President Lloyd Wallace called the monthly meeting to order at 7:30a.m. At the Washburn County Economic/Industrial Development Conference Room.


Present: Lloyd Wallace, Rob Paine, Louie Villella, Carol Dunn, Rob Lester, Mark Krueger, and Morris Gillett, Pete Paine, and Greg Krantz.

Absent:  Chuck Jenkins


Others Present:  Margie Quinn, Dick Hartmann, and Donna Barnes- Hasselmeyer


Pete Paine made a motion to approve the agenda, Rob Paine 2nd the motion.  M.C.


Approval of Meeting Minutes

Minutes of the previous meeting October 29, 2009 were circulated.  Rob Lester made a motion to approve the minutes.  Rob Paine 2nd the motion.  M.C.  by unanimous vote.



Treasurer’s Report by Carol Dunn- Carol read the monthly Treasurer’s report and reported on the monthly bills.  The total expense for October/November was $8613.68 with a checking account balance of $34459.98 and an additional $12,957.64 in the CD account to be used for ½ marketing expenses, ½ for business plan development, and 501 (c)(3) expenses to the IRS and Anderson Hager and Moe.   Total available funds are $47,417.62.  Marge Quinn has provided board members with a Treasurer Report, P & L report, balance sheet report as requested by board members. Greg Krantz question mileage for Director from his homestead, mileage should be paid from the place of employment board members agreed to.  Pete Paine asked if invoices had gone out for membership for 2010.  Director Dick Hartman told board members he has not sent invoices out as of yet, but Dick stated he will do so within the next month.   Greg Krantz made a motion to approve Treasurer Report and pay bills, 2nd by Pete Paine.   M.C. by unanimous vote.


Members/Directors Comments:  None



Discussions were made on the County Board level regarding WCEDC Budget.  Louie Villella, Dick Hartmann, and Jerry Thompson attended the final approved budget meeting with the County Board of Supervisors.  The WCEDC Budget was approved for 2010.


Board Members would like to get estimates on the lighted sign in front that now reads “Community Bank”; Marge stated she will get some estimates to read “WC Economic Development.”


New Business


  1. Dick   stated he will complete the agenda and get to appropriate contacts.


Copier Maintenance Agreement- Discussions were made on the Copier Maintenance agreement.  Dick stated the total cost of this copier agreement would be $300.00/yr and that price includes cartridges and toner costs also.  Rob Paine made a motion to approve the copier maintenance agreement at the price of $300.00 per year.  Morris Gillette 2nd the motion.  M.C.  by unanimous vote. 


Director Report-open

  1. M.C. by unanimous vote.


Other Concerns:  Marge Quinn asked for the approval to carry over approximately 64 hours of vacation time she did not get to use due to no Director in place for 3 ½ months.  Louie Villella made a motion to let Marge carry over the approximate time of 64 hours into 2010, but needs to use that time by April 30, 2010.  Marge thanked the board.  Rob Paine 2nd the motion.  M.C. by unanimous vote.


Louie Villella made a motion to adjourn, 2nd by Carol Dunn.  M.C. by unanimous vote.


Next Meeting – December 17, 2009- 7:30 a.m. (Monthly Meeting) at the Washburn County Economic Development “New Office”- located at 208 Vine Street – Spooner, WI 54801

Respectfully Submitted by,

                                                                                    Margie Quinn