Town Board Minutes for September 9, 2002

Public Hearing* and Regular Town Board Meeting

The Town Board of the Town of Sun Prairie met on Monday September 9, 2002 at 7:30 P.M. at the Town Hall, 5556 Twin Lane Road.

Call to Order. The meeting was called to order at 7:30 P.M. by chairperson Lyle Updike. Supervisors Vernon Pogue and Doug Yelk, clerk Claudia Quick, deputy clerk Joan Rademacher and highway patrolman Dennis Farrell were present. Two additional people attended the meeting.

Statement of Public Notice. The chair directed that the minutes show that notice of the Town Board meeting was published in the September 5, 2002 issue of The Star. The agenda was also faxed to the Capital Times. Copies were posted on the two town bulletin boards and temporarily at Buckshot’s Hwy. N on September 6, 2002.

Approve Minutes of Previous Meeting. Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Doug Yelk to approve the minutes of the August 19, 2002 meeting. Motion carried.

Presentation from the Public. None

Report on Town Roads. Dennis Farrell reported on the following:

  • All scheduled sealcoating is finished.
  • Medina Road Bridge has been paved and shouldered. Will be sending pictures to the DNR to show completion of the project.
  • Reconstruction of State Road 19 is progressing at a slower rate than expected; however, still on schedule.
  • Twin Lane Road construction cost will be approximately $21,000. The highway expenses will still be in budget by shifting money from other sub-categories.
  • Wesley is proceeding with the mowing of the town road ditches.

Consider Repeal and Recreating the Town’s Open Burning Ordinance with adoption of Ordinance – Open Burning Prohibited Except by Ordinance. Moved by Doug Yelk, second by Vernon Pogue to repeal and recreate the Town’s Open Burning Ordinance with an amendment to Section 3 (c) striking on Sundays. Motion carried.

Consider and Take Action re: G. Geier request to extend buildable area on his lot. Mr. Geier at the town board meeting on August 19, 2002 requested the board approve his extending the buildable area on his lot. This was a restriction on his CSM to not allow any building to be located behind a 200-foot area. Moved by Doug Yelk, second by Vernon Pogue to extend the buildable area by approving an amendment to CSM #7279, Lot 3, to have an uninhabitable building area from 200 ft. to 550 ft. from 5227 Pierceville Road. Motion carried.

Consider and Take Action re: County Ordinance Amendment #42 as amended by the county board concerning signs in EXP-1 District. Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Doug Yelk to approve County Ordinance Amendment #42 as amended by the county board concerning signs in EXP-1 District. Motion carried.

Consider and Take Action re: County Ordinance Amendment #11 regarding storage of racing vehicles. Consensus of the Board was to table this item until the next meeting.

Audit and Pay Bills. Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Doug Yelk to pay the bills as presented along with the additional bills listed. Motion carried.

Old Business/New Business

  • Report on Meeting with City of Sun Prairie – On Thursday, August 29, 2002 Chairman Lyle Updike and Roger Fetterly, chairman of the Plan Commission met with City of Sun Prairie officials Mayor Orfan, Larry Olness Council Chair, Pat Cannon City Administrator and Scott Kugler Interim Planner. (The group is meeting at the direction of the City Plan Commission and Common Council. This was the intention following the City’s tabling of the proposed amendments to their sub-division ordinance in June 2002. The group has met several times.)
  • Consensus of the Board was to get input from the Town residents
  • During the August 29th meeting Lyle Updike and Roger Fetterly were presented with a City/Town Intergovernmental Boundary Agreement Map Draft. A second map depicted the sewer interceptor and lift station locations. This initial group is now proposing appointment of three representatives from the City and the Town to meet and work on issues related to the map. Issues, which the town would also put forth, would be Bird Street, Town Hall Drive, Storm Water Utility and Recycling Center access.
  • Consensus of the Board was to get input from the Town residents on the intergovernmental agreement.
  • Fire Department draft contract – Chairman Updike presented two draft documents for the Board to review. The contract for fire protection with each individual Town and the intergovernmental agreement between the City of Sun Prairie, Town of Burke, Town of Bristol and Town of Sun Prairie. This will be on the agenda at the next Town Board meeting for action.

