The Town Board of the Town of Sun Prairie met on Thursday, August 1, 2002 at 7:35 P.M. at the Town Hall, 5556 Twin Lane Road.

Call to Order. The meeting was called to order at 7:30 P.M. by chairperson Lyle Updike. Supervisors Vernon Pogue and Doug Yelk, clerk Claudia Quick and deputy clerk Joan Rademacher were present. Six additional people attended the meeting.

Statement of Public Notice. The chair directed that the minutes show that notice of the Town Board meeting was published in the August 1, 2002 issue of The Star. The agenda was also faxed to the Capital Times. Copies were posted on the two town bulletin boards and temporarily at Buckshot’s Hwy. N on July 26, 2002.

Approve Minutes of Previous Meetings. Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Doug Yelk to approve the minutes of the July 22 and July 24, 2002 meetings. Motion carried.

Presentation from the Public. Deputy Tim Tyler from the Dane County Sheriff’s Office Northeast Precinct distributed a contact list of officers and introduced two fellow officers,

Sgt. Richelle Anhalt and Deputy Jennifer Niebuhr. Deputy Neibuhr is the new Community Deputy for the Towns of Sun Prairie, Burke and Medina. This is a program implemented towards problem oriented policing. She will be working with neighbors and families to resolve problems and find access to services needed. She can be called in to help with any problem in the community.

Deputy Tyler stated that he would like to know if there is any problem in the Town that he should patrol, such as an area that may have a speeding problem. The Board asked that he watch the roads that are posted, stop signs stolen, etc. He also wanted to express his thanks for the positive way the Town Board has received and worked with him and his fellow deputies.

Tentatively Adopt Ordinance on Moratorium on Land Divisions in Town of Sun Prairie. Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Doug Yelk to tentatively adopt the following moratorium on land divisions in the Town of Sun Prairie. Motion carried. A copy of the moratorium will be on file and open for public inspection at the Town Hall for a period of two weeks prior to its adoption. This ordinance is being adopted for the purpose of affording the Town of Sun Prairie time to study and develop recommendations for the completion of the Town’s Comprehensive Plan.

Tentatively Adopt Amendment to Burn Permit Ordinance. Moved by Doug Yelk, second by Vernon Pogue to tentatively adopt the amendment to the burn permit ordinance in the Town of Sun Prairie. Motion carried. A copy of the ordinance will be on file and open for public inspection at the Town Hall for a period of two weeks prior to its adoption. This ordinance is being adopted for the purpose of repealing the old ordinance and creating a new ordinance to comply with the new DNR standards and to prohibit open burning in the Drovers Woods subdivision and on Prospector Lane except for in a burn barrel.

Audit and Pay Bills. The Board reviewed the invoices submitted. Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Doug Yelk to approve payment of bills as submitted and the additions listed. Motion carried.

Old Business/New Business

  • It was reported that the weeds growing on Angela Paprocki’s property at 1830 State Road 19 have not yet been taken care of. The weed commissioner will visit the site.

Set Next Meeting Date/Adjournment. The next meeting date was set for Monday, August 19, 2002 at 7:30 P.M. Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Doug Yelk to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried. The chairman declared the meeting adjourned at approximately 9:45 P.M.

Correct Attest,

Joan M. Rademacher, Deputy Clerk