NOT YET APPROVED

BOARD OF REVIEW
TOWN OF LENROOT
Lenroot Town Hall
Located @12215 N US Hwy 63, Hayward WI
June 04, 2021
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Chairman Christians opened the Board of Review for the Town of Lenroot on
this 4th day of June, 2021, @5:00 p.m.

The Board of Review members present: Assessor present:
Gordon Christians, Chairman Claude Riglemon
Jack Sjostrom, Supervisor
Jason Sjostrom, Supervisor
Steven Kariainen, Supervisor
Michael Bandow, Supervisor
Carol Stone, Clerk

It is acknowledged that Clerk Carol Stone , Chairman Gordon Christians and Supervisor Steven Kariainen, are Certified Members for the Board of Review.

There were no residents present and no formal objections submitted for either real or personal property and no appeals were made.

Assessor Riglemon has signed and dated the Assessor’s Affidavit for the 2021 Assessment Roll.

At 7:00 pm, Supervisor Kariainen made a motion to adjourn the 2021 Board of Review. Chairman Christians 2nd the motion. All in favor. 5 yes, 0 no. Motion carried.

June 04, 2021: Board of Review Meeting adjourned @7:00 pm

Respectfully submitted by Carol Stone, Clerk ______________________________

MINUTES NOT YET APPROVED

Lenroot TownBoard Meeting
Lenroot Town Hall
12215 N US Hwy 63, Hayward WI
Monday, May 10, 2021

Present: Chairman Christians, Supervisor Jack Sjostrom, Supervisor Jason Sjostrom, Supervisor Kariainen, Supervisor Bandow, Carol Stone, Clerk, Rebecca Brunner-Stroede, Treasurer.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIENCE:

APPROVAL OF MINUTES: April 12, 2021 Regular Town Board Meeting Minutes. Supervisor Jack Sjostrom made a motion to approve the minutes as written. Supervisor Kariainen 2nd the motion. All in favor. 5 yes, 0 no. Motion carried. Town of Lenroot Special Meeting Minutes: Supervisor Kariainen made a motion to approve the Special Meeting Minutes as written. Supervisor Bandow 2nd the motion. All in favor. 5 yes, 0 no. Motion carried.

APPROVAL OF TREASURER REPORT: Supervisor Bandow made a motion to approve the April 12, 2021 Treasurer’s Report. Supervisor Jack Sjostrom 2nd the motion. All in favor. 5 yes, 0 no. Motion carried.

APPROVAL CLERK REPORT: Supervisor Jack Sjostrom made a motion to approve the April 12, 2021, Clerk Report. Supervisor Kariainen 2nd the motion. All in favor. 5 yes, 0 no. Motion carried.

PUBLIC INPUT: Dennis Erickson thanked the Town Board for signs posted on Olson Road. He appreciated them taking care of this issue.

OLD BUSINESS: Supervisor Steve Kariainen is working on the the Covid American Rescue Plan which may grant the Town of Lenroot an approximate amount of $127,913.00. At this time he is not sure what the monies can be used for. He hopes to have further information next month. Chairman Christians informed the board that 3 picnic tables had been stolen from Nelson Lake Park. The town has submitted a claim to the insurance company and will be reimbursed to some extent.

ZONING: Conditional Use Application-Scott & Melanie Mercier. Application #21-009. Supervisor Jack Sjostrom made a motion to approve the application. Supervisor Kariainen 2nd the motion. All in favor. 5 yes, 0 no. Motion carried.

ACTION ITEMS: Consideration to Increase Election Workers Wages. Supervisor Jack Sjostrom made a motion to increase the Election Line Workers wage from $11.00 to $12.00, and the Chief Inspector Wages from $11.00 to $15.00. Supervisor Kariainen 2nd the motion. All in favor. 5 yes, 0 no. Motion carried.

Town of Lenroot Seeley Riverside Cemetery: No action taken, no motion made.

