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September 11, 2012

Greenwood Town Board Meeting – September 11, 2012

Chr. Reichel called the meeting to order at 6:30 pm.

Present:  Chr. Reichel, Vice-Chr. DeLuca, Supervisors Tom Aro, Gene Baland, Don Doroff, Treasurer Clark, Clerk Trancheff

               MOTION Doroff/DeLuca to approve the August 2012 minutes.  Approved 5/0

               MOTION Baland/Doroff to approve the Treasurer’s Report:  Checking-$441,132.08/Long Term Investments-$249,247.10/Savings-
$227,826.56 = $918,205.74.  Approved 5/0

               MOTION Baland/Aro to pay claims #14768-14831 including payroll totaling $47,320.63.  Approved 5/0

               MOTION DeLuca/Reichel to issue payroll and fixed bills October 1.  Approved 5/0

Fire Dept. Report by Chief Kregness:
171 Runs to date including automatic mutual aid calls-up 25% for this time last year
2006 E-Tech Motor sold for $7,000 with total engine sales of the 2 E-Techs at $15,600
Issue with new 2012 E-Tech 300 – Lost powerhead – waiting for Bombardier to report
Trade of 2000 Polaris 6-wheeler (Grwd) for 2002 Ranger UTV (Rescue Squad) along with Mattracks and trailer – total cost $3,750.00
GIS Map project still working forward
Salaries for FD Officers – Chief/Asst. Chief/Captain who absorbed the EMS Coordinator duties-would like that budgeted salary to transfer
to those officers
New First Responder almost done with various checks and one prospective Firefighter physical done

               MOTION DeLuca/Aro to make the trade of the 2000 Polaris 6-wheeler for the 2002 UTV with matracks and trailer for $3,750.00-noting it
would push out the replacement schedule 5-7 years.  Approved 5/0

               MOTION DeLuca/Aro to pay the Chief $1200, Asst. Chief $1200, Captain $400 additional salary retroactive to Jan. 2012.  Approved 5/0

Public Comments:

               Lloyd Ollila-Bay View Noise problem with music on the deck – hours of playing the music – noise

Board members agreed to explore options, acquire information and keep copies of any correspondence regarding the noise problem.  It was noted that residents experiencing nuisance problems such as noise, to call the sheriff.

Regular Business:

               Trail Sealcoating-Sup. Baland gave the board information to consider going forward in 2013 to sealcoat the trail.

               MOTION Baland/Doroff to move ahead and approve requesting bids for sealcoating the Greenwood trail for the summer of 2013 –
with the quotes to be for pearock process and sealcoating process.  Motion failed ¼ with Baland voting yes.

               MOTION Doroff/Aro to appoint the Absentee Ballot Board:  Ellen Trancheff, Delores Clark, Mary Worringer, Ruth DeLuca, Kathy
Lovgren, Kathy Vogh.  Approved 5/0

               MOTION DeLuca/Reichel authorizing the purchase of 50 sign posts/brackets for a total of $1,495.00.  Approved 5/


               Safety-Peg Nelson reminded everyone to be safe
Planning-Julia Maki reported that the public hearing on definitions and other ordinance proposals would be Sept. 17.
Maintenance-Pat Trancheff reported on a busy month.
Clerk/Assessor-Ellen Trancheff reported the primary had a 27% voter turnout-better than the state average of 9%
Supervisor Aro-Asked  the planning director to copy all the board members in on attorney e-mails, letters, etc.
Supervisor Doroff-Asked about the Weed Inspector-will add the position to the 2013 Re-Organization meeting
Chairman Reichel-reported on the slow speed signs in Oak Narrows that were put up by the County Sheriff as an advisory measure
She also would be attending a meeting at the Cook Chamber regarding the Cormorant birds-other board members may also attend.

               MOTION DeLuca/Aro to adjourn at 8:05 pm.


Respectfully Submitted,

Ellen Trancheff-Clerk                                                                        Kirsten Reichel-Chairman