THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Beecher Board Hears Reports and Variance
Issue Date: March 15, 2019
The Town of Beecher board meeting was called to order at 6 p.m. Pledge of Allegiance was recited. All board members were present along with six residents.
Minutes of Feb. 12, 2019 and Treasurer's report were read and approved.
In the Recycling report it showed that in February there were 11.07 tons of garbage and 5.16 tons of recyclables/paper.
In February there were no building permits and no fire signs.
Tom Steiner requested a variance on a garage that he plans to build that will have one corner of the building 4 feet closer to the road than ordinance. Motion to grant variance by Supervisor Groy, seconded by Supervisor Keeley.
Discussion of road improvement projects were the crew has been plowing and sanding. One resident mentioned that the turn around on County L needs plowing.
Correspondence was received from the local Historical Societies and Library regarding a meeting in Crivitz; information from Wild Rivers Invasive Species Coalition, and a notice from the DSPS on new electrical rules for commercial.
Discussed were pay raises for the road workers because they have been putting in a lot of hours and the town does not want to lose their workers. Residents present agreed that the workers do a good job. Motion by Supervisor Groy, seconded by Supervisor Keeley that the road crew wages get raised. Motion carried.
In public comments, Art Rettke stated that he has contacted the state to get ready to go for training May 7th after the election.
Next meeting will be Tuesday, April 18 at 6 p.m. The Annual Meeting will
take place first and the Board Meeting will be conducted afterward.