Board Meeting February 10, 2020 7pm
Attendance: Chairman Neale Jones,
Supervisor Peter McFarland, Supervisor Ron Johnson, Treasurer Sue Nampel, Clerk
Susan Johnson, Assessor P. Joseph Plasil, Karen & Jim Sempf.
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 Supervisor
McFarland. Motion Carried.
3. The Treasurers Report was read by the Town Treasurer,
on a motion by Supervisor McFarland 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. Chairman Jones welcomed Karen and Jim Sempf to the
board meeting. Mr. Sempf is running for Circuit Court Judge.
a. The Watertown Fire Report was not available for the
February meeting. The Waterloo Fire report was; no runs to the Township in January.
b. Our Waste Management Agreement has a raise in the cost
of doing business. Clerk Johnson reached out to Advanced Disposal, Badgerland
and Johnson Disposal. Even though there was an increase in cost for from Waste
Management it is still cost effective to remain with Waste Management. Noted by
c. Clerk Johnson reported on the WEC Computer that was purchased
with grant money that was applied from the Wisconsin Election Commission.
The computer has arrived and all the security
programs for the WEC have been installed along with Windows 10 and Quickbooks.
This computer will only be used for Township work going forward.
7. Old Business-none to report
8. New Business;
a. The WTA 2020 District Meetings have been published.
The board will need to attend the class for 0Board of Review training which is
required every two year. The supervisors and clerk will attend on Friday,
February 14, 2020 in Juneau.
a. the Annual meeting will be held on April 22, 2020 @ 7pm
at the Emmet Town Hall.
b. The board discussed the possible combining of the
Clerk and Treasurer jobs after Treasurer Sue Nampel retires in April of 2021.
More will be discussed at the Annual Meeting and after discussion it will be
put to a vote from the electors at that time.
c. Assessor Joe Plasil will attend the Market Seminar
training on Feb 26 & 27, 2020.
10. Public Comment-
a. The February Spring Primary will be held on February
18, 2020. Polls open at 7am and close at 8pm. All town of Shields residents
will vote at the Emmet Town Hall.
11. Next month’s meeting date; March 9, 2020 at 7 pm at
the Emmet Town Hall.
Supervisor Johnson called for the meeting to be adjourned
at 8:13pm and Supervisor McFarland seconded. Motion Carried Meeting Adjourned.
Submitted by Clerk