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February 13, 2017 Monthly Meeting

TOWN OF FOND DU LAC
FOND DU LAC COUNTY
MONTHLY MEETING 
FEBRUARY 13, 2017
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.
Chairman Giese stated that he will take two agenda items out of order.
 First he wanted to express his condolences on the death of long time
Fire Chief Craig Sanborn.  He thanked Craig for his years of service
to the Town and his dedication to the Fire Department.  A moment of
silence was held.
Next Chairman Giese noted that a new Fire Chief was to be appointed. 
Motion was made and seconded to appoint Dean Birschbach as the new
Fire Chief.  Motion carried.  Chief Birschbach thanked the Town Board
for their support of the Department and said he hoped to continue the
good relations between the Department and the Board.
PUBLIC COMMENTS
Tim Murphy took issue with the minutes.  He does not want to be
misquoted and would like the minutes to be corrected.
Mary Leasa also took issue with the minutes adding that the minutes
should be recorded properly and should be written properly.
Attorney Parmentier presented the City/Town Boundary Agreement for
approval.  Motion was made and seconded to approve the Boundary
Agreement as presented.  Motion carried.
There is no update for the Rogersville Road reopening.
PERMIT/CODE ENFORCEMENT
1.	 The vision clearance on Fox Drive and Fox Court was discussed. 
Either the trees need to be cut or a stop sign installed.  Motion was
made and seconded to install a stop sign at the intersection.  Motion
carried.
2.	Residents have been plowing snow across the road.  This is in
violation of State Statutes, and residents must stop plowing snow
across the road.
3.	No new matters.
PUBLIC WORKS
1.	 The Board is waiting for an answer to the Gremmer Engineering
recommendations concerning Streblow Drive before cutting back on the
bond.
2.	The Van Horn frontage road is moving forward.
3.	The GO refunding bonds have been approved allowing for a savings of
$307,268.88 over the next 12 years.  Chairman Giese thanked the
Attorneys and the Town Board for their participation in saving the
Town this money.
4.	Restricting parking on Marieearl Drive, Mariearl Court, Meadowcreek
Lane and Duley Court during baseball season was discussed.  Residents
of the area would still be allowed to park on the street, but those
attending baseball games would not be able to park in the area. 
Motion was made and seconded to restrict parking on the above named
roads during baseball season.  Motion carried.  Signs will be needed
indicating the restrictions.  Chairman Giese noted this restriction
was done due to the establishment of the minor league team playing
baseball on the Marian University diamonds being built.
5.	Bid opening for the reconstruction of Brown Road will be done March
13 by Tom Janke.
6.	There are two bad hydrants in the water system per information from
the Village of North Fond du Lac.  It was recommended the Fire
Department get bags to cover the hydrants until they are repaired. 
Cost to repair is @ $1000.00 in parts plus labor.
7.	The topic for Stormwater is “Waterway in your front yard”.
Motion was made and seconded to approve the extension of the contract
with ECRP for the update to the Comprehensive Plan.  Motion carried. 
The contract was extended to enable the addition of the updated
Inter-governmental Agreement into the Plan.
There will be no action on the Dufrane deed restriction since Jim
Dreifuerst has not replied to the recommended deed restrictions.  The
matter will continue on the March agenda.
Chairman Giese attended the Highway 23 meeting.  A traffic study has
been requested for Highway 23 to review the speed limits.  The study
will be done, hopefully, in April or May.  Plans are to upgrade the
Town portion of Esterbrook Road if possible.  On Terrace Road, some
property was exchanged between Merz and the County.  Some of the
property is in the Town.  Supervisor L. Schmitz attended the Airport
meeting.  He noted theMerz project is not settled as yet.  He said he
thanked the County for the work done on the Town Hall parking lot.
There are no Board of Appeals meetings scheduled.  The Planning
Committee will meet on February 22 at 7:00 pm to review rezoning
requests for Van Horn, Dennis Seefeld and John Zeleske.
Clerk Supple noted there are elections on February 21 and April 4. 
She noted that Roadman Rocky Schmidt thanked the Board for his
retirement plan bonus.
FINANCIAL REPORT:  January 2017
	General Account received:  $325,417.90
			Orders:        313,285.68
		Balance:  132,280.12
	CD:  $300,000.00
	Road, Bridge Culvert & Eq: $348,484.46
	Park:  $34,016.70
		Town Hall CD:  $26,266.60
		Fire Dept. CD:  $30,471.47
Motion was made and seconded to approve the Financial Report.  Motion
carried.
