September 11, 2017 – MONTHLY TOWN BOARD MEETING FOR TOWN OF FRANKLIN
The September monthly meeting for the Town of Franklin was called to order at 7:04 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.
Katie Duckart made a motion to accept the minutes as printed from the August Town Board meeting. Jim Wacek seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Treasurer Judy Kunesh presented the Treasurer’s Report, which shows a balance of $57,075.96. Jim Wacek made a motion to accept the Treasurer’s report. Katie Duckart seconded the motion, and the motion carried.
Tom Konop reported that the Planning Commission will be meeting on September 21, 2017. At 5 p.m. they will meet with surveyor Steve Zeitler and at 6 p.m. they will work on the Town Ordinances. He asked if the bulb in the projector could be replaced because the current one is burnt out. Suzi Sevcik will order a new bulb for the projector.
Zoning Administrator Jeanne Swagel was not present at the meeting to give a report.
County Board Supervisor Ron Paider reported that the budget for the County is currently being worked on at this time.
First Responder Suzi Sevcik reported that they had 3 calls this past month, and that First Responder training will begin on October 9th at our Town Hall for new First Responders. 80 hours of training is required to be certified as a First Responder. Training will take place at our Town Hall.
Mark Raisleger presented a proposed survey for the barn and land he is selling. Katie Duckart made a motion to accept the proposed survey and allow the certified survey map to be signed by the Town Clerk when it is completed by the surveyor. Jim Wacek seconded the motion and the motion carried
Steve Zeitler then appeared before the Town Board and explained the proposed certified survey map for Joe Forst and the Forst family for property they are selling. Steve Zeitler will present the certified survey map at the Planning Commission meeting scheduled for September 21st. Land division and rezoning for the proposed sale will be discussed at that meeting.
Replacing eye glasses for one of our First Responders were next on the agenda. His eye glasses were damaged while responding to a call in our Town. Suzie Sevcik will check with other First Responder groups on this issue and get back to the Town Board at the October meeting.
Jim Wacek made a motion to apply for bridge aid for Bridge #3 on Langes Corner Road. Katie Duckart seconded the motion and the motion carried. Paperwork was completed and signed by the Town Board.
The 2018 Town Budget was examined and discussed.
The Town Board then completed the paperwork for the Local Road Certification documents and map. The Town Clerk will send in the completed paperwork and map.
The Town Board began examining the road work ratings completed by Baylake Regional Planning Commission and will continue working on the road ratings at the October meeting.
Our next Town Board meeting will be changed to Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. because First Responder Training will be held at our Town Hall on Monday, October 9
Town Orders #153 to #163 were discussed, approved and paid.
Our next monthly Town Board meeting will be Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the Franklin Town Hall/Community Center.
There being no further discussion, the September Town Board meeting was adjourned at 8:40 p.m.
Joan Raisleger, Town Clerk