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May 12, 2015


Minutes of May 12, 2015


Beaver Dam Town Hall, W8540 Cty Hwy W, Beaver Dam, WI

Meeting called to order 7:06 pm

Pledge of Allegiance

Present:  Chairman Neal Stippich, Mark Bobholz, John Kuzniewicz, Joe Kern, Treasurer Annette Sustman, Clerk Kristine Klodowski, Jeff Schmitt arrived at 7:15pm

Notice of meeting posted May 4, 2015, published May 7, 2015.

Motion (Bobholz/Kuzniewicz) to approve agenda.  Motion carried.

April 14, 2015 minutes read.  Motion (Kuzniewicz/Stippich) to approve minutes as read with addition of Resolution names to Resolution numbers.

April 16, 2015 minutes read.  No quorum.

April 18, 2015 minutes read.   No quorum.


  1. Land Use Administrator:  Dan Prunuske, one land use permit issued in April.
  2. Plan commission:  Granted conditional use permit to Neal Pershke.
  3. Board of Appeals:  No meeting.
  4. Police Department:  Chief Brian Drumm reviewed Town of Beaver Dam Monthly Call Report 2015and Police Beat for April 2015.   Items of mention:  Raceway racing after 6:00pm on a Sunday, property on Highway S west of Shaw Hill Road wholesaling cars, training through Dodge County regarding hazardous rail road incidents.
  5. Road Maintenance Department:  April Job Report.  Les contacted Dodge County regarding grader $70/ hour and reclaimer $20/ hour.  Township can use it with requisition form properly completed.

Motion (Bobholz/Kuzniewicz) to approve committee reports.  Motion carried.

TREASURER’S REPORT:  given by Annette Sustman.

Motion (Schmitt/Boholz) to approve and accept as presented.  Motion carried.

PAYMENT OF BILLS:  Total bills presented:  $70,484.68.  Motion (Schmitt/Kern) to approve.  Motion carried.

TOWN RESIDENTS:  No one to address Board.


  1. Ron Haase driveway:  Mr. Haase was present.  Dan Prunuske reviewed topple maps and did a site visit.  Dan will get elevation shots of culverts and have detailed information by next meeting.
  2. Janusz driveway:  Chairman was at Steve Hannan’s office with updated ordinances and has yet to hear back from him.  Schmitt had an incident today with the sight line on South Crystal Lake with a school bus stopped at the driveway unloading children.
  3. Security cameras:  Stippich and Kuzniewicz presented information.  Cost of 6 cameras and hard-wired system for approximately $1600.  Motion (Schmitt/Kuzniewicz) to authorize Town Chairman to purchase a security system, provided at least on camera has the capability to capture license plates entering the driveway, per Chief Drumm’s recommendation.  Motion carried.
  4. Code of ordinances:  Chairman Stippich presented Resolution Number 2015-2 Authorizing Adoption of “Code of Ordinances”.  Discussion.   Motion (Kuzniewicz/Schmitt) to table until another meeting until everything is done and together as one package.  Schmitt asked for new board member, Joe Kern, to receive copies of what is completed thus far and outline for what is yet to be done. Motion carried.


  1. Air conditioning/furnace bids:  Will review bids in October at budget preparation time.
  2. RRP zoning:  Discussion regarding storm water management.   Motion (Schmitt/Stippich) to table until further investigation is done regarding storm water management.
  3. Road report:  reports not compiled at this time.  Les will check into guidelines regarding how the hourly rate is billed and who will be insuring.  The Chairman asked Les which roads he would recommend for the reclaimer.  Les suggests:  South Crystal Lake Road, Shaw Hill Road.  The Chairman would like to invite Don Beaty to present the Board with information regarding cold mix and seal coating. Bobholz would like to look into having major travelled roads shouldered.  Les mentioned that the manholes need to have crack filling around them.  Schmitt mentioned the Shaw Hill Road Bridge is falling apart.

CLERKS REPORT:  Board of Board of Review on Thursday from 3:30-5:30, Kris attended Liquor License & BOR training in Monona on May 7th, Kris will be at the Clerk’s Institute at the July meeting; therefore, the meeting will be rescheduled for the following Tuesday, July 21, 2015.

CORRESPONDENCE& Information received by Chairman and/or Town Officers.


Beaver Dam Town Board Meeting Tuesday, June 9that 7:00pm.


Motion (Schmitt/Bobholz) to adjourn 9:47pm.  Motion carried.


Respectfully Submitted,


Kristine Klodowski, Clerk


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