August 11, 2020 Voting Location and Hours

LOCATION AND HOURS OF POLLING PLACE

At the Partisan Primary Vote will be held on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 in the Town of Shields, Dodge County the following polling place locations will be used for the wards indicated:

                           Location                                                                              Wards

Town of Emmet, W6777 Second St. Rd.                                           Ward 1

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.

                                                   Susan Johnson

                                              N1662 Wood Road

                                                   920-261-7154

                                           By Appointment Only

All polling places are accessible to elderly and disabled voters.

August 11, 2020 Voting by Absentee

                                                       VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT

                                                                      August 11, 2020

Any qualified elector who is unable or unwilling to appear at the polling place on Election Day may submit a request to vote an absentee ballot to their municipal clerk.  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 or online at MyVote.wi.gov.

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 or you may apply for an absentee ballot online at MyVote.wi.gov.  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 to your municipal clerk for an absentee ballot in person, by mail, by fax, by email or at MyVote.wi.gov.

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, August 6, 2020.

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 – 920-261-7154

N1662 Wood Road Watertown, WI 53098

By appointment only

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

                                                                  July 6, 2020

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

                                                                  August 7, 2020

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 August 11, 2020.  Any ballots received after the polls close will not be counted.

Rescheduled Annual Meeting

NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING

TOWN OF SHIELDS

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

Has been rescheduled to Monday, July 13, 2020, at the Emmet Town Hall

W6777 Second Street Road, Watertown, WI.

At 7:30PM, following the monthly board meeting

Susan Johnson-Clerk

Planning Commission Agenda

Town of Shields

Dodge County, Wisconsin

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Planning Commission Board             June 25, 2020

_____________________Posted: June 16, 2020__________________

The Town of Shields and Plan Commission

Will meet on June 25, 2020 @ 7pm At the Emmet Town Hall

W6777 Second Street

Watertown, WI

Agenda

  1. Attendance & Pledge of Allegiance
  • New Business
    • Undated, DCLR & PD Letter of Intent for Thomas Behling for a Minor Land Division for a new home.
    • Annual Meeting will be July 13, 2020 at 7:30pm. Following the monthly board meeting.
    •  
  • Public Comment
  • Adjourn

June 8, 2020 Minutes

Board Meeting                                   June 8, 2020                            7pm

Minutes

Attendance: Chairman Neale Jones, Supervisor Peter McFarland, Supervisor Ron Johnson, Clerk Susan Johnson, Assessor P. Joseph Plasil, Thomas & Stacy Behling.

 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 McFarland to accept the minutes as read, seconded by Supervisor Johnson. Motion Carried.

3. The Treasurers Report was read by the Supervisor Johnson, on a motion by Supervisor McFarland 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 Supervisor McFarland seconded. Motion Carried.

5. Correspondences.

a. DCLR & PD sent notice of an approved Land Use Permit for building a shed.

Noted by the board.

b. DCLR & PD sent notice of a public hearing for July 13, 2020 for the proposed DC Land Use Code, the Sanitary Ordinance and the Code of Ordinances to amend certain provisions of the Land Use Code in order to bring the Code into compliance with the recently amended Wisconsin State Statutes (2019 Act 14) relating to the authority of the County to regulate certain small wireless facilities, to clarify certain residential design standards fence regulations, camping restrictions, application processing times, lot coverage exemption and certain definitions that are used within the Code. Website:

https://www.co.dodge.wi.gov/government/departments-e-m/land-resources-and-parks

Noted by the board.

6. Reports.

a. The Watertown Fire Report for March was 1-EMS and April 1-EMS run to the township. The Waterloo Fire report was not available at meeting time.

b. The Town of Shields Plan Commission met on May 28, 2020 at the Emmet Town Hall at 7pm. DCLR & PD sent a Letter of Intent Minor Land Division Permit for Thomas Behling to build a new home. Discussion place on the Wool of the Woods Road to be extended to have access to Lot 1 and Lot 2 properties without having either land locked, or proper frontage to the properties. The discussion was tabled until information is clarified by Dodge County. Thomas and Stacy Behling presented the board with a new drawing of what DC is looking for as far as access to both properties. Unfortunately, no decision could be made, because the board must follow the process and send the new

drawing back to the Plan Commission. Which will meet on June 25, 2020 at 7pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

7. Old Business-none to report.

8. New Business.

a.  DCLR & PD sent notice for Thomas Behling for a Minor Land Division for a New Home.

