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Mar 16, 2015


Monday, March 16th2015 – 6:00 o’clock p.m.

Sevastopol Town Hall – Conference Room

4528 State Highway 57, Sturgeon Bay WI


 Call to Order:  Chairman Leo Zipperer called the meeting to order at 6:04 p.m.

 Establish Quorum:  A quorum was established, with the following Board members present:  Chairman Leo Zipperer, Supervisor Chuck Tice, Supervisor Richard Weidman, Supervisor John Staveness and Supervisor Dan Woelfel.  By consensus, the agenda, as noticed, will be followed.

            Also present: Sevastopol PEG Cable Committee members Paul Wickmann, Arlene Woelfel and Pat Judy, Cable Program Director Laddie Chapman, Tony Haen, Mariellen Haen and clerk/treasurer Linda Wait.

 Review of Sevastopol PEG cable channel program director and videographer agreements with Laddie Chapman.  Zipperer indicated the purpose of the meeting was to gather information on what the cable channel is about and where it is headed.  The matter comes from the PEG Cable Committee itself and that Committee Chairman Weidman wished to consider Chapman as a town employee and accordingly a review of the situation is warranted.  Tony Haen and Mariellen Haen were allowed to be present in the closed session as requested by Laddie Chapman; however they were not allowed to participate in the session.  Wait is present as a source for information, if needed.

 Adjourn to Closed Session.  Motion by Weidman and second by Woelfel to adjourn to closed session, pursuant to Wis. Stat. §19.85(1)(e) for deliberating or negotiating the purchasing of public properties, the investing of public funds or conducting other specified public business, whenever competitive or bargaining reasons require a closed session:  review and consider independent contractor options for cable channel operation and videographer recordings, including costs and strategies; and pursuant to Wis. Stats. § 19.85(1)(c)19.85(1)(c)considering employment, promotion, compensation or performance evaluation data of any public employee over which the governmental body has jurisdiction or exercises responsibility.

            Roll call vote:  Weidman-aye, Tice-aye, Zipperer-aye, Staveness-aye and Woelfel-aye.  Motion carried, unanimously.  Adjourned to closed session at 6:08 p.m.

Return to Open Session.  Motion by Staveness and second by Tice to return to open session.           Roll call vote:  Zipperer-aye, Weidman-aye, Tice-aye, Staveness-aye and Woelfel-aye.  Motion carried unanimously and the Board returned to open session at 7:30 p.m.

Formal action upon the preceding subject of the closed session, if appropriate.  By consensus, the matter will be brought before the Town Board on April 21, 2015 for determination on a final product.  Zipperer mentioned that Chapman’s duties, responsibilities, job description, fees, revisions to contracts and/or agreements and budget items should come from the PEG Cable Channel Committee.

Adjourn.  Motion by Woelfel and second by Staveness to adjourn.  Motion carried and meeting adjourned at 7:36 p.m.  Zipperer thanked all for attending.

Respectfully submitted,

Linda Wait, Clerk

[approved 4/21/2015]

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