Minutes September 9, 2019

Board Meeting                                   September 9, 2019                 7pm

Minutes

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 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 McFarland to accept the report as read, and seconded by Supervisor Johnson. 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. UW-Extension WI Madison sent the schedule for the 2019 Fall Town & Village Workshops around Wisconsin. Noted by the board.

b. DCLR & PD sent and approved Land Use Permit for William Sumner for and new shed at W8952 State Road 19. Noted by the board.

6. Reports;

a. Fire Reports for Watertown and Waterloo were not available at meeting time.

b. The Department of Administration sent the municipal population estimate for 2019 is 560. Noted by the board.

c. The Department of Natural Resources sent an informational packet on Recycling for Responsible Units.  Noted by the board.

d. Dodge County Highway Commission sent a reminder that the TOS has a balance of $4553.50 from the 2018-2019 Maintenance Agreement that needs to be used by October 31, 2019. Discussion has already taken place with DCHC, it will be used for brush cutting, road work or mowing before then.

7. Old Business;

a. The Broadband Expansion Grant Application is a Grant that Dodge County is applying for. The Town of Shields has decided to put in place a Resolution supporting Broadband (high-speed internet) Expansion in Dodge County. Supervisor Johnson made a motion to accept the Resolution 2019-01 and Supervisor McFarland seconded. Motion carried. All were in favor. If you would like to write a letter in support of Broadband please send it to Nate Olson, 127 E. Oak Street, Juneau 53039, or email it to him at;

nolson@co.dodge.wi.us . Much support is needed as other counties are applying for this Grant too.

b. A new Fire Ordinance was brought to the table after discussion it will be re-written and submitted at next months meeting.

c. General Asphalt from Beaver Dam has been contacted and quotes for Wood Rd west to Cty Hwy K, a bid of $39,240 and Garden Rd to S Garden Rd, a bid of $13,800. Both were discussed and Supervisor Johnson made a motion to accept the bids and Supervisor McFarland seconded. Motion Carried all were in favor.

8. New Business;

a. The 2020 Fire Contract from the Watertown Fire Department was not available at meeting time.

b. The Transfer Site. As many of you know Fr. Anthony has retired from the Transfer Site. We would like to Thank him for his many years of service to the township thru, sunshine, heat & humidity, rain, snow, sleet, ice and freezing temperatures. To Fr Anthony a job well done, Thank You. The Town of Shields Board. Feel free to send him a Thank You note or card if you would like to Fr Anthony W7835 Cty Trk Q, Watertown 53098. The Town Board has hired a new Transfer Site Attendant. Please Welcome Will, he is also a Town resident, he will be working on Saturday’s when the Transfer Site is open a reminder again, please drop off your trash and recyclables’ from 8am-2pm on Saturday’s only this is when the bins are unlocked! Another change; we will no longer

be burning items of any kind at the site anymore! Thank you again to Fr Anthony and Welcome Will!

c. The Dodge County Humane Society Contract was laid over until October Board Meeting.

9. Miscellaneous;

a. The Budget Preparation Meeting will be held on September 16, 2019 at 7pm at the clerks’ home. The Public Hearing of the 2020 Budget and Special Town Meeting of the Electors to Approve the Levy will follow the October 21, 2019 Board Meeting at 7pm.

10. Public Comment-

a. P. Joseph Plasil gave a bit of History to the Town of Shields tonight it is a Ledger Book, starting with Mr. John Solon Treasurer, for the Town of Shields & Lowell 1867 and ending with Mr. Milton Burmaster Treasurer, for the Town of Shields & Lowell 1940. Thank You Joe for this contribution to the Town’s history.

11. Next month’s Board meeting date; October 21, 2019 at 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall. Chairman Jones called for the meeting to be adjourned at 8:04pm and Supervisor Johnson seconded. Motion Carried Meeting Adjourned.

Submitted by Clerk

Susan Johnson

September 9, 2019 Agenda

Board Meeting            September 9, 2019     7pm     Emmet Town Hall

Posted:    September 4, 2019    

Agenda

  1. Call to Order & Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Minutes
  3. Treasurers Report
  4. Pay Monthly Bills
  5. Correspondences;
    1. 2019 Town & Village Workshops
    1.  
  6. Reports
    1. Watertown & Waterloo Fire Dept. monthly reports.
    1. 2019 Population Report
    1. DNR-Recycling
    1.  
  • Old Business
    • Lay over PSC Broadband Expansion Grant App.
    • Fire Ordinance
    • O’Gorman’s Road
    •  
  • New Business
    • Fire Contract
    • Transfer Site-Fr Anthony Retirement
    •  
  • Miscellaneous
    •  
  • Public Comment

       a.   

