REGULAR MEETING OF THE TOWN OF NEWBOLD PLAN COMMISSION
Thursday April 5, 2012 AT 4:30 P.M.
The Town of Newbold Plan Commission will hold the Regular Monthly Meeting on Thursday,
April 5, 2012 beginning at 4:30 P.M. at the Newbold Town Hall.
The Agenda for this meeting is as follows:
Call Meeting to Order
(1) Review and approve minutes of March 1, 2012.
(2) Review for discussion and recommendation to the Newbold Town Board a preliminary 2 lot certified survey map of Grace H. Haug, Restated Rev Liv Trust, owner and Genisot & Associates, Inc., surveyor for property described as Pt SE NE, Section 31, T37N, R8E, PIN NE 329, Town of Newbold, Wi. Nadine Wilson from Oneida County P & Z will be in attendance.
(3) Review for discussion and recommendation to the Newbold Town Board, possible changes to Chapter 8/Public Works, in the Town of Newbold Code of Ordinances.
(4) Administrative Matters for Review and discussion by Commission Members Concerning General Plan Commission, Town Board, County Board and County Planning and Zoning Dept. Activities, Project Updates and the Following:
A. Chairpersons Report
B. Correspondence, if any
A. Future Meeting Agenda Items
C. Next Meeting Date
(5) Public Comment and Communication Period per Wisconsin Statutes, whereby the Plan Commission may receive any matter raised by the public.
Bob Metropulos, Chairperson Newbold Plan Commission
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. Please call Town Clerk Kim Gauthier at 715/362-1092 with specific information about your request allowing adequate time to respond to the request.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a majority of the Town Board may be present at this meeting to gather information about a subject over which it has decision-making authority. This constitutes a meeting of the Newbold Town Board, pursuant to State ex rel. Badke v. Greendale Village Bd., 173 Wis. 2d 553, 494 N.W. 2d 408 (1993), and must be noticed as such although the Newbold Town Board will take no formal action at these meetings.
Posted: March 31, 2012
By: Bob Metropulos, Chairperson Newbold Plan Commission
The Annual Meeting Of the Town of Newbold
Will Be Held at the Newbold Town Hall
Highway 47 North, Rhinelander, Wisconsin 54501
Tuesday, April 10, 2012 7:00 p.m.
The Agenda Will Include:
1. Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance.
2. Minutes of November 29, 2011 Budget Hearing.
3. Report on Financial Status of the Town.
4. Review of the Road Program.
5. Volunteer Fire Department Report.
6. Cemetery Committee Report.
7. Town Lakes Committee Report.
8. Discussion to give Town Board input on any other issues as allowed by State law.
Dave Kroll, Town Chairperson
NOTICE IS HEREBY FURTHER GIVEN that pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. Please call Town Clerk Kim Gauthier at 715-362-1092 with specific information about your request allowing adequate time to respond to the request.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a majority of the Newbold Town Board and Plan Commission may be present at this meeting to gather information about a subject over which it has decision-making authority. This constitutes a meeting of the Newbold Town Board and Plan Commission, pursuant to State ex rel. Badke v. Greendale Village Bd., 173 Wis. 2d 553, 494 N.W. 2d 408 (1993), and must be noticed as such although the Newbold Town Board and Plan Commission will take no formal action at these meetings.
POSTED: April 2, 2012
BY: Kim Gauthier and/or Dept. of Public Works
Proceedings of the Town of Pine Lake Board Meeting held on February 15, 2012, at 6:30 P.M., in the Pine Lake Community Building, 4197 River Road, Fire Department Room # 1.
Notice of meeting was posted in three (3) locations within the Township of Pine Lake according to Wisconsin Statutes. Meeting was also posted on www.townofpinelake.com
PRESENT: Chairman Jim Flory, Supervisors Brian Gehrig, Timothy Oestreich, Matt Matteson, and Charlie LaHam, Treasurer Judy Skinner and Clerk Cindy Skinner.
Chairman Flory called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. Motion by Matt Matteson to approve the agenda and chairman to move items as necessary, second by Brian Gehrig.
Motion carried by voice vote.
Motion by Matt Matteson to approve the minutes of the January 18, 2012, Town Board Meeting, second by Charlie LaHam. Motion carried by voice vote.
Treasurer’s Report by Judy Skinner. Book Balance – 12/31/2011 – $2,146,524.62.
Receipts – $1,422,000.92. Disbursements – $1,069,719.47. Book Balance – 1/31/2012 $2,498,806.07. Checking Account – $1,946,413.93. Peoples State Bank Money Market – $529,245.89. Mid-Wisconsin CD – $23,146.25. Bank Balance – 1/31/2012 – $2,498,806.07.
Citizens Concerns item moved. Tim Vocke, candidate for judge Oneida County spoke for few minutes. Jack Sorensen, candidate for county board supervisor, and Nick Scholtes, candidate for county board supervisor, also present.
Library Report by Ken Hardtke. Written report distributed and Ken reported that long range planning will be done with Chris Winters of the Architecture Store. Library board approved the purchase of a computer management system to facilitate assignment of computers for patron use. Budget report for 2011 not completed by the City of Rhinelander. January budget was available with 7.6% spent with 8.3% year elapsed.
