THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Chair Details Town Wausaukee Road Work
Issue Date: May 20, 2020
The Wausaukee Town Board met on May 12 at 7 p.m. at the Town Hall. Board members present were Chairman Jeff Engelmann; Supervisor 1 Bob Jicha; Supervisor 2 David Tomasino; Supervisor 3 Matthew Jicha; Supervisor 4 Dennis Taylor; Treasurer Sally Hultquist; Clerk Cheryl Stumbris along with Bob Wesolowski; Howard Ehmke, Jim Pickett, and Jerry Pillath.
Engelmann called the meeting to order at 7 P.M.
The agenda and minutes were approved. Financial report as of April 30 showed Checking $39,251.09, and MM General Account $426,825.85. Vouchers were reviewed and approved.
Howard Ehmke spoke about concerns he has about some areas of Perch Lake Rd., one being the culvert which was replaced near Russ-Mainik Rd. three summers ago. He stated that the road heaves badly in the spring. The board agreed that due to frost coming out of ground and that the water table has been at record high the last two years there is nothing they can do. Also Ehmke has concerns about the speed limit on Perch Lake Rd and the danger of pulling out of his driveway along with other neighbors with limited vision of traffic. The Board explained that speed limits are set by WI DOT and are willing to put up "Hidden Entrance "signs where ever it is necessary.
Pickett with Rural Mutual insurance reviewed current Town Insurance and Workers Compensation policy along with answering any questions. Jicha made a motion to remove coverage for pavilion at Evergreen Park; increase Towing coverage; add wood chipper to Equipment; add pollution coverage for equipment and vehicles and add umbrella liability, and carried.
Rural Insurance also advises the Town place parking barriers on the paved surface in front of the office.
Jicha suggested two committee changes for 2020-2021. Taylor made a motion for: Fire Department-Bob Flaws/Jeff Engelmann; Recycling-Dave Tomasino/Bob Jicha; Park-Bob Wesolowski/Matt Jicha/David Tomasino; Dog Catcher-.Chopper Dunlap/Jeff Engelmann/Dennis Taylor; and Judicial-Bob Jicha/Dennis Taylor.
Engelmann presented 2020 Road Construction Plan to include .58 mi Shell Rd.(pulverize, pave and shoulder) LRIP Project; .20 mi Narragon Rd (pulverize, pave and shoulder); .26 mi Freele Rd (pulverize, pave and shoulder); Crack Filling Lovers Ln Sub Division; Wolf Lake, Lubka and Freele Rds.; Wedge rough areas after Wausaukee River on Kafka Rd; 3mi Pike River Rd from Lubka to Boat Landing Rd (Wedging and Overlaying);Wedging 5-6 areas on Wolf Lake Rd; .24 mi Pine Ln (pave and shoulder); to include easement for turn-a-round. Supervisor Bob Jicha made a motion to accept the plan.
Jicha made a motion to continue contract with Jane Meissner as Building inspector to Dec. 31, 2021.
Jicha commented on ACT 185. If County passes Town will follow suit.
Assessor Jerry Pillath presented the Final Major Class Comparison for Town of Wausaukee, along with 2019 Assessment/Sales Ratio analysis. He stated that he should have proposed date for Board of review at July meeting. Pillath also distributed report concerning the Covid-19 affects to the assessment process.
At the Board of Review which followed at 6:59 p.m. were Engelmann, B. Jicha, Tomasino, M. Jicha, Taylor, Treasurer Hultquist, Clerk Stumbris, Wesolowski, Ehmke and also Jim Pickett.
Jicha made a motion to nominate Engelmann Chair of Board of Review which was done. Due to the fact the assessment roll is not completed at this time, the Board of Review was adjourned to a later date.