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TOWN OF FOND DU LAC FOND DU LAC COUNTY MONTHLY MEETING SEPTEMBER 12, 2016 7:00 PM The Monthly Meeting was called to order by Chairman Robert Giese. Present were Chairman Giese, Supervisors LeRoy Schmitz and Dave Schmitz, Clerk Patti Supple, Treasurer Brenda Post, Attorney Matt Parmentier and various Town residents. Confirmation was made of open meeting notice. Minutes from the previous meeting were approved as presented. PUBLIC COMMENTS: John Zeleske stated that he feels the Town Board has dismissed the concerns of Mary Gorske reported in the June 2016 letter over the vague and unclear definitions of buildings and structures. He feels that each property owner should be allowed to do what they want on their own land. He also is concerned that friends of Board members are allowed to circumvent the rules. He also went on to state the letter read by Clerk Supple at the June Meeting was rude, cheap and unprofessional. Mary Leasa asked Permit Issuer Jim Supple for the protocol for inspections. Mr. Supple reported Charlie Martin does the inspections as contractors contact him as the work progresses. Mrs. Leasa expressed concern over the size of the Dufrane parking lot and the lack of inspections to limit the size. She added the list of permits should be on the website and added to the Town Board Minutes. Tim Murphy stated the City Industrial Park is not adjacent to the Garrison property on Highway 175. He gave a map to the Town Clerk asserting this claim. He also reiterated from a previous meeting that the Town must have an updated zoning map available for residents to inspect. Attorney Parmentier reported that the Town does not have an updated map at this time since the Board is waiting for the finalization of the Comprehensive Plan. Mr. Murphy asserted the Town Ordinances state the map must be promptly updated and the most recent map is dated 2006. He questioned how the citizens of the Town could find out zoning information on their property if the map is not updated. Phyllis Giese noted that in addition to the Official Map, the actual zoning minutