Call to Order: Chairman L Updike called the regular meeting to order at 6:02 p.m. at the Town Hall, 5556 Twin Lane Road. Supervisor D Yelk, Supervisor J Seltzner, Clerk C Yelk, Treasurer K Weisensel, Patrolman W Dorshorst, Community Deputy J Nelson, Nick & Julie Voss, Bob & Christie O’Roarke, Dave Thompson, Nicole & Reed Hoffman and Rod Hoffman 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 10, 2017.

Pledge of Allegiance: C Yelk led the pledge.

Approve Minutes from prior meeting:  Moved by J Seltzner, second by D Yelk to approve minutes from the 7/24/17 Town Board meeting as presented.
Voting AYE: Updike, Yelk & Seltzner
Voting NAY: none
Absent: none
Motion carried. 

Public Comment: None presented.

Consider/take action:  Report/discussion on recent accident activity at the intersection of Burke and Bailey Roads.  Residents were given the opportunity to begin the conversation on the occurance of accidents at the aforementioned intersection.  Many comments included bigger stop ahead signs on Burke, more police presense, obstruction of view and stop ahead signs, and lower speed limits.

Community Deputy Nelson then presented recent statistics of reported accident at the intersection in recent years, with the emphasis that not all accidents are reported to the sheriff‘s office.

The Town Board decided to issue a directive to the road patrolmen to upgrade signage to improve the safety as much as possible to the intersection of Bailey and Burke Roads from all four directions. 

Consider/take action:  Strohmenger Lane hammerhead/cul de sac completion. No action taken. 

Road Report:
Patrolman Dorshorst reported they are currently working on mowing shoulders, and adding shouldering materials as needed. There will also be additional cold patching to complete. 

Committee Updates
Plan Commission   No meeting 8/21/17.
EMS   Regular monthly meeting will be 8/15/17.
Fire   Continuing to promote continuation of Fire Advisory Committee.
Parks   All members were in attendance for the August meeting.Town Zoning  Finalizing contracts for mapping service and a zoning administrator.  There will be one more revision on the new Town Zoning Ordinance. 

Audit/Pay Bills: Moved by D Yelk, second by J Seltzner to approve the bills as presented with the hand written addition.
Voting AYE: Updike, Yelk & Seltzner
Voting Nay: none
Absent: none
Motion carried.

Old business/new business/correspondence: Land owner adjacent to the Pierceville cemetery has expressed an interest in a land donation to the cemetery, Annual Towns Convention will begin August 9, 2017, the WTA Fall Work Sessions are held during the month of September. 

Items for next meeting agenda:  Committee updates, audit/pay bills, old business/new business/correspondence, Strohmenger Road.

Set Next Meeting Date/Adjournment Next Meeting Date will be 8/28/17.  Meeting adjourned at 9:04 pm.

Cindy L Yelk, Clerk
Town of Sun Prairie

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