Minutes–October 10, 2017

TOWN OF OSCEOLA                                                                                                                                 October 10, 2017, MINUTES

  1. The October meeting was called to order at 6:34 p.m. after citizens’ comments.
  2. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. 
  3. Roll Call was taken: Terry Leininger, Jim Walter, & Tom Thompson were all present.
  4. Proof of Posting: Dins’ Mini Mart, Waucousta Mart, Town Hall, & new Town website
  5. Approval of Agenda: Approved as written
  6. August 5th Minutes: JW-motion to approve, TL-second. All approved; motion carried.
  7. September 12th Minutes: JW-motion to approve, TL-second. All approved; motion carried.
  8. Treasurer’s Report: JW-motion to approve, TL-second. All approved; motion carried.
  9. Approval of Expenses: JW-motion to approve, TL-second. All approved; motion carried.
  10. Announcements: Budget Meeting—Nov. 30 at 7 p.m.
  11. Old Business:
    • Emergency Management Plan—No report.
    • Website—New official emails coming soon for all Board members, TL purchased a Smart TV Monitor for the Town Hall, but still needs HDMI cable. TL will build a moveable stand for TV.
    • WTA Convention—CK reported Notices do NOT need to be published in the Newspaper IF posted on Town website and at least one other off-site place. Also Town saved over $200 by Cheryl and Kay staying at a relative’s home rather than hotel. TL-motion to give relative $50 gift card from Town in appreciation for hospitality; JW-second. All in favor. Motion carried.
    • Revise Town Ordinances on Turn-Arounds Section 3.12.11(G)—JW reported CFD would like us to create our own ordinance concerning 100’ diameter of clearance (no trees) per 300’ of driveway. JW will present ordinance next month for approval.
  12. New Business:
    • New Operators licenses for the 2017-2019 period from Camp Dundee: Andrew Guptil and Jaden Mueller—Operators missing so licenses were denied. Review next month.  
    • Liquor Licenses Increase—JW-motion to raise 2018 Class B Liquor License charge to $125 per year from $75 in 2017; TL-second. All in favor; motion carried.
    • Resolution of Village of Rosendale to withdraw from Lakeside Municipal Court—JW-motion to accept Rosendale’s request to withdraw; TL-second. All approved; motion carried.
    • Zoning Request for Pat Brophy-N4157 Northview Road:
      1. The Plan Commission denied the residential zoning request on October 4, 2017, due to the lack of pertinent information concerning it. JW-motion to approve zoning the property from Rural Development to Residential; TL-second. All in favor; motion carried.
      2. After much discussion with the family present at the October 10, 2017 meeting, TL made a motion to approve the Certified Survey Map PENDING the receipt of A) copy of the approved perk test from Brian Bates & B) approval from Shoreland Zoning for the driveway to cross a small section of the wet land. JW-second; all in favor.  Motion approved. As soon as clerk receives the two documents the CSM can be signed and submitted.
  1. Mill Park—Nothing new to report.
  2. Permits—JW had one request concerning chickens-OK, and Toby Watson requests adding second story to existing cottage without changing footprint of building. If State & Shoreland Zoning approves, JW may issue the permit.
  3. Snowplowing—Board will set a meeting to discuss the winter plowing plan.
  4. Dundee Dam—No report
  5. Water Patrol—No report
  6. Constable—No report
  7. Town Hall Maintenance—TT will install an LED light in front yard after fixing the socket, TT will also securely attach the downspout, possibly obtain a separate dumpster for cardboard only to allow for winter supplies in shed, CK volunteered to pick up cleaning supplies for the Hall, and TT will take fire extinguishers to the CFD for free maintenance check.
  8. Roads:
    • Amendment to No Parking Ordinance 17-1—Amendment sent to Chief Cook for approval. Ordinance will need to be revised, including new ticket cost, by January 1, 2018.
    • Vacate Melody Lane—Waiting for Fond du Lac County to respond.
    • Solar Lane—Process has begun.
    • Sheehan Lake Lane—Easement needs to be resolved, but process has begun.
    • Kettle Moraine Lane—Drainage resolution is waiting for approval of easement from County to begin.
    • JW’s Road Issues—Approved a driveway on Galligan land for additional family home, Second Street Kevin McCarthy will open with stop signs on both ends, Bill Leider will continue to snowplow, Toby Watson offers free access to the lake for any municipal resident from his boat launch, and Boy Scout Road has properties with garage flooding due to owner’s new construction, not at code, and asked Town for assistance to fix drainage.
  9. Items for Discussion Next Month—Turn Around Ordinance, Operators’ Licenses, Urban Towns Association request.
  10. Adjournment—JW-motion to adjourn at 8:17 p.m.; TL-second. All in favor; motion carried.

Submitted by Kay Wege