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October 5, 2016 board meeting minutes


TOWN OF ARBOR VITAE  - General Meeting - October 5, 2016

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, Ryan Johnson and Steve Perry. Brian Jopek from the Lakeland Times and 5 others were also present.


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


MINUTES: Motion by Nerdahl, second by Johnson to approve the minutes of the September 21st, 2016 meeting as read. Motion carried.


PUBLIC COMMENTS / CORRESPONDENCE:  1)Matt Michalsen is running for Representative to the Assembly for District 34, came to introduce himself and and ask for support. 2)Wayne Trapp thanked us for the nice job we did on Trapp Rd. 3) Mike Doud, Dr. Kate’s Museum presented Hunter with the prize he won at the open house. 4)Nick Scholtes, Vilas County Hwy. Dept. introduced himself and presented the TRIP fund check from the County. 5)David Assman, Cross Country Cruisers, came with a budget request of $3000.00 for the Cruisers. 6)Information for the joint Airport meeting with the owner towns. 7) A ruling by the DOT states that towns can only mandate town and county roads for signage. We are going to have to allow the billboards to be moved or pay for the signs.


WITCHES LAKE PROPERTY: Tony Bogdanovich is again asking for a variance or to allow a smaller house be put on his nonconforming lot. All board members, on a roll call vote voted no to allow the variance or smaller house.  


GO INTO CLOSED SESSION PER STATE STATUE 19.85(1)(c)CONSIDERING EMPLOYMENT: Motion by Johnson, second by Bauers to go into closed session to review applications.


RECONVENE INTO OPEN SESSION AND ANNOUNCE ANY ACTION TAKEN:  Applications were reviewed and due to experience Mike VanMeter was chosen to fill the vacancy on the road crew. His first day will be October 31st, 2016.


BUDGET WORKSHOP: The board worked on the 2017 budget.


ADJOURNMENT: The meeting adjourned at 8:50PM. The next general meeting is October 19th, 2016 at 7:00PM.