Plan Commission Minutes, 2/20/17

Call to Order.  The regular meeting of the Town of Sun Prairie Plan Commission was called to order at 7:05 p.m.  The following members were present:  Chairman Roger Fetterly, Jane Case, Dot Havens, John Quimby, Paul Stang and Doug Yelk.  Absent: Al Meyer.

Public Notice.  Notice of the meeting was mailed to Plan Commission members and posted on the three Town bulletin boards on February 14, 2017.

Approval of the minutes of previous meeting:  Minutes of the January 16, 2017 Plan Commission meeting were approved as submitted.

Recess for comments by visitors:  No public comments were presented.

Public Hearing on Crossroads BP Station Petition.  Allow public comment on a request by Ted Gement, owner of the Crossroads BP filling station requesting design review for construction of a new 18,205 ft2, 27 space parking lot on the north side of the filling station at 4711 Highway TT, Town of Sun Prairie.

 

Sixteen neighbors and community members were present.  A Quam Engineering LLC parking lot drawing and Dane County erosion control and stormwater management permits were made available for public viewing.  David Spangler, the resident on the north side of the proposed lot was assured by Dane County Water Resource Engineering Division permit that his 18 inch driveway culver was sufficient to handle the stormwater run-off.  Spangler also raised questions about the proposed retention wall, privacy fencing and invasive lighting from vehicles and security lights.  Owner Gement reassured Spangler that he would work cooperatively to address his concerns.  The fence shall be high enough to screen invasive lighting and vegetation will be provided for screening from CTH N.

Consider and take action on Crossroads BP Petition.  Motion by Quimby/Havens to approve the Crossroads BP request for design review as proposed, including type of construction material, and with the additional requirement that fencing, lighting and tree and shrub screening be addressed to meet the concerns expressed above.  Motion carried.

Public Hearing on Rademacher Rezone Petition.  Allow public comment on petition #2017-11121 by Bruce Rademacher to rezone 2 acres from A-1(Ex) Agricultural to RH-1 Rural Homes adjacent to 4695 Pierceville Road in exchange for rezoning 0.891 acres from R-1 Residential after combining with a 2.695 acres parcel zoned A-1(Ex) Agricultural to create a 3.586 acre A-2(2) Agricultural parcel at 5007 Highway TT, Town of Sun Prairie.

No one appeared to comment on the petition.

Consider and take action on Rademacher Petition.  Motion by Yelk/Stang to approve the petition with a deed restriction that no occupancy permit be approved for a residence on the RH-1 Rural Homes lot until the residence at 5007 CTH TT is removed and that the new A-2(2) Agricultural parcel be deed restricted to no residential development.  Motion carried.

Set Next Regular Meeting Date.   The next regular meeting date of the Town of Sun Prairie Plan Commission is scheduled for March 20, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.

Adjournment.  The meeting adjourned at 8:40 p.m.

Respectfully submitted for the record.

Roger Fetterly, Chair

Town Board Meeting 4/24/17, 6 pm

  1. Public Comment
  2. Installation of Commissions/Committees appointees
  3. Discussion of the meeting materials for the annual meeting 4/25/17
  4. Committee Updates
  5. Plan Commission
  6. EMS
  7. Fire
  8. Parks
  9. Audit/Pay Bills.
  10. Old Business/New Business/Correspondence
  11. Items for next meeting agenda
  12. Set Next Meeting Date/Adjournment

 

COMPLIANCE WITH THE OPEN MEETINGS LAW is certified.  Notice was given by posting this agenda on April 20, 2017 at the following three public places: Sun Prairie Town Hall; Town Bulletin Boards at 4167 CTH TT and the intersection of CTH N & Lonely Lane; and the Town Website: www.townofsunprairie.info.

The Town of Sun Prairie will accommodate qualified persons with disabilities requesting such accommodations.  Please contact the Town Clerk at 608-837-6688 or at clerk@townofsunprairie.info for more information.

All agenda items are posted for discussion and possible action by the board.

The members of other Town boards, commissions or committees may attend this meeting.  Even if a majority of another Town board, commission or committee is present, that board, commission or committee will not meet, discuss or act on any business unless a meeting has been noticed.

