Rich Valley Township
August 12, 2020
Participants: Bailey Nordmann, Tom Radtke, Faye Bruckschen, Mark Reinert, John Mohr, ReNay Lentsch
John Mohr opened the meeting at 7:00 PM.
The board reviewed the meeting minutes from the July regular meeting. Mark Reinert motioned to approve, Tom Radtke second the motion. Motion unanimous.
Steve Hackbarth, Chief of the SL Ambulance, was present looking for a contribution to go towards the purchase of a new cot. He presented a quote for $15,776. John Mohr motioned to donate $5,000 towards new cot, Mark Reinert second the motion. Motion unanimous.
John Mohr contacted Kyle Osmek, AKO, for a proposal for lights in the entry way. 2-4lamp flourescents. $309.00. John Mohr also brought up changing all the lights in the hall by retrofit with LED @ $87.40 a piece.
Mark Reinert motioned not to exceed $2100.00 to replace lighting/fixtures by Kyle Osmek, second by Tom Radtke. Motion unanimous.
The board discussed the 5 year extension proposal for garbage/recycling service through WM . Garbage contract will be revisited at the September Regular Meeting.
Darrell Luthens introduced himself to the board. Mr. Luthens is a County Commissioner candidate for District 4.
The board discussed the CARES Relief fund and how these funds if signed over would be distributed or handled by the county. Mark Reinert motioned not to apply for the grant, John Mohr second the motion. Motion unanimous.
The board discussed the $300.00 donation for Aquatennial and agreed it can be used in 2021.
Mark Reinert received 2 quotes for cleaning out the ditch on 160th/Shultz property:
- Wuetherich Drainage
- Mobilization =$250.00
- Ditch Cleaning per foot @1100/$1.05 =$1155.00
- 6’-24” CMP, Labor & Fill = $900
- Riprap great than 5 CY@14.00/$68.00 = 952.00
- Total 3257.00
- Rickert Excavating
Mark Reinert motioned to approve the Rickert Excavating quote, John Mohr second the motion. Tom Radtke opposed. Motion carried.
The board discussed Adam Revier’s culvert. John Mohr went and measured and took pictures. Tom Radtke had the county measure and found it 34 feet on north side. Tom Radtke asked about the telephone pole that is there and emphasized that this is not within the town’s authority therefore not the town’s responsibility.
The proposal is for a 18” inch culvert, 40 ft long. John Mohr suggested that we replace the existing culvert and extending by 10 feet. There was discussion over a 75/25 cost split. He is also recommended an apron on the north side. John Mohr will be revisiting with Adam Revier and itemize the specifics for this culvert replacement and bring to the September meeting.
The board discussed future protocol/resolution for replacing culverts and will be bringing in the key points to address and have in writing for future reference.
The board discussed Roger Posusta’s concern on Kale Ave. Mark Reinert forwarded it to the county since it is a county maintained road.
Faye Bruckschen presented the treasurer’s report for month ending July, 2020. The board discussed the current balances for R& B and General. Both accounts are in CorTrust. John Mohr motioned to approve the treasurer’s report, Mark Reinert second the motion. Motion unanimous.
The board reviewed the claims. Mark Reinert motioned to pay the claims, Tom Radtke second the motion. Motion unanimous.
Motion made by Mark Reinert to adjourn meeting at 9:10, John Mohr second the motion. Motion unanimous.