Town Board Monthly Meeting Minutes


Monday, September 10, 2012                               7:00 p.m.                                           Town Hall

The September Board of Supervisor’s meeting was called to order at 7:07 p.m. 

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

Clerk Karen Herman, and Treasurer Jeri Ohman.  Town Residents:  Dale Schmoll and Michael Garvey.   (Schmoll’s CSM was reviewed first.  Once approved Schmoll and Garvey left the meeting.)

The agenda was posted according to the open meeting law on September 6, 2012.

MOTION:  Rettler/Neubert to dispense the reading of the minutes and approve the August 13, 2012 Monthly Town Board Meeting Minutes.  All said aye.  Motion carried.

Building Permits: 

#9—Tracy Steffens – New House


a.)  Sheriff Department– No one present.

b.)  Resolution Regarding American Transmission Company’s Application 137ce160 including 345kV
      Transmission and Alternative Solutions
Discussion took place.  Declined doing – Take off agenda.
c.)  September 15, 2012 Scrap Metal & Tire CollectionNeubert taking care of.

d.) Roads –
      Robin Rd—Flow of Water Trapped – Discussion took place with installing a 15 inch squash culvert.
      County marking out per Knutzen.

      Scott Construction – chip sealing 12 Corners, Jochmann, Ott – Chip sealing complete.  Take off
      ReviewTown BridgeInspection Report – Knutzen left a message for the County to do the bridge work. 

      Nothing has been done with the bridges yet.
      Outagamie County HwyDept. Intergovernmental Maintenance Agreement
      MOTION:  Rettler/Neubert to pass on county maintenance agreement.  All said aye.  Motion carried.
      Local Road Certification Packet due 10/12/2012 to WisDOT – Knutzen taking care of.  Tabled until
      the next board meeting. 
      Town Installation of New Road Signs – Rettler and Neubert will be installing new road signage.  Clerk
      will do posting once installation date is determined.  


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 County Farmland Preservation Map Sept. 18, 2012 at 8:00 p.m.
      Planning Commission meeting will take place immediately following the Public Hearing on
      September 18, 2012.

f.)  County Preliminary Consultation Checklist:  Ralph & Shirley Beyer 010-058100Tabled until the
      next board meeting

      County Preliminary Consultation Checklist and Certified Survey Map (CSM):  Dale & Nancy Schmoll
MOTION:  Rettler/Neubert to approve Dale & Nancy Schmoll’s CSM.  All said aye.  Motion
      carried.  Clerk will contact Carow Land Surveying to send the originals which will need to be signed by
      the town board.  Knutzen wants the Planning Commission to review this approved CSM at the
      September 18, 2012 Planning Commission meeting.


      Sign approved CSM:  Matthew D. Lorge 010-036000 and 010-035900 Town Board signed the CSM for
      Matthew D. Lorge which was approved at the 8/13/12 Town Board meeting.


g.) Ordinance/Permit Violations – Joan Wickesberg Trailor Home (State Rd)  Removal– Deadline for
     removal is up.  Crop needs to be taken care of per Knutzen.  Tabled until the next Town Board meeting.

h.) Permits Issued/Approvals (Building & Miscellaneous)Joe Macco, Field entrance– Not complete.
     Tabled until next board meeting.


     The following new permits were presented to the board by Rettler:  Dale Schmoll, culvert; and Tracy
     Steffens, new home and culvert.

      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)  $533.05, 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



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; and Richard Prokash 9/2011 $520.00




k.)  Set Date to Work on Wages and Yearly Budget– 10/10/12 at 7:00 p.m.
      Set Date for Budget and Wage Hearing11/7/12 8:00 p.m.  Tax Levy & Wage Hearing.

l.)  Budget Resolution 10-2012
The sum of  $56.67 from the Town Hall Expenses budgeted account be transferred to the budgeted
     category Election to pay the bills
    Role call vote to approve Resolution 10-2012:  Neubert = Yes; Rettler = Yes; Knutzen = Yes 
     3=Yes; 0=NO

m.) Sludge Permits (4) – Schwind Trucking for properties:  Beyer/Stingle; Schmidt;Stingle;Uhlenbrauck –  

       MOTION:  Neubert/Rettler approve sludge permit.  All said aye.  Motion carried.
n.)  11/6/2012 General Presidential Election PreparationsNeed to replace election booth light bulbs.
      Rettler making an indoor signage post for the upcoming election.

      Approve Rachel Buell as Chief Inspector/TrainingMOTION:  Neubert/Rettler approve Rachel Buell
      as a Chief Inspector.  All said aye.  Motion carried.  Two-hours of chief inspector training is necessary
      with becoming a chief inspector.

o.)  Town Hall – Providers of Internet Services for Town Use and Local Community – Discussion took
      place.  Tabled until the next Town Board meeting.

p.)  No Longer Large Posting Space Available at M & I Bank – Need Alternate Posting Site

      Clerk checking with the Village Library/Community Center to see if posting space is available.
      MOTION:  Rettler/Neubert can put postings at the Village Library/Community Center if it’s okay
      with the Village – go with it instead of the Village Bank.  All said aye.  Motion carried.


Correspondence taken care of.

WTA Convention – Rettler and Herman may be attending.


Can get meeting wages for attending webinar meetings.  This will need to be clearly documented when working on the 2013/2014 wage/budget meeting.


Ohman updated the board that the Village M & I Bank is now called BMO Harris.  Loan payments made after 10/6/12 will need to be made out to BMO Harris Bank.

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 $23,000.00 to pay the bills.  All said aye.  Motion carried.

Total bills for September:  Fox Communities = $23,274.26                                         
The list of September bills are attached.
MOTION:  Rettler/Neubert to adjourn at 8:55 p.m.  All said aye.  Motion carried.

                                                                                                Karen Herman, Clerk
                                                                                                Town of Black Creek


NextMonthly TownBoard meeting will be
October 8, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.