Monday, November 9 2009
TIME: 7:30 p.m.
LOCATION: at the Taycheedah Town Hall
Call to order.
Pledge of Allegiance.
Approval of meeting minutes.
Road Supervisorís Report.
Review financial reports.
Approval of town bills.
1. Consideration and possible action pertaining to Fire Protection.
a. Calumet Volunteer Fire Dept. contract negotiations.
1. Discuss the 2009-10 snowmobile trail system in the Town.
2. Establish the 2010 refuse and recycling rates.
3. Discuss meal allowance for meetings and educational session.
4. Certified Survey Maps.
5. Discuss the agenda.
Public comments and questions pertaining to town business
Brenda A. Schneider, Clerk
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The Town Board of the Town of Taycheedah met on Monday, November 9th, 2009, at 7:30 p.m., at the Town Hall, for the purpose of conducting their November monthly meeting. Members present were Chairman Jerry Guelig, Supervisors John Abler, Clarence Kraus, Jim Rosenthal II, and Tim Simon, Clerk Brenda Schneider and Treasurer Kathy Diederich. Also present was Constable Bill Gius.
Chairman Guelig called the meeting to order at 7:30 pm. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. John Abler motioned to approve the minutes of the 10/19/09, 10/26/09 and 10/28/09 meetings, seconded by Tim Simon. Motion carried (5-0).
Park & Rec Committee-The Committee had a work day in the Park last weekend. The Committee expects to have lights installed at the sledding bowl and parking lot areas before winter. They are also working with a donor for a flagpole at Hermanns Park.
Road Maintenance Supervisor Report:
Chairman Guelig reported that even though it was unnecessary, the new culvert on Lap Road was reinstalled to a depth 6Ē lower and the shoulders are done. The trucks and one of the tractors is ready for snowplowing. The last of the new fire number signs should be up by the end of the year. The street name signs along Hwy. 151 have been replaced with the 9Ē signs. All street signs must be replaced with the larger signs by 2012.
Review the financial reports:
Treasurer Kathy Diederich reviewed the financial reports with the Board.
Approval of Town bills:
Jerry Guelig moved to approve the bills as presented (order nos. 582-624), seconded by John Abler. Motion carried (5-0).
Fond du Lac County District Attorney Dan Kaminsky presented his Departmentís 2008 Annual Report.
#1 Consideration and possible action pertaining to Fire Protection contracts.
a. Calumet Fire Dept. contract negotiations. Town of Calumet Chairman Bruce Peterson has reportedly agreed to the same terms accepted by the Town of Taycheedah and the Mt. Calvary Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. The Agreement calls for no increase in 2010; followed by a 3% increase in each of the next two years. Chairman Guelig will meet with representatives of the Town of Calumet next week to present the Agreement. Jerry Guelig motioned to approve the Agreement as presented with the Fire District Map attached, as maintained by the Fond du Lac County Emergency Management Dept., seconded by Jim Rosenthal. Motion carried (5-0).
#1 Discuss the 2009-10 snowmobile trail system in the Town. Dale Driscoll, representing Holyland Snowflyers, explained that the upcoming seasonís routes utilizing portions of Town roads would be the same as last season. The routes are as follows:
Lakeview Road-from Kiekhaefer Park to Richard Bertramís property
Mengel Hill Road-Fishermanís Road
Church Road-to the St. Peter Athletic Club property
The club will work with adjoining landowners, if necessary, to keep riders on the trails. Jerry Guelig motioned to approve the 2009-10 season with no changes from last yearís routes, seconded by John Abler. Motion carried (5-0).
#2 Establish the 2010 refuse and recycling rates. Jerry Guelig motioned to establish the 2010 rate for refuse at $84.00 and the rate for recycling at $21.00, seconded by Tim Simon. Motion carried (5-0).
November 9th, 2009 Town Board 2.
#3 Discuss meal allowance for meeting sand educational sessions. In 1995, the Town Board established a $30.00 daily meal allowance; however, they failed to breakdown the allowance on a per meal basis. Jerry Guelig motioned to divide the meal allowance at $5.00 for breakfast, $10.00 for lunch, and $15.00 for dinner, seconded by Jim Rosenthal. Motion carried (5-0).
#4 Certified Survey Maps. None were submitted.
#5 Discuss the agenda. Jerry Guelig motioned to direct the Clerk to have the meeting agenda and packets ready the Tuesday before the monthly meeting, Board members will be responsible for picking up their materials at the Town Hall, locked boxes will be installed in the Town Hall for 24 hour access by Board members, seconded by Clarence Kraus. Motion carried (5-0).
Public comments and questions pertaining to town business:
Public comment was heard regarding drainage issues along Rosenthal Court, the Lap Road culvert project and the Cody Road culvert project.
John Abler motioned to adjourn the meeting at 9:10 p.m., seconded by Jerry Guelig. Motion carried (5-0).
Brenda A. Schneider, Clerk
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