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January 8, 2013 Regular Town Board Meeting

Town of Dodgeville
Town Board Meeting Minutes
January 8th, 2013
6:00 p.m.

1) Call to order. Town Chairman, Curt Peterson called the meeting to order at 6:03 p.m.

Town Supervisors in attendance were: David Gollon, Charlie Price, Dorothy Gullickson and David Blume. Also in attendance were Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson, Charlie Rolli, Greg Jewell, Steve Alt, Josh Fowler and Doug Fowler.

The Town Board welcomed the new Town Board member Dorothy Gullickson.

2) Approval of Public Notice/Agenda. Supervisor, Charlie Price made a motion to approve the public notice and agenda seconded by Supervisor, David Blume. Motion carried.

David Gollon made a motion to suspend the agenda and move to Item #6. Dorothy Gullickson seconded the motion. Motion carried.

3) Town Roads/Equipment Report. Charlie Rolli had indicated that everything had went smooth during the big December blizzard as we had Rule Construction out with end loaders helping open everything up as well as one of their men running the third plow truck. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson had also indicated that Iowa County was trying to get some financial assistance to help offset some of the expenses. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson had also indicated that our manufacture’s base warranty for our Case 580SN is expiring soon and we received some literature from Case in reference to an extended warranty in which the Clerk will be providing additional information as to if it is the same as last year or not.

4) Discussion & possible action re: Proposals for Blotz Bridge Consultant Design Engineering Services. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson presented the Town Board with copies of the proposals received from KD Engineering, Jewell & Associates, Team Engineering and Westbrook Associates. The Town Board allowed the two individuals that were present from Jewell & Associates and Team Engineering to give a very quick overview of their company and past experiences with bridge projects. The Town Board had indicated that they would like to review all the proposals submitted by the individual firms prior to making a selection. The selection will take place at the February 5th, 2013 Town Board meeting and the Clerk/Treasurer will be contacting all firms to let them know that no selection was made at the January 8th, 2013 board meeting and it has been moved to February 5th, 2013.

5) Discussion & possible action re: Town Garage (Spray Foam Insulation.) Midwest Roofing & Construction, LLC presented the Town Board with an estimate for spray foam insulation in the back shop area of the Town Garage. The Town board discussed the estimate in details with Josh & Doug Fowler that were present. David Gollon made a motion to have Midwest Roofing & Construction, LLC to spray foam the ceiling only 3” thick with a 2 lb closed cell foam and to spray fire rated coating on the foam in the amount of $6,000.00. Charlie Price seconded the motion. Motion carried. The Town Board indicated that they would look into spraying the walls in the future.

6) Public Comment. Josh Fowler had indicated to the Town Board that he was interested in putting up a light manufacturing business on his property on County Road YZ. The Town Board recommended that he file for rezoning and a conditional use permit to be placed on the January Plan Commission meeting. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson had also indicated to the Town Board that Recycling Center John White had an accident at home and would be off for a few weeks. David Blume also indicated that he was able to ride with Charlie Rolli plowing and feels that the v-plow works great and was a very good investment.

7) Approval of Meeting Minutes from December 4th, 2012. Charlie Price had indicated that he voted no on Item #10 and the minutes needed to be modified. David Blume made a motion to approve the December 4th, 2012 minutes with the modification. David Gollon seconded the motion. Motion carried.

8) Approval of Treasurer’s Report for General, Sanitary District #1, 2, and Tax Collection Account. David Gollon made a motion to approve the Town of Dodgeville December 2012 Treasurer’s Report as submitted stating the following fund balances:

General Checking $ 31,494.43
Farmer’s Savings $ 3,012.90
M&I Tax Account $ 764,855.70
Farmer’s Savings Tax Account $ 797,883.53
Local Government Investment Pool $ 6,963.78
M&I CD’s $ 50,717.41


Township Funds: $ 92,188.52


Dorothy Gullickson seconded the motion. Motion carried.

David Gollon made a motion to approve Sanitary Districts #1 and 2 Treasurer’s Report as submitted stating the following fund balances:

Sanitary District #1 $15,089.01
Sanitary District #2 $ 9,098.45

Dorothy Gullickson seconded the motion. Motion carried

David Gollon made a motion to suspend the agenda and move to Item #6. Dorothy Gullickson seconded the motion. Motion carried.

9) Bills to be approved. David Blume made a motion to approve the January vouchers totaling $24,234.89.David Gollon seconded the motion. Motion carried.

10) Clerk/Treasurer Report. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson had indicated that there would possibly be a primary election held in February at the state level.

11) Discussion & possible action re: Fire Contract Negotiations. The City of Dodgeville sent a counterproposal to the Town of Dodgeville. Town Board Supervisor, David Blume had indicated that he had meet with the City of Dodgeville’s mayor and attorney to discuss the counterproposal that was submitted by the City and couldn’t come up with any type of negotiations that everyone would be satisfied with. David Blume indicated that the City needed more time and would come back with another proposal.

12) Discussion & possible action re: Contracted Services for Snow Removal on Town Roads. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson presented the Town Board with a Standard form of Agreement between owner and contractor from Rules Construction. David Gollon made a motion to approve the agreement as submitted from Rule Construction. This agreement will be reviewed on an annual basis. David Blume seconded the motion. Motion carried. Charlie Price abstained from this motion.

13) Adjournment. David Gollon made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Charlie Price seconded the motion. Motion carried.


Respectfully Submitted,


Sara J. Olson, Clerk-Treasurer


Archive:

February 4, 2014 Regular Town Board Meeting
January 7, 2014 Regular Town Board Meeting
December 3, 2013 Regular Town Board Meeting
November 7, 2013 Public Budget Hearing
November 7, 2013 Special Town Meeting of the Electors of the Town of Dodgeville
November 7, 2013 Regular Town Board Meeting
October 22, 2013 Town Board Meeting
October 1, 2013 Regular Town Board Meeting
September 3, 2013 Regular Town Board Meeting
August 6, 2013 Regular Town Board Meeting


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