Submitted for Town Board Approval August 14, 2000

 

REGULAR MEETING OF THE

TOWN BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Municipal Complex - Assembly Room

Monday, July 24, 2000

MINUTES


Agendas with resolutions were posted at the Municipal Complex, Fire Station 40, Utility District, Appleton Public Library, Menasha Public Library, and Neenah Public Library.

      1. CALL TO ORDER, PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE AND ROLL CALL

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.

Clerk Sprague noted the roll as follows:

PRESENT:

Arden Tews, Town Chair Jeanne Krueger, Supervisor #1

Bob Sprague, Supervisor #2 Jerry Jurgensen, Supervisor #3

Carlene Sprague, Town Clerk Carl Sutter, Town Engineer

John Claypool, Town Attorney Patrick DeGrave, Administrator

Myra Piergrossi, Dir. of Finance George Dearborn, Dir. of Com. Dev.

Susan Phillips, Deputy Fire Chief/Marshal

EXCUSED:

Allen Nennig, Supervisor #4

ALSO PRESENT:

Brett Rollins Renee Rollins Peter Barwick

Janet Barwick Barb Barczak Carol Fredrick

Larry Fredrick Collette Beuther Paul Beuther

Robert Francart Dan Glasheen Stephen Shelley

Mike Lettier Tom McGee Mary Krueger

II. AWARDS/PRESENTATIONS – None

A. Mary Krueger - Winnebago County Treasurer

Mary Krueger - Winnebago County Treasurer stated that she is running for office and has been in the Treasurer's office for 10 years. During that term she was Deputy Treasurer 8 years. She provided an overview of the duties of the treasurer's office and asked for support.

B. Julie Leisgang - Candidate for County Treasurer - (Did not appear)

  1. PUBLIC FORUM – NON-AGENDIZED TOWN RELATED MATTERS

Burt Rollins, 731 Beverly Court requested the status of the railroad crossing gates. He lives near the Irish Road intersection.

George Dearborn, Director of Community Development stated that he would investigate this issue and reply to Mr. Rollins.

  1. DISCUSSION ITEMS

  1. OLD BUSINESS

A. 000424-1: Town Conditional Use Permit-US Oil Co., Inc. (008-0224)

MOTION: Supervisor Sprague, second Supervisor Krueger to adopt the resolution and refer this resolution for 6 months. Motion carried unanimously, with Supervisor Nennig excused.

B. 000522-15: Rezoning - William Sund - (008-0235)

MOTION: Supervisor Krueger, second Supervisor Jurgensen to adopt the resolution and approve the rezoning as submitted. Motion carried (3-1) Krueger, Jurgensen and Chairman Tews - Yes, Supervisor Sprague - No and Supervisor Nennig excused.

  1. NEW BUSINESS

A. 000724-1: Expenditures

MOTION: Supervisor Sprague, second Supervisor Jurgensen to adopt the resolution and approve the resolution with the exception of (none). Motion carried unanimously, with Supervisor Nennig excused.

B. 000724-2: Comprehensive Plan Amendment - Consolidated Const. Co.

1st MOTION: Supervisor Sprague, second Supervisor Krueger.

2nd MOTION: withdrawn.

3rd MOTION: Supervisor Sprague, second Supervisor Krueger to refer this resolution to the Planning Commission. Motion carried unanimously, with Supervisor Nennig excused.

C. 000724-3: Certified Survey Map-Kimberly-Clark Corp. (008-0587 & 008-0587-01 & 008-0587-02)

MOTION: Supervisor Sprague, second Supervisor Jurgensen to adopt the resolution and approve the certified survey map for Kimberly Clark as submitted. Motion carried unanimously, with Supervisor Nennig excused.

D. 000724-4: Rezoning - James Smith (008-2439)

MOTION: Supervisor Krueger, second Supervisor Sprague to adopt the resolution and approve the rezoning for James Smith as submitted. Motion carried unanimously, with Supervisor Nennig excused.

 

 

E. 000724-5: Rezoning - Davel Engineering LLC (008-5084)

MOTION: Supervisor Sprague, second Supervisor Krueger to adopt the resolution and approve the rezoning for Davel Engineering, applicant and Michael & Amy Schanke, owners as submitted. Motion carried unanimously, with Supervisor Nennig excused.

F. 000724-6:Cond. Use Permit - Davel Engineering - 4139 W. Prospect Ave. (008-0113-05)

MOTION: Supervisor Krueger, second Supervisor Sprague to adopt the resolution and approve the conditional use permit with the conditions listed on the resolution for Davel Engineering, applicant and Peter Meyerhofer, owner. Motion carried unanimously, with Supervisor Nennig excused.

G. 000724-7: Cond. Use Permit - Davel Engineering, Applicant - Tim Halbrooks, Owner (008-0519)

MOTION: Supervisor Krueger, second Supervisor Sprague to adopt the resolution and approve the conditional use permit when it meets all local, state and federal regulations. Motion carried unanimously, with Supervisor Nennig excused.

H. 000724-8: Certified Survey Map - Christian Life Center, Inc. & Georgia-Pacific Tissue, LLC - (008-0448, 008-0487, & 008-0487-08)

MOTION: Supervisor Krueger, second Supervisor Sprague to adopt the resolution and approve the certified survey map after the correction on the road name on the CSM indicating Green Bay Road instead of American Drive. Motion carried unanimously, with Supervisor Nennig excused.

