Town of West Sweden – Monthly Meeting

January 17, 2012


Meeting called to order at 6:30p.m.   Present at the meeting were Simon Nelson – Chairman, Scott Wilder – Supervisor, Phyllis Wilder–Treasurer, and Andrea Lundquist-Clerk.  Residents and onlookers present were Wilbur Canterbury, Frederic.  Glenn Meier was not present.


The meeting was called to order by Simon.


The minutes of the last meeting were presented by the clerk.  No adjustments were recommended.  The town board thanked the clerk for the report.


The treasurer’s monthly report was presented by treasurer.  The town board thanked the treasurer for the report.


Public Input – None.


Old Business –A. Simon Nelson will be attending the WTA District meeting in Siren on Feb 4th.


Patrolman/Hwy. Building/Hwy. Report

A.      A resident asked about the culvert on W. 150th Street.  Kevin will check on it for work to be done in the spring.

B.      Polk County is looking at putting a salt shed in the Clam Falls/West Sweden/Frederic area.  They already have sheds in other parts of the county, and would like one in the northern part of the county.  No formal requests have been made.  Discussion will continue when requests have been made.

C.      ***Kevin received a call from the Sheriff’s office regarding street signs that were down on 310th Avenue and 160th Street.  The old sign was still around the shop, and was replaced, as the old sign wasn’t found at the site.  The new sign was turned into the Frederic Village Shop last week, and has since been returned to us.


Correspondence – none of note.


New Business – A. The 2011 books were reviewed and audited.  The town board accepted the audit findings.  A motion was made by Scott Wilder to allocate the remaining balance from 2011 of $18, 609.27 to Hwy Construction budget category # 29.  Simon Nelson seconded the motion.   All in Favor, motion carried.


Kevin joined the meeting at 6:55pm (Added to Hwy report at ***)

All bills paid and approved. 


The next meeting will be Tuesday, February 21th, 2012 at 6:30pm.


Motion to adjourn the meeting made by Scott and seconded by Simon. All in favor.  Motion Carried. Meeting adjourned at 7:05 pm.


Andrea Lundquist, clerk