Minutes

Board Meetings are held on the 2nd Monday of the month at 6:30pm, except for April when it will be held with the Annual Meeting on April 16th.  The Annual Meeting will be held at 7:00pm with the Board Meeting to follow.

January 8 2024 Minutes
January 8 2024 Minutes

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TOWN OF BENNETT MONTHLY BOARD MEETING MINUTES

January 8, 2024, 7:30 p.m.

Chairman Brett Hunter, called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m. with the Pledge of Allegiance. Other officers in attendance were Wesley Koehler, Supervisor, Tamara Johnson, Town Clerk, and Stephanie Lintula, Town Treasurer. Absent: Timothy Haskins, Supervisor

 

Notices of the meeting with the revised agenda were posted at the Town Hall, Recycle Center, and the Town Website on January 5, 2024.

 

MINUTES: The minutes of the December 11 Board meeting were read by the clerk.  Moved by Wes, seconded by Brett, to approve as read.  Motion Carried.

 

APPROVE BILLS FOR PAYMENT:  Moved by Wes, seconded by Brett, to pay the bills, checks #19500-19499, ACH payroll dated 12-21-23 & 1-4-24, and January automatic withholding payments to Wisconsin Department of Revenue, IRS, Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS). Motion Carried.

 

REPORTS:   

TREASURER: The account balances on December 31, 2023, were: Checking Account -- $6,223.18, Money Market -- $93,356.74, and ICS Account -- $0.01. The accounts balanced with the bank as of December 31, 2023. Moved by Brett, seconded by Wes, to accept the report as presented. Motion Carried.

 

FIRE DEPARTMENT: Travis Theien, Fire Chief, gave the fire department report.  It is attached to the original of these minutes.

 

HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT: Bruce Sutherland gave the highway department report. It is attached to the original of these minutes.

 

CONSTABLE: Constable Jay Burfield had no calls this month.

 

DOUGLAS COUNTY: N/A

 

OLD BUSINESS:

Fill Positions for Cemetery Sexton, Lawn Mowing, Recycle Attendant Substitute and Custodian of Town Hall.  The board will continue to seek to fill these positions.

Moved by Wes, seconded by Brett to approve Old Business.  Motion Carried.

 

NEW BUSINESS

Remodel Town Office: Moved by Brett Hunter, seconded by Wes Koehler to seek an estimate from Phil Jondreau to expand/remodel the Town Office.  Motion Carried unanimously.

 

Superior Days Donation: Moved by Wes Koehler, seconded by Brett Hunter to not give a donation to Superior Days.  Motion Carried.

 

Administration of Website: Moved by Brett Hunter, seconded by Wes Koehler to appoint Morgan Fowler, Deputy Clerk, to handle the website if she agrees. Motion Carried.

 

Budget Amendment:  Brett Hunter moved to approve Budget Amendment TB-2024-01R, to put beginning general fund balance into the 2024 budget. Seconded by Wes Koehler.  Motion Carried.

 

Board Meeting Time Change: Moved by Wes, seconded by Brett to change the Town Board Meeting time to 6:30 p.m. The board will meet at 6 p.m. to preview the invoices.  The meeting will still be held on the 2nd Monday of the month. Motion carried.

 

Coveralls/Rugs/Towels Purchase or Rent:  Brett Hunter moved discontinue the contract with Aramark for coveralls, towels, and rugs and to purchase our own products.  Bruce and Cody can purchase 2 pair of coveralls each and submit to the town for reimbursement. Seconded by Wes Koehler.  Motion Carried.

 

Operator’s License—Jason Upthegrove:  Brett Hunter moved to approve the Operator’s License for Jason Upthegrove. Seconded by Wes Koehler.  Motion Carried.

 

Review Permits Issued by Douglas County: No Action Needed

 

Correspondence: No Action Needed

 

Public Comment:  Nothing

 

ADJOURNMENT: Being there was no further business, Brett moved to adjourn at 8:15 p.m. Seconded by Wes. Motion Carried

 

Respectfully submitted,

Tamara Johnson, Town Clerk

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