April 12, 2021 Agenda

Board Meeting            April 12, 2021  7pm     Emmet Town Hall

Posted:   April 8, 2021   

Agenda

  1. Call to Order & Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Minutes
  3. Treasurers Report
  4. Pay Monthly Bills
  5. Correspondences.
    1. DCLR & PD Land Use Permit-Matthew Kadinger addition.
    1. DCLR & PD Land Use Permit-Thomas Behling new home.
    1.  
  6. Reports
    1. Watertown & Waterloo Fire Dept. monthly reports.
    1. WTA District Meeting (March 22)
    1. Schedule Open Book and Board of Review
    1.  
  7. Old Business
    1. Waste Management Update
    1. Road Dedication
    1.  
  8. New Business

      a. Road Bids

      b.

  • Miscellaneous
    •  
  • Public Comment
    • 15th Annual Roadside Clean Up TO-Shields-April 24, 2021
    • Annual Meeting, Tuesday, April 27, 2021 meets 7pm at the Emmet Town Hall.
    •  
  • Next month’s meeting date May 10, 2021, 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

April 6, 2021 Spring Election

LOCATION AND HOURS OF POLLING PLACE

At the Spring Primary Vote will be held on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 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

March 8, 2021 Minutes

Board Meeting                                   March 8, 2021                         7pm

Minutes

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

 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 Town Treasurer, with one correction, 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 McFarland made a motion to pay monthly bills and Supervisor Johnson seconded. Motion Carried.

5. Correspondences.

a. Board of Review training will have to be done by board members this year to stay in compliance. The clerk is waiting for instructions from the Department of Revenue. Noted by the board.

b. GEC sent some correspondence from General Engineering Company (GEC). The letter is intended to formally notify the TO-Shields of the changes in the Commercial Electrical permitting and inspection process for all municipalities. As of March 1st GEC, is under contract with the State of WI Department of Safety and Professional Services (DSPS), to issue all Commercial Electrical Permits, and perform all Commercial Electrical Inspections within your municipality, as was previously performed by DSPS. Noted by the board.

6. Reports.

a. The Watertown Fire Report for December was 0-Fire Run, 0-EMS, 2-MVA,0-Hazcon to the township. The totals for the township for 2020 is 0-Fire Runs, 10-EMS calls, 5-MVA and 0-HAZCON. January 2021 there were 2-EMS runs. The Waterloo Fire report was no runs to the Township in December.

7. Old Business-None to report

8. New Business.

a.  The Board will review the town roads on March 26, 2021 at 10 am.

b. Clerk Johnson presented an updated Bank Signature Resolution to the board. With Sue Nampel Retiring the signatures required will change from three (3) to two (2).

Supervisor McFarland made a motion to accept “Resolution for Bank Signatures 01-2021” and Supervisor Johnson seconded. Motion Carried, all were in favor.

c. Quotes for the Transfer Site Recycling are being gathered and tabled until next month’s board meeting.

d. Update from Chairman Jones, the electric box for the Transfer Site is being installed, the next step is the installation of video cameras and We Energies for the electricity. Surely this will help with the unlawful dumping that happens at the site.

9. Miscellaneous.

a. Spring Election will be held on April 6, 2021 at the Emmet Town Hall, the Polls open at 7am and close at 8pm. Any questions please call the clerk.

b. A CHANGE in the Annual Meeting date. The new date is April 27, 2021 at the Emmet Town Hall at 7pm.

c. The Annual Spring Roadside Clean Up will be on April 24, 2021 at the Transfer Site. Garbage Bags and Water bottles will be available for people who will be cleaning the ditches in front of their properties.

10. Public Comment-None to report.

11. Next month’s meeting date; April 12, 2021 at 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

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

Respectfully Clerk Susan Johnson

Road Bids

Advertisement for Bids 2021

Town of Shields

Dodge County, Wisconsin

The Town of Shields is seeking bids for road maintenance in 2021 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 and Slurry Seal. 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.

Sealed Road Bids submitted for The Town of Shields by Monday, April 12, 2021

Board Meeting @ 7pm at the Emmet Town Hall, W6777 Second Street Road Watertown, WI 53098.

