Submitted For Town Board Approval September 11, 2000

 

REGULAR MEETING OF THE

TOWN BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Municipal Complex - Assembly Room

Monday, August 14, 2000

MINUTES

 

Agendas with resolutions were posted at the Municipal Complex, Fire Station 40, Town of Menasha 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 William Weiss, Police Chief

George Dearborn, Dir. of Com. Dev. Susan Phillips, Deputy Fire Chief/Marshal

Randy Gallow, Street Superintendent Keith Kiesow, Fire Chief

EXCUSED:

Allen Nennig, Supervisor #4

ALSO PRESENT:

Rose O'Brien Tom Gritton LuAnn Kiesow

Robert Francart Mark Hesselman Barb Barczak

Betty Zaborsky Lee Schwandt Keith Kiesow

VIII. APPOINTMENTS ( WERE PRESENTED AT THIS TIME)

A. 000814-1:APP - Appointment - Fire Chief

MOTION: Supervisor Sprague, seconded Supervisor Krueger to approve the appointment of Fire Chief Keith K. Kiesow dated September 25, 2000.

B. 000814-2:APP - Appointment - Executive Secretary

MOTION: Supervisor Sprague, second Supervisor Jurgensen to approve the appointment of Joan L. Burrill to the position of Executive Secretary effective August 15, 2000 at $13.00 per hour.

II. AWARDS/PRESENTATIONS

A. Police Department Re-Accreditation - Chief Weiss & Lt. Roz Wittmann

Chief Weiss addressed the Town Board, Administrator and Town Residents regarding the prestigious award.

Lt. Wittman provided an overview of the process. There were 436 (See Attached) standards that are considered and 28 steps. 328 out of the 436 were met.

  1. PUBLIC FORUM – NON-AGENDIZED TOWN RELATED MATTERS

Street Superintendent, Randy Gallow, addressed the Town Board regarding the Bonnie Drive ditch enclosure. There are several Town Residents who are present and who have questions. Since it is not agendised, I’d like to see it covered in the Public Forum.

Street Superintendent, Randy Gallow, suggested an Informational Meeting or Public Hearing. (16 Residents)

Sarah Watts, 1391 Bonnie Drive, asked to be notified if this issue comes up.

Chairman Tews directed Randy Gallow to obtain a list of the Town Residents involved regarding the ditch enclosure issue, and to notify them on the time and date of the Informational Meeting. The end of September was targeted.

  1. DISCUSSION ITEMS

  1. OLD BUSINESS

  1. NEW BUSINESS

A. 000814-1: Expenditures

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

B. 000814-2: Individual Amusement License - Tri County Arena Hmong Festival

MOTION: Supervisor Krueger, second Supervisor Sprague to adopt the resolution and approve the Individual Amusement License to the Tri County Arena for the Hmong Festival as submitted. Motion carried unanimously, with Supervisor Nennig excused.

C. 000814-3: Individual Amusement License - Tri County Arena FR Valley Cat Club Cat Show

MOTION: Supervisor Krueger, second Supervisor Sprague to adopt the resolution and approve the Individual Amusement License for the Tri County Arena FR Valley Cat Club Cat Show license as submitted. Motion carried unanimously, with Supervisor Nennig excused.

D. 000814-4: Individual Amusement License - Tri County Arena Post Crescent Kids Show

MOTION: Supervisor Krueger, second Supervisor Sprague to adopt the resolution and approve the Individual Amusement License for Tri County Arena for the Post Crescent Kids Show as submitted. Motion carried unanimously, with Supervisor Nennig excused.

E. 000814-5: Individual Amusement License - Tri County Arena Fox Cities Chamber Show

MOTION: Supervisor Krueger, second Supervisor Sprague to adopt the resolution and approve the Individual Amusement License to Tri County Arena for the Fox cities Chamber Show as submitted. Motion carried unanimously, with Supervisor Nennig excused.

F. 000814-6: Annual Mobile Home License - Harbor Lights, 902 Happy Valley Dr.

MOTION: Supervisor Krueger, second Supervisor Sprague to adopt the resolution and approve the Annual Mobile Home License to Harbor Lights as submitted. Motion carried unanimously, with Supervisor Nennig excused.

G. 000814-7: Annual Mobile Home License - Bridgeview Gardens, 888 E. Shady La.

MOTION: Supervisor Krueger, second Supervisor Jurgensen to adopt the resolution and approve the Annual Mobile Home License for Bridgeview Gardens as submitted. Motion carried unanimously, with Supervisor Nennig excused.

