Agenda for July 10, 2018

7:00 p.m. Deerfield Town Hall


I.  Calll to order

II.  Approval of the agenda for July 10, 2018

III.  Approval of the minutes of the June Regular Meeting

IV.  Approval of the Treasurer's Financial Report for the last 1/2 of June to date

V.  Payment of the bills as resented.

VI.  Recognition of those wishing to address the board on agenda items.

VII.  Board Business

   A.  Fire Departments-Report

   B.  Nicole Carlton - speak to the board

   C.  Flagpole

   D.  Town Yard - Work

   E.  BugTussel Tower

   Board Suggested Future Items

VII.  Chairman's Report

IX.  Clerk's REport

X.  Treasurer's Remarks

XI.  Road Report Notes:  Mowing, Brush

XII.  Zoning

​Adjourn​​

Agenda for March 13, 2018.  7:00 p.m. Deerfield Town Hall


I.  Call To order.

II.  Approval of the agenda for March 13, 2018

III.  Approval of the minutes of the February Regular Meeting

IV.  Approval of the Treasurer's Financial Report for the last half of February to date.

V.  Payments of the bills as presented

VI.  Recognition of those wishing to address the board on agenda items.

VII.  Board Business

   A.  Lake ordinance update-report

   B.  Speed Control - Marlwood

   C.  Board of Review Policies-review

   D.  Fish Lake Management Dist.- report

   E.  Zoning-Todd Walker

   Board Suggested Future Items

VIII.  Chairman's Report

IX.  Clerk's Report

X.  Treasurer's Remarks

XI.  Road Report Notes

XII.  Zoning

XIII.  Adjourn

TOWN OF DEERFIELD
REGULAR MEETING
AUGUST 8, 2017
DEERFIELD TOWN HALL
W10760 COUNTY ROAD C
HANCOCK, WI  54943

Meeting called to order @ 7:00 p.m.  Motion (Meyer, Stratton) to approve the agenda as prepared.  Motion (Stratton, Meyer) to approve the Regular Meeting minutes from November.  Motion (Meyer, Stratton) to approve the treasurer’s report with one addition: Handle-Stillman Printing for $625.13; and pay all bills.

Guest Diane Wegner inquired as to why only 2 “No Wake” signs would be placed on Fish Lake, it doesn’t seem like enough.

Fire Department Reports:  Wautoma Fire Department recently sent out a letter asking for donations and has received to date $24,000.00.  Hancock Fire Department is talking about replacing the First Response vehicle.  Most likely will get a new chaises and put the current box on it.

End of Year meeting:  Saturday, December 30th at 9:00 a.m. to pay bills and finish out the year.

Brushing:  Will speak with George Nigh in January about spraying brush.  This would take care of any problem brush longer than just mowing/trimming.

Chairman’s Report:  Paser report sent in.

Clerk’s Report:  The Horton Group Insurance quote.  Motion by Supervisor Stratton to have the Horton Group include the Property, Inland Marine, and Crime coverages to our current package for $3,979.  Second by Supervisor Stratton, motion passed.

Treasurer’s Report:  Remote access software increased from $119 to $133.27 per year.

Road Report:  First snowfall plowing went well.  Adam Kelley called to check on Town protocol regarding passable roads – roads need to be passable for school busses and people going to and coming from work.

Zoning:  Letters

Meeting adjourned at 7:31 p.m.

Cheryl Pionke, Clerk, Town of Deerfield


TOWN OF DEERFIELD
REGULAR MEETING
MAY 8, 2018
DEERFIELD TOWN HALL
W10760 COUNTY ROAD C
HANCOCK, WI 54943


Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m.  Motion (Meyer, Stratton) to approve the agenda as prepared.  Motion (Stratton, Meyer) to approve the minutes from the April 10, 2018 Regular Meeting and the April 24, 2018 Annual Meeting as presented.  Motion (Meyer, Stratton) to accept the Treasurer’s Report and pay all bills.

LAKE DISTRICT – MEETINGS:  District meetings will all be held the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend (May 26th).

ROAD RIDE REPORT:  Wedge 7th if Hancock agrees.  Brown Deer, Deerfield Ct., Marlwood Dr., 11th Drive.  On Marlwood Dr. put up “Slow, Children at Play” signs.

CHAIRMAN’S REPORT:  Snowplowing meeting May 22nd @ 7:00 p.m.  Adam Kelley has people available to clean up any plowing messes.

ZONING:  Trailers have been moved at Tomorrow Wood Campground.  Rory & Crist Ellickson were in attendance regarding splitting 40 acres.  The board looked at the land and decided Brown Deer is a safer egress than 9th..  The zoning will change from Ag 5 to Ag Residential.

George Peterman, newly elected County Board member, was in attendance to introduce himself.  His goal is to attend our monthly meetings at least 4 times each year.  The board indicated a main concern for the township is current building inspectors not working with contractors.

