February 12, 2018 Minutes

Board Meeting                                   March 12, 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 7:00pm 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 Long. Motion Carried.
  3. The Treasurers Report was read by the Town Treasurer, on a motion by Supervisor Long 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 Long seconded. Motion Carried.
  5. Correspondences;The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin has an Application for the City of Harford Washington and Dodge Counties, Wisconsin, as an Electric Public Utility, for Authority to Adjust Electric Rates. Hearing Date February 1, 2018. Noted by the Board.
  6. UW-Extension is offering classes February thru May of 2018 for Local Land Use, Planning and Zoning will be the topics. Noted by the Board.
  7. Correspondence from “Scott Construction” letting the Town Board know, Don Bade is retiring on March 31, 2018 and will be working with Bob Bruha going forward. Noted by the Board.
  8. The City of Watertown sent a memo to inform members of the community that on December 19, 2017, the Watertown City Council adopted an ordinance amending the City of Watertown Comprehensive Plan. You may view the Comprehensive Pan as a PDF; http://www.ci.watertown.wi.us/document .Noted by the Board.
  9. The State of Wisconsin Department of Revenue sent notice beginning February 2018 going thru April 2018. Staff appraisers will be working throughout Dodge County Reviewing the sales involves viewing the land and improvements from the road, taking pictures and in some cases talking with the buyers and sellers involved in each real estate transaction. Noted by the Board.
  10. Reports; Waterloo Fire Department Activity Report was not available at meeting time. The Watertown Rural Fire Department totals for 2017 were; 1-Fire, 15-EMS, 1-MVA and no HAZCON calls. In January 2018 there was 1-Fire and 1-EMS call.
  11. A Dodge County Unit of WTA was held on January 17, 2018. Chairman Jones attended the meeting and heard main speaker Jeff Delmore from Delmore Consulting regarding road condition evaluations, road inventories and roadwork bid letting, culvert evaluation etc.  Chairman Jones thought the concept is good not sure if it is the right fit for the township at this time.
  12. Old Business; ATV/UTV Ordinance was discussed. Supervisor Long made a motion to mail out postcards to Township residents and publish in the Watertown Daily Paper a survey of residents opinions on allowing ATV’s and UTV’s to travel on township roads. Residents will be able to send responses to clerk.townofshields@yahoo.com or by mailing response to the Clerk Town of Shields at N1662 Wood Road, Watertown, WI 53098. Responses will be listened to and read at the April 9th monthly board meeting held at 7pm at the Emmet Town Hall.
  13. New Business-None to report.
  14. Miscellaneous-None to report.
  15. Public Comment-None to report.
  16. Next month’s meeting date; March 12, 2018 at 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

Supervisor Long called for the meeting to be adjourned at 8:02pm and Supervisor Johnson seconded. Motion Carried Meeting Adjourned.

Submitted by Clerk, Susan Johnson

Agenda February 12, 2018

Board Meeting           February 12, 2018      7pm     Emmet Town Hall

Posted:    February 7, 2018

Agenda

  1. Call to Order & Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Minutes
  3. Treasurers Report
  4. Pay Monthly Bills
  5. Correspondences;
    1. Public Service Commission of WI
    2. UW-Extension Classes
    3. Scott Construction
  6. Reports
    1. Waterloo & Watertown Rural Fire Dept. monthly reports.
    2. Town Officer, Dodge County Unit Meeting-WTA, report.
  7. Old Business
    1. ATV/UTV Ordinance
  8. New Business
  9. Miscellaneous
  10. Public Comment
  11. Next month’s meeting date March 13, 2018, 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

January 8, 2018 Minutes

Board Meeting                                   January 8, 2018                                  7pm

 Minutes

Attendance: Chairman Neale Jones, Supervisor Bob Long, Supervisor Ron Johnson, Treasurer Sue Nampel, Clerk Susan Johnson, Assessor P. Joseph Plasil, Dan Gorder, Randy Soldner, Bob Krieg, Bill Blaska, Lyle Braunschweig.

  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 Long. Motion Carried.
  3. The Treasurers Report was read by the Town Treasurer, on a motion by Supervisor Long to accept the report as read, and seconded by Supervisor Johnson. 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. The Dodge County Unit of WTA will hold a meeting on January 17, 2018 at 7:30 pm. Jeff Delmore from Delmore Consulting will address the group.
  7. Blackstone Technologies sent a flyer of their High Performance Pavement Maintenance Products; BST-360 High Performance Patch Mix References.
  8. Reports-
  9. The Waterloo Fire & Rescue Department sent the Activity Report for December 2017. There were no calls to the Town of Shields.
  10. Old Business;
  11. Members of the Quad Country Runners ATV/UTV club came to the meeting to ask the Board if the following updated Roads could be used for the ATV/UTV club to run on in the township. The roads they are asking for involve; Hwy QQ, Garden Rd, Long Rd, Provimi Rd, Quarry Rd, Rich Rd, Walton Rd, Middle Rd, Barry Rd. So far they are not allowed to run on County Roads. No current Ordinance is in place. No action will be taken until more information is gathered, but will be put on the next month’s board agenda.
  12. New Business-None to report.
  13. Miscellaneous-There will be Spring Primary Election on February 20, 2018.
  14. Public Comment-None to report.
  15. Next month’s meeting date; February 13, 2018 at 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

Chairman Jones called for the meeting to be adjourned at 8:32pm and Supervisor Johnson seconded. Motion Carried Meeting Adjourned.

