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.  Supervisors V Pogue and D Yelk, Clerk J Ramsfield, and Treasurer C Yelk were present.  Also attending were L & E Newhouse, J Fiala, T Brice, J & D Powelka.

Statement of Public Notice. The chair directed that the minutes show notice of the meeting was posted on the three town bulletin boards on November 23, 2011.

Pledge of Allegiance:  V Pogue led the pledge.

Approve Minutes of Prior Meetings: Moved by V Pogue second by D Yelk to approve the minutes of the November 14, 2011 Town Board Meeting as presented.

Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Presentation from the Public:  None

Presentation by Eagle Scout Evan Newhouse – Generation Park project. – E Newhouse asked for permission to move forward with his Eagle Scout project at Generations Park in the Town of Sun Prairie.  The purpose of the project is to show leadership skills of planning and directing.  The actual project is two phase: 1) to lead a crew to build a stairway made of railroad ties in the park; 2) to lead a crew to clear walking paths.  For more detail see attached presentation.  The board endorsed his project.

Presentation by Joe Powelka – Generation Park Gate Entrance. – J Powelka presented a site plan for the entrance to Generations Park.  The plan would allow the entrance gate to be moved back further from the road to allow for visitor parking.  A new decorative entrance stone wall would be erected to make the park entrance more visible for visitors. See site plan attached.

Consider/Take Action re: Approve appointment of Jane G. Fiala to fill the Plan Commission vacancy. – L Updike welcomed J Fiala to the Plan Commission.  Moved by V Pogue second by D Yelk to approve the three year term appointment of J Fiala to the Plan Commission.

Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Consider/Take Action re: Operators License for Crossroads BP, Alicia Clark, agent and Jessica Comstock. Moved by V Pogue second by D Yelk to approve the Operator’s License for Crossroads BP, Alicia Clark, agent and Jessica Comstock.

Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Consider/Take Action re: Update to Fees Schedule Resolution – L Updike directed the clerk to modify the Fee Schedule verbiage to reflect the Town of Sun Prairie adopts the fees established by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for rental of town equipment and place on December 12, 2011 agenda.

Consider/Take Action re: DaneCom Radio System.  No action taken, place on December 12, 2011 agenda.

Consider/Take Action re: Dane County’s Chapter 10 (Zoning) draft revisions to the A-B (Agriculture Business) zoning district amendment.  After a short discussion the board members deferred Dane County’s Chapter 10 (Zoning) draft revisions to the A-B (Agriculture Business) zoning district amendment to the Plan Commission.  L Updike instructed the clerk to forward the information to R Fetterly, Plan Commission Chair.

Audit/Pay Bills. The Board reviewed the invoices and authorized the clerk to pay bills.  Moved by V Pogue, second by D Yelk to pay the bills as presented.

Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Committee Updates: None

Old Business/New Business/Correspondence: None

Items for next meeting agenda

  • Consider & take action – Drovers Woods – trees in road right of way
  • Consider & take action – authorize payment of bills through the end of 2011
  • Consider & take action – Excessive Weight Limits for the City of Sun Prairie Sewage Plant.

Set Next Meeting Date/Adjournment – The next board meeting will be December 12, 2011 at 7p.m.  Moved by V Pogue, second by D Yelk to adjourn the meeting at 8:30 p.m.

Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Correct Attest,

Jo Ann Ramsfield, Town Clerk

Persons needing special accommodations should contact the Clerk’s office 837-6688 at least 24 hours prior to the meeting.