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December 5, 2016 Town Board

   MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING
Town Board
Town of Janesville, Wisconsin
December 5, 2016
Posted: Friday, December 2, 2016 at the Town Office, Lion's Quick
Mart, Consolidated School, and town website.   

Members Present: Chairman Bruce Schneider, Supervisor David Rebout,
Gary Fox,
Lon Colpien and Janet Kassel
Members Absent: None
Others Present: Town Clerk Linda Fewell, Treasurer Peggy Augustine,
Town Attorney Jamie Olson, Archie Henkelmann and (10) members of the
public.
Meeting called to order, by Chairman Schneider at 7:30 pm at the Town
Hall, 1628 N. Little Court, Janesville, Wisconsin. The pledge
allegiance followed.

1.	Minutes of Previous Meetings
Moved by Rebout, seconded by Fox, that the minutes of the regular
meeting, held November 1, 2016, be approved with the corrections,
section C the work (to) after engineer and after Bridge add (life)
span. Motion carried on voice vote, with the 
Correction as stated. 
2.   Financial Report
     Moved by Fox, seconded by Kassel that the financial report,
ending November 30,
     2016 be accepted as read by Treasurer Augustine. Motion carried
on voice vote. 
3.   Citizen Participation - 
 	Janet Kassel- brought up that she would like to revisit the driveway
ordinance for next 
	Month. Keeping the Nehls driveway in mind. We do have an ordinance.
	Lon Coplien – brought up that he feels we need to discuss outdoor
wood burners for next
	Month.
	Clerk Fewell – brought up the fact that “Tiny Houses” are on the rise
and we need to be 
	Aware of that issue for the future.
	Peggy Augustine – brought up that Advance Disposal was here with the
calendars and 
We told them that in the contract Advance Disposal is to mail them to
the residents. Whitney took the calendars with her, they will mail
them. We need to get working on bids early as February.
7.	I. Moved by Kassel, seconded by Fox, to approve Farm Bureau to rent
the Town Hall 
	  The 4th Monday of the month. Cost of 50.00 a month. Motion carried
on voice vote.
5.	Planning Committee Recommendations – 
Request, from Joan Cotherman 2440 Sunset Dr. Freeport, Ill. 61032, for
a Conditional Use Permit in the Local Agricultural District (A-3),
property address: 4815 W Hwy 14, Janesville, WI 53548 for an Custom
Walking & Hiking Stick Business. Parcel # 6-8-150.3AA / Tax ID 016
01700401. 1.00 +/- acres.
Moved by Coplien, seconded by Fox, to approve the request from Joan
Cotherman, with the following: Joan Cotherman and Lenny Staller on
permit, no employees, low traffic, signage according to ordinance and
should check with the Federal / State Hwy Department, Low traffic, 96%
of business is on the internet. Motion carried on voice vote
Unfinished Business - 
6.    	New Business       
 A.	Building Inspector Report – 
B.	Moved by Rebout, seconded by Kassel, to approve the 2017 Road
Maintenance 
	Contract. Last year we had 49.0 miles of Town Road, this year we have
51.0 miles. We added Tay Ct and Dani Dr. Request to call the Chairman
when the bill for Mineral Point comes in to the office. Motion carried
on voice vote.
	C.	Moved by Fox, seconded by Coplien, to approve the next 6 dates for
the 
Town Board meetings: (Tuesday) Jan.3, Feb. 6, March 6, April 3, May 1,
and June 5, 2017 all board meeting are held at the Town Hall and start
at 7:30pm. Motion carried on voice vote.		
D.	Moved by Kassel, seconded by Fox, to set the Town Caucus, January
10th, 2017 at 7:30pm. At the Town Hall 1628 N. Little Ct. Motion
carried on voice vote.
E.	Chairman Schneider read the results of the November 8, 2016
Election.	
F.	Constable Archie, gave reports on a complaints, Tim Fisher having 4
dogs. Tim will get in line with the ordinance. He did come into the
office a license 2 dogs. Archie will check back at a later date. The
resident at 4192 N. Juniper Dr. said he would get the unlicensed cars
taken care of. Archie went back and the cars are gone. We may want to
look closer at our Property Maintenance Ordinance, put this on for the
January 2017 agenda. 
G.	Moved by Fox, seconded by Kassel, to approve the Ordinance with the
City of Janesville, regarding changing the frequency of fire
inspections in the Town of Janesville. Motion carried on voice vote.	
H.	Moved by Fox, seconded by Kassel, to approve the operator license
for Melissa Kehl and Laura Schiel, to expire June 30, 2017. Motion
carried on voice vote.
I.	Moved to top of agenda.
J.	Moved by Rebout, seconded by Kassel, to approve the 2016 Local Road
Maintenance Contract with the County. Motion carried on a voice vote.
K.	Moved by Schneider, seconded by Rebout, to appoint David Henkelmann
to the planning and zoning committee due to the resignation of Ray
Gehrig. Motion carried on voice vote.
L.	Moved by Fox, seconded by Kassel, to table the action regarding the
“flag” style fire number signs. Lane Enterprises would like to do a
quote for the Town. Motion carried on voice vote.
Motion carried on voice vote.
M.	Moved by Rebout, seconded by Fox, to approve the minutes of the
2016 / 2017 budget working session on Oct. 6, 2016. Motion carried on
voice vote
	Moved by Fox, seconded by Schneider, to approve the minutes of the
2017 budget working session on November 17, 2016. Motion carried on
voice vote.
	Moved by Kassel, seconded by Rebout, to approve the minutes of the
2017 final budget session on December 1, 2016. Motion carried on voice
vote.
	Reports by Town Attorney – nothing to report on. 		
7.	Correspondence       
	A.	Sheriff Report - on file with clerk
8.	Vouchers
		Moved by Rebout, seconded by Kassel, that Voucher #377 through and
Including #422 be approved 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 8:28 PM.

  Minutes approved ( ) with ( ) without corrections,
________________2016.

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

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