Correspondence

  • The clerk presented the board with the violations occurring in the Town that was sent out by Dane County Zoning.
  • Roger Fetterly, plan commission chairman, shared a letter he received from RPC asking to nominate a task force to study limited service areas.
  • McCarthy Park Grand Opening will be held on September 29, 2002 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
    On September 11, 2002 in memory of September 11, 2001 the fire department will have a program from 9:00 to 9:30 a.m.
  • Dane County Towns Association meeting is on Sept. 11, 2002.

Next Meeting Date/Adjournment. The next meeting date was set for Monday, September 23, 2002 at 7:30 P.M. Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Doug Yelk to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried. The chairman declared the meeting adjourned at 9:40 P.M.

Correct Attest,

Joan M. Rademacher, Deputy Clerk

Town Board Minutes for August 19, 2002

Public Hearing* and Regular Town Board Meeting

The Town Board of the Town of Sun Prairie met on Monday August 19, 2002 at 7:30 P.M. at the Town Hall, 5556 Twin Lane Road.

Call to Order. The meeting was called to order at 7:30 P.M. by chairperson Lyle Updike. Supervisors Vernon Pogue and Doug Yelk, clerk Claudia Quick, deputy clerk Joan Rademacher and highway patrolman Dennis Farrell were present. Forty-six additional people attended the meeting.

Statement of Public Notice. The chair directed that the minutes show that notice of the Town Board meeting was published in the August 15, 2002 issue of The Star. The agenda was also faxed to the Capital Times. Copies were posted on the two town bulletin boards and temporarily at Buckshot’s Hwy. N on August 16, 2002.

Approve Minutes of Previous Meeting. Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Doug Yelk to approve the minutes of the August 1, 2002 meeting. Motion carried.

Presentation from the Public. None

Report on Town Roads

  • Review and Take Action re: Road Plans for Manley Drive (west) and Road Plans for Savannah Valley Subdivision. Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Doug Yelk to approve the above road plans. Motion carried.
  • Dennis Farrell requested that the Board approve the hiring of Wolf Paving to do the paving on Medina Road where the new bridge was installed. The cost would be approximately $3,000. Consensus of the board was to proceed. He also stated the shouldering is completed on Pierceville Road and he was very satisfied with the work.

*Public Hearing on Ordinance establishing Moratorium on Land Divisions in the Town of Sun Prairie. The chairman opened the public hearing. Roger Fetterly, chairman of the plan commission addressed the board with an overview of what is happening with the town plan. The plan commission has tentative drafts for 8 of the 9 elements of the plan with the land use element left. He suggests this would take 6 months to a year to complete. A public hearing will be held and approval requested from the town board. Various people spoke in favor of the moratorium. Comments were also directed to the board to keep in mind the land rights of individuals who own the land. It was brought to the board’s attention to maintain the rural character but what are we doing to stop annexations from the Village of Cottage Grove, City of Sun Prairie and the City of Madison. It was noted that there is a provision for a variance that can be used in case of a hardship. The chairman closed the public hearing.

Consider adoption of Ordinance establishing Moratorium on Land Divisions. It was moved by Doug Yelk, second by Vernon Pogue to approve Ordinance 2002-2, Moratorium on Land Divisions with the amendments suggested by town attorney, Mark Hazelbaker. Motion carried. A copy of the ordinance is available at the town hall in the code of ordinances. This ordinance becomes effective upon publication in the newspaper.

*Public Hearing on Ordinance – Open Burning Prohibited except by Permit. The chairman opened the public hearing. Chairman Updike brought the public in attendance up-to-date on why a burn ordinance is being re-written. Property protection and health and safety are not working with a voluntary ordinance. Also, the board wants to bring the ordinance up to conformance with state law. Various residents of Drover’s Woods expressed displeasure at being singled out as the only place in the town to be restricted from burning leaves. After a lengthy discussion the chairman closed the public hearing.

