Submitted for Town Board Approval Feb. 25, 2002

 

TOWN BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

REGULAR MEETING

Municipal Complex - Assembly Room

Monday, February 11, 2002

 

MINUTES

 

I.        CALL TO ORDER, PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE AND ROLL CALL

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.  Clerk Jeanne Krueger noted the roll as follows:

 

PRESENT: Arden Tews, Town Chair                   Barbara Barczak, Supervisor #1       

Russ Handevidt, Supervisor #4                         Keith Kiesow, Fire Chief

Jeanne Krueger, Town Clerk                           Lee Reibold, Town Engineer

Patrick DeGrave, Administrator                        Randy Gallow, Street Supt.

Myra Piergrossi, Dir. of Finance                        Greg Curtis, Town Attorney

George Dearborn, Dir. of Com. Dev.                   Rod McCants, Deputy Police Chief

EXCUSED: Jerry Jurgensen, Supervisor #3          ABSENT: Robert Sprague, Supervisor #2

 

ALSO PRESENT:    Carl Sutter          Javis Briski             Ben Hamblin         Mike Lettier

Konrad Hintz          Joe Trudell         Jane Isaac              Barb Heeter           Mark Schmitt         Paul Holinbeck

                        

II.        AWARDS / PRESENTATIONS

III.       PUBLIC FORUM – NON-AGENDIZED TOWN RELATED MATTERS

IV.      DISCUSSION ITEMS

V.       OLD BUSINESS

VI.      NEW BUSINESS

a)       020211-1: Expenditures

MOTION: Supv. Barczak, second Supv. Handevidt to adopt to approve the expenditures with the exception of (none) as submitted.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

b)       020211-2: Approve Change Order #1 – Cold Spring Road/Jacobsen Road Reconstruction 

Supv. Handevidt requested Adm. DeGrave enact a policy whereas all department heads inform town board members immediately on a large change order such as this.

MOTION: Supv. Barczak, second Supv. Handevidt to adopt to approve the resolution as submitted.  On roll call, motion carried unanimously with all supervisors present voting AYE.

 

c)      020211-3: Street Acceptance – Wildlife Heights Phase II 

MOTION: Supv. Handevidt, second Supv. Barczak to adopt to approve the resolution as submitted.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

d)       020211-4: Set FY2002 Rates Northern Winnebago Dial-A-Ride

MOTION: Supv. Barczak, second Supv. Handevidt to adopt to approve the resolution as submitted.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

e)       020211-5: Issue Class “B” Beer License – Asian Taste

MOTION: Supv. Handevidt, second Supv. Barczak to adopt to approve the resolution as submitted.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

f)        020211-6: Individual Amusement License – Gun Show – Sabre Lanes

MOTION: Supv. Handevidt, second Supv. Barczak to adopt to approve the resolution as submitted.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

g)       020211-7: Individual Amusement Licenses (4) – Tri-County Ice Arena

MOTION: Supv. Barczak, second Supv. Handevidt to adopt to approve the resolution as submitted.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

h)       020211-8: Establish Polling Places for the April 2, 2002 Spring Election

MOTION: Supv. Barczak, second Supv. Handevidt to adopt to approve the resolution as submitted.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

VII.     ORDINANCES / POLICIES / AGREEMENTS

a)      020211-1:ORD Creating Section 9.22 Records Retention and Destruction

FIRST READING

MOTION:  Supv. Handevidt, second Supv. Barczak to accept the FIRST READING of the ordinance as submitted.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

VIII.    RESIGNATIONS / APPOINTMENTS

IX.      APPROVAL OF MINUTES

a)       Regular Town Board Meeting –  January 28, 2002

MOTION:  Supv. Handevidt, second Supv. Barczak to accept the minutes as submitted.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

X.       CORRESPONDENCE

a)      Fireline – February 2002

MOTION: Supv. Handevidt, second Supv. Barczak to accept the correspondence for filing as submitted.  Motion carried unanimously.

XI.      REPORTS

a)            Town Administrator Patrick DeGrave  1) reported veteran’s monument was installed at a lower price than the $45,300.00 anticipated and asked board members for permission to pay the town’s lower share from invoice received from the c/Neenah Parks Dept.  2) stated he and Dir. George Dearborn will travel to Madison tomorrow regarding Assembly Bill #687: authorizing towns to withdraw from county zoning (see attached).   3)  presented a DRAFT resolution for board approval opposing Governor McCallum’s budget repair bill (see attached).   4) stated weekly staff meeting will be  postponed until 2:00 p.m. Wednesday and asked the board members if department heads should already be making budget cuts due to the proposed state shared revenue cut-backs.  It was the consensus, of board members present, to start spending cuts now.

 

b)      Town Attorney Greg Curtis

c)      Town Clerk Jeanne Krueger

d)      Town Board

Barbara Barczak, Supv. #1

Robert Sprague, Supv. #2 - absent

Jerry Jurgensen, Supv. #3 -  excused

Russ Handevidt, Supv. #4 -  1)  requested an agenda item under (IV. Discussion Items) for the 2/25 board meeting regarding how members are chosen for town commissions and committees.   2) asked how lighting on the Roland Kampo Memorial Bridge could be installed.  Adm. DeGrave suggested we try to include lighting with the bridge expansion project.

3) commented on problems with the roundabout  and suggested a ribbon path  4) asked about a policy or statute regarding excused or absent board members.  Clerk Krueger or  Atty. Curtis will provide him information on this issue.  5) asked Street Supt. Gallow if there is a snow plowing policy in place regarding businesses plowing snow into ditches.  Clerk Krueger will provide Supv. Handevidt with the town’s ordinance regarding this.

e)      Town Chairman Arden Tews    1) presented correspondence from F.V. Tech.

College regarding the need to fill 3 vacancies (one elected official and 2 additional members) for a 3-year term for board appointment.

f)       Other Town Officials

Dir. of Comm. Dev., George Dearborn – 1) addressed attendance for the upcoming Home Show, and asked if any board member would be interested in working the booth.  2) stated Winnebago County will be making a decision on Feb. 26th at 5:00 p.m. in the lounge room at the courthouse regarding the proposed MEE multi-family project that was rejected by the board.

Dir. of Finance Myra Piergrossi – 1) traveled to Virginia for four days with Lt. Roz Wittman as a condition of receiving the G.R.E.A.T. grant.   Also, stated there may be extra grant monies coming due to communities who chose not to apply for this grant.  2) update on the HTE accounting software.  3) stated auditors will be here next week.

Fire Chief Keith Kiesow   1) attended a meeting in Green Bay regarding the FEMA budget.

Street Supt. Randy Gallow  1) commented on the proposed budget cuts and how public services could be affected.

 

XII.       ANNOUNCEMENTS – Same as on Agenda

XIII.     MOTIONS BY SUPERVISOR

 

XIV.    ADJOURNMENT

At 7:10 p.m., MOTION: Supv. Barczak, second Supv. Handevidt to adjourn the Regular Meeting of the Town Board of Supervisors.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

Jeanne Krueger, Certified Municipal Clerk

Town of Menasha