Friday Memo





To:                  Town Board Members

From:  John Olson, Town Administrator

Date:   February 3, 2023    



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. Tom Klug, City of Delavan Park & Rec Director, has been invited back to this Wednesday’s Park & Tourism Committee to discuss the City’s response to our proposed changes and clarifications requested at the December Board Meeting.
      2. There is a Special Board Meeting scheduled for Tuesday at 6:00pm to consider the liquor licensing applications by Churchill’s (former Cattail’s), Delavan Lakefront, Lakefront Mart, and Clock Tower Pizza.
      3. Michael Wolf, 4302 Viewcrest Dr., has applied for a Variance to allow an accessory structure (8 X 12’ Storage Shed) to be located in the street yard of their property rather than the side or back yard.  Tuesday’s Plan Commission agenda.
      4. Jeff Glowacki, 2202 North Shore Dr., has applied for a new Certified Survey Map and Lot Line Adjustment to make a substandard lot larger that will make it buildable.  Tuesday’s Plan Commission agenda.
      5. The Admin Committee did recommend a new Vacation policy at their last meeting.  This policy will also be sent on to the Police, Public Works, and Fire & Rescue Committees before consideration at the February Town Board Meeting Agenda.   
      6. The Concept Plan for the proposed 14 lot subdivision of the parcel just West of Windward Hills Dr. is available for your review.  These are larger C-3 (Conservation) zoned lots with 6 lots having lake frontage.  A summary of the pre-application meeting with Walworth County Zoning is also available.  Please let me know if you would like a copy. 
      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. Larry Malsch (Town Chair) and Kathy Gaulke have signed their Non-Candidacy Forms for the April, 2023 election.  Mary Knipper has submitted her Nomination Papers for Town Chair and Supervisor positions.  Ben Nixdorf has also submitted Nomination papers for Town Board Supervisor.  Any write-in candidates are unknown at this time. 
      10.  Enjoy your weekend!                                                                                                                                                          


      Meetings next week: Administrative, Monday at 4:00pm

      Fire & Rescue, Monday at 5:00pm

      Special Board, Tuesday at 6:00pm

      Plan Commission, Tuesday at 7:00pm

      Police & Water Safety, Wednesday at 2:00pm

      Park & Tourism, Wednesday at 5:00pm

      Lake Committee, Wednesday at 7:00pm