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August 1, 2016 Town Board

MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING
Town Board
Town of Janesville, Wisconsin
August 1, 2016
Posted:  Friday, July 29, 2016 at the Town Office, Lion's Quick Mart,
Consolidated School and www.townofjanesville.org 

Members Present: Chairman Bruce Schneider, Supervisors- Gary Fox,
David Rebout Lon Coplien and Janet Kassel
Members Absent: None
Others Present:  Clerk Linda Fewell, Treasurer Peggy Augustine,
Attorney Jamie Olson, Constable Archie Henkelmann, (24) members of the
public. 

Meeting called to order, by Chairman Schneider, at 7:30 p.m., at the
Town Hall, 1628 North Little Court, Janesville, Wisconsin, followed by
the pledge of allegiance.
1.	Minutes of previous Meeting
	Moved by Fox, seconded by Rebout, that the minutes of the regular
meeting held 
July 5, 2016 be approved as presented, Motion carried on voice vote.
2. 	Financial Report
   	Moved by Rebout, seconded by Fox, that the financial report
ending
July 31, 2016 be accepted as presented by Treasurer Augustine. David
had a question regarding extended coverage or mutual aid from other
departments using a hose or equipment per fire. Peggy will make a call
and ask. Motion carried on voice vote. 
3.	Citizen Participation
	1) Al Lawrence- Hackbarth Rd is having a water problem, with 2.7
inches of water the 
	Culvert could not handle all the water so Greg Gensler is moving my
retaining stone
	Wall around the culvert. The rain is way more than we are used to
everyone is having 
	Water issues. Call the Sheriff’s Department, that’s trespassing. 
2) Karen Hirsch- Deer Path Trail, did land transfer with Mr. Rezin and
Mr. Schneider on River Rd 2 months ago, said that Rezin built on her
property moved and why the building inspector didn’t catch this.
Doesn’t want this to happen on her other 10 properties. We will
research this as it had been approved land transfer.
3) Jay Killeen-	 wants to buy property on Hwy 14 (Country Side Motel).
Would need to rezone and a conditional use permit (the owner would
have to apply for that). Janet suggested a call to all the planning
and zoning members to see what they thought.
4) Gaylen Rielly- Polzin Rd need some patching, there are some rather
large holes.
That work is currently going on in the Town.   
4.     Committee Recommendations- Did not meet
5.	Unfinished Business    
A. Moved by Kassel, seconded by Rebout, to have a sign on the gate at
the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Hours 8:00am till Dusk and please park in
the Cemetery. Schielfbien’s had a letter and a copy was given to all
the board members. They wanted a sign that requested visitors to stay
on the existing driveway, but do not park on the driveway. A sign will
be placed on the gate. Motion carried on voice vote.
B. Archie had report on 4815 W. Hwy 14 the dog issue, he stopped at
the residents at 4:30pm today and reported 4 dogs in a pen, 1 large, 2
medium and 1 small. Land owner had no idea that they had these dogs.
Moved by Schneider, seconded by Kassel, to have Town Attorney send a
letter to the resident and owner. Motion carried on voice vote.
6.    	New Business
	A. Building Inspector Report – All good 11 new homes for the Town of
Janesville.
B. Moved by Rebout, seconded by Fox, to approve the Class “B”
Combination License for Tree House with extensions, 3333 N Cty Rd E
Janesville, WI 53548. Mindy Tomlin is the President and Secretary,
Megan Williams is a shareholder. Taxes are delinquent and the license
will be held until the taxes are paid in full. The pavilion will be
used for weddings and graduation parties. The time that is allotted is
11:00pm. Motion carried on voice vote.
Moved by Fox, seconded by Coplien, to approve the Coin Machine License
for the Tree House, 3333 N. Cty. Rd E Janesville, WI 53548 President
and Secretary, Mindy Tomlin
Motion carried on voice vote.
Moved by Rebout seconded by Coplien, to approve the Restaurant License
for the Tree House, 3333 N. Cty. Rd E Janesville, WI 53548 President
and Secretary, Mindy Tomlin
Motion carried on voice vote.
Moved by Fox, seconded by Coplien, to approve the Dance License for
the Tree House, 3333 N. Cty. Rd E Janesville, WI 53548 President and
Secretary, Mindy Tomlin
Motion carried on voice vote.
C. Moved by Schneider, seconded by Fox, to approve the State’s request
to straighten Hackbarth Rd for the detour of Hwy 14. We have asked
that they check with us before putting it back. Motion carried on
voice vote.
D. Moved by Fox, seconded Coplien, to approve Transportation
Resolution. Motion carried on voice vote.
E. Moved by Rebout, seconded by Fox, to hire the County to remove all
the signs in regards to the USH 14 project. Signs need to be removed
by April of 2017. Motion carried on voice vote.
F. Moved by Rebout, seconded by Fox, to approve the Resolution
regarding Voter Participation Center, discontinuing the practice of
unsolicited mailings in Wisconsin.
Motion carried on voice vote. 
7.	Reports by Town Attorney - Nothing
	Correspondence       
	A. Sheriff report-- on file with clerk	
	Vouchers
8.	Moved by Rebout, seconded by Fox, to amend voucher for July to
include #257.  Motion carried on voice vote.
	Moved by Fox, seconded by Schneider, to approve vouchers # 258
through # 284 for payment. Motion carried on voice vote.
9.	Adjournment
     	Moved by Rebout, seconded by Fox, to adjourn. Motion carried on
voice vote.
   
  Meeting adjourned at 9:14 p.m.
  Minutes approved ( ) with ( ) without corrections,
_____________2016.  

  ________________________                 
___________________________
   Linda Fewell, Town Clerk                    Bruce Schneider, Town
Chairman

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