August 12,2019 – MONTHLY TOWN BOARD MEETING FOR TOWN OF FRANKLIN
The August monthly meeting for the Town of Franklin was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Chairman Dick Wochos, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.
Officers present: Dick Wochos, Jim Wacek, Katie Duckart and Todd DeGrave.
Jim Wacek made a motion to approve the agenda as printed, Katie Duckart seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Katie Duckart made a motion to accept the minutes as printed from the July Town Board meeting. Jim Wacek seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Treasurer Judy Kunesh was not present.
Zoning Administrator Sandy Lemens reported 2 building permits in July and the first part of August.
County Board Supervisor Tom Cretney was not present but Chairman Wochos reported that the County will be paving Cty Road AB this year if there is enough money.
First Responder Suzi Sevcik reported 1 call. 0 in July and 1 in August. FMER received a donation of $250 from the Kewaunee VFW. There will be a fund raising brat fry at Konop Meats on September 14th between 8:00am and 1:00pm. Also calendar raffles are now on sale. Thank you cards were purchased, also pads (adult and child) for the AED, they expire and need to be replaced.
Katie Duckart made a motion to approve a resolution to delete #3 (Accessory building and structures, pools, etc) from the zoning fee list, Jim Wacek seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Richard Baker from the Kewaunee Economic Development Corp introduced himself and gave a report on the goals and achievements of KCED. For more information you can visit their website at www.kcedc.org
Katie Duckart made a motion to approve the conditional use permit for Paul Novak’s driveway, Jim Wacek seconded the motion. Motion carried. Chairman Wochos mentioned Paul Novak should make sure dust during construction is kept under control. All county permits must be obtained, driveway, septic, etc.
Jim Wacek made a motion to approve the certified survey for Myron Pribyl, Katie Duckart seconded the motion. Motion carried.
A building permit for a garage was issued to Scott Ihlenfeldt.
A draft of a certified letter will be created by the zoning administrator about the violations on the property owned by Jim Quick and brought to the September meeting for review before sending it.
Possible dates for an onsite visit to Deer Run Dairy and Sandway Farms were discussed. Possible dates include 8/20/2019, 8/26/2019,8/27/2019 or 8/29/2019. Chairman Wochos will make the final arrangements and notify everybody involved.
Chairman Wochos gave a report on the progress on the Old Settlers Road bridge work. Currently scheduled for completion in the year 2021. It should take about 3 months to complete at an estimated cost of $340,000. The Federal share will be $272,000 and the local share is $68,000. Of the local share, the Town of Franklin will pay $34,000 and petition the county to pay $34,000.
Jim Wacek made a motion to petition the county for $34,000 in bridge aid for Old Settlers Road, Katie Duckart seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Town Orders # 114 to #130 were discussed, approved and paid.
Our next monthly Town Board meeting will be September 9th, 2019. at the Franklin Town Hall.
There being no further discussion, the August Town Board meeting was adjourned at 8:45 p.m.
Todd DeGrave Town Clerk