Call to Order. Chairperson L Updike called the regular meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. at the Town Hall, 5556 Twin Lane Road. Supervisors V Pogue and D Yelk, Clerk J Ramsfield, Treasurer C Yelk, D Huston, K Sturman, and J Blaska.

Statement of Public Notice. The chair directed that the minutes show notice of the meeting was published in the Sept 19th issue of The Star and posted on the three town bulletin boards on September 21, 2013.

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 September 9th Town Board Meeting as presented.

Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Presentation from the Public: D Huston presented drawings & description for a new building to be constructed at LaRue Fields. H C Water Works will be constructing a new building and Sun Belt will remain in the old building. More details to follow as plans progress.

Consider/take action re: request for second driveway, Parcel 0811-324-9695-3, 4786 Cardinal Ln, Kristopher & Kim Sturman: K Sturman made a request for a second driveway on his property. The second driveway will allow him to back his business trade trailer onto his lot somewhat out of sight for better neighborhood ascetics. The board remarked that it is town policy to allow one driveway per residential building site; however, they look at each request individually. After the discussion, D Yelk moved, V Pogue second to approve the second driveway request for 4786 Cardinal Lane.

Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Closed sessions: per S.S. 19.85 (1) (e) to deliberate the proposed contract with the Sun Prairie Volunteer Fire Department. The meeting will then reconvene into open session to continue with the posted agenda.  7:37 p.m., D Yelk moved, V Pogue second to go into closed session to discuss the Volunteer Fire Department issues.

Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Reconvene to open session per S.S. 19.85 (2): 8:07 p.m., D Yelk moved, V Pogue second to reconvene to open session.

Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Consider/take action re: Proposed contract with Sun Prairie Volunteer Fire Department: No Action taken.

Consider/take action re: Rezone petition DCPREZ-2013-10612, The Oaks, rezone from RE-1 to B-1.  The proposed petition corrects the zoning for the existing electric transformer and allows for the proposed new building to have correct zoning. J Blaska appeared before the board to explain the rezone request.  It is to correct a zoning issue that became apparent during the planning of an additional building at the golf course. The board members reviewed the boundary changes on the CSM.  D Yelk moved, V Pogue second to approve rezone petition DCPREZ-2013-10612, The Oaks, rezone from RE-1 to B-1.

Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Committee Updates: none

Old Business/New Business:

  • C Yelk explained to the board members that the Wayne Kaski family has asked if the town would accept and maintain donations made in Wayne’s honor to maintain the corner of Lonely Lane & County Hwy N. The board expressed their gratitude for the community act of kindness & beautification to the town; however, the town only has jurisdiction for the town’s road right-of-way where the town bulletin board is located. The board instructed the clerk to follow up with the family and the treasurer to investigate the appropriate way to handle the account. Clerk & treasurer will report back next meeting.

Correspondence

  • Letter from Village of Cottage Grove – negotiations suspended: no contact with the village president.
  • Tree trimmers for Alliant are in the area. They have asked if there was a local place that would like the wood chippings. Wes has room for about 15 loads in the old dump area and has directed the company where to dump chips. Clerk will clarify with Wes if the chips are for his use or if the volunteers working in the park may use the chips also.

Audit/Pay Bills. Moved by V Pogue second by D Yelk to approve pay bills as presented.

Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Items for next meeting agenda:

  • Consider/take action re: Approve operator’s license for Crossroad’s BP
  • Consider/take action re: Rezone petition 2013-10607, D Kohlwey, 5146 County Road TT, Cottage Grove, WI to comply with the zoning for a duplex.
  • Closed sessions: per S.S. 19.85 (1) (e) to deliberate the proposed contract with the Sun Prairie Volunteer Fire Department. The meeting will then reconvene into open session to continue with the posted agenda.
  • Reconvene to open session per S.S. 19.85 (2):
  • Consider/take action re: Proposed contract with Sun Prairie Volunteer Fire Department:
  • Budget Work Sessions Schedule changes
Date Day Time Reason
Oct 22 Tuesday 8:00 a.m. Budget
Oct 31 Thursday 8:00 a.m. Budget
Nov 11 Monday 7:00 p.m. Budget Public Hearing
7:15 p.m. Spec Electors
7:30 p.m. Regular Board Meeting

Items pertaining to budget may also be discussed at the following Board meetings.  Budget discussion would be noted on the particular agenda: October 28, 2013

Set Next Meeting Date/Adjournment: the next board meeting will be October 14, 3013 at 7p.m.  Moved by D Yelk, second by V Pogue to adjourn the meeting at 7:50 p.m.

Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Correctly Attested,

Jo Ann Ramsfield

Town Clerk

Persons needing special accommodations should contact the Clerk’s office 837-6688 at least 24 hours prior to the meeting.