OF SAXEVILLE, WAUSHARA COUNTY, WISCONSIN
Meeting held at Saxeville Town Hall
Regular Monthly Town Board Meeting – March 18, 2002
Notice for the meeting was posted at the dump and both town halls,
mailed to the Waushara Argus and published in the Waushara Argus.
Chairman Christensen called the meeting to order at 8:05 pm. All
officers were present. Visitor was Jim Slow.
Clerk’s report of the meeting minutes from February 18, 2002 was read.
Motioned by Supervisor Petersen and seconded by Supervisor Lind to
approve the minutes as read. Voice vote, all in favor, motion carried.
Chairman Christensen called Assessor Blader who met with Tom Protheroe
to view Tom’s property and discuss the assessment. Mr. Blader will
retain the current assessment.
Treasurer’s report for February 2002 was read. Mr. Rockwood’s personal
property taxes of $55.18 have been paid. The Town will most likely
receive no shared revenues from the state. Motioned by Supervisor Lind
and seconded by Supervisor Petersen to set aside $25,000 into a
Certificate of Deposit or similar account for a contingency fund. Voice
vote, all in favor, motion carried. Treasurer Seefelt was asked to
search out the best financial deal for this transaction.
Roads – Roads are being plowed, sanded and salted as needed. The broken
speed sign near Long Lake won’t be replaced, because the speed limit
can’t be enforced there. The Board will post notice and view the town
roads to arrive at a repair plan before the annual meeting.
New Town Hall – A sign for the hall has been finished and will be put up
after the eaves have been installed. Clayton Petersen will also erect a
sign near the road this summer. Chairman Christensen moved files, maps
and various records from the old to the new town hall. He had an
itemized list of the items for the files. A few more folding chairs
will be purchased to accommodate a larger audience.
Land Use Committee – There was no report.
Treasurer’s Computer - The Town computer for the Treasurer’s use is not
operating properly. The tax program company informed Treasurer Seefelt
that the present computer would not have enough capacity for the
upcoming tax rolls. Supervisor Petersen will make inquiries about
repair and update for the machine.
Fax Machine – The Clerk stated the need for a fax machine. State
agencies are using fax machines and e-mail much more now due to budget
cuts at the state level. Motioned by Supervisor Lind and seconded by
Supervisor Petersen that the Clerk purchase a medium-priced fax machine
for the town. Voice vote, all in favor, motion carried.
Sawdust City Bar – It was reported that Rob Lennert is looking into the
purchase of the bar. The Board would request a full background check on
any new owner before issuing licenses.
There was no other old business.
1.Jim Slow – Mr. Slow presented his land division for review by the
Board before it was to be examined at the County level. Motioned by
Chairman Christensen and seconded by Supervisor Petersen to accept the
preliminary layout (Job #02038) for Jim Slow as prepared by Moe Land
Surveying. Voice vote, all in favor, motion carried. The Clerk was
asked to send a letter to Mark Schumacher concerning the Board’s
acceptance of this land division review.
Ordinance – Confidentiality – After discussion, it was motioned by
Supervisor Petersen and seconded by Supervisor Lind to adopt the
ordinance relating to the confidentiality of income and expense provided
to the Town Assessor for assessment purposes. Voice vote, all in favor,
Ordinance – Board of Review – After discussion, it was motioned by
Supervisor Lind and seconded by Supervisor Petersen to adopt the
ordinance to appoint alternate members, Jim Slow, Harold Hansen, Len
Brasch, Bill Lake and Pat Seefelt for the Board of Review. Voice vote,
all in favor, motion carried.
Credit Card – The use of a credit card for Town business was discussed.
It was motioned by Supervisor Lind and seconded by Chairman Christensen
to subscribe to a VISA or Master Card for Town business, with the
Chairman and Clerk as signers. Voice vote, all in favor, motion
Election April 2, 2002 - There will be six ballots for the election:
judicial, county supervisor and four school boards. The Clerk will hire
five poll workers.
There was no other new business.
bills were presented for payment and the Clerk was instructed to pay
next meeting was set for Monday, April 15, 2002, following the Annual
Meeting, 8 PM at the town hall.
was motioned by Supervisor Petersen and seconded by supervisor Lind to
adjourn the meeting at 10:25 PM. Voice vote, all in favor, motion
Virginia Cartwright, Clerk