May 11, 2020 Agenda

Board Meeting            May 11, 2020  7pm     Emmet Town Hall

Posted:   May 6, 2019   


  1. Call to Order & Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Minutes
  3. Treasurers Report
  4. Pay Monthly Bills
  5. Correspondences;
    1. DCLR & PD McFarlandale Dairy LLC, Approved-Barn
    1. Local Government Essentials Education Series
  6. Reports
    1. Watertown & Waterloo Fire Dept. monthly reports.
    1. TO-Shields Road Side Clean Up
  7. Old Business
  8. New Business
    1. Open Road Bids
    1. Open Book-May 11, 2020, 5-7pm at the Emmet Town Hall
    1. Board of Review-May 28, 2020, 5-7pm at the Emmet Town Hall
  9. Miscellaneous
  10. Public Comment


  1. Next month’s meeting date June 8, 2020, 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

April 13, 2020 Minutes

Board Meeting                                   April 13, 2020                         7pm


Attendance: Chairman Neale Jones (by phone), Supervisor Peter McFarland, Supervisor Ron Johnson.

 1. The Board meeting was called to order at 7:03pm 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 Johnson made a motion to pay monthly bills and Supervisor McFarland seconded. Motion Carried.

5. Correspondences:

a. Development Administrator sent an email letting the town know that the PSC Broadband Expansion Grant was not awarded to Dodge County this year. The application will go in again for 2020. Noted by the board.

6. Reports:

a. The Watertown Fire Report for December was not available at meeting time. The Waterloo Fire report was no runs to the Township in March.

b. Chief Westley Benisch from the Waterloo Fire Department sent a letter requesting that all townships halt controlled open burns until further notice. Special scenarios only for agricultural site prep burns prior to planting and burn piles for clearing land for time-sensitive agricultural purposes. Noted by the board.

c. Supervisors’ Johnson and McFarland did a review of the road on April 2, 2020. Roads will be decided at the next meeting due to cost of the bids. Road bids will be opened at next month’s monthly board meeting. Noted by the board.

7. Old Business-none to report.

8. New Business:

a.  Open Book will be held on Monday, May 11, 2020 from 5-7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall. Taxpayers from the township are welcome to come and discuss their tax bills at this time. Board of Review will take place on Thursday, May 28, 2020 from 5-7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

9. Miscellaneous:

a. The Annual Meeting for the Town of Shields will meet on April 22, 2020. The meeting will be called to order and postponed to a later date yet to be decided.

b. The Town of Shields Annual Road side clean up will be held on April 25, 2020 at the Transfer Site. You may pick up garbage bags for picking up trash in the ditches from 8am-2pm. This year water and cookies will not be handed out due to the virus.

10. Public Comment-none to report

11. Next month’s meeting date; June 8, 2020 at 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

Chairman Jones called for the meeting to be adjourned at 7:53 pm and Supervisor Johnsin seconded. Motion Carried Meeting Adjourned.

Submitted by Clerk Susan Johnson