Call to Order. Chairperson L Updike called the regular semi-monthly meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. at the Town Hall, 5556 Twin Lane Road.  Supervisors V Pogue and D Yelk, Clerk C Quick, Treasurer C Yelk and Office Assistant J Ramsfield were present.

Statement of Public Notice. The chair directed that the minutes show notice of the meeting was published in the February 18, 2010 issue of The Star. Copies were posted on the three town bulletin boards on February 19, 2010.

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 February 8, 2010 Town Board Meeting.

Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue, and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Presentation from the Public:  none.

Public Comment, Consider and Take Action re:  Petition # 10144 by C & M Hetzel, 3251 Bailey Road, to separate home from the farmland and to rezone to RH-1 Rural Homes Sec. 19.  Moved by D Yelk second by V Pogue, to approve the Petition # 10144 to separate the home from the farmland and to rezone the 2.98 acre lot to RH-1 Rural Homes.

Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue, and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Consider and Take Action re: CSM for Hetzel.  Moved by D Yelk, second by V Pogue to approve the preliminary CSM with the addition of the neighboring use language.

Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue, and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Consider and Take Action re: Ordinance Repealing and Recreating the Town Open Burning Ordinance.   No action taken.

Consider and Take Action re: County Ordinance Amendment #45.  Moved by D Yelk second by V Pogue, to approve the County Ordinance Amendment #45.

Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue, and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Consider and Take Action re:  County Emergency Radio Comm. Network.  No action taken.

Audit and Pay Bills.  The Board reviewed the invoices.  Moved by V Pogue, second by D Yelk to pay bills as presented.

Voting AYE:  Updike, Pogue, and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent:  none

Motion carried

Old Business/New Business

  • EMS – V Pogue presented a written EMS report.
  • Viken Et Al Annexation – L Updike attended the Senate hearing for Direct Annexation Statue Amendment.  He also attended the Village of Cottage Grove Planning Commission meeting.  L Updike reported that the town has no legal recourse if the Village Board has unanimous approval of the Viken Et Al Annexation.  However, the Urban Service Area needs to be extended.  Consensus is that attorney Hazelbaker should be consulted for clarification.

Correspondence

  • Received franchise fee payment from Charter Communications.
  • Dane County Department of Emergency Management that the Town of Sun Prairie has been approved for assistance in the amount of $27,521.67 for the damage associated with the 2007 flooding.

Items to Consider for Next Agenda

  • Consider and Take Action re:  County Emergency Radio Comm. Network

Set Next Meeting Date/Business/Adjournment. The regular board meetings were set for March 8 & 22, 2010, at 7:00 p.m.  Moved by D Yelk, second by V Pogue to adjourn the meeting at 7:40 p.m.

Voting AYE:  Updike, Pogue, and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent:  none

Motion carried

Correct Attest,

Claudia J. Quick, Town Clerk

Jo Ann Ramsfield, Office Assistant