The Town Board of the Town of Sun Prairie met on Monday, November 14, at 7:00 P.M. at the Town Hall, 5556 Twin Lane Road, Marshall, Wisconsin.

Call to Order.   The chairman, L Updike called the Public Hearing on the 2012 Budget to order at 7:00 P.M.   Supervisors V Pogue and D Yelk, clerk J Ramsfield, treasurer C Yelk, patrolman W Dorshorst, Plan Commission Chair R Fetterly and J Quimby were present.

Statement of Public Notice.   The chair directed that the minutes show that notices of the Public Hearing, Budget Summary and Special Town Meeting were posted on the three town bulletin boards on November 5, 2011.  The amended notices and Town Board Agenda were published in the November 10, 2011 issues of The Star.

Pledge of Allegiance: R Fetterly led the pledge.

Public Hearing on Proposed 2012 Budget. L Updike went through the budget stating that most items are unchanged. The election budget estimate was raised in anticipation four to seven elections for 2012; highway patrolmen increase in wage; & trash collection special charges because grant amounts are questionable. With no other questions the hearing was adjourned at 7:15 p.m.

Town Electors Meeting and Town Board Meeting

Call to Order.  SPECIAL TOWN MEETING OF THE ELECTORS

Special Town Meeting of the Electors of the Town of Sun Prairie was called to order at 7:45 p.m. The Town Board called the Special Town Meeting of the Electors pursuant to Section 60.12 (1)(b) of Wisconsin Statutes for the following purposes:

The town meeting of the Town of Sun Prairie, Dane County, Wisconsin, by a majority vote of the eligible electors voting at the SPECIAL TOWN MEETING OF THE ELECTORS with notice, assembled and voting resolves and orders as follows: Resolution 11-14-11

The Town Board of the Town of Sun Prairie, is authorized to exercise the right to authorize the Town Board to hire a town official(s) as an employee and set an hourly wage pursuant to Section 60.10(1)(g).

a).  Moved by R Fetterly, second by J Quimby to authorize the Town Board to hire a town official as an employee (relief patrolman) and to set the hourly wage at $18.00 not to exceed $5000 pursuant to Section 60.10 (1)(g) and Section 60.10 (2)(L) of Wisconsin Statutes.

Voting AYE:  Updike, Pogue, Ramsfield, Fetterly, Quimby, Dorshorst and C Yelk

Voting NAY:  None

Absent:  None

Abstain: D Yelk

Motion carried.

b).  Moved by J Quimby, second by R Fetterly to authorize the Town Board to hire a town official as an employee (town hall custodian) and to set the hourly wage at $15.00 not to exceed $1500 pursuant to Section 60.10 (1)(g) and Section 60.10 (2)(L) of Wisconsin Statutes.

Voting AYE:  Updike, Pogue, D Yelk, Ramsfield, Fetterly, Quimby, Dorshorst and C Yelk

Voting NAY:  None

Absent:  None

Motion carried.

To approve the total 2012 Highway Expenditures pursuant to Section 81.01 (3) of Wisconsin Statutes

Moved by C Yelk, second by J Ramsfield to approve the 2012 Highway Expenditures of $ 466,259.00 which is consistent with the budget summary pursuant to Section 81.01(3) of Wis. Statutes.

Voting AYE:  Updike, Pogue, D Yelk, Ramsfield, Fetterly, Quimby, Dorshorst and C Yelk

Voting NAY:  None

Absent:  None

Motion carried.

To adopt the 2011 Town Tax Levy to be paid in 2012 pursuant to Sec. 60.10(1)(a) Wis. Statutes.

Moved by R Fetterly, second by C Yelk to adopt the 2011 Tax Levy of $631,227.00.  This sets the mill rate for the Town of Sun Prairie at 2.428445.

Voting AYE:  Updike, Pogue, D Yelk, Ramsfield, Fetterly, Quimby, Dorshorst and C Yelk

Voting NAY:  None

Absent:  None

Motion carried.

Authorize Town Borrowing pursuant to Section 60.10 (1)(a) of Wisconsin Statute

Moved by J Quimby, second by R Fetterly to allow the Town Board to borrow up to $30,000 over the total budget amount without authorization of the electorate.  (A larger amount would require the approval of the electors of the Town at a Town Meeting.)

Voting AYE:  Updike, Pogue, D Yelk, Ramsfield, Fetterly, Quimby, Dorshorst and C Yelk

Voting NAY:  None

Absent:  None

Motion carried.

Any other items as allowed by the electors at a Special Town Meeting, pursuant to Section 60.10 (1) and (2): None

Adjournment.   There being no other business for the Special Town Meeting of Electors the meeting adjourned 8:05 p.m.

Town Board Meeting

Call to Order. Chairperson L Updike called the regular semi-monthly meeting to order at 8:10 p.m. at the Town Hall, 5556 Twin Lane Road.  Supervisors V Pogue and D Yelk, Clerk J Ramsfield, Treasurer C Yelk, Road Patrolmen W Dorshorst,  R Fetterly & J Quimby were present.

Statement of Public Notice:  The chair directed that the minutes show notice of the meeting was published in the November 10, 2011 issue of The Star and posted on the three town bulletin boards on November 5, 2010.

Approve Minutes of Prior Meeting: Moved by D Yelk second by V Pogue, to approve the minutes of the Oct 10 & Oct 20, 2011 Town Board Meetings as presented.

Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue, and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Public Comment:  None.

Consider/Take Action re: Update to Fees Schedule Resolution: deferred until next meeting.

Consider & Take Action re: Amendments to the proposed 2012 Budget.  No amendments made.

Consider & Adopt 2012 Town Budget.  Moved by Doug Yelk, second by Vernon Pogue to adopt the 2011 Town Budget Summary as presented to the electors.

Voting AYE:  Updike, Pogue, and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent:  none

Motion carried

TOWN OF SUN PRAIRIE 2012 BUDGET SUMMARY

REVENUES Proposed Budget
Taxes $631227
Other Jurisdiction Tax Recovery 5588
Intergovernmental Revenue 115606
Licenses & Permits 18107
Public Charges for Services 130750
Miscellaneous Revenue 18550
Financing Sources Long Term Loan
Other Financing Source 50000
TOTAL REVENUES & Cash Applied $969828
EXPENDITURES
General Government 171199
Public Service 110290
Public Works 466259
Health & Human Services 4800
Conservation and Development 5750
Capital Outlay 1928
Debt Service 82560
TOTAL EXPENDITURES $842786
Reserve for Capital Purchases 77042
Reserve for Contingencies 50000
TOTAL EXPEND. & RESERVES $969828

Audit and Pay Bills:  The Board reviewed the invoices.  Moved by V Pogue, second by D Yelk to pay bills.

Voting AYE:  Updike, Pogue, and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent:  none

Motion carried

Old Business/New Business: none

Items for next meeting agenda

  • Consider & take action – authorize payment of bills through the end of 2011

Set Next Meeting Date/Business/Adjournment:  The next board meeting was set for November 28, 2011, at 7:00 p.m.  Moved by V Pogue, second by D Yelk to adjourn the meeting at 8:20 p.m.

Voting AYE:  Updike, Pogue, and Yelk
Voting Nay:  none
Absent:  none
Motion carried

Correct Attest,

Jo Ann Ramsfield,

Town Clerk