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April 10, 2006 Supervisors Monthly Meeting

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LAMARTINE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MONTHLY MEETING
April 10, 2006
LAMARTINE MUNICIPAL BUILDING MEETING ROOM
7:30 PM


With all notices having been properly posted, Ed Montsma, Chairman called the April meeting to order at the Lamartine Municipal Building Meeting Room at 7:30 Pm.

Supervisors Mike Suprenand and Frank Bartzen were also in attendance at this meeting.

Ed led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Ed asked for any corrections or additions in the March Board Meeting minutes. Mike seconded by Frank made a motion to approve the March Minutes as presented. Motion carried 3-0.

Ed called for the March Treasurer’s report. Treasurer Greg Michels read the report aloud. He reported an ending balance of $497,609.14 as of 3-31-06. Frank seconded by Mike made the motion to accept the treasurer’s report as presented. Motion carried 3-0.

CITIZEN CONCERNS:

Dick Spanbauer, Republican Candidate for 53rd District Assembly in 2006 introduced himself and left some pamphlets for residents to read.

Pete Braun announced that the fire department had submitted a grant and the Town Board would need to approve the 5% match of this grant money. Ed stated that this item would be put on the May Board Meeting Agenda.

Helen Haney asked if the town would check out the water running acrossed their field now that it was wet it would be easier to see. Ed will talk to Rich about this tomorrow (Tuesday 4/11).

Dolores Braun announced an organizational meeting planned for April 20th at 7:00 Pm at the Lamartine Municipal Building Meeting Room to further plan the Community Clean up day. Clean up day is scheduled for Saturday, April 29, 2006, with a lunch to follow around noon at the Municipal Building Meeting Room.

Tom Kramer announced that on Saturday, June 3rd there is a community clean up scheduled for the Eldorado Marsh area.

REZONING DECISIONS:

Hensel/Schultz Rezoning request to rezone 2.5 acres of land from Agricultural to Residential— This property is located on Priepke Road between W8379 and W8399 in the Town of Lamartine. More particularly described as: Part of the NE ¼ of the NW ¼ and part of the SE ¼ of the NW ¼ of Section 10, T. 15N., R. 16E., Town of Lamartine Fond du Lac County—Plan Commission Chairman Jim Reitzner reported that the Plan Commission voted 4 to 1 to recommend to the town board that this rezoning be granted. (Please see the Public Hearing Minutes of the Hensel/Schultz rezoning request dated March 13, 2006 and April 10, 2006). Discussion took place regarding this rezoning. Frank made a motion that the Board approves the Hensel/Schultz rezoning request. Mike seconded the motion. Ed explained that a YES vote would mean that the rezoning would be granted and a NO vote would mean the rezoning would be denied. Let the record show that three paper ballot votes were cast with the following results: Ed—NO, Mike—YES, and Frank—YES. Motion carried 2 to 1.

The town board voted to grant this rezoning request to rezone 2.5 acres of land from Agriculture to Residential.

The following reasons were stated for granting this rezoning. From the Town of Lamartine Zoning Ordinance, Dated June 8, 1998, Pages 27 and 28.

70.6 Standards for Rezoning (These Standards for Rezoning are listed in their entirety. The highlighted items are those given by the Town Board as reasons for recommending the granting of this request) #1, #2, #3, #8, and #9. Remarks in Bold italics are Board member comments.

1. Adequate public facilities to serve the development are present or will be provided.
2. Provision of these facilities will not be unreasonable burden to local government.
3. The land is suitable for development.
4. Development will not cause unreasonable air and water pollution, soil erosion or adverse effects on rare or irreplaceable natural areas.
5. The potential for conflict with remaining agricultural uses in the area.
6. The need of the proposed development location in an agricultural area.
7. The availability of alternative locations
8. The productivity of the agricultural lands involved. Some of the soils are poor.
9. The location of the proposed development to minimize the amount of agricultural land converted. This rezoning uses a minimal of agricultural land in the big picture.

Frieler Rezoning request to rezone approx. 2.8 acres from Agricultural to Commercial/Industrial and 2.2 acres of land from Agricultural to Residential— The property is located near W8797 Johnson Road, Eldorado, in the Town of Lamartine. More particularly described as being: Located in part of the NE ¼, of the SW ¼, of Section 4, Town 15 North, Range 16 East, Town of Lamartine, Fond du Lac County. Plan Commission Chairman Jim Reitzner reported that the Plan Commission voted 4 to 1 to recommend to the town board that this rezoning be granted. (Please see the Public Hearing Minutes of the Frieler rezoning request dated April 10, 2006). Discussion took place regarding this rezoning. Frank made a motion that the Board approves the Frieler rezoning request. Mike seconded the motion. Ed explained that a YES vote would mean that the rezoning would be granted and a NO vote would mean the rezoning would be denied. Let the record show that three paper ballot votes were cast with the following results: Ed—NO, Mike—YES, and Frank—YES. Motion carried 2 to 1.

The town board voted to grant this rezoning request to rezone approx. 2.8 acres from Agricultural to Commercial/Industrial and 2.2 acres of land from Agricultural to Residential

The following reasons were stated for granting this rezoning. From the Town of Lamartine Zoning Ordinance, Dated June 8, 1998, Pages 27 and 28.

70.6 Standards for Rezoning (These Standards for Rezoning are listed in their entirety. The highlighted items are those given by the Town Board as reasons for recommending the granting of this request) #1, #2, & #8. Remarks in Bold italics are Board member comments.

