Town of Cooks Valley
Regular Town Board Meeting
August 11, 2008
Chairman Ron Fanetti called the meeting to order on August 11, 2008 at 8:00 pm. The supervisors present were: David Clements and Gary Yakesh. Delegation present were: Victoria Trinko-clerk, Eunice Steinmetz-treasurer, Glenn Sarauer, Vernon Steinmetz, Chad Arendt, Loren Zwiefelhofer and David LaGesse.
PUBLIC COMMENT: Vernon Steinmetz hauled blacktop to Doris Prince’s and will haul in more blacktop the next week. Chad Arendt, representative for Badger State, would like to have information on the township’s waste disposal and recycling. There was discussion on the stipulation that two townships must be in cooperation to receive recycling aid. We are not under contract for tin cans or steel. We are under contract with Waste Management at the present time as a signed contract has been sent in. The Chairman will contact Barry Nelson about the signed contract. The Chairman is to contact Bruce Durand at Badger State for more information.
Gary Yakesh made a motion to accept and place on file the minutes of the July 14, 2008 regular meeting and the public hearing minutes of July 14, 2008. David Clements seconded the motion. The motion carried 3-0.
David Clements made a motion to approve the August financial report. Gary Yakesh seconded the motion. The motion carried 3-0.
Gary Yakesh made a motion to approve the payment of the July bills. David Clements seconded the motion. The motion carried 3-0.
David Clements made a motion to move $9000.00 from category W-051 Non-Allocated funds to F-190 Professional fees. Gary Yakesh seconded the motion. The motion carried 3-0.
There was discussion on the roadwork on 148th/150th Avenue in relation to shouldering. The township has two choices: One-put out for bids or Two-use on of the original estimates from Chippewa County Highway Dept. of $5265.00. The Chairman will call Chippewa County Highway Dept. to determine if they will honor the estimate within $500.00 then the township will go with Chippewa County Highway Dept. If they do not honor the estimate the township will put out bids. The Chairman will contact the clerk to publish bids in the Bloomer Advance. Next week they will be grinding or gravelling on 148tth/150th Avenue.
The signed contract was returned to Waste Management.
Ron Fanetti made a motion to grant the variance for a deck on Dave Michel’s house to 95 feet from of the road depending on the submission of a drawing of the plan for the construction of the deck. Gary Yakesh seconded the motion. The motion carried 3-0.
There was a public recording of existing pits in the following locations in the township: Mark Clements, Brad Rihn-2, Loren Zwiefelhofer-2, Sam LaGesse, and David LaGesse. Pit permit fees are dependent upon the size of the pit.
PUBLIC COMMENT: There was no public comment.
FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS AND BUSINESS:
Gary Yakesh made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:55 p.m. David Clements seconded the motion. The motion carried 3-0.
Typed August 17, 2008 Respectfully submitted,Approved September 8, 3008 Victoria Trinko, town clerk