Town of Arena Board Minutes

June 3, 2013


PRESENT:  Dave Lucey, John Wright, Bill Gauger, Cathy Acker, Kevin Paar, Carl Thorsen (Scott Construction), Peter and Adele Chlebeck, Mary Lockman, David Giffey


- The meeting was called to order at 7:10 pm.  Roll call was taken. All board members are present.

 -Wright motioned to approve the minutes of May 6 meeting Gauger seconded.  Minutes approved. 


-Chlebeck wants to re-zone from R-1 to AR-1  and has 5.1 acres,over 5 acres and wants to have 3 animals allowed.  Concerned about neighbors and he brought a consent letter with signatures.  Wright made a motion to  permit re-zoning from R-1 to AR-1.  Application being made in lieu of the county rule. Lucey seconded.  Gauger doesn’t feel it is a good idea to have 3 animal units in that area.  Motioned carried.


-Corcoran applying for building permit and paid fee.  Gauger moves to approve building permit on Fitz Road, Wright seconded.  Motion carried.


-Sawle verification of parcels.  In our February meeting on Planning and Zoning it was noted that it needs to go before Town Board.  Will contact Pam Kruschke to have her meet with the Planning and Zoning again about only the northerly lot. 


-Scott Construction bids.  Gauger motioned to approve Seal Coat Pavement bid for $93,998.00. Wright seconded.  Motion approved. 


-Paar:  Should start mowing soon.  Has been patching roads.  Rear tractor tires are on. Needs to order hydraulic oil from Perkins.  Started excavating for block wall in back. 


-Fence Viewing:  Four hours of viewing.  Wright wrote up a letter to send to the parties involved.  Problems noted in letter.  Noted that some land was in Managed Forest Land and cannot raise cattle there.  Completion date of August 5 for fencing, except for the one piece with problem, owned by Giffey.  A gate needs to be put in across Giffey driveway.  Giffey concerned with 60 days which was agreed upon.  The report will be sent out Wednesday June 5. 

Gauger motioned that we approve the letter with the fence viewing information to be sent to the parties, Wright seconded.  Motion carried. 


-DNR payment information will be discussed at a later date.


-Discuss perhaps an update of the driveway ordinance.


-Wright motioned to accept the bills, Gauger seconded.  Motion passed.


-Gauger motioned to adjourn; Wright seconded.  Motion carried. 


Next Meeting July 1, 2013.