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TOWN  OF  MIDDLE  INLET

Town Board Meeting  -  July 13, 2017


The Middle Inlet Town Board Meeting of July 13, 2017, was Called to
Order by Chairperson Wade at 7:30 P.M.

Roll Call indicated Supervisors Van and Wenzel and  Clerk/Treasurer
Stanek were present. 

The Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag was recited.

 The Agenda was approved on a Motion by Van and seconded by Wenzel. 
Motion carried.  (3 to 0)

The Minutes of the previous Town Board Meeting of June 8, 2017, were
presented and Approved on a Motion by Wenzel and seconded by Van. 
Motion carried.  (3 to 0)

The July, 2017, Vouchers representing total disbursements of 
$230,406..45, were presented.  Motion to Approve made by Van and
seconded by Wenzel.  Motion carried.     (3 to 0)
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HUGH GUY, Land Surveying, presented a situation regarding Parcel
#018-00025.023 (Part of Gov Lot 4, Section 4, T32N-R21E).  The concern
involves an easement deeded to the Town of Middle Inlet for the
development of a Town road.  However, due to the location this
easement would never be considered for development of a road.  The
property owner, therefore, requests that the Town consider deeding
this described easement back to them.  Following a discussion the Town
Board indicated they would consider the request, if the necessary
legal paperwork and drafting of the Quit-Claim Deed be completed
without any expense for the Town.  Mr. Guy indicated this would be
done.  Motion to Approve the removal of said easement from the
description on Parcel #018-00025.023 made by Van and seconded by
Wenzel.  Motion carried.  (3 to 0)
 
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The Board received a single Bid proposal for the seasonal mowing of
the Town roads.
This was submitted by ROAD KING Excavating, Peshtigo, Wisconsin, and
indicated a cost of $85.00 per hour.  Following a brief discussion,
Motion to Accept was made by Wenzel and seconded by Van.  Motion
carried.  (3 to 0)
 
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Recent confusion regarding the salary for the municipal court judge
resulted in an extensive research and statutory clarification as to
the current salary situation.  The salary was originally set at
$100.00 per month.  At no time has there been any action by any
governing body(s) to increase the salary as per Wis. Statutes, CHAPTER
755.

In addition, the municipal ordinances and the “Intergovernmental
Agreement” created as part of the formation of the NEAR NORTH JOINT
MUNICPAL COURT, states that the salary is to be shared equally by the
participating municipalities.  Therefore, the Town of Middle Inlet
will meet their obligation  (1/5 of $100.00 = $20.00) for the $100.00
salary.

To comply with the “Intergovernmental Agreement” – MUNICIPAL COURT
COMMITTEE, the following Board action was taken:

		Town Representative ……………… RICHARD M. WADE

		Alternate Representative ……………CHARLES D. STANEK

Motion to Approve by Van and seconded by Wenzel.  Motion carried.  (3
to 0)

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COMMUNICATIONS:        None
          
 

REPORTS:

Roads:
Wade presented a comprehensive report regarding routine patching
maintenance and the crack filling of the parking areas adjacent to the
Town Hall and Fire Station.  He also addressed the situation regarding
recent storm damage and flooding that impacted many of the Town roads.
A special “Thank You” was extended to all involved in responding to
various emergencies – Fire Dept., Marinette Co. Highway Dept., Richlen
Excavating, Northeast Tree Service.  A flooding problem on PINES ROAD
will be addressed the week of July 17th.  In addition, significant
flooding has been noted on QUARRY ROAD.
Apparently there are two (2) culvert failures, which will be addressed
as soon as possible.

SCOTT CONSTRUCTION notified the Town that asphalt paving of the
various projects is scheduled between August 1st. and 14th. – weather
permitting.

The proposed joint project (TOWNLINE ROAD – East from ST. PAUL ROAD),
resulting in a cost of $16,286.00 per Town, was Approved on a Motion
by Wenzel and seconded by Van.  Motion carried.  (3 to 0).  This
project would be dependant on funds available after assessment of the
storm costs impact on the Budget.

Roads:  (Continuation)
Again, concerns regarding other roads will considered, dependent on
the over-all impact to the Highway Budget.


Planning Commission:	N/R

Fire Department:  
JOHN CODDINGTON, Fire Chief, gave a brief report regarding recent
calls by the Dept., which included numerous emergency response to
storm issues – down power lines, downed trees, flooding issues, etc.

WILLIAM RUNGE, Fire Dept. Safety Officer, presented an alteration  to
the Structural Burn and Fire Training Agreement submitted by the
property owner.  The alteration involved the section listed as Release
Of Liability, wherein the release of the Town was omitted.  The Board
expressed concern that this omission was too vague.  The owner will be
contacted to clarify.

Garbage / Recycling:              N/R
              

Town Hall:   			
The delay in the installation of the new sign for the Town Hall was
questioned.  The Hall custodian indicated that the power supply for
the light of the Flag was to be disconnected, pending
removal/installation.  The Board  directed that an electrician be
contacted.                                      
                                         
Cemetery:                                N/R                          
         


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The properties on ELLIS LANE (N9224 and N9236) are pending compliance
follow-up 
per legal council.

The  property on SWEETHEART CITY ROAD (W7586) is dependent on the
eviction of the tenant THOMAS MALCHOW, by the new owners.  Once this
is completed, they indicated their cooperation in correcting the
conditions.

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A concern was expressed regarding a recently installed culvert on
ELINOR DRIVE.  Wade indicated he would check it out and evaluate the
sizing of same.

A area contractor requested information regarding the current trash
collection contract.  
He indicated interest in the expiration and if the Town considers a
bidding process at time of renewal.  This information will forwarded
to his firm.

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There being no further business before the Board, Wade requested a
Motion to Adjourn.  Motion made by Van and seconded by Wenzel.  Motion
carried (3 to 0) and Meeting was Adjourned at 8:15 P.M.

These Minutes were transcribed from notes of the July 13, 2017, Town
Board Meeting and entered herein on July 14 , 2017.



Respectfully submitted,


 _________________________
  CHARLES D. STANEK
  Clerk/Treasurer

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