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Regular Town Board Meeting
Town of Germantown Town Hall
N7560 17th Avenue
New Lisbon, WI 53950
May 14, 2013
Present: Chairman Rosetta Boyle, Supervisors Jim Collis, Dale Simonson, Greg Haunroth and Ray Feldman, Zoning Administrator Bill Bruce, Emergency Management Director Fred Cobbs, Clerk/Treasurer Marion Uphoff, Assistant Clerk Treasurer Susan Ganther
Meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. in the Town of Germantown
Marion Uphoff verified proper posting at The Landin, Buckhorn Store, Germantown, Junction Store, the Town Hall, and the Town’s website
Chairman, Rosetta Boyle, approved the agenda in any order
Motion was made by Jim Collis, seconded by Greg Haunroth to approve the April meeting minutes as written – Motion carried
The bank reconciliation report was read into the record as follows:
Balance on hand April 1, 2013 $351,518.41
Balance on hand April 30, 2013 $358,042.24
Bank of Mauston Checking $127,653.87
Harris Checking $0.00
Harris Money Market $85,701.54
Impact Fees $144,002.16
Bank Totals $358,042.24
Principal Balance on Loan $153,593.32
Motion was made by Jim Collis, seconded by Dale Simonson to accept the Reconciliation Report – Motion carried
Motion was made by Jim Collis, seconded by Dale Simonson to accept the Financial Statement – Motion carried
Road Bids Opened
Bids for road work were opened. Submissions were received from Gasser Construction, Gerke Excavating, and Scott Construction. The bids from Gasser Construction and Scott Construction were accepted.
Motion was made by Jim Collis, seconded by Dale Simonson, to approve Resolution 2013-01 regarding the expansion of the Sanitary District – Motion carried
Operator’s License Application were received for Michelle Cila-Graf (Dirty Turtle) and Karen Brady (Shipwreck). Motion was made by Rosetta Boyle, seconded by Dale Simonson, to approve both applications pending background checks by Officer McChesney – Motion carried with Jim Collis and Greg Haunroth abstaining
Appointment of Committees
A motion was made by Dale Simonson, seconded by Greg Haunroth, to appoint committee members. The list of committee members is attached. – Motion carried.
There was a report on the Public Safety Committee meeting held prior to the board meeting. Discussed was the possibility of hiring MSA for professional services for the Public Safety Building project. The hiring of MSA will be tabled until a quote for services has been received.
Officer McChesney reported on Neighborhood Watch and the possibility of holding another open house.
Motion was made by Jim Collis, seconded by Dale Simonson, to purchase a 2014 International truck for $137,900 – Motion carried
Motion was made by Dale Simonson, seconded by Greg Haunroth, to hire Aaron Schmelzle to clean floors and windows at the Town Hall – Motion carried
Motion was made by Dale Simonson, seconded by Greg Haunroth, to purchase 3 cement picnic tables for the park.
Brad Pavloski has offered to donate wooden picnic tables to replace broken tables in the park.
A boulder will be placed by the historical marker at Brendle Park. The boulder has been donated by Lulich Landscaping.
Board Member Reports
Greg Haunroth asked that a committee be formed to look into replacing the 15th Street boat ramp. This would move forward without the option of a grant. Greg Haunroth will head up this committee.
Zoning Administrator’s Report/Building Permits
8 building permits have been issued (13-11 thru 11-18). 3 of these are for new homes.
The date for Open Book has been set for June 28, 2013 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Board of Review
The date for Board of Review has been set for July 12, 2013 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The Board has been instructed to take an online class so they can be certified as required for Board of Review.
Motion was made by Jim Collis, seconded by Dale Simonson to accept vouchers 16715-16762 totaling $55,598.09 and EFTs 2013-17 through 2013-20 totaling $9,704.35. – Motion carried
Neighborhood Watch should be in the next newsletter
Brad Pavloski asked to be added to the next meeting’s agenda.
Motion was made by Jim Collis, seconded by Dale Simonson, to adjourn. Meeting was adjourned at 8:12 p.m.
Susan Ganther, Assistant Clerk/Treasurer