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MARATHON COUNTY EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING - DOC

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					                         MARATHON COUNTY INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE
                                     MINUTES


                             Thursday, December 2, 2010 – 9:00 a.m.
                 Marathon County Highway Department, 1430 West Street, Wausau WI

Attendance:                                 Present   Absent
               Robert Wiesman, Chair           X
               Gary Wyman, Vice Chair          X
               Richard Gumz                    X
               Roger Zimmermann                X
               Judith Paetzold                 X
               Sharon Jaeger                   X
               Kurt Kluck                      X


Also Present: Russ Habeck, Roger Nelson, Hooshang Zeyghami, Dave Mack, Francis Krautkramer,
              Jeff Koppa, Kevin Lang, Jim Griesbach, Jan Schreiner


The Infrastructure Committee Meeting was called to order by Chair, Bob Wiesman at 9:06 a.m.


   1. Approval of the Minutes of November 4, 2010
      MOTION BY WYMAN, SECOND BY ZIMMERMANN TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF
      NOVEMBER 4, 2010. MOTION CARRIED.


   2. 2011 Wisconsin Routine Maintenance Agreement
      Discussion: Russ Habeck from WisDOT reported a 1.76% increase in the routine maintenanace
      agreement from the previous year. Winter maintenance remains a high priority.

       Action: MOTION BY WYMAN, SECOND BY JAEGER TO APPROVE THE 2011 WISDOT ROUTINE
       MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT FOR $2,971,800. MOTION CARRIED.

       Follow Through: Submit signed RMA to WisDOT for final approval.


   3. Consent Items – Hydraulic Hammer
      Discussion: The bid for the 2010 hydraulic hammer was reviewed.

       Action: MOTION BY JAEGER, SECOND BY GUMZ TO CONCUR WITH THE HIGHWAY
       DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION TO AWARD THE BID TO AMERICAN STATE EQUIPMENT
       FOR $29,400.00 WITH TRADE. MOTION CARRIED.

       Follow Through: Award as directed.
4. Consent Items – 3 Yard Wheel Loader
   Discussion: The 3-yard Komatsu wheel loader that was approved for purchase from Roland Machinery
   has been having mechanical issues. The machine was not heavy enough for the 3 yard bucket causing
   safety concerns. Roland Machinery offered to trade for a bigger loader at their cost but would result in
   an additional charge of $5000 to Marathon County. The loader that was originally traded to Roland
   Machinery had $5948.41 of repairs done since the trade. In conferring with Scott Corbett in
   Corporation Counsel, Marathon County could pay Roland Machinery the $5948.41 in repair costs and
   have the original loader returned and then traded to Nortrax for the John Deere 544K High-Lift loader
   that originally met bid specifications.

   Action: MOTION BY GUMZ, SECOND BY WYMAN TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF THE JOHN
   DEERE LOADER FROM NORTRAX FOR THE ORIGINAL BID PRICE OF $97,761.00 MINUS $5000
   FOR REPAIRS WITH DELIVERY BY DECEMBER 31, 2010. MOTION CARRIED.

   Follow Through: Award as directed.


5. Central Wisconsin Airport Expansion Plans
   Discussion: Approval was granted to move forward with building the rental car structure located
   northeast of the terminal.

   Action: NO FORMAL ACTION TAKEN.

   Follow Through: Topic will remain on agenda for future updates.


6. STH 29 Corridor from STH 13 – 72ND Avenue
   Discussion: Speed limit has been changed to 65 mph from USH 51 westerly to a point between 72nd
   Avenue and County Road “O”. The southern route recommendation endorsed for the County Road “E”
   interchange by the Infrastructure Committee at the November 4, 2010 meeting was forwarded to
   WisDOT for input at the public informational meeting in January.

   Action: NO FORMAL ACTION TAKEN.

   Follow Through: Topic will remain on agenda for future updates.


7. County Road “K/U” STH 51 Interchange
   Discussion: No update.

   Action: NO FORMAL ACTION TAKEN.

   Follow Through: Topic will remain on agenda for future updates.


8. 2010 Flood Damage Update
   Discussion: A meeting was held with FEMA representatives on Monday, November 29th. Applications
   will be submitted by the end of December for all eligible roads including administrative cost. Total flood
   damage costs was approximately $83,000 of which 75% is reimbursable.

   Action: NO FORMAL ACTION TAKEN.

   Follow Through: Send to the State of Wisconsin for reimbursement.
9. Village of Weston County Road “X” Multi-Use Agreement
   Discussion: The Village of Weston counter-offered the previous agreement approved by the
   Infrastructure Committee at the October 7, 2010 meeting by agreeing to maintain the multi-use trail
   along County Road “X”/Camp Phillips Road in exchange for Marathon County agreeing to provide an
   asphalt surface 10 feet wide by 2 inches thick on a new pedestrian accommodation within the existing
   Mountain Bay Recreation Trail between Ryan Street and County Road “J” in the Village of Weston.

   Action: MOTION BY JAEGER, SECOND BY PAETZOLD TO APPROVE THE AGREEMENT WITH
   THE VILLAGE OF WESTON AS PRESENTED. MOTION CARRIED.

   Follow Through: Send to County Board Chairman for signature.


10. Environmental Resource Committee Request to Study Potential Maintenance Cost Savings
    Discussion: No update.

   Action: NO FORMAL ACTION TAKEN.

   Follow Through: Obtain information to be discussed at a meeting date later this winter.


11. Next Meeting Date: Thursday, January 6, 2011 at 9:00 A.M.

   WCHA Winter Highway Conference: January 10, 11, 12, 2011 at the Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin
   Dells. Bob Wiesman, Gary Wyman, Judith Paetzold and Jim Griesbach plan to attend.


12. Topics for Future Meetings
        Farm Tech Days – Discuss contribution amount in excess of reimbursement.
        Multi-Use Bike Trails – A meeting will be held on Friday, December 10, 2010 with the City of
           Marshfield with regard to multi-use trails by the railroad tracks and County Road “E” by Sugar
           Bush
        Camp Phillips Project - The project plans were designed in metric but WisDOT is requesting
           the plans changed from metric to English which could delay construction and add to the project
           cost.

13. Any Other Topics Allowed by Law for Discussion:
       Marathon County Snowmobile Signage Policy - A snowmobile crossing sign will not be put
      up unless a request is made and it is determined by the Highway Department there is poor visibility
      at the crossing. The Park Department has been asked to notify the Highway Department anytime
      there is a change in location of snowmobile crossings on county roads.
       Driveway Variance Request, Marvin Mannigel Property on County Road “E”, Town of
      McMillan Update - An easement was drawn to the existing homestead driveway, therefore tying
      into an existing access point.

14. Adjournment
    There being no further business to discuss, MOTION BY JAEGER, SECOND BY PAETZOLD TO
    ADJOURN THE MEETING. MOTION CARRIED.

   Action: Meeting adjourned at 10:07 a.m.


   Submitted by Recording Secretary, Jan Schreiner
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