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Star Prairie, April 2, 2009

Friday, April 24, 2009 - 3:32pm

TOWN OF

STAR PRAIRIE

minutes

The regular Board meeting was called to order at 8:00 p.m. on April 2, 2009 by Douglas Rivard. Present: Douglas Rivard; Steve Lewis; Scott Counter; Allen Campeau; Richard King; Felicia Germain; Greg Adams (Town engineer) and Tim Scott (Town Attorney). Absent: Michael Flandrick. Tim Scott arrived at 8:11 p.m.

A motion was made by Lewis and seconded by Counter to approve the Agenda as published and circulated. Motion carried.

Minutes - A motion was made by Lewis and seconded by Campeau to approve the minutes as published and circulated. Motion carried.

Treasurer Report - King read the report for the March bank balance. There were ten outstanding checks. Campeau made a motion to approve the treasurer's report and Lewis seconded the motion. Motion carried.

Bids - The board received bids for black topping and paving from Monarch Paving and A-l Black Top. The board made a motion to table the decision on the bids and will hold a special meeting. Lewis and Counter will compile the information of both bids so the board can compare the two. The motion was made by Rivard and seconded by Lewis. Motion carried.

Bids for Grading Roads - The board received one bid from Nutzmann & Sons for grading roads. Lewis made a motion to approve Nutzmann's bid for grading roads at $90.00/hour, Campeau seconded the motion. Motion carried.

195th Street - is often under water and needs to have a culvert put in. The board received an estimate from Nutzmann and sons for $2500.00 for labor. The town will pay for the lime rock and the 20" or 24" culvert. Lewis made a motion to approve Nutzmann's bid and Counter seconded the motion. Motion carried.

Eagle View Subdivision - Leon Orr decided to abort his original and revised preliminary plat. The overall project costs and current market conditions has impacted his decision.

Plan Commission Members - Jeff Peplau and Kathleen Mlynarczyk terms are up this month. Kathleen wrote a letter to the board stating that she would like to pursue another 3 year term with the exception of releasing her secretarial duties. Jeff Peplau called into the board stating that he would like to pursue another 3 year term. Rivard made a motion to approve Kathleen Mlynarczyk and Jeff Peplau to run another 3 year term for the plan commission, Campeau seconded this motion. Motion carried.

Boundary Agreement - The City of New Richmond is having a City Council meeting on April 13th at 7:00 p.m. that the town board members will be attending.

No Well Ordinance -The board tabled this until next the May meeting.

Cedar Lake Speedway License - Counter made a motion and Campeau seconded the motion with two conditions: 1. the board would like a letter stating that they will have a minimum of one sheriff deputy on site per each 500 occupants along with their own security. 2. The town would like to be added to their insurance policy as a certificate holder. Annette Noak wrote a letter to the board with several concerns in regards to the race tracks curfew; security and the noise of the engines.

Tabletop Properties - Rivard made a motion to approve the license for Tabletop and Campeau seconded the motion with the conditions that: 1. they add the town on their insurance policy as a certificate holder. 2. They fix the exhaust fans so they don't have to keep the doors open. 3. Take care of all the conditions that St. Croix County addressed in the March 17, 2009 letter. 4. The board would like a letter stating that they will have at least one sheriff deputy on site per each 500 occupants during an event. 5. The board would like a copy of the timeline that the county has for Tabletop. If Tabletop doesn't follow the timeline their license will be revoked. 6. Need to give the clerk a copy of the ambulance agreement. Motion carried. The board also discussed that if they are going to let Cedar Lake Speedway use their property for the overflow of camping, they need to have a camping license and a conditional use permit with the County.

St. Croix Valley Sports Club, Inc. - Lewis made a motion to approve the camping license for St. Croix Valley Sports Club, Inc. and Counter seconded the motion. Motion carried.

Cedar Lake Speedway Camping License - Campeau made a motion to table Cedar Lake Speedway's camping license and Counter seconded the motion. The board will have a meeting before the annual meeting where the Cedar Lake will present the information needed. Motion carried.

Dumpster for Spring Clean up - Lewis made a motion to have a dumpster at the Town Hall located at 2118 Cook Drive, Somerset on April 25th and 26th to dump the garbage found along the town roads. This was seconded by Campeau. Motion carried. This dumpster is not to be used for cleaning out resident's garages or to get rid of any household items (toilets, sinks, etc.)

Repairs and additions for New Town Hall - Counter read the quotes he received from Geigle Electric and USA Flags for the repairs and items that we would like to purchase for improvements at the New Town Hall. Rivard advised not to do anything at this time because it isn't in the budget and pricing of a screen is a priority. The board asked Tom Heintz to quote the town on a flag pole.

A motion was made by Lewis and seconded by Campeau to pay bills and to adjourn. Motion carried.

Felicia Germain, Clerk

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