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Town of Stephenson Names Rogers To ETZ Committee

Issue Date: September 19, 2019

At its meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 11, Stephenson Town Board approved newly appointed Supervisor Andrew Rogers to replace former Supervisor Kevin Solway on the Crivitz/Town of Stephenson Extra Territorial Zoning Committee. Solway had resigned his post on the Town Board in July because he was moving to Stephenson, Mich.

Town officials present for the meeting included Town Chair Mike Kudick; Supervisors Jeff Franzmeier, Jeff Lieuwen, Andrew Rogers, and Jim Stradal; Attorney Kim Coggins, Treasurer Mary Jane Kempka, and Clerk Elaine Olson. zthere were 14 persons in the audience.

Kudick stated two persons had expressed interest in the ETZ position to replace Solway. He had spoken with with Attorney Kim Coggins and Village Attorney Dick Boren regarding some questions on the appointment. Kudick said he believed naming a Town Board member to the ETZ Committee would be a better choice.

Stradal moved to appoint Rogers to the position, Franzmeier offered a second, and Rogers stated he would accept the position, so the motion carried.

Franzmeier moved to approve the well head protection overlay district ordinance as discussed at the August ETZ Committee meeting and that motion also carried.

Kudick announced new committee appointments. They Lieuwen; Building & Grounds, Stradal; Recreation and Finance, Franzmeier, and Roads and Personnel, Kudick

In other action at the meeting, Jeffrey DeBauche was accepted as a fire department employee, sale of the fire department hose tester to Coleman Fire for $1,300 was approved, and changes in the fireworks permit were approved as recommended by Stradal. Business name and contact person are to be included, along with hours of usage.

Clerk Olson and the Superintendent of Public Works were authorized to place a request for proposals in the paper and to also get quotes personally for new doors, locks, and toilets at the town hall building.

Treasurer Kempka's financial report and invoices for payment were approved as presented

Olson reported that a letter of non-compliance was received for the town's compost site at Twin Bridge. The letter was forwarded to Lieuwen and he has taken care of it.

Department reports were given for Fire by Chief Stradal, Public Works and Recycling by Superinten-dent of Public Works Craig Baeten, Building Inspector report by Building Inspec-tor, Jane Meissner, and Code Enforcer, Canine, and Water Safety Patrol reports were given by Olson.

A certified survey was approved as presented for Andrew and Jessica Lehmkuhl for their property, with egress and ingress to County Road A.

The agenda included action on a variance request from Dale Shepp for property located at W9731 Golf Course Drive that would allow him to build closer than the 66' setback from the center of the road. The request was for as close as 44' from the centerline.

The request had had been the subject of a hearing on Sept. 4. There were no objections from neighboring property owners. At the hearing, Meissner said the lot has strange elevations and Shepp is limited on where he can place the garage because of the steepness, well, and septic. He could maybe move it a little closer to the house, but then would need to do a fire stop.

Shepp participated in the Sept. 11 Board meeting by speaker phone. He stated that he does not have an ideal lot, and has the house, well, and septic where he can't place a garage. Behind the house is a severe pitch. If he builds any closer to his home, he will be blocking all the windows. If he moves it forward, he will have to cut some mature oak trees and will not be able to make the swing into the garage with his trailer.

Supervisor Lieuwen asked if there is a possibility of building the garage on his second lot. Mr. Shepp stated that he purchased that lot as an investment and will be selling it. It is also far away from his log home. After further discussion, Rogers moved to grant the variance contingent upon Shepp getting a survey done, showing the lot lines, set backs, and improvement, and presenting it to the Town Board so they can be assured that the closest mark is no less than 44 feet from the centerline. Stradal seconded and the variance was approved with one opposing vote.

Coggins gave the Board his opinion on a proposal from Vertical Bridge. He suggests that he be contacted directly so he could find out just what their intent is by this proposal. He has several questions he would like answered before he gives the Board direction. The Clerk will contact Vertical Bridge and have them contact the Attorney. The issue was tabled until further information is received.

A resolution for the Local Government Invest-ment Pool was approved with a motion by Supervisor Franzmeier, including the authorization to accept e-mail requests including facsimile transmissions, for withdrawal of funds.

There was discussion on Marinette County collecting property taxes but no interest was shown in the proposal and no action was taken.

After completing other business, the board approved going into closed session to consider investigation and disciplinary action of an employee.

Prior to entering closed session, Kudick read the following statements:

"Motion to convene in closed session pursuant to WSS #19.85(1)(f) Considering financial, medical, social or personal histories or disciplinary data of specific persons, preliminary consideration of specific personnel problems or the investigation of charges against specific persons except where par. (b) applies which, if discussed in public, would be likely to have a substantial adverse effect upon the reputation of any person referred to in such histories or data, or involved in such problems or investigations," and "The Town Board will not reconvene into open session."

This was approved with a roll call vote at 7:42 pm showing all in favor.

Attending the closed session were Chairman Mike Kudick; Supervisors Jeff Franzmeier, Jeff Lieuwen, Andrew Rogers, and Jim Stradal; Attorney Kim Coggins, Treasurer Mary Jane Kempka, and Clerk Elaine Olson.

According to minutes from the meeting, prior to the closed session Stradl had explained that he received information from the Marinette County Sheriff's Department that they are investigating an employee of the fire department. The case is currently in front of the District Attorney. The Board would like to know how to proceed with discipline.

Attorney Coggins gave the Board direction as to how this should be handled. The Board will be following up on this and keeping in contact with the Attorney for further instructions.

Motion to adjourn was made at 8:05 p.m. by Stradal, seconded by Franzmeier, and carried.


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