The Town Board of the Town of Sun Prairie met on Monday, November 13, 2006 at 7:30 P.M. at the Town Hall, 5556 Twin Lane Road, Marshall, Wisconsin.

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. Kelly and Jake Yelk also attended the meeting.

Statement of Public Notice. The chair directed that the minutes show notice of the Town Board meeting was published in the November 9, 2006 issue of The Star. Copies were posted on the three town bulletin boards on November 8, 2006.

Pledge of Allegiance. Vernon Pogue led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Approve Minutes of Prior Meeting. Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Doug Yelk to approve the minutes of the October 23, 2006 Town Board Meeting as presented.

Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue and Yelk

Voting NAY: None

Absent: None

Motion carried.

Presentation from the Public. Vernon Pogue stated that a Sun Prairie Area Veterans Memorial is going to be constructed. He wondered if the Town of Sun Prairie would be interested in donating to this cause. After discussion the Board decided to raise this issue with the electors at the budget hearing on November 27, 2006.

Report on Town Roads. Clerk Quick reported for Dennis Farrell that one of the plow trucks is at Burke Truck and Equipment for repairs. There is a problem with the hydraulics. Also, patrolmen Farrell and Dorshorst are working with Crackfilling Service trimming trees.

Consider and Take Action re: Contract for Revaluation of Town A re-assessment of the Town will take place in 2008. The Board reviewed the Agreement for Revaluation Assessing Services prepared by Associated Appraisal Consultants, Inc. After discussion it was moved by Doug Yelk, second by Vernon Pogue to approve the contract with Associated Appraisal Consultants, Inc. for assessing services with a completion date of September 1, 2008.

Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue and Yelk

Voting NAY: None

Absent: None

Motion carried.

Consider and Take Action re: Dane County Towns’ Resolution concerning Dane County Zoning. After discussion it was moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Doug Yelk to table this draft resolution from Dane County Towns concerning Dane County Zoning.

Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue and Yelk

Voting NAY: None

Absent: None

Motion carried.

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

Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue and Yelk

Voting NAY: None

Absent: None

Motion Carried.

Old Business/New Business

  • Chairman Updike reported on a meeting with the Fire Unit Advisory Board regarding open burning issues. Currently a person wanting to burn brush etc. calls the fire department and leaves a message telling time of day, address, etc. and they can proceed to burn. The fire department would like to have a written application with this information. Chairman Updike stated that Angie White, Chief’s assistant will be developing this application and the Board will address this issue when we receive the draft application.
  • Clerk Quick stated that at the November 7, 2006 election there were 959 voters, 267 new voter registrations and 50 absentee ballots.

Correspondence

  • Supervisor Pogue asked if a Board member would be attending the Drainage Board meeting to be held on November 16 at the Bristol Town Hall. Consensus was that he would attend.

Set Next Meeting Date. The next meeting date was set for November 27, 2006. This meeting will follow the public hearing of the 2007 budget. The budget hearing will begin at 7:00 P.M.

Adjournment Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Doug Yelk to adjourn the meeting.

Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue and Yelk

Voting NAY: None

Absent: None

Motion carried.

The chairman declared the meeting adjourned at 9:00 P.M.

Correct Attest,

Joan M. Rademacher, Deputy Clerk