Call to Order: Chairperson L Updike called the regular meeting to order at 6 p.m. at the Town Hall, 5556 Twin Lane Road. Supervisors V Pogue and D Yelk, Clerk J Ramsfield, Treasurer C Yelk, and Patrolman W Dorshorst were present.

Statement of Public Notice: Record in the minutes that the notice of this meeting was posted on the three Town bulletin boards and website on August 19, 2016.

Pledge of Allegiance: J Ramsfield led the pledge.

Approve Minutes from prior meeting: Deferred 

Public Comment: No one from the public present

Road Report: W Dorshorst reported that the Sealcoating was completed and the Bird Street reconstruction is underway. 

Consider/take action: Operator License for CrossRoads BP: Moved by D Yelk, second by V Pogue to approve the operator’s license for CrossRoads BP.
Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue and Yelk
Voting Nay: none
Absent: none
Motion carried 

Consider/take action: Opting Out of Dane County Zoning pursuant to Section 60.23(34). L Updike has been attending the Dane County Towns Association meeting for Opting Out of Dane County Zoning. The governing body for zoning would be a 5 member board from the towns; each member serving a 2 year term. The refined draft ordinance will be ready by August 31 or September 14 for review again by the DCTA committee. L Updike, D Yelk, and R Fetterly will meet to review the draft for compliance with state codes verses Dane County codes. 

Committee Updates
EMS: V Pogue reported that the EMS meetings are scheduled to discuss the specifics of combining services with neighboring communities and how it will be paid for by each community.
Fire Unit: D Yelk reported that there is a budget meeting scheduled for August 25. At this time the budget indicates a 25% budget increase.
Plan Commission: D Yelk reported that A Kelly had petitioned for a building site on his farm on County T; the site was denied because the building site was located inside the shoreline/waterway setback regulations. The commission made suggestions of possible other building sites in the town.
Parks: D Yelk reported that the park committee would like to carry over $1000 into next year for the purchase of a walk behind brush mower. The board reminded the park committee that there is no carry over. Parks receives a set amount each year; they would need to make a request for a capital purchase. Also they are planning an outing at Generations Park for the 2nd Saturday in October. They would be inviting the Eagle Scouts that have made projects for the park over the years.

Audit/Pay Bills: Moved by V Pogue, second by D Yelk to approve the bills with the addition of a check to an election inspector that had been missed when checks were printed.
Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue and Yelk
Voting Nay: none
Absent: none
Motion carried 

Old Business/New Business/Correspondence:
DaneCom: DaneCom goes live in 18 months.

Items for next meeting agenda: 

Set Next Meeting Date/Adjournment: The next board meeting will be September 12, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.  Moved by D Yelk to adjourn the meeting at 7:26 p.m.
Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue and Yelk
Voting Nay: none
Absent: none
Motion carried

Jo Ann Ramsfield, Town Clerk