TITLE:  Town of Berry Plan Commission Meeting Minutes

DATE: May 1, 2017

TIME:  7:00 – 7:57 p.m.

PLACE:  Town Hall, 9046 State Road 19, Mazomanie, WI 53560

POSTINGS:  Town Hall and Town of Berry website

 

I. CALL TO ORDER

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m.  Members present: Anthony Varda, Leroy Baker, Joe Kruchten, Mike Theis and Bob Agee

 

II. APPROVE MINUTES OF FEBRUARY 6, 2017                      

Motion Kruchten/Baker to approve the February 6, 2017 minutes.  Motion carried.

Vote 5-0

 

III. PUBLIC COMMENTS:  You may address the Commission on any item not on the agenda.  A discussion item may be placed on a future agenda.  Public comment may be heard on any agenda either now, or at the time the agenda items is to be discussed, or at the discretion of the Chair at the time the agenda item is discussed.

 

IV. DISCUSSION/APPROVE/DISAPPROVE

A. (2017-3) Paul Ripp, State Road 19, driveway permit application

Motion Varda/Kruchten to recommend approval of Paul Ripp’s driveway permit application. Motion carried. Vote 5-0

 

B. (2015-2) Andrew & Heather Hager, Theis Road, final driveway inspection

Motion Varda/Baker to recommend setting over until the driveway is finished and to extend the permit for one year

Motion Kruchten/Theis to amend the motion for recommendation to make it conditional upon moving the culvert when the remainder of the driveway is completed. Motion carried. Vote 5-0

Motion to recommend setting over until the driveway is finished and to extend the permit for one year and to make it conditional upon moving the culvert when the remainder of the driveway is completed. Motion carried. Vote 5-0

 

C. (2017-4) Vernon & Eileen Statz, 4897 Carya Rd, rezone 30 acres from A-1(Ex) to lot 1 A-2(8) and lot 2 A-2 for a home site

Motion Kruchten/Baker to recommend approval of Vernon & Eileen Statz’s rezone of 30 acres from A-1(Ex) to lot 1 A-2(8) and lot 2 A-2. Motion carried. Vote 5-0

Motion Varda/Kruchten to reconsider the recommendation of approval and set over for 30 days and to review and explore alternatives. Motion carried. Vote 5-0

 

V. DISCUSSION/ACTION RE: ZONING DISTRICT CHANGE APPLICATION, VARIOUS A-2 DISTRICTS TO A-4

Motion Varda/Kruchten to recommend contacting the remaining residents on the application to confirm if they wish to proceed with the rezone. Motion carried. Vote 5-0

 

 

VI. DISCUSSION/ACTION RE: FENCE LINE, PROPERTY OWNERS, MIKE THEIS, ED MEIER AND PHIL RICHARDS

Discussion  only. Town Board had previously approved the legal fence.

 

VII. DISCUSSION/ACTION RE: STATE AND FEDERAL PROPOSED LEGISLATION that takes away the municipality oversight over rights of way for telecommunications infrastructure deployment in highway rights of way

Discussion only. Mike Theis will monitor.

 

VIII. ADJOURN

Motion Baker/Kruchten to adjourn until the next regular meeting or the call of the Chair.  Motion carried.  Vote 5-0