Consider repeal and recreating the Town’s Open Burning Ordinance with adoption of Ordinance – Open Burning Prohibited Except by Permit. Moved by Lyle Updike, second by Vernon Pogue to defer action on the open burning ordinance to the next town board meeting on September 9, 2002 and that revisions discussed be forwarded to the town attorney for review. There will be no public hearing at that meeting.

*Public Hearing – Consider Zoning Petition #8497 by D. Riesop to change the zoning from A-1 Ex Ag to A-2 and RH-2 on property located at and west of 1733 Connors Road. Dave Dinkel, a realtor with Property Shop, spoke on behalf of Dave Riesop explaining the zoning change requested. The consensus of the board was that they could not support this petition because they do not want to take land out of agriculture use. Moved by Doug Yelk, second by Lyle Updike to deny Petition #8497. Motion carried.

*Public Hearing – Consider Zoning Petition #8499, Conditional Use Permit #1792 by T. Krisher to change the zoning from A-2(4) to C-2 to allow for auto and farm machinery repair at 5204 Pierceville Road. The chairman opened the public hearing. Ted Krisher explained the reason he would like to have the zoning changed on his property. He has been a resident in the Town running his business for 14 years and would like to be in compliance with the correct zoning. Various people spoke in favor of this petition. No one spoke against. The chairman closed the public hearing. Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Doug Yelk to approve Petition #8499 to allow auto and farm machinery repair, storage and service as allowed in sub (b) of permitted uses in C-2 zoning. Motion carried.

Consider and Take Action re: Conditional Use Permit #1792 to allow residence for caretaker (owner). Moved by Doug Yelk, second by Vernon Pogue to approve conditional use permit #1792 to allow residence for caretaker. Motion carried.

Consider and Take Action re: CSM for two lots by R. Dorshorst on Ridge Road. Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Lyle Updike to approve the CSM. When the vote was called there were 2 aye votes from Lyle Updike and Vernon Pogue with 1 nay vote from Doug Yelk. Motion carried.

Consider Petition #8438 (Dorshorst) as amended by the Town. Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Lyle Updike to approve petition #8438 as amended. When the vote was called there were 2 aye votes from Lyle Updike and Vernon Pogue with 1 nay vote from Doug Yelk. Motion carried.

Consider Preliminary Plans by G. Smith to create residential parcels, section 18, west of 1787 Clarmar Drive. Consensus of the board is they cannot support this petition because of the problem of providing services for the road. Clarmar Drive is located on the west side of the city which requires traveling the entire distance of the city for plowing and maintenance.

Consider Preliminary Plans by P. Niesen to create residential parcel on Pierceville Road, Section 35. Consensus of the Board is they cannot support this petition. Do not want to take land out of agriculture use and the board recently allowed the creation of 4 lots on non-agriculture land. The land in question has the same owner.

Consider Preliminary Plans by Sharon Deneen to create residential parcel on Ridge Road. Consensus of the Board was that she could proceed. She would be creating a residence on the family farm.

Consider Concept Plan and Preliminary CSM for Commercial Property owned by G. LaRue, Section 32. Dan Birrenkott of Birrenkott Surveying and Gary LaRue presented a plan for the commercial property in question. The board reviewed the plan and made suggestions. Questions about the road and making a turn around for trucks to use in lieu of LaRue Lane were discussed. They will revise and be on a future agenda.

Consider Preliminary Plans by S. Drunasky to separate residence from farmland, to create 4 lots, Section 16. Steve Drunasky presented his plan to the board. He wishes to create 4 lots with one being a lot for a duplex that would be his residence and the other side for his mother when needed. A separate lot with house and some buildings, a lot with the barn on it and another lot. The board stated this is in the ETJ area of the City of Sun Prairie and they should check with them on this division. The board consensus was that they were comfortable with creating a lot for the duplex but not the other lots until the town plan is completed.

Consider and Adopt Resolution setting fees for Town. Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Doug Yelk to approve the resolution. Motion carried.

