TOWN OF SEVASTOPOL
Door County, Wisconsin
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ MEETING MINUTES
Monday, September 15, 2003
Town Meeting Room behind Sevastopol Schools
4550 STH 57, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
Call to Order:
Chairman Zipperer called the meeting to order at 7:01 p.m.
Establish Quorum/Roll Call:
Roll call was taken. Chairman Leo Zipperer, Supervisors Tom Olsen and
Jo Ann Schley and Clerk/Treasurer Linda Wait were in attendance.
Supervisor Gerald Worrick was excused.
Laddie Chapman expressed concern over operation of our
Channel 19 and delays in broadcasting community events.
Bill Kiehnau asked for the Board’s thoughts on the recent
newspaper article regarding quarry reclamation, requirements for
subsoil and topsoil and the cost impact to operators. Olsen replied
that those areas would need to be brought back to its original state
and that on-site soil could be used.
Presentation of Agenda/Properly Noticed:
The Clerk stated that the agenda was properly noticed. Motion by
Olsen and seconded by Schley to approve the agenda. Motion carried.
1) Charter Communications will be eliminating its monthly lease
charge for analog remote control.
2) The Town of Sturgeon Bay requested our input on a collective
grant application for Smart Growth
project. This matter will be discussed later this evening in the
Zoning & Planning Committee report.
3) Notice of teleconference educational programs for 2003-04 from
4) Wis Department of Commerce – notice of certification for
commercial building code enforcement and inspection by Independent
5) Wis DOA – informational workshops and survey for comprehensive
6) Wis DOR – 2003 County equalization report, along with county
apportionment, sales ratio and summary reports.
7) Wis DNR – payments under MFL/FCL – Charles Jarman property.
8) Door County Zoning Text Amendment – building façade/street facing
9) Clark Lake Advancement Assn. – stocking of 22,000 yellow perch to
Clark’s Lake on 8/22/03.
10) United Way – Compass II Key Informant Survey.
Also, correspondence from Wis Towns Association selecting Rural Mutual
Insurance Company as the endorsed insurance carrier for WTA.
Correspondence was accepted and placed on file, unless referred to
Motion by Olsen and seconded by Schley to approve the minutes of the
August 18, 2003 Board of Supervisors’ meeting and place on file.
Clerk/Treasurer Monthly Reports:
Motion by Olsen and seconded by Schley to accept the treasurer’s
report for August 2003 and place on file. Motion carried.
Oral Committee Reports: None.
The Sevastopol Dam, Park & Rec Committee minutes of August 13, 2003
and the Planning & Zoning Committee minutes of July 21, 2003 were
accepted and will be placed on file.
Sturgeon Bay Fire Department. Acknowledged receipt of the August 2003
Municipal Taxpayer Commission. Zipperer was unable to attend the
August 28 meeting held on Washington Island – no minutes were
available to date.
Road Work 2003. Highway Commissioner John Kolodziej provided an
updated estimated final cost for 2003 road construction projects. On
August 25, Zipperer provided to Kolodziej a list of requested pavement
marking and striping for certain Town roads. There was also
discussion on additional traffic control needs and this will be
addressed in future resolution form.
Development – Request for Town Road Name. Zipperer spoke with
Addressing Specialist Ken Pollock who suggests an alpha name,
beginning with “A” or “B” (just south of Townline, west of Reynolds).
We are awaiting a legal opinion and the matter will be placed on
agenda for next month.
1) Door County Planning Department – Construction Permits. The
construction permits for August 2003 were accepted and placed on
2) Independent Inspections Ltd. – Town Building Permits. The
building permits and recap for August 2003 were accepted and placed on
3) Town Zoning/Planning Committee Recommendations. Olsen reported
that Rob Burke (UW-Extension Coordinator) notified Committee members
of November 13th workshop for Town Plan Commissioner Training. The
Committee encourages the Town to join with the Town of Sturgeon Bay to
apply for a planning grant and to begin budgeting for a 3-year
project. Motion by Schley and seconded by Zipperer that we contact
the Town of Sturgeon Bay and advise that we will join with them in the
grant application process. Motion carried. Zipperer attended the
Pfister (site plan review) hearing held in the Town meeting room on
September 5th at which neighbor concerns were addressed.
4) Sevastopol PEG channel. A draft letter of understanding has been
forward to Town Attorney Randy Nesbitt for his response.
5) Establish Procedure for Supervisor Vacancy Position. Following
discussion, Motion by Olsen and seconded by Schley that anyone
interested in the vacant Supervisor position notify the Town clerk in
writing by 5 pm, September 30, 2003 with candidates to be interviewed
at 5 pm on October 7 (alternate date October 9 at 7 pm). Motion
No. 05-03 TB Road Name Clarification “Jarman / Clark Lake” Due to
spelling error or pluralizing, these two road names as used by our
Town conflict with the information as provided by the Master Street
Addressing Guide and on file with the County of Door. This
resolution clarifies JARMAN Road and CLARK LAKE ROAD. Motion by Olsen
and seconded by Schley to approve Resolution No. 05-03 TB. Motion
Zipperer suggested that we start to whittle down our “FIVE
YEAR PLAN” list. Issues, such as Smarth Growth, Rezoning of the
highway corridor, and Assessment/revaluation, could be addressed at
Zipperer received notice of special meeting to be held on
9/22/03 regarding L.R.I.P. for Door County.
Door County WTA Unit Meeting – Thursday, September 18 at
7:30 pm – Egg Harbor
WTA Convention – Green Bay – October 5, 6, 7
Budget Workshop – Tuesday, October 7 at 6:00 pm
Next Board of Supervisors’ Meeting – Monday, October 20,
2003 at 7 pm.
WTA Tri-County Unit Meeting – Thursday, October 30, 2003 –
location to be determined
Motion by Schley and seconded by Zipperer to adjourn. Motion carried.
Adjourned at 8:30 p.m.
Linda D. Wait, Clerk/Treasurer