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, Patrolman W Dorshorst, J Quimby, D Midthun and J Wenthold were present.

Statement of Public Notice. The chair directed that the minutes show notice of the meeting was published in the July 19th issue of The Star.  Copies were also posted on the three Town bulletin boards and website on July 20th.

Pledge of Allegiance: J Ramsfield led the pledge.

Approve Minutes of Prior Meetings: Moved by V Pogue, second by D Yelk to approve the minutes of the June 25, 2012 Town Board Meeting as presented.

Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Presentation from the Public: None

Road Report: W Dorshorst reported that the new truck should be ready for pickup soon; Struck and Irvin is finished with sealcoating, the invoice was over quote due to verbal changes made to finish two road aprons when the work was being done; truck #17 breakdown was costly but could have been worse; there are tree limb issues in the town that will be dealt with before winter; crack filling of roads will be done in September.

Consider/Take Action Re: Savannah Valley tile repair payment proposal: L Updike asked D Midthun for a written commitment of repayment to the town above the $10,000 the town committed to the project. He asked that he commit to a specific date for repayment. D Midthun made a verbal agreement to three equal annual payments with the balance be paid in full by 2015 and/or a lot is sold the payment will be paid in full at that time. D Midthun will present it in writing before the next board meeting.

Moved by D Yelk, second by V Pogue to accept the terms of repayment for Savannah Valley tile repair as laid out by the Town Chair.

Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Consider/Take Action Re: Approve reappointment of expiring Plan Commission Members terms.  Moved by L Updike, second by V Pogue to approve reappointment of D Yelk & R Fetterly to serve on the Plan Commission board for a 3 year term; term will run from July 1, 2012 to July 1, 2015.

Voting AYE: Updike & Pogue

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Abstain: one

Motion carried

Consider/Take Action Re: Applications for Operator Licenses. Moved by D Yelk, second by V Pogue to approve Applications for Operator Licenses for the Crossroads BP.

Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Consider/Take Action Re: Proposed changes to Ordinance Amendment #11, 2012-13; keeping of domestic fowl in single family residential yards. Moved by V Pogue, second by D Yelk to approve proposed changes to Ordinance Amendment #11, 2012-13; keeping of domestic fowl in single family residential yards.

Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Committee Updates

  • Fire: L Updike continues to meet with the City of Sun Prairie in regards to Fire Department contracts. Fire calls for last month: Town of SP – 24, Town of Bristol – 25, Town of Burke – 55, and the City of SP – 258

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

Set Next Meeting Date/Adjournment– The next board meeting will be August 13 & 27, 2012 at 7p.m.  Moved by D Yelk, second by V Pogue to adjourn the meeting at 8:30 p.m.

Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Correctly Attested,

Jo Ann Ramsfield, Town Clerk

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