Town of Beaver Dam Planning Committee
Minutes July 29, 2013
Chairman Al Matuszeski called the meeting to order at 7:00pm. Roll call: Al Matuszeski, John Kuzniewicz, Bob Tietz, Larry Braker, Bob Ganske, Michael Firchow, Tom Zeamer and Clerk, Cheryl Goodrich.
Notice published and posted July 22nd.
Minutes of the April 29, 2013 meeting of the Planning Committee were read.
Motion by Bob Tietz to approve the minutes as read. Motion seconded by John Kuzniewicz, all in favor, motion carried.
The first order of business is to act on the application of Vintage Parts, agent for Karen Maron, to rezone parcel #004-1114-0731-00 that currently consists of both Conservancy and Commercial zoning, to an I-1 Industrial zoning district, located on Iron Rd. Brody Richter, representative for Vintage Parts, stated the land will have a crusted gravel base, gravel base will be added to enlarge if/when needed. Parts to be stored in that open air area will be large auto, farm and construction parts. Zoning/Plans were approved at the County level. Motion by Bob Ganske to recommend to the Town Board to approve the rezoning as stated above pending the Towns Attorney approval that the following conditions can be enforced with the approval. 1. Industrial zoning would be for Vintage Parts only and if Vintage sells in the future they must return the zoning to Commercial. 2. Plantings on the north side to be double staggered rows of Arborvitae. 3. Be sure to apply proper vision corners at the driveway. Motion seconded by Larry Braker. Yah, Larry Braker, Bob Tietz, Bob Ganske. Nay, Al Matuszeski, John Kuzniewicz. Michael Firchow abstains. Motion carried.
The second order of business is to act on the application of MSA, agent for the Charlotte Kehl Estate, for a Minor Land Division/Letter of Intent and a Conditional Use Permit to allow a non-farm residence in an A-2 Zoning district, for parcel #004-1114-1932-000, located at W9610 Canary Rd. Dick Leistekow of MSA stated they would add a deed restriction that the outlot be sold with the created parcel. Motion by John Kuzniewicz to recommend to the Town Board to approve the minor land division pending an approved variance. Motion seconded by Bob Tietz, all in favor, motion carried. Motion by John Kuzniewicz to approve the Conditional Use Permit. Motion seconded by Bob Tietz, all in favor, motion carried.
Third order of business is to discuss the Planning Committee having the authority to approve minor land divisions that exceed the present 1.5 acre maximum lot size without involvement of the Board of Appeals. Discussion on special situations with land divisions in A-1 & A-2 zoning districts. Ordinance would have to be changed. Motion by John Kuzniewicz to recommend to the Town Board to change ordinance to not limit the lot size on existing farm consolidations in A-1 & A-2 zoning districts. Motion seconded by Bob Ganske, all in favor, motion carried.
Motion by Bob Tietz to adjourn, seconded by Michael Firchow, all in favor, motion carried. Adjourned 8:10pm
Respectfully Submitted, Cheryl Goodrich