Excerpts from Village of Lake Delton Minute Book #1

January 1958-December 1958

01/08/1958

Mr. Fenske of the Wisconsin Dells School system was present at the invitation of the board to explain to us the advantages and disadvantages of consolidation of elementary school districts into a common school district, this district to coincide with the union free high school district.

01/19/1958

There was a discussion of the death on Leonard Harrison, whose body was found handing in Congress Hall Canyon Saturday.  He was the man appointed to procure easements for the sewer.

02/03/1958

John Schwark was present to discuss bill for dog pound duties.  Poor records and none of the dogs brought in by Village – gave him $25.00

3/12/1958

Otto Powell was present to ask if anything can be done about the boats speeding up and down the narrow part of the lake and under the two bridges and if the lake could be posted from the Sarrington Dam to the Timme Dam for a slower speed.  Copy of City of Baraboo ordinance passed for Devil’s Lake which the board could pattern from.

Mike Chalek was present and asked about the handling of the library.  It was explained to him that the Town of Delton had jurisdiction and the town clerk was nominally librarian.

Greyhound bus using the block in front of the hall for bus stop was discussed and the matter of relocating the bus stop will be taken up by Fischer and Peters.

Discussion on McBoyle Airport.

03/26/1958

First lake spraying discussed

04/09/1958

Joe Kaiser Jr. to move his icehouse from leased land to his land located in Dells manor Unit 1 and to build a new foundation.  Motion Approved.

Spraying to be done June 18 and July 23, 1953

06/11/1958

Wonder Spot, Capt. Soma’s Bat Lines Inc and Tommy Bartlett Inc submitted applications for amusement license.

8/13/1958

Fire Department requested special beer license for annual Fireman’s Dance to be held on a Saturday night in September at the Scotch Pine Roller Rink.

R.O. Ebert for license to operate Lost Canyon for the 1958 season

09/24/1958

Tom & Mary Claridge were present to protect the ordinance banning livestock and poultry from the Village.  Mr. Traficante of the Holiday Motel has complained that their rooster crowing was keeping guest awake. The matter will be looked into.

10/23/1958

Meeting to discuss making McBoyle Airport a municipal airport for the town and village

County will give $1000.00 per municipality for the airport.

12/12/1958

President Miller very sick and acting President Garland Whipp took over.

12/30/1958

President Miller died on 12/16/1958