December 9, 2019 Agenda

Board Meeting            December 9, 2019      7pm     Emmet Town Hall

Posted:    December 4, 2019     


  1. Call to Order & Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Minutes
  3. Treasurers Report
  4. Pay Monthly Bills
  5. Correspondences;
  6. Reports
    1. Watertown & Waterloo Fire Dept. monthly reports.
    1. Kerber Rose IT
  7. Old Business
  8. New Business
    1. Appoint Election Workers for 2020-2021
  9. Miscellaneous
  10. Public Comment
    1. Christine Crombie, Introduction running for Dodge County Judge.
  12. Next month’s meeting date January 13, 2020 at 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

November 11, 2019 Minutes

Board Meeting                                   November 11, 2019                            7pm


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

 1. The Board meeting was called to order at 7:01pm 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 Chairman Jones 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. Vandewalle & Associates Inc. sent notice of a 2019 City of Watertown Comprehensive Plan Update. A joint public hearing between the City of Watertown Plan Commission and City Council will be held on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 7pm at City Hall located at 106 Jones Street, Watertown. You may view the full draft of the plan, including all maps, on the City’s website: . Noted by the board.

b. The Wisconsin Election Commission (WEC) sent notice of the Grant that was applied for last month had been accepted and the clerk will use the funds to purchase a new computer for the township along with IT support to protect all town records and private information for elections. Noted by the board.

6. Reports;

a. The Fire Reports for Watertown and Waterloo Fire Departments were not available at meeting time.

b. Assessor Joe Plasil and Clerk Susan Johnson attended the 72nd Annual Wisconsin Towns Association Convention held at the Kalahari, Wisconsin Dells. Joe attend “If Houses Could Talk” which was very informative about windows, floors, eve’s troughs,   etc. in appraisal valuations. Sue attended a number of smaller meetings; “Payroll Tips to keep Your Town Compliant”, Accounting Basics to Simplify Your Life”, “Understanding Chapter 125”, “How Do I”, “Recycling Requirements’”, “Groundwater: Wisconsin’s Buried Treasure”, “WEC Cyber Security Grant”. Both Joe & Sue thought the Convention was very good.

c. Clerk Johnson attended the DNR Electronics & Storm Debris RU Workshop in Fond du lac on 10-29-19. E-Cycle Wisconsin was the discussion of the meeting, old electronics need to be recycled you can go to;, click on the tab Env. Protection, then go to Recycling & Composting. There is a lot of information on what to recycle and where you can take it. If you find a local source please contact me so I can share the information with other residents.

d. Dodge County State of WI Emergency Management sent notice of a meeting for “EMS Community Forum” to be held on December 4, 2019 from 6-9pm.

7. Old Business;

a. Fire Ordinance was discussed and reviewed. Supervisor Johnson made a motion to accept the revised charges for fire runs to the Town of Shields and Peter McFarland seconded. Motion carried. 6 yays + 0 nays.

b. Supervisor Ron gave a current update on the road spending that the town has done over the past years since 2014. In order to stay incompliance and receive the General Transportation Aid for 2020 we need to spend another $25,000 this year, and keep an eye on road spending the next two years. We have earlier in the year contacted General Asphalt Inc. in Beaver Dam for quotes on road work. Due to there busy schedule they were not able to get to the Township this year. The board discussed in order to stay in compliance with the GTA we should write a check by the end of the year and when General Asphalt Inc can get to us early in the spring. The board agreed.

8. New Business;

a. A security system at the transfer site was discussed and is tabled for now.

9. Miscellaneous;

a. None to report.

10. Public Comment-

a. None to report.

11. Next month’s meeting date; November 9, 2019 at 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

Supervisor Johnson called for the meeting to be adjourned at 7:52pm and Supervisor McFarland seconded. Motion Carried Meeting Adjourned.

Submitted by Clerk

Susan Johnson