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TOWN BOARD MEETING
MARCH 25, 2019

Pursuant to due call and notice thereof, the Board of Supervisors, Town of Florence met on the 25th day of March, 2019 with Chairman Tim Bomberg and Supervisors John Holbrook and Shane McLain present.

On a motion by McLain and seconded by Holbrook the agenda was approved as posted.  All in favor, motion carried.

The minutes of the previous meetings, held on March 11th and March 13, 2019, were approved on a motion by McLain and seconded by Holbrook.  All in favor, motion carried.

Pattie Gehlhoff was approved to serve on the 2018-2019 Election Board on a motion by McLain and seconded by Holbrook.  All in favor, motion carried.

An operator license for Angel Throm for Krist Oil was approved on a motion by McLain and seconded by Holbrook.  All in favor, motion carried.

On a motion by Holbrook and seconded by McLain a donation to Project Graduation in the amount of $100 was approved.  All in favor, motion carried.

Clerk/Treasurer, Shelly Van Pembrook submitted correspondence received from Sally Badeau of 1773 Hanson Road expressing concerns of the condition of the road. The board will inspect this road on the spring road tour. Following is Badeau’s letter (inserted in printed copy of the minutes)

VanPembrook informed the board that the cost of liquid calcium chloride will be $1.08/gallon and informed the board of 3 scheduled zoning hearings to be held on April 3, 2019.

Monthly town bills totaling $22,148.63 and automatic withdrawals in the amount of $13,874.93 were approved on a motion by Holbrook and seconded by McLain.  All in favor, motion carried.

Bomberg informed the board of the recent flooding of a driveway and garage at 717 Norway Street and discussion took place as to the cause and possible remedy of in the future.

There being no further business it was moved buy McLain and seconded by Holbrook to adjourn until April 8th, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. at the community center.  All in favor, motion carried.


Submitted by:


Shelly Van Pembrook
Clerk/Treasurer







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SPECIAL JOINT TOWN BOARD OF FLORENCE AND
FLORENCE UTILITY COMMISSION MEETING
MARCH 13, 2019 4:15 P.M.
501 Spring Avenue. Florence, Wisconsin

Pursuant to due call and notice thereof, the Board of Supervisors, Town of Florence and the Florence Utility Commission met on the 13th day of March, 2019.  Officers present were Town Chairman Tim Bomberg, Supervisors John Holbrook, Shane McLain, Utility Commissioners Joe Witynski, Dennis Krueger, Ernest Agness and Florence Utility Manager, Robert Friberg.

Others in attendance were WPPI Energy Services Representative, Jeff Forbes, Florence County Economic Development Director, Wendy Gelhloff, Highway Foreman, Chris Steber, Kathy Wertanen, Utility Administrative Assistant, Diane Theis, Utility Accounting Clerk and Shelly Van Pembrook, Town Clerk/Treasurer.

On a motion by McLain and seconded by Holbrook the agenda was approved as posted.  All in favor, motion carried.

Forbes presented information on a resolution titled Municipal-Wide Energy Management Program. On a motion by Holbrook and seconded by McLain a resolution implementing a municipal-wide energy management program which requires the Town of Florence and the Florence Utility Commission  make a commitment of financial and human resources toward initiatives that save energy and money for the long term was approved.  The resolution requires the town to set a goal of curbing the use of electricity in municipal facilities by 5% from 2018 levels within 10 years.  All in favor, motion carried. (for a copy of the resolution contact the town office)

On a motion by McLain and second by Holbrook it was move to enter into closed session pursuant to the following Wis. Stats:
19.85(1)(e): Deliberating or negotiating the purchasing of public properties, the investing of public funds, or conducting other specified public business, whenever competitive or bargaining reasons require a closed session.
19.85(1)(f): Considering financial, medical, social or personal histories or disciplinary data of specific persons, preliminary consideration of specific personnel problems or the investigation of charges against specific persons except where par. (b) applies which, if discussed in public, would be likely to have a substantial adverse effect upon the reputation of any person referred to in such histories or data, or involved in such problems or investigations.
19.85(1)(g): Conferring with legal counsel for the governmental body who is rendering oral or written advice concerning strategy to be adopted by the body with respect to litigation in which it is or is likely to become involved.
1)Discussion and possible action regarding further development in the Industrial Park 19.85(1)(e)
2)Discussion regarding data request 19.85(1)(g)
3)Discussion regarding specific person(s) 19.85(1)(f)


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SPECIAL TOWN BOARD MEETING MARCH 13, 2019 CONTINUED…………………..


A roll call vote was taken and all members voted Aye.  Ayes: Three (3). Nayes: None (0) opposed.  Motion carried.

On a motion by McLain and seconded by Holbrook it was moved to adjourn closed session and reconvene to open session to take action if appropriate on matters discussed in closed session.  A roll call vote was taken with all members voting Aye: Three (3). Nayes: None (0) opposed.  Motion carried.

There being no further business it was moved by McLain and seconded by Holbrook to adjourn.  Motion carried.

Submitted by:




Shelly Van Pembrook
Clerk/Treasurer



Timothy Bomberg, Chairman
PO Box 251
Florence, WI  54121
to contact Tim, please contact the Town Office 715-528-3595


John Holbrook, Supervisor #1
3498 Montgomery Lake Rd
Florence, WI 54121
715-528-4445


Shane McLain, Supervisor #2
5561 N. First Crossing Road
Florence, WI  54121
715-528-5730
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TOWN OF FLORENCE -- FLORENCE COUNTY
PROPOSED TOWN BUDGET FOR THE FISCAL YEAR
JANUARY 1, 2019 – DECEMBER 31, 2019

Submitted by the Town Board of Supervisors for Consideration at
the Special Town Meeting held on November 8, 2018

SUMMARY OF BUDGET

Total Expenditures$1,444,056

Less Revenues (excluding property taxes)$609,949

Property Taxes for Town Purposes     $834,107


Prepared by
Shelly VanPembrook
Clerk/Treasurer
Town of Florence


For a complete copy of the 2018 Town of Florence Budget, please contact the Town of Florence Office.  Contact Information for the office can be found on the "home" page of this website.
This page was last updated: April 18, 2019
2017 Financial Report -- Approved at Annual Meeting 04-17-18
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The documents below are copies of the 2017 Audited Financial Report, which was presented (and approved) at the Town of Florence Annual Meeting on April 17, 2018. The 2018 Financial Report will be posted after the 2018 Audit and 2019 Annual meeting are completed in April. 








The Annual Meeting will be held on April 16, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. at the Town of Florence Community Center.
AGENDA
TOWN BOARD MEETING
TOWN OF FLORENCE
Monday, April 22, 2019
6:00 P.M. Florence Community Center located at 749 Central Avenue, Florence


1.Meeting called to order

2.Adoption of agenda

3.Approval of minutes of previous meetings held on April 8th, 2019

4.Communications from the floor (up to 30 minutes)

5.Discussion and possible action Operator license application- Thomas Rutherford for Krist Oil

6.Clerk/Treasurer’s report which includes if available Timber Cut notices, Florence Utility Commission minutes if available, voucher approvals, notices, letters/correspondence/applications, and inquiries

7.Board member concerns

8.Adjournment


Shelly Van Pembrook
Clerk/Treasurer



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Note:  If you have any special needs or require special accommodations in order to attend town board meetings, please call 715-528-3595 or write PO Box 247, Florence, WI  54121