Consider and Take Action on Sub 1 to Ordinance Amendment 31 as amended by the County Board. Moved by Doug Yelk, second by Vernon Pogue to approve Sub 1 to Ordinance Amendment 31 as amended by the County Board. Motion carried.

Chair to reappoint two members to plan commission. Chairmen Lyle Updike reappointed Alan Meyer and Mary Frances Troudt to a 3-year term on the plan commission. Moved by Doug Yelk, second by Vernon Pogue to confirm the appointment. Motion carried.

Audit and Pay Bills. Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Doug Yelk to pay the bills as presented along with the EMS bill and additional bills listed. Motion carried.

Old Business/New Business

Chairman Lyle Updike reported he and Roger Fetterly, chairman of the plan commission will be meeting with City of Sun Prairie officials to discuss land use on Thursday, August 29, 2002. Clerk Claudia Quick reported the population estimate for the Town of Sun Prairie for 2002 is 2341.

Correspondence. None

Next Meeting Date/Adjournment. The next meeting date was set for Monday, September 9, 2002 at 7:30 P.M. Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Doug Yelk to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried. The chairman declared the meeting adjourned at 12:40 P.M.

Correct Attest,

Joan M. Rademacher, Deputy Clerk

Town Board Minutes for August 1, 2002

The Town Board of the Town of Sun Prairie met on Thursday, August 1, 2002 at 7:35 P.M. at the Town Hall, 5556 Twin Lane Road.

Call to Order. The meeting was called to order at 7:30 P.M. by chairperson Lyle Updike. Supervisors Vernon Pogue and Doug Yelk, clerk Claudia Quick and deputy clerk Joan Rademacher were present. Six additional people attended the meeting.

Statement of Public Notice. The chair directed that the minutes show that notice of the Town Board meeting was published in the August 1, 2002 issue of The Star. The agenda was also faxed to the Capital Times. Copies were posted on the two town bulletin boards and temporarily at Buckshot’s Hwy. N on July 26, 2002.

Approve Minutes of Previous Meetings. Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Doug Yelk to approve the minutes of the July 22 and July 24, 2002 meetings. Motion carried.

Presentation from the Public. Deputy Tim Tyler from the Dane County Sheriff’s Office Northeast Precinct distributed a contact list of officers and introduced two fellow officers,

Sgt. Richelle Anhalt and Deputy Jennifer Niebuhr. Deputy Neibuhr is the new Community Deputy for the Towns of Sun Prairie, Burke and Medina. This is a program implemented towards problem oriented policing. She will be working with neighbors and families to resolve problems and find access to services needed. She can be called in to help with any problem in the community.

Deputy Tyler stated that he would like to know if there is any problem in the Town that he should patrol, such as an area that may have a speeding problem. The Board asked that he watch the roads that are posted, stop signs stolen, etc. He also wanted to express his thanks for the positive way the Town Board has received and worked with him and his fellow deputies.

Tentatively Adopt Ordinance on Moratorium on Land Divisions in Town of Sun Prairie. Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Doug Yelk to tentatively adopt the following moratorium on land divisions in the Town of Sun Prairie. Motion carried. A copy of the moratorium will be on file and open for public inspection at the Town Hall for a period of two weeks prior to its adoption. This ordinance is being adopted for the purpose of affording the Town of Sun Prairie time to study and develop recommendations for the completion of the Town’s Comprehensive Plan.

Tentatively Adopt Amendment to Burn Permit Ordinance. Moved by Doug Yelk, second by Vernon Pogue to tentatively adopt the amendment to the burn permit ordinance in the Town of Sun Prairie. Motion carried. A copy of the ordinance will be on file and open for public inspection at the Town Hall for a period of two weeks prior to its adoption. This ordinance is being adopted for the purpose of repealing the old ordinance and creating a new ordinance to comply with the new DNR standards and to prohibit open burning in the Drovers Woods subdivision and on Prospector Lane except for in a burn barrel.

Audit and Pay Bills. The Board reviewed the invoices submitted. Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Doug Yelk to approve payment of bills as submitted and the additions listed. Motion carried.

