Submitted for Approval April 7, 2003

 

TOWN BOARD OF SUPERVISORS REGULAR MEETING

Municipal Complex - Assembly Room

Monday, March 24, 2003

 

MINUTES

 

1)        CALL TO ORDER, PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

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. 

 

PRESENT: Arden Tews, Town Chair     Barbara Hanson, Supv. #1      Robert Sprague, Supv. #2

Jerry Jurgensen, Supv. #3    Russ Handevidt, Supr. #4    EXCUSED: Myra Piergrossi, Finance Dir.

 

ALSO PRESENT: James Archambo, Admin.     Jeanne Krueger, Clerk     Greg Curtis, Town Atty. 

Lee Reibold, Town Engr.           Rod McCants, Police Chief         Keith Kiesow, Fire Chief

George Dearborn, Com. Dev. Dir.     Richard Eiberger, Assessor       Susan Phillips, Fire Marshal

Randy Gallow, Street Supt.    Tim Plagenz, Info. Sys. Spec.      Scott Sauer       Randy Wolfgram       Dan Sutheimer, rep. Pierce Mfg        Herb Kramer       Len Leverence       John Zaborsky      

Mike Lettier        Lynn Peters      Ron Pavlak

 

2)        AWARDS / PRESENTATIONS

a)         Lynn Peters - Fox Cities Convention and Visitors Bureau

Ms. Peters gave background of the Fox Cities Visitors Bureau and the importance of supporting the bureau.

                                               

3)        PUBLIC FORUM – NON-AGENDIZED TOWN RELATED MATTERS

 

4)        DISCUSSION ITEMS

a)         Police Department – Park Expulsions

Police Chief Rod McCants explained behavior problems in one of the town parks.  He stated he would be working with the Park Commission to add an ordinance to the town’s code book in the near future.

 

5)        OLD BUSINESS

a)        030310-8:  Approve Solid Waste Contract with Winnebago County 

This resolution was REFERRED from the 3/10 Regular Town Board Meeting.

MOTION: Sprague/Jurgensen to adopt to approve the resolution as submitted.  On roll vote, all voted AYE.  Motion carried.

 

6)       NEW BUSINESS

a)        030324-1: Approve Fire Department Mobile Data Computers

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

 

 

b)        030324-2: Request for Variance – Pierce Manufacturing

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

 

c)         030324-3: Rezoning Vanderwielen and Adjacent Properties

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

d)       030324-4: Certified Survey Map and Street Vacation – Gateway Development

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

 

e)       030324-5: Appointment to Transit Commission

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

 

f)        030324-6: Street Light Agreement – Indian Wood Court

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

 

g)       030324-7: Support of the Military

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

 

h)       030324-8: Two Year Bar Operators Licenses Issued

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

 

i)        030324-9: Expenditures

MOTION: Sprague/Handevidt to adopt to approve the expenditures with the exception of (none), as submitted.  Motion carried.

 

j)          030324-10: Approve Intergovernmental Agreement for Sorting of Recyclables at a Material Recovery Facility

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

 

k)       030324-11: Approval to Apply for DNR Efficiency Grant

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

 

l)          030324-12: Regular Town Board Meeting Date Change

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

 

7)       ORDINANCES / POLICIES / AGREEMENTS

 

8)       PERSONNEL

a)         030324-1:RESIGN  Paid-on-Call Firefighter - Briones

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

 

9)       APPROVAL OF MINUTES

a)       Regular Town Board Meeting – March 10, 2003

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

 

10)      CORRESPONDENCE

 

 

11)      REPORTS

a)       Town Administrator James Archambo: update on the Green Valley ditch and discussed the reduction in size; Palisades drainage grant update; reminded everyone of the Candidates Forum will be in the Assembly Room on Wed., March 26 at 6:00 p.m.; Budget Hearing to discuss the State Budget set for all day on Tues. at Menasha High School.

b)        Town Attorney Greg Curtis: discussed recycling and stated there was no term in the agreement and felt there should be a time limit; gave status of delinquent Utility bills and will follow up when Finance Dir. Piergrossi returns from leave.

c)         Town Clerk Jeanne Krueger:  reported many citizen call complaints received by her and the police department regarding candidates’ signs illegally placed and reminded the board that all signs must be on private property and permission given.

d)        Town Board

Barbara Hanson: received a complaint call regarding a huge boat on Kay Ct.; discussed bids received and opened for the General Obligation Fund.

Jerry Jurgensen: received favorable response regarding the Green Valley ditch.

Russ Handevidt: expressed interest in posting pictures of the town’s military personnel in town hall.

e)         Town Chairman Arden Tews:  stated he wanted to add an additional subject to the Annual Town Meeting agenda regarding trying to get out of County zoning.

f)          Other Town Officials

Comm. Dev. Dir, George Dearborn:  Oneida Street sidewalk update; Gmeiner Ravine update; rescheduled the informational meeting for the Comp. Plan from April 8 to May 6.

Fire Chief Keith Kiesow: stated there were two fires at SCA Tissue with one being very substantial.

Police Chief Rod McCants: discussed the CELEA Conference (see attachment).

Assessor Richard Eiberger: reported unfunded manufacturing assessment mandate update; reported one property must be condemned on American Drive.

Info. Sys. Specialist Tim Plagenz: attended a meeting at Winnebago Cty. regarding the new police system that will be in place shortly and new computers and equipment will need to be purchased to comply with the county’s program.

Police Comm. Pres. Mike Lettier: stated the police commission would be advertising for a commissioner on the Police Commission Board;

Park Foreman Ron Pavlak: invited Atty. Greg Curtis to attend the next Park Board Meeting on April 9.

 

12)     MOTIONS BY SUPERVISORS

13)      ADJOURNMENT

At 7:00 p.m., MOTION: Sprague/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