Board Meeting April 11, 2022 7pm
Attendance: Chairman Neale Jones, Supervisor Peter McFarland, Supervisor Ron Johnson, Clerk-Treasurer Susan Johnson, Assessor P. Joseph Plasil, Bob Bruha.
1. The Board meeting was called to order at 7:01pm 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 Supervisor McFarland. Motion Carried.
3. The Treasurers Report was read by the Clerk-Treasurer Johnson, on a motion by Supervisor Johnson to accept the report as read and seconded by Supervisor McFarland. Motion Carried.
4. The monthly bills were read by Clerk-Treasurer Johnson; Supervisor McFarland made a motion to pay monthly bills and Supervisor Johnson seconded. Motion Carried.
a. The Dodge County Unit Meeting for board members will be held on April 20, 2022, at the Dodge County Administration Building at 7:30pm. Noted by the board.
b. Vilas County Board of Supervisors sent a “Resolution 2021-63 Request that State Legislature Modify Levy Limits”, they would like to have the board review and put in place if we agree. The sum of the contents is “with rising inflation, the rising cost of energy, and the competition for labor from the private sector it’s becoming harder to keep a budget with the current levy in place on all of us to mange our cities, towns, townships that we are all responsible for. We are not asking for an ability to spend at will we are asking for the ability to pay our bills and retain our people”
It will be laid over until the May meeting for more discussion.
a. Rural Fire Reports: The Watertown Rural Fire Department for February 2022 was 0-Fire call, 0-EMS calls, 0-MVA & 0-HAZCON. The Waterloo Fire Department for Jan, Feb, Jar were 0-Fire, ES, Hazards, Alarms, Crash, Service, Rescue’s.
b. Board of Review training was taken by Chairman Jones and Clerk-Treasurer Johnson this year. A new rule was put in place by the DOR this year that only one Board member needs to training every year going forward. Noted by the board.
7. Old Business-none to report.
8. New Business.
a. Road Bids were opened from Scott Construction for 2022 Asphaltic Cold mix wedging and Seal Coat Prices were discussed. The board will look at the roads and discuss
which roads should be looked at for 2022? Supervisor Johnson made a motion to accept Scott Construction for the road work prices to be done in 2022, and Supervisor McFarland seconded. All were in favor.
b. DCLR & PD send a Minor Land Division Letter of Intent Form for Neale Jones to create a 1.5 acre split to the property at W7780 County Q. After discussion the property would stay Business/Commercial, Industrial property, Supervisor Johnson made a motion to approve the Minor Land Division Letter of Intent and Supervisor McFarland seconded. Motion carried; all were in favor.
b. An Ordinance to allow the appointed Clerk to participate in the Board of Review for the township was put in place. A motion was made by Supervisor Peter McFarland to accept the “Ordinance to Appoint Town Clerk to the Board of Review 2022-04” and seconded by Supervisor Johnson. All were in favor.
a. Open Book for review of the tax roll is set for May 9, 2022 from 5-7pm. And Board of Review is set for May 23, 2022 from 5-7pm, both will take place at the Emmet Town Hall. If you have any questions, please call Joe Plasil at 920-261-6006 or Sue Johnson at 920-261-7154.
b. The Town of Shields Annual Roadside Clean Up will be held April 23, 2022 at the Transfer Site. Garbage bags, water bottles and cookies will be available. I have already had a few calls and emails of neighbors picking up the trash on our roadsides!! Hip Hip Hooray for the TO-Shields residents, keeping everything clean!!
c. The Town of Shields Annual Meeting will be held on April 25, 2022 at the Emmet Town Hall at 7pm.
10. Public Comment- None to report.
11. Next month’s meeting date; May 9, 2022 at 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.
Chairman Jones called for the meeting to be adjourned at 7:55pm, he will be late for another meeting and Supervisor Johnson seconded. Motion Carried Meeting Adjourned.
Respectfully Submitted by Clerk-Treasurer Susan Johnson