TOWN OF ARENA PLAN COMMISSION

Feb 26, 2018

 

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

Others Present:  Lisa Kopic, Shannon Leitzke, Vern and Evy Halverson, John Halverson, Mary Lockman, Nathan Miexelsperger, Jim Whitaker,

 

 

The meeting was called to order at 6:00 pm.  Roll call was taken. All present.  Nelson moved to approve the minutes of the January 29, 2018 meeting.   Schmidt seconded.  Minutes approved.

 

Harrop/Halverson:  Land Division: Harrop Estate.  5 acre parcel around existing building on KK.  Rest to stay in Ag. Total 125 some acres.   Re-zone/Land Division:  Schmidt motioned to approve.  Motion carried.  Paid $500. 

 

Sorg:  Not present.

 

Halverson:  Land Division Blue Ridge Rd.  Tabled until next month.

 

Miezelsperger:  7123 Helena Rd.  Building permit, conditional use/re-zone.

Over 40 considered a farm.  Farmland Preservation.  Building permit was approved at the county.   Do not need re-zone or conditional use.  Paid $1000.

 

Leitzke:  Conditional Use for 2nd horse.  Coon Rock Rd.  Lawyer says you can increase by one.  Schott is expressing his opinion that there is not enough room for two horses on that small a lot.  Schutte is talking about the zoning laws that she has ignored.  Schott motions to deny conditional use for two horses.  Schmidt seconded. Motion carried. 

 

Szalaowski:  Building site on Blue Ridge - Knutson   41.42 acres.  Would like to build home.   Zoned A-1.  Does not own the property as yet.  Would like to see if he would be able to get a building permit.  The Plan Commission would like to do a site inspection February 27th in the morning.  No need for motions at this time.

 

Public Comment:  Driftless Land Conservancy.  Are we doing anything with the Village?  Land density info.  Selling building sites to parcels that are non-conforming at this time. 

Ordinance has to be specific to driveway, building etc.  More discussion and clarification  needed on this. 

 

Joo motioned to adjourn.    Nelson second.  Motion carried.  Adjourned.

 

Next meeting:  March 26, 2018 7 pm.