June 10, 2019 – MONTHLY TOWN BOARD MEETING FOR TOWN OF FRANKLIN
The June monthly meeting for the Town of Franklin was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Chairman Dick Wochos, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.
Officers present: Dick Wochos, Jim Wacek, Katie Duckart, Judy Kunesh and Todd DeGrave.
Katie Duckart made a motion to approve the agenda as printed with the addition of “Approve/Disapprove Resolution 2019-1 borrow money from Denmark State Bank”, Jim Wacek seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Katie Duckart made a motion to accept the minutes as printed from the MayTown Board meeting. Jim Wacek seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Treasurer Judy Kunesh presented the Treasurer’s Report, which shows a balance of $40,692.88 Jim Wacek made a motion to accept the Treasurer’s report, Katie Duckart seconded the motion, and the motion carried.
Zoning Administrator Sandy Lemens reported no building permits issues last month and no phone calls.
County Board Supervisor Tom Cretney was not present but sent a list that was read aloud by the clerk.
1. Support of SB137 relating to nitrate testing – grants for wells containing elevated nitrates. Grants for up to $2,500 will be made available to eligible well owners. May be used for testing, installation of filter systems, or replacement of well.
2. Establish policy to use alternative to coal tar based pavement sealant. Some polyclyic aromatics (PAH) are carcinogenic and toxic to aquatic life.
3. Support funding for additional testing of the Ahnapee River during drawdown of Millpond.
4. Kewaunee County All-terrain vehicle/snowmobile ordinance was sent to Highway Committee for further review.
First Responder Suzi Sevcik reported 4 calls last month. The AED pads need to be replaced because of age. The annual contract for pagers is due, $126.
Grass cutting in the ditches will start in about 2 weeks. A little behind schedule because of the weather.
Katie Duckart made a motion to approve the Harold VanderLoop land division and rezone per the Planning Commission recommendation. Jim Wacek seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Katie Duckart made a motion to approve borrowing funds for the Bolt Road project. Jim Wacek seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Katie Duckart made a motion to approve Resolution 2019-1 borrowing $150,000 from Denmark State Bank. Jim Wacek seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Jim Wacek made a motion to approve the renewals of the 4 liquor licenses for Coppertop, Sheila’s II, Parallel 44 and Whitetail Lodge. Katie Duckart seconded the motion, motion carried.
The paperwork for Scott Construction was discussed and filed.
Town Orders # 92 to # 101 were discussed, approved and paid.
Our next monthly Town Board meeting will be July 8, 2019. at the Franklin Town Hall.
There being no further discussion, the June Town Board meeting was adjourned at 8 p.m.
Todd DeGrave Town Clerk