1. Adequate public facilities to serve the development are present or will be provided. There are adequate public facilities already in place.
2. Provision of these facilities will not be unreasonable burden to local government. This rezoning will not cause any problems.
3. The land is suitable for development.
4. Development will not cause unreasonable air and water pollution, soil erosion or adverse effects on rare or irreplaceable natural areas.
5. The potential for conflict with remaining agricultural uses in the area.
6. The need of the proposed development location in an agricultural area.
7. The availability of alternative locations
8. The productivity of the agricultural lands involved. The soil is very poor, severely eroded on the majority of both areas.
9. The location of the proposed development to minimize the amount of agricultural land converted.

REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS:

1. Road Report—Ed reported that Forest Ave Road was recently cored from Nelson Road east to Townline Road. Discussion took place as to what roads would be done this summer for road construction projects. Mike made a motion seconded by Frank that one mile of Forest Ave Road along with two, half mile projects, one on Triple Kay and one on Forest Ave Road be done this summer. Frank seconded this motion. Motion carried 3-0. Further discussion took place regarding the bridge on Forest Ave Road and if the specs for the bridge in the road bid would be separate or with Forest Ave Road work. The Board decided that the bridge work would go in with the Forest Ave Road bid.

A conflict was noted for the Town Road/Driveway Committee meeting. The meeting was rescheduled

for Wednesday, April 19, 2006 at 7:30 Pm at the Lamartine Municipal Building Mtg Room.

B. Property Clean up Updates

1. Treptow Property—N6345 Hillcrest Road—This property is now in the hands of FdL County Code Enforcement. The Treptow family is in the process of breaking up the farm. After the Certified Survey Map (CSM) is signed code enforcement will only have to deal with the owner of this parcel and not have to deal with a third party.

C. Reschedule meeting date for the Ordinance Committee to meet—This meeting was rescheduled for Monday, May 22, 2006 at 6:30 Pm at the Lamartine Municipal Building Mtg Room.

D. Update on April 4, 2006 Election—196 town residents voted at this election.

E. The Town Advisory Referendum question regarding increasing the town board from three members to five members resulted in a vote of 132 votes against increasing the number of board members and 63 votes in support of increasing the number of board members. The Board felt that there was no reason to discuss this matter any further.

F. Update on the March 24, 2006 WTA District Mtg in Ripon—Ed reported that along with himself, Greg, Jill & Frank attended the meeting. Board of Review training took place at the afternoon session.

G. Update on the April 29, 2006 Community Clean up—Mike reported that Dolores Braun had covered most of what was going on with the community clean up project during citizens concerns, but added that the clean up date was rain or shine and the section residents clean up does not have to be done on this particular day. The lunch will be around noon and everyone who participates in cleaning up the roadside whenever it is done, is welcome to come to the lunch.

H. Update on the repair of the town’s three posting boards—Greg reported that Ron Rymer repaired the town posting boards. Ron donated his time and talent to the project. The board will send him a thank you and asks anyone who sees him to take a moment and thank him for his donation.

I. Severe Weather Awareness Week is April 17-21st—Thursday April 20th there will be a mock tornado watch and warning. The watch will be announced at 1:00 Pm with a warning to be announced at 1:30 Pm. In the event of stormy weather on this day the drill will be canceled.

J. Report on fire truck inspection—Frank explained that during a fire truck inspection it was discovered that a frame on one of the trucks needed some work due to rust. The Fire Dept. has contacted a company to look at it and give an estimate for repairing it.

OLD BUSINESS:

1. Abandoning the well at the Seven Mile Creek Park—Estimates were received for abandoning the well at the town park. Frank made a motion to abandon the well at Seven Mile Creek Park and accept the bid from Central Well Drilling for $945.00. Mike seconded the motion. Motion carried 3-0.

NEW BUSINESS:

A. Approval of the MOU with Fond du Lac County to facilitate the purchase of accessible voting system equipment and software—Mike seconded by Frank made a motion that the town accepts the MOU with the County. Motion carried 3-0. Chairman Montsma signed the agreement.

B. Approval to issue an operators license for Heidi Svec—The clerk reported that a background check done on Svec resulted in no criminal background. Frank made the motion seconded by Mike that the Board approves Heidi Svec to be issued an operators license. Motion carried 3-0.

C. Purchasing a computer for the unused work station in the town office—This issue was tabled until the April 19, 2006 Town Road/Driveway Committee Mtg where the board will discuss the price quote for the new computer.

D. Frank seconded by Mike made a motion to accept the Treptow property CSM. Motion carried 3-0.

The chairman and clerk signed the Certified Survey Map (CSM) for the Treptow Property.

E. Review of the Town of Lamartine Emergency Operation Plan—Ed spoke with Tony at the County Emergency Government Center. The town’s emergency plan is up to date.

F. WI Livestock Siting Rule—Ed explained that May 1st the WI Livestock Siting Rule would be in effect. The Wisconsin Towns Association is advising towns to adopt the ordinance and plan on amending the town-zoning ordinance to create ag districts where the town would prefer to have the heavy ag/large animal facilities located. Frank made a motion that the town go ahead and adopt the WI Livestock Siting Rule. Mike seconded the motion. Motion carried 3-0.

Approving the monthly vouchers and checks—Frank made a motion to approve the vouchers. Mike seconded this motion. Motion carried 3-0.

With no further business to discuss, Frank seconded by Mike made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried 3-0.



Respectfully submitted,




Jill Randall, Clerk

TOWN OF LAMARTINE


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