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FOND DU LAC COUNTY MONTHLY MEETING SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 7:00 PM The Monthly Meeting was called to order by Chairman Robert Giese. Present were Chairman Giese, Supervisors LeRoy Schmitz and Dave Schmitz, Clerk Patti Supple, Treasurer Brenda Post, Attorney Matt Parmentier and various Town residents. Confirmation was made of open meeting notice. Minutes from the previous meeting were approved as presented. Pam Wenzel asked for clarification of where on her daughter’s property they could store their camper for the winter. At issue is the corner lot with two front yards. The camper can be stored near the trees in the back side lot. If more clarification is needed she can contact the Permit Office. John Zeleske stated that since he won the lawsuit and is entitled to court costs compensation, he is willing to forego the compensation in return for the Town rezoning his property General Ag. This matter will be discussed in closed session and Mr. Zeleske notified of the decision. Charles Crites thanked the Town and the mowing crew for the mowing of the ditches on Brown Road. He also asked the Town to talk to the appropriate entities to reopen Rogersville Road. There were no letters sent out by the Permit Office concerning weed control. On September 10, letters were sent to Chris Cardinal and Daryl Conger concerning an uncapped well on their properties. Chairman Giese reported he will be inspecting some corners for vision clearance issues. A culvert will be replaced on Horseshoe Court. A final bill for Emery Lane has not been received. There is no update on the water study. The Village of North Fond du Lac rejected the contract revision costs, and Kaempfer has agreed to waive the added costs. The subject for Stormwater Management is “Leave your Leaves on the Land”. Motion was made and seconded to approve the Certified Survey Map for Adam Averbeck on CTH OOO. Motion carried. Van Horn has submitted the frontage road access point to the County Highway for approval. Tom Meikeljohn reported on the bidding for the heated storage building. Clerk Supple asked for the difference between the base bid and the alternatives. The alternative was for a different type of building. Chairman Giese asked if venting was included in the bid. It was. He reiterated that the parking lot must be sawed with the width kept to a minimum. He asked if all bids were submitted per the bids as specified. They were. Motion was made and seconded to approve Capelle Brothers bid of $196,280.00. Motion carried. A pre-construction meeting will be held within 10 days and the contract will be signed. Supervisor L. Schmitz will be overseeing the project. Twenty-seven trees have been moved in Simon Park. The new swing set will be installed yet this fall. The cupola and weather vane will be installed soon. Aaron Schmitz, working for his Eagle Scout badge, will be doing some work at the Park this spring. After reviewing the issues, it was determined the Takodah Heights Committee should handle the Park issues that were recently raised. The Aqua Park plans were reviewed by the Planning Commission. In a 4 to 1 vote, the Planning Committee recommended the Town Board move forward on the Aqua Park contingent on an updated development agreement, compliance with the stormwater management plan, all State and Local laws and permits in compliance, reimbursement of costs, no annexation clause, all restrictions from the FAA and Fond du Lac Airport being adhered to, and any Attorney recommendations being followed. Motion was made and seconded to approve moving forward with the Aqua Park contingent on the Planning recommendations. Motion carried. It was added that no changes may be made to the presented plans without Town Board approval. Motion was made and seconded to approve the Preliminary Plan for the Sweet Wisdom Subdivision contingent on the following: 1. The JE Arthur Plans submitted to the County with written approval for the road access 2. Compliance with all Gremmer Engineering recommendations. 3. Signed and updated Covenants and Development agreements. 4. A letter of credit to 125% of the upgrades for roads with a special assessment clause added to all lots in the event the developer does not finish the improvements to the roads, etc. Completion of the road by September of 2018. 5. Adherence to all Attorney recommendations.. Motion carried. Motion was made and seconded to approve a contract with the Village of North Fond du Lac to exercise the water valves every two years. Motion carried. The initial exercising was done to all valves in July and August of 2015. Chairman Giese attended the Highway 45 construction meeting. Work will be done on the bridge deck by the Hwy 151 bypass and patching will be done by South Hills Country Club. Due to increase costs, the Brown Road reconstruction will be put on hold. Hopefully the State Grant will be good until 2017. Supervisor L. Schmitz attended the Highway 23 reconstruction meeting. There are no Board of Appeals meetings scheduled. The Planning Commission will meet to review the camping ordinance. Chairman Giese reported Kennedy Drive has been blacktopped and the shouldering will be done soon. Ken Meyn reported the work done on Prairieview was poorly done. It is like a washboard. Chairman Giese will check out the work. FINANCIAL REPORT: August 2015 General Account received: $133,172.86 Orders: 207,339.12 Balance: 65,969.92 CD: $100,000.00 Road, Bridge, Culvert & Eq: $347,829.19 Park: $24,111.94 Town Hall CD: $26,250.25 Fire Dept. CD: $5512.22 Motion was made and seconded to approve the Financial Report. Motion carried. PAYMENT OF BILLS: Bills: $58,915.97 Wages: $12,466.51 Motion was made and seconded to approve the Payment of Bills. Motion carried. The Town Board intends to convene into closed session pursuant to Wis. Stat. § 19.85 (1)(g) for the purpose of conferring with legal counsel for the Town who is rendering oral or written advice concerning strategy in litigation in which the Town is or is likely to become involved and pursuant to Wis. Stat. § 19.85(1)(e) for the purpose of deliberating or negotiating the purchasing of public properties, the investing of public funds, or conducting other specified public business, because bargaining reasons require a closed session. In closed session, the Board will discuss the following matters (roll call vote required): (a) Negotiations with the City of Fond du Lac regarding the existing Intergovernmental Agreement; (b) Lawsuit against John Zeleske; (c) Property located at W5194 Bechaud Beach Drive; Roll call vote 3 aye. After the closed session, motion was made and seconded to Adjourn. Motion carried. Submitted by Patti Supple, Town Clerk n’s/Clerk’s/Supervisor’s correspondence and meetings. 19. Financial Report and Payment of Bills. 20. Adjournment. ACTION MAY BE TAKEN ON ANY OF THE ABOVE AGENDA ITEMS. Appeals/Plan Commission matters. 18. Chairman’s/Clerk’s/Supervisor’s correspondence and meetings. 19. Financial Report and Payment of Bills. 20. Adjournment. ACTION MAY BE TAKEN ON ANY OF THE ABOVE AGENDA ITEMS.