I. 000724-9: Certified Survey Map - Matthew & Elenora Stuck (008-0914, 008-0915)

MOTION: Supervisor Sprague, second Supervisor Krueger to adopt the resolution and approve the certified survey map for Matthew and Elenora Stuck as submitted. Motion carried unanimously, with Supervisor Nennig excused.

J. 000724-10: Annual Mobile Home License - Jim's Friendly Village, 270 Ninth St.

MOTION: Supervisor Krueger, second Supervisor Sprague to adopt the resolution and approve the annual mobile home license to Jim's Friendly Village. Motion carried unanimously, with Supervisor Nennig excused.

K. 000724-11: Authority to Post for Executive Secretary Position

MOTION: Supervisor Sprague, second Supervisor Krueger to adopt the resolution and authorize the posting of the Executive Secretary position. Motion carried unanimously, with Supervisor Nennig excused.

VII. ORDINANCES

A. 000710-2:ORD Amending Chapter 17, Section (02(1)(k)(m), of the Town of Menasha Municipal Code - Public Parks SECOND READING & ADOPTION

MOTION: Supervisor Sprague, second Supervisor Jurgensen to accept the second reading of the ordinance and adopt the ordinance as submitted. Motion carried unanimously, with Supervisor Nennig excused.

VIII. RESIGNATIONS/APPOINTMENTS

IX. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

  1. Regular Town Board Meeting – 6/26/00

Resolution #000626-3 AUTHORIZATION TO PROCEED WITH RENOVATION OF THE OLD TOWN HALL had the following changes:

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Director of Finance is authorized to first use excess borrowed monies, and secondly use open space funds, to offset the difference for this project.

MOTION: Supervisor Jurgensen, second Supervisor Sprague to accept the minutes with the above correction. Motion carried (3-0) Krueger, Jurgensen, Chairman Tews-Yes, Sprague-Abstained and Supervisor Nennig excused.

X. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Park Commission Meeting Minutes – June 14, 2000

  2. Park Commission Meeting Minutes - June 26, 2000

MOTION: Supervisor Sprague, second Supervisor Jurgensen to accept the correspondence for filing. Motion carried unanimously, with Supervisor Nennig excused.

XI. REPORTS

Town Administrator

A. Town Administrator

Town Administrator Patrick DeGrave, stated that there would be many things to learn. He stated that he would officially become a Town of Menasha resident on July 28th.

He stated that former Town Fire Chief Cox would be representing the Town of Menasha at the Fire Department Accreditation Conference in Dallas. Deputy Chief Phillips was willing to join him in attending this conference. It was the consensus of the Town Board to direct Deputy Chief Phillips to attend this conference and represent the Town.

Administrator DeGrave asked for direction from the Town Board regarding whether to renew theTown's contract with Superior Services or to accept bids.

B. Town Attorney none

C. Town Clerk – Carlene Sprague, Town Clerk reported on the "Annual License Renewal" for the year 2000 and reviewed the total revenue to date of $8,300.00 (See attached)

D. Town Board

  1. Jeanne Krueger, Supervisor #1 – None

  2. Robert Sprague, Supervisor #2 Supervisor Sprague extends a warm welcome to our new Town Administrator, Patrick DeGrave. He appreciated the newsletter enclosed in the Town Board meeting packet.

  3. Jerry Jurgensen, Supervisor #3 Supervisor Jurgensen stated that Mr. Abbitz, 664 Irish Road had requested a certified survey map to put an addition on his garage. Supervisor Jurgensen understood that the attorney would research this issue to see if there would be a possible policy change.

    Town Attorney John Claypool stated that Attorney Roger Clark was researching this issue.

  4. Allen Nennig, Supervisor #4 – Excused

E. Town Chairman

Chairman Tews inquired about the status of Bridgeview Gardens and if the attorney had a chance to review this.

Chairman Tews asked about Karen Kirk who requested a "Slow - Children at Play" sign.

Street Superintendent Randy Gallow stated that the request was denied because studies show drivers ignore informational signs. Parents get a feeling of safety that really does not exist.

F. Other Town Officials

George Dearborn, Director of Community Development – Director Dearborn stated that Metro Marketing the partnership for this region is having a meeting at the Town of Menasha. We are the hosts for this meeting on Thursday, July 27, 2000.

Myra Piergrossi, Director of Finance – Director Piergrossi stated that the tentative budget schedule has been handed out. (See attached)

Susan Phillips, Deputy Fire Chief – Deputy Fire Chief Susan Phillips reported on several fires in the Town over the past couple of weeks. She did receive positive comments from an area resident.

William Weiss, Police ChiefNone

Mike Lettier, Police CommissionNone

 

  1. MOTIONS BY SUPERVISORS

  1. ANNOUNCEMENTS – Same as on Agenda

  2. ADJOURNMENT

At 7:10 p.m., MOTION: Supervisor Sprague, second Supervisor Jurgensen to adjourn the regular meeting of the Town Board of Supervisors. Motion carried unanimously, with Supervisor Nennig excused.

Respectfully submitted,

Carlene L. Sprague

Town Clerk