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The Town of Trade Lake

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Next Monthly Meeting

Thursday December 17, 2015
6:00 PM
Meeting will be held in the Town Hall 

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Deborah L. Christian, Clerk 


Budget Hearing - Nov. 19, 2015

The Budget Hearing was called to order by Chair. Jim Melin.  There were 12 in attendance.  The Clerk reviewed the proposed budget for 2016.  Chair.  opened the floor for questions.  Questions were entertained, there was a motion by Evelyn Carlson to accept the 2016 proposed budget, second Marjean Legler, motion carried.  There was a motion by Ramona Moody to adjourn the Budget Hearing, second Marjean Legler, Carried.  The meeting was adjourned.  Deborah Christian, Clerk



Special Meeting of Electors

There was a Special Meeting of the Electors held on November 19, 2015 for the purpose of approving the Highway Levy of $373, 431 which exceeds the limit by $82,350.  There was discussion as to why we have a limit and the board explained that every municipality in Wisconsin has a limit of $5000 per mile of roadway.  Trade Lake has app.52.89 miles of roadway which allows us to levy $264,450 in a given year.  This includes all expenditures for road maintenance and new construction.  Our budget for 2016 allows for increased spending on the roads which will include paving, chipping, sealing and possibly cutting.  We do not...

Monthly Meeting - November, 2015

The meeting was called to order by Chairman, Jim Melin.  There were 12 in attendance.  Minutes of the October 20th, 2015 meeting were read and approved, Hinrichs/Lade/Carried.  The Treasurers report was reviewed.  We have $551,739.52 in available cash assets. Motion to approve report Lade/Hinrichs/Carried.  Resident Issues:  The problem with someone intentionally tearing up Buckland Road and the intersection of Maplewood and Buckland persists.  There was discussion as to how we can remedy this problem.  A letter was sent to the party suspect of this.  The board now has substantial proof that this is indeed the...
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Trade Lake Town Hall, built in 1890, is the oldest active town hall in Wisconsin.