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September 9, 2014

Greenwood Town Board Meeting – September 9, 2014


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


Present:  Chr. Aro, Vice-Chr. Reichel, Supervisors Baland, Doroff, Worringer; Treasurer Clark, Clerk Trancheff


               MOTION Reichel/Worringer to approve the 8/13/14 minutes.  Approved 4/0 with Aro abstaining as he was not present.


               MOTION Worringer/Reichel to approve the Treasurer’s report for Aug. 2014:  Checking-$707,121.69/Long Term Investments-$250,515.57/

               Savings-$313,264.79=$1,270,902.05.  Approved 5/0


               MOTION Doroff/Worringer to pay claims #16042-16151 totaling $61,278.12 including payroll.  Approved 5/0


Persons on the Agenda:


Marilyn Mueller asked the board to consider donating the unused napkin dispensers to a group who makes meals in the Cook area-Roger and Noreen Butala.


               MOTION Baland/Reichel to donate the 12 unused napkin dispensers to Roger and Noreen Butala.  Approved 5/0


Correspondence Reviewed:  BayView issues, Roger’s On-Line response to off-site storage, Thankyou notes to Greenwood First Responders


Old Business:


Town Hall Property Project update:  Chr. Aro explained that it is work in progress.  Quotes were solicited to the site prep for the tennis court with one being received and the board will continue to solicit quotes.


New Business:


Calgaro provided a quote of $1496 to brush/trim from Birch Rock Rd to the mailboxes at the end of Birch Pt Rd.


               MOTION Baland/Reichel to accept Calgaro’s quote of $1496 to complete the trimming/brushing from Birch Rock Rd to the end of Birch Pt

               Rd.  Approved 5/0




Fire Chief:  Fazio reported on the Fire Dept. Calls for August, work on the FEMA grant for the SCBA equipment, grant request from Lake Country Power for AED’s, next grant cycle for new and upgrade turnout gear for the firefighters will be pursued, Firefighter training commences Sept. 29 through February.


Safety/Training: Ed Borchardt reported that there are safety meetings prior to all drills focusing on the drill topic of the evening.


Planning Director:  Julia Maki reported on the Comprehensive Plan quote and IRRRB funding to do so.


               MOTION Aro/Worringer authorizing Director Maki to explore grant money from IRRRB to assist with the cost of a comprehensive plan for the township.  Approved 5/0


Maintenance: Pat Trancheff reported on monthly activities and beginning prep for fall/winter operations.


Sup. Reichel reported that she investigated the cost of a lighted sign for meeting notices which would be around $13408 or $450/week rental.

Board members agreed to drop the topic of the township having a notification sign.


Sup. Reichel asked if the board would consider adopting the meeting order with the assistance of MAT.  Chr. Aro stated he was ok with how meetings are run now but the next chair could do something different.


               MOTION Baland/Reichel to adjourn at 7:47 pm.



Respectfully Submitted,



Ellen Trancheff-Clerk                                                                                       Tom Aro-Chairman