July 13, 2015 Minutes

Board Meeting                                   July 13, 2015                           7pm


Attendance: Chairman Neale Jones, Supervisor Ron Johnson, Supervisor Long, Treasurer Sue Nampel, Clerk Sue Johnson, Rickie Bratz, Dan Gorde, Steve Roberts, Bill Blaska, Lyle Braunschweig, Jeff Berres.

  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 read by the Town Clerk, on a motion by Supervisor Johnson to accept the minutes as read, seconded by Supervisor Bob 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 Town Officers, Dodge County Meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at 7:30pm at the Dodge County Administration Building, 127 east Oak St., Juneau. Noted by the board.
  7. DCLR & PD sent notice of an approved Land Use Permit for Steve Kauffeld on W8370 Long Road for 2 decks.
  8. DCLR & PD sent notice of an approved Land Use Permit for Benny & Shirley Alba on N1903 Hwy K, for a Barn.
  9. Reports;
  10. Watertown Rural Fire Department report for the month of June reported two (2) EMS calls and one (1) MVA. No report was available from Waterloo Fire Department at meeting time.
  11. The ATV Ordinance was discussed at length. The ATV/UTV is under consideration and the Board will do the research regarding it.
  12. Old Business;
  13. The Town Web Site is now up and running. It has limited material available but will be continually added to as time allows. Check it out at: townofshields.com
  14. New Business;
  15. Chairman Neale Jones received the 2015-2016 Maintenance Agreement for the Town of Shields. The non-refundable retainer fee shall be $21,487.50, the payment is based on $750 per mile (28.65miles). After discussion Supervisor Johnson made a motion to accept the agreement as written and Supervisor Long seconded. Motion carried. All in favor.
  16. Miscellaneous;
  17. Fire Billing Charges was brought to the table for discussion. In 2006 The Town of Shields put in place Ordinance 06-02, which allows the Town of Shields to charge residents $500 per fire run and a water charge per 100 cubic feet of water used (current rate is set by the City of Watertown Water Department). This was to help defray the increased of the yearly rising fire contract with the City of Watertown. Discussion took place and it was decided no change needs to be made to Ordinance at this time, but the board will review.
  18. Public Comment-none to report.
  1. Next month’s meeting date; August 10, 2015 at 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

Supervisor Long called for the meeting to be adjourned at 8:55pm and Supervisor Johnson seconded. Motion Carried Meeting Adjourned.

Submitted by Clerk

Susan Johnson

Meeting Date Change:

Town of Shields Board will meet on August 17, 2015 at the Emmet Town Hall @ 7pm.