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Monthly Minutes - April 20, 2017


The meeting was called to order by Chairman Jim Melin. There were 12 in attendance. Minutes of the March 9, 2017 meeting were read and approved, Hinrichs/Lade/Carried. Treasurer's report was reviewed with a total of $503,764.27 in cash assets, Lade/Hinrichs/Carried. Brittany Fry, Burnett County Health Services was present and shared with those in attendance a grant that Burnett County is presently involved in. This grant allows Health Services to offer test kits to individuals to test their wells for arsenic. She offered test kits to anyone who would like to participate. The town hall project will be discussed at the annual meeting. Chair. Melin shared that the salt sheds he has looked into are in the area of $100K and over. The board agreed to continue looking into other options. Patsy shared information she has gathered on the different companies providing waste collection. These companies were Watermans, Republic and Waste Management. We will wait until we get information from Holdts concerning this issue. Road Mtc. Dwight discussed possible paving of Merek Rd. We will be grinding Freedom Lake Road from Freedom Drive to Round Lake Rd. The clerk will notice bids for Grinding Freedom Lake Rd. and also Hauling Gravel for this project.  The gravel will be 20 feet by 6" for approximately 1 1/4 miles. These bids will be opened at the May monthly meeting. Dwight has been waiting for trouble spots to dry out so he can work on them. The Board approved bills in the amount of $23,381.97 for payment. Additional agenda items for May include - Open bids, addition on shop, slurry seal or chip seal. Next meeting is May 11, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. Immediately following the monthly meeting there will be a special meeting of the electors for the purpose of adjourning the Board of Review to a later date. There was a motion to adjourn by Lade/Hinrichs/Carried. Deborah L. Christian, Clerk

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