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Town Board Meeting
Apr 12, 2017

 BOARD                                                                                                                    866

April 12, 2017

 

PRESENT:  Chairman Bill Verbeten, Supervisor Jesse Juedes & Ron Diny, Treasurer Jeanette Roskom, Clerk Donna Martzahl, Zoning Admin. Rick Gerbers, and Auditor Ginny Hintz.  Also present were Ed Byrne, Peter Albers, Marv Biese, Jay Graetz, Larry Schott and Steve Zeitler.

 

7:30 p.m.  Meeting called to order by Chairman Verbeten for presentation of 2016 audit report by Ginny Hintz, Schenck SC.  Hintz reports upon review of the accounts everything appears in order with the Town.  Form C has been filed with Wisconsin Department of Revenue.  Board discusses change in county bridge funds with Ms. Hintz.   Auditors believe money is no longer committed funds and could be used for other items.  Same will be discussed with counsel before changing town procedure.  Juedes will follow up with Brown County Highway Commissioner regarding the change in funds being held by Brown County.

7:57 p.m.  Motion by Juedes and second by Diny to adjourn.  MC

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PUBLIC HEARING

7:58 p.m.  Public hearing called to order by Chairman Verbeten. 

PURPOSE:  Review a request from Peter Albers to rezone Parcel W-178-1 on Cty U from B-1 Community Business to L-1 Limited Industrial for storage units.

Verbeten informs there was no opposition when reviewed by the Planning Commission.  Also no comments at the public hearing.

PURPOSE:  Review a request from Mike & Liz VanDeWalle to rezone 2 acres on Shirley Road from Ex-Ag to Ag-Residential, Parcel W-546.

Verbeten informs there was no opposition when reviewed by the Planning Commission.  Also, no comments at the public hearing.

8:00 p.m.  Motion by Juedes and second by Diny to Adjourn.  MC.  Public hearing adjourned

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8:00 p.m.  Chairman Verbeten calls monthly town board meeting back to order.  Same appearances

Agenda:  Motion by Juedes and second by Diny to approve agenda.  MC

Minutes:  Motion by Juedes and second by Diny to dispense with the reading of March minutes.  MC 

Motion by Juedes and second by Diny to approved March minutes as presented in writing to Board.  MC

Treasurer’s Report:  Jeanette presents treasurer’s report. Lottery credit payment has been received.   The response for dog license is high since the annual newsletter went out.  Motion by Juedes and second by Diny to approve.  MC

Vouchers:  Donna presents vouchers #11251 through 11281 plus tax liability for a total of $43,399.93 for payment.  Motion by Juedes and second by Diny to approve vouchers.  MC

Planning Commission:  Rick Gerbers reports the Planning commission met on Monday, April 3, to address:

1)       A request from Peter Albers to rezone Parcel W-178-1 CTY. U from B-1Community Business to L-1 Limited Industrial for storage units. – Approved by all

2)      A request from Mike and Liz Van De Walle to rezone 2 acres from Ex-Ag to Ag-Res Parcel W-546-547 on Shirley Rd. to build a house.  Approved by all

3)      Steve Zeitler presented a CSM for Mike and Liz Van De Walle for 2 acres Parcel W-546-547 Shirley Rd.

Approved by all

4)      Steve Zeitler presented a CSM for Loree Baumgartner, Lois Baumgartner and Jessica Vanstraten on Fair Rd.  Approved by all

5)      A request from SAC wireless on behalf of AT&T for a conditional use request to construct a 125’ monopole tower on Parcel W-573 Partridge rd.  Tony Philips provided paper work that the P.C. and Town Board requested which included AT&T Caisson Statement, TOWER Placement and Revised Construction Drawings with Slatted Security Fence.  Approved by all - Jake Geurts abstained

6)      Work on the comprehensive plan with Aaron Schuette.  Aaron handed out information from the Towns visioning session issues and then compared them on how the issues scored on graphs. 

7)      Les Van Horn presented a drawing to reconfigure Parcels W-139 and W-149-1 on Rosin Rd. The new proposal would make the parcels conforming to the Towns ordinance.

