Town of Cooks Valley

Regular Town Board Meeting

July 8, 2019

Chairman Darrel Fehr called the meeting to order on July 8, 2019 at 7:30 pm.  The supervisor present was 
David Clements.  Other officers present were: Vicki Freeberg--clerk and Judith A. Prince –treasurer and Victoria
Trinko – Deputy Clerk.  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 8, 2019 town board meeting was duly posted on July 4, 2019 in the 3 designated places within the Town of Cooks Valley.

Public Comment:  Rod Thorson inquired about getting controlled burn permit and David Clements gave him the number for Chippewa county dispatch to call.
Discussion and possible action on budget categories: none
Approval of the June 17, 2019 regular town board meeting and June 26, 2019 Special meeting minutes: David Clements made a motion to approve the June 17, 2019 and June 26, 2019 meeting minutes.  Darrel Fehr seconded the motion – The motion carried 2-0.
Reading by Treasurer of June financial report: Ending balance on June 30th of $112,457.87 and total cash on hand $281,429.67 – July 1st Judy received a check for $21,602.53 from the Highway Dept  
Reading and Approval of the June bills:  David Clements made a motion to approve the check vouchers #4910 - #4931 for payment of the June bills.  Darrel Fehr seconded the motion – The motion carried 2-0.

Building permits: Dennis Schindler for new siding & deck, Tom Thon for new shed, Andy Borofka for new shed, Calvin Swartz to turn deck into 3 season porch

Discussion and possible action relating to the plan commission: none
Discussion and approval to spray brush killer in ditches for Town of Cooks Valley – Darrel Fehr talked to
Four Control who sprayed last year. Darrel Fehr made a motion to spend $4000 to spray ditches. David Clements seconded the motion, motion carried 2-0  
Discussion and approval of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church picnic license – Darrel Fehr made a motion to accept. David Clements seconded the motion, the motion carried 2-0  
Chairman’s report: – Fire Dept. – Nothing to report on the Fire Department and Darrel was out patching a few potholes in roads.

Dissemination of Information –Clerk’s report: Contacted Tom Thon to let him know that the plan commission & board approved the variance, EMS funding assistance program verification filed with the Bloomer Ambulance Dept., received Recyling Grant Award notification, information from River Country Coop to pre-pay for LP,
$5 fee from St John Baptist Catholic Church for picnic license, received check from Stacy Pecha for liquor/beer license, cigarette and operators license, check from Bloomer Rod and Gun for beer license.              

Future agenda items and business: Pledge of Allegiance, discussion and possible action on: Budget categories,  minutes of the July 8, 2019 regular meeting, Treasurers financial report, July bills, building permits, concerns pertaining to the Plan Commission, discussion and possible action to shoulder 160th Ave, not to exceed $5000.

The next regular town meeting is scheduled for – August 12, 2019 at 7:30 pm
Adjourn:  Darrel Fehr made a motion to adjourn at 7:47 pm.  David Clements seconded the motion. The motion carried 2-0.

Typed:  July 10, 2019                                                                         Respectfully Submitted,
 Approved:  August 12, 2019                                                 Vicki Freeberg, Town clerk