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Regular Town Board Meeting
Town of Germantown Town Hall
N7560 17th Avenue
New Lisbon, WI 53950
September 9, 2014
Present: Chairman Rosetta Boyle, Supervisors Dale Simonson, Gregg Haunroth, Jim Collis, Ray Feldman, Emergency Management Director Fred Cobbs, Zoning Administrator Dick Martin, 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 August 19 Regular Town Board Meeting and Public Hearing. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Gregg Haunroth, seconded by Jim Collis, to approve the Treasurer’s Report, vouchers 25265 – 25318 totaling $32,678.76 and EFTs totaling $7,524.37. Motion carried.
Assessor Claude Rigelmon presented to the board the need to do a reassessment in 2015. Discrepancies in values are to a point where the State will step in and require the reassessment so he recommends that it be done before that happens.
A motion was made by Dale Simonson, seconded by Ray Feldman, to approve Resolution 2014-08 Reclassifying of Parcels from Preservation/Open Space to Residential. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Rosetta Boyle, seconded by Gregg Haunroth, to approve the Planning Commision’s recommended updates to Ordinances 1, 2, 2A, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 31. Motion carried.
5 cases will be heard at the municipal court regarding traffic citations.
The Town will have radios re-programmed to accommodate WISCOM.
The camera system was installed in the office.
Town road maps have been issued to the ambulance and fire departments.
Ray Feldman reported that he has gathered information regarding Petenwell and Castle Rock Stewards. The information was provided to the board and is on file in the office for any members of the public who are interested.
The Planning Commission is continuing to work through the Town’s ordinances. More recommendations for changes will be upcoming.
5 permits were issued this month. 1 for a new house.
A motion was made by Rosetta Boyle seconded by Dale Simonson to move in to close session per State Statutes 19.85 (1)( c) considering employment, promotion, compensation or performance evaluation data of any employee. A roll call vote was taken: Boyle: Y Simonson: Y Haunroth: Y Collis: Y Feldman: Y Motion carried.
A motion was made by Gregg Haunroth, seconded by Jim Collis, to reconvene in open session as per State Statute 19.85(2). A roll call vote was taken. Boyle: Y Simonson: Y Haunroth: Y Collis: Y Feldman: Y Motion carried.
A motion was made by Dale Simonson, seconded by to approve the hiring of Randy Mullenberg as the new Town Worker at $15/hour and 20 hours per week. The hiring will be on condition that a CDL is obtained within 60 days of hiring. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Jim Collis, seconded by Dale Simonson to adjourn at 7:00 p.m. Motion carried.