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, Treasurer C Yelk and W Dorshorst were present.

Statement of Public Notice. The chair directed that the minutes show notice of the meeting was posted on the three town bulletin boards on 3/8/2012.

Pledge of Allegiance: C Yelk led the pledge.

Approve Minutes of Prior Meetings: Moved by V Pogue, second by D Yelk to approve minutes from February 13, 2012; Moved by V Pogue, second by D Yelk to approve minutes from February 27, 2012 with the correction that Clerk J Ramsfield was present to excused absence.

Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Presentation from the Public:  none

Road Report: W Dorshorst reported that with the warmer weather they are fixing potholes, received a shipment of salt, B Dodge will attend training this month, portable generator is running, stationary generator still has issues, and they are working on the bid for the new truck.  W Dorshorst also commented that there are many tires being dumped along the roadside.  This is an extra cost to the town to dispose of these tires.  There was discussion of installing motion cameras in these areas to identify who is doing this.

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

Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Committee Updates:

  • Lyle: Fire Advisory – nothing new to report.
  • Lyle: BOR training – the clerk has produced PDFs for the board members.
  • Vern: EMS team has applied for a grant to purchase new defibrillators.

Old Business:

  • Doug: asked for board for a local canopy company recommendation; Gallagher Tent and Awning was recommended.
  • Cindy: the town received payment from the Village of Cottage Grove for the 2010 tax year payment for the annexed parcels.

Items for next Agenda:

  • Issues to discuss at Annual Meeting

Set Next Meeting Date/Business/Adjournment

The next regular board meetings were set for March 26 & April 9, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. The date for the Annual meeting was also set for April 10, 2012.  Fire Department Inspection information and fire extinguisher training is scheduled for April 12 at 10:30 a.m. for Ag Business & Businesses in the Town of Sun Prairie.  Moved by D Yelk, second by V Pogue to adjourn the meeting at 8:10 p.m.

Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Jo Ann Ramsfield, Town Clerk