TOWN OF ARENA PLAN COMMISSION

June 26, 2017

 

Present:Cheryl Schmidt, Mark Hottmann, Andrea Joo, Ingmar Nelson, David Lucey, John Wright, Bill Gauger, Cathy Acker, Wayne Schutte.

Others Present:Vern and Evy Halverson, Ward, Campbell, Weldele

 

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm.Roll call was taken. Schott not present.Schmidt moved to approve the minutes of the May 29, 2017 meeting.†† Schutte seconded.Minutes approved.

 

Weaver:Received letter that he still has his building sites.

 

Buckeridge:No show

 

Hatfield:No show

 

Campbell, Ward:16.8 acres of Sweeney Road.†† Wants building and driveway permit.Joo motions to approve a building site and driveway permit for Lot 1 on 7900 Sweeney Road. Schmidt seconded the motion. Motion carried. No need to look at the driveway. Maintenance Agreement recorded and will bring to meeting. Paid $1500.00

 

Weldele:Barn burned down.Would like to re-build with a bathroom and perhaps hold events in the barn.Checking with us to see if they would be up for this.The commission gave her a lot of things that she would need to consider to start a business using the barn.

 

Land Density Discussion:Talked with County.Waiting for Scott Godfrey to get us the information on non-conforming sites.Evy Halverson showed some of her orphan sites.We need a list of what is out there that are either non-conforming or orphan sites.After we receive the list we will work on cleaning up those acres.

Joo participated in a meeting about possible disasters in the township.Emergency Management info for plans in case of disaster.Talked with Barneveld Fire Chief and Iowa County Emergency Response Plan.Have to clean up the plan and finish it with contact names, lists of resources.Joo will begin to finish the info.

 

Discussion on Street light on 14 and K.We canít afford it, so we are not interested.

 

Joo motioned to adjourn.Schutte seconded.Motion carried.

Adjourned at 8:25pm.

 

Next meeting July 31, 2017.