MINUTES

HIGHWAY AND PARKS COMMITTEE

October 6, 2009

Members present: Milt Marquardt, Marion Wnek, Bill Letter

Marshal Giese, Cliff Powers

Members absent: none

Others present: Commissioner Grant Bystol; Katie Schwartz, Engineer; Steve Haskell, Emergency Management; Keith Marquardt, Parks Manager; Bob Jacobson, Planning; Andy Cote, Fabco; Jon Moreau and Mike Mathey, Aarrowcast Inc 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 Letter and seconded by Giese to approve the minutes from the September 22nd meeting, with the correction “approval of minutes from September 1st”. Motion carried 5-0.

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

Under public comments: Andy Cote from Fabco discussed trailer quote.

Bob Jacobson, Planning discussed right-of-way sign policy with the committee. A motion was made by Marquardt and seconded by Giese to work with PD & Z to develop a sign policy for removal of signs in right-of-way and look at illegal off premise signs. Motion was seconded by Giese and carried 5-0.

Quarry reclamation was discussed with Aarrowcast representatives. A motion was made by Powers and seconded by Giese to revisit plan in a year and a half. Motion carried 5-0.

The quotes for the Equipment Trailer were discussed. At recommendation, a motion was made by Marquardt and seconded by Letter to accept quote from Ridgeway Trailer Co for $17,858.00. Motion carried 5-0.

The Emergency Management Plan was discussed. A motion was made by Marquardt and seconded by Powers to postpone until next meeting for more information. Motion carried 5-0.

Project updates: CTH G west of Gresham - shouldering today; CTH A started; CTH T pave next week; Angelica culverts; Main Street Gresham; boat wash station-permit request.

Keith Marquardt, Parks Manager reported on Hayman Falls shelter and cutting of trees.

Parks purchase of a used broom was discussed.

A motion was made by Giese and seconded by Powers to approve Adopt-A-Highway application for Witt-Birn Real Academy for CTH Q. Motion carried 5-0.

A motion was made by Letter and seconded by Marquardt to approve Committee attendance at the North Central Regional Commissioner/Committee fall meeting on October 30th at Wisconsin Rapids; registration $20.00. Motion carried 5-0.

Committee meeting dates: Tuesday, October 20th; Tuesday, November 3rd, Tuesday November 17th , Tuesday December 1st and Tuesday December 15th all at 8:00 AM.

Under letters and communications: 2010 state budget discussed; committee attendance at conferences per finance committee; furloughs.

The committee reviewed highway bills dated September 25th for $360.00, September 29th for $157,431.80 and October 1st $16,876.49. A motion was made by Letter and seconded by Marquardt to approve highway bills as presented. Motion carried 5-0.

A motion was made by Wnek and seconded by Letter to adjourn the meeting at 9:35 AM. Motion carried 5-0.

Bill Letter, Secretary

Approved , 2009

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