Monthly Town Board Meeting Minutes


Monday, October 12, 2015                                      7:00 p.m.                                            Town Hall

The Board of Supervisor’s meeting was called to order at 7:11 p.m.

Officials present:  Chairman Dan Knutzen, 1stSupervisor Dan Rettler, 2ndSupervisor Tom Neubert, Treasurer
Jeri Ohman (left after the Treasurer items were discussed), and Clerk Karen Herman.  Deputy Sheriff Southard was present to discuss town issues and left at 7:28 p.m.

The agenda was posted according to the open meeting law on October 8, 2015. 

MOTION:  Rettler/Neubert to approve the September 16, 2015 Town Board Monthly Meeting Minutes.  All said aye.  Motion carried. 

Building Permits:         
#15 Roger & Bonnie Gore — Garage with Electric

a.)  Sheriff Department– Burglaries on County Rd G and in Black Creek were discussed.  Deputy Sheriff
       Southard stated that homes and vehicles should be locked at night and during the day.  Burglaries are
       happening even when people are home.  Discussion took place regarding the support for the
       Outagamie County Sheriff’s Dept. Patrol Headquarters moving closer to Hwy 41. 

b.) County Preliminary Reports or Certified Survey Map (CSM) approvalsPeotter’s CSM for parcel number
       010-0001-00 will be reviewed by the Planning Commission.

C.)  Treasurer’s Report on receipts, disbursements, checking, and money market accounts for totals from the
       previous month; financial statements; Bond
MOTION:  Rettler/Neubert to accept the Treasurer’s Report,
       approve the bills, and to transfer $54,000.00 to pay the bills.  All said aye.  Motion carried.

       MOTION:  Rettler/Neubert to reissue check for escrow refund for Krsnich.  All said aye.  Motion carried.
       The Krsnich’s have been contacted and are requesting that the uncashed check #12763, which was
       issued on 1/12/2015, be reissued.  Check #12990 has been reissued tonight. 

       Clerk has contacted Rural Mutual to send us the Treasurer’s Bond. 

d.)  Budget Resolution 09-2015— 
       The sum of $300.00from the FCCU Money Market Accountbetransferred to the Park and Recreation
account because the “New Home – Park and Recreation Fee” was paid for by Bruce Fischer. 

       The sum of $499.00from the 2015 New Equipment Fire Truckbudgeted account betransferred to the
       budgeted category Planning/Zoningto pay the bills.

       The sum of $112.00from the 2015 New Equipment Fire Truckbudgeted account betransferred to the
       budgeted category Road Maintenanceto pay the bills.
       Roll call vote:  Rettler-YES; Neubert-YES; Knutzen-Yes
       3=YES; 0=NO     Passed    

e.)  Clerk Presents Bills and Transfers Money to Pay Bills.  Reissue tax collection refund check to Thomas R &
       Debra A Krsnich
Topic taken care above, in agenda item c).    

f.)   Mike & Cindy Koller Division of Land to Build Home 010-029302Tabled until next meeting. 

g.)  Local Road Certification Packet Due 10/10/2015– Knutzen took care of at tonight’s meeting. 

h.)  Open Book 10/14/2015 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Board of Review (BOR) 10/29/15 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
       Discussion took place.  We are all set for Open Book and BOR.                
i.)  Town Hall –Board Room CabinetsTabled until the next board meeting. 

       Repair Air Conditioning UnitAir conditioning unit has been repaired.  Take off agenda.

New Storage ShedKnutzen will be contacting RJM (Ryan) for building ideas and cost.      

j.)  Roads–
      Ballard/Culbertson Rd Culvert – install new culvert
Tabled until the next board meeting.

      Culvert Fallen in – Schimmelpfenning Rd Off of County Rd PP by First HomeTabled until the next
      board meeting.
      Kropp Rd – Gravel on the Shoulder by the Road Curves– Tabled until the next board meeting.

      W4820 Krueger Rd – Trees Trimmed in Right of Way– Board will be looking into pricing from Timber Creek
      Tree Service.

