Submitted for Approval Dec. 15, 2003

TOWN BOARD OF SUPERVISORS REGULAR MEETING

Municipal Complex - Assembly Room - Monday, November 24, 2003

 

MINUTES

 

1)        CALL TO ORDER, PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

The Regular Meeting of the Town Board of Supervisors was called to order by Vice Chair Jerry Jurgensen, at 6:00 p.m. and led the Pledge of Allegiance. 

 

Elected Members Present:     Barbara Hanson, Supv. #1       Scott Sauer, Supv. #2          

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

Excused:  Arden Tews, Town Chair

 

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

Rod McCants, Police Chief     George Dearborn, Com. Dev. Dir.             Keith Kiesow, Fire Chief         Greg Curtis, Town Atty.     Mike Lettier, Pres. Police Comm.     Mike Kading, Park Dir.    Matt Kuepper     

Irene Kuepper       Mark Stacie      Nancy Stacie       Joe Nemecek       Tim Appell       Todd Engleman      

Stephanie Van Price (student)      Sherry Johnson   Richard DeKleyn, J. R. Developmt.

2)        AWARDS / PRESENTATIONS

3)        PUBLIC FORUM

4)        DISCUSSION ITEMS

5)        OLD BUSINESS  

6)        NEW BUSINESS

a)        031124-1: Authorizing the Approval of a Street Lighting Agreement for the First Phase of Jacobsen Creek Condos - Phase II

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

 

b)        031124-2: Certified Survey Map–Valley Gateway W. of Towne Center Rd. and W. American Dr.

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

 

c)         031124-3: Final Plat – Redtail Crossing 

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

 

d)         031124-4: Meadow Heights Subdivision Developer’s Agreement Amendment

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

After discussion, Supvs. Sauer and Handevidt rescinded their motions.

 

MOTION: Handevidt/Hanson to split the question in two parts in order to vote on each item; 1) the power pole relocation, 2) the final overlay of asphalt on the roadway.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

MOTION: Handevidt/Sauer for the town of Menasha to pay for relocating the power pole.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

MOTION: Handevidt/Sauer to borrow funds and contract to install the final lift of asphalt.  On roll call, motion failed with all board members voted NAY. 

 

e)         031124-5: Setting Fees for Comprehensive Plan Amendments

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

 

 

f)          031124-6: Setting Fees for Stormwater and Erosion Control

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

 

g)         031124-7: Possible Park Land Acceptance

MOTION: Handevidt/Hanson to adopt to approve with Director of Parks & Recreation Michael Kading inserted as the authorized person.  Motion carried.

 

h)         031124-8: Expenditures

MOTION: Handevidt/Sauer to adopt to approve the expenditures with the exception of (none) as submitted.  Supv. Hanson abstained from voting. Motion carried.

 

i)          031124-9: Disallowance of Claim – Jerry Topinka

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

 

j)          031124-10: Bar Operators Licenses Issued

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

 

k)         031124-11: Issue Annual Secondhand Article Dealer Licenses

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

 

l)          031124-12: In Town Moving Permit for Single Family Home - 1520 Shangra La

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

 

m)        031124-13: In Town Moving Permit for single Family Home - 1543 Shangra La

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

 

n)         031124-14: Issue Class “A” Combination Beer & Liquor License - Niemuth’s Southside Market

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

 

o)         031124-15: Issue Cigarette & Tobacco License – Niemuth’s Southside Market

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

 

7)         ORDINANCES / POLICIES / AGREEMENTS

a)         031124-1: ORD Amend Town of Menasha Municipal Code Chapter 6, Section 6.12 and 6.45 Amending Fees for Drainage Review for Subdivisions and Site Plans                  FIRST READING

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

 

b)         031124-2: ORD Amend Town of Menasha Municipal Code Chapter 14 Amending Off-Site Sign Regulations and Providing for Directional Signage        FIRST READING                  

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

 

8)         PERSONNEL

9)         APPROVAL OF MINUTES

a)         Regular Town Board Meeting – November 10, 2003

b)         Public Hearing of the Proposed 2004 Budget – November 12, 2003

c)         Special Town Board Budget Meeting – November 12, 2003

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

 

10)      CORRESPONDENCE

a)         2004 Meeting Dates – Town Board and Utility Commission

b)         Certification of the Apportionment of State and County Property Taxes and Charges 2003           

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

11)      REPORTS

a)         Town Administrator James Archambo: 1) reminded board members, that due to the holidays, the next Reg. Town Board meetings will Monday, Dec. 1, & Dec. 15;   2) US Hwy. 10 opens after 12/4.

b)         Town Attorney Greg Curtis – no report

 

c)         Town Clerk Jeanne Krueger:  asked to be excused for the 12/0l/03 Board meeting as she will be in San Francisco for the holiday.   

 

d)         Town Board

Barbara Hanson, Supv. #1: 1) stated she read with interest, the apportionment and is shocked as are the rest of the board members (see attached);   2) commented on the letter of complaint regarding citizens complaints of dust, noise and mud left on Carleton Ave. from heavy trucks for a c/Appleton ravine project;  3) thanked Chief Kiesow for the Santa schedule;  4) asked if anyone would be attending the Fox Cities Workforce United Way.

Scott Sauer, Supv. #2:  No Report        

Jerry Jurgensen, Supv. #3:  wished everyone a “Happy Thanksgiving”.     

 

Russ Handevidt, Supv. #4: 1) conversation ensued with board members regarding the trestle drawings (see drawings attached);   2) received complaints of usage of “jake (compression) brakes” on Hwy. P and will submit the complainant’s name to Police Chief McCants for an investigation.

e)         Town Chairman Arden Tews - Excused     

 

f)          Other Town Officials

Town Engineer Lee Reibold:  Palisades Drainage area, see memo and drawing. A resolution will be drafted for the Dec. 1 Town Board meeting.

Manitowoc Road Drainage in the 5 Oaks area – see attached memo and drawings.  A resolution will be drafted for the Dec. 1 meeting on this topic.

 

Comm. Dev. Dir, George Dearborn:  1) stated there have been 158 single-family permits received to date;   2) thanked the board for approving the first reading of the sign ordinance.   

 

Fire Chief Keith Kiesow:  stated there is a proposed “Clean Sweep” (hazardous waste materials collection) program tentatively scheduled for April 16 at Fire Station #40.  

 

Police Chief Rod McCants: Stop Sign for Oxwood/Millbrook Dr.: - Further information will be forthcoming to be discussed at the next board meeting.   

Reports:  1) Smart Survey Info. Explanation, (see attached);   2) stated a resolution will be prepared for the Dec. 1 meeting regarding the purchase of tazer weapons.  He will be proposing funding for the weapons be taken from the public safety fund account.  

 

Dir. Of Parks & Rec. Michael Kading: 1)  asbestos removal from Moseng property update;  2) fall recreation program update;  3) trestle trail update

 

12)       MOTIONS BY SUPERVISORS

 

13)       ADJOURNMENT

At 8:07 p.m., MOTION: Handevidt/Hanson to adjourn the Regular Meeting of the Town Board of Supervisors.  Motion carried.

 

Respectfully submitted, 

 

 

Jeanne Krueger, Certified Municipal Clerk