Meeting adjourned at 7:19 p.m.

Cheryl Pionke, Clerk
Town of Deerfield

Agenda for September 11, 2018
7:00 p.m. Deerfield Town Hall

I.  Calll to order
II.  Approval of the agenda for September 11, 2018
III.  Approval of the minutes of the August Regular Meeting
IV.  Approval of the Treasurer's Financial Report for the last 1/2 of August to date
V.  Payment of the bills as presented.
VI.  Recognition of those wishing to address the board on agenda items.
VII.  Board Business
   A.  Fire Departments-Report
   B.  Fall Mowing
   C.  Fall Towns Convention in Stevens Point
   D. Woodville Cemetery
   E.  Library Board Report
   Board Suggested Future Items
VII.  Chairman's Report
IX.  Clerk's Rport
X.  Treasurer's Remarks
XI.  Road Report Notes:  Mowing, Brush
XII.  Zoning
​Adjourn​​

TOWN OF DEERFIELD

REGULAR MEETING
JULY 10, 2018
DEERFIELD TOWN HALL
W10760 COUNTY ROAD C
HANCOCK, WI  54943


Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m.  Motion (Meyer, Stratton) to accept the agenda as prepared.  Motion (Stratton, Meyer) to accept the minutes from the June Regular Meeting as presented.  Motion (Meyer, Stratton) to accept the Treasurer’s Financial Report and pay all bills.

Wally Zuehlke is running for Sheriff on August 14th and he was present to explain his mission and what he hopes to accomplish if elected.  He hopes to resurrect Neighborhood watches, boat patrol and snowmobile patrol.  Also to create greater drug awareness by education. 

FIRE DEPARTMENT REPORT:  Hancock, lots happening.  Latest idea is to put a pressure washer on a truck to fight vehicle fires.  Supervisor Stratton is concerned the Fire Board isn’t solving problems.  Something must be done soon.

NICOLE CARLTON-BRUSH SPRAYING:  Why did the township choose to spray vs. trim brush?  She feels  this isn’t good earth stewardship.  The main reason is economics.  A man, truck and equipment would cost over $3000 to trim brush.  The spraying of nuisance brush/weeds was accomplished for a little over $2000.  George Nigh, Waushara Co. Hwy. Dept., was present and explained that this was the most economical and safe method of controlling brush and weeds.  He also assured all that asparagus and blackberries, etc. would not be harmed.

FLAGPOLE:  Thanks to Chairman Whalley and Supervisor Stratton, the flagpole has been repaired.

TOWN YARD WORK:  A day needs to be scheduled to clean up bushes, poison ivy, etc.

BUG TUSSEL:  Paul Kaster & Bill Hendee emailed Cheryl a sample resolution supporting the construction of a tower in the Mill Pond area of the township. Bug Tussel also asked the Township for a $100 donation showing support of such tower.  The board concluded that the area of placement is a beginning for better cell coverage in the Township but it will not serve the entire Township.  Also, more facts and information is needed before financial support will be granted.  Motion (Meyer, Stratton) to support the resolution for their grant but no monetary support at this time.

TOWN HALL CLEANING:  Motion (Stratton, Meyer) to hire Danielle Meyer to clean the Town Hall.

CLERK’S REPORT:  Cheryl received an email today (7/10) from the Wisconsin Towns Association requesting  all Towns pass a resolution asking the Legislature and Governor to fix the transportation delima.  This will be taken up at the August meeting.

TREASURER’S REMARKS:  Rina reminded everyone about the Sales Tax Holiday approaching in August.  A list of qualifying items can be found on the Dept. of Revenue website.

ROAD REPORT:  Clark Blader stated mowing went well.  A few crooked stop signs.  When doing the fall mowing, please mow the NW corner of Woodville Cemetery.

Jerry Lauer, Waushara ATV Assoc, was present just to see how things are going on the open routes.  Not many complaints so far. He stated there are 30-40 actual members in the club with about 20 being very active members.  Chairman Whalley made a comment on the signage – some signs were hard to see due to tall grass.

Meeting adjourned at 8:08 p.m.

Cheryl Pionke, Clerk
Town of Deerfield.

