Budget Hearing Notice

NOTICE OF PUBLIC BUDGET HEARING FOR TOWN OF SHIELDS,

DODGE  COUNTY

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Monday, November 12, 2018 at 8p.m. or following the monthly Board Meeting held at 7pm, at the Emmet Town Hall, W6777 Second Street Road, Watertown, WI will hold PUBLIC HEARING on the PROPOSED 2019 BUDGET of the Town of Shields in Dodge County will be held. The proposed budget is available for inspection at the town clerk’s office by appointment.

NOTICE OF SPECIAL TOWN MEETING OF THE ELECTORS OF 

THE TOWN OF SHIELDS, DODGE COUNTY

Notice is hereby given that on Monday, November 12, 2018 immediately following completion of the Public Hearing on the proposed 2018 Budget which begins at 8pm, at the Emmet Town Hall, W6777 Second Street Road, Watertown, WI a Special Town Meeting of the electors called pursuant to Section 60.12(1) (c) of the Wisconsin Statutes by the town board of the following proposed will be held;

  1. To approve the total of the 2019 highway expenditures pursuant to Section 81.01(3) of the Wisconsin Statutes.
  2. To adopt the 2018 tax levy to be paid in 2019 pursuant to the Section 60.10(1) (a) of Wisconsin Statutes.

Dated this 19th day of October, 2018

By Clerk Susan Johnson 920-261-7154

PROPOSED BUDGET 2019

 

                                                                        2018                               2019

Budget       Proposed Budget            % change

REVENUES:                                                    

TAXES (Levy)                                                   $147,173             $158,570            +7.7

InterGov. Revenues                                         $92,811                 $92,395            -0.4

License & Permits                                            $2,750                   $2,800             +1.8

Public Charges                                                 $890                     $990                +11.2

TOTAL REVENUE                                         $243,624                $254,755            +4.6

EXPENDITURES:

General Government                                     $57,995                   $59,385            +2.4

Public Safety                                                   $45,329                 $58,220            +28.4

Public Works                                                  $19,900                   $18,250            -8.3

Highway Maintenance                                   $118,000                 $116,500            -1.3

Health & Human Services                              $2,400                    2,400                0

Capital Outlay                                                $0                          $0                      0

TOTAL EXPENDITURES                            $243,624                $254,755            +4.6

POSTED; OCTOBER 19, 2018

October 8, 2018 Agenda

Board Meeting           October 8, 2018          7pm     Emmet Town Hall

Posted:    October 5, 2018

Agenda

  1. Call to Order & Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Minutes
  3. Treasurers Report
  4. Pay Monthly Bills
  5. Correspondences;
    1. UW Extension 2018-2019
    2. Dodge County Unit of Wisconsin Towns Association Meeting.
    3. Highway Safety Meeting.
  6. Reports
    1. Waterloo & Watertown Rural Fire Dept. monthly reports.
  7. Old Business
  8. New Business
    1. 911 Joint Powers Agreement
    2. Dodge County Humane Society Stray Animal Contract.
  9. Miscellaneous
    1. Budget Hearing will follow the November 12, 2018 regular Board Meeting.
  10. Public Comment
  11. Next month’s meeting date November 12, 2018, 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

Location of Polling Place and Hours November 6, 2018 General Election

Location of Polling Place and Hours

Vote at the Emmet Town Hall for the General Election to be held on November 6, 2018 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.

September 10, 2018 Minutes

Board Meeting                                   September 10, 2018                           7pm

 Minutes

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

  1. The Board meeting was called to order at 7:00pm 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 Supervisor Johnson. Motion Carried.
  3. The Treasurers Report was read by the Town Treasurer, on a motion by Supervisor Johnson to except the report as read, and seconded by Supervisor Long. Motion Carried.
  4. The monthly bills were read by Chairman Jones, Supervisor Long made a motion to pay monthly bills and Supervisor Johnson seconded. Motion Carried.
  5. Correspondences;
  6. Advanced Disposal sent an email about quoting our recycling needs. Julie Gross would be the contact. The clerk will contact her for a bid.
  7. The State of WI Department of Administration sent an email that the State has Contracts which are available to Local Governments for things such as; Janitorial Supplies, Light Duty Trucks, Hazardous Waste Services, Prescription Safety Glasses, Electrical & Plumbing Supplies, etc.
  8. Reports;
  9. The Waterloo Fire Reports for the month of August 2018. There were no runs to the township. Watertown Fire Report was not available at meeting time.
  10. The Bridge Inspection Report for 2018 was done on April 26, 2018. The Cold Spring Creek Bridge is due for a brush cutting, and sealing of joints. New chip seal was noted on roadway. All else was up to standards.
  11. Old Business;
  12. Supervisor Johnson presented a graph to the Board that he put together through the collective response to ATV/UTV proposals. Supervisor Johnson made a motion to discontinue any further work or discussion on the ATV/UTV Ordinance, Supervisor Long seconded. Motion Carried. All were in favor. After the motion Supervisor Long commented that the Ordinance can be rescinded if the Ordinance became a problem. Chairman Jones commented that he had spoken with Randy Soldner that the townships north and south of the Town of Shields are approving ATV Ordinances. Supervisor Johnson made a comment that 1-as a duty to my job the results are clear, that more people do not want the ATV/UTV’s on the town roads, 2-there is no compelling benefit to the town, 3- I do not care what the other townships are doing, we should do what is right for the Town of Shields.
  13. New Business-None to report.
  14. Miscellaneous;
  15. Joe Plasil and Tony Peirick will attend the WTA Convention in October 14-16, 2018 in Steven’s Point.
  16. Public Comment-None.
  17. Next month’s meeting date; October 8, 2018 at 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.
  18. Chairman Jones called for the meeting to be adjourned at 7:40pm and Supervisor Long seconded. Motion Carried Meeting Adjourned.

