MINUTES TO REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING OF TOWN OF BEAR CREEK
The Town Board of the Town of Bear Creek held its Audit of the 2011 Clerk’s and
Treasurer’s books at 7:30 P.M. at the Bear Creek Town Hall on Tuesday March 6, 2012.
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 2011.
The Town Board of the Township of Bear Creek held its regular monthly meeting
at the Bear Creek Town Hall Tuesday evening March 6, 2011 with the meeting called to
order immediately following the audit meeting 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 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 Township Annual Report for 2011 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 3rd 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 March 30,2012 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. Sample ballots in township
The Township changed its April meeting to Thursday April 5, 2012 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 10 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. This was set for April 6th at 9:00 A.M. .
The state housing report needs to be completed and was given to Harold, the building
inspector for the township. .
Fire Audit forms were completed by the clerk and the fire chiefs so we get the
Voter registration forms are here and we will continue to complete these at the
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 emergency...
The PILT monies still have not come for 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. All were trained and certified in Board of Review.
.The schools were paid for their February payment by February 20th..
The FICA is staying at 4.2 for employees and 6.2 for employers at this time.
A resolution needs to be put in place to extend next year for board members as the
Annual Meeting date was changed by the legislature. Town to do this at Annual Meeting.
The Recycling report for 2011 was completed online by the clerk and submitted to
An election machine training session is being held in Baraboo. Judy, Ken, and
Eileen to attend..
Bear Creek will only have a fire warden 1 more year, then the DNR is changing
A report had to be completed for overseas and military voters.
Board member Harold Emerson’s wife is ill and board signed and sent her get well
Marty reported a proposed plan of Plain Fire Department to house some fighters in a
building in Plain. This is for efficiency in emergencies. No objections in township.
Clerk was notarized again for 4 years.
Motion to adjourn the meeting was made at 10:15 P.M. by Shelia Tafs , 2nd by
Harold , and carried. Chairman McCluskey adjourned the meeting.
Recorded this 6th day of March 2012 by Clerk of Bear Creek Township
Mrs. Lawrence (Eileen) Eberle