Agenda for November 14, 2017


I.  Call to Order

II.  Approval of the Agenda for November 14, 2017

III.  Approval of the minuted of the October Regular Meeting

IV.  Approval of the Treasurer's Financial Report for the second half of October to date

V.  Payment of the bills as presented.

VI.  Recognition of those wishing to address the board on agenda items

VII.  Board Business

   A.  Bladder Boat - Wave concern

   B.  Fish Lake Mgmt. District Report

   C.  Mowing & Brushing

   D.  Cemetery Progress

VIII.  Chairman's Report

IX.  Clerk's Report

X. Treasurer's Remarks

XI.  Raod Report Notes

XII.  Zoning

XIII.  Adjourn


Agenda for June 12, 2018 Regular Board Meeting

7:00 p.m., Deerfield Town Hall


I.  Call to Order

II.  Approval of the agenda

III.  Approval of the minutes of the May Regular Meeting

IV.  Approval of the Treasurer's Report for the second half of May to date.

V.  Payment of bills as presented

VI.  Recognition of those wishing to address the board on agenda items.

VII.  Board Business

   A.  Lake District meetings - report

   B.  Fire Departments - report

   C.  Flagpole

VIII.  Chairman's Report

IX.  Clerk's Report

X.  Treasurer's Remarks

XI.  Road Report notes

XII.  Zoning - Zdroik

XIII.  Adjourn

Agenda for Tuesday, September 12, 2017 Regular Meeting

I. Call to order

II. Approval of the agenda for September 12, 2017

III. Approval of the minutes of the August Regular Meeting.

IV. Approval of the Treasurer's Financial Report for the second 1/2 of August and September to date.

V. Payment of the bills as presented.

VI. Recognition of those wishing to address the board on agenda items.

VII. Board Business

   A. Lake District - Mill Pond, Fish Lake - Report

   B.  Fire Departments - Report

   C. Deer Ave. - Treatment? Overlay?

VIII. Chairman's Report:  Schedule Budget Meeting, State Town's meeting.

IX.  Clerk's Report

X. Treasurer's Remarks

XI. Road Report Notes - Brown Deer - TRIP

XII. Zoning

XIII. Adjourn


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TOWN OF DEERFIELD

REGULAR MEETING
JUNE 12, 2018
DEERFIELD TOWN HALL
W10760 COUNTY ROAD C
HANCOCK, WI  54943


Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m.  Motion (Stratton, Meyer) to accept the agenda as prepared.  Motion (Meyer, Stratton) to accept the minutes from the May Regular meeting as presented.  Motion (Stratton, Meyer) to accept the Treasurer’s Financial Report and pay all bills including one additional check to Roger Stratton for $522.13.

LAKE DISTRICT MEETINGS:  Fish Lake-Dues will increase to $100 for 2 years to build up a fund for Milfoil treatment, etc.  Mill Pond-Weed harvesting 2 or 3 times; Bug Tussel internet.  Marl Lake-Hand pull weeds.  Water is up in all lakes.

FIRE DEPARTMENTS:  Hancock-Meeting on the 6th.  Chuck & Cody Johnson in attendance.  Discuss disbanding the Fire District.  Closed meeting afterward.  Discussion of $9,000 check from Neshkoro  Fire Dept. (sale of truck).  5 rescues, 3 wildfires, 3 regular fires in last month.  Chuck is looking to gather minutes from the beginning of the Fire District.  State help is needed.  All good at Wautoma.

FLAGPOLE:  Pole needs to be let down to determine repairs needed.

CHAIRMAN’S REPORT:  Clark Blader will mow and keep track of obstacles needing attention.  George Nigh reported they are done spraying.  $1000.00/day so, hopefully, bill will be $2000 - $2500.

Checks are needed for Nancy & Sara for Board of Review duties.  For work Steve did in cemetery, money? Gift card?

CLERK’S REPORT:  Voting machines have been taken in for annual service.  Will pick up tomorrow.

ROAD REPORT:  Chip sealing is done and looks good.

ZONING:  Zdroik letter, copies for review.

Meeting adjourned at 7:26 p.m. 

TOWN OF DEERFIELD
BUDGET MEETING
OCTOBER 10, 2017
DEERFIELD TOWN HALL
W10760 COUNTY ROAD C
HANCOCK, WI  54943

Budget Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m.  It was noted that the Treasurer’s budget needed $2,000 more than was printed.  Also, the Transportation Aid notice was received after the budget prep meeting and was included in the Revenue section.  Motion made by Marv Vriezen to approve the 2018 Proposed Budget, second by Jim Wegner.  Voice vote – all approved – motion carried.

TOWN OF DEERFIELD
REGULAR MEETING
OCTOBER 10, 2017
DEERFIELD TOWN HALL
W10760 COUNTY ROAD C
HANCOCK, WI  54943

The Regular meeting was called to order at 7:04 p.m. immediately following the Budget Meeting.  Motion (Meyer, Stratton) to approve the agenda as prepared.  Motion (Stratton, Meyer) to approve minutes from both the September Regular Meeting and the Budget Prep meeting.  Motion (Meyer, Stratton) to approve the financial report and pay all bills.

 BOARD BUSINESS
CABIN PROPERTY (LAND USE):  Fritz & Alycia Montange want to build a hunting cabin and are asking for a variance from the required 1250 sq. ft. to 720 sq. ft. (34 X 24).  They own 5 acres on Buttercup (corner of 13th & Buttercup).  There is a camper there currently.  Chairman Whalley mentioned a previous instance such as this - Kruescher.  Supervisor Stratton passed along to the Montange’s the fact that Mr. Kruescher noted in his deed on his existing cabin something to the effect “if the cabin ever becomes a full-time dwelling the successors agree to conform to the Town, County, etc. level”.  The board will let zoning know their thoughts on this matter.  Motion (Stratton, Meyer) to use the guidelines from Mr. Kruescher’s agreement.

