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August 1, 2012 board meeting minutes


 TOWN OF ARBOR VITAE  - General Meeting - August 1, 2012

CALL TO ORDER: Chairman Bauers called the meeting to order at 7:00PM. It had been properly posted and the media notified.

ROLL CALL: Present Frank Bauers, Jeff Hunter, Brian Nerdahl and Steve Perry. Richard Held was absent.

AGENDA:  Motion by Perry, second by Nerdahl to approve the agenda. Motion carried.

MINUTES: Motion by Perry, second by Bauers to approve the minutes of the July 11th, 2012 meeting after amending that Hunter was absent. Motion carried.

PUBLIC COMMENTS / CORRESPONDENCE:  1)Bauers gave a report on the July 19th meeting of the Hwy. G Landfill. 2)The TRID award should be on the next agenda so the board can discuss what they must do and what they’d like to see done on Old Hwy 51N.

VILAS COUNTY ADDRESSING ORDINANCE ENFORCEMENT:  A draft of a letter that will be sent to residents who have had their address changed by the County stating that they were given 90 days by the County to change their address and if they don’t comply within the next 10 days, the town will put up the new address sign and charge the persons tax bill. The letter will be signed by the Town Board.   

FEE TO TAXPAYER FOR NON-COMPLIANCE OF READDRESSING:  The fee that will be added to a taxpayers tax bill if the town has to go out and put the new address sign was compared to what other towns charge. Motion by Bauers, second by Perry to charge $65.00 for non-compliance of the Addressing Ordinance.  Unanimously approved.

OPERATOR’S LICENSE: There were 7 applications submitted.  All checked out except one that still needs to take the Responsible Beverage Servers class. Motion by Nerdahl, second by Perry  to approve the license applications as present. Motion passed with Bauers abstaining because his was one of the applications.  

PICNIC LICENSE FOR AVFD:  The Arbor Vitae Volunteer Fire Dept. has applied for a Picnic License for their annual Summerfest. Motion by Perry, second by Hunter to approve the Picnic License for the Fire Dept. Unanimously approved.

JOHNSON CREEK RD. CULVERT: The preliminary application didn’t pass with the DNR so a request for some additional funding to do the more in-depth application was request by Jim Bollmann, Engineer from MSA. He also gave the suggestion of a culvert liner which wouldn’t require permits but could keep the road from collapse. The board previously gave the additional funding approval.

BICYCLE TRAIL UPDATE: Nerdahl reported receiving a draft copy of the bike trail options which he discussed with the board. Some routes were more expensive than others and his goal is to now get the committee back together and have them weigh the options and move forward

ADJOURNMENT:  Motion by Perry, second by Bauers to adjourn the meeting at 7:50PM. The next general meeting is August 15, 2012.

These are the unapproved minutes of the August 1st, 2012 meeting.




Mary Reuland, Clerk