Meeting Agendas & Minutes

Finance 08/19/2010

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minutes of the meeting of the Finance Committee

Sawyer County Board of Supervisors

August 19, 2010, 5:30 p.m., Large Courtroom, Sawyer County Courthouse


members present:

Warren Johnson (Chair), Kathy McCoy, James Bassett, Dale Schleeter, Bruce Paulsen


Motion by McCoy, 2nd by Schleeter, to approve the meeting agenda as presented.  Motion carried.


The Committee reviewed the Highway Committee recommendation to approve the purchase and installation of a Fuelmaster Fuel Management System for the 3 Highway Department sites (Hayward, Winter, and Radisson) with a total cost of $26,032.  The cost will be divided proportionately between the users of the fuel system and the contingency fund account of the General Fund of the 2010 Sawyer County Budget as follows:

  $10,745.77 – Highway Department

  $  6,166.98 – Health and Human Services/Transit

  $  1,085.83 – LCO Police Department

  $     158.79 – Town of Hayward

  $     853.84 – Town of Radisson

  $     465.97 – Senior Resource Center

  $  6,554.82 – Contingency Fund

Motion by McCoy, 2nd by Schleeter, to recommend County Board approval of the Highway Committee recommendation.  Motion carried.


The Committee discussed a schedule for the preliminary meetings for the development of the 2011 Sawyer County Budget and determined to meet on Friday, September 10, 2010, from 8:30 to 5 p.m., and on Monday, September 13, 2010, beginning at the conclusion of the Committee’s regular monthly meeting (which begins at 8:30 a.m.) until 5 p.m.


The Committee discussed their recommendation to the County Board to deny the request for $5,130 from the Sawyer County Environmental Impact Fund for the completion of a trail system at the Town of Ojibwa Park.  No action was taken.


The Committee reviewed a draft request for proposals prepared by Committee member Bruce Paulsen for the audit of Sawyer County’s financial statements of governmental activities, the business-type activities, each major fund, and the aggregated remaining fund information as of and of the year ended December 31, 2010. 


The Committee reviewed an invoice for a total of $21,340 from Bandow’s Wood Wind & Water for a solar energy system to be installed at the Veterans Service Department building.  Motion by Schleeter, 2nd by Bassett, to approve the payment.  Motion carried.


Motion by McCoy, 2nd by Bassett, to adjourn the meeting.  Motion carried.



minutes prepared by Sawyer County Clerk Kris Mayberry