Board Meeting December 14, 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 7:00pm by Chairman Neale Jones,
the Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
2. The Minutes were reviewed by the Town Board, on a
motion by Supervisor McFarland to accept the minutes as read, seconded by Chairman
Jones. Motion Carried.
3. The Treasurers Report was read by the Town Treasurer,
on a motion by Chairman Jones 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.
a. DCLR & PD sent an approved Land Use Permit
for Ed Wolff for a sixteen by forty- foot pool. Noted by the board.
b. DCLR & PD sent an approved Land Use Permit for Jay
Blasé for a new seventy-two by forty-two-foot detached garage. Noted by the
c. DCLR & PD sent a Notice of Action/Filing of
Decision. The Town Board has put together a letter for Thomas Behling that will
be on file with the Dodge County Register of Deeds Office. The letter notes the
specifics of the road that will need to be put in by the seller at the time of
any sale of the property with the current Zoning Limitations at that time.
d. Rural Mutual Insurance Co. sent notice of a reauthorization
of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2019. This act was signed into law on
December 20, 2019 and extends the federal Terrorism Risk Insurance Program
until December 31, 2027. Noted by the board.
a. No Fire reports were available at meeting time.
7. Old Business-No old business to report.
8. New Business.
a. County Emergency Management sent notice of a
resolution they are recommending for adoption. It is the Mitigation Plan. The update
serves as a roadmap that outlines
potential cost-effective hazard mitigation activities for
future grant funding. The plan highlights the rusks and vulnerabilities that DC
faces from natural disasters and
highlights mitigation strategies, that may reduce future
losses. Supervisor Johnson made a motion to accept the 2020-03 Resolution of
the Dodge County Emergency Management Mitigation Plan and Supervisor Peter
McFarland seconded. Motion carried. All were in favor.
b. DCLR & PD sent notice for a Minor Land Division-Letter
of Intent Form for John and Irene Miller. The current property is thirty-one-acres,
the Millers are requesting to split of one and a half acres for the house and
shed, leaving the remaining twenty-nine- and one-half acres as active working farmland.
The Plan Commission met on December 10, 2020 at the Emmet Town hall and after a
short discussion decided to recommend to the Town Board the Minor Land
Division. Supervisor Peter McFarland made a motion to accept the Letter of
Intent Notification from DCLR & PD activity number 2020-1195 and Supervisor
Johnson seconded. Motion Carried. All were in favor.
c. The 2021 Caucus for the Town of Shields will be held
on January 18, 2021 at 7pm at the Emmet Town Hall.
d. The Town of
Shields has been noticing an increase in dumping at the Transfer Site by non-residents.
To detour this issue the Town Board has decided to put in electricity at the
site, this way we will be able to install motion lights, a web camera and heat
to the building for the site works. On a motion by Supervisor Johnson to move
forward with this above plan, the process will be beginning as soon as possible
and seconded by Supervisor Peter McFarland. Motion Carried. All were in favor.
a. Wishing every on a very Merry Christmas and a Happy
10. Public Comment-None
11. Next month’s meeting date; January 11, 2021 at 7 pm
at the Emmet Town Hall.
Supervisor Johnson called for the meeting to be adjourned
at 8:25pm and Chairman Jones seconded. Motion Carried Meeting Adjourned.
Respectfully Clerk Susan Johnson