Cindy L Yelk, Clerk

 

Town Board Minutes for July 14, 2014

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 R Statz, T Scheiwe, D Bauer, T Jones, J Raftery, R Fetterly, A & D Stamsta, D & J Hue, E Conrath, C Williamson, B Miller, and J & J Gehrmann.

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 July 8 and updated July 12, 2014.

Pledge of Allegiance – The Pledge of Allegiance was led by V Pogue.

Approve Minutes of Prior Meeting – Moved by V Pogue, second by D Yelk to approve minutes from the June 23, 2014 board meeting.

Public Comment – none

Consider/Take Action re: Holding Tank Agreement for 5707 Hwy VV.  The board members reviewed the reports submitted by Statz Brothers for a holding tank at their new milking parlor at 5707 Hwy VV.  R Statz, representing Statz Brothers, Inc, explained to the board members the reason for the holding tank. R Statz also stated that after construction is complete, the area may be evaluated for a septic system. Moved by D Yelk second by V Pogue to approve a holding tank for the new milking parlor at 5707 Hwy VV, Marshall, WI 53559.

Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Abstain: none

Motion carried

Consider/Take Action re: Parking of Motor home, D Bauer, 4688 Pierceville Rd. D Bauer presented a weight ticket from Truckers Inn, DeForest, WI showing that the gross weight of his motor home is under the legal limit for the current zoning for his property at 4688 Pierceville Rd. Board consensus: action for rezone is null. No Action taken

Consider/Take Action re: Rezone request from R-1 Residential to LC-1 Limited Commercial and a conditional use permit, L Gomez, 2545 Kenneth Ct. L Updike stated for the record that this was the first time the board had heard this request, the request was made verbally to L Updike by L Gomez. The public hearing was held by the Plan Commission June 16th. L Gomez has asked the town board to reconsider his request and override the Plan Commission denial. All persons were encouraged to speak. L Gomez was not present to speak on his behalf. 12 neighbors of L Gomez were present, T Scheiwe, T Jones, J Raftery, A & D Stamsta, D & J Hue, E Conrath, C Williamson, B Miller and J & J Gehrmann, opposing the rezone. Each board member responded listing the reasons to uphold the Plan Commission denial. Moved by D Yelk second by V Pogue to deny rezone request from R-1 Residential to LC-1 Limited Commercial and a conditional use permit, for L Gomez, 2545 Kenneth Ct.; upholding the Plan Commission denial.
Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk
Voting Nay: none
Abstain: none
Motion carried

Consider/Take Action re: Reappointment of Al Meyer & Jane Fiala to the Plan Commission for a 3 year term expiring July 1, 2017. Moved by V Pogue second by D Yelk to approve the reappointment of Al Meyer & Jane Fiala to the Plan Commission for a 3 year term expiring July 1, 2017.

Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Abstain: none

Motion carried

Committee Updates

  • Fire – D Yelk:  met with the City of Sun Prairie consultant hired to evaluate the city having a full-time paid fire department. D Yelk told the consultant that the Town of Sun Prairie will remain with the volunteer fire department; the town will not pay the fire service from the city.
  • EMS – V Pogue: everything is going well, both ambulances are frequently out at the same time, and runs are ahead of last year.
  • PC – R Fetterly: there is nothing new to report; no July meeting is scheduled.
  • Parks – committee is working on a land purchase proposal, no completion date set. Also planning for an equipment purchase for maintaining the park trails.
  • Farm Tech Days – nothing new to report

Old Business/New Business/Correspondence:

  • Prepay LP contract for the winter season 2014-15.
  • Water ponding on Bomkamp Circle.
  • GPS for LaRue Fields Dr & Norton Dr
  • Public Hearing: compliance with the adopted Dane County Farmland Preservation Plan per SS 91.38
  • Public Hearing: repeal and recreation of Chapter 17: Floodplan Zoning Ordinance
  • Village of Cottage Grove amended comprehensive plan
  • Meeting: Master Planning Process for McCarthy Youth & Conservation County Park July 16th

Audit/Pay Bills. L Updike asked the clerk to include a wage report reflecting wages paid July 9th with the usual vendor report. Moved by V Pogue second by D Yelk to approve payment of bills as presented.

Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Abstain: none

Motion carried

Items for next meeting agenda

  • EMS – follow up of GPS conversation

Set Next Meeting Date/Adjournment: The next board meeting will be July 28, 2014 at 7p.m.  Moved by D Yelk, second by V Pogue to adjourn the meeting at 8:30 p.m.

Voting AYE: Updike, Pogue and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Correctly Attested,

Jo Ann Ramsfield, Town Clerk

Town Board Minutes for March 11, 2013

Call to Order. Chairperson L Updike called the regular meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. at the Town Hall, 5556 Twin Lane Road. Supervisors V Pogue and D Yelk, Clerk J Ramsfield, Treasurer C Yelk and Plan Commission members R Fetterly, J Quimby, J Fiala, Dot Haven were present.

Statement of Public Notice. The chair directed to Record in the minutes that the notice of this meeting published in the March 7th issue of The Star; and copies were also posted on the three Town bulletin boards and website on March 8, 2013.

Pledge of Allegiance:  V Pogue led the pledge.

Approve Minutes of Prior Meetings: Moved by V Pogue, second by D Yelk to approve the minutes of the February 25th Town Board Meeting as presented.

Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Presentation from the Public: no one present.

Consider/Take Action re:  Accept appointments to the Town of Sun Prairie Parks Advisory Committee – Supervisor D Yelk reported that volunteer commitment for the Parks Advisory Committee was difficult. He further recommended that the board approve the 3 volunteers now and add members as volunteers come forward to complete the 5 to 7 member committee. Moved by V Pogue, second by L Updike to approve D Yelk, J Powelka, and C Quick for a 3 year term as Parks Advisory Committee.

Voting AYE: Updike and Pogue

Voting Nay: none

Absent: Yelk

Motion carried

Consider/Take Action re:  Dane County Zoning Ordinance Amendment # 42 – siting of wind energy systems.  The board had a short discussion about Amend. #42 with L Updike recommending approval; D Yelk asked that action be delayed until after the county public hearing.  Motion withdrawn.  Item will be carried over to next meeting. No action taken.

Committee Updates – EMS has purchase a new ambulance and EMS calls are up from this time last year.

Old Business/New Business/Correspondence – D Yelk stated that W Dorshorst would be on vacation March 14-25th. D Yelk will be on call in case of snow. C Yelk mentioned that the date for Fire Extinguisher training will be April 22 at 5:15 p.m. and each participating household will go home with an extinguisher.

Audit/Pay Bills. Moved by V Pogue, second by D Yelk to approve payment of bills as listed with the addition of the hand written at the bottom.

Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Items for next meeting agenda:

  • Consider/Take Action re:  Dane County Zoning Ordinance Amendment # 42 – siting of wind energy systems.

Set Next Meeting Date/Adjournment: the next board meeting will be March 25, 2013 at 7p.m.  Moved by V Pogue, second by D Yelk to adjourn the meeting at 6:52 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.

Town Board Minutes for November 12, 2012

Call to Order. Chairperson L Updike called the regular meeting to order at 7:24 p.m. at the Town Hall, 5556 Twin Lane Road. Supervisors V Pogue and D Yelk, Treasurer C Yelk, Patrolman W Dorshorst and J Quimby were present. Clerk J Ramsfield – excused absence.

Statement of Public Notice. The chair directed that the minutes show notice of the meeting was published in the November 8th issue of The Star and posted on the three town bulletin boards & website on November 1, 2012.

Pledge of Allegiance:  J Quimby led the pledge.

Approve Minutes of Prior Meetings: Moved by V Pogue, second by D Yelk to approve the minutes of the October 22, 2012 Town Board Meeting with the month changed from November to October.

Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Presentation from the Public: None

Consider & Take Action re: Prepay contract for road wedging. Road wedging contract has not arrived; delay action until next meeting.

Consider & Take Action re: Amendments to the proposed 2013 Budget.  None

Consider & Adopt 2013 Town Budget. Moved by D Yelk, second by V Pogue to approve

Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

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

Voting AYE: Updike Pogue and Yelk

Voting Nay: none

Absent: none

Motion carried

Items for next meeting agenda:

  • Road wedging contract
  • Authorize clerk to pay bills through the end of 2012

Set Next Meeting Date/Adjournment: the next board meeting will be November 26, 2012 at 7p.m.  Moved by V Pogue, second by D Yelk to adjourn the meeting at 8:16 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.