER WITH THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

MINUTES:     October 12 Board Meeting & October 19th & October 26th Special Board Meetings

 

APPROVE BILLS FOR PAYMENT:

 

REPORTS:

  1. Treasurer
  2. Cemetery
  3. Fire Department
  4. Constable

 

OLD BUSINESS:

  1. Election/COVID Grants: Update on Camera System and Sidewalk Project

 

NEW BUSINESS:

  1. Approve Prior Year’s Carry Forward of Allowable Levy Increase--$1,556.00
  2. Sign Union Contract
  3. Naming of Private Drive on Solon Springs/Bennett Border
  4. Budget Amendments
  5. Correspondence
  6. Review Permits Issued by Douglas County

 

PUBLIC COMMENT

 

ADJOURNMENT

(Discussion and action may occur on any of the above agenda items.)

 

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC BUDGET HEARING

FOR TOWN OF BENNETT, DOUGLAS COUNTY

Notice is hereby given that on Monday, November 16, 2020, at 7 PM, at the Bennett Town Hall, 9215 E  County Road L, Bennett, Wisconsin, a PUBLIC HEARING on the 2021 PROPOSED BUDGET for the Town of Bennett, Douglas County, will be held.  The proposed budget in detail is available for inspection at the clerk's office in the town hall upon request.   The following is a summary of the 2021 PROPOSED BUDGET.

 

 

 

2020 Projected Actual Budget 2021 Proposed

Budget

%

Change

REVENUES:

General Property Taxes

Forest Crop/MFL Taxes

 

$264,552

$6,615

 

$267,636

$6,600

 

+1.17%

                Tax Chargebacks $370
                Intergovernmental Revenue $222,029 $209,495
                Licenses & Permits $1,781 $1,115
                Public Charges for Services $2,985 $1,063
                Miscellaneous Revenues $873 $300
 

Total Revenues

 

$499,205

 

$486,209

 

-2.60%

Cash Balance Applied 50,000 $44,723  
Total Revenues and Cash Balance Applied $549,205 $530,932
 

 

EXPENDITURES:

   

 

 
                General Government $88,529 $81,191
                Public Safety $37,580 $39,061
                Public Works $341,816 $337,553
                Public Works Insurance Claim $5,770 0
                Health & Human Services $7,123 $9,000
                Capital Outlay—Lights 0 $2,460
                Debt Service $46,667 $46,667
                Equipment Fund 0 15,000
 

Total Expenditures

 

$527,485

 

$530,932

 

+0.65%

 

 

 

All Governmental Funds

 

 

Balance

Jan. 1, 2020

 

Projected

Revenues &

Transfers

 

 

Projected Expenditures

 

 

Projected Balance

December 31, 2020

General Fund $24,102 $549,205 $527,485 $45,822
BVFD $7,827 $2 $60 $7,769

 

 

Total Debt: $97,947.29

2017 International Truck                                            $26,616.66

2017 Holland Tractor & Boom Mower                      $71,330.63

 

Dated this 27th day of October, 2020

Tamara L. Johnson, Clerk

715-817-5994

Website: townofbennettwi.org

Email: townofbennett@outlook.com 

NOTICE OF SPECIAL TOWN MEETING

OF THE ELECTORS OF THE TOWN OF BENNETT,

DOUGLAS COUNTY

 

Notice is hereby given that on Monday, November 16, 2020, immediately following completion of the Public hearing on the proposed 2021 budget, which begins at 7 PM at the Bennett Town Hall at 9215 E County Road L, a SPECIAL TOWN MEETING OF THE ELECTORS, called pursuant to sec. 60.12(1)(c) of the Wisconsin Statutes by the Town Board for the following purposes, will be held:

 

 

  1. To adopt the 2020 town tax levy to be collected in 2021 pursuant to

Section 60.10(1)(a) of Wisconsin Statutes.

 

Dated this 27th day of October, 2020

Tamara Johnson, Clerk

 

 

2020 Culvert Project Bid Notice