MINUTES

HIGHWAY AND PARKS COMMITTEE

January 19, 2010

Members present: Milt Marquardt, Marion Wnek, Bill Letter

Marshal Giese, Cliff Powers

Members absent: none

Others present: Commissioner Grant Bystol; Frank Pascarella, Administrative Coordinator; Gene Kussart, Donohue & Assoc; Keith Marquardt, Parks Manager; and Priscilla Zahn, Lead Accounting Technician.

Location & Time: Shawano County Highway Department, 3035 E Richmond St, Shawano WI 54166 8:00 AM

The meeting was called to order by Chairman Wnek at 8:00 AM.

A motion was made by Marquardt and seconded by Giese to approve the minutes from the January 5th meeting with the correction to say “A motion was made by Powers and seconded by Giese to allow Keith Marquardt to attend the Milwaukee Sports Show on March 10th and 12th. Motion carried 5-0.

A motion was made by Powers and seconded by Letter to deviate if necessary. Motion carried 5-0.

Under public comments: Gene Kussart visited with the committee; CTH H project complaint and Maple Lane were discussed.

After discussion, a motion was made by Marquardt and seconded by Letter to support resolution to approve borrowing for the GPS system. Motion carried 5-0.

The quotes for the Ton Pickup Truck were reviewed. A motion was made by Wnek and seconded by Powers to purchase Ford F-150 from Vanden Brook Ford for $25,673 with title and license. Motion carried 5-0.

Equipment specifications for the GPS system were discussed. Committee advised Commissioner to talk with Corporation Counsel about it.

A motion was made by Letter and seconded by Marquardt to approve PTO usage less than one week for Commissioner, Assistant Commissioner and Lead Accounting Technician. Motion carried 5-0.

Parks Manager report: Campground revenue is up $4,000 over last year at this time; bidding docks and cargo trailer; 20 events scheduled for the Pavilion so far for 2010; ski trails ready at the golf course; Feb 16th Business Connection at the Pavilion; tourism board meeting coming up and web site for parks was looked at.

A motion was made by Giese and seconded by Letter to send Katie Schwartz, Engineer to bridge inspection training in Madison March 22nd through April 2nd at no class cost only cost for hotel. Motion carried 5-0.

Committee meeting dates: Tuesday, February 2nd and 16th, March 2nd and 16th all at 8:00 AM.

Discussed under letters and communications: Commissioner gave an overview of conference; letter received complimenting ski trails; TDA dues.

The committee reviewed 2009 highway bills dated January 6th for $9,319.63; January 11th for $2,249.15 and January 13th for $32,602.48; also 2010 bill dated January 13th for $1,417.39. A motion was made by Giese and seconded by Letter to approve paying TDA dues. Motion carried 5-0. A motion was made by Letter to approve bills as presented. Motion was seconded by Powers and carried 5-0.

A motion was made by Marquardt and seconded by Letter to adjourn the meeting at 9:15 AM. Motion carried 5-0.

Bill Letter, Secretary

Approved , 2010

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