Town of Arena Board Minutes

March 4, 2013


PRESENT:Dave Lucey, John Wright, Bill Gauger, Minnie Gauger, Cathy Acker, David Meudt, Kevin Paar, Ray Porter, John Halverson, Kane Shutter, Jeff Wirth, Dave Giffey, John & Andrea Joo, Tom & Leslie Reece, Karen & Mark Holloway,


- The meeting was called to order at 7:05 pm.Roll call was taken. All board members are present.


- River Road Discussion. John Halverson, surveyor,Access road cannot be dedicated or the easement created on the flat.Crosses Dave Forseth land.Starting over with new lot descriptions.If Ms Johnson allows easements to the land or will she allow lots to go to the road.Ms Johnson needs to approve before this can go forward.Will remain non-conforming lots.Halverson said if he is going to do the survey he will get the utilities marked.Lot lines need to be marked as it is on your deed.After agreement of lot lines.If you donít agree you get 30 days to file suit in Iowa County.Halverson will work with the landowners.


- Wright motioned to approve the minutes from the February 4, 2013 meeting. Gauger seconded, motion passed.


-Andrea Joo, working for Erdmanís.Looking to re-zone 11.5 acres rezone to RB1 to accept monies for different activities.Has been a meeting spot for years. Will attend the Plan Commission Meeting on March 25, 2013. An application for re-zoning was given to her.


-Non-Metallic Mining Motion.Dave Giffey would like us to pass this motion.Legal council felt it was a good motion.Wright motions to approve Document 2013-2, Gauger seconded, motion carried.There was no dissent on this motion.††† Copy of which is attached.


-Clean Sweep May 4th.Notices sent a couple weeks ahead.


-Iowa County Humane Society donation.Wright motions that we send then $550 donation for 2013 contingent upon not being charged fees for dogs taken to the society. Gauger seconded.Motion passed. ††


-Landfill meeting.Wright will Contact testing companies for estimates.Are going to have a hydrologist testing water flow for DNR.Another meeting on March 26th.


-Meudt and Paar working on sweeper, getting bids.Getting opinions on wire vs poly.Heating quotes Thermo Dynamics, Modern Heating, ASAP.Need tires for the pickup.

A sign put up in December on Cowley and Knight Hollow has been stolen again.It had been stolen before.A decision has been made not to replace the sign.1/3 of total amount of chips are left.


- Gauger motioned to approve bills, Wright seconded. Motion passed.


-Wright motioned meeting to adjourn, Gauger seconded it. Motion passedMeeting adjourned.

Next Town Board Meeting April 1, 2013