Notice to all town residents

Citizens are reminded that signs are not allowed in the Town of Eau Galle right of way, normally 33ft from the centerline of the road. This includes real estate signs, advertisements and any other signs. All signs that are in the Town right of way will be removed by the Town and the owner of the sign will be charged for the expense involved.

-- Eau Galle Town Board

Minutes: June 14, 2017 Board Meeting

Minutes of 06-14-2017 Eau Galle Board Meeting

Minutes are unofficial until approved by Town Board

The regular monthly meeting was called to order by Chairman Lund at 7:00 P.M. at the Town Hall.

Chairman Lund indicated that notice of the meeting was posted as required by Statutes.

Town Board members present were Kevin Larson, Amy Shafer, Jim Lund and William Peavey.

The agenda was approved on a motion by Amy Shafer second by Kevin Larson, motion carried.

Minutes of the 05-08-2017 Board Meeting were approved on a motion by Kevin Larson second by Amy Shafer, motion carried.

Bills for the month were reviewed. Motion by Amy Shafer second by Kevin Larson to approve bills as presented except for check for Carlson Highland for Audit, motion carried.

Clerk reviewed correspondence

Building Permits issued in past month were reviewed.

Chairman Lund reviewed request for Town Board approval for CSM for Mike and Debby Jones in section 10. Motion by Kevin Larson second by Amy Shafer to approve CSM for Mike and Debby Jones in Section 10, motion carried, CSM signed.

Chairman Lund reviewed request for Town Board approval for CSM for Joe DeGross in Section 35. Motion by Amy Shafer second by Kevin Larson to approve CSM for Joe DeGross in section 35, motion carried, CSM signed.

Chairman Lund reviewed request for Town Board approval for CSM for Joan Larson in section 19. Motion by Kevin Larson second by Amy Shafer to approve CSM for Joan Larson in Section 19, motion carried, CSM signed.

Chairman Lund reviewed bridge petition for 50th. Ave. .21 miles east of 233rd. Motion by Jim Lund second by Kevin Larson to approve bridge petition for 50th Ave .21 miles east of 233rd, motion carried and petition signed. Discussion was held on possible stream bed improvements and tree removal if necessary, and necessary improvements were approved by the Board.

Chairman Lund reviewed resolution authorizing the borrowing of up to $150,000 from First Bank Baldwin for road construction to finish the 55th. St. project. Motion by Amy Shafer second by Kevin Larson to approve resolution 17-01 authorizing the borrowing of up to $150,000 from First Bank Baldwin at 3.25% for 2 years for road construction to finish the 55th. St. project, motion carried.

Road Work 2017

  • Mowing one pass was discussed. Motion by Amy Shafer second by Jim Lund to authorize Gary Larson to mow one pass at $96.00per mile and weather permitting be completed by July 15, motion carried Kevin Larson abstained.
  • Ditch and Shoulder disturbed without permit at 230th & 10th.
    • Check with land owner
    • Have meeting with land owner, Town and Co. highways to review options.
    • If unable or unwilling to comply have County restore to original condition and bill landowner.
  • Unnecessary school bus sign on 20th West of BB.
    • Need to note all unnecessary signs

Chairman’s Report

  • Need secure fire resistant file cabinet for Office
    • Cemetery records
    • Minute books
    • Voter registration
    • Clerk to get specifications and prices
  • Complete water sampling.
  • County Water quality committee meeting monthly.
    • Will present options to County Board
  • Check on Bank signing cards

Open Forum

  • Nothing

Next meeting 07-10-2017at 7:00

Motion to adjourn by Amy Shafer second by Kevin Larson, motion carried.

William Peavey
Clerk/Treasure

Minutes: April 10, 2017 Board Meeting

Minutes of 04-10-2017 Eau Galle Board Meeting

Minutes are unofficial until approved by Town Board

The regular monthly meeting was called to order by Chairman Lund at 7:00 P.M. at the Town Hall.

Chairman Lund indicated that notice of the meeting was posted as required by Statutes.

Town Board members present were Kevin Larson, Amy Shafer, Jim Lund and William Peavey.

The agenda was approved on a motion by Amy Shafer second by Kevin Larson, motion carried.

Minutes of the 03-13-2017 Board Meeting were approved on a motion by Kevin Larson second by Amy Shafer, motion carried.

Bills for the month were reviewed.  Motion by Amy Shafer second by Kevin Larson to approve bills as presented, motion carried.

Clerk reviewed correspondence

Building Permits issued in past month were reviewed.

