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July 14, 2020 Town of Dewey Annual Meeting
Note: These are the proposed Minutes that will be approved at the next Annual Town Meeting.
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
430 Dewey Drive-Stevens Point WI 54482
Call to Order: Meeting was called to order by Chairman King at 6:30 pm, the Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Roll Call: Chairman Maurice King, Supervisor Dennis Meis, Supervisor Dennis Hintz, Clerk Angie Lochinger and Treasurer Josie Napiwocki were present. 4 Town Residents\1 Visitor.
Approval of April 16, 2019 Annual Meeting Minutes: Chief Leroy Pukrop motioned to approve the April 16, 2019 Minutes as presented. Sandy Meis seconded. Motion passed 9-0.
Review of 2019 Annual Financial Report: Copies of the 2019 Annual Financial Report were available and Treasurer Josie Napiwocki provided highlights.
Review of 2019 Fire Department Report: Chief Leroy Pukrop reported they currently have 18 members and had 22 fire calls in 2019. They will need to purchase gear for new members and will need to address a better Air bottle filling station to prevent injuries. They are interested in cost sharing the purchase of a generator for the fire department and town buildings. Also, while fundraisers have been successful, Covid-19 could impact this year’s fundraising.
Review of 2019 First Responder Report: First Responder Committee Chair Brian Lepper reported they currently have 7 members and had 29 total calls in 2019. A post card mailing they did in December netted them 2 new members, both RN’s, one of which lives in the town.
Update on town buildings: Chairman King reported the town garage roof repairs were completed last summer, resident Josh Kolodziej donated a flagpole and landscaping to the Town Hall as part of his Eagle Scout Project and we have been awarded approximately $15,500 in FEMA Public Assistance for last July’s storm damage. We would like to use a portion of those funds to purchase a generator.
Update on town equipment: Chairman King reported we purchased a new mower for cutting shoulders this year. Two tires on the grader have been replaced and the other four will need replacing soon.
Any other business as allowed by Law: Portage County Clerk Kayla Filen attended the meeting
to speak as a candidate in the August Primary Election. She explained she was appointed in January 2020 to complete the remaining term of retiring County Clerk Shirley Simonis.
Ms. Filen provided a summary of her experience including serving the city of Appleton as Deputy City Clerk and Election Clerk and asked for support in the upcoming election.
Adjournment: Chief Leroy Pukrop motioned to adjourn. AJ Hawley seconded. Motion passed 9-0. The meeting adjourned 7:03 pm.
The next Annual Meeting will be held next year on the third Tuesday in April at 6:30 p.m. at the Dewey Town Hall.
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