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Aug 05, 2014


Minutes of August 5, 2014


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

Meeting called to order 7:02 pm

Pledge of Allegiance

Present:  Chairman Neal Stippich, Mark Bobholz, John Kuzniewicz, Jeff Schmitt, Treasurer Annette Sustmann, Clerk Kristine Klodowski  Absent:  Brian Toth

Notice of meeting posted July 29, published August 1, amended notice posted July 31.

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

June 10, 2014 minutes.  Motion (Scmitt/Bobholz) to approve minutes in entirety.  Motion carried.

July 8, 2014 minutes read.  Motion (Schmitt/Kuzniewicz) to approve with noted corrections.  Motion carried.

July 15, 2014 minutes read.  Motion (Kuzniewicz/Schmitt) to approve with noted corrections.  Motion carried.


  1. Land Use Administrator:  Dan Prunuske 2 land use permits:  $40,000 in improvements, $190 in fees.
  2. Plan commission:  No meeting                                                  .
  3. Board of Appeals:  No meeting
  4. Police Department:  Chief John Kreuziger reviewed Town of Beaver Dam Monthly Call Report 2014and Police Beat for July 2014 Discussion regarding foot traffic on Madison Street/Business Hwy 151.
  5. Road Maintenance Department:  Les Oestreich reviewed July Job Report.

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

TREASURER’S REPORT:  given by Annette Sustmann.  July 31stbalances were as follows: 

General Fund Checking $20,461.49

Checks written out $59681.14

General Fund Savings $90,020.73

BMO Account $218,669.40

Horicon Bank Equipment Account $46,509.50

Total of general fund accounts $375,661.12

Tax collection savings $305,733.97

Tax checking 0

Motion (Bobholz/Schmitt) to approve.  Motion carried.

PAYMENT OF BILLS:  Total bills presented:  $12,782.35.  Motion (Bobholz/Schmitt) to approve.  Motion carried.

TOWN RESIDENTS:  Dennis Giese questioned installing concrete vs. blacktop on driveway.


  1. Commercial inspections:  Dan Prunuske distributed packet with comparisons between GEC and WIA without committee recommendation.  Discussion ensued.  Motion (Stippich/Bobholz) to enter into negotiations with General to come to an agreement in surcharge fees.   In favor:  Stippich, Kuzniewicz, Bobholz. Abstain:  Jeff Schmitt.  Motion carried.
  2. Ponding of water, Cty Hwy A ditch:  Dan Prunuske provided maps to the Board.  Discussed options.  Resident Becky Neitzel is in favor of the idea of a berm.
  3. Loader repair estimates:  Discussion.  Motion (Schmitt/Stippich) to have loader repaired at Ballweg Implement.  Motion carried.
  4. Clerk/Treasurer appointment:  Discussion.  Chairman will contact WI Town’s Association and John will do some research as well before September’s meeting.
  5. Right of way encroachments:  mute point.


  1. Police equipment/software purchase:  Chief Kreuziger would like the Board to approval to use monies from other accounts in his budget for Windows 7, license, installed, and extra memory at approximately $600.  Board gave their approval.
  2. Possible condemnation of Cty Hwy D/Wendt Drive property:  Warning letters are being sent to owner and tenant of property.   Motion (Schmitt/Kuzniewicz) to turn it over to General Engineering for a site specific report.  Motion carried.


CLERK’S REPORT:  Operator License Application for Charles Hutter.  Motion (Kuzniewicz/Schmitt) to approve pending approval by Chief Kreuziger.  Motion carried.  Kris thanked Board for sending her to the Clerk’s & Treasurer’s Institute.


CORRESPONDENCE:  Town Board will send a letter to the Beaver Dam Conservation Club regarding burning.  Ron Halfmann correspondence received.  Mark Bobholz will contact Ron regarding Town of Trenton’s responsibility.


Special Town Board Meeting scheduled for Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 7:00pm.

Beaver Dam Town Board Meeting Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 7:00pm


Motion (Schmitt/Bobholz) to adjourn 10:03pm.  Motion carried.


Respectfully Submitted,


Kristine Klodowski, Clerk

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