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October 5, 2021 Regular Town Board Meeting

Town of Dodgeville
Town Board Meeting Minutes
October 5th, 2021
*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 Pope, Peter Vanderloo and Kyle Levetzow. David Gollon was excused. Also, in attendance were Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson, Randy Beerkircher, Nathan McGree, Pam Johnson-Loy and Paul Biere.

Everyone in attendance recited the Pledge of Allegiance.

2) Public Comment. Town Chairman, Curt Peterson indicated that an Open House for the new Iowa County Law Enforcement Center has been tentatively schedule for December 11th from 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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

4) Approval of Meeting Minutes from September 7th, 2021. Peter Vanderloo made a motion to approve the September 7th, 2021 meeting minutes as presented. David Pope seconded the motion. Motion carried.

Kyle Levetzow made a motion to suspend the agenda and move to Item #10: ATV/UTV Route Concerns – Wilson Road. David Pope seconded the motion. Motion carried.

5) Discussion & possible action re: ATV/UTV Route Concerns – Wilson Road. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson presented a letter that was sent to Paul Biere in regards to his ATV/UTV Route questions. Paul Biere and the Town Board discussed his concerns that were indicated in the letter that was previously received and it was indicated that they believe they are rectifying the situation in regards to the burnouts on the roadway. No action was taken.

6) Discussion & possible action re: Class B “Beer & Liquor” License Application for Prairie Rock Lodge (Nathan McGree, Agent) 3591 State Road 23. Kyle Levetzow made a motion to approve the issuance of a Class B “Beer & Liquor License for Prairie Rock Lodge (Nathan McGree, Agent) 3591 State Road 23 contingent upon the surrendering of the current liquor license from House on the Rock Inn, LLC located at 3591 State Road 23. David Pope seconded the motion. Motion carried.

7) Approval of Treasurer’s Report for General, Sanitary District #1 and Tax Collection Account. Peter Vanderloo made a motion to approve the Town of Dodgeville’s September 2021 Treasurer’s Report stating the following fund balances:

General Checking $ 152,308.59
Farmer’s Savings $ 226,045.29
Local Government Investment Pool $ 7,411.30
Farmer’s Savings Tax Account $ 0.00
Mound City Tax Account $ 556,725.26

Township Funds: $ 942,490.44
Tax Funds: $ 0.00

David Pope seconded the motion. Motion carried.

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

Sanitary District #1 $15,317.48

David Pope seconded the motion. Motion carried.

8) Bills to be approved. Kyle Levetzow made a motion to approve the October 5th, 2021 vouchers in the amount of $49,120.52 and Sanitary District #1 vouchers in the amount of $2,935.42. Peter Vanderloo seconded the motion. Motion carried.

9) Town Roads/Equipment Report. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson updated the Town Board in regards to the status of the Leffler Road Project, contract completion date of October 21st and presented a quote from Brook’s Tractor.

10) Clerk/Treasurer Report. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson reminded the Town Board of the Fall Clean-Up, presented Iowa County’s 2021 equalized value information, shared a Thank You that was received from Randy Beerkircher and Rainbow Hospice Foundation.

11) Discussion and possible action re: Planning Commission Recommendations. Peter Vanderloo made a motion to recommend the approval of the rezoning application of JSP Property Holding LLC to rezone 10 acres more or less from A-1 Ag to AR-1 located in the SW ¼ of the NE ¼ and the NW ¼ of the NE ¼ of Section 30, Town 7 North, Range 3 East located at 3826 County Road M with the appropriate acreage being placed into the conservancy district to meet the density standard. David Pope seconded the motion. Motion carried.

Peter Vanderloo made a motion to recommend the approval of the rezoning application of Jason & Vicki Goodman and Paul & Mary Dolan to rezone 2.67 acres more or less from A-1 Ag & AR-1 to AR-1 located in pt of the NW ¼ and SW ¼ of the NW ¼ of Section 34, Town 7 North, Range 3 East located at 4463 County Road ZZ. Kyle Levetzow seconded the motion. Motion carried.

12) Discussion and possible action re: Outdoor Lighting at Town Shop. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson presented a quote from Johanning Electric in regards to replacing the outdoor lighting at the Town Shop. Kyle Levetzow made a motion to approve the quote in the amount of $995.00. Peter Vanderloo seconded the motion. Motion carried.

13) Discussion & possible action re: Resolution 2021-135 Resolution for Ward Creation. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson presented Resolution 2021-135 Resolution for Ward Creation. David Pope made a motion to approve Resolution 2021-135 Resolution for Ward Creation. Kyle Levetzow seconded the motion. Motion carried.

14) Discussion & possible action re: Iowa County Humane Society. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson presented a letter that was received from the Iowa County Sheriff’s Office in regards to the Iowa County Humane Officer and the Iowa County Humane Society. No action was taken.

15) Discussion & possible action re: 2022-2023 LRIP-S/LRIP-D and LRIP Projects. Town Chairman, Curt Peterson indicated that he would like to apply for the 2023 LRIP-S/LRIP-D funds for the Military Ridge Rd Project and apply for 2022 LRIP funds for the remainder of Esch Road. The Town Board requested that Town Chairman, Curt Peterson contact K.D. Engineering in regards to obtaining information to apply for the Military Ridge Rd Project.

16) Discussion & possible action re: Alliant Energy Proposal – State Rd 23 Lift Station. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson presented information from Alliant Energy in regards to potentially upgrading the electric service to the State Rd 23 lift station to 1.22.08 Voltage. Kyle Levetzow made a motion to hire an electrician to verify if the upgrading would be compatible with the existing equipment in which the costs would be covered by Alliant Energy. Peter Vanderloo seconded the motion. Motion carried.

17) Discussion & possible action re: Fill-In Recycling Center Attendant. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson presented the application received for the Fill-In Recycling Center Attendant. The Town Board requested that Town Chairman, Curt Peterson, and Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson meet with the applicant to obtain further information.

18) Discussion & possible action re: Recycling & Garbage Service Contract. No action was taken.

19) Discussion & possible action re: Setting Up of Budget Meetings. The Town Board discussed the setting up of budget meetings to discuss the 2022 budget. The Town Board indicated a meeting will be held on October 20th at 6:00 p.m. with the public budget hearing, the Special Town meeting of the electors of The Town of Dodgeville and the Regular Town Board meeting being held on Thursday, November 11th beginning at 5:30 p.m.

20) Adjournment. David Pope made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:07 p.m. Peter Vanderloo seconded the motion. Motion carried.


Respectfully Submitted,


Sara J. Olson, Clerk-Treasurer


Archive:

December 7, 2021 Regular Town Board Meeting
November 29, 2021 Planning Commission Meeting
November 11, 2021 Public Budget Hearing
November 11, 2021 Regular Town Board Meeting
November 11, 2021 Regular Town Board Meeting
November 11, 2021 Special Town Meeting of the Electors of the Town of Dodgeville
October 20, 2021 Regular Town Board Meeting
October 5, 2021 Regular Town Board Meeting
September 27, 2021 Planning Commission Meeting
September 7, 2021 Regular Town Board Meeting


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