Submitted for Town Board Approval August 27, 2001

 

REGULAR MEETING OF THE

TOWN BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Municipal Complex -  Assembly Room

Monday, August 13, 2001

 

MINUTES

 

I.         CALL TO ORDER,  AND 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 Barczak, Supervisor #1

Jerry Jurgensen, Supervisor #3                                             Russ Handevidt, Supervisor #4

Keith Kiesow, Fire Chief                                                          Patrick DeGrave, Administrator

Jeanne Krueger, Town Clerk                                                  Lee Reibold, McMahon Assoc.

Myra Piergrossi, Dir. of Finance                                             Greg Curtis, Town Attorney

George Dearborn, Dir. of Com. Dev.                                     William Weiss, Police Chief

Randy Gallow, Street Supt.                                                     Ronald Krueger, Park & Rec. Dir.

 

ABSENT: Robert Sprague, Supervisor #2

 

ALSO PRESENT:   Ed Duessing               Dave Queiser       Charles Baxter

                                 Michelle Wolf              John Strebe          Mike Lettier

                                 Trevor Thompson      Mike Lynch            Tim Vogel           Bob Freimuth

                                   

II.        AWARDS / PRESENTATIONS

                                               

III.       PUBLIC FORUM – NON-AGENDIZED TOWN RELATED MATTERS

Resident, John Strebe questioned building permit code #214716 written on 7/20/54.   Atty. Greg Curtis explained that some subdivisions may have restrictive covenants, which would take precedence and would be separate from the Town’s ordinance.

 

Resident Charles Baxter stated he was not pleased with the grass and weed cutting in the ditch near his home on North St.  Mr. Baxter was also displeased about the lack of modifications to the ditch.

 

President Tews discussed the problem regarding the various levels of concrete and thought the ditch should level itself in about one year.  Engr. Brad Werner will report on status of the ditch and bring the topic back to the next Town Board Meeting of Aug. 27th.

 

 

IV.      DISCUSSION ITEMS

A.        Storm Water Utility – Methodology and Implementation

Admin. DeGrave requested a board decision on the next step for the storm water utility.  It was the consensus of the board that the next step should be a public informational hearing.

Resident, Ed Duessing stated he felt the article in the SCRIBE regarding the Storm Water Utility issue was incorrect.  Dir. Comm. Dev. George Dearborn received a letter from the DNR. (See attached).

V.       OLD BUSINESS

VI.      NEW BUSINESS

A.       010813-1: Expenditures

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

 

B.       010813-2:  Deny Request for Reimbursement of Escrow 

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

 

C.        010813-3:  Condemnation of Land for Highway CB Recreation Trail 

MOTION: Supv. Handevidt, second Supv. Barczak to adopt to approve the resolution as submitted.  Motion carried with Supv. Jurgensen voting NAY.

 

D.       010813-4:  Establish 2001 Salary for Police Lt. Randall Diedrich

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

 

E.       010813-5:  Invoice From Superior Services for June 11th Storm Damage Cleanup

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

 

F.       010813-6:  McDonalds – Reconsideration of Open Space

McDonalds representative, Tim Vogel, was present to explain the request for lesser open space.  It was staff and board’s opinion that options were given to McDonalds to achieve the required 30% open space. 

MOTION: Supv. Handevidt, second Supv. Barczak to adopt to the resolution with the word DENIES circled.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

G.       010813-7:  Modification of Redistricting Map

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

 

H.       010813-8:  Individual Amusement License-Tri-Cty Ice Arena – Lao Hmong Festival

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

 

I.        010813-9:  Individual Amusement License-Tri-Cty Ice Arena – Business Expo 

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

 

J.         010813-10:   Individual Amusement License-Tri-Cty Ice Arena – Cat Club Show

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

 

K.       010813-11:  Issue Annual Cigarette License – Fox Valley Inn

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

 

L.         010813-12:  Award Bid – 2001 Crack Sealing Program

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

 

