TOWN OF ARENA PLAN COMMISSION

September 28, 2015

 

PRESENT:  John Wright, Bill Gauger, Cathy Acker, Dave Lucey, Rand Schott, Wayne Schutte, Mark Hottmann, Andrea Joo, Ingmar Nelson (Absent), Cheryl Schmidt (Absent)

 

OTHERS:  Mary Lockman, Mark Rauls

 

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm.  Roll call was taken.  Schutte  moved to approve the minutes of the August 31 meeting.   Schott seconded.  Minutes approved.

 

Mark Rauls  -  Sweeney Road, 18.6 acres to 28 acres.  Just wants to gain a buffer, more land.  No building site change.  Rezone the new acres from A1 to AR1.  Schutte moved to approve land division and rezone. Andrea Joo seconded.  Motion carried.  Paid $500. 

 

Discussion on parcel reduction.  Legalities, number of acres, time limit.  Are we comfortable with growth.  Farmland Preservation has always been our goal.  1/20 any existing lot 5 ac to 20 ac as long as it meets the other standards you can have a building site was proposed by John Wright.    Andrea Joo noted that we need to take in account the big land owners.  At this time it is only for discussion. 

 

Schutte motion to adjourn.  Seconded by Schott. Adjourned. 

 

Next meeting October 26, 2015.