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Plan Commission
Thursday, March 7 2013
TIME: 7:00 p.m.
LOCATION: at the Taycheedah Town Hall
Farmland Preservation Plan Public Hearing

AGENDA

TOWN OF TAYCHEEDAH
FOND DU LAC COUNTY, WISCONSIN

TOWN OF TAYCHEEDAH FARMLAND PRESERVATION PLAN


PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Town of Taycheedah Comprehensive Planning Committee will conduct an Open House on Thursday, March 7th, 2013, at 6:30 p.m., at the Taycheedah Town Hall, W4295 Kiekhaefer Parkway, Fond du Lac, for the purpose of presenting the Town of Taycheedah Farmland Preservation Plan.

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that the Town of Taycheedah Plan Commission will conduct a public hearing on Thursday, March 7th, 2013, at 7:00 p.m., at the Taycheedah Town Hall, W4295 Kiekhaefer Parkway, Fond du Lac, for the purpose of gathering testimony pertaining to the Town of Taycheedah Farmland Preservation Plan.

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that the Taycheedah Town Board will conduct a special meeting of the Town Board, on Thursday, March 7th, 2013, at the Taycheedah Town Hall, W4295 Kiekhaefer Parkway, Fond du Lac, immediately following the public hearing, for the purpose of considering and taking action on the Town of Taycheedah Plan Commission's recommendation, the oral testimony presented during the public hearing and written testimony received prior to the conclusion of the public hearing, and to adopt the Town of Taycheedah Farmland Preservation Plan.

The draft Town of Taycheedah Farmland Preservation Plan may be viewed in the Taycheedah Town Clerk's Office, located in the Town Hall. Written testimony may be submitted to Town of Taycheedah, W4295 Kiekhaefer Parkway, Fond du Lac, WI 54937. Contact Brenda Schneider, Clerk, at 920-921-5224, for additional information.


Dated this 11th day of February, 2013.

Brenda A. Schneider, Clerk


MINUTES

Plan Commission
March 7th, 2013
Farmland Preservation Plan
Public Hearing


The Plan Commission of the Town of Taycheedah conducted a public hearing on Thursday, March 7th, 2013, at 7:00 p.m., at the Taycheedah Town Hall, for the purpose of gathering testimony pertaining to the Town of Taycheedah Farmland Preservation Plan. Members present were: Chairman John Wagner, Leon Schneider, Bud Sabel, Joe Thome, Joan Simon, and Tim Simon. Absent was Bill Spieker.
Also present were the Comprehensive Planning Committee: Chairman Ed Braun, Jerry Guelig, Tim Krawczyk, Neal Nett, Rebecca Ries, Brenda Schneider, Joanne Thome, Joe Thome and Mike Wirtz; the Town Board: Chairman Jerry Guelig, Mike Wirtz, John Abler, Jim Rosenthal and Tim Simon; Jeff Sanders, Community Planning & Consulting; Clerk Brenda Schneider; and approximately 55 residents/interested persons (sign-in sheets attached).
Comprehensive Planning Committee Chairman Ed Braun introduced the Comprehensive Planning Committee and presented a summary of the Committee's nearly two-year project. On July 5, 2012, the Committee completed their work and referred the necessary documents to the Town Board for formal review and approval. Ed Braun introduced Jeff Sanders, the Town's Consultant.
Jeff Sanders summarized the major changes to the Farmland Preservation Plan, as dictated by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade & Consumer Protection.

1. Call to Order. Chairman John Wagner called the public meeting to order at 7:05 p.m.
Chairman Wagner introduced the members of the Plan Commission. Mr. Wagner acknowledged the members received and reviewed the draft Zoning Ordinance, the draft Zoning Map and the draft Farmland Preservation Map.

2. Public Testimony. Chairman Wagner announced the protocol to be used for public comment.

Pat Ries, Golf Course Drive: Mr. Ries questioned the application of Home Occupations and the use of a home office on a farm. He also questioned the application of the Sign Ordinance to farm signs. Mr. Ries requested the deletion of the word "television" in Section 13-1-130(b), Telecommunications Ordinance.

