Town of Cooks Valley
November 23, 2009

The Town of Cooks Valley town board will hold its regular town meeting on Monday November 23, 2009 at the Cooks Valley Town Hall [15751 40th Street] at 8:00 pm.  This town board meeting is one week later due to a scheduling of the budget hearing and special meeting of the electors.  The public is invited to attend this meeting.

  1. Call to Order  
  2. Public Comment: the Cooks Valley town board welcomes public comments on matters pertaining to township issues.  Because it is important to maintain order during the meeting, it is the policy of the town board that all public comments on an issue shall be limited to three (3) minutes per person, no person may make more than one (1) comment per subject and the session is no more than thirty minutes long.  (We apologize for the tight time restrictions.  They are necessary to ensure that we complete our business).  Comments may be made on any subject pertaining to township issues, however, comments on matters not appearing on this agenda can only be discussed but may not be acted on at this meeting.  If the board desires, the matters may be placed on a future agenda for action.  No debating between residents, comments should be addressed to the town board.   
  3. Approval of the minutes of the October 5, 2009 regular meeting and the minutes of the Oct. 19 and November 1, 2009 special meetings
  4. Approval of the November financial report  
  5. Reading and approval of the October bills
  6. Discussion and possible action on budget categories
  7. Discussion regarding possible ATV Ordinance
  8. Discussion and possible adoption of the Cooks Valley 2010 annual budget
  9. Discussion and possible adoption of the town tax levy to be paid in 2010 pursuant to Section 60.10 [1] [a] of Wisconsin Statutes
  10. Approval of the 2010 highway expenditures pursuant to Section 82.03 [2] of Wisconsin Statutes
  11. David LaGesse-plan commission discussion and possible action on resolution concerning Comprehensive Plan
  12. Discussion and possible action on resolution to adopt the draft of the comprehensive plan
  13. Discussion and possible action on Chapter 20 Land Use Change to the Comprehensive Map
  14. Discussion and possible action on Richard Koehler’s application for a variance
  15. Discussion and possible action on exception-Nate Prince
  16. Discussion and possible approval of operators license-Jamie Davis
  17.  Discussion and possible action on plowing and sanding driveway rates 2009-2010
  18. Discussion and possible action on recycling charges-florescent bulbs
  19. Discussion and possible action on placement of unpaid bills for service charges on the tax roll
  20. Discussion and possible action on cell phone contract
  21. Discussion regarding requests for public records and generated revenue
  22. Discussion of County increase in dog fees
  23. Discussion of Focus on Energy and G.A.B survey rebates
  24. David LaGesse-existing mine pits
  25. Chairman’s report- Trip fund application due Dec.1 & Wisler due Dec.15, 2009
  26. Dissemination of Information-county levy, workshops, DOR-emergency expenditures, Co. plow/sand.fees
  27. Future agenda items and business
  28. Adjourn   

Please take notice that during the meeting the Town Board may go into closed session, pursuant to Wis. Stat. §§ 19.83 & 19.85(1)(g), to confer with legal counsel for the Town who is rendering oral or written advice concerning strategy to be adopted by the Town Board with respect to litigation in which the Town may be involved relative to the Town’s existing mining ordinance.
Cooks Valley Town Hall,
Trout Creek Tavern,
Valley Tavern,
Township Web Page at cv1927