Town Board Monthly Meeting Minutes


Monday, June 10, 2013                                                         7:00 p.m.                                                                               Town Hall

The June 2013 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 (stayed until treasurer’s business was completed).  Deputy Sheriff Schuette was present to discuss town issues (left at 7:12 p.m.).
The agenda was posted according to the open meeting law on June 5, 2013.

MOTION:  Rettler/Neubert to approve TONIGHTS AGENDA and to change the order of the meeting to take care of the Treasurer’s business first so she can leave the Town Board meeting early.  All said aye.  Motion carried.

MOTION:  Rettler/Neubert to dispense the reading of the minutes and approve the May 16, 2013 monthly TOWN BOARD MEETING minutes as presented.  All said aye.  Motion carried.

MOTION:  Rettler/Neubert to approve the June 4, 2013 BOARD OF REVIEW MINUTES.  All said aye.  Motion carried.

MOTION:  Rettler/Neubert to approve the 5/16/13 AUDIT hearing minutes.  All said aye.  Motion carried.

Building Permits:  #1 Permit – Matthew Lorge – Deck Permit

a.)  Sheriff Department– Deputy Sheriff Schuette was present to discuss town issues:  the speed limit of
      35 mph on Robin Rd and the issue of vehicles damaging the road right of ways and fields within the

b.)  Jeff Waldvogel Trucking, Inc. Sludge Disposal Permits of Dairy Waste Water:  Bob & Dave Dorn—
      State Hwy 47, Jeff & Doris Waldvogel—Ott Rd
MOTION:  Rettler/Neubert to approve the disposal of
      waste water with Jeff Waldvogel Trucking, Inc.  All said aye.  Motion carried.

c.)  Town Hall   Rettler will be checking into mulch for under the swing sets at the town hall.  Rettler and
      Neubert completed the installation of the new posting board on the wall near the town halls back

d.)  Roads
      Pavement Ratings due 12/2013– Tabled until the next board meeting.            
      Kropp RdCurve in Road Being Cut Short
– Board will be monitoring this situation.  Take off agenda.

      Crack Filling Services Bid– No bid for road work received.  Tabled until the next board meeting.

       Scott’s Construction Road Work Bid– No bid for road work received.  Tabled until the next board

       Large hole in Road on Ballard Rd South of Wood Rd– Knutzen notified Brian Gruendemann to take
      care of this issue.

      Damaged Road Right of Way on Mullen, Wood, and Ballard Roads – Board will be working with the
      individual to repair the road damage.  Tabled until the next board meeting.

      Neubert reported — Each new road sign installed has been identified on the backside with the current
      date and town name.

      Knutzen reported—Forest Rd culvert has rotted out and will be repaired tomorrow.


e.)  Working Lands Requirements//Town Official Map Approval//Land Division-Subdivision Ord. //
      Response to rezone requests
–  No update to status given.  Tabled until the next board meeting.

f.)  Ordinance/Permit ViolationsNothing to report.  Tabled until the next board meeting.

g.)  Permits Issued/Approvals (Building & Miscellaneous) // Robert Schumacher Calnin Rd—Driveway
New Permit for James Boucher—New Field Entrance was reviewed.  MOTION:  Neubert/Rettler
      to approve both culvert permits for James Boucher and Robert Schumacher permits.  All said aye.
      Motion carried.

      Building Permit #1 was issued to Matthew Lorge – Deck Permit.


      Stormwater/erosion control permit for D. Schmoll on Kropp Rd was received from the county.

