April meeting minutes

Board meeting minutes of April 18, 2022

Chairman Nielsen called the meeting to order at 7pm at the Stanton Town Shop, Knapp, WI.

Present:  Chairman Nielsen, Supervisors Karl Hackbarth and Stephanie May, Maintenance Kevin Finder and Clerk-Treasurer Val Windsor.  Townspeople Jim, Nathaniel, and Sam Chich, George Cassell, Eric Schultz, Ella and Maggie Peterson

Swore in Chairman Steve Nielsen and Supervisor Stephanie May

Pledge of Allegiance

Motion to approve March 21, 2022 minutes was made by K. Hackbarth, 2nd by S. May.  Approved.

Treasurer’s Report:             Balance on hand, March 1, 2022                  $22,788.79

March Receipts                                                 $8,404.28

Less March Disbursements                            $22,304.80

Book balance as of March 31, 2022              $8,888.27

Few questions asked and answered.

Motion to approve Treasurer’s Report was made by K. Hackbarth, 2nd by S. May.  Approved.

Motion to approve Vouchers and Checks was made by S. Nielsen, 2nd by K. Hackbarth.  Approved.

Maintenance Report: Driveway permit for Wittenmeyer’s has been moved (their choice) so permit wasn’t given.  Garbage bags have been ordered, they are having trouble getting them, but we have enough for now.

Road inspection was this past Thursday.  Discussed all the roads that need to be fixed and all could come to approximately $65,000, which only leaves about $20,000 for all the crack filling, salt/sand, ect…

Kevin will get all the pricing road by road so we have a more exact figure to go by.

Chairman Report:  None

Supervisor Report:  Karl brought up the road inspection.  930th Ave.and bridge on 130th Street has beaver damage.  Karl talked with a professional trapper, Ethan Reinhardt, Karl drew up a contract for Ethan to sign.

His cost will be $75 base for fuel and beaver food in addition to $30/beaver trapped.

We will keep the signed “contracts” on file.

Clerk-Treasurer Report:  None

Building Permit: None

Committee Reports: Fire meeting is only every 3 months.  Ambulance meeting went well, they had an annual review of the chief, Wayne Dow.  They are having a meeting on this coming Wednesday with the committee to start on the possibility of merging with Colfax.

New Business:

Open Bids for Recycle/Solid Waste:  Tim from Waste Management and Lisa from Green for Life is here with bids.

Waste Management:  Tim went over his bid, with weekly pickup for both recycling, solid waste and fuel and environmental charges, total cost will be approximately $1300/month, with an increase of 3% per year on the recycle and solid waste charges.  Fuel charges could fluctuate quite a bit.

Lisa, with Green for Life, all is the same as far as what we currently have.

Total is $1135.06/month.  Fuel charges could fluctuate.

The board will make a final decision on this at our May meeting after giving the board members a chance to review the bids more thoroughly.


Public Comment:  None


Question was asked about the hazardous waste with Boyceville, Steve will look at the papers handed out and get with Boyceville Village President, Luke.


Motion to proceed to Annual Meeting was made by S. Nielsen, 2nd by S. May. Approved.

Line items were reviewed.  Few questions asked and answered.


Motion to adjourn meeting was made by S. Nielsen, 2nd by S. May


Meeting adjourned at 8:45pm