To:                  Town Board Members

From:  John Olson, Town Administrator

Date:   July 10, 2020    



Please take time to read this week’s Friday Memo- -a general recap of the week and upcoming news.  As always, should you like more information, I ask that you call the office, e-mail or stop in.  Thanks for your continued support. 



  1. The Stop Work Order on the Fire Station construction has been lifted.  Some work has resumed on the stormwater permit requirements at the site.

  2. You will be having a Special Board Meeting immediately before COW on Monday beginning at 6:00pm.  3 agenda items including the ATS Boat Storage building CUP, James Steurer, 6393 Mound Rd. CUP, and Community Park building – Water’s Edge CUP.  All these agenda items will also be considered by the Walworth County Zoning Agency for final decisions next Thursday, 7/16, at 5:30pm.  You received some additional correspondence from a neighboring property owner to ATS via email earlier today.

  3. At COW, you will be discussing Friends of the Park contract language and managing future community events in the park.  You will also be discussing qualifications for future alcohol licensing renewals & non-renewals.  You will also be discussing Water’s Edge bid results and options.

  4. The Town Mechanic position is open again with a response deadline of 7/15.  Application materials are available on the website.

  5. DOT understands there has been some traffic confusion with the posted detour signage due to STH 50 bridge construction.  They have also confirmed they hope to have STH 50 back open next weekend.

  6. Cardinal Engineering’s contacts for the 2020 Road Improvements – North Shore Dr., Valencia Dr., and Winter Dr. are 262-249-6544 and/or text “roads” to #91096 to receive project updates. 

  7. All Assessed Values for the Town are available online at    

  8. The Highway Shop is a “free drop-off site” for Waste Oil that is used for heating purposes.  We are currently in low supply.

  9. Thanks to Town of Delavan Police & Fire Depts for extra precautions taken at this time.  And special thanks to all those working in Health Care.

  10. Going forward we plan to have public meetings again at Town Hall, subject to the Committee Chair’s discretion.  And those meetings will have a call-in option as has already been requested by citizens who have COVID concerns attending due to possible lack of social distancing.

  11. Be smart and safe!  Wash your hands!  Call 2-1-1 or resource  As of yesterday, there have been 746 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walworth County.  16 deaths, 1 is hospitalized, 44 isolated in their primary residence, and 683 have recovered.

  12. Enjoy your beautiful weekend! 



            Meetings next week:  Special Board, Monday at 6:00pm

                                     COW, Monday at approx. 6:30-6:45pm      

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