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, W Nelson, M Nelson, J Powelka, D Midthun, and K Kelly.

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 September 10, 2015.

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

Approve Minutes from prior meeting: Moved by V Pogue, second by D Yelk to approve minutes from August 24, 2015.
Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk
Voting Nay: none
Abstain: none
Motion carried

Public Comment: Eagle Scout, W Nelson, presented his Eagle project plan for the board’s approval to complete a set of 13 steps at Generations Park. The plan met with the board’s approval and they thanked him for using the park for his project.

Consider/take action: second driveway& garage structure at 5780 Parkview Dr: K Kelly presented the board with a drawing of where he would like to place the second driveway and garage. The board approved the plan as long as the town roads patrolman agreed there was minimal safety risk and all of the county setbacks were observed.
Moved by D Yelk, second by V Pogue to approve
Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk
Voting Nay: none
Abstain: none
Motion carried

Consider/take action: approve applications for operator license for Crossroads BP: The board members reviewed the application. Moved by D Yelk, second by V Pogue to approve the application for operator license for Crossroads BP.
Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk
Voting Nay: none
Abstain: none
Motion carried

Reservation – WI Towns Association Convention: L Updike will attend the WI Towns Association 68th Annual Convention Oct 25-27.

Budget: The board discussed items of most importance to be discussed first; Fire, EMS, and Levy Limits.

Committee Updates

  1. EMS: V Pogue will attend the EMS budget meeting September 15. D Yelk will also attend. The EMS Director is presenting his consolidation proposal.
  2. Parks: D Yelk reported that the committee recently held another retaining wall work day. They are considering a larger equipment trailer, one large enough to store a walk behind brush hog along with the other maintenance equipment.
  3. Fire Unit: D Yelk reported that the list of Fire Chief applicants has been narrowed to 10.
  4. Bailey, Bird, Townhall roads maintenance agreement with City of Sun Prairie: nothing new to report

Old Business/New Business/Correspondence:

Ordinance Amendment 16: Dane Co ZLR Public Hearing will be Sept 29, 2015.  If adopted it would amend the DC Zoning Ordinance (Chapter 10, DC Code) to make minor changes to definitions, permitted and conditional uses within the county’s certified Farmland Preservation Zoning districts to bring them into compliance with Chapter 91, WI Statutes.

Adopt a Road Program: the Sun Prairie area boy scouts have picked up litter along Bailey Rd twice this summer. They recovered six bags of trash on 9/12/15. A sign will now be erected to officially endorse the adoption by the boy scouts.

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:

  1. OA #16

Set Next Meeting Date/Adjournment: The next board meetings will be September 28, 2015 at 7 p.m. Moved by V Pogue, second by D Yelk to adjourn the meeting at 8:30 p.m.
Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk
Voting Nay: none
Abstain: none
Motion carried

Correctly Attested,
Jo Ann Ramsfield, Town Clerk

Budget Work Sessions Schedule

Date Day Time Reason
Oct 6 Tuesday 8:00 a.m. Expenses Budget
Oct 12 Monday 7:00 p.m. Regular Board meeting
Oct 15 Thursday 8:00 a.m. Budget
Oct 21 Wednesday 8:00 a.m. Budget
Oct 29 Thursday 8:00 a.m. Budget
Oct 29 Thursday 10:00 a.m. Board meeting
Nov 9 Monday 7:00 p.m. Budget Public Hearing
7:15 p.m. Spec Electors
7:30 p.m. Regular Board Meeting

Items pertaining to budget may also be discussed at the following Board meetings.  Budget discussion would be noted on the particular agenda: October  12 & 29, 2015