The Town Board of the Town of Sun Prairie met on Monday, April 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 and clerk Claudia Quick were present.

Statement of Public Notice. The chair directed that the minutes show notice of the meeting was published in the April 24, 2008 issue of The Star.  Copies were also posted on the three town bulletin boards on April 26, 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 April 14, 2008 Town Board meeting.

Voting Aye:  Updike, Pogue, and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent:  none

Motion carried

Presentation from the Public.  None.

Report on Town Roads.  Dennis Farrell reported clay spots have been dug out of Baxter and Runaround Roads; gravel was put in its place.  He will be using cold mix to cover some of the rough areas.

  • Consider and Take Action re:  Road Maintenance and Construction options
  • Consider and Take Action re:  Budget Adjustments.

There was discussion concerning the Highway Budget and the proposed roadwork along with other maintenance projects that are showing up following the winter.  Lengthy discussion centered on the different options, what could be postponed and what needed immediate attention.  The chair asked that people come to the next meeting with budget to date and estimates for the remainder of the year.

Moldenhauer rezone petition.  Tabled by the plan commission, therefore item was removed from Town Board agenda.  No action.

Consider and Take Action re:  County Ordinance Amendment #54 relating to Conditional Use Permits.  Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Doug Yelk to approve the Amendment #54.

Voting Aye:  Updike, Pogue and Yelk

Nay: none

Absent:  none

Motion carried

Moved by

Consider Preliminary Adoption of Ordinance Amendment relating to Minimum Housing Code  Discussion concerning parts of the code.  Doug Yelk will work on and suggest changes especially relating to upkeep of yards.  No action taken.

Consider Adoption of State DOT schedule for equipment fees for FEMA.  Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Doug Yelk to adopt, by resolution, WisDOT fee schedule for FEMA applications.

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 Town chairs and Village president will be meeting on Wednesday, April 30, 2008 at the Town of York.

Audit and Pay Bills.  The Board reviewed the list of invoices as of April 28.  Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Doug Yelk 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.  The chair reviewed the Sun Prairie Volunteer Fire Dept 2007 Year End Report.  The carryover was left in Capital Reserve.

Set Next Meeting Date/Adjournment.  The next meeting date was set for May 12, 2008 at 7:30 p.m.  Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Doug Yelk to adjourn the meeting at 10:30 p.m.

Voting AYE:  Updike, Pogue, and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent:  none

Motion carried

Correct Attest,

Claudia J. Quick, Clerk