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Town of Meteor  -  Sawyer County  -  Meteor, Wisconsin

November 2019

Chairman Olson called the regular Town Board Meeting to order at 7:25 pm on Nov 11, 2019 at the Meteor Community Center with all members present. Also present was 2 operators and 4 residents.

Open Meeting Requirements were met by posting.

Hayward paper notified

Minutes: A Rogers/Welling motion was passed to approve the minutes.

Treasurer’s Report: A Rogers/Welling motion was passed to approve the report

Correspondence   MFL transfer for information

                             Birchwood School tax letter showed tax rates for surrounding school districts. Short summary of the referendum for April.

Old Business: Generator to be installed Dec 26.

                       Website is up and running. Still a couple of bugs to work out.

                       Back-up plan/Election Clerk. Kelly White has accepted this position.

                        Solar panels. The rep was not able to make this meeting.

                        Multimodal Local Supplement (MLS), 90/10 split app. Olson assured us that it would be done and sent in by the deadline. We agreed that it could be sent in for the regular LRIP program if not approved on MLS.                               

                        Grader-Demo the John Deere all-wheel drive. The rep came to inspect our old one. The Cat rep happened to show up the same day. He was also told to give a quote for the all-wheel drive.


On hold for Cty unit rewrite

                      Ordinance adoption handout Cty unit

                      Unit Leadership Suggestions pamphlet Cty unit                                                                  

Budget Review was done by the board for the month.

Reports: Planning-Paul Pagel gave a report on the No 5 meeting. Hearing on Dec 16 and a short planning meeting to follow.

               Chairman Olson gave report on happenings. Received 3 cutting permits, Veness had wood on the ROW and was given 1 week to remove, timber sale, and we moved up to number 4 on LRIP list.

               County Rep Bassett had no report.


New Business    Waste Management. It was agreed to terminate the current contract. We will rebid this.

                           Assessment notice. Received notice that we went for complete compliance to complete incompliance in 1 year. Asked the assessor about this and was told that it happened to several of the small towns they assess.

                           Ordinance & Resolution rescinding. The list was reviewed, and no problems was found but want to wait 1 month to see if they still agree.

                            Internet for Kelly White was looked at. After she gets connected, she will get 9 months of $50/month towards it.                      

                           There were no comments on WTA Newsletter.

Public Recognition: The crack sealing was able to get one.

Review & Disposition of Bills: A Rogers/Welling motion was approved to pay vouchers 11229-11252

Announcements:  Next Board Meeting                         Dec 09, 2019 @7:00 pm

                             Planning meeting                              Dec   16, 2019 @7:30 pm

                             Voting machine retraining                 Dec 04, 10am

                             Special election                                 Feb 18, 2020/May 12, 2020

                             Comp Plan Hearing                          Dec 16, 2019 6-7:30 pm                                                                                                          

Adjournment: A Rogers/Welling motion was approved to adjourn.

Clarence Frey, Clerk

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