Town of Germantown

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Regular Town Board Meeting


Town of Germantown Town Hall
N7560 17th Avenue
New Lisbon, WI 53950
February 11, 2020
6:00 p.m.

Present:               Chairman Gregg Haunroth, Supervisors Skip Barton, Keith Korbein, Ken Jax, Ray Feldman, Zoning Administrator Dick Martin, Asst. Emergency Management Director Christopher Leopold, Clerk/Treasurer Susan Ganther, Deputy Clerk/Treasurer Michaele Korbein            

Absent:                Emergency Management Director Fred Cobbs


Call to Order

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



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


Treasurer’s Report

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



A motion was made by Keith Korbein, seconded by Skip Barton, to accept the bank reconciliation.  Motion carried 5-0.


Operator’s Licenses

A background check was conducted prior to the meeting.   A motion was made by Ray Feldman, seconded by Ken Jax, to approve Operator’s Licenses for Kayla Harvey and Angelique Acevedo.  Motion carried 5-0.


Outdoor Lighting

A motion was made by Keith Korbein, seconded by Ken Jax, to upgrade exterior lighting at the public works building.  Motion carried 5-0.


MSA Grant Writing



Pier Extensions

Edward Vince, from Docking Solutions, approached the board about changing the allowable pier length from 80 to 120 feet due to shallow areas hindering boat access to said piers.  A motion was made by Ken Jax, seconded by Skip Barton, to have the Planning Commission review this subject and report back to the board with their recommendation on how to proceed.  Motion carried 5-0.


Emergency Management

Ken Jax attended the annual meeting for Mauston Area Ambulance Association.  He said that Mauston Ambulance should be proud that they run a service that would rival any big city service.



The following are the potential summer road projects:  32nd from 15th to 16th (regrind and hot mix) Sandstone Drive, sealcoating 15th and 16th.



No Report


Board Reports

Gregg Haunroth – After the spring thaw the Town may host a meeting between effected landowners, the DNR, and Juneau County regarding flooding related to the now defunct drainage district.


Park Improvements

Two potential park plans were reviewed and discussed.  The plans would likely be carried out in phases depending on cost and/or potential grant money received.


Public Comment




A motion was made by Skip Barton, seconded by Keith Korbein, to adjourn at 7:02 p.m.  Motion carried 5-0.


Respectfully Submitted,



Susan Ganther