Saturday, February 27, 2010

Agenda March 2,2010 0f Town Board

Agenda March 2,2010

March 2,2010
Call meeting to order
Roll call
Minutes to last meeting
Treasurer’s report
_______1. Town Audit of books of treasurer and clerk. 7:30 P.M. March 2,2010 by the
_______2. Form C State report due March 31st to State has been completed and sent
by registered mail.
_______3. 2009 Township Annual Reports have been completed and run and to be
mailed to residents in March. Copies here tonight for the board.
_______4. The April 6th Spring General Election will need a 5 person board. Clerk
will meet with this group on Saturday April 3rd , 2010 to test the equipment
and make sure all is in readiness for this election. This will be at 8:00 A.M.
This needs to be published. Polls will be open from 7:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M.
Article to be published at newspaper.
_______5. The Township will need to change its next meeting (April) as this is the same
as the election day. (Clerk in Mondovi all day Monday April 5th at District
_______6. The Town Annual Meeting has been set for Tuesday April 13,2010 at 8:00
P.M. at the Bear Creek Town Hall. Needs an agenda and published.
_______7. Dan Fargen is on the agenda concerning having an ATV trail ride 2 times in
2010 using the road in Bear Creek on part of the ride. Papers of approval need to
be signed. Chairman to look into liability of Township.
_______8. A time needs to be set for the Board to Review the Roads in April before the
Town Annual Meeting.
_______9.Jerry Wittmann is on the agenda concerning a certified survey map of his
property at his new home.
_______10. The PILT money was distributed to the schools and county..
_______11. Housing report to the state needs to be completed. Clerk to get information
from the building inspector, Harold Emerson.
_______12. Fire Audit forms were filled out by the clerk and sent to the 2 chiefs and
forwarded to the state for the 2% fire dues..A member of the ambulance crew
stopped at the Clerk’s house and had her sign the ambulance papers for 2010.
_______13. The Planning Commission held a meeting at the Town Hall on February
_______14.The checks were written for the schools and mailed out by February 20th.
This is the money collected in January for the schools.
_______15. Eileen attended the District Clerk’s training meeting in Fitchburg on
February 25th.
_______16. Eileen and Judy attended the election training in Baraboo on
February 4th. This made them certified with the state. and can conduct
elections. Ken was asked but had other responsibilities..
_______17. Town Board to attend District Town’s Association meetings. Clerk on
February 12th at Mineral Point. Marty, Harold, Jeff, and Sheila to attend at
Wisconsin Dells March 6th. These start at 8:00 A.M.. Speakers start at 8:45
A.M. All will be trained for Board of Review and have signed certifications on
file with the clerk.
_______18. All bids for construction now need to include prevailing wages for our
area. Board will be instructed on this at the area Town’s Association
_______19. The Spring Primary was held February 16th and there were 41 voters.
_______20. .The Emergency Management Program forms need to be completed and
returned to the county.
_______21. . Any other business to come before the board.
*************************************************************************Bills to pay : Tim McCluskey (3) Eileen Eberle Wisconsin Retirement
Alliant Electric U.S. Cellular Town and Country Sanitation Verizon
Magnan Assessments People’s Community Bank (FICA, Fed. With.,Med.)
State of Wisconsin Department of Revenue(With.) Plain Kwik Trip
FS Frontier Plain True Value Spring Green Auto
River Valley Publishing Office Market Sauk County Clerk(Election expenses) Dish Network Town and Country TV Planning Commission 4th quarter of 2009
Any other bills approved by the board

Thursday, February 4, 2010

Spring Primary Election February 16,2010

Notice if Spring Primary Election in Bear Creek

Notice is hereby given of the Spring Primary Election to be held in the Township of
Bear Creek on Tuesday February 16, 2010, at the Bear Creek Town Hall with the polls
open from 7:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M.
Balloting will include :
1. Court of Appeals Judge- District 4
By Clerk of Bear Creek Township: Mrs. Lawrence (Eileen) Eberle
The time of the Public testing of the of Accu-Vote Machine and the Touch Screen Machine will be Saturday February 13,2010 at 8:00 A.M. at the Bear Creek Town Hall..
All residents welcome.
The regular monthly meeting for March of the Town Board of Bear Creek will be held on Tuesday March 2, 2010 at 7:30 P.M. at the Bear Creek Town Hall .(The time change is due to the auditing of the town books at this meeting , which is done yearly.)

Approved January Minutes

Tuesday January 5, 2010 8:00 P.M. Bear Creek Town Hall
The Town Board of the Township of Bear Creek held its regular
monthly meeting Tuesday January 5, 2010 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; 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 Jeff Scallon , 2nd, and carried.
$361,309.79 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 2010 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
31,2009 is $20,553.55.
Recycling charges are going up 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 2009 are being collected by the treasurer. New recycling
sheets are here for 2010 and distributed by Sheila when collecting taxes.
New record books for the board’s 2010 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 2nd. This is done by the Town Board.
The Town Board was paid for the 4th quarter of 2009 at this
The township needs to get more sand due to the bad winter.
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 for 2010. This will be for the payroll program..
The Smart Growth Committee name has been changed to the Plannig Commission and will meet the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 7:30 P.M..
The clerk and Judy Brassinghton will attend a chief inspector of
elections meeting in Baraboo on February 4th..
The DNR report was completed and sent to the state of the levies and the mill rates. This gets us our reimbursement from the DNR.
The Statement of Taxes was completed and sent to the county and state. Also the Certification of the tax book completed and sent to the county and the book given to the treasurer.
Next meeting of the Town Board will be Tuesday February 2nd,2010 at 8:00 P.M.
A letter was sent to area legislators stating Bear Creek is NOT in favor of having counties do the area assessing. (3 sent)
The board needs to be registered for the District Town’s Association
meetings for the spring Town’s Association meetings. The Clerk will go to Mineral Point on February 12th and the rest of the board will go to Wisconsin Dells in March 6th.
The web site for Bear Creek is up and running. The address is runs for free and was put together by Mike Eberle. It has the agendas. minutes, notices, etc. for information to the town residents..
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 Jeff Scallon, 2nd, , and carried. Chairman McCluskey adjourned the
Recorded this 5th day of January, 2010 by the Clerk of the Township of Bear Creek
Mrs. Lawrence ( Eileen ) Eberle