Town of Beaver Dam
Public Hearing and Plan Commission Meeting
W8540 County Road W
August 25, 2014 7:00 PM
Chairman Al Matuszeski called the meeting to order at 7:03 pm
Present: Chairman Al Matuszeski, John Kuzniewicz, Neal Stippich, Bob Tietz, Larry Braker, Tom Zeamer, Mike Canniff, LUA Dan Prunuske, Clerk Kristine Klodowski
Notice published 8/19/14, posted 8/18/14.
Adopt the agenda
Minutes of April 14, 2014 Plan Commission meeting were read. Motion (Kuzniewicz/Tietz) to approve
minutes as read. Motion carried.
The first order of business was to open the public hearing on the application of Cheryl Laatsch for a
conditional use permit to establish a coffee shop with a drive-through in an existing building in the C-1
zoning district on parcel 004?1114?0314?007at N7156 E. Plaza Drive. Marie Cigelske, owner of Get Fit
building spoke. Cheryl Laatsch, Higher Grounds Coffee Shop spoke. Motion (Kuzniewicz/Stippich) to
close public hearing. Motion carried.
Motion (Stippich/Canniff) to approve conditional use permit with the following conditions: traffic
markings to be in place to service this business with flow of traffic and to maintain 88 parking stalls.
Second order of business was to open thepublic hearing on the application of Bohl Farms, LLC. for a
conditional use permit for the existing animal livestock confinement facility in the A-2 zoning district on
parcels004?1114?0932-000 and 004-1114-0933-000 at N6566 County Road G. Dan Prunuske stated
adjoining properties had not yet been specifically notified as outlined in WI Administrative Code;
therefore, the public hearing could be held due to publication; however, will need to be held again after
proper actions have taken place. Motion (Kuzniewicz/Tietz) that this gets done now and Dan gets it
over to Juneau and does whatever it takes. Motion (Stippich/Tietz) to close public hearing. Motion
Third order of business was to open the public hearing to act on the minor subdivision letter of intent
submitted by MSA Professional Services, agent for Daniel J. Hahn for a 2 lot Certified Survey map in the A-2 zoning district to divide parcel 004-1114-3011-001 at N5649 County Road G. A-2 zoning requires minimum 35 acre lot size. Dick Leistico of MSA spoke. Daniel Hahn has moved to family farm on Canary Road and would like to continue to farm land; however, he would like to subdivide so as not have to maintain other buildings. Motion (Stippich/Kuzniewicz) to close hearing. Motion carried.
Motion (Stippich/Canniff) to approve conditional use with qualifying land to accumulate up to 35 acres of land Dan owns. Motion carried. Motion (Kuzniewicz/Tietz) to approve letter of intent. Motion carried.
Fourth order of business was to open the public hearing on the application of Beaver Dam Property, Inc. (Countryside Auto Group) for a conditional use permit to establish an automobile detailing business in an existing building in the C-1 zoning district on parcel 004-1114-0631-004at W9579 County Road G. Jim representing Countryside Auto Group spoke. Average 8-10 vehicles parked outside at a time with a high count being 15. Operational time 8am-5pm Monday through Friday and maybe Saturdays. Looking to purchased building and current tenants would vacate. John Bonotto asks that drainage be addressed as current owner took out side hill and run off ends up in John’s front yard. Motion (Tietz/Canniff) to close public hearing. Motion carried.
Motion (Stippich/Tietz) to approve conditional use permit with the following conditions: no vehicles “for sale”, hours of operation 8am-5pm, 15 vehicles maximum (excluding employees) stored on site in confined area, and drainage plan approved by the Town’s Land Use Administrator. Motion carried.
Fifth order of business was to open the public hearing on the application of Michael Miller for a conditional use permit to establish an automobile sales, service and storage business in existing buildings in the C-1 zoning district on parcels 004-1114-0823-006 & 007at 1241-1243 Madison St. Applicant currently has conditional land use permit at previously rented at 1235 Madison Street and is relocating. Motion (Tietz/Kuzniewicz) to close public hearing. Motion carried.
Motion (Tietz/Braker) to approve conditional use permit with the following conditions: limit of 4 cars “for sale” at any given time, hours of operation 7am-6pm. Motion carried.
Motion (Tietz/Canniff) to adjourn. Motion carried.
Kristine Klodowski, Clerk