Town of Germantown

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Regular Town Board Meeting


Town of Germantown Town Hall
N7560 17th Avenue
New Lisbon, WI 53950
April 9, 2019
6:00 p.m.

Present:               Chairman Gregg Haunroth, Supervisors Skip Barton, Keith Korbein, Ken Jax, Ray                                                     Feldman, Zoning Administrator Dick Martin, Clerk/Treasurer Susan Ganther, Deputy                                Clerk/Treasurer Michaele Korbein, Deputy Todd Green

 Absent:                Emergency Management Director Fred Cobbs, Assistant Emergency Management                                   Director Christopher Leopold


Call to Order

 The meeting was called to order at the town hall at 6:00 p.m.



 A motion was made by Ken Jax, seconded by Skip Barton, to approve the minutes from March’s meetings. Motion carried 5-0.


Treasurer’s Report

A motion was made by Skip Barton, seconded by Keith Korbein, to accept the Treasurer’s report and financial report. Motion carried 5-0.

 A motion was made by Skip Barton, seconded by Keith Korbein to approve checks 11340-11393 totaling $44,027.74 and EFTs totaling $4,807.61. Motion carried 5-0.


Operator’s License

 A motion was made by Keith Korbein, seconded by Skip Barton, to approve an operator’s license for Justine Marshall. Motion carried 5-0.


Emergency Management

 Mauston Ambulance will be having elections for their board.



 32nd closed temporarily for installation of a culvert.

Potential road projects for this year are: sealcoating 17th from G to the dead end, 38th from 17th to Pine Cove, Water Street, 16th, crack fill Copper Point and 43rd, repair 500 ft of Trophy Drive, fill dips in Castle Rock Estates.



 Trees have been ordered for Germantown Park and various other places in the township.


Board Reports

Ken Jax – Soffit is leaking on the town hall. Dick will check for blockages or other problems. Floor should be leveled in kitchen where tiles were taken out to access the grease trap.

Ray Feldman – Sheriff’s committee meting had discussions on boat patrols starting Memorial Day weekend. It is also possible that University Police will be patrolling Upham Woods area allowing Sheriff’s Department to focus on other areas.



In March there were 19 permits issued, 18 were for new houses.


Public Comment 

Diane Dendy offered an apology to the board and those in attendance for her disruptive behavior at a previous meeting. She also mentioned she will take steps to maintain the right of way in front of her home so mowing by the Public Works Department would be unnecessary.



A motion was made by Skip Barton, seconded by Keith Korbein, to adjourn at 6:35. Motion carried 5-0.


Respectfully Submitted, 


Susan Ganther