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Aug 09, 2017


August 9, 2017

PRESENT:  Chairman Bill Verbeten, Supervisor Jesse Juedes, Supervisor Ron Diny, Treasurer Jeanette Roskom, Rick Gerbers, Zoning administrator Rick Gerbers and Clerk Donna Martzahl.    Also present were Steve Zeitler, Brian Roebke, Ed Byrne, Jay Graetz, David Bloomer, Dan Dercks, Jacob Geurts, and Pete VanNoie.

7:30 p.m. Meeting called to order by Chairman Verbeten. 

Agenda:  Motion by Juedes and second by Diny to approve agenda.  MC

Minutes:  Motion by Juedes and second by Diny to dispense with the reading of July minutes.  MC 

Motion by Juedes and second by Diny to approve all July meeting minutes as presented in writing to Board.  MC

Treasurer’s Report:  Jeanette presents report for July.  Motion by Juedes and second by Diny to approve treasurer’s report.  MC

Vouchers:  Donna presents Vouchers 11359-11379 plus tax liability (except 11377) for a total of $186,156.15 for approval.  Motion by Juedes and second by Diny to approve vouchers.  MC

Planning Commission:  Rick Gerbers reports the Planning Commission met on Monday, August 7, to:

1)      Approve a CSM for Steve Zeitler for relocation of Birch Creek Rd., Parcel W-943

2)      Work on the Comprehensive Plan was tabled

3)      Review a map from Brown County Planning Commission on Town and Village cooperative agreement.

Birch Creek CSM:  Steve Zeitler, American Surveyors, discusses the proposed CSM for discontinuing part of unimproved Birch Creek Rd with the Board.   Motion by Juedes and second by Diny to approve proposed CSM with two conditions: 

1)       Subject to cull de sac on east end of Lot 1

2)      Road will be constructed when ponds are abandoned

Ayes 3   Nays 0   Motion carried to approve with two changes to CSM.

Sanitary District #2:  Commissioner Bloomer presents letter from DNR indicating approval of plan prepared by Cedar Corp for abandonment of existing municipal sanitary sewer system.  Commissioner Dercks informs they are checking into possible grants for this and with assessment on tax roll to cover repayment.  Board requests Commissioners appear at October meeting to present update.

Mallard Road bridge:  Motion by Juedes and second by Diny to table discussion until September.  MC

Heart Assn Fundraiser:  Motion by Juedes and second by Diny to approve closure of Crippen Street from Greenleaf Street to Hwy 96 on December 2.  Motion carried.  Motion by Juedes and second by Diny to approve closure of Crippen Street from Greenleaf Street to Hwy 96 on August 13 at request of Greg Phillips.  Motion Carried.  Parties requesting closure will pay for county charge for any street signs needed.

Special Assessment Letter fee:  Donna presents information that surrounding Towns with Sanitary Districts are charging $25 to $50 for special assessment letters.    Motion by Verbeten and second by Juedes to adopt Resolution 2017-04 Relating to Special Assessment Letters to increase fee to $25 per parcel per request.  Ayes 3   Nays 0   Motion carried.

Website:  Jeanette presents information to Board on proposed upgrade of Town’s website.  The last upgrade was about 8 years ago.  Jeanette will check with Town Web Design if upgrade fee of $500+ includes annual fee or is above annual fee.  Motion by Juedes and second by Diny to approve if $10 per month increase – otherwise table for further discussion.                                                                                                                                                                                           

Planning Commission/ZBA:  Donna informs parties have been notified that their appointed term will expire and requesting if they wish to be removed or stay on their respective Commission.  Donna will keep Board updated as appointments need to be made at September Board meeting.

Cooperative Boundary Agreement:  The Board reviews comments of Atty Kalny on the proposed Cooperative Boundary Agreement.  Board will meet with counsel to discuss agreement prior to August 16 meeting with Village.

Fire Aide Contract:  Wrightstown Fire Department has noticed the Greenleaf Volunteer Fire Department that they will no longer continue with the Fire Aide Contract between the Greenleaf Fire Department and Wrightstown Fire Department for the West portion of the Town.  The Village will only respond per MABAS requests.


1)      MFR fees – increasing $5

2)      2020 Census is underway

3)      Roundabout – Board wants DOT to be notified regarding noxious weed ordinance in Sanitary District.

Other Business:  Verbeten informs residents are questioning assessment on undeveloped lots.  Verbeten will contact Mike Denor to discuss this issue and have him appear at a meeting to explain same.

9:10 p.m.  Motion by Verbeten and second by Diny to adjourn.  MC.

Respectfully submitted,

Donna Martzahl

Town Clerk

























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