Board Meeting June 14, 2021 7pm
Attendance: Chairman Neale Jones,
Supervisor Peter McFarland, Supervisor Ron Johnson, Clerk/Treasurer Susan
Johnson, Assessor P. Joseph Plasil, Candice Grams.
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 Clerk-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-Treasurer Johnson;
Supervisor Johnson made a motion to pay monthly bills and Supervisor McFarland seconded.
5. Correspondents-None to report.
a. The Watertown Rural Fire Department Report for May was
2-EMS calls to the township. The Waterloo Fire Department report for March was
1-Fire run, April and May there were no runs to the Township.
7. Old Business-None to report.
8. New Business.
a. P. Joseph
Plasil took the “Official Oath” to stay as the Town of Shields, Dodge County
Assessor for the 2022-2023.
b. The Town of Shields board is going to make improvements
to Ranch Road the cost is $24,690 and has requested the DNR to pay $5000 to
improve their portion of the road. The DNR requested a Resolution for this
project. Supervisor Ron Johnson made a motion to accept Resolution #01-2021 Regarding
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Town and County Road Aids Program for
their portion of Ranch Road, in the amount of $5000 to the Town of Shields and
seconded by Supervisor Peter McFarland. Motion Carried all were in favor.
c. The Town of Shields is amending the “Resolution for
Bank Signature 01-2021” Supervisor Peter McFarland made a motion to accept “Resolution
for Bank Signatures 02-2021” adding The Town of Shields Safe Deposit Box require
(1) signature. They will be the Town of Shields Chairman or the Town of Shields
Clerk-Treasurer, and Supervisor Johnson seconded. Motion Carried all were in favor.
d. The Town of Shields is updating Town of Shields Plan
Commission Ordinance Number 04-01. The new Ordinance 02-2021 will narrow the PC
board from a seven-member board to a five-member board. Three members will need
to be present to make a quorum. The term will also be for only three years in
hopes to have new people join as members choose to leave. Supervisor Johnson
made a motion to accept the Town of Shields Plan Commission Ordinance Number
02-2021 and Supervisor McFarland seconded. Motion Carried, all were in favor.
a. The Town Board is looking into banking online, which
would mean we would cash in one CD and put it in a savings account to it would
be easier to move funds around as needed. Clerk-Treasurer will investigate this
for the next meeting. Noted by the board.
b. The Transfer Site is now open on Thursdays from 6-8pm,
many residents are seeing this as a positive. Thank you for all the grateful
comments. Security cameras are now up and running. Noted by the board.
10. Public Comment-
a. Resident Candice Grams came to the board meeting to
ask about the minutes from last month reporting on the Dodge County Sheriff’s
Office, is in the process of collecting information from cities, villages, and
townships on the ATV/UTV routes they may have within townships. The DCSD is compiling a list of the Ordinances
for their use. The board also explained in 2015 and 2016 the town held meetings
and determined the town would not put an ordinance in place at this time due to
feed received from the town residents.
11. Next month’s meeting date; July 12, 2021, at 7 pm at
the Emmet Town Hall.
Supervisor McFarland called for the meeting to be
adjourned at 8:03pm and Chairman Jones seconded. Motion Carried Meeting Adjourned.
Respectfully Submitted by Clerk-Treasurer Susan Johnson