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Caucus
Jan 21, 2017

Town of Tilden

Caucus

January 14, 2017

 

Caucus was called to order at 1pm by Chairman Daniel Adams. Clerk Geissler gave verification of public notice as the front of the Town Hall, the Recycling Center, Bresina’s Bar, Baier’s Bar and the front door of the Town Hall. There were 17 citizens present.

Frank Beaudette was nominated as Chairman to conduct the meeting by Larry Geissler.   Victor Goettl seconded.  Only ayes heard in the voice vote.

David Admas was nominated as a tabulator by Frank Beaudette.

Motion made by Eric Neilson to break a tie vote by coin toss.  Seconded by Mary Hartman. Only ayes heard in the voice vote.

Nominations for Chairman for the Town of Tilden were opened by Beaudette. Francis Goettl nominated Daniel Adams with Frank Beaudette seconded.    Receiving no other nominations, the nominations were closed.

Nominations for Supervisor I were opened.  David Goettl nominated Wayne Bowe.  Dan Reischel seconded.   Receiving no other  nominations, the nominations were closed.

Nominations for supervisor II were opened.  Daniel Adams nominated Dan Reischel.  Seconded by Dave Hartman.  No further nominations were made.

Nominations for Clerk were opened. There were no nominations

Nomination for Treasurer were opened. Wayne Bowe nominated Mary Hartman.  Dan Reischel seconded.  Upon hearing no more nominations and receiving none, nominations were closed. 

Nomination for Constable were opened.  Al Goett  nominated Ed Beaudette.  Ed declined. Frank Beaudette nominated Victor Goettl.  Victor declined. Dan Adams nominated Frank Beaudette.  Wayne Bowe seconded.  Receiving no other  nominations, the nominations were closed.

Discussion was whether to reconvene the caucus or how to move forward without a clerk.  How to appoint, run an ad, partner with neighboring towns were among the options.  It is hard to determine the number of hours involved, as it depends on what needs to be done.  Sometimes there is a lot and through the summer time the load is lighter.  It was decided to reconvene Saturday the 21stof January. We will see if someone will be interested.  If we hire the pay will probably go up.  Would we consider paying by the hour versus salary.

Clerk Geissler asked that all candidates report to the front table to fill out nomination papers.   Al Goettl  moved to adjourn.  David Goettl seconded.  Only ayes heard in the voice vote.  Caucus adjourned at 2:50 pm.

 

RECONVENED January 21, 2017 at 1pm by Chairman Dan Adams.  Pledge of Allegiance was given.   Clerk Geissler gave verification of public notice as the front of the Town Hall, the Recycling Center, Bresina’s Bar, Baier’s Bar and the front door of the Town Hall.  12 citizens were present.  Frank Beaudette opened up nominations for the office of clerk.  Larry Geissler nominated Steve Plendl.  Dorothy Goettl seconded it.  Mary Hartman nominated Sarah Schemenauer.  Dave Hartman seconded.  Motion to closed nominations was made by Dave Hartman and seconded by Dan Reischel.

Motion to close Caucus was made by Larry Geissler and seconded by Eric Neilsen. 

Motion to close the meeting was made by Dan Adams and seconded by Frank Beaudette.

 

Submitted by Julie Geissler, Clerk



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