Board Members Present: Chairman John Kirchberg, Supervisor John Kraus, Jr., Supervisor Carole Garczynski, and
Clerk/Treasurer Marjorie Beilke
Electors Present: Walter Haas, Marian Haas, Robert Beilke, Scott Steers
Called to Order: at 6:35 pm by Chairman Kirchberg
Verification of Meeting Notice: Posted and Published in the Daily Citizen on October 30, 2007
Agenda: Chairman Kirchberg explained that the State of Wisconsin released the levy limits since the budget was worked
and they would allow a 3.86% increase of the levy for 2008, and a 2% increase for 2009. He proposed that the general
levy be increased by the 3.8% to $180,500.00, with the additional $6,640.00 to be placed in Reserve for Contingencies.
Clerk Marjorie Beilke presented the proposed 2008 budget as follows:
PROPOSED 2008 BUDGET
SUMMARY FOR THE TOWN OF CALAMUS
General Fund 2007 2008 % Change
Taxes:General Fund Levy 173,860.00 180,500.00 3.8%
Debt Service Levy 27,922.00 27,922.00
Other Taxes 5,737.00 5,500.00
Intergovernmental Revenues 132,257.00 160,235.00
Licenses and Permits 3,420.00 3,105.00
Public Charges 5,961.00 3,615.00
Fines, Forfeitures, Penalties 3,312.00 6,690.00
Misc Revenues 12,703.00 2,125.00
Total Revenues 365,172.00 389,692.00
Cash Balance Applied 30,233.00 32,039.00
Total Rev. + Cash Balance Applied 395,405.00 421,731.00 4.7%
General Government 68,591.00 105,451.00
Health & Human Services 5,055.00 4,037.00
Public Safety 37,688.00 36,902.00
Public Works 162,964.00 224,525.00
Conservation&Development 16,510.00 1,134.00
Education 0.00 120.00
Capital Outlay 76,675.00 15,000.00
Reserve fpr Contingencies 0.00 6,640.00
Total Expenditures 367,483.00 393,809.00
Debt Service 27,922.00 27,922.00
Total Expenditures + Debt Service 395,405.00 421,731.00 4.7%
Being no further business a motion to adjourn the Budget Hearing was made by Scott Steers, seconded by Marian Haas.
Budget Hearing adjourned at 6:46 pm.
Special Town Meeting of the Electors
Chairman Kirchberg called the Special Town Meeting of the Electors to order at 6:47pm
A motion was made to approve the town tax levy as proposed at $208,422.00 by Scott Steers, seconded by Wally Haas.
Chairman called for a voice vote: all were aye, no nay, motion carried.
With no further business a motion to adjourn was made by Marian Haas, seconded by Wally Haas
Special Town Meeting Adjourned: at 6:48pm.
November 26, 2007 ___________________________
Marjorie Beilke, Town Clerk