TOWN OF BLACK CREEK
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING
Monday, April 9, 2012 7:00 p.m. Town Hall
The April Board of Supervisor’s meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. Officials present:
1st Supervisor Dan Rettler, 2nd Supervisor Tom Neubert, Clerk Karen Herman, and Treasurer Jeri Ohman. Dan Knutzen arrived at 8:25 p.m. Other attendees were: Chris Miller (7:00 – 7:03), Recycling Coordinator with Outagamie County Solid Waste Department; Andy Gayhart (7:00 – 7:03) with Harter’s Fox Valley Disposal; Sheriff John Schuette (7:13 – 7:17); and Michael Garvey town resident.
The agenda was posted according to the open meeting law on April 5, 2012.
MOTION: Rettler/Neubert to dispense the reading of the minutes and approve the March 12, 2012 Monthly Town Board Meeting Minutes. All said aye. Motion carried.
#3 – Todd Minlschmidt – Roof on deck
a.) Sheriff Department– Deputy Sheriff John Schuette discussed town issues.
b.) Sally Biagini – County Driveway Issue on Cnty Rd A, wants condominium permit to build home–
Tabled until the next town board meeting.
c.) Town Hall Land Rental Agreement with Paltzer– MOTION: Neubert/Rettler to accept the land rental
agreement with Paltzer which was presented. All said aye. Motion Carried.
d.) Roads –Robin Rd—Flow of Water Trapped // Road Bids—Postings // Take Down Weight Limit Signs
// Stop Ahead Signs // Removal of Deaf Sign on Twelve Corners Rd –
Robin Rd– Tabled until the next board meeting.
Road Bids–Postings – Tabled until the next board meeting.
Take Down Weight Limit Signs – 4/9 through 4/14/2012 Rettler plans on taking down the weight
limit signs by himself.
Stop Ahead Signs – Tabled until the next board meeting.
Removal of Deaf Sign on Twelve Corners Rd – Tabled until the next 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.– Tabled until the next board meeting.
f.) CSM (Certified Survey Maps)/Preliminary Consultation Checklist for Erik & Angela Heiden—
Preliminary Consultation Checklist was reviewed and saw no issues.
g.) Ordinance/Permit Violations/Permits Issued/Approvals (Building & Miscellaneous) –
No ordinance or permit violations.
Building Permits issued: #3 Todd Minlschmidt – Roof on Deck
MOTION: Neubert/Rettler to accept the bore beneath the town roadway permit for We Energies. All said
aye. Motion carried. W3904 Adolph Rd (WR3199002) bill out and return one copy of permit.
h.) FIRE/AMBULANCE –Past Due Fire/Rescue Runs
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
New Ambulance runs received 2/2012–Mary Ann Nooyen (11/2010) $150.00; Thomas Beyer
(1/2011) $609.95; Candy Jolly (4/2011) $652.18; Lisa Hodgins 3/2011 $621.79; Faith Roaik 5/2011
$682.44; Nicodemo Albanese (7/2011) $591.88; and Richard Prokash 9/2011 $520.00
Tabled until the next board meeting.
i.) Set dates for: Open Book and Board of Review (BOR) // Ordinances: Appoint Alternate Members for
BOR, and Confidentiality of income and expense records –
MOTION: Retter/Neubert to have Justin Schumacher sign for BOR (the assessment roll) for 2012 for
Borree Appraisal. All said aye. Motion carried.
MOTION: Neubert/Rettler the initial BOR meeting will be 5/17/12 at 6:30 p.m. All said aye. Motion
carried. Board will meet on May 17 at 6:30 p.m. for the purpose of calling the board of review
into session during the 30-day period beginning on the 2nd Monday of May to delay the Open Book and
Board of Review until Monday 6/25/2012. Open Book 6/25 will be from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. and Board of
Review will be 6/25 from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. MOTION: Neubert/Rettler to set the date for BOR and open
book for Monday 6/25/2012. All said motion carried.
Ordinance: Appoint Alternate Members for BOR – Contact same name list as last year. Tabled until the
next board meeting.
Ordinance: Confidentiality of income and expense records – Tabled until the next board meeting.
j.) Writ of Certiorari-Frank Sausen—Appealed by Sausen –Tabled until the next board meeting.
k.) Town Ordinance needed for Fire Dept. to bill insurance companies – Tabled until the next board
l.) 2012 Garbage/Recycling contract Expires 12/31/12 – Andy Gayhart with Harter’s Fox Valley
Disposal/Chris Miller with Outagamie County Solid Waste Department –Since our Chairman was not
present for the first half of the meeting, Any Gayhart and Chris Miller plan on attending May’s town
m.) Annual Report Approval // Annual Meeting Food and Drink // Newspaper Posting // Agenda —
MOTION: Rettler/Neubert to reaccept the 2011 annual report after corrections. All said aye. Motion
Dan Rettler is taking care of the Annual Meeting Drink. 4-H is taking care of the food.
Newspaper Posting and agenda are completed.
n.) Budget Resolution 06-2012 –
The sum of $828.00 from the account Road Maintenancebe transferred to the budgeted
Ambulance Runs/Ambulance Expenses account to pay the bills.
