October 2023 Minutes

Town of Eileen

28850 Eileen Town Hall Road,  Ashland, WI 54806 townofeileen.org

Chairperson – Marty Milanowski (715) 746-2484                           Supervisor – Skip Radosevich (715) 682-6514

Supervisor – Kathy Johanik {715) 746-2507                                       Treasurer – Carol Pufall (715) 682-9168

Tuesday, October 10, 2023 – Meeting Minutes

Office-Shannon Schneeberger (715) 682-1184

Started at 6:00 PM @ 28850 Eileen Town Hall Road, Ashland, WI 54806

Town of Eileen Conference Hall

Meeting called to order by Marty Milanowski, Chairperson. Pledge of Allegiance.

Board Members Present:

Marty Milanowski, Chairperson Skip Radosevich, Supervisor Kathy Johanik, Supervisor

Carol Pufall, Treasurer

Shannon Schneeberger, Clerk

3 attendees

Review of minutes from the September 12, 2023, regular meeting.

A motion to accept the September 12, 2023, minutes was made by Kathy Johanik, Skip Radosevich seconded the motion. Motion carried.

Treasurer report – Carol Pufall, Town Treasurer, gave an overview of the town’s finances. Checking account balance is $123,870.61. Money market account is $25742.37.

Supervisor report – Skip Radosevich noted he has tried contacting Bob Hanson regarding the shop bathroom toilet not working properly, possibly regarding the pump. A call was also placed to Troy Weber to get this looked at but he is currently unavailable. The license plate for the 1 ton has now been received by mail and placed on the truck.

Kathy Johanik reported the 1 ton had a flat so was brought in to get fixed, came back the next day and it was flat so took it back and did not charge because it was rusty around the rim, but is good now. Took Workstar to Kovals, the main belt to motor needs to get serviced, had to order parts. Looking at servicing the loader. The guys greased it but should check all parts before winter so it is ready. George is finishing the cutting and in between he is painting and did the 2 wings for the loader and 1 wing for the grader and plow for Workstar. Bob is helping with the roads and got the welding done on the mower.

Old business – None.

New business – Laura Greene from Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua was scheduled to speak but was a no-show. Will contact to possibly reschedule in future. Snowplow rates will stay the same this year,

forms will be updated with new date. A letter of support for the TAP grant was discussed. This is to be written up and sent to Bayfield County for development of bicycle and pedestrian pathways for safety. Kathy Johanik made a motion to accept, Skip Radosevich seconded the motion. Motion carried. Chronic Wasting Disease dumpster initiative was discussed for the county and a $200 contribution to facilitate the placement of these dumpsters. Kathy Johanik made a motion to accept, Skip Radosevich seconded the motion. Motion carried. Budget meeting date was set for Thursday, November 9th at 6:00 p.m. The monthly meeting for the township will be moved to coincide with this meeting on November 9th immediately following.

Public Input: Discussion regarding possible culvert placement in the spring for the Niemi’s property. Question by town resident was asked regarding who is in charge of our website maintenance. It is currently being outsourced and the fee will be increasing at the end of this year. We will be putting this on the next agenda for discussion. LRIP funds discussed per Marty and Kathy’s attendance at the recent meeting regarding this, and it is looking like funds for roads will not be available this year and looking at state aid now.

Approve checks and pay bills – motion made by Kathy Johanik, seconded by Skip Radosevich. Motion carried.


Motion to adjourn – motion made by Kathy Johanik, seconded by Skip Radosevich. Motion carried.