space
space
Peshtigo Times
space
space
space
Perspectives
* Country Cousin
space
space
Sports Shorts
* Thunder on a Roll; Claim Four More Wins
* Coleman Wins D3 Regional; Advance 12 to Sectional
* Crivitz Takes Half Game Lead Into Final Week
* Bulldog Defense Upsets Clippers
* Bay Area Youth Rugby Expanding

space
Peshtigo Fire
space
e-Edition
Now Available
For more information
click here
dot
THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
space
dot
space

Stephenson Electors Act On Wages, VFW Memorial

Crivitz--Wages for elected officials, LED sign for notices, spring cleanup dates, elimination of the Town Plan Commission, speed limits and VFW Memorial were among items of business when the annual meeting of electors of the Town of Stephenson was held Tuesday, April 15. A total of 24 persons attended and several issues passed by only one vote during the one hour meeting.

By a vote of 23 in favor to one opposed, electors will keep the wages of officials the same as in the previous year upon motion by John Karweick, seconded by Barb Kikulski.

Spring Clean Up for May 18-24 for road sides and not personal yard clean up was approved by a vote of 24 to 0 on motion of Darrell Pentico, seconded by Jerry Ronowski.

Referred to the Building & Grounds Committee of the Board was a request by Linda Matzke to purchase an LED sign, (light emitting diodes) at the town hall so citizens do not have to get out of their cars to see an agenda and information. She displayed a picture of a 31-inch by 13-inch sign that would cost $585. She felt more citizens would attend attend meetings if they knew what was happening. It was suggested the Board could rent a sign first to see if it would increase attendance at meeting.

Linda Matzke also questioned why all the town ordinances are not being followed and there is a person to enforce them. Why do they only get taken care of if there 's a complaint and the rest of the time ignored?

Chairman Mike Kudick stated they do not get ignore, however, if we are not aware of them, how can we act on them? Matzke then asked that the Board look in to setting priorities and then have the Code Enforcer check them out.

Matzke then made a motion that the ordinances be checked and prioritized so the Code Enforcer can enforce more. Barb Kikulski offered a second. Attorney Kim Coggins reported it was only advisory. The motion failed and the vote was 3 in favor, 9 opposed, and 12 abstaining votes.

Jerry Ronowski commented that he thinks the sign would be a good idea. He also commented that the Code Enforcer can 't just go around on 212 miles of road looking for things that are wrong. He has to work off complaints.

An advisory motion to eliminate the Plan Commission was approved on a motion of Ron Matzk, seconded by Linda Matzke. The vote was 7 in favor, 6 opposed and 11 abstaining votes.

Barb Kikulski commended the Board for a good job maintaining the budget and keeping the town debt free. She then made a motion to look in to reviewing Title 2 of the Ordinances, mainly the General Administration portion. It was seconded by Ron Matzke and it was determined an advisory motion and the vote was 7 in favor, 5 opposed and 12 abstaining.

Discussion was held concerning how persons could get on the agenda for meetings and also why the committee meetings have Board members and no other electors on. Kikulski asked that the public be allowed to speak at meetings without having to be on the agenda.

Chairman Kudick stated that the electors can call or e-mail any Board member and meet with them whenever they want to and discuss something. However, when there is a meeting, they must follow an agenda. Supervisor Lieuwen stated that an agenda is for the good of the public so they are aware of what the Board will be discussing and acting on.

There was also discussion on how the agenda is set for meetings which was cleared up by Kudick. Barb Kikulski then asked that the committee meetings be more citizen friendly.

Minutes of the April 16, 2013 annual meeting were approved on motion by Darrell Pentico and by Ron Matzke. The vote was 24 in favor and none opposed.

By a vote of 24 to 0 the financial report was approved on motion by Jim Stradal and seconded by Jerry Ronowski.

Approved were the budget hearing minutes of Nov. 11 on motion of Darrell Pentico seconded by Jim Strada with 24 in favor and 0 opposed.

Postponed was the budget portion of the annual meeting until Monday, Nov. 10, on motion of John Karweick, seconded by Jerry Ronowski. The vote was 24 to 0.

An advisory motion to have the town standardize speed limits, particularly on Parkway Road to 35 miles per hour was approved by 18 in favor, one opposed and five none votes on motion of Glenn Goetz seconded by Kevin Krychowiak. Electors commented that with all the changes in speed, it is like a speed trap.

An advisory motion to have a VFW memorial placed at the town hall was approved by 19 votes in favor and 5 opposed on motion by Barb Kikulski, seconded by Linda Matzke. More information will be obtained to see about getting the memorial in place.

