Minutes Board Meeting 8/12/2020

Town of Whitewater

W8590 Willis Ray Road; Whitewater, WI

Lowell Hagen called the meeting to order at 7:02 PM

Present were Lowell Hagen, Norm Prusener, Bob Strand, Jorja Boiley

Norm made a motion to accept the agenda, seconded by Bob, the motion passed unanimously.

After reviewing the Minutes from July 23, 2020 Special Meeting, Norm made a motion to accept them as written; the motion was  seconded by Bob; the motion passed unanimously.

Treasurer – read bank balances.

Clerk reports:

Reminder BOR is Monday Aug 17 at 1:00 PM

Election results: 271 votes were cast in the Partisan Primary on August 11, 2020

Supervisors reports

Norm: Debris left on Kettle Moraine Dr for the last several months has been cleared.

Bob S – no report

Lowell – no report

Sheriff’s Department incident report: not much activity. Bob Strand requested that a speed tracker be installed on Kettle Moraine Drive. There have been several complaints regarding excessive speeding on the road.

Willow Brook Golf Club Operator’s License: Adam C Washburn. He has paid his fee and passed the background check. Lowell moved to approve an Operator’s License; seconded by Norm; the motion passed unanimously.

Emergency Communication Systems: Bob Strand introduced a discussion for installing a storm warning tower on the lake. Several locations were discussed as well as the need for the warning tower. The cost for the tower and install is $20,000.00.

Tom McKevitt sea wall plan shared his plan for installing a sea wall at the end of his street that would provide access to the lake and beautify the area. Norm provided information from previous conversations with the DNR regarding the sea wall. The DNR only approved a sea wall, not any additional improvements. Mr. McKevitt will reach out to the DNR for further discussion on his plan.

Public input:

Concerns about speeding on the roads around the lake, specifically Kettle Moraine Dr.

Monthly bills were approved and paid

Discussion concerning health insurance for Bob Harris. Insurance companies will be contacted for bids.

Lowell made a motion to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Norm; the motion passed unanimously. The meeting adjourned at 7:55 PM

Respectively submitted, Jorja Boiley, Clerk/Treasurer