The Town Board regular meeting was held on February 3,2004 at the Oregon Town Hall. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson, Gerald Jensen at 7:05 p.m. with Supervisors: Darryl Weber, Linda Jackson, and Wayne Ace present. Rick Andersen absent.
MMS/Weber-Jackson to approve the minutes of the January meeting. Motion carried. MMS/Ace-Weber to approve the minutes of the Caucus. Motion carried. Treasurer, Rhonda LaFlash, showed a balance of $2,703,741.71 in the general account. MMS/Ace-Weber made a motion to accept her report. Motion carried. Vouchers for $1,493,063.04 were approved.
Dave Fahey and Jeff Malaise, from Bank of Oregon, introduced themselves and asked to be considered for deposit or loan application for Town of Oregon funds.
Weber reported from the Plan Comm. Neil Stechschulte, from MSA, was not available for the meeting. Roger Larson’s builder is back in business. Board decided to schedule a CLOSED SESSION with Atty Larry Bechler (possibly Sept. 11th at 5:30p.m.).
Head patrolman, Ron Outhouse, outlined roads that needed work. He recommended a surface coat of blacktop for Windridge area that was reground in 2003. Wedging to be done on Bellbrook Rd., from Union to Tipperary, followed by sealcoating. Tom Graves, WK Construction, recommended we might try a new product made with fly ash, for Echo Valley. (approx. .4 mile) (cost approx, $10,500/mile). Middleton has used it.
Discussion held on the required Statewide Voter Registration. Board would like the registration to be done in house. Clerk to find out more information and costs associated with this. Mark Hanson is working on the new web page. Newsletter materials to be in by the 20th of March. Discussed requesting the business to sponsor the Newsletter.
Update on ETZ for February 11th at 6:30 p.m. at the Oregon Town Hall. No report from the Park Comm. Cable Committee report included that Channel 12 is on and 4 will be on sometime this summer. Village requesting 1% of the cable charges or 33% of our franchise fee for this service.
Dane Co. recommended fast track for Chris Brent with deed notice included as requested by the Town Board.
Jensen and Jackson reported on the Capitol Day for the Towns Association. Questioned joint court costs for trials.
MMS/Weber-Ace to approve the House Replacement Agreement. Motion carried.
Meeting adjourned at 8:45p.m.
Ruth Klahn, CMC