FIRE DEPARTMENT UPDATES:  Hancock’s pumper passed inspection.  Wautoma’s had a few issues but nothing serious.


STATE TOWN MEETING REPORT:  One thing to remember – mentioned at the meeting on Open Meetings Law.  Class 1 notices must be published in a timely manner or fines will be paid by the town.
 
CHAIRMAN’S REPORT:  Hall was sprayed for bugs.  Clark Blader has started mowing 2 passes with the 3rd pass using the arm.  Pea Fest money will go to upgrade the sledding hill.

CLERK’S REPORT:  Election’s Memorandum of Understanding – signed.  Assessor contract – signed.  Received notice about special assessments and will contact lake district treasurers for their reports.

TREASURER’S REMARKS:  Bond – According to a recent notice from the County Treasurer, an ordinance would be needed saying the treasurer is exempt and town is responsible if money is not delivered to the County on time.  The current bond is very affordable.  More research on this needs to be done and will be discussed further at the November meeting.

ROAD REPORT:  Deer Avenue is done and looks good.  Gravel is needed at the end – will call Kelley Sand & Gravel for gravel.

ZONING:  A few routine letters.

Meeting adjourned at 7:41 p.m.

Cheryl Pionke, Clerk
Town of Deerfield

Agenda for Tuesday, December 12, 2017

I.  Call to order.

II.  Approval of the agenda for December 12, 2017.

III.  Approval of the minutes from the November regular Meeting.

IV.  Approval of the Treasurer's Financial Report for the second half of November to date.

V.  Payment of the bills as presented.

VI.  Recognition of those wishing to address the board on agenda items.

VII.  Board Business

   A.  Fire Departments Report

   B.  Schedule end of year meeting

   C.  Brushing - How much and which method.

VIII.  Chairman's Report

IX.  Clerk's Report

X.  Treasurer's Remarks

XI.  Road Report Notes.

XII.  Zoning

XIII. Adjourn


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TOWN OF DEERFIELD
REGULAR MEETING
FEBRUARY 13, 2018
DEERFIELD TOWN HALL
W10760 COUNTY ROAD C
HANCOCK, WI 54943


Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m.  Motion (Meyer, Stratton) to accept the agenda as prepared.  Motion (Stratton, Meyer) to accept the minutes from the January Regular Meeting as presented.  Motion (Meyer, Stratton) to accept the Treasurer’s Report and pay all bills after a short reminder that PILT payment was for DNR owned land in the township.

BRUSH CONTROL – George Nigh:  State Hwy. Patrol Supervisor for Waushara County, George Nigh, spoke to the board regarding spraying brush to control overgrowth.  The county has their own system and will hire out to other municipalities for approximately $300/mile including man hours plus chemicals.  Oak brush is the toughest to kill.  Using Opensight and Escort combination will kill all nuisance weeds and brush but will not kill grass.  There is virtually no drifting due to the spray being a heavy water-based solution.  1 person will do all spraying to keep consistency.  The board decided to have the county add the Township to the list for early-on spraying.

LAKE DISTRICT – Fish Lake:  The last meeting consisted of getting materials prepared for the May meeting.  Possibly asking for more money per person for Lake District Fees.

DISTRICT MEETING – Report:  The booklet all received seemed to be the most important item.  It contains scripts, sample notices, new rulings, etc. for Board of Review.  Chairman Whalley spoke with Jann Charette, presenter of the board of review training, and found out more than one municipality can share the large publishing of Board of Review that can cost quite a bit of money.

TAX COLLECTION – Report:  Second tax collection went very well.

OPEN BOOK & BOARD OF REVIEW – date for 2018:  Cheryl hasn’t heard from the assessor yet.  The board is looking at the late May-early June time frame.  Cheryl will convey this to the assessor.

CHAIRMAN’S REPORT:  Backing up computers.  Cheryl will contact Waushara PC to get this taken care of.

CLERK’S REPORT:  Will be ready for election on February 20th.

TREASURER’S REMARKS:  CD’s were taken care of.

ROAD REPORT NOTES:  A few equipment problems with the last snowfall.  Are the roads being plowed too often?  Sanding is better.
Resident, Richard Templin, is asking for a ‘hidden driveway’ sign.  Will decide on spring road ride.

Meeting adjourned at 7:49 p.m.
Cheryl Pionke, Clerk
Town of Deerfield

TOWN OF DEERFIELD
REGULAR MEETING
SEPTEMBER 12, 2017
DEERFIELD TOWN HALL
W10760 COUNTY ROAD C
HANCOCK, WI  54943


Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m.  Motion (Stratton, Meyer) to approve the agenda as prepared. Motion (Meyer, Stratton) to approve the minutes from the August regular meeting.  Motion (Stratton, Meyer) to approve the financial report and pay all bills after the addition of 2 checks: #4981 to Roger Stratton for $360.96 and #4990 to Wisconsin Towns Association for $240.00.

