Location and Polling Hours

Location of Polling Place and Hours

Vote at the Emmet Town Hall for the Fall Primary Election to be held on August 14, 2018 for the Town of Shields & the Town of Emmet the following polling place location will be used for the wards indicated:

Location                                       Wards

Town of Emmet                                        Ward 1 & 2

W6777 Second Street, Watertown, WI

Town of Shields                                        Ward 1

W6777 Second Street, Watertown, WI

ALL POLLING PLACES WILL OPEN AT 7:00 A.M. AND WILL CLOSE AT 8:00 P.M.

If you have any questions concerning your polling place, contact the municipal clerk.

 

                  Town of Emmet                                       Town of Shields

                  Deb Carlson                                             Susan Johnson

                  W6777 Second Street                              N1662 Wood Road

                  Watertown, WI 53098                               Watertown, WI 53098

                  (920) 253-0769                                         (920) 261-7154

 

                  All polling places are accessible to elderly and disabled voters.

July 26, 2018 Plan Commission Agenda

Town Of Shields, Dodge County, Wisconsin

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Planning Commission            Board             July 26, 2018

_____________________Posted: July 16, 2018__________________

 

The Town of Shields and Plan Commission

Will meet on

July 26, 2018

7 pm

At Clerks Home

N1662 Wood Road

 

 

Agenda

  •  1. Attendance
  • Old Business
  • New Business
  • Minor Land Division, Dennis Stilling, Lectric Farms
  •  Miscellaneous
    • August 14, 2018, Election
    • Public Comment
    • Adjourn

July 9, 2018 Agenda

Board Meeting           July 9, 2018     7pm     Emmet Town Hall

Posted:    July 5, 2018

Agenda

  1. Call to Order & Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Minutes
  3. Treasurers Report
  4. Pay Monthly Bills
  5. Correspondences;
  6. Reports
    1. Waterloo & Watertown Rural Fire Dept. monthly reports.
    2. Culvert & Brush Cutting
    3. DC State Of WI, Emergency Management
  7. Old Business
    1. ATV/UTV Ordinance
  8. New Business
    1. DC Highway 2018-2019 Maintenance Agreement
  9. Miscellaneous
    1. Fall Primary, August 14, 2018
    2. Planning Commission will meet on July 26, 2018 @ the clerks home, 7pm.
  10. Public Comment
  11. Next month’s meeting date August 13, 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

Voting Absentee August 14, 2018 Primary Election

VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT

 Any qualified elector who is unable or unwilling to appear at the polling place on Election Day may request to vote an absentee ballot.  A qualified elector is any U.S. citizen, who will be 18 years of age or older on Election Day, who has resided in the ward or municipality where he or she wishes to vote for at least 10 consecutive days before the election.  The elector must also be registered in order to receive an absentee ballot.  Proof of identification must be provided before an absentee ballot may be issued.

You must make a request for an absentee ballot in writing.

Contact your municipal clerk and request that an application for an absentee ballot be sent to you for the primary or election or both.  You may also submit a written request in the form of a letter.  Your written request must list your voting address within the municipality where you wish to vote, the address where the absentee ballot should be sent, if different, and your signature.  You may make application for an absentee ballot by mail, email or in person.

Making application to receive an absentee ballot by mail

The deadline for making application to receive an absentee ballot by mail is:

5 pm on the fifth day before the election, August 7, 2018.

Note:    Special absentee voting application provisions apply to electors who are indefinitely confined to home or a care facility, in the military, hospitalized, or serving as a sequestered juror.  If this applies to you, contact the municipal clerk regarding deadlines for requesting and submitting an absentee ballot.

Voting an absentee ballot in person

You may also request and vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office or other specified location during the days and hours specified for casting an absentee ballot in person.

 Susan Johnson Clerk, Town of Shields   Phone: 920-261-7154

N1662 Wood Road, Watertown, WI 53098

By Appointment Only Monday thru Friday

 The first day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office is:

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

 The last day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office:

Friday, August 10, 2018

No in-person absentee voting may occur on the day before the election.

The municipal clerk will deliver voted ballots returned on or before Election Day to the proper polling place or counting location before the polls close on Tuesday, August 14, 2018.  Any ballots received after the polls close will not be counted.

June 18, 2018 Minutes

Board Meeting                                   June 18, 2018                         7pm

 Minutes

Attendance: Chairman Neale Jones, Supervisor Bob Long,  Treasurer Sue Nampel, Clerk Susan Johnson, Bob Bruha-Scott Construction, Chris Blue & John Taylor-Fahrner Asphalt.

