Town Board Approved January 10, 2000

REGULAR MEETING OF THE

TOWN BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Municipal Complex - Assembly Room

Monday, November 22, 1999


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

Richard Damrow Sylvia Damrow Alisha Damrow

Donald Castonia Mary Castonia David Lasmna

Suzanne Lasmna Marilyn Anunson Ruth Huebner

Tom Halverson John Davel Mike Lettier

Gary Dorschner

II. AWARDS/PRESENTATIONS – None

  1. PUBLIC FORUM – NON-AGENDIZED TOWN RELATED MATTERS

Alisha Damrow, Town Resident and her father Richard Damrow, 2455 Stroebe Island Dr. requested that the Town Board name the bridge (overpass) on County

Road CB in honor of Dr. Mulroy. Dr. Mulroy was recently killed and his wife was severly injured while on the CB Trail by an automobile. She stated that he was one of the 1st to use the CB trail and to also die there. I have spoken to the Mulroy family regarding this issue and they agreed.

Chairman Tews then read a letter from the 3 children of Dr. Mulroy. (in the original minute log book).

It was the consensus of the Town Board to adopt a resolution to do this and to forward it to the County.

Donald Castonia, 836 Airport Road made several complaints to the Town Board in regards to neighboring properties on Airport Road.

1. There are 8-9 cars parked on the residence of 863 Airport Road. I think, that he may be running a business of selling vehicles.

2. Regarding 829 Airport Road, he stated that the Police had recently been there regarding the storage of garbage in vehicles.

3. He stated that Presher Place is a private road and in his opinion, needs a street sign.

4. In his opinion, 839 Airport Road had recently sold 3 cars on their property. He took pictures of these properties and presented them to the Town Board.

Supervisor Krueger stated that she has also taken pictures of these properties and shared them with the Town Board during the meeting.

Director Dearborn reported on which issues that he was aware of and stated he would report back at the next Town Board meeting regarding these issues.

  1. DISCUSSION ITEMS

  1. OLD BUSINESS

  1. NEW BUSINESS

A. 991122-1: Rezoning - David Lawrence, 505 Valley Road, (008-0055-01 & 008-0055-03)

MOTION: Supervisor Krueger, second Supervisor Sprague to adopt the resolution and approve the rezoning as submitted. Motion carried unanimously.

B. 991122-2: Certified Survey Map - Gary Erickson, 1086 Manitowoc Road (008-0439-01)

MOTION: Supervisor Krueger, second Supervisor Sprague to adopt the resolution and approve the certified survey map as submitted. Motion carried unanimously.

C. 991122-3: Certified Survey Map - Pitney Bowes Properties, American Drive (008-0134-00 & 008-0134-05)

MOTION: Supervisor Krueger, second Supervisor Sprague to adopt the resolution and approve the certified survey map as submitted. Motion carried unanimously.

 D. 991122-4: Certified Survey Map - Warehouse Specialists, 655 Brighton Beach (008-0416)

MOTION: Supervisor Sprague, second Supervisor Krueger to adopt the resolution and approve the certified survey map as submitted. Motion carried unanimously.

E. 991122-5: Roadway Development Agreement - Morgenson Realty

MOTION: Supervisor Sprague, second Supervisor Krueger to amend the resolution to state "Contingent upon an irrevocable line of credit, the form and content of which the Town shall approve as a condition precedent to the signing of this agreement." The resolution was adopted unanimously as amended.

F. 991122-6: Sale of Town Land - The Seubert Group, LLP

MOTION: Supervisor Sprague, second Supervisor Krueger to amend the resolution to state "Contingent upon the Town Attorney's final approval." The resolution was adopted unanimously as amended.

G. 991122-7: Sale of Town Land - Nicolet Lumber Company, Inc.

MOTION: Supervisor Sprague, second Supervisor Krueger to amend the resolution to state "Contingent upon the Town Attorney's final approval." The resolution was adopted unanimously as amended.

H. 991122-8: Budget Transfer - Law Enforcement

MOTION: Supervisor Sprague, second Supervisor Nennig to adopt the resolution and approve the budget transfer to #52100-330, 353, and 355 in Law Enforcement Motion carried unanimously.

I. 991122-9: Budget Transfer - Finance Department

MOTION: Supervisor Sprague, second Supervisor Krueger to adopt the resolution and approve the budget transfer to General Fund Finance Contracted Services in the amount of $7,078 for temporary help during the transitioning period. Motion carried unanimously.

J. 991122-10: Budget Transfer - Clerk

MOTION: Supervisor Sprague, second Supervisor Jurgensen to adopt the resolution and approve the budget transfer to #101-51440-815 Computer Equipment/Software (CAP) Account for Election Systems Voter Registration Software. Motion carried (4-1) Sprague, Jurgensen, Nennig, Chairman Tews-Yes, Krueger-No.

