June 13, 2016 Agenda

Board Meeting           June 13, 2016 7pm     Emmet Town Hall

Posted:    June 11, 2016

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
  8. New Business
    1. Open Road Bids
    2. Liquor License Applications
  9. Miscellaneous
  10. Public Comment
  11. Next month’s meeting date July 11, 2016, 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

May 9, 2016 Minutes

 

Board Meeting                                   May 9, 2016                           7pm

 Minutes

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

  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 Johnson 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 Johnson to accept the report as read, and seconded by Chairman Jones. Motion Carried.
  4. The monthly bills were read by Clerk Johnson, Supervisor Johnson made a motion to pay monthly bills and Chairman Jones seconded. Motion Carried.
  5. Correspondences;
  6. A letter was sent from the WisDOT. The DOT will be monitoring the Great Lakes Basin Transportation, Inc. which are proposing to construct and operate a new railroad on a 278 mile long corridor from Indiana around Chicago and into southern Wisconsin (Milton, WI). Noted by the board.
  7. Reports;
  8. The Watertown Rural Fire report for April 2016 was 2 EMS calls to the township. Waterloo Fire and Rescue sent the reports for March 2016 and April 2016, no runs to the township.
  9. The Watertown Izaak Walton League requested seven Picnic Permits for their 2016 Meat Shoots; April 24, May 22, June 26, July 17, August 28, September 25, October 23. The clerk noted that all permits were paid for and the permits were sent to the League.
  10. Clerk Johnson brought up the upcoming Liquor License renewals. She stated that the $5 charge for Bartenders’ License renewals is one of the lowest in the area. After discussion. Chairman Jones made a motion to keep the Liquor License the same cost at $300 each and to increase the Bartenders’ Licenses to $10 each, Supervisor Johnson seconded the motion. Motion Carried. All in Favor.
  11. Old Business;
  12. ATV/UTV Ordinance; a map was presented to Chairman Jones. The board reviewed the map but is still holding off until more word comes from Dodge County and there is a clear answer.
  13. New Business;
  14. The Comprehensive 2030 Plan’s final step in updating is to adopt Ordinance No.

2016-03 “An Ordinance to Adopt the Town of Shields Comprehensive Plan”. On a Motion by Supervisor Johnson to accept Ordinance No. 2016-03 An Ordinance to Adopt the Town of Shields Comprehensive Plan, seconded by Chairman Jones. Motion Carried. All in Favor.

  1. Miscellaneous;
  2. After the mild winter there is a balance of $15, 218.04 left on the Dodge County Maintenance Agreement (snowplowing/mowing, etc.) The Chairman and Supervisor will look at the township and see what else the funds can be used on.
  1. Public Comment-
  2. Open Book will be was held on May 4, 2016 from 2-4pm. Attendance was Assessor Joe Plasil and Clerk Susan Johnson. No one else showed up.
  3. Board of Review will be held on May 16, 2016 from 6-8pm at the Emmet Town Hall.
  4. Next month’s meeting date; June 13, 2016 at 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

Chairman Jones called for the meeting to be adjourned at 7:49pm and Supervisor Johnson seconded. Motion Carried Meeting Adjourned.

Submitted by Clerk

Susan Johnson

 

Advertisement for Road Bids 2016

Advertisement for Bids 2016

Town of Shields

Dodge County, Wisconsin

 The Town of Shields is seeking bids for road maintenance in 2016 as follows: 

Asphalt Wedging parts of certain roads. Submit a price per ton applied and include a description of material and quantities to be used.   Seal Coating certain roads. Submit price per mile on a 20 foot wide surface. Include a description of materials and quantities to be applied. Contact Chairman Neale Jones at 920-261-4386 regarding roads being considered.  Submit sealed bids to Susan Johnson, Clerk at N1662 Wood Road Watertown, WI 53098. Bids must be submitted prior to the opening of our Monday, June 13, 2016 meeting at 7:00 pm. The meeting will be held at the Emmet Town Hall at W6777 Second Street Road, Watertown, WI. The scope of project will be determined by our budget. The Town Board will select projects based on need, cost effectiveness and most benefit to the Town. The Town Board will reserve the right to refuse any or all bids.  

