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Amberg Adopts Sex Offender Ordinance
Issue Date: June 23, 2022
An ordinance regulating sex offender residences in the town of Amberg was adopted by unanimous vote of the Amberg Town Board at its regular monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 14. Full text of the ordinance is to be published in The Peshtigo Times.
Mark Wisinski advised everything is going well with Wausaukee Rescue Squad aside from Unit Two still being down while they wait for a sensor for the motor to arrive. Discussions have commenced on purchasing a new Rescue Squad vehicle. Wisinski said the Town of Wausaukee had offered their surplus of COVID funds to help pay for the vehicle and is hopeful other towns will offer up their COVID money for that purpose.
Supervisor Jodi Campbell advised the town's request for a Town Credit Card had been declined by the Stephenson National Bank. Further talks with Wisconsin Towns Association will be necessary to ascertain the necessary requirement to acquire a Town Credit Card, she said.
Ron Holmes advised appearance of the Cemetery was outstanding for Memorial Day. Bronze markers were all proudly polished by volunteers. He is now looking for a storage shed to store the Bronze markers. Holmes reported that 216 veterans are buried in the cemetery, seven of whom had earned a purple heart.
During time for public comment after Town Chair Matt Mattison called the meeting to order County Supervisor Hank Novak advised that he is planning to attend town meetings when possible and said he is happy to help communicate with the county.
Clerk Pat Boshen read minutes of the May meeting. Treasurer Lisle Suzawith reviewed his financial reports, and said he issued eight building permits in the last month. Vouchers were paid.
Applications for Wind Farm building permits were discussed. The Planning Commission report circled around Taxable and nontaxable ramifications as there are no local property taxes on on utility properties. There were discussions pertaining to state ordinances versus guidelines as well as the life expectancy of Wind Farms. Additional information is being obtained
Mattison reminded those present that Wausaukee was to hold an open house for the new Library and Municipal Building on Sunday, June 19. Mattison advised "it's a really nice setup" and said lunch would be provided.
In his Road Report, Mattison said Marek Road would be shut down on Wednesday, June 15 for about half the day to put in a new culvert. Cracks have been sealed on Black Sand Road.
Motion to approve the Smiley Gravel contract without changes was passed without dissent, so thee will be no change in price.
Tyronne Melton's request for a fireworks stand permit was approved. The permit paperwork is being written up, and details on location of the Firework stand has yet to be determined.
Liquor and Bartender Licenses for 2022-2023 were renewed, on motion by Supervisor Ronald Magley, with Supervisor Campbell seconding and all voting in favor.
The feasibility of hiring a Town Attorney is still under discussion. Exploration regarding the cost of a retainer for a Town Attorney is underway.