Board Meeting August 12, 2019 7pm
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 7:06pm 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,
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.
a. Rural Mutual Insurance agent Gary Probst attended the
monthly board meeting. There was a question and answer session of the towns
policy. Clerk Johnson will collect an Insurance Certificate from the TO Emmet
for mowing and look into the coverage of the voting machine.
b. The WI Transportation Information sent the class
schedule for the 2019 Fall Classes.
c. Dodge County Highway Commission sent the 2019-2020 one-year
Maintenance Agreement. The payment will be $750 per mile times 28.65 miles =
$21,487.50. The current has a balance of $4,983.11 to use by October 31, 2019.
Supervisor Johnson made a motion to accept the Dodge County Highway Commission’s
2019-20 contract for snowplowing and maintenance services, and Supervisor
McFarland seconded. All were in favor. Motion Carried.
a. The Watertown Rural Fire Department report was
presented and there were no calls to the TO Shields for the month of May. The Waterloo
Fire Department report was presented and there were no calls to the TO Shields
for the month of June. Noted by the board.
b. Reports are coming if for the upcoming 2020 Budget
c. The Dodge County’s Humane Society clarification of
hours in which it is open to the public are; Tuesday and Thursday from 12-7pm
and Saturday from 12-4pm.
d. The WTA Dodge County Unit Meeting was not attended
7. Old Business;
a. The WTA Convention will be attended by Assessor Plasil
and Clerk Johnson on October 13-15, 2019 at the Kalahari Resort &
b. The discussion on changing banks will be let to rest
8. New Business;
a. DCLR & PD sent a Rezoning Notification for the
petition of Linda Knilans and Jeff Koellen agents for Lloyd and Lois Koellen Irrevocable
trust to rezone 10 acres of land from A-1 Prime Ag to A-2 General Ag.
Supervisor Johnson made a motion to approve the rezone the ten acres and Supervisor
McFarland seconded. Motion carried all were in favor.
b. Discussion took place on abandoning a .14 mile of road
Garden Road to Shannon O’Gorman. Further information needs to be gathered and
will be discussed at the next board meeting.
c. The Resolution for “Broadband Expansion for Dodge
County” was laid over until the next board meeting.
d. The new Fire Ordinance was discussed and will be laid
over until the next board meeting.
e. The 2020 Fire Contract was not available at meeting
a. Dodge County sent a letter to Pearl Schroeder at N1278
Rich Road about having to remove a portable wheel chair ramp. It is alleged to
be not compliant with the Dodge County Building set back. The board criticized this
action by the county.
10. Public Comment-None to report.
11. Next month’s meeting date; October 21, 2019 at 7 pm
at the Emmet Town Hall.
Supervisor Johnson called for the meeting to be adjourned
at 8:35pm and Chairman Jones seconded. Motion Carried Meeting Adjourned.
Submitted by Clerk Susan Johnson