Linda Matzke asked about having Twin Bridge park give a yearly sticker for people walking in. Supervisor Lieuwen stated the park is a County park so the town would have no say. However, there is no charge for walk ins that he is aware of.

In other action, a list of roadwork proposed for 2014 was listed follows:

1. Newton Lake Road - County A to High Falls Road 1.83 miles. Full wedge and overlay by 22 feet.

2. Newton lake Road - Kottke Road south 1.28 miles to test plot near High Falls Road. Overlay 1.5 inches of asphalt by 22 feet.

3. Thrush Road .61 miles. Blacktop 2 inches by 20 feet.

4. Deer Lake Road - County X north .83 miles to Dellis Lane. Reconstruct and blacktop by 22 feet

5 Deer Lake Road from Boat landing 7 Road 1.05 miles to Molly Four Rd. Wedge and overlay by 22 feet.

6. Kanikula Lane first 500 feet. Asphalt 2 inches by 18 feet.

7. Noquebay Road from Lakeview Road west .95 miles to new blacktop. Reconstruct and blacktop by 22 feet.

8. Spring Lake Road 1.03 miles. Single seal by 20 feet.

9. Wood Duck Lane .71 miles at cul de sac. Single seal.

John Karweick asked why Kanikula Lane was on the list to be done. Chairman Kudick stated that the roads listed are only proposed. None have been specifically chosen. Kanikula Lane was a request by a person who has breathing problems and will be look at being done if there is an amount of money in the budget. None of the roads listed are being done for sure.

Ron Matzke asked if the property on Parkway Road, near the park, has been deeded to the County. Supervisor Lieuwen stated it has not. Matzke asked if rocks could be placed to keep traffic off of it. He was informed the town will look in to it.

Frank Cacciotti stated he has lived here four years and would like to thank the town for the way the roads were taken care of this winter. A great improvement over last year. He also thanked the town for the water patrol last year and they were a terrific improvement over what they had the prior years.

Motion to adjourn was made by Linda Matzke seconded by Darrell Pentico. The vote was 23 in favor and 1 opposed.


Recent stories, opinions and photos

Issue Date Department Headline
02-14-2018Sports
Thunder on a Roll; Claim Four More Wins

02-14-2018Sports
Coleman Wins D3 Regional; Advance 12 to Sectional

02-14-2018Sports
Crivitz Takes Half Game Lead Into Final Week

02-14-2018Obituaries
Helen M. Yunke

02-14-2018Obituaries
Steven C. Wirtz

02-14-2018Obituaries
Robert Stevens

02-14-2018Obituaries
Kent W. Smith

02-14-2018Obituaries
Leo Schmidt

02-14-2018Obituaries
Lorraine T. Saltz

02-14-2018Obituaries
Edward Saltz

02-14-2018Obituaries
Sonja R. Ruechel

02-14-2018Obituaries
Elsward L. Guseck

02-14-2018Obituaries
Magdalen A. Giese

02-14-2018Obituaries
Jon Comeaux

02-14-2018Obituaries
Frances L. Bieber

02-14-2018Obituaries
Arlene J. Borchardt

02-14-2018Obituaries
Jean F. Angus

02-14-2018Obituaries
Henry J.Welsch

02-14-2018Obituaries
Helen M. Lynch

02-14-2018Sports
Bulldog Defense Upsets Clippers

02-14-2018Obituaries
Wayne R. Bender

02-14-2018Obituaries
Dorothy A. Sopkowicz-Tackes

02-14-2018Obituaries
June M. Prefontaine

02-14-2018Obituaries
Joanne Makowiecki

02-14-2018Obituaries
Elizabeth J. Kinsella

02-14-2018Obituaries
Michael J. Homa, Jr.

02-14-2018Obituaries
Douglas G. Elsner

02-14-2018Front Page
Arbor Village, Community Based Facility Now Open In Peshtigo

02-14-2018Perspectives
Country Cousin

02-14-2018Perspectives
From our readers

02-14-2018Perspectives
From My Window

02-14-2018Front Page
County Looks At Abolishing Position of Elected Coroner

02-14-2018Front Page
Neumann Retiring After 32 Years As Track Coach

02-14-2018Front Page
Dept. Of Public Works Lists Equipment Needs

02-14-2018Community - Wausaukee
Lions Club Flower Sale Coming Soon

02-14-2018Community - Wausaukee
St. Augustine Lenten Fish Fries

02-14-2018Front Page
Voters To Choose Candidates For Supreme Court On Feb. 20

02-14-2018Community - Wausaukee
Wausaukee Lion's Club to Host 9-Pin Bowling Tourney

