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September 3, 2013 Regular Town Board Meeting

Town of Dodgeville
Town Board Meeting Minutes
September 3rd, 2013
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: Steven Johnson, Dorothy Gullickson. Absent: David Blume. Also in attendance were Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson, Kyle Levetzow, Dustin Marklein, Kathryn Rickey and Charlie Rolli.

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

3) Approval of Meeting Minutes from August 6th, 2013. Dorothy Gullickson made a motion to approve the August 6th, 2013 minutes as submitted. Steven Johnson seconded the motion. Motion carried.

Dorothy Gullickson made a motion to suspend the agenda and move to Item #8. Steven Johnson seconded the motion. Motion carried.

4) Discussion & possible action re: Plan Commission Recommendations. Steven Johnson made a motion to recommend the approval of the conditional use application of Dustin & Tisha Marklein for the purpose of retail sales and sporting goods, rental storage space and 1 residential home on a 18.69 acre parcel zoned B-2 Highway business located in the SW ¼ of the SE ¼ of Section 9, Town 6 North, Range 3 East located at 3916 State Road 23. Dorothy Gullickson seconded the motion. Motion carried. David Gollon arrived during the discussion however he abstained from the motion.

5) Discussion & possible action re: International Truck Repairs/Trade-In & Ford Truck. The Town Board discussed the wiring issues in regards to the International plow truck and the current value of the 95 Ford truck. The Town Board requested that Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson look to see what 95 ford plow trucks have been selling for recently and to obtain an estimated cost for a new single or tandem plow truck for budgeting purposes only. The Town Board indicated that they would discuss what the future plans were in regards to the International and the 95 Ford at the October meeting.

6) Town Roads/Equipment Report. Town Patrolman, Charlie Rolli indicated that the blacktopping on Canyon Park had been completed as well as the shouldering on E. Anderson, the culvert on Blotz Road and the culvert on Esch Road. Clerk/Treasurer, Sara Olson had indicated that the representatives from FEMA had met with the Township and will soon be submitted the costs that were related to the flooding damages in 2013. The Township will be reimbursed for 87.5% of eligible expenses. Town Chairman, Curt Peterson had indicated that there is a public hearing on the Implements of Husbandry on September 4th at Belmont and he would be attending.

7) Discussion & possible action re: Brue Road Flood Damage Estimate. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson presented a proposal in the amount of $5,390.00 from Rule Construction to reconstruct the flood damage on Brue Road. David Gollon made a motion to accept the proposal from Rule Construction based on they were the original contractors that had completed the Brue Road project last year and could avoid navigating in the wetlands. Steven Johnson seconded the motion. Motion carried.

8) Discussion & possible action re: 2014 TRIP and/or TRIP-D Projects. The Town Board discussed possible projects to submit for the TRIP and TRIP-D programs. Town Chairman, Curt Peterson was going to get cost estimates together and bring information back to the board.

9) Discussion & possible action re: Discontinuing of Town Road. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson had indicated that she had contacted attorney William Morgan in regards to the cost to produce the necessary documents for the discontinuing of Klosterman and Halverson road. The attorney indicated the cost would be $500 for the two which excluded publication costs, recording costs and mailing fees. Kyle Levetzow indicated that he had some concerns in regards to Klosterman Road being discontinued as he would have to change his mailing address with many vendors due to his large business, the curve in the road is still an issue as well as the ditches. Kyle Levetzow indicated if the road was discontinued he would like some improvements made to the road prior to the discontinuation. The Town Board didn’t take any action regarding the discontinuing of Town Roads.

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 August 2013 Treasurer’s Report stating the following fund balances:

General Checking $ 186,812.45
Farmer’s Savings $ 5,390.29
M&I Tax Account $ 76,982.19
Local Government Investment Pool $ 6,969.43
M&I CD’s $ 50,761.61

Township Funds: $ 326,915.97

Dorothy Gullickson 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 $15,062.29
Sanitary District #2 $ 9,672.60

Dorothy Gullickson seconded the motion. Motion carried.

11) Bills to be approved. David Gollon made a motion to approve the September vouchers totaling $10,527.89. Dorothy Gullickson seconded the motion. Motion carried.

12) Clerk/Treasurer Report. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson had indicated that there was a WTA Town and Village Workshop that was being held in Mineral Point on September 26th if anyone was interested in attending as well as informed the board about the previous training that she attending in regards to the PASER system and rating of Town roads.

13) Budget Review. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson presented a year-to-date budget for 2013 and estimates in regards to upcoming expenses in 2013. The Town Board reviewed the current figures.

14) Discussion & possible action re: Driveway Easement on E. Anderson Road. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson had indicated that she had contacted an attorney in regards to drafting a driveway easement on E. Anderson Road and it was indicated that a reasonable legal description was needed on the driveway only to draft the document.

15) Discussion & possible action re: Fall Clean-Up. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson had indicated that she had talked to the Town Employees and Town & Country Sanitation and the Fall Clean-Up would be held on October 5th, 2013 and flyers would be distributed at the Recycling Center for this event.

16) Discussion & possible action re: Purchasing of Fuel. Clerk/Treasurer Sara Olson obtained an application from New Horizons Supply Cooperative for purchasing of fuel. Steven Johnson made a motion to have the Township fill out the application to receive a pump 24 hour card to allow the Township to purchase fuel from Mr. T’s gas station. Dorothy Gullickson seconded the motion. Motion carried.

17) Public Comment. None

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


Respectfully Submitted,

Sara J. Olson, Clerk-Treasurer


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