Friday, December 28, 2012

Approved November Minutes to Bear Creek Town Board Meeting

MINUTES November 8, 2012 TOWN OF BEAR CREEK REGULAR MEETING The meetings were called to order at 7:30 P.M. by Chairman Marty McCluskey. Present included Harold Emerson and Jeff Scallon Supervisors; Sheila Tafs, Treasurer;Tim McCluskey,Patrolman; and Eileen Eberle , Clerk . The Proposed Budget Meeting was held with discussion of the budget. Motion to approve as presented by Sheila Tafs, 2nd, and carried. The Public Hearing of the Budget was held and any concerns of the budget were raised and defined and accepted on a motion by Jeff Scallon, 2nd, and carried.. The Adoption of the 2012 Budget Meeting was held and a motion made by Harold Emerson to adopt the budget which was carried and the budget was adopted. These meetings were published and posted. Each meeting was called to order and adjourned on a motion , 2nd, and carried.. The Township of Bear Creek then held its regular monthly meeting Thursday November 8th, 2012 at the Bear Creek Town Hall with the meeting called to order following the budget meetings , by Chairman Marty McCluskey. Present included : Harold Emerson and Jeff Scallon, Supervisors; Sheila Tafs, Treasurer; Tim McCluskey, Patrolman; Joe Bauer , Jennie Erickson , 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. Sand, salt,etc. ordered for the winter season. The fire-departments were paid in November for their full levy for 2012. 50% to Plain and 25% to the Town of Washington.. The December town board meeting was set for Tuesday December 4, 2012. Rural Mutual Insurance was paid their 2nd half of their premium for 2012. . Population of Bear Creek is 598 with approximate number of those of voting age of 468.. Town and Country Sanitation recycling sheets should be here for 2012 and will be sent out with the taxes.. There will be 2 Elections in 2013 in the Spring. . February 19th , and April 2nd .. The dog collection check came and this amount paid to the treasurer. The check came for the Veteran’s Grave at the Ward Cemetery and was given to the treasurer. This was created by President Abraham Lincoln. The salt contract came and was signed for this winter season.. Shelly Scallon was paid for her work at the Ward Cemetery. Clerk is putting together a newsletter for the residents. These will go out with the taxes. The levies are coming for the schools and the county for the taxes for this year and the school levies were given to the board. Will be in the newsletter. The Clerk and Treasurer attended a meeting in Baraboo on Elections. Joe Bauer was present concerning the property line on land he is purchasing and wants to make sure of his rights along the line bordering Dan Reutten. Board says Bauer is putting in a 4 barb wire fence, a legal fence where the old fence line has been for years. Jennifer Erickson of the Sauk County Development Program was present to encourage a water testing in homes in Bear Creek this coming year at a cost of $200.00 to the town. Motion to approve this program was made by Jeff Scallon, 2nd, and carried. Bills were paid as presented and approved by the board. Motion was made at 9:30 P.M. by Sheila Tafs to adjourn the meeting, 2nd and carried. Chairman McCluskey adjourned the meeting. Recorded this 8th day of November , 2012 by Clerk of Bear Creek Township Mrs. Lawrence (Eileen)Eberle .

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