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Jun 07, 2005

Town of Oregon Board

June 7, 2005


     The 2005 Board of Review for the Town of Oregon was called to order at 7:15 p.m.  Present were Assessor, Andrew Blomstrom, Members, Gerald Jensen, Darryl Weber, Pen Beasley, Phil Van Kampen and Ruth Klahn.  The meeting was called to order at 7:15 p.m. and a new date was set for Saturday, July 16, 2005 because the roll was not finished.  The Board of Review will begin at 8:30 a.m. with Andy having Open Book on Friday, July 15th from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.  Meeting adjourned at 7:30 p.m.

    The regular monthly meeting for the Town Board of the Town of Oregon was held on Tuesday, June 7, 2005 at 7:30 p.m.  The meeting was called to order by Chairperson, Gerald Jensen with the following supervisors present: Darryl Weber, Wayne Ace, Pen Beasley and Phil Van Kampen.

    The interim Chief for the Oregon Fire/EMS District introduced himself.  His name is Chief Bloom and will be here 50% of the time.  He will have office hours here Tuesday and Thursday for 5 hours.

    Denise R. Arnold was given the oath of office as the new clerk by outgoing clerk, Ruth Klahn.

    MMS/Weber-Van Kampen to approve the minutes as read with the change of Lincoln Rd. to Union Rd. as the road to be worked on this summer.  MMS/Ace-Weber to accept the Treasurer’s report.  Both motions carried.  Vouchers for $33,649.23 were approved.

    MMS/Weber-Ace to unanimously approve the CSM and Rezone #9268, submitted by Gayel and Betsy Larson, with the following conditions:
1. Fencing regulations.
2. Park fee--$600
3. Driveway variance because the driveways are too close.

This action was recommended by the Plan Commission.

     Discussion of joint driveway on Whispering Oaks Rd. for Mark Jacobson and Terry Alberti.  Ace and Weber will set up a meeting with property owners.  Put on agenda for July.

     Work session set for Monday, June 13th at 7 p.m. for Plan Commission.  Van Kampen reported on the joint Meeting of Wednesday, May 25 at 6 p.m. as to why the Village of Oregon wants to take over the administration of the Fire/EMS.  Set a CLOSED SESSION with Rutland and Dunn and attorneys.

     Jensen said the low bid for blacktopping Union Rd. was received from Frank Bros.  They were $300 less than Payne and Dolan.  Must accept lowest bid because of Trip Funds.

     Gil Voss, 6275 Sun Valley Pkwy, said that storm water is running onto his property because the natural waterway has been blocked by landscaping on another lot.  Board will look at problem.

     Steve Root, chr. Park Comm., said that he had no recommendations because of lack of quorum at the May meeting.  Work Day was a huge success.  Next meeting set for June 20th.

     July board meeting will be on July 5th and will not be changed because of the 4th of July on Monday.  Bill Glenn has asked to change his hours to 11 to noon on Tues. and Thurs. instead of 11 to 12:30.  Beasley reported on a letter from our attorney commenting on the franchise agreement.

     MMS/Ace-Weber to deny Dane Co. Zoning Ordinance Amend. #16.  Motion carried.

     MMS/Ace-Weber to approve the Combination Class B for Foxboro LLC., agent Brook Schmitt.  Motion carried.  MMS/Ace-Beasley to approve renewal operator licenses for Brook T. Schmitt, Dianna I. Balaam and Daniel W. Kovalske.  Motion carried.

     FYI!!  The Boys and Girls Club is having a bike ride on some town roads on Saturday, July 23rd. Sun Valley Pkwy, Judd Rd., Cty D , Cty A, Glenway Rd., Union Rd., Storytown Rd. and Purcell Rd.  ATC (American Transmission Co.) will be held for Board Members regarding the locating of new power lines and substation.  Pay $50 for the Sugar River watershed.

     Meeting adjourned at 10:30 p.m.

Ruth Klahn, CMC

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