Regular Town Board Meeting

Call to Order. Chairperson Lyle Updike called the regular semi-monthly meeting to order at 7:30 p.m. at the Town Hall, 5556 Twin Lane Road.  Supervisors Vernon Pogue and Doug Yelk, Town Clerk Claudia Quick, and Office Assistant JoAnn Ramsfield were present.  Others present were Officers Block, Nelson, and Hundt of the Dane County Sheriff Department, Jitin Agarwal and Tyler Olson from Cottage Grove Citgo.

Statement of Public Notice. The chair directed that the minutes show notice of the meeting was published in the August 6, 2009 issue of The Star. Copies were posted on the three town bulletin boards on August 6, 2009.

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 July 27, 2009 Town Board Meeting as written.

Voting AYE:  Updike, Pogue, and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent:  none

Motion carried

Presentation from the Public: Deputy John Nelson gave the July Calls for Service Report.  He also reported on the July alcohol compliance checks conducted in the Town of Sun Prairie.  Jitin Agarwal and Tyler Olson, from the Citgo convenience store spoke about the compliance check.

Report on Town Roads.  The Krebs field driveway north of the railroad tracks on Town Hall Drive has been removed.  The owner failed to install the correct size culvert.

Patrick Duffy of Duffy Grain would like to discuss the weight limit on Twin Lane Road north of the railroad track.  Doug Yelk will meet with Pat Duffy to discuss options.

Consider and Adopt Fire Prevention Code Ordinance.  Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Doug Yelk, to adopt the Fire Prevention Code Ordinance 2009-2.

Voting AYE:  Updike, Pogue, and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent:  none

Motion carried

Re-appointment of Plan Commission Members R. Fetterly & D. Yelk, confirmation by Board.  The chair reminded those present that the plan commission appointments are made by the chair and confirmed by the Board members.  Moved by Vern Pogue, second by Lyle Updike to reappoint Plan Commission Member and Chairperson Roger Fetterly.

Voting AYE:  Updike, Pogue, Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent:  none

Motion carried

Moved by Vern Pogue, second by Lyle Updike to reappoint Plan Commission Member Doug Yelk.  The chair thanked Doug for his service.  Mr Yelk stated that he considers his position as representing the Town Board.

Voting AYE:  Updike, Pogue

Voting Nay: none

Absent:  none

Abstain:  Yelk

Motion carried

Consider and Take Action re:  Village of Cottage Grove amendments – Nothing new to report, meeting dates are being discussed.

Audit and Pay Bills. The Board reviewed the invoices for the first half of August. Moved by Vern Pogue, second by Doug Yelk to pay the bills with the hand written additions.

Voting AYE:  Updike, Pogue, and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent:  none

Motion carried

Old Business/New Business.

  • Alcohol Ordinance – warning letter to businesses failing the alcohol compliance check 7/23/09
  • Bailey Road speed limit reduction.

Correspondence.

  • Invitation to attend meeting for the reconstruction of the CTH N interchange (Project ID 1066-02-75) in Dane County, 8:00 -9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, August 12, 2009 from John Baneck, Transportation Engineer.
  • Invoice from Village of Marshall for EMS Arbitration expense.
  • Letter from Roger Lane, Dane County Zoning Administrator, Proposed Adoption of Flood Storage District Maps.

Items to Consider for Next Agenda

  • Village of Cottage Grove amendments

Set Next Meeting Date/Business/Adjournment. The next meeting date was set for August 24, 2009, at 7:30 p.m.  Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Doug Yelk to adjourn the meeting at 9:25 p.m.

Voting AYE:  Updike, Pogue, and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent:  none

Motion carried

Correct Attest,

Jo Ann Ramsfield, Office Assistant

Claudia J. Quick, Clerk