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Arbor Vitae WI 54568

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November 6, 2013 Meeting Minutes


TOWN OF ARBOR VITAE  - General Meeting - November 6, 2013

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, Richard Held, Brian Nerdahl, Jeff Hunter and Steve Perry.   Brian Jopek from the Lakeland Times and 3 others were also present.


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


MINUTES: Motion by Nerdahl, second by Hunter to approve the minutes of the October 16, 2013 meeting as read. Motion carried.


PUBLIC COMMENTS / CORRESPONDENCE:  1) Tom Hoff was here and wants to know what if anything will be done on the water levels at Johnson Lake. We will call Jon Simonsen from the DNR.  2) Todd Morgan is one of our Commissioners to the Brandy Park Commission and he attend to get some clarity on the lifeguard situation at the park and to discuss the leafing being done on Vandercook Rd. 3)The board is still reviewing the Vilas County Outdoor Recreation Plan and our part in it. We will do a resolution at a later meeting.


BUILDING INSPECTOR POSITION: Richard Clem of RC Inspection Agency LLC was present and the choice of the board to replace Lee Butler. He has been an inspector since 2005 and inspects most of the surrounding towns. His son Scott was also present and works for his Father. They will hold office hours on Monday’s from 10:30-11:30. He will keep the permit numbering in sequence and has similar pricing to Butler. Perry felt that we could not talk about prices at this meeting and questioned the price for an addition. More can be discussed at the next meeting. Clem said he does an additional inspection that Butler did not do. Motion by Perry, second by Held to appoint Richard Clem of RC Inspection Agency LLC as our new building inspector.  Unanimously approved. Clem will start 11-11-13.


OPERATORS LICENSES:  None to report.


AIRPORT INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT: The agreement was retyped by Commissioner Schwanebeck and looked over at past airport meetings. There were some minor changes such as the Chairman and Secretary shall have 2-year terms and that landing fees were not part of the agreement. The board reviewed the other changes and the Minocqua Town Attorney will look over the agreement and OK all other changes.


ADJOURNMENT:  Motion by Held, second by Nerdahl to adjourn the meeting at 7:53PM. The next general meeting is November 20th, 2013.