The Town Board of the Town of Sun Prairie met on Monday, July 24, 2006 at 7:30 P.M. at the Town Hall, 5556 Twin Lane Road, Marshall, Wisconsin.

Call to Order. The meeting was called to order at 7:30 P.M. by acting chairperson Vernon Pogue. Supervisor Doug Yelk, clerk Claudia Quick and deputy clerk Joan Rademacher were present. Eight people, other than Board members, also attended the meeting. Chairperson Lyle Updike was not present.

Statement of Public Notice. The chair directed that the minutes show notice of the Town Board meeting was published in the July 20, 2006 issue of The Star; notice was also faxed to the Capital Times. Copies were posted on the three town bulletin boards on
July 21, 2006.

Pledge of Allegiance. Joan Rademacher led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Approve Minutes of Prior Meetings. Moved by Doug Yelk, second by Vernon Pogue to approve the minutes of the July 10, 2006 Town Board Meeting as presented.
Voting AYE: Pogue and Yelk
Voting NAY: None
Absent: Updike
Motion carried.

Presentation from the Public. None.

Consider Public Comment re: Petition #9543 by J. Bosben-Nichols to reconfigure boundaries between two existing lots and between two owners: Enlarge RH-2 lot with existing house; zoning compliance for existing agriculture buildings; return tillable land to A-1 Ex Ag. Sections 29 and 30. Doug Yelk stated that the Plan Commission approved this petition. As no one was present to support or oppose this petition the Board proceeded with the agenda.

Consider and Take Action re: Petition #9543 by J. Bosben-Nichols. Moved by Doug Yelk, second by Vernon Pogue to approve petition #9543 to reconfigure boundaries between two existing lots and between two owners: Enlarge RH-2 lot with existing house; zoning compliance for existing agriculture buildings; return tillable land to A-1 Ex Ag. Sections 29 and 30.
Voting AYE: Pogue and Yelk
Voting NAY: None
Absent: Updike
Motion carried.

Consider and Take Action re: CSM for Petition #9543. Moved by Doug Yelk, second by Vernon Pogue to approve the CSM for petition #9543 with the addition of the neighboring use language as follows: “As owner of this Certified Survey Map, I hereby stipulate that I and my heirs or assigns will not object to any of the legally permitted uses that occur on the adjoining property”.
Voting AYE: Pogue and Yelk
Voting NAY: None
Absent: Updike
Motion carried.

Consider Public Comment re: Petition #9555 by G. & C. Knopf to bring an existing parcel with residence into zoning compliance, Section 23. Doug Yelk stated that the Plan Commission approved this petition. As no one was present to support or oppose this petition the Board proceeded with the agenda.
Consider and Take Action re: Petition #9555 by G. & C. Knopf Moved by Doug Yelk, second by Vernon Pogue to approve petition #9555 by G. & C. Knopf.
Voting AYE: Pogue and Yelk
Voting NAY: None
Absent: Updike
Motion carried.

Consider and Take Action re: CSM for Petition #9555. Moved by Doug Yelk, second by Vernon Pogue to approve the CSM for petition #9555 with the addition of the neighboring use language.
Voting AYE: Pogue and Yelk
Voting NAY: None
Absent: Updike
Motion carried.

Consider and Take Action re: Developer’s Agreement with D. Midthun, Capital Investments, Inc. Those present reviewed the draft developer’s agreement. After discussion with Dennis Midthun it was agreed that the first sentence of #11 in the agreement be deleted leaving the second sentence which reads, “Developer agrees that the Town shall not be required to issue any building permit for any structure served by the road until the road binder course has been completed and approved.” Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Doug Yelk to approve the developer’s agreement with D. Midthun of Capital Investments, Inc. with the change made to #11 as stated above.
Voting AYE: Pogue and Yelk
Voting NAY: None
Absent: Updike
Motion carried.

