TITLE:  Town of Berry Board Meeting Minutes

DATE: September 17, 2018

TIME:  7:00 – 8:13 p.m.

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

POSTINGS:  Town Hall and Town of Berry website

 

I. CALL TO ORDER – ROLL CALL:  The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m.  Board members present: Anthony Varda, Jeff Davis, Michael Statz, Joe Kruchten and Duane Haag. Also present Clerk, Brenda Kahl.

 

II. APPROVE MINUTES OF AUGUST 21, 2018

Motion Haag/Kruchten to approve the minutes of August 21, 2018. Motion carried. Vote 5-0

 

III. PUBLIC COMMENTS:  You may address the Board 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 item either now, or at the time the agenda item is to be discussed, or at the discretion of the Town Chair at any other time the agenda item is discussed.

*Orlin Danz commented about placing cameras on the garage due to vandalism and theft

*Chris Statz asked about receiving a variance for home renovations

*Orlin Danz commented about semi traffic on Martinsville and Whippoorwill Road

 

IV. DISCUSSION/ACTION RE:

A. (R-2018-8) Peter & Deborah Manke, 5566 Pine Road, zoning change of 3 acres from RH-1 to SFR and 3.4 acres from A-1Ex to SFR, Single Family Residence, includes buildings and driveway. Zoning change of 33.86 acres from A-1Ex to AG, Agriculture

Motion Kruchten/Statz to approve Peter & Deborah Manke’s zoning change of 3 acres from RH-1 to SFR and 3.4 acres from A-1Ex to SFR and 33.86 acres from A-1Ex to AG. Motion carried. Vote 5-0

 

B. (R-2018-9) Carlo & Ingrid Krause, Kahl & Scherbel Road, zoning change of 15 acres from A-4 to SFR, Single Family Residence, three 5 acre lots. Zoning change of 16.14 acres from A-4 to AG, Agriculture. Zoning change of 5 acres from A-1Ex to SFR, Single Family Residence, one 5 acre lot, transfer of development rights

Motion Davis/Kruchten to approve Carlo & Ingrid Krause’s zoning change of 15 acres, three 5 acre lots, from A-4 to SFR and 16.14 acres from A-4 to AG and 5 acres from A-1Ex to SFR, transfer of development rights lot.  

 

Motion Varda/Haag to amend the motion to require an access and egress easement of 10 feet either side of the property line between lots 2 and 3, 250 feet from Kahl Road. Motion carried. Vote 5-0

 

Motion to approve Carlo & Ingrid Krause’s zoning change of 15 acres, three 5 acre lots, from A-4 to SFR and 16.14 acres from A-4 to AG and 5 acres from A-1Ex to SFR, transfer of development rights lot and to require an access and egress easement of 10 feet either side of the property line between lots 2 and 3, 250 feet from Kahl Road. Motion carried. Vote 5-0

 

C. (D-2018-7) Daniel Henne, 8643 Breezeway Drive, driveway permit application

Motion Varda/Davis to approve option 2 of Daniel Henne’s driveway permit application. Motion carried. Vote 5-0

 

D. (D-2015-4) Bridget Handel, 9470 Blackberry Road, final driveway approval

Motion Davis/Kruchten to approve Bridget Handel’s final driveway. Motion carried. Vote 5-0

 

V. DISCUSSION/ACTION RE: APPROVAL OF FINAL CERTIFIED SURVEY MAP FOR PETER & DEBORAH MANKE, SECTION 22

Motion Varda/Kruchten to approve the final certified survey map for Peter & Deborah Manke. Motion carried. Vote 5-0

 

VI. DISCUSSION/ACTION RE: PROPOSAL FOR ADDING CULVERT END WALLS, NEAR 8120 MARTINSVILLE ROAD

Motion Varda/Kruchten to approve Dale Bladow Concrete’s labor and materials proposal at a total cost of $2,750. Motion carried. Vote 5-0

 

VII. DISCUSSION/ACTION RE: REFUNDING THE CYCLE ROAD PERMIT DEPOSIT FOR UW CARBONE CANCER CENTER

Motion Davis/Kruchten to approve refunding the permit deposit to UW Carbone Cancer Center. Motion carried. Vote 5-0

 

VIII. DISCUSSION/ACTION RE: SETTING THE DATE, TIME AND LOCATION OF THE PUBLIC BUDGET HEARING AND SPECIAL TOWN MEETING OF THE ELECTORS

Motion Varda/Kruchten to approve holding the Public Budget Hearing and Special Town Meeting of the Electors on November 5, 2018 at 7:00 pm at the Town Hall. Motion carried. Vote 5-0

 

IX. DISCUSSION/ACTION RE: ACCURATE APPRAISAL’S CONTRACT

Motion Haag/Davis to approve a one year maintenance contract for $8,000. Motion carried. Vote 5-0

 

X. DISCUSSION/ACTION RE: CONVERSION TO NATURAL GAS

No action taken

 

XI. DISCUSSION/ACTION RE: AMENDING CYCLE POLICY 201.1

Motion Davis/Kruchten to approve amended Cycle Policy 201.1. Motion carried. Vote 5-0.

 

XII. DISCUSSION/ACTION RE: AMENDING DARK SKY LIGHTING ORDINANCE 202.2

Motion Davis/Kruchten to approve amended Dark Sky Lighting Ordinance 202.2. Motion carried. Vote 5-0

 

XIII. DISCUSSION/ACTION RE: AMENDING FIREWORKS ORDINANCE 203.1

Motion Varda/Haag to approve amended Fireworks Ordinance 203.1. Motion carried. Vote 5-0

 

XIV. DISCUSSION/ACTION RE: AMENDING ADULT BOOKSTORE OR ADULT ENTERTAINMENT TAVERNS ORDINANCE 204.1

Motion Varda/Kruchten to approve amended Adult Bookstore or Adult Entertainment Taverns Ordinance 204.1. Motion carried. Vote 5-0

 

XV. DISCUSSION/ACTION RE: REVISING PERSONNEL AND POLICY MANUAL, ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS AND EMAIL POLICY

Motion Davis/Kruchten to approve the revised Personnel and Policy Manual. Motion carried. Vote 5-0

 

XVI. BUDGETARY MATTERS

A. Discussion/action re: Payment of bills

Motion Varda/Kruchten to approve the payment of bills. Motion carried. Vote 5-0. Checks #4439 – 4473

 

B. Discussion/action re: Purchase of grapple bucket

Motion Varda/Kruchten to approve purchasing a grapple bucket from Traeder Enterprises at a total cost of $3,489. Motion carried. Vote 4-1. In favor: Statz, Varda, Kruchten & Davis. Opposed: Haag

 

XVII. COMMITTEE REPORTS/CORRESPONDENCE/COMMUNICATIONS

*Black Earth Fire District: The 2019 budget will have a 2% increase; flooding caused damage to drywall, carpet and equipment

*Cross Plains Fire District: Flooding damage caused a $26,000 diesel rebuilt on truck, most covered by insurance

 

XVIII. DISCUSSION OF FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

*Turn the bicycle policy into an ordinance

*Create a parking ordinance

 

XIX. ADJOURN

Motion Varda/Haag to adjourn until the next regular meeting or the call of the chair.  Motion carried.  Vote 5-0.

 

____________________________                ________________________________

Brenda Kahl, Clerk/Treasurer                         Anthony Varda, Chair