  1. Next month’s meeting date October 21, 2019, 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.
  2. (Changed date for board meeting)

August 12, 2019 Minutes

Board Meeting                                   August 12, 2019                     7pm

Minutes

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 7:06pm 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 McFarland made a motion to pay monthly bills and Supervisor Johnson seconded. Motion Carried.

5. Correspondences;

a. Rural Mutual Insurance agent Gary Probst attended the monthly board meeting. There was a question and answer session of the towns policy. Clerk Johnson will collect an Insurance Certificate from the TO Emmet for mowing and look into the coverage of the voting machine.

b. The WI Transportation Information sent the class schedule for the 2019 Fall Classes.

c. Dodge County Highway Commission sent the 2019-2020 one-year Maintenance Agreement. The payment will be $750 per mile times 28.65 miles = $21,487.50. The current has a balance of $4,983.11 to use by October 31, 2019. Supervisor Johnson made a motion to accept the Dodge County Highway Commission’s 2019-20 contract for snowplowing and maintenance services, and Supervisor McFarland seconded. All were in favor. Motion Carried.

6. Reports;

a. The Watertown Rural Fire Department report was presented and there were no calls to the TO Shields for the month of May. The Waterloo Fire Department report was presented and there were no calls to the TO Shields for the month of June. Noted by the board.

b. Reports are coming if for the upcoming 2020 Budget year.

c. The Dodge County’s Humane Society clarification of hours in which it is open to the public are; Tuesday and Thursday from 12-7pm and Saturday from 12-4pm.

d. The WTA Dodge County Unit Meeting was not attended this month.

7. Old Business;

a. The WTA Convention will be attended by Assessor Plasil and Clerk Johnson on October 13-15, 2019 at the Kalahari Resort & Convention Center.

b. The discussion on changing banks will be let to rest for nowl.

8. New Business;

a. DCLR & PD sent a Rezoning Notification for the petition of Linda Knilans and Jeff Koellen agents for Lloyd and Lois Koellen Irrevocable trust to rezone 10 acres of land from A-1 Prime Ag to A-2 General Ag. Supervisor Johnson made a motion to approve the rezone the ten acres and Supervisor McFarland seconded. Motion carried all were in favor.

b. Discussion took place on abandoning a .14 mile of road Garden Road to Shannon O’Gorman. Further information needs to be gathered and will be discussed at the next board meeting.

c. The Resolution for “Broadband Expansion for Dodge County” was laid over until the next board meeting.

d. The new Fire Ordinance was discussed and will be laid over until the next board meeting.

e. The 2020 Fire Contract was not available at meeting time.

9. Miscellaneous;

a. Dodge County sent a letter to Pearl Schroeder at N1278 Rich Road about having to remove a portable wheel chair ramp. It is alleged to be not compliant with the Dodge County Building set back. The board criticized this action by the county.

10. Public Comment-None to report.

11. Next month’s meeting date; October 21, 2019 at 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

Supervisor Johnson called for the meeting to be adjourned at 8:35pm and Chairman Jones seconded. Motion Carried Meeting Adjourned.

Submitted by Clerk Susan Johnson

August 12, 2019 Agenda

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Board Meeting            August 12, 2019          7pm     Emmet Town Hall

Posted:    August 8, 2019           

Agenda

  1. Call to Order & Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Minutes
  3. Treasurers Report
  4. Pay Monthly Bills
  5. Correspondences;
    1. Gary Probst-Rural Mutual Insurance.
    1. Fall Classes for Transportation Information Center
    1.  
  6. Reports
    1. Watertown & Waterloo Fire Dept. monthly reports.
    1. WISVOTE System and 2020 Budget
    1. Humane Society
    1. WTA Dodge County Unit Meeting
    1.  
  7. Old Business
    1. WTA Convention
    1. Banking
    1.  
  8. New Business
    1. DCLR & PD Linda Knilans and Jeff Koellen-Rezoning.
    1. O’Gorman’s Road
    1. Resolution supporting Broadband Expansion DC
    1. Fire Ordinances
    1. Fire Contract
    1.  
  9. Miscellaneous
    1.  
  10. Public Comment

       a.  

