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Sep 12, 2017

Town of Doty

Monthly Board Meeting Minutes September 12, 2017


The meeting was called to order by Chairman Kendall at 7:01pm in the Town Hall.  Roll call was taken with Kendall, Gaie, Dryja, Morgan and Ermis present.  There were 7 in attendance.  Invocation by Chairman Kendall.  The Pledge of Allegiance was said.  The agenda was posted on September 9, 2017.  Clerk Ermis certifies that the open meeting law requirements have been met.


Minutesof the Town Board Meeting held August 8, 2017 were available for review.  Motion to accept minutes by Kendall.  Seconded by Gaie.  Motion carried.


Treasurer’s Reportwas given by Treasurer Morgan.  Motion to accept Treasurer’s Report by Dryja.  Seconded by Gaie.  Motion carried.

Treasurer’s Report as of August 31, 2017





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Acknowledgments and recognition – Chairman Kendall thanked Oconto County for coming and knocking out the cement from the blocked culvert; Kurt Klebe (Boot Lake Association) for coming and clearing out the rest of the of the culvert; Supervisor Gaie for all of the work he has done on the Shadow Lake Road project; Recycle Center, Fire Department and the residents for all their support.


Citizens Input– brought up recycle center hours; J. VandenLangenberg reported the Community Center/Fire Department parking lot is resealed and restriped; radio tower is cleaned up and done; need to focus on the yard maintenance.


Roads Report – 2 bids were received.  Motion to accept bids received by Kendall.  Seconded by Dryja.  Motion carried unanimously.  Bids were opened and reviewed by the Town Board Members.  Motion to accept Stibbe Excavating & Grading bid by Kendall.  Seconded by Dryja.  Motion carried unanimously.  Project is pending approval from WDNR for Wetland Permitting. Notice to proceed will not be issued prior to permit approval.


Building /Yard Maintenance – Chairman Kendall reported the roof repair is still in progress; Supervisor Dryja talked to Mountain Stone Works about landscape rocks and delivery options, for around the Community Center, asking for volunteers to get this done for fall yet.


Report of the Seven-Town Meeting – the Board discussed the additional law enforcement officer for Northern Oconto County; 2 year initiative and if approved the towns will reanalyze after 2 years.  Motion to go forward with what we know and what was discussed with the 7 towns by Kendall.  Seconded by Gaie.  Motion carried unanimously.


Fire Department Report – Chief Charlier reported the '95 is out of commission until it gets fixed; '84 tender still needs to be replaced; Doty is hosting the ladder training next month.


MAS – Supervisor Gaie reported 18 calls total with 6 being in Doty and 2 no transport.


Municipal Court (for the Town of Doty) – the Board discussed the information from the City of Gillett.


Mountain Stone Works CUP – looking at extension for another couple of years through the Oconto County Zoning Board of Adjustment.


Recycle Center and Waste Management – reiterated the new year-round hours of operation.


Cemetery – meeting is next week at the Mountain Town Office.


Mail and Meetings and other reports – Chairman Kendall discussed a few items that came through to him.


Approve Payment of Vouchers – Checks #9536 to and including #9570 and Federal Tax Payment #9410917.  Motion to approve disbursements by Dryja.  Seconded by Gaie.  Motion carried unanimously.


Cemetery Meeting – Monday, September 18, 2017 @ 4:00pm @ Mountain Town Office

LRIP (Local Road Improvement Program) meeting, Oconto County Highway Commission – Wednesday, September 27, 2017 @ 6:30pm @ the Town of How Community Building

MAS Commissioners – September 28, 2017 at 6:30pm @ Mountain Ambulance Building

Seven Town Meeting – Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 6:30pm @ Mountain Town Office

Town Board Meeting WEDNESDAY, October 11, 2017 at 7:00pm @ Doty Town Hall

Budget Workshop – Tuesday, October 17, 2017 from 10:00am until finished (roughly 2:00pm)


Hearing no other orders of business.  Motion to adjourn by Dryja.  Seconded by Kendall.  Motion carried.  Time:  8:40 p.m.


Respectfully submitted for approval by,


Christine Ermis, Clerk


Posted this 16th day of September, 2017, by:

Christine Ermis, Clerk 

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