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June 2, 2015 Regular Town Board Meeting

Town of Dodgeville
Town Board Meeting Minutes
June 2nd, 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, Greg Jewell, Mike Bisbach, David Neal and Kevin Zajicek.

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, Steven Johnson. Motion carried.

David Blume made a motion to suspend the agenda and move to Item #10 Shared Driveway Proposal (Consumer’s Co-op). Steven Johnson seconded the motion. Motion carried.

3) Discussion & possible action re: Shared Driveway Proposal (Consumer’s Co-op). Mike Bisbach from Jewell & Associates presented a site plan which included a proposed shared driveway for the property located directly west of the Town Hall’s parking lot. The Town Board and all members of the audience went and viewed the area in its entirety as well as where the shared driveway was being proposed. The Town Board had indicated they had concerns in regards to water run-off as well as the maintenance of the shared driveway. The Town Board had requested that David Neal and Jewell Associates bring back different options in regards to the driveway as well as a maintenance agreement.

4) Discussion & possible action re: Part-time Summer Help. The Town Board and part-time patrolman Kevin Zajicek discussed the current need of part-time summer help due to the current full-time patrolman being on medical leave. Steven Johnson made a motion to hire Randy Beerkicher for part-time summer help at a wage of $18.25 with the hours being at the discretion of the Town Chairman. Peter Vanderloo seconded the motion. Motion carried.

5) Discussion & possible action re: Purchasing of Pallet Forks (Backhoe). Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson presented the Town Board with the follow-up information in regards to the quoted pallet forks as requested. The Town Board requested that the cost of the pallet forks be put into the 2016 budget. No action taken.

6) Discussion & possible action re: Purchasing of Tires/Repairs (Mower/Tractor). Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson presented the Town Board with prices in regards to the front tire that was in need of repair as well as a price for the used tire that was put on the tractor on a temporary basis. Peter Vanderloo made a motion to purchase the used tire for $100.00. Steven Johnson seconded the motion. Motion carried.

7) Town Roads/Equipment Report. Town Chairman, Curt Peterson had requested that the Town Board members check their schedules so they can set up a date to run all the Town Roads. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson had presented the results of the stock pile inspection to the Board. David Blume made a motion to postpone any action on the stockpile deficiencies. Peter Vanderloo seconded the motion. Motion carried.

8) Discussion & possible action re: Survey Road Update. Town Chairman, Curt Peterson had indicated that he had met with the DNR and Highway Commission in regards to a culvert project on Survey Road. Craig Hardy had recommended the culvert be longer in length as well as shifting the culvert. Curt Peterson had indicated that the estimated cost of the project would be in the $30,000 - $35,000.00 range and would need to be budgeted for next year. No action taken.

9) Approval of Meeting Minutes from May 5th, 2015. David Gollon made a motion to approve the May 5th, 2015 meeting minutes as submitted. David Blume seconded the motion. Motion carried.

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

General Checking $ 340,542.51
Farmer’s Savings $ 5,404.46
M&I Tax Account $ 139,080.58
Local Government Investment Pool $ 6,980.27
M&I CD’s $ 50,835.93
Farmer’s Savings Tax Account $ 0.00

Township Funds: $ 542,843.75

David Blume seconded the motion. Motion carried.

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

Sanitary District #1 $17,205.11
Sanitary District #2 $15,016.13

David Blume seconded the motion. Motion carried.

11) Bills to be approved. Steven Johnson made a motion to approve the June 2nd, 2015 vouchers for payment in the amount of $67,142.71 with Curt Peterson contacting Rule Construction in regards to the culvert costs on the 24” culvert. David Blume seconded the motion. Motion carried.

12) Clerk/Treasurer Report. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson had reminded the Town Board that Open Book was taking place on June 3rd and Board of Review will be held on June 25th, 2015.

13) Discussion & possible action re: Plan Commission Recommendations. The Town Board discussed the recommendation that were brought forth by the Plan Commission. Steven Johnson made a motion to recommend the approval of the rezoning application of approximately 3.00 acres more or less from A-1 to AR-1 located in part of the NE ¼ of the NW ¼ of Section 26, Town 6 North, Range 3 East on Leffler Road currently owned by the Hellenbrand’s. David Blume seconded the motion. Motion carried.

14) Discussion & possible action re: Board of Review Training. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson had indicated that a minimum of one Town Board member needs to take the Board of Review training prior to June 25th, 2015. Curt Peterson and Peter Vanderloo indicated that they would view the training materials and file the training affidavit with the Clerk/Treasurer to satisfy this state mandated requirement.

15) Discussion & possible action re: Ordinance Chapter 29 Open Records Policy. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson presented the Town Board with a draft of Ordinance Chapter 29 Open Records Policy. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson requested the Board review the drafted ordinance and recommend the fee schedule that they would like to establish in regards to record reproduction costs at next month’s meeting. No action was taken.

16) Discussion & possible action re: Ordinance Chapter 30 Stray Animals on Town Property Policy. No action was taken.

17) Discussion & possible action re: Delinquent Personal Property Accounts. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson indicated that there was still one delinquent 2014 personal property account. David Blume made a motion to pursue Small Claims if payment isn’t received within 10 days of issuing a demand of payment letter. Steven Johnson seconded the motion. Motion carried.

18) Discussion & possible action re: 2014-2015 QLF Liquor Licenses Application. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson had indicated that Hill’s Pub & Banquet Hall is rescinding there liquor license based upon it being issued to Quality Liquid Feeds. Steven Johnson made a motion to approve the issuance of a Class “B” Beer & Liquor License to Quality Liquid Feeds (Cory Berg, Agent) with the following conditions: all delinquent sewer & water invoices are paid and the Township is provided a certificate of completion of the responsible beverage server training course. Peter Vanderloo seconded the motion. Motion carried.

19) Discussion & possible action re: Firework Donation Request from the Chamber of Commerce. The Town Board discussed the firework donation request. David Blume made a motion to deny the request. Steven Johnson seconded the motion. Motion carried. (4-1) Curt Peterson was opposed.

20) Discussion & possible action re: Purchasing of Cell Phone. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson presented the Town Board with a breakdown of costs associated with the purchasing of a cell phone in lieu of having a land line phone for the Town Office. The Town Board had requested that the Clerk/Treasurer look into the long distance options of having the land line phone being put on a standard plan.

21) Discussion & possible action re: Purchasing of Copy Machine / Printer. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson had presented proposals received from Rhyme Office Supplies and GI Office Technologies. David Gollon made a motion to purchase the Sharp MXM264N black & white copy machine and service package as presented from Rhyme Office Supplies. David Blume seconded the motion. Motion carried.

22) Discussion & possible action re: Evans Quarry Road Damages. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson updated the Town Board in regards to the status of the answering of the complaint.

23) Discussion & possible action re: Resolution 2015-293 Authorizing the funding of the Ford 550 and Refinancing of the Existing Note. David Blume made a motion to adopt Resolution 2015-293 authorizing the Funding of the Ford 550 and Refinancing of the existing note with the payment date being modified to January 15th, 2015. Steven Johnson seconded the motion. Motion carried.

24) Public Comment. The Town Board discussed having vehicle inspection reports in vehicles for employees to fill out.

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

Respectfully Submitted,
Sara J. Olson, Clerk-Treasurer


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