Old Business/New Business

  • It was reported that the weeds growing on Angela Paprocki’s property at 1830 State Road 19 have not yet been taken care of. The weed commissioner will visit the site.

Set Next Meeting Date/Adjournment. The next meeting date was set for Monday, August 19, 2002 at 7:30 P.M. Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Doug Yelk to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried. The chairman declared the meeting adjourned at approximately 9:45 P.M.

Correct Attest,

Joan M. Rademacher, Deputy Clerk

Town Board Minutes for July 22, 2002

Public Hearing and Town Board Meeting

The Town Board of the Town of Sun Prairie met on Monday, July 22, 2002 at 6:30 P.M. at the Town Hall, 5556 Twin Lane Road.

Call to Order. The meeting was called to order at 6:45 P.M. by chairperson Lyle Updike. Supervisors Vernon Pogue and Doug Yelk, clerk Claudia Quick and deputy clerk Joan Rademacher were present. Fourteen additional people attended the meeting.

Statement of Public Notice. The chair directed that the minutes show that notice of the Town Board meeting was published in the July 17, 2002 issue of The Star. The agenda was also faxed to the Capital Times. Copies were posted on the two town bulletin boards and temporarily at Buckshot’s Hwy. N on July 19, 2002.

Approve Minutes of Previous Meeting. Moved by Doug Yelk, second by Lyle Updike to approve the minutes of the July 8, 2002 meeting. Motion carried.

Presentation from the Public. Monte Couch asked about crops that grow in the road right-of-way. Consensus was that if the crop is not obstructing visibility and there are no complaints they could remain. However, there is a chance that the crop could be mowed down when the highway patrolman mows the road ditch.

Discussion with B. Hallman concerning restrictions on property use at 4418 County Road TT. Bill Hallman purchased a commercial building from Gary LaRue and he wanted to discuss the restrictions that the Town had on the parcel. The board discussed and clarified the restrictions. Those restrictions are no bulk fuel storage or sales of lumber or building material, no truck or bus terminal, fertilizer mixing or blending plants, slaughterhouses, meat processing plants, adult book stores, no major repairs to motor vehicles 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 A.M., no work on Saturday, Sundays and/or holidays, no outdoor overnight storage and no manufacturing facilities.

*Public Hearing – Consider and Take Action re: Petition #8450 by G. Woldt to change the zoning from A-1 Ex Ag to the R-1A Residential south of 5415 County Road TT, section 24. The chair opened the public hearing. The attorney for R. Schworck, pending purchaser of the property, stated that they were amending the petition to have 3 lots instead of 4. They would increase the visual barrier to County Road TT to 20 feet and leave the access road as planned. The chairman reported that we received correspondence from the Dane County zoning inspector stating the intermittent stream shown on the map that was mailed to residents was incorrect; it is a grassy swale. Also, the redheaded woodpecker is not on the endangered species list but is listed as “scarce”.

Several residents spoke in opposition to the petition. Their concerns were to have less lots because of the number of residential parcels in the area, limit the number of trees that would be taken down, safety due to increase in traffic and increased water from runoff.

The chair closed the public hearing. Moved by Doug Yelk, second by Lyle Updike to approve petition #8450 amended to have 3 lots, one lot to be RH-1, and two lots R-1A. Motion carried.

Consider and Take Action re: CSM for G. Woldt/R. Schworck. Moved by Doug Yelk, second by Vernon Pogue to approve the certified survey map with the addition of the neighboring use language and to deed restrict the property to have no more divisions on said lots. Motion carried.

Process for Adoption of new Town Ordinances and Amendments. Monte Couch stated he is concerned that there is not a burn permit ordinance in effect for Drovers Woods. The board consensus was to have the Town’s attorney look at the draft ordinance and set up a future meeting where the ordinance will be tentatively adopted.

Audit and Pay Bill. The Board reviewed the invoices submitted. Moved by Doug Yelk, second by Vernon Pogue to approve the payment of the bills submitted and to pre-pay the Cottage Grove Coop for fuel. Motion carried.

