THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Salt and Sand Available for Athelstane Residents
The regular monthly meeting of the Athelstane Town Board was called to order by Chairman John Dobratz on Tuesday, Dec. 13 at 7 PM in the town hall. All officers were present along with seven members of the public. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited and the agenda was approved.
A resident asked if there was any progress on the Assessors Plat on Deer Lake Road and was told it was being worked on.
Treasurer Greg Reinhardt commented that, after the first snowfall, there was a stretch of Perch Lake Road that was glare ice, probably from freezing rain. Another resident experienced the same thing. The problem was taken care of right away.
The Clerk presented the minutes of the previous monthly meeting and all bills with checks numbered 14399 thru 14495 were approved.
Supervisor Harold Tesch mentioned the town received a Certificate of Appreciation in recognition and sincere appreciation for demonstrating Amerianism in the community by flying the American Flag on the grounds of its organization, presented by Athelstane-Silver Cliff Unit 66 of the American Legion Auxiliary Department of Wisconsin.
Gary Welsch gave the fire department report which noted one meeting and one training session.
The Plan Commission report was given by David Jose. They met on Dec. 1 with all members present. Ordinance #8 was reviewed.
Reinhardt in the treasurer's report stated Oct. 31 Balance was $311,278.65, receipts to number 684 $26,681.39, disbursements $48,582.05 and ending Nov. 30 was $289,377.99.
Funds were $2,956.08 checking, $44,271.05 Tax Money Market, $128,504.79 General Money Market, $ 113,646.07 Certificate of Deposit for total of $289,377.99
Tesch reminded everyone that salt and sand is available at the town garage and residents should bring own 5 gallon bucket. The town crew will salt and sand icy driveways and business parking lots. Call the garage to let them know.
There was a proposed amendment to Ordinance #8 on Eye Sore & Blighted Property to be considered. The amendment would clarify definitions in Sections 1, 3, and 4.