      Agreements – Tammy Stueber (2007), Jamie Rettler (2006) $337, Jesse Howard (2005)—
      Unkown Status — Vicki Waukechon (2008), Cynthia Silva $621.18 (2009), and Joseph
      Troiber $250 (2009)
      Runs brought to attorney on 2/2011 – Bridget Villareal (Bankruptcy?)  $604.05—no
     run paperwork received, Jacob Grieasbach (2009) $461.18, Danielle Hintz (2009) $377.00, Kevin
      Backhaus (2009) $626.18, Leah Beecher (2010)  $250.00, Roberto DeLatorre (2010) $250.00, Rita
      Helser (2010) $183.05, Margaret McKeever (2010) $125.00, Levi Spink (2009)  $662.18,
      Perry Springstroh (2008) $56.97, Peter St. Thomas (2009) $150.00, Lucas Ziewacz (2008) $396.25,
      Julie Merryfield (Bankruptcy?) $526.18—no run paperwork received –     
Payments collected from attorney:  Rita Helser/ambulance run–$50.00,
      Lucas Ziewacs/ambulance run–$20.00

      Town Ordinance needed for Fire Dept. to bill insurance companies for runsNo discussion took
i.)   Ambulance runs received 2/2012–Mary Ann Nooyen (11/2010) $150.00; Candy Jolly (4/2011)
      $652.18; Lisa Hodgins 3/2011 $421.79; Faith Roaik 5/2011 $682.44; and Richard Prokash 9/2011
No updates given.
j.)   Budget Resolution 2-2013Not needed this month.

k.) Review all permit fees – Change inspection fee to $40.00 on the Driveway and right-a-way permit.
l.)  Cemetery Ditch Fill in so it is Lawn Mower Friendly
Send Letter to Neshek:  Board has met and agreed for you to restructure the cemetery ditch and
     maintain drainage.  MOTION:  Rettler/Neubert to send letter to Neshek to restructure ditch.  All said aye. 
     Motion carried.

m.)  Gloria Riehl Requesting for Garbage Refund from July – Dec. 2013, mobile home removed
       010 065703
MOTION:  Neubert/Rettler to reimburse $54.00 to Riehl from July – Dec. 2013 garbage
       collection fees.  All said aye.  Motion carried.  Clerk will notify Harters to charge for one less garbage

n.)  BOR Appeal to Wis. Supreme Court – Frank Sausen – Chairman received the brief of respondent and
      the respondent and appendix from the town’s attorney.
o.)  Certified Survey Map (CSM) approvals:  Ilamae Buman CSM 010-0304-00, 010 030304; Preliminary –
      Bonnin Property
Regarding the Buman property, the surveyor contacted the town chairman and
      Ilamae Buman to take the road off Ilamaes property and to straighten out the curvature of the road. 
      MOTION:  Rettler/Neubert to approve the CSM for Ilamae Buman.  All said aye.  Motion carried.  Did not
      receive original CSM as of yet.  The Board will sign the original CSM at a later date.

      The town board didn’t foresee a problem with the Bonnin Property Preliminary.

p.)  Reserve Liquor License $10,000 payback fee application – Clerk contacted the City of Appleton to
      find out the process for handling a $10,000 reserve liquor license payback.  The Town’s Association will
      be contacted.

q.)  Polling Place Accessibility Compliance Audit Report – Raising the front door concrete plat form
      Rettler and Neubert will be taking care of this.

r.)  2013 Licensing:  Black Creek Sportsman’s Club, Inc. – Kyle Abel, Tom Bluma, Tom Brauer, Kyle
     Holtz, Ed Miller, Renee Miller, Christopher Moeller; Romy’s Nitingale LLC – Dawn Balthazor, Daniel
     DeBruin, Sandy Kohl, Allen Krause, Dawn Moore, Keith Romenesko
– The Town Board signed the Beer
     and Liquor Licenses which were approved at the 5/16/13 Town Board meeting. 
s.)  June 4, 2013 – Open Book 4p – 6 p and Board of Review 6p – 8 p – Board of Review has been

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 $35,000.00 to pay the bills.  All said aye.  Motion carried.

Total bills for June:  Fox Communities = $34,954.50
The list of June bills are attached.
MOTION:  Rettler/Neubert to adjourn at 8:43 p.m.  All said aye.  Motion carried.

                                                                                                Karen Herman, Clerk
                                                                                                Town of Black Creek


NextMonthly TownBoard meeting will be
July 8, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.