Susan Johnson, Clerk

May 31, 2016-Posted

May 9, 2016 Agenda

Board Meeting           May 9, 2016    7pm     Emmet Town Hall

Posted:    May 4, 2016

Agenda

  1. Call to Order & Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Minutes
  3. Treasurers Report
  4. Pay Monthly Bills
  5. Correspondences;
    1. Department of Transportation; Great Lakes Basin Transportation Inc. Railroad Proposal in WI
    2. Reports
    3. Waterloo & Watertown Rural Fire Dept. monthly reports.
    1. Izaak Walton Picnic Permits
    2. Liquor Licenses
  1. Old Business
    1. ATV/UTV Ordinance
  2. New Business
    1. Plan Commission Ordinance
  3. Miscellaneous
  4. Public Comment
    1. Open Book will be held on May 4, 2016 from 2-4pm.
    2. Board of Review will be held on May 16, 2016 from 6-8pm,
  5. Next month’s meeting date June 13, 2016, 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

April 26, 2016 Annual Mtg/Public Hearing Comp Plan

 

Town of Shields Annual Meeting

April 26, 2016 7pm

held at Emmet Town Hall

    Posted: April 20, 2016

Agenda Annual Meeting

  1. Call to Order & Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Annual Meeting Minutes from April 21, 2015
  3. 2015 Annual Report
  4. Reports
    1. Road Side Clean Up, April 23, 2016
    2. Watertown Rural Fire Department report
    3. Plan Commission
    4. Recycling Transfer Site
    5. 2015 Road Report
  5. New Business
  6. Miscellaneous
  7. Public Comment
  8. Next year’s meeting date; April 25, 2017, 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.
  9. Adjourn

 

Agenda Public Hearing Plan Commission

  1. Call to Order
  2. Minutes from February 25, 2016
  3. Updates to the Shields Comprehension Plan 2016
  4. Resolution No. 2016-01
  5. Resolution No. 2016-02
  6. Publication 30 day Notice
  7. Ordinance No. 2016-03
  8. Town of Shields History Update Board Members 2007-2016
  9. Adjourn

April 11, 2016 Agenda

Board Meeting           April 11, 2016 7pm     Emmet Town Hall

Posted:    April 7, 2016

Agenda

  1. Call to Order & Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Minutes
  3. Treasurers Report
  4. Pay Monthly Bills
  5. Correspondences;
    1. DCLR & PD sent a Land Use Permit for Mark Pitterle, Home Change Roof Line.
    2. WTA, Mike Koles On-Line Training Video Subscription
  6. Reports
    1. Waterloo & Watertown Rural Fire Dept. monthly reports.
  7. Old Business
    1. ATV/UTV Ordinance
  8. New Business
    1. Updated IOH Ordinances
  9. Miscellaneous
    1. 10th Annual Roadside Clean Up, Saturday, April 23, 2016, 9-11am at the Transfer Site.
    2. Annual Meeting, Tuesday, April 26, 2016, 7pm at the Emmet Town Hall.
    3. Public Hearing, Tuesday, April 26, 2016, 7:30pm or after the Annual Meeting.
  10. Public Comment
  11. Next month’s meeting date May 9, 2016, 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

March 14, 2016 Minutes

Board Meeting                                   March 14, 2016                                  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 7:09pm by Chairman Neale Jones, the Pledge of Allegiance was recited.The Minutes were reviewed by the Town Board, a motion by Chairman Jones to accept the minutes as read, seconded by Ron Johnson. Motion Carried.The Treasurers Report was read by the Town Clerk, 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 Clerk Johnson, Supervisor Johnson made a motion to pay monthly bills and Supervisor Long seconded. Motion Carried.

