Town of Arena Board Minutes

June 5, 2017


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

OTHERS:  David Meudt, Jim Whitaker. Evy  & Vern Halverson, Don Jochem, Mary Lockman, Terry Askevold, James Wenzler, Kim Carlson.


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


-       Wright motioned to approve the minutes of the May 1, 2017 Town Board meeting .Lucey seconded.  Minutes approved.


Jochem:  Don Jochem: 6870 Coon Rock Road.  62 acres.  Wants to split off 7 acres and sell to his son.  Gauger motions for a land division and a re-zone from AG to AR-1.  Contingent on the CSM. There is an available building site with the 7 acres based on the CSM.  Wright seconded.  Motion carried.  Paid $500


Carlson: 76 acres on Sweeney Road.  Wants to build a home.  Three parcels.  Wants to build on the northernmost parcel.  One building site.  Needs building and driveway permit.  Gauger moves to grant the building and driveway permit for their property address on Hwy 14.  No additional building sites available.  Wright seconded.  Motion carried.  Paid $1500.


Askevold:  ATV revised map that shows Erdman.  We need the ordinance.  Terry has spoken to Scott Godfrey and others for OK.  Next step.  Askevold will start and club and collect money. We will do the ordinance.  Talked about speed limits and other ordinances to check out. 


Salt Shed Bids:  Feiner $12741.46  Jelle  $5200.00  Gauger motions that Jelle get the bid if he meets with the board to show us what he is going to do.  Wright seconded.  Motion carried.


Halverson:  Blue Ridge Road Driveway is in a bad spot.  Would like to move it.  Would like an onsite visit from Board Member to show where he would like to move it.  Will meet Wed AM at 8am.


Liquor License Renewal Approvals

License Renewals

Herbs and Spices:  Class B Beer; Class C Wine  Wright motioned to approve. Gauger seconded. Motion carried.

Traders:  Class B Retail License  Wright motioned to approvce.  Gauger seconded.  Motion carried.

Traders Landing:  Class B Beer; Class C Wine Wright motioned to approve. Gauger seconded.  Motion carried. 

Hecks:  Class A Retail   Wright motioned to approve. Gauger seconded.  Motion carried. 

Spring Valley Inn: Class B Retail   Wright motioned to approve. Gauger seconded.  Motion carried. 

Pappas: Class B Beer   Wright motioned to approve. Gauger seconded.  Motion carried. 

Bob’s BBQ:  Class B Retail     Tabled.


Cigarette Licenses: Hecks Farm Market; Traders, Traders Landing:  Wright motioned to approve. Gauger seconded.  Motion carried. 










Town Board Meeting

June 5, 2017 Cont.

Page 2


Operator Licenses:

Abby Schultz-Traders

Terry Askevold-Traders

Krystal Askevold-Traders

Joseph Jenson-Traders

Edwin Olson-Traders

Rose Askevold – Traders

Robert Amble - Traders

Cole Rasmussen – Spring Valley

Brenner Rasmussen – Spring Valley

Kate McQuade – Herbs

Bob McQuade – Herbs

Gary Heck-Hecks

Randal Smith – Pappas

Gauger motioned to approve all operator licenses.. Wright seconded.  Motion carried. 


Fireworks:  Traders Terry Askevold:   Gauger motioned to approve.  Wright seconded.  Motion carried.


Patrolmen:  Talked about the brush hog and need to update.  See if we can sell the two mowers and purchase a new one.  Would like them to get some bids and trade ins  etc. 

Fuel Tank needs to be painted and stickers placed on it.  Hennessey is coming to look at tractor.  Valves are sticking.  It is under warranty.  Bids for culvert on Fitts Rd.


Bills:  Wright motions to approve the bills, Gauger seconded.  No discussion.  Motion carried.


Public Comment: 


Wright motioned to adjourn.  Gauger seconded.  Motion carried.


Meeting adjourned at 9:30 pm.


Next meeting:  July 3, 2017