  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 Long 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 Long. Motion Carried.
  4. The monthly bills were read by Clerk Johnson, Chairman Jones made a motion to pay monthly bills and Supervisor Long seconded. Motion Carried.
  5. Correspondences-None to report.
  6. Reports;
  7. The Watertown Rural Fire Department report was presented by Chairman Jones, the TOS had 2 EMS runs for the month of May. The Waterloo Fire Department report was presented by the clerk, there were no runs to the township.
  8. Old Business;
  9. ATV/UTV no new discussion.
  10. New Business;
  11. The Township received three (3) Bids this year for the annual road work project. The companies bidding were Fahrner Asphalt Sealers, Scott Construction, Inc. and Slurry Surfacing Specialists Stuck & Irwin Paving, Inc. After reading each of the road bids, discussion back and forth took place. Supervisor Long made a motion to accept the Scott Construction, Inc. bid of SINGLE SEAL OVER HARD SURFACE WITH QUARTZ CHIPS TO GARDEN ROAD (CTH QQ TO END) – $16,130.00 AND ASPHALT WEDGING – $85.OO (300 TON MINIMUM) and Chairman Jones seconded the motion. Motion Carried. All were in favor.
  12. The Town of Shields has received application for the 2018-2019 Liquor Licenses. Supervisor Long made a motion to accept the applications from the Watertown Chapter Izaak Walton League and Casey’s Saloon for renewal and Chairman Jones seconded. Motion Carried. All were in favor.
  13. Miscellaneous- None to report.
  14. Public Comment-None to report.
  15. Next month’s meeting date; July 9, 2018 at 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

Supervisor Long called for the meeting to be adjourned at 7:56pm and Chairman Jones seconded. Motion Carried Meeting Adjourned.

Submitted by Clerk

Susan Johnson

 

June 18, 2018 Agenda

Agenda

Board Meeting           June 18, 2018               7pm     Emmet Town Hall

           Posted:    June 17, 2018

Agenda

  1. Call to Order & Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Minutes
  3. Treasurers Report
  4. Pay Monthly Bills
  5. Correspondences;
  6. Reports
    1. Waterloo & Watertown Rural Fire Dept. monthly reports.
  7. Old Business
    1. ATV/UTV Ordinance
  8. New Business
    1. Open Road Bids.
    2. Liquor Licenses Approval
  9. Miscellaneous
  10. Public Comment
  11. Next month’s meeting date July 9, 2018, 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

May 14, 2018 Minutes

 

Board Meeting                                   May 14, 2018                          7pm

 Minutes

Attendance: Chairman Neale Jones, Supervisor Bob Long, Supervisor Ron Johnson, Treasurer Sue Nampel, Clerk Susan Johnson, Assessor P. Joseph Plasil.

  1. The Board meeting was called to order at 7:04pm by Chairman Neale Jones, the Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
  2. The Minutes were reviewed by the Town Board, on a motion by Supervisor Long to accept the minutes as read, seconded by Supervisor Johnson. 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 Long. Motion Carried.
  4. The monthly bills were read by Chairman Jones, Supervisor Johnson made a motion to pay monthly bills and Supervisor Long seconded. Motion Carried.
  5. Correspondences;
  6. Dodge County State of WI, sent the yearly Emergency Management for Chairman Jones to sigh to keep us enrolled in the program. Noted by the board.
  7. The WTA sent notice of their new provider for town websites and how to contact them if needed for a fee. Noted by the board.
  8. The Department of Safety and Professional Services sent a letter letting us know that we have no serious injuries to the township for the year 2017. Noted by the board.
  9. Waste Management emailed the clerk of the NEW implementation of CLEAN RECYCLING it comes from when non-recyclable items (contamination) ends up in the recycling dumpsters, they have the potential to turn the entire load into trash, resulting in contamination and additional processing and disposal costs. Under these new terms the Township may be assessed contamination charges of up to $69 per yard. We are asking if you have any questions contact any board member or ask Fr. Anthony at the Transfer Site. Thank you.
  10. Reports;
  11. Waterloo Fire Department sent the April Activity Report, no runs were reported to the Town of Shields. The Watertown Rural Fire Department sent notice of the calls for March; 1 EMS, 1 HAZCON and for April; 1 Fire calls were reported. Noted by the board.
  12. Old Business;
  13. The ATV/UTV Ordinance has been tabled a bit more information needs to be gathered before a final decision is made.
  14. New Business;
  15. Bruce and Stacy Bratz had approached the TOS Planning Commission on April 26, 2018 for their recommendation to the Town Board. The new home would be built on 5 acres at W8081 Wood Road. Sandee Match made a motion to recommend in favor to the town board in favor of the Minor Land Division, Harold Peckham seconded. On a motion by Harold Peckham to recommend to the town board in favor of the Conditional Use Permit and Sandee Match seconded. Motions carried, all were in favor. Tonight the Town Board had a discussion with Bruce Bratz and Dennis Stilling on the applications. After much discussion Supervisor Johnson made a motion to accept both the Minor Land Division and the Conditional Use Permit to DCLR &PD and Supervisor Long seconded. Motion Carried all were in favor.
  16. Salaries and Election Workers pay was brought up at the Annual Meeting. Discussion too place and the increases were discussed per board member. It was good to have public input, this year when the Budget Hearing is held the salaries and election pay will again be discussed and voted on at that time.
  17. Miscellaneous;
  18. The clerk will publish the road bids ad in the newspaper soon, to be opened at the July 9, 2018 Town Board Meeting.
  19. The Town of Emmet will again be doing our 1st cutting.
  20. Public Comment;
  21. Flooding on First Street was discussed when there is heavy down pours it flood the neighbor’s yard from the over flowing ditch. Noted by the board.
  22. Next month’s meeting date CHANGE will be June 18, 2018, at 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

Supervisor Johnson called for the meeting to be adjourned at 8:39pm and Supervisor Long seconded. Motion Carried Meeting Adjourned.

