Submitted for Approval Nov. 10, 2003

 

TOWN BOARD OF SUPERVISORS REGULAR MEETING

Municipal Complex - Assembly Room

Monday, October 27, 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. 

 

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

Scott Sauer, Supv. #2         Jerry Jurgensen, Supv. #3       Jeanne Krueger, Clerk       

Excused:  Russ Handevidt, Supv. #4

 

Also Present:  James Archambo, Admin.    Lee Reibold, Town Engr.     Myra Piergrossi, Finance Dir.

Rod McCants, Police Chief      George Dearborn, Com. Dev. Dir.        Richard Eiberger, Assessor       Randy Gallow, Street Supt.      Keith Kiesow, Fire Chief          Roger Clark, Town Atty.     

Diana Kanter, Assoc. Planner       Mike Kading, Park Dir.         John Davel, rep. Davel Engineering

Jerry Porsche, rep. JP Realty & Dev.       Arthur Ladish       Kevin Schultz       Aimee Zehren

Mike Lettier, Police Comm.      

 

2)        AWARDS / PRESENTATIONS  

                                               

3)        PUBLIC FORUM – NON-AGENDIZED TOWN RELATED MATTERS 

Mr. John Davel of Davel Engineering representing Jim Christiansen, Alaskan Acres developer, requested the town board to allow building permits to be issued before the lift station project is scheduled for completion in December.

 

Chairman Tews stated that Mr. Davel had to be totally responsible before anyone seeking occupancy.  Director Dearborn reminded the town board this would be a special modification and proposed that an agreement be drafted by the town attorney saying that owners may not take occupancy until the lift station was completed.  The agreement would also include the costs for the town attorney to be paid by Davel Engineering and costs of a special town board meeting to be held Monday, Nov. 3 immediately following a special utility district meeting at 5:00 p.m.

  

4)        DISCUSSION ITEMS

5)        OLD BUSINESS  

 

6)        NEW BUSINESS

a)        031027-1: Certified Survey Map – Hebert Associates/Ladish Homes – Approx. 1000 West American Drive – Proposed 2-Lot Land Division

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

 

b)        031027-2: Purchase of Police Department Lockers

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

 

c)         031027-3: Expenditures

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

 

d)       031027-4: Approve Error and Omissions Insurance Contract

MOTION: Sauer/Handevidt to adopt to approve Wausau Insurance #4 as the carrier for coverage as submitted.  On roll call, motion carried unanimously.

 

e)       031027-5: Set 2004 Refuse and Recycling Rates

MOTION: Hanson/Jurgensen to adopt to approve Option A at a 1.88% rate increase.  Motion carried.

 

f)        031027-6: Authorization to Purchase Assessor Software

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

 

g)         031027-7: Disallowance of Claim – Pfefferle Management - Fox Landing Condominiums

MOTION: Sauer/Jurgensen to adopt to approve to disallow deny as submitted.  Motion carried.

 

h)         031027-8: Recommendation for Individual of the Year – Tony Bovee

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

 

i)          031027-9: Recommendation for Business of the Year – Cellu Tissue Holdings, Inc.

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

 

7)         ORDINANCES / POLICIES / AGREEMENTS

a)         031027-1:ORD   An Ordinance Creating Chapter 9, Section 27 of the Town of Menasha Code -Business License        FIRST READING

MOTION: Hanson/Jurgensen to approve the FIRST READING of the ordinance as submitted.  Clerk Krueger is to survey other communities.  Motion carried.

 

b)         031013-2:ORD Amend Town of Menasha Municipal Code Chapter 17 Public Parks Section 17.03 Regulations, Reservations and Permits         SECOND READING AND ADOPTION                  

MOTION: Sauer/Jurgensen to approve the SECOND READING AND ADOPTION of the ordinance as submitted.  Motion carried.

 

c)         031013-3:ORD Changes to Town of Menasha Municipal Code – Delete Section 14.66 and 15.12, Amend Section 6.30 and Create Chapter 31 Storm Water and Erosion Control      SECOND READING AND ADOPTION       

MOTION: Sauer/Jurgensen to approve the SECOND READING AND ADOPTION of the ordinance as submitted.  Motion carried.

 

8)       PERSONNEL

a)         031027-1:RESIGN Street Secretary – Sharon Rosenthal

MOTION: Sauer/Hanson to approve the resignation as submitted.  Motion carried.

 

b)         031027-2:RESIGN Street Laborer – Jonathan Zimmer

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

 

c)         031027-3:APPT Deputy Building Inspector – Kevin Schultz

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

 

c)         031027-4:APPT Water Laborer – Jonathan Zimmer

MOTION: Sauer/Jurgensen to approve the appointment as submitted.  Motion carried.

 

d)         031027-5:TRANS Transfer Communication Technician I to Street Secretary

MOTION: Jurgensen/Sauer to approve the transfer as submitted.  Motion carried.

 

9)        APPROVAL OF MINUTES

a)       Regular Town Board Meeting – October 13, 2003

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

 

10)      CORRESPONDENCE

11)      REPORTS

a)        Town Administrator James Archambo

b)         Town Attorney Roger Clark

c)         Town Clerk Jeanne Krueger     

d)         Town Board

Barbara Hanson, Supv. #1:  asked about the Communication Technician positions within the Police Department.  Chief McCants stated they are in the process of testing new applicants at this time;

2) asked who would be attending the Tri-County meeting at the Community Center.  Several staff members stated they would attend.

 

Scott Sauer, Supv. #2: received a call from a resident requesting a stop sign be installed on the  N.W. corner of Martindale and Olde Buggy.  St. Supt. Gallow will follow-up and report back to the board.        

e)         Town Chairman Arden Tews: update on the leaf-burning issue.     

 f)         Other Town Officials

Comm. Dev. Dir, George Dearborn:  storm sewer annual fee update; 2) attended the WI Planning Association in Milwaukee this past Thursday and Friday.

Assoc. Planner Diana Kanter: reported on Water Quality/Management session she attended along with Dir. Dearborn at the WI Planning Association.   

Finance Dir. Myra Piergrossi: reminded everyone about the Budget Public Hearing to be held on Wed., November 12 at 6:00 p.m.      

Fire Chief Keith Kiesow:   1) town’s ladder truck repair costing $1,798.00 from Inland Mechanics, much less than first anticipated: 2) underground tank report update mandated by WI Emergency Management.

Assessor Richard Eiberger: town-wide re-assessment update. 

Street Supt. Randy Gallow:  American Drive update.

Park Dir. Mike Kading:  Moseng property acquisition update. 

 

12)      MOTIONS BY SUPERVISORS

 

13)       ADJOURNMENT

At 7:28 p.m., MOTION: Jurgensen/Hanson to adjourn the Regular Meeting of the Town Board of Supervisors.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

Jeanne Krueger, Certified Municipal Clerk