The Plan Commission met on May 28, 2020 at the Emmet Town Hall. After much discussion they could not make a recommendation to the board. A motion was made to table discussion until further information can be gathered. The Plan Commission will meet again on June 25, 2020 at 7pm at the Emmet Town Hall to discuss. The board will then review the recommendation on July 13, 2020 at 7pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

b. The clerk received two Liquor Licenses Applications for renewal year of 2020-2021. Casey’ Saloon and Watertown Izaak Walton League. Supervisor Johnson made a motion to accept applications from Casey’s Saloon and Watertown Izaak Walton League, and Supervisor McFarland seconded. Motion Carried. All were in favor.

c. The Town of Shields Annual Meeting has been rescheduled to July 13, 2020 at the Emmet Town Hall at 7:30pm following the monthly board meeting at seven pm.

d. Five Mile Road repair will be patched on Tuesday, June 9, 2020, there is a large sink hole developing.  Chairman Jones and Clerk Johnson are working on an application “County Aid Bridge Petition” to help defray the expense of construction or repairing the culvert.   

9. Miscellaneous-None to report.

10. Public Comment-none to report.

11. Next month’s meeting date; July 13, 2020 at 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

Supervisor Johnson called for the meeting to be adjourned at 8:13pm and Chairman Jones seconded. Motion Carried Meeting Adjourned.

Submitted by Clerk

Susan Johnson

Planning Commission Mtg

Town of Shields

Dodge County, Wisconsin

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Planning Commission                         May 28, 2020

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                                                                                Minutes

Attendance: Chairman Tony Peirick, Peter McFarland, Neale Jones, Shannon O’Gorman, Harold Peckham, Sandy Macht, Tom and Stacey Behling, Ken Hemker,  Ron Johnson, Susan Johnson-Clerk & Dan Wagner (White Oak Builders).

  1. The May 28, 2020 Planning Commission was called to order by Chairman Tony Peirick at 7:00pm @ the Emmet Town Hall.
  • New Business. Clerk Johnson had received from DCLR & PD a Letter of Intent Minor Land Division Permit for the Thomas Behling to build a new home. Much discussion took place on the Wool of the Woods Road would need be extended to have access to Lot 1 and Lot 2 without having it landlocked. Dan Wagner reported that Dodge County has recommended they come to the Township to get the proper frontage to the property. A motion by Ron Johnson to table the Minor Land Division for a new home and driveway access to the properties of Lot 1 and Lot 2, until Dodge County clearly states what is needed by the township for the owners to proceed.  Seconded by Peter McFarland. Motion Carried all were in favor.
  • DCLR & PD Approved Shed for Ron & Sue Johnson, N1662 Wood Rd for a new shed 12’ by 24’. Noted by the board.
  • Ken Hemker brought up a question of would his property value go up if he torn down a building and built a new building or would it stay the same if he took and moved an existing building. He had to do some investigating on the cost of each. Application would need to be done thru Dodge County in either case. Noted by the board.
  • Shannon O’Gorman called for the meeting to be adjourned at 7:38pm and Sandee Macht seconded. Meeting adjourned

June 8, 2020 Agenda

Board Meeting            June 8, 2020    7pm     Emmet Town Hall

Posted:   June 3, 2019   

Agenda

  1. Call to Order & Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Minutes
  3. Treasurers Report
  4. Pay Monthly Bills
  5. Correspondences
    1. DCLR & PD sent notice of an approved shed for Ron & Sue Johnson, N1662 Wood Road.
    1. DCLR & PD Sanitary Ordinance Amendments
    1.  
  6. Reports
    1. Watertown & Waterloo Fire Dept. monthly reports.
    1. Plan Commission Meeting
    1.  
  7. Old Business
    1.  
  8. New Business
    1. DCLR & PD Thomas Behling Minor Land Division, New Home
    1. Liquor License Applications
    1. Plan Annual Meeting Date
    1.  
  9. Miscellaneous
    1.  
  10. Public Comment

       a.  

  1. Next month’s meeting date July 13, 2020, 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

Plan Commission May 28, 2020 Minutes

Town of Shields

Dodge County, Wisconsin

__________________________________________________

Planning Commission                         May 28, 2020

__________________________________________________

                                                                                Minutes

Attendance: Chairman Tony Peirick, Peter McFarland, Neale Jones, Shannon O’Gorman, Harold Peckham, Sandy Macht, Tom and Stacey Behling, Ken Hemker,  Ron Johnson, Susan Johnson-Clerk & Dan Wagner (White Oak Builders).

