Town of Arena Board Minutes

December 1, 2014


PRESENT: John Wright, Cathy Acker, Kevin Paar, Bill Gauger, Minnie Gauger, Dave Meudt, Dave Lucey

OTHERS: David Giffey, Elaine Drachenberg, Margaret Dorscheid, Julie Jensen, Jerry Dorscheid.


The meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm. Roll call was taken. All Members present.


-       Wright motioned to approve the minutes of the Nov 3, 2014 Town Board meeting. Gauger seconded. Minutes approved.

-       Gauger motioned to approve the names of the election workers. Elaine Drachenberg, Margaret Dorscheid, Julie Jensen (Co-Chief Inspector), Evy Halverson (Co-Chief Inspector),. Wright seconded. Motion approved.


Elaine Drachenberg- Election problems. The room is too small for a large turnout. Solutions: Possibly using the garage to spread out. Another voting machine is needed. The Board is going to think about this.


David Giffey: American Transmission Company (ATC). Would like us to pass a resolution asking for informational studies. Going to have it heard at Planning and Zoning meeting at the end of the month Dec 29th.


Gauger motioned to approve November bills. Wright seconded. Motion approved.


Gauger motioned to go into closed session. Wright seconded. Motion approved.


Would like Bank Hours to be used before winter, or only bank 10 at most. Wright wants someone here on Fridays at least day. May 1st will be 9 hour days until Nov 15th to 8 hour days. Wright motioned that the patrolmen salary for 2015 will be $19.75/hr. Lucey seconded. Motion carried.


Wright motioned to get out of closed session. Gauger seconded. Motion carried


Discussion on new plow truck. Will probably be a Peterbuilt.


Wright motioned that the clerk and treasurer be compensated for mileage to Dodgeville.. Lucey seconded. Motion carried.


Wheel Tax was discussed and a letter with ordinance will be sent to the Dept of Transportation for implementation in March 2015. The Ordinance is posted on website, town bulletin board and at the bank and post office.


Wright motioned to adjourn. Gauger seconded. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned.


Next meeting January 5, 2015.