TITLE:  Town of Berry Board Meeting Minutes

DATE: February 20, 2017

TIME:  7:00 – 8:20 p.m.

PLACE:  Town Hall, 9046 State Road 19, Mazomanie, WI 53560

POSTINGS:  Town Hall and Town of Berry website

 

I. CALL TO ORDER – ROLL CALL:  The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m.  Board members present: Anthony Varda, Joe Kruchten, Mike Statz, Jeff Davis and Duane Haag. Also present Clerk, Brenda Kahl.

 

II. APPROVE MINUTES OF JANUARY 23, 2017

Motion Davis/Kruchten to approve the minutes of January 23, 2017. Motion carried. Vote 5-0

 

III. PUBLIC COMMENTS:  You may address the Board on any item not on the agenda.  A discussion item may be placed on a future agenda.  Public comment may be heard on any agenda item either now, or at the time the agenda item is to be discussed, or at the discretion of the Town Chair at any other time the agenda item is discussed.

*Kent McDonald questioned why the switching to the garbage/recycling totes was not mentioned in the newsletter or information given to residents

 

IV. DISCUSSION/APPROVE/DISAPPROVE:

A. (2017-2) Kevin & Theresa Ballweg, 8982 Table Bluff Road, rezone 2.44 acres from A-1Ex to RH-1 to shift property lines between adjacent land owners

Motion Statz/Kruchten to approve Kevin & Theresa Ballweg’s rezone of 2.44 acres from A-1Ex to RH-1. Motion carried. Vote 5-0

 

V. DISCUSSION/ACTION RE: TOWN & COUNTRY SANITATION, SWITCHING TO 95 GALLON TOTES FOR GARBAGE AND RECYCLING

Motion Haag/Davis to place this item on the annual meeting agenda for discussion. Motion carried. Vote 5-0

 

VI. DISCUSSION/ACTION RE: REDUCING OR ELIMINATING TOWN HALL USE CHARGE FOR THE BLACK EARTH ENERGIZERS

Motion Kruchten/Statz to eliminate the use charge for the Black Earth Energizers for rental of the town hall. Motion carried. Vote 5-0

 

VII. DISCUSSION/ACTION RE: PAYMENT OF MAILBOX CLAIMS ON SCOTT ROAD PER MAILBOX DAMAGE POLICY 300.10

Motion Varda/Davis to approve payment of the four mailbox claims on Scott Road. Motion carried. Vote 5-0

 

VIII. DISCUSSION/ACTION RE: REVISING DRIVEWAY, FIELD ROAD AND RIGHT-OF-WAY ORDINANCE 301.1, SECTION V, ADDING L. MODIFICATION OF AN EXISTING DRIVEWAY

Motion Varda/Kruchten to approve adding L, Modification of an Existing Driveway to Section V of the Driveway, Field Road and Right-of-Way Ordinance 301.1. Motion carried. Vote 5-0

IX. DISCUSSION/ACTION RE: 2017 ROAD IMPROVEMENTS BIDS LEGAL NOTICE

Motion Varda/Kructen to authorize publishing bid notices for culverts/wedge/shoulder work for Old Settlers Road, Kalsow Road and South Valley Road; culvert replacement on Otto Kerl Road; and ditching work on Schuman Road, Enchanted Valley Road and Hillpoint Road. Motion carried. Vote 5-0

 

X. BUDGETARY MATTERS

A. Payment of bills

Motion Varda/Davis to approve the payment of bills.  Motion carried.  Vote 5-0 

Checks #15978-16041 and 4327-4329

 

XI. COMMITTEE REPORTS/CORRESPONDENCE/COMMUNICATIONS

*Broadband: Mike Theis reported that TDS will be receiving 18.8 million dollars per year for ten years to build up broadband in rural areas

 

XII. DISCUSSION OF FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

 

XIII. ADJOURN

Motion Davis/Kruchten to adjourn until the next regular meeting or the call of the chair.  Motion carried.  Vote 5-0.

 

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Brenda Kahl, Clerk/Treasurer                         Anthony Varda, Chair