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Beecher Budget Hearing Nov. 14
The Town of Beecher's annual budget meeting is set for 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, followed by a Town Board meeting at 6 p.m.
At its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 10 the town board considered two camper variance requests, and after discussion granted one and denied the other.
The first request was from the Maufort family, which has an autistic family member who needs his own space, resulting in need for two campers on the parcel. This request was automatically granted due to the disability.
The second was from the Richter family , which wanted to have two campers on the same parcel. Review showed they have multiple parcels so the variance was denied upon motion by Supervisor Daniel Groy, seconded by Supervisor John Keeley. All board members were present along with one resident.
Discussion of ongoing road improvement projects were that the crew has been grading, hauling gravel and fighting with the beaver on Fire Lane to keep the culvert open. Supervisor Keeley will contact the DNR to see if a permit is needed to destroy the beaver dam that is causing the problems.
Recycling report showed that for August the town had 17.38 tons of garbage, 1.25 tons of recyclables and 2.78 tons of paper. In September there were 20.06 tons of garbage, 1.46 tons of recyclables and 3.25 tons of paper.
There were two building permits and one fire sign issued in September.
After reviewing a proposed new contract with Building Inspector Jane Meissner board vote to accept it was unanimous.
Treasurer Emily LaFleur told the board she plans to renew CD 32 when it comes due.
Clerk Cindy Morgan reported the town had received an email informing them that they are eligible for a Local Road Improvement Program (LRIP) grant. The county will be sending the needed forms, which are due in by January 15.
The member of the public asked if dog licenses are required, and was told they are, and a leash law is in effect in the town.