Town of West Sweden- Monthly Meeting

November 15, 2016


Meeting was called to order by Simon Nelson at 6: 11 pm. Members present Scott Wilder and Glenn Meier, supervisors; Kevin Taylor, patrolman, Phyllis Wilder, clerk, Brenda Tesch, not present


The minutes to the October meeting were presented by the clerk.  The board thanked the clerk for the report.

 The financial statement for October will be presented at the December meeting as the treasurer was not able to attend the meeting.


Public input:  None


Employee report:  Kevin checked with Burnett County on a culvert for 345th Avenue, is not a good candidate for liner, will consider replacement next summer. Ludetke is done clearing on 345th and 130th Street, from County Road W. to 310th, and Clam Falls Drive to Hwy 35. Kevin and Scott repaired the fence damage on 345th Avenue from tree clearing.

Replaced battery in truck. Grader and plow truck are ready to go for winter. Salt/Sand is ready for winter. Purchase 265 tons of sand at $5.50 ton from Trade River.

Unfinished Business:

A. Budget approval:  Motion to approve the 2017 budget was made by Glenn Meier, Scott Wilder seconded, carried.

B. Approval of the levy: Scott Wilder made the motion to approve $161, 996 levy, seconded by Glenn Meier, carried.


New Business:

A. Proposal of sub division on Dean West property: Request to make   Lot 1, where existing house and out buildings as separate lot, motion to approve establishing lot 1 was made by Glenn Meier, seconded by Scott Wilder, motion carried.


B. Road Bids for 2017 road work:  Discussion on what roads should be targeted.  Ask for bids to chip seal 140th from Hwy 35 to 345th Avenue, chip seal from 140th Street from Clam falls Drive to Hwy 35 and grind and blacktop 170th from Hwy 48 to 3260 170th St. Bids will be opened at the December meeting.


C. Set date special meeting for 135th Avenue: This meeting will take place prior to December 20th meeting,   special meeting to start at 6 pm with regular meeting to immediately follow.


Correspondence: None


Review bills/vouchers: Supervisors reviewed bills and approved payment of checks # 16696-16716 and the ACH payments totaling $301,208.60.


Next meeting date:  December 20, 2016 following the special meeting that starts at 6 pm.

Motion to adjourn was made by Glenn Meier, seconded by Scott Wilder, motion carried. Time 7: 10 pm

Respectfully submitted,  

Phyllis Wilder Clerk