By Annette Newcomb ~ Editor

If it’s spring in Wisconsin, that must be hot asphalt you smell.

During Monday’s regular board meeting the Twin Lakes Village Board approved the village engineer’s recommendations for the 2012 street resurfacing project.

The village accepted a low bid of $168,217.50 from B.R. Amon and Sons from Elkhorn. Payne and Dolan of Kenosha submitted a bid of $196.863.

The project includes work on OakRidge to Bayview to Swanson; Circle Drive; sanitary sewer repairs, for a total base total of $113,780.

The second phase of the project includes work on Elm and Maple Court, Barry Road, Wilmot to Chapel, for an additional $28,180.

The bid stipulates Amon must do any needed repairs to lawns and driveways that may be impacted by the work.

A 5 percent contingency was added to the bid for road surface work and 15 percent was added for any sewer work. The cost will be divided with $97,800 to the general fund and $54,000 to the sewer fund.

During the meeting the board also approved a request from the Triangle Bar to allow alcohol consumption only outside its premises on Saturday, June 16, for a farewell party for Sgt. Neal Chapman, who is being deployed overseas. A tent will be erected and fencing. No sale of alcohol will be allowed outside.


In other village news

• the board authorized a Class B combination liquor license and cabaret license at 25 Lance Drive to Railhouse Company, doing business as Driftwood through the end of the year.

The license is only valid if the sale of the business goes through;

• approved a request from the American Legion to allow the annual Memorial Day parade to be held Monday, May 28. The parade will step off at 11 a.m. from Lance Park and conclude at Legion Park with ceremony to follow;

• the board denied a request for a temporary Class B liquor license to the Twin Lakes Skate Park fundraiser set for June 22 at Legion Park.

Trustee Jeremy Knoll said there was a breakdown in communication and Elaine Valentine, who has been spearheaded the fundraiser from the onset was against any type of alcohol being sold at the fundraiser.

The request was submitted by Dave Johnson and Tracy Erickson, who listed themselves as president of the organization, something that Knoll said was incorrect.

“The lady who started this wants to distance herself from any thing to do with this. She is against any kind of alcohol being sold at a fundraiser for kids,” Knoll said;

• the following committee appointments have been made: Maggie Delriego, Community Growth, term ends 2014; Kayla Laswell, Board of Appeals, filling vacant position, to 2014; Barbara J. Andres, alternate member, to 2015; Barbara Andres, Board of Review, replacing Nadine Mysker, resigned, through 2014; Kathy Ticha, through 2015, and Maggie Delriego (filling vacant member position), 2014, Housing Committee and John Caslin, police commission, through 2017.

• don’t forget the Aquanuts first performance of the season will begin at 6p.m. Wednesya, May 30 at Lance Park in Twin Lakes. As always, there is no admission;

• residents are reminded village hall will be closed Monday, May 28, in observance of Memorial


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