Town Board Monthly Meeting


Monday, June 11 , 2012                                     7:00 p.m.                                             Town Hall

The June 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.  Other attendees were:  Deputy Sheriff Quella. 

The agenda was posted according to the open meeting law on June 7, 2012.

MOTION:  Rettler/Neubert to dispense the reading of the minutes and approve the May 17, 2012 Monthly Town Board Meeting Minutes.  All said aye.  Motion carried.

MOTION:  Rettler/Neubert to dispense the reading of the minutes and approve the May 17, 2012 “Adjourn Board of Review” Minutes.  All said aye.  Motion carried.

MOTION:  Neubert/Rettler to dispense the reading of the minutes and approve the May 17, 2012 Audit Hearing Minutes.  All said aye.  Motion carried.

MOTION:  Rettler/Neubert to dispense the reading of the minutes and approve the May 23, 2012 Village Well Meeting (handwritten) Minutes written by Tom Neubert.  All said aye.  Motion carried.  Copy of the presentation is available at the Village Clerk’s office.

Building Permits: 

No Building Permits Issued

a.)  Sheriff Department– Deputy Sheriff Quella was present to discuss town issues.

b.)  Town Hall – Cleaning– Take off agenda.          
c.)  Property Fence – Front and Backyard Clarification — DelikowskiFence will be installed by

     Delikowski.  Take off agenda.

d.) Roads –Robin Rd—Flow of Water Trapped – Knutzen checking with people to do the work with

      correcting the water flow situation.

      Road Bids—Postings – Take off agenda.
      Stop Ahead Signs—ordering 30 replacements – Neubert ordering 30 replacement signs with TAPCO

      $37.45 each.  Take off agenda.

      Removal of Deaf Sign on Twelve Corners Rd – Sign will be removed.  Take off agenda.
      Request Received to Abandon the End of Wren Rd – Nothing will be done by the Town.  Take off


      Jerry Steffens Culvert Krueger/Mullen Rd – Ground has settled down.  Take off agenda.

      Scott Construction – yearly road bid – Board will check roads with Scott Construction for chip sealing

      on Wednesday 6/13/12 at 4:00 p.m.


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. // Response to rezone requests
– Waiting for counties

      review of new zoning ordinance.  Ordinance has not been sent to DATCP yet.

f.)  CSM (Certified Survey Maps)Signed 5/17/2012 approved CSM for Romenesko/Balthazor/Riehl.


g.) Ordinance/Permit Violations– No issues

h.) Permits Issued/Approvals (Building & Miscellaneous)– Action Electric – removal of knob & tube wiring
     in attic ($50).  MOTION:  Neubert/Rettler to approve the culvert extension for Stedl.  All said aye.  Motion

i.)  FIRE/AMBULANCE –Past Due Fire/Rescue Runs
      Agreements – (need updates) – Tammy Stueber (2007), Jamie Rettler (2006), Jesse Howard (2005)—
     what are the agreements

     Unkown Status –(need updates) – Vicki Waukechon (2008), Cynthia Silva $621.18 (2009), and Joseph
     Troiber $250 (2009)

     Runs brought to attorney on 2/2011 – (need 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

     Town Ordinance needed for Fire Dept. to bill insurance companies for runs

     No updates given by Knutzen.  He will be having a phone meeting 6/14/12 with the Town’s Attorney.
j.)  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

     No updates given.   

k.)  Burning of Tires – Wood RdResponse to complaint is a verbal warning to NOT burn tires.  Take off

l.)  Open Book and Board of Review (BOR)
     Clerk is to send the BOR members a 2012 copy “Guide for BOR Members”. 

     6/25/12 — 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Open Book; 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Board of Review

m.)  Writ of Certiorari-Frank Sausen—Appealed by SausenNothing new.

n.) 2012 Garbage/Recycling contract Expires 12/31/12

      MOTION:  Neubert/Rettler to remain with Harter’s and maintain manual pickup and suggest 5-year
      contract.  All said aye.  Motion carried.

o.)  Budget Resolution 07-2012
The sum of $300.00 from the account FCCU Money Market Account be transferred to the
      Park and Recreation Savings account because the “New Home—Park and Recreation Fee” was
      paid for by a resident.


Original Balance=$8,192.69 + Deposit $300 = $8,492.69 (new balance)
Role call motion:  Neubert-aye; Rettler-aye; Knutzen-aye  3-aye 0 ney

p.)  Recall General 6/5/2012 //  Board of Canvassers Convened 6/8/2012 //  Training

      Election Inspectors were: 
      Morning shift—Alice Riehl, Lois Lemke (chief), Judy Samson, Rachel Buell, Ila Mae Jens, Shirley Heiden,
      and Michael Garvey. 

      Afternoon shift – Sandy Volkman, Patti LaFave (chief), Merlin Heiden, Joyce Plamann, Lois Schwister,
      Carol Theobald, and Eunice Uhlenbrauck.

      602 voted on 6/5/2012.  541 voted on the machine while 61 voted via paper which includes absentee

      Board of Canvassers Convened 6/8/2012Karen Herman—clerk, Lois Lemke—chief, and Eunice

      Training – Training given by clerk took place 5/31/2012.  Present:  Alice Riehl, Lois Lemke, Judy
      Samson, Rachel Buell, Shirley Heiden, Michael Garvey, Sandy Volkman, Patti LaFave, Merlin Heiden,
      Joyce Plamann, Lois Schwister, Carol Theobald, Eunice Uhlenbrauck, .  Ila Mae Jens was absent.
q.)  2nd Notice Payments Sent for Mullen—new addressing number
       Treasurer received a $42.00 payment from Mullen.  Originally requested $42.67.

       MOTION:  Neubert/Knutzen for board to accept $42.00 as payment for new addressing number.  All
       said aye.  Motion carried.


r.)  Complaints with Abandoned Trailer Home on Joyce Wickesberg Property located on State Rd
Take off agenda until the fall September meeting.

s.)  Village Well-located within Town:  Meeting 5/23/12 at 6:00 p.m. at Black Creek Town Hall–
Village Deputy Clerk has copy of presentation.  Handwritten minutes taken by Tom Neubert are filed
      within the minute book.

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 $23,000.  All said aye.  Motion carried.

Total bills for May:  Fox Communities = $23,353.12
The list of June bills are attached.
MOTION:  Neubert/Rettler to adjourn at 8:58 p.m.  All said aye.  Motion carried.

                                                                                                Karen Herman, Clerk
                                                                                                Town of Black Creek


NextMonthly TownBoard meeting will be
July 9, 2012 (Monday) at 7:00 p.m.