Minutes Regular Town Board Meeting October 10, 2017

TOWN OF WOODRUFF
REGULAR TOWN BOARD MEETING
MINUTES
OCTOBER 10, 2017

This regular town board meeting was noticed according to State Statue 19.84. Posted as required by law, news media notified. Board members present were Chairman Michael Timmons, Supervisors Corky Sheppard, Ed Richardson, Barry Seidel Jr., and Shirley Jacoby. Also present were Michael Pockat-Road Supervisor, Christine Woynich-Clerk, Kristin Kanzelberger-Deputy Clerk, David Assmann, Ned Greedy, Janell Schroeder, Diane Olson, Judi Smith, Louise Colman, Mike Doud, Gary Simmons, Cathy Simmons, Charles Rudolph, Jean Mejerle, Tom Thompson, George Zoch, Victor Gee, Kyle Timmons, Joan Seramur, and Abbey McEnroe-Lakeland Times.
Chairman Timmons called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. Pledge of Allegiance conducted.
Motion by Sheppard, seconded by Richardson to approve the amended agenda as presented, all members voted aye; motion carried.
Motion by Sheppard, seconded by Jacoby to approve the minutes of the September 26, 2017 regular town board meeting as presented, all members voted aye; motion carried.
Timmons stated that Brandy Park is requesting a joint meeting between Woodruff and Arbor Vitae.
Welcome and introduction of guests: none.
1. PUBLIC COMMENT RELATED TO BELOW AGENDA ITEMS.
None.
2. RESIGNATION OF TREASURER
Timmons read the resignation letter provided by Evelyn Schneiderman. The ad has been posted, no applications have been received yet. No action taken.
3. CONSIDER APPROVAL OF LIQUOR LICENSE APPLICATION
“CLASS B” COMBINATION
Name: RJ Enterprises LLC
Trade Name: Indian Shores RV Resort
Address: 7750 Indian Shores Road
Agent: Jerome Giebel
Address: 167 Indian Shores Rd.
Motion by Sheppard, seconded by Richardson to approve the license pending the surrender from the Parrot Bar, all members voted aye; motion carried.
4. REVIEW & POSSIBLY APPROVE OPERATOR LICENSE
Motion by Jacoby to approve, seconded by Sheppard, all members voted aye; motion carried.
5. POSSIBLY APPROVE 2018 APPROPRIATION REQUESTS FROM:
• LAKELAND RETIREMENT FOUNDATION
• DR. KATE MUSEUM
• THE TOMAHAWK LAKES ASSOCIATION, INC
• CROSS COUNTRY CRUISERS
Timmons read the memo from Clerk Woynich that reported the lawyer stated that in his legal opinion, the town has had village powers since the meeting on 4/10/1973 per the minute book recordings. Lakeland Retirement Foundation requested $11,000. Dr. Kate Museum requested $4,000. Tomahawk Lakes Association requested $5,000. Cross Country Cruisers requested $3,500. A representative was present from each organization, and gave a presentation. No action taken.
6. SET BUDGET PURCHASE PRICE FOR FIRE TRUCK & PLAN FOR SHOPPING
Timmons stated that he received a letter from the FEMA grant stating that the grant was denied. Richardson stated that he wanted to see a maximum price set at $200,000 for a fire truck that would last 10 years. Motion by Richardson to spend a maximum of $200,000 to purchase a used fire truck to include equipment and everything needed, motion failed. Motion by Seidel Jr., seconded by Jacoby to approve $235,000 for a purchase price, discussion followed; motion carried.
7. 2018 CAR SHOW DISCUSSION
Pockat stated the car show is running out of room at the town, and will be looking at moving the show to Brandy Park. More information will follow when available. No action taken.
8. CONSIDER ACCEPTING ASESSOR CONTRACT FOR 2018 OR 2018-2020
Both contacts were presented for the boards’ review with the one year price at $12,000, and the three year price at $12,000, $12,200, and $12,400 respectively. Discussion followed. Motion by Sheppard, seconded by Seidel Jr. to accept the three-year contract; motion carried.
9. SEPTEMBER BILLS FOR APPROVAL
Motion by Seidel Jr., seconded by Sheppard to approve the September bills for approval as presented for $321,311.66, all members voted aye; motion carried.
10. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS.
• Discussion about requiring the airport commissioner to report to the board.
• Fire truck.
11. PUBLIC COMMENT RELATED TO ABOVE AGENDA ITEMS.
Dave from Cross Country Cruisers corrected a statement that the reserves were approximately $165,000, not $65,000 as previously stated.
12. BUDGET WORKSHOP
Discussion followed. No action taken.
13. ADJOURNMENT.
Motion by Sheppard, seconded by Richardson to adjourn, all members voted aye; motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 8:15pm.

/s/ Christine Woynich, Clerk

Approved: 10/24/2017

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