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, and Treasurer C Yelk.

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 October 6, 2015.

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

Approve Minutes from prior meeting: Moved by D Yelk, second by V Pogue to approve minutes from September 28, 2015.
Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk
Voting Nay: none
Abstain: none
Motion carried

Public Comment: no one present for comment

Consider/Take Action: adopt Resolution 2015 11-9-A; Resolution of Town Board to Propose Exceeding Levy Limits. Moved by D Yelk, second by V Pogue to approve the verbiage of the Resolution 2015 11-9-A; Resolution of Town Board to Propose Exceeding Levy Limits; final adoption during the public hearing October 21, 2015, 8 a.m.
Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk
Voting Nay: none
Abstain: none
Motion carried

Consider/Take Action: approve draft of Resolution 2015 11-9-B; Resolution for Electors to Exceed the Levy Limits at Special Town Meeting of the Electors: Moved by D Yelk, second by V Pogue to approve the verbiage of Resolution 2015 11-9-B; Resolution for Electors to Exceed the Levy Limits at Special Town Meeting of the Electors. Final adoption will be November 9, 2015 at the Electors Meeting to be held at 7 p.m.
Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk
Voting Nay: none
Abstain: none
Motion carried

Committee Updates

  • EMS: V Pogue will attend EMS budget meeting Oct 14 for the 2016 budget.
  • Fire Unit: D Yelk reported that the fire budget was approved at the Advisory Board meeting; also acting Fire Chief addressed the issue of a burning ordinance for the 3 townships.
  • Bailey, Bird, Townhall roads maintenance agreement with City of Sun Prairie – nothing new to discuss; remove from agenda for now.

2015-OA16, Amending Chapter 10 of the Dane County Code of Ordinances, Regarding State Certification of the Farmland Preservation Zoning Ordinance: held over for discussion after the public hearing on September 29, 2015. No action taken.

Old Business/New Business/Correspondence:

  • J Ramsfield asked the board how she should proceed with the special assessment for Deer Creek Run Road, the clerk’s office had not heard from the town’s attorney. The clerk was advised to forward her draft special assessment resolution to the attorney for approval.

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:

Set Next Meeting Date/Adjournment: A public hearing will be held October 21 at 8 a.m. & the next board meeting will be October 26, 2015 at 7 p.m.  Moved by V Pogue, second by D Yelk to adjourn the meeting at 7:20 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 & Public Hearing
Oct 26 Monday 7:00 p.m. Regular Board Meeting
Oct 29 Thursday 8:00 a.m. Budget
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 & 26, 2015.