PIERCE TOWN BOARD MEETING
WEDNESDAY,  DECEMBER 18TH, 2019

Chairman Brian Paplham called the regular meeting to order at 6:30 P.M.

People present were: Chairman Brian Paplham, Supervisors Mitch Stauber and Kurt Burmeister, Clerk Bonnie Selner, Treasurer Linda Gretz, Zoning Edith Lauscher, Assessor Melissa Daron, Dave Pederson, Susan & Chris Szydel, Josh & Mikki Wessel, Mary Kickbusch and Jeff Blaha.

Linda gave the Treasurer’s report.  Copy attached.

Bonnie read the minutes from the last regular Board meeting. Motion made by Kurt to approve the minutes with Mitch seconding the motion.

Assessor’s Report –  Melissa stated we are now in compliance with the State of Wisconsin for our assessment values of the township.

Bonnie gave clerk report, copy attached.

The Election Board Members were appointed for the 2020 – 2021 election years.  Copy attached.

Lakeshore Area Vintage Snowmobile Association submitted their liquor license application, soda license application and Richard Romso’s bartender/operator’s application.  They are holding the Radar Runs on February 1st & 2nd 2020.  Mitch made a motion to approve the licenses with Kurt seconding the motion.

Edie gave the zoning report, copy attached. 

Jeff Blaha presented a Certified Survey Map to the Board for his property.  After review, Mitch made a motion to accept the map with Kurt seconding the motion.

Planned Commission position -  Chris Szydel was appointed by Brian to fill this position.

The Sheriff’s report was received and filed.

Claims were presented by Bonnie.  Motion by Kurt to approve with Mitch seconding.


Old Business – none

New Business –  none

No County Board Report

The next regular meeting will be January 15th, 2020 at 6:30 pm

Mitch made a motion to adjourn, seconded by Kurt. The meeting adjourned at 6:55 P.M.


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PIERCE TOWN BOARD MEETING
WEDNESDAY,  NOVEMBER 20TH, 2019


Chairman Brian Paplham called the regular meeting to order at 7:30 P.M.

People present were: Chairman Brian Paplham, Supervisors Mitch Stauber and Kurt Burmeister, Clerk Bonnie Selner, Treasurer Linda Gretz, Zoning Edith Lauscher, Assessor Melissa Daron, Dave Pederson, Suzanne and Lee Luft.

Linda gave the Treasurer’s report.  Copy attached.

Bonnie read the minutes from the last regular Board meeting. Motion made by Kurt to approve the minutes with Mitch seconding the motion.

Assessor’s Report –  Nothing to report.

Bonnie gave clerk report, copy attached.
Command Central Maintenance Contract for the Town’s voting machines was presented.  Mitch made a motion to approve the contract for the 2020 Election year.  Kurt seconded the motion.

Edie gave the zoning report, copy attached. 
Brandon from Baylakes will start working on our ordinance after the first of the year.

The Sheriff’s report was received and filed.

Claims were presented by Bonnie.  Motion by Kurt to approve with Mitch seconding.

Old Business – none

New Business – 
The ATV Ordinance 1901 was amended to reflect the change the County made in their ordinance requiring all ATV operators to have a liability insurance policy in force on any ATV or UTV operated on an ATV Route.
Mitch made a motion to amend ATV Ordinance 1901 to reflect this change.  Kurt seconded the motion.

Lee Luft gave the County Board Report, copy attached.

The next regular meeting will be December 18th, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Mitch made a motion to adjourn, seconded by Kurt. The meeting adjourned at 8:00 P.M.

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PIERCE TOWN BOARD MEETING
WEDNESDAY,  OCTOBER 16TH, 2019

Chairman Brian Paplham called the regular meeting to order at 7:30 P.M.

People present were: Chairman Brian Paplham, Supervisors Mitch Stauber and Kurt Burmeister, Clerk Bonnie Selner, Zoning Edith Lauscher, Assessor Melissa Daron, Dave Pederson, Chris Szydel, Josh Wessel, Suzanne and Lee Luft.

Treasurer’s Report – Linda was excused.

Bonnie read the minutes from the last regular Board meeting. Motion made by Kurt to approve the minutes with Mitch seconding the motion.

Assessor’s Report –  Melissa presented information on the 9th Road property – campground.

Bonnie gave clerk report, copy attached.

Edie gave the zoning report, copy attached.  She also stated that a position is open on the Town Plan Commission.  She will post a notice.

The Sheriff’s report was received and filed.

