Town of West Sweden-Monthly Meeting

April 20, 2010


Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m.   Present at the meeting were Dennis O’Donnell- Chairman, Scott Wilder and Glenn Meier- Supervisors, Phyllis Wilder–Treasurer and Andrea Lundquist-Clerk and Kevin Taylor - Patrolman.  Residents and onlookers present were Lori Lundquist, Lynn Skoog, Riki Rosty, and Marlene Shimko.


The meeting was called to order by Dennis.


The minutes of the last meeting were read by the clerk. 

Minutes were received by town board.


The treasurer’s monthly report was presented by Phyllis.

Report was received by town board.


Public Input – none


Old Business – Discussion on tractor.  Previously discussed options were to buy used tractor, rent from the county, and repair current tractor.  Other options mentioned were leasing tractor (at $8600/month) and hiring to do the work (amount not discussed).  Insurance information was also presented at $3.80/thousand for insuring, including renting and purchasing/leasing.  The discussion will be tabled until the May meeting or a special meeting before then, if necessary.


Patrolman/Hwy. Building/Hwy. Report – Kevin looked at the amount to replace the 75 signs that need replacing.  Most would be about $25-$30 to replace.  Any larger signs would cost about double.


Kevin backed into a vehicle with the dump truck on Friday, April 16th.  Police report was filed and insurance has been notified.


Correspondence – Date for Board of Review set for May 18th from 5-7pm, with Open Book preceding from 3-5pm.


New Business- Bremer Bank surrendered liquor license issued to them good thru June 30, 2010, creating one license available for issuance.


New liquor license application was presented to board.  Scott made motion to accept the liquor license for Lynn Skoog for the property at 3270 State Road 35, Dennis seconded.  Glenn abstained from the vote being involved in the surrendered license.  All in favor.  Motion carried.


Road inspections scheduled for May 10th at 5pm commencing at the Bremer Bank, Frederic.   


All bills paid and approved.


The next meeting will be Tuesday, May 18th, 2010 at 7:00pm.


Motion by Dennis to adjourn to closed session for discussion of Patrolmen’s job description as authorized by WI Statues 19.85(1)(c).  Seconded by Glenn.  Vote by roll call was unanimous to convene in closed session and motion carried 3-0. Time 7:20pm.


The regular meeting convened at 7:25pm.


Motion to approve Patrolman’s job description presented in closed session made by Scott and seconded by Glenn.  All in favor.  Motion carried.


Motion to adjourn the meeting made by Scott and seconded by Glenn. Motion Carried.


Meeting adjourned at 7:28pm.


Andrea Lundquist, clerk