Board Meeting November 11, 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 7:01pm 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,
on a motion by Chairman Jones to accept the report as read, and seconded by Supervisor
Johnson. Motion Carried.
4. The monthly bills were read by Clerk Johnson;
Supervisor Johnson made a motion to pay monthly bills and Supervisor McFarland seconded.
a. Vandewalle & Associates Inc. sent notice of a 2019
City of Watertown Comprehensive Plan Update. A joint public hearing between the
City of Watertown Plan Commission and City Council will be held on Wednesday,
December 4, 2019 at 7pm at City Hall located at 106 Jones Street, Watertown. You
may view the full draft of the plan, including all maps, on the City’s website:
Noted by the board.
b. The Wisconsin Election Commission (WEC) sent notice of
the Grant that was applied for last month had been accepted and the clerk will
use the funds to purchase a new computer for the township along with IT support
to protect all town records and private information for elections. Noted by the
a. The Fire Reports for Watertown and Waterloo Fire Departments
were not available at meeting time.
b. Assessor Joe Plasil and Clerk Susan Johnson attended
the 72nd Annual Wisconsin Towns Association Convention held at the
Kalahari, Wisconsin Dells. Joe attend “If Houses Could Talk” which was very
informative about windows, floors, eve’s troughs, etc.
in appraisal valuations. Sue attended a number of smaller meetings; “Payroll
Tips to keep Your Town Compliant”, Accounting Basics to Simplify Your Life”, “Understanding
Chapter 125”, “How Do I”, “Recycling Requirements’”, “Groundwater: Wisconsin’s
Buried Treasure”, “WEC Cyber Security Grant”. Both Joe & Sue thought the
Convention was very good.
c. Clerk Johnson attended the DNR Electronics & Storm
Debris RU Workshop in Fond du lac on 10-29-19. E-Cycle Wisconsin was the
discussion of the meeting, old electronics need to be recycled you can go to; dnr.wi.gov,
click on the tab Env. Protection, then go to Recycling & Composting. There
is a lot of information on what to recycle and where you can take it. If you
find a local source please contact me so I can share the information with other
d. Dodge County State of WI Emergency Management sent
notice of a meeting for “EMS Community Forum” to be held on December 4, 2019
7. Old Business;
a. Fire Ordinance was discussed and reviewed. Supervisor
Johnson made a motion to accept the revised charges for fire runs to the Town
of Shields and Peter McFarland seconded. Motion carried. 6 yays + 0 nays.
b. Supervisor Ron gave a current update on the road spending
that the town has done over the past years since 2014. In order to stay
incompliance and receive the General Transportation Aid for 2020 we need to
spend another $25,000 this year, and keep an eye on road spending the next two
years. We have earlier in the year contacted General Asphalt Inc. in Beaver Dam
for quotes on road work. Due to there busy schedule they were not able to get
to the Township this year. The board discussed in order to stay in compliance
with the GTA we should write a check by the end of the year and when General
Asphalt Inc can get to us early in the spring. The board agreed.
8. New Business;
a. A security system at the transfer site was discussed
and is tabled for now.
a. None to report.
10. Public Comment-
a. None to report.
11. Next month’s meeting date; November 9, 2019 at 7 pm
at the Emmet Town Hall.
Supervisor Johnson called for the meeting to be adjourned
at 7:52pm and Supervisor McFarland seconded. Motion Carried Meeting Adjourned.
Submitted by Clerk