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Wood County, WI

Meeting Minutes


Town of Rock-Board Meeting

March 1, 2018-7:00 p.m, Town Hall

The meeting was Called to Order at 7:00 p.m. by Pete Winistorfer.  

The Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag was recited.  

Board Members Present: Pete Winistorfer; Darcy Krenn; Dave Cattanach; Mark Katzenberger; Greg Mueller; Lisa Wallis, Treasurer; Jill Wrensch, Clerk 

Members of the Public Present: Jeff Meinders, Harry Wallis, Cole Pankratz,   

The Minutes of the February 8, 2018 Board Meeting were read. Greg Mueller moved to approve the minutes with the addition; Mark Katzenberger seconded the motion; motion carried.  

Constable Bob Reed wasn’t in attendance, but had told Harry Wallis that there was nothing to report.  

The Planning Commission Report was given by Harry Wallis.  He issued one permit, which was a continuation from last year.  A home is being added to an existing garage and basement. 

In Lindsey Park news, the recent Chili Cookoff raised approximately $1,100. The Park Committee would like to find out what residents think should be done with the money and ideas for improvements that could be made.  This topic will be put on the annual meeting agenda.  

The Fire Department Report was given by Jeff Meinders.  The Department will be taking possession of the tanker next week and the amount of the bill is $90,077.79.  There was a continued discussion of tires and if new ones are necessary or not.  The consensus was that the tires did not need to be replaced at this time.  

Darcy Krenn moved to use the tires on the existing tanker and put them on the new tanker upon its arrival; Greg Mueller seconded the motion; motion carried.  

The Department hasn’t received a bill yet for Town of Rock’s portion of the regional grant, but payment will need to be made right away and it will fall between meetings.  Jeff will go ahead and pay out of the Fire Department account and get reimbursed from the Town General Fund at the next meeting.

The Treasurer’s Report was given by Lisa Wallis.  All the CDs coming due were discussed.  

Mark Katzenberger moved to cash in the Contingency Fund, Contingency Fund #2 and the Vehicle Replacement Fund CDs and move those funds to the General Account to be used for the tanker purchase; Greg Mueller seconded the motion; motion carried. 

Greg Mueller moved to add the Chili Cookoff proceeds into the CD for Park Fund when it comes due and renew it for 90 days; Dave Cattanach seconded the motion; motion carried.  

Darcy Krenn moved to transfer $105,000 from the General Account into a Road Fund CD for a term of 6 months; Mark Katzenberger seconded the motion; motion carried. 

Mark Katzenberger moved to accept the Treasurer’s Report as given; Dave Cattanach seconded the motion; motion carried.

Bids for the upcoming season were discussed and it was decided to put out for the same items as last year.  Pete Winistorfer will do some checking regarding the chip sealing to be done.  

In New Business, the annual meeting was discussed.  The date and time will be April 17, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.  Items for the agenda are to include Lindsey Park & Fire Department fundraisers, Fire Department needs, Cemetery updates, the new tanker, public comment and road items.  

The Road Tour was scheduled for April 9, 2018 beginning at 3:30 p.m. (Rescheduled due to Weather) 

The Town is hosting the April WTA meeting on Friday, April 27, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.  

The annual tire collection will be held Saturday, April 28, 2018 with Town of Cameron and Town of Richfield co-hosting. 

In Old Business, Pete Winistorfer had spoken with a warden supervisor regarding feral cats.  Per Wisconsin State Statute, there are truly no feral cats.  If a homeowner live traps a wild cat and it’s causing damage, it can be humanely euthanized.    

Financing needs for the new tanker were discussed.  Greg Mueller moved to explore financing for the new tanker not to exceed $50,000; Mark Katzenberger seconded the motion; motion carried.  

The Accounts Payable was examined by the Board.  Mark Katzenberger moved to certify the bills for payment; Dave Cattanach seconded the motion; motion carried. 

Adjournment:  Greg Mueller moved to adjourn the meeting; Darcy Krenn seconded the motion; motion carried.  The meeting was adjourned at 9:05 p.m. 

Respectfully submitted,  Jill Wrensch, Town Clerk

Next Meeting: Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.


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