PAYMENT OF BILLS:
Bills:  $91,977.58  Wages:  $14,804.24
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)(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.  
Voice vote:  Giese, aye, L. Schmitz, aye, D. Schmitz, aye.  The Board
convened into closed session.
After the closed session, motion was made and seconded to adjourn. 
Motion carried.
Submitted by Patti Supple, Town Clerk

Archive of Past Meeting Minutes

  • June 12, 2017 Monthly Meeting
  • May 8, 2017 Public Hearing & Monthly Meeting
  • April 10, 2017 Monthly Meeting
  • March 13, 2017 Monthly Meeting
  • February 13, 2017 Monthly Meeting
  • January 9, 2017 Monthly Meeting
  • December 12, 2016 Monthly Meeting
  • November 14, 2016 Monthly Meeting
  • October 10, 2016 Monthly Meeting
  • September 12, 2016 Monthly Meeting
  • August 8, 2016 Monthly Meeting
  • July 11, 2016 Monthly Meeting
  • June 13, 2016 Monthly Meeting
  • May 9, 2016 Monthly Meeting
  • April 11, 2016 Monthly Meeting
  • March 14, 2016 Monthly Meeting
  • February 8, 2016 Monthly Meeting
  • January 11, 2016 Monthly Meeting
  • December 14, 2015 Monthly Meeting
  • November 9, 2015 Monthly Meeting
  • October 12, 2015 Monthly Meeting
  • September 14, 2015 Monthly Meeting
  • August 10, 2015 Monthly Meeting
  • July 13, 2015 Monthly Meeting
  • June 8, 2015 Monthly Meeting
  • May 11, 2015 Monthly Meeting
  • April 13, 2015 Monthly Meeting
  • March 9, 2015 Monthly Meeting
  • February 9, 2015 Monthly Meeting
  • January 12, 2015 Monthly Meeting
  • December 8, 2014 Monthy Meeting
  • November 10, 2014 Monthly Meeting
  • October 13, 2014 Monthly Meeting
  • September 8, 2014 Monthly Meeting
  • August 11, 2014 Monthly Meeting
  • July 14, 2014 Monthly Meeting
  • June 9, 2014 Monthly Meeting
  • May 12, 2014 Monthly Meeting
  • April 16, 2014 ANNUAL MEETING
  • April 14, 2014 Monthly Meeting
  • March 10, 2014 Monthly Meeting
  • February 10, 2014 Monthly Meeting
  • January 13, 2014 Monthly Minutes
  • December 9, 2013 Monthly Meeting
  • November 11, 2013 Monthly Minutes
  • October 14, 2013 Monthly Meeting
  • September 9, 2013 Monthly Minutes
  • August 12, 2013 Monthly Minutes
  • July 8, 2013 Monthly Minutes
  • June 10, 2013 Monthly Meeting
  • May 13, 2013 Public Hearing-Monthly Meeting
  • April 8, 2013 Monthly Meeting
  • March 11, 2013 Monthly Meeting
  • February 11, 2013 Monthly Meeting
  • January 14, 2013 Monthly Meeting
  • December 10, 2012 Monthly Meeting
  • November 12, 2012 Monthly Meeting
  • October 8, 2012 Monthly Meeting
  • September 10, 2012 Monthly Meeting
  • August 13, 2012 Monthly Meeting
  • July 9, 2012 Monthly Meeting
  • June 11, 2012 Monthly Meeting
  • May 14, 2012 Monthly Meeting
  • April 9, 2012 Monthly Meeting
  • March 12, 2012 Monthly Meeting
  • February 13, 2012 Monthly Meeting
  • January 9, 2012 Monthly Meeting
  • December 12, 2011 Monthly Meeting
  • November 14, 2011 Monthly Meeting
  • October 10, 2011 Monthly Meeting
  • September 12, 2011 Monthly Meeting
  • August 8, 2011 Monthly Meeting
  • July 11, 2011 Monthly Meeting
  • June 13, 2011 Monthly Meeting
  • May 9, 2011 Monthly Meeting
  • April 11, 2011 Monthly Meeting
  • March 7, 2011 Monthly Meeting
  • February 14, 2011 Monthly Meeting
  • January 10, 2011 Monthly Meeting
  • December 13, 2010 Monthly Meeting
  • November 8, 2010 Monthly Meeting
  • October 11, 2010 Monthly Meeting
