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, D O’Loughlin, R Power, and K Schoenmaker were present.

Statement of Public Notice. Record in the minutes that the notice of this meeting was published in the Oct 23rd issue of The Star.  Copies were also posted on the three Town bulletin boards and website on Oct 23, 2013.

Pledge of Allegiance:  D O’Louglin led the pledge.

Approve Minutes of Prior Meetings: Moved by D Yelk, second by V Pogue to approve the minutes of the September 23, 2013 Town Board Meeting as presented.

Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Moved by D Yelk, second by V Pogue to approve the minutes of the September 14, 2013 Town Board Meeting as presented.

Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Presentation from the Public: none

D O’Loughlin- re: Dane County Proposed budget report – D O’Loughlin went over the Dane County Proposed budget report in detail.

B Power – re: Colonial Club contribution – B Power, director of the Colonial Club in Sun Prairie appeared before the board for reconsideration by the board to continue with the town’s contribution to the Colonial Club. B Power presented information for the board’s reconsideration. The town board elected not to continue the contribution per recommendation from the WTA staff attorney. The funds were not designated funds making it unlawful for the town to contribute. The clerk was instructed to contact the WTA attorney for his opinion and report back to the board.

Closed sessions: per S.S. 19.85 (1) (e) to deliberate the proposed contract with the Sun Prairie Volunteer Fire Department. The meeting will then reconvene into open session to continue with the posted agenda. Moved by D Yelk, second by V Pogue to go into closed session per S.S. 19.85 (1) (e) to deliberate the proposed contract with the Sun Prairie Volunteer Fire Department. Time: 8 p.m.

Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Reconvene to open session per S.S. 19.85 (2). Moved by D Yelk, second by V Pogue to Reconvene to open session per S.S. 19.85 (2). Time: 8:24 p.m.

Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Consider/take action re: Proposed contract with Sun Prairie Volunteer Fire Department. No action taken.

Consider/take action re: Dane County Ord. Amendments 17 & 18, 2013-14, regarding changes to the CO-1 Conservancy zoning district (OA 17) and creating the A-Ba Transitional Agriculture-Business zoning district (OA 18). Moved by D Yelk, second by V Pogue to delay action until the board hears where the Dane County Town Association stands on the issue.

Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Consider/take action re: 2014 Budget items – C Yelk asked the board to clarify the proposed new garage doors are to come out of the 2013 operating budget. They answered yes. No further discussion; no action taken.

Consider/take action re: approve resolution for donated funds for purpose of maintenance of the bulletin board and its attachments located on Lonely Lane in remembrance of W Kaski’s community service. Moved by V Pogue, second by D Yelk to approve the resolution to establish an account for the donated funds in remembrance of W Kaski’s community service.

Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Committee Updates: none

Old Business/New Business: none

Correspondence: none

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

Items for next meeting agenda

  • Closed sessions: per S.S. 19.85 (1) (e) to deliberate the proposed contract with the Sun Prairie Volunteer Fire Department. The meeting will then reconvene into open session to continue with the posted agenda.
  • Reconvene to open session per S.S. 19.85 (2)
  • Consider/take action re: Proposed contract with Sun Prairie Volunteer Fire Department
  • Consider/take action re: Dane County Ord. Amendments 17 & 18, 2013-14, regarding changes to the CO-1 Conservancy zoning district (OA 17) and creating the A-Ba Transitional Agriculture-Business zoning district (OA 18).
  • Consider/take action re: 2014 Budget items
  • Legislative Action – Resolution 349

Set Next Meeting Date/Adjournment – The next board meeting will be November 11, 2013 immediately following the Electors & Budget Meeting.  Moved by V Pogue, second by D Yelk to adjourn the meeting at 8:51 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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