Friday, April 29, 2011

Agenda May 3,2011 Town Board Meeting

1. Call meeting to order
2. Roll Call
3. Minutes to last meeting
4. Treasurer’s report

________1. Road bids to be discussed ..

Sealcoating and asphalt work for 2011

________2. Report on roads and work to be done

________3. First half of the town insurance is due to Rural Mutual Insurance.

________4. . Board of Review for 2011 will meet June 9,2011 at 6:00 P.M. to 8:00
P.M. or to adjournment at the Town Hall . One time short form published.
One time long form to be published at least 15 days before Board of Review

_______5. Fire bills need to be paid at this time. 50% of amount needs to be paid to
Plain. 75% of amount needs to be paid to Town of Washington.

_______6. The Recycling Grant forms were completed and sent to the District Office.
This is the 2010 usage report and costs. We will get $1050.66 for recycling in

_______7. There are several workshops around the state for board members. One in
Richland Center on May 17th. At the Ramada Inn.

_______8. Open Book for 2011 was set for May 31st from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at
the Bear Creek Town Hall. Only the assessor needs to be there.

_______9. The Quick Books program needs to be gotten for the payroll . Clerk puts
this on her credit card and gives a bill to the board at the next meeting.

_______10. Several people calling for burning permits. Referred to Phyllis.

_______11.The recount is going on in Wisconsin for the Supreme Court race. All of our
papers are at Baraboo..

_______12. Proclaim May 1st through May7th as Municipal Clerk’s Week in
Bear Creek Township in Wisconsin..

_______13. The Clerk’s and Treasurer’s bond at Statewide Services is due in the
amount of $125.00.

_______14.The Anti-virus program to protect the Bear Creek programs is due for
$39.95. To be paid at this meeting.

________15. Sauk County is planning on redistricting the county. They will create a
map on this and hold hearings.

________16.Sauk County Planning and Zoning are now putting their information on
the e-mail. No letters. Also posted on County web page.

________17. General Engineering is adding a fuel surcharge to their bills due to the
high cost of gas.

_______18-. Any other business to come before the board.

Bills to pay: Tim McCluskey (3) Eileen Eberle Retirement Alliant Energy

US Cellular Verizon Magnan Assessments Town and Country Sanitation

People’s Community Bank(Fed,With,,Med.,FICA) State of Wisconsin Withholding

Rural Mutual Insurance Plain Fire Department Town of Washington Fire Department

Plain Kwik Trip Wisconsin Department of Revenue Statewide Services

Spring Green Auto Sauk County Highway Phoenix Anti-Virus Frontier FS

Any other bills approved by the board.

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Open Book and Board of Review for 2011

Notice is hereby given of the Open Book for 2011 for the Township of Bear Creek
,which will be held on Tuesday May 31 st from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at the Bear Creek
Town Hall.Any concerns of the assessments are to be addressed to the assessor at this
time. The Assessment Roll roll be available for viewing at this time.
Appointments may be made by calling Cal Magnan at 262-542-3332

Notice is hereby given of the Board of Review for 2011 of the Township of Bear
Creek in Sauk County will be held Thursday June 9th at 6:00 P.M. to8:00 P.M. or until
adjournment at the Bear Creek Town Hall, for the purpose of reviewing and examining
the assessment roll of real and personal property in the town, and all sworn statements
and valuations of real and personal property therein and correcting all errors in the roll,
whether in description of property or otherwise., and to perform such other duties as
imposed by the law.

By Clerk of Bear Creek
Mrs. Lawrence (Eileen ) Eberle

Please publish and bill to the Township. Thanks much. Eileen

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

May 3,2011 Town Board Meeting is Tuesday

The May meeting of the Bear Creek Town Board is Tuesday May 3,2011 at 8:00 P.M. at the Bear Creek Town Hall. (Someone published the meeting in the Home News as a different date. It wasn't your clerk.) The meeting is Tuesday May 3,2011.
By Clerk of Bear Creek
Mrs. Lawrence (Eileen ) Eberle

Monday, April 11, 2011

April 5,2011 Election results in Bear Creek

We had 200 voters at the Spring General Election on April 5,2011

Justice of Supreme Court:
David Prosser 65 votes
Joanne Kloppenburg 132 votes

Court of Appeals Judge:
Paul Higginbotham 150 votes

Town Board Chairman: Marty McCluskey 167 votes
Town Board Supervisor 1 Harold Emerson 167 votes
Town Board Supervisor 2 Jeff Scallon 167 votes
Town Clerk Eileen Eberle 172 votes
Town Treasurer Sheila Tafs 168 votes

River Valley School Board:
Paula Caraway 110 votes
Deborah Nelson 111 votes
Debbie Peach 105 votes

