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Oct 18, 2017

Town of Clearfield

Monthly Board Meeting

October 2017


Town of Clearfield Board Meeting was held Wednesday, October 18, 2017. The following Town officials were in attendance: Doug Duray, Jim Suzda, Mike Meixner Cindy Suzda, Deb Slye also in attendance was Attorney Rebecca Richards Bria.

Call to Order.Meeting was called to order at 7:00pm. It was noted that the meeting had been properly posted.

The Pledge of Allegiance. Mike Meixner led the Town Board in the Pledge of Allegiance.

Approve Agenda.Motion by Jim Suzda, second by Mike Meixner to approve the agenda as presented. It was also noted that the agenda was properly posted. Motion carried.

Attorney John Orton. Motion by Mike Meixner, second by Jim Suzda to resend the Motion made at the July 2017 Board meeting to obtain Attorney John Orton as our Town Attorney. Attorney John Orton is dismissed from the Town of Clearfield. Motion carried.

Attorney Rebecca Richards Bria. Attorney Rebecca Richards Bria discussed her law firm and answered questions from the board. Attorney Rebecca Richards Bria stated that she would be willing to take over as our town attorney. Motion by Jim Suzda, second by Mike Meixner to approve Attorney Rebecca Richards Bria as our new Town Attorney. Motion Carried.

Public Comments.None

Water Issue. Doug Duray updated the Board that that he has been in contact with Matt Komiskey at USGS and Gervase Thompson in Juneau County. The budget is being worked on to see if they can help the Towns out that have been affected by the high water issues that are going on in Juneau County. They will contact the towns and let them know when the budget has been passed to see if they can help. Matt Komiskey also let Doug Duray know that all the paperwork is in to the State for the Study that he has been working on.

Clerk’s Minutes.Motion by Jim Suzda, second by Doug Duray to approve the minutes from the September 20th Regular Monthly Board Meeting as presented. Motion carried.

Treasurer’s Report.The October 2017 Money Market account balance was $200,960.70 and the checking account balance was $3,907.60.The report was placed on file.

Road Report.Jody Bigalke was absent. Doug Duray discussed that Jody had been picking up trash, patching roads, clearing down trees, mowing, putting in culvert, and assisting Scott’s construction with the town road work.

Zoning Administrator’s Report.Cindy Suzda reported she has been working on some building permits.

Jay Orick Violation Discussed was that Jay Orick has not moved on the removal of the mobile home off his property and that he is still in violation. This matter will be turned over to the Town Attorney.

Building Permit Ordinance. Discussion was to set a work session to work on the Ordinance. Work session date set for November 30th at 5:30pm.

Driveway Ordinance. Discussion was that we are all looking over the draft that we will be presenting to the Town Attorney. The town board will be finishing up the draft and this will be moved to the November Board meeting.

Building Permits for September 2017. (Timothy Darrey for a Pole Shed; Ryan Kline for a Garage).


  • Year-to-Date Recaps (Budget, Conditional Use Permits, Billing Out, Camper Permits, Building Permits and Fire Calls)
  • Timber Cutting Notice (Ceres Timber, LLC section 4,3 & 2; Wayne Pasch section 5).
  • Final Estimate Population for 2017 for the Town of Clearfield is 746.

Board Comments.None.

Establish November Board Meeting Agenda.Water Issue, Jay Orick, Driveway Ordinance.

Approval of Vouchers.Motion by Jim Suzda, second by Mike Meixner to approve the payment of vouchers as presented. Motion carried.

Adjournment.Motion by Doug Duray, second by Mike Meixner to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 8:38pm. The next board meeting is scheduled for November 15, 2017. There will be a Budget work session on October 30th at 6:00pm.


Cindy Suzda, Clerk

Town of Clearfield

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