The Exeter Village Board met on Tuesday, August 3 in the village office.
After the minutes and invoices were approved the board welcomed new owner of the Twisted Wrench Bar, T J Slezak, to talk about his application for a liquor license.
The board recommended to the state that the liquor license be approved. Also, Slezak applied for a keno license transfer from John Graham to himself. The board accepted the transfer.
The board also recommended the liquor license for new corporate manager for Casey’s General Store in Exeter.
The board reviewed the one and six year road plan. Clerk Becky Erdkamp noted that she has contacted JEO to make several corrections on the map.
The board didn’t discuss the plan much but Michl reminded them, “The six year is our wish list.”
The board discussed librarian wages. The board set the starting wage for all three of the librarians at $12.00 an hour. They discussed a possibility of raising wages for those who attain accreditation.
The board discussed the possibility of redoing the other trap house at the gun club. Board member Justin Harre noted that it cost around $2000.00 to do the other trap house last fall and the gun club pitched in and paid the labor.
The board approved replacing the trap house. Harre commented,”We have a lot of use out there so it’s a good deal. Thank you for letting us do it out there.”
Maintenance Supervisor John Mueller presented a photo of batting cages that he saw in Deshler. The board was very interested in updating the batting cage area in Exeter.
Erdkamp gave her report with sales tax for May at $10856.80 and June Keno at $293.12. Erdkamp reported that they received the first half of the CARES act funds, $46,193.80 and it was deposited into a village savings account. She also reported that the pool will close August 7 as the managers and staff goes back to school. The board set the next meeting for Wednesday, September 8.