H. 000814-8: Annual Secondhand Article Dealer License - Harp Gallery

MOTION: Supervisor Sprague, second Supervisor Krueger to adopt the resolution and approve the Annual Secondhand Article Dealer License for Harp Gallery as submitted. Motion carried unanimously, with Supervisor Nennig excused.

I. 000814-9: Annual Secondhand Article Dealer License - The Record Shoppe

MOTION: Supervisor Sprague, second Supervisor Krueger to adopt the resolution and approve the Annual Secondhand Article Dealer License as submitted for The Record Shoppe. Motion carried unanimously, with Supervisor Nennig excused.

J. 000814-10: Donation - Town Property

MOTION: Supervisor Jurgensen, second Supervisor Sprague to adopt the resolution and authorize the donation of property from the Town of Menasha Police Dept. to Fox Valley Technical College. Motion carried unanimously, with Supervisor Nennig excused.

K. 000814-11: Final Approval for Borrowing - Street / Park Garage

MOTION: Supervisor Jurgensen, second Supervisor Sprague to adopt the resolution and approve authorizing a loan application to the WI State Trust Fund. Motion carried unanimously, with Supervisor Nennig excused.

L. 000814-12: Ditch Enclosure - Gregor Court

MOTION: Supervisor Jurgensen, second Supervisor Krueger to adopt the resolution and approve the ditch enclosure at 132 Gregor Court as submitted. Motion carried unanimously, with Supervisor Nennig excused.

M. 000814-13: Ditch Enclosure - Home Avenue

MOTION: Supervisor Jurgensen, second Supervisor Krueger to adopt the resolution and approve the ditch enclosure at 1340 Home Avenue as submitted. Motion carried unanimously, with Supervisor Nennig excused.

N. 000814-14: Waiver of 66 Foot Right-of-Way Requirements in Wildlife Heights

MOTION: Supervisor Sprague, second Supervisor Jurgensen to adopt the resolution and waive the 66 foot right-of-way requirement for the proposed subdivision, Wildlife Heights, as submitted. Motion carried unanimously, with Supervisor Nennig excused.

O. 000814-15: Bid Award E. Shady Lane Recreation Trail

MOTION: Supervisor Sprague, second Supervisor Jurgensen to adopt the resolution and approve the as submitted. Motion carried unanimously, with Supervisor Nennig excused.

VII. ORDINANCES

VIII. Moved to the beginning of the meeting.

IX. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

  1. Regular Town Board Meeting – 07/10/00

B. Board of Review - July 15, 2000

C. Regular Town Board Meeting – 07/24/00

MOTION: Supervisor Jurgensen, second Supervisor Sprague to accept the minutes as submitted. Supervisor Sprague abstained from the 7/15/00 Board of Review Minutes. Motion carried unanimously, with Supervisor Nennig excused.

X. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Fireline - August

  2. Building Report - July

  3. Park Commission Minutes - July

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

XI. REPORTS

Town Administrator

  1. Town Administrator

Town Administrator Patrick DeGrave, provided an overview regarding Valley Gateway and the developers desire for the Town of Menasha to initiate payment for their infrastructure. He presented an explanation of a proposed procedure over a 10 year period involving a Letter of Credit.

Jim Fletcher, representing Valley Gateway Development, stated that it was their intention to donate 11 acres of the development for a park.

George Dearborn stated that this is a good example of how to foster economic growth. Much discussion ensued.

B. Town Attorney

John Claypool, Town Attorney - None

C. Town Clerk –

Carlene Sprague, Town Clerk - None

D. Town Board -

  1. Jeanne Krueger, Supervisor #1

    Supervisor Krueger - None

  2. Robert Sprague, Supervisor #2

    Supervisor Sprague - None

  3. Jerry Jurgensen, Supervisor #3

    Supervisor Jurgensen reported on a call that he received from Town Resident Karen Kirk regarding a water problem in her ditch.

    Street Superintendent Randy Gallow provided background information regarding this issue.

  4. Allen Nennig, Supervisor #4 – Excused

5. Arden Tews, Town Chairman -

Chairman Tews stated that effective immediately, Supervisor Allen Nennig has submitted his resignation due to health problems.

  1. MOTIONS BY SUPERVISORS

  1. ANNOUNCEMENTS – Same as on Agenda
  2. ADJOURNMENT

At 7:04 p.m., MOTION: Supervisor Krueger, 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