TITLE: Town of Berry Board Meeting Minutes

DATE: November 21, 2016

TIME: 7:00 8:24 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 OCTOBER 13 AND 17, 2016

Motion Davis/Kruchten to approve the minutes of October 13 and 17, 2016. 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.

*Stan Theis spoke his concerns about the driveway being installed off of Theis Road.

 

IV. DISCUSS/ACTION RE: AGREEMENT FOR EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES WITH CROSS PLAINS AREA EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES DISTRICT

Motion Davis/Statz to approve the Agreement for Emergency Medical Services with Cross Plains Area Emergency Medical Services District. Motion failed. Vote 0-5

 

Motion Varda/Davis to forward a letter to the Cross Plains EMS District and inform them of our concerns over the way the agreement was drafted and suggest some alternative provisions that were discussed at the meeting. Motion carried. Vote 5-0

 

V. DISCUSSION/ACTION RE: INSTALLING GPS ON VEHICLES

Motion Davis/Haag to approve the GPS on a trial basis for one year since being its no cost to the town and revisit in one year from the date it goes active. Motion failed. Vote 2-3. Infavor: Haag and Davis Opposed: Statz, Varda and Kruchten

 

VI. DISCUSSION/ACTION RE: REFUNDING CYCLE ROAD EVENT PERMIT DEPOSIT FOR MADISON MOTORCYCLE CLUB

Motion Davis/Kruchten to approve refunding the permit deposit for Madison Motorcycle Club. Motion carried. Vote 5-0

 

VII. DISCUSSION/ACTION RE: ANNUAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE 300.14, Applying Statutory Axle Weight Limits Under 348.15(3)(b) to Agricultural Equipment Pursuant to 348.15(9)(f)2

Motion Kruchten/Varda to adopt Ordinance 300.14, Applying Statutory Axle Weight Limits Under 348.15(3)(b) to Agricultural Equipment Pursuant to 348.15(9)(f)2. Motion carried. Vote 5-0

 

VIII. DISCUSSION/ACTION RE: SET DATE AND TIME FOR COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AMENDMENT PUBLIC HEARING

Motion Varda/Haag to hold the public hearing on the Comprehensive Plan Amendment which will include the Town Map and the Zoning Ordinance on January 23, 2017 at 6:00 pm with town board meeting following at 7:00 pm or soon thereafter as the hearing ends. Motion carried. Vote 5-0

 

IX. DISCUSSION/ACTION RE: REVISING CLERK/TREASURER POSITION POLICY 105.1

Motion Davis/Kruchten to set over to the December Town Board meeting. Motion carried. Vote 5-0

 

X. DISCUSSION/ACTION RE: REVISING ROAD PATROLMAN POLICY 105.3

Motion Davis/Kruchten to set over to the December Town Board meeting. Motion carried. Vote 5-0

 

XI. DISCUSSION/ACTION RE: FLY DANE PARTNERSHIP, AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY PROJECT FOR 2017

Motion Haag/Kruchten to disapprove joining the Fly Dane Partnership. Motion carried. Vote 5-0

 

XII. BUDGETARY MATTERS

A. Payment of bills

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

Checks #15857-15899

 

B. Purchase tires for 2012 Dodge Truck

Motion Varda/Kruchten to defer purchase of the tires until Spring. Motion carried. Vote 5-0

 

XIII. COMMITTEE REPORTS/CORRESPONDENCE/COMMUNICATIONS

*Black Earth Fire District: In the process of bidding for a new fire truck to be included in the 2018 budget at an estimated cost of 599,000 to 640,000

*Consider having the town patrolman attend town board meetings

 

XIV. DISCUSSION OF FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

Patrolman Supervision and Job Duties Policy 105.6

 

XV. ADJOURN

Motion Kruchten/Varda 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