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August 12, 2015 Meeting Minutes

TOWN OF CLAM FALLS
MONTHLY BOARD MEETING
Town Hall – 7 p.m.
August 12, 2015


CALL TO ORDER:
Being properly noticed, the monthly meeting of the Clam Falls town board was called to order by Chairman Greg Anderson. All board members were present, along with the treasurer and clerk, and a few members of the community.

MINUTES:
The minutes of the July monthly town board meeting were read. Brad Olson motioned to approve the minutes as read; second Robert Carlson; carried.

TREASURER’S REPORT:
The treasurer’s report was given and there was $76,979.24 in the savings account, $118,782.88 in the property tax account, and $7,480.04 in the checking account, for total available funds of $203,242.16. Checks were written through #10482. Brad Olson motioned to approve the treasurer’s report; second Robert Carlson; carried. Greg Anderson motioned to transfer $30,000.00 from the property tax account to checking; second Robert Carlson; carried.

OLD BUSINESS:
Godfrey Lake Dam Emergency Action Plan; no action.

NEW BUSINESS:
Road Report: David Schmidt was not present. After a brief discussion regarding the ditches, the board will get David spray for the ditches and the board also will ask Lee’s brother-in-law to cut the ditches. There was also discussion of the WI DOT pavement rating report and the clerk was advised to give to David.

Propane contract prices for the coming year were discussed and the clerk is to contact our current supplier, United Ag and see if they will match the other suppliers.

Greg Anderson motioned to approve an operator’s license for Rebecca Snider of Shooters; second Brad Olson; carried.

Community member Rebecca Mein stated that she will be unable to continue to represent the township with the Ambulance. She will continue representation through the end of 2015. It was noted that Milton Johnson has interest.

Community member Rick Cook presented an update on the Save the Clam Falls Dam and Flowage movement. He stated that they are researching the possibility of creating a tax district. There are other area lake associations that have done this and Rick will meet with them in the coming months. Rick will also be attending the Lorain township monthly board meeting on August 13. He also presented a letter to the board from Northwest Wisconsin Electric Company and Flambeau Hydro LLC, a subsidiary of Renewable World Energies LLC, discussing an escrow agreement holding funds to cover removal expenses of the dam and/or for the party the completes the transfer of ownership of the Dam. Rick will keep the board updated as the group continues their research.

Bills were reviewed and checks were signed.

Brad Olson motioned to adjourn the meeting; second Greg Anderson; carried.

Submitted by Jane Schmidt, Clerk


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