Ithaca School Board :
Ken Anderson 44 votes
Heather Burch 20 votes

Weston School Board :
Frank Tomczak 17 votes
Brenda Reisdorph 17 votes
School referendum:
Yes votes 8
No votes 19

Posted by Clerk of Bear Creek

Sunday, April 10, 2011

Approved minutes to March 2011 Meeting

The Town Board of the Town of Bear Creek held its Audit of the 2010
Clerk’s and
Treasurer’s books at 7:30 P.M. at the Bear Creek Town Hall on Tuesday
March 1, 2011.
This meeting was called to order by Chairman Marty McCluskey.
Present included Harold Emerson and Jeff Scallon, Supervisors
;Sheila Tafs, Treasurer
; Tim McCluskey, Patrolman; and Eileen Eberle, Clerk.
Following the approval of the records, the Clerk’s and Treasurer’s
records were signed
by the board and recorded for 2010.

The Town Board of the Township of Bear Creek held its regular
monthly meeting
at the Bear Creek Town Hall Tuesday evening March 1, 2011 with the
meeting called to
order at 8:00P.M. by Chairman Marty McCluskey.

Present included : Harold Emerson and Jeff Scallon, Supervisors;
Sheila Tafs,
Treasurer; Tim McCluskey, Patrolman; Dan Fargen , Brent Winkers , and Eileen
Eberle, Clerk.

Minutes to the last meeting were read by the clerk. Motion to
approve as read by
Harold Emerson , seconded, and carried.

Treasurer’s report was presented by the treasurer. Motion to
approve as presented by
Jeff Scallon , 2nd, and carried.

The Form C State Report has been completed by the clerk and sent
registered mail to
the state.

The Township Annual Report for 2010 has been completed by the
clerk. These were
run and sent to the residents in March. Treasurer ran the labels for
these letters.

The April 5th General Election will need a 5 person election
board. Clerk to put
notice in the papers of the election and the testing of the equipment
for election day.The
testing will be Friday April 1st at 8:30 A.M. at the Town Hall..
The polls will be open
from 7:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M. on election day.

The Township changed its April meeting to Wednesday April 6,
2011 at 8:00
P.M. This because of the election on Tuesday. This needs to be published.

The Township Annual Meeting will be held Tuesday April 12 th at
8:00 P.M. at
the Bear Creek Town Hall. This needs to be published in the paper .

The board needs to review the roads before the Annual Meeting ,
if the weather
permits this. .

Dan Fargen was on the agenda concerning the organized trail ride
for 2 times in 2011
in Bear Creek. He wants a longer trail ride and to go to White Mound Park..

The state housing report needs to be completed and was given to
Harold, the
building inspector for the township. .

Brent Winkers was on the agenda concerning his survey of his
property. Papers
were approved. These need to be passed by the Planning Commission before
comin-g to the board. .

Fire Audit forms were completed by the clerk and the fire
chiefs so we get the
fire dues.

Voter registration forms are here and we will continue to
complete these at the
Spring Elections.

We have 3 trained by the state for the election processes,
Phyllis , Judy, and Eileen to
be Chief Inspectors. Will get Lucille and Ken trained also in the
next 2 years..Clerk is
trained but doesn’t work at the elections as a poll worker , only in

The PILT monies was distributed to the area schools and county..

Renewal of the Quick Books Payroll Program needs to be ordered .

The District Town’s Association meetings were held with Eileen,
Marty, Harold,
Sheila , and Jeff attending.

.The schools were paid for their February payment by February 20th..

The Spring Primary was held February 16th and there were 41 voters.

Eileen and Sheila attended the District Clerk’s meeting in Monona.

All bids on road projects have to be paid prevailing wages for
given areas, a new state

Motion to adjourn the meeting was made at 10:07 P.M. by Harold
Emerson , 2nd by
Jeff Scallon , and carried. Chairman McCluskey adjourned the meeting.

Recorded this 1st day of March 2011 by Clerk
of Bear Creek Township
Mrs. Lawrence (Eileen) Eberle

Reply Reply to all Forward

2011 Annual Meeting April 12,2011 at Town Hall 8:00 P.M.

Swear in the new board. Sign papers.

1.Appoint Chairman of the 2011 Annual Meeting

2. Call meeting to order Take roll call

3. Minutes to last annual meeting. (Can be dispensed )

4. Reading and reviewing the Annual Report for 2010. Look over. Any comments.
(Can be dispensed)

5. Discussion and decisions on the roads to be improved in 2011

6. Road side brushing .

7. Discussion of times of the Open Book and Board of Review for 2011 .
8. Papers concerning the billing of all election items done by county clerk’s

9. Concerns over the ATV trail rides and ATV permanent trails in Bear Creek.

10. Any other business brought before the board pertinent to the Town Annual
Meeting. .

12.. Set the 2012 Annual Meeting.

13.. Motion to adjourn the 2011 Annual Meeting