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September 2, 2014 Regular Town Board Meeting

Town of Dodgeville
Town Board Meeting Minutes
September 2nd, 2014
*Immediately following the adjournment of Board of Review*

1) Call to order. Town Chairman, Curt Peterson called the meeting to order at 6:03 p.m.

Town Supervisors in attendance were: David Gollon, David Blume and Steve Johnson. Also in attendance were Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson and Jeffrey Haylock.

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

3) Approval of Meeting Minutes from August 5th, 2014. David Gollon made a motion to approve the minutes from August 5th with the correction of a spelling error under Item #5. Steven Johnson seconded the motion. Motion carried.

4) Approval of Treasurer’s Report for General, Sanitary District #1, 2, and Tax Collection Account. Steve Johnson made a motion to approve the Town of Dodgeville August 2014 Treasurer’s Report stating the following fund balances:

General Checking $ 153,224.38
Farmer’s Savings $ 5,398.40
M&I Tax Account $ 100,034.09
Local Government Investment Pool $ 6,975.31
M&I CD’s $ 50,821.03

Township Funds: $ 316,453.21

David Blume seconded the motion. Motion carried.

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

Sanitary District #1 $17,867.53
Sanitary District #2 $17,305.63

David Blume seconded the motion. Motion carried.

5) Bills to be approved. David Gollon made a motion to approve the September vouchers totaling $17,524.01. Steven Johnson seconded the motion. Motion carried.

6) Town Roads/Equipment Report. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson had indicated that the Township could potentially be eligible for some assistance in regards to debris cleanup from the June 29th tornadoes from the Wisconsin Disaster Fund. The Town Board had questions in regards to the qualifications and follow-up was to be completed by the Clerk/Treasurer. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson had also indicated that there is an anticipated salt shortage for the upcoming season and she was currently working with the patrolman to get the 75 tons of early fill salt delivered to the shed. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson updated the board in regards to the Mack truck and when it was anticipated that the equipment would be in Monroe. Town Chairman, Curt Peterson indicated that the county was interested in seeing if any municipality would be interested or have any county roads in which they would be willing to exchange plowing services for other services or roads to make routes more efficient. Dorothy Gullickson arrived during this agenda item.

7) Clerk/Treasurer Report. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson had indicated that she was working on getting information gathered for the Fall newsletter and that she had learned many new things at the training she recently attending including election law changes, emergency management plans and liquor license laws. David Blume had left the board meeting during this agenda item.

8) Plan Commission Appointments. Steven Johnson made a motion to appoint Daryl Tresner to the Plan Commission board for a three year term and if Daryl denied the appointment to contact Peter Vanderloo. Kathi Cahill is re-appointed for a second three year term expiring April 2017 as well as Rob Robson for a two year term expiring April 2016. David Gollon seconded the motion. Motion carried.

9) Discussion & possible action re: Evans Quarry Road Damages. No discussion or action taken.

10) Discussion & possible action re: Road Discontinuations. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson presented the Town Board the recommendations on Venden Road, Wiest Road and Reynolds Road that were received from Bill Morgan. The Town Board had indicated that they will need to look into how they can make the plowing of these roads easier as they are dead-end roads. No action was taken.

11) Discussion & possible action re: Fall Clean-Up. The Town Board requested that Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson schedule the Clean-Up for October 18th, 2014. The Township will be purchasing a big sign to be placed at the Recycling Center giving residents information in regards to the clean-up event.

12) Discussion & possible action re: Town & Village Workshop (September 25th). Steven Johnson made a motion to allow Curt Peterson and Sara Olson to attend the workshop being held in Mineral Point on September 25th, 2014. David Gollon seconded the motion. Motion carried.

13) Discussion & possible action re: Winter Plow Blades and Chains. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson shared correspondence she received from the county in regards to plow blades and chains. David Gollon made a motion to have Curt Peterson work with the Town patrolman to order the necessary chains and blades for the winter season. Steven Johnson seconded the motion.

14) Discussion & possible action re: Liquor License Fees. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson indicated clarification is needed in regards to refunding a portion of fees when a license is surrendered. Under Intoxicating Liquors #826 a municipality is not required to refund a portion of the fees when a license is surrendered unless the governing body adopts a policy. David Gollon made a motion to follow Intoxicating Liquors #826 effective September 2nd and not issue any refunds when a license is surrendered. Steven Johnson seconded the motion.

15) Discussion & possible action re: Modifications of Employment Manual. David Gollon made a motion to strike the following wording from the third paragraph under 4.02: Paid Time Off: Regular part-time employees are eligible to accrue PTO on a pro-rated basis at 50% of fulltime rates. Steven Johnson seconded the motion. Motion carried.

16) Discussion & possible action re: 401K Contribution Disbursements. No action was taken.

17) Discussion & possible action re: Payment of Mack Truck/Borrowing of Funds. The Town Board discussed and reviewed the year-to-date budget and the borrowing of funds that was needed for the Mack Truck purchase. No action was taken.

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. (Performance Evaluations). David Gollon 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. Dorothy Gullickson seconded the motion. Motion carried. Roll call; Gollon, yes, Peterson, yes; Johnson, yes; Gullickson, yes. David Blume arrived during the closed session.

19) Reconvene into Open Session. David Gollon made a motion to reconvene into open session. Steven Johnson seconded the motion. Motion carried.

20) Board action as a result of Closed Session. The chairman and one other board member will meet with employees to conduct their review.

21) Public Comment. None

22) Adjournment. David Gollon made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 9:00 p.m. Steve Johnson seconded the motion. Motion carried.


Respectfully Submitted,
Sara J. Olson, Clerk-Treasurer


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