Town of Cross, Buffalo County, State of Wisconsin
Special Town of Cross Meeting
December 12th, 2018
Chairman Leonard Litscher called Special Town Meeting to order at 7:00pm on Wednesday, December 12th at 7:00pm. Present were: Town Chair Leonard Litscher, Town Supervisors Jack Wicka and Adam Litscher, Town Clerk Carrie Venner-Adams, Town Treasurer Wanda Putz. Also present: Carol A. Litscher, Bob Baures, Daryl Schmitt, Jake Schmitt, and Brian Schmitt. The agenda was approved with addition of date of the meeting: December 12th, 2018 (MOTION A. Litscher/J. Wicka), 8 in favor/0 nay. Motion was made to authorize the Town of Cross Board to dispose of town real propertySec. 60.12(2)(g), a parcel of land lying in the Northwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter (NW1/4 NE1/4) and in the Northwest Corner of the Northeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of Section Number 31, warranty deed # 90829 (MOTION: B.Schmitt/D. Schmitt), 7 in favor, 1 no vote. At 7:09 pm, the meeting was adjourned (MOTION A. Litscher/J.Wicka),7 in favor/1 no vote.
December 12th, 2018 Town Board Meeting
Chairman Leonard Litscher called December Town Board meeting to order with the Pledge of Allegiance at 7:30PM on Wednesday, December 12th, 2018 at the Cross Town Hall. Present were: Town Chair Leonard Litscher, Town Supervisors Jack Wicka and Adam Litscher, Town Clerk Carrie Venner-Adams, Town Treasurer Wanda Putz. Also present: Bob Baures, Brian Schmitt, Carol A. Litscher, Jake Schmitt, Daryl Schmitt.
The agenda was posted and on the website. Motion was made to approve agenda (MOTION A. Litscher/J. Wicka), no opposing votes.
Minutes of Thursday, November 8th, 2018 Town Board meeting were approvedwith correction of highway expenditures of $300,000 (MOTION A. Litscher/J. Wicka), no opposing votes.
Payment orders #13190- #13210 were approved and ordered paid.
Road maintenance was discussed. Baures has not yet billed Town of Cross for culverts on Mustang/Tobin Road. Bus turn around on John Deere Road was discussed.
Highway expenditures were examined, end of December 2018: $ 299,983.61/$300,000.00
Motion was made to adopt Resolution 2018-4 to adopt Town of Cross 2019 Town Budget and Tax Levy at $222,300 to be collected in 2019. (MOTION A. Litscher/J. Wicka), no opposing votes.
Motion was made to authorize Town of Cross Clerk to help tabulate ballots for 2019 primaries/elections (MOTION A. Litscher/J. Wicka), no opposing votes.
Town of Cross (warranty deed # 90829) was discussed. Motion was made to hire Atty Sean O’Flaherty as attorney to represent town (MOTION L.Litscher/no second). Motion was made to hire Thomas Schank from Northern Investment Company, Arcadia to appraise the land to be used in sale price (MOTION L. Litscher/ A. Litscher), no opposing votes.
Permit for Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation; WI s. 348.27(18) “Farm & Field” was discussed. Motion was made to approve permit for all town roadways (MOTION A. Litscher/ L. Litscher), no opposing votes.
Town of Cross received FEMA payment in the amount of $16,581.83 for Project #28493 (Debris removal) and Project #29689 (Roads & bridges: culverts)
Community Center and Town Hall were discussed. Having only a USER AGREEMENT was discussed, no fee needed for Town of Cross Resident/Taxpayer, security deposit still needed. It will be put on January agenda. Trash left in containers was discussed.
County Zoning was discussed. 9 out of the 17 towns needed to veto the new zoning ordinance.
Building ID sign project was discussed.
Caucus set for: Wednesday, January 9th 6:30pm and January Town Board at 7:00pm
At 9:45pm, with no further business to come before the board, the meeting was adjourned (MOTION A. Litscher/L. Litscher), no opposing votes.
/s/ Carrie A. Venner-Adams Carrie A Venner-Adams, Clerk