Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Approved minutes to October Town Board Meeting

The Township of Bear Creek held its regular monthly meeting Tuesday October 5th, 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.
Treasurer’s report was given by the treasurer.Motion to approve as presented by
Jeff Scallon , 2nd, and carried.
Road work being done was discussed. .
The recycling grant application for 2011 was completed by the clerk before October 1,2010.
The board was paid at this meeting.
The rest of the fire bills are due in November.
Quarterly reports are due at this time.
The November town board meeting was set for November 8, 2010 due to the election in the regular meeting day.
The budget was to be started and sheets were distributed to the board but a special meeting was called for Tuesday October 19th at 8:00 P.M. for putting together the budget proposals for the 2011 Budget.
.The Board will meet at 7:30 P.M. on November 8th for the Budget Proposal Meeting, followed by the Budget Hearing Meeting, followed by the Budget Adoption Meeting. Then the regular monthly meeting will be held.
2nd half of insurance is due in November.
The State Shared Revenue came .
A new encoader was ordered for the touch screen machine. We got a refurbished one as a new one was $600.00. The cost was $134.69
There is a Fall General Election on November 2,2010 and we are using a 5 member election board.
We had an overseas ballot and we got this out by the deadline of October 1st. This was to Steve Emerson.
Shelly Scallon needs to be paid for the care of the Ward Cemetery.
There will not be a Clerk’s and Treasurer’s meeting in Baraboo this year..
A thank you card was here from Emmogene Emerson to the board.
Bills were paid as presented and approved by the board.
Motion was made at 8:58 P.M. by Sheila Tafs to adjourn the meeting, 2nd and carried. Chairman McCluskey adjourned the meeting.
Recorded this 5th day of October , 2010 by Clerk of Bear Creek Township
Mrs. Lawrence

Friday, November 5, 2010

Agenda for November Town Board Meetings

Agenda November Town Meetings

Public Hearing
Monday November 8 , 2010
Call regular monthly meeting to order
Roll Call
Minutes to last meeting
Treasurer’s report
______1. The budget is to have the proposals, a hearing , and an adoption this
evening. . The sheets will be distributed and board to go over these.. The
notices have been published and posted..
______2. Road work and bills for 2010 discussion...
______3..Thel Fall General Election was held November 2nd. We used a 5 person board.
The new encoader didn’t work as it has to be programmed some way. Clerk to
check on this.. The election board is paid at this meeting.
______4. The meeting date was changed because of the Fall Election.
______5. The levies for the schools are coming in. Listed are those here at time of
writing the agenda. .Levied for 2010 . Payable in 2011 taxes.
2009 2010
Madison Area Technical College $ 65,381.99 $
Southwest Technical College $ 23,243.19 $ 23,168.95
River Valley Schools $500,085.16 $ 518,462.72
Ithaca School District $ 82,053.83 $ 85,210.06
Weston School District $ 51,134.37 $ 55,377.07
______6. The dog collections reimbursement. This is paid to Sheila for
collecting the dog taxes.A check to be paid to her tonight.
______7. The fire departments are to be paid the rest of their levy for the year at this
meeting. Plain 50% and Town of Washington 25%.
______8. Rural Mutual Insurance is to be paid in the amount of $4,250.00. which is
half of the yearly premium.
______9. The Clerk will attend a Clerk’s meeting November 19th in Highland..
_____10. The treasurer is getting $244.00 for stamps to mail out the taxes.
______11.A letter came on the amounts of raising the levy . 2010 is
3% higher. We got a sheet on this from the state and how to tabulate our
amounts. Any carryover can be used the next year. Just that strict records need
to be kept on these amounts. Sheet is here and to be filled out after the budget is
approved. Amount of allowable from the state is $272,836.00
_____12. .Final population of Bear Creek in 2010 is 591. We have 417 registered
_____13. The special assessment sheet needs to be filled out for the county. What
about the money that didn’t come in from last year. ??? Does this go back
on??? The Dan Reutten fine for the managed forest land.
______14. Check came for the Veteran’s grave at the Ward Cemetery. The amount of
$6.00. This is perpetual and provided by President Abraham Lincoln for those
who gave their lives for this nation.
______15. The December meeting will be December 7,2010 at 8:00 P.M. at the Town
. _____16. Bills to be paid as presented and approved.
______17. The State Shared Revenue should come in November.
_____18. Any other business to come before the board.
Bills to pay: Tim McCluskey (2) Eileen Eberle Magnan Assessment
Town and Country Sanitation US Cellular Frontier Phone Alliant Electric
Retirement People’s Community Bank (Fed. With, FICA,Med.)
Wisconsin Department of Revenue Sauk County Treasurer Pauline Lins
Lucille Brice Judy Brassington Plain Kwik Trip Phyllis Meister
Rural Mutual Insurance Plain Fire Department Town of Washington Fire Department
Sauk County Highway Department Spring Green Auto Supplies Ken Blum
Plain Tru Value River Valley Publishing Any other bills approved by the board
4 budget meetings paid to the board