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Apr 11, 2016

TOWN OF DRAPER                                                                       6994N Main Street

1-715-266-2110                                                                                  Loretta, WI54896



On Monday April 11, 2016 the regular monthly meeting for the Board of Supervisors for the Town of Draper was called to order at 4:00 p.m. with the Pledge of Allegiance. Present were Chairman E. Peters, First Supervisor R. Zaborski, Second Supervisor J. Hanke, Treasurer D. Dobilas, Clerk B. Adler, Paul from the Town Crew and three citizens. The Agenda was read and approved on a motion by Sup JH with Sup RZ making the second, the motion carried with all in favor. 


Correspondence:  April 18 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Sawyer County Courthouse in the Assembly Room will be training on Incident Command System; Wisconsin Towns Association information on Broadband Expansion Grants and information on initiating software for an automated system for permits regarding animal husbandry permits; Wisconsin Rural Partners regarding Rural Summit April 20 & 21, 2016.

The minutes of the March 14, 2015 meeting were approved as corrected on a motion by Sup RZ and Sup JH seconded, the motion carried with all in favor. 

Old Business:  The portable toilet at the transfer station was discussed regarding how to save money.  This will be on the May agenda.  Sup RZ has spoken to Mike of Mike’s about two way services and John Kruk from Sawyer County regarding the radios that are in the equipment for the town employees. These radios are analog, which is what Sawyer County has for mutual aid channels. A letter is needed to authorize the reprograming the Town’s radios.

New Business:  The Clerk will not be in the office on May 2, 2016.  Annual Meeting for the Town of Draper will be Tuesday, April 19, 2016.  Town Hall Committee discussion included the facts that they have some quotes to repair the foundation and renovation to get up to ADA codes. Spring clean- up was discussed, JB Disposal will be contacted to see if he is interested bringing a dumpster to our transfer station.  Bayfield County water testing will do the water test at the campground after a motion by Sup JH and seconded by Sup RZ, the motion carried with all in favor. Approval has been given to go ahead with the electronic application for a grant from WI Emergency Management for generators but we are waiting for information from North Central Power and for the cost of hook up. The deadline is May 6, 2016 for the grant.


Town Roads:  On April 8 the paved roads were inspected, and bids will be developed for the following:

  1.  Broadway Street – repaving
  2.  Fifth Street – repaving
  3.  Third Street – repaving; these two streets would be a start and next year do the others
  4.  Blaisdell Lake Road from Lake Loretta Bridge west in parts that need patching

North Clover needs crack sealing from Hagen Road north to end of newest blacktop

Sup JH made a motion to publish bids for the above roads; Sup RZ seconded the motion, the motion carried with all in favor.

The Financial Report was approved as submitted on a motion by Sup RZ with Sup JH making the second, the motion carried.  The Vouchers were approved as submitted.  Meeting adjourned at 5:15 p.m.


Respectfully submitted

Brenda Adler


Town of Draper

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