K. 991122-11: Assignment Description Approval - Police Department

MOTION: Supervisor Sprague, second Supervisor Jurgensen to adopt the resolution and approve the Assignment Description for "specialized assignment" within the Police Department allowing for consistent supervision with an officer-in-charge. Motion carried unanimously.

L. 991122-12: Joint Powers Agreement - Emergency 911

MOTION: Supervisor Sprague, second Supervisor Jurgensen to adopt the resolution and approve the Joint Powers Agreement (Emergency 911) on an annual basis and not the automatic renewal as approved on resolution #980209-1. This Agreement commences the 1st of December 1999 through the 1st of December 2000. Motion carried unanimously.

M. 991122-13: Approve Year 2000 Regular Meeting Schedule for the Town of Menasha Board of Supervisors

MOTION: Supervisor Krueger, second Supervisor Sprague to adopt the resolution and approve the schedule of Town Board of Supervisors meeting schedule for the year 2000. Motion carried unanimously.

N. 991122-14: Expenditures

MOTION: Supervisor Sprague, second Supervisor Nennig to adopt the resolution and approve the expenditures for the exception of (None). Motion carried unanimously.

VII. ORDINANCES

VIII. RESIGNATIONS/APPOINTMENTS

  1. 991122-1:APP Appoint Nancy McFadden Town of Menasha Representative on the Fox Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau Board of Directors

MOTION: Supervisor Sprague, second Supervisor Jurgensen to appoint Nancy McFadden as Representative on the Fox Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau Board of Directors. Motion carried unanimously.

IX. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

    1. Regular Town Board Meeting – 10/11/99

    2. Special Meeting of the Town Board – 10/12/99

C. Special Meeting of the Town Board - 10/18/99

MOTION: Supervisor Sprague, second Supervisor Jurgensen to accept the minutes as submitted. Motion carried unanimously.

X. CORRESPONDENCE

XI. REPORTS

A. Town Administrator

1) Valley Gateway Development

Administrator Vitas reported that the plan is moving forward. They closed on the Hildebrand property last Friday. (November 19, 1999) The litigation against our Utility District to form a Sanitary District is dropped and any pending and future litigation regarding this property is cancelled. We wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving.

B. Town Attorney

1) Personal Property Tax

Attorney Claypool presented an update on the 1996 - 1997 Tax Year. I need approval from Town Board to proceed with small claims action on all unpaid taxes.

MOTION: Supervisor Krueger, second Supervisor Jurgensen to direct Attorney Claypool to institute legal action or proceedings against all not paid taxes in the 1996 - 1997 tax year.

Motion carried unanimously.

C. Town Clerk – None

D. Town Board

  1. Jeanne Krueger, Supervisor #1

    Supervisor Krueger requested an update regarding Gerald Altenhoven and unpaid taxes.

  2. Robert Sprague, Supervisor #2

    Supervisor Sprague inquired in regards to the opening to State Road 150. Supervisor Sprague also asked if a small parking lot for those who use the CB trail was in planning.

  3. Jerry Jurgensen, Supervisor #3

    Supervisor Jurgensen stated that he had received a complaint from residents about the light at the pedestrian crossing on the corner of Jacobsen and CB. He stated that the timing was poor, the walkers get 1/2 way through and the light would change. The timing needs to be adjusted.

  4. Allen Nennig, Supervisor #4

Supervisor Nennig reported on the Urban Towns meeting. They established the year 2000 budget.

E. Town Chairman - None

F. Other Town Officials

George Dearborn, Director of Community Development

Director Dearborn commented in regards to Town Resident Angie and Carrie Kuehl, 160 Riverview Court Appleton. They were recently denied a variance by Winnebago County. The Kuehl's are asking the Town Board to reconsider and resubmit another resolution to Winnebago County.

Director Dearborn reported on personal property tax due on Gerald Altenhoven. Mr. Altenhoven told Director Dearborn that the taxes were paid. We will verify if the taxes were paid before signing the certified survey map.

Grace Vander Velden, Director of Finance – None

Don Cox, Fire Chief – Chief Cox stated that he had concerns regarding Hwy. 150 and Irish Road construction. Irish Road is 3 weeks behind. The Fire Department does not have access for safety reasons. The Santa Float is up and going. We are getting a lot of help from the Town employees. Gaylene has the dates posted on the website. Chairman Tews and his wife Eileen annually sponsor a chili supper.

William Weiss, Police Chief – None

Mike Lettier, Police Commission – None

  1. MOTIONS BY SUPERVISORS
  1. ANNOUNCEMENTS – Same as on Agenda
  2. ADJOURNMENT

At 7:03 p.m., MOTION: Supervisor Sprague, second Supervisor Krueger to adjourn the regular meeting of the Town Board of Supervisors. Motion carried unanimously.

Respectfully submitted, Carlene L. Sprague Town Clerk