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Town Board
Town of Janesville, Wisconsin
February 5th, 2018

Posted: Friday, February 2nd, 2018 at the Town Office, Lion's Quick
Mart, Consolidated School, town website.   
Members Present: Chairman Bruce Schneider, Supervisor Gary Fox
Janet Kassel.
Members Absent: David Rebout and Lon Coplien

Others Present: Town Clerk Linda Fewell, Treasurer Peggy Augustine,
Town Attorney Mark Schroeder, (96) members of the public.
Meeting called to order by Chairman Schneider at 7:30 P.M. at the Town
Hall, 1628 N. Little Court, Janesville, Wisconsin. The Pledge of
Allegiance followed. 

1.	Minutes of Previous Meeting
Moved by Fox, seconded by Kassel, that the minutes of the regular
Meeting, held January 2, 2018 be approved as presented. Motion carried
on voice vote.
Moved by Fox, seconded by Kassel, that the minutes of the Town Caucus
held January 9th, 2018 be approved as presented. Motion carried on
voice vote.
2.    	Moved by Fox, seconded by Schneider, that the financial report,
      January 31, 2018, be accepted as read by Treasurer Augustine.
Motion carried 	on voice vote. 
3.	Citizen Participation
	1) Vicki Brown here to introduce herself as she is running for Rock
County Board
	Supervisor District # 26. She has been the Rock County Treasurer for
many years 
	And enjoys meeting and being on different boards. 
	2) Dave Homan here to introduce himself as he currently Rock County 
	Board Supervisor District # 26. He stated that everything has come in
	Budget so far. Election is February 20, 2018.
4.	Committee Recommendations- Request, from Charles C. & Ruth E Rust,
2205 Clover Lane Janesville, WI 53545. Property at: 3753 N. Cty Rd E
Janesville, WI 53548 
     	For a Land Division, 6.00 acres of the 26.3acres +/- Commercial
District, (B-1). 
    	Section 15-T.3N, R.12E NE ¼, OF THE NW ¼, AND IN THE SE
    	4TH P.M. Janesville Township, Rock County, Wisconsin. Parcel #
    	Parcel # 6-8-135A.2. Future zoning of parent lot to remain
 	Moved by Kassel, seconded by Fox, to table this request as
recommended by the 
	Planning and Zoning no one was here to bring this to the board.
Tabled until 
	Planning and Zoning meet again. Motion carried on voice vote.

5.	Unfinished Business - none
6.	New Business
A. Building Inspector Report – Reports handed out to board members,
B. Discussion regarding resident at 3010 W. US Hwy 14, property
Clerk Fewell sent a letter and told them that they would be on the
agenda for this month. No one here from the property. Keep after him
and watch that things get cleaned up.  
	C. Moved by Fox, seconded by Kassel, to approve the resolution
Regarding absentee voting time in the Town of Janesville. Wis. Statues
6.86(1) (b)
No earlier that the opening of business on the 3rd Monday preceding
Election. (i.e., 2 weeks before the election). Motion carried on voice
D. Moved by Fox, seconded by Kassel, to approve operator license for
Russell and Ann Koch to expire June 30, 2018. Motion carried on voice
E. Discussion regarding a culvert on Consolidated School Rd. Chairman

Schneider brought this to the Board about the Pennycook’s yard
flooding and 
Need a culvert to divert the water off the property. The County cannot
do work for individuals, so they will charge the Town and we will bill
the Pennycook’s. 
F. Moved by Schneider, seconded by Fox, to have Archie get a hold of
the Roehl’s owners of the property on Burdick Rd 6-8-188, property
looks like it has many junk cars that may need to be cleaned up.
Attorney Schroeder stated that Archie should get a hold of the owners
and ask to view the property and if they refuse we could get a letter
that we could go to view the property. Archie asked Chairman Schneider
to go with him. Motion carried on voice vote. 
G. Resident questioned about having “shipping containers” in the Town.
 Depends on the zoning, also Board questioned what was he going to use
it for. We will have to call him. 
7.	Correspondence       
	A. Sheriff report- on file with clerk
B. Officer arrived 8:05pm, roads are very slippery and snow covered.
Break-ins are still on the rise. Cars and Trucks, lock them up even if
they are in the garage.
If someone has a camera on their car dash can that be used as
evidence? Yes.
8.	Vouchers
Moved by Fox, seconded by Kassel, that Vouchers #45 through and
including #98 be approved for payment. Also just to let the Board know
that they will now see a voucher for Archie, we are not to be paying
employee’s 1time a year. Motion carried on voice vote.	 
9.	Reports by Town Attorney 	
Moved by Fox, seconded by Kassel, to move into closed session per Wis.
Stat. sec. 19.85 (1) (g) conferring with legal counsel for the Town of
Janesville. RE:
Town of Janesville v. Porsche Kettelhut et al. lawsuit filed in Rock
Co. Circuit Court. Roll call: Supervisor’s Janet Kassel, Gary Fox,
Chairman Bruce Schneider, Clerk Fewell and Planning and Zoning
Chairman Doug Rebout. 
Moved by Fox, seconded by Kassel, to move back into open session.
Motion carried on voice vote.
10.	Adjournment
	Moved by Kassel, seconded by Fox, to adjourn. Motion carried on
      Voice vote.	
	Meeting adjourned at 8:25 PM.  
	Minutes approved ( ) with ( ) without corrections,

  _____________________________   _______________________________
  Linda Fewell, Town Clerk           Bruce Schneider, Town Chairman


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