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

Plan Commission Meeting Minutes, 1/16/17

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, Dot Havens, John Quimby, Paul Stang and Doug Yelk .  Excused: Jane Fiala, Al Meyer.

Public Notice.  Notice of the meeting was mailed to Plan Commission members and posted on the three Town bulletin boards on January 10, 2017.

Approval of the minutes of previous meeting:  Minutes of the December 19, 2016 Plan Commission meeting were approved as corrected.
Recess for comments by visitors:  No public comments were presented.

Consider and take action on a preliminary plan 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 to A-2(1) Agricultural at 5007 Highway TT, Town of Sun Prairie.

Motion by Quimby/Havens to approve preliminary plan with a deed restriction prohibiting a residence on the new RH-1 lot while a residence exists on the A-2(1) parcel at 5007 Highway TT.  Additionally a 4 acre conservation easement will need to be identified and recorded to offset the removal of 2 acres from A-1(Ex) zoning.  Motion carried.

Consider and take action 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.

Motion by Yelk/Havens for preliminary approval with the requirement the following be provided for the public hearing on February 20th :  (1) Signed documents from Dane County approving Erosion Control  and Storm Water Management permits;  (2)  Height and type of construction material for retention wall, fencing and screening;  (3)  Type of parking lot lighting;  (4)  Zoning permit, if required by Dane County.  Motion Carried.

Consider and take action on a preliminary plan by Kurt Harry to rezone 0.491 acres (Parcel 191880) from R-1A Residential to A-2(1) Agricultural and combine with Parcel 192150 to adjust the property line between adjacent property owners back to its legal status at 4925 Pierceville Road, Town of Sun Prairie.  Motion by Yelk/Quimby to approve as requested.  Motion carried.

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

Adjournment.  The meeting adjourned at 9:25 p.m.

Respectfully submitted for the record.

Roger Fetterly, Chair

Plan Commission Minutes, November 21, 2016

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 and Doug Yelk.  Absent: Alan Meyer, Paul Stang,   Also present:  Town Chairman Lyle Updike.

Public Notice.  Notice of the meeting was mailed to Plan Commission members and posted on the three Town bulletin boards on November 15, 2016.

Approve the minutes of previous meeting.  Hearing no objections, the October 17, 2016 minutes were approved as submitted.

Public Hearing on Heinemann Petition.  Allow public comment on petition #11051 Heinemann Rentals & Investments LLC, to rezone 0.32 acres of a 34.8 acre parcel from A-1(Ex) Agricultural to C-1 Commercial to bring the area being rezoned into compliance for its existing commercial use at 4587 Highway TT in Section 33, Town of Sun Prairie 

No one appear for public comment

Consider and take action on Heinemann petition.   Motion by Yelk/Quimby to approve petition #11051 with the requirement that any additional paving/impervious surfaces requires prior approval of the Town Board.  Motion carried.

Lyle Updike provided an update on the progress of the Dane County Towns Association (DCTA) committee drafting a zoning ordinance for towns considering withdrawing from Dane County zoning.

Draft 6.1 of the DCTA proposed zoning ordinance was reviewed and discussed in detail.

Proposed changes to the Town’s Comprehensive Plan to conform to Town zoning under the proposed DCTA zoning ordinance were reviewed and discussed in detail.

A proposed Town of Sun Prairie Official Map and a Town Zoning Map required as part of proposed Town zoning ordinance was reviewed.

Motion by Quimby/Yelk to present the proposals in items 7, 8 and 9 above at a public hearing on December 19 where residents will be given the opportunity to comment on those proposals.

Set Next Regular Meeting Date.   The next regular meeting date of the Town of Sun Prairie Plan Commission is scheduled for December 19, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.

Adjournment.  The meeting adjourned at 9:45 p.m.

Respectfully submitted for the record,
Roger Fetterly, Chair

Plan Commission Minutes 10/17/16

Call to Order.  The regular meeting of the Town of Sun Prairie Plan Commission was called to order at 7:00 p.m.  The following members were present:  Chairman Roger Fetterly, Alan Meyer, Paul Stang, John Quimby and Doug Yelk.  Excused:  Jane Case and Dot Havens.  Also present:  Town Chairman Lyle Updike.

Public Notice.  Notice of the meeting was mailed to Plan Commission members and posted on the three Town bulletin boards on October 11, 2016.

Approve the minutes of previous meeting.  Hearing no objections, the September 19, 2016 minutes were approved as submitted.

Lyle Updike provided an update on the progress of the Dane County Towns Association committee drafting a zoning ordinance for towns considering withdrawing from Dane County zoning.

The proposed zoning ordinance was reviewed and corrections, edits and revisions were suggested to take back to the drafting committee.

Changes to the Town’s Comprehensive Plan to conform to the Town zoning under the proposed zoning ordinance were presented and discussed.

The proposed zoning ordinance requires the Town to create an Official Town Map.  Assistance from Dane County planning will be requested to develop a digital map using geographical information systems methods.

At the December meeting a public hearing will be held to allow the public to be heard on the proposed zoning ordinance, changes to the Comprehensive Plan and a proposed Official Map.

Set Next Regular Meeting Date.   The next regular meeting date of the Town of Sun Prairie Plan Commission is scheduled for November 21, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.

Adjournment.  The meeting adjourned at 9:15 p.m.

Respectfully submitted for the record,

Roger Fetterly, Chair

Plan Commission Minutes 9/19/16

Call to Order.  The regular meeting of the Town of Sun Prairie Plan Commission was called to order at 7:00 p.m.  The following members were present:  Chairman Roger Fetterly, Jane Fiala, Dot Havens, Alan Meyer, Paul Stang, John Quimby and Doug Yelk.  Also present:  Robert Heineman.

Public Notice.  Notice of the meeting was mailed to Plan Commission members and posted on the three Town bulletin boards on September 14, 2016.

Approve the minutes of previous meeting.  Hearing no objections, the August 15, 2016 minutes were approved as submitted.

Consider and take action on a preliminary plan by Birrenkott Surveying, representing Bernie and Barbara Heinemann, to rezone 0.32 acres of a 34.8 acre parcel from A-1(Ex) Agricultural to C-1 Commercial to bring the area into compliance for its existing commercial use at 4545 Highway TT in Section 33, Town of Sun Prairie.

An issue arose regarding storm water runoff from the parking lot and soil erosion onto the farmer’s field to the east of the proposed rezoning.  A series of aerial maps taken at various intervals over the last 10 years show runoff caused erosion and the farmer built a floodway to help discharge the water from his land.

Motion by Yelk/Quimby to tentatively approve the rezoning as requested, with agreement from the applicant to accept additional legal expenses, the Plan Commission will seek legal advice from the Town’s Legal Counsel regarding water management issues.  Motion carried, 6 ayes, 1 no.

Set Next Regular Meeting Date.   The next regular meeting date of the Town of Sun Prairie Plan Commission is scheduled for October 17, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.

Adjournment.  The meeting adjourned at 8:45 p.m.

Respectfully submitted for the record,

Roger Fetterly, Chair