Annual Meeting Minutes and April Meeting Minutes
Annual Town Meeting
Tuesday April 19, 2022
7:00 pm at Colburn Town Hall
Annual meeting was called to order by chairman Brad Hompe. Board members present included Brad Hompe, Kiel Morello, Steve Sime, Dana Hartzell and Kathy Yeager.
Kathy presented the minutes from last year’s meeting Kiel Morello motioned to accept, Steve Sime seconded – motion carried.
Road report was given by chairman Brad. The 2021 plan is to make two truck payments, prep Otter Lake road for black top, some gravel work and replace some culverts.
Annual reports were handed out.
Kathy gave the recycling report. Total costs were$7,174.48 with wages being $2,034.74 and other expenses being $5,139.74. The recycling center income totaled $5,462.34 with road ditch and recycling grant bring in $500 and $1,625.34 respectfully. Income brought in by the centered totaled $3,337.00
The decision of combining or removal of the constable position was it to remain as is. There was no objection from the town electors.
Ken Malhko brought up the 350th needs to be re black topped. The section is only about 3/8th of a mile. Ken also mentioned that Hwy 64 to Hwy 27 is going to be ground up and then put back down.
Cliff Romffel agrees with Ken and he thinks the road should be re black topped. Mark Stanek mentioned that there were a few dangerous spots that should be taken care of. Ray Mount also said he agrees with Ken and having 350th gravel is an inconvenience.
Kiel Morello made a motion to adjourn the meeting, Steve Sime seconded – motion carried.
Kathy Yeager, Clerk
April 19, 2022
Minutes are not approved until the next annual meeting, April 2023.
Regular April Monthly Meeting:
Meeting Minutes: Regular Town Meeting April 18th
Members present were Brad H.via phone call, Kiel M. , Steve S., Dana H. and Jeff M.
Kiel made the motion to call the regular monthly meeting to order. Jeff read the meeting minutes from the last meeting. Kiel made a motion to accept the meeting minutes as read, Steve seconded, motion carried.
Dana read the treasurer's report, and Jeff and Dana confirmed the clerk and treasurer accounts balanced.
Public comment was opened and Kenny Malhako discussed “Mud Days” and how roads used to be bad in the township years ago, how they are very good now, but are in a spot where they need more care or we will have issues in the future. He discussed a cold mix for the township that was available for the town residents. Steve S. discussed liability issues regarding a town resident being hurt or even killed during the process. No more public comment.
Jeff discussed that Dough Dahl at The Curve Inn had his public comment period/posting in the local paper for his regular liquor license to be approved at this meeting. Doug paid all required fees and Public comment was held, no comment was brought forward. Kiel made a motion to approve, Steve Seconed. Motion carried. License issued by Jeff.
Jeff read the poll worker resolution that allows the election official numbers be reduced to a number of a minimum of 3, but all election workers need to be in an odd integer. Kiel made a motion to approve, Steve seconded. Motion carried.
Road work discussion was set for. Dale and Dale stated that there were no major road updates to be discussed. Brad indicated that the next meeting would have in depth discussion on the town road projects. He also indicated that the town was waiting on the county to open up to get a mix for the roads that need it.
Brad indicated that the county did not host the G bridge meeting at the town hall after all.
Dana mentioned that G and 170th stop sign was broken off and was in need of repair, and the road crew said they would address it.
Dale G. said that the town needed more posts and the town board discussed that they should get what they need and extra if needed.
Expenditures reviewed and approved.
Meeting set for May 2nd.
Keil made a motion to adjourn, Steve seconded, motion carried. Meeting adjourned.