Town of Cooks Valley

Regular Town Board Meeting

October 19, 2020


Chairman Darrel Fehr called the meeting to order on October 19, 2020 at 7:30 pm. The supervisors present
were David Clements and Matthew Borofka. Other officers present: Vicki Freeberg-clerk and Judith 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 October 19, 2020 board meeting was duly posted in the 3 designated places within the Town of Cooks Valley on October 15, 2020

Public Comment: None
Discussion and possible action on budget categories: David Clements made a motion to move $200 from Nonallocated Funds to Election supplies E-114. Darrel Fehr seconded the motion. The motion carried 3-0.
Approval of the September 14, 2020 regular town board meeting minutes  – Matt Borofka made a motion to approve September 14th meeting minutes.  Darrel Fehr seconded the motion. The motion carried 3-0. 
Reading by Treasurer of September financial report: Ending balance on September 30th of $222,862.94 and total cash
on hand  $393,420.80. Shared Revenue payment for November 2020 is $33,865.07.
Reading and Approval of the September bills: Darrel Fehr made a motion to approve check vouchers #5200 - 5216 for payment of the September bills.  Matt Borofka seconded the motion . The motion carried 3-0.

Building/driveway permits: NONE

Discussion and possible action relating to the plan commission: None
Discussion and possible action to approve raise for Election workers: Darrel Fehr made a motion to give Election
workers $100 bonus for working during the Covid19 pandemic. Matt Borofka seconded the motion. The motion carried 3-0

Discussion and possible action on Purfrac road agreementDave Rosenbrook could not attend meeting and decision is postponed until November meeting.                                                                         
Chairman’s report: – Fire Dept./Roads –  No fires reported. LaGesse mine will close and begin reclamation in the spring of 2021. Hotmix on roads is done, crack filling is complete and Tom Yakesh driveway was fixed by County.

Dissemination of Information- clerk’s report: 2021 Recycling Grant application to approve, State set 2021 General Transportation aids estimate at $95,054.76, Sandy informed us of rescheduled Bloomer Joint Area meeting on Oct 20th at 6pm. Only 1 board member should attend (Darrel Fehr), discussed purchase of cookies & wrap individually for November 3rd Election, Chippewa Co Unit meeting for WTA October 27th at 7pm by phone or Zoom video call
Future agenda items and business: Pledge of Allegiance, discussion and possible action on: Budget categories,  minutes of October 19, 2020 regular meeting, Treasurers financial report, October bills, building permits, concerns pertaining to the Plan Commission. Discussion on Purfrac road agreement with EOG.

The next regular town meeting is scheduled for – November 9, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Adjourn:  Darrel Fehr made a motion to adjourn at 8:06 pm.  Matt Borofka seconded the motion. Motion carried 3-0.

Typed:  October 22, 2020                                                        Respectfully Submitted,
Approved: November 9, 2020                                                 Vicki Freeberg, Clerk