  • September 13, 2010 Monthy Meeting
  • August 9, 2010 Monthly Meeting
  • June 14, 2010 Monthly Meeting
  • May 10, 2010 Monthly Meeting
  • April 13, 2010 ANNUAL MEETING
  • April 12, 2010 Monthly Meeting
  • March 29, 2010 Workshop Meeting
  • March 8, 2010 Monthly Meeting
  • February 8, 2010 Monthly Meeting
  • January 25, 2010 Workshop Meeting
  • January 11, 2010 Monthly Meeting
  • December 14, 2009 Monthly Meeting
  • November 9, 2009 Monthly Meeting
  • October 12, 2009 Monthly Meeting
  • September 28, 2009 Workshop Meeting
  • September 14, 2009 Monthly Meeting
  • August 10, 2009 Monthly Meeting
  • July 13, 2009 Monthly Meeting
  • June 8, 2009 Monthly Meeting
  • May 11, 2009 Monthly Meeting
  • May 6, 2009 Town Board Meeting
  • April 16, 2009 Town Board Meeting
  • April 13, 2009 Monthly Meeting
  • March 30, 2009 Workshop Meeting
  • March 9, 2009 Monthly Meeting
  • February 24, 2009 Town Board Meeting
  • February 9, 2009 Public Hearing and Monthly Meeting
  • January 20, 2009 Joint SD#3 and Town Board
  • January 12, 2009 Monthly Meeting
  • January 10, 2009 Town Caucus
  • December 31, 2008 PROPOSED BUDGET
  • December 8, 2008 Monthly Meeting
  • November 17, 2008 Public Budget Hearing
  • November 17, 2008 Workshop Meeting
  • November 17, 2008 Workshop Meeting
  • November 16, 2008 Town Board
  • November 3, 2008 Monthly Meeting
  • October 13, 2008 Monthly Meeting
  • October 2, 2008 Special Town Board
  • September 24, 2008 Town Board
  • September 22, 2008 Workshop Meeting
  • September 22, 2008 Workshop Meeting
  • September 8, 2008 Monthly Meeting
  • August 14, 2008 Joint SD#3 and Town Board
  • August 11, 2008 Public Hearing and Monthly Meeting
  • July 14, 2008 Monthy Meeting
  • June 19, 2008 Town Board
  • June 9, 2008 Monthly Meeting
  • May 29, 2008 Workshop Meeting
  • May 12, 2008 Monthly Meeting
  • April 28, 2008 Workshop Meeting
  • April 14, 2008 Monthly Meeting
  • April 10, 2008 Workshop Meeting
  • April 10, 2008 Sanitary District #3
  • March 10, 2008 Monthly Meeting
  • February 28, 2008 Workshop Meeting
  • February 25, 2008 Workshop Meeting
  • February 13, 2008 Workshop Meeting
  • February 11, 2008 Monthly Meeting
  • January 28, 2008 Workshop Meeting
  • January 14, 2008 Monthly Meeting
  • December 10, 2007 Monthly Meeting
  • November 27, 2007 Public Budget Hearing
  • November 15, 2007 Budget Workshop
  • November 12, 2007 Monthly Meeting
  • October 23, 2007 Town Board-Workshop
  • October 8, 2007 Monthly Meeting
  • September 24, 2007 Workshop Meeting
  • September 10, 2007 Monthly Meeting
  • August 27, 2007 Workshop Meeting
  • August 13, 2007 Monthly Meeting
  • July 9, 2007 Monthly Meeting
  • June 25, 2007 Workshop Meeting
  • June 11, 2007 Monthly Meeting
  • May 14, 2007 Monthly Meeting
  • May 8, 2007 Advisory Park Committee
  • April 9, 2007 Monthly Meeting
  • April 5, 2007 Advisory Park
  • April 4, 2007 Workshop Meeting
  • March 26, 2007 Town Board Meeting & Workshop w/Town of Lamartine
  • March 14, 2007 Workshop Meeting
  • March 12, 2007 Monthly Meeting
  • March 12, 2007 Monthly Meeting
  • February 12, 2007 Public Hearing
  • January 22, 2007 Workshop Meeting
  • January 18, 2007 Planning Commission
  • January 8, 2007 Monthly Meeting
  • October 11, 2006 Planning Commission
  • September 27, 2006 Planning Commission
  • January 25, 2006 Planning Commission