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home : government : government January 25, 2015


WITC

7/24/2013 12:51:00 PM
County Board approves loan

Barron County supervisors last week approved an $18,000 loan to the Pioneer Village Museum for restoration work on several buildings.
Washburn County District Attorney Michael Bitney, who was just appointed by Gov. Scott Walker as Barron County District Court Branch 2 judge, and his wife, Nancy, were on hand to meet the supervisors.
Four rezoning requests were approved by the supervisors.
The Property Committee recommended that the County Board loan the Barron County Historical Society $18,000 to preserve log structures at the Pioneer Village Museum just outside the Village of Cameron.
Several building restorations are planned at Pioneer Village. They are the meeting house for $750, post office for $5,250, Hedin home for $3,450, the farmstead house for $7,600 and the farmstead barn for $800. The work will be done by Edmunds and Company of Washburn.
The loan will be funded by the county's unassigned fund balance in the general fund with a loan repayment of up to 12 years with a minimum interest rate of 1% above the local government investment pool and a maximum rate of 3.25%.
Barron County highway commissioner Mark Servi told the supervisors that the Highway Department's construction of a paved walking trail along college drive started July 10. There is $150,000 budgeted in 2013 for the project. It is expected to be complete in mid-August.

Rezoning requests
The supervisors voted to approve the following ordinance amendments to the Zoning Code:
• From Agricultural-1 district to Building district about .58 of an acre in the Town of Oak Grove owned by Ivan and Linda Stodola.
• From Ag-2 to Res-1 about 5 acres in the Town of Stanley owned by Collin and Laura Cowley.
• From Ag-1 to Ag-2 district 4.27 acres in the Town of Doyle owned by Kenneth and LouAnn Soloman.
• From Ag-1 to Ag-2 about 5.75 acres in the Town of Rice Lake owned by Jeffrey Crotteau.
In other news, the supervisors were told that their previously nontaxed mileage reimbursement for travel to and from meetings will now be taxed. The IRS changed its position and determined that the travel is commuting mileage and, therefore, taxable.
UW-Barron County dean Paul Chase talked about the many positive changes to the university campus and thanked the supervisors for their commitment to it.
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