January 11, 2021 Agenda

Board Meeting            January 11, 2021         7pm     Emmet Town Hall

Posted:   January 6, 2021          


  1. Call to Order & Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Minutes
  3. Treasurers Report
  4. Pay Monthly Bills
  5. Correspondences.
    1. Flint Hills Resources, Pipeline
  6. Reports
    1. Watertown & Waterloo Fire Dept. monthly reports.
    1. We Energies
  7. Old Business
  8. New Business
    1. Wool of the Wood Road Dedication
  9. Miscellaneous
  10. Public Comment


  1. Next month’s meeting date February 15, 2021, 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

TO-Shields Caucus Notice



NOTIE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Town Caucus for the purpose of nominating candidates to appear on the spring election ballot for the below listed offices is scheduled for January 18, 2021 at 7pm at the Emmet Town Hall located at W6777 Second Street Road, Watertown, WI 53098.

NOTICE IS HERBEY GIVEN that an election to be held in the Town of Shields, on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 the following offices are to be elected to succeed the present incumbents listed. All terms are for two years beginning on Tuesday April 20, 2021.

Office                                                                    Incumbent

Chairman                                                             Neale R Jones

 Supervisor                                                         Ronald Johnson

 Supervisor                                                          Peter McFarland

Posted in the Town of Shields on January 6, 2021

Susan Johnson

Town of Shields Clerk

December 14, 2020 Minutes

Board Meeting                                   December 14, 2020                            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 7:00pm by Chairman Neale Jones, the Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

2. The Minutes were reviewed by the Town Board, on a motion by Supervisor McFarland to accept the minutes as read, seconded by Chairman Jones. 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 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. Motion Carried.

5. Correspondences.

a.     DCLR & PD sent an approved Land Use Permit for Ed Wolff for a sixteen by forty- foot pool. Noted by the board.

b. DCLR & PD sent an approved Land Use Permit for Jay Blasé for a new seventy-two by forty-two-foot detached garage. Noted by the board.

c. DCLR & PD sent a Notice of Action/Filing of Decision. The Town Board has put together a letter for Thomas Behling that will be on file with the Dodge County Register of Deeds Office. The letter notes the specifics of the road that will need to be put in by the seller at the time of any sale of the property with the current Zoning Limitations at that time.

d. Rural Mutual Insurance Co. sent notice of a reauthorization of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2019. This act was signed into law on December 20, 2019 and extends the federal Terrorism Risk Insurance Program until December 31, 2027. Noted by the board.

6. Reports.

a. No Fire reports were available at meeting time.

7. Old Business-No old business to report.

8. New Business.

a.   County Emergency Management sent notice of a resolution they are recommending for adoption. It is the Mitigation Plan. The update serves as a roadmap that outlines potential cost-effective hazard mitigation activities for future grant funding. The plan highlights the rusks and vulnerabilities that DC faces from natural disasters and highlights mitigation strategies, that may reduce future losses. Supervisor Johnson made a motion to accept the 2020-03 Resolution of the Dodge County Emergency Management Mitigation Plan and Supervisor Peter McFarland seconded. Motion carried. All were in favor.

b. DCLR & PD sent notice for a Minor Land Division-Letter of Intent Form for John and Irene Miller. The current property is thirty-one-acres, the Millers are requesting to split of one and a half acres for the house and shed, leaving the remaining twenty-nine- and one-half acres as active working farmland. The Plan Commission met on December 10, 2020 at the Emmet Town hall and after a short discussion decided to recommend to the Town Board the Minor Land Division. Supervisor Peter McFarland made a motion to accept the Letter of Intent Notification from DCLR & PD activity number 2020-1195 and Supervisor Johnson seconded. Motion Carried. All were in favor.

c. The 2021 Caucus for the Town of Shields will be held on January 18, 2021 at 7pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

d.  The Town of Shields has been noticing an increase in dumping at the Transfer Site by non-residents. To detour this issue the Town Board has decided to put in electricity at the site, this way we will be able to install motion lights, a web camera and heat to the building for the site works. On a motion by Supervisor Johnson to move forward with this above plan, the process will be beginning as soon as possible and seconded by Supervisor Peter McFarland. Motion Carried. All were in favor.

9. Miscellaneous.

a. Wishing every on a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

10. Public Comment-None

11. Next month’s meeting date; January 11, 2021 at 7 pm at the Emmet Town Hall.

Supervisor Johnson called for the meeting to be adjourned at 8:25pm and Chairman Jones seconded. Motion Carried Meeting Adjourned.

Respectfully Clerk Susan Johnson