Regular Town Board Meeting

Call to Order. Chairperson L Updike called the regular meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. at the Town Hall, 5556 Twin Lane Road.  Supervisor D Yelk, Clerk C Quick, Road Patrolman D Farrell and Office Assistant J Ramsfield were present.

Statement of Public Notice. The chair directed that the minutes show notice of the meeting was published in the March 10, 2011 issue of The Star. Copies were posted on the three town bulletin boards on March 11, 2011.

Pledge of Allegiance: C Quick led the pledge.

Approve Minutes of Prior Meetings:

Moved by L Updike, second by D Yelk to approve the minutes of the February 28, 2011 Town Board Meeting as presented.

Voting AYE: Updike and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Presentation from the Public:  none

Town Road Report:

  • The remainder of the salt order for 2010-2011 will be delivered in March and stored in the shed.
  • Road tour set for Monday March 21, 2011, 7:30 a.m. to evaluate road conditions and prioritize road projects.
  • The demolition activity on property adjacent to Faber Road has stopped.  As of this date no bond has been posted and no weight limit permit has been issued.
  • D Farrell recommended that a person be hired late August/early September.

Consider and Take Action re: amended CSM for R Dorshorst/Reisop.

Moved by D Yelk, second by L Updike to approve the amended CSM for R Dorshorst/Reisop, sec 36 with the acceptance of additional road right-of-way dedication.

Voting AYE: Updike and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Discuss/Action re: State Budget implications for Town Budget

The board discussed various items where the state budget will impact the town budget; the cost of trash/recycle pickup, decreased shared state revenue, and levy limits. The board will continue to review the towns funding and reserve funds.

Discuss/Action re:  Boundary Agreement Discussions with Cottage Grove

Nothing new to report

Discuss/Action re:  Village of Cottage Grove application for usa extension

The board members reviewed the Village of Cottage Grove application for Urban Service Agreement application.  The property being considered is south of TT, west of CTH N and north of interstate ramp.

Build Response to CARPC application

Nothing to report.

Audit and Pay Bills.

The Board reviewed the invoices.  Moved by D Yelk second by L Updike to pay the bills.

Voting AYE:  Updike and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent:  none

Motion carried

Old Business/New Business

Nature Park & Water issue: D Yelk reported that he had talked to all the land owners involved and a meeting was set for March 17, 2011 at 8 a.m. at the town hall.  Those attending will be able to view the video of the drain tile in question.  Discussions will follow.

Correspondence.

  • Alcohol/Drug Supervisory Training in April
  • Deputy Nelson’s Monthly Calls for Service Report
  • State of WI met the requirements for FEMA for the Feb 2/3 snow storm
  • Letter of support to keep recycling in WI – consensus was to respond in support.

Agenda Items for next meeting:

  • Discuss/Action re: State Budget implications for Town Budget
  • Discuss/Action re:  Boundary Agreement Discussions with Cottage Grove
  • Jeff Zimmerman Rezone
  • Clerk and Treasurer Audit of Financial Books

Set Next Meeting Date/Business/Adjournment

The next board meeting was set for March 28, 2011, at 7:00 p.m.  Moved by D Yelk, second by L Updike to adjourn the meeting at 8:10 p.m.

Voting AYE:  Updike and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent:  none

Motion carried

Correct Attest,

Claudia J. Quick, Town Clerk