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Approved August 2018 Town Board Minutes
Sep 13, 2018

REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING          TOWN OF AMHERST          PAGE 1 OF 2

August 16, 2018

NOTICE:  2 Postings, Website

CALL TO ORDER: At 6:51p.m.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:

ROLL CALL:  Chairman Spierings, Supervisor Lutz, Supervisor Trzebiatowski, Treasurer Bacon, Clerk Lea,  Plan Commission Chair Chris Kadow, Marj Bachhuber, Arnie Seitz, Tina Peterson, Karen Turner and Gary Nilsen.

APPROVAL OF JULY 12,2018 MONTHLY MINUTES:  M/S by Trzebiatowski/Lutz with changes. 1.) In approval of June 14, 2018 Public Hearing Minutes add subject of Public Hearing, which is Town of Amherst Comprehensive Plan/Future Land Use Revision and Rezoning Request. 2.) In approval of June 14, 2018 Monthly Minutes - #3 add : to pick up the bill for total cost of meeting. 3.) In Clerk/Treasurer Appointed Position change residents to town board the power to appoint…. M/C. Ayes=3

PUBLIC INPUT:1.) None

OPERATOR LICENSE FOR MADALYN GIAN- DOLLAR GENERAL:  1.) Madalyn was not present.  Madalyn no longer works for Dollar General.

OPERATOR LICENSE FOR TINA PETERSON - FRONTIER RESTAURANT:  M/S Trzebiatowski/Lutz for an approval of an operator license for Tina Peterson.  M/C  Aye = 3

ORDINANCE TO CONVERT ELECTED OFFICE OF TOWN CLERK AND TOWN TREASURER INTO A TOWN BOARD APPOINTED OFFICE:  Chairman Spierings read the ordinance.  M/S Trzebiatowski/Lutz to approve the ordinance for going forward to referendum for the November 6, 2018 election.  M/C.  Aye = 3

GROUNDWATER REPORT:Tommy Enright was not present to give report.

PLAN COMMISSION REPORT: Chairperson Chris Kadow was present. 1.) Lot split request for Pionkowski/Karen Turner. Plan Commission recommends approval. 2.)Lot split request for Shanklin/Polski - Plan Commission recommends approval with a check on ownership of the property as there is dual ownership. 3.) Driveway Permit was reviewed - Plan Commission resubmitted the proposed changes as suggested in July. 

 

 

REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING          TOWN OF AMHERST          PAGE 2 OF 2

LOT SPLIT REQUEST FOR PIONKOWSKI TRUST/KAREN TURNER:  M/S Lutz/Trzebiatowski to approve lot split for Pionkowski/Karen Turner.  M/C.  Aye = 3

LOT SPLIT FOR SHANKLIN/POLSKI:  The surveyor (did not sign in - no name) for Shanklin/Polski was present to answer questions.  M/S Lutz/Spierings to approve lot split for Shanklin/Polski.  M/C  Aye = 3

DRIVEWAY/CULVERT PERMIT:  Plan Commission reexamined the Town of Amherst driveway/culvert permit.  M/S Spierings/Trzebiatowski to pass the revised driveway permit stated by Plan Commission.  M/C  Aye = 3

LAKE EMILY ROAD BID:  It was suggested to wedge the road.  Bid from B & B Paving for $37,280.00.  It is tabled to a later date.

ROAD REPORT - SIGNS FOR CHILDREN:1.) A sign paid for by Paul Chandler on Margaret Dr. was stolen. 2.) A complaint about speed on Kjer Ward Road and kids crossing the road for the school bus.  M/S Spierings/Trzebiatowski to get 2 school bus crossing loading for Kjer Ward road and replace "slow children" on Margaret Dr. paid for by Paul Chandler.

BUILDING INSPECTION,ZONING PERMIT REPORT:  Reviewed Building Inspections - Kowal, Anderson, Laskowski, Snyder.  Check from Bembenek - $76.47. Neal Borgan - Zoning Permit.

TOWN HALL REPORT:  1.) None

FIRE & SAFTEY REPORT:  1.) None.

TREASURER’S REPORT:   Treasurer Bacon read report.  Town Balance is $387,002.32. Municipal Road Loan balance is $61,650.87 ($21,759.56 due on 8/20/18)  and Property/Road Loan is $119,195.70.

PAYMENT OF BILLS:  Reviewed

BUDGET REPORT:Reviewed

CORRESPONDENCE:  1.) Construction report. 2.)Fall workshop. 3.) Snow workshop. 4.) Bridge repairs. 5.)Repurposed Barn.

AGENDA ITEMS FOR NEXT MONTH:1.)Shouldering on roads.

ADJOURNMENT:  M/S Lutz/Trzebiatowski to adjourn at 8:15 p.m.  M/C.

Shawn Lea, Town of Amherst, Clerk



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