Town of GermantownOffice Website of the Town of Germantown, Juneau County, WI
Regular Town Board Meeting
Town of Germantown Town Hall
N7560 17th Avenue
New Lisbon, WI 53950
August 19, 2014
Present: Chairman Rosetta Boyle, Supervisors Dale Simonson, Gregg Haunroth and Jim Collis, EM Director Fred Cobbs, Zoning Administrator Dick Martin, Administrative Assistant Linda Ruiz
Absent: Supervisor Ray Feldman, Town Officer Cameron McChesney Clerk/Treasurer Susan Ganther
The meeting was called to order in the Town of Germantown at 6:00 p.m.
A motion was made by Jim Collis, seconded by Dale Simonson, to approve the minutes from the July 8, 2014 meeting after changing the last line that the date of the August meeting was to be changed to August 19, instead of the printed August 25. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Gregg Haunroth, seconded by Jim Collis to accept the Treasurer’s Report as printed. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Gregg Haunroth, seconded by Jim Collis to accept vouchers 25189-25264 totaling $75,739.43 and EFT’s totaling $6,926.91. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Dale Simonson, seconded by Gregg Haunroth to approve Resolution 2014-6, opposing Trust Land Status for Ho-Chunk
Sanitary District 1
A motion was made by Gregg Haunroth, seconded by Dale Simonson to approve the addition to Sanitary District 1.
Sanitary District 2
A motion was made by Dale Simonson, seconded by Jim Collis to approve the interim board for Sanitary District 2 to be Tim Werre, Steve Laradaen, and Gloria Hale.
A motion was made by Gregg Haunroth, seconded by Jim Collis to approve Operator’s License applications for Christina Bavinck, Jessie Callagan, Samantha Nichole Miller and Shane Gesler, pending a notarized signature for Shane Gesler and Samantha Nichole Miller. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Dale Simonson, seconded by Gregg Haunroth to join Petenwell and Castle Rock Stewards (PACRS). Motion carried.
The first reading of proposed ordinance updates was read.
A motion was made by Dale Simonson, seconded by Jim Collis to accept the quote for $2750 for the total security system for the office to be installed. It was decided to have them install 8 channels instead of 4 to allow for possible expansion in the future. Motion carried.
Director Cobbs mentioned the bus tour that occurred last Friday, and said that there will be another meeting soon.
On Thursday, August 21 Mauston Area Ambulance Association will be meeting about Paramedics where they will discuss making us members. Director Cobbs will be attending.
The streets with duplicate names will be handled by the planning commission.
Town Officer Cameron McChesney will need a new taser soon since his is now outdated.
At the court date Wednesday night, Officer McChesney had many citations. We received a check from the municipal court for $269. We are not getting as much money from the citations as we thought we were going to.
Dick Martin says the beavers are back and we need to get Kyle with DNR back to fix the situation.
We need five loads of gravel to fix corners on roads. A motion was made by Gregg Haunroth, seconded by Rosetta Boyle to approve the purchase. Motion carried.
The box needs to be redone on the dump truck. Tim Salzwedel of Eagle Blasting & Repair gave a very good estimate for the blasting of it and Dick recommends accepting that. The two companies who gave the quotes for the painting were both way too high and within $7 of each other. He wants to get more quotes and see if he can get a lower price for approval at the September meeting.
Rosetta Boyle said the new maps of the township will be done in color and we should go ahead and order those.
We had eight new permits for July and five new houses.
Supervisor Haunroth – mentioned the new YTD report he has that compares the first six months of this year to the same months last year, and that it will be helpful for projections.
Supervisor Haunroth mentioned that the ATV Council meeting would be a 7:00 p.m. that evening. He said the signs must be updated.
A motion was made by Jim Collis, seconded by Gregg Haunroth to adjourn at 6:41 p.m. Motion carried.