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June 13, 2011 June Town Board Meeting Minutes
TOWN OF LAMARTINE
Town Board Meeting
Minutes Dated: June 13, 2011
With all notices having been properly posted, Frank Bartzen, Chairman called the June meeting to order at the Lamartine Municipal Building Meeting Room at 7:30 Pm. Supervisors Mike Suprenand and Bruce Rhode, Treasurer Greg Michels and Clerk Jill Randall were also in attendance at this meeting.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Frank called for any corrections or additions in the May Board Meeting minutes.
?Mike seconded by Bruce made a motion to approve the May Board meeting minutes as presented. Motion carried 3-0.
Frank called for any corrections or additions in the Special Town Board Meeting (held 4-19-2011) minutes. Motion by Frank to approve minutes from the April 19, 2011 Special Town Board Meeting seconded by Mike. Motion carried 3-0.
Frank asked Greg to read the May Treasurer?s report. The ending balance as of 5-31-11 is $546,944.14. Greg noted that he had spoke with the bank regarding the bank interest last month; this issue is now taken care of. Bruce seconded by Mike moved to accept the Treasurer?s report as presented. Motion carried 3-0.
REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS:
A. Road Report?Frank reported that Rich is hard at it this summer. Rich stated that the Town roadside ditches are full of Wild Parsnip. This weed is growing out of control. It is a very nasty weed. People should stay out of the ditches. Discussion took place regarding spraying the town roadside ditches for this weed as the Board considers it a human health issue. More information will be sought as to what by law the Town needs to do to spray, what to spray to kill the Wild Parsnip and the best time to spray for it. Frank will check this out and the Board will hold a special meeting if necessary to make a decision on spraying.
B. Update on the Veterans Memorial / Cemetery Committee Meeting held May 23, 2011?Greg reported that the flower bed has been rejuvenated by Delores Braun and Jeri Bartzen (THANK YOU!!). Curbing will be added to the flower bed soon. Community Day will be held on Sunday, August 28th. There will be a parade, refreshments, musical entertainment, fun things for the kids to do and barring no emergency calls are received a visit from FdL County Flight for Life. More details to come. Clean up work at Anderson Cemetery was done on Memorial weekend. The fence is down and the dead trees will be cut soon. The cemetery is a bit of a mess now but chipping of the brush will take place along with the tree cutting.
Road Bid Opening? With the time being 8:00 Pm Frank announced that the board would now open road bids for the 2011 Summer Road Projects?Frank announced that the town received two bids. Northeast Asphalt (NEA) and Scott Construction (Scott). NEA?s bid was opened and found to be complete with the exception of a completed Prequalification Form. Taylor from NEA explained that he had bid the work as hot mix and the project specs were for cold mix and the prequalification form was for cold mix experience. Frank read the bid amounts aloud with a total bid for all five (5) projects being $ 141,516.50. Scott?s bid for Cold Mix Paver Wedging and Hot Oil Seal Coating projects was opened and found to be complete and within the specifications requested. Frank read the bid aloud. Scott also submitted bids on all five (5) projects. The total bid amount for all projects bid by Scott was $116,945.00. Please see Attachment ?A? for a detailed list of amounts bid per project. Frank asked both representatives if their respective companies would submit a new bid for the two road projects that were subject to prevailing wages if the state signed the new budget and got rid of or increased the amounts mandating prevailing wage rates before they started the road projects. Both stated that they would be willing to submit new bids for those two projects if the state made changes to the prevailing wage laws.
Discussion took place regarding bid amounts. The Town budgeted $165,000.00 for roadwork this year. Mike seconded by Bruce moved to call a Special Town Board meeting on Thursday, June 16th @ 5:30 Pm at the Lamartine Municipal Building Meeting Room to discuss and award the road bids. Motion carried 3-0.
C. Announcement?Articles due June 15th for Next Newsletter.
D. Update CTH T Bridge Construction Project?The County contacted Frank regarding potential additional access at the Holzman property on CTH T which could potentially turn into a Town Road if they were to subdivide in the future. A decision needs to be made soon so bids can be let for the bridge reconstruction. Frank is taking care of this matter with the property owner and the County Highway Commissioner.
E. Announcement?Representative Dick Spanbauer will be holding office hours at the Town of Lamartine
Hall on Friday, June 17, 2011 from 1:00 Pm to 2:00 Pm?All are welcome
A. Resolution Setting Application / Review Fees?(New document from Town Attorney)?Note: This resolution addresses the Final Plat Fees approved by the Board at the April Town Board meeting and then placed back on the agenda for the May Board meeting due to the approved fee being inconsistent with the fees stated in the Town Subdivision and Land Division Ordinance. This item was tabled at the May Board meeting. Frank read the fees that if passed, the resolution would establish.
? Conditional Use Permit Application Fee-- $480
? Variance Application Fee-- $380
? CSM Review Fee-- $100
? Engineering Fee?An amount equal to the actual cost to the Town for all engineering work incurred by the Town in connection with a CSM, including inspections required by the Town
? Administrative Fee?An amount equal to the cost of any legal, administrative, publication, hearing, or fiscal work which may be undertaken by the Town in connection with a CSM.
