Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Minutes January Town Meeting of Bear Creek 2009

Tuesday January 6, 2009 8:00 P.M. Bear Creek Town Hall
The Town Board of the Township of Bear Creek held its regular
monthly meeting Tuesday January 6, 2009 at the Bear Creek Town
Hall with the meeting called to order at 8:00 P.M. by Chairman
Marty McCluskey.
Present included Harold Emerson and Dale Nachreiner , Supervisors;
Sheila Tafs, Treasurer; Tim McCluskey, Patrolman; ; Dave Zwettler,and Eileen Eberle,Clerk.
Minutes to the last meeting were read by the clerk. Motion to approve as read was made by Harold Emerson, 2nd, and carried.
The treasurer’s report was presented by the treasurer. Motion to
approve as presented was made by Harold Emerson , 2nd, and carried.
$368,576.91 was collected in early paid taxes and the schools , state,
and county needs their monies from this by January 15th, with these checks needing to be made out and sent by that time.
New budget for 2009 was completed and placed in the computer.
The 1099’s were mailed to our businesses.
The Machinery Equipment Account at the bank as of December
31,2008 is $37,279.74.
Recycling charges are going up 4% as of January 1st
Quarterly reports were due at this time. W-2’s were completed and
distributed to the board. Federal and State Reconciliation’s were completed, and the W-3 report, these completed by the clerk.
Taxes for 2008 are being collected by the treasurer. New recycling
sheets are here for 2009 and distributed by Sheila when collecting taxes.
New record books for the board’s 2009 records were completed by the clerk and distributed to the board.
The Township Audit of the books of the Clerk and Treasurer will be held Tuesday evening March 3rd. This is done by the Town Board.
The Town Board was paid for the 4th quarter of 2008 at this
The transportation aid check came in the amount of $22,069.28 and was placed in the checking account.
The township needs to get more sand due to the bad winter.
The town office has a new copier and printer, thanks to Sheila.
An election survey came from the state and was completed by the
clerk,and returned to the state.
The Wisconsin Clerk’s Association dues were paid in the amount of
An updated Quick Books program needs to be ordered in the amount of
$199.95. This will be for the payroll program..
The board will be paid $35.00 per meeting starting on April after the Annual meeting
The Smart Growth Committee will meet January 20th at 7:30 P.M. at the Bear Creek Town Hall. .
The clerk and Judy Brassinghton will attend a chief inspector of
elections meeting in Richland Center on February 10th..
Next meeting of the Town Board will be Tuesday February 3rd,2009 at 8:00 P.M.
The board needs ti registered for the District Town’s Association
meetings for the spring Town’s Association meetings.
The web site for Bear Creek is up and running. The address is A thank you needs to go to Mike Eberle for doing this for us so reasonably . Cost $100.00 to put together and runs
for free.
A certified survey map os here for looking over from Dave Meixelsperger. This to be given to Ted Greenheck of the Smart Growth,as this is the new
The bills were paid as presented and approved by the board. The
schools will be paid on January 15th with the early paid tax money due them.
Motion to adjourn the meeting was made by at 9:45 P.M. seconded by
Harold Emerson , 2nd, , and carried. Chairman McCluskey adjourned the
Recorded this 6th day of January, 2009 by the Clerk of the Township of Bear Creek
Mrs. Lawrence ( Eileen ) Eberle

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