Town of Cooks Valley

Regular Town Board Meeting

July 12, 2021


Chairman Darrel Fehr called the meeting to order on July 12, 2021 at 7:00 pm. The supervisors present 

were Matthew Borofka and David Clements. 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 July 12, 2021 board meeting was duly posted in the 3 designated places within the Town of Cooks Valley on July 9, 2021.


Public Comment: None

Discussion and possible action on budget categories: None 

Approval of the June 14, 2021 regular town board meeting minutes   – Matt Borofka made a motion to approve June meeting minutes.  David Clements seconded the motion. The motion carried 3-0.  

Reading by Treasurer of June financial report: Ending balance on June 30, 2021 of $103,331.60 and total cash on               

hand $296,389.07                      


Reading and Approval of the June bills: Darrel Fehr made a motion to approve check vouchers  #5388 - 5403 for payment of the June bills. David Clements seconded the motion. The motion carried 3-0.


Building/driveway permits: Home Again Adult Family Home, 16x16 overhang, Isaac Schindler remodel


Discussion and possible action relating to the plan commission: None                                                     

Discussion and possible action to revise fees in Ordinance #23 – Darrel Fehr made a motion to update Ordinance #23 fire suppression fee from $500 to $2500 per call, garbage fee from $1.50 to $2.00 bag, and change fees for recycling electronics to match what First Choice is charging township. Matt Borofka seconded the motion. The motion carried 3-0


Discussion and approval to use Frontier road fund account to pay Personal Property tax – Darrel will have lawyer send a letter to Frontier Sand for approval to use funds for delinquent property tax. 


Discussion and possible action on how to handle ARPA funds received half payment on 6/25/21 of 43,856.12. Darrel Fehr made a motion to put money into separate account until we get further direction on how we can utilize the funds. Matt Borofka seconded the motion. The motion carried 3-0 


Chairman’s report: – Fire Dept./Roads –  No fires for the month, Mine report – no change. Darrel Fehr patched a few roads, shouldering on 155th Ave was fixed so Darrel had Jan mail check to Monarch Paving


Dissemination of Information- clerk’s report:   Northern Metal check for frag feed $210.00, Chippewa county driveway address for Cole Bergeson property, Manufacturing Personal Property $0, $500 Road Ditch clean up deposited to account, Recycling Grant Award $1516.99 to be deposited to account, received check from Valley Tavern for liquor license/operator permits, Chippewa county Unit meeting Tuesday July 27th Town of Delmar at 7pm.                                                                                                                                     

Future agenda items and business: Pledge of Allegiance, discussion and possible action on: Budget categories,  minutes of July 12, 2021 regular meeting approved, Treasurers financial report, July bills, building permits, concerns pertaining to the Plan Commission, 


The next regular town meeting is scheduled for – August 9, 2021 at 7:00 pm


Adjourn:  David Clements made a motion to adjourn at 7:29 pm. Darrel Fehr seconded the motion. Motion carried 3-0.



Typed:  July 14, 2021                                                  Respectfully Submitted,

Approved: August 9, 2021                                          Vicki Freeberg, Clerk