Submitted for Approval Nov. 11, 2002

 

TOWN BOARD OF SUPERVISORS - REGULAR MEETING

Municipal Complex - Assembly Room

Monday, October 21, 2002

 

MINUTES

 

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

Town Chair Arden Tews called the Regular Meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.

 

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

Robert Sprague, Supervisor #2                                  Jerry Jurgensen, Supervisor #3           

Russ Handevidt, Supervisor #4                                  Myra Piergrossi, Director of Finance

Jeanne Krueger, Town Clerk                                      Greg Curtis, Town Attorney

James Archambo, Administrator                                 Richard Eiberger, Assessor

                                   

ALSO PRESENT:      Kathy Casperson      Pat Casperson                      Chelsey Casperson

Molly Casperson       Garth Wegner           Thomas Schierl

 

II.        AWARDS / PRESENTATIONS

Chelsea and Molly Casperson – State Tennis Doubles Champions:  Chairman Tews presented the Casperson sisters with Certificates of Congratulations for the achievement of winning the State Division I Girls Tennis Doubles Championship.  The girls were congratulated by town board and staff.

                                               

III.       PUBLIC FORUM

None

IV.      DISCUSSION ITEMS

None

V.       OLD BUSINESS

None

VI.      NEW BUSINESS

a)       021021-1: Expenditures

MOTION:  Handevidt/Sprague to adopt to approve the expenditures as submitted.  Motion carried.

 

b)       021021-2:  Change Order #2 – Jacobsen Road / Cold Spring Road

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

 

c)         021021-3:  Change Order #3 – Gateway Meadows Street Construction

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

 

d)       021021-4:  Variance – Wagner – 1681 Brighton Beach Road

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

 

 

e)       021021-5: Certified Survey Map – Omni Associates – Gavin Road

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

 

f)        021021-6: Certified Survey Map – McMahon Assoc. – 1451 McMahon Drive

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

 

g)       021021-7: Ditch Enclosure – 450-460 Silverwood Lane

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

 

h)       021021-8: Approve Errors and Omissions Insurance Contract

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

 

i)        021021-9: Issue Christmas Tree Sales Permit

It was the consensus of the Board of Supervisors that the decision to issue and permit sales of Christmas Trees (to established sellers with an on-site approved plan from Winnebago County) be left to the Town Clerk however, the Clerk shall keep the board members informed of these permits issued.

 

VII.     ORDINANCES / POLICIES / AGREEMENTS

 

VIII.    RESIGNATIONS / APPOINTMENTS

a)       021021-1:RESIGN–Street Laborer, Roy Delano, Jr.

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

b)       021021-2:APPT–Nancy McFadden–Fox Valley Visitor’s and Convention Board of Directors

MOTION:  Hanson/Sprague to adopt to approve as submitted.  Motion Carried.

 
IX.      APPROVAL OF MINUTES

a)       Regular Town Board Meeting –  October 7, 2002

b)       Public Hearing – American Drive Reconstruction – October 7, 2002

c)         Budget Workshop – October 1, 2002

MOTION:  Sprague/Handevidt to accept the minutes as submitted.  Motion carried.

X.       CORRESPONDENCE

XI.      REPORTS

a)       Town Administrator James Archambo

1)  Requested the town board members to set the Budget Hearing date and time.  It was the consensus of the majority of the board members to set the Budget Hearing for November 18th at 6:00 in the town’s Assembly Room;

 2) Requested an item (Financial Advisor) be placed on the Nov. 11th agenda under Discussion Items; 

3)  Requested the town’s Garbage Contract be placed on the November 11th agenda for approval.  He will meeting with Superior Services and Waste Management for contract pricing;

4)  Letter from McMahon & Associates requesting the towns of Menasha and Neenah to review a plan of action regarding the Green Valley Detention Pond (see attached).  

 

b)        Town Attorney Greg Curtis

 

c)         Town Clerk Jeanne Krueger

Informed the board members of the post cards being sent out for absentee voting from the Republican & Democratic parities, the Teamsters and the door-to-door solicitors and the problems the cards are causing due to non-registration, cards being sent to the wrong municipal clerk, bogus signatures, etc.

d)        Town Board

 

e)         Town Chairman Arden Tews

1) Complimented Supt. Supt. Randy Gallow for completing the Pomer Way cross culvert project and the Brighton Beach improvements.

 

f)          Other Town Officials

Assessor Richard Eiberger   

Stated he needed to fill the Assistant Assessors position as soon as possible.  Supv. Handevidt reminded him that at the budget hearings the Assessor stated he would not need to fill the position for 8 or 9 months.  Supv. Hanson recommended hiring a temporary worker for the position.   After discussion, it was decided by a majority of the board members to put the issue on the next Personnel Meeting.

 

XII.       ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

XIII.     MOTIONS BY SUPERVISOR

 

XIV.    ADJOURNMENT

At 7:05 p.m., MOTION: Sprague/Handevidt to adjourn the Regular Town Board Meeting.  Motion carried.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

Jeanne Krueger, Certified Municipal Clerk

TOWN OF MENASHA