STAR PRAIRIE minutes
The regular board meeting was called to order at 8:00 PM. on July 1, 2008. Present were: Doug Rivard; Scott Counter; Steve Lewis; Allen Campeau; Michael Flandrick; Felicia Germain; Greg Adams (Engineer) and Tim Scott (Attorney). Absent: Richard King.
Approval of minutes - was approved as published and circulated. Motion by Lewis and seconded by Counter. Motion carried.
Building Permits - for the month of June were read by Rivard. The board approved the building permits for two storage sheds and one repair. Flandrick made the motion and was seconded by Campeau. Motion carried.
Picnic License - Tom Emerson applied for a picnic license for the New Richmond Trail Blazers annual fundraiser which will be at the Harley Davidson parking lot on July 12th from 10:30AM – 4:30 PM. Rivard approved the picnic license and Lewis seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Plan Commission update - The plan commission gave a recommendation for Pamela Magadance CSM with the condition that she stubs in the two driveways 50’ away from the shoulder of the road. She requested a subdivision for two lots.
CSM - for Pamela Magadance located off of 220th Ave. The Town board approved the CSM with the conditions: 1. a formal deed restriction be drafted and recorded with the map stating “that the noise from the race track can not be protested against”. Pamela will draft something for the legal description and Germain will get the necessary language to her. Tim Scott would like to look over this once she drafts it up. 2. Driveways are constructed according to the maps provided. 3. The board will not sign off on the CSM until the driveways are stubbed in and the board would like to put a time limit of one year to get the driveways stubbed in. Counter made a motion to approve the CSM with the conditions listed above, Flandrick seconded this motion. Roll Call: Flandrick – yes; Counter – yes; Campeau – no; Lewis – yes; Rivard – yes. (Yes - 4 / No’s - 1).
Operator License - The board approved the following operator licenses subject to the background checks come back with no convictions: Cedar Creek – Mathew Springer; Barbara Erdman; Lynn Howard; Lois Sanders; Colleen M. Johnson; John Trautmiller; Mikki Rivard; Mary Ukasick; Linda Gibson. Sandbox Arena – Donnie Vincint; Rob Murphy; Michael S. Bottolfson; Shawn Anderson; Deborah A. Anderson; Dean Anderson. Bristol Ridge Golf Course – Donna King; Bjorn Carlson; Cadi O’Connell; Felicia Germain; James J. Anderson; David Harms; Chris Brunell; Scott Hovett; Lona Marcello; Tyron Langness; Kayla Solum; Julie Moulton; Bradley Green; Alison Harms; Michelle Perry; Michelle Kramer. Independent – Rose Jasperson and Ryan T. Eller. Alice, Inc. – John Raleigh; Janelle Sutherland; John Sutherland; Shannon Koenig; David Tyler. St. Croix Valley Sports Club – Markwell Fletcher III; Gary Wallin; Sandra McFetridge; Colleen Lacher; Gary Frye Jr.; William Raleigh; William Cardinal; Bonnie Jones; Joby Davidsavor; Brandon Bittorf. JJ Outpost Bar & Grill – Katie Kunz; Samantha Bauch; Jesse Penman; Jeremy Penman; Lacey Franzmeier. Cedar Lake Speedway – Chelsey Kaufman; Shelly Kramer. Meisters Cedar Lake Tavern – James E. Meister; James A. Meister and Sandy Meister. The motion was made by Campeau and seconded by Rivard.
Roads - Discussed upgrading 210th Ave. Lewis made a motion to pave 210th Ave. with 3? depth at $113,550.00 (22’ base with 2’ shoulders). Counter wondered if they could go with a 3’ shouldering due to the high traffic count on that road. Lewis amended his motion to go with the County’s estimate with the option of putting a 3’ shouldering as long as it doesn’t exceed $123,000.00, Rivard seconded this motion. Motion carried.
Informational meeting - There will be a meeting to update the residents on the status and proposed terms of a boundary agreement between the City of New Richmond and the Town of Star Prairie. This meeting is scheduled for July 8, 2008 at 8:00 PM at the town hall. There will be a special meeting before the informational meeting at 7:30 PM to approve the variance for Renee Rieck. They are looking to remodel existing home.
Beer License – Lewis made a motion to approve the beer license for Cedar Lake Speedway, Flandrick seconded this motion. Motion carried.
Beth Pabst – came to introduce herself as a candidate for the register of deeds office.
Tractor – Rivard is storing the tractor for the Town until the Town can build a garage. The board discussed compensating Rivard for storing the tractor. The board advised the clerk to put this on next month’s agenda.
Fence Line – Tim Larson asked if the board had talked to James Kannel about putting up his half of the fence. Rivard advised Tim that he will talk to James and advised the clerk to put this issue on the agenda for the July 8, 2008 special meeting.
Benches for Park – Campeau suggested that the board buy two more benches for the park area. The benches cost $123.70 and tables cost $455.63. Flandrick made a motion to buy two more benches and Campeau will pick up the benches and deliver them, Rivard seconded this motion. Motion carried.
Basketball hoop – Counter has a commercial basketball hoop he will donate to the Town Hall.A motion was made by Lewis, seconded by Rivard to pay the bills and to adjourn. Motion carried.
Felicia Germain, Clerk