Meeting minutes from August meeting, read at September meeting.
Regular meeting was called to order at 7:00 PM. Members present were Brad, Kiel, Steve, Dana, and Jeff. Jeff read the meeting minutes from last month's meeting. Kiel made a motion to accept the meeting minutes, Steve seconded. Motion carried.Dana read the Treasures report. Clerk and Treasurer balance. Brad opened the floor for public comment. Kenny Mahalko discussed the need for brushing from county Hwy G to the Dam on Otter Lake road. Kenny also discussed brushing needs on 190th as well. Kenny also clarified his comment from the last meeting in regards to resurfacing of blacktop on 350th street. Kenny also clarified his interest in cell phone towers to be specifically Monopole cell towers due to height. No more public comment was brought forward.Licenses. Jeff discussed the public comment period for Scheidelers Huron Tavern from the previous meeting. Jeff also brought forward the 4 operator licenses that were up for review by the board. Board reviewed the applications and liquor license and no public comment was brought forward. Kiel made a motion to approve all 5 licenses, Steve seconded. Motion was voted on and carried.
Brad brought up agenda topic of the costs of the Recycling Center. The board discussed rising costs of fuel and pick up charges. Members brought forth ideas of raising the costs of bags of garbage, restricting bag size, restricting items that can be brought in, and other ideas of more dumpsters. The board reviewed last month's GFL bill to examine costs per month. The board reviewed the problem of garbage being dropped off that can not fit in the regular dumpster as well. Keil stated he would do some more research on costs and the board decided to not act as of the meeting and put the topic up on the next meeting.
Road work was discussed between the highway crew and the board. Folzick road was discussed and plans for completing it this year was set forth. The “Y” in Zubal road was brought up and the ditching/culvert issues were discussed. Dale and Dale both felt they could order the culvert and complete the job yet this year. The Pike lake culvert was completed and the topic of patching it was brought up in regards to reimbursements for this year yet. The idea of waiting to patch in September or October to give it more time to settle out. Signs for Pike Lake Resort and other needs arrived. Brad discussed signage plans and no parking for otter lake road. 300th road issue was discussed with Dale D. The issue of water run off from the driveway to the road was discussed and addressed in regards to the residents culvert height. Brushing should take place on all town roads within the month of August/September per the brushing company. Brad discussed grant applications for 350th street, but only after repayment of the 130th loan and the completion of County Hwy G bridge. Gravel on 350th was discussed and the idea of granite was brought up for a few loads on the north end of the road.
ATV county ordinance was discussed for revision and possibly should be available by the end of the year. In the meantime however, criteria modification for road ordinances has taken place but the county has asked for towns to wait until November to re apply as ordinances will hopefully change.Dale G discussed hanging trees and the issue of cutting them to prevent issues come winter snow. The topic of making a public post was brought up along with a hired hand and a chipper to make things easier. Stop sign on 145th Ave and G was also brought up in regards to replacement. Truck recall work was done as well.
Jeff discussed Ntera phone/internet company looking to attend the September meeting. September 5th Board of Review and Open book was discussed as well. September meeting date set for September 5th from 6 to 8 to accommodate the Board of Review. Kiel made a motion to adjourn the meeting, Steve seconded. Motion carried, meeting adjourned.