The Town Board of the Town of Sun Prairie met on Monday, January 28, 2008, at 7:30 p.m. at the Town Hall, 5556 Twin Lane Road, Marshall, WI.

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 highway patrolman Dennis Farrell were present. Town Attorney Mark Hazelbaker was the only person present.

Statement of Public Notice. The chair directed that the minutes show notice of the meeting was published in the January 24, 2008 issue of The Star; notice was also faxed to the Capital Times. Copies were also posted on the three town bulletin boards on January 25, 2008.

Pledge of Allegiance. Doug Yelk led the pledge.

Approve Minutes of Prior Meetings. Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Doug Yelk to approve the minutes of the January 3, 2008 and January 14, 2008 Town Boar meetings with the correction of changing 2007 to 2008.

Voting Aye: Updike, Pogue, and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Presentation from the Public. None

Report on Town Roads. The Road Patrolman was not present, but the clerk reported for him. We received 100 tons of salt today, Monday January 28. They have mixed 40 ton of sand with that salt. There is also sand available for residents in the corner of the salt shed. Each of the highway guys have put in significant overtime hours in the last two months.

Consider Appointment of Election Officials. The clerk presented a list of people to be appointed as election officials for the next two years. Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Doug to appoint the people for a two year period.

Voting Aye: Updike, Pogue and Yelk

Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Consider and Take Action re: Dane County Ordinance Amendment#26 re: TDR. Board member commented that

Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue, and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Consider and Take Action re: Conservation Easement Program. Moved by Doug Yelk, second by Vernon Pogue to approve Conditional Use Permit #2062 for Horse Boarding Stable for 8 horses and for training of horses, with the following conditions: 1) Hours of operation from10 a.m. to 9 p.m. 2) Outdoor lighting limited to hours of operation except for an outside security light.

Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue, and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Consider and Take Action re: Preliminary Adoption of Design Review amendment to the Building Code Ordinance. The Board reviewed and commented on the Design Review amendment to the Building Code Ordinance. The chair did ask for clarification on several items. The Amendment will be returned to the Plan Commission for clarification on several sections. Moved by Doug Yelk, second by Vernon Pogue to give preliminary adoption of the amendment.

Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue, and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Consider and Take Action re: Village of Marshall Request for Arbitration regarding EMS The Board reviewed the letters available and discussed options. No action was taken. The chair asked the item be on the next agenda.

Audit and Pay Bills. The Board reviewed the list of invoices for January. Moved by Doug Yelk, second by Vernon Pogue to pay the bills, with the addition of the handwritten items.

Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue, and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Old Business/New Business. Ambulance runs for 2007 were 496 as compared to 425 in 2006.

Set Next Meeting Date/Adjournment. The next meeting date was set for January 28, 2008, at 7:30 p.m. Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Doug Yelk to adjourn the meeting at 9:30 p.m.

Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue, and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Correct Attest,

Cindy Yelk, Treasurer (provided notes and tape)

Claudia J. Quick, Clerk (wrote minutes from notes and tape)

Town of Sun Prairie