VanDeWalle Rezone:  Verbeten informs this request was approved by the Planning Commission and that there were no comments at the public hearing earlier held.    Motion by Juedes and second by Diny to approve request to rezone 2 acres from Ex-Ag to Ag-Res for Michael VanDeWalle, part of NE-NE and NW-NE of Sec26, T22N, R20E on Shirley Rd., Parcel W-547.  AYES 3   Nays 0  Motion carried.

VanDeWalle CSM:  Motion by Juedes and second by Diny to approve certified survey map presented by Steve Zeitler for part of the NE-NE and NW-NE of Sec26, T22N, R20E, on Shirley Road, Parcel W-547.  Ayes 3  Nays 0  Motion carried.

Albers Rezone:  Verbeten informs the request was approved by the Planning commission and that there were no comments at the public hearing earlier held.  Motion by Juedes and second by Diny to approve request of Peter Albers to rezone Parcel W-178-1 Cty Trk U from B-1 Community Business to L-1 Limited Industrial for construction of storage units.  Ayes 3  Nays 0  Motion carried.

1694 & 1696 Day Street: Board discusses issue regarding dead tree branches.  Larry Schott shows Board pictures of leaning trees and requests town take action due to nuisance and danger from these trees.  Board indicates it cannot take any action on tree issue as nuisance.  Schott also indicates property is infested with rats and vermins.  Rick Gerbers will stop and discuss with the property owner regarding vermins as they are creating a nuisance and is a violation of the zoning ordinance for the Town of Wrightstown.

Bridge Inspection Report:  Verbeten informs he spoke with Nick Uitenbroek, Brown County Highway Commission, and they will be preparing a new report to only indicate Town of Wrightstown bridges.  Motion by Juedes and second by Diny to table to May agenda.  MC

Cul de sac Paving:  Motion by Juedes and second by Diny to proceed with blacktopping of cul de sac on Hjorth Rd., Birch Creek and Woebeck Ln.    Ayes 3  Nays 0 – Motion carried.

SAC/AT&T Tower:  Verbeten informs that the public hearing on this matter was previously held on February 8, 2017, and there was no opposition from the public on the location of a new tower.   Motion by Juedes and second by Diny to approve request of SAC Wireless on behalf of AT&T for construction of monopole tower on Parcel W-573 Partridge Road.  Ayes 3  Nays 0  Motion carried.

License Fees:  Donna presents licensing fee comparison with Towns of Rockland, Morrison and Wrightstown.  Board discusses licensing fees.  Motion by Juedes and second by Diny to increase Class B liquor license to $150; Operator license to $40; and tobacco license to $100.    Ayes 3  Nays 0  Motion carried.

2018 Municipal Agreement:  Board discusses maintenance and project agreement received from Brown County Highway Commission.  Motion by Juedes and second by Diny to enter into 2018 Maintenance Agreement with Brown County Highway Commission, based on 2017 amounts.  Ayes 3  Nays 0  Motion carried.

Cooperative Boundary Agreement:  Board discusses progress with the village of Wrightstown on cooperative Boundary Agreement.  Jesse will followup with Travis Coenen to schedule a meeting in May.  After that the Town will wait until the comprehensive study is complete to continue with discussions.

Annexation:  Donna shares annexation documents for St. Clare property.  No action or comments.

Bridge fund:  Board discusses changes at county level on bridge fund.  Jesse will follow up with Paul Fontecchio.  Board will consider possible replacement of Mallard Road bridge at this time.

Correspondence:

1)      MFR fees are at $13/tn

2)      Recognition letter as to Greenleaf Volunteer Fire Dept. from WI   of Safety & Professional Serve

3)      Correspondence with WI Dept. of Transportation on chip sealing of Hwy 57.

9:23p.m.   Motion by Juedes and second by Diny to adjourn.  Motion carried.

Respectfully submitted,

Donna Martzahl

Town Clerk

 

APPROVED May 10. 2017



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