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Sep 20, 2017

Town of Clearfield

Monthly Board Meeting

September 2017


Town of Clearfield Board Meeting was held Wednesday, September 20, 2017. The following Town officials were in attendance: Doug Duray, Jim Suzda, Cindy Suzda, Deb Slye Jody Bigalke also in attendance was David Nimmo.

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. Doug Duray led the Town Board in the Pledge of Allegiance.

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

Public Comments.None

Water Issue. Doug Duray updated the Board that he had been in contact with Gervase Thompson about the water issue we have had in the Town of Clearfield. Juneau County is going to be working on their Budget and talk with the Army Core of Engineering about helping the Towns in Juneau County to do the studies needed to find where the water issue is coming from. The Town has removed 4 beaver dams and has done some cleaning of ditches to help reduce the water levels. Also some culverts were put in to help with water flow as well. The water has gone down a lot as of this board meeting.

Clerk’s Minutes.Motion by Jim Suzda, second by Doug Duray to approve the minutes from the July 19th   Regular Monthly Board Meeting as presented. Motion carried.

Payroll Program. Cindy Suzda presented some options to the board for some payroll programs to look over. This will be put on next month’s meeting to be discussed.

Treasurer’s Report.The September 2017 Money Market account balance was $200,674.98 and the checking account balance was $4,389.24.The report was placed on file.

Road Report.Jody Bigalke discussed that he had been patching roads, putting up fire numbers and putting in culvert on 8th and 28th. Motion by Doug Duray, second by Jim Suzda to approve the bid from Scotts Construction to seal the roads where the culverts have been put in in the Town of Clearfield. Motion carried.

Zoning Administrator’s Report.Cindy Suzda reported she has been working on some building permits. Cindy had a request from Ron Smith to want to put Storage Containers on a property for Storage. The Town Board stated that they were not allowed. Also Cindy Suzda had a form from Foster’s Septic & Well Service LLC for a holding tank for John Cup for his camper that she presented to the Board.

Jay Orick Violation Discussed was that Jay Orick has asked for an extension to have his mobile home tore down. The Board agreed to have Doug Duray give him a call and talk with him and also contact the Town Attorney. This will be moved to the October Board Meeting.

Building Permits for August 2017. (John Nicholson for a Garage, Jim Suzda for a Garage and Jim Suzda for an addition on mobile home and a Garage).


  • Year-to-Date Recaps (Budget, Conditional Use Permits, Billing Out, Camper Permits, Building Permits and Fire Calls)
  • Oakdale Electric Member Appreciation Day will be October 7th.
  • WTA Meeting will be held September 21st.
  • 2017 Census Count for the Town of Clearfield is 746.

Board Comments.Doug Duray discussed Budget Workshop dates, Driveway Ordinance Workshop dates and Building Permit Workshop Dates.

Establish October Board Meeting Agenda.Water Issue update, Driveway Ordinance, Building Ordinance, Budget Jay Orick.

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

Adjournment.Motion by Jim Suzda, second by Doug Duray to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 8:00pm. The next board meeting is scheduled for October 18, 2017.

Cindy Suzda,Clerk,  Town Of Clearfield

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