Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Agenda for February 2011 meeting of Bear Creek Town Board

Agenda for February 2011 Town Board Meeting:

Tuesday February 1, 2011 8:00 P.M. at Bear Creek Town Hall
______1. Discussion of the roads. Use of salt,sand,etc. Bad winter weather conditions.
______2. Spring Primary Election to be held Tuesday February 15th from 7:00 A.M. to
8:00 P.M. at the Bear Creek Town Hall..Will need to use a 3 person board. Will
publish and have the public testing of the voting machines on Saturday
February 12th at 8:30 A.M..
______3. Checks need to be written to the schools (5) by February 15th of the tax
money paid in January. Sheila needs checks to settle with the county for the
county and state and the dogs. Also checks need to be written for the DNR
money in lieu of taxes to MATC, River Valley, county and state.
______4. Dan Fargen requests being on the agenda for trail rides for 2011..
______5. Audit of the Clerk’s and Treasurer’s books for 2010 has to be set for
the March Town Board Meeting .
______6. The board needs to register for the Wisconsin Town’s Association meeting
March 5th at the Dells...
______7,. The Clerk is working on the Township Annual Report for 2010 and starting
the State Form C State Report that is due March 1,2011. We can distribute
the Township Annual Reports in March.
______8. Ballots are not in the township as of January 25th. Should be here..
______9..The April 5th meeting of the Town Board will have to be changed due to the
Spring General Election being on that day.
______10.Following the Caucus, all of the current board members will be on the April
5th ballot for their respective offices. .
______11. The 2010 Quick Books payroll program needs to be ordered this spring..
______12. The Clerk will attend the Spring meeting of the Wisconsin Clerk’s
Association in Monona Wednesday February 23rd..
______13.The Township has to register with the state at a cost of $10.00.
______14.We are paying the State and Federal monthly deposits for withholding
online..Also the retirement amounts are online
______15. Any other business to come before the board.

Bills to pay : Tim McCluskey (3) Eileen Eberle Retirement US Cellular
Magnen Assessments Alliant Energy Verizon State of Wisconsin Withholding
DNR in lieu of Taxes 4 checks Election Board for February 15th 3 checks
School taxes for February (5 checks) Town and Country Sanitation Edie Eberle
People’s Community Bank(FICA,Fed.With.,Med.) Sheila 2 checks for county
Frontier FS River Valley Publishing U.S.Postal Spring Green Auto
Sauk County Highway Department Any other bills approved by the board

Monday, January 10, 2011

Approved minutes to December 2010 meeting

The Township of Bear Creek held its regular monthly meeting Tuesday December 7th, 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. Sand, salt,etc. ordered for the winter season.
The levies were all in the township for the schools and the taxes were at the county after Thanksgiving to be run.The clerk needs to complete the tax roll book, complete the Statement of Taxes before the 3rd Monday in December, and complete the levy report for the Department of Natural Resources so we get the "In Lieu of Taxes" money.
The Caucus will be held Tuesday January 4th at 7:30 P.M. at the Bear Creek Town Hall for placing names on the April ballot for board positions for the next 2 years.
The December town board meeting was held December 7th, 2010. The January meeting will be January 4,2011 at 8:00 P.M. at the Bear Creek Town Hall.
Pay for meetings is $35.00 per meeting. Chairman salary of $2,000.00 per year. Supervisor 1 and Building Inspector salary is $1,800.00. Supervisor 2 salary is $1,600.00 per year.
A sheet was completed on the school levies, news of upcoming events in the township and copies to go out with the taxes. Also the new recycling sheet for 2011. This was the Spring Newsletter and sent out with the taxes.
Lottery credit and First Dollar sheets were run for the board.
Motion was made by Jeff Scallons , 2nd to close the Township books as of December 31,2010 for 2010.
The tobacco selling permit papers were completed and sent to the state. Even if we have no permits out.
Scott bill in the amount of $98,494.00 was paid. Also the Capitol City bill of $446.23.
Clerk to have the W-2s ready by the next meeting . Also new binders for the board for 2011.
Bills were paid as presented and approved by the board.
Motion was made at 9:03 P.M. by Sheila Tafs to adjourn the meeting, 2nd and carried. Chairman McCluskey adjourned the meeting.
Recorded this 7th day of December , 2010 by Clerk of Bear Creek Township
Mrs. Lawrence (Eileen)Eberle

Harold provided the group with music on the harmonica and a Holiday tree. Happy holidays to all.