Town of Colburn Monthly Meeting 12/7/21
Board members present were Brad Hompe, Steve Sime, Kyle Morello, Dana Hartzell
Brad Called the meeting to order and presented the minutes from the November meeting. Kyle made a motion to approve-seconded by Steve. Motion carried
Dana presented the Treasurer’s report. Clerk and Treasurer reported balancing.
Dan Liske updated the board on local grants received by Netera for broadband improvements.
Bob Stopka thanked whoever was responsible for removing the tree from his road that was a hazard.
Ken Mahalko relayed that he had spoken to gubernatorial candidate Rebecca Kleefisch and relayed to here the need for more road funding to improve local roads.
No license or permit applications
ARPA Funds: Brad has attended webinars regarding allowable uses, calculations, and tracking. Final rule is pending and we are monitoring. The board has time to decide on what to dedicate the funds to. Funds have to be dedicated by 12/31/24 and spent by 12/31/26.
CT Form/GTA Funding: Kathy has updated the 2020 GTA form after consulting with DOA and a new GTA calculation is pending. GTA funds are based on the three most resent years of roadwork expenditures. Kathy will be recalculating the 2019 CT form to determine if the numbers are worthy of an audit. An audit by an accredited accounting firm is necessary to change the CT form. Kathy will also advise if she feels an audit is desirable for 2021.
The list of poll workers presented by the Clerk and the Republican party were approved. The Clerks list contained Betty Callahan, Jackie Holub, Marge Goebel, Patti Lodahl, Theresa Sedlacek and Pam Dubiel. The Republican Party list contained Ken Mahalko, Pam Dubiel, and Betty Callahan. The number of poll worker was set at three. This was approved after a motion by Kyle and seconded by Steve-motion carried.
Road work update:
Discussion took place about placing radios in the trucks and grader. The quote received was for $2,425.65. Kyle made a motion to purchase the radios, Steve Seconded. Motion carried.
New LED lighting is expected to by installed in the shop in the near future.
Expenditures were reviewed and approved by the board.
Next meeting is scheduled for January 4th.
Kyle made a motion to adjourn, Steve seconded-Motion carried.