Submitted for Approval July 28, 2003



Municipal Complex - Assembly Room

Monday, July 14, 2003





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. 


Elected Members Present:     Arden Tews, Town Chair      Barbara Hanson, Supv. #1         

Scott Sauer, Supv. #2             Jerry Jurgensen, Supv. #3   Russ Handevidt, Supv. #4         

Jeanne Krueger, Clerk    


Also Present:  James Archambo, Adm.   Lee Reibold, McMahon’s   Rod McCants, Police Chief         Myra Piergrossi, Finance Dir.       Keith Kiesow, Fire Chief             George Dearborn, Dir/Com Dev.        Randy Gallow, Street Supt.          Diana Kanter, Assoc. Planner     Susan Phillips, D.C/F.M.

Terry Locke        Lea Locke          Wm.  Ottow      Sallie Ottow      Paul Holinbeck    Kathy Holinbeck       Mike Lettier         Linda Van Lieshout     Steve Frassetto        Tom McHugh     Guy Hegg   Jamie Ingalls      Shelley Anderson         Paul Moran              Jolene Moran           Bob Liedl     

Jim Cleveland    Ken Neveau                  Joyce Neveau           Randy Gallow          Tammy Johnson    Shayne Johnson    Barb Heeter    Mark Isaac    Jane Isaac    Mark Bachorz          Tina Bachorz    Gwen Schmitt         Pamela Bourque, rep. of MEE 



Chief McCants introduced Jamie Ingalls and Shelly Anderson from the Target Foundation.  A $500.00 check was given to the t/Menasha Police Dept. to be utilized for crime prevention equipment.   The two young ladies were given applause and thanks from the town board, staff and townspeople present.      



Resident Bill Ottow complained of no stop signs at Olde Midway Rd. and Dunning St. causing confusion to drivers.  He also stated there are speeding problems in his neighborhood which need to be enforced.  Mr. Otto also complained of the high rate of speed regarding the 441 expressway and requested the town start enforcing speed limits.


Resident Guy Hegg concurred with Mr. Ottow’s observance regarding the Olde Midway/Dunning St. uncontrolled intersection, high speed on 441 and also on Tayco St.   Mr. Hegg also requested, “Slow – Children” signs to be placed in his neighborhood.  Both gentlemen also had concerns of squads parked by the salt shed on Midway.  Within 30 days, Chairman Tews requested Supt. Gallow and Chief McCants to report back with options and/or solutions.



5)        OLD BUSINESS


a)        030714-1: Request to Rename Century Oaks Drive

MOTION: Handevidt/Sauer to adopt to approve the request as submitted.  On roll call, all board members voted NAY.  Motion carried 5-0 to DENY.


b)        030714-2: Ditch Enclosure – 1748 Fritsch Street

MOTION: Handevidt/Hanson to adopt to approve with the added verbiage in the last paragraph “to include the current special assessment interest rate per the town’s policy”.   Motion carried.


c)         030714-3: Intermunicipal Agreement Valley Road Street Resurfacing

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


d)       030714-4: Expenditures

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


e)       030714-5: Amendment to Alaskan Acres Development Agreement Providing for

Alternative Financial Guarantee

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


f)        030714-6: Budget Transfer – AS400 Software Maintenance Agreement

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


g)       030714-7: Budget Amendment – Fire Department Transfer of Grant Funds Received

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


h)       030714-8: Budget Transfer – Recreation Supervisor

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


i)        030714-9: Annual Mobile Home Park Licenses

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


j)          030714-10: Two-Year Bar Operator Licenses Issued

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



a)         030623-5:ORD Create Chapter 30 Comprehensive Plan     SECOND READING AND ADOPTION

MOTION: Handevidt/Hanson to DELAY for two weeks.  Motion carried.


b)        030623-6:ORD Amend Town of Menasha Municipal Code Chapter 9.02 Auctions and Closing-Out Sales – Fees     SECOND READING AND ADOPTION                  

MOTION: Jurgensen/Handevidt to accept the SECOND READING AND ADOPTION of the ordinance as submitted.  Motion carried.  MOTION:  Handevidt/Jurgensen to waive Mr. Locke’s auction fees for one year.  Motion carried.


c)         030714-1:ORD Amend Town of Menasha Municipal Code Chapter 9.05 Salvage Yard Operators      FIRST READING, SECOND READING AND ADOPTION                  

MOTION: Handevidt/Sauer to accept the FIRST READING, SECOND READING AND ADOPTION of the ordinance as submitted.  Motion carried.


d)        0300714-2:ORD Amend Town of Menasha Municipal Code Chapter 14 Building Regulations     FIRST READING                  

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

8)       PERSONNEL

a)         030714-1:APPT Paid-on-Call Firefighter – Todd Morgan

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


b)       030714-2:TERM Paid-on-Call Firefighter – Shannon Daniels

MOTION: Jurgensen/Hanson to accept the termination as submitted.  Motion carried.



a)       Regular Town Board Meeting – June 23, 2003

b)       Public Hearing Alaskan Acres – June 23, 2003

MOTION: Hanson/Jurgensen to approve the minutes as submitted.  Motion carried.



a)         Police Officer’s Overtime Analysis – June 2003

b)        Police Department Activity/Crime Statistics – June 2003   

c)        Fire Line, July, 2003

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


11)      REPORTS

a)       Town Administrator James Archambo:  1) update on the Red Oak Lane’s ravine project;  2) stated State Shared Revenue losses for the t/Menasha will be approx. $155,450.00.

b)        Town Attorney Greg Curtis:  Not present this meeting.


c)         Town Clerk Jeanne Krueger: 1) stated a very successful fund raiser had been held this past Saturday for Lt. Tony Bovee who has a serious illness and is in need of an operation;   2) thanked the town board for lift-station assistance promised to the Island Harbor Condo Assoc.  3) asked about the status of the Individual/Business of the Year awards;  3) stated she felt creating and amending ordinances for one or a few is not in the best interest of the community as a whole.


d)        Town Board

Barbara Hanson, Supv. #1:  requested an update for the George Street drainage problems.  Supt. Gallow stated a grant is in progress and will give an update.


Scott Sauer, Supv. #2:  expressed interest in the golf outing at Westridge Golf Course Aug. 23rd which will be hosted by the t/Clayton for a fundraiser for the trail along Hwy. 10.


Jerry Jurgensen, Supv. #3:  concurred with Clerk Krueger on the success of the Bovee fundraiser last Saturday at the Appleton Yacht Club.


e)         Town Chairman Arden Tews:  requested Adm. Archambo to set up a meeting with MEE, the board members and the town residents at a later date;  Chairman Tews also agreed the Tony Bovee fund raiser was successful;  Board of Review will be tomorrow evening, Tues. at 4:30 p.m.


f)          Other Town Officials

Comm. Dev. Dir, George Dearborn: 1) update on the trestle project; 2)expressed concerns with the Comprehensive Plan eluding to a letter received from Foley & Lardner Law Offices questioning the board’s decision (3-2 vote on 6/23) of lowering density.  (See Attached Letter)


Street Supt. Randy Gallow:  American Drive construction project update, closures, detours and time schedules.





At 7:30 p.m., MOTION: Handevidt/Jurgensen to adjourn the Regular Meeting of the Town Board of Supervisors.  Motion carried unanimously.


Respectfully submitted,



Jeanne Krueger, Certified Municipal Clerk