Town Board Monthly Meeting




Monday, July 9, 2012                                     7:00 p.m.                                                 Town Hall

The July Board of Supervisor’s meeting was called to order at 7:13 p.m. 

Officials present:  Chairman Dan Knutzen, 1st Supervisor Dan Rettler, 2nd Supervisor Tom Neubert,

Clerk Karen Herman, and Treasurer Jeri Ohman.  Other attendee was:  Representative Jim Steineke (left 7:33 p.m.). 

The agenda was posted according to the open meeting law on July 5, 2012.

MOTION:  Rettler/Neubert to dispense the reading of the minutes and approve the June 11, 2012 Monthly Town Board Meeting Minutes.  All said aye.  Motion carried.

MOTION:  Rettler/Neubert to dispense the reading of the minutes and approve the June 25, 2012 Board of Review Minutes.  All said aye.  Motion carried.

Building Permits: 

#8 — Andy Gorecki – New house permit.


Representative Jim Steineke stopped in to discuss town issues.  Knutzen was not aware that no tax breaks would occur for a land owner if their nutrient management plan was not done yearly under the new working lands agreement.  Steineke will be checking into this.

a.)  Sheriff Department– No one present.

b.)  Town HallAnt issue was discussed.    
c.)  Upkeep of Town Cemetery Sign on State RdKnutzen will be talking to Walt Hess regarding the

      procedures for upkeep of cemetery sign.

      Veterans Grave Care Report ApprovalTabled until the next board meeting.

d.) Roads –Robin Rd—Flow of Water Trapped – Knutzen spoke with Jeremy Freund (Land Conservation
      Dept, Outagamie County).  According to Knutzen, the orginal plan was to install a culvert 4 foot by 15
      inch pipe.  Cost $1,810 aprox.  MOTION:  Rettler/Neubert to install culvert across Robin Rd to drain
      West of Robin Rd to the East.  All said aye.  Motion carried. 

      Scott Construction – yearly road bid for chip sealing
      Ott Rd–$18,306 – County Rd PP to 12 Corners Rd – Hot oil seal coating.
      Jochmann Rd–$20,694
      12 Corners Rd–$20,709 – Krueger to Stingle Rd
      Stingle Rd $12,250 – Hwy 47 to State Rd
      Wick Rd $32,785 – 1.7 miles
      MOTION:  Rettler/Neubert to approve road work with Scott Construction, Inc. for Ott Rd, Jochmann Rd,
      and Twelve Corners Rd.  All said aye.  Motion carried.

      ReviewTown BridgeInspection Report – Board will try to purchase concrete sealer from the County
      for the State Rd bridge and Stingle Rd (Duck Creek) bridge.

  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 // Public Hearing to
      get the zoning map inline with the farmland preservation map.
– Dave Johnson with the County
      Planning Dept., Town Planning Commission, and Town Board have a scheduled meeting for Tuesday,
      July 17, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. to review the town’s zoning map and get it inline with the town’s farmland
      preservation map.

f.)  Cnty Preliminary Consultation Checklist:  Ralph & Shirley Beyer 010-0581-00; CSM (Cert. Survey
      Maps)Knutzen will be contacting the County and  requesting more information regarding the Ralph &
      Shirley Beyer parcel.  No problems with the Matt Lorge preliminary consultation checklist.


g.) Ordinance/Permit Violations– No issues

h.) Permits Issued/Approvals (Building & Miscellaneous)– WE ENERGIES #HI 3277276 to bore beneath
     road permit – clerk is to bill WE ENERGIES.  Joe Macco – Field entrance permit.  Andy Gorecki – New
     house permit.

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

     No updates given.


     Town Ordinance needed for Fire Dept. to bill insurance companies for runsno updates given.


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.

     Payment received by Black Creek Rescue and signed over for deposit to the Town of Black Creek for
     Nick Albanese $591.88 – Payment Received in Full.


k.)  2% Fire Dues – Approval to pay BC Rural Fire CommitteeMOTION:  Neubert/Rettler to approve
      paying Black Creek Rural Fire $3,236.03 for 2% fire dues.  All said aye.  Motion carried.


l.)  Writ of Certiorari-Frank Sausen—Appealed by SausenNothing new.  Take off agenda.

m.) Review/Approve Harter’s 4-Year Contract for Garbage/Recycling Collection

       Clerk to contact Harters with the following questions regarding the 4- year contract:  get a 5 year
       contract, start collection at 6:30 a.m., cost for large item pickup/which days collected, and page 2
       “Village owned”.

n.)  Budget Resolution 08-2012None needed.

o.)  WisconsinTown’s Assoc. County Unit Meeting—Town of Black Creek Hosting 7/23/12 at 7 p.m.—
– Knutzen checking with Timbers in the Village with catering lunch.

p.)  8/14/2012 Partisan Primary Election Preparations // Approve Brenda Garvey as an Election
MOTION:  Neubert/Rettler to approve Brenda Garvey as an Election Inspector.  All said aye.
      Motion carried.


q.)  Jeff Waldvogel Trucking, Inc. Disposal Permits for the following Properties Owned by:  Robert
      Schmidt, Jr., Jeff & Doris Waldvogel, and Bob and Dave Dorn
MOTION:  Neubert/Retter to approve
      dairy waste disposal permits for Jeff Waldvogel Trucking, Inc.  All said aye.  Motion carried.

r.)  September 15, 2012 Scrap Metal & Tire Collection Day Approval
Already posted within the annual report.  Post in newspaper 1-week.


s.)  Appoint Planning Commission and Board of Appeals Committee Members for 3-year term
Clerk is to call the 1-year term members to see if they would like to continue for another 3-year term.


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 to transfer $12, 700 to pay the bills.  All said aye.  Motion carried.

Total bills for July:  Fox Communities = $12,506.68                                          
The list of July bills are attached.
MOTION:  Rettler/Neubert to adjourn at 9:07 p.m.  All said aye.  Motion carried.

                                                                                                Karen Herman, Clerk
                                                                                                Town of Black Creek


NextMonthly TownBoard meeting will be
August 13, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.