MINUTES TO REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING OF TOWN OF BEAR CREEK
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
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
http://townofbearcreek.blogspot.com.It 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 P.M.by 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