BOARD BUSINESS
LAKE DISTRICT REPORTS:  Millpond – Good attendance at last meeting.  Reported no Eurasian Milfoil.  Setting off fireworks is a concern.  Necessary permits and acceptable time of day to set them off.

Fish Lake – Digging the narrows and fish stocking were on the agenda.  Fish stocking will take place the first part of October.  Bids to dredge the narrows haven’t been awarded yet but work will be done by October 25th.

FIRE DEPARTMENTS:  Wautoma – Budget meeting coming up.  All is well.
Hancock – Presented an increased budget but Town representation stated it needed to remain as is due to town’s not being able to increase their budgets to reflect the Department’s wants.

DEER AVENUE:  Work needs to be done.  Sometime during the week of the 25th.

CHAIRMAN’S REPORT:  Budget prep meeting set for Tuesday, September 26th at 7:00 p.m.  Furnace has been checked and is ready to go for the winter months.  Stearn’s security needs to be called to inquire about an “overheating notification” being sent out when the furnace overheats.

CLERK’S REPORT:  Will gather numbers needed for Budget Prep meeting.  Need to post minutes earlier on the website – the un-approved minutes.  Will post as soon as possible with a disclaimer stating the minutes have not been approved and are subject to change.

TREASURER’S REMARKS: Double-checked to make sure cemetery mowing and annual donations will be paid in October.  Need to talk to Michelle Bacon regarding library donation.

ROAD REPORT:  Brown Deer – TRIP.  Work is progressing nicely.  Clark Blader – mowing: have him do as much as he can.  Go as far back off the road as he can without damaging his equipment.  It was a wet year and there is a lot of growth.
Supervisor Meyer mentioned a phone call from the DNR stating Ash borer has been found in Deerfield.  There will be a meeting at the courthouse at a later date with information of what to do.  Whatever needs to be done will be done at the County level.
A large dead tree needs to be taken down near Stahl’s shed since it may hit the overhead line if it goes down – call Boufous (tree removal).

ZONING:  Couple of letters, extensions, permits.

Meeting adjourned at 7:37 p.m.

Cheryl Pionke, Clerk
Town of Deerfield

TOWN OF DEERFIELD

REGULAR MEETING
APRIL 10, 2018
DEERFIELD TOWN HALL
W10760 COUNTY ROAD C
HANCOCK, WI 54943


Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m.  Motion (Meyer, Stratton) to approve the agenda as prepared.  Motion (Stratton, Meyer) to accept the minutes from the March Regular Meeting as presented.  Motion (Meyer, Stratton) to accept the Treasurer’s Report and pay all bills.


ELECTION RESULTS - CONCERNS: Cheryl reported that  out of 429 registered voters, 145 people voted in the April 3rd Spring Election.  There were 4 new registered voters.  5 voted by absentee ballot and 140 in person.  Also looking for additional people to add to the election officials list.

CLEEN SWEEP – DISCUSSION:  If both Waupaca County and Waushara County continue to co-host then it should actually be held in Waushara County at least every other year.  Manawa is too far to haul stuff.


FISH LAKE MANAGEMENT DISTRICT – REPORT:  Town of Hancock will contribute $500 toward Boat Patrol and the Village of Hancock has also budgeted money toward Boat Patrol.  No special meeting will be needed to vote on spending money to treat Milfoil.  It must be treated/removed early in spring before other aquatic plants come out of dormancy.

CHAIRMAN’S REPORT:  Reminder to change the May meeting to the 15th.  Thanks to Marv Vriezen for the Farm Progress DVD gift to the Town.  Marv wanted to relay to the board what Joyce’s intentions were in making the video.  In future copies of this DVD there will be an introduction.  Possibly the Hancock Library should have a copy.

CLERK’S REPORT:  Annual Schedule C report went well this year.  
 
ROAD REPORT NOTES:  Regarding the driveway on 11th – Hidden Driveway signs are needed.  Many driveways are located on that curve.  Road ride is scheduled for Wednesday, April 25 at 3:00 p.m.  Must make note of any brushing that will be needed.  Plowing & sanding costs – no itemized costs with this last billing as promised.  The board will hold the check until a more itemized accounting breakdown is received.  The board also revisited the snowplowing contract to refresh their memories.

ZONING:  Copies of cutting notices.  Ed Zdroik was supposed to be in attendance at this meeting.  Zoning would like to send another letter regarding the trailers that are too close to the right-of-way.  County zoning is 63 ft. from the center of the road.

Supervisor Meyer had a suggestion/idea regarding the handicap ramp. Make a new ramp on the East side of the building and use the front door.  The board really liked this idea but further research is needed.

