Monthly Board Meeting: was called to order at 7:01 pm by Chairman John Kirchberg
Present: Chairman John Kirchberg, Supervisor 1 John Kraus, Jr., Supervisor 2 Carole
Garczynski, Treasurer Marian Haas, Clerk Marjorie Beilke
Posting Verified on August 5, 2005 at the Town Hall, Schultz’s Cheese Haus, and The
Bell, published in the Daily Citizen on August 6, 2005
Minutes from the July 12, 2005 Board Meeting were approved as presented with a
motion from John Kraus, Jr., seconded by Carole Garczynski.
Treasurers Report: The Treasurers Report for $219,180.44 was approved as presented
with a motion from John Kraus, Jr., seconded by Carole Garczynski. A full report is on
Floor was opened for questions or comments:
Letter of Intent for Minor Land Division submitted by Evelyn Zillmer to create a one acre
parcel, with existing home, and a 32 acre parcel:
Scott Steers, Chairman of the Planning Committee, stated that because the use of the
land will not change the committee recommends approval with a “Right to Farm”
statement on lot 1, and a deed restriction on Lot 2 that there be no further land divisions.
John Kirchberg made a motion seconded by John Kraus, Jr., to allow the proposed
division with the two restrictions as advised by the planning committee. Call of voice
votes: all aye, no nay, motion carried.
Amend Mobile Home Ordinance to require inspections prior to the sale or placement of
mobile homes in parks:
Section 6.1 (a) of the Town of Calamus Mobile Home Ordinance shall read:
Used units which, prior to sale within the park or placement in the park, are to be
inspected by the Town Board or it’s designee at the mobile home owners
expense; which inspection finds that all mechanical systems are functional, that
all structural components, including but not limited to, windows, siding, roof,
insulation and flooring are in good, functional repair; OR
Chairman Kirchberg opened the floor for discussion, with no response. A motion was
made by John Kraus, Jr., seconded by Carole Garczynski to amend section 6.1 (a) as
read by the clerk. Call of Voice votes: all aye, no nay, motion carried.
Discuss salt shed issues and pricing of salt/sand to other towns: The accepted bid for
salt is from North American Salt at $37.36 per ton delivered. Chairman Kirchberg did not
have a sand price yet. Further discussion was laid over until next month.
Report from Driveway Inspector: Approved existing driveway permit for Eugene and
Clerk is to send 10-day notice to Steve Weishoff at N6386 Hartt Road to remove refuse
from town right-of-way.
Clerk to send 10-day notice to Jeff Lewke to remove rock, debris and fencing from to
right-of-way on Kirchberg Road.
A motion was made by John Kirchberg, seconded by John Kraus, Jr. to hire K+B Tree
and Lawn Care to drop 4 trees in Town Park for a total of $750.00 and to drop one oak
and grind stump and over seed in Bethany cemetery. Call of voice votes: all aye, no
nay, motion carried.
Beaver Dam Fire Meeting on Thursday, August 11, 2005 at 8:00pm at city hall.
Correspondence Received by Chairman and Clerk:
Dodge County Planning and Development:
Letter of Intent Notification for Evelyn Zillmer
Rezoning Notification for Herbert Braker
Land Use Permit Application approved for Town of Calamus to construct a salt shed
Land Use Permit Application approved for Allen Ebert to construct an addition at N6750
Land Use Permit Application approved for Michael and Linda Thieme to construct a
deck at W1003 CTH DE
Land Use Permit Application approved for construction of new home at W11318 Schultz
Land Use Permit Application approved for Jeff Alexander to construct a home at W9714
Land Use Permit Application approved for Eugene and Craig Swan to construct a
manure storage pit at W10365 CTH DE
Approved rezoning petition for Robert and Sharon Haase to A-2 General Agriculture
Notice of public hearing of August 15, 2005 on the petition of Herbert Braker to rezone
land from A-1 to A-2 to crest a non farm residential lot located on N. Lost Lake Road
Dodge County 2030 Future Land Use Plan Map
Waddell of Columbus Motion and Order for Dismissal in the Town of Calamus vs.
Duane Fuller and the Town of Calamus vs. Alex Zuber
State of Wisconsin:
Department of Natural Resources gypsy moth management
State Elections Board notice July 11, 2005 for providing assessable voting equipment
for acquisition in the fall
Department of Commerce project registration for Town of Calamus Salt Shed site ID
#701708, transaction #1153829
Department of Revenue Notice of July 25, 2005 State Aid Payments
Commissioners of Public Lands notice of approval for State Trust Fund Loan
Wisconsin Towns Association August Report
Bills: Bills for a total of $164,544.09 were approved as presented with a motion form
John Kirchberg, seconded by John Kraus, Jr.
Next Meeting: Next Board Meeting will be on Tuesday, September 13, 2005 at 7:00pm
Adjourned: Being no further business, meeting was adjourned at 8:30pm with a motion
from Carole Garczynski, seconded by John Kraus, Jr.
September 8, 2005 _____________________________
Marjorie Beilke, Clerk