  1. Next month’s meeting date September 9, 2019, 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

July 8, 2019 Minutes

Board Meeting                                   July 8, 2019                 7pm

Minutes

Attendance: Chairman Neale Jones, Supervisor Peter McFarland (by phone), Supervisor Ron Johnson, Treasurer Sue Nampel, Clerk Susan Johnson, Assessor P. Joseph Plasil.

 1. The Board meeting was called to order at 7:07pm 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 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 Johnson. Motion Carried.

4. The monthly bills were read by Clerk Johnson; Supervisor Johnson made a motion to pay monthly bills and Chairman Jones seconded. Motion Carried.

5. Correspondences;

a. The Transportation Information Center sent notice of the upcoming classes for “Using PASER and WISLER to manage your Roads” Noted by the board.

b. Kunkel Engineering Group sent a letter offering Building Inspections, municipal engineering, consulting services. Noted by the board.

c. Badgerland is sending out flyers for individuals who want to have individual curbside pick-up. This is something you do on your own not thru the township.

d. The Town Officers, WTA Dodge County Unit meeting is scheduled for July 17, 2019 at 7:30pm in Juneau.

6. Reports;

a. The Watertown Rural Fire Department fire responses for the month of March was three EMS calls to the Town of Shields. Waterloo Fire Department sent it’s monthly reports for April & May and there were no runs to the town.

7. Old Business;

a. Clerk will check on further Banking options with Ixonia Bank.

8. New Business;

a. Dodge County Land Resources and Parks Department sent a Minor Land Division Letter of Intent form for Linda Knilans & Jeff Koellen (Llyod & Lois Koellen Trust). Discussion took place on the Land Division is to separate the residence from the farmland. Ten acres would be split off for the residence and the 37.9-acre lot. Discussion also took place about the DCLR & PC Zoning Permit is in the process of being done also. Supervisor Ron Johnson

made a motion to approve the Minor Land Division and the Zoning Permit from DCLR & PD, and Supervisor Peter McFarland seconded. Motion was carried all were in favor.

b. The Annual WTA Convention will take place this year on October 13-15 @ the Kalahari Resort & Convention Center in Wis Dells. The board will get back to the clerk at the August meeting on who will be attending.

9. Miscellaneous:

a. Reports of a bear siting’s have been recorded in Johnson Creek. If anyone has reports or pictures in the township, call the chairman or the DNR.

10. Public Comment-

a. Any one who is going to shoot off a large firework display needs to get a permit form from the chairman.

11. Next month’s meeting date; August 12, 2019 at 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

Supervisor Johnson called for the meeting to be adjourned at 8:09pm and Chairman Jones seconded. Motion Carried Meeting Adjourned.

Submitted by Clerk Susan Johnson

June 27, 2019 Plan Commission Minutes

Town Of Shields

Dodge County, Wisconsin

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Planning Commission                         June 27, 2019

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                                                                           Minutes

                        Attendance: Chairman Tony Peirick, Shannon O’Gorman, Ron Johnson, Susan Johnson-Clerk, Jeff and Laurie Koellen.

  1. The June 27, 2019 Planning Commission was called to order by Chairman Tony Peirick at 7:02pm @ the Clerk’s home.
  1. A Minor Land Division-Letter of Intent Form was sent from DCLR & PD for Linda Knilans daughter of Lloyd and Lois Koellen. The intent is to separate the residence from the farmland. Jeff Koellen son of Lloyd and Lois Koellen shared that they are interested in selling the residence with around ten to twelve acres and then selling or renting out the land. This is their first step in the process. Jeff also said the rezoning petition is the next step in the process and Linda would be applying for that shortly. The board discussed the trees on the portion to be sold with the residence, which made it a clearer split from the farmland. Discussion took place on the rezoning idea and Jeff and Laurie concluded it would stay the same as the Land Division.
  • After discussion about the Minor Land Division and the rezoning petition to be applied for Shannon O’Gorman made a motion to accept the Minor Land Division Letter of Intent and the future Rezoning Permit as long as they stay within the perimeters presented here tonight, and Tony Peirick seconded. Motion Carried. All were in favor.
  •  Clerk Johnson explained that the next step for the Knilans and Koellen’s is the Town of Shields Board meeting to be held on July 8, 2019 at 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall. And then at the Dodge County level the meeting would be on July 15, 2019, 7pm at 127 E. Oak Street, Juneau.
  • Ron Johnson called for the meeting to adjourn at 7:13pm and Shannon O’Gorman seconded. Meeting adjourned.

