Call to Order. Chairperson L Updike called the regular meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. at the Town Hall, 5556 Twin Lane Road. Supervisors V Pogue and D Yelk, Clerk J Ramsfield, Treasurer C Yelk and Plan Commission members R Fetterly, J Quimby, J Fiala, Dot Haven were present.

Statement of Public Notice. The chair directed to Record in the minutes that the notice of this meeting published in the March 7th issue of The Star; and copies were also posted on the three Town bulletin boards and website on March 8, 2013.

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 February 25th Town Board Meeting as presented.

Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Presentation from the Public: no one present.

Consider/Take Action re:  Accept appointments to the Town of Sun Prairie Parks Advisory Committee – Supervisor D Yelk reported that volunteer commitment for the Parks Advisory Committee was difficult. He further recommended that the board approve the 3 volunteers now and add members as volunteers come forward to complete the 5 to 7 member committee. Moved by V Pogue, second by L Updike to approve D Yelk, J Powelka, and C Quick for a 3 year term as Parks Advisory Committee.

Voting AYE: Updike and Pogue

Voting Nay: none

Absent: Yelk

Motion carried

Consider/Take Action re:  Dane County Zoning Ordinance Amendment # 42 – siting of wind energy systems.  The board had a short discussion about Amend. #42 with L Updike recommending approval; D Yelk asked that action be delayed until after the county public hearing.  Motion withdrawn.  Item will be carried over to next meeting. No action taken.

Committee Updates – EMS has purchase a new ambulance and EMS calls are up from this time last year.

Old Business/New Business/Correspondence – D Yelk stated that W Dorshorst would be on vacation March 14-25th. D Yelk will be on call in case of snow. C Yelk mentioned that the date for Fire Extinguisher training will be April 22 at 5:15 p.m. and each participating household will go home with an extinguisher.

Audit/Pay Bills. Moved by V Pogue, second by D Yelk to approve payment of bills as listed with the addition of the hand written at the bottom.

Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Items for next meeting agenda:

  • Consider/Take Action re:  Dane County Zoning Ordinance Amendment # 42 – siting of wind energy systems.

Set Next Meeting Date/Adjournment: the next board meeting will be March 25, 2013 at 7p.m.  Moved by V Pogue, second by D Yelk to adjourn the meeting at 6:52 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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