Meeting adjourned at 7:45 p.m.

Cheryl Pionke, Clerk

Town of Deerfield

TOWN OF DEERFIELD
ANNUAL MEETING
APRIL 24, 2018
DEERFIELD TOWN HALL
W10760 COUNTY ROAD C
HANCOCK, WI 54943


Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m.
As always, the Annual Meeting is just a formality and the Town uses it to review and adjust any land use items.

Road ride will be rescheduled for April 30th at 3:00 p.m.

Currently the Town has a setback of 75 ft. from the road rite-of-way .  Ed Zdroik doesn’t want to move the trailers.  It should be done before camping season starts.  It appears wires have been run to the campers.
 
Evening outdoor hall cleanup should be scheduled to take care of shrubs, lawn, etc.

Motion (Meyer, Stratton) to adjourn the meeting.
Meeting adjourned at 7:05 p.m.

Cheryl  Pionke, Clerk
Town of Deerfield

Agenda for Tuesday, February 13, 2018


I.  Call to Order

II.  Approve the Agenda for February 13, 2018 Regular Meeting

III.  Approval of the minutes of the January Regular Meeting

IV.  Approval of the Treasurer's Financial Report for the second half of January to date.

V.  Payment of the bills as presented.

VI.  Recognition of those wishing to address the board on agenda items.

VII.  Board Business

   A.  Brush Control - George Nigh

   B.  Lake District - Fish Lake

   C.  District Meeting Report

   D.  Tax Collection Report

   E.  Open Book & BOR date for 2018

Board Suggested future items

VIII.  Chairman's Report

IX.  Clerk's Report

X.  Treasurer's Remarks

XI.  Road Report Notes - snowplowing report

XII,  Zoning

XIII.  Adjourn


Agenda for Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Deerfield Town Hall, 7:00 p.m.


I.  Call to Order

II.  Approval of the agenda for April 10, 2018

III. Approval of the minutes of the March Regular Meeting

IV.  Approval of the Treasurer's Financial Report for the second half of March to date

V.  Payment of the bills as presented.

VI.  Recognition of those wishing to address the board on agenda items

VII.  Board Business

   A.  Election results - concerns

   B.  Clean Sweep - Discussion

   C.  Fish Lake Management District - Report

   D.  Water Patrol - Report


VIII.  Chairman's Report - change of May Meeting (May 15th)

IX.  Clerk's Report

X.  Treasurer's Remarks

XI.  Road Report Notes - Driveway on 11th ave; hidden driveway signs; road ride - brushing

XII.  Zoning: Copies from County - Info.  Cutting permits

XIII.  Adjourn


THE FOLLOWING MINUTES ARE UN-APPROVED MINUTES AND ARE SUBJECT TO AMENDMENT OR CHANGE AT SUBSEQUENT MEETINGS OF THE TOWN OF DEERFIELD.  ANY SUCH CHANGES WILL BE DETAILED IN THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING AT WHICH THE AMENDMENTS ARE PROPOSED.


TOWN OF DEERFIELD
REGULAR MEETING
AUGUST 14, 2018
DEERFIELD TOWN HALL
W10760 COUNTY ROAD C
HANCOCK, WI 54943


Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m.  Add Land Use as item “F” to the agenda.  Motion (Meyer, Stratton) to accept the agenda with one additional item.  Motion (Stratton, Meyer) to accept the minutes from the July Regular Meeting as presented.  Motion (Meyer, Stratton) to accept the Treasurer’s Report and pay all bills including an extra $13,250 to the Hancock Fire District for the Town’s share to purchase a dry heavy rescue vehicle.  Cheryl will add $60 to Nancy Miller’s election time and $30 to Sara Stelter’s election time for Board of Review.

FIRE DEPARTMENT REPORT:  Hancock is considering purchasing a heavy rescue vehicle from Canada.

LAKE DISTRICT UPDATE:  Fish Lake – Chanel is OK but it is difficult to get an accurate depth measurement.

ROADS – BRUSHING, MOWING:  According to George Nigh, the trees and brush that aren’t totally dead yet may still die.  Will keep watch and treat again no later than September.  Hidden driveway sign. No fire number if no structure is on the parcel.  If the Town would pay for the fire number would zoning assign a number?  Marv Vriezen mentioned the stop sign at Beechnut & 12th is very difficult to see – maybe a “stop ahead” sign is needed?  Dan Novak approached Supervisor Meyer regarding brushing.  He has equipment with an arm.  Have him get as much as he can then take a road ride to decide if more is needed.

FOX VALLEY – REPORT:  Fox Valley’s new facility; would be a good idea for board members to attend the open house.

LIBRARY – UPDATE:  Total $ amount needed for Hancock Library: $27,415.00.  Deerfield share is currently 11% to amount to $3,015.65.  A 2% - 3% increase each year was included in the original contract.  Duane Pliner suggested possibly paying per percent of circulation using the most current data.  Library representative Michelle Bacon reminded the board that this amount is only a suggestion from the library board.  The Town Board can make its own decision.

