Call to Order: Regular Town Meeting was called to order by Town Chair, L Updike   Present were Supervisors V Pogue & D Yelk, Clerk J Ramsfield, Treasurer C Yelk, Patrolman W Dorshorst, and Rick Rice.

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 July 23, 2015.

Pledge of Allegiance: The Pledge was led by C Yelk.

Approve Minutes from prior meeting. Moved by V Pogue, second by D Yelk to approve minutes from July 13, 2015.
Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk
Voting Nay: none
Abstain: none
Motion carried

Public Comment: none

Consider/Take Action re: evaluation of speed limit and yield signs for Manley Drive.  W Dorshorst reported that the evaluation of speed limit and yield signs for Manley Drive was complete. Speed limit signs (25 mph) were installed and flagged on the west end of Manley for incoming and outgoing traffic and a yield sign was placed at the corner of Keller & Manley Drive. The clerk will notify the town community officer and he will request a speed board placed on Manley Dr. No further action was needed.

Consider/Take Action re: petition by Rick Rice to split a 5.01 acre parcel zoned A-1(EX) Agriculture into two equal RH-1 Rural Home parcels at 2819 County Rd T in Section 29, Town of Sun Prairie. Moved by D Yelk, second by V Pogue to approve the petition by Rick Rice to split a 5.01 acre parcel zoned A-1(EX) Agriculture into two equal RH-1 Rural Home parcels at 2819 County Rd T in Section 29, Town of Sun Prairie.
Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk
Voting Nay: none
Abstain: none
Motion carried

Consider/Take Action re: approve applications for operator license for Crossroads BP.  Moved by D Yelk, second by V Pogue to approve applications for operator license for Crossroads BP.
Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk
Voting Nay: none
Abstain: none
Motion carried

Consider/Take Action re: approve transfer funds from contingency reserve account into curbside collection on the expense side of the budget. Moved by D Yelk, second by V Pogue to approve the transfer of $11,500 from contingency reserve account into curbside collection on the expense side of the budget to cover the overlapping charges as a result of switching curbside collection companies.
Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk
Voting Nay: none
Abstain: none
Motion carried

Consider/Take Action re: approve TASC as administer for the Town of Sun Prairie employee Flex Spending Plan. Carry over for next meeting; clerk had not received the resolution from TASC. No Action taken.

Consider/Take Action re: Townhall rental – Deposit plus rental fee for nonresidents and/or Rental of Townhall only to landowners of the town & town employees.  This became an item for discussion as a result of rentals that had left the hall in disarray and the attendance was over capacity.  The board members discussed a number of scenarios. As a conclusion, moved by D Yelk, second by V Pogue to amend Resolution 8-11-2014 (Fees for Service, Licenses and Equipment Hire) to include a Hall Rental Deposit of $100; the deposit may be waivered for frequent users that are town residents.
Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk
Voting Nay: none
Abstain: none
Motion carried

Committee Updates

  • Farm Technology Days: It was reported that the Town newsletter will go out soon with coverage of Farm Technology Days to advise town residents.
  • EMS: V Pogue reported that they are having trouble filling the day slots. They are 30 runs above 2014 at this time.
  • Parks: D Yelk reported that the large stones have been delivered to Generations Park and the committee members met to build the stone retaining wall July 25.
  • Fire Unit: D Yelk reported that the North East Dane County Fire Unit was not successful with the bid for equipment from the Blooming Grove Fire Department.

Old Business/New Business/Correspondence

  • L Updike reported that he had a call from the city engineer in regard to the city reconstruction of the north end of Townhall Dr in 2015 and Bird St in 2016.

Audit/Pay Bills.
Moved by V Pogue, second by D Yelk to approve payment of bills as presented
Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk
Voting Nay: none
Abstain: none
Motion carried

Items for next meeting agenda

  • Fee Schedule
  • TASC

Set Next Meeting Date/Adjournment: The next board meeting will be August 10, 2015 at 7 p.m. Moved by V Pogue, second by D Yelk to adjourn the meeting at 8:52 p.m.
Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk
Voting Nay: none
Abstain: none
Motion carried

Correctly Attested,
Jo Ann Ramsfield, Town Clerk