Submitted by Clerk, Susan Johnson

 

April 24, 2018 Annual Meeting Minutes

Town of Shields Annual Meeting  Minutes    April 24, 2018             7pm

  (Unapproved)

Attendance: Chairman Neale Jones, Supervisor Bob Long, Treasurer Sue Nampel, Clerk Sue Johnson, Assessor P. Joe Plasil, Fr. Anthony, Sylvia & David Kube, Rick Bratz, Bill Blaska, Randy Soldner, Dale Bratz George Schilling, John Liechty.

  1. The Board meeting was called to order at 7:00pm by Chairman Neale Jones, the Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
  2. The Annual Meeting Minutes from April 25, 2017 were read by the Town Clerk, on a motion by Fr. Anthony Good to accept the minutes as read, seconded by Rick Bratz. Motion Carried.
  3. The 2017 Annual Report was read line by line by Chairman Jones. Joe Plasil made a motion to accept the 2017 Annual Report and Fr. Anthony seconded. Motion Carried.
  4. Reports;
  5. The Annual Road Side Clean Up was held on April 21, 2017 from 9-11am at the Transfer Site. The weather was cold and there was a wet heavy covering of snow. I know the TOS residents will do the clean up as weather permits. Also a reminder to remove any large rocks from your ditches. Thank You again for taking care of your properties.
  6. The Watertown Rural Fire Department report was given by Chairman Jones. The beginning balance in the account on 01/01/17 was $34,535.56 and ending balance of $46,973.63 on 12/21/17. Chairman Jones also explained the Rural Fire Department collects $500 each year for the up keep of the tanker. Jones also explained the 2018 Fire Contracts between the Townships. In 2018 Shields will pay $39,420.13, Emmet will pay $57,027.01, Milford will pay $26,530.54 and Town of Watertown will pay $81,460.03. Chairman Jones also explained that the Town is putting together an Ordinance to cover some of the runs to the TO-Shields EMS, MVA, HAZCON, to help pay for the rise in the contract every year.
  7. The Plan Commission Report was given by Clerk Johnson. The PC met in April to recommend a new home for Julie & Mark Klusken, in August to recommend Mike Henneberry to Rezone 171 Acres from A-2 to A-1 and in November to recommend Gerald & Jaqueline Tracy a Pet Crematorium at N2082 County Rd. K.
  8. The Recycling/Transfer Site for the town of Shields has been running smoothly. As a reminder; the hours of operation are on Saturday. The dumpsters are not always available for recycling during unscheduled hours PLEASE drop off recyclables during scheduled hours. Putting up camera’s to stop no residents from dropping off after hours was suggested. The board will take under advisement.
  9. 2017Road Report was given by Chairman Jones. Crack Sealing/Chip Sealing was done on N Walton from RR Tracks North and East to Hwy K, Ranch Road, Middle Road between Hwy QQ and Hwy Q. The clerk reminded the board that we overspent the road budget in 2017 and will need to be mindful in 2018’s Road Plan.
  10. New Business ;Chairman Jones reported that the April 9, 2018 meeting held on the ATV/UTV Ordinance discussion went very well. Many opinions’ were expressed in a very professional way. A number of town residents turned out and non-town residents stated either why they were in favor of having some of the roads open to ATV/UTV use, or why they were not in favor for ATV/UTV’S to be allowed on town roads. The clerk had also received many emails and letters from town residents. The board will review and discuss. No final decision was made tonight. A huge Thank You to all who expressed their opinions whether thru email, mail or in attendance tonight.
  11. The Clerk brought up the subject of Town Salaries, it has been at least 8 years since there has been an increase in pay. Discussion too place and the increases were discussed per board member. It was good to have public input, this year when the Budget Hearing is held the salaries and election pay will again be discussed and voted on at that time. Chairman $2500, Clerk $12,000, Treasurer $7500, Supervisors (2) $750 and Assessor $7500 plus PD’s  and mileage.
  12. Miscellaneous; Joe Plasil brought up how nice it is to work with people in the Township. People here are so friendly and polite when he comes around to do his assessment work.
  13. Chairman Jones reported that the Railroad Crossing on Hwy K will be redone and closed the week of May 7, 2018.
  14. Public Comment-none to report.
  15. Next year’s meeting date; April 23, 2019 at 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

Supervisor Long called for the meeting to be adjourned at 8:49pm and Assessor Joe Plasil seconded. Motion Carried Meeting Adjourned.

Submitted by Clerk, Susan Johnson