Submitted for Town Board Approval June 11, 2001

 

 

REGULAR MEETING OF THE

TOWN BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Municipal Complex - Assembly Room

Monday, May 7, 2001

 

MINUTES

 

I.                   CALL TO ORDER,  AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

Town Chair Arden Tews called the Regular Meeting of the Town Board of Supervisors to order at 6:15 p.m. and led the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

Clerk Jeanne Krueger noted the roll as follows:

 

PRESENT:

Arden Tews, Town Chair                                             Patrick DeGrave, Administrator            

Jerry Jurgensen, Supervisor #3                                 Greg Curtis, Town Attorney

Russ Handevidt, Supervisor #4                                  Keith Kiesow, Fire Chief

Jeanne Krueger, Town Clerk                                      Carl Sutter, Town Engineer

William Weiss, Police Chief                                         George Dearborn, Dir. of Com. Dev.   

Myra Piergrossi, Dir. of Finance                                 Ben Hamlon, Rep. McMahon Assoc.

 

EXCUSED:

Bob Sprague, Supervisor #2

 

ALSO PRESENT:

Colleen Dawson                   Darlene Thomson                     Pat Boushley

Evelyn Konkel                       Robert Ulrich                             Bill Herrbold

Lee Gasper                           Curt Baumann                           Michael P. Susor

Steve Grignon                      Ruth McHar                                Judy Beggs

Terry Barwick                        Keith Sippel, Clayton Grp        Lloyd Pringnitz

Betty Zaborsky                      Luann Sippel                             Tim Gressler

Bob Gorges                           Jim Sell                                       Bob Mayer

Liz Radtke                             Joyce Vitek                                 John Scudder

Harland Voigt                        James Verkuilen                        Beth Osowski, Curtis Law

Joel P. Newcomb                  Donald Thiel                              Travis Schlegel

Steve Hetzel                         Jim Schuppe                              Mark Diersen

Joe Trudell                            Tom Mangin                               Wayne Wilda         

Jim Watters                            Lewis Coy                                   Patti Schuppe

Shannon Wohlrabe               Carolyn Verkuilen                     Cindy Coy

Carol Hickey                          Kathleen Polacheck                 Ed Duessing

Carol Stratton                       David Stratton                           S. Harvath

 

Pat Harvath                           Mike Lettier                               Karen K. Buyeske

Pam Haertl                             Arun K. Chatterji                       Mary Chatterji

Marjorie Chatterji                 Scarlet Harvath                         Geri-Care Cottage, Inc.

Patrick J. Harvath                 Michael P. Susor                       Sherry Haertl

Pamela Haertl                        George Vitek                             Joyce Vitek

Paul Jacob                             Carol Jacob                                Wayne Wilde

Madeline Wilde                     Patricia Hess                             George Polacheck

Lucille Polacheck                 Helen Gasper                            Lee Gasper

Kay Ritter                               M. F. Siewert                              Colleen Davison

Gene Coy                               Cynthia L. Coy                           Jim Schuppe

Judy Beggs                           Phyllis Mauthe                           Dorothy Hudson  

Liz Radtke                             Rose Teske                               Kurt Pafast

Darlene Tomson                   Patricia C. Boushley                 Evelyn Konkel

Gary Doryweeler                   Ruth McHan                               Karen Buyeske

John Buyeske                       Sandra Grignon                         Stephen Grignon

Rick A. Ertl                             Debbie Ertl                                 Mary Lepinski

Jerry Lepinski                       L. O’Neill                                    J. B. Vickielus

Carolyn A. Verkuilen             Gwen Verkuilen                         Curt Baumann

Melody Baumann                  Julee Ulrich                               Robert Ulrich

Gary Cornelius                      William P. Herrbold                   Judy Herrbold

Mary Hoffman-Mueller         Mark Mueller                             Mark Diersen

Dave Stratton                        Carol Stratton                            Karen Tweedie

Lori Jencks                            Tim Plagenz                               David Hildebrand

Cheryl Hentz, Fox Cities Newsppr                                        

 
 
II.        AWARDS / PRESENTATIONS

                                               

III.              PUBLIC FORUM – NON-AGENDIZED TOWN RELATED MATTERS

 

IV.      DISCUSSION ITEMS

 

V.                 OLD BUSINESS

           

VI.      NEW BUSINESS

A.                 010507-1:  Expenditures

MOTION: Supv. Handevidt, second Supv. Jurgensen to adopt to approve the expenditures with the exception of (none), as submitted.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

B.       010507-2:  Authorize Change Order #1 for Gateway Meadows

MOTION: Supv. Jurgensen, second Supv. Handevidt to adopt to approve the Change Order for Gateway Meadows Subdivision completion, as submitted.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

C.        010507-3: Authorize Out-of-State Training – Officer Jason Feucht

MOTION:  Supv. Handevidt, second Supv. Jurgensen to adopt to approve the GREAT Grant training from August 27-30, 2001, as submitted.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

 

 

 

D.                010507-4:  Final Resolution – Cold Spring Road

Town Clerk Jeanne Krueger is handed a petition containing 45 signatures collected by resident David Hildebrand (attached).   Mr. Hildebrand also retained attorney Beth  Osowski from the Curtis Law Firm to speak against the project. 

