Letcher Town Board proceedings

May 8th, 2018

Mayor Chada called the meeting to order with Hoffman, Larson, and Meier in attendance. 

Guests were: J. Amick and S. Ruml.

A motion was made by Hoffman, seconded by Larson, carried to approve April 17th, 2018, minutes as read.

A motion was made by Larson, seconded by Hoffman, carried to approve the financials as presented.

Old Business: 

The board is still waiting on estimates to chip seal the east end of Main Street.  

Discussion was held on the water sample report. 

Discussion was held with Delbert Northrup regarding the American Legion rent at the Community Center. A motion was made to lower the rent to $125.00 a month. 

Discussion was held to reduce the rent for shower events at the community center. A motion was made to lower the rent to $50.00.

Discussion was held on the remodel at the community center. 

Dumpster Days are scheduled for May 2nd-May 7th.  

Discussion was held on the vandalizing that was done at Rossy Park. 

Discussion was held on applying for the mosquito grant.  

New Business: 

Discussion was held on past due accounts.

Discussion was held on the fire hydrant that is leaking north of the community center.

A motion was made by Hoffman, seconded by Larson, carried to approve to purchase a new fire hydrant to replace the hydrant that is leaking. 

Discussion was held on the cleaning at the community center.  The custodian we have had has put in her two weeks. The town is going to place an ad in the paper to hire a custodian for the community center.  

The community center is going to be used for Bible school in the evening from Sunday, May 20th until Wednesday, May 23rd. 

The mosquito grant was applied for.

A motion was made by Hoffman, seconded by Larson, carried to approve the following claims for payment: 

GENERAL AND WATER/SEWER: Jesse Dominguez – $110.82 – Summer Help/Mowing, Chada Construction – $1,877.55 – kitchen remodel at community center, Angela Meier – $1,214.80 – wages – finance officer, Hoffman Digging – $6,650.00 – snow removal, Angela Larson – $369.96 – wages – cleaning community center, Ed Hoffman – $384.58 – lost time, Santel Communications – $344.37 Office Phone – $51.25, Office Internet – $66.57, Community Center phone – $45.39, Community Center internet – $59.91, Water Phone – $76.90, Lift station phone – $44.35, Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield – $2,025.25 – health insurance, Jesse Dominguez – $92.35 – meter reading, Renee Farmer – $92.35 – custodian, Karl’s – $2,800.91 – kitchen remodel of community center, Menards – $26.16 – battery, Menards – $131.74 – kitchen remodel, Department of Revenue – $15.00 – water samples, Davison Rural Water – $2,053.50 – water used, Miedema Sanitation – $117.00 – garbage removal, Sanborn Weekly Journal – $406.45 – advertising, Jim Fridley – $184.70 – water superintendent, Paul Farmer – $125.00 – kitchen remodel-plumbing, NorthWestern Energy – $996.73 water plant – $164.17, water valve – $21.40, Rossy park – $20.35, Community Center – $197.84, Lift station – $112.14, Street lights – $476.45, Lagoon – $4.38, Morgan Theeler LLP – $93.19 – professional fees, Quill – $475.55 – community center supplies.

The next board meetings will be held on May 22nd and June 5th and 19th, 2018, at 7:00 p.m.

Angie Meier

Finance Officer

 

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