Old Business/New Business

  • The clerk reported that Dennis Farrell would like to sell the 1949 air compressor. He has an offer of $100.00. Moved by Lyle Updike, second by Doug Yelk to dispose of the air compressor. Motion carried.
  • The clerk also reported that a tremendous amount of fill is being hauled in for the house being built on Yelk Road. The concern is whether the road can take this abuse. The consensus of the board was to have the clerk explore options to protect the road. Ex. Bond or escrow.
  • A meeting was held on July 19, 2002 with the highway patrolmen, engineer from Vierbicher & Associates, Dan Birrenkott, surveying representative, Dennis Midthun and deputy clerk.
  • Discussion centered on the slope of Oaken Vale Road and Yelk Road. Consensus was that Oaken Vale Road would have an 8% slope and that Yelk Road would stay as is in the plan. This will allow the plow trucks to come in on Oaken Vale Road and if possible return on Yelk Road.
  • Vernon Pogue reported that the EMS personnel issues would be resolved by August 1, 2002.
    Lyle Updike stated that he met with Kevin Viney, Town of Burke chairman, and Jerry Derr, Town of Bristol chairman to plan a strategy to work with the City of Sun Prairie in regards to issues with the fire department, and discuss renewing a contract with the volunteers as it expires in November, 2002.

Correspondence

  • A joint meeting with the Town Board and the Town Plan Commission is scheduled for July 24, 2002.
  • Various upcoming meetings were discussed.

Set Next Meeting Date/Adjournment. The next meeting date was set for Monday, August 19, 2002 at 7:30 P.M. Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Doug Yelk to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried. The chairman declared the meeting adjourned at approximately 9:15 P.M.

Correct Attest,

Joan M. Rademacher, Deputy Clerk

Town Board Minutes for June 24, 2002

Notice of Fermented Malt Beverages and Liquor License Hearing

*Public Hearings

7:30 P.M.

FERMENTED MALT BEVERAGES AND LIQUOR LICENSE HEARING

Chairman Lyle Updike called the public hearing to order at 7:30 P.M. Mr. Updike read the following list of applicants for renewal of beer and liquor licenses:

CLASS “A” COMBINATION LIQUOR AND MALT BEVERAGES LICENSE
Michael A. Hansen: Accurate Mobile Service, 4711 CTH TT, Sun Prairie, WI

CLASS “B” COMBINATION LIQUOR AND MALT BEVERAGES LICENSE
Kerry F. Blaska: “Buckshots”, 5508 Hwy N, Sun Prairie, WI 53590

CLASS “B” FERMENTED MALT BEVERAGE LICENSE
Sharon L. Sime: Diamond Fields, 4100 CTH TT, Sun Prairie, WI 53590

Mr. Mike Hansen and Kerry Blaska appeared at the meeting. No one spoke either in favor or opposition to the licenses. The chair closed the public hearing.

*PUBLIC HEARINGS AND REGULAR TOWN BOARD MEETING

Call to Order. The meeting was called to order at 7:35 P.M. by chairperson Lyle Updike. Supervisors Vernon Pogue and Doug Yelk, clerk Claudia Quick, deputy clerk Joan Rademacher and highway patrolman Dennis Farrell were present. Twenty-nine additional people attended the meeting.

Statement of Public Notice. The chair directed that the minutes show that notice of the Town Board meeting was published in the June 19, 2002 issue of The Star. The agenda was also faxed to the Capital Times. Copies were posted on the two town bulletin boards and temporarily at Buckshot’s Hwy. N on June 21, 2002.

Approve Minutes of Previous Meetings. Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Doug Yelk to approve the minutes of the June 5 and June 10, 2002 meetings. Motion carried.

Presentation from the Public. None.

Consider and Take Action re: Applications for Class A and B Licenses. Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Doug Yelk to approve the applications for class A and B licenses. Motion carried.

Consider and Take Action re: Applications for Operator Licenses. Moved by Doug Yelk, second by Vernon Pogue to issue provisional licenses until the results of the background checks are received. Motion carried.