 

MOTION: Supv. Handevidt, second Supv. Jurgensen to DELAY the resolution until the May 21st Regular Town Board Meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

E.                 010507-5: Authorize Expenditures for Storm Water Drainage Utility Development and Implementation

MOTION: Supv. Jurgensen, second Chairman Tews to DELAY the resolution for two weeks when a full board is present.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

F.                 010507-6:  Authorize Remodeling of Fitness room for Office

MOTION: Supv. Handevidt, second Supv. Jurgensen to AMEND the resolution changing the third whereas to $7,000.00 instead of $6,000.00 and, in the 5th whereas, the amount is changed to $12,000.00 from $22,000.00 and, the Now, therefore be it resolved paragraph, the transfer amount shall be changed to $19,000.00 from $28,000.00.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

MOTION:  Supv. Handevidt, second Supv. Jurgensen to adopt to approve the amended resolution.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

VII.     ORDINANCES / POLICIES / AGREEMENTS

 

A.        010423-1:ORD Chapter 12.14(1)(a)(3) and 12.15(4), Minimum Standards Housing Code-Second Reading and Adoption

MOTION: Supv. Jurgensen, second Supv. Handevidt to accept the SECOND READING AND ADOPTION of the Minimum Standards Housing Code ordinance, as submitted.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

B.                010423-2:ORD  Chapter 13.02, 13.07-13.15, 13.17-13.27 Town Building Code

Second Reading only

Supv. Handevidt requested the ordinance be amended to: under 13.02 Matters Covered, (1) Definition.  The Town Building Inspector and Deputy Building Inspector shall be considered a Building Official for the Dept. of Building and Housing Inspection.

 

MOTION: Supv. Handevidt, second Supv. Jurgensen to accept the SECOND READING as amended.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

C.        010423-3:ORD Chapter 14A, Building code permit Fees-Second Reading only

MOTION: Supv. Handevidt, second Supv. Jurgensen to accept the SECOND READING of the ordinance amending the building code for one and two family dwellings, as submitted.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

D.        010507-4:ORD Chapter 27 Non-Metallic Mining-First Reading, Second Reading and Adoption

MOTION: Supv. Handevidt, second Supv. Jurgensen to accept the SECOND READING AND ADOPTION of the ordinance amending Chapter 27, as submitted.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

 

VIII.            RESIGNATIONS / APPOINTMENTS

 

A.                010507-1:APPT Appointment – Police Commissioner Larry Moye

 

Clerk Krueger asked if this post had been advertised.  Chief Weiss stated it was not the police commission’s policy to advertise for the opening.  Supv. Handevidt stated he had a problem with this procedure stating that five years is a very long time to be on any one committee or commission and felt that there should be more community participation with new members being encouraged to apply. 

 

MOTION:  Supv. Jurgensen, second Chairman Tews to reappoint Larry Moye to the Police Commission for a five-year term, as submitted.  Motion carried unanimously with Supv. Handevidt voting NAY.

 

B.               010507-2:APPT Appointment – Planning Commissioners Michael Van Dyke

and Kris Koeppe

MOTION:  Supv. Jurgensen, second Supv. Handevidt to reappoint Michael Van Dyke and Kris Koeppe each to three year terms, as submitted.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

C.               010507-3:RESIGN Resignation – Planning Commissioner Tom Schein

MOTION:  Supv. Handevidt, second Supv. Jurgensen to accept the resignation of Commissioner Tom Schein from his appointed position, with regrets, as submitted.

Motion carried unanimously.

 

IX.               APPROVAL OF MINUTES

A.                 Regular Town Board Meeting – March 26, 2001

B.                Public Hearing – March 26, 2001

C.                Regular Town Board Meeting – April 9,2001

D.        Public Hearing – April 30, 2001

MOTION:  Supv. Handevidt, second Supv. Jurgensen to accept the minutes, as submitted. Motion carried unanimously.

 

X.                 CORRESPONDENCE

MOTION: Supv. Handevidt, second Supv. Jurgensen to accept the correspondence for filing, as submitted.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

XI.               REPORTS

A.     Town Administrator – No report

 

B.        Town Attorney – No report

 

C.        Town Clerk – No report.

 

D.        Town Board

1.     Supervisor #1 – Vacant

 

2.     Robert Sprague, Supervisor #2 – Excused

 

3.     Jerry Jurgensen, Supervisor #3 – 1. Received complaints regarding speeding near O’Hauser Park area.  2.  In the process gathering committee members to obtain town resident signatures for the name change referendum next April.

 

E.        Town Chairman

1.  Commented on the Hwy. 47 sidewalk issue.  Admin. DeGrave stated he is waiting to see if the City of Menasha will take over jurisdiction.  2. Recycling reduction is 40%.  Admin. DeGrave stated this is the same as last year, but will not know definitely until budget time.  He recommended leaving money in the fund.  3. The tipping fee remains at $49.00.

 

F.         Other Town Officials

George Dearborn, Director of Community Development – No report.

 

Myra Piergrossi, Director of Finance – No report.  

 

Keith Kiesow, Fire Chief – No report.

 

William Weiss, Police Chief – No report.

 

XII.     ANNOUNCEMENTS – Same as on Agenda

 

XIII.   MOTIONS BY SUPERVISORS

 

XIV.   ADJOURNMENT

At 7:15 p.m., MOTION: Supv. Jurgensen, second Supv. Handevidt to adjourn the regular meeting of the Town Board of Supervisors.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

Jeanne Krueger, CMC

Town Clerk Town of Menasha