April 9, 2018 – MONTHLY TOWN BOARD MEETING FOR TOWN OF FRANKLIN
The April 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, Judy Kunesh and Joan Raisleger.
Katie Duckart made a motion to approve the agenda. Jim Wacek seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Jim Wacek made a motion to accept the minutes as printed from the March Town Board meeting. Katie Duckart seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Treasurer Judy Kunesh presented the Treasurer’s Report, which shows a balance of $42,005.27. Jim Wacek made a motion to accept the Treasurer’s report. Katie Duckart seconded the motion, and the motion carried.
Bonnie and Dan Vogel appeared before the Town Board to ask questions about rules and regulations for tearing down a house on her property located at the corner of County Road AB and Pine Grove Road. The property is currently zoned at RS1 so no hearings would be necessary if another home was constructed on this property.
Zoning Administrator Jeanne Swagel reported that 2 building permits were issued during the month.
County Board Supervisor Ron Paider reported that the County will verify the winner of the April Town Board Supervisor election. Tom Cretney and John Wochos were tied with 102 votes each.
First Responder Suzi Sevcik reported that they had three calls this past month; that the First Responders hosted an EMS Council meeting at the Town Hall; that there have been problems with dispatching at the Sheriff’s Office possibly because of rotating dispatchers; and a First Responder lost a jacket and a charger in a fire during this past weekend.
Jim Wacek made a motion to reappoint Mike Karman to a 2-year term to the Zoning Board of Appeals. Katie Duckart seconded the motion and the motion carried.
Katie Duckart made a motion to approve Ordinance No. 2018-1 relating to the confidentiality of information about income and expenses requested by the assessor in property assessment matters. Jim Wacek seconded the motion and the motion carried. Clerk Raisleger will post the ordinance in 3 places.
Two quotes for grass cutting were opened. Quotes were submitted by Kewaunee County in the total amount of $15,300.00 and by Shaun Wendt for a total sum of $17,960.00. Discussion followed with concerns about if the Kewaunee County quote included labor and whether ditches on Bolt Road could be cut without damaging the shoulders. It was decided that this matter would be tabled until April 17, 2018 at 6:30 pm.
Jim Wacek then made a motion to approve the quote from Mark Raisleger to cut the grass and perform spring cleanup at the Town Hall. Mark’s quote is as follows: $22.50 per cutting and all other grounds maintenance at the standard town labor rates. Katie Duckart seconded the motion and the motion carried.
The TRIP program project on Langes Corner Road was discussed and a notice will be prepared for publication.
Crack filling will be performed on Sleepy Hollow Road from Pine Grove Road to County Road AB by Crack Filling Service for the sum of $5,000.00.
Clerk Raisleger announced that the election workers for the May 15, 2018 primary election will be: Tina Peterson or Cathy Karman, Rita Pribyl, Jeanne Wochos, Judy Kunesh, Sandy Lemens and Joyce Wacek.
Clerk Raisleger then reviewed some of the new procedures for Board of Review.
Town Orders #65 to #89 were discussed, approved and paid.
Our next monthly Town Board meeting will be Monday, May 14, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at the Franklin Town Hall.
There being no further discussion, the April Town Board meeting was adjourned at 8:25 p.m.
Joan Raisleger, Town Clerk
April 17, 2018 Special Town Board Meeting
Chairman Dick Wochos called to order a special meeting of the Franklin Town Board on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at 6:30 PM. Members present: Chairman Dick Wochos, Supervisor #1Katie Duckart, Supervisor #2 Jim Wacek, Clerk Joan Raisleger, Treasurer Judy Kunesh.
The quotes from Kewaunee County and Shaun Wendt were again examined and concerns about cutting on Bolt Road were discussed. Katie Duckart made a motion to accept the quote from Shaun Wendt in the sum of $17,960.00 which includes cutting Bolt Road with a boom mower. Jim Wacek seconded the motion and the motion carried.
Katie Duckart made a motion to adjourn this meeting and Jim Wacek seconded the motion. Motion carried and meeting adjourned at 6:40 PM.
Joan Raisleger, Town Clerk