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Minutes 2011 JAN 6 Public Hearing


01-07-2011

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Minutes 2011 JAN 6 Public Hearing

Minutes January 6, 2011 Public Hearing include:

  • Pledge of allegiance recited. Meeting, called to order at 7:00 pm by Town Board (TB) Chairman John Jaeckle had 2 of 3 TB members present and 4 of 5 Plan Commission (PC) members present: David LeMahieu (PC), Nancy Willenkamp (TB/PC), Ryan Van Camp (PC) and Dave Ogilvie (PC). John Wiesner (PC) arrived at 7:10. Bob Luedtke (TB) was absent. Clerk Andrew Hogan was present to record minutes. Two others were present: Town Attorney Rich Carlson and Staff Planner Jeff Sanders.
  • Purpose of Public Hearing was to receive public comment on proposed Land Division / Subdivision Ordinance as revised on 11/2/2010.
  • Clerk verified that notice of Public Hearing and subsequent special meeting were posted at Town Hall, Fire Hall and Modern Flooring as of 11/24/2010. Notice was posted at www.townofhortonia.org as of 11/17/2010. Notice was given on Town’s answering service 779-9780 as of 11/23/2010. A class 2 notice was published in Post Crescent on 12/23 and 12/30/2010. Copies of the proposed ordinance, application forms and fee schedule have been available at the Town Hall and Library since 12/21/2010. Electronic copies of these documents have been available from Town’s website since 11/4/2010. Agenda was posted as of 12/22/2010. Clerk received no written comment, no exhibits, nor any contact from anyone regarding the proposed ordinance or related documents.
  • With no members of the public present to comment and no comment received by Clerk, Willenkamp motioned, seconded by Jaeckle, to adjourn Public Hearing. Carried.

Minutes of special January 6, 2011 meeting of Town Board and Plan Commission meeting:

  • Special meeting of the TB & PC called to order at 7:01 pm by Chairman Jaeckle, had same individuals present.
  • TB postponed acting on resolutions to adopt proposed Land Division / Subdivision ordinance, and, repeal existing Land Division ordinance and Conservation Subdivision ordinance. Atty Carlson listed items in the proposed ordinance recommending the following revisions: 18.08(3) The Plan Commission shall conduct a public hearing to permit parties of interest to comment on the variance request; 18.20(17) No person shall be issued a final land division approval by the Town Board until the owner makes or installs all improvements deemed necessary by the Town Board or until the owner executes a development agreement and provides a financial guarantee acceptable to the Town Board…; 18.44 Review and Approval. The Town shall, within sixty (60) days of the date of submission of the CSM application…
  • Jaeckle recommended that references to 35 acre parcels be struck from 18.115 definitions subsection (D), (UU) and (CCC) in light of Working Lands Initiative. Sanders concurred with (UU) and (CCC) stating (D) must remain as is due to Conservation Reserve Program.
  • Willenkamp motioned, seconded by Jaeckel, to accept revisions made tonight and to postpone approval of the proposed ordinance until monthly TB meeting on January 11. Carried – 2 ayes, 0 nays.
  • Atty Carlson stated he would supply TB with resolution repealing existing ordinances and adopting proposed ordinance as amended tonight. Resolution would be ready for January 11 monthly TB meeting.
  • In order to resolve scheduling conflicts, TB and PC resolved to schedule PC meetings regarding revisions to zoning ordinance on February 1 at 6:30pm, March 2 (informational meeting regarding Working Lands Program impacting Ag zoning), April 6 and May 4 (joint meeting of TB & PC to review draft zoning ordinance revision with staff present).
  • Meeting adjourned 7:43pm. Next regular TB meeting: Tuesday, January 11, 2011.

These minutes are unapproved and subject to final Town Board approval. Respectfully submitted, Andrew Hogan, Clerk

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Document(s) related to the Minutes:
!! CLICK HERE !! for the proposed Land Division / Subdivision ordinance
!! CLICK HERE !! for resolution R2010.11.1PC recommending adoption

!! CLICK HERE !! for the related Application Form
!! CLICK HERE !! for the related fee schedule document

!! CLICK HERE !! for existing Land Division ordinance
!! CLICK HERE !! for existing Subdivision ordinance
!! CLICK HERE !! for minutes of November 2 PC meeting
!! CLICK HERE !! for minutes of September 7 PC meeting

!! CLICK HERE !! for current zoning ordinance