? Plat Review Fees?Preliminary Plat Fee-- $350 plus $10 per lot
? Preliminary Plat Reapplication Fee--$50
? Escrow Fee-- $250 per lot
? Final Plat Fee-- $350 plus $10 per lot
? Final Plat Reapplication Fee-- $ 50
? Adult-Oriented Est. License Fee (Orig & Renewal) To Be Determined
? Large Livestock Facility CUP Application Fee--$1000
? Rezoning From Non-Farmland Preservation Districts-- $480
? Rezoning From Farmland Preservation District(s) - $480 plus an amount equal to 15 percent of the conversion fee required under Chapter 91, WI Statutes. In the event Chapter 91, WI Statutes is amended to eliminate the conversion fee, the applicant shall pay an application fee of $980
? Comprehensive Plan Amendment-- $600.00
Discussion took place regarding what would be charged for the original and the renewal license for an Adult-Oriented Establishment license fees. Mike moved that the Town charge $1000 for the original license fee and $500 for a renewal license fee. Bruce seconded the motion. Motion carried 3-0. Discussion took place about adding other fees the town has already established that are not listed in this resolution. Such as:
? Sign Permit Fee (Fire Sign) $50
? Building Permit Fee-- Remodel $25
? New Construction $50
? Culvert Permit Fee-- $25
? Zoning & Comp Plan Amendment-- $480 -- $1200
Mike made a motion seconded by Frank to approve this resolution M-61311 ?Resolution Setting Application / Review Fees? including the additional discussed by the Board. Motion carried 3-0.
B. Survey Results?Town Board, Zoning Adm., Plan Commission & Board of Appeals members were surveyed as to what Monday of the month they are most available to meet, 1st or 4th Monday? The Town Board reviewed the above referenced survey. Mike moved that the Town begin keeping the first Monday of each month opened so that day is available for the Town to hold Plan Commission and Board of Appeals Hearings and meetings. Bruce seconded the motion. Motion carried 3-0.
A. Discussion / decision increasing cemetery fees?Current charges of cemetery fees were reviewed by the Board. Mike made a motion that the Town increases the fees as follows: Vaulted Burial to $500 year round; Grave Marker Guarantee Fee $500; Grave Marker Date Guarantee Fee $100 with all other fees remaining the same. Frank seconded the motion. Motion carried 3-0. Please see Attachment B??Cemetery Fees? as part of the record with these minutes.
B. Board Action?Approval of the 2011-2012 Liquor Licenses and Operators Licenses?Let the record show that Supervisor, Mike Suprenand stepped down stating he would not vote as he felt it was a conflict of interest.
1. New Operator?s Licenses
1. Amber Geisthardt
2. Jessica Suprenand
3. Scot Fischer?The Clerk reported that nothing was found in the criminal background check done on any of the three new operator?s listed above. Frank moved to approve the three new operator licenses for Geisthardt, Suprenand, and Fischer. Bruce seconded the motion. Motion carried 2-0.
2. Renewal of Liquor Licenses
a. Lori?s Bar & Grill
b. Rascals Bar
c. Wescot Sportsman?s Club
d. Lakeshore Bowhunters Club?Bruce seconded by Frank moved to grant the renewal liquor licenses for Lori?s Bar, Rascals Bar, Wescot Sportsman?s Club and Lakeshore Bowhunters Club contingent on checking that any delinquent taxes owed the Town are paid prior to the liquor license being issued. Motion carried 2-0.
Renewal of Operator?s Licenses?Frank moved seconded by Bruce to approve the operator license renewal applications for Lori?s Bar & Grill? Jim Kopf, Karen Kopf, Stephanie Fischer, Susan Goding and Paul Deaver. Motion carried 2-0.
Bruce seconded by Frank moved to approve the operator license renewal applications for Rascals Bar-- Stephany Kiser, Jennifer Supple, Tara Robinson, Kari Schlefke, Sherry Dillman, Janice Streeter, Robin Schneiter, Kaelyn Wonser and Samantha Albrecht. Motion carried 2-0.
Frank seconded by Bruce moved to approve the operator license renewal applications for Wescot Sportsman?s Club?Gary Zivkovich, Michael Lemke, Stephen Lemke, Stacey Warner, Thomas Heise, Marcia Evenson, Dale Pierce, Eugene Newton, Robert Raab, Debra Raab and Sue Kleinschmidt. Motion carried 2-0.
Bruce seconded by Frank moved to approve the operator license renewal applications for Lakeshore Bowhunters (Donald Buerger, David Sabel, and Robert Jacobs). Motion carried 2-0.
Approving the monthly vouchers and checks?Mike moved to approve the vouchers as presented for payment and give permission to pay the Glanz Excavating $300.00 for the recent grave digging. Bruce seconded the motion. Motion carried 3-0.
With no further business to discuss, Bruce seconded by Mike made a motion to adjourn. Motion carried 3-0 and the meeting adjourned at 9:05 Pm.
Town of Lamartine
Included with these minutes: Attendance Sign in Sheet
Attachment A??2011 Road Bid Worksheet?
Attachment B??Cemetery Fees? ?6/13/2011
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