MONTHLY BOARD MEETING
APRIL 11, 2006
Chairman Kopecky called the meeting to order at 8:00 p.m. In attendance were Kopecky, Supervisors Van Lue, Loomer, Cramer and Attorney Torhorst. Supervisor McLernon was excused. Clerk/Treasurer Kirch took the minutes of the meeting. Motion (Loomer/Cramer) to approve the March 13, and March 22, 2006 meeting minutes. Approved 4-0. Motion (Van Lue/Cramer) to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented. Approved 4‑0. Motion (Loomer/Van Lue) to move $500,000 to the LGIP. Approved 4-0. Balances reported as of March 31, 2006:
10003 LGIP Savings 343,980.44 Total Income 1,184,396.60
10005 Tax Checking Account 5,436.74 Total Expense 561,935.08
10007 Money Market Account 266,125.00 Net Income 622,461.52
10009 Boat Launch Project Ckg Acct 14,740.96
1100-50000241 Regular Checking 717,925.78
Chairman Kopecky gave the Town of
· David and Linda Richardson
· Dan Sojka –
· Tim & Christine Drohner
· Dave Clark Stebnitz Builders – He is requesting a variance for Ronald & Carolyn Bloch W3678 South Shore Drive. They want to build a garage onto an existing two-car garage. Will vote on at April 24, 2006 meeting.
· Attorney Kenneth Conell representing Steven A. Schultz W3995 Kelly Road. He wants to rezone a 3.994 acre parcel from C-3 to A-4, which will require a conditional use for a 75’ by 200’ building for storing his private car collection. Mr. Conell stated that no more buildings could be built on this property if this one is approved. Will vote on at April 24, 2006 meeting.
· Lynne Fosbinder represented by Warren Hansen Current zoning R-1, requested zoning R-2. Planning Geneva Springs Subdivision located off of
· Mary talked to William Stauber about updating our 2010 plan. He is involved with the County on master planning.
Judge Letteney gave the monthly Municipal Court report. Gross Receipts for March 2006 = $26,342.06; Adjusted Gross Receipts for March 2006 = $17,741.13; Net Receipts to the Town after all expenses for March 2006 = $10,213.15. For March: Payments – 240, Citations – 471, Final Disposition – 246.
President Dave Van Lue reported on the March 15 meeting of the Lake Como Sanitary District. Reviewed the motion from February 15, 2006 meeting regarding the lateral approval for JLCB 02155. Attorney Scholze stated that the District has a policy that requires the main to be extended. Will address at April 19 meeting. Assignment agreement done for the easements needed for the Klug extension. Discussed well abandonment judgments. Johnson Motel utility extension completed. Working on PSC audit. Flow-meter for Well #2 calibrated and tested. Both well pumps to be checked and tested. Cheryl will attend an eCMAR seminar. Jim will attend training in
Loomer reported that the Lake Geneva Police and Fire Commission met last week and
Brian Hinrichs discussed the additional information needed for the boat launch grant. Torhorst reviewing the stormwater ordinance. Geneva National meeting is Saturday, but the grant is due Friday. Will submit and won’t bill for grant work if declined by Geneva National Community Services. South Shore ramp – All reimbursements are retroactive including the fee to write the grant. New ramp, new dock, improve channel. Estimated cost of project is $100,000-$120,000, 60% reimbursable. Town cost could be $48,000 plus fees (40%). Comprehensive Green space reimbursement application for the former Blaszczak property is $1,000. $25,000 grant by June. Motion (Cramer/Van Lue) to approve the grant reimbursement contract for the former Blaszczak property. Approved 4-0. Boat access cost is non-reimbursable. Motion (Loomer/Cramer) to approve the contract for boat access engineering for the South Shore of Lake
Amendment to ordinance for launch fees needed. Add to May agenda. Launch fees to be set up in a non-lapsing fund.
· Norm Nielsen discussed pier regulations. The DNR has their own laws and administration rules relating to piers.
Grievance procedure is set forth under the bargaining agreement. Have proceeded through Step 2. Chief Gritzner denied the grievances. A response is now required within 15 days or it is deemed settled. A denial needs to be filed, and then likely arbitration would be requested. Motion (Loomer/Van Lue) to deny the requests by Officers Anderson, Mulhollon, and Haase as detailed by the grievances. Approved 4-0. Clerk to send denial to the labor association.
Motion (Van Lue/Cramer) to approve the operator’s license for Angelina Kinney. Approved 4-0.
Motion (Cramer/Van Lue) to send Torhorst to the Attorney’s annual seminar. Approved 4-0.
· Andy Schmidt discussed the caution lights near Woods school. Need clarification on the reduced speed.
· Loomer discussed the 2% fire dues and documentation needed if audited. Aid from State can only be spent on items meeting certain criteria. Wants Accountant Romenesko to look into this.
· Town needs someone with more time to deal with emergency government issues. Judge Letteney has the training and deals with emergency management now.
Motion (Loomer/Van Lue) to adjourn. Approved 4‑0.
Chairman Kopecky Supervisor Cramer
Supervisor Van Lue Supervisor Loomer
Debra L. Kirch, CMC/WCMC Clerk/Treasurer