March 8, 2021 Minutes

Board Meeting                                   March 8, 2021                         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, with one correction, 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. Motion Carried.

5. Correspondences.

a. Board of Review training will have to be done by board members this year to stay in compliance. The clerk is waiting for instructions from the Department of Revenue. Noted by the board.

b. GEC sent some correspondence from General Engineering Company (GEC). The letter is intended to formally notify the TO-Shields of the changes in the Commercial Electrical permitting and inspection process for all municipalities. As of March 1st GEC, is under contract with the State of WI Department of Safety and Professional Services (DSPS), to issue all Commercial Electrical Permits, and perform all Commercial Electrical Inspections within your municipality, as was previously performed by DSPS. Noted by the board.

6. Reports.

a. The Watertown Fire Report for December was 0-Fire Run, 0-EMS, 2-MVA,0-Hazcon to the township. The totals for the township for 2020 is 0-Fire Runs, 10-EMS calls, 5-MVA and 0-HAZCON. January 2021 there were 2-EMS runs. The Waterloo Fire report was no runs to the Township in December.

7. Old Business-None to report

8. New Business.

a.  The Board will review the town roads on March 26, 2021 at 10 am.

b. Clerk Johnson presented an updated Bank Signature Resolution to the board. With Sue Nampel Retiring the signatures required will change from three (3) to two (2).

Supervisor McFarland made a motion to accept “Resolution for Bank Signatures 01-2021” and Supervisor Johnson seconded. Motion Carried, all were in favor.

c. Quotes for the Transfer Site Recycling are being gathered and tabled until next month’s board meeting.

d. Update from Chairman Jones, the electric box for the Transfer Site is being installed, the next step is the installation of video cameras and We Energies for the electricity. Surely this will help with the unlawful dumping that happens at the site.

9. Miscellaneous.

a. Spring Election will be held on April 6, 2021 at the Emmet Town Hall, the Polls open at 7am and close at 8pm. Any questions please call the clerk.

b. A CHANGE in the Annual Meeting date. The new date is April 27, 2021 at the Emmet Town Hall at 7pm.

c. The Annual Spring Roadside Clean Up will be on April 24, 2021 at the Transfer Site. Garbage Bags and Water bottles will be available for people who will be cleaning the ditches in front of their properties.

10. Public Comment-None to report.

11. Next month’s meeting date; April 12, 2021 at 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

Supervisor McFarland called for the meeting to be adjourned at 8:03pm and Supervisor Johnson seconded. Motion Carried Meeting Adjourned.

Respectfully Clerk Susan Johnson

Road Bids

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Town of Shields

Dodge County, Wisconsin

The Town of Shields is seeking bids for road maintenance in 2021 as follows:

Asphalt Wedging parts of certain roads. Submit a price per ton applied and include a description of material and quantities to be used.  

Seal Coating certain roads and Slurry Seal. Submit price per mile on a 20-foot-wide surface. Include a description of materials and quantities to be applied.

Contact Chairman Neale Jones at 920-261-4386 regarding roads being considered.

Sealed Road Bids submitted for The Town of Shields by Monday, April 12, 2021

Board Meeting @ 7pm at the Emmet Town Hall, W6777 Second Street Road Watertown, WI 53098.

The scope of project will be determined by our budget. The Town Board will select projects based on need, cost effectiveness and most benefit to the Town. The Town Board will reserve the right to refuse any or all bids.

Susan Johnson, Clerk

March 15, 2021