Call to Order: Regular Town Meeting was called to order by Town Chair, L Updike at 7 p.m.; present were Supervisors V Pogue and D Yelk, Clerk J Ramsfield, and Treasurer C Yelk.  Others present were S & L Tubbs, J Starkweather, V Maly, M Devenish, S Froehle, H Kuhman, R Fetterly, J Belken and W Dorshorst.

Statement of Public Notice: The chair directed that the minutes show that notice of this meeting was posted on the website and three Town bulletin boards March 6, 2015.

Pledge of Allegiance: The Pledge was led by J Ramsfield.

Public Comment:

Committee Updates:

  1. Plan Commission
    1. Deer Creek Run Road completion – discussion was tabled – S Tubbs’ asked for more time. No Action taken.
    2. Approval of petition DCPREZ-2015-10822 to rezone 18.85 acres from A-1(Ex) Agricultural to A-B Agricultural Business to operate an agricultural nursery business and approval of Conditional Use Permit DCPCUP-2015-02308 to conduct sales and storage of agricultural byproducts north of 3577 Bailey Road, in Section 30, Town of Sun Prairie. H Kuhman reported to the board that Dane County will grant a new driveway entrance provided they vacate the existing entrance. Moved by D Yelk, second by V Pogue to approve petition DCPREZ-2015-10822 to rezone 18.85 acres from A-1(Ex) Agricultural to A-B Agricultural Business to operate an agricultural nursery business and approval of Conditional Use Permit DCPCUP-2015-02308 to conduct sales and storage of agricultural byproducts north of 3577 Bailey Road, in Section 30, Town of Sun Prairie with the primary driveway entrance located on Hwy T plus the four conditions recommended by the PC.
      Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue and Yelk
      Voting Nay: none
      Absent: none
      Motion carried
  2. Farm Technology Days: L Updike & W Dorshorst attended a safety meeting.
  3. EMS: Nothing new to report.
  4. Parks: Next meeting is March 10, 2015
  5. Fire Unit: D Yelk reported that he attended a fireman’s training meeting. He experienced firsthand what it is like to work in the heavy gear & breathing mask. The firemen were successful in finding parts for Tanker 9 and repairs have been made. LED lights have been installed on the trucks.

Employee Handbook: Moved by D Yelk, second by V Pogue to approve amendments to the Employee Handbook; revised:  (Vacation pay policy pages 11-12) & (menu fund payment policy page 12-13).
Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue and Yelk
Voting Nay: none
Absent: none
Motion carried

Old Business: none

New Business /Correspondence:

Audit/Pay Bills.  Moved by V Pogue second by D Yelk to approve payment of bills with the hand written additions.
Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk
Voting Nay: none
Abstain: none
Motion carried

Set Next Meeting Date/Adjournment: The next board meeting will be March 23, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.  Moved by D Yelk, second by V Pogue to adjourn the meeting at 8:50 p.m.
Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue and Yelk
Voting Nay: none
Absent: none
Motion carried

Correctly Attested,

Jo Ann Ramsfield, Town Clerk