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

March 15, 2021

March 8, 2021 Agenda

Board Meeting            March 8, 2021 7pm     Emmet Town Hall

Posted:   March 3, 2021

Agenda

  1. Call to Order & Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Minutes
  3. Treasurers Report
  4. Pay Monthly Bills
  5. Correspondences.
    1. Board of Review Training
    1. GEC-Electrical Permitting & Inspections
    1.  
  6. Reports
    1. Watertown & Waterloo Fire Dept. monthly reports.
    1.  
  7. Old Business
    1.  
  8. New Business
    1. Look at Roads for 2021 and Set Road Bids Date
    1. Resolution Bank Signatures Update
    1.  
  9. Miscellaneous
    1. Spring Election will be held on April 6, 2021 at the Emmet Town Hall, the polls open at 7am and close at 8pm. Any question please call the clerk.
    1. Annual Meeting date CHANGE Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 7pm at the Emmet Town Hall.
    1. Road-Side Clean Up, April 24, 2021.
    1.  
  1. Public Comment

       a.  

  1. Next month’s meeting date April 12, 2021, 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

Voting by Absentee Ballot

VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT

April 6, 2021

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 28 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 election.  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.  Proof of identification must also be provided.  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, April 1, 2021.

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.

City of Watertown                                                                                           

Clerk Elissa Friedl                                                                                          

106 Jones St. / PO Box 477                                                                         

Watertown, WI 53094                                                                                    

elissaf@cityofwatertown.org                                                                        

920-262-4007

8 am to 4:30 pm March 23-26 & 29-31

8 am to 5:00 pm April 1-2

Town of Clyman                                                                                             

Clerk Sandra Thoma                                                                                     

735 Main St. / PO Box 159                                                                           

Clyman, WI 53016                                                                                         

920-296-8749                                                                                                 

By appt only                                                                                                    

Village of Clyman                                                                                           

Clerk Connie Kreitzman                                                                                

713 Morgan St. / PO Box 129                                                                      

Clyman, WI 53016                                                                                         

920-696-3444                                                                                                 

7:30 am to 4:00 pm (M-Th)                                                                           

Village of Hustisford                                                                                                           

Clerk Kim Hopfinger

201 Lake St./PO Box 345

Hustisford, WI 53034

920-349-3188

8 am to 4:30 pm (M-F)

Town of Milford

Clerk Trisha Miller

W6335 CTH A&Q (Town Hall)

W6543 Vandre Road

Johnson Creek, WI 53038

920-819-9882

By appt. only (7 days/wk)                                                                              

Town of Watertown                                                                                        

Clerk James Wendt                                                                                        

N8302 High Road (Town Hall)                                                                     

W2725 Rock River Paradise (mailing)                                                                           

Watertown, WI 53094                                                                                    

920-261-5690                                                                                                 

By appt only                                                                                                    

Town of Emmet                                                                                              

Clerk Deb Carlson                                                                                         

W6777 Second Street Rd.                                                                            

Watertown, WI  53098                                                                                   

920-285-3459                                                                                                 

By appt only                                                                                                    

Village of Lowell                                                                                             

Clerk Sandy Pocius                                                                                       

105 N. River St. (Village Hall)                                                                      

PO Box 397 (mailing)                                                                                    

Lowell, WI  53557                                                                                          

920-927-5700                                                                                                 

By appt only (M-F)

Town of Shields

Clerk Susan Johnson

N1662 Wood Rd. (mailing address)

Watertown, WI  53098

920-261-7154

By appt only (M-F)

Town of Farmington

Clerk Tami Latsch

N6468 S. Farmington Rd. (Town Hall)

W3157 Bakertown Rd. (mailing)

Helenville, WI  53137

920-699-2372 or 920-699-2348

By appt only (M-F)

Town of Ixonia

Clerk Nancy Zastrow

W1195 Marietta Ave. / PO Box 109

Ixonia, WI  53036

920-261-1588

7:30 am to 4:30 pm March 23-25

7:30 am to 12:30 pm March 26

7:30 am to 4:30 pm March 29-31

7:30 am to 5:00 pm April 1-2

Drive through window available

Town of Lebanon

Clerk Debbie Behl

N1738 Cty Rd R / PO Box 24

Lebanon, WI  53047

920-925-3846 or 920-925-3522

By appt only**

Village of Johnson Creek

Clerk Sandra Bell

125 Depot St. / PO Box 238

Johnson Creek, WI 53038

920-699-2296

8 am to 4 pm (M-F)

