Excerpts from Village of Lake Delton Minute Book #1

January 1959-December 1959

01/14/1959

Humane Society appeared to say John Schwarz was not allowed to keep animals any more. A new shelter will be built in the area.

2-25-1959

Naureen Schilling and Robert Carter applied to operate a cab.

4/22/1959

Edward Chap – President, Trustees: R. M. Hines, John C Scott, Haynes, Pearson, Peters, Whipp

Wm Kelly of Dellview would like to have village take over road to Dellview. On 05/28/1959 matter dropped for the present time

04/27/1959

Thanking Big Moe Manufacturing Company for truck that will be used for village business.

05/28/1959

Leon Crisp be issued Class B Beer License.

J McBoyle reported for the airport committee that the runway is graded, oiled and is being used.  Though not complete yet, since May 1st, there have been 126 airplanes and 6 helicopters landing with 310 people aboard.

Tommy Bartlett gave $500 scholarship to the Wis Dells High School in memorial to William F Miller.

07/08/1959

Committee on public welfare – J Scott and Peter went around Lake Delton trying to place the water skiers.  Found several places that would be ok.  They settled on congress hall as the best place and will want to put signs at the seaplane base directing skiers there.  They have permission from the land owner.

Airport total to date: 182 airplanes and 12 helicopters with 456 people.  Farthest is Cheyenne Wyoming, one from Oklahoma, most from Chicago.

07/22/1959

Airport updated to 251 aircraft and 12 helicopters and 619 people total to date

08/12/1959

Airport updated to 339 aircraft 767 people total to date

10/08/1959

Camp Chi wants to hook to Village Sewer.

10/14/1959

Airport updated to 469 airplanes, 12 helicopters, and 1045 people to date.  150 aircraft remained over night or longer 25% increase over last year.

12/09/1959

Garland Whipp made president for the unexpired term of Edward Chap (died) and Frank Fischer to finish Garland Whipp’s term as trustee.