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 Seltzner and C Barr were present.

Statement of Public Notice. The chair directed that the minutes show notice of the meeting was published in the August 8th issue of The Star and posted on the three town bulletin boards on August 9, 2013.

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 July 22, 2013 Town Board Meeting as presented.
Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk
Voting Nay: none
Absent: none
Motion carried

Presentation from the Public: None

L Updike asked if there were any objections to move item 8 (Provisions for fire service for 2014 and beyond) up on the agenda. Board consensus, no objections, item 8 was moved.

Consider/take action re: Provisions for fire service for 2014 and beyond. J Seltzner gave the board an update on the Sun Prairie Volunteer Fire Fighters situation. He talked about the referendum that was filed by city residents, volunteers negotiating with the city, and the proposed 5 year contract with the towns (Sun Prairie, Bristol, & Burke). Moved by D Yelk, second by V Pogue to review the proposed 5 year contract from Sun Prairie Volunteer Fire Fighters in closed session at the regularly scheduled board meeting August 26.
Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk
Voting Nay: none
Absent: none
Motion carried

Road Report: W Dorshorst reported that they had finished the second pass of mowing on all town roads and they have been busy patching some of the lesser used town roads in need of repair and also the ends of many driveways where they meet the road.

Consider/take action re: Approve operator’s license for Crossroad’s BP – Moved by D Yelk, second by V Pogue to approve operator’s license for Crossroad’s BP employee.
Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk
Voting Nay: none
Absent: none
Motion carried

Consider/take action re: MOU between the Village of Cottage Grove & the Town of Sun Prairie for the division of boundary study related costs. Moved by V Pogue, second by D Yelk to approve the MOU between the Village of Cottage Grove & the Town of Sun Prairie for the division of boundary study related costs.
Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk
Voting Nay: none
Absent: none
Motion carried

Consider/take action re: Zoning code changes (CO-1 & A-Ba districts) – board consensus that more time was needed to review the code changes. Moved by D Yelk, second by V Pogue to delay comments until next meeting.
Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk
Voting Nay: none
Absent: none
Motion carried

Committee Updates

  • Parks: The committee will meet Tuesday, Aug 13.

Old Business: None

New Business: None

Correspondence: None

Audit/Pay Bills. Moved by V Pogue, second by D Yelk to approve and pay bills with the addition of the handwritten 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: Approve operator’s license for Crossroad’s BP
  • Consider/take action re: Provisions for fire service for 2014 and beyond.
  • Consider/take action re: Zoning code changes (CO-1 & A-Ba districts)

Set Next Meeting Date/Adjournment: the next board meeting will be August 26, 2013 at 7p.m. Moved by V Pogue, second by D Yelk to adjourn the meeting at 8:55 p.m.
Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk
Voting Nay: none
Absent: none
Motion carried

Correctly attested,
Jo Ann Ramsfield, Clerk

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