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Regular Town Board Meeting
Town of Germantown Town Hall
N7560 17th Avenue
New Lisbon, WI 53950
July 8, 2014
Present: Chairman Rosetta Boyle, Supervisors Dale Simonson, Gregg Haunroth, Jim Collis, Ray Feldman, EM Director Fred Cobbs, Zoning Administrator Dick Martin, Clerk/Treasurer Susan Ganther
Absent: Town Officer Cameron McChesney
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 June 10, 2014 and June 13, 2014 meetings. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Dale Simonson, seconded by Jim Collis to accept the Treasurer’s Report as printed. Motion carried.
A motion was made to accept vouchers 25148-25186 totaling $93,450.72 and EFT’s totaling $8,787.18. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Gregg Haunroth, seconded by Ray Feldman, to accept a quote from Laridaen’s Glass in the amount $1,282.19 to replace the window in the Clerk’s office. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Gregg Haunroth, seconded by Rosetta Boyle, to approve Rosetta Boyle, Dale Simonson, and Susan Ganther as authorized signers on the new checking account designated for Municipal Court funds. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Dale Simonson, seconded by Jim Collis, to approve Resolution 2014-5 Appointing a Municipal Clerk. A roll call vote was taken. Boyle – Y, Simonson – Y, Haunroth – Y, Collis – Y, Feldman – Y.
A motion was made by Jim Collis, seconded by Ray Feldman, to approve Operator’s License applications for William Bomber, Veronica Meyer, Karen Brady, David Kowalewski pending approval of Officer McChesney. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Dale Simonson, seconded by Ray Feldman, to approve the application for a Temporary Class “B” Retailer’s License for the 40 Et 8. Motion carried.
Interim Sanitary District Board
Tabled to a future date.
Chipping bill has be submitted for reimbursement.
Notices were provided to Officer McChesney to hand out to residents regarding fireworks.
Director Cobbs recommends that the Planning Commission review the fireworks ordinance.
Director Cobbs will speak with New Lisbon Fire Department about information collected on a fire call to aid with the Town receiving reimbursement.
Dick Martin is working on getting quotes for work on roads in Castle Rock Estates. The roads have tree stumps buried underneath.
Chairman Boyle – The Department of the Interior has notified the Township that the Ho-Chunk Nation would like to move land that they own into the Ho-Chunk Trust. This would take the land off the tax roll.
Supervisor Collis – Contacted the offices of Representative Schultz regarding taxes for WWTC coming off of tax bills and how that will effect State taxes.
Spoke with Town’s Assessor who indicated that the Town should begin thinking about doing a re-assessment.
Supervisor Feldman – Would like the Town to consider joining the Petenwell and Castle Rock Stewards group. This would have a membership fee around $50. This will be an agenda item next month.
4 permits were issued for a total of $530.00. The permits included 1 new house.
Due to the primary election next month the meeting is being moved to August 19, 2014, at 6:00 p.m.
A motion was made by Dale Simonson, seconded by Jim Collis, to approve the hiring Linda Ruiz as an Administrative Assistant at a rate of $15.00 per hour. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Rosetta Boyle, seconded by Gregg Haunroth to adjourn at 6:50 p.m. Motion carried.