Meeting Minutes


The September monthly meeting for the Town of Franklin was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Dave Wesely followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.

Officers present:   Jim Wacek, Katie Duckart, Sandy Smidle and Todd DeGrave.

Jim Wacek made a motion to approve the agenda as printed, Katie Duckart seconded the motion.  Motion carried.

Jim Wacek made a motion to accept the minutes as printed from the September Town Board meeting. Katie Duckart seconded the motion.  Motion carried.

Treasurer Sandy Smidle presented the Treasurer’s Report, which shows a balance of $201,372.37  Katie Duckart made a motion to accept the Treasurer’s report, Jim Wacek seconded the motion, the motion carried.

Zoning Administrator Suzi Sevcik reported 2 new building permits and another rezone application is coming soon, the paperwork has been turned in to Tom Konop.

County Supervisor Jack Wochos was not present.

First Responder Suzi Sevcik reported 5 calls last month.  Kewaunee Rescue showed up for one of the calls.  There was discussion about County Rescue and their service performance.  Suzi Sevcik is going to call Larry from County Rescue for statistics and try to get him to come to the October meeting.

FEMR will be holding their annual brat fry fund raiser September 18th @ Konop Meats from 8am through 1pm.   They will be using 5 tables from the town hall for that event and will return them on the same day.

Jim Wacek made a motion to approve the land division and rezone for Richard and Lisa Schmidt as per the recommendation from the Planning Committee.  The rezone will create a parcel of 3.3 acres of RS1 and the remainder will continue to be A3.  Katie Duckart seconded the motion, motion carried.  Richard Schmidt was told about the driveway requirement before a building permit can be issued.

Katie Duckart made a motion to approve the conditional use permit for a communication tower requested by Mark and Brenda Raisleger per the recommendation of Planning Committee.  Jim Wacek seconded the motion, motion carried.

There was discussion on a training webinar for the Zoning Board of Appeals.  Clerk Todd DeGrave will be in contact with the members to see if there is any interest.   There are also a appointee that will be needed to replace Suzi Sevcik.

Town Orders # 146 to # 161 were discussed, approved and paid.

Our next monthly Town Board meeting will October 11, 2021. at the Franklin Town Hall.

There being no further discussion, the September Town Board meeting was adjourned at 7:35 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Todd DeGrave Town Clerk