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November 1, 2016 Town Board

Town Board
Town of Janesville, Wisconsin
November 1, 2016

Posted:  Friday, October 28th, 2016 at the town office, Lion's Quick
Mart, Consolidated School, and town website. 

Members Present: Chairman Bruce Schneider, Supervisors David Rebout,
Gary Fox, Janet Kassel and Lon Coplien.
Members Absent: none
Others Present:  Town Clerk Linda Fewell, Treasurer Peggy Augustine,
Town Attorney Jamie Olson, Constable Archie Benkelman, (6) 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, WI. Followed by the
pledge allegiance.
 1.	Minutes of Previous Meeting
	Moved by Fox, seconded by Reboot, that the minutes of the regular
meeting 	held October 3rd, 2016 were approved as presented. Motion
carried on voice vote.
 2.	Financial Report
     	Moved by Fox, seconded by Cop lien, that the financial report,
October 31, 2016, be accepted as read by Treasurer Augustine. Motion
carried on
Voice vote.
3.   Citizen Participation 
1. Jay Killeen, 3949 N. Burdick Rd questioned about putting in 2
culverts 10”-12” inch instead of drain tile. He would need a permit
from the County. Needs to go to the County Shop on Newville Rd per Ben
Coopman. Also he wanted to ask about the height of an outbuilding,
Chris Dodge told him 18ft zoned SFRR. Jamie verified that is correct.

4.  Planning Committee Recommendations – Did not meet

5.	Unfinished Business
 A. Moved by Schneider, seconded by Reboot, to approve the concrete at
3036 W.  
 Rolling wood Dr. that has been poured all the way to the public rd.
Let it be noted 
 That the Attorney Jamie Olson, Janet Kassel and Clerk Fewell were
looking for an 
 Ordinance that had been approved as to the driveway had to be back
10’ from the 
 Public Rd. This motion was approved before the ordinance had been
located. Motion
 Carried on voice vote.     
6.    New Business
      A. Building Inspector Report –
B. Dwayne Jorgenson from the County information on the Federal Bridge
Applications taken in 2015, for the Fisher Creek Bridge. State
requires a resolution for the Construction in the fall of 2018-Spring
of 2019. 
Moved by Fox, seconded by Kassel to approve, to approve the Fisher
Creek Bridge for construction to start late 2018 early 2019. Motion
carried on voice vote
Motion by Kassel, seconded by Fox, to approve the Resolution #161101.1
for Fisher Creek Bridge. Motion carried on voice vote.
C. The Polzin Bridge application can be done in the fall of 2017. The
Bridge rating now is 23.2 with the County. Possible federal aid in
2017. Culvert option would cost a lot have an engineer look into this.
Bridge span is about 75 years.
D. Discussion and possible action regarding John & Jennifer Baily,
21.28 acres property located off Hwy 14 near Rock River. We are going
to wait until we hear something from the County. Take off agenda.
E. Discussion and possible action on complaints on the corner of Hwy
14 and Burdick Rd. Jay Killeen, owner he has wholesale cars and is
trying to keep it clean. Nothing for sale and no action required.
F. Discussion and possible action on the Tree House, trees being
pushed over the edge of property. Lon Coplien stopped out there and
talked with Mr. Williams & Gensler. They decided they will get the
land surveyed. Hopefully this will take care of the problem.
G. Discussion and possible action on a question of why Country Side
Motel is zoned Ag and Taxed Commercial. It is nonconforming use.
Chairman feel it is zoned wrong. No action needed.
H. Discussion and possible action on up dated Bankruptcy on Hildus
Tofte and Delores Tofte. Still out there we can’t collect. No action
required. Wait and see.
7.	 Reports by Town Attorney:
8.  	Correspondence       
	1. Sheriff report - on file with Clerk
	2. A letter from Lynn Guftson was presented to the Board complaint of
water	  rushing into her yard from the culvert.		 
9.	Vouchers
	Moved by Rebout, seconded Fox, that Voucher #349 through and
	including #376 be approved for payment. Motion carried on voice
10.	Adjournment
	Moved by Kassel, seconded by Fox, to adjourn. Motion carried on
      Voice vote.
   Meeting adjourned at 8:57 p.m.

  Minutes approved ( ) with ( ) without corrections,

________________________				______________________
Linda Fewell, Town Clerk					Bruce Schneider, Chairman                


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