Board Meeting February 8, 2021 7pm
Attendance: Chairman Neale Jones,
Supervisor Peter McFarland, Supervisor Ron Johnson, Treasurer Sue Nampel, Clerk
1. The Board meeting
was called to order at 7:10pm 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 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
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. Chairman Jones was emailed a flyer of a Community
Development Block Grant Eligibility Opportunity 2021. It is a program that can
help communities develop or upgrade water treatment plants sidewalks, gutters,
lighting, sidewalks etc. Noted by the board.
b. Local Roads Improvement Program (LRIP) now has a video
series and LRIPWeb Application site, this is a way that helps in rebuilding
roads and bridges. Noted by the board.
c. Chairman Jones and Clerk Johnson completed the Census
Bureau Boundary and Annexation Survey for 2021. Noted by the board.
a. The Watertown Fire Report for November was 0-Fire Runs,
1-EMS run, 1-MVA run and 0-HAZCON runs to the township. The Waterloo Fire report
was no runs to the Township in October or November.
b. Dodge County Unit Meeting for Offices held a zoom
meeting on January 20, 2021 at 7:30pm. Chairman Jones, Supervisor Johnson &
Clerk Johnson meet to attend the meeting. Many speakers such as Mark Born-Cochair
joint finance, Rep John Jagler, Senator Joan Ballweg, WTA Mike Koles and Sally
Cole all spoke. Noted by the board.
c. The Town of Shields Waste Management contract is due
to be renewed in November. Clerk Johnson will begin quoting the various haulers
to see what is out there.
7. Old Business.
a. Wool of the Woods Road discussion took place upon the
dedication from Thomas Behling, needs a motion per Dodge County’s acceptance of
his building a new home.
Chairman Jones made a motion to accept 1. North Line of
the SW ¼ of Section 34, Township 07 North, Range 14 East. 2. Access to Lot 1
and Lot 2, the area and location of
a future road would be 33 feet from the centerline of the
existing property line. 3. When either or all lots are sold, the cost of
construction a new road to Town of Shields specifications, will be absorbed by
the seller of the lot. 4. All PLSS (Public Land Survey System) monuments and
ties were found and verified. 5. These lots shall not be further divided for
the purpose of residential use until after 15 years from the recording date of
the certified survey map, unless the official Dodge County zoning map is amended
so that the subject parcel is rezoned out of an agricultural zoning district or
this restriction has been released in accordance with the provisions of the
Dodge County Land Use Code and the Town of Shields. 6. Lot 1 is intended for
agricultural and open space use only and not residential structures shall be
constructed on it. 7. The owner and subsequent owners of this non-farm residential
lot herby agree to comply with subsections 9.1, right to farm provisions of the
Dodge County Land Use Code and that they will not cause unnecessary
interference with adjoining farming operations producing agricultural products and
using generally accepted agricultural practices, including access to active
farming operations. This information was taken from the Dodge County Certified
Survey Map and the Town of Shields accepts these conditions; the motion was
seconded by Supervisor Johnson. All were in favor. Motion carried.
8. New Business-non to report.
a. The Spring Primary will be held on February 16, 2021.
Polls open at 7am and close at 8pm at the Emmet Town Hall.
10. Public Comment-none to report.
11. Next month’s meeting date; March 8, 2021 at 7 pm at
the Emmet Town Hall.
Chairman Jones called for the meeting to be adjourned at 7:58pm
and Supervisor Johnson seconded. Motion Carried Meeting Adjourned.
Respectfully Clerk Susan Johnson