Plan Commission Minutes for January 18, 2010

  1. 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 were present: Chairman Roger Fetterly, Doug Yelk, Dot Havens, Judy Stang, John Quimby and Kennan Crothers. Excused absent was Alan Meyers. Also present was Claudia Quick, Town Clerk.
  2. Public Notice. Notice of the meeting was mailed to Plan Commission members and posted on the three Town bulletin boards on January 12th, 2010.
  3. Approval of the Minutes. A correction noted from last meeting’s minutes was on #9 (i) — add the agreement that Mr. Midthun agreed to install a lock on the pump chambers for the pond on the North and South sides. Also noted was the need for the addition of ‘opposite’ before the listing of the address at the end of #9. With these corrections, the minutes were approved.
  4. Public Comment. There was no comment from the public.
  5. Public Hearing. Allow public comment on petition #10135 by Jonathan and Debra Mick to rezone 4.36 acres from A-1(Ex) Agriculture to A-2(4) Agriculture to allow keeping horses and conformed to the Dane County Zoning Ordinance at 5322 CTH TT. There was no comment from the public.
  6. Consider and Take Action on the Mick Petition. Member Stang made a motion to approve and Member Quimby seconded. Motion carried.
  7. Consider Updates and Amendments to the Town’s Current Comprehensive Plan. Chairman Fetterly commented that the Town made a commitment to rezone Dennis Midthun’s land to assist in County’s approval process.
  8. Review Correspondence Related to Direct Annexation of Land from the Town of Sun Prairie to the Village of Cottage Grove in Sections 32 and 33.
  9. Identify and Consider Intergovernmental Agreement Issues with Adjacent Municipalities.  Chairman Fetterly handed out a sheet with ‘Intergovernmental Agreement/Boundary Agreement issues to consider’. All items OK’d with the addition of financial support on #6.
  10. Next Regular Meeting Date. The next regular meeting of the Town of Sun. Prairie Plan Commission was set for February 15th, 2010 @ 7:00 pm.
  11. Adjournment. The meeting adjourned at 9:30 pm.

Respectfully submitted for the record this 9th day of February, 2010.

Kennan L Crothers, Secretary

Respectfully submitted for the record

Roger Fetterly, Chair

Plan Commission Minutes for June 15, 2009

  1. 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 were present:  Chairman Roger Fetterly, Doug Yelk, Dot Havens, John Quimby and Judy Stang.  Absent:  Alan Meyer and Kennan Crothers.  Also present was Claudia Quick, Town Clerk.
  2. Public Notice.  Notice of the meeting was mailed to Plan Commission members and posted on the three Town bulletin boards on June 9, 2009.
  3.  Approval of the Minutes.   Minutes of the April 20th meeting were mailed to Plan Commission members prior to the meeting.  Hearing no objections the minutes were approved as written.
  4.  Public Comment.  There were no members of the public wishing to speak.
  5.  Public Hearing on Petition #10052 by Troy Statz:  Applicant proposes to rezone a 5 acre parcel from A-1 (Ex) Agricultural to RH-2 Rural Homes to separate an existing home from the farmland to allow the sale of the home to a prospective buyer at 2045 Yelk Road, Section 14, Town of Sun Prairie.
  6. The public hearing was opened.  There was no public testimony in favor of, or in opposition to, the petition.  The public hearing was closed.
  7. Consider and Take Action on the Statz petition.  Motion by Quimby/Yelk to approve the Statz petition with the additional requirement that the driveway be brought up to code to address soil erosion issues related to silt and gravel washing onto Yelk Road.  Motion carried, 4 ayes, 0 nays, 2 absent.
  8. The Plan Commission was updated on the Working Lands Initiative proposal in the 2009-11 State Budget.
  9. Notice was given for the Dane County Towns Association workshop scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on June 30, 2009 at the Cross Plains Town Hall.
  10. Set Next Regular Meeting Date.   The next regular meeting date of the Town of Sun Prairie Plan Commission is scheduled for July 20, 2009 at 7:00 p.m.
  11. Adjournment.  The meeting adjourned at 8:35 p.m.

Respectfully submitted for the record
Roger Fetterly, Chair

Plan Commission Minutes for April 20, 2009

  1. 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 were present: Chairman Roger Fetterly, Doug Yelk, Dot Havens, Judy Stang, John Quimby and Kennan Crothers. Excused absent was Alan Meyers. Also present was Claudia Quick, Town Clerk.
  2. Public Notice.  Notice of the meeting was mailed to Plan Commission members and posted on the three Town bulletin boards on. April 14th, 2009.
  3. Approval of the Minutes. Corrections to the recorded minutes from the March 16th meeting included the need to note that Al Meyers was present in #1, change HWY ‘TT INC to HWY TT LLC in #6, change Tom Vikken to Torn Viken throughout and note that Mr. Viken wanted it noted that he had concerns of Mr. Poblocki’s proposal having issues with spillage and contamination from materials used and kept onsite at Poblocki Paving’s newly proposed site. With these corrections noted, the minutes were approved.
  4. Public Comment. Member Crothers excused himself from the seat at the PC table and joined the gallery. Mr. Crothers wanted to express, at the request of the Leadership Team at Prairie Springs Church, the desire of the Church to erect a sign on the berm near the Church. The PC stated that it wouldn’t come before them at all and that it was an issue with the county only.
  5. Consider and Take Action on a Preliminary Plan by Joe, Troy. and Wesley Statz.  Applicant proposing to rezone a 5 acre parcel from A-1 (Ex) Agriculture to RH-2 Rural Homes to separate an existing home from the farmland to allow the sale of the home to a prospective buyer @ 2045 Yelk Rd, Member Yelk voiced his opinion that the larger remnant parcel may need to be rezoned to an A-4 designation. Joe, Troy and Wesley Statz were represented by Rich Statz, and Mr. Statz stated that the county had indicated that the county stated that A-1 was appropriate due to the adjacent property ownership of 40+ acres. Member Yelk made a motion to approve and Member Crothers seconded.  Motion carried.
  6. Set Next Regular Meeting Date. The next regular meeting date for the Town of Sun Prairie Plan Commission is scheduled for May 18th, 2009.
  7. Adjournment. The meeting adjourned at 8:00 pm.

