October 12, 2020 Minutes

Board Meeting                                   October 12, 2020                                7pm

Minutes

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

 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 Chairman Jones to accept the minutes as read, 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-None to report.

6. Reports-None to report

7. Old Business-None to report.

8. New Business.

a.  Dodge County Humane Society sent the 2021 Stray Animal contract. Discussion took place. Supervisor Johnson made a motion to accept the 2021 Stray Animal Contract and to pay a lump sum of $1,100, which covers up to five domestic stray animals. Animals more than five will be charged $225 per animal, and Chairman Jones accepted. Motion Carried. All were in favor.

b. Dodge County Highway Commission sent the 2020-2021 Maintenance Agreement, after discussion Supervisor Johnson made a motion to accept the agreement that begins November 1, 2020, the retainer fee paid upfront will be $750 per mile times 28.65 miles in the township equals $21,487.50.This covers snow removal, ice removal, roadside mowing, shoulder maintenance, sign installation, road patching, brush cutting and more, Chairman Jones seconded. Motion Carried. All were in favor.

9. Miscellaneous.

a. The Budget Prep Meeting will be held on October 20, 2020, 7pm at the clerks’ home.

b. In-Person Voting begins October 20, 2020. If you would like to vote in the clerks’ drive up service. Please call 920-261-7154 to set up an appointment.

c. November 3, 2020 is the Presidential Election Poles open at 7am and close at 8pm.

10. Public Comment-None to report.

11. Next month’s meeting date; November 9, 2020 at 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

Supervisor Johnson called for the meeting to be adjourned at 7:13pm and Chairman Jones seconded. Motion Carried Meeting Adjourned. Respectfully Clerk Susan Johnson

Agenda, November 9, 2020

Board Meeting            November 9, 2020      7pm     Emmet Town Hall

Posted:   November 5, 2020     

Agenda

  1. Call to Order & Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Minutes
  3. Treasurers Report
  4. Pay Monthly Bills
  5. Correspondences.
    1.  
  6. Reports
    1. Watertown & Waterloo Fire Dept. monthly reports.
    1.  
  7. Old Business
    1.  
  8. New Business
    1. DCLR & PD sent notice of Conditional Use Permit.
    1. Resolution to Adopt Levy Exceeding Limit
    1.  
  9. Miscellaneous
    1.  
  10. Public Comment
    1. Special Meeting of the Electors “Budget Hearing”

 Monday, November 23, 2020 at the Emmet Town Hall, 7pm.

  •  
  • Next month’s meeting date December 14, 2020, 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

Public Test of Voting Equipment

We, the City of Watertown, formally request the following legal notice to be published:  

PUBLIC TEST COUNTING EQUIPMENT

CITY OF WATERTOWN, VILLAGE OF JOHNSON CREEK, VILLAGE OF CLYMAN,

TOWN OF LEBANON, TOWN OF IXONIA, TOWN OF FARMINGTON, TOWN OF WATERTOWN, TOWN OF MILFORD, TOWN OF ASHIPPUN, TOWN OF CLYMAN, TOWN OF EMMET AND TOWN OF SHIELDS

Public Tests are open to the general public.  As per State Statutes, 5.84, notice is hereby given that the Public Test of the Voting Equipment to be used at the General Election on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, will be conducted as follows:

City of Watertown                                              Town of Lebanon

City Hall                                                            Town Hall

106 Jones Street, Watertown                              N1738 County Road R, Lebanon

8:30 am, Wed., October 28, 2020                       6:45 pm Thursday, October 29, 2020

Elissa Friedl, City Clerk/Treasurer                       Deborah Behl, Town Clerk

Village of Johnson Creek                                   Town of Ixonia

Johnson Creek Community Center                      Town Hall

417 Union Street, Johnson Creek                       W1195 Marietta Avenue, Ixonia

10:00 am, Wednesday, October 28, 2020            1:00 pm, Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Sam Bell, Village Clerk/Treasurer                        Nancy J. Zastrow, Town Clerk/Treasurer

Town of Farmington                                          Town of Watertown

Town Hall                                                          Town Hall

N6468 S. Farmington Road, Watertown              N8302 High Road, Watertown

6:00 pm, Tuesday, October 27, 2020                  5:00 pm, Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Tami Latsch, Town Clerk                                    James Wendt, Town Clerk

