Town of West Sweden-Monthly Meeting

June 15, 2010


Meeting called to order at 6:30 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 onlooker included: Jerry Turner - Monarch representative, Terry Matson, Scotts construction, Jim Pearson-Fahrner.


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 –   Purchase of truck was discusses.  No truck was found this month.  Board members will continue the search for a truck this next month. A maximum amount for the purchase of the truck was discussed at $7500, Motion made by Glenn, and seconded by Scott.  All in favor.  Motion carried.


Patrolman/Hwy. Building/Hwy. Report – Kevin is almost done mowing.  2-3 more days left of mowing.


Correspondence – none to note.


New Business- Aspen Leaf liquor license, cigarette license, and operator’s license applications were submitted for the 2010-2011 period.  Motion made by Glenn to approve licenses.  Seconded by Scott.   All in favor. Motion carried.


Skol Haus liquor license and operator’s license applications submitted for the 2010-2011 period.  Motion made by Scott and seconded by Glenn to approve licenses. All in favor. Motion carried.


Bids submitted from Scott Construction and Fahrner for project on 310th and 160th.  The most comparable bids were using peastone submitted by Scott Construction for $23,440, and by Fahrner for $18,920.  Motion made by Glenn and seconded by Scott to approve the Fahrner bid for $18,920. All in favor.  Motion carried.  Expected date for work to be later July or early August. 


Bid were submitted for the TRIP project for Birch Avenue -155th Street.  Taylor Paving submitted a bid of $32,500, and Monarch Paving submitted a bid of $26,573.93.  Both bids were for 2” hot mix asphalt 20’ wide.  Scott made a motion to accept the bid made by Monarch Paving for $26,573.93.  Glenn seconded the motion.  All in favor.  Motion carried.


Discussion regarding farm equipment not using field accesses and the wear and tear put on the roads by the equipment.  Board will check with WI Town’s Association whether there is an ordinance that requires the use of culvert accesses, and if the farmer would need to pay for the damage if not using the access provided. 


All bills paid and approved.


The next meeting will be Tuesday, July 20th, 2010 at 6:30pm.


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


Meeting adjourned at 7:25pm.


Andrea Lundquist, clerk