Thursday, August 6, 2009

August 4 Agenda Regular Monthly Meeting

Tuesday August 4, 2009
Call meeting to order
Roll Call
Minutes to last meeting
Treasurer’s report
______1. The First Dollar credit came in the amount of $12,350.43 and had to be sent
back to the county for dispersment. We will receive $2,747.87 for the township
______2. The State School Credit amount of $95,677.16 will come from the state . We
must repay the amount to the county. Tax money.
______3. Ted Greenheck is on the agenda with the update of the ordinances and work
of the Smart Growth Committee.
______4. Roads being done in the township for 2009. Discussion.
______5. Final values in assessment in Bear Creek for 2009 after the Board of
Review are $57,134,300.00 These have been forwarded to the state.
______6.The patrolman got a new upgraded phone with a 2 year activation period. Phone
number is 608-574-2452.
______7. The Recycling Grant papers for 2009 are on the computer. They need to be
run off and filled out and sent to the state and district by October 1, 2009. Clerk
to complete these and send to perspective departments..
______8. There will be no more Elections in 2009. Clerk has received
information on the elections and there will be 4 in 2010. Dates to be posted on
the web page.
______9. The Rural Mutual Insurance Audit was completed ..
______10.The signed propane contract is here.
______11. The State Shared Revenue payment came in the amount of $1595.54 .We
will get $9,041.37 in November.

______12. A computer aid check came to the township for $16.00.

______13.The Smart Growth Committee met August 3rd with the public hearing on
the driveway ordinances and the parcel ordinances.l. The meeting was posted and
______14. The Federal Exemption Certificate needs to be signed for FS.
_____15.Edward Wittmann ,former Township of Bear Creek Town Chairman
passed away and condolences and flowers were sent from the town to the family.
______16. Bills to be paid as presented and approved.
______17. Any other business to come before the board.
Bills to pay: Tim McCluskey (3) Eileen Eberle Magnan Assessment
Town and Country Sanitation US Cellular Verizon Alliant Electric
Retirement People’s Community Bank (Fed. With, FICA,Med.)
Wisconsin Department of Revenue Dish Network Plain True Value
Frontier Bauer/Bindl Limestone River Valley Publishing
KCS US Postal Joe Bauer Ken Blum Bob Bremel Jim Kast (2)
Jerry Wittmann Shanahan Pumping
Any other bills approved by the board

2010 Elections

Notice is given that there are no more elections in 2009 unless a special election is called.
Elections in 2010 are as follows:
Spring Primary is February 16,2010
Spring Election is April 6,2010
Fall Primary is September 14,2010
Fall General Election is November 2,2010

By Clerk of Bear Creek
Mrs. Lawrence Eberle

Parcel Division and Driveway Ordinances adopted.

The Township of Bear Creek held a Public Hearing on driveway ordinances and parcel division ordinances in the township on August 3, 2009.
The adoption of these ordinances were on the agenda for the regular monthly meeting held on August 4, 2009 and the ordinances were approved at the reghular monthly meeting.

Copies of these ordinances are available for viewing at 1. Bear Creek Town Hall
2. Home of Chairman Marty McCluskey
3. Home of Clerk Eileen Eberle
4. Ted Greenheck Chairman of Smart

The September meeting of the Township of BearCreek will be held on Tuesday September 8,2009 at 8:00 P.M. at the Bear Creek Town Hall. This gives people 30 days to look over the new ordinances that will take affect at the date and time of the regular monthly meeting of the Township.

Approved minutes ofr July 2009

The Township of Bear Creek held its regular monthly meeting Tuesday July 7th, 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 Jeff Scallon, Supervisors; Sheila Tafs, Treasurer; Tim McCluskey, Patrolman; Ted Greenheck, Bill Paulus ; Jewel and Associate; 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.
Treasurer’s report was given by the treasurer.Motion to approve as presented by
Harold Emerson , 2nd, and carried.
Road work being done was discussed..Culverts being put in and roadsides being mowed. Roads being prepared for sealcoating and asphalt laying..
The Quarterly Reports are due at this time and to be completed in July by the Clerk..
The Town Board was paid at the July meeting.
The Assessor and the Clerk have working on the town records at the county office for the Board of Review . When finished these will then be forwarded to the state.
The Federal Insurance Audit has been completed for the IRS in Kansas .
Lawrence Drea’s licenses were issued and paid for the year 2009. 2 operator’s licenses. No cigarette license .
The State Fire Dues are coming in July. These are now used for equipment . 90% to be paid to Plain and 10% to be paid to Town of Washington.
Flowers were purchased for the hangers in front of the building.
Consumer’s Co-op sent contract on the amount of billings of propane for the winter season. Marty had the contract. Was signed and returned in the amount of 2500 gallons. $3,372.50. With funds still available of $414.01 the avctual check issued was $2,958.49..
The August meeting was set for August 4, 2009
Bill Paulus was present concerning his assessment on his property. Was discussed and he is going to Open Book.
Jewel and Associates were present concerning the survey mapping of the Big Hollow Cemetery. This was approved following a motion to approve as presented by Harold Emerson, 2nd, and carried.
Notice came of Kenas and LeCount cutting timber in township from the forester.
Letter of complaint came on Jerry Acer living in a shed he built. Getting approval from county and his driveway was approved to the shed.
Board of Review to be held on Tuesday July 21,2009 from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. or adjournment.
A holding tank at the town hall needed to be pumped.
Ted Greenheck was present to finalize the drafts of 2 ordinances on driveways and parcels. These are to be presented at a pubic hearing on August 3rd at 7:00 P.M. at the Town Hall. Ted to publish this and post the notices. Ted was paid for his work in completing the purchase of land by the township from Heisers.
The Chairman requested copies of improvement to road bills for filing for funds. Clerk to get these prepared and to the chairman.
2nd half of the real estate taxes are due as of July 31,2009.
Bills were paid as presented and approved by the board.
Motion was made at 10:15 P.M. by Jeff Scallon to adjourn the meeting, 2nd and carried. Chairman McCluskey adjourned the meeting.
Recorded this 7th day of July, 2009 by Clerk of Bear Creek Township
Mrs. Lawrence (Eileen)Eberle