Thursday, August 30, 2012

Agenda September 2012 Town Board Regular Meeting of Bear Creek

AGENDA FOR REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING OF BEAR CREEK Tuesday September 4 ,2012 Call meeting to order Roll Call Minutes to last meeting Treasurer’s report ______1. Roads being done in the township for 2012. Discussion. ______2 . Planning Commission will meet at 7:00 P.M. tonight and report to board on their decisions of the business before that board. Ted to report on this. Walter Powell survey and Robert Needham wanting to rezone a dump area. ______3. Concern about Cottage businesses in the town. What is allowed?? ______4..The budget needs to be started in October for 2013. ______5. The State Road report comes at this time and needs to be completed for funds for roads. This is sent to the Chairman. ______6.The County Directories will no longer be printed by the county. They are on the computer and available to the residents. ______7. The Recycling Grant papers for 2013 are on the computer. They need to be run off and filled out and sent to the state and district by October 1, 2012. Clerk to complete these and send to perspective departments.. ______8. The current population for the township is 598. This is up almost 100 people from the 2 000 census report.. ______9. The Rural Mutual Insurance Audit was completed and sent . The bill extra for the year is $188.00 ______10. Drea’s Tavern license was questioned by the state. Clerk has a call into Pat McCluskey on this matter. License for this year of a state permit number needed by the state. ______11.A proof petition list for Managed Forest Land for 2012 is here and copies run for the board. ______12. .The dog list is to be completed for the year and sent to the county by the treasurer. ______13.The equalized values comes for 2012 and the Clerk will run copies for the board. ______14. Sauk County Plat Books are available at the county ... ______15 .The clerk issued Ken Blum a key to the town hall so he could get in to work on the voting equipment, so all is ready for the Presidential Election in November.. _____16..Scarey night in Bear Creek Sunday August 26th. Delivery from Texas. ______17. October meeting needs to be set. ._____18. Bills to be paid as presented and approved. ______19. 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 Plain True Value Frontier FS River Valley Publishing Dish High Speed Internet Ridge Top LLC Spring Green Auto Any other bills approved by the board

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Approved Minutes to July 2012 Town Board Meeting for Bear Creek Township

MINUTES JULY 2012 TOWN OF BEAR CREEK REGULAR MEETING The Township of Bear Creek held its regular monthly meeting Thursday July 5th, 2012 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; Scott,Inc. rep., and Eileen Eberle, Clerk. Minutes to the last meeting were dispensed with on a motion by Harold Emerson due to the extreme heat . Motion to approve as presented 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..Culverts being put in and roadsides being mowed. . The Quarterly Reports are due at this time and to be completed in July by the Clerk.. The Town Board was paid at the July meeting. The Assessor and the Clerk have work on the town records at the county office from the Board of Review . When finished these will then be forwarded to the state. The Federal Insurance Audit has been completed for the IRS . . Drea’s Bar licenses were issued to Pat McCliskey and paid for the year 2012. 4 operator’s licenses. No cigarette license . The State Fire Dues are coming in July. These are now used for equipment . 90% to be paid to Plain and 10% to be paid to Town of Washington. Consumer’s Co-op sent contract on the amount of billings of propane for the winter season. Marty had the contract. Harold made the motion to approve the contract , 2nd and carried.The contract is in the amount of 2000 gallons. The August meeting was set for August 7, 2012 The Plain Fire Department issued a no fireworks on the 4th in Bear Creek due to the drought. Board of Review was held on Thursday June 7,2012 from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. or adjournment. There were no concerns. . Chairman to published the letting of the road bids for 2012 and these were opened. sealcoating low bid was by Scott at $15,816.00 per mile. Asphalt low bid was Gasser’s at 104,620.00 per mile. Nachreiner Road was to be improved some during this summer.. 2nd half of the real estate taxes are due as of July 31,2012. The assessment following Board of Review is $56,910,500.00. Surveyor Ted Greenheck brought a driveway application to the board from Margaret Seymore and this was approved. Tim McCluskey has an air-conditioner the town can use for the hot weather. St. Patrick’s was issued a 1 day license for their festival. Were notified of a licensed bartender must be on duty all the time beer is sold. Bills were paid as presented and approved by the board. Motion was made at 9:08 P.M. by Sheila Tafs to adjourn the meeting, 2nd and carried. Chairman McCluskey adjourned the meeting. Recorded this 5th day of July, 2012 by Clerk of Bear Creek Township Mrs. Lawrence (Eileen)Eberle We have been having record breaking heat conditions and severe drought, with the Governor issuing releasing of government lands and farmers allowed to get water from the streams, rivers, etc. A very different summer than usual.