Road Side Clean Up

SHIELDS ROADSIDE CLEANUP

            TOWN OF SHIELDS – Shields Township will hold its 11th Annual Roadside Clean-up on Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 9-11 am. Residents are asked to use this day to walk their properties bordering the roads and pick up all garbage accumulated over the winter. Garbage bags are available at the recycling center in Richwood. When residents bring back their bags they will be treated to cookies to say thanks. The number of residents helping with the Shields Roadside Cleanup has increased each year and the results has been litter-free roads. Residents are encouraged to continue the tradition and keep up the process year round.

April 27, 2017 Plan Commission Meeting

The Town of Shields Plan Commission

Will meet on April 27, 2017

7 pm

At Clerk’s Home N1662 Wood Road

FOR THE PURPOSE OF:

Julie and Mark Klusken, agents for Wayne and Joann May for a Conditional Use Permit under the Land Use Code, Dodge County, WI to allow for the creation of an approximate 1.5-acre nonfarm single family residential lot within the A-1 Prime Agricultural Zoning District. The property is located in part of the NW ¼ of the SW ¼, Section 24, Town of Shields, the site address being N1059 Rich Road. A copy of the proposed project is available for review in the clerks’ office.

(One or more Town of Shields Board members may be present but no action will be taken.)

Posted: April 19, 2017- Clerk Susan Johnson

Agenda Annual Meeting April 25, 2017

Town of Shields Annual Meeting

April 25, 2017 @ 7pm

Held at Emmet Town Hall

            Posted: April 5, 2017

Agenda

  1. Call to Order & Pledge of Allegiance
  1. Annual Meeting Minutes from April 26, 2016
  1. 2016 Annual Report
  1. Reports
    1. Road Side Clean Up, April 22, 2017
    2. Watertown Rural Fire Department report
    3. Plan Commission
    4. Recycling Transfer Site
    5. 2016 Road Report
    6. ATV/UTV
    7. Trash Pick Up
  1. New Business
  1. Miscellaneous
  1. Public Comment
  1. Next year’s meeting date; April 24, 2018, 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.
  1. Adjourn

April 10, 2017 Agenda

Board Meeting           April 10, 2017 7pm     Emmet Town Hall

Posted:    April 5, 2017

Agenda

  1. Call to Order & Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Minutes
  3. Treasurers Report
  4. Pay Monthly Bills
  5. Correspondences;
    1. DCLR & PD sent an approved Land Use Permit for a new Barn.
  6. Reports
    1. Waterloo & Watertown Rural Fire Dept. monthly reports.
  7. Old Business
    1. ATV/UTV Ordinance
  8. New Business
  9. Miscellaneous
    1. Town of Shields Road Side Clean Up; April 22, 2017.
    2. Town of Shields Annual Meeting; April 25 2017.
  10. Public Comment
  11. Next month’s meeting date May 8, 2017, 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

March 13, 2017 Minutes

Board Meeting                                   March 13, 2017                                  7pm

 

Minutes

Attendance: Chairman Neale Jones, Supervisor Bob Long, Supervisor Ron Johnson, Treasurer Sue Nampel, Clerk Susan Johnson, Assessor P. Joseph Plasil.

