Board Meeting May 13, 2019 7pm
Attendance: Chairman Neale Jones, Supervisor Peter McFarland, Supervisor Ron Johnson, Treasurer Sue Nampel, Clerk Susan Johnson, Assessor P. Joseph Plasil, Kathy Kassube, Irene & Jack Miller, Patti & Karl Bickel.
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 Chairman Jones, Supervisor McFarland made a motion to pay monthly bills and Supervisor Johnson seconded. Motion Carried.
a. DCLR & PD sent notice of an approved Land Use Permit for Peter and Cindy McFarland for a scale. Noted by the board.
a. Waterloo Fire Department sent notice of the April 2019 monthly fire report and EMS training. No reports were to the Town of Shields. Watertown reports were not ready at meeting time.
b. Supervisor Peter McFarland attend the April 17, 2019 Town Officers, WTA Dodge County Unit meeting in Juneau. Speakers John Bohonek, DC Land Conservation discussed land nutrient, plus services offered. Mark Born discussed the CAT Program. Chairman McFarland said all information presented was good. Next meeting will take place July 17, 2019.
7. Old Business-None to report
8. New Business;
a. The Watertown Chapter Izaak Walton League 2019 Meat Shoots applied for permits for the following dates; April 28, May 19, June 23, July 21, August 25, September 22, 2019. Town permits have been purchased and sent.
b. DCLR & PDsent notice on the petition of Patricia Jo Bickel, agent for Doris M Friedl Irrevocalbe Trust to rezone approximately 6.6 acres of land from A-1 Prime Agricultural Zoning District to the A-2 General Agricultural Zoning District to allow for the creation of
a non-farm residential lot. The sit is located in part of the NW1/4 of the SE1/4, Section 26 of the Shields, the site address is N621 Walton Road. (Roger & Loyd Quinn).
Clerk Johnson reported that the Plan Commission met on April 25, 2019. And Harold Peckham had made a motion to recommend the Rezoning Petition to the Town of Shields Board for the May 13, 2019 monthly Board Meeting and Sandee Macht seconded. All were in favor. Sandee Macht had made a motion to recommend the Minor Land Division to the Town of Shields Board for May 13, 2019 monthly Board Meeting and Peter McFarland seconded. Motion carried all were in favor. After a short question and answer session, Supervisor Johnson made a motion to accept the Rezoning Petition for Patricia Bickel and Supervisor McFarland seconded. Motion carried; all were in favor. Supervisor McFarland made a second motion to accept the Minor Land Division for Patricia Bickel and Supervisor Johnson seconded. Motion carried all were in favor. Clerk Johnson will fax the signed recommendation to DCLR & PD on 5-14-19.
b. Scott Construction was the only Road Bid the TOS received this year. After looking over the proposal. Supervisor Johnson made a motion to accept bid from Scott Construction, Inc. and Single Seal over hard surfaces with chips on Quarry Road (Cty Qto the N Walton Rd to Rich Rd), Quarry Road (Rich Rd to end) and First Street/Link Street (Cty Q to Rich Rd). Supervisor McFarland Seconded. Motion Carried all were in favor.
9. Miscellaneous-None to report.
10. Public Comment-
a. Kathy Kassube reported that the culvert on the E side of Walton Rd between her home and Brock Phillips home the culvert is almost covered with rocks blocking the water flowage. Chairman and Supervisors will take a look and decide what to do.
11. Next month’s meeting date; June 10, 2019 at 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.
Supervisor McFarland called for the meeting to be adjourned at 7:58pm and Supervisor Johnson seconded. Motion Carried Meeting Adjourned.
Submitted by Clerk Susan Johnson