Claims were presented by Bonnie.  Motion by Kurt to approve with Mitch seconding.

Old Business – none

New Business –  none

Lee Luft gave the County Board Report, copy attached.

The next regular meeting will be November 20th, 2019 at 7:30 pm

Mitch made a motion to adjourn, seconded by Kurt. The meeting adjourned at 8:10 P.M.

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PIERCE TOWN BOARD MEETING
WEDNESDAY,  SEPTEMBER 18, 2019


Chairman Brian Paplham called the regular meeting to order at 7:30 P.M.


People present were: Chairman Brian Paplham, Supervisors Mitch Stauber and Kurt Burmeister, Clerk Bonnie Selner, Treasurer Linda Gretz, Zoning Edith Lauscher, Assessor Melissa Daron, Dave Pederson, Richard Baker, Suzanne and Lee Luft.


Bonnie read the minutes from the last regular Board meeting. Motion made by Kurt to approve the minutes with Mitch seconding the motion.


Linda gave the Treasurer’s report, copy attached.

Assessor’s Report –  the reports have been completed and filed for the 2019 Assessment.  Melissa has been attending assessor training the last 3 days.

Bonnie gave clerk report, copy attached.

Edie gave the zoning report, copy attached.  The (2) positions for the Board of Appeals have been filled – Keith Duescher and Jeff Cmejla have been appointed for a 3 year term ending in 2022.


The Sheriff’s report was received and filed.

Claims were presented by Bonnie.  Motion by Mitch to approve with Kurt seconding.

Old Business – none

New Business –  none

Richard Baker was present to introduce himself.  He accepted the position of Executive Director for the Kewaunee County Economic Development Corporation. KCEDC  He also gave an update and highlights for the KCEDC.

Lee Luft gave the County Board Report, copy attached.

The next regular meeting will be October 16, 2019 at 7:30 pm

Kurt made a motion to adjourn, seconded by Mitch. The meeting adjourned at 8:20 P.M.

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PIERCE TOWN BOARD MEETING
WEDNESDAY,  AUGUST 21st, 2019



Chairman Brian Paplham called the regular meeting to order at 7:30 P.M.

People present were: Chairman Brian Paplham, Supervisors Mitch Stauber and Kurt Burmeister, Clerk Bonnie Selner, Treasurer Linda Gretz, Zoning Edith Lauscher, Assessor Melissa Daron, Tracy Nollenberg, Suzanne and Lee Luft.


Bonnie read the minutes from the last regular Board meeting. Motion made by Kurt to approve the minutes with Mitch seconding the motion.

Linda gave the Treasurer’s report, copy attached.

Assessor’s Report –  the Notices of Changed Assessments were sent out.  Open Book will be August 22nd from 6:00 – 8:00 pm, with Board of Review being September 5th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm.

Bonnie gave clerk report, copy attached.

Edie gave the zoning report, copy attached.  Also Edie stated that (2) positions on the Board of Appeals will be open soon.  Edie will post the open positions.

The Sheriff’s report was received and filed.

Claims were presented by Bonnie.  Motion by Mitch to approve with Kurt seconding.

Old Business – none

New Business –  none

Tracy Nollenberg from Kewaunee County Emergency Management presented the updated Emergency Operations Plan for the Town of Pierce.

Lee Luft gave the County Board Report, copy attached.

The next regular meeting will be September 18, 2019 at 7:30 pm

Kurt made a motion to adjourn, seconded by Mitch. The meeting adjourned at 8:20 P.M.


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PIERCE TOWN BOARD MEETING
WEDNESDAY,  JULY 10TH, 2019

Chairman Brian Paplham called the regular meeting to order at 7:30 P.M.

People present were: Chairman Brian Paplham, Supervisors Mitch Stauber and Kurt Burmeister, Clerk Bonnie Selner, Treasurer Linda Gretz, Zoning Edith Lauscher, Assessor Melissa Daron, and Dave Pederson.

Bonnie read the minutes from the last regular Board meeting. Motion made by Kurt to approve the minutes with Mitch seconding the motion.

Linda gave the Treasurer’s report, copy attached.

Assessor’s Report –  Nothing to report

Bonnie gave clerk report, copy attached.

Edie gave the zoning report, copy attached.

The Sheriff’s report was received and filed.

Claims were presented by Bonnie.  Motion by Mitch to approve with Kurt seconding.

Old Business – none

New Business –  none

No County Board Report.

Other matters as authorized by law -  Brian brought up the stretch of road that needs to be fixed – Longfellow Road & Hwy 42.  After discussion the area will be repaired.

