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Monthly Board Meeting Minutes
Jun 11, 2013
TOWN OF BLAINE
June 11, 2013
Chairman Drake called the June 11, 2013 monthly meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.
Present were Chairman Drake, Supervisor Pearson, Supervisor Carlson, Treasurer Holter, Clerk Ronningen, Ron Gallagher and Donny Slipher.
Don Carlson made the motion to approve the minutes of May 14, 2013. Marty Pearson seconded the motion. Motion passed.
Marty Pearson made the motion to approve the Treasurer's report. Don Carlson seconded. Motion passed.
Expenses were reviewed. Bank statements were reconciled by Clerk and distributed to Board for review. Don Carlson made the motion to approve the bills that were submitted by the Clerk. Marty Pearson seconded. Motion passed.
Correspondence: The legal opinion on fireworks in the WTA Report was discussed. Don Carlson made the motion to designate Rita Ronningen to issue the permits. Marty Pearson seconded. Motion passed.
Citizen Input: Don Carlson brought up the cemetery tree trimming action that was approved a year ago. Jake Holmstrom will gather information to get the clean-up completed.
Road Equipment Update: Ron reported that equipment is in running order. The Case loader needed the alternator replaced.
Road Condition Report: The roads are in good shape. State Line Road is wet. A culvert is needed on S. Markville Road. Asphalt is now expected to be completed the end of July.
Rural Insurance Presentation: Pat Gillis was present for discussion for insurance proposal. Building values and liability limits were reviewed. Rural Insurance is the endorsed carrier for WTA.
Grievance Officer: Don Carlson made the motion to appoint Merle Meyer as the Town of Blaine Employee Grievance Officer. Marty Pearson seconded. Motion passed.
NCC Maintenance Worker – Bids: Tabled to July agenda.
Liquor/Cigarette/Operator’s License Applications: Proper applications and fees were received for Liquor and Cigarette license renewals for Woodland Tavern and Hillside Inn. Marty Pearson made the motion to approve renewals. Don Carlson seconded. Motion passed. 5 operator’s license applications were received for Hillside Inn. Marty Pearson made the motion to approve the licenses. Don Carlson seconded. Motion passed.
Grader Information by Ron Gallagher: A quote was received from a John Deere representative for grader with trade of $151,600. Ron will talk with Case and CAT representatives for quotes.
Animal Control Issues: Burnett County Human Society and Health Department are concerned about unlicensed dogs that are brought in due to dog bites and rabies issues. Topic is tabled.
Road Inspection Report. Report was reviewed. A northbound stop sign needed on North Markville Road was added to the report.
Crack Filling Bids: One bid was received by Roy’s Sealcoating for $3,500. Marty Pearson made the motion to accept the bid. Don Carlson seconded. Motion passed.
Report from 5/31/2013 Special Meeting: Minutes were reviewed.
ITEMS TO BE PLACED ON THE JULY AGENDA:
Grader Quotes – Ron.
Meeting was adjourned at 8:58 p.m.
Rita Ronningen, Clerk
Signed and dated this __________ day July, 2013.
Vern Drake, Chairman
Date Created: 06/18/2013
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