The meeting was called to order by Chairman Gerald Luke at 9:05 am. He stated all
officers were present and the notices were placed in three locations.
Jerry Luke read the vouchers. Gerry Mikula made a motion to accept the vouchers as
read. Bob Lepper seconded, motion carried.
Gail made several changes to the minutes she presented. Bob Lepper made a motion to
accept the minutes as presented. Gerry Mikula seconded, motion carried.
Public Comment: Janet Bewley introduced herself. She is running as a Democrat for the
Assembly seat and is trying to attend town meetings to observe. Several school funding
issues were discussed.
Jerry Luke explained the process of naming some private roads in town. Bob Lepper
stated that property owners off of Branch Rd. are already receiving correspondence
labeled Red Fox Ln, and West Lepper Rd. Bill Lindsay stated he has maps of roads. We
now need to notify County and Assessor. The road that leads down to the Iron Gate off
Flowage Rd. needs to be checked out. Gerry Mikula made a motion to commence naming
private roads Red Fox and W. Lepper Rd. Bob Lepper seconded, motion carried.
Gerry Mikula made a motion to skip to agenda item # 7, Timber Harvest. Bob Lepper
seconded, motion carried. Corey Meyer was present and stated that 8 loggers were
notified. One half of them requested maps of the property to be logged and two placed
bids. Jerry Luke questioned if notice was placed out properly. Corey stated yes. Gail dated
and opened the bids/estimate proposals. Carden Bros, Inc. - total $27,935.00. Springstead
Logging - $30, 125.00. Bob Lepper made a motion to accept the highest bid of $30,125.00
from Springstead Logging pending approval from town's attorney on procedure used.
Gerry Mikula seconded, motion passed. Corey stated as is father received the job he
would recluse himself. He will get us the names of loggers that he sent notices to.
The next discussion concerned the payment of the parking lot project to Angelo Lupino,
Inc. on the total bill and the extra's. Gail will do a letter to Fire Dept. requesting payment.
Gerry Mikula made a motion to proceed with payment to Angelo Lupino, Inc. Bob Lepper
seconded, motion carried.
The change of school districts was discussed in length. The Town Board will not advocate
switching districts, but will provide the residents with the information needed to petition
the districts, including the figures on our debt and the benefits.
Jerry Luke stated that it was brought to his attention that the parking lot lighting is not
good when the Cribbage players leave. Kal will check out motion lights and a sodium
vapor light. Everyone had mixed ideas which would be better.
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Gerry Mikula made a motion for Kal to proceed with checking out lighting, work with Norm
in which would be the most economical way. Bob Lepper seconded, motion carried.
Jerry Luke stated he also had a request for re-surfacing of Double EE Road. He drove it
and felt it could be placed on 5 year plan, but that it was in better shape than many of the
others in town.
Gerry Mikula received an estimate from Lupino on the McDermott Lake boat landing
project. It was $7,340.00 which was $1,755.00 in excess of the original estimate from Mary
Jo for $5,585.00. He contacted her and she felt there may be extra money from the LCC,
but we need to use the money this year. There will be a pre-construction meeting with
John Nelson on Monday August 9th for both the Sandy Beach Culvert project and
McDermott Lake project. Gerry Mikula made a motion to table the approval of the estimate
until more information is obtained. Bob Lepper seconded, motion carried.
The invoice the Angelo Lupino, Inc. for Powell Marsh Rd. was discussed. It was noted
that the 10" aprons were not done. Mark Luppino stated to Bob that it was not required as
box was not checked on bid. Gerry Mikula made a motion to approve to pay from Luppino.
Bob Lepper seconded, motion carried.
Public Comment: Gerry Mikula stated he is working on annual metal clean-up. He will get
with Gail to have flyer updated.
Bob Lepper made a motion to adjourn. Gerry Mikula seconded. Meeting adjourned at
Gail M. Sprangers