Town of West Sweden- Monthly Meeting

November 12, 2013

Meeting was called to order at 6:35pm.  Present at the meeting were Simon Nelson, Chairman; Scott Wilder and Glenn Meier, supervisor; Kevin Taylor, patrolman, Phyllis Wilder, treasurer; and Andrea Lundquist, Clerk.

The minutes of the last meeting were presented by the clerk. Adjustments were made to the presented report the town board thanked the clerk for the report.


The treasurer presented the monthly report.   The town board thanked the treasurer for the report.

Public Input:  None


Old Business: A. Clerk appointment.  During the meeting, Phyllis Wilder submitted her resignation as treasurer, effective December 31st, 2013.  Glenn made a motion to accept Phyllis’s resignation as treasurer, Simon 2nd, Scott abstained.  Motion carried. 

Simon made a motion to appoint Phyllis Wilder as clerk for the remainder of the term effective December 31, 2013.  Glenn 2nd, Scott abstained.  Motion carried. 

Appoint for treasurer will be made at the December 2013 meeting.

B. No new information regarding the sand/salt shed.  Subject tabled until more information is found.

C. The final budget was presented to the town board.  Glenn made a motion to adopt the 2014 budget, and Scott seconded.  All in favor, motion carried. 

D. The levy amount of $152,858.00 approved at the meeting of electors was presented to the town board.  Scott made a motion to approve the levy amount of $152,858.00 and Glenn seconded the motion.  All in favor, motion carried.

Employee Report: A. The town purchased the sand from Trade River Outfitters at $8.25/yard. 


B. Dump truck fuel tank has a leak.  Estimating the tank will cost about $1000.  Kevin will get it replaced.


C. Leudtke began brush clearing on Benson Rd, down 150th St, and now working by the old Lewis dump.  Clearing will continue until a $15,000 cap.


D. Phyllis supplied the snowplow list.  Kevin will check out new residents on the list.



New Business: A. New liquor license will be up for approval possibly at next meeting. 

All bills paid and approved.  **** The clerk will contact the Simon and Phyllis when loan papers are complete for Chairman, Treasurer, and Clerk to sign.


The next meeting will be Tuesday, December 17th, 2013 at 6:30pm. 


Motion to adjourn the meeting was made by Scott, seconded by Simon.  Motion carried. Time was 7:15pm.


Andrea Lundquist, clerk