Oneida County Library funds for library will be slightly lower for coming year. Director looking into possibility for acquiring a delivery vehicle. Remodel of bathrooms put on hold pending long range plan work. Reports from both the adult and children’s departments were attached showing the extensive activities and group visits happening at the library.
Ordinance 2012-01 Extending the Town Officers Terms In Response to Election Law Changes. Clerk Cindy Skinner explained that so many election laws are changing since last winter and so quickly that issues created by the changes are overlooked. The ordinance was created by the WTA and is for 2012 and 2013 to extend the terms for one week to allow for the extended time to certify an election due to the deadline for Provisional ballots and late arriving absentee ballots until 4:00 p.m on the Friday following an election, thus affecting when officers can take office. Motion by Charlie LaHam to approve Ordinance No. 2012-01 as written, second by Tim Oestreich. Roll call vote taken. Charlie LaHam, aye, Tim Oestreich, aye, Matt Matteson, aye, Brian Gehrig, aye, Jim Flory, aye.
Motion carried – 5 ayes and 0 no.
Town clerk’s appointment expires April, 2012. Motion by Matt Matteson to re-appoint clerk Cindy Skinner for a three year term ending April, 2015, second by Brian Gehrig. Motion carried by voice vote.
Signage for town shop item moved. Brian Gehrig reported signage had been discussed at the Highway Shop Maintenance Committee meeting. He obtained a quote from Cleveland Signs for lettering the same size and material that’s on the Community Building/Fire Department. For lettering “Town of Pine Lake Shop” cost to be $1,666.03. 56 Motion by Jim Flory to approve, second by Matt Matteson. Discussion on exact wording and color of letters. Decided on “Pine Lake Town Shop” in black lettering. Motion carried by voice vote.
Fire Department Truck. Brian Gehrig explained the brush/medical unit that the fire department is looking at. Quote from Custom Fab & Body, Marion, WI, for $148,568. Estimated to take from 150-180 days for delivery. Discussion. Motion by Matt Matteson to approve the purchase of a new brush/medical unit at a cost of $148,568 from Custom Fab & Body, second by Jim Flory. Roll call vote taken. Matt Matteson, aye, Brian Gehrig, abstain, Tim Oestreich, aye, Charlie LaHam, aye, Jim Flory, aye. Motion carried with 4 ayes and 1 abstain.
Town Patrol Truck. John Stevens explained that he had contacted companies to get proposals that come in around $145,000 including equipment. Trade-in would be about $15,000. Jim Flory would like to sell current truck to try to get more money for it.
Discussion on funding and truck options. To go back to the next Highway Shop Maintenance Committee meeting on February 21st for consideration and possible recommendation. Then to be on the Annual Meeting agenda for electors’ approval since it affects the highway budget.
Part-time summer employee for town shop. The Highway Shop Maintenance Committee recommended that the same worker from last summer come back at $10 per hour to be vacation replacement and to run mower. Motion by Tim Oestreich to approve, second by Matt Matteson. Motion carried by voice vote.
Constable Report. Tom Quandt reported on missing dog and another dog stuck under a building. Vehicle issues included illegal parking due to running out of gas, which he helped owner with, and another vehicle in ditch. Complaint received regarding garbage again building up at residence on Bozile Rd. Discussion on that.
Fire Department Report. Brian Gehrig reported that January had seven fire calls and 18 EMS calls. Also reported on DNR grant for radio purchase with a 50% match.
Communications. Cindy Skinner received copy of letter sent to City of Rhinelander from Birchwood Dr. residents affected by flooding problems created by Menards. Tonnage report from Northern Waste. Copy of letter sent from Northern Waste showing the increase in rates for the Lincoln County landfill. Clerk requested consideration for additional compensation due to all of the election law changes creating lots of extra time working and training, etc. Thank you letter from Rhinelander Mayor Richard Johns for the $500 donation from Pine Lake to the 2012 4th of July fireworks fund. Notice from Anthem Insurance. Receipt of a Compliance Statement from the WI Dept. of Safety regarding Oak Leaf Salvage. Inspection report for the salt/sand shed from the WI DOT. Asked if cause of big leap in electric bill for the community building/fire department had been located – Brian Gehrig not sure if found. WTA District Meeting scheduled for March 9th in Arbor Vitae. Anyone going to let Cindy know so she can send in registration.
Jim Flory received the confirmation of the LRIP funds awarded for River Road. Letter for bridge inspection due on Lakeshore Drive bridge. Will ask to have the older bridge inspected, too.
Committee Reports. Matt Matteson reported that the Highway Shop Maintenance Committee met and reported in minutes on various topics. Next meeting is February 21, 2012, at 6:00 p.m. at the town shop.
County Supervisor Report. Matt Matteson reported that the county board meets next week.
Mining issue will be one of the agenda items.
Motion by Matt Matteson to approve the February vouchers for payment, 111 second by Charlie LaHam. Motion carried by voice vote.
Next meeting is set for March 21, 2012, at 6:30 p.m.
Motion by Charlie LaHam to adjourn, second by Tim Oestreich. Motion carried by voice vote. Meeting adjourned at 7:50 p.m.
Cindy Skinner, Clerk