Friday, November 30, 2012

Agenda for December 4 Meeting of Bear Creek Town Board

AGENDA FOR REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING OF BEAR CREEK Tuesday December 4 , 2012 Call meeting to order Roll Call Minutes to last meeting Treasurer’s report ______1. .Road work ,salt,sand, and bills for 2012 discussion... ______2.The new structures in the Township sheet is here and given to Harold.. ______3. Numbers were not here for the 2012 levies of taxes State school aid amounts and this is holding up all of the taxes. Late this year. . 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 Caucus needs to be set for January 2013. ______5.Clerk will have W-2s and Record books ready for board on January. ______6. Bear Creek was selected to audit their election machine and this will be done in the Clerk’s Office in Baraboo. Judy Brassington and the Clerk will do the audit. Orders from the state. Towns and villages selected at random. ______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 2012 , if there is a bill. _____9. The ballots were ordered for the February 19th and the April 2nd elections in 2013. _____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 2013 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.The statute books are at the county and will be picked up when the clerk is at the office. ______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 township. ______14..The motion needs to be made to close the Township records as of December 31,2012 . 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. ______16. We need to discuss amounts of money to move from regular account to the equipment account for 2012. ______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 board

Approved October Minutes to Bear Creek Town Board meeting

MINUTES October 2, 2012 TOWN OF BEAR CREEK REGULAR MEETING The Township of Bear Creek held its regular monthly meeting Tuesday October 2nd, 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; , and Eileen Eberle, Clerk. 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 2013 was completed by the clerk before October 1,2012. The board was paid at this meeting. The rest of the fire bills are due in November. The rate for 2012 was .053% The rate for 2013 will be .065 and raise the amount about $4000.00. Quarterly reports are due at this time. The November town board meeting was set for Thursday November 8, 2012 due to Fall Presidential Election being on Tuesday. . The budget was to be started and sheets were distributed to the board but a special meeting was called for Tuesday October 16th at 8:00 P.M. for putting together the budget proposals for the 2013 Budget. . . The Board will meet at 7:30 P.M. on November 8th 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 to be paid for the care of the Ward Cemetery. . There will be a Clerk’s and Treasurer’s meeting in Baraboo on October 24th and both the Clerk and Treasurer will attend. this year.. Materials were forwarded from Ted Greenheck of the Planning Commission of the Town.of Bear Creek concerning property of Robert Needham to change a parcel from commercial to ag land. Motion made by Harold Emerson to make this change, 2nd, and carried. Chairman McCluskey stated no objections and this will be changed. There was to be a clean sweep in Sauk County October 6,2012. Posted on the web page.. Salt and sand for the winter roads was discussed and ordered. Bills were paid as presented and approved by the board. Motion was made at 9:20 P.M. by Jeff Scallon to adjourn the meeting, 2nd and carried. Chairman McCluskey adjourned the meeting. Recorded this 2nd day of October , 2012 by Clerk of Bear Creek Township Mrs. Lawrence (Eileen)Eberle