Town of Milford                                                 Town of Ashippun

Town Hall                                                          Town Hall

W6335 CTH A & Q, Johnson Creek                      W1266 County Road O, Oconomowoc

4:00 pm, Friday, October 30, 2020                      5:30 pm, Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Trisha Miller, Town Clerk                                    Michelle Liesener, Town Clerk/Treasurer

Village of Clyman                                              Town of Clyman

Village Hall                                                        Town Hall

713 Morgan Street, Clyman                                735 Main Street, Clyman

10:00 am, Wednesday, October 28, 2020            10:30 am, Saturday, October 27, 2020

Connie Kreitzman, Village Clerk/Treasurer           Sandra Thoma, Clerk

Town of Emmet and Town of Shields

Emmet Town Hall

W6777 Second Street Road, Watertown

9:00 am, Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Deb Carlson, T. of Emmet Clerk; Sue Johnson, T. of Shields Clerk PUBLISH: Thursday, October 22nd

Notice of Referendum

NOTICE OF REFERENDUM

                                                Town of Shields

                                              November 3, 2020

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that at an election Referendum to be held in the Town of Shields, Dodge County, Ward 1, State of Wisconsin on November 3, 2020, will be submitted to a vote of the people:

ORDINANCE NO. 2020-01

Combining Clerk-Treasurer by Appointment

The Town Board of the Town of Shields, Dodge County,

Wisconsin, does hereby ordain as follows:

That, pursuant to Wis. Stat. § 60.30(1e)(a), the office of the combined office of town clerk and town treasurer shall be filled by appointment of a majority of the members-elect of the town board. The term of the office for the appointment position shall be by the town board, but may not exceed 3 years per § 60.30(1e)(C).  The town board may re-appoint the office for additional terms. However, removal by the town board during a given term of office may only be for “cause” as defined under §17.00 and required by § 60.30(le)(f).

The question will appear on the ballot as follows:

“Shall the person holding the office of Combined Town Clerk – Treasurer in the Town of Shields Be appointed by the Town Board”

                                                                EXPLANATION

Yes” means the Town of Shields Board may appoint a Town Clerk-Treasurer

“No” means the Town of Shields Board may NOT appoint a Town Clerk-Treasurer

                                                         Done in the Town of Shields,

                                                                               On July 13, 2020

                                                                                                                                   Susan Johnson, Clerk Town of Shields

Type C Notice of Referendum |Rev 2011-12 | Government Accountability Board, P.O. Box 7984, Madison, WI  53707-7984 | 608-261-2028 | web: gab.wi.gov | email: gab@wi.gov

October 12, 2020 Agenda

Board Meeting            October 12, 2020        7pm     Emmet Town Hall

Posted:   October 6, 2020         

Agenda

  1. Call to Order & Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Minutes
  3. Treasurers Report
  4. Pay Monthly Bills
  5. Correspondences.
    1.  
  6. Reports
    1. Watertown & Waterloo Fire Dept. monthly reports.
    1.  
  7. Old Business
    1.  
  8. New Business
    1. Dodge County Humane Society 2021 Contract.
    1. Dodge County Highway Commission Maintenance Agreement.
    1.  
  9. Miscellaneous
    1. In-Person Absentee Voting begins October 20, 2020, contact Clerk at 920-261-7154 if you would like to vote In-Person.
    1. November 3, 2020 Election Polls open at 7am close at 8pm.j
    1.  
  10. Public Comment

       a.  

  1. Next month’s meeting date November 9, 2020, 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT

November 3, 2020

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 at least 28 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 or ONLINE AT MYVOTE.WI.GOV

Contact your Municipal Clerk and request that an application for an absentee ballot be sent to you for the election.  You may also submit a written request in the form of a letter or you may apply for an absentee ballot online at MyVote.wi.gov.  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.  Proof of identification must also be provided.  You may make application to your municipal clerk for an absentee ballot by mail, in person or at MyVote.wi.gov. 

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, October 29, 2020.

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.

