December 10, 2018
Chairman Darrel Fehr called the meeting to order on December 10, 2018 at 7:30 pm. The supervisors present were David Clements and Matt Borofka. Other officers present were: Victoria Trinko-clerk and Judith A. Prince-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 December 10, 2018 town board meeting was duly posted on December 6, 2018 in the 3 designated places within the Town of Cooks Valley.
Public Comment: There was no public comment.
Discussion and possible action on budget categories: David Clements made a motion to transfer from non-allocated funds; $80.00 to U-133 Telephone, $230.00 to Recycling, and $246.00 to W-057 Snowplowing leaving a balance of $1024.00 in non-allocated funds. Darrel Fehr seconded the motion. The motion carried 3-0.
Approval of the November 9, 2018 regular town board meeting minutes and the November 13, 2018 special meeting minutes: Matt Borofka made a motion to approve November 9, 2018 regular town board meeting minutes and the November 13, 2018 special board meeting minutes. David Clements seconded the motion. The motion carried 3-0.
Reading by Treasurer of November financial report: The ending balance as of November 30, 2018 was $71,033.91, with the total assets-$239,301.16. Darrel Fehr made a motion to transfer $1316.87 from the Town of Cooks Valley checking account to the Town of Cooks Valley Emergency fund. Matt Borofka seconded the motion. The motion carried 3-0.
Reading and Approval of the November bills: Darrel Fehr made a motion to approve the check vouchers #4750-#4768 for payment of the November bills. Matt Borofka seconded the motion. The motion carried 3-0.
Building permits: There were no building permits issued in the month of November.
Discussion and possible action relating to the plan commission: Doug Zwiefelhofer, plan commission chairman, reported the plan commission has reviewed the revisions of the Comprehensive Land Plan. There were about 100 changes regarding census, ordinances, updates on permits, etc. The draft of changes is ready for the first typing. Doug Zwiefelhofer recommended two people to complete the typing of the draft. Doug Zwiefelhofer and the town board proposed the work on the Comprehensive Land Plan be conducted by Tom Short, secretary of the plan commission and Vicki Freeberg, deputy clerk with compensation in the form of a per diem.
Discussion and possible approval of operators license applications-Bloomer Rod & Gun Club: Darrel Fehr made a motion to approve the operators license applications from the Bloomer Rod & Gun Club for Wesley Prince, Mitchell Hilger, Michael Galetka, Darren Knutson, and Cory Zwiefelhofer. David Clements seconded the motion. The motion carried 3-0.
Discussion and possible approval of animal control contract: This item was postponed to the January 2019 regular board meeting.
Chairman’s report: – Fire Dept. There were no fires in the Town of Cooks Valley for the month of November. Mine Roads- Chairman Darrel Fehr reported notices were sent out from Doug Clary, Chippewa County Planning and Zoning Dept. to residents regarding septic maintenance fees of $5.00 will be added to the tax notices. Also a notice was sent to residents that have not had their septic systems previously pumped. These residents will be required to have their septic systems pumped and inspected; then added to the scheduled septic system list for regular pumping and inspection.
Dissemination of Information –Clerk’s report: Brochure of WTA workshops available to interested parties.
Future agenda items and business:
Pledge of allegiance, Discussion and possible action on budget categories, minutes of the December 10, 2018 regular meeting, treasurer’s financial report, December bills, Building permits, on concerns pertaining to the Plan commission, animal control contract, chairman’s report, dissemination of information-clerk’s report, adjourn
The next meeting will be January 7, 2018 at 7:30 pm. NOTE THIS WILL BE ONE WEEK EARLIER THAT THE REGULAR DATE.
Adjourn: Darrel Fehr made a motion to adjourn at 8:06 pm. David Clements seconded the motion. The motion carried 3-0.
Typed: December 11, 2018 Respectfully Submitted,
Approved: January 7, 2019 Victoria Trinko-town clerk