Town of Lake Tomahawk Wilderness Rest Cemetery Board Meeting, March 7, 2018

Town of Lake Tomahawk

Wilderness Rest Cemetery Board

Minutes for March 7, 2018 Meeting

 

Present:  Jane Somers, Edie Hamers, Linda Delius, Kevin Krueger, Jeff Bowen.  Excused absence:  Sharon Lintereur

 

Linda Delius, Secretary, called the meeting to order at 6:34 p.m.  

 

Motion to approve agenda made by Krueger, seconded by Hamers. Motion unanimously carried.

 

Motion to approve minutes of September 18, 2017, made by Somers, seconded by Hamers.  Motion unanimously carried.

 

Sexton Bowen reported no sales, transfers or returns since our last meeting.  He had winterized the water faucets last fall.

 

Somers and Delius were not able to review documents in the Nicolet National Bank in Rhinelander due to construction of a new bank building which will not be completed until late summer.  Krueger made a motion to continue to rent the safety deposit box; seconded by Hamers.  Motion carried.  Krueger made a motion to have the town of Lake Tomahawk pay the rental fee for the safety deposit box; seconded by Somers.  Motion carried.

 

Spring clean-up of the cemetery will take place the week before Memorial Day.  Sexton would like all items removed from grave sites prior to that week.  A notice should be sent to the Lakeland Times to notify the public.

 

Sexton Bowen reviewed data for the annual town meeting in April and discovered ten unreported internments – cremations for Jesse Garnet on May 12, 2017, Ray and Jeannette Adelmann on May 24, 2017, Herbert Geyer on May 27, 2017, Stan and Barbara Stanislawski on August 21, 2017, Alice Majder on October 30, 2017, Dorothy J. Kurtz on November 3, 2017; burials for Allan D. Thomas on June 5, 2017; and Mabel Punches on February 17, 2017. Only two plots were sold since the last annual meeting.  There were four committee meetings during that time – June 26, 2017; August 9, 2017; September 18, 2017; March 7, 2018.  The plumbing and outdoor faucet projects have been completed. 

 

Topics for the next meeting will include a cemetery clean-up report, a recap of the 2018 annual town meeting and updating the flash drive.

Motion to adjourn made by Krueger, seconded by Hamers. Motion unanimously carried. Adjournment at 7:32 p.m.

 

Cemetery fees are as follows: 

1)     Lots are $250 for Lake Tomahawk residents and $300 for non-residents.

2)     To transfer a deed costs $20.

3)     Summer burials are $700; winter burials are $800.

4)     Summer cremation internment is $300; winter cremation internment is $400.

5)     There is an extra $50 charge for burials and cremation internments on holidays and weekends.

Winter is defined as when there is frost on the ground or snow needs to be removed. Summer conditions are no snow and the ground is thawed.

Town of Lake Tomahawk Wilderness Rest Cemetery Board Meeting, August 9, 2017

Town of Lake Tomahawk

Wilderness Rest Cemetery Board

Minutes for August 9, 2017 Meeting

 

Present:  Sharon Lintereur, Jane Somers, Edie Hamers, Linda Delius, Jeff Bowen, Stephanie Sowatzka, Town Supervisor/Committee Liaison.  Absent: Kevin Krueger

 

Sharon Lintereur, Chairperson, called the meeting to order at 6:33 p.m.

 

Motion to approve agenda made by Somers, seconded by Delius. Motion unanimously carried.

 

Motion to approve minutes of June 26, 2017, made by Hamers, seconded by Lintereur.  Motion unanimously carried.

 

Jeff Bowen, Wilderness Rest Cemetery Sexton, reported that R. Metz Plumbing installed the timed outside faucet on the cemetery well for $500 bill on July 25, 2017.  There were no burials and no plots sold since our last meeting at the end of June.  There are approximately 1100 cemetery plots available with approximately 500 sold.  Sexton would like to add fertilizer to our budget for 2018. 

 

The Board welcomed our new Town Supervisor/Committee Liaison Stephanie Sowatzka. 

 

Somers volunteered to assist Delius with review and organization of the lock box contents.  Somers will also review this year’s budget in preparation for our next meeting on the 2018 budget.

 

Weather permitting, the next meeting will be held at Wilderness Rest Cemetery so the committee can tour the facility and grounds.  Topics of discussion will include the budget for fiscal year January - December 2018.

 

Motion to adjourn made by Delius; seconded by Lintereur. Motion unanimously carried. Adjournment at 7:03 p.m.

Town of Lake Tomahawk Cemetery Board Meeting, October 5, 2009

TOWN OF LAKE TOMAHAWK
CEMETERY BOARD MEETING
SLOAN CENTER - OCT. 5, 2009
9:00 A.M.

AGENDA:
1. Call to order
2. Pledge to flag
3. Approve the agenda for 10-5-09
4. Read and approve the minutes for 6-8-09
5. Chairperson report
6. Treasurer report
7. Sexton report
8. Set priorities for 2010.
9. Work on the budget request for 2010
10.Citizen input
11. Set date for next meeting
12. Adjournment

Posted: 10-2-09
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