January 8, 2018
Chairman Darrel Fehr called the meeting to order on January 8, 2018 at 7:17 pm. The supervisor present was:
Matt Borofka. Other officers present were: Victoria Trinko-clerk and Judith A. Prince-treasurer. Delegation: See attached attendance sheet.
Recitation of Pledge of Allegiance by delegation present.
Certification of proper posting for the scheduled town board meeting: The notice for the January town board meeting was duly posted on January 4, 201 in the 3 designated places within the Town of Cooks Valley.
Public Comment: There was no public comment
Review of road agreement on 135th Avenue with PurFrac: Chairman Darrel Fehr said one of the comments Dan Fedderly had concerning the submitted road agreement was to increase the amount of the bond from $600,000 to $650,000. Darrel Fehr felt Section 5 B concerning a temporary route should be deleted and an increase in the balance of the fund for maintenance for the road. A question of when do we decide the time of for an upgrade- [the town, Fedderly and PurFrac would decide when there is to be an upgrade]. Chairman Darrel Fehr would rather PurFrac hire their own contractors with Dan Fedderly supervising the steps of the project. The next step would be a meeting with EOG-[David Bokor,] PurFrac, Dan Fedderly and the board of the Town of Cooks Valley.
Discussion and possible action on budget categories: There was no action on budget categories.
Approval of the minutes for the December 18, 2017 regular monthly town board meeting: Darrel Fehr made a motion to approve the minutes of the December 18, 2017 regular monthly town board meeting. Matt Borofka seconded the motion. The motion carried 2-0.
Reading by Treasurer of December financial report: The ending balance as of December 31, 2017 was $32,836.57 with the total assets-$187,550.60. $10.00 in cash was given to the treasurer for deposit from Ms. Fitz Hideout for operators license and $8,000.00 for Chippewa Sands non-metallic mining permit.
Reading and Approval of the December Bills: Darrel Fehr made a motion to approve the check vouchers #4505-#4528 for payment of the December bills. Matt Borofka seconded the motion. The motion carried 2-0.
Building permits: none
Discussion and possible action of pertaining to the plan commission: Doug Zwiefelhofer, Chairman of the plan commission, said the plan commission met on January 3, 2018 with three members to make a quorum. They reviewed the sample Waste Treatment ordinance and made suggestions/alternations to the draft. The plan commission made a recommendation to the board to review and develop the land fill ordinance. The plan commission continued review of the Comprehensive Land Plan. The clerk will type and make the alterations to the ordinance and distribute it to the board members.
Discussion and possible approval of mining permit and road agreement from Preferred Sands to Frontier Sands: The attorneys have reviewed it. The transfers need to be done. The Chairman would like to review the road agreement with the County receiving .03 per ton and the Town of Cooks Valley receiving .02 per ton. This would give the town the option to have work done on the road without asking for money from the county. Darrel Fehr made a motion to transfer the Preferred Sand non-metallic mining permit to Frontier Sand, Bruce Durand-representative, upon completion of the conditions on the signature page. Matt Borofka seconded the motion. Roll call vote-Darrel Fehr –yes, Matt Borofka—yes. The motion carried 2-0. [ See attached signature page]
Discussion and possible approval of operators applications: Matt Borofka made a motion to approve the operators license applications of Seth Mikl, Wesley Prince, and Jessica Dysland of the Bloomer Rod & Gun Club. Darrel Fehr seconded the motion. The motion carried 2-0.
Chairman’s report: – Fire Dept. There was a shared response with Dunn County for a structural fire on County Highway W. There was a partial fire at Chris Harmon’s residence. Mine Roads- the mine roads were covered in other agenda items.
Dissemination of Information –Clerk’s report: discussion of annual recycling report submitted by recycling manager, Calvin Swartz.
Future agenda items and business:
Pledge of allegiance, Discussion and possible action on budget categories, minutes of the January 8, 2018 regular meeting,Building permits, on concerns pertaining to the Plan commission, February election.
The next meeting will be February 12, 2018 at 7:00 pm
Adjourn: Darrel Fehr made a motion to adjourn at 8:04 pm. Matt Borofka seconded the motion. The motion carried 2-0.
Typed: January 11, 2018 Respectfully Submitted,
Approved: February 13, 2018 Victoria Trinko-town clerk