12/7/2023 – November Town Board Minutes


November 6, 2023

Click to down PW Town Meeting Minutes 11-06-23

Meeting called to order at 7 pm, by Chairman, Scott Jardine. Pledge of Allegiance. Present were Scott Jardine, Ken Bodeen, Carri Hoagland, Pam Holt, Nora Tribys, Brett Bodeen, Sam Kurland, and Troy Kavajecz. Motion was made to accept the meeting minutes from 10-10-2023 by Carri Hoagland, second Ken Bodeen. All in favor. Motion was made by Ken Bodeen, second by Carri Hoagland to accept the October 2023 Treasurer report. All in favor.

Citizen’s Input –

  • Planning Committee. Sharon Graham. Need to advertise for meeting to approve Comprehensive Plan at the December 4, 2023 meeting. Post updated version to town website (10/17/2023). Next committee meeting will be the Tuesday before the Town meeting – November 28th.
  • Fire Department/EMT. Ambulance report read. Received Fire Department By-laws


  • Solar Project/EV/Microgrid – No update.
  • Blacktop projects –applications in. Will hear in March if approved.
  • Sewer extension on 5th St. Need to advertise for bids. Get updated description for ad.
  • Septic Pond – Cameras installed. Scott will monitor for activity.


  • Motion made by Ken Bodeen, second by Carri Hoagland for Resolution for Clerk to have access to get information on all town accounts (including CDs) at Security State Bank. All in favor.

ZONING REQUESTS: Northern States Power request to move substation back from Hwy 13. Approved by Board.

OPERATOR’S INPUT: Troy needs purchase trucks radios. Approved by board. Troy asked board to inspect a culvert installed on Kinney Valley Road. Need to get estimate on what improvements need to be made to fix Old 13. Xcel pulling out for a few months on electrical updates. Crew will be working on Paser Ware – due by December 15th. Grader needed battery replaced. Grinder pumps cleaned. Hydrants flushed. Dead end sign installed on Ravine Road. Well #1 having issues going into fault mode.

Next meeting set for December 4th, 2023, at 7pm AT FIRE HALL. Meeting adjourned by Carri Hoagland, second by Ken Bodeen. All in favor. Budget Meeting will start at 6pm.

Respectively Submitted by Pam Lawrenz Holt, Town Clerk