Call to Order: Regular Town Meeting was called to order by Town Chair, L Updike at 7 p.m.; present were Supervisors V Pogue and D Yelk, Clerk J Ramsfield, and Treasurer C Yelk.  Others present were M Hazelbaker, J Muir, L Tubbs, J Starkweather, V Maly, M Devenish, J Quimby, H Kuhman, R Fetterly, J Belken and W Dorshorst.

Statement of Public Notice: The chair directed that the minutes show that notice of this meeting was posted on the website and three Town bulletin boards February 20, 2015.

Pledge of Allegiance: The Pledge was led by C Yelk.

Approve Minutes of Prior Meetings: Moved by V Pogue second by D Yelk to approve the minutes for February 9, 2015 meeting.

Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Abstain: none

Motion carried

Public Comment:

Committee Updates

  • Plan Commission:
    • Attorney Mark Hazelbaker attended to offer legal advice when necessary.
    • Deer Creek Run Road completion: Plan Commission recommends that the Town Board draft a new developer’s agreement, covering all of the provisions of the original developer’s agreement, designating James Muir as the developer, and addressing but not limited to completion of the extension of Deer Creek Run. Plan Commission additionally recommends that the Town Board designate an engineer or engineering firm to provide professional engineering services to represent the Plan Commission and the Town Board when needed for consultation and inspections on development projects. J Muir presented road construction bids for the completion. J Muir also stated that he will complete 425 feet of road needed to get to his driveway. The other property owners that directly benefit when the road is completed could not come to an agreement on shared cost. The people involved were instructed to take some time and talk it over. D Yelk spoke as the Plan Commission (PC) representative, stating that the PC recommends the original Developers’ Agreement stands. If the land owners can’t come to an agreement a special assessment resolution will be drafted, creating a special assessment district in the town. No Action was taken and the board asked that the parties involved attend the next board meeting, March 9, 2015. L Updike offered to mediate and offered the town hall as a meeting place at no cost.
    • Approval of petition DCPREZ-2015-10822 to rezone 18.85 acres from A-1(Ex) Agricultural to A-B Agricultural Business to operate an agricultural nursery business and approval of Conditional Use Permit DCPCUP-2015-02308 to conduct sales and storage of agricultural byproducts north of 3577 Bailey Road, in Section 30, Town of Sun Prairie. Moved by D Yelk, second by V Pogue to conditionally approve petition DCPREZ-2015-10822 to rezone 18.85 acres from A-1(Ex) Agricultural to A-B Agricultural Business to operate an agricultural nursery business and approval of Conditional Use Permit DCPCUP-2015-02308 to conduct sales and storage of agricultural byproducts north of 3577 Bailey Road, in Section 30, Town of Sun Prairie provided Dane County will allow them a driveway permit off of Hwy T to access the acreage. D Yelk instructed H Kuhman to contact the county and notify the board of the county’s decision by the next board meeting, March 9, 2015.

Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

  • EMS: Nothing new to report.
  • Fire Unit: D Yelk reported that Joe Seltzner is now fire chief. D Yelk, J Derr, & L Updike have met with the City of Sun Prairie Mayor to discuss the Intergovernmental Agreement between the City and the North East Dane County Fire Unit. Nothing has been signed.
  • Parks: D Yelk reported that the meeting was cancelled but a work day was scheduled for February 21, 2015.
  • Farm Technology Days: L Updike stated that he and W Dorshorst will attend the Farm Tech meeting February 25, 2015.
    • Public Hearing for Adoption of No Parking Ordinance during the 2015 Farm Technology Days:  No public present for discussion. Moved by D Yelk, second by V Pogue to approve Ord. 2015-2-23

Employee Handbook: Due to the late hour, it was delayed until March 9, 2015.

Old Business: none

New Business /Correspondence:

Audit/Pay Bills.  Moved by V Pogue second by D Yelk to approve payment of bills with the hand written additions.

Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Abstain: none

Motion carried

Set Next Meeting Date/Adjournment: The next board meeting will be March 9, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.  Moved by D Yelk, second by V Pogue to adjourn the meeting at 10 p.m.

Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Correctly Attested,

Jo Ann Ramsfield, Town Clerk