TOWN OF ARENA PLAN COMMISSION

March 25, 2013

 

PRESENT: John Wright, Wayne Schutte, Cheryl Schmidt, Dave Lucey, Cathy Acker, Mark Hottmann, Rand Schott, Rod Anding, Bill Gauger

OTHERS: Sue Mellum, Andrea and Jon Joo, Ingmar Nelson

 

Roll Call taken. All present.

 

Schmidt motioned to approve minutes from the February 25, 2013 meeting. Schutte seconded, motion passed. John Wright will abstain from voting tonight.

 

Sue Mellum- Show dogs. Want to start breeding dogs on her property. Blynn Road 5 acres. Would like to work up to 10 females and pups at times. Kennel of her own dogs only. Would put barking collars on dogs. Would like to start the project as soon as possible. Build kennels. Two litters at a time. Check with Scott Godfrey for zoning. Conditional uses. Will contact Godfrey and get back to the committee.

 

Andrea Joo requesting re-zone and conditional uses on the Erdman property. Conduct horseback riding trails, hunting activities and rent up to 3 cabins out for fee, rustic camping up to 12 sites. Rezone A1 to RB1 11.84 acres. Board needs a letter from the landowner that states Andrea Joo has the authority to request re-zoning for them. Anding motioned for re-zoning A1 to RB 1 up to three rental cabins in a cluster and 12 rustic camping sites on the 11.84 acres. Hunting activities (deer, pheasant, turkey), recreational clay pigeon throwing for warm-up hunters only, horseback riding trails, dog training and possible trials (20-30 people) contingent upon the letter that Andrea Joo is an agent for the owners. Schutte seconded. Motion carried.

 

Other Business:

 

Schutte recommends a joint working relationship with the Wyoming Valley people on the Non-metallic mining issues. Informational meetings. Anding recommends we keep Dave Giffey informing us about the recent updates on the non-metallic mining information.

 

Schutte motioned to adjourn. Hottmann seconded. Motion carried

 

Next Plan Commission Meeting April 29, 2013.