  1. The Board meeting was called to order at 7:02pm by Supervisor Long, the Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
  2. The Minutes were reviewed by the Town Board, on a motion by Supervisor Johnson to accept the minutes as read, seconded by Supervisor Long. Motion Carried.
  1. The Treasurers Report was read by the Town Treasurer, on a motion by Supervisor Long to accept the report as read, and seconded by Supervisor Johnson. Motion Carried.
  1. The monthly bills were read by Clerk Johnson, Supervisor Johnson made a motion to pay monthly bills and Supervisor Long seconded. Motion Carried.
  1. Correspondences;
  2. UW Madison Transportation Information Center sent notice of Workshops for Asphalt Road Maintenance and Gravel Road Maintenance. Noted by the Board.
  3. Reports;
  4. Waterloo sent the fire reports for January 2017. No runs were to the town of Shields. Noted by the Board.
  5. Supervisor Johnson explained the numbers he put together from the Waste Management/Transfer Site, Comparison Costs. In our current situation (2016) the costs come in at $14,369, and in the Proposal for Pick Up Service: Advanced Disposal Weekly quote was $41,534 and Bi-Weekly no quote available. Waste Management Weekly quote was $61,064 and Bi-Weekly was $43,487. These quotes were based on 217 Resident Stops each having 2-95 gallon carts provided for each resident 1 for garbage 1 for recycling. Carts would be placed at the end of driveways each week.
  6. Old Business;
  7. ATV/UTV Ordinance has been tabled until further notice.
  8. New Business;
  9. The Town of Shields yearly Road Side Clean Up will be held on April 22, 2017. Garbage bags will be available at the Transfer Site along with water bottles and cookies. Thank you for taking care of the Town roads ditches, they are one of the cleanest in the county.
  10. Town of Shields Annual Meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 7pm at the Emmet Town Hall. Snacks and beverages will be provided.
  11. Miscellaneous;
  12. The Spring Election will be held on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at the Emmet Town Hall. Polls open at 7am and close at 8pm.
  1. Public Comment-none to report.
  2. Next month’s meeting date; April 10, 2017 at 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

Supervisor Long called for the meeting to be adjourned at 7:27pm and Supervisor Johnson seconded. Motion Carried Meeting Adjourned.

Submitted by Clerk

Susan Johnson

Public Test

Public Test

The Town of Shields and the Town of Emmet will conduct the Public Testing of the Voting Equipment on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 10 am, the Emmet Town Hall W6777 Second Street, Watertown, WI 53098

Susan Johnson, Clerk Town of Shields

Deb Carlson, Clerk Town of Emmet

April 4, 2017 Spring Election Polling Location

Location of Polling Place and Hours

Vote at the Emmet Town Hall for the Spring Election to be held on

April 4, 2017 for the Town of Shields & the Town of Emmet the following polling place location will be used for the wards indicated:

                       Location                                       Wards

Town of Emmet                                        Ward 1 & 2

W6777 Second Street, Watertown, WI

Town of Shields                                        Ward 1

               W6777 Second Street, Watertown, WI

ALL POLLING PLACES WILL OPEN AT 7:00 A.M. AND WILL CLOSE AT 8:00 P.M.

If you have any questions concerning your polling place, contact the municipal clerk.

                   Town of Emmet                                       Town of Shields

                  Deb Carlson                                             Susan Johnson

                  W6777 Second Street                              N1662 Wood Road

                  Watertown, WI 53098                               Watertown, WI 53098

                  (920) 253-0769                                         (920) 261-7154

                  All polling places are accessible to elderly and disabled voters.

Absentee Voting for Spring Election April 4, 2017

NOTICE VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT

Spring Election April 4, 2017

Any qualified elector who is unable or unwilling to appear at the polling place on Election Day may request to vote an absentee ballot.  A qualified elector is any U.S. citizen, who will be 18 years of age or older on Election Day, and who has resided in the ward or municipality where he or she wishes to vote at least 27 consecutive days before the election.  The elector must also be registered in order to receive an absentee ballot.  Proof of identification must be provided before an absentee ballot may be issued.

YOU MUST MAKE A REQUEST FOR AN ABSENTEE BALLOT IN WRITING

Contact your Municipal Clerk and request that an application for an absentee ballot be sent to you for the primary or general election or both.  You may also request an absentee ballot by letter.  Your written request must list your voting address within the municipality where you wish to vote, the address where the absentee ballot should be sent, if different, and your signature.  You may make application for an absentee ballot by mail or in person.

Making application to receive an absentee ballot by mail:

The deadline for making application to receive an absentee ballot by mail is:

5pm on the fifth day before the election, March 31, 2017.

Note:  Special absentee voting application provisions apply to electors who are indefinitely confined to home or a care facility, in the military, hospitalized, or serving as a sequestered juror.  If this applies to you, contact the municipal clerk regarding deadlines for requesting and submitting an absentee ballot.

