Submitted for Approval March 24, 2003

 

TOWN BOARD OF SUPERVISORS REGULAR MEETING

Municipal Complex - Assembly Room

Monday, March 10, 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

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

 

ALSO PRESENT: James Archambo, Admin.     Jeanne Krueger, Clerk     Keith Kiesow, Fire Chief

Lee Reibold, Town Engr.   Rod McCants, Police Chief   Randy Gallow, Street Supt.

George Dearborn, Com. Dev. Dir.    Ronald Krueger, Park/Rec. Dir.    Susan Phillips, Fire Marshall

Scott Sauer     Richard Gawinski     Jim Weinmann         Mike Lettier     Ron Pavlak     Mary Heiting

Joe Cismoski     Glen Allen               EXCUSED:  Myra Piergrossi, Finance Dir.

 

2)        AWARDS / PRESENTATIONS – Park President Richard Gawinski presented the Park & Recreation Director, Ron Krueger, a plaque commemorating his 16 yrs. of employment with the Town of Menasha.  Director Krueger thanked the park commissioners and town board members for their remembrance.  He was congratulated by all including the town clerk.

 

3)        PUBLIC FORUM – NON-AGENDIZED TOWN RELATED MATTERS

4)        DISCUSSION ITEMS

5)        OLD BUSINESS

 

6)       NEW BUSINESS

a)        030310-1: Approve Development Agreement for Pages Sunset Village

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

 

b)        030310-2:  Approve Development Agreement for McCann Acres

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

 

c)         030310-3:  Street Lighting Agreement – Jacobsen Creek 

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

 

d)       030310-4:  Street Lighting Agreement -  High Plain Meadows 2nd Addition

MOTION: Handevidt/Hanson to adopt to approve as submitted with Chairman Tews abstaining.  Motion carried.

 

e)       030310-5:  Street Lighting Agreement -  Shady Springs VI

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

 

f)        030310-6:  Street Lighting Agreement -  Pages Point Shores

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

 

g)       030310-7: Resolution Providing for the Sale of $1,300,000 General Obligation

Promissory Notes

MOTION: Handevidt/Sprague to adopt to approve.  After discussion, MOTION: Handevidt/Sprague to amend the resolution adding “BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Administrator write an invitation for R. W. Baird to bid on the General Obligation Promissory Notes”.  Motion carried on the amendment.

Now comes the amended resolution.  MOTION: Handevidt/Sprague to approve as submittted.  On roll call, motion carried unanimously.

 

h)       030310-8: Approve Solid Waste Contract with Winnebago County

MOTION: Sprague/Jurgensen to REFER to the 3/24/03 board meeting.  Motion carried.

 

i)        030310-9: Fire Department Purchase of Vehicle

MOTION: Sprague/Jurgensen to adopt to approve with the addition of “WHEREAS any monies received from the sale of the 1995 Ford Aerostar van shall be credited to the Vehicle Replacement Fund.  On roll call, motion carried unanimously.

 

j)          030310-10: Authorize Additional Duties for Tax Clerk

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

 

k)       030310-11: State the Town’s Position Regarding the Proposed State Budget

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

 

l)          030310-12: Expenditures

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

 

m)        030310-13: Two-Year Bar Operator Licenses Issued

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

 

7)       ORDINANCES / POLICIES / AGREEMENTS

a)         030224-1:ORD Amend Chapter 9 - License and Permit Fees    

SECOND READING & ADOPTION

MOTION: Handevidt/Jurgensen to accept the SECOND READING & ADOPTION of the ordinance as submitted.  Motion carried.

 

8)       PERSONNEL

a)         030310-1:TRANS  Communications Technician - Bradle

MOTION: Sprague/Hanson to accept the employee transfer as submitted.  Motion carried.

 

b)       030310-2:APPT  Communications Technician - Oppor

MOTION: Handevidt/Hanson to accept the appointment as submitted.  Motion carried.

 

9)       APPROVAL OF MINUTES

a)       Regular Town Board Meeting – February 24, 2003

MOTION: Sprague/Hanson to approve the minutes as submitted with Supv. Jurgensen

abstaining due to absence.  Motion carried.