City of Watertown                                                                                           

Clerk Elissa Friedl                                                                                          

106 Jones St. / PO Box 477                                                                         

Watertown, WI 53094                                                                                    

elissaf@cityofwatertown.org                                                                        

920-262-4007

8 am to 4:30 pm (M-F) October 20-23

8 am to 6:00 pm (M-F) October 26-30                                                            

Town of Clyman                                                                                             

Clerk Sandra Thoma                                                                                     

735 Main St. / PO Box 159                                                                           

Clyman, WI 53016                                                                                         

920-296-8749                                                                                                 

By appt only                                                                                                    

Village of Clyman                                                                                           

Clerk Connie Kreitzman                                                                                

713 Morgan St. / PO Box 129                                                                      

Clyman, WI 53016                                                                                         

920-696-3444                                                                                                 

7:30 am to 4:00 pm (M-Th)                                                                           

Town of Concord

Clerk Brian Neuman                                                                                                          

N6830 CTH E                                                                                                  

Oconomowoc, WI 53066                                                                              

414-534-4220                                                                                                 

By appt only                                                                                                    

Village of Hustisford                                                                                      

Clerk Kim Hopfinger                                                                                      

201 Lake St. / PO Box 345                                                                           

Hustisford, WI 53034                                                                                     

920-349-3188                                                                                                 

8 am to 4:30 pm (M-F)                                                                                   

Town of Watertown                                                                                        

Clerk James Wendt                                                                                        

N8302 High Road (Town Hall)                                                                     

W2725 Rock River Paradise (mailing)                                                                           

Watertown, WI 53094                                                                                    

920-261-5690                                                                                                 

By appt only                                                                                                    

Town of Emmet                                                                                              

Clerk Deb Carlson                                                                                         

W6777 Second Street Rd.                                                                            

Watertown, WI  53098                                                                                   

920-285-3459                                                                                                 

By appt only                                                                                                    

Village of Lowell                                                                                             

Clerk Sandy Pocius                                                                                       

105 N. River St. (Village Hall)                                                                      

PO Box 397 (mailing)                                                                                    

Lowell, WI  53557                                                                                          

920-927-5700                                                                                                 

By appt only (M-F)

Town of Shields

Clerk Sue Johnson

N1662 Wood Rd.

Watertown, WI  53098

920-261-7154

By appt only (M-F)

Town of Ixonia

Clerk Nancy Zastrow

W1195 Marietta Ave. / PO Box 109

Ixonia, WI  53036

920-261-1588

7:30 am to 4:30 pm (M-Th)

7:30 am to 12:30 pm (Fri)

7:30 am to 5 pm only on Oct. 29-30

Drive through window available

Town of Lebanon

Clerk Debbie Behl

N1738 Cty Rd R / PO Box 24

Lebanon, WI  53047

920-925-3846 or 920-925-3522

By appt only**

Village of Johnson Creek

Clerk Sandra Bell

125 Depot St. / PO Box 238

Johnson Creek, WI 53038

920-699-2296

8 am to 4 pm (M-F)

8 am to 5 pm only on Fri., Oct. 30

Town of Milford

Clerk Trisha Miller

W6335 CTH A&Q (Town Hall)

W6543 Vandre Road

Johnson Creek, WI 53038

920-819-9882

By appt.only (M-F)

Town of Ashippun

Clerk Michelle Liesener

W1266 Cty. Rd. O (Town Hall)

PO Box 206 (mailing)

Ashippun, WI  53003

920-474-4781

By appointment

Town of Farmington

Clerk Tami Latsch

N6468 S. Farmington Rd. (Town Hall)

W3157 Bakertown Rd. (mailing)

Helenville, WI  53137

920-699-2372 or 920-699-2348

By appt only (M-F)

The first day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office is: October 20, 2020

The last day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office is: Friday, October 30, 2020

**Indicates Sunday, November 1, 2020 is the last day to vote in this municipality only

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, November 3, 2020.  Any ballots received after the polls close will not be counted.

September 14, 2020 Minutes

Board Meeting                                   September 14, 2020                           7pm

Minutes

Attendance: Chairman Neale Jones, Supervisor Peter McFarland, Supervisor Ron Johnson, Treasurer Sue Nampel, Clerk Susan Johnson.

