Chairman Darrel Fehr called the meeting to order on September 12, 2016 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 attendance sheet.
Recitation of Pledge of Allegiance by delegation present.
Certification of proper posting for the scheduled town board meeting: The notice for the September town board meeting was duly posted on September 8, 2016 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 $400.00 from non-allocated funds to B-077 Board Supplies and Expenses leaving a balance of $8360.00 in non-allocated funds. David Clements seconded the motion. The motion carried 3-0.
Approval of the August 8, 2016 regular monthly town board meeting minutes: David Clements made a motion to approve and place on file the August 8, 2016 regular monthly town board meeting minutes. Darrel Fehr seconded the motion. The motion carried 3-0.
Reading by the Treasurer of the August financial report: The ending check book balance was $183,045.79 as of August 31, 2016. The total cash assets for the Town of Cooks Valley were $346,844.36. The treasurer received a check for $200.00 from Chippewa Sands for the annual permit review meeting.
Reading and approval of the August bills: Darrel Fehr made a motion to approve the check vouchers #4161 through #4183 for payment of August bills. David Clements seconded the motion. The motion carried 3-0. Darrel Fehr made a motion to approve the request of the clerk for reimbursement for registration, mileage and per diem for attending a WTA workshop in Eau Claire on September 15, 2016. Matt Borofka seconded the motion. The motion carried 3-0.
Building permits: Brian Pielhop-addition to house, Kale Clements-new house, Mark & Virginia Berge-installation of photovoltaic solar electric system on concrete pad
Discussion and possible action pertaining to the plan commission: no action taken.
Possible approval of CSM-Harry Prince: Darrel Fehr made a motion to approve the CSM presented by Harry Prince. David Clements seconded the motion. The motion carried 3-0.
Discussion and possible action on purchase of road patch material: The board has been purchasing cold mix material for patching potholes which hardens into a lump when not used often. Darrel Fehr made a motion to buy two pallets of road patch material from Team Lab to fill potholes. David Clements seconded the motion. The motion carried 3-0.
Discussion and possible action on patching various spots of concern on town roads: There is a dip by the culvert on 178th Avenue that needs to be filled in and gravel is washing onto the road at the intersection of 60th Street and 186th Avenue. Darrel Fehr made a motion to hire Perfection Paving to patch various areas on the town roads. David Clements seconded the motion. The motion carried 3-0.
Discussion and possible approval of operators applications: Darrel Fehr made a motion to approve the operators applications from the Bloomer Rod & Gun Club. Matt Borofka seconded the motion. The motion carried 3-0.
Chairman’s report: – Fire Dept. there was a fire call at an abandoned barn-Steve Schindler. WTA is encouraging board members to attend the transportation resolution meeting. DOR equalization report-Cooks Valley is in compliance. The county will be conducting a bridge inspection in the Town of Cooks Valley. Mine Roads- There will be a special town board meeting on September 13, 2016 with PurFrac about a road agreement for 135th Avenue and 40th Street.
Dissemination of Information-Clerk’s report: Disbursement of Strategic Energy Assessment, equalization report, articles from Mark Wise and Kellen McLemore, DOA handout for grants, completion of Humane Association contract and contact information. The census estimate for the Town of Cooks Valley is 830.
Future agenda items and business:
Pledge of allegiance, Discussion and possible action on budget categories, Building permits, on concerns pertaining to the Plan commission, minutes of the September 12, 2016 meeting, Chairman’s report, Dissemination of information, future agenda items and business. Next regular board meeting will be October 17, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. Note: the meeting is one week later than the regular schedule.
Adjourn: Darrel Fehr made a motion to adjourn at 8:20 pm. David Clements seconded the motion. The motion carried 3-0.
Typed: September 13, 2016 Respectfully Submitted,
Approved: October 17, 2016 Victoria Trinko-town clerk