The regular monthly meeting of the Town of Kossuth was held in the Town Hall 129 Packer Drive, on May 7, 2018. Agenda for this meeting was posted on Friday May 4, 2018 at the Town Hall, Recycling Center and St. Augustine Church. Present: Chair Ralph Schuh, Supervisor, Mark Grapentine, Supervisor David Propson, Clerk Jolyn Schuh, Treasurer Judy Fierst, and Constable Travis Groelle
Meeting was called to order by Chairman Ralph Schuh. The pledge of Allegiance was said. Motion by Supervisor Propson and second by Supervisor Grapentine to approve the agenda as posted.
Clerk Schuh read the minutes of the April meeting. Motion by Supervisor Propson second by Supervisor Grapentine to approve minutes as read.
Treasurer Judy Fierst reported $344,168.12 in the Money Market, with interest earned $281.83 and $344.71 in the checking account. Recycling Revenues to date are $12,623.33. Over $850 was collected in the last 2 weeks. We have 2 CD’s for the Reassessment fund. We did a 12 month that is due now. We will renew for 24 months, at a rate of 2.35%. Motion by Supervisor Propson and second by Supervisor Grapentine to accept Treasurer’s report as presented.
There was no public input.
Building Permits – Rose Schetter, remodel – County is following up with Burns on Cty B
Driveway Permits – Dave Meyer, Ruby Lane
Burn Permits – Don Backus, Randy Hutterer
Variance Request for H&H Dairy. They want to add a lean-to on the south side of the barn, which encroaches on the normal highway right of way, but they are not coming out any farther than the existing silos.Motion by Supervisor Propson to draft letter of approve the variance for H&H Dairy, second by Supervisor Grapentine.
Motion by Supervisor Propson to approve operator’s license for Crystal Suchocki, second by Supervisor Grapentine. The license last month for Steve Gruenke was issued after verifying he had a license within the last 2 years.
Road Report – Weight limit signs came down last week. Patches were also done on Rockwood Rd. Francis Creek Rd was closed for a lane to take down some trees.
We need to post for bids for Chip Seal, Crack Fill, and the remainder of Reif Mills Rd, We will hire the County to do InLane & Polifka Rd. We also had the County repair some signs.
Transfer Station – Plastics Wagon is working again.
Constables Report – cat in garage on Reif Mills Rd, gonna trap it – Dog on Old Q concerns about care, pick up 2 dogs, owner on Old Q
Claims 161 – 193 were allowed ordered paid.
Motion by Supervisor Propson and seconded by Supervisor Grapentine to adjourn the May meeting.