Town Of Wausaukee

June 11,2024

Regular Town Board Meeting

7:00 PM

Wausaukee Town Hall


Members Present: Chairman Jeff Engelmann; Supervisor 1 Vicky Mueller; Supervisor 2 Brandon Taylor; Supervisor 3 Matthew Jicha; Supervisor 4 Dennis Taylor; Clerk Cheryl Stumbris, Treasurer Hope Wesolowski

Others Present: Bob Wesolowski; Jack Pociask; James Pociask; Jerad Deschane; Sandy Wojcik; Tayla Tetzlaff

Chairman Jeff Engelmann called the meeting to order at 7P.M.

Motion to Approve agenda with the addition of “approve operator’s license for Daniel Mier” was made by Supervisor Vicky Mueller;

Seconded by Supervisor Brandon Taylor; Motion Carried.

Motion to Approve Minutes as read was made by Supervisor Matt Jicha; Seconded by Supervisor Vicky Mueller; Motion Carried.

Financial Report

BOH as of 05/31/2024

Checking $41,091.52

MM General Account $ 521,584.52

Motion to Approve financial report was made by Supervisor Brando Taylor; Seconded by Supervisor Vicky Mueller; Motion Carried

Vouchers were reviewed by all board members and approved.

No Audience Comments

Jarad Deschane, Superintendent for School District of Wausaukee & Sandy Wojcik School Board. Their main focus was to inform/ communicate with the public of all aspects of what is happening at Wausaukee School District. Our school district is 417 sq miles which includes towns of Wausaukee, Athelstane, Silver Cliff, Wagner, Amberg, Middle Inlet, Porterfield and Village of Wausaukee. District is currently stable for now and continue to be debt free; no cash flow borrows and mill rate continues to go down. In 2008 started a ten-year referendum that ended in 2018, we were able to build the fund balance back from zero. We continue to be stable, but are on a downward trend right now. School Enrollment is important factor as far as funding. Covid Federal Monies were used mitigate cost of covid, along with updating air handling equipment and replace chiller unit at school. They have increased some staffing to include full time social worker position, other areas include a success coordinator, tech program, also Partnered with Reading Core for “reader intervention program” which is federally funded. Back Math Interventionist/ Behavior Coach; At risk program in the high school for students who struggle; additional staff in the middle school technology upgrades.

School continues to offer Career planning. He gave stats on percents of students that attended and or entered 4 yr college, tech college, work force, military. NWTC Partnership continues where our teachers teach NWTC Curriculum. We also have partnership with Northwoods program through NWTC also. Virtual learning is also offered. Some new sports have been added, along with club sports. Along with extra curriculars, staff is really good about offering after school opportunities as well. Daycare is doing well. Enrollment is at 50; 3 rooms; age infant up to 12.

Chairman Engelmann gave update on Glendale Rd Bridge.

A Public Involvement Meeting will be held by the Town of Wausaukee for the bridge replacement along Glendale Road over the Wausaukee River. The meeting will be held at the Wausaukee Town Hall, N11856 US highway 141, Wausaukee, WI on Thursday June27, 2024 at 6:00 pm.

Chairman Engelmann presented Road plan for 2024. Supervisor Dennis Taylor made a motion to accept road plan for 2024 to include Grogan Rd (.88 mi compacted blacktop); Lubka Rd (4.25 mi Seal Coat ); Long Lake Rd (1.75 Wedge); Pennington Rd (.5 mi blacktop); Bielak Rd (1.39 mi wedge & overlay);Bridge Rd (1236’ compacted blacktop) Palmer Rd. (wedge & seal).Crack filling (Pike River Rd; Long Lake Rd; Skory Rd; & Schlies Rd). seconded by Supervisor Matt Jicha; Motion carried

Supervisor Brandon Taylor made a motion to approve “School Forest Agreement”. Seconded by Supervisor Dennis Taylor. 4 Aye ( Jeff Engelmann, Brandon Taylor, Matt Jicha, Dennis Taylor.) 1 Nay( Vicky Mueller). Motion carried.

Liquor License was approved for “Bear Point Yacht Club” on a motion by Supervisor Brandon Taylor. Seconded by Supervisor Vicky Mueller; Motion carried.

Liquor License & Cigarette License for “Country Roads Bar & Grill LLC” was approved on a motion by Supervisor Brandon Taylor. Seconded by Supervisor Vicky Mueller; Motion carried.

Operators Licenses for Daniel Mier was approved on a motion by Supervisor Matt Jicha, seconded by Supervisor Dennis Taylor, Motion carried.

Clerk offered dates for Board of Review. Supervisor Vicky Mueller made a motion to schedule Board of Review for July 27,2024 from 8:00 am to 10:00 am, Along with Open Book with the Assessor on July 20, 2024 from 8:00 am to 10:00 am. Seconded by Supervisor Matt Jicha; Motion carried.

Supervisor Dennis Taylor made a motion to adjourn at 8:02 pm; seconded by Supervisor Brandon Taylor. Motion carried.