Chairman Lund reviewed need to set date for Board of Review and immediately adjourn, Board of Review will meet 05-08-2017 at 6:50 PM and immediately adjourn until August 30 at 2:00 PM.

Chairman Lund reviewed need to appoint 2 members to the Planning Commission, motion by Kevin Larson second by Amy Shafer to appoint David North and Pete Heebink to two year terms, motion carried.

Road Work 2017

  • Kevin Larson cut and removed trees down in ditches
  • Truck being parked on Sandpiper
  • No weight Limit signs on 270th
  • Flip signs over as of 04-10
  • Culvert on 25th washed out
  • Kurt Swanson driveway on 25th will not need a culvert

Chairman’s Report

  • Audit completed
  • 04-22 Cleanup day
    • Advertise
  • 04-18 Annual Meeting
    • Roads
    • Loan
    • Tax Levy
    • Mobile Homes
    • Noise
  • Mowing Hall & Cemetery
  • Planning Committee
    • Duplex-Number of lots used

Open Forum

  • WTA workshop 05-18
    • Amy Shafer may attend
  • Do water test at Hall
  • May need additional fire proof filing cabinet

Next meeting 05-08-2017at 7:00 with Board of Review at 6:50

Motion to adjourn by Amy Shafer second by Kevin Larson, motion carried.

William Peavey
Clerk/Treasure

Minutes: Jan. 9, 2017 Board Meeting

Minutes of 01-09-2017 Eau Galle Board Meeting

Minutes are unofficial until approved by Town Board

The regular monthly meeting was called to order by Chairman Lund at 7:00 P.M. at the Town Hall.

Chairman Lund indicated that notice of the meeting was posted as required by Statutes.

Town Board members present were Kevin Larson, Amy Shafer, Jim Lund and William Peavey.

The agenda was approved on a motion by Amy Shafer second by Kevin Larson, motion carried.

Minutes of the 12-12-2016 Board Meeting were approved on a motion by Kevin Larson second by Amy Shafer, motion carried.

Bills for the month were reviewed. Motion by Amy Shafer second by Kevin Larson to approve bills as presented with 2 additional as funds become available, motion carried.

Clerk reviewed correspondence

Building Permits issued in past month were reviewed.

Chairman Lund reviewed Town Nuisance Ordinance after concern raised about noise at a previous meeting. Will continue discussion at February meeting with possibility of amending or eliminating Ordinance.

Road Work 2017

  • Bridge report indicates minor enhancements needed
  • Get all Board members copy of road map
  • Check on LTRIP requirements

Chairman’s Report

  • There has been an Amish burial
    • Area used as Cemetery has been deeded to Amish Church
  • Planning update
  • Not needed now
  • Other Town issues need attention
  • Need to keep track of lot development
  • Concern raised about drinking water at hall
    • Will need to get water tested

Open Forum

  • nothing

Next meeting 02-13-2017 at 7:00

Motion to adjourn by Kevin Larson second by Amy Shafer, motion carried.

William Peavey Clerk/Treasure

Minutes: Jan. 9, 2017 Caucus Meeting

Minutes of 01-09-2017 Eau Galle Caucus Meeting

Minutes are unofficial until approved by Town Board

The 2017 Eau Galle Town caucus was called to order by Chairman Lund at 6:30.

Motion by Dane Rasmussen to have Jim Lund act as presiding officer, second by Tim Stave, motion carried.

Chairman Lund asked for nominations for Clerk/Treasure.

  • Kevin Larson nominated Bill Peavey.
  • Chairman Lund asked three times for further nominations, there were none.
  • Motion by Amy Shafer second by Tim stave to close nominations

Chairman Lund appointed Amy Shafer as temporary presiding officer

Amy Shafer asked for nominations for Chairman.

  • Dane Rasmussen nominated Jim Lund.
  • Amy Shafer asked three times for further nominations, there were none.
  • Motion by Kevin Larson second by Dane Rasmussen to close nominations

Chairman Lund returned as presiding officer.

Chairman Lund asked for nominations for Supervisor.

  • Kevin Larson nominated Amy Shafer.
  • Amy Shafer nominated Kevin Larson.
  • Chairman Lund asked three times for further nominations, there were none.
  • Motion by Tim Stave second by Dane Rasmussen to close nominations.

Names were drawn from hat for order on ballot for Supervisor: Kevin Larson will be first followed by Amy Shafer.

Motion to adjourn by Kevin Larson second by Amy Shafer, motion carried.

William Peavey Clerk/Treasure