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March 7, 2018 Town of Dewey Board Meeting

March 7, 2018 Town of Dewey Board Meeting
Note: These are the proposed Minutes that will be approved at the next Board meeting.
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Minutes
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
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.

Verify Open Meeting Notice & Roll Call: Open meeting notice was verified. Chairman Maurice King, Supervisor Dennis Meis, Supervisor Dave Zdroik, Clerk Angie Lochinger and Treasurer Josie Napiwocki were present. 4 Town Residents\Visitors.

Approval of February 21, 2018 Minutes: Supervisor Zdroik motioned to approve the February 21, 2018 Minutes as presented. Supervisor Meis seconded. Motion passed 3-0.

Citizens wishing to Address the Town Board: Pete Boettcher pointed out we don’t currently have a place to dispose of brush and asked if anything can be done about that. Chairman King said he would talk to the DNR about using the old dump site location when needed for brush. Mr. Boettcher also asked about getting a street lamp at the corner of Dubay Drive and County Highway DB as he feels it gets very dark at that location. The board stated that would probably be controlled by the County and suggested he contact the Highway Commissioner to discuss further.

Review insurance coverage with representative of Rural Mutual Insurance: The Insurance agent from Rural Mutual was unable to attend the meeting. This agenda item will be rescheduled for a future meeting.

Quote specifications for replacement vehicle for the current 3500 truck: The board discussed and created a list of specifications they would like to have for the replacement vehicle for our current 3500 or one ton truck.

Hiring an additional part time town road & maintenance employee: The board discussed the need for additional part time road and maintenance help. This position would not require a CDL. Doug Evica offered to donate his time when additional help is needed. The board suggested this would need to be discussed with our insurance agent.

Closed Session: Supervisor Meis motioned to enter into closed session per Wis. Stats. 19.85(1)(c) to preform town road & maintenance workers evaluations and review workers compensation at 7:00 pm. Supervisor Zdroik seconded. Motion passed 3-0.

Chairman King brought the meeting back to open session at 7:33 pm.

Wages for town road & maintenance workers (part time common labor and truck drivers) and (full time): Supervisor Meis motioned to raise the pay for part time road and maintenance employees with-out a CDL to $14 an hour, with part time road and maintenance employees with a CDL to stay at $16 an hour and full time road and maintenance to stay at $20 an hour. Supervisor Zdroik seconded. Motion passed 3-0.

Chairperson’s Report: Chairman King reported the road workers have been busy with snow plowing. He also mentioned the Town of Hull is getting a bigger road sweeper so we will be taking a look at their old one.

Correspondence: The Board reviewed correspondence.

Set Meeting Dates & Agendas: There is a Public Hearing scheduled for Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 6:00 pm with a Town Board Meeting to immediately follow, at the Dewey Town Hall.

There is also a Town Board Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 6:30 pm at the Dewey Town Hall.

Approve and Pay Bills: Supervisor Zdroik motioned to approve and pay the bills. Supervisor Meis seconded. Motion passed 3-0.

Adjournment: Chairman King adjourned the meeting at 8:00 pm.


Archive:

April 4, 2018 Town of Dewey Board Meeting
March 21, 2018 Town of Dewey Board Meeting
March 21, 2018 Public Hearing
March 7, 2018 Town of Dewey Board Meeting
March 5, 2018 Town Plan Commission Meeting
February 21, 2018 Town of Dewey Board Meeting
February 8, 2018 Town of Dewey Board Meeting
February 7, 2018 Town Plan Commission Meeting
January 31, 2018 Town of Dewey Board Meeting
January 30, 2018 Town Plan Commission Meeting


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