      Pot Holes on Town Roads– Brian Gruendemann filled in a large hole on Ballard Rd.

      Purchasing Town Road Name Signs and Posts– 4 x 4 posts were purchased from Seymour Lumber. 

**POSTING:  Saturday, 10/24/2015 Installing New Rd name signs 8 a.m. until dusk. 

k.)  Planning Commission – Creation of Base Farm Tract MapTabled until the next board meeting. 

      Official Zoning Map needed according to approved Ordinance #01-2015Tabled until the next board

      Future Comprehensive Plan Meetings– Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. here at the Town Hall. 

 l.)  Permits Issued/Approvals/Violations (Building & Misc.)

      Shed Building Permit at N5800 County Rd PP (010-049701) looks like a Cabin— Knutzen will be contacting
      our Building Inspector regarding this issue. 

       Building Permit #15 issued to Roger & Bonnie Gore – Garage with Electric.  Clerk will email the permit to
       our Building Inspector. 

m.)  FIRE/AMBULANCE – PAST DUE FIRE/RESCUE RUNS – Jason Vanderwegen $321.00; Cody Plaster $714.25;
        Chelsey Keller $797.50; Ann Marks $749.25
Received $25 payment for Vanderwegen from Attorney.
       Peter Keberlein – New ambulance run received.  Send to attorney for collection and pay BC Rescue
       next month.
       Town Ordinanceneeded for Fire Dept. to Bill Insurance Companies for RunsClerk finished the
       ordinance for review.  Tabled until the next board meeting.

       New Ambulance Runs:  David VerVoort $200 and Stephanie Manka $200.
       Fire Inspection Reports– Reports were reviewed. 

n.)   Ryan Rohan – Hwy 54 Recycling Compliance ResultsPlanning Commission made a motion to contact
        the Building Inspector. 

o.)   Wisconsin Towns Association Annual Convention October 25-27, 2015Rettler and Neubert plan on
        attending.  Posting to be done. 

p.)  Fall Workshops Including Budget and Finance 9/23/2015Chairman and Clerk attended.   

q.)   Review and Adjust the 2015 Town of Black Creek Fee Schedule– Will be completing when the budget is
        worked on. 

 r.)   2015 Pavement Ratings are due to WisDOT by 12/15/2015– Bill received from County for completing the
        Paser report.  No documentation received. 

 s.)   Work on Budget Wed. 10/21/15 at 6:00 p.m.; Budget Hearing 11/11/2015 at 7:00 p.m.—Notices have
        been posted.  

 t.)   Fall Tire and Scrap Metal Collection Day 9/19/2015 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.— There was one dumpster of
        scrap metal and one dumpster of tires overall.
u)  Ambulance Contract for 2016MOTION:  Rettler/Neubert to approve the Ambulance Contract with
      Black Creek Rescue Service for 2016.  All said aye.  Motion carried.  Two originals were signed and one
      will be returns to BC Rescue. 

v)  Resolution #11 to Approve the 2014, Payable 2015 Unused Net New Construction $1,461.00 from Last Year
     and Include it with the Payable 2016 Levy

     Roll Call Vote:  Neubert – Yes; Rettler—Yes; Knutzen – Yes
     3=Yes; 0=No     Passed
     Clerk will post this resolution. 

w)  Resolution #10 in Support of the Outagamie County Sheriff’s Dept. Patrol Headquarters to Move in Closer
      Proximity to Hwy 41
MOTION:  Knutzen/Neubert to support the Outagamie County Sheriff’s Department
      Patrol Headquarters to move in closer proximity to Hwy 41.  All said aye.  Motion carried.  Clerk will
      forward the resolution to the County Sheriff. 

x)  Appoint Replacement Board of Appeals Member– Tabled until the next board meeting.

Correspondence taken care of.

Total bills for October:  Fox Communities = $53,977.06                           
List of October bills are attached.
MOTION:  Rettler/Neubert to adjourn at 9:57 p.m.  All said aye.  Motion carried.


Karen Herman, Clerk
Town of Black Creek

The Next Monthly Town Board Meeting will be November 9, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.