02-14-2018Community - Wausaukee
Wausaukee Blood Drive Set For February 19th

02-14-2018Community - Crivitz
Lake Noquebay Fish O Rama Feb. 24

02-14-2018Community - Crivitz
Crivitz To Host 3 on 3 Tournament

02-14-2018Community - Crivitz
Crivitz Area Woman's Club Offers Scholarships

02-14-2018Community - Crivitz
Crivitz Lions Host Wausaukee Lions

02-14-2018Community - Coleman
Coleman Student Elected Region 3 FBLA Vice President

02-14-2018Community - Coleman
Foreigner Tribute Band at Equity Hall Feb. 16-17

02-14-2018Community - Coleman
Coleman K.C. Fish Fry Feb. 16

02-14-2018Community - Coleman
Coleman School District Child Development Days

02-07-2018Sports
Bay Area Youth Rugby Expanding

02-07-2018Sports
Frederickson's 3 Pointer Pushes Peshtigo Past Algoma

02-07-2018Sports
Crivitz Keeps One Game Lead; Marinette Upset by Lux-Casco

02-07-2018Perspectives
Country Cousin

02-07-2018Perspectives
From our readers

02-07-2018Perspectives
From My Window

02-07-2018Obituaries
James H. Albrecht

02-07-2018Obituaries
Spencer Bichel

02-07-2018Obituaries
Merle D. Bishop

02-07-2018Obituaries
Helen M. Borths

02-07-2018Obituaries
Richard B. Burns

02-07-2018Obituaries
Thomas R. Dasko

02-07-2018Obituaries
Janet E. Dubey

02-07-2018Obituaries
Jody L. Enderby

02-07-2018Obituaries
Betty J. Engler

02-07-2018Obituaries
Dr. Gregory L. Evensen

02-07-2018Obituaries
Alvina B. Foley

02-07-2018Obituaries
Helen M. Lynch

02-07-2018Obituaries
Marie J. Motiff,

02-07-2018Obituaries
Judith A. Ondik

02-07-2018Obituaries
Sue A. Paro

02-07-2018Obituaries
Elmer H. Polzin

02-07-2018Obituaries
Ransom Rhode

02-07-2018Obituaries
Sarah A. Rust

02-07-2018Obituaries
Jeanette M. Snyder

02-07-2018Obituaries
Emmi L. Stratton

02-07-2018Obituaries
Donald Van Pay

02-07-2018Obituaries
Karen E. Bechtold

02-07-2018Obituaries
Floyd B. DeBauch

02-07-2018Obituaries
Dorothy L. Ferguson

02-07-2018Obituaries
Roger G. Gretzon

02-07-2018Obituaries
Sheila K. LaFortune

02-07-2018Obituaries
John E. Lemire

02-07-2018Obituaries
Michael J. Nelson

02-07-2018Community - Wausaukee
Wausaukee Library Holds Fruit Sale

02-07-2018Community - Wausaukee
Wausaukee Lions To Sell Flowers

02-07-2018Community - Wausaukee
St. Jude Bowl-A-Thon at Wausaukee Feb. 11

02-07-2018Community - Wausaukee
Wausaukee Jr/Sr High List 2nd Quarter Honor Roll

02-07-2018Community - Crivitz
Craft-O-Rama at Crivitz Feb. 10

02-07-2018Community - Crivitz
Crivitz Legion To Meet Feb. 21

02-07-2018Community - Crivitz
Crivitz Ares Woman's Club Offers Scholarships

02-07-2018Community - Coleman
Coleman Utility Board Feb. 12

02-07-2018
Cougar Business Assoc. Annual Dinner Feb. 26th

02-07-2018Community - Coleman
Craft Show at Pound Feb. 10

02-07-2018Community - Coleman
Kickers Have Valentine Dance at Equity Hall

02-07-2018Front Page
Best of Cities

02-07-2018Front Page
Gov. Walker Joins Marinette Officials for WMCOE Opening

02-07-2018Front Page
Pound Village Board Hears School Referendum Report

02-07-2018Front Page
Village of Coleman President Praises Public Work Employees

02-07-2018Front Page
Peshtigo School Board Meets Monday, Feb. 12

01-31-2018Sports
UW-Marinette Finishes Busy Week With 2-1 Readout

01-31-2018Sports
Cougars Lead Area Teams at Pulaski Invite

01-31-2018Sports
Crivitz Falls to Oneida; M&O Lead Reduced to one half Game

01-31-2018Perspectives
Country Cousin

01-31-2018Sports
Wolverines Cage Cougars; Take Sole Possession of First

01-31-2018Perspectives
From our readers

01-31-2018Perspectives
From My Window

01-31-2018Obituaries
Daniel Osmon, Sr.