Comprehensive Plan Committee Membership List: Supervisor Kariainen made a motion to approve the membership list as follows: Chairman-Fred Goold – Members: Tim Gardner-Brad Kuczenski – Laurie Perlick – Leslie Strapon – Dennis Erickson – Michael Bandow – Rob Mittlesdorf. Supervisor Bandow 2nd the motion. All in favor. 5 yes, 0 no. Motion carried.

2021 Town of Lenroot Road Projects: Blacktopping/Pulverizing/Graveling. Roads are as follows: Clem Road, Eaton Road, Portion of nelson Lake Road, Jolly Fisherman Road and Hard Rock Circle. Supervisor Jack Sjostrom made a motion that the Chairman should proceed with advertising for bids. Supervisor Kariainen 2nd the motion. All in favor. 5 yes, 0 no. Motion carried.

Residents informed of dates for Open Book – May 20, 2021, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Board of Review June 04, 2021, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.

ROAD & BRIDGE REPORT: Much of the grading is done. Cleared trees on Mosquito Brook Road and Silverthorn bathrooms power washed.

TOWN OF LENROOT SEELEY RIVERSIDE CEMETERY: Memorial Day Event planned for the Seeley Riverside Cemetery.

APPROVAL OF BILLS: APPROVAL OF BILLS: Supervisor Jack Sjostrom made a motion to approve the Federal and State withholding internet payments and check series #29525 thru #29558, making the May 10th, 2021, total expense of $23,309.88. Supervisor Kariainen 2nd the motion. All in favor. 5 yes, 0 no. Motion carried. Supervisor Jack Sjostrom made a motion to approve the Cemetery Expenditures: check #1052 in the amount of $150.00. Supervisor Jason Sjostrom 2nd the motion. All in favor. 5 yes, 0 no. Motion carried.

CORRESPONDENCE: Thank you card from Dennis Erickson regarding signs on Olson Road.

ADJOURNMENT: Supervisor Jason Sjostrom made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Supervisor Bandow 2nd the motion. All in favor. 5 yes, 0 no. Motion carried.

Meeting adjourned: May 10, 2021 @7:03 pm

Respectfully submitted by: Carol Stone, Clerk
Gordon Christians, Chairman

MINUTES NOT YET APPROVED.

SPECIAL LENROOT TOWN BOARD MEETING
Lenroot Town Hall
Located @12215 N US Hwy 63, Hayward WI,
Thursday, April 15, 2021, 6:00 pm

 

Present: Chairman Christians, Supervisor Jack Sjostrom, Supervisor Jason Sjostrom, Supervisor Kariainen, Supervisor Bandow, Clerk Carol Stone.

Chairman Christians made a motion to remove the bid from TABLE. Supervisor Kariainen, 2nd the motion. All in favor. 5 yes, 0 no. Motion carried. Chairman Christians stated the proposed business to be considered in this Special Lenroot Town Board meeting is to verify information and consider a bid from North Town Ford of Menomonie WI., for a 1 Ton Patrol/Work Truck.

The bid includes a [$2,000.00] trade-in of a 2006 Dodge Ram 2500 Pick-up. Bid also includes a Dump Box and all items specified in bid submission on page 2.

Total bid amount submitted $57,173.00. Chairman Christians made a motion to accept the bid. Supervisor Bandow 2nd the motion. All in favor. 5 yes, 0 no. Motion carried.

Supervisor Jason Sjostrom made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Supervisor Bandow 2nd the motion. All in favor. 5 yes, 0 no. Motion carried.

Respectfully submitted by: Carol Stone, Clerk
Gordon Christians, Chairman

MINUTES NOT YET APPROVED

Lenroot TownBoard Meeting
Lenroot Town Hall
12215 N US Hwy 63, Hayward WI
Monday, April 12, 2021, @6:30 pm

 

Present: Chairman Christians, Supervisor Jack Sjostrom, Supervisor Jason Sjostrom, Supervisor Kariainen, Supervisor Bandow, Carol Stone, Clerk, Rebecca Brunner-Stroede, Treasurer.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIENCE:

APPROVAL OF MINUTES: March 08, 2021 Regular Town Board Meeting Minutes. Supervisor Kariainen made a motion to approve the minutes as written. Supervisor Bandow 2nd the motion. All in favor. 5 yes, 0 no. Motion carried.

