June 13, 2016 Agenda

Board Meeting           June 13, 2016 7pm     Emmet Town Hall

Posted:    June 11, 2016


  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


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