THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Athelstane Town Board Awards Roads Bids
Issue Date: April 19, 2017
Scott Durian, Athelstane Fire Chief, gave the department reports at the meeting of the Athelstane Town Board on April 11. The department had one meeting, two training meetings, and one lift assist. The meat raffle held at the Bull Pen on March 25 netted $1,382 for the department.
Chairman John Dobratz presided and all officers were present and there were 18 in attendance. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited and the agenda was approved.
County Supervisor Bill Stankevich commented the county is done with major projects. They loaned $7 million to the City of Marinette.
Meetings were approved as presented, bills were paid.
The Plan Commission given by David Jose reviewed an ordinance for private roads.
Greg Reinhardt gave the treasurer's report which showed ending balance on March 31 of $377,325.16. Checking had $7,886.61, $92,177.81 Tax Money market, $162,617.86 General Money Market, and $114,642,88 certificate of deposit.
Public Works employees are still working on the loader. The road weight limits were removed April 13. Patching is being done on the roads and they are picking up garbage in the ditches.
The preamble and resolutions were presented by Harold Tesch, Jr., resolution to borrow funds and levy tax to finance a municipal vehicle was approved.
Proposals for crushing 10,000 yards of gravel at 5/8" in our pit were received from Peters Concrete $2,59/yard; Jackie foster $3.99 per yard; Meverden Materials $3.83 per yard; Havelka Construction $6.50 per yard; Mikes Materials $3.09/yard; and Iron City Enterprises $2.69/yard. Peters Concrete proposal of $2.59/yard and total of $25,900 was accepted.
Proposals to single seat coat over blacktop 3 miles x 20 feet on Benson Lake Road from Dolan Lake Road to Mathis Road were received from Scott Construction $45,640; and Fahrner Asphalt $56,851. Scott bid was accepted.
The Athelstane Clean-Up Days are Saturday, May 13 and Sunday, May 14 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. Due to the fact that TVs are difficult to get rid of, it is necessary to charge $10 per TV.
An operator's license for Mandy Huber was approved.