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February 1, 2022 Regular Town Board Meeting

Town of Dodgeville
Town Board Meeting Minutes
February 1st, 2022
*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 Peter Vanderloo, David Pope and Kyle Levetzow. Excused was David Gollon. Also, in attendance were Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson, Kevin Zajicek and Randy Beerkircher.

Everyone in attendance recited the Pledge of Allegiance.

2) Public Comment. Town Chairman, Curt Peterson indicated that he won’t be in attendance for the March meeting.

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

4) Approval of Meeting Minutes from January 4th, 2022. Peter Vanderloo made a motion to approve the January 4th, 2022 meeting minutes as presented. David Pope seconded the motion. Motion carried.

5) Approval of Treasurer’s Report for General, Sanitary District #1 and Tax Collection Account. David Pope made a motion to approve the Town of Dodgeville’s January 2022 Treasurer’s Report stating the following fund balances:

General Checking $ 36,620.58
Farmer’s Savings $ 527,545.21
Local Government Investment Pool $ 7,412.80
Farmer’s Savings Tax Account $ 380,940.07
Mound City Tax Account $1,242,682.12

Township Funds: $ 520,408.25
Tax Funds: $1,674,792.53

Peter Vanderloo seconded the motion. Motion carried.

David Pope made a motion to approve Sanitary District #1 Treasurer’s Report as submitted stating the following fund balances:

Sanitary District #1 $16,079.27

Peter Vanderloo seconded the motion. Motion carried.

6) Bills to be approved. David Pope made a motion to approve the February 1st, 2022 vouchers in the amount of $31,928.68 and Sanitary District #1 vouchers in the amount of $4,090.82. Peter Vanderloo seconded the motion. Motion carried.

7) Town Roads/Equipment Report. Town Patrolman, Randy Beerkircher presented information in regards to the mower tractor and hydraulic motor.

8) Clerk/Treasurer Report. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson updated the Board in regards to the audit that was completed and the salt commitment for 2022-2023. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson also presented information in regards to the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and funding.

9) Discussion and possible action re: Chapter 10 Building and Mechanical Code Ordinance Revision. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson presented information in regards to the proposed revision to Chapter 10 Building and Mechanical Code Ordinance requiring a building permit for the construction of a residential accessory structure. Peter Vanderloo made a motion to postpone the agenda item till the May Town Board meeting. David Pope seconded the motion. Motion carried.

10) Discussion and possible action re: Rezoning and Conditional Use Permit Fees. The Town Board discussed the current rezoning/conditional use permit fees and indicated that an increase was necessary to help cover the administrative costs of the permits. Peter Vanderloo made a motion to increase the fee for a rezoning or conditional use permit to $300.00. If a conditional use permit is accompanied with a rezoning permit the fee would be $350.00. Kyle Levetzow seconded the motion. Motion carried.

11) Discussion and possible action re: Amended Resolution 2009-264 Fee Schedule. The Town Board discussed the 2009-264 fee schedule and proposed changes in the following fees: Public Work Services, Zoning Petitions and Fence Viewings. Peter Vanderloo made a motion to adopt Amended Resolution 2009-264 Fee Schedule modifying the following fees: Public Work Services, Zoning Petitions and Fence Viewings. Kyle Levetzow seconded the motion. Motion carried.

12) Discussion & possible action re: Upgrading of Exit Signs. Peter Vanderloo made a motion to approve the upgrading of the exit signs in the Town Shop area. David Pope seconded the motion. Motion carried.

13) Discussion & possible action re: Equipment for MACK Chassis. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson and Town Patrolman, Randy Beerkircher indicated that they were still working on obtaining bids for equipment for the MACK Chassis.

14) Discussion & possible action re: Mower Tractor. No action was taken.

15) Discussion & possible action re: Norwegian Hollow Bridge Replacement Project. Kyle Levetzow made a motion to approve the professional services agreement with Jewell & Associates in regards to the Norwegian Hollow Bridge Replacement project. David Pope seconded the motion. Motion carried.

16) Discussion & possible action re: TRIP Project Update/Road Projects. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson presented information in regards to submitting documents to be reimbursed for the Leffler Road project including an invoice in regards to fencing. Kyle Levetzow made a motion to pay the invoice from Red Line Fencing. David Pope seconded the motion. Motion carried.

17) Discussion & possible action re: 2022 WTA District Meeting. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson presented information in regards to the WTA District meeting to be held on Friday, March 11th at Deer Valley Lodge in Barneveld. David Pope made a motion to allow Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson and any other board member to attend the WTA District meeting. Kyle Levetzow seconded the motion. Motion carried.

18) Closed Session in accordance with Wisconsin Statue 19.85 (1) (c) to consider employment, promotion, employee hours, compensation or performance evaluation of any public employee of which the governmental body has jurisdiction or exercises responsibility. Kyle Levetzow made a motion to go into Closed Session in accordance with Wisconsin Statue 19.85 (1) (c) to consider employment, promotion, employee hours, compensation or performance evaluation of any public employee of which the governmental body has jurisdiction or exercises responsibility. David Pope seconded the motion. Motion carried. Roll call: David Pope, yes; Kyle Levetzow, yes; Peter Vanderloo, yes; and Curt Peterson, yes. Also in attendance was Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson and Kevin Zajicek.

19) Reconvene into Open Session. David Pope made a motion to reconvene into open session. Kyle Levetzow seconded the motion. Motion carried.

20) Board action as a result of Closed Session. Kyle Levetzow made a motion to hire Kevin Zajicek as a full-time patrolman effective February 7th, 2022. David Pope seconded the motion. Motion carried.

21) Adjournment. Peter Vanderloo made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:26 p.m. David Pope seconded the motion. Motion carried.


Respectfully Submitted,


Sara J. Olson, Clerk-Treasurer


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