June 1, 2020 Notice of Adoption of Amended Resolution Declaring Ermergency

Amended Resolution Declaring Emergency

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on June 1, 2020, the Town of Lamartine Board Adopted the following resolution:


The Town Board of the Town of Lamartine, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin, by this Resolution, adopted by a majority of the Town Board with quorum present and voting and proper notice having been giving, resolves and orders as follows:

A. An emergency is declared as existing within the Town of Lamartine, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin, as a result of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19). The Town Board, or its designated agents, has the authority to order whatever is necessary and expedient for the health, safety, welfare, and good order of the Town of Fond du Lac during the emergency.

B. In furtherance thereof, the Town hereby adopts the following measures:

i. During the period of emergency, all meetings of all Town entities, including but not limited to, the Town Board, Plan Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals, will be conducted via electronic means unless otherwise deemed necessary by the Town Board. All in-person meetings will adhere to the social distancing requirements described in Subsection iv.

ii. The Town Hall will be closed to the public for all activities other than activities related to in-person elections or meetings deemed necessary by the Town Board pursuant to Subsection i. All other access to the Town Hall by the public will be by appointment only.

iii. Other than election matters, in-person appointments made under Subsection ii, and meetings deemed necessary under Subsection i, Town officials and employees will correspond with the public telephonically, via email, or via other means that do not involve in-person interaction.

iv. The Town Chairperson may make such orders related to Town staff as he deems necessary. This includes, but is not limited to, modifying employee schedules and limiting access to Town facilities.

v. The Town strongly discourages door-to-door sales or solicitations.

vi. Other than during in-person elections or meetings deemed necessary pursuant to Subsection i, no groups larger than 10 are permitted at any Town facilities or parks, except for members of the Fire Department as determined by the Department.

1. Any person present at the Town Hall or other Town facilities other than Fire Department members shall comply with the following:

a. Maintaining social distancing of six (6) feet between people;

b. Washing hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds as frequently as possible or using hand sanitizer;

c. Covering coughs or sneezes (into the sleeve or elbow, not hands);

d. Regularly cleaning high-touch surfaces;

e. Not shaking hands;

2. At any in-person election or meeting deemed necessary by the Town Board pursuant to Subsection i, all individuals present shall wear face coverings.

vii. The Town will not allow rentals of the Town Hall or other Town facilities and has cancelled any pending reservations.

viii. The Town Clerk and Chief Inspector are authorized to make such orders as they deem necessary to implement in-person elections.

ix. Town employees who have come into contact with known cases of Covid-19, show symptoms of Covid-19, or have traveled out of state must self-quarantine for a minimum of 14 days in accordance with the guidance of the CDC.

x. All Town Board members are authorized to make additional orders in implementation of this Declaration.

C. Any person who violates the measures described in Section B or a lawful order of the Town Board or its agents made pursuant hereto shall forfeit not less than $100 nor more than $500 with each violation constituting a separate offense.

The Town Clerk shall publish this Resolution under Wis. Stat., § 60.80. This Resolution shall become effective upon adoption by the Town Board and the forfeiture and penalties shall become effective upon publication.

Adopted this 25th day of March, 2020
/s/ Frank Bartzen, Town Chairperson
And Attest /s/ Jill Randall, Town clerk

Amended June 1, 2020

Adopted this 1st day of June, 2020
/s/ Frank Bartzen, Town Chairperson
And Attest /s/ Jill Randall, Town clerk