Town board meeting minutes
Town of Newbold
Regular town board meeting
Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012
The Town of Newbold Town Board met on Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 6:30 p.m., in open session for the Town Board Regular Monthly Meeting, at the Newbold Town Hall, Highway 47, North, Rhinelander, Wisconsin, 54501, Oneida County, Wisconsin. The following was discussed:
Chairman, Dave Kroll called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. The following were in attendance:
Dave Kroll, Chairman; Bob Metropulos, Scott Eshelman, Ben Loma and Mike Sueflohn, Supervisors; Kim Gauthier, Clerk and Jodie Hess, Treasurer. Chairman Kroll led the audience in the pledge of allegiance.
The Clerk verified that the agenda was properly posted and an affidavit is on file.
Approval of prior Town Board Meeting Minutes. A motion was made by Mr. Loma and seconded by Mr. Metropulos to approve the regular meeting and finance meeting minutes of Dec. 13,2012, as presented. That motion carried on a vote of four ayes and zero nays. Mr. Eshelman abstained.
Discussion and action on library request for a wireless router at the Town Hall. This agenda item was tabled, as Ed Hughs was not available to attend the meeting.
Regular monthly activity report of the Volunteer Fire Department by Chief Waydick. Chief Waydick provided the attached report.
Regular monthly activity report of the Town Lakes Committee by Scott Eshelman. Mr. Eshelman provided the attached report of the Lake Mildred/Clear Lake Association’s lake management plan.
Regular monthly activity report of public works activities presented by Mark Fetzer, Director of Public Works. Mr. Fetzer provided the attached report. Mr. Fetzer requested that the town board discuss a possible change in the location of the stop sign on Hillside Court at the January 31, 2013 meeting.
Discuss and act on Oneida County Zoning Requests, Plan Commission and Citizen Zoning requests, if any and Chairman’s Report. Mr. Sueflohn indicated the commission will meet again on January 3, 2013.
County Supervisors Report. Mr. Rudolph was absent and excused. Mr. Metropulos commented on topics discussed at the last Oneida County Board meeting.
Discussion and action on Oneida County Humane Society request that the Town consider a donation. Chairman Kroll read the attached letter from OCHS into the record. A motion was made by Mr. Sueflohn and seconded by Mr. Loma to reject the request from the Oneida County Humane Society. Mr. Eshelman asked that the motion be amended to: if expenses occur by our town we ask that the OCHS bill the town. Mr. Sueflohn and Mr. Loma agreed to the amendment. The amended motion carried on a vote of five ayes and zero nays.
Discussion and action on Wisconsin Towns Association Urban Towns membership. Chairman Kroll referred to the attached correspondence from WTA. The urban town’s membership is in addition to the WTA membership and based on a per capita rate. A motion was made by Mr. Sueflohn and seconded by Mr. Metropulos to amend the budget to accommodate the WTA Urban Towns membership. That motion carried on a vote of three ayes and two nays.
Approval of any bills and/or disbursements and any fund transfers. A motion was made by Mr. Eshelman and seconded by Mr. Sueflohn to approve the transfer from the general fund to the transportation other budget in the amount of $1932.69, as presented. That motion carried on a vote of five ayes and zero nays. A motion was made by Mr. Metropulos and seconded by Mr. Loma to approve bills and disbursements as presented. That motion carried on a vote of five ayes and zero nays.
Administrative review and action, if necessary, concerning general government, public safety, recycling, sanitation, culture, education, job assignments, project updates, transportation, budget items, fund transfers, and future agenda items.
Next regular meeting is scheduled for Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. financial matters and at 6:30 p.m. for the regular town board meeting.
Public Comment and Communication Period per Wisconsin Statutes whereby the Town Board can discuss any matter raised by the public. No public comment.
A motion was made by Mr. Sueflohn and seconded by Mr. Eshelman to adjourn at 7:25 p.m. That motion carried on a vote of five ayes and zero nays.
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