Submitted by Clerk

Susan Johnson

Absentee Voting for November 6, 2018 General Election

 

                                                  VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT

 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, who has resided in the ward or municipality where he or she wishes to vote for at least 10 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 election or both.  You may also submit a written request in the form of a 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, email 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:

5 pm on the fifth day before the election, October 29, 2018.

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.

 Susan Johnson-Clerk Town of Shields @ 920-261-7154 or 920-285-2425.

N1662 Wood Road, Watertown, WI 53098

Monday-Friday by appointment only.

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

Monday, October 15, 2018

 The last day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office:

 Friday, November 2, 2018.

No in-person absentee voting may occur on the day before the election.

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, November 6, 2018.  Any ballots received after the polls close will not be counted.

September 10, 2018 Agenda

 

Board Meeting           September 10, 2018   7pm     Emmet Town Hall

Posted:    September 5, 2018

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.
  7. Old Business
    1. ATV/UTV Ordinance and Discussion
  8. New Business
  9. Miscellaneous
  10. Public Comment
  11. Next month’s meeting date October 8, 2018, 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

August 13, 2018 Minutes

Board Meeting                                   August 13, 2018                                 7pm

 Minutes

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

The Board meeting was called to order at 7:01pm by Chairman Jones, the Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

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.

 

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.

The monthly bills were read by Chairman Jones, Supervisor Johnson made a motion to pay monthly bills and Supervisor Long seconded. Motion Carried.

  1. Correspondences;
  2. The 2018 fall Town and Village Workshop will be attended by Clerk Susan Johnson.
  3. Reports;
  4. The Watertown Rural and Waterloo fire reports for the month of July had no runs to the Township.
  5. Chairman Jones and Supervisor Johnson attended the WTA’s Dodge County Unit meeting on July 18, 2018 at the Administration Building in Juneau. Speakers were Carol Nawrocki, Assistant Director, WTA spoke on current legal hot topics. And Brian Field DC Highway Commissioner reviewed county highway services available to towns.
  6. Demographic Services Center sent the population estimate as of January 1, 2018. Town of Shields, Dodge County is 561.
  7. Old Business;
  8. The ATV/UTV Ordinance will be brought up a next month’s monthly board meeting for discussion. The public is welcome.
  9. New Business;
  10. DCLR & PD, sent notice of a Minor Land Division for Dennis Stilling Letric Farms. Dennis Stilling/Lectric Farms is looking to split off the hog barns for sale and enough area for turning around along with the pit that is on site. Activity number 2018-0460. Discussion took place with Mr. Stilling and the board. Supervisor Ron Johnson made a motion to accept the Minor Land Division request and Supervisor Long seconded. Motion Carried. All were in favor.
  11. A Transportation Resolution was presented to the board and has been tabled until further notice.
  12. Miscellaneous;
  13. The Fall Primary Election will be held on August 14, 2018. Polls open at 7am and close at 8pm at the Emmet Town Hall.
  14. Public Comment;
  15. Pot holes on North Wood Road were asked to be reviewed by a resident for future maintenance.
  16. Supervisor Bob Long will be resigning from the Town of Shields Board in October. Any interested parties who are interested in the Supervisor position please contact a Board member for further information.
  17. Next month’s meeting date; September 10, 2018 at 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

Chairman Jones called for the meeting to be adjourned at 8:02pm and Supervisor Johnson seconded. Motion Carried Meeting Adjourned.

