March 9, 2020 Minutes

Board Meeting                                   March 9, 2020                         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 7:02pm 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. Motion Carried.

5. Correspondences;

a. The Local Government Center from the UW-Madison Extension sent notice of the Spring 2020 Education Series. Noted by the board.

b. Kartechner Brothers LLC., sent a flyer contacting us about possible using them for our road work projects this summer. The board will conduct a survey of the roads on April 3rd at 9am. Noted by the board.

c. Discussion took place on the Livestock Siting Revisions. There will be an informational workshop held on April 14, 2020 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Sun Prairie. Check the WTA for further information. Noted by the board.

6. Reports;

a. The Watertown Fire Report for January 2020 was 1-EMS run to the township and February 2020 were 2-EMS runs. The Waterloo Fire report was not available at meeting time.

b. Waste Management sent notice of uninterrupted service as long as we keep the snow plowed away from the waste containers. Noted by the board.

c. Rural Mutual Insurance Company sent a letter of notice about the change in the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act, a summary was attached of the upcoming update to the policy. Noted by the board.

d. Discussion to place on the Transfer Site position, Will has moved and will no longer be working at the Transfer Site. Melody has agreed to take over at this time. The town board has decided to take applications for the position. The hours would be Saturday from 7:45am-2pm. If you are interested please contact Neale Jones or Susan Johnson for further information or an application.

7. Old Business;

a. None to report.

8. New Business;

a. None to report  

9. Miscellaneous;

a. April 7, 2020 Spring Election, Polls open at 7am and close at 8pm.

b. April 22, 2020 Annual Meeting, at the Emmet Town Hall @ 7pm.

c. April 25, Town of Shields Roadside Clean Up, 8am-2pm weather permitting.

10. Public Comment;

a. None to report.

11. Next month’s meeting date; April 13, 2020 at 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

Chairman Jones called for the meeting to be adjourned at 7:50pm and Supervisor Johnson seconded. Motion Carried Meeting Adjourned.

Submitted by Clerk

Susan Johnson