Minutes

September 2021 Minutes

DRAFT OF

TOWN OF BENNETT MONTHLY BOARD MEETING MINUTES

September 13, 2021

 

The regular Town Board Meeting was held at the town hall on Monday, September 13, 2021, and was called to order with the Pledge of Allegiance by Chairman Barry Carlson at 7:30 p.m. Other officers in attendance were Wes Koehler and Tim Haskins, Supervisors, Stephanie Lintula, Treasurer and Tamara Johnson, Clerk.

 

Notices of the meeting with the agenda were posted on the Town Hall, Recycle Center, and the Town Website on Tuesday, September 7, 2021.

 

MINUTES: The minutes of the August 9 Board Meeting were read by the clerk.  Moved by Tim, seconded by Wes to approve as presented.  Motion Carried.

 

APPROVE BILLS FOR PAYMENT:  Moved by Tim, seconded by Wes, to pay the bills, checks #18373-18407, ACH payroll dated 8/19/21, 9/2/21 & 9/16/21 and September automatic tax withholding payments to Wisconsin Department of Revenue, IRS, & Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS). Motion Carried.

 

REPORTS:   

TREASURER: Treasurer Stephanie Lintula reported that the August 30, 2021, balance of the Checking Account was $11,242.12, Money Market was $138,528.74, ARPA Grant Funds--$31,609.90 and ICS Account had a balance of $1,033.38. The accounts balanced with the bank as of August 31, 2021. Moved by Tim, seconded by Wes to accept the report as presented. Motion Carried.

 

FIRE DEPARMENT: Interim Fire Chief, Travis Theien gave a verbal fire department report in the absence of Chief Tom Avis. He gave the clerk copies of the Unsigned bylaws and fire department ordinance dated 1958 but unsigned.

 

CONSTABLE: The constable’s report was read by the clerk in his absence.  His report is attached to the original of these minutes.

 

CEMETERY: Sexton, Glenn Khalar, reported on cemetery activities for August.  His report is attached to these minutes.

 

DOUGLAS COUNTY: N/A

 

OLD BUSINESS

Town Hall Holding Tank: Tim reported that the holding tank has been repaired.  The plumber is working on the paperwork with Douglas County.

 

Recycle Shed Repair/Update: The window for the shed has come in so Glenn hopes to install the window and complete the siding soon.

 

Town Garage Electrical Issues: The furnace is in but waiting for electrician to come.  Bruce will check with him about getting it done soon.

 

Broadband Grant—ARPA Funds: Nothing new to report.

 

American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA):  Nothing new to report.

 

NEW BUSINESS

Set Job Description/Posting to Hire Employee for the Highway Department: The board decided to meet on Monday, September 20, 2021, at 6:30 p.m. to set the job description and posting for the new town employee.

 

Purchase Metal Detector--Cemetery:  Moved by Barry, seconded by Wes to approve the purchase of the metal detector requested by Sexton Glenn Khalar.  Motion Carried.

 

Stone Chimney Road 50/50 Split Agreement with Town of Solon Springs: Wes moved to approve the agreement, seconded by Tim.  Motion Carried.

 

Town Hall Rain Gutters: Chairman Barry Carlson would like to get gutters installed on the town hall.  Rick Hartzell recommended the town put a notice with a Request for Proposal in the paper for 4” Steel Rain Gutters for the Town Hall. Clerk will put the notice in the paper and post it.

 

Budget Amendments:  Nothing

 

Correspondence: No action taken

 

Review Permits Issued by Douglas County: No action needed.

 

Public Comment:  Discussion of table carts needed to store the tables downstairs.

 

ADJOURNMENT: Being there was no further business Tim moved to adjourn at 8:55 p.m.  Seconded by Wes. Motion Carried.

 

 

Respectfully submitted,

Tamara Johnson, Clerk

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