February 13, 2023 Minutes

Board Meeting February 13, 2023 7pm

Attendance: Chairman Neale Jones, Supervisor Peter McFarland, Supervisor Ron Johnson, Clerk-Treasurer 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 Johnson to accept the minutes as read, seconded by Supervisor McFarland. Motion Carried.
  3. The Treasurers Report was read by the Clerk-Treasurer Johnson, 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. Motion Carried.
  5. Correspondence.
    a. DCLR & PD sent an approved Land Use Permit for Lisa Kluslow W7824 Quarry Road for Installation of a flush-mounted rooftop PV solar system on the structure of the home.
    Noted by the board.
  6. Reports.
    a. Watertown Rural Fire Reports; The Watertown Rural Fire Department for December 2022 was 0-Fire call, 0-EMS calls, 0-MVA & 0-HAZCON. The totals for all four townships in 2022: Emmet; 2-Fire, 23-EMS, 6-MVA, 1-HAZCON. Milford; 2-Fire, 22-EMS, 1-MVA, 1-HAZCON. Shields; 5-Fire, 26-EMS, 0-MVA, 0-HAZCON. Watertown; 4-Fire, 44-EMS, 5-MVA, 3-HAZCON. Total for all four townships is; 13-Fire, 114-EMS, MVA-12, 4-HAZCON total of 145 runs. The Waterloo Fire Department reported no runs to the Town of Shields in January.

b. The 2023 District Meeting for Board members was attended by Chairman Jones and Supervisor McFarland. It was well attended with around 60 members in attendance. The discussion topics included; WTA 2021-2023 Legislative Overview, State Legislator Panel, Board of Commissioners of Public Lands Lending Options and Leveraging the Law to be Effective and Efficient.

c. Dodge County Unit-Meeting was attended by Chairman Jones on January 18, 2023. Main discussion topics were about the Dodge County Municipal Airport and how it affects the John Deere business and surrounding areas in Dodge County.

  1. Old Business-None to report.
  2. New Business.
    a. Clerk Johnson returned two contracts for review for the Transfer Site collection companies. Johnson is waiting on two more contracts and will be tabled until the March 13, 2023 monthly board meeting.
  3. Miscellaneous-None to report.
  4. Public Comment-None to report.
  5. Next month’s meeting date; March 13, 2023 at 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.
    Chairman Jones called for the meeting to be adjourned at 7:54pm and Supervisor Johnson seconded. Motion Carried Meeting Adjourned.

Respectfully Submitted by Clerk-Treasurer Susan Johnson