MINUTES October 6, 2011 TOWN OF BEAR CREEK REGULAR MEETING
The Township of Bear Creek held its regular monthly meeting Thursday October
6th, 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; Peter Crook, Daniel Crook, and Eileen Eberle,
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 2012 was completed by the clerk before October
The board was paid at this meeting.
The rest of the fire bills are due in November. The rate for 2012 is .053%
Quarterly reports are due at this time.
The November town board meeting was set for Thursday November 3, 2011 due
to Jeff being in Iowa on Tuesday. .
The budget was to be started and sheets were distributed to the board but a
special meeting was called for Thursday October 20th at 8:00 P.M. for putting
together the budget proposals for the 2012 Budget.
.The Board will meet at 8:00 P.M. on November 3rd 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 .
Shelly Scallon was paid for the care of the Ward Cemetery.
There will be a Clerk’s and Treasurer’s meeting in Dodgeville on October 27th and
both the Clerk and Treasurer will attend. this year..
Pete and Dan Crook were present concerning a survey map and projects on their
property. Materials were forwarded to Ted Greenheck of the Planning Commission of the
A notice came of Mary Nachreiner needing to do some work on her septic system in
A motion was made by Harold Emerson for the Township to start paying the
Patrolman’s Family Insurance as of January 1, 2012. This to be paid in 2 six month
installments of January and July . The motion was 2nd and carried.
New plat books were obtained for the board.
The Weston School District wants representatives at their October 31st meeting.
Marty may go.
Veronica Schmidt notified her concerns of Garvey Road to the board.
Mary Kohlman was issued a bar tenders license on a motion by Harold Emerson and
approved by the board.
A directory is being completed and will include Bear Creek.
Notice was given that Barry Walsh has put up a shed on his property without going
through the proper channels for construction in Sauk County and the Township .
Bills were paid as presented and approved by the board.
Motion was made at 9:05 P.M. by Jeff Scallon to adjourn the meeting, 2nd and
carried. Chairman McCluskey adjourned the meeting.
Recorded this 6th day of October , 2011 by Clerk of Bear Creek Township
Mrs. Lawrence (Eileen)Eberle