Town of West Sweden- Monthly Meeting

February 16, 2016


Meeting was called to order by Simon Nelson at 6:30 pm. Members present Scott Wilder and Glenn Meier, supervisors; Kevin Taylor, patrolman, Phyllis Wilder, clerk, Brenda Tesch, treasurer, Tim Anderson, Polk County Zoning.   Motion to move old business before public input and employee report made by Scott Wilder, 2nd by Glenn Meier, carried.  Glenn Meier recommended adding what we will do with old dump truck.


The minutes to the January meeting were presented by the clerk.  The board thanked the clerk for the report. The special meeting notice should have read 2015 not 2016.  

 The financial statement for January was presented by the treasurer. The board thanked her for the report.


Public input:  None


Employee report:  Dump truck doesn’t have a lighted area to run the sander, Kevin got a quote for $400 to install the appropriable light.  Signage for the new truck quote from Air World, $75 per door, will go with tree design.    We put 75.6 hours on the truck we used from Laketown, they want $40 per hour for usage, and no invoice has been received yet. MSHA training is going on Feb 23 at Crickets in Amery. Burnett County is holding one later this spring, will attend the one in Burnett County.


Old Business:

A. Review Polk County Zoning:   Tim Anderson from zoning explained the different zoning options available. Board will proceed with review the map and make any recommendations as needed.


B. Old Dump truck:  Glenn will get a quote from Meyer Sales as to what they would give us for the truck as is.


New Business:

A.  Update Municipal Emergency Plan for county: Review emergency plan and made changes for of officials and phone numbers.


Correspondence:   February 17th at 9:15 am a public hearing will be held at the Polk County Government Center on the proposed Amended Polk County Shoreline Zoning Ordinance.


All bills approved and paid.

Next meeting will be March 15, 2016 at 6:30 pm.  


Motion to adjourn was made by Glenn Meier, 2nd by Simon Nelson, carried. Time:   7:43 pm


Respectfully submitted,  


Phyllis Wilder Clerk