APPROVAL OF TREASURER REPORT: Supervisor Bandow made a motion to approve the March 08, 2021 Treasurer’s Report. Supervisor Jack Sjostrom 2nd the motion. All in favor. 5 yes, 0 no. Motion carried.

APPROVAL CLERK REPORT: Supervisor Jack Sjostrom made a motion to approve the March 08, 2021, Clerk Report. Supervisor Bandow 2nd the motion. All in favor. 5 yes, 0 no. Motion carried.

PUBLIC INPUT: Tom Rowley of the Seeley Lions Club, requested permission to upgrade the Pickle Ball Court @ Silverthorn Park. The Seeley Lions Club intends to resurface/upgrade the court at an approximate cost of $6,000.00, which they intend to cover the entire cost of the upgrade. The board appreciated their donation to the park.

Jennifer Bandow: is concerned regarding the quality of water in the town hall. Chairman Christians will contact the persons who can check our water quality .

OLD BUSINESS: Nelson Lake water flow is still rising. Road bans will be lifted on April 19, 2021, @12:01 pm

ZONING: Sawyer County Zoning Administration. 6.5 Trailer Camps & Campground Ordinance Amendment. Supervisor Kariainen made a motion to approve the amendment on contingent the sentence in the cover letter “Existing campgrounds of operation would be “grandfathered” in to the zoning ordinance that was in affect at the time that initial campground was in operation or created” is typed into the amended ordinance. Supervisor Jack Sjostrom 2nd the motion., All in favor. 5 yes, 0 no. Motion carried. Scott & Shelly Orton-Township Approval Application: Supervisor Jack Sjostrom made a motion to approve the application. Supervisor Kariainen 2nd the motion. All in favor. 5 yes, 0 no. Motion carried.

BIDS: 1-Ton Patrol/Work Truck. One bid received from North Town Ford/Menomonie WI. Information on the bid needed to be verified. Chairman Christians made a motion to TABLE the bids until a special meeting was set up. Supervisor Bandow 2nd the motion. All in favor. 5 yes, 0 no. Motion carried.
BID Letter: A letter was received from Don Johnson Motors stating they were unable to offer the town a bid at this time.

VENTURES UNLIMITED PARK CLEANING CONTRACT FOR 2021. Chairman Christians made a motion to accept the 2021 contract. Supervisor Kariainen 2nd the motion. All in favor. 5 Yes, 0 No. Motion carried. [Cleaning costs remain the same as the 2020 contract]

SEELEY LIONS CLUB PRE-FAT BIKE RACE ON 8/2/1/2021: Supervisor Jack Sjostrom made a motion to approve the race application. Supervisor Kariainen 2nd the motion. All in favor. 5 yes, 0 no. Motion carried.

LIQUOR LICENSE REVELLE’S LANDING LLC: Danielle Harvey, Agent. Supervisor Jason Sjostrom made a motion to approve the liquor License. Supervisor Bandow 2nd the motion. All in favor. 5 yes, 0 no. Motion carried.

ROAD & BRIDGE REPORT: Trucks have been serviced. Road Sweeping will start within the next two weeks. Tagalder Bridge site project preparing to start in 2022. The approximate cost to the town may be $50,000.00.

TOWN OF LENROOT SEELEY RIVERSIDE CEMETERY: none

APPROVAL OF BILLS: Supervisor Jack Sjostrom made a motion to approve the Federal and State withholding internet payments and check series #29478 thru #29524 making the April 12 , 2021, total expense of $51,570.75. Supervisor Bandow 2nd the motion. All in favor. 5 yes, 0 no. Motion carried.

CORRESPONDENCE: None

ADJOURNMENT: Supervisor Jason Sjostrom made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Supervisor Bandow 2nd the motion. All in favor. 5 yes, 0 no. Motion carried.

Meeting adjourned: April 12, 2021 @7:09 pm

Respectfully submitted by: Carol Stone, Clerk
Gordon Christians, Chairman