Voting an absentee ballot in person:

You may also request and vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office or other specified location during the days and hours specified for casting an absentee ballot in person.

Town of Shields

Clerk Susan Johnson

N1662 Wood Rd.

Watertown, WI  53098

920-261-7154

6:30pm to 8:30pm, M-F, or by appt only

The first day to vote an absentee ballot in the Clerk’s office is:

Monday, March 20, 2017

The last day to vote an absentee ballot in the Clerk’s or Special Deputy’s office is:

Monday, April 3, 2017

No in-person absentee voting may occur on a weekend or legal holiday.

The Municipal Clerk will deliver voted ballots returned on or before Election Day to the proper polling place or counting location before the polls close on Tuesday, April 4, 2017.  Any ballots received after the polls close will be counted by the Board of Canvassers if postmarked by Election Day and received no later than 4:00pm on the Friday following the election.

March 13, 2017 Agenda

Board Meeting           March 13, 2017          7pm     Emmet Town Hall

Posted:    March 10, 2017

Agenda

  1. Call to Order & Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Minutes
  3. Treasurers Report
  4. Pay Monthly Bills
  5. Correspondences;
  6. Reports
    1. Waterloo & Watertown Rural Fire Dept. monthly reports.
    2. Waste Management/Transfer Site, Comparison Costs
  7. Old Business
    1. ATV/UTV Ordinance
  8. New Business
    1. Road Side Clean Up April 22, 2017
    2. Annual Meeting April 25, 2017
  9. Miscellaneous
    1. April 4, 2017 Spring Election-Polls Open at 7am-8pm.
  10. Public Comment

Next month’s meeting date April 10, 2017, 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall

February 13, 2017 Minutes

 

Board Meeting                                   February 13, 2017                              7pm

 Minutes

Attendance: Chairman Neale Jones, Supervisor Bob Long, Treasurer Sue Nampel, Clerk Susan Johnson.

  1. The Board meeting was called to order at 7:15pm by Chairman Neale Jones, the Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
  2. The Minutes were reviewed by the Town Board, on a motion by Supervisor Long to accept the minutes as read, seconded by Chairman Jones. Motion Carried.
  3. The Treasurers Report was read by the Town Treasurer, on a motion by Supervisor Long to accept the report as read, and seconded by Chairman Jones. Motion Carried.
  4. The monthly bills were read by Clerk Johnson, Supervisor Long made a motion to pay monthly bills and Chairman Jones seconded. Motion Carried.
  1. The Watertown December 2016 Fire Report was 1 Fire Run, 1 EMS Run and 1 HAZCON Run. In total for 2016 the TOS had 4 Fire Runs, 11 EMS Runs, 1 MVA and 4 HAZCON Runs. The January 2017 Fire Report was 2 EMS runs to the TOS. Noted by the board.
  2. Reports;
  3. The Town Officers, Dodge County Unit WTA meeting was Held on January 18, 2017 at the Administration Building in Juneau. Chairman Jones reported that Guest Speaker Ken Jaworski spoke on Promoting Local Development, and looking at different ways and opportunities for Towns to develop if they wish. WTA Directors invited everyone to attend “Capital Day” on March 15, 2017 in Madison. Sheriff Dale Schmidtt, Dodge County reported that seven municipalities now have Ordinances on ATV/UTV.
  4. Old Business;
  5. ATV/UTV Ordinance has been tabled until further notice.
  6. New Business;
  7. The yearly Waterloo Fire Bill comes to a cost of $1883.00 for 2017.
  8. Miscellaneous;
  9. The Spring Primary will be held on February 21, 2017. Polls open at 7am and close at 8pm. Voting takes place at the Emmet Town Hall.
  10. Public Comment-None to report.
  11. Next month’s meeting date; March 13, 2017 at 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

Supervisor Long called for the meeting to be adjourned at 7:56pm and Chairman Jones seconded. Motion Carried Meeting Adjourned.

Submitted by Clerk

Susan Johnson