TOWN OF SPIDER LAKE, SAWYER CO., WI
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MONTHLY MEETING
July 10, 2019
The Town of Spider Lake Board of Supervisors monthly meeting was called to order by Town Chair Leighton at 7:00 PM. Present were Leighton, Huot, Brandt, Lemminger, Martin, Clerk Tripodi, Treasurer Overman, Fire Chief Nelson, and Road Superintendent Fogal.
Motion was made by Brandt and 2nd by Huot to approve the agenda. All in favor. Motion carried.
There is a correction to the 7-10-2019 Agenda. There is a correction to the agenda. Approval of the Public hearing, and Plan and Review commission should have been dated 6-5-19.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Motion was made by Huot and 2nd by Lemminger to approve the Town Board minutes of 6-12-19, Special Town Board Meeting 6-20-19, and to accept the Public Hearing Minutes 6-5-19 Plan & Review Commission minutes of 6-5-19. All in favor. Motion carried.
Overman presented the Treasurer’s report. June 2019 receipts were $12,781.98 and expenditures were $52,265.31 leaving a balance of $660,411.18.
Overman requested an update to the bank signature cards. Authorization should include Clerk Tripodi Treasurer Overman, Clerk/Treasurer Alternate Case Mazik, Chair Leighton, Alternate Chair George Brandt. Motion made by Brandt, 2nd by Lemminger. Motion carried.
Leighton expressed his gratitude to Christine Ferda for her dedication as Town Clerk.
The vouchers were presented for payment. Motion to approve checks numbered #03549 through #03596 (including EFT checks) in the amount of $52,265.31 was made by Huot and 2nd by Lemminger. All in favor. Motion carried.
Monthly Budget Report
There was not a Budget Report
Health and Safety
a. Fire Department will be updating their CBA’s
b. Fireman’s Picnic was a success. Over 400 people were served
c. Town Insurance Brief. Huot will report next month.
a. Lading Camp road has a double chip seal that has expired. Fogal will look into what it would cost to re-double chip seal the road down to the landing.
b. Cautionary Share the Road signs have been placed on roads throughout the town.
c. Don has had questions about the mowing of grass on the side of the roads, as well as taking limbs from the trees on the side of the road. It’s a safety measure for not only the road crew but also motorist as well as animals.
Repeal of Ordinance 2019-01 lowering the speed limit signs to Share the Road Signs
Huot made a motion to repeal the ordinance to lower the speed limits on Upper A. It never went into effect and is no longer needed for the town now has the Share the Road signs. Brandt gave a second. Motion carried.
There was no correspondence
Plan & Review Commission
Commission Chair Huot reported that the Plan & Review Commission recommended to the board to deny the West-Spider Lake Hospitality LLC CUP on the grounds of that the CUP conflicts with the comprehensive plan, the road is narrow, noise over water travels, emergency access, inadequate parking, and no plan for enforcement. A roll call vote was taken to uphold the Plan & Review Commission’s denial, and to deny the CUP on the account that the conditional use is not permitted on the current RR-2 ordinance. 5 yes and no nay votes. Motion carried
Discussion/Action on West-Spider Lake Hospitality LLC Application – Leighton read the 15.3 RR-2 ordinance. Leighton gave a motion to have the Plan & Review Commission review, and amend the RR-2 ordinance. Brandt 2nd. Motion carried.
Zoning Administrator Report – There four land use permits were issued. Zoning Administrator requested additional clerical service. Martin gave the motion to have Plan & Review secretary Tripodi to continue at the same rate of pay $12.50 for Plan & Review Commission and Zoning support.
Brandt has called around to other waste management companies. He is working on seeing what else could be available in our area.
A motion was made by Leighton and 2nd by Huot to hire clerical help to write and find grants for the town, at the rate of $12.50. The funds will be coming out of the road budget.
Christine Ferda/Kathy Overman request for audit
Supervisor Marin has taken the lead on financial and accounting matters. Ferda and Overman would like to have their accounting books certified by the end of May 2019. An option would be to have a 3rd party look at our systems.
Questions from Audience and Other Matters for Discussion Purposes Only
Jo Mazik had a question about Leighton stating that he would not appoint an elected official to the
Plan & Review Commission, then in the next month appointing Supervisor Lemminger to the Plan & Review Commission.
Leighton read a poem he wrote entitled Election.
Motion was made by Leighton and 2nd Huot adjourn. All in favor. Motion carried.