Submitted for Town Board Approval Oct. 29, 2001

 

REGULAR MEETING OF THE

TOWN BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Municipal Complex - Assembly Room

Monday, October 8, 2001

 

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           

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

Russ Handevidt, Supervisor #4                                  Keith Kiesow, Fire Chief

Jeanne Krueger, Town Clerk                                      Lee Reinbold, McMahon Assoc.

Greg Curtis, Town Attorney                                        George Dearborn, Dir. of Com. Dev.

William Weiss, Police Chief                                         Randy Gallow, Street Supt.

 

EXCUSED: Patrick DeGrave, Administrator              Myra Piergrossi, Dir. of Finance

 

ALSO PRESENT:      Gerald Van Oudenhoven         Anthony Utschig               Yoon Park

                                    Joe Trudell                                Robert Francart                Mike Lettier

                                   

II.        AWARDS / PRESENTATIONS

                                               

III.       PUBLIC FORUM – NON-AGENDIZED TOWN RELATED MATTERS

Attorney Anthony Utschig, Valley Road, requested assistance in applying for a variance for setback restrictions at 1366 Appleton Rd.  Mr. Utschig stated he wanted to purchase this property for his son-in-law from Dr. & Mrs. Park.  (See attached)  It was the consensus of the board to have Dir. Dearborn submit an amendment to the town/county zoning ordinance.

 

Gerald Van Oudenhoven, Jacobsen Rd., questioned the storm water drainage assessment.  Dir. George Dearborn stated assessment determination had not been made and additional Informational Meetings will be coming up in the next 30-60 days.

 

IV.      DISCUSSION ITEMS

 

V.       OLD BUSINESS

           

VI.      NEW BUSINESS

a)       011008-1: Expenditures

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

 

b)       011008-2:  Amend Resolution #010924-2 Bonnie Drive Rear Yard Drainage Ditch

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

 

c)         011008-3:  Amend Resolution #001127-3 to Alter Town Board Meeting Date From October 22, 2001 to October 29, 2001 

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

 

d)       011008-4:  Wildlife Heights Road and Bridge Completion

MOTION: Supv. Sprague, second Supv. Jurgensen to adopt to approve the resolution as submitted.  Motion carried on a 3-2 vote  with Supvs. Sprague, Barczak & Handevidt voting AYE and Supv. Jurgensen and Chair Tews voting NAY.

 

e)       011008-5:  Street Acceptance – Gateway Meadows

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

 

f)        011008-6: Street Acceptance – Grassy Plains in Gateway Meadows Subdivision

MOTION: Supv. Barczak, second Supv. Handevidt to adopt to approve the resolution as submitted.  Motion carried with Chairman Tews abstaining.

 

g)       011008-7: Ditch Enclosure – 1376 CTH II

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

 

After discussion, MOTION: Supv. Handevidt, second Supv. Jurgensen to amend the resolution to include, WHEREAS, compliance of the attached conditions must be executed.  Motion carried unanimously on the amendment.

 

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

 

VII.     ORDINANCES / POLICIES / AGREEMENTS

 

VIII.    RESIGNATIONS / APPOINTMENTS

a)       011008-1:APPT  Water Plant Operator, Michael R. Racer

MOTION: Supv. Handevidt, second Supv. Jurgensen to adopt to approve the appointment of Michael Racer effective Oct. 9, 2001 as submitted.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

IX.      APPROVAL OF MINUTES

a)       Special Town Board Info Meeting, Storm Water Utility – September 17, 2001 – Withdrawn

b)       Special Town Board Meeting Budget Workshop –  September 18, 2001

c)                 Regular Town Board Meeting – September 24, 2001

d)                 Special Town Board Meeting – Budget Workshop – September 25, 2001

e)                 Special Town Board Meeting – Budget Workshop – October 2, 2001

 

MOTION:  Supv. Sprague, second Supv. Barczak to accept the minutes, as submitted.  Motion carried unanimously, with Supv. Sprague abstaining from the meetings of 9/18, 9/25 & 10/2.

 

X.       CORRESPONDENCE

a)                 Fireline – October 2001

b)                 Monthly Activity Report – August 2001

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

 

XI.     REPORTS

a)      Town Administrator Patrick DeGrave - excused

b)        Town Attorney Greg Curtis  - no report

c)         Town Clerk Jeanne Krueger  - attended classes in  parliamentary procedures in Stevens Point on Thurs. Oct. 4th & Fri. Oct. 5th.

d)        Town Board

Barbara Barczak, Supv. #1 – no report

Robert Sprague, Supv. #2 – no report

Jerry Jurgensen, Supv. #3 – no report

Russ Handevidt, Supv. #4   brought to the Board’s attention inaccurate statements written in the editorial page of The Scribe newspaper regarding  the proposed storm water drainage utility.

e)         Town Chairman Arden Tews – no report

f)          Other Town Officials

Dir. of Comm. Dev., George Dearborn  Reminder of the Comprehensive meeting Monday, Oct. 8th at 7:00 p.m.

Fire Chief Keith Kiesow  1) showed a video of the Open House held Saturday, Sept. 22nd         2) will be presenting a public education program to the students and facility at Spring Rd. School.

Street Supv. Randy Gallow   Updated the Cold Spring Road project with blacktop and the bridge southbound will be completed by this Friday.

XII.       ANNOUNCEMENTS – Same as on Agenda

XIII.     MOTIONS BY SUPERVISOR

XIV.    ADJOURNMENT

 

At 6:58 p.m., MOTION: Supv. Sprague, second Supv. 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