Call to Order: Regular Town Meeting was called to order by Town Chair, L Updike at 7 p.m.; present were Supervisor D Yelk, Clerk J Ramsfield, Treasurer C Yelk, Patrolman W Dorshorst, M Devenish, and B Bruha. Absent: Supervisor V Pogue

Approve Minutes of Prior Meeting: Moved by D Yelk, second by L Updike to approve minutes for meeting.

Voting AYE: Updike and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: V Pogue

Motion carried

Public Comment: M Devenish brought in the Deer Creek Run written agreement between the Maly’s, Muir, & Tubbs. M Devenish wrote the agreement according to the handshake agreement March 23, 2015 town board meeting. M Devenish also presented a check to the board with the Maly’s payment portion of the Deer Creek Run completion.

Discussion: Bomkamp Circle neighborhood – L Updike reported that the neighborhood residents have been in contact with Deputy J Nelson.

Consider/take action – operator license approval for Crossroads’ BP & Chicken Lips.
Moved by D Yelk, second by L Updike to approve operator license Chicken Lips.
Voting AYE: Updike and Yelk
Voting Nay: none
Absent: V Pogue
Motion carried

Moved by D Yelk, second by L Updike to deny operator license Crossroads’ BP. The background check reveled applicant falsified information on the application.
Voting AYE: Updike and Yelk
Voting Nay: none
Absent: V Pogue
Motion carried

Consider/take action – Rezone Petition 10834:  G Schwenn representing the E Dushack Rev. Trust, requests approval of petition DCPREZ-2015-10834 to rezone 2.11 acres of a 38.3 acre parcel from A-1(Ex) Agricultural to A(2)(2) Agricultural to separate the farm buildings from the remainder of the farm for estate administration purposes at 4846 County Highway N in Section 33, Town of Sun Prairie.

Moved by D Yelk, second by L Updike to approve petition DCPREZ-2015-10834 to rezone 2.11 acres of a 38.3 acre parcel from A-1(Ex) Agricultural to A(2)(2) Agricultural to separate the farm buildings from the remainder of the farm for estate administration purposes at 4846 County Highway N in Section 33, Town of Sun Prairie.

Voting AYE: Updike and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: V Pogue

Motion carried

Consider/take action – open & award sealcoat bids – L Updike announced that sealed bids were received from Scott Construction & Struck & Irwin.

2015 Sealcoat Bids

Scott Construction Per Sq Yd Struck & Irwin Per Sq Yd
Town Hall Drive Brown Boiler Slag 1.552/sq yd Micro-surfacing 2.19/sq yd
Total $49969.75 $70511.43

Patrolman W Dorshorst recommended the award go to Scott Construction based on the approved  highway budget. Moved by D Yelk, second by L Updike to award the contract to Scott Construction.
Voting AYE: Updike and Yelk
Voting Nay: none
Absent: V Pogue
Motion carried

Review Capital Fund: possible purchase of loader with trade-in of grader. The board reviewed the Capital Fund projected equipment purchases and discussed what future replacement equipment could be delayed. After a detailed discussion, W Dorshorst was instructed to present purchase & trade-in quotes for the next board meeting. A public hearing will be held May 26, 2015 for the presentation of the numbers; a special elector meeting will be held June 3, 2015. It is anticipated that the highway budget will be amended. No Action.

Discuss Sex Offender Ordinance for the Town of Sun Prairie: D Yelk requested the Sex Offender Ordinance be tabled until V Pogue can be present at the meetings. No action

Committee Updates

  • Plan Commission: D Yelk reported that D Midthun, Savannah Valley Developer, has petitioned to expand the subdivision.
  • Farm Technology Days: L Updike stated that the next meeting is June 10 at the Sun Prairie City Hall.
  • EMS: L Updike stated that the next meeting is May 19 and he would be attending for V Pogue.
  • Parks: D Yelk reported that J VanPelt is working on a grant to help pay for the purchase of a park maintenance / tool shed trailer.
  • Fire Unit: D Yelk reported that there are discussions about a city ordinance to bill after a 3rd alarm call and the costs of a toxic waste cleanup.

Old Business/New Business/Correspondence:

  • L Updike visited with Rep. Hebel & Sen. Miller at a listening meeting, He mentioned three topics from the state budget of importance to the town: 1) Maintain recycle grant, 2) Allow for an adjustment to the levy limits to cover EMS & Fire Costs, 3) Maintain local tax assessment.
  • J Ramsfield was contacted by J Knutson for the Hwy 19 corridor study. He has asked to meet with key town representatives to talk about traffic concerns for Hwy 19 that runs through the town. J Ramsfield will contact J Knutson for his availability on May 14, 2015 at 1 p.m. L Updike, J Ramsfield, & W Dorshorst will attend the meeting.

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

Items for next agenda:

  • Public Hearing: End Loader purchase / Grader trade-in

Set Next Meeting Date/Adjournment: The next board meeting will be May 26, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.  Moved by D Yelk, second by L Updike to adjourn the meeting at 8:45 p.m.

Voting AYE: Updike and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: V Pogue

Motion carried

Correctly Attested,

Jo Ann Ramsfield, Town Clerk