The Town Board of the Town of Sun Prairie met on Monday, April 14, 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, treasurer Cindy Yelk and clerk Claudia Quick were present. Robert Heinemann and Monte Couch were also present.

Statement of Public Notice. The chair directed that the minutes show notice of the meeting was published in the April 10, 2008 issue of The Star; notice was also faxed to the Capital Times. Copies were also posted on the three town bulletin boards on April 11, 2008.

Pledge of Allegiance. Cindy Yelk led the pledge.

Approve Minutes of Prior Meetings. Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Doug Yelk to approve the minutes of the March 26, 2008 Town Board meeting.
Voting Aye: Updike, Pogue, and Yelk
Voting Nay: none
Absent: none
Motion carried

Presentation from the Public. Brad Schraeder Dane County Deputy for this area reported the incidents occurring in the town during the past month. There was discussion regarding the parking problems on Manley Drive.

Report on Town Roads. Dennis Farrell reported that they have been fixing equipment. He will be meeting with Crackfilling Service. The chair questioned the Bailey Road maintenance agreement with city. Road tour was set for 5:30 p.m. April 17th.

Discuss Snow Removal Issues. Following discussion, the consensus of the Board was that they would not be fixing any front yards. The chair asked the highway personnel to respond to the claim made by the resident in Drovers Woods about damage to a planter.
If damage was outside of the right of way, the chair indicated, repair would need to be done.

Consider and Take Action re: CSM for Joe Wagner and Robert Heinemann, Glen Oaks Circle. Robert Heinemann was present to answer question. The owners are dividing Lot 6 (which is between the Heinemann and Wagner lots) and each will add a portion to their existing residential lot. Moved by Doug Yelk, second by Vernon Pogue to approve the CSM with the addition of the neighboring use language.
Voting Aye: Updike, Pogue and Yelk
Nay: none
Absent: none
Motion carried

Consider Preliminary Adoption of the Park and Open Space Ordinance. Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Doug Yelk to give preliminary adoption to the ordinance.
Voting Aye: Updike, Pogue and Yelk
Nay: none
Absent: none
Motion carried

Consider and Take Action re: Comprehensive Plan Amendments. Moved by Doug Yelk, second by Vernon Pogue to give preliminary adoption to the proposed plan amendments. The next step will be a review by two County Committees – Zoning & Land Regulations and Environment, Agriculture & Natural Resources.
Voting Aye: Updike, Pogue and Yelk
Nay: none
Absent: none
Motion carried

Consider and Take Action re: Charter Local Access Channel. Discussion centered on the problem with the access channel. Vern Pogue will contact Tim Vowell, to obtain a map.

Consider Preliminary Adoption of the Amendment to Ordinance establishing Penalty on Overdue and Delinquent Personal Property Taxes. This ordinance was adopted in 1989, since that time the referenced state statute has been re-written and section numbers have changed. This amendment will correct the sections referenced. Moved by Doug Yelk, second by Vernon Pogue to give preliminary adoption to the ordinance.
Voting Aye: Updike, Pogue and Yelk
Nay: none
Absent: none
Motion carried

Consider and Take Action re: Application for Operator License. Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Doug Yelk to grant an operator license to Sue Hasey. The Board reviewed her application and history check.
Voting Aye: Updike, Pogue and Yelk
Nay: none
Absent: none
Motion carried

Consider and Take Action re: Village of Marshall Request for Arbitration regarding EMS. The clerk has received an open records request. The clerk will be gathering records to fulfill that request in a timely manner. No action was taken.

Audit and Pay Bills. The Board reviewed the list of invoices as of April 14. Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Lyle Updike to pay the bills, with the addition of the handwritten items. (Doug Yelk abstained from voting, as one of the items was payment to him for snow plowing during February and March 2008)
Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue, and Yelk
Voting Nay: none
Absent: none
Motion carried

Set Next Meeting Date/Adjournment. The next meeting date was set for April 28, 2008, at 7:30 p.m. Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Doug Yelk to adjourn the meeting at 9:50 p.m.
Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue, and Yelk
Voting Nay: none
Absent: none
Motion carried

Correct Attest,
Claudia J. Quick, Clerk