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

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Minutes: March 12, 2018 Board Meeting

Minutes of 03-12-2018 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 02-13-2018 Board Meeting were approved with typo correction 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 with additions, motion carried.

Clerk reviewed correspondence.

Building Permits issued in past month were reviewed.

Discussion was held on Zoning Districts being proposed from County.

Discussion was held on need of a Manure Hose Placement in ROW Ordinance. Motion by Kevin Larson second by Amy Shafer to approve permit application with updates and authorize Chairman and Clerk sign, motion carried.

Road Work 2018

  • LTRIP approved for 50th. For section 233rd to BB
  • Issues on 230th near County Line
  • B bridge weight limits will not be required by State
  • 2018 Projects and costs
    • 2018 Budget including unspent snowplowing $300,000
    • Sandpiper $36,000
    • 50th 233 to BB $100,000
    • 6 Miles sealcoat $90,000
    • 6 days crackfill $24,000
    • Leaves about $25,000 for unanticipated expenses
  • Culvert on 222nd and 30th required for manure pumping
    • Applicant will pay contractor directly
    • To Town standards
    • Require insurance certificate from contractor

Chairman’s Report

  • Check on paying 2018 loan payment early
  • April 3rd election
  • Heather McAbee agreed to be on planning commission
  • 04-17 Annual Meeting at 7 PM
    • Zoning as discussion item
  • Cleanup date 04-21, 9 to noon At Murtha
    • Check if Tires are allowed for a fee
  • Audit has started

Open Forum

  • Request to review ATV/UTV Ordinance for 24X7 365 use at next meeting
    • On next Agenda

Next meeting 04-09-2018 at 7:00

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

William Peavey
Clerk/Treasure

Minutes: Sept. 14, 2017 Board Meeting

Minutes of 09-14-2017 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 with the removal of item 7 on a motion by Kevin Larson second by Amy Shafer, motion carried.

Minutes of the 08-14-2017 Board Meeting were approved on a motion by Amy Shafer second by Kevin Larson, motion carried.

Minutes of the 08-30-2017 Board Meeting were approved on a motion by Amy Shafer second by Kevin Larson, motion carried.

Minutes of the 08-30-2017 Board of Review were approved on a motion by Kevin 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 request for Town Board approval for CSM for Donald Larson Estate in Section 30. Motion by Kevin Larson second by Amy Shafer to approve CSM for Donald Larson Estate in Section 30, motion carried, CSM signed.

Chairman Lund reviewed the need to borrow $100,000 for 2 years from the First Bank of Baldwin to allow cash flow and sealcoating/road construction in 2018.  Borrowing this year at favorable interest rates allow repayment to be part of 2018 tax collections. Previous resolution was for $150,000 and Clerk to get necessary documentation for Board for next month meeting.

Road Work 2017

  • Sandpiper
    • 2 culverts replaced
    • No blacktop patches this year
    • Soft surface
    • Add base stabilize
    • No fall grinding
    • Fix center of cul-de-sac next year
    • About $6,000 this year
  • Remove signs on 20th west of BB
  • Remove signs 10th East of 230th

Chairman’s Report

  • Board of Review 09-19
  • Clean Up Oct 7
  • This Saturday Tire Roundup
  • Can we add Co waistline to Web Site?
  • No more action on request for slaughter house in Town

Open Forum

  • Nothing

Next meeting 10-09-2017 at 7:00

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

William Peavey
Clerk/Treasure

Minutes: Aug. 14, 2017 Board Meeting

Minutes of 08-14-2017 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 07-10-2017 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.

Road Work 2017

  • Traffic Concerns on 30th. East of BB
    • Safety of children
    • Chairman Lund to contact county for correct sign
    • Board ok with erecting sign
  • Start mowing ditches out
  • Concerns over Wild Parsnip in ditches
  • Next month approve loan for 55th.
    • $150,000 over 2 year payback
  • 2018 Projects
    • 222nd or Sandpiper
    • $120,000 mile for blacktop
    • $17,000 mile add base
    • $15,000 mile sealcoat
  • Need to get Clements culvert finished

Reviewed preliminary 2018 budget, additions and corrections made, on next month agenda.

Chairman’s Report

  • Adjourned Board of Review 08-30 at 12:00
  • Board of Review 09-13 at 12:00 to 2:00
    • Open Book 09-13 from 10:00 to 12:00
  • Well test back, good water copies of test available
  • Fall Cleanup 10-07 from 9 to 12
  • County tire cleanup 09-16 at Town of Baldwin
  • County developing new zoning districts to replace ag-res
  • County developing plans for new County Shop

Open Forum

  • Nhia Cha Yang appeared before Board requesting Town Board input in starting Slaughter shop at 2459 20th. Ave.
    • He was informed not an agenda item and no action could be taken.
    • Chairman Lund informed him that letters of approval were needed from the following before it would be an agenda item;
      • County Zoning
      • Wisconsin DNR
      • DATCP
      • Town Building Inspector
      • Permit from DNR and United Fire to burn old barn

Next meeting 09-11-2017at 7:00

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

William Peavey
Clerk/Treasure

Minutes: July 10, 2017 Board Meeting

Minutes of 07-10-2017 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 06-14-2017 Board Meeting were approved as corrected on a motion by Kevin Larson second by Amy Shafer, motion carried.

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

Clerk reviewed correspondence

Building Permits issued in past month were reviewed.

Road Work 2017

  • Ditches Mowed
  • Pot Holes repaired
  • Stop sign replaced 250th & 42nd
  • Dip at bridge on 270th by Dave Benck needs patching
  • Culvert issue 10th ½ mile East of BB
  • Rough culvert 20th. West of 222
  • Chairman Lund talked to land owner on issue of ditch on 10th.

Clerk Peavey handed out copies of 2016 Audit. Motion by Amy Shafer second by Kevin Larson to approve audit as presented, motion carried.

Chairman’s Report

  • Clerk Peavey contacted WTA about security needed for records.
    • Fire proof
      • Minute Books
      • Cemetery records
    • Fire Resistant
      • Voter registration
    • Clerk to get specifications and prices
  • Complete water sampling.
  • County Water quality committee meeting monthly.
    • Will present options to County Board
  • Clerk Peavey gave an update as he understands County Bike Plan and issues
  • Next meeting preliminary 2018 Budget
  • County Zoning Workshop group to be contacted to see if interested
    • Kevin Larson
    • Amy Shafer
    • Jim Lund
    • Mike Ostlie

Open Forum

  • Nothing

Next meeting 08-14-2017at 7:00

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

William Peavey
Clerk/Treasure