Saturday, February 19, 2011

Agenda for March 1,2011 Town Board Meeting

Agenda for March 1,2011 Town Board Meeting

March 1,2011
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 1,2011 by the
_______2. Form C State report due March 31st to State has to be completed and sent
by registered mail.
_______3. 2010 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 5th Spring General Election will need a 5 person board. Clerk
will meet with this group on Friday April 1st , 2011 to test the equipment
and make sure all is in readiness for this election. This will be at 8:30 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.
_______6. The Town Annual Meeting has been set for Tuesday April 12,2011 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
2011 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. Adding a longer route.
_______8. A time needs to be set for the Board to Review the Roads in April before the
Town Annual Meeting.
_______9.Brent Winkers is on the agenda concerning a certified survey map of his
property division. This needs to go to the Planning Commission before going to
our board.
_______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 need to be filled out by the clerk and sent to the 2 chiefs
and forwarded to the state for the 2% fire dues.. The fire chiefs need to do this.
_______13 Recycling sheets are available for residents who don’t get tax bills. Several
have made requests.
_______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 Monona on
February 23rd.
_______16..Several people are looking at the winery on Strang Hollow Road. Clerk filled
out 2 reports to title holder companies. A couple from England called about
services in our area.
_______17. Town Board to attend District Town’s Association meetings at
Wisconsin Dells March 5th. These start at 8:00 A.M.. Speakers start at 8:45
_______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 15th and there were 37 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 Frontier
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 2010
Any other bills approved by the board

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Regular meeting moved up 2 hours February 1,2011

With the national news and weather service quoting blizzard conditions for our area ,an emergency meeting time was called by the Bear Creek Town Board for 6:00 P.M. instead of 8:00 P.M. on February 1st.
The roads and weather were at blizzaed conditions, the meeting adjourned at 7:10 and all members of the board got home safely,with the men checking that each got home safe. All business before the board and on the agenda was completed.
All schools and most businesses were closed the next day and our area got about 12 inches of snow and gusts of wind at 40 miles per hour. Really an old-fashioned winter weather with about 12 below zero today and most schools on a 2 hour delay. Stay warm and safe.
Eileen Eberle
Clerk of Bear Creek Township

Approved minutes to January 4th Town Board meeting

Approved minutes to January 4th meeting

Tuesday January 4, 2011 8:00 P.M. Bear Creek Town Hall
The Town Board of the Township of Bear Creek held its regular
monthly meeting Tuesday January 4, 2011 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.
The early paid taxes amounts need to go to 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 2011 was completed and placed in the computer.
The 1099’s were mailed to our businesses.
A set of statute books was obtained and given to the chairman.
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.
Taxes for 2010 are being collected by the treasurer. New recycling
sheets are here for 2011 and distributed by Sheila when collecting taxes.
New record books for the board’s 2011 records were completed by the clerk and distributed to the board.
The Township Audit of the books of the Clerk and Treasurer needs to be set.
Ross and Teresa Halverson were present for a permit to start a rug hooking business in the town. Permit was issued.
Assessor was in the township to update the town for 2011.
The Town Board was paid for the 4th quarter of 2010 at this
The township has the sand for the 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
Clerk to compile the retirement figures for 2010 and get to the treasurer , so they can be done electronically.
Supervisor Harold Emerson fell and broke his hip and is coming great
An updated Quick Books program needs to be ordered for 2011. This will be for the payroll program..
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 1st,2011 at 8:00 P.M.
The board needs to be registered for the District Town’s Association
meetings for the spring Town’s Association meetings. The board will go to Wisconsin Dells in March .
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 9:25 HaroldEmerson, 2nd, , and carried. Chairman McCluskey adjourned the
Recorded this 4th day of January, 2011 by the Clerk of the Township of Bear Creek
Mrs. Lawrence ( Eileen ) Eberle