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Apr 18, 2018

Town of Clearfield

2018 Annual Meeting Minutes

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Town of Clearfield Annual Meeting was held April 18, 2018. There were twenty-five (12) people in attendance: Doug Duray, Anita Duray, Mike Meixner, Jim Suzda, Cindy Suzda, Deb Slye, Jody Bigalke, Brian Darrey, Andrew Darrey, Timothy Darrey, John Darrey and Judie Darrey

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

The Pledge of Allegiance. Michael Meixner led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.

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

Year 2017 Annual Meeting Minutes.  Motion by Mike Meixner, second by Jim Suzda to accept the minutes as presented. Motion carried

Clerk’s 2017 Financial Report. As the clerk’s Financial Report had been distributed to the attendees prior to the meeting, the reading of the report was given by Doug Duray and asked if there were any questions. There were no questions or comments. Motion by Deb Slye, second by Anita Duray to approve the Annual Financial Report as presented. Motion carried.

Treasurer’s 2017 Tax Account Report. The Treasurer presented the 2017 Tax Account Report. Taxes in the amount of $885,031.08 were collected by the treasurer. Payments of $794,118.58 were made to the county, state, and schools. The balance on hand as of April 18, 2018 was $88,832.81.  The 2017 tax roll was broken down as follows:


Total School Tax


Technical College Tax


State Tax


County Tax


Omitted Property Taxes


 State Special Charges


Town Tax Levy




Managed Forest Lands


  Total 2016 Tax Roll



Motion by Cindy Suzda, second by John Darrey to accept the 2017 Tax Account Report as given. Motion Carried.

Approve Legal Counsel. Rebecca Richards Bria currently is the Town Counsel. Motion by Doug Duray, second by Deb Slye to retain Rebecca Richards-Bria as Town Counsel. Motion carried.

Approve Depository. The Bank of Mauston is currently the Town Depository. Motion by Cindy Suzda, second by Mike Meixner to retain The Bank of Mauston as the Town Depository. Motion carried.

Town Levy. Motion by Jim Suzda, second by Deb Slye to postpone setting the town levy until the November 2018 Budget Meeting. Motion carried.

Honor Citizen of the Year. Deb Slye, 2017 Citizen of the Year, selected Doug and Anita Duray as Town of Clearfield Citizens of the Year for 2018. Doug and Anita were presented with a clock from the Town of Clearfield. Rep. Ed Brooks could not attend this meeting to presented Doug and Anita Duray with a citation from the Wisconsin State Legislature.Rep. Ed Brooks will attend the May 16thBoard meeting to present the citation to Doug and Anita Duray.

Citizen of the Year Committee. Doug and Anita Duray will serve as the Citizen of the Year Committee for 2019.

Set Next Annual Meeting Date.Motion by Jim Suzda, second by Doug Duray to set the 2019 Annual Meeting date for Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Motion carried.

Adjourn.Motion by Doug Duray, second by Mike Meixner to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 7:42pm.

Cindy Suzda, Clerk        Town of Clearfield

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