The next regular meeting will be August 21, 2019 at 7:30 pm

Kurt made a motion to adjourn, seconded by Mitch. The meeting adjourned at 7:50 P.M.

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PIERCE TOWN BOARD MEETING
WEDNESDAY,  JUNE 19TH, 2019

Chairman Brian Paplham called the regular meeting to order at 7:30 P.M.


People present were: Chairman Brian Paplham, Supervisors Mitch Stauber and Kurt Burmeister, Zoning Edie Lauscher, Clerk Bonnie Selner, Treasurer Linda Gretz, Assessor Melissa Daron, Doree Sue Stein, Dick Swanson, Dave Pederson, Randy Kleiman, Lee and Suzanne Luft.

Bonnie read the minutes from the last regular Board meeting. Motion made by Kurt to approve the minutes with Mitch seconding the motion.


Linda gave the Treasurer’s report, copy attached.

 Assessor’s Report –  Melissa reported a new change – Notices for Ag Use Changes are not required if the change amount is less than $500.  This will save the township $50 - $100 yearly.


Bonnie gave clerk report, copy attached.
Bonnie presented the Liquor License and Bartender applications for the following businesses:  Alaskan Golf Club, The Grove, Red’s Rock N’Shore, Jeff’s Sports Bar & Grill and The Grain Loft.  After review, Kurt made a motion to approve the licenses for the July 1, 2019 thru June 30, 2020 term.  Mitch seconded the motion.  Motion carried.

Edie gave the zoning report, copy attached.
Edie presented the contract for professional services from Bay-Lake Regional Planning Commision.  They will provide services to update our Farmland Preservation Zoning Ordinance for a total fee for services not to exceed $6,000.  After discussion, Kurt made a motion to approve the contract with Mitch seconding the motion.  Motion carried.  

The Sheriff’s report was received and filed.

Claims were presented by Bonnie.  Motion by Kurt to approve with Mitch seconding.

Old Business – none

New Business –
Stop Sign Issue on Ninth Road – Doree Stein did have the trees trimmed back, but there are still tree limbs obstructing the view of the stop sign.  Brian will mark the area and Fall-Rite Services will complete the job.

ATV Ordinance –  copy attached.  Brian presented our ordinance, which will allow ATV/UTVs to operate on the Town of Pierce’s town roads.  This ordinance mirrors Kewaunee County’s proposed ATV/UTV ordinance.  After discussion, Mitch made a motion to approve the ordinance with Kurt seconding the motion.  Motion carried. 

Lee Luft gave County Board Report, copy attached.

The next regular meeting will be July 10th, 2019 at 7:30 pm

Kurt made a motion to adjourn, seconded by Mitch. The meeting adjourned at 8:40 P.M.

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PIERCE TOWN BOARD MEETING
WEDNESDAY, MAY 15, 2019

Chairman Brian Paplham called the regular meeting to order at 7:30 P.M.

People present were: Chairman Brian Paplham, Supervisors Mitch Stauber and Kurt Burmeister, Zoning Edie Lauscher, Clerk Bonnie Selner, Assessor Melissa Daron, Tim Selner, Chris Benes, Dave Pederson, Randy Kleiman, Lee and Suzanne Luft.  Treasurer Linda Gretz was excused.

Bonnie read the minutes from the last regular Board meeting. Motion made by Kurt to approve the minutes with Mitch seconding the motion.

Assessor’s Report –  Nothing to report

Bonnie gave clerk report, copy attached.

Edie gave the zoning report, copy attached.
Farmland Preservation Zoning Ordinance will expire on December 31, 2019.  Edie wrote a letter and was granted an extension for 2 years.  We will review the proposal from Brandon Robinson – Bay Lake Regional Planning at next month’s meeting.  

The Sheriff’s report was received and filed.

Claims were presented by Bonnie.  Motion by Kurt to approve with Mitch seconding.

Old Business – Brian called Harters as he noticed more garbage in the ditches – he asked for the driver to be more aware.

Lee Luft gave County Board Report, copy attached.

Public Comment – Chris Benes asked about Ninth Road.  Brian stated that Dorie Sue Stein has 1 month to prune/shape the trees in the right of way so they are not obstructing the view of the stop sign.  The trees will be taken down if the job is not completed.

The next regular meeting will be June 19th, 2019 at 7:30 pm

Kurt made a motion to adjourn, seconded by Mitch. The meeting adjourned at 8:15 P.M.


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