Submitted for Approval April 28, 2003

 

TOWN BOARD OF SUPERVISORS REGULAR MEETING

Municipal Complex - Assembly Room

Monday, April 7, 2003

 

MINUTES

 

1)        CALL TO ORDER, PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

Town Chair Arden Tews called the Regular Meeting of the Town Board of Supervisors to order at 6:00 p.m. and led the Pledge of Allegiance. 

 

PRESENT:  Arden Tews, Town Chair    Barbara Hanson, Supv. #1       Robert Sprague, Supv. #2

Russ Handevidt, Supr. #4         EXCUSED: Jerry Jurgensen, Supv. #3

 

ALSO PRESENT: James Archambo, Admin.   Jeanne Krueger, Clerk    Lee Reibold, Town Engr.                Rod McCants, Police Chief    Myra Piergrossi, Finance Dir.        George Dearborn, Com. Dev. Dir.  Richard Eiberger, Assessor   Keith Kiesow, Fire Chief                 Susan Phillips, Fire Marshal           Scott Sauer    Mike Lettier      Ron Pavlak, Park Foreman            Pete Adams, rep. News Record

 

2)        AWARDS / PRESENTATIONS

a)         Presentation of Certificate to Robert Sprague:  Supv. Sprague was presented a Certificate of Appreciation for his 10 yrs. as town supervisor and his 4 yrs. as town clerk by Chairman Tews.

 

b)        Virchow Krause – Fiscal Year 2002 Audit Report:

Mr. Tom Scheidegger, CPA from Virchow-Krause reviewed the town’s audit with board members, (see financial graphs attached).

 

3)        PUBLIC FORUM – NON-AGENDIZED TOWN RELATED MATTERS

4)        DISCUSSION ITEMS

5)        OLD BUSINESS

6)       NEW BUSINESS

a)        030407-1: Accept Fiscal Year 2002 Audit Report for Presentation at the Annual Town Meeting

MOTION: Sprague/Handevidt to adopt to approve as submitted.  Motion carried.

 

b)        030407-2: Expenditures

MOTION: Handevidt/Sprague to adopt to approve the expenditures with the exception of (none) as submitted.  Motion carried. 

 

c)         030407-3: Two-Year Bar Operators Licenses Issued

MOTION: Sprague/Handevidt to adopt to approve as submitted.  Motion carried.

 

 

 

 

d)       030407-4: Out-of-State Training – Deputy Chief Phillips, Emmitsburg, Maryland

MOTION: Sprague/Handevidt to adopt to approve as submitted.  Motion carried.

 

 

e)       030407-5: Support of State Assembly Bill 136 – Charter Towns

MOTION: Sprague/Handevidt to adopt to approve as submitted.  Motion carried.

 

7)       ORDINANCES / POLICIES / AGREEMENTS

a)         030407-1:ORD Amend & Create Chapter 9 License Fees       FIRST READING

MOTION: Handevidt/Sprague to accept the FIRST READING as submitted.  Motion carried.

 

8)       PERSONNEL

a)         030407-1:RESIGN Paid-on-Call Firefighter Dale Mullins

MOTION: Handevidt/Hanson to adopt to approve as submitted.  Motion carried.

 

b)       030407-2:RESIGN Paid-on-Call Firefighter Todd Kiesow

MOTION: Handevidt/Sprague to adopt to approve as submitted.  Motion carried.

 

c)         030407-3:APPT Associate Planner Diana Kanter

MOTION: Handevidt/Hanson to adopt to approve submitted.  Motion carried.

 

9)       APPROVAL OF MINUTES

a)       Regular Town Board Meeting March 24, 2003

MOTION: Handevidt/Hanson to adopt to approve as submitted.  Motion carried.

 

10)      CORRESPONDENCE

a)         Election Results April 1, 2003

MOTION: Handevidt/Hanson to accept the correspondence for filing as submitted.  Motion carried.

 

11)      REPORTS

a)       Town Administrator James Archambo:  Teamster’s Union meeting on Wednesday at 3:00 p.m.; General Union meeting on Thursday at 3:30 p.m.; Annual Town meeting tomorrow evening at 7:00 p.m.; Park Commission meeting Wednesday at 7:00 p.m.; Spring Organizational meeting this Saturday, at 9:00 a.m.

Admin. Archambo read the attached e-mail thanking all for their support from re-elected Judge Kachinsky who is serving in the military.

 

b)        Town Attorney Greg Curtis

c)         Town Clerk Jeanne Krueger

 

d)        Town Board

Robert Sprague, Supv. #2: thanked the town board and staff for their assistance during his terms of office as Clerk and Supervisor for the Town of Menasha.

Russ Handevidt, Supv. #4: requested staff to use their computer spell-checks when writing memos, reports,  etc.

 

 

 

e)         Town Chairman Arden Tews: received complaints from Peter Gutenberg regarding train noise; Urban Town’s workshop on Saturday, Apr. 26 in Fond du Lac; Green Valley detention pond t/Neenah update.

 

f)          Other Town Officials

Comm. Dev. Dir, George Dearborn:  congratulated Peter Fetters upon receipt of his Plumbing Certification and completion of the Radon Training Program.

 

Fire Chief Keith Kiesow: update on the remodeling at Station #41.

Police Chief Rod McCants:  reported new employees Angie Oppor & Seely Moe have started their duties for the town; stated Intern Ashley Ziepke was nominated for the Explorer program through the Girl Scouts.

 

12)     MOTIONS BY SUPERVISORS

 

13)      ADJOURNMENT

At 7:06 p.m., MOTION: Sprague/Handevidt to adjourn the Regular Meeting of the Town Board of Supervisors.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

Jeanne Krueger, Certified Municipal Clerk

TOWN OF MENASHA