M.        010813-13:  Award Bid – 2001 Chip Sealing Program

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

 

N.        010813-14:  Award Bid – 2001 Resurfacing Program

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

 

VII.     ORDINANCES / POLICIES / AGREEMENTS

A.        010723-1:ORD  Chapter 16.03 – Preparation and Adoption of Annual Budget

SECOND READING & ADOPTION

MOTION: Handevidt, second Barczak to accept the second reading and approve to adopt the ordinance as submitted.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

B.       010813-1:POL  Personnel Manual Chapter 24 – Employee Assistance Program

FIRST AND SECOND READING &  ADOPTION 

MOTION: Supv. Barczak, second Supv. Jurgensen to waive the first and second reading and approve to adopt the ordinance as submitted.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

VIII.    RESIGNATIONS / APPOINTMENTS

A.       010813-1:RESIGN  Paid-on-Call Firefighter Gressler

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

B.       010813-2:RESIGN Paid-on-Call Firefighter Saari

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

IX.      APPROVAL OF MINUTES

A.                 Regular Town Board Meeting – July 23, 2001

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

X.       CORRESPONDENCE

A.        Fireline – August 2001

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

XI.      REPORTS

A.       Town Administrator Patrick DeGrave reported on the 21 acres of land in the Green Valley detention pond and stated he is working with Jan De Keyser and Steve Spanbauer (t/Neenah supervisor and town chair respectively) on cost estimates for this project.  The t/Neenah’s budgeted amount for this project is $285,000.00.  He further stated the t/ Menasha would own the property when completed, which will occur approx. Sept. of 2002.  Bids for the project will be let in October.

B.        Town Attorney Greg Curtis - None

C.        Town Clerk Jeanne Krueger:  Expressed congratulations to the one-year anniversary of TOM Fire Chief, Keith Kiesow.

D.        Town Board

1.     Barbara Barczak, Supv. #1  - None

2.     Robert Sprague, Supv. #2 - Absent

3.     Jerry Jurgensen, Supv. #3 - None

4.     Russ Handevidt, Supv. #4:  Congratulated Keith Kiesow on his one-year anniversary as Chief of the TOM Fire Department.

E.        Town Chairman Arden Tews - None

F.         Other Town Officials

Dir. of Comm. Dev., George Dearborn:  Updated the board on the Town’s Comprehensive Plan.

Dir. of Finance Myra Piergrossi:  Explained various accounts regarding the Town’s Quarterly Report.  

Fire Chief Keith Kiesow:  Reported the F.E.M.A. reimbursement (from the June 11th storm) will be arriving soon.

Police Chief William Weiss: - None

Police Comm. Member Mike Lettier:  1) Upcoming police commission meeting members will be updating the TOM police department’s eligibility list;  2) attended the grand opening of the 32,000 sq. ft. building, SCA Tissue.

Street Supt., Randy Gallow:  1) will be presenting a resolution on 8/27 regarding the Cooke Rd. improvements requested by Brian Sitzberger.  Cost for the restoration would be approx. $2000.00;  2) requested board approval for materials to be purchased for the ditch enclosure located at 1669 Oakview Drive. He stated he failed to have his resolution prepared for this evening’s meeting and would be presenting it at the 8/27 meeting for approval.  It was the consensus of the board to have Michelle Wolf go ahead and purchase materials. 

Park & Rec. Director, Ronald Krueger:  1) will be presenting a resolution to the board on 8/27 regarding re-roofing the community center;  2) attended several meetings with neighboring communities regarding the proposed skateboard park;  3) stated the dry weather finally allowed his park staff to mow the Glenview park area near the Green Valley ditch. 

IX.       ANNOUNCEMENTS – Same as on Agenda

X.       MOTIONS BY SUPERVISOR - None

 

XI.      ADJOURNMENT - At 7:14 p.m., MOTION: Supv. Handevidt, 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