Town Board Meeting


Monday, February 13, 2012                                                      7:00 p.m.                                                                    Town Hall

The February Board of Supervisor’s meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m.  Officials present: 
Chairman Dan Knutzen, 1st Supervisor Dan Rettler, 2nd Supervisor Tom Neubert, Clerk Karen Herman, and Treasurer Jeri Ohman.  Deputy Sheriff Quella and David & Martha Vick were also present. 

The agenda was posted according to the open meeting law on February 9, 2012.

MOTION:  Rettler/Neubert to dispense the reading of the minutes and approve the January 9, 2012 Monthly Town Board Meeting Minutes as presented.  All said aye.  Motion carried.

MOTION:  Rettler/Neubert to dispense the reading of the minutes and approve the January 9, 2012 Audit Hearing Minutes as presented.  All said aye.  Motion carried.

Building Permits:  NONE
a.)  Sheriff Department– Deputy Sheriff Quella was present to discuss town issues.  Hample Rd signage
      issue and tires in ditch on Ott Rd were discussed.

b.)  Sally Biagini – County Driveway Issue on Cnty Rd A, wants condominium permit to build home          
      Tabled until the next town board meeting.

c.)  TownHall Land Rental–LandRental Agreement is needed with Bill Paltzer for $300 per year to crop
      the Town’s land North and East of the Town Hall.

d.) Roads –Robin Rd—Flow of Water Trapped – Tabled until the next town board meeting.

e.)  Setup hearing dates –Freedom Development – Outstanding issues:  Comprehensive Plan
      Amendment needed before County Board can give final approval (hearing date was 1/31/2007) &
      Clayman Creek Storage zoning changes on map; Town Official Map Approval/Working Lands
      Requirements/Land Division-Subdivision Ord.
      –Review/Approve final zoning ordinance and zoning map which will be sent to DATCP for
      approval—MOTION:  Neubert/Rettler approve zoning ordinance and map to send to DATCP.  All said
      aye.  Motion carried.
     Approval of Planning Commission recommendations for rezonesNo letters will be sent to the land
     owners (requesting a rezone) until DATCP approves the new zoning ordinance.

f.)  CSM (Certified Survey Maps)—David & Martha Vick parcel #010-0286-00 review/approval
MOTION:  Neubert/Rettler to approve CSM as presented for parcel #010-0286-00 effective when the
     zoning ordinance is returned from DATCP.  All said aye.  Motion carried.  CSM map was signed and
     returned to David & Martha Vick.

g.) Ordinance/Permit Violations/Permits Issued/Approvals (Building & Miscellaneous)

h.)  FIRE/AMBULANCE –Past Due Fire/Rescue Runs—Last attorney updated letter received 6/15/2009
      Judgements – (No Updates) — Jeremy Norton (2006), Dustin Roskom (2005), William Wagner (2006),
      Carol Butler (2006), Anthony Springstroh (2006), and Michael Buffum (2007)—need paperwork
      Agreements – (No Updates) – Tammy Stueber (2007), Jamie Rettler (2006), Jesse Howard (2005)—
     what are the agreements

     Unkown Status –(No Updates)  Vicki Waukechon (2008), Cynthia Silva $621.18 (2009), and Joseph
     Troiber $250 (2009)

     Runs brought to attorney on 2/2011 – (No Updates) -Bridget Villareal (Bankruptcy?)  $604.05—no run
     paperwork received, Jacob Grieasbach (2009) $511.18, Danielle Hintz (2009) $377.00, Kevin
     Backhaus (2009) $626.18, Leah Beecher (2010)  $250.00, Roberto DeLatorre (2010) $250.00, Rita
     Helser (2010)  $533.5, Margaret McKeever (2010) $125.00, Levi Spink (2009)  $662.18,

     Perry Springstroh (2008) $56.97, Peter St. Thomas (2009) $150.00, Lucas Ziewacz (2008) $416.25,
     Julie Merryfield Bankruptcy?) $526.18—no run paperwork received
–Update letter received by town’s attorney indicated that she sent the following letters requesting
     payment for:  Grieasbach, Hintz, Backhaus, Helser, Spink, Ziewacz.

