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Arbor Vitae WI 54568

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August 17, 2011 meeting minutes


General Meeting

    August 17, 2011


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


ROLL CALL: Present Frank Bauers, Jeff Hunter, Brian Nerdahl, Steve Perry and Richard Held.  Monica Baltich from the Lakeland Times and 1 other person was present.


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


MINUTES:  Motion by Perry, second by Nerdahl to approve the minutes of the August 3, 2011 meeting as read. Motion carried.


TREASURER’S REPORT:  Freudigmann reviewed the July Treasurer’s report with the board. She gave an overview of the classes and information she learned at the Institute in Green Bay. With the assistance of the Accountant changed the Balance Sheet to reflect the dollar amount in each of the Wisconsin Investment Funds.  Motion by Held, second by Perry to approve the report for July as presented. Motion carried.


PUBLIC COMMENTS / CORRESPONDENCE: 1)Request from the board to rearrange how we set up for elections. 2)Tom Tiffany will be meeting with the under secretary of the DNR on August 25, 2011 at 1:30PM and the board is invited. Culverts and their repair is part of their discussion.


TRANSFER OF HWY. EASEMENT:  A highway easement that crosses state land has been given to the town from the DNR.  One of the residents would like the town to then transfer that easement to all the land owners that use the easement to gain access to their homes.  The board understands and if it were legal to do, they would.  This easement can only be given to the town and not to individual owners according to the DNR.


MEDICAL INSURANCE QUOTES:  Anthem BC/BS is the present carrier for the town medical insurance and there is a 10.6% increase for the 2011-2012 year. Comparables were sent and with a change from a $250.00 deductible plan to a $1000.00 deductible plan our premium would remain the same. Motion by Bauers, second by Held to approve the Blue Preferred Plus Option 5 with RX Option H plan for $5334.48 per month. Unanimously approved.  


OPERATOR’S LICENSES: There were 4 applications for Operator’s Licenses and they all checked out. Motion by Held, second by Bauers to approve the licenses as reported. Unanimously approved.


BUILDING REPORT:  1-stick house $160,000.00,  1-storage $4,500.00,   2-garages $30,000.00,   3-additions $173,900.00,   1-boathouse $1,300.00.   July’s total $369,700.00.  Year’s total $1,306,770.00.


APPROVE CHECKS & VOUCHERS:  Checks 33064 to 33133 were approved for August in the amount of $45,702.31.


ADJOURNMENT:  The meeting adjourned at 7:35PM. Next general meeting is September 7th, 2011.


These are the unapproved minutes of the August 17th, 2011 meeting.

Mary Reuland, Clerk