Thursday, January 23, 2020

Public Notices & Agendas


Regular Board Meeting
AMENDED  Agenda:  January 21, 2020 @ 7:30 p.m.

  1. Call to Order, Roll Call, Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Confirmation of Compliance with Open Meetings Law
  3. Informal Public Comment Time
  4. Minutes of previous meeting: *Dec. 2, 2019 Joint PC & TB and Jan. 7, 2020

     *Approved by Plan Commission at their Jan. 6, 2020 meeting

  1. Chairperson’s Report
  2. Operator’s License: Travis Williams, R Bar and Wayne Brown, Missouri Tavern
  3. 2020 Board Representatives review and assignments
  4. December financials and 2019 budget amendment
  5. Update to MOU for mapping services from CARPC
  6. Status update on Meinholz quarry litigation and legal representation
  7. Rescind Town Board motion and action of 12/18/18 regarding Yahara Materials
  8. Holiday bonus for plow drivers
  9. Frequency of Fire Inspections—Middleton Fire. Ordinance 2020-01.
  10. Ch. 2 Public Health and Welfare Ordinance Amendment. Ordinance 2020-02.
  11. Ch. 3 Residential & Commercial Building & Mechanical Code Ordinance Amendment. Ordinance 2020-03.
    1. Whippoorwill culvert and cul de sac
    2. Hyer Road Drainage: Cross Culvert Abandonment
    3. Blight
      1. 7166 County Highway K
      2. 7139 County Highway K
    4. Outdoor storage and violations
    5. Bittersweet Court Town road parking issue
    6. Short term vacation rentals
    7. Hyer Road berming and cost sharing
    8. Manure truck and frac tank parking regulations on Town Roads
    9. 2020 road projects
    10. IGA with Waunakee
  13. Committee Reports
  14. Road Patrolman’s Report
  15. Clerk/Treasurer’s Report and Correspondence
  16. Approval of Bills as presented
  17. Adjourn

COMPLIANCE WITH THE OPEN MEETINGS LAW is certified.  Notice was given by posting this agenda at the Springfield Town Hall and on the town website. Meetings may be recorded.

The Town of Springfield will accommodate qualified persons with disabilities requesting such accommodations.  Please contact the Town Clerk for more information.

All agenda items are posted for discussion and possible action by the body.

The members of other Town boards, commissions or committees may attend this meeting.  Even if a majority of another Town Board, commission or committee is present, that board, commission or committee will not meet, discuss or act on any business unless a meeting has been noticed.


WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2020 @ 5:00 PM


  1. Call to Order, Roll Call, Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Approval of Minutes from Jan. 23, 2019 Meeting
  3. Update on the non-metallic mineral extraction site
  4. Future plans for the site
  5. Adjourn




Please take notice that the Plan Commission of the Town of Springfield will, on the 3rd day of February, at 7:30 p.m. at the Town Hall located at 6157 CTH P, Dane, Wisconsin, conduct a public hearing to receive public comment on rezoning requests for the following parcels:

Parcel No. 0808-281-9930-6

7130 CTH K, Middleton, WI

Fargen Family Enterprises is requesting to rezone the .735 acre from R-1 (Single family residence) to MFR (Multi-family residence) to properly reference the existing duplex on the parcel.

Related maps and materials may be reviewed at the Springfield Town Hall during regular office hours.  All interested parties and any objections to these Rezoning requests being granted will be heard at the Public Hearing.



Please take notice that the Town Board of the Town of Springfield will, on the 17th day of December, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. at the Town Hall located at 6157 CTH P, Dane, Wisconsin, conduct a public hearing to receive public comment on an amendment to the Town’s Code of Ordinances, Ch. 6 – Land Development Ordinance.

The amendment to the Land Development Ordinance is to ensure the Town has appropriate authorization to incorporate the terms included in the Town’s model subdivision development agreement.  The proposed amendment is available HERE and at the Town Hall during regular business hours.  Written comments should be submitted to the Town Clerk at, who will forward them to the Board.



 Any qualified elector who is unable or unwilling to appear at the polling place on Election Day may request to vote an absentee ballot.  A qualified elector is any U.S. citizen, who will be 18 years of age or older on Election Day, who has resided in the municipality where he or she wishes to vote for at least 10 consecutive days before the election.  The elector must also be registered in order to receive an absentee ballot.  Proof of identification must be provided before an absentee ballot may be issued. 

You must make a request for an absentee ballot in writing.

Contact your municipal clerk and request that an application for an absentee ballot be sent to you for the primary or election or both.  You may also submit a written request in the form of a letter or you may apply for an absentee ballot online at  Your written request must list your voting address within the municipality where you wish to vote, the address where the absentee ballot should be sent, if different, and your signature.  You may make application for an absentee ballot in person, by mail, by email or at

Making application to receive an absentee ballot by mail

The deadline for making application to receive an absentee ballot by mail is:

5 pm, Feb. 13, 2020

Note:    Special absentee voting application provisions apply to electors who are indefinitely confined to home or a care facility, in the military, hospitalized, or serving as a sequestered juror.  If this applies to you, contact the municipal clerk regarding deadlines for requesting and submitting an absentee ballot.

Voting an absentee ballot in person

You may also request and vote an absentee ballot in person at Springfield Town Hall, 6157 CTH P, Dane, WI during regular business hours Jan. 27 – Feb. 14, 2020.                             

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. M                                                                     

8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. T-Th     

8:00 a.m. – Noon   Fri.

No in-person absentee voting may occur on the day before the election (Mon. 2/17).

The municipal clerk will deliver voted ballots returned on or before Election Day to the proper polling place or counting location before the polls close on Feb. 18, 2020.  Any ballots received after the polls close will not be counted.



 APRIL 7, 2020


 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that at an election to be held in the Town of Springfield, on Tuesday, April 7, 2020, the following offices are to be elected to succeed the incumbents listed. The term for Supervisor III and IV will be two years and begin on April 21, 2020.

OFFICE                                         INCUMBENT

Town Board Supervisor III           Arthur E. Meinholz

Town Board Supervisor IV            Daniel Dresen                        

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the first day to circulate nomination papers is December 1, 2019, and the final day for filing nomination papers is 5:00 P.M. on Tuesday, January 7, 2020.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN, that if a primary is necessary, the primary will be held on Tuesday, February 18, 2020.


Information related to the Middleton Municipal Airport can be found on their website at:


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to each and every person who owns, occupies or controls land in the TOWNS OF SPRINGFIELD, County of Dane, State of Wisconsin, to cut or destroy noxious weeds on such property before the plants bloom.

Noxious weeds are:  Canada Thistle, Leafy Spurge, Field Bindweed (creeping Jenny), Yellow Rocket, Perennial Sow Thistle, Musk Thistle, Giant Foxtail, Wild Hemp (Marijuana), Yellow Mustard, Velvet Leaf, Wild Radish, Bull Thistle and the Buckthorn Bush and any other weed the governing body of any municipality or the county board of any county by ordinance or resolution declares to be noxious within its respective boundaries. Wis. Stats. § 66.0407(b). Noxious Weeds shall be controlled at such time and in such a manner as shall effectively prevent such plants from bearing seed, or spreading to adjoining property.

Town of Springfield