July 8, 2019 – MONTHLY TOWN BOARD MEETING FOR TOWN OF FRANKLIN
The July monthly meeting for the Town of Franklin was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Katie Duckart, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.
Officers present: Jim Wacek, Katie Duckart, Judy Kunesh and Todd DeGrave.
Jim Wacek made a motion to approve the agenda as printed with the addition of signing the Denmark State Bank note for the Bolt Road project, Katie Duckart seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Jim Wacek made a motion to accept the minutes as printed from the June Town Board meeting with a correction of the word I to a in the grass cutting section of the minutes, Katie Duckart seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Treasurer Judy Kunesh presented the Treasurer’s Report, which shows a balance of $34,680.74 Jim Wacek made a motion to accept the Treasurer’s report, Katie Duckart seconded the motion, and the motion carried.
Zoning Administrator Sandy Lemens reported 3 building permits were issued in June.
County Board Supervisor Tom Cretney reported the following:
– Representative from Venture Architects gave 45 minute presentation to describe action plan to prepare the Jail Needs Assessment for Kewaunee County.
Two Retirements from County Services:. Bob Mattice was honored for his achievements as County Human Services Officer and Jane Babcock was honored for her service as County Veterans Service Officer.
Resolution passed to accept funding for Riverview ATV Park for trail maintenance and a picnic shelter.
Resolution to amend the Rules of Order was passed.
There was discussion about the broken culvert on Curran Road at KB intersection. The Town does not think it is their responsibility to fix it. Tom Cretney is going to bring the issue to the county.
First Responder Suzi Sevcik was not present.
Shaun Wendt asked about black top near Bolt Lake. The county didn’t want the town to pave 8 feet on Bolt Road. Instead they will be doing it themselves so any concerns about it need to be brought up with the county
Shaun Wendt also reported a culvert starting to collapse on Irish Road South of Webber Road.
There was also discussion about use of a jake break on manure trucks. It was suggested the citizens affected by the noise write a letter to Deer Run Dairy to let them know about the issue.
Building on the back 40 of what is currently Bill Roethle’s land was discussed. The land is currently zoned A3 and would not be allowed to have a residence unless it was rezoned. Katie Duckart will call Tom Konop to discuss the next steps for Paul Novak to take if he’s wants to build on the property.
All requirements were met so the certified survey for the Harold Vanderloop land division was signed and a copy was filed for Town records.
Shaun Wendt will call Julie Kornowski about the mail box damaged while cutting the grass in the ditch near her home on Harpt Lake Road.
Town Orders # 102 to # 111 were discussed, approved and paid.
Our next monthly Town Board meeting will be August 12, 2019. at the Franklin Town Hall.
There being no further discussion, the July Town Board meeting was adjourned at 8 p.m.
Todd DeGrave Town Clerk