Friday, December 30, 2011

Agenda for Regular Monthly Meeting of Bear Creek January 5,2012

Thursday January 5, 2012 8:00 P.M. Bear Creek Town Hall
Call meeting to order
Roll call
Minutes to last meeting
Treasurer’s report
Old business
New business
______1. New budget for the year 2012 has been put into the computer. The updated
payroll figures for 2012 have been completed in the records. Social Security and
Medicare figures, plus some federal figures are new. State of Wisconsin stays the

______2. The 1099s will be mailed out to the businesses we work with in Bear Creek.

______3. New Recycling charges are in effect as of January 1,2012..

______4. Meetings for the Township are $35.00 per meeting as of January 1, 2009.

______5. Quarterly reports are due for completion at this time. Also, the Federal and
State Reconciliation reports to IRS and State of Wisconsin. Clerk to complete
these. W-3 completed for Federal.

______6. Taxes for 2011 are being collected by the treasurer. New recycling sheets
available at the Town Hall for 2012. Also the Spring Newsletter.

______7. W-2s were completed by the clerk for the board and distributed at the January
2012 meeting.

______8, Highway Aid amounts in 2012 are $92,745.77. $23,186.44 is coming to Bear
Creek on January 3,2012..

______9. New Record Books for the Board were completed by the clerk for 2012.
These are to be distributed at the January meeting.

_______10. The Wisconsin Clerk’s Association dues are due now for $45.00..

_______11. Township Audit of Books of the Treasurer and Clerk needs to be set. Was
at March meeting last year. Clerk doesn’t have the December bank statement
or the numbers in the account register of early paid taxes as yet.

______12. The Town Board is to be paid at this meeting.

______13. An updated Quik Books program will need to be ordered for the township
records..This will include the payroll program and update Quick Books to 2012.

______14. The web site for the Town of Bear Creek is up and running. The address

______15. The Planning Commission met and Chairman Ted Greenheck will present
their findings at this board meeting. He has a Certified Survey Map for Randy
Smith Property.

______16 An election survey came from the state on the last election and this is to be
completed by the clerk and returned to the State Election Board. An approximate
cost sheet had to be completed and sent to the state if a recall of the Governor is

______17.The election machines are to be taken to Baraboo for cleaning and checking.
Company there to do these..

_______18. The February meeting needs to be set.

_______19. There could be an election in February on the 21st.

_______20. The District Town’s Association meeting for our area is Saturday February
17th at the White House Lodge in Richland Center. The agenda and time will
probably be in the January Town’s Association Magazine

_______21. Any other business to come before the board and pertinent to the town
board meetings.

Bills to pay : Tim McCluskey (2 payroll) Tim McCluskey (meeting) Eileen Eberle
Marty McCluskey Harold Emerson Jeffrey Scallon Sheila Tafs US Cellular
The Office Market Spring Green Auto Wisconsin Dept. of Rev
Alliant Electric Town and Country Sanitation People’s Community Bank
State of Wisconsin (With.) Retirement Fund Magnan Assessments Frontier
Sauk County Highway Department Plain Kwik Stop Frontier FS(2)
US Postal (Stamps for town) Premier Solutions Wisconsin Dept. of Revenue (2)
Sauk County Planning and Zoning Sauk County Tax Payments (2)
Wisconsin Municipal Clerk’s Association. Wisconsin Town’s Association
Any other bills presented and approved by the board.

Sunday, December 4, 2011

News for Residents of Bear Creek

The taxes for 2011 are nearly completed and you will receive them soon.

The Recycling sheets for 2012 will be included with the tax notices.

The Spring 2012 Newsletter of pertinent information will also be with your tax notices.

Hope this helps keep you informed. Clerk of Bear Creek Eileen Eberle

Agenda December 8,2011 Town Board of Bear Creek

Thursday December 8 , 2011
Call meeting to order
Roll Call
Minutes to last meeting
Treasurer’s report

______1. .Road work ,salt,sand, and bills for 2011 discussion...

______2.The new structures in the Township sheet is here and given to Harold..

______3. Numbers are here for the 2011 levies of taxes State school aid
amounts came and tax levies are complete and to the county on
December 2,2011. Clerk to complete the forms in the tax roll book and fill in
the statement of taxes for the state. This is due the 3rd Monday in December
to the state. Treasurer to mail out the taxes and set the collection times for
these. Taxes were up for the township

______4. The resolution of staying in the levy limit is to be signed.

______5.Clerk will have W-2s and Record books ready for board on January.

______6. The resolution of recycling needs to be signed and sent to state. Has to be in
our state file.

______7. The patrolman is to be given a Christmas Bonus..

______8. Smart Growth members are to be paid at the January meeting for the 4th
quarter of 2011.

_____9. The ballots were ordered for the February 21st and the April 3rd elections in

_____10. The sheet on the school levies, news for township has been completed and
will go out to the Township with the taxes. Also the 2012 sheets on recycling.
This is the Spring Newsletter. The web page address of : is on the sheet.

_____11. The DNR needs a report completed on the levies for each of the schools,
county, township, and state, as this is how they base their DNR in lieu of taxes.
We don’t get this break if the sheet isn’t completed.

_____12. Clerk and some election help attended the training in Richland Center for
2012. Election board must be approved by the board for the next 2 years.

______13 The tax sheet for the state needed to be completed , signed, and sent to the
state.. That we stayed in compliance with the amount of our tax levy for the

______14..The motion needs to be made to close the Township records as of December
31,2011 . This is a state law.

______15.The tobacco selling permit sheet for Bear Creek needs to be completed and
sent to the state..Even if we have no cigarettes being sold in the Township.Also
the tavern report needs to be sent to the state since the re-issuing a license for
Drea’s Bar.

______16.The town has some very big bills out yet for 2011. Bauer/Bindl and the roads.

______17.. Sauk County residents needing help with heat, repairs,, etc. have some
information sheets available at the town office.

______18. Garbage pick-up and recycling sheets are here.

______19.. Lottery Credit amounts and the new First Dollar amounts of credit are
here. Sheets run for the board.

_____20. Bills to be paid as presented and approved.

_____21. Any other business to come before the board.

Bills to pay: Tim McCluskey 3) 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

Sheila Tafs (2) Treasurer Spring Green Auto Supplies

Plain Kwik Trip River Valley Publishing Bindl/Bauer

Tim McCluskey (Christmas Bonus) Dish Network Any other bills approved by the