Call to Order: Supervisor D Yelk called the regular meeting to order at 6 p.m. at the Town Hall, 5556 Twin Lane Road. Supervisor V Pogue, Clerk J Ramsfield, Treasurer C Yelk, and Patrolman W Dorshorst were present.  L Updike was absent. Others present were J Seltzner, D & M Strohmenger.

Statement of Public Notice: Record in the minutes that the notice of this meeting was posted on the three Town bulletin boards and website on February 19, 2016.

Pledge of Allegiance: C Yelk led the pledge.

Approve Minutes from prior meetings:
Moved by V Pogue, second by D Yelk to approve the minutes of 1/11/2016 as presented.
Voting AYE: Pogue and Yelk
Voting Nay: none
Absent: Updike
Motion carried

Moved by V Pogue, second by D Yelk to approve the minutes of 1/25/2016 as presented.
Voting AYE: Pogue and Yelk
Voting Nay: none
Absent: Updike
Motion carried

Moved by V Pogue, second by D Yelk to approve the minutes of 2/8/2016 as presented.
Voting AYE: Pogue and Yelk
Voting Nay: none
Absent: Updike
Motion carried

Public Comment: No public comment

Eagle Scout Proposed Project for Generations Park: J Vandenbergh, Eagle Scout, presented his proposed project for Generations Park describing the five benches he will construct, the materials to be used and the inscription for each bench. The benches will be installed at the park late summer and into fall. The project was accepted by general board consensus.

Discuss discontinuance of Strohmenger Road: The recent land division application prompted the discussion for the town to vacate the road. The new Certified Survey Map (CSM) shows a new turn-a-round that will require the land owner to install if it remains a dedicated town road. D Yelk stated a couple different options for the landowner to think about. No decisions were made.

Committee Updates

  • EMS: V Pogue – the new gurney power lifts have arrived, one is installed.
  • Fire Unit: D Yelk – nothing new to report
  • Plan Commission: D Yelk – the commission has three petitions on the table, each require a public hearing, no approvals were made at the last meeting.

Audit and Pay Bills: Moved by V Pogue, second by D Yelk to approve the bills as presented.
Voting AYE: Pogue and Yelk
Voting Nay: none
Absent: Updike
Motion carried

Old Business/New Business: Heavy Equipment on Town Roads – a tentative date of March 25, 2016 was scheduled to have a brown bag lunch strategic meeting with area farmers.

Set Next Meeting Date/Adjournment: The next board meeting will be March 14, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.  Moved by V Pogue to adjourn the meeting at 7:10 p.m.

Voting AYE: Pogue and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: Updike

Motion carried

Correctly Attested,

Jo Ann Ramsfield, Town Clerk