  1. Correspondences;
  2. Paradigm Liaison Services is hosting a local pipeline and gas distribution companies meeting on April 12, 2016 @ 5:30pm, at the Beaver Dam Country Club. Emergency Information will be discussed, representatives will be available for discussion. Noted by the board.
  3. Karen Gibson, Dodge County Clerk sent a Timber Cutting Notice/Permit, for Bob Murtens & Hanson & Leja Lumber Company. Noted by the board.
  4. UW-Extension sent notice of a Letter Describing Nondiscrimination Policies for businesses. Noted by the board.
  5. Reports;
  6. Watertown Rural Fire Department fire totals for 2015 were presented by Chairman Jones. 2015 Totals for Shields were Fire-4, EMS-15, MVA-3. January 2016 totals were Fire-0, EMS-1, MVA-0, Hazcon-1. (Hazardous Conditions including Hazmat, Chemical Spills, Gas Leaks, etc.).
  7. The Plan Commission Minutes from the February 25, 2016 meeting were presented and noted by the board. (See Attached)
  8. The 10th Annual Road Side Clean Up will be held on Saturday, April 23, 2016. Father Good has the sign-up sheet at the transfer site for available roads. This is the time of year the Town of Shields Residents take care of their town by cleaning up the ditches from winter. Garbage bags will be available for clean up the weekend before see Fr. Good. Treats will be served at 11 am the morning of April 23, 2016 for residents.
  9. Old Business-none to report.
  10. New Business;
  11. A Public Hearing will be held on April 26, 2016 for the purpose of the 10 year update of the 2030 Comprehensive Plan. The updates are available for review at the clerk’s office, call for an appointment.
  12. The Town Board after discussion decided to update a Board of Review Ordinance. Supervisor Johnson made a motion to put in place the “Ordinance to Establish Procedures and Criteria for Allowing Alternative Forms of Sworn Testimony at Board of Review (BOR) Hearings”, and Supervisor Long seconded. Motion Carried unanimously.
  13. Chairman Jones will meet with Crack Filling Services on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 to look at the roads in the township that might need maintenance.
  14. The Chairman and Supervisors will meet on March 18, 2016 at 2pm to review the Town roads for this years work.
  15. Miscellaneous;
  16. The Spring Presidential Preference Election is April 5, 2016. Polls open at 7am and close at 8pm.
  17. Open Book for the Town of Shields will be held on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 from 2-4pm. Board of Review will be held on Monday, May 16, 2016 from 6-8pm, both meetings will be held at the Emmet Town Hall.
  18. Public Comment-none to report.
  19. Next month’s meeting date; April 11, 2016 at 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

Supervisor Long called for the meeting to be adjourned at 8:06pm and Supervisor Johnson seconded. Motion Carried Meeting Adjourned.

Submitted by Clerk, Susan Johnson

Plan Commission February 25, 2016 Minutes

Town Of Shields

Dodge County, Wisconsin

Planning Commission                                    February 25, 2016

    Minutes

Attendance: Chairperson Frances Milburn, Tony Peirick, Peter McFarland, Shannon O’Gorman, Harold Peckham, Jeanine Mason, Craig Kleinsteiber, Sandee & Josh Macht, Clerk Susan Johnson. Absent: Bob Long.

  1. The February Planning Commission was called to order by Chairperson Frances Milburn at 7:01pm @ the Clerk’s home. Introductions were made. The minutes were read by the clerk. Corrections were made to the minutes and Tony made a motion to accept the minutes, Shannon seconded. Motion Carried.
  1. A review of the 10-year update of the Town of Shields 2030 Comprehensive Plan was explained by Milburn. She then focused on the specific steps taken in the past year: The Commission met numerous times to go over the Plan. After consulting Nate Olson of Dodge County Land Resources & Parks Dept, and the Board’s monetary concern, the Plan Commission decided not to update the first part of the book-Inventory, Trends, Tables and Figures because of the time/pay involved.
  1. Four changes were proposed to the second part of the Shields Comprehension Plan as follows:
  • Section 5-7 Agricultural, natural, and Cultural Resources Policies and Recommendations. Under Policies & Recommendations #6 would read The Town of Shields along with the northwestern part of Town of Emmet pursued and were granted an AEA (Agricultural Enterprise Area) by DATCP in 2012. Residents are encouraged to participate in Farm Preservation through zoning and AEA designation. Shannon made a motion to accept the update and Jeanine seconded. Motion Carried unanimously.
  • The next update is Section 8-4 under Intent and Description would read. “This category represents those areas where agricultural type uses such as dairy and crop farming are the anticipated predominant land use in the area. A limited amount of non-farm, residential development exists and will continue to be allowed. Shields will follow the same density ration for non-farm land uses as Dodge County-1 non-farm acre to 20 remaining farm acres…. “
  • The next proposed change was Under Policies & Recommendations in Section 8-4; and would read The proposed density of non-farm development will be 1 non-farm acre to 20 remaining farm acres. To calculate this ration, the total amount of contiguous land owned (Base Farm Tract) is divided by 21, which results in the amount of available non-farm acreage. The landowner also needs to meet Shields minimum lot size requirement.
  •  The final proposed change was in Section 8-6 Land Use Policies and Recommendations. Under Policies & Recommendations, #13 would read Restrict creation of new non-farm lots, following Dodge County density ration of 1 non-farm acre to 20 remaining farm acres. Harold made a motion to accept all three changes and Shannon seconded. Motion Carried unanimously.

