The Town Board of the Town of Sun Prairie met on Monday, September 8, 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. No one else was present.

Statement of Public Notice. The chair directed that the minutes show notice of the meeting was published in the September 4 issue of The Star. Copies were also posted on the three town bulletin boards on September 5, 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 August 25, 2008 Town Board meeting.

Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue, Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Presentation from the Public. none

Report on Town Roads. The clerk reported for the road patrolman, Dennis Farrell, in his absence. The railroad will be working on the Twin Lane crossing in the next several weeks. Following the completion of their work, Payne and Dolan will pave the remaining area of the crossing and patch the flood-damaged area. Mr. Farrell would like to finish the culvert work prior to the snow season. The county highway department does not think they will have time, Mr. Farrell will find another contractor.

Consider and Take Action re: Petition #9969 by Jay Freitag to separate 13.8 acres from the remainder of his farm. Moved by Doug Yelk, second by Vernon Pogue to approve.

Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue, and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Consider and Take Action re: Amendment to the Town’s UDC Code. Motion by Doug Yelk, second by Vernon Pogue to adopt the ordinance amendment stating that the Uniform Dwelling Code shall apply to all detached structures.

Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue, and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

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

Consider and Take Action re: EMS arbitration issue. The Board reviewed the EMS Agreement and suggested two changes. Section 3.02 revise “or an member municipality” to state “or a member municipality”. Section 3.08 revise “motions may be made or seconded by any Town or Village Board member” to state, “Motions may be made and/or seconded by any Town or Village Board member”. Moved by Doug Yelk, second by Vern Pogue to adopt the EMS agreement.

Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue, and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Old Business/New Business

  • The chair reported on the Colonial Cub meeting and noted that the Fire Board will meet on September 9.

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

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 September 22, 2008 at 7:30 p.m. Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Doug Yelk to adjourn the meeting at 8:15 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