Submitted for Town Board Approval Apr 22, 2002

 

TOWN BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

REGULAR MEETING

Municipal Complex - Assembly Room

Monday, March 25, 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                   

Jerry Jurgensen, Supervisor #3                        Rod McCants, Police Chief

Russ Handevidt, Supervisor #4                        Keith Kiesow, Fire Chief

Jeanne Krueger, Town Clerk                        Lee Reibold, Town Engineer

Patrick DeGrave, Administrator                         Richard Eiberger, Assessor

Greg Curtis, Town Attorney                         Randy Gallow, Street Supt.

George Dearborn, Dir. of Com. Dev.               

 

EXCUSED: Robert Sprague, Supervisor #2                       Myra Piergrossi, Dir. of Finance

 

ALSO PRESENT:             Daryl Madsen                              Marian Madsen                        Richard Ebersberger

Florence Ebersberger      Carl Stapel          Leone Stapel                               Greg Kippenhan

Clarence Adeline                      Kay Wilz               Gerald Quarford                        Jean Ann Quarford

June Lynch                                       Betty Zaborsky              Jeff Roth                                Kris Roth

Thomas Schierl                      Robert Francart               Joe Trudell                               Javis Briski

Richard Phillips                     John Schaidler             Barbara Hanson                        Mike Lettier

Barb Heeter                                    Cheryl Hentz      Gary Baumann                        Sarah Follen

Steve Laabs            Paula Pagel        Jane Van de Hey                                        

 

II.        AWARDS / PRESENTATIONS

a)      Individual of the Year 2002 – Harold A. Clifford

Chairperson of the Ind. of the Year Committee, Supv. Barbara Barczak, presented Mr. Harold Clifford with a plaque respecting him as the town’s Individual of the Year 2002.  Mr. Clifford thanked the board members, staff and townspeople for this very honorable award.

b)     Business of the Year 2002 – Miron Construction Company, Inc.

Miron Construction Co. President, Greg Kippenhan, accepted the Business of the Year plaque presented to him by Bus. Of the Year Chairperson, Barbara Barczak.  Mr.

Kippenhan thanked the board members, staff and townspeople for the honor of being chosen Business of the Year.

 

c)            Neenah School Board Candidate – John Scudder (did not appear)

 

c)     Police Department – Self Defense Class

Lt. Tony Bovee of the Town of Menasha Police Dept. showed photos of the self-defense class held at the town’s Community Center.   He explained the progress of the students and purpose of the defense classes.  He further explained there will be future classes as it was well attended. 

 

III.       PUBLIC FORUM – NON-AGENDIZED TOWN RELATED MATTERS

 

IV.      DISCUSSION ITEMS

 

V.       OLD BUSINESS

a)            020225-5:  Variance – James Stapel – 1580 Lakeshore Drive (008-0628)

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

 

b)              020225-6:  Preliminary Plat – Shady Spring Estate VI

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

           

VI.      NEW BUSINESS

a)       020325-1: Expenditures

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

 

b)       020325-2: Acceptance of Property Detached from the City of Menasha

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

 

c)            020325-3: HTE, Inc. Building Software

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

 

d)       020325-4:  Certified survey Map – Jeff Ogden – Sell Drive

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

 

e)       020325-5: Rezoning – 2nd Addition to High Plain Meadows NW Corner of Cold Spring Road and Allison Drive (008-0169)

MOTION: Supv. Handevidt, second Supv. Barczak to adopt to DELAY for 30 DAYS as submitted.  Motion carried unanimously, with Chairman Tews abstaining.

 

f)        020325-6: Street Light Agreement – Oakview Drive

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

 

g)       020325-7: Special Projects Check Authorization

THIS RESOLUTION IS BEING WITHDRAWN FROM MONDAY’S MEETING.

 

 

h)       020325-8: Street Garage - Electrical Panel Upgrade in Mechanical Room

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

 

i)        020325-9: Street Garage - Materials

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

 

j)            020325-10: Budget Amendment Fire Station #41 Generator Project

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

 

VII.     ORDINANCES / POLICIES / AGREEMENTS

a)            020311-1:ORD Creation of Chapter 29 – Landscaping Regulations for the town of Menasha       SECOND READING AND ADOPTION 

MOTION: Supv. Handevidt, second Supv. Barczak to accept the second reading and adoption of the ordinance as submitted.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

VIII.    RESIGNATIONS / APPOINTMENTS

 

IX.      APPROVAL OF MINUTES

a)       Regular Town Board Meeting –  March 11, 2002

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

 

X.       CORRESPONDENCE

a)         Fire Department – Monthly Activity Report – 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

b)        Town Attorney Greg Curtis  1) reported Winnebago County Board of Adjustment will be held on April 8, 2002 at 8:00.  Chairman Tews instructed the town attorney to be present.  He also requested the town clerk to get a Notice of Gathering prepared for this event.

c)         Town Clerk Jeanne Krueger 1) stated she was prepared for a larger-than-usual turn out for the April 2nd Spring Election.

d)        Town Board

 

tive, John Schaidler, voting Nay on this important issue.  Supv. Handevidt expressed grave concern regarding his nay vote.

 

e)         Town Chairman Arden Tews  1) discussed the request from Tina Johnson regarding school bus parking on Peppergrass Lane.  Dir. George Dearborn does not recommend a change at this time.

f)          Other Town Officials

Report on Comprehensive Plan Update – George Dearborn, Director of Community Development reported on the progress of the town’s comp. plan.

 

Fire Chief Keith Kiesow  1) reported the Fire Department’s second thermal imaging camera arrived;  2)  generator had been installed this week at Fire Station #41;  3) Fire Act Grant is due April 1st in applying for vehicle.

 

Police Comm. Pres. Mike Lettier stated Bob Weyenberger’s term is up in April on the Police Commission committee.  The Clerk was requested to run an ad in the Post-Crescent advertising for 1) Plan Commission member  2)  Park Commission member and 3) Police Commission member.  The Bridge will also carry this information  to town residents encouraging them to apply for these three positions.

 

XII.       ANNOUNCEMENTS – Same as on Agenda

 

XIII.      MOTIONS BY SUPERVISORS

MOTION:  At 7:20 p.m., Supv. Handevidt, second Supv. Barczak to convene into closed session pursuant to 19.85(1)(c) 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.  Motion carried unanimously.  The Clerk was requested not to attend the closed session.

 

At  8:30 p.m. MOTION Supv. Barczak, second Supv. Handevidt to reconvene into open session pursuant to 19.85(2) of the Wisconsin State Statutes.

 

XIV.    ADJOURNMENT

At 8:31 p.m., MOTION: Comm. Handevidt, second Comm. Barczak to adjourn the Regular Meeting of the Town Board of Supervisors.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

Jeanne Krueger

Certified Municipal Clerk

Town of Menasha