The Town Board of the Town of Sun Prairie met on Monday, November 10, 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 office assistant Jo Ann Ramsfield were present. Gerald Bradley was also present.

Statement of Public Notice. The chair directed that the minutes show notice of the meeting was published in the October 23 issue of The Star. Copies were also posted on the three town bulletin boards on October 23, 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 October 27, 2008 Town Board meeting as written after amending the date (Oct 13 in the first line to read Oct 27).

Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue, Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Presentation from the Public. Gerald Bradley asked the board to consider a new culvert on Town Hall Drive just north of Bailey/ Town Hall intersection and South of Veith’s driveway. The existing culvert south of Bailey/ Town Hall intersection appears too high for the water to move out of ditch. Supervisor Yelk will talk with Dennis Farrell, Road Patrolman, regarding idea.

Report on Roads. North Town Hall Drive will be closed Nov 10, 11, 12 due to repairs being made to the railroad crossing and the storm culvert. While replacing culvert on Town Hall Drive November 10 it was determined the culvert for the Krebs field driveway was missing. They will be asked to install a new culvert.

Consider and Take Action re: Adoption of Amendments to the Town’s Comprehensive Plan Ordinance. A motion by Doug Yelk, second by Vernon Pogue to adopt the Amendments to the Town’s Comprehensive Plan Ordinance as written. Paper copies will be mailed to the county.

Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue, and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Consider and Take Action re: County Ordinance Amendment # 21 Creating Small Lot Exclusive Ag District. A motion by Doug Yelk, second by Vernon Pogue to approve County Ordinance Amendment # 21 Creating Small Lot Exclusive Ag District.

Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue, and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Consider and Take Action re: EMS arbitration issue. Lyle Updike reported that he feels progress is being made.

Audit and Pay Bills. The Board reviewed the list of invoices. Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Doug Yelk to pay the November bills.

Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue, and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Old Business/New Business

  • 2009 budget summary was posted November 7.
  • 911 protocol – add non emergency phone number to emergency list

Next meeting agenda items

  • EMS arbitration issue
  • Update dog license fees
  • Firearm

Set Next Meeting Date/Adjournment. The next meeting date was set for Nov 24 at 7:30 p.m. Moved by Doug Yelk, second by Vernon Pogue to adjourn the meeting at 8:40p.m.

Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue, Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Jo Ann Ramsfield, Office Assistant

Town of Sun Prairie