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Wagner Clerk To Issue Dog Licenses Jan. 22
Issue Date: January 20, 2022
At the monthly meeting of Wagner Town Board on Wednesday, Jan. 12, Town Chair Steve Renikow, Sr. advised the board he had received a copy of the new Wausaukee Rescue Squad contract. Motion to approve the contract was then made by Supervisor Mollie Arthur, seconded by Ed Delfosse and passed without dissent.
Present for the brief 6:30 p.m. meeting in addition to Chair Renikow and supervisors Arthur and Delfosse were Clerk Cassie Brown, Treasurer Margo Renikow and eight members of the public.
After the meeting Clerk Brown said she will be at the Town Hall from 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 22 to issue dog licenses. Otherwise, persons needing to obtain licenses can do so by appointment only. Town Hall phone number is 715-732-6008.
Mike Caylor gave fire department updates. He said there were six calls in December, of which two were for trees on wires, two for medical assists, one for a lift assist and one MABAS (mutual aid) call to a fire in Marinette. In 2021 there were a total of 40 calls.
Fire Department maintenance and training hours totaled 31.5 in December. All state mandated testing is complete. Inspections for 2021 are complete. The annual work day to service equipment was held on Saturday, Jan. 8.
Fire Department volunteers are needed, and you do not need to be a resident to apply. Anyone interested is asked to contact Clerk Cassie Brown, and the appropriate contacts will be notified.
A suggestion was made for the Clerk to notify all e-mail contacts in the Town when the Town Hall is open as a warming center.
Public Works updates given by Jim Brown included that trees downed by the snow storms are still being cleaned up. Fire numbers have been issued where needed, and the Recycling Center is running efficiently.
Chair Renikow Sr. stated he received a call regarding a dog stuck in a fox hole.
The board again discussed possible legal action in connection with demolition of the Old Depot. Supervisor Arthur said she is working with Coggins Law Firm and had sent all related documents. They will be in contact as the situation progresses, and the issue will be on next month's agenda.
In regard to defibrillator/CPR to possibly be held at the Town Hall, Arthur said she is still trying to contact private instructors and cannot connect. She will contact NWTC if this continues. This too will be on the board's agenda next month.
Julie Brown stated she was to meet with the Historical Society on Thursday, Jan. 13 to discuss the historical sign for the Railroad/Old Depot. They are researching online and using the Centennial book for information, Brown said.There is to be more information on this next month.
Chair Renikow Sr. stated the water softener was installed and the air purifier has been ordered and Johnson Furnace will install it once it is received.
Current and outstanding vouchers ere processed and approved for payment.
Clerk Cassie Brown distributed the 2022 town calendar.
Mike Caylor told the board Karen Meyers has a display case she is willing to donate if the town will accept it. Lynda Caylor thought it could be used to store historical items in front of the quilt in the meeting room. The Board was fine with accepting the display case.
In her Treasurer's report ending December 31, 2021, Treasurer Renikow discussed the Town's ending cash balances, and noted the January settlement amounts were paid to Wausaukee School District, NWTC and Marinette County. She will transfer $110,000 from money market to checking for the January tax settlement amounts.
The next monthly board meeting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 9.