Submitted for Approval Dec. 16, 2002

 

TOWN BOARD OF SUPERVISORS - REGULAR MEETING

Municipal Complex - Assembly Room

Monday, November 25, 2002

4:00 P.M.  (Time Change)

(Immediately Following the Utility Commission Meeting)

 

MINUTES

 

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

Town Chair Arden Tews called the Regular Meeting to order at 4:08 p.m.

 

PRESENT: Arden Tews, Town Chair                          Barbara Hanson, Supv. #1         

Robert Sprague, Supv. #2                                           Jerry Jurgensen, Supv. #3        

Russ Handevidt, Supv. #4                                          

 

OTHERS PRESENT: James Archambo, Admin.    Greg Curtis, Town Atty.    Lee Reibold, Town Eng. George Dearborn, Comm. Dev. Dir.        Rod McCants, Police Chief       Susan Phillips, Fire Marsh

Lori Jencks, Bldg. Insp.         Tim Plagenz, Info. Sys. Spec.                     Karen Tweedie, Dep. Clerk

Res. Bob Reider                     Ken Syring, Syring Dev.                             Res. Rep. Banta Corp.       

Tim Goss, Goss Auto Body

 

EXCUSED: Myra Piergrossi, Finance Dir., Jeanne Krueger, Town Clerk

   

II.        AWARDS / PRESENTATIONS

                                               

III.       PUBLIC FORUM

 

IV.      DISCUSSION ITEMS

a)         Discussion/Decision Police Dept. Grant Application – D.O.T. “Click It! Why Risk It?”

After some discussion from Chief McCants on this grant, the Town Board decided to vote individually on each of the grants presented to them this evening.

MOTION:  Sprague/Hanson to approve a $2000.00 grant, of which 50% can be used towards buying equipment.  Some may be used for overtime costs.  It requires a 25% match which will be met with officer’s benefits and mileage on the squad cars. 

Motion carried unanimously.

 

b)        Discussion/Decision Police Dept. Grant Application – Women’s Fund of the

Oshkosh Area Foundation.

MOTION:  Sprague/Hanson to approve a $2600.00 grant which will be used to purchase equipment to be used in self-defense courses for women that Lt. Bovee has been conducting.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

V.       OLD BUSINESS

 

VI.      NEW BUSINESS

a)       021125-1: Expenditures

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

 

b)       021125-2: Convey the Town’s Position Regarding the Dept. of Transportation Highway 41/441 USH 10 Project

Chairman Tews would like to organize a meeting at the Community Center with state legislators and the D.O.T. to exchange thoughts and ideas on this project.  He thanked those who attended tonight’s meeting and expressed his appreciation in stating their views.

 

Chairman Tews has asked that a list of affected businesses be presented to those in attendance and anyone else who may want it.

 

Residents/Business Owners, Messrs. Tim Goss (Goss Auto Body), Ken Syring (Syring Development), and a representative of Banta Corp. expressed negative views with its effect on businesses due to diverting traffic, stating that hundreds of employees will be affected, and feels it will pose a safety risk with the closure of four main exits off Hwy. 441. 

 

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

 

c)         021125-3: Preliminary and Final Plat – Davel – Shannon Heights

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

 

d)       021125-4: Rezoning – Carow – Pages Sunset Shores

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

 

e)       021125-5: Preliminary and Final Plat – Davel - Shannon Heights

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

 

f)        021125-6: Town Conditional Use Permit–MEG Main Office Freeze–1445 McMahon Dr.

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

 

g)       021125-7: Certified Survey Map – M&E – 1640 Palisades Drive

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

 

h)       021125-8: Amendment to the R-5 Section 17.08(3)(a) Winnebago County Town/County Zoning Ordinance

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

 

i)        021125-9: Authorize Expenditures for Police Department Secured Storage

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

 

j)          021125-10: Approve Two-Year Bar Operators Licenses

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

 

k)       021125-11: Approve 2001-2002 Wisconsin Professional Police Association Collective Bargaining Agreement

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

 

l)          021125-12: Working Hours for Communications Technician 1

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

 

VII.     ORDINANCES / POLICIES / AGREEMENTS

a)         021125-1:ORD  Chapter 6.46(3) – School Bus Parking      FIRST READING

MOTION: Handevidt/Sprague to accept the FIRST READING of the ordinance as submitted.  Motion carried.

 

b)        021125-2:ORD  Chapter 14A – Inspection Department Fee Schedule 

FIRST READING

MOTION: Sprague/Jurgensen to accept the FIRST READING of the ordinance as submitted.  Motion carried.

 

VIII.    RESIGNATIONS / APPOINTMENTS

 

IX.      APPROVAL OF MINUTES

a)       Regular Town Board Meeting – November 11, 2002

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

 

X.       CORRESPONDENCE

 

XI.      REPORTS

a)       Town Administrator James Archambo

 

b)        Town Attorney Greg Curtis reiterated the no acceptance of donated tickets to the Town Board for grand opening night at the Fox Valley P.A.C. due to ethics violations.

 

c)         Town Clerk Jeanne Krueger – excused

 

d)        Town Board

Supv. Hanson 1) expressed particular appreciation of the report Fire Marshal Susan Phillips submitted on her attendance at the Women Chief Fire Officers Assoc. this month in Chicago (see attached);  2) spoke to the Manager at Menasha Utilities about the plan they use with their mobile homes and how to assess them.

 

e)         Town Chairman Arden Tews asked if an agreement had come from the t/Neenah regarding the Green Valley detention pond as stated in the Oct. 14, 2002 McMann letter (attached).   Administrator Archambo expounded on the issue stating the t/Neenah is going ahead with the project.  Chairman Tews requested the administrator to retrieve a copy of the agreement from Neenah.

 

Chairman Tews spoke of meeting with Karl Vanderhelden last evening regarding the annexation swap with Memorial Florist.  Comm. Dir. George Dearborn had also offered to meet with him to discuss.  (Oct. 2001 Vanderhelden letter attached.)

 

f)          Other Town Officials

Comm. Dev. Dir. George Dearborn 1) future meeting to implement storm water permits down to one-acre permits which is a major change for the Town of Menasha; 2) issued approx. 96 single-family permits at this time and may exceed 100 by year end, which is more than the Town has ever had.

 

Fire Marshal Susan Phillips gave a report on sprinkler systems and stated this will be a project beginning after the 1st of the year.

 

XII.       ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

XIII.     MOTIONS BY SUPERVISOR

 

XIV.    ADJOURNMENT

At 5:05 p.m., MOTION: Sprague/Hanson to adjourn the Regular Town Board Meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

Karen Tweedie, Deputy Clerk

TOWN OF MENASHA