The Town Board of the Town of Sun Prairie met on Monday, January 12, 2009, 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, Treasurer Cindy Yelk and highway patrolman Dennis Farrell were present. No one was present.

Statement of Public Notice. The chair directed that the minutes show notice of the meeting was published in the January 8, 2009 issue of The Star. Copies were posted on the three town bulletin boards on January 8, 2009.

Pledge of Allegiance. Dennis Farrell led the pledge.

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

Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue, and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Presentation from the Public. No one spoke at this time.

Report on Town Roads. The Road Patrolman, Dennis Farrell indicated that they are keeping up with the snow. He can get another 110 tons of salt, but when the supply gets low they will be limiting salting to stop signs.

a. Approve purchase of Tractor The Board reviewed the quotes from Farmers’ Implement in Columbus and Carter & Gruenewald Co., Inc. in Brooklyn. Moved by Doug Yelk to approve the purchase of the tractor from Farmers’ Implement in Columbus.
2009 diesel fuel and gasoline contracting Consensus was not to sign any contract, but to call for fills as needed.

Consider and Take Action re: EMS Joint Municipal Agreement Between Village of Marshall, Town of Medina, Town of York and Town of Sun Prairie. The chair reviewed the draft with the board members. The item will be on the next agenda for action.

Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue, and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Consider and Take Action re: Operator License Application. Moved by Doug Yelk, second by Vernon Pogue to approve the regular operator license for Ashok Sharma, who works a Citgo.

Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue, and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Consider and Take Action re: County Ordinance Amendment #33 clarifying the definition of building height. This amendment revises the definition of “Building Height” and clarifies how it is determined which side of a building is considered to be the front of the building. Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Doug Yelk to adopt proposed amendment.

Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue, and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Consider and Take Action re: EMS Arbitration. The Board reviewed the brief filed by the Village of Marshall. The chair will be meeting with the chairperson of the Town of Medina, in preparation for Attorney Reynolds filing a response to the brief. No action was taken.

Audit and Pay Bills. The Board reviewed the list of invoices for January. Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Doug Yelk to pay the bills, with the addition of the handwritten items. Payments will be made to the other taxing jurisdictions for portion of taxes collected for them.

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 January 26, 2009, at 7:30 p.m. Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Doug Yelk to adjourn the meeting at 9:45 p.m.

Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue, and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Correct Attest,

Claudia J. Quick, Clerk

Town of Sun Prairie