Role Call Vote: Neubert-Y; Rettler-Y; Knutzen-absent 2=Yes and 0=No and 1=absent
o.) Spring Tire/Scrap Metal Collection Day April 14–Tabled until the next board meeting.
p.) Presidential Preference and Spring Election April 3, 2012 // Board of Canvassers Convened
4/6/2012 // Training – 4/3/12 election inspectors – Judy Samson, Ila Mae Jens, Sandy Volkman, Carol
Theobald, Lois Schwister, Lois Lemke, Patricia La Fave, Michael Garvey, Rachel Buell, and
Bissing. Municipal Board of Canvassers Convened 4/6/2012 – Karen Herman, Judy Samson and Merlin
3/27 2012 Training Town of Center — Judy Salter – Absent, Sandy Volkman, Eunice Uhlenbrauck, Carol
Theobald, Lois Schwister, Alice Riehl, Joyce Plamann, Lois Lemke, Patricia La Fave, Shirley Heiden, Merlin
Heiden, Michael Garvey, Rachel Buell, and Stephanie Bissing.
3/28/2012 Training Town of Grand Chute – Ila Mae Jens – Absent; Judy Samson, and Karen Herman.
3/29/2012 Election Day Inspector Training – Judy Samson, Ila Mae Jens, Sandy Volkman—Absent, Carol
Theobald, Lois Schwister, Lois Lemke, Patricia La Fave, Michael Garvey, Rachel Buell, and Stephanie
q.) 5/8/2012 Recall Primary; Revise Resolution #03-2008 as #05-2012 regarding appointment of
inspectors & duties –MOTION: Rettler/Neubert to accept Resolution #05-2012. All said aye. Motion
Carried. 2= YES; 0=NO; 1-Absent
A resolution effective for the election procedures for the Town of Black Creek, adopted by a
two-thirds majority vote of the entire membership of the Town Board.
This resolution will replace #03-2008.
BE IT RESOLVED by the TOWN BOARD OF THE TOWN OF BLACK CREEK as follows:
Pursuant to the Wisconsin Statutes 7.30 (1) there is hereby established a group of election
inspectors to conduct all elections approved by the Town Board of Black Creek which is approved
The Town Clerk will determine the following:
*There shall be a minimum of 3 election officials on duty at every election. At the discretion of
the town clerk, the requisite number of election officials may be increased for any election.
However, the number of election officials working at a given election shall always be an odd
*Select the inspectors who will be working at each election and their duties.
*According to Wis. Stats. 7.30 (1) b — determine if and when multiple shifts are needed while
always having an odd number of Election Inspectors present including the Chief Inspector
at each polling place.
*Pursuant to Wis. Stats 6.55 (6) — Appoint Tabulators to count at the close of the election as
*Schedule training for all election inspectors.
*Appoint Special Voter Reservation deputies and Greeters as needed since these people are NOT
included with the total number of inspectors which are working at the election.
*Appoint brand new inspectors to work if unable to fill positions from the 2-year approved listed.
The Clerk will update the Board of these decisions. Dated this 9th day of April 2012.
MOTION: Rettler/Neubert to use 1 Edge machine at 5/8/2012 election. All said aye. Motion carried.
r.) Licensing: Romy’s Nitingale, LLC, Black Creek Sportsman Club, Inc./Background Checks/Newspaper
Notices – Tabled until the next board meeting.
s.) Change Date for May Town Board Monthly Meeting // Set Date to Audit Books in May –
MOTION: Neubert/Rettler to change 5/14/2012, Monday night town board meeting to Thursday
5/17/2012. All said aye. Motion carried. The meeting will be at 7:00 p.m. on 5/17/2012.
MOTION: Rettler/Neubert 5/17/2012 at 6:45 p.m. we will audit books. All said aye. Motion carried.
Clerk to Notify the Sheriff’s Dept., Chris Miller, and Andy Gayhart of the meeting change of date.
t.) 2nd Notice Payments Sent for Kuehnl—garbage/recycling fees, Mullen—new addressing number–
Rettler will be contacting Kuehnl and Mullen.
u.) Complaints with Abandoned Trailer Home on Joyce Wickesberg Property located on State Rd –
Letter will be sent too Joyce Wickesberg & Joan Talakowski.
Posting: 4/24/12 6 p.m. Annual Highway Office meeting.
On Agenda; Abandon the end of Wren Rd; Response to Rezone Requests
MOTION: Neubert/Rettler to send Dan Knutzen to leadership program. All said aye. Motion carried.
Send out & pay for program.
Correspondence taken care of.
The treasurer's report, receipts, disbursements, checking, and money market accounts for totals have been reviewed.
MOTION: Neubert/Rettler to accept the Treasurer’s Report, approve and pay the bills and transfer $48,000. All said aye. Motion carried.
Total bills for May: Fox Communities = $47,885.21
The list of May bills are attached.
MOTION: Rettler/Neubert to adjourn at 9:31 p.m. All said aye. Motion carried.
Karen Herman, Clerk
Town of Black Creek
NextMonthly TownBoard meeting will be
May 17, 2012 (Thursday) at 7:00 p.m.