Submitted by Clerk-Susan Johnson

Location and Hours for February 20, 2018 Primary

Location of Polling Place and Hours

Vote at the Emmet Town Hall for the Spring Primary to be held on February 20, 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.

 

February 20, 2018 Voting by Absentee

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 mai

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

5 pm on the fifth day before the election, February 15, 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 @ 920-261-7154 or 920-285-2425.

N1662 Wood Road, Watertown, WI 53098

Monday-Friday by appointment only.

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

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

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

Friday, February 16, 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, February 20, 2018.  Any ballots received after the polls close will not be counted.

December 8, 2017 Minutes

 

Board Meeting                                   December 8, 2017                              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 4:05pm 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-None to report.
  6. Reports-None to report.
  7. Old Business-None to report.
  8. New Business;
  9. The Board has appointed the following for the 2018-2020 Election Seasons:

Rosemarie Ulmer-Chief Inspector, Fran Milburn-Chief Inspector, Irene Miller-Chief Inspector, Sue Nampel-Election Inspector, Carol Berner-Election Inspector, Betty May-Election Inspector, Susan Kileen-Election Inspector, Mary McFarland-Election Inspector, Charmaine Plasil-Election Inspector. Supervisor Long made a motion to accept the appointment of all of the above Chief Inspectors and Election workers, seconded by Supervisor Johnson. Motion Carried. All in favor.

  1. Gerald and Jacqueline Tracy has applied to DCLR & PD for a Rezoning and Condition Use Permit Application. Approximately acres of land from A-1 Prime Agricultural Zoning District to the A-2 General Agricultural Zoning District and on the application for a Conditional Use Permit under the Land Use Code, Dodge County, WI, to allow the establishment of a Pet Crematorium on this site. The Planning Commission met on November 30, 2017 to review and discus the applications. After discussion and a question and answer session the PC made a recommendation to the Town Board on accepting the Tracy’s applications. Gerald and Jacqueline Tracy were in attendance tonight and after discussion with the board. Supervisor Johnson made a motion to accept the Tracy’s application for a rezoning permit and Supervisor Long seconded. Motion Carried. All were in favor. On the application of the Conditional Use Permit Chairman Jones made a motion to accept the application for a Conditional Use Permit and Supervisor Long seconded. Motion Carried. All were in favor.
  2. Miscellaneous-None to report.
  3. Public Comment-None to report.
  4. Next month’s meeting date; January 8, 2018 at 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

Chairman Jones called for the meeting to be adjourned at 5:03 pm and Supervisor Johnson seconded. Motion Carried Meeting Adjourned.

Submitted by Clerk

Susan Johnson

Agenda January 8, 2018

Board Meeting           January 8, 2018          7pm     Emmet Town Hall

Posted:    January 3, 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. Randy Soldneu, ATV/UTV Ordinance
  8. New Business
  9. Miscellaneous
  10. Public Comment
  11. Next month’s meeting date February 13, 2018, 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

December 8, 2017 Agenda

Board Meeting           December 8, 2017      4 pm    Emmet Town Hall

Posted:    November 29, 2017

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
  8. New Business
    1. Appoint Election Workers 2018-2010.
  9. Miscellaneous
  10. Public Comment
  11. Next month’s meeting date January 8, 2018, 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

Budget Hearing & Special Meeting November 13, 2017

November 13, 2017               8:03 pm

 Budget Hearing & Special Town Meeting Town of Shields

Minutes

Attendance:  Chairman Neale Jones, Supervisor Bob Long, Treasurer Sue Nampel, Clerk Susan Johnson, Sandee Macht, Josh Macht, Ed T Kileen.

The Budget Hearing was called to order at 8:03 pm by Chairman Neale Jones. Discussion took place on the budget preparation. Chairman Jones read the proposed budget and  discussion took place. Ed Kileen made a motion to accept the2018 Budget as discussed, seconded by Supervisor Johnson. Motion carried. (7) In Favor.

  1. The Special Town Meeting of Electors, Chairman Jones asked for a motion to adopt the 2018 tax levy of $147,173 which is a +1.6% increase from last year. Supervisor Long made a motion to accept the Town of Shields Levy, seconded by Ed Kileen. Motion Carried. (7) In Favor.

Chairman Jones made a motion to adjourn the Budget Hearing & Special Town Meeting at 8:26pm, Supervisor Johnson seconded. Motion Carried. Meeting Adjourned.

Submitted by Clerk

Susan Johnson