Notice: Spring Primary Election on February 19

Notice is hereby given for a Spring Primary Election to be held on Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Official Feb. 19 Election Notice (PDF)

Items on the ballot are

  1. Supreme Court Justice

The polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.

The election will take place at 1210 Mills Street, Black Earth.

Anyone needing an application for an absentee ballot should contact me at 767-2447.

Barb Parrell, Clerk

Posted January 18, 2013
Published February 6, 2013

Town Board Meeting will be held on February 5

Town of Black Earth Board Meeting

The Town of Black Earth’s regular board meeting will be held on Tuesday, February, 5 2013
This meeting will be held at 1116 Mills Street.
Barb Parrell, Clerk
Posted January 28, 2013

Feb. 5 Agenda (PDF)

  1. Call to order.
  2. Proof of Posting.
  3. Roll Call.
  4. Approval of Agenda.
  5. Approval of the January minutes.
  6. Public Comments
  7. FINANCE

    1. Discussion/Approval of Finance Report.  We have $5311.88 in the checking account. The money market has $223,139.77 as of January 31, 2013.
    2. Discussion/Approval of electronic payments and checks 9455-9480.
  8. OLD BUSINESS

    1. Discussion and possible action for cold storage facility addition on existing building. We tabled in January.
  9. NEW BUSINESS

    1. Discussion and possible action on a resolution for vacating a small portion of John Wilkinson Road, (William Hanson area) to be in compliance with the County. We tabled in January.
    2. Discussion and action on having the State Bank of Cross Plains and the Peoples Community Bank as official banks. We tabled in January.
    3. Discussion and possible action about the bridge repair report.
    4. Discussion and possible action on appointing to a committee for the Good Neighbor Committee.
    5. REPORTS
    6. Planning Commission Report.
    7. Fire Department Report.
    8. District 1 EMS Report.
    9. Patrolman Report.
    1. Adjourned.

Results of the Town Caucus

Complete caucus minutes

Caucus was called to order by Ken Olson.

Present were Ken Olson, Don Ripp, Tom Schlick, Brenda Kahl, Barb Parrell, Don Austin, Gerald Kerl, Peter Weil, Tom and Joann Bennett, Kenyon Kahl, Brian Nelson, Bruce Johnson, John Halverson, Bill Pulvermacher.

Town Chairman – Ken Olson was nominated by Don Austin, seconded Tom Schlick, approved on a unanimous ballot. Ken Olson abstained

Town Supervisor 1 – Tom Schlick was nominated by Don Ripp, seconded by Peter Weil and approved on a unanimous ballot. Tom Schlick abstained.

Town Supervisor 2 – Don Ripp was nominated by Don Austin seconded by Tom Schlick and approved on a unanimous ballot. Don Ripp abstained.

Town Treasurer – Brenda Kahl was nominated by Barb Parrell, seconded by Kenyon Kahl and approved on a unanimous ballot. Brenda abstained

Town Clerk – Barb Parrell is retiring. Joann Bennett was nominated by Barb Parrell, seconded by Tom Schlick approved on a unanimous ballot. Joann abstained.

The Caucus was closed on a motion by Tom and seconded by Don Ripp.

Town Board Meeting on January 8

Town of Black Earth Board Meeting

Tuesday January 8, 2013, 6:30 following the Planning Commission Meeting

The Town of Black Earth’s regular board meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 8, 2013
This meeting will be held at 1116 Mills Street.
Barb Parrell, Clerk
Posted January 2, 2013

Agenda (PDF)

  1. Call to order.
  2. Proof of Posting.
  3. Roll Call.
  4. Approval of Agenda.
  5. Approval of the December minutes.
  6. Public Comments
    FINANCE
  7. Discussion/Approval of Finance Report.  We have $2430.25 checking account.  The money market has $611,046.68 as of December 31, 2012.
  8. Discussion/Approval of electronic payments and checks 9428-9454.
    OLD BUSINESS
  9. Discussion and possible action for cold storage facility addition on existing building
    NEW BUSINESS
  10. Discussion and possible action on a resolution for vacating a small portion of John Wilkinson Road, (William Hanson area) to be in compliance with the County.
  11. Discussion and action on having the State Bank of Cross Plains as official bank.
  12. Discussion and action on appointing the following persons as election inspectors.  Mary Ellen Parrell, Jan White, Lynne Weil, Judy Nelson, Shirley Williams, Arlene Turk, Karalee Turk, Bev Ripp, Kim Hughes and Joann Bennett, Terese Batz, Sharon Esser, Richard Scott.
  13. REPORTS
  14. Planning Commission Report.
  15. Fire Department Report.
  16. District 1 EMS Report.
  17. Patrolman Report.
    FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS
  18. Adjourned.