TITLE:  Town of Berry Board Meeting Minutes

DATE: May 15, 2017

TIME:  7:00 – 7:53 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 APRIL 17, 2017

Motion Davis/Kruchten to approve the minutes of April 17, 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.

*Donald Kerl informed the board about a water issue with a neighbor.

*Garren Pletzer informed the board that the pea gravel was plowed off the road in the winter on Enchanted Valley Road East of County Road P.

 

IV. DISCUSSION/APPROVE/DISAPPROVE:

A. (2017-3) Paul Ripp, State Road 19, driveway permit application

Motion Kruchten/Statz to approve Paul Ripp’s driveway permit application. Motion carried. Vote 5-0

 

B. (2015-2) Andrew & Heather Hager, Theis Road, final driveway, extend permit for one year

Motion Kruchten/Davis to approve extending the driveway permit for one year and to move the culvert in the turnaround area twenty-five feet up the driveway .

Motion Varda/Davis to amend the motion to include a commitment of the town to provide the rock and pay the expense for rounding out the turnaround in the existing area in coordination with the culvert. Motion carried. Vote 5-0

Motion to approve extending the driveway permit for one year; to move the culvert in the turnaround area twenty-five feet up the driveway; and to include a commitment of the town to provide the rock and pay the expense for rounding out the turnaround in the existing area in coordination with the culvert. Motion carried. Vote 5-0

 

V. DISCUSSION/ACTION RE: HERITAGE TRUST BOARD APPOINTMENT

Motion Varda/Kruchten to appoint Tony Varda, Steve Richter and Mike Statz to the Heritage Trust Board. Motion carried. Vote 5-0

 

VI. DISCUSSION/ACTION RE: GARBAGE AND RECYCLING PROGRAM/CONTAINERS

Discussion only. Will be contacting Town & Country Sanitation to acquire a solid proposal for review.

 

 

VII. BUDGETARY MATTERS

A. Payment of bills

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

Checks #16130-16152 & 4330-4337

 

VIII. COMMITTEE REPORTS/CORRESPONDENCE/COMMUNICATIONS

*Black Earth Fire District: Budget about $110,000 for our share of the new vehicle

*District 1 EMS: The same board was re-appointed. Discussed obtaining simplified radios to use withDaneCom

 

IX. DISCUSSION OF FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

 

X. ADJOURN

Motion Varda/Davis 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