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April 19, 2016 Regular Town Board Meeting

Town of Dodgeville
Town Board Meeting Minutes
April 19th, 2016
5:00 p.m.

1) Call to order. Town Chairman, Curt Peterson called the meeting to order at 5:00 p.m.

Town Supervisors in attendance were: David Gollon, Peter Vanderloo, David Blume and Steven Johnson via speakerphone. Also in attendance was Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson.

Everyone in attendance recited the Pledge of Allegiance.

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

3) Approval of Meeting Minutes from March 1st, 2016 & March 29th, 2016. Peter Vanderloo made a motion to approve the meeting minutes from March 1st & March 29th as submitted. David Gollon seconded the motion. Motion carried. David Blume abstained from the motion.

4) 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’s March 2016 Treasurer’s Report stating the following fund balances:

General Checking $ 152,892.56
Farmer’s Savings $ 5,411.93
M&I Tax Account $ 394,501.16
Local Government Investment Pool $ 6,993.54
M&I CD’s $ 50,865.52
Farmer’s Savings Tax Account $ 0.00

Township Funds: $ 610,664.71

Peter Vanderloo 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 $17,290.01
Sanitary District #2 $11,110.09

Peter Vanderloo seconded the motion. Motion carried.

5) Bills to be approved. David Blume made a motion to approve the April 19th, 2016 vouchers in the amount of $22,223.61. David Gollon seconded the motion. Motion carried.

6) Town Roads/Equipment Report. Town Chairman, Curt Peterson indicated that he received correspondence from the State in regards to the Lone Rock Bridge Replacement project and the approval of the TRIP Project on Survey Road. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson indicated that an Iowa County Unit Meeting of the WTA is scheduled on Thursday, April 28th, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. It was also indicated that the Department of Transportation sent information in regards to the Great Lakes Basin Transportation, Inc. – Railroad Proposal in Wisconsin. The Town Board viewed and discussed the tire on the Peterbilt that was showing wear.

7) Clerk/Treasurer Report. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson reminded the Town Board that the Spring Clean-Up would be held on April 23rd and indicated that 791 residents voted in the Spring & Presidential Preference Election.

8) Discussion & possible action re: Plan Commission Recommendations. Steven Johnson made a motion to approve the conditional use of Paul Gaynor for Phase II for the purpose of: assembly gathering to include weddings, concerts, farm to table meals and other special events, a catering kitchen, parking, and the rental of the farmhouse on a Planned Unit Development of approximately 26.93 acres more or less zoned RB-1 located in the SW ¼ of the NE ¼, the NW ¼ of the SE ¼, the NE ¼ of the SW ¼, the SE ¼ of the NW ¼ and the NE 1/3 of the NW ¼ of Section 4, Town 3, Range 3 East at 4352 State Road 23 as proposed in the written proposal. David Gollon seconded the motion. Motion carried.

9) Discussion & possible action re: UW Extension Workshop (Plan Commission). Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson presented information in regards to a UW Extension Plan Commission Workshop that will be held on May 18th at 6:00 p.m. The Town Board discussed the paying of the $5 registration fee for the members of the Plan Commission and Town Board that wish to attend this workshop. David Blume made a motion to pay the registration fee for the members of the Plan Commission and Town Board that wish to attend the workshop. Peter Vanderloo seconded the motion. Motion carried.

10) Discussion & possible action re: Appointment of Engineer for study on Military Ridge Road and Survey Road Culvert. Town Chairman, Curt Peterson indicated that he felt an engineer should be appointed to do a cost study for applying for TRIP-D funds on Military Ridge Road. Curt also indicated that he is currently working with Iowa County Highway Commission, Craig Hardy in regards to coming up with costs for the Survey Road Culvert. The Town Board discussed the needs of a cost survey and the appointment of an engineer. David Gollon made a motion for Town Chairman, Curt Peterson to work with engineer Keith Dalsing on a cost study on Military Ridge Road. Peter Vanderloo seconded the motion. Motion carried.

11) Discussion & possible action re: Asphalt Overlay. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson presented a proposal from Scott Construction for an asphalt overlay on Esch Road as well as the paving of .34 tenths of a mile on Rohowetz Road. The Town Board discussed the proposals and didn’t take any action on the Rohowetz Road proposal. The Town Board requested that Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson contact the WTA for information in regards to the possibility of voluntary cost sharing for patching with asphalt. David Gollon made a motion to accept the proposal for the 1.5” asphalt overlay on Esch Road. David Blume seconded the motion. Motion carried.

12) Discussion & possible action re: 2016-2017 Salt Commitment. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson presented the 2016-2017 Salt Commitment from the Iowa County Highway Department and indicated that the Township currently has approximately 75 tons of straight salt and 100 tons of mixed material in the salt shed. David Gollon made a motion to commit to 50 tons of the early fill salt. David Blume seconded the motion. Motion carried.

13) Discussion & possible action re: Evans Quarry Road Damages. No information was presented.

14) Discussion & possible action re: Garage Door & Building Repair. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson presented proposals in regards to the building repair. No action was taken.

15) Discussion & possible action re: F550. The Town Board discussed the scratch on the F550 and the proposal that was previously received from Marklein Auto Body. The Town Board requested that Town Chairman, Curt Peterson obtain a different proposal from Marklein Auto Body in regards to fixing the scratch and bring the information back to the Town Board. No action was taken.

16) Public Comment. The Town Board members discussed concerns in regards to people parking vehicles on the Town Road or within the road right-away making plowing and maintaining the right-away harder as well as creating a potential hazard for vehicles traveling on the roadway. The Town Board requested that Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson contact the Wisconsin Towns Association in regards to the options available to the Township in regards to people parking vehicles on the roadway or within the road right-away.

17) Adjournment. David Gollon made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 6:03 p.m. Peter Vanderloo seconded the motion. Motion carried.


Respectfully Submitted,


Sara J. Olson, Clerk-Treasurer


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