Town of Washburn

May 11, 2021

Regular Board Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m. on Zoom. Present: Kerry Tetzner, Sandy Raspotnik, Jim Park, Scottie Sandstrom, Mike Harvey, Lynn Adams, Gina Park, Lynn Adams, Brenda Rechel, Wendy Stein, Pam Ledin, Brian Ledin and Jim Miller.

Meeting notices were properly posted in the three public places and published in the Daily Press.

Public comment took place.

Meeting minutes from the April 13 and April 20, 2021 meetings were read and written copies given to the Board Members. Motion by Jim Park and a second by Scottie Sandstrom to accept as presented. Motion carried. All Ayes.

Lynn Adams gave Treasurer Report. All books are balanced. The Clerks and Treasurer’s computers are mirrored. Motion by Scottie Sandstrom and a second by Jim Park to accept report. Motion carried. All Ayes.

Mike Harvey gave the crew report. Road grading is being done. The Handi-Hitch is working great. Black topping on Ondossagon road is completed and the first layer on Engoe Road is done. The second layer will be done in a couple weeks to allow the road to set up. Breaker rock from the Forestry will be delivered up to a total of $6,875.00. We will pay for it and will be reimbursed. Motion by Jim Park and a second by Scottie Sandstrom to accept report. Motion Carried. All Ayes.

Sandy gave the Chair report. Dumpster day will be May 22, 2021 from 8 am to 4 pm. If you need help on internet service, you can contact Drew Lane at 715-392-0025 or Jeriah Ericksen at 715-209-5501. A motion by Scottie Sandstrom and a second by Jim Park to accept report. Motion carried.

There was no Plan Commission meeting this month.

Chairperson Sandy Raspotnik appointed Jim Park, Kim Bro as Chair and Tim Schwenzfeier to the Plan Commission Board. A motion by Scottie Sandstrom and a second by Jim Park to accept the appointments. Motion carried.

A motion by Sandy Raspotnik and a second by Jim Park to rent a post office box for the Treasurer of the Town of Washburn. Motion carried. All Ayes.

A motion by Scottie Sandstrom and a second by Jim Park to approve the road agreement with Xcel Energy. Motion carried. All Ayes.

Jim Park will take care of getting high speed internet service for the Town Hall.

The Town Web site was discussed. Jim Park will be in contact with Charmaine Swan and Lynn Adams will contact Michelle McCumber on getting this set up. More info needed.

A motion by Scottie Sandstrom and a second by Sandy Raspotnik to leave County C from Big Rock Road to McKiney Road opened to ATV’s eyc. and to inform Paul Johanik of this decision. Motion carried. All Ayes.

Connie Cogger is working on having a Town Picnic on August 22, 2021 at the Town Hall.

A letter of appreciation was sent out to former Board Members.

The Annual Meeting will be held on May 18, 2021.

Future projects for the Town this year were discussed. Culverts on Nevers Road, North Maple Hill, gravel on Brevak Road, shouldering on Ondossagon and Engoe Road, work on South Maple Hill Road, and road striping.

A motion by Sandy Raspotnik and a second by Scottie Sandstrom to purchase up to $8,000.00 for gravel for shouldering Ondossagon Road. Motion carried. All Ayes.

A motion and a second to adjourn.

Kerry Tetzner, Clerk