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2017 June

Posted in 2017

Rich Valley Township
June 14, 2017
Participants: John Mohr, Tom Radtke, Don Lhotka, Theresa Rusten, Faye Bruckschen
Donald Lhotka opened the meeting at 7:00 PM.
The board reviewed the meeting minutes from the May 10, 2017. John Mohr motioned to approve the meeting minutes, Tom Radtke second the motion. Motion unanimous.
Road Report
The graveling is complete.
Dust Coating
Tom Radtke reported that the job is complete. There was a problem with a magnesium chloride pump. In order to stay on schedule with the application, Envirotech offered the township to apply calcium chloride 38% at the same cost. Tom Radtke and Theresa Rusten discussed the situation and agreed to the calcium chloride application. Theresa Rusten did receive written confirmation that this application will be done at the same cost.
Tom Radtke mentioned that next year we should go to a .27 flow.
Tom Radtke also told the board that we could rent a packer from the county for $6.00 an hour.
Gary Krcil and Mark Krcil were present and want to replace a culvert on Garden. They are asking that a new culvert be placed in it and placed deeper. Tom Radtke would like to get the county involved to be proactive on water shed issues. The board will review the culvert and the depth and will revisit at the July 19th meeting.
130th Street culvert
Tom Radtke worked with True North and received some quotes. Theresa place in quote fromTrue North in next month’s agenda. The 45 degree angle culvert would be Chad Hoese’s cost. Tom Radtke expressed concern about extending onto a township culvert with the 45 degree culvert.
Theresa Rusten will invite the board supervisors from Glencoe township. Tom Radtke will put together the agenda topics to discuss with Glencoe supervisors. John Mohr will talk to Mr. Hoese regarding the board’s concerns.
Clean up week kicked off this week.
Faye Bruckschen presented the treasurer’s report.
General – $292,407
R & B – $689,079
Landfill Abatement – $711,131
Savings – $581,648
Bond – 1M
John Mohr motioned to approve the treasurer’s report for month ending 5/31/2017, Tom Radtke second the motion. Motion unanimous.
Week inspection takes about 4 hours. The board will meet at John Mohr’s house at 8:00 for inspection.
Theresa Rusten will put together a bill payment for shed rental for Larry Ardolf for $450.00..
John Mohr motioned to pay the bills, Tom Radtke second the bills. Motion unanimous.
Tom Radtke proposed to the board that milling the old tar on 137th by the landfill could be an option. Board will revisit 137th at the July 19th board meeting.
Motion made by Don Lhotka to adjourn the meeting at 8:05 PM. John Mohr second the motion. Motion unanimous.