Letcher Town Board proceedings

September 9th, 2019

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

A motion was made by Larson, seconded by Hoffman, carried. to approve August 25th, 2019, minutes as read.

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

Old Business: Discussion was held on past due accounts.  

Discussion was held with G. and F. Blindauer regarding water drainage. The Board went over the plan. They are going to discuss and make a decision on helping with the cost of installation to help with the water drainage. 

Discussion was held on the water sample report. 

Discussion was held on past due accounts. 

Discussion was held on contracting propane for 2020. A motion was made by Larson, seconded by Hoffman, carried, to approve to contract 3,000 gallons with Brooks Oil for 2020. 

The Board went over the 2020 Budget for the Town of Letcher: General Fund, Water Fund, and the Sewer Fund. Some changes will be made and brought to the next board meeting on September 9th.

New Business: Discussion was held on memorial money the Town of Letcher has received.  A motion was made by Larson, seconded by Hoffman to purchase chairs for the Community Center with the memorial money the Board has received.  

Discussion was held on the water sample report.  

Past due accounts were discussed.

Discussion was held on the 2020 budget. A couple more changes will be made and brought to the September 23rd meeting.  

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

GENERAL AND WATER/SEWER: Buckshots – $128.60 – Grounds – Fuel Mower, Menards – $171.99 – Grounds – Supplies, Miedema Sanitation – $16.00 – Garbage Removal, Angela Larson – $239.20 – Wages – Custodian, Michael Hoffman – $118.21 – Wages – Meter Reader and Summer Help, NorthWestern Energy – $357.23 – Utilities – Electric Lift station, Brooks Oil – $3,450.00 – Propane, Jim Fridley – $184.70 – Wages – Water Sample, Angie Meier – $504.07 – Wages Finance Officer, Gregory Knutson – $857.75 – Wages-Summer Help, Ed Hoffman – $2,006.63 – Wages – West Nile Spraying and Lost Time, USDA – $156.00 – Water Tower Loan, On-Sight LLC – $92.65 – Grounds Security, Quill – $1,832.77 – Office Supplies, CorInsurance – $7,972.00 – Insurance Renewal, Santel Communications – $247.08 Office Phone – $49.06, Office Internet – $66.62, Lift station – $45.12, Community Center Phone – $46.16, CC Internet – $40.12.

The next board meeting will be held on September 23rd, 2019.

Angie Meier

Finance Officer

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