Officials and Meeting Notices

Office Phone: 715-275-3309, Please leave a message.

Office Hours:                                                                                                                  
        Clerk Hours:    
                Monday, 8:00 am-10:00 am and Tuesday, from 4:00 pm-6:00 pm
                For appointment with clerk, call Kate.
                Clerk email: townofelcho@gmail.com 
        Treasurer Hours:
                For appointment with treasurer, call Melissa.
                Treasurer email: treasurer.townofelcho@gmail.com




Regular Town of Elcho Meetings are held the Third Thursday of each month,
at the Town Hall, beginning at 7:00 PM.
Officials:

CHAIRMAN:  Gary Johnson, P.O. Box 397, Elcho, WI 54428.....……….715-610-4445

SUPERVISOR:  Jeff McKinney, N10544 E. Isle of Pine Dr., Elcho, WI 54428.....715-216-2530

SUPERVISOR:  Ryan Siemers, P.O. Box 364, Elcho, WI 54428…………….715-216-0678

CLERK:  Kathleen (Kate) Kelly, W10550 County Rd. K, Elcho, WI 54428,.......  715-360-5507

TREASURER:  Melissa Siemers, N11290 Riordan St., Elcho, WI 54428........ 715-216-4112
                     You can view 2016 tax payments made to the town at the county website at:  http://langladecowi.wgxtreme.com/

ASSESSOR:   Kelly Zillmer, E6289 Knaack Road, Marion, WI 54950 ................715-754-2861




NEXT BOARD MEETINGS
December 21, 2017
January 18, 2018

Town of Elcho budget Hearing Minutes

November 16, 5:30 pm

 Elcho Town Hall

 

 1.   The hearing was called to order at 5:35 pm.

 2.   Members of the public present were Dick Schuh, Marie Schuh, Dana Schindler, David Schindler and Bob Brown.  Elected officials present were Chairman Gary Johnson, Supervisor Jeff McKinney, Supervisor Ryan Siemers, Clerk Kathleen Kelly and Treasurer Melissa Siemers  

3.   Public comments and discussion regarding the proposed FY 2018 budget took place, at the end of which Chairman Johnson asked if there were any more questions or comments.  

4.   There being none, Mr. Johnson declared the hearing adjourned at 5:45 pm.

 

 Town of Elcho

Minutes of the Special Town Meeting of Electors

November 16, immediately following the budget hearing.

 

 

 1.    The meeting was called to order at 5:46 pm.

     2.   Electors of the town of Elcho present were Dick Schuh, Marie Schuh, Dana Schindler, David Schindler and Bob Brown.  Elected officials         present were Chairman Gary Johnson, Supervisor Jeff McKinney, Supervisor Ryan Siemers, Clerk Kathleen Kelly and Treasurer Melissa            Siemers. 

     3.   A motion was made by Dick Schuh, seconded by Marie Schuh to  adopt the  2017 Tax Levy to be paid in 2018 pursuant to section 60.10         (1) (a) of Wisconsin Statutes.  Electors present adopted the 2017 Tax Levy on a roll call vote with all Electors voting for, and none                 opposed.

     4.  The vote having been taken to approve the tax levy and mill rate, the business of the meeting was declared finished and the meeting            was adjourned at 5:50 pm.

 

 

 

Submitted this 20th day of November, 2017

Kathleen Kelly, Town Clerk 


 


NOTICE

Town of Elcho Meeting Minutes

November 16, following Electors Budget Meeting

 Elcho Town Hall

 

    1.   The meeting was called to order at 5:55 pm.  Mr. Johnson, Mr. McKinney, Mr. Siemers, Ms. Kelly and Ms. Siemers were present.

 2.   David Schindler commented that the food pantry board would like to pursue the development of a community garden.  He noted that      they have a master gardener available to supervise the project and wanted to know if the town would be able to assist in finding a          location.

 3.   A motion was made by Mr. Siemers, seconded by Mr. McKinney to approve the meeting minutes from October 19, 2017 as                    submitted.  Motion carried.

 4.   A motion was made by Mr. Siemers, seconded by Mr. Johnson to approve the financial reports and pre-paid bills as submitted.                 Motion carried.

        5.   The clerk reported that employee health insurance coverage may become available through the Wisconsin Towns Association, but                that there is no definite time line regarding it.  She will continue to pursue information about coverage and will report her findings at             a future meeting.  It was also discussed to look into high deductible Health Spending Accounts and offer to put money in that                        account. Clerk or treasurer will also look into what other towns do.

         6.   Bob Brown reported that recent legislation permits the second person on an ambulance to now be an EMR.  Chief Larry Anderson is                revising the EMS by-laws to reflect that change.    He noted that there will be a new Medical Director as of Jan 1, 2018, and                            mentioned that there is a need to recruit first responders to be second person on the ambulance. He also reported that Nicolet                        College no longer offers paramedic refreshers.

            Bob Brown reported that the pavilion needs to be painted and that the grill needs a burn hole repaired.  He reported that all the                     cleaning and reorganization of the brat barn is finished.

     Mr. Siemers reported that there was no new business at the Fire Department and reminded those present of the gun raffle fund              raised on Nov. 18th.

 7.   Dick Schuh reported on the county board meeting.  He said that the towns do not want an ordinance regarding the use of camping         trailers being used by people building homes.  Mr. Benishek is working on a history of the county board.  Forestry committee was            asked about the wayside on Otter Lake, and this was put on the agenda for the January meeting.  He submitted a written report             which is available at the town office.

5. – continued.  Mr. Deffner who is the town’s insurance agent came in and answered questions about insurance coverage.  He informed      the board of a new nurse hotline which can be called for advice about how to treat any workplace injuries.  He said he would e-mail         the Provident invoice and that there has been a 5% premium decrease.  Renewal is due 1-1-2018.   He noted that the clerk’s notary      bond is good until 4-18-2021, that public officers bonds are until 1-1-2019 and that the tax collector bond will be for the full amount.

 8      It was noted that the Fitzgerald Dam Road project is now finished.  Mr. Johnson stated that the town owed a debt of gratitude to Mr.     McKinney, who upon finding that this project would be much more costly than what was anticipated and budgeted for, took it upon         himself to pursue additional funding to cover these costs.

        9.  Mr. McKinney requested that a letter of support for their weed harvesting effort be given to the Post Lake Protection and                               Rehabilitation District.   Mr. Johnson made a motion to do so, seconded by Mr. Siemers.  Motion carried.  Clerk will write the letter to            be signed by Mr. Johnson.

        10.   Mr. Mc Kinney made a motion to sign a contract with Kelly Zillmer for assessment services for FY 2018, seconded by Mr. Johnson.                Motion carried.  Mr. Johnson signed the contract, witnessed by Ms. Kelly.

        11.  Mr. Siemers made a motion, seconded by Mr. McKinney to have holiday lighting this year.  Motion carried.

        12.  Variance was requested by Catherine Christensen regarding replacement of a garage and deck on her property.  No objection was                 offered.

        13.  Correspondence consisted of a folder of information regarding the workmen’s comp nurse hotline.

 14.  Motion to adjourn was made by Mr. Siemers and seconded by Mr. McKinney.  Meeting was adjourned at 6:53 pm.

 

Submitted this 20th day of November, 2017

Kathleen Kelly, Town Clerk