TOWN OF ALMA BOARD MEETING MINUTES
October 16, 2019
All Board Members present
Meeting called to order by Chairman Smith at 7:00 PM.
Minutes from September 18, 2019 meeting were read into the record. Motion by Gearing, second by Flick to approve minutes as read. Motion carried.
Treasurer’s report: Current balance $150,095.63 less $81,200.00 reserved for cash on hand balance of 68,895.63. Motion by Flick, second by Gearing to approve report. Motion carried.
Motion by Gearing, second by Flick to authorize payments for the month. Motion carried.
Citizen comments: None.
Motion by Gearing, second by Flick to go into closed session under Wis. Stat. 19.85(1)(e) to deliberate and/or negotiate the Badger Mining proposal regarding the former Goose Landing sand transload facility, for competitive and bargaining reasons. Roll call vote: Smith-yes, Gearing-yes, Flick-yes. Motion carried. Heather Horton presented Badger Mining plans for the remainder of the project. Mining property has been transferred back to original owners Goose Landing Sand Co. which is responsible for reclamation. New agreement would be need to be drafted and submitted to the Board for review/approval. Attorney Radcliffe will work on getting information to the Board as submitted. Motion by Gearing second by Flick to return to open session. Roll call: Smith-yes, Gearing-yes, Flick-yes. Motion carried.
1. Road report- Prindle Road culvert replaced. Chip sealing completed on S Alma Center Rd. Hole has developed and will be monitored. Castle Hill Road has been shouldered. Fire # signs are going up as time allows. Ryan has been grading roads as weather permits. Posts have been put up for snow fence.
2. Motion by Flick second by Gearing to approve Ordinance 2019-01 approving Old Hwy K ATV route. Motion carried.
3.Motion by Smith second by Gearing to approve application for Election Security grant. Motion carried.
Next meeting scheduled for November 20, 2019.
Motion by Gearing second by Flick to adjourn. Adjourned at 8:19PM.
Don Forsting, Clerk
*Minutes are not official until read and approved at the next monthly meeting.