THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Stephenson Ups Supplemental Wage
Issue Date: February 20, 2020
The 2020 collective bargaining agreement with Teamsters reflecting a 2.07% increase to individual 2019 wage retroactive to Jan. 1 was made at the Stephenson Town Board meeting Feb. 12. Approval to delete the handbook wage schedule as to bargaining unit employees and approve a supplemental wage increase of 1.18% to bargaining unit individual 2019 wages retroactive to Jan. 1, 2020 was also done.
Sup. Franzmeier also proposed to remove the percentage wage increase sheet that was adopted last year and replaced it with just a base wage and a non-union employee wage increase of the COLA as was defined previously. He further proposed to have the recycling personnel included in the COLA with a date retroactive to Jan. 1 for all.
The quote from Ike's Construction for the doors at the town hall with M&M Automated Services, LLC doing the locks got approved. Chairman Kudick asked that M&M come to the next committee meeting and explain the system.
The final budget amendments for 2019 were $8,400 transferred from the General Government accounts to the Capital Outlay accounts, $66,181 transferred from the Highway Equipment Depreciation Account to the Capital Outlay accounts, $39,092.94 transferred from the LGIP #2 - 2% account to the Public Safety accounts, and $1,800 transferred from the Culture and Recreation accounts to the Transportation accounts.
The contract for Northern Lake Services for the landfill testing for 2020 was approved as was a request to Marinette County that County Road P, from Ade Road to Williston Springs Road, be opened for ATV/UTV use.
Combination liquor license got okayed for Uncle Mike's corner Pub LLC starting Feb. 21. Michael E. Schulte was approved as agent. Operators licenses approved were for Nicolas Finnell and Karen Kosmecki.
Chair Mike Kudick called the meeting to order at 7 p.m. and led in the Pledge of Allegiance. Five members of the public were present besides board members.
The agenda and minutes were approved.
The treasurer's financial report showed Stephenson National Bank General Fund $584,322.99, Nicolet Bank Tax Money Market $721,447.97, LGIF #1 Operating Account, $464,094.49, LGIF #2 - 2% Account $75,548.10, LGIF #3 - Depreciation Account $1,003,486.41, and LGIF #4 - Tax Account $2,201,729.13.
Also approved were vouchers, payroll charges, and EFT payments.
Department reports were given for Fire by Chief Stradal, Public Works and Recycling by Superintendent of Public Works, Craig Baeten, Code Enforcer and Canine by Clerk Olson and Building Inspector by Kudick.
Three land surveys were approved for John Lemsky for Deer Lake Rd,, for Douglas Wagner and Jamie Nolan, 3 lots to Kertesz Lane, and Scott Schumell 2 lots to High Falls Road and Bluebird Lane.