Town of Arena Board Minutes

December 3, 2018


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

OTHERS:, John & Lori Klippel, Frank and Lynn Smith, Cheryl Schmidt, Tom Monk, Kate Reimann


The meeting was called to order at 6:00 pm.  Roll call was taken. All Town Board present.


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Gauger motioned to approve the minutes of the November 5, 2018 Town Board meeting.  Wright seconded.  Minutes approved.


Monk:  Baxter Rd., build a house. Would like to get started. Over 44.1 acres so no re-zone.  Gauger motions that Thomas and Janet Monk are approved for building and driveway permit.  Lucey seconds.  Approved.  Pd $1500


Reiman, Village of Arena:  ditching on Pine Road.  Requested to Village Board from Residents on Oak St. that a culvert be put under Pine St. where it intersects with Pine Rd.  This area floods. They want to put a culvert under Pine St.  Lucey says that if a ditch will do it the town will work with the village. Gauger wants the line they are using now in the ditch should be removed. Railroad should be plugged or removed. Gauger wants Willow St. opened to truck traffic as well.  Reimann will bring this info up at the Village meeting.  Lucey motioned that the town and village will work together on financing this project and will open Willow Rd., Wright seconded. Motion carried. Will ask our patrolmen to check out the ditch and see if our grader would be able to dig it out.  About ¼ mile span.     


Wright motioned to accept 2019 Iowa County Humane Society Contract.  Lucey seconded.  Gauger against.  Motion carried.


Klippel:  Concerned about a trailer on Loy Rd with people living in it unlawfully.  Lucey will talk with Scott Godfrey again about this.  Also there are 55 gallon barrels that shouldn’t be on the land. 


Patrolmen:  Tabled.


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


Gauger motioned to adjourn.  Wright seconded.  Adjourned


Next meeting Jan 7, 2019.  6pm.