February 11, 2019
Chairman Darrel Fehr called the meeting to order on February 11, 2019 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 February 11, 2019 town board meeting was duly posted on February 6, 2019 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: Darrel Fehr made a motion to transfer $200.00 from non-allocated funds to E-114 Elections Supplies and Misc. Expenses leaving a balance of $8800.00 in non-allocated funds. Matt Borofka seconded the motion. The motion carried 3-0.
Approval of the January 7, 2019 regular town board meeting minutes: Matt Borofka made a motion to approve the January 7, 2019 regular town board meeting minutes. David Clements seconded the motion. The motion carried 3-0.
Reading by Treasurer of December financial report: The ending balance as of January 31, 2019 was $84,594.12, with the total assets-$253,143.88.
Reading and Approval of the January bills: David Clements made a motion to approve the check vouchers #4801-#4828 for payment of the January bills. Matt Borofka seconded the motion. The motion carried 3-0.
Building permits: Matt Rubenzer-new house with attached garage.
Discussion and possible action relating to the plan commission: Deputy Clerk, Vicki Freeberg, reported Tom Short, secretary of the plan commission, had typed the revisions of the Land Comprehensive plan and would present the revised plan at the next Plan Commission meeting on February 20, 2019.
Discussion and possible action on Town of Cooks Valley road projects: Chairman Darrel Fehr proposed the following road projects in the Town of Cooks Valley during 2019: 40th Street to be pulverized and paved- from 155th Avenue to 150th Avenue including the intersection of 155th Avenue; possible overlay of 65th Street and 55th street-south of County Highway C to the Town of Cooks Valley town line.
Discussion and possible approval of Chairman authorization of bids: Matt Borofka made a motion to authorize Chairman Darrel Fehr to place bids for the Town of Cooks Valley 2019 road projects. David Clements seconded the motion. The motion carried 3-0.
Discussion and possible action on purchase of a computer and printer: Victoria Trinko, town clerk, distributed the latest information concerning printers from Adam Bragee, E.O. Johnson representative. Deputy Clerk, Vicki Freeberg, will contact Adam Bragee to review the specifications and dimensions of the printers. This item will be placed on the March agenda.
Discussion and possible action on WTA workshop: Darrel Fehr informed the board of a workshop on March 15, 2019 at Florian Gardens containing a session, recommended that a board member and clerk should attend, about the financial Form CT that must be completed annually by the clerk for the determination of Transportation Aids from the state. Matt Borofka made a motion to approve Darrel Fehr and Vicki Freeberg attending the WTA workshop with the board paying the registration fee, mileage, and per diem. David Clements seconded the motion. The motion carried 3-0.
Chairman’s report: – Fire Dept. There were no fires in the Town of Cooks Valley for the month of January. The Chairman received a check for $25.00 for a fire suppression fee for a fire/car accident call in the Town of Cooks Valley from last year. A check of $25.00 will be paid monthly until the full amount of the fire suppression fee is reimbursed. Mine Roads- The town roads have been plowed and are in good shape.
Dissemination of Information –Clerk’s report: The town clerk presented the annual recycling report collated by Calvin Swartz, recycling manager. There was discussion of the Town of Cooks Valley joining the Town Advocacy Council of the WTA. A decision was made not to join the Town Advocacy Council. Appointments are being accepted for CVTC board.
Future agenda items and business:
Pledge of allegiance, Discussion and possible action on budget categories, minutes of the February 11, 2019 regular meeting, treasurer’s financial report, January bills, Building permits, on concerns pertaining to the Plan commission, possible acquisition of printer, chairman’s report, dissemination of information-clerk’s report, adjourn
The next meeting will be March 11, 2019 at 7:30 pm.
Adjourn: Matt Borofka made a motion to adjourn at 8:01 pm. David Clements seconded the motion. The motion carried 3-0.
Typed: February 13, 2019 Respectfully Submitted,
Approved: March 11, 2019 Victoria Trinko-town clerk