Special Town Board Meeting- Thursday, November 3, 2016-12:30 PM – Conference Room

Chairman Weiss called the meeting to order at 12:35 PM. Present at roll call were Chairman Weiss, Supervisors Jones, Rasch, White, Palmer, Clerk/Treasurer Polyock, Chief Cates and Captain Bushey.

White/Rasch motion to appoint Peg Pollitt Secretary/Treasurer of the Geneva lake Use Committee. Carried without negative vote.

Chairman Weiss reported that the Paratech contract is beyond the maturity date. He requested separate agreements for the North Shore and South Shore. There have been no changes in the contract. Weiss/Jones motion to approve the contracts contingent on the Town Attorney Review. Carried without negative vote.

Jones/Rasch motion to convene into closed session per section 19.85(1)(c) WI. Statute. Roll call vote all in the affirmative. Supervisor Jones asked Clerk/Treasurer Polyock to leave.

Convened into closed session at 12:45 pm. Reconvened to open session at 2:10. CPA Romensko arrived and was asked to join closed session at 2:00 PM.

The following was discussed to adjust the budget numbers.

Line 124 – add $20,000 for electricity on Robinson Pier

Line 95 - add an extra $10,000 for tree removal

Line 113 – leave the same as the contract will be extended

Add category on Line 28 – Ordinance codification and put $10,000 in account


Romenesko stated the Board is still able to spend $56,375.


Chief Cates said to keep Officer Strohm the same as his hours will be throttled back to normal.


Line 48 - Take out Police Communications as they are all getting new tablets.

Line 62 – put in air packs for $140,000

Take from undesignated funds money for highway garage addition.


To balance budget take $175,000 from the building fund and $300,000 out of undesignated funds. Take $450,000 out of road/bridge fund to use for N. Geneva Ave and N. Lakeshore Drive (add to highway maintenance so Line 95 will be $686.175)

The mill rate will remain the same. The Budget Hearing will be held at 6:30 pm on November 28 th. Took a break at 3:00 and reconvened at 3:05.


The salaries that were determined in closed session:

Chief Cates and Captain Bushey – 3% plus $1,500 bonus January 2017

Jones/White motion to adjourn. Carried. Meeting adjourned at 3:25 pm.


Respectfully submitted,




Sue Polyock, CMC/WCMC