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July 7, 2015 Regular Town Board Meeting

Town of Dodgeville
Town Board Meeting Minutes
July 7th, 2015
6:00 p.m.

1) Call to order. Town Chairman, Curt Peterson called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.

Town Supervisors in attendance were: David Gollon, David Blume, Peter Vanderloo and Steven Johnson. Also in attendance were Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson, Vern Jess, Anne Bachner, Dawn Hill, Rachel Jordan and Paul Kardatzke.

2) Everyone in attendance recited the Pledge of Allegiance.

Peter Vanderloo made a motion to suspend the agenda and move to Item #9 Plan Commission Recommendations. David Blume seconded the motion. Motion carried.


3) Discussion & possible action re: Plan Commission Recommendations. The Town Board discussed the recommendation that was brought forth by the Plan Commission. David Blume made a motion to recommend the approval of the conditional use application of Jordan Timberland L.P. and Rachel Jordan to reconfigure a lot line for the creation of a lot previously zoned in 2004 to AR-1 located in part of the W ½ of the NE ¼ of Section 19, Town 6 North, Range 3 East and CSM 787 located on County Road Q. Peter Vanderloo seconded the motion. Motion carried.

4) Discussion & possible action re: The resolving of a permanent limited easement error on a previous rezoning application of Robert Bachner located in the NE ¼ of the SW ¼ of Section 13, Town 6 North, Range 3 East located at 5175 E. Anderson Road. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson had indicated to the Town Board that the Plan Commission had made the following recommendation in regards to resolving the permanent limited easement error: Steven Johnson made a motion to recommend to eliminate the permanent limited easement that was placed on 5175 E. Anderson in error located in the NE ¼ of the SW ¼ of Section 13, Town 6 North, Range 3 East. Robert Fitzsimmons seconded the motion. Motion carried. David Blume made a motion to approve the elimination of the easement as recommended by the Plan Commission. Steven Johnson seconded the motion. Motion carried.

5) Discussion & possible action re: Proposal for Access off of Penny Lane. Vern Jesse who was representing his client Kent Johnson discussed the possibility of gaining access off of Penny Lane to Parcel 216-1501 which is located in the City of Dodgeville thru Outlot 1 which is reserved for future public street as indicated on the plat. Vern had indicated that it would be cost prohibited for them to construct a crossing over the warm water creek that runs through this parcel to access the backside of this parcel utilizing their current access easement in the City off of County Road YZ. Vern Jesse was just seeking input from the Township at this time as they are looking into their options for selling the parcel and the Town Board had recommended the individual talk to the owner of Outlot 1 to see if they could obtain an easement or purchase Outlot 1 in which then the Township would potentially allow a private driveway to be placed on the Outlot with restriction of it being a single residential driveway. The Township also indicated that due to the majority of the 40 acres abuts the subdivision and isn’t accessible without the construction of a crossing the individual should look into petitioning to detach the 40 acre parcel from the City of Dodgeville to the Township.

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

7) Approval of Meeting Minutes from June 2nd, 2015 & June 25th, 2015. David Blume made a motion to approve the June 2nd, 2015 and June 25th, 2015 meeting minutes as submitted. Steven seconded the motion. Motion carried. David Gollon abstained in regards to the June 25th, 2015 meeting minutes.

8) Approval of Treasurer’s Report for General, Sanitary District #1, 2, and Tax Collection Account. David Blume made a motion to approve the Town of Dodgeville June 2015 Treasurer’s Report stating the following fund balances:

General Checking $ 281,375.41
Farmer’s Savings $ 5,405.81
M&I Tax Account $ 139,115.45
Local Government Investment Pool $ 6,981.04
M&I CD’s $ 50,835.93

Township Funds: $ 483,713.64

Steven Johnson seconded the motion. Motion carried.

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

Sanitary District #1 $16,896.15
Sanitary District #2 $15,876.43

Steven Johnson seconded the motion. Motion carried.


9) Bills to be approved. Peter Vanderloo made a motion to approve the July 7th, 2015 vouchers for payment in the amount of $146,921.37 with payment to Rule Construction being contingent upon the removal of the logs in the road right-of- way. Steven Johnson seconded the motion. Motion carried.

10) Town Roads/Equipment Report. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson had indicated that the Township had received the 2015 Case Endloader and the mower tractor has a cutter shaft bearing that needs repaired by Kevin and Randy. The Town Board had indicated that they would be having the Annual Road Review on Thursday, July 30th at approximately 7:30 a.m. Town Chairman, Curt Peterson had indicated that the county had completed the crack filling work on Penny Lane and Brue Road and indicated that if the Town Board members had time they should read an article in the July Wisconsin Towns Association magazine in regards to Town Roads and the budget.

11) Clerk/Treasurer Report. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson had informed the Town Board about a situation in which the City of Dodgeville had developed a foul order in there sewer lines. The odor was eventually traced back to the House on the Rock Inn in which the Sanitary District #1 user had cleaned out there lines and some of the chemicals were placed down the sewer in which in return caused the situation that had occurred. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson had indicated that the City of Dodgeville will be looking into modifying the Sanitary District Agreement to reference their ordinance in regards to what chemicals can and cannot be placed in their sewer lines. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson also requested to take vacation on July 14th thru July 17th.

12) Discussion & possible action re: Ordinance Chapter 29 Open Records Policy. No action taken.

13) Discussion & possible action re: Amended Resolution 2009-264 Town of Dodgeville Fee Schedule. No action taken.

14) Discussion & possible action re: Cutting Edges on the V-Plow. The Town Board discussed the Winter cutting edges that were purchased for the V-Plow as well as the blades that Henke offers for the V-Plow. Steven Johnson had indicated that he had felt due to the cutting and possible drilling that would need to take place to install the Winter cutting edges the Township should look into purchasing the Henke blades. The Town Board recommended that Steve Johnson contact the county to see if they would be interested in purchasing the Winter cutting edge from the Township and report back next month.

15) Discussion & possible action re: Wisconsin Municipal Clerk’s Conference. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson had presented information in regards to the WMCA Conference held on August 18th thru the 21st in La Crosse. Steve Johnson made a motion to approve the attendance of the Clerk/Treasurer on Wednesday and Thursday with the Township being responsible for the cost of lodging, conference fees and mileage. Peter Vanderloo seconded the motion. Motion carried.

16) 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. Steven Johnson 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. Peter Vanderloo seconded the motion. Motion carried. Roll Call: Gollon, yes; Peterson, yes; Vanderloo, yes: Johnson, yes; and Blume, yes. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson was also present.

Steven Johnson made a motion to reconvene into open session. David Blume seconded the motion. Motion carried.

17) Discussion & possible action re: Resolution 2009-257 Health Insurance Reimbursement & Compensation Policy. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson provided the Town Board with correspondence from the Wisconsin Towns Association in regards to the Affordable Care Act. Steven Johnson made a motion to repeal Resolution 2009-257 Health Insurance Reimbursement & Compensation Policy effective June 30th, 2015. David Gollon seconded the motion. Motion carried.

18) Public Comment. None

19) Adjournment. Steven Johnson made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:27 p.m. David Blume seconded the motion. Motion carried.

Respectfully Submitted,
Sara J. Olson, Clerk-Treasurer


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