Call to Order. Chairperson L Updike called the regular semi-monthly meeting to order at 7:30 p.m. at the Town Hall, 5556 Twin Lane Road.  Supervisors V Pogue and D Yelk, Treasurer C Yelk and Clerk C Quick were present.  Others present were H Homburg and C Homburg.

Statement of Public Notice. The chair directed that the minutes show notice of the meeting was published in the October 22, 2009 issue of The Star. Copies were posted on the three town bulletin boards on October 23, 2009.

Pledge of Allegiance: C Yelk led the pledge.

Approve Minutes of Prior Meetings: Moved by V Pogue second by D Yelk, to approve the minutes of the September 28, 2009 Town Board Meeting.

Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue, and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Presentation from the Public:  none.

Allow Public Comment – Consider and Take Action on Zoning Petition #10107 Homburg Equipment, Inc zoning change from A-2 to C-2, R-3A  and a portion will remain A-2, section 31.  This property was a dog kennel for many years.  C Homburg explained they purchased this property as it adjoins their home farm.   They do not wish to be in the kennel business, therefore are looking for options for the property.  He explained that the zoning changes they are requesting will allow them flexibility as they look for renters.  Moved by D Yelk, second by V. Pogue, to grant the requested zoning changes with deed restrictions in the C-2 area.  Deed restriction limiting use(s) in the C-2 zoning district to only the following: C-2 zoning district (1)(b)(f)(q)(s)(t) and (u).  In the C-1 zoning district (1)(a)(c)(d)(e)(j)(k)(l)(o)(r) and (t).  In the LC-1 zoning district limited to:  (1)(a)(b)(c)(d)(e)(f) and (g).  Additionally other conditions include 1.  Hours of Operation 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., unlimited for snowplowing.  2.  No new exterior lighted signage, without Town approval.  3. Record a two acre conservation easement under Town of Sun Prairie Conservation Easement Ordinance.

Voting AYE:  Updike, Pogue, and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent:  none

Motion carried

Discussion and Consider Action re:  Delinquent Personal Property Taxes.  Treasurer C Yelk, explained that she has tried to collect the personal  property taxes by doing phone call, letters and certified mail.  With no results.  Following discussion it was the consensus of the board  that she contact the town’s attorney for advice.

Audit and Pay Bills. The Board reviewed the invoices for the second half of October.  Moved by D Yelk, second by V Pogue to pay the bills with the addition of the tree removal bill submitted by Loewen.

Voting AYE:  Updike, Pogue, and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent:  none

Motion carried

Old Business/New Business.

  • Court Report – L. Updike gave a report on the most recent meeting.

Set Next Meeting Date/Business/Adjournment. The regular board meeting was set for November 9, 2009, at 7:30 p.m.  Budget Work Sessions Schedules dates are October 5, 21, and 28.  Moved by V Pogue, second by D Yelk to adjourn the meeting at 9:05 p.m.

Voting AYE:  Updike, Pogue, and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent:  none

Motion carried

Correct Attest,

Claudia J. Quick, Clerk