Submitted by Clerk

Susan Johnson

August 13, 2018 Agenda

Board Meeting           August 13, 2018         7pm     Emmet Town Hall

Posted:    August 8, 2018

Agenda

  1. Call to Order & Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Minutes
  3. Treasurers Report
  4. Pay Monthly Bills
  5. Correspondences;
    1. 2018 Fall Town & Village Workshop

Reports

    1. Waterloo & Watertown Rural Fire Dept. monthly reports.
    2. Town Officer, Dodge County Unit Meeting-WTA
  1. Old Business
    1. ATV/UTV Ordinance
  2. New Business
    1. DCLR & PD, Minor Land Division, Dennis Stilling-Lectric Farms
    2. Transportation Resolution
  3. Miscellaneous
    1. Fall Primary, August 14, 2018. Polls open at 7am-8pm.
  4. Public Comment
  5. Next month’s meeting date September 10, 2018, 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

July 9, 2018 Minutes

Board Meeting                                   July 9, 2018                            7pm

 Minutes

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

The Board meeting was called to order at 7:05pm by Chairman Neale Jones, the Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

The Minutes were reviewed by the Town Board, on a motion by Supervisor Johnson to accept the minutes as read, seconded by Chairman Jones. Motion Carried.

The Treasurers Report was read by the Town Treasurer, on a motion by Supervisor Johnson to accept the report as read, and seconded by Chairman Jones. Motion Carried.

The monthly bills were read by Chairman Jones, Supervisor Johnson made a motion to pay monthly bills and Chairman Jones seconded. Motion Carried.

  1. Correspondences;
  2. Dodge County Highway Commission sent the 2018-2019 Winter Maintenance Agreement for a cost of $21,487.50. Supervisor Johnson made a motion to accept the 2018-2019 Municipal Maintenance Agreement and Chairman Jones seconded. Motion Carried. Discussion took place on the balance of the 2017-2018 MMA which is $8626.29 which will be used up before October 31, 2018 expires.
  3. Chairman Jones also reported that Tanker #2 had new tires put on this month.
  4. Reports;
  5. The June Rural Fire Department reports that there was 1 MVA (Motor Vehicle Accident in the Town of Shields. No report was available at meeting time from the Waterloo Fire Department.
  6. Discussion to place about having Andy Fincutter do some tree trimming and culvert repair in the Township. Noted by the board.
  7. Dodge County-State of Wisconsin Office of Emergency Management sent the Update- April thru June 2018. Noted by the board.
  8. The WTA, Town Officers Meeting for Dodge County will be attended by Chairman Jones, Supervisor Long & Johnson.
  9. Old Business;
  10. ATV/UTV Ordinance remains on the agenda.
  11. New Business;
  12. DC Highway 2018-2019 Winter Maintenance Agreement was discussed above.
  13. Miscellaneous;
  14. There will be a Fall Partisan Primary on August 14, 2018. Polls will open at 7am and close at 8pm. You may register at the polls on Election Day bring a current drivers and a proof of address. Absentee voters can call the Clerk at 920-261-7154 to vote ahead of the Election.
  15. The Clerk will purchases 4 used Voting Booths for the Town of Shields at a total cost of $200.
  16. Public Comment-
  17. None to report.
  18. Next month’s meeting date; August 13, 2018, at 7pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

Supervisor Johnson called for the meeting to be adjourned at 8:03pm and Chairman Jones seconded. Motion Carried Meeting Adjourned.

Submitted by Clerk

Susan Johnson

July 26, 2018 Plan Commission Minutes

Town Of Shields

Dodge County, Wisconsin

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Planning Commission                                    July 26, 2018 

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Minutes

Attendance: Chairman Tony Peirick, Shannon O’Gorman, Josh and             Sandee Macht, Peter Mc Farland, Harold Peckham, Ron Johnson, Dennis                      Stilling, Susan Johnson-Clerk.

  1. The July 26, 2018 Planning Commission was called to order by Chairman Tony Peirick at 7:03pm @ the Clerk’s home.
  1. The minutes from the Public Hearing Plan Commission on April 26, 2018 were read by the clerk. Sandee Macht made a motion to accept the minutes as read and Ron Johnson seconded. Motion Carried. A spelling correction was made.
  2. A Minor Land Division Letter of Intent was submitted to Dodge County Land Resources and Parks Department (DCLR & PD). Dennis Stilling Lectric Farms is looking to split off the hog barns for sale for Agricultural Use Only. After much discussion Ron Johnson made a motion to recommend to the town board that the Minor Land Division should go thru, and Shannon O’Gorman seconded. Motion was Carried all were in favor.
  3. The Clerk reported that there is a Partisan Primary to be held on August 14, 2018. Polls open at 7am and close at 8pm.
  4. Ron Johnson called for the meeting to be adjourned at 7:10pm and Shannon O’Gorman seconded. Meeting adjourned