Town of West Sweden- Monthly Meeting

December 15, 2015


Meeting was called to order by Simon Nelson at 6:30 pm. Members present Scott Wilder, supervisors; Kevin Taylor, patrolman, and Phyllis Wilder, clerk, Brenda Tesch, treasurer. Glenn Meier, supervisor was absent.


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

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


Public input: None


Employee report: Kevin reported that the dump truck has 2 cracks in frame; this was found in safety inspection at Frederic Truck & Trailer. Will need to check out pricing on new truck. The mower hydraulic hose was leaking, Kevin replaced hose. Cable broke on grader wing, this was replaced. Salt sand is all mixed and ready to go.


Old Business:

A. Warranty on Tractor: Motion by Simon Nelson, 2nd by Scott Wilder to purchase the Power Gard Comp Plan for $2886 with a $250 deductible. This comprehensive plan will cover 60 months/2000 hours.


New Business:

A. Appointment of election workers: Brenda Tesch, Lori Lundquist, Maria Taylor, Becky Tischer, Deanne Muellner, Mary Schommer, Pat Anderson, Nancy Anderson, Karen Swanberg. Motion was made Simon Nelson to approve the election workers and to allow the clerk to fill in if needed for an election and/ or appoint a person for a single election. Scott Wilder 2nd the motion, carried.


Correspondence: Safe Routes updates, zoning time line from county; Hwy Department 2016 Materials/Services Purchasing Agreement.

Darrell Stephenson asked about installing driveways, he has purchased on 175th St was told to come to a meeting.


All bills approved and paid.


Closed Session: Simon stated at this time the board will go into closed session for discussion of employee compensation as authorized by WI 19.85(1) (c) Motion was made by Scott Wilder, 2nd Simon Nelson. Time: 7:30 pm. Reconvened in to open session at 7:35 pm.

Result of closed session: Simon Nelson made the motion to give Kevin a 3 per cent raise starting Jan. 1, 2016. 2nd by Scott Wilder, carried


Next meeting will be January 19, 2016 at 6:30 pm.


Motion to adjourn was made by Scott Wilder, 2nd by Simon Nelson, carried. Time: 7:42 pm


Respectfully submitted,


Phyllis Wilder Clerk