  1. The May 28, 2020 Planning Commission was called to order by Chairman Tony Peirick at 7:00pm @ the Emmet Town Hall.
  • New Business. Clerk Johnson had received from DCLR & PD a Letter of Intent Minor Land Division Permit for the Thomas Behling to build a new home. Much discussion to place on how much of the Wool of the Woods Road would need be extended to have access to Lot 1 and Lot 2 without having it landlocked. Dan Wagner reported that Dodge County has recommended they come to the Township to get the proper frontage to the property. A motion by Ron Johnson to table the Minor Land Division for a new home and driveway access to the properties of Lot 1 and Lot 2, until Dodge County clearly states what is needed by the township for the owners to proceed.  Seconded by Peter McFarland. Motion Carried all were in favor.
  • DCLR & PD Approved Shed for Ron & Sue Johnson, N1662 Wood Rd for a new shed 12’ by 24’. Noted by the board.
  • Ken Hemker brought up a question of would his property value go up if he torn down a building and built a new building or would it stay the same if he took and moved an existing building. He had to do some investigating on the cost of each. Application would need to be done thru Dodge County in either case. Noted by the board.
  • Shannon O’Gorman called for the meeting to be adjourned at 7:38pm and Sandee Macht seconded. Meeting adjourned

May 11, 2020 Minutes

Board Meeting                                   May 11, 2020                          7pm

Minutes

Attendance: Chairman Jones (by phone) Supervisor Peter McFarland, Supervisor Ron Johnson, Treasurer Sue Nampel, Clerk Susan Johnson, Assessor P. Joseph Plasil, Collen Jacobson-Scott Construction.

 1. The Board meeting was called to order at 7:00pm by Supervisor Johnson, the Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

2. The Minutes were reviewed by the Town Board, on a motion by Supervisor McFarland 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 accept the report as read and seconded by Supervisor McFarland. Motion Carried.

4. The monthly bills were read by Clerk Johnson; Supervisor Johnson made a motion to pay monthly bills and Supervisor McFarland seconded. Motion Carried.

5. Correspondences:

a. Dodge County Land Resources and Parks Department sent notice of the approved Barn for McFarlandale Dairy LLC at N302 County Road K, Watertown. Noted by the board.

b. Local Government Center, Extension UW-Madison, Local Government “Essentials Distance Education Series” Spring-Summer 2020 programs were sent. Noted by the board.

6. Reports:

a. The Watertown and Waterloo Fire Reports were not available at meeting time.

b. The Town of Shields Road Side Clean Up was held on April 25, 2020. The rain again washed us out this year. Even though it was rainy many residents continue to keep their ditches and roadsides looking great when the sunshine returns. Thank You for always pitching in.

7. Old Business-None to report.

8. New Business:

a. The Town of Shields advertised for Road Bids in April of 2020. Collen Jacobson from Scott Construction attended the board meeting. Supervisor Johnson opened the road bids in absence of Chairman Jones. Scott’s bid is as follows.

2020 Seal Coat Prices:

 Option 1: One mile long by 20 feet wide using MSS (MAC-5) @350*F. with 140 tons of chips-$18,934.

Option 2: One mile long by 20 feet wide using MS5 (MAC-5) @350*F. with 120 tons of brown ash-$19,950.

2020 Asphaltic Cold Mix Paving and Wedging:

1-200 Tons= $135.50 per Ton, 201-500 Tons= $95.75 per Ton, 501-1,000 Tons= $82.50 per Ton, and 1,000 plus Tons= $76 per Ton. After questions and answers. Supervisor Johnson made a motion to accept the Scott Construction bid and do 2-3 miles of roads in the Town of Shields in 2020, Supervisor McFarland seconded. Motion was carried all were in favor.

b. Open Book will be held on May 11, 2020 from 5-7pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

c. Board of Review will be held on May 28, 2020 from 5-7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

9. Miscellaneous-None to report.

10. Public Comment-None to report.

11. Next month’s meeting date; June 8, 2020 at 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

Supervisor McFarland called for the meeting to be adjourned at 8:13pm and Chairman Jones seconded. Motion Carried Meeting Adjourned.

Submitted by Clerk Susan Johnson

Plan Commission Meeting

Town Of Shields

Dodge County, Wisconsin

_______________________________________________________

Planning Commission Board             May 28, 2020

_____________________Posted: May 22, 2020__________________

The Town of Shields and Plan Commission

Will meet on

May 28, 2020

7pm

At the Emmet Town Hall

W6777 Second Street

Watertown, WI

Agenda

  1. Attendance & Pledge of Allegiance
  • New Business
    • DCLR & PD Letter of Intent for Thomas Behling for a Minor Land Division for a new home.
  • Public Comment
  • Adjourn