Chairman Darrel Fehr called the meeting to order on February 14, 2022 at 7:00 pm. The supervisors present
were David Clements and Matt Borofka. Other officers present: Vicki Freeberg-clerk and Jan Thorson –treasurer.
See attached list for delegation present
Recitation of Pledge of Allegiance by delegation present.
Certification of proper posting for the scheduled town board meeting: The notice for the February 14, 2022 board meeting was duly posted in the 3 designated places within the Town of Cooks Valley on February 12, 2022.
Public Comment: None
Discussion and possible action on budget categories: None
Approval of the January 10, 2022 regular town board meeting and February 2 Special Board meeting minutes – Matthew Borofka made a motion to approve January 10 & February 2 Town Board meeting minutes. David Clements seconded the motion. The motion carried 3-0.
Reading by Treasurer of January financial report: Ending balance on January 31, 2022 of $136,729.13 and total cash on hand $373,291.06
Reading and Approval of the January bills: Darrel Fehr made a motion to approve check vouchers #5519 - 5548 for payment of the January bills. David Clements seconded the motion. The motion carried 3-0.
Building/driveway permits: None
Discussion and possible action relating to the plan commission: Did not meet
Discussion and approval of operator permits for Bloomer Rod and Gun: David Clements made a motion to accept Scott Johnson, Michael Galetka & Mitch Hilger applications for Operator permits. Darrel Fehr seconded the motion. Motion carried 3-0.
Discussion and update on plans for new Town Hall – Darrel Fehr talked to Joe Yakesh about getting a bid for building just so we would have a rough idea of cost.
Discussion and possible action on Public use of Town hall – Darrel Fehr made motion that it go on record not to rent out current town hall for public events. David Clements seconded the motion. The motions carried 3-0
Discussion and possible action for Board to attend the March 5, 2022 WTA District meeting – cost is $60 per person Darrel Fehr made a motion for Board and clerk to attend meeting. Matt Borofka seconded the motion. The motion carried 3-0
Discussion and possible action on contract with GFL for recycling/waste – Presentation by Rightway Rolloff on services and cost. Darrel Fehr made a motion to send certified letter to cancel contract on April 10, 2022 with GFL and go with Rightaway for one year after we receive canceled contract from GFL. David Clements seconded the motion. The motion carried 3-0
Discussion and possible action on Purfrac mine contract – Dave Rosenbrook still has investors backing the mine project. Purfrac has 2 more years to decide if any mining will take place. Need to schedule mining permit review with Purfrac.
Chairman’s report: – Fire Dept./Roads – chimney fire at Bill Schindler, and mine reclamation is going good.
Dissemination of Information- WTA Chippewa county unit dues $50, Demographic report - add one new single dwelling home for 2021, Election training with poll workers at town hall during March before the April election, Bloomer Ambulance meeting March 16, paid late bill for Chippewa County Humane contract
Future agenda items and business: Pledge of Allegiance, discussion and possible action on: Budget categories, minutes of February 14, 2022 regular meeting approved, Treasurers financial report, February bills, building permits, concerns pertaining to the Plan Commission, discussion and possible action on Road ditch cleanup, Land conservation attending March meeting to update on progress of mines, post for March 16 meeting in Bloomer at 6:00 pm
The next regular town meeting is scheduled for – March 14, 2022 at 7:00 pm
Adjourn: Darrel Fehr made a motion to adjourn at 7:44 pm. Matt Borofka seconded the motion. Motion carried 3-0.
Typed: February 17, 2022 Respectfully Submitted,
Approved: March 14, 2022 Vicki Freeberg, Clerk