Respectfully submitted for the record this 22nd day of April, 2009.

Kennan Crothers Secretary

Plan Commission Minutes for March 16, 2009

  1. 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 were present: Chairman Roger Fetterly, Dot Havens, Judy Stang, John Quimby and Kerman Crothers. Excused- late (8:15 arrival) was Doug Yelk. Also present was Claudia Quick, Town Clerk.
  2. Public Notice. Notice of the meeting was mailed to Plan Commission members and posted on the three Town bulletin boards on March 13th, 2009.
  3. Approval of the Minutes. Minutes of the February 16th, 2009 meeting were approved as issued.
  4. Public Comment. There was no comment from the public.
  5. Public Hearing to Allow Comment on Petition #10023 by HWY TT LLC  Represented by John Poblocki.  Applicant proposing to rezone 6.0 acres from C­1 Commercial to C-2 Commercial to allow storage, maintenance or repair of paving contractor’s equipment and machinery at 4736 CTH TT. Mr. Tom Vikken, of 5116 Pierceville Rd, spoke in opposition to the proposal. Mr. Vikken indicated that the proposed usage would not be the highest and best use for the parcel. Mr. Vikken also stated that the developing properties around the parcel in question would be negatively affected in property value by the proposed usage.
  6. Consider and Take Action on the HWY TT INC Petition. Member Meyers asked Mr. Poblocki what would be stored on site as far as equipment and material. Mr. Poblocki indicated that there would he about 6-7-pieces of equipment (trucks/trailers) and the storing of stone, sand and approximately 6000 gallons of sealer — with no liquid asphalt. Member Stang made a motion to approve, conditioned on restricting usages to C-2 / 1 (f and w) with limitation to LC-1 e and a commitment to provide a landscaping and site arrangement plan.  Member Quimby seconded. Motion carried.
  7. Hear Presentation by Jon Schellpfeffer, Chief Engineer and Director, Madison  Metropolitan Sewerage District. Mr. Schellpfeffer spoke on issues relating to the Town of Sun Prairie.
  8. Review of Ordinance Amendment #21, 2008-2009 to Chapter 10 of the Dane County Code of Ordinances, Creating Ch. 10.129 A-4 Small Lot Agricultural District, A packet was provided to all members on the topic, for review.
  9. Set Next Regular Meeting Date. The next regular meeting date for the Town of Sun Prairie Plan Commission is scheduled for April 20th, 2009.
  10. Adjournment. The meeting adjourned at 10:00 pm.

Respectfully submitted for the record this 14th day of April, 2009.

Kennan L Crothers Secretary

Plan Commission Minutes for February 16, 2009

  1. Call to Order.  The regular meeting of the Town of Sun Prairie Plan Commission was called to order at 7:10 p.m.  The following were present:  Chairman Roger Fetterly, Doug Yelk, Dot Havens, John Quimby and Judy Stang.  Excused:  Alan Meyer and Kennan Crothers.  Also present were Claudia Quick, Town Clerk and members of the public, Blair Moldenhauer, Vince Maly and Michael Devenish.
  2. Public Notice.  Notice of the meeting was mailed to Plan Commission members and posted on the three Town bulletin boards on February 10, 2009.
  3. Approval of the Minutes.  Minutes of the January 19th meeting were mailed to Plan Commission members prior to the meeting.  Hearing no objections the minutes were approved as written.
  4. Public Comment.  There were no members of the public wishing to speak.
  5. Consider and take action on a Preliminary Plan by Blair Moldenhauer:  Applicant provided additional information to supplement his proposal to rezone approximately 1.0 acre of a 36.94 acre parcel from RH-4 Rural Homes to B-1 Local Business to allow construction of a dental office with 2 second floor residential apartments and approval of a conditional use permit for the residential apartments on the north side of Deer Creek Run in Section 17, Town of Sun Prairie.  No action was taken.  Applicant plans to return with more information on runoff retention areas, road construction, septic location, parking lots and a conservation easement.
  6. Consider and take action on amendments to the Town’s Land Division Ordinance. Reviewed previous changes and the addition of a section on Conservation Easements.  Moved by Quimby/Yelk to approve and forward to the Town Board.  Motion carried.
  7. Consider and take action on a preliminary Intergovernmental Agreement with the Village of Cottage Grove.  No action taken due to the lack of a map related to the agreement.
  8. Review transcript of Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District February 12, 2001 presentation to Town Board.  Discussed issues related to extending limited urban services into the Town.  A representative from MMSD will be invited to the next Plan Commission meeting for an update.
  9. Set Next Regular Meeting Date.  The next regular meeting date of the Town of Sun Prairie Plan Commission is scheduled for March 16, 2009 at 7:00 p.m.
  10. Adjournment.  The meeting adjourned at 9:05 p.m.

Respectfully submitted for the record

Roger Fetterly, Chairman