Robyn Calvey, Abler Road: Ms. Calvey requested the addition of "farm market" to permitted uses under the General Agricultural District. She also questioned the Exclusive Agriculture District (A-1) farm market limitation of no more than three employees.

Town of Taycheedah (written testimony submitted):
Per request of the Comprehensive Planning Committee:
Section 13-1-53, A-2 General Agricultural District,
b) Permitted Uses.
2. Road side stands for the sale of farm products produced on the premises.
Add "Farm Markets".

Per request of the Town Board:
Section 13-1-121, Noise,
c) Noise Prohibited.
4. Emergency Signaling Devices.
a. change "calendar month" to "calendar week"
b. delete the last sentence "If a false or accidental activation of an alarm occurs more than twice in a calendar month, the owner or person responsible for the alarm shall be in violation of this Chapter."
10. Construction or Repair of Buildings, Excavation of Streets and Highways.
Expand the hours to include "or between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. during daylight savings time."
Change "Building Inspector" to "Building Inspector/Permit Issuer".
d) Exemptions.
5. Repairs or excavations of bridges, streets, or highways
Expand the hours to include "or between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. during daylight savings time."
7. Other Outdoor Events.
delete "provided that a permit has been obtained from the appropriate permitting authority".

Per request of the Town's Attorney:
Section 13-1-81, Existing Nonconforming Structures.
b) Add "A nonconforming structure may be repaired, maintained, renovated, or remodeled regardless of the cost of such repair, maintenance, renovation or remodeling."

Tim Simon, Town Supervisor: Requested the deletion of the word "weekdays" in Section 13-1-121(c)(10), and the elimination of Section 13-1-121(c)(12), in the Noise Ordinance.

Pat Ries, Golf Course Drive, requested an exemption to 13-1-121(c)(10), for construction and repair of buildings in the Exclusive Agricultural District.

Linda Calvey, Abler Road: Thanked the Committees for their time and diligence.

Hearing no further oral or written testimony, motion by Joe Thome, second by Bud Sabel, to close the public hearing at 7:52 p.m. Motion carried (6-0).

3. Plan Commission. After review and discussion of the testimony presented, motion by Joe Thome, second by Leon Schneider, to recommend the Town Board adopt the Farmland Preservation Plan, which includes the draft Zoning Map, the draft Zoning Ordinance, and the Farmland Preservation Map, with the following revisions:

Section 13-1-130(b), delete the word "television";
Section 13-1-53, A-2 General Agricultural District, b) Permitted Uses, Item 2. add "Farm markets"
Section 13-1-121, Noise, c) Noise Prohibited, Item 4, Emergency Signaling Devices.
a. change "calendar month" to "calendar week"
b. delete the last sentence "If a false or accidental activation of an alarm occurs more than twice in a calendar month, the owner or person responsible for the alarm shall be in violation of this Chapter."
Section 13-1-121, Noise, c) Noise Prohibited, Item 10, Construction or Repair of Buildings, Excavation of Streets and Highways.
o Expand the hours to include "or between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. during daylight savings time."
o Delete the word "weekdays".
o Change "Building Inspector" to "Building Inspector/Permit Issuer".
Section 13-1-121, Noise, c) Noise Prohibited, Item 12, Commercial Establishments Adjacent to Residential Property.
o Delete entire subsection.
Section 13-1-121, Noise, d) Exemptions.
5. Repairs or excavations of bridges, streets, or highways.
Expand the hours to include "or between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. during daylight savings time."
7. Other Outdoor Events.
delete "provided that a permit has been obtained from the appropriate permitting authority".
8. Agricultural Activity.
Expand exemption to include the construction or repair of buildings.
Section 13-1-81, Existing Nonconforming Structures.
b) Add "A nonconforming structure may be repaired, maintained, renovated, or remodeled regardless of the cost of such repair, maintenance, renovation or remodeling."

Motion carried (6-0).

4. Adjournment. Motion by Bud Sabel, second by Leon Schneider, to adjourn the public hearing at 8:13 p.m. Motion carried (6-0).


Attest: _________________________________
Brenda A. Schneider
Clerk




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