8 am to 5 pm only on Fri., Feb. 12

Town of Ashippun

Clerk Michelle Liesener

W1266 Cty. Rd. O (Town Hall)

PO Box 206 (mailing)

Ashippun, WI  53003

920-474-4781

By appointment

The first day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office is: March 23, 2021

The last day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office is: Friday, April 2, 2021 unless otherwise indicated

**Indicates Sunday, April 4, 2021 is the last day to vote in this municipality only

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, April 6, 2021.  Any ballots received after the polls close will not be counted. Dated at Watertown, Wisconsin, this 3rd day of March, 2021.

February 8, 2021 Minutes

Board Meeting                                   February 8, 2021                                7pm

Minutes

Attendance: Chairman Neale Jones, Supervisor Peter McFarland, Supervisor Ron Johnson, Treasurer Sue Nampel, Clerk Susan Johnson.

 1. The Board meeting was called to order at 7:10pm 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 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. Chairman Jones was emailed a flyer of a Community Development Block Grant Eligibility Opportunity 2021. It is a program that can help communities develop or upgrade water treatment plants sidewalks, gutters, lighting, sidewalks etc. Noted by the board.

b. Local Roads Improvement Program (LRIP) now has a video series and LRIPWeb Application site, this is a way that helps in rebuilding roads and bridges. Noted by the board.

c. Chairman Jones and Clerk Johnson completed the Census Bureau Boundary and Annexation Survey for 2021. Noted by the board.

6. Reports.

a. The Watertown Fire Report for November was 0-Fire Runs, 1-EMS run, 1-MVA run and 0-HAZCON runs to the township. The Waterloo Fire report was no runs to the Township in October or November.

b. Dodge County Unit Meeting for Offices held a zoom meeting on January 20, 2021 at 7:30pm. Chairman Jones, Supervisor Johnson & Clerk Johnson meet to attend the meeting. Many speakers such as Mark Born-Cochair joint finance, Rep John Jagler, Senator Joan Ballweg, WTA Mike Koles and Sally Cole all spoke. Noted by the board.

c. The Town of Shields Waste Management contract is due to be renewed in November. Clerk Johnson will begin quoting the various haulers to see what is out there.

7. Old Business.

a. Wool of the Woods Road discussion took place upon the dedication from Thomas Behling, needs a motion per Dodge County’s acceptance of his building a new home.  

Chairman Jones made a motion to accept 1. North Line of the SW ¼ of Section 34, Township 07 North, Range 14 East. 2. Access to Lot 1 and Lot 2, the area and location of

a future road would be 33 feet from the centerline of the existing property line. 3. When either or all lots are sold, the cost of construction a new road to Town of Shields specifications, will be absorbed by the seller of the lot. 4. All PLSS (Public Land Survey System) monuments and ties were found and verified. 5. These lots shall not be further divided for the purpose of residential use until after 15 years from the recording date of the certified survey map, unless the official Dodge County zoning map is amended so that the subject parcel is rezoned out of an agricultural zoning district or this restriction has been released in accordance with the provisions of the Dodge County Land Use Code and the Town of Shields. 6. Lot 1 is intended for agricultural and open space use only and not residential structures shall be constructed on it. 7. The owner and subsequent owners of this non-farm residential lot herby agree to comply with subsections 9.1, right to farm provisions of the Dodge County Land Use Code and that they will not cause unnecessary interference with adjoining farming operations producing agricultural products and using generally accepted agricultural practices, including access to active farming operations. This information was taken from the Dodge County Certified Survey Map and the Town of Shields accepts these conditions; the motion was seconded by Supervisor Johnson. All were in favor. Motion carried.

8. New Business-non to report.

9. Miscellaneous.

a. The Spring Primary will be held on February 16, 2021. Polls open at 7am and close at 8pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

10. Public Comment-none to report.

11. Next month’s meeting date; March 8, 2021 at 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

Chairman Jones called for the meeting to be adjourned at 7:58pm and Supervisor Johnson seconded. Motion Carried Meeting Adjourned.

Respectfully Clerk Susan Johnson

Location and Hours of Polling Place

LOCATION AND HOURS OF POLLING PLACE

At the Spring Partisan Primary Vote will be held on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 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.

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