REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING TOWN OF AMHERST PAGE 1 OF 2
January 10, 2019
NOTICE: 2 Postings, Website
CALL TO ORDER: At 6:28p.m.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:
ROLL CALL: Chairman Spierings, Supervisor Lutz, Supervisor Trzebiatowski, Treasurer Bacon, Clerk Lea, Chairperson Chris Kadow, Dale & Ruth Lutz, Jeffrey & Kelsey Lutz, Bert Glodowski, Grace & Larry Gibbs, Dawn Portzen and Devlin Casey.
APPROVAL OF DECEMBER 13,2018 MONTHLY MINUTES: M/S by Trzebiatowski/Lutz to approve the December 13, 2018 minutes with correcting typo of "overhang". M/C. Aye = 3
PUBLIC INPUT:1.) None
OPERATOR LICENSE FOR HALEY WOYAK - EMPLOYEE OF TOMORROW RIVER BP: M/S Lutz/Trzebiatowski to approve operator license for Haley Woyak. M/C. Aye =3
GROUNDWATER REPORT:Representative Tommy Enright was not present to give a report due to there has not been a Groundwater Committee meeting.
PLAN COMMISSION REPORT: 1.) Hemp as a agriculture product. Residents must apply for permits from the State of WI. 2.) Shoreline Ordinance - town is looking into ordinance for Shorelines due to questions that come up to build adjacent to water. Chris Mrdutt will be at the February 7, 2019 Plan Commission Meeting to go over the Portage County Shoreline Ordinance.
HUNTING ON TOMORROW RIVER: County has put up COUNTY PARK NO HUNTING signs at Cate Park and on the edge of the water ATTENTION ALL WATERFOWL HUNTERS - Do not discharge firearms towards the road and be mindful of all houses, Your shot can and will travel across the pond and road. Failure to comply may result in a fine.
COUNTY A BRIDGE:No Thru Truck Traffic signs were purchased. They are not up yet. 2 for the east side of River Rd, 2 for the west side of River Rd, and 1 for Damrau Rd.
ROAD REPORT:1.) Had to close Lutz Lane due to water in the road. 2.) Salt pile looks good.
TOWN HALL REPORT: 1.) None
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FIRE & SAFTEY REPORT: 1.) Portage County wants the Ambulance service in Amherst to be independent. This would be very expensive for area municipalities to keep service. Portage County is still honoring contract at this time.
TREASURER’S REPORT: Treasurer Bacon gave report. Town Balance is $762,474.39 Municipal Road Loan balance is $41,678.35 and Property/Road Loan is $119,195.70. Payment is due on 3/15/2019 for $15,344.27
PAYMENT OF BILLS: Clerk Lea gave list of bills for revised December 2018 and January. Clerk Lea also gave Winter Maintenance report for 2017-2018.
BUDGET REPORT: Budget Report was given for 12-1-2018 to 12-31-18, year of 2018 and 1-1-2019 to 1-10-2019.
BUILDING INSPECTION,ZONING PERMIT REPORT: Building reports for Esenbanch, Hafemann and Fuehrer ( 2).
CORRESPONDENCE: 1.) Construction report.
AGENDA ITEMS FOR NEXT MONTH:Nothing at this time
ADJOURNMENT: M/S Trzebiatowski/Lutz to adjourn at 7:20 p.m. M/C.
Shawn Lea, Town of Amherst, Clerk