The Town Board of the Town of Sun Prairie met on Monday, September 22, 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. Mr. And Mrs. Agarwal and Deputy John Nelson attended part of the meeting.

Statement of Public Notice. The chair directed that the minutes show notice of the meeting was published in the September 18 issue of The Star. Copies were also posted on the three town bulletin boards on September 18, 2008.

Pledge of Allegiance. Claudia Quick led the pledge.

Approve Minutes of Prior Meetings. Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Doug Yelk to approve the minutes of the September 8, 2008 Town Board meeting.

Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue, Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Consider Appeal re: Denial of Operator License by Manjesh Agrawal. Ms. Agarwal applied for an operator license in June 2008. The history check revealed a violation which prompted the Board to deny issuance of the operator license. The applicant appeared at this meeting to explain the circumstances, and ask for consideration that the license be granted. The Board noted that the infraction was in October 2006 and that Ms. Agarwal completed the Responsible Beverage Service Training on 9/11/2008.

Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue, and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Presentation from the Public Deputy John Nelson introduced himself. He will be the new community deputy. He described the compliance checks on the licensed establishments within the Town. He will attend Town Board meetings periodically.

Consider Preliminary Adoption of Fire Prevention Code. No action, Board is waiting for comment from Sun Prairie Fire Chief.

Consider and Take Action re Resolution requesting revisions to Annexation Law. Postponed by consensus.

Consider and Take Action re: Operator Licenses Applications. The clerk has received applications from Karen Gauer, Vicki Showers and Lynsey Peat. Each has submitted the appropriate paperwork and the history checks did not show any violations related to alcohol.

Moved by Dough Yelk, second by Vernon Pogue to grant licenses to the applicants.

Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue, and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Consider and Take Action re: EMS arbitration issue. The chair indicated there was nothing new to report.

Consider Final Adoption of Amendment to Ordinance to Appoint Alternate Members for Board of Review. At the August 25, 2008 Board meeting the Board gave preliminary adoption to the to ordinance concerning the appointment of alternate board of review members. Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Lyle Updike to approve the amendment appointing Cindy Yelk as an alternate member of the Board of Review. Doug Yelk abstained from the discussion and voting.

Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue

Voting Nay: none

Abstain: Doug Yelk

Absent: none

Motion carried

Chairperson appointment of residents to Plan Commission vacancies, confirmation by Board. Chairperson Updike recommended the reappointment of two members of the plan commission, their terms expired in July of this year. Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Doug Yelk to reappoint Kennan Crothers and Alan Meyer to terms to expire in July 2011.

Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue, and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Discuss Budget Work Schedule. Consensus was to set budget work meetings on October 15, 23 and the 29 at 6 p.m..

Audit and Pay Bills. The Board reviewed the list of invoices. Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Doug Yelk to pay the last of the September 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 reported the Fire Unit is working on Budget.

Set Next Meeting Date/Adjournment. The next meeting date was set for October 13, 2008 at 7:30 p.m. Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Doug Yelk to adjourn the meeting at 9:15 p.m.

Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue, Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Correct Attest,

Claudia J. Quick, Municipal Clerk

Town of Sun Prairie