01-31-2018Obituaries
Barbara J. Miller

01-31-2018Obituaries
Muriel R. Lippens

01-31-2018Obituaries
Ervin L. Limberg

01-31-2018Community - Wausaukee
Winners Listed at Silver Cliff Cards

01-31-2018Obituaries
Richard G. Kubichek Sr.

01-31-2018Obituaries
Ken Kowalkowski

01-31-2018Obituaries
Joseph A. Hatfield

01-31-2018Obituaries
Gerald L. Gehling

01-31-2018Obituaries
Virginia M. Diamond

01-31-2018Community - Wausaukee
Wausaukee Blood Drive Set For February 19th

01-31-2018Obituaries
Roseann Darga

01-31-2018Obituaries
Timothy W. Cox

01-31-2018Obituaries
Terrie L. Cornish

01-31-2018Community - Wausaukee
Message Community Church Has Bake Sale, Chili Dump

01-31-2018Obituaries
Connie L. Betzinger

01-31-2018Obituaries
Michael R. Alfredson

01-31-2018Obituaries
Liam M. Zahn

01-31-2018Community - Wausaukee
Marquette University Lists Area Graduates

01-31-2018Obituaries
Arlene J. Wagner

01-31-2018Obituaries
Mattie E. Strauss

01-31-2018Obituaries
Gary Smith

01-31-2018Obituaries
Jody A. Savage

01-31-2018Community - Crivitz
Crivitz School Board Hears State Spend Increase

01-31-2018Obituaries
Roger Lee Rupp

01-31-2018Obituaries
Susan C. Putnam

01-31-2018Obituaries
Daniel M. Payne

01-31-2018Obituaries
Glenn J. Magnin

01-31-2018
Craft-O-Rama at Crivitz Feb. 10

01-31-2018Obituaries
Carroll A. Dumke

01-31-2018Obituaries
Kaleb J. Case

01-31-2018Obituaries
Joyce C. Miller-Cardinal

01-31-2018Obituaries
Nancy A. Benson

01-31-2018Obituaries
Margaret R. Bellow

01-31-2018Community - Crivitz
Crivitz High School Lists 2nd Quarter Honor Roll

01-31-2018Community - Crivitz
Candlelight Ski, Hike at Thompson Park

01-31-2018Community - Coleman
Coleman Village Board Meets Feb. 5

01-31-2018Community - Coleman
Faith Christian School Lists Honor Roll, Perfect Attendance

01-31-2018Community - Coleman
Faith King is Student of Month

01-31-2018Front Page
Early Morning Fire Destroys Dun-Rite Asphalt Buildings

01-31-2018Front Page
Marinette Marine Seeks County Assist For Contract Opportunity

01-31-2018Front Page
Fire Destroys Old Knitting Mill Building In Marinette

01-31-2018Front Page
County Tourism Promotion Services Remain Unsettled

01-31-2018Front Page
Peshtigo City Council To Meet February 6

01-24-2018Obituaries
Donald J. Bahrke

01-24-2018Obituaries
Floyd C. Beyer


space
Peshtigo Times
WEB Poll!
Should President Trump cut back on the amount of tweets he makes?
space Yes
No
Undecided
space
TO VOTE CLICK
YES, NO or UNDECIDED

Suggest a Question
space .
space
FRONT
space
.
space
CLASSIFIEDS
space
.
space
COMMUNITY
space
.
space
GUEST BOOK
space
.
space
NEWS
space
.
space
OBITS
space
.
space
PERSPECTIVES
space
.
space
SPORTS
space
.
space
SUBSCRIBE
space
.
space
.
space
PESHTIGO FIRE
space
.
space
CUSTOM PRINTING
space
.
space
TIMES' SAVER
space
.
space
Click for Peshtigo, Wisconsin Forecast
FORECAST
space
Quick...
News or Ad Search
Enter News key words.
Enter Ad key words.



Peshtigo Times
841 Maple St
PO Box 187
Peshtigo, WI 54157
Phone: 715-582-4541
Email:
News@
PeshtigoTimes.com

space
Fax: 715-582-4662
© 2000-2018
All right reserved
space
Powered by
WEB Media
Interactive
COMMUNITY
WEB sites