5 a. The next step in the adoption of the changes is Resolution No. 2016-02 “Recommendations of the Town of Shields Planning Committee to adopt the Town of Shields Comprehensive Plan” (see attached). Shannon made a motion to sign and send Resolution No. 2016-02 to the Town Board on March 14, 2016 Board Meeting, Harold seconded. Motion was carried. Voting Aye: 6, Nay: 0. Document was signed by Chairperson Milburn.

The third step in the adoption of the changes is the Public Hearing which will be held on April 26, 2016 the                                                               Emmet Town Hall, W6777 Second Street Road, Watertown, WI, 53098. The last part will be an adoption of an                         Ordinance by the Town Board accepting the changes to the 2030 Comprehensive Plan which will take place                       after the Public Hearing. This will complete the 10-year update.

  1.   The Plan Commission Board started in 2004 with an appointment of seven residents (5 regulars and 2 alternates) for a three year term. The terms have been renewed. Mission Statement is as reads; “This Commission is dedicated to careful consideration of proposals for land division and/or development such as new construction in Shields Township the residents of this township have indicated that maintaining the rural atmosphere and protecting the environment are top priorities. Their vision is the next 20 years is limited growth.”

All of the members have been a part of the board since the beginning. The Town Board has been in discussion about the Plan Commission Board and will be finalized at the April 26, 2016 meeting. Jeanine Mason would also like to add into the History section of the Plan Commission Book the addition of the Town Board Officials from 1911 to current date, along with a Plan Commission Board Section.

The Town of Shields Annual Meeting will be held at the Emmet Town Hall on April 26, 2016 at 7pm and the Public Hearing for the 2030 Comprehensive Plan meeting will follow shortly after.

No Public Comment.

The meeting was called to adjourn at 7:50pm by Harold Peckham and Shannon O’Gorman seconded. Motion Carried. Meeting Adjourned.

All Plan Commission Meetings are held the 4th Thursday of each month and are based on as needed by the committee.

Submitted by: Clerk Susan Johnson

Annual Meeting/Notice of Public Hearing Comprehensive Plan

NOTICE OF 2016 ANNUAL MEEETING

TOWN OF SHIELDS

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Annual Meeting of the Town of Shields

 will be held at the Emmet Town Hall on Tuesday, April 26, 2016.

W6777 Second Street, Watertown, WI.

At 7:00PM,

Susan Johnson-Clerk

Posted March 25, 2016

Notice of Public Hearing

Town of Shields Comprehensive Plan

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT the Town of Shields Town Board will hold a public hearing on the proposed Town of Shields Comprehensive Plan.  The public hearing will be held on 26th, day of April, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. and/or at the Emmet Town Hall, W6777 Second Street Road, Watertown, WI 53098.

The Town of Shields Comprehensive Plan is a policy document that will be used by the Town Board and Planning Committee as a guide for making decisions regarding land use and development in the community.  The plan contains background information and goals, objectives, policies and recommendations addressing each of the following nine (9) plan elements required by Wisconsin’s Comprehensive Planning legislation:

  1. Issues and Opportunities;
  2. Housing;
  3. Transportation;
  4. Utilities and Community Facilities;
  5. Agricultural, Natural and Cultural Resources;
  6. Economic Development;
  7. Intergovernmental Cooperation;
  8. Land Use; and
  9. Implementation

A “recommended draft” of the Town of Shields Comprehensive Plan is available for review at the Shields Town Hall and Dodge County Land Resources and Parks Department Office.  Residents are encouraged to review the plan and submit oral and/or written comments at the public hearing.

For additional information regarding the proposed Town of Shields Comprehensive Plan or to obtain copies of the Plan, contact Town Clerk Susan Johnson, 920-261-7154 or clerk.townofshields@yahoo.com.

March 14, 2016 Agenda

Board Meeting           March 14, 2016          7pm     Emmet Town Hall

Posted:    March 9, 2016

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. Plan Commission Minutes
    3. The 11th Annual Road Side Clean Up will be held on Saturday, April 23, 2016.
  7. Old Business
  8. New Business
    1. Public Hearing Comprehensive Plan Updates, April 26, 2016, 7pm at the Emmet Town Hall.
    2. BOR Ordinances Updates
  9. Miscellaneous
    1. Spring Presidential Preference Election, April 5, 2016 Polls Open at 7am and Close at 8pm.
    2.  Public Comment
  1. Next month’s meeting date April 11, 2016, 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.