MONTHLY BOARD MEETING
SEPTEMBER 11, 2006
Chairman Kopecky called the meeting to order at 7:05 p.m. In attendance were Kopecky, Supervisors Van Lue, McLernon, Loomer, Cramer and Attorney Kremer (filling in for Attorney Torhorst). Clerk/Treasurer Kirch took the minutes of the meeting. Motion (Loomer/Cramer) to approve the July 24, August 14 (2), and August 28, 2006 meeting minutes. Approved 5-0. Motion (Van Lue/Loomer) to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented. Approved 5‑0. Balances reported as of August 31, 2006:
10003 LGIP Savings 857,239.36 Total Income 2,411,258.90
10005 Tax Checking Account 5,781.75 Total Expense 1,669,758.15
10007 Money Market Account 41,950.53 Net Income 741,500.75
1100-50000241 Regular Checking 463,219.77
Chairman Kopecky gave the Town of
· Joseph & Sunny Caldrone W4177 West End Road – Variance – They are requesting to rebuild an accessory structure that had burnt down, and are requesting a zero foot setback. The Caldrones did not attend the meeting so this request is tabled until they call the Plan Commission to be put back on the agenda. The building was actually over the lot line.
· Don Wuttke W3581 County Road NN. The request is for a lot line adjustment. The property is approximately 3 acres and is zoned A-1. The lot line adjustment is for 1 acre. The property is in the ETP with
· Mary Hopkins W4162 Lake Shore Drive – Variance – She is requesting a 7-foot variance for a garage to be attached to her house. This is in the shoreland zoning district. Current zoning is R-2. She plans to tear down a shed on the property and attach the garage to the house. The garage will be 24 feet by 24 feet. Her plans are to angle the driveway so she can get into the garage. She was told to speak to Randy Parker about the driveway. Will be decided at the September 25, 2006 meeting.
· Bill Papenfus W2970
· Audrey Boss – Gave background on the Sugar Shack violations. State has approved the mezzanine but with changes.
Kopecky gave the monthly Municipal Court report. Gross Receipts for August 2006 = $27,658.22; Adjusted Gross Receipts for August 2006 = $19,153.13; Net Receipts to the Town after all expenses for August 2006 = $14,216.35. For July: Payments – 210, Citations – 503, Final Disposition – 169.
President Dave Van Lue reported on the August 16, August 17, and August 21 meetings of the Lake Como Sanitary District. State has new requirements as of January 1, 2007 for marking of laterals with tracing wire. Annual DNR inspection scheduled for August 29. Johnsons Motel owes balance of $261 for the utility extension. Discussed with Romenesko paying off the Unfunded Retirement Liability which currently is $17,492. Paying off would reduce our monthly retirement rate from 11.1% to 10.6% for 2007. Preliminary budget on September agenda. Dick Milaeger from Municipal Well and Pump gave his well integrity test report. Well #1 – Specific Capacity has improved, Total Dynamic Head has decreased 10%. Should be watched. Well #2 – Efficiency has decreased 37%. Pump should be pulled and rehabbed. Narrowed 14 applicants down to 3 which were interviewed. Nick Janovski was introduced as the new District Manager.
LG Police & Fire had budget meeting September 19.
Park Commission Chairperson, Carol McLernon, announced Penny Wagner as a new member. They would like to have the railroad trestles returned and made into benches for the Duck Lake Nature Trail. Carol will check with the Hwy Dept. Bob will check on the benches. Bridge needs to be repaired. Large posts may be tripped on and a rope is missing. One of the four Trail signs made by Arne Oswald and his students at
Josh Davenport provided project updates. Aquatic Plant Management Plan is in the DNR hands. Unsewered Wastewater Management draft of plan provided to Board members for their review and comments. Stormwater Study – waiting on County revisions of ordinances which DNR says need to be incorporated into our plan. Audrey Green will see if she can assist. Finishing applications for the Schofield Road Boat Launch. Need estimate on construction costs. Set up to bid out completely. Kopecky instructed Josh to talk to Randy to see if we can utilize our people for part of the work. Applications should be done shortly. Conditional Use Permit provided for improvements to existing boat ramp. Chapter 30 Permit to DNR.
Stop signs on Wildwood and Skyline removed from Ordinance No. 3 and given Resolution No. 161. Motion (Loomer/Cramer) to approve Resolution No. 161. Approved 5-0.
Ordinance No. 3 amended to include Section 5. Stop Signs. Motion (Van Lue/McLernon) to approve amending Ordinance No. 3 as read by Kopecky. Approved 5-0.
Ordinance No. 62 to prohibit feeding of waterfowl and gulls was read by Kopecky. Motion (McLernon/Cramer) to approve Ordinance No. 62. Approved 5-0.
Audrey Boss has requested amending Ordinance No. 20 to change Circuit Court to Municipal Court. Due to legislation, Municipal Courts cannot be Courts of Equity. They don’t have the power. Will investigate further. Also deals with Ordinance No. 45.
Motion (Van Lue/McLernon) to approve operator licenses for Allen Searles and Amber Boltz. Approved 5-0.
No Attorney’s Report.
Motion (McLernon/Loomer) to adjourn at 8:05 p.m. Approved 5‑0.
Supervisor McLernon Supervisor Cramer
Supervisor Van Lue Supervisor Loomer
Debra L. Kirch, CMC/WCMC Clerk/Treasurer