 

10)      CORRESPONDENCE

a)         Fireline March 2003

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

 

11)      REPORTS

a)       Town Administrator James Archambo

b)        Town Attorney Greg Curtis- Not present

c)         Town Clerk Jeanne Krueger:  reported that Superior Services has changed their name to Onyx; stated she would be hosting sixty 4th graders from Spring Road School on Monday, Mar. 17th at 1:00.  Programs would be a mock vote by each student, a visit from a Town of Menasha Police officer and a short safety program by the Town of Menasha Fire Dept.  She invited any board members to attend.

d)        Town Board

Barbara Hanson, Supv. #1: appreciated memos from Street Supt. Gallow, Police Chief McCants, and Admin. Archambo in keeping the board informed on departmental issues.

Robert Sprague, Supv. #2: agreed with Supv. Hanson in appreciating the written memos.

Russ Handevidt, Supv. #4: stated it was his wish to see the resolution showing support of our military to be put back on the agenda.

e)         Town Chairman Arden Tews: stated the Green Valley ditch report from Carl Sutter of McMahon Engineers is not acceptable at $39,000.00.

f)          Other Town Officials

Comm. Dev. Dir, George Dearborn: reported the escalation of single-family homes.

Police Chief Rod McCants: stated uniformed officers will periodically have lunch with the Spring Road students.

Street Supt. Randy Gallow: received the new chipper today; update on the 2003 Road Maintenance program;  spoke of the poor condition of Valley Rd. and supported the fact that all three communities will be involved in the repair and cost process.

Fire Marshal, Susan Phillips: the Fire Dept. will be holding a Career Day at Spring Rd. School Friday.

Fire Chief Keith Kiesow: informed the Town Board of Susan Phillip’s upcoming out-of-state training in Colorado.

Mike Lettier, Pres. Police Comm.:  the police commission will be holding interviews for a new police officer hire Wed., March 12th.

 

12)     MOTIONS BY SUPERVISORS

At 7:38 p.m., MOTION: Handevidt/Sprague to convene into closed session pursuant 19.85(1)(c) and (g) of the Wisconsin State Statutes; considering employment, promotion, compensation or performance evaluation data of any public employee over which the governmental body has jurisdiction or exercises responsibility and conferring with legal counsel for the governmental body who is rendering oral or written advice concerning strategy to be adopted by the body with respect to litigation in which it is or is likely to become involved.  Motion carried unanimously. 

 

GROUP A – Tews, Sprague, Jurgensen

June 10, 1996                      February 10, 1997

September 12, 1996           March 30, 2000

September 23, 1996           April 10, 2000

October 7, 1996                   April 24, 2000

January 17, 1997                October 23, 2000

GROUP B – Tews, Jurgensen

July 22, 1996                        May 8, 2000

November 18, 1996            November 20, 2000

February 14, 2000 

GROUP C – Tews, Sprague

March 13, 2000       

GROUP D – Tews, Handevidt, Jurgensen

February 19, 2001              March 26, 2001

GROUP E – Tews, Sprague, Jurgensen, Handevidt

January 22, 2001

 

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

Jerry Jurgensen, Supv. #3                     Russ Handevidt, Supv. #4       Jeanne Krueger, Town Clerk

Chuck Koehler, Att’y Herrling-Clark         

 

Discussion ensued regarding past closed session minutes submitted by Clerk Jeanne Krueger.  She and Att’y. Koehler reviewed the minutes Thursday and he recommended several changes.

 

At 7:51 p.m., MOTION: Sprague/Handevidt pursuant to 19.85(2) of the WI State Statutes; the Town Board may reconvene into open session to act on any business discussed in closed session.  The following motions were made regarding the closed minutes:

 

MOTION: Sprague/Jurgensen to approve as submitted.  Motion carried.

MOTION: Jurgensen/Tews to approve as submitted.  Motion carried.

MOTION: Sprague/Tews to approve the closed minutes as submitted.  Motion carried.

MOTION: Handevidt/Jurgensen to approve as submitted.  Motion carried.

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

13)      ADJOURNMENT

At 7:53 p.m., MOTION: Sprague/Jurgensen to adjourn the Regular Meeting of the Town Board of Supervisors.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

Jeanne Krueger, Certified Municipal Clerk

TOWN OF MENASHA