Monday, November 12 2012
TIME: 7:30 p.m.
LOCATION: at the Town Hall
Call to order.
Pledge of Allegiance.
Approval of meeting minutes.
Park & Rec.
Road Supervisor's Report.
Review financial reports.
Approval of town bills.
1. Discussion and possible action regarding equipment replacement.
1. Consideration and possible approval of a Fire Protection Agreement with Mt. Calvary Volunteer Fire Dept., Inc.
2. Annual review of snowmobile trails to be used during the upcoming season.
3. Consideration and possible renewal of a Kennel License requested by Robert Shulman
4. Review and possible action to accept Spectrum's insurance quotes.
5. Establish refuse/recycling rates for 2013.
6. Discuss radio system upgrade.
7. Certified Survey Maps.
8. Establish Budget Workshop Meetings.
Public comments and questions pertaining to town business
Brenda A. Schneider, Clerk
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MONTHLY BOARD MEETING
NOVEMBER 12, 2012
TAYCHEEDAH TOWN HALL
Members present were Chairman Jerry Guelig, Supervisors John Abler, Jim Rosenthal II, Tim Simon and Mike Wirtz and Clerk Brenda Schneider. Excused was Treasurer Kathy Diederich.
Call to order and Pledge of Allegiance:
Chairman Guelig called the meeting to order at 7:30 pm. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Approval of Meeting Minutes:
Motion by Tim Simon, second by John Abler, to approve the minutes of the 9/20/12, 10/8/12, 10/30/12 and the 11/5/12 meetings. Motion carried (5-0).
Park & Rec Committee: None.
Road Maintenance Supervisor Report:
Mike Sabel was excused from the meeting. Chairman Guelig reported that the Department has been working on general equipment maintenance and ditch projects.
Review the financial reports:
The October financial reports were reviewed.
Approval of Town bills:
Motion by Jerry Guelig, second by Mike Wirtz, to approve the bills as presented (order nos. 546-623).
Motion carried (5-0).
#1 Discussion and possible action regarding equipment replacement. Riesterer and Schnell provided a verbal quote of $21,043.10 for a John Deere 4720 and Proven Power verbally quoted $23,126.06. Both quotes include trading-in the New Holland. Motion by John Abler, second by Jim Rosenthal, to trade-in the New Holland and to purchase, at the lower bid, the John Deere 4720. Motion carried (4-1). Nay-Tim Simon.
#1 Consideration and possible approval of a Fire Protection Agreement with the Mt. Calvary Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. Motion by Jerry Guelig, second by Tim Simon, to accept the Agreement as submitted by the Department. Motion carried (5-0).
#2 Annual review of snowmobile trails to be used during the upcoming season. Dale Driscoll, representing Holyland Snowflyers, reported that the only change from last year's trail system is the route thru Kiekhaefer Park. The Park trail is being altered in order to avoid the sledding hill.
#3 Consideration and possible renewal of a Kennel License requested by Robert Shulman. Motion by Jerry Guelig, second by John Abler, to approve the Shulman Kennel License. Motion carried (5-0).
#4 Review and possible action to accept Spectrum's insurance quotes. Brian Boeckman, Spectrum Insurance Group, LLC, submitted a quote for the Town's insurance. Compared to the renewal quotes received from Rural Mutual Insurance Company, Spectrum is $1,998 more. Motion by Jim Rosenthal, second by Jerry Guelig, to retain Rural Insurance. Motion carried (5-0).
#5 Establish refuse/recycling rates for 2013. Motion by Jim Rosenthal, second by Jerry Guelig, to establish the 2013 per residential unit refuse rate at $101.00 and the recycling rate at $29.00. Motion carried (5-0).
#6 Discuss radio system upgrade. FCC requires the Town to meet narrow-banding communications by June 1, 2013. John Abler has procured two new radios for the Highway Department at a cost of $200 each. The Town's FCC License must also be updated. The license update will cost $300. Abler has also procured a repeater station for $800; which will improve Department communications. These costs are included in the proposed 2013 budget.
#7 Certified Survey Maps. None presented.
#8 Establish Budget Workshop Meetings. Budget Hearing is scheduled for November 29, at 7:00 pm.
The Clerk informed the Board that an enforcement letter will be going out soon regarding the harboring of chickens in a residential district. The Fond du Lac County Code Enforcement Dept is also involved.
Public Comments and Questions Pertaining to Town Business:
Motion by Jerry Guelig, second by Jim Rosenthal, to adjourn the meeting at 7:58 p.m. Motion carried (5-0).
Brenda A. Schneider
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