Town of Meteor  -  Sawyer Country  -  Meteor, Wisconsin

Copyright 2019 Town of Meteor

May 2019

Chairman Olson called the regular Town Board meeting to order at 7:00 pm on May 13, 2019 at the Meteor Community Center with all members present. Also present was 1 operator, 6 residents and 2 visitors. 1 operated arrived later.

Open Meeting Requirements were met by posting

Hayward paper notified per their request

Disposition of Minutes:  They were approved as printed by a Welling/Rogers motion

Treasurer’s Report was given by Kormann. A Welling/Rogers motion was approved to transfer funds from the current now account to a newly created money market fund with higher interest rate. With no further discussion, an Olson/Welling motion was approved to accept the report as printed.

Correspondence:  We received a Royce Zesiger gravel pit approval letter

We received several timber cutting notices.

Guest Katie Sly Exeland ATV. The club has received permission from the resident to be able to keep the Deer Lake Road and County C open to ATV/UTV use.

Guest on Website building. Josh Raymond talked a little about website needs. The board said a few things they wanted covered. Josh will meet with Clerk Frey to draw up the website.

Bjelland road rebuild bid. Bids Russ Thompson $33,954 and Select Exc $34.025. A Welling/Rogers motion was approved to award contract to Russ Thompson.

Special Use Application White. It was approved by aa Olson/Welling motion

Zoning Ordinance changes. A Welling/Rogers motion was approved to approve both changes.

Old Business: Dump truck update warning lights. The brackets are made and just need to be mounted to box,

                       Generator-grant.  Have not received any response on the grant application.

                       Centennial preparation. Date is set for Sep 8. Olson will be able to take the lead.

                       ATV/UTV policy. Planning has a tentative copy of the policy and letter of approval. They need to work on the letter of understanding.

                      Deer Lake dam deck/ Olson and Rocke need to measure the deck for planks needed. We will blacktop over later in the year.

                       Sell pickup. We will list it on Craig’s list for $5,000. We will accept any offer over $4,000.

                       Sander auger type on back of dump truck. Still looking. Saw a stainless steel one for $7,600.

                       2019-1 Highway Ordinance. It was tabled for another month.

Budget Review: It was done for the month.

Reports: Chairman-Determined wetlands along Bjelland Road so spoil did not go there.

               County Rep Bassett had no report.

               Planning; Look over the land use permit and the zoning changes and had no issues.

 New Business   Voting machine repair-replaced complete unit

                          Road plan; Checking on a crack seal supplier. Nate to use bale chopper and seed Y Road at $35/hr., we will build a disk for shoulder reclamation.

                           Community Center supplies for Quilting Club; An Olson/Rogers motion was approved to use $250 from the education fund to help the Meteor Sewing Club get needed supplies. Keep receipts to show the spending.                      

                          PASER rating year-Road inspection date was set for May 23 starting at 8:00 am from the Community Center

                          Treasurer town computer; Josh will look at it. Treasurer Kormann has permission to get new one if not easily repaired.

                           Deer Lake blacktop proposal was received for $5,169

                          Yard work. Welling to get with Riley Warner for cost of needed work.

                          Comments on WTA Newsletter, no discussion.                                                                                                                                                                        Public Recognition: We need a new flag for the pole. There is one in the shelving unit. Deer Lake has a big frost boil. The road will need gravel this summer. We are losing another planning member. We need a couple of replacement members. It is ok to pull all the road bands after this meeting except for Deer Lake. It was asked about a Dead End sign for Bjelland. We will get it along with a sign for Cole and Gueldner.

Review & Disposition of Bills: A Welling/Rogers motion was approved to pay vouchers 11129-11155 totaling $47,616.01.

Announcements:  Next Board Meeting                             Jun   10, 2019 @7:00 pm

                             Planning meeting                                  Sep   03, 2019 @7:00 pm

                             County Unit WTA                                Jul   29, 2019 @ 7:00 pm

                             Open Book                                            May   14, 2019 @1-3 pm

                             Board of Review                                    May   21, 2019 @ 5-7 pm 

                             Dumpster                                               May 18 & 25, 2019                          Adjournment was approved by a Welling/Rogers motion.

Clarence Frey, Clerk

Town of Meteor  -  Sawyer County  -  Meteor, Wisconsin

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