 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 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. Dodge County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting Notice. Noted by the board.

b. Project Heritage sent notice of a project to establish a Pork Meat Packing & Processing operation, which will include a slaughterhouse. Counties be considered are LaCrosse, Monroe, Vernon, Juneau, Adams, Marquette, Walworth, Crawford, Richland, Grant, Iowa, Lafayette, Green, Sauk, Colombia, Dodge, Dane, Jefferson & Rock. Noted by the board.

6. Reports.

a. The Watertown Fire Report for July was 0-Fire, 2-EMS and 0-HAZCON runs to the township. The Waterloo Fire report was not available at meeting time.

b. The Plan Commission met on August 27, 2020 for a Rezoning Notification Permit and a Minor Land Division Letter of Intent Form for a new home Leon Wollitz and Kyle Wollitz. Much discussion took place on the approximate 9.5 acres of land from the A-1 Prime Agricultural Zoning to the A-2 General Agricultural Zoning. The new home is also within compliance with the DCLR & PC density standards of 2-40 acres may have one (1) division of land. This Site is in the SW ¼ of the NE ¼, Section 13 of the town of Shields the site address is being N1541 County Road K. The Plan Commission made motions to recommend the above to the Town of Shields, Town Board.

7. Old Business.

a. A discussion took place on the DCLR & PD Rezoning and Minor Land Division for Leon Wollitz and the recommendation of the Plan Commission. Supervisor Johnson made a motion to approve the Rezone of A-1 prime ag land to A-2 ag land for building a new home, Supervisor McFarland seconded. Motion Carried all were in favor. Supervisor Johnson made a motion to approve the Minor Land Division for Leon Wollitz and Supervisor McFarland seconded. Motion Carried. All were in favor. Clerk Johnson will

fax the paperwork to Dodge County so it is available for the September 21, 2020 Board Meeting.

8. New Business.

a.  The Annual Meeting date was not set at the July 2020 Annual meeting. Supervisor Johnson made a motion to hold the date for April 20, 2021 for the Town of Shields Annual Meeting at 7pm, Supervisor McFarland seconded. Motion Carried. All were in favor.

b. Watertown Fire Contract was sent. The Watertown Common Council voted to approve the option of a two-year contract starting in 2021 and ending in 2023 for fire and EMS coverage for the Townships of Shields, Emmet, Milford, and Watertown. Shields will pay $44,067.39, Emmet will pay $60304.31, Milford will pay $29,079.13 and the Town of Watertown will pay $96,086.19. Totaling $ $229,537.02. Supervisor McFarland made a motion to accept the 2021-2023 Watertown Fire Contract, Supervisor Johnson seconded. Motion Carried. All were in favor.

c. Dodge County Sheriff’s Office sent the yearly 911 Joint Powers Agreement. Chairman Jones signed the agreement. Noted by the board.

9. Miscellaneous.

a. New residents to the Town of Shields can call the clerk if they have any questions on how to Register to vote or how to vote by Absentee. Clerk Johnson number is 920-261-7154 or clerk.townofshields@yahoo.com .

10. Public Comment-None to report.

11. Next month’s meeting date; October 12, 2020 at 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

Supervisor Johnson called for the meeting to be adjourned at 8:03pm and Supervisor McFarland seconded. Motion Carried Meeting Adjourned.

Respectfully Clerk Susan Johnson

September 14, 2020 Agenda

Board Meeting            September 14, 2020   7pm     Emmet Town Hall

Posted:   September 9, 2020    

Agenda

  1. Call to Order & Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Minutes
  3. Treasurers Report
  4. Pay Monthly Bills
  5. Correspondences.
    1. Dodge County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting,
    1. Project Heritage
    1.  
  6. Reports
    1. Watertown & Waterloo Fire Dept. monthly reports.
    1. Plan Commission Report from August 27, 2020
    1.  
  7. Old Business
    1. DCLR & PD Rezoning and Minor Land Division, Leon Wollitz
    1.  
  8. New Business
    1. Project Heritage
    1. Set a date for 2021, Annual Meeting
    1. 2021 Fire Contract
    1.  
  9. Miscellaneous
    1.  
  10. Public Comment

       a.   Next month’s meeting date October 12, 2020, 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.