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, Patrolman W Dorshorst, J&J Wolf, T Strauss, J Tarnowski, S Barker, A Huber, C Barn, L McBrey, J Austad, S Miller, J Bass, D Midthun, and R Wittrock were present.

Statement of Public Notice. The chair directed that the minutes show notice of the meeting was published in the May 30th issue of The Star and posted on the three town bulletin boards on June 1, 2013.

Pledge of Allegiance: J Ramsfield led the pledge.

Approve Minutes of Prior Meetings: Moved by V Pogue, second by D Yelk to approve the minutes of the May 13, 2013 Town Board Meeting as presented.

Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk
Voting Nay: none
Absent: none
Motion carried

Presentation from the Public: None

Road Report: W Dorshorst reported that the past issues with Truck 18 have been resolved. B Dodge has started the mowing and W Dorshorst is filling pot holes and shoulder work.

Consider/take action re: Award Sealcoat Bid: L Updike stated that three companies had submitted sealed bids for Sealcoat in 2013. The companies were: Struck & Irwin, Scott’s Construction, and Fahrner. The town roads to be sealcoated in 2013 are: Twin Lane Road (north of Hwy 19), Oaken Vale Road, Fox Tail Road, Grassland Terrace, & Yelk Road (east of Twin Lane Road). Scott’s Construction was awarded the Twin Lane Road project using brown boiler slag. Struck & Irwin was awarded Oaken Vale Road, Fox Tail Road, Grassland Terrace, & Yelk Road (east of Twin Lane Road) using slurry seal on these roads. Moved by D Yelk, second by V Pogue to award Twin Lane Road project to Scott’ Construction and Oaken Vale Road, Fox Tail Road, Grassland Terrace, & Yelk Road (east of Twin Lane Road) to Struck & Irwin .

Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk
Voting Nay: none
Absent: none
Motion carried

Consider/take action re: Petitioners Jeff and Jan Wolf request approval to rezone 3.88 acres from RH­1 Rural Homes to A-2(2) Agriculture and request a conditional use permit to allow a dog training and pet supply business at 2896 CTH T in Section 29, Town of Sun Prairie. The Plan Commission, May 20, 2013, recommends approval by the Town Board of the rezoning request and a conditional use permit limited to the following conditions:

  • Training of dogs at a dog kennel, excluding boarding of dogs
  • Hours of operation, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily
  • No more than 10 dogs at any one time
  • No lighted outdoor signage
  • When the property at 2896 CTH T is sold the CUP is invalid

Moved by D Yelk, second by V Pogue to approve rezone 3.88 acres from RH-1 Rural Homes to A-2(2) Agriculture and request a conditional use permit to allow a dog training and pet supply business at 2896 CTH T in Section 29, Town of Sun Prairie. The Plan Commission, May 20, 2013, recommended approval by the Town Board of the rezoning request and a conditional use permit limited to the following conditions:

  • Training of dogs at a dog kennel, excluding boarding of dogs
  • Hours of operation, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily
  • No more than 10 dogs at any one time
  • No lighted outdoor signage
  • When the property at 2896 CTH T is sold the CUP is invalid

Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk
Voting Nay: none
Absent: none
Motion carried

Consider/take action re: Comprehensive Plan – City of Madison opposition – amendment to change parcel 0811-313-9000-5 from RE-1 to C-2 zoning. The board and D Midthun discussed the timeline and a plan of action to be ready for the next ZLR meeting. No action taken.

Consider/take action re: Provisions for fire service for 2014 and beyond. The board and the volunteer fire fighters discussed scenarios’ for relocating the fire department to provide the best fire protection coverage and cost effective measures. No action taken.

Committee Updates: no new updates

Old Business/New Business/Correspondence: none

Audit/Pay Bills. Moved by V Pogue, second by D Yelk to approve and pay bills with the addition of the handwritten at the bottom.

Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk
Voting Nay: none
Absent: none
Motion carried

Items for next meeting agenda: keep item 10; Comprehensive Plan – City of Madison opposition -amendment to change parcel 0811-313-9000-5 from RE-1 to C-2 zoning; on the agenda.

Set Next Meeting Date/Adjournment: the next board meeting will be June 24, 2013 at 7p.m. Moved by V Pogue, second by D Yelk to adjourn the meeting at 9:45 p.m.

Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk
Voting Nay: none
Absent: none
Motion carried

Correctly attested,
Jo Ann Ramsfield, Clerk