LAND USE:  Duane Pliner has replaced Ed Stelmachowski on the land use committee.  He attended the meeting on July 28th.  10 townships were represented.  A few new projects to take note of were:  Plainfield and I-39 development; Christiano’s new restaurnant.  Same board elected.  Next meeting will be July 2019.

CLERK’S REPORT:  Election today.  Consistantly busy but this Partisan Primary is tricky with some trying to cross party write in candidates.

TREASURER’S REMARKS:  Figured out how to generate a receipt from Quicken.

ZONING:  Copies of building permits.

Meeting adjourned at 7:41 p.m.

Cheryl Pionke, Clerk
Town of Deerfield


TOWN OF DEERFIELD
REGULAR MEETING
NOVEMBER 14, 2017
DEERFIELD TOWN HALL
W10760 COUNTY ROAD C
HANCOCK, WI 54943

Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m.  Motion (Stratton, Meyer) to approve the agenda as prepared.  Motion (Meyer, Stratton) to approve both the Budget Meeting and Regular Meeting in October.  Motion (Stratton, Meyer) to approve the financial report and pay all bills including 3 additions.

Hancock Library representative, Jim Miller, was present to report on the library situation.  Thanked the board for always supporting the library.  Reported that the county board did not support an overall 2% increase for all libraries. The county helps to support each library based on its circulation.  The Hancock library is the only library in the State of Wisconsin to have an agreement with 3 municipalities for support.  If the town could spare a few more dollars ($60) it would be very much appreciated.

Baldder Boat – Wave Concern:  These boats create waves that could be a concern down the road by causing shoreline erosion due to the waves they create.  May have to put something in the ordinances in the future.

Fish Lake Management District – Report:  Narrows have been dug out.  There will be a one-time $60 charge per landowner placed on the taxes this year.  Will put up No Wake signs.

Mowing and Brushing: Clark Blader reported all went well but found a few rocks.  2 passes in the summer might be needed to make the fall mowing easier.  Used a bat-wing mower which helped with the other passes. 

Cemetery Progress:  Stone straightening is happening at Woodville.

Clerk’s Report:  Will check with the Hwy. Dept. on billing for TRIP project gravel.  Waiting to receive reports from state and county to figure mill rates.

Treasurer’s Remarks:  After checking, the consensus is to just get a bond and be safe.  The bond must be issued for the amount of the state and local levy amount ($662,576.53).  After checking with The Horton Group they quoted a cost of $131 for the bond.  Motion (Meyer, Stratton) to have The Horton Group issue the Treasurer’s Bond for the cost of $131.00.  Tax collection dates:  December 30, 2017 from 10 – 2 and January 27, 2018 from 2 – 5.  Handle-Stillman will print letters and stuff and mail taxes.  Donica will help out once again.

Zoning: Letters

Supervisor Meyer reported on the Hancock Fire Department Response Truck.  It has oil in the radiator, and many other problems including the need for new tires.  Repair it?  Where to go – Portage? Or Scaffidi in Stevens Point?  Replace it?  John Nixon would get quote together.

Meeting adjourned at 7:53 p.m.

Cheryl Pionke, Clerk

Town of Deerfield

TOWN OF DEERFIELD
REGULAR MEETING
MARCH 13, 2018
DEERFIELD TOWN HALL
W10760 COUNTY ROAD C
HANCOCK, WI 54943


Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m.  Motion (Meyer, Stratton) to approve the agenda with one change – move the Zoning item to the beginning of the meeting.  Motion (Stratton, Meyer) to accept the minutes from the February Regular Meeting as presented.  Motion (Meyer, Stratton) to accept the Treasurer’s Report and pay all bills.

ZONING:  Todd Wahler, Zoning Director, was present to introduce himself and report on issues currently being discussed such as the Property Bills act.  He also stated that his office has an open-door policy and they strive to be user-friendly.

SPEED CONTROL – MARLWOOD SUBDIVISION:  Guest Marv Vriezen recently spoke with new residents who have small children.  Was wondering if “children playing” signs could be put up or lower speed signs.  The board will speak with more Marlwood residents to get their input and make a decision next month.  All were reminded that the town can legally lower the speed limit to only 45 mph before studies need to be done.

BOARD OF REVIEW POLICIES:  Sara Stelter & Nancy Miller have agreed to be substitutes, if needed, for Board of Review.  Motion (Stratton, Meyer) to adopt Ordinance 2018-1, Relating to the confidentiality of information about income and expenses requested by the assessor in property assessment matters; and 2018-2, Policy on Procedure for Waiver of Board of Review Hearing Requests.

FISH LAKE MANAGEMENT DISTRICT – REPORT:  Special meeting needed for information on treating Milfoil before other native plants come up.  Residents must be present to vote.  Meeting will be sometime in April.  $13,000 is needed to treat the Milfoil.