      Review newly received unpaid ambulance run billsKnutzen said he gave all new runs to the town’s
            Mary Ann Nooyen           Service Date  11/29/10           Amount Due  $150.00
            Thomas Beyer                                        1/29/11                                 $609.95
            Candy Jolly                                              4/03/11                                 $652.18
            Lisa Hodgins                                           3/10/11                                 $621.79
            Faith Roaik                                              5/29/11                                 $682.44
            Nicodemo Albanese                                7/20/11                                 $591.88
            Richard Prokash                                     9/08/11                                 $520.00
                                                                                                             Total $3,828.24

i.)  Approve Schwind Trucking Sludge Permit for the Dan Knutzen property
     MOTION:  Neubert/Rettler approve sludge hauling for Dan Knutzen property.  All said aye.  Motion
     carried.  Knutzen returned the permits to Schwind Trucking last month.

j.)  Writ of Certiorari-Frank Sausen—Appealed by SausenNothing new.  Tabled until the next board

k.) Town Ordinance needed for Fire Dept. to bill insurance companiesTabled until the next board

l.) Thomas & Dolly Konrad requesting for garbage refund 4/11 – 12/12 trailer home demolished-
     010042200 (rev)Reviewed last month’s motion which includes the refund for garbage and the fuel
     surcharge rate.  No changes to last months motion for refund.  Refund check #11831 issued.

m.)  Erik & Angela Heiden refuse refund 2010 – 2011 010044401 (review)Reviewed last month’s
       motion which includes the refund for garbage and the fuel surcharge rate.  No changes to last months
       motion for refund.  Refund check #11832 issued.

n.)  Memorandum of Understanding with County Clerk for the statewide voter registration system
      services MOTION:  Rettler/Neubert approve the MOU with the County.  All said aye.  Motion carried.

o.)  Set date for Spring/Fall Tire/Scrap Metal Collection day April 14; Fall September 15
MOTION:  Rettler/Neubert approve April 14 and September 15 for scrap metal and tire collection days.
      All said aye.  Motion carried.         

p.)  Review/Approve Licensing fees Resolution #02-2012Role call vote:  Fees remaining the same and
      removed cigarette license fee which no long exists.  Retter—Yes, Neubert—Yes, Knutzen—Yes.  3=Yes,
      0=No  Motion carried.

Correspondence taken care of.  
The treasurer's report, receipts, disbursements, checking, and money market accounts for totals have been reviewed.

MOTION:  Rettler/Neubert to void check number 11807 $50.00.  All said aye.  Motion carried.  It was determined that Nancy Riehl paid $25 on 9/2011 and Charles Riehl paid $25 on 12/2011 for the same hall rental.  The hall security deposit was not paid with the hall rental fees but the Riehl’s already make use of the hall.  No refund needed.

Bills for February were reviewed and discussed.

MOTION:  Rettler/Neubert to close out all accounts at the M & I Bank.  All said aye.  Motion carried.

Motion – Neubert/Rettler to pay the bills, accept the Treasurer’s Report, and to take care of the following transfers and accounts:

M & I Bank Park & Rec. savings account withdrawal $8,190.12 and put into M & I checking account.
M & I Bank Money Market account withdrawal $90,088.05 and put into M & I checking account.
M & I Bank checking withdrawal $1,474.75.  Total in M & I Bank checking account $99,752.92.  Check written to Fox Communities Credit Union $99,752.92.  Interest for M & I Bank money market account $3.21 check written to FCCU and deposited in the money market account.

FCCU Money Market deposit to FCCU checking $324,500 to pay the bills.
FCCU Business Savings for Park & Rec Deposit of $8,190.12 from M & I Bank.
Deposited $90,088.05 (from M & I Money Market account) and $1,474.75 (from M & I Checking account) deposited into the FCCU checking to pay the bills.  All said aye.  Motion carried.

Total bills for February:  Fox Communities = $415,858.88
                                          M & I Bank = $99,756.13

The list of February bills are attached.

MOTION:  Nuebert/Rettler to adjourn at 9:35 p.m.  All said aye.  Motion carried.

                                                                                                Karen Herman, Clerk
                                                                                                Town of Black Creek


NextMonthly TownBoard meeting will be
March 12, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.