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November 2017
Nov 28, 2017

 November Town of Cross Board Meeting

Monday, November 13th, 2017                             State of Wisconsin

Town of Cross, Buffalo County

November 13th, 2017 Town Board Meeting


Chairman Leonard Litscher called November Town Board meeting to order with the Pledge of Allegiance at 7:00PM on Monday, November 13th, 2017 at the Cross Town Hall. Present were: Town Chair Leonard Litscher, Town Supervisors Adam Litscher and Jack Wicka, Town Clerk Carrie Venner, Town Treasurer Wanda Putz. Also present: Bob Putz, Bob Baures, Dave Ernst, and Gary Kastner.


The agenda was posted and on the website. Motion was made to amend agenda to put “Consider and take possible action on Community Center/Town Hall” after “Public Input”. The agenda was approved with it amended (MOTION A. Litscher/J. Wicka), no opposing votes.


No Public Input


Community Center/Town Hall was discussed. Gary Kastner said substantial completion will be done by December meeting or penalties and consequences will be given to contractor. There are still many concerns with building: Gray said a punch list will be made and given to contractor when closer to completion. Supplies for building were discussed. Motion was made to authorize Chair Litscher to purchase table and chairs up to $3,500. 00, and he will then be reimbursed when receipts is submitted. (MOTION A. Litscher/J. Wicka), no opposing votes. Motion was made to approve the purchase of 2 refrigerators, 1 microwave, 1 range and delivery up to $2,000. (MOTION A. Litscher/J. Wicka), no opposing votes. Chair Litscher thanked Baures on a job well done on the Communtiy Center/Town Hall parking lot. Fuel was priced out: Severson: $1.199; Premier: $1.26; Countryside: $1.24; fuel was purchased through Severson.


Minutes of Wednesday, October 11th Town Board meeting and October 25th Budget Workshop were approved (MOTION A. Litscher/J. Wicka), no opposing votes.


Motion was made to amend Highway Budget to $272,000. This increase includes the $15,172.48 we received for 2016 flood, $4871.17 from Buffalo County cost-share, and over $1900 in reimbursements from supplies purchased. (MOTION A. Litscher/J. Wicka), no opposing votes.


Payment orders #12975-12993 and CapX #1031-1032 were approved and ordered paid


Road maintenance was discussed.


Highway expenditures were examined, the end of November 2016: $254,070.16/$272,000.00.


2017 Flood Damage was discussed; Lenny and Carrie will meet with FEMA Program Manager for Recovery Scope Meeting Thursday, November 16th.


Motion was made to pass Ordinance #11-13-2017 “that the treasurer of the town is exempted from giving the bond specifies in s70.67(2) Wis Stats.” (MOTION A. Litscher/J. Wicka), no opposing votes.


Motion was made that current clerk; current treasurer and current chair can view and have access to all financial statements, documents, and/or records relevant to the Town of Cross. The signatures of the current clerk, current treasurer and current chair are needed for all payments.


Date was set for December Meeting: Monday, December 4th.


At 10:05pm, with no further business to come before the board, the meeting was adjourned (MOTION A. Litscher/J. Wicka), no opposing votes.


Carrie Venner, Clerk

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