Town of Arena Board Minutes

November 5, 2018


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

OTHERS: Jim Whitaker, David Meudt, Tony Dougherty, John & Laurie Klippel, Mike Pfanku, Paul Pfanku, Frank and Lynn Smith.


The meeting was called to order at 6:10 pm.  Roll call was taken. All Town Board present.


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Wright motioned to approve the minutes of the October 1, 2018Town Board meeting.  Gauger seconded.  Minutes approved.


Rural Insurance:   Tony Docherty questioned the Board  about the buildings, heating and cooling, roof. Talked about fees for insurance.



Public Comments:  Water is backed up in small field and runs across Bennett Road.  Talked to the County and they said bring it up to the town, we have the right to drainage. Three foot culverts are too small for fast running water with debris.  The culverts are too high and too small.  Lucey will talk with Bob Murphy about possible changes.  The Board will do a sight inspection and possible addition of another culvert. 


Patrolman:  David ordered tires for the pickup.   Mowed banks. 


Bills:  Gauger moved to approve the bills.   Wright seconded.  Motion carried.  Bills approved.


Gauger motion that the Local Tax Levy of $237,821.00 be approved.  Wright seconded.  Motion carried


Gauger motioned to approve 2019 Budget.  Wright seconded.  Motion approved.  $652,343.82. 


Gauger motioned to adjourn.  Wright seconded.  Adjourned


Next meeting Dec 3, 2018.  6pm.