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Town of Rietbrock is created July 18, A.D. 1880,   pp. 13-14


Page 13

Town Of Rietbrock Is Created
July 18, A.D. 1880
At a meeting of the Town Boards of Rib Falls and
Rietbrock concerning the settlement between said
towns, it could not be exactly ascertained which
have been all the assets of said town of Rib Falls
and therefore it was concluded by the two said
Town Boards of Rib Falls and Rietbrock that the
town treasurer of the town of Rib Falls, shall pay
over to the town of Rietbrock one third of all
the property credit, effects and assets now on hand or
that shall be hereafter levied and collected upon the
joint territory of said towns of Rib Falls and Rietbrock,
according to the following order of the county Board,
of the County of Marathon, to wit.
The County Board of Supervisors of
Marathon County do ordain as follows:
That the Town of Rib Falls consisting of Township
Twenty-nine (29) Range four (4) and five (5) East be
and the same is hereby divided and all the territory
embraced in Township Twenty-nine (29) North of
Range four (4) East is hereby detached from the
Town of Rib Falls and is hereby erected and created
into a new town. Said Town shall be known under
the name of Rietbrock.
The first annual Town meeting in said new Town
shall be held in the building known as the "Court
House" situated upon the N East of the North West
Quarter of the South East Quarter of Section Number
fourteen (14) in Township number Twenty-Nine (29)
North of Range Number four (4) East.
The existing indebtedness of the present Town of
Rib Falls shall be and the same is hereby divided pro.
rata according to the last assessment of the present
Town of Rietbrock, and all the property, credit,
effects and assets now on hand and to be hereafter to
be levied and collected upon the joint territory of
said Town are hereby and shall be divided between
said old Town of Rib Falls and the new Town hereby
erected, pro rata, according to said assessment roll
and the ordinary expenses only for maintaining the
Town Government shall be borne out of the Common
fund now on hand and hereafter collected.
As there was a deficiency in the Town Treasury of
the Town of Rib Falls during the office of Win. Klatt of
about One hundred and forty ($140.00) Dollars and
this sum had to be paid by the sureties of said
Wm. Klatt, the Town Board of the Town of Rib
Falls taking in considerating that the said Wm. Klatt
died by accident, settled with the sureties to that
effect, that they should pay only the part due to the
Town of Rietbrock. The Town Board of Rietbrock
then concluded to take only the sum of twenty-five
($25.00) Dollars, which should be paid by the Town
Treasurer of Rib Falls to the said Town of Rietbrock.
On motion the meeting adjourned sine die.
Dated at Rib Falls July 19th A.D. 1880.
Supervisors of the    Supervisors of the
Town of Rib Falls     Town of Rietbrock
C. Hanke             P. Teusz
A. Heise              J. Myszka
Win. Harder           A. Jozwiak
At a meeting of the Supervisors of the Town of
Rietbrock on the 12th day of July A.D. 1880, con-
tracts were let for building the following bridges. One
bridge over the Black Creek between Sections 2 and 3.
Contract taken by M. Milkowski for the sum of One
Hundred and sixty-five ($165.00) Dollars. Bridge to be
completed in two months. One bridge south of the
foregoing contract taken by Albert Nowacki for
Seven Dollars and fifty cents ($7.50). One bridge
south of the foregoing between Sec. 2 and 3, con-
tracts taken by J. Literski for thirty-one dollars and
fifty cents ($31.50).
On application made by six freeholders and residents
of the Town of Rietbrock and six freeholders and
residents of the Town of Hamburg to the town Boards
of Rietbrock and Hamburg laying out the Town
line between Townships 29 and 30 Range 4 East the
said town Boards met at Kreutzersville Town 30
Range 4 East on the 24th day of July A.D. 1880.
The proceedings of said meeting are recorded on
pages 27 and 28. "ROAD RECORDS".
At a spectal meeting of the Supervisors of the town
of Rietbrock the following order was issued by the
Supervisors of the town of Rietbrock to wit.
Town of Rietbrock
County of Marathon ss
We the undersigned supervisors of the town of
Rietbrock deeming the tax raised at the last annual
town meeting insufficient to pay the debts of said
town to hereby order that a special tax of Two
Hundred and fifty ($250.00) Dollars shall be raised
for the ensuing year A.D. 1881 on all taxable property
personal and real in said town.
Dated Town Rietbrock the 23rd day of Nov. 1880.
Supervisors of the
Town of Rietbrock
P. Teusz
J. Myszka
A. Jozwiak
At a special meeting of the Supervisors of the town
of Rietbrock for the purpose of granting town license
to Martin and Joseph Chesak, the said supervisors
of the town of Rietbrock issued the following order:


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