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Jul 11, 2018

TOWN OF SEYMOUR                        BOARD MEETING                              Vol. 31 Page 22


A meeting of the Seymour Town Board was held Wednesday; July 11, 2018. Notice was posted at, Seymour Town Hall, Township Fire Dept. Station 1- Seymour, and at www.townofseymour.orgunder “Agendas”.


Board members present were Douglas Kranig, Chair; Sheila Running, Supervisor; and Gary Schulenberg, Supervisor.  Also present were Kerry Parker, Roads and Buildings Supervisor; Sue Larson, Clerk/Treasurer; Garret Nix, Town Attorney and Pete Gartmann from Real Land Surveying.  There were 16 residents in attendance.


Chair Kranig called the regular meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.


The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.


Supervisor Schulenberg moved to approve the minutes from the June 11, 2018 meeting, as presented.  Motion seconded by Supervisor Running. Motion carried.  Chair Kranig moved to approve the minutes from the June 26, 2018 meeting, as presented.  Motion seconded by Supervisor Schulenberg.  Motion carried




Chair Kranig asked to move to item 8 (a) on the agenda – Possible Assessor’s Plat – Peterson Ave and Books Drive.  Chair Kranig provided information, along with Pete Gartmann from Real Land Surveying and Attorney Garret Nix, on the process for and the need for an Assessor’s Plat in the area south of Books Drive, east of Peterson Avenue  and north of Tower Drive in order to shift the lot lines back to the current occupational lines.   It was determined that the area north of Books Drive did not need to be included in the Assessor’s Plat due to current surveys in that area.   There are  twelve (12) lots that will be affected and the easiest and most economical way to resolve the problem is to do an Assessor’s Plat.  The cost will be charged back to each landowner based on the assessed value of their property.  There were eight (8) property owners, that will be affected, present at the meeting.   A vote was taken and seven (7) of the property owners were in favor of moving forward with an Assessor’s Plat.   One (1) was against. 


A motion was made by Supervisor Schulenberg to approve a resolution order an Assessor’s Plat to be performed, pursuant to Wis. Stat. s. 70.27, on the following twelve (12) properties located north of Tower Drive, East of Peterson Avenue and South of Books Drive  in the Town of Seymour as identified on the attached map, that is made a part of these minutes, and further  identified as follows:


Parcels:  020110308050    James and Sandra Casetta, 4620 Tower Drive

               020110209000    Robert and Linda Jaenke, 4558 Tower Drive

               020110208000    Daniel and Janelle Cunningham, 1395 Peterson

               020110207000    Justin and Jillian Erickson, 1401 Peterson Ave

               020110206000    Timothy and Jean Eisold, 1415 Peterson Ave

               020110205000    Dale and Michelle Harris, 1419 Peterson Ave

               020110204000    Gerald and Marilyn Wendt, 1425 Peterson Ave

   020110302000    Marjorie Eckel, 1431 Peterson Ave

   020110210000    Peter and Deborah Owen, 1437 Peterson Ave

               020110306000    Dean Hanson, 4507 Books Drive

               020110203010    Pamela Lovelien, 4515 Books Drive

               020110203020    Matthew Haroldson, 4703 Books Drive 


It is further resolved that the cost for the Assessor’s Plat will initially be paid by the Town of Seymour and the total cost will be charged back to the affected property owners as per Wisconsin State Statute 70.27 over a period of time,  not to exceed 3 years.  Motion was seconded by Supervisor Running.   Motion carried 3-0.


Chair Kranig asked to move to item 8(c) on the agenda – Werlein Avenue – Proposed CSM.  A motion was made by Chair Kranig and seconded by Supervisor Running to accept the extension of Werlein Avenue dedicated to the Town of Seymour as shown on the proposed CSM from William and Susan Ranny.   Motion carried.  The proposed CSM is attached and made a part of these minutes. 


FINANCIAL REPORT – Sue Larson reviewed the financial report with the Board.  Report is attached and made a part of the record.


ROADS REPORT– Roads Supervisor Parker provided the following report:

·         Road mowing is almost complete

·         Fence will be constructed next week on the east end of the new parking lot area

·         Crew has been ditching on 90th and St. Bridget’s and also on 140th

·         Met with Excel to review alternatives for digging ditch deeper where a large natural gas line is buried on Gooder Ave.

·         New estimate received for lighting on the outside of the fire hall was received for $1680.00.  Chair Kranig made a motion to accept the bid from Loren Travis Electric, LLC to replace the lights on the outside of the Fire Station for a cost of $1680.00.  Supervisor Running seconded the motion and motion carried.  (Item 8(f) on agenda)

·         New estimate for repairs of Town Hall roof was received from Eau Claire Roofing in the amount of $7630.00.  Motion was made by Supervisor Running and seconded by Supervisor Schulenberg to approve  contracting with Eau Claire Roofing to  complete the roof repairs as per their bid of $7630.00, dated July 6, 2018.  Motion carried. 






8 (b)Update on Resolution of Water Problems on St. Francis Drive East and West.  Chair Kranig reported on a meeting he had at the site with Rod Thorson from the county where elevations were measured.  Recommendation was to install a storm drain on the east side of St. Francis Drive East at the cul de sac that would drain to the southeast.  There were no residents from this neighborhood in attendance and so no action was taken at this time. 


8(d) – Contract for Tower Drive Project with A-1 Excavating – The contract in its final form was presented to the Board and executed as approved at the June 26, 2018 meeting


8(e) – Ayres Constructing Engineering Contract for $8,000.   Chair Kranig will meet with Ayres to renegotiate the scope and price of this contract. 




Item 9(a) – Picnic License and Operator’s Licenses for Seymour Ball Club– A motion was made by Chair Kranig to approve the application for a Picnic License for the Seymour Ball Club for their Seymour Slam Tournament the weekend of July 13th to the 15th, 2018 and to approve the Temporary  Operator’s Licenses for Dave Olson and Jason Woodford.  Motion seconded by Supervisor Running.  Motion carried.


Item 9  (b) Picnic License for St. Bridget’s Church.   A motion was made by Supervisor Running and seconded by Supervisor Schulenberg to approve the Picnic License for St. Bridget’s Church for their annual picnic to be held on August 19, 2018.  Motion carried.


Item 9(c) Operator Licenses – A motion was made by Chair Kranig and seconded by Supervisor Schulenberg to approve issuing Operator’s Licenses to  Haylee Green and Ashley Nichols.  Motion carried. 


Item 9 (d) – Kennel License for Erick and Nikki Kaiser  - No action at this time.


Item 9(e) – Amendment to 2018 Town Budget – Proposed amendment and changes were reviewed.  The Clerk was instructed to make some changes and the matter was tabled to next month.    




Next meeting scheduled for Monday, August 13, 2018. 


Vouchers Approved  33029 to 33072


Motion to adjourn at 9:20 pm


Respectfully submitted by:



Sue Larson, Clerk Treasurer

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