Town of Arena Board Minutes

March 7, 2016


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

OTHERS: Jim Whitaker, David Meudt, Ingmar Nelson, Tim McKinnley, Kathy Gruber



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


            McKinley-Iowa County Circuit Judge Candidate.  Background information to the Board and attendees. 


            Wright moved to approve the minutes of the Feb 1, 2016 meeting.  Gauger seconded.  Minutes approved. 


            Gruber: Loy Road resident Concerned about not enough sand on slippery road.  Would like more attention made to the road. 


            A letter was sent to Chairman Lucey saying the Town Chairman is responsible for loose/stray animals.  Gauger disagrees with this and would like the town to take no action. Wright agreed with Gauger.  Lucey gave the Humane Society a list of people.they can contact for loose/stray animals in the township. 


Patrolmen:   All street signs that were stolen are replaced ($487.45)  Need a plan in motion that we are replacing the regulatory signs.  Patrolman should start a plan and prioritize replacing signs. Talked about routes for snow plowing and priorities.


Clean Sweep will be the first Saturday in May.  May 7th 8-Noon.


Business Continuation Ordinance 2016-001.  Wright motioned to adopt this ordinance.  Lucey seconded.  Motion carried.   Approved Ordinance will be sent to all liquor license holders.  It will also be on the agenda for next TB Meeting. 


Voting Machine:  Wright motions to buy another voting machine. ($2250). Gauger seconded.  Motion carried. 


Wright motioned to pay the bills.  Gauger seconded.  Motion carried. 


EMS Endorsement Letter.  We will need more information before we write the letter. Gauger will motion that if we receive the requirements for this letter he will ok it.  Wright seconded.  Motion carried. 


Wright motioned to adjourn.  Gauger seconded.  Motion carried.


Next meeting April 4, 2016.