LAKE ORDINANCE UPDATE:  Ordinance #1996-5 needs updating.  Chairman Whalley and Cheryl will get together and update all that is needed.

CHAIRMAN’S REPORT:  Ice-Age Trail statewide meeting at the Town Hall, May 2nd.  50 people expected.

CLERK’S REPORT:  Will contact the assessor to make sure Open Book and Board of Review times will work with his schedule.  Will also check with other municipalities to save on publishing costs for Board of Review notice in the paper.   49 voters on February 20th.  Next election is April 3rd.

TREASURER’S REMARKS:  Cheryl will check with the assessor to make sure he has gotten in contact with Nan McDonald.

ROAD REPORT NOTES:  Supervisor Stratton received a couple calls on driveways.  Will be checked out on next road ride.  Adam Kelley was present to hand out printout from a new program he is trying out.  It breaks down operations performed during each snow event.  The board is still looking for more sand to be applied on icy stretches.  Brown Deere & Co. C – water is standing and freezing and is dangerous.

Meeting adjourned at 7:57 p.m.

Cheryl Pionke, Clerk
Town of Deerfield

Township of Deerfield, WI

Agenda for Tuesday, October 10, 2017


I.  Call to Order

II.  Approval fo the agenda for October 10, 2017

III.  Approval of the minutes of the September Regular Meeting

IV.  Approval of the Treasurer's Financial Report for the second half of September to date.

V.  Payment of the bills as presented.

VI.  Recognition of those wishing to address the board on agenda items.

VII.  Board Business

   A.  Cabin prop. (land use) 

   B.  Fire Department - Update

   C.  State Town Meeting Report


VIII.  Chairman's Report

IX.  Clerk's Report

X.  Treasurer's Remarks

XI.  Road Report Notes

XII.  Zoning

XIII. Adjourn

Agenda for Tuesday, January 9, 2018

7:00 p.m.     Deerfield Town Hall


I.  Call to Order

II.  Approval of the agenda for January 9, 2018

III.  Approval of the minutes of the December meeting.

IV.  Approval of the Treasurer's Financial report for the month of January to date.

V.  Payment of the bills as presented.

VI.  Recognition of those wishing to address the board on agenda items.

VII.  Board Business

   A.  Fire Department update

   B.  Computers - service agreement - 

   C.  Tax collection update

   D.  Community Center Update

   E.  District Meeting


VIII.Chairman's Report

IX.  Clerk's Report

X.  Treasurer's Remarks

XI.  Road Report Notes

XII.  Zoning

XIII. Adjourn

​Township of Deerfield, WI



TOWN OF DEERFIELD
REGULAR MEETING
JANUARY 9, 2018
DEERFIELD TOWN HALL
W10760 COUNTY ROAD C
HANCOCK, WI 54943


Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m.  Supervisor Meyer absent.  Motion to add Bug Tussel presentation at the beginning of the board business by Supervisor Stratton, Second Chairman Whalley.  No action can be taken due to the late addition to the agenda.  Motion Stratton, Whalley to accept the minutes from December’s Regular & Year End meetings with 2 changes.  Motion (Whalley, Stratton) to accept the Treasurer’s Report and pay all bills.

Presentation by Bug Tussel Wireless, LLC:  Deerfield resident Bill Hendee introduced Paul Castor & Kris Peterson to present the problem of many residents in the township having inadequate access to cell & internet service.  A group of residents and Bug Tussel will begin working on a grant shortly and are hoping for the Town’s endorsement.  Chairman Whalley reminded all that this must also go through County Zoning.  Bug Tussel will keep the town informed as to developments.

FIRE DEPARTMENT UPDATES:  Hancock – new rescue truck is still an issue.

COMPUTERS – SERVICE AGREEMENT – BACKUP:  Waushara PC has offered a yearly service agreement and recommended remote backup.  Go ahead with all.

TAX COLLECTION UPDATE:  Steady flow of people – great success.

COMMUNITY CENER UPDATE:  A new automatic door to be installed on the NE corner of gym.

DISTRICT MEETINGS:  This is the year to be  trained for Board of Review.  Tom, Roger & Cheryl will attend February 9th in Ripon.

CLERK’S REPORT:  Working on information for W2’s and 1099’s.  Upcoming election, February 20, 2018.

TREASURER’S REMARKS:  Mileage increased to $0.545/mile.  Cd’s are due to renew, what to do?  Add $20,000 to fire fund and $20,000 to legal fund.

ROAD REPORT:  Supervisor Stratton reports good communication with Adam Kelley.  Will tell to increase sand.

ZONING:  Need to contact Tomorrow-Wood Campground regarding the new trailers – are they permanent sites?  Might be too close for the set-back.

Meeting adjourned at 8:00 p.m.

Cheryl Pionke, Clerk
Town of Deerfield