Consider and Take Action re: Certified Survey Map for D. Midthun, Capital Investments, Inc. After the Board received a copy of the certified survey map (CSM) there was discussion with Dennis Midthun and Neal and Susan Tessman regarding the public utility easement location. On the CSM it is shown to be on the southern border of Lot 30. The Tessman’s who own Lot 30 have purchased an additional 60 feet of land south of their lot. They would like the public utility easement to be located between the southern border of the additional land they have purchased and northern boundary of Lot 1. Dennis Midthun stated that the surveyor would redo the CSM to reflect this change. Moved by Doug Yelk, second by Vernon Pogue to approve certified survey map for D. Midthun, Capital Investments, Inc. with the addition of moving the public utility easement to the northern border of Lot 1, and adding the neighboring use language.
Voting AYE: Pogue and Yelk
Voting NAY: None
Absent: Updike
Motion carried.

Consider and Take Action re: Compliance Assurance Plan for Recycling. Clerk Quick handed out several compliance assurance plans from other municipalities in the state. After the Board reviewed these plans it was moved by Doug Yelk, second by Vernon Pogue to adopt the draft Town of Sun Prairie Compliance Assurance Plan as presented.
Voting AYE: Pogue and Yelk
Voting NAY: None
Absent: Updike
Motion carried.

Consider and Take Action re: Action on fuel surcharge request by Waste Management. Moved by Doug Yelk, second by Vernon Pogue to deny fuel surcharge request by Waste Management.
Voting AYE: Pogue and Yelk
Voting NAY: None
Absent: Updike
Motion carried.

Audit and Pay Bills. The Board reviewed the invoice listing. Moved by Doug Yelk, second by Vernon Pogue to approve payment of bills as presented.

  • Discuss payment of August invoices Clerk Claudia Quick explained that she would be on vacation from August 7 through August 18. After discussion it was moved by Doug Yelk, second by Vernon Pogue to pay any necessary expenditures until the August 28 Board Meeting.

Voting AYE: Pogue and Yelk
Voting NAY: None
Absent: Updike
Motion Carried.

Reports

  • EMS – Vernon Pogue handed out the Director’s Report as of July 18, 2006.
    Old Business/New Business
  • NIMS (National Incident Management System) workshop will be held August 23, 2006 at 7:00 p.m. at the EMS building in Marshall
  • Clerk Quick commented that Roger Fetterly, Plan Commission chairperson, wondered if anyone would be attending the City of Sun Prairie public meeting requesting authorization to file an Urban Service Area amendment for the future Public Works campus on Bailey Road, near the Wastewater Treatment Facility, and surrounding lands. The meeting is on July 25 at 7:00 p.m.
  • Payne and Dolan will start on roadwork next week. This is later than expected due to the storm damage from last week’s storm.
  • There is a meeting on July 27th with the City of Sun Prairie at 7:00 a.m. at City Hall regarding boundary agreements. Plan Commission chairperson Roger Fetterly, clerk Claudia Quick and Board chairperson Lyle Updike usually attend these meetings. As chairman Lyle Updike is out of town, supervisor Vernon Pogue will attend.

Correspondence

  • Ken Dahl, Village President of Cottage Grove, has invited board members to attend a July 27th listening session of the Village Board to hear Rafael Carbonell, Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce, speak on the Collaboration Council. This is to learn more about the Council’s ideas for the continued growth of Dane County.
  • Received an e-mail from Angie White, Sun Prairie Fire Dept., that the next advisory board meetings are scheduled for August 30th, and September 20th at 5:15 at the fire station. Both meetings will be budget related.
  • Clerk Quick stated that a person from Verizon called asking for a verbal OK for a temporary drop line to be placed in the Town of Sun Prairie. Claudia Quick sent e-mail stating that the Highway Dept. of the Town of Sun Prairie is requesting that they be notified of each occasion when a temporary drop line is laid in the right of way. The highway dept. would like to avoid having the line wound around the mower as the ditches are mowed. Also, that the Town requests that the line be buried within 60 days of the temporary line drop.

Set Next Meeting Date & Agenda. The next meeting date was set for August 28, 2006. Voting AYE: Pogue and Yelk
Voting NAY: None
Absent: Updike
Motion carried.

Adjournment Moved by Doug Yelk, second by Vernon Pogue to adjourn the meeting.
The chairman declared the meeting adjourned at 8:35 P.M.

Correct Attest,
Joan M. Rademacher, Deputy Clerk