Consider and Take Action re: CSM for R. Dorshorst, sec. 36. Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Lyle Updike to approve the preliminary CSM for R. Dorshorst with the size of each lot to be 275 ft. by 250 ft. and have 66 ft. dedicated to the public for a future road along the north end of the property. Also, add the following adjoining use language, “I hereby stipulate that I and my heirs or assigns will not object to any of the legally permitted uses that occur on the adjoining property.” When the vote was called there were 2 aye votes from Lyle Updike and Vernon Pogue and 1 nay vote from Doug Yelk. Motion carried.

*Public Hearing – Consider and Take Action re: Petition #8450 by G. Woldt to change the zoning from A-1 Ex Ag to the R-1A Residential south of 5415 CTH TT, sec. 24. The chairman opened the public hearing. An attorney representing R. Schworck spoke on the rezone petition. D. Schroeder presented a petition to the board and read a letter from A. Buchino stating the neighbors’ opposition to this petition. Their concerns were: amount of development in the area already, number of proposed lots, safety/traffic, erosion control, visual screen and water quality. Numerous people spoke in favor and opposition to the petition. The chairman closed the public hearing. Moved by Doug Yelk, second by Vernon Pogue to defer action on Petition #8450 to the July 22, 2002 Town Board meeting. Motion carried.

Consider and Approve CSM for R. Schworck. Consensus of the board was that R. Sworck rework the CSM to have fewer lots.

*Public Hearing – Consider and Take Action re: Petition #8454 by D. Hammann to change the zoning from A-1 Ex Ag to RH-1 Rural Homes east of 1979 Yelk Road, sec. 14. The chairman opened the public hearing. D. Hammann explained that he would like to change the zoning on his land to build a home. The chairman closed the public hearing. Moved by Doug Yelk, second by Vernon Pogue to approve petition #8454 to change the zoning from A-1 Ex Ag to RH-1 Rural Homes. Motion carried.

Consider Preliminary Plans by D. Stern for residential lots, sec. 19. Mr. Stern called and asked that this agenda item be tabled until the July 8, 2002 town board meeting.

Consider Preliminary Plans by Dinkel. No one was present for this agenda item.

Consider and Take Action on Final Road Plans and Plat for D. Midthun. The Town has not received road plans; therefore, no action was taken.

Review Employee Handbook policy on employee injury pay. Consensus of the board was that D. Farrell be compensated with regular pay for the time he was not at work because of a work-related injury. This pertains to the day he received the injury plus 2 days. Injury pay is not specifically addressed in the employee handbook. The clerk will check with the insurance company and a policy will be adopted at a future meeting.

Consider and Take Action re: Ordinance Amendment #42 to Dane County Code of Ordinances concerning Wall Signs in EXP-1 District. Moved by Lyle Updike, second by Doug Yelk to veto (disapprove) amendment #42 to Dane County Code of Ordinances. Motion carried.

Consider Tentative Adoption of various Town Ordinances regarding:

Town Constable, Citations, Junk Vehicles, Fence and other additions/revisions.
Due to the lateness of the hour this agenda item will be discussed at a future board meeting.

Audit and Pay Bills. Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Doug Yelk to approve the bills as presented. Motion carried.

Old Business/New Business

  • Fire Unit Report Lyle Updike reported that there has not been a meeting.
  • EMS Report Vernon Pogue reported that a negotiator was hired to work on personnel issues. The negotiator will be meeting with all parties concerned in one month.

Correspondence

  • RPC meeting was postponed to July 8, 2002.
  • City of Sun Prairie sent notices of various public hearings
  • Dane County sent a 2nd notice to D. Hoagland concerning ordinance requirements not met on his property, specifically unlicensed vehicles.
  • Received the road surety from D. Brockman (Hartman) for $42,125.00.

Set Next Meeting Date/Adjournment. The next meeting date was set for Monday, July 8, 2002 at 7:30 P.M. Moved by Vernon Pogue, second by Doug Yelk to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried. The chairman declared the meeting adjourned at 11:15 P.M.

Correct Attest,

Joan M. Rademacher, Deputy Clerk