TITLE:  Town of Berry Board Meeting Minutes

DATE: July 17, 2017

TIME:  7:00 – 8:12 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, Jeff Davis, Duane Haag and Mike Statz. Also present Clerk, Brenda Kahl.

 

II. APPROVE MINUTES OF JUNE 19, 2017

Motion Haag/Davis to approve the minutes of June 19, 2017. Motion carried. Vote 4-0. Varda abstained.

 

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.

 

Motion Varda/Kruchten to switch agenda item #4 and #5. Motion carried. Vote 5-0

 

V. DISCUSSION/ACTION RE: VILLAGE OF CROSS PLAINS URBAN SERVICE AREA MAP AMENDMENT AND LETTER

Motion Davis/Kruchten that the Town does nothing and does not write a letter of support. Motion carried. Vote 5-0

 

IV DISCUSSION/ACTION RE: AWARDING TOWN HALL DOORS, ROOF AND SALT SHED BIDS

Motion Varda/Davis to reject all salt shed bids and town hall roofing bids and rebid them as both shingle and metal roofs and specify require full removal of shingles, require flashing with the shingles in the valleys, same shingles as on shelter, require ice and water shield for full roof, and require standing seam 26 gauge metal roof . Motion carried. Vote 5-0

 

Motion Kruchten/Statz to accept Top 2 Bottom Construction Services bid for the town hall doors. Motion carried. Vote 4-0. Varda abstained

 

VI. DISCUSSION/ACTION RE: REFUNDING THE CYCLE ROAD EVENT PERMIT DEPOSIT FOR FRIENDS OF BLUE MOUNDS STATE PARK

Motion Davis/Kruchten to approve refunding the Cycle Road Event permit deposit for Friends of Blue Mounds State Park. Motion carried. Vote 5-0

 

VII. BUDGETARY MATTERS

A. Payment of bills

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

Checks #4377-4407

 

B. Discussion/action re propane contract

Motion Davis/Kruchten to purchase 1,431 gallons of propane at $1.099 from Insight FS.

 

Motion Haag/Varda to purchase 1,500 gallons of propane. Motion carried. Vote 5-0

 

Motion to purchase 1,500 gallons of propane at $1.099 from Insight FS. Motion carried.

Vote 5-0

 

VIII. COMMITTEE REPORTS/CORRESPONDENCE/COMMUNICATIONS

*Black Earth Fire District: Approved Pierces truck bid with town’s portion being approximately $107,000

*District 1 EMS: Talked about replacing an ambulance, the town can purchase radios that will connect to DaneCom for approximately $800 a piece

*Cross Plains EMS: Voted in Connie Anderson’s recommended intergovernmental agreement

*Mike Theis reported that TDS’s phase 1 of the broadband project which is updating the outside construction is scheduled to be completed October 1 and customers should notice better/faster broadband services and phase 2 will be completed sometime in 2018

 

IX. DISCUSSION OF FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

 

X. ADJOURN

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

 

____________________________                ________________________________

Brenda Kahl, Clerk/Treasurer                         Anthony Varda, Chair