Town of Washburn

November 9, 2021

Budget Hearing called to order at 7:00 P.M. Present: Kerry Tetzner, Sandra Raspotnik, Jim Park, Scottie Sandstrom, Lynn Adams, Lorraine Norrgard, Dennis Weibel, Lynne Krueger, Gina Park and Jay Glaze.

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

Budgets were presented by the Clerk and reviewed.

Motion by Scottie Sandstrom and a second by Jim Park to adjourn the Budget Hearing. Motion carried. All Ayes.

Meeting of the Electors called to order. Same people present.

Motion by Sandy Raspotnik and a second by Gina Park to approve a Town Levy of $52,000.00, a legal allowable amount. Motion carried. All Ayes.

Motion by Scottie Sandstrom and a second by Sandy Raspotnik to adjourn Elector meeting. Motion carried. All Ayes.

Regular Board Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m. Same people present.

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

Meeting minutes from the October 12, 2021 and October 27, 2021 were read and written copies given to the Board Members. Motion by Scottie Sandstrom and a second by Jim Park 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. A motion by Sandy Raspotnik and a second by Scottie Sandstrom to have the Board Members paid every quarter starting in January 2022. Motion carried. All Ayes. There will be a workshop on November 30, 2021 at the County for property tax collecting. Lynn will continue working on the Towns Web site. A motion by Scottie Sandstrom and a second by Jim Park to accept report. Motion carried. All Ayes.

A motion by Sandy Raspotnik and a second by Jim Park to approve the Budget of $539,228.00. Motion carried. All Ayes.

A motion by Sandy Raspotnik and a second by Scottie Sandstrom to have the South Maple Hill Road at the curve by Randy Snippens property to the end of the curve past his property move to the North not more than 15 feet. Motion carried. All Ayes.

A motion by Jim Park and a second by Scottie Sandstrom to offer Randy Snippen $2000.00 for his property, approximately 1 acre, plus fill for his driveway and for his shed, two loads of gravel for driveway and the use of Town equipment to do the project at the going rate of equipment use, and not to exceed $2000.00 total. Motion carried. All Ayes.

A motion by Scottie Sandstrom and a second by Jim Park to have a permanent limited easement drawn up for Mike and Diane Sandor property where South Maple Hill will go through. Motion carried. All Ayes.

Scottie Sandstrom spoke on the TRID grant we received for South Maple Hill blacktopping ($55,000.00) and gravel on the one mile past the Landfill ($27,500.00) We will be receiving $39,750.00 for the two projects. A 50/50 match.

The LRIP grant is almost completed. A 50/50 match for the two miles on the Wannebo Road from Chequamegon Road to the Ondossagon Road for $448,050.00. Scottie will be turning it in.

Jim Park has been working on the FLAP grant for FR 251 for $324,527.00 has been sent to the Forestry Department and is almost competed. Forest Road 252 is ready to be sent in for $164,905.00. These are an 80/20 match.

Sandy Raspotnik is working on the RAC grant for FR 500 for $62,000.00.

A motion by Jim Park and a second by Scottie Sandstrom to go into closed session to discuss the contracts for the Town Crew. Motion carried. All Ayes.

A motion and a second to go out of closed session. Motion carried. All ayes.

There are no motions from the closed session.

A motion by Scottie Sandstrom and a second by Sandy Raspotnik to pay all current bills. Motion carried. All Ayes.

A motion and a second to adjourn.

Kerry Tetzner, Clerk