Call to Order. The meeting was called to order at 7:35 P.M. by chairperson Lyle Updike. Supervisors Vernon Pogue and Doug Yelk, clerk Claudia Quick and deputy clerk Joan Rademacher were present. No other person was in attendance.

Statement of Public Notice. The chair directed that the minutes show that notice of the Town Board meeting was published in the January 6 issue of the Star. Copies were also posted on the three town bulletin boards on January 7, 2004.

Pledge of Allegiance. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Claudia Quick.

Approve Minutes of Prior Meeting. Moved by Doug Yelk, second by Vernon Pogue to approve the minutes as presented from the December 27, 2004 meeting. Motion carried. Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue and Yelk

Voting NAY: None

Presentation from the Public. None

Report on Town Roads. Dennis Farrell did not attend the meeting. He asked the clerk to report that they are using a lot of salt due to the weather.

Consider and Tentatively Adopt Ordinance related to Parking Restrictions on Town Roads. The board reviewed the ordinance. Moved by Doug Yelk, second by Vernon Pogue to tentatively adopt ordinance related to parking restrictions striking Section 2 and in Section 4 striking and/or section 2. Motion carried.

Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue and Yelk

Voting NAY: None

Comment on Petition by Midland Builders to seek annexation to City of Sun Prairie. After discussion consensus was that the Town is opposed to this annexation based on the following concerns:

  • Timing of the annexation
  • Extension of the near eastside interceptor across areas of the Town accelerating development.
  • Chairman Updike will attend the public hearing and offer comments on January 11, 2005 at the City.

Review and Take Action re: Proposed revised EMS contract. The Board reviewed the revised EMS contract. After discussion consensus was that no action be taken until we receive a recommendation from the EMS Commission.

Audit and Pay Bills. Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Doug Yelk to approve the bills as presented with the additions listed. Motion carried.

Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue and Yelk

Voting NAY: None

Old Business/New Business

  • Report on the Donation of Land by SP Volunteer Firefighters – Chairman Updike gave a short report. Pat Anderson, Dane County Zoning Inspector stopped by the Town office and stated that from now on all violations will be given 1 warning and then will be cited. All complaints received must be in writing.

Correspondence

  • Drainage Board meeting will be held at the Town Hall on January 11.
  • Dane County Towns Association Meeting is scheduled for January 12 at the Town of Madison.
  • AD HOC Committee Meeting to be held on January 20.

Set Next Meeting Date/Adjournment. The next Town Board meeting was set for Monday, January 24, 2005 at 7:30 P.M. Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Doug Yelk to adjourn this meeting. Motion carried.

Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue and Yelk

Voting NAY: None

The chairman declared the meeting adjourned at 9:10 P.M.

Correct Attest,

Joan M. Rademacher, Deputy Clerk