December 17, 2018


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


Others Present: David Giffey, Cathy Bleser, Evy and Vern Halverson, Gary Henshue, Jodie Gruber, Brian Gruber, Dan Kanby


Posted: Town Hall; Arena Post Office; Arena Peoples Bank;; Town of Arena on Facebook; Arena BP; Grandma Mary’s


The meeting was called to order at 6:00 pm.  Roll call was taken. Andrea Joo not present. Schmidt moved to approve the minutes of the September 24, 2018 meeting. October and November  meetings were cancelled.   Schutte seconded.  Minutes approved.


Giffey:  Cardinal Hickory Creek Transmission lines.  Intervenors pre-conference hearing meeting on January 3rd.  Scoping hearings.   A letter should be written by the Board that will be put on the public documents.  Would like the Board to consider business, tourism effected.  Possible monetary value and loss. We need to get a letter together with our concerns by Jan 1st.


Bleser:  Knobs Road.  Purchasing SW 40 in township of Arena and 9 acres in town of Ridgeway.  Would like to get a building site.  Would like an on-site visit to driveway and house position.  Will do an onsite on Tuesday Dec 18th. 


Halverson:  Loy Road. Non-conforming lots.  We are not at this time willing to change our densities. 


Henshue – Bug Tussel Tower.  Looking for a tower site in .Arena.  155 ft guide tower.  Line of  internet service and a first net emergency response system, AT&T cell service.  Selected 3 or 4 possible sites. 2 are in the township and one in village. Not selected yet.  



Public Comments:  None


Schott motioned to adjourn.   Schutte second.  Motion carried.  Adjourned


Next Meeting January 28, 2019 at 6 pm