July 8, 2019 Agenda

Board Meeting            July 8, 2019     7pm     Emmet Town Hall

Posted:    July 5, 2019    

Agenda

  1. Call to Order & Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Minutes
  3. Treasurers Report
  4. Pay Monthly Bills
  5. Correspondences;
    1. Transportation Information Center, Paser and WISLR.
    1. Town Officers, WTA Dodge County Unit meeting.
  6. Reports
    1. Watertown & Waterloo Fire Dept. monthly reports.
    1.  
  7. Old Business
    1. Banking options.
    1.  
  8. New Business
    1. DCLR & PD Minor Land Division; Linda Knilans

(Llyod & Lois Koellen)

  • WTA Convention
    •  
  • Miscellaneous
    •  
  • Public Comment

       a.  

  1. Next month’s meeting date August 12, 2019, 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

June 10, 2019 Minutes

Board Meeting                                   June 10, 2019             7pm

Minutes

Attendance: Chairman Neale Jones, Supervisor Peter McFarland, Supervisor Ron Johnson, Treasurer Sue Nampel, Clerk Susan Johnson, Steve Yohn, Clint Stiemke, Cody Stiemke.

 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, 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. DCLR & PD sent notice of an Approved Land Use Permit for Clint C Stiemke for a 49’ by 60’ new shed. Owner has filled out the proper paperwork thru the county. Noted by the board. Discussion took place on the placement and the parking for a semi. Mr. Stiemke also stated he would like to extend the culvert to 36’. Mr. Yohn requested a fence to be put up as to keep his dog from going over there and he might pasture sheep in the future. Noted by the board.

6. Reports;

a. The Watertown Rural Fire Department had the February 2019 report for the TOS, listed 1 EMS call. Waterloo Fire Reports were not ready at meeting time.

7. Old Business-None to report.

8. New Business;

a. The clerk presented the 2019-2020 Liquor License Applications from Casey’s Saloon and Izaak Walton League of Watertown 2019-2020. Supervisor Ron Johnson made a motion to accept the applications for Casey’s Saloon and Izaak Walton League of Watertown for the July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020, and Chairman Neale Jones seconded. All were in favor. Motion Carried.

9. Miscellaneous-none to report.

10. Public Comment-none to report.

11. Next month’s meeting date; July 8, 2019 at 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

Chairman Jones called for the meeting to be adjourned at 7:50pm and Supervisor Johnson seconded. Motion Carried Meeting Adjourned.

Submitted by Clerk

Susan Johnson

Plan Commission Agenda

Town Of Shields

Dodge County, Wisconsin

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Planning Commission Board             June 27, 2019

_____________________Posted: June 21, 2019__________________

The Town of Shields and Plan Commission

Will meet on June 27, 2019 @ 7 pm

At the Clerk’s Home N1662 Wood Road, Watertown, WI

Agenda

  1. Attendance
  • Old Business
    •  
  • New Business
    • Minor Land Division-Letter of Intent Form-Linda Knilans,
  •                            (Lloyd & Lois Koellen Trust)
  • Miscellaneous
    •  
  • Public Comment
    •  

Adjourn

June 10, 2019 Agenda

Board Meeting            June 10, 2019  7pm     Emmet Town Hall

Posted:    June 6, 2019   

Agenda

  1. Call to Order & Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Minutes
  3. Treasurers Report
  4. Pay Monthly Bills
  5. Correspondences;
    1. DCLR & PD sent notice of a Land Use Permit for Clint Stiemke.
    1.  
  6. Reports
    1. Watertown & Waterloo Fire Dept. monthly reports.
    1.  
  7. Old Business
    1.  
  8. New Business
    1. Liquor Licenses Applications
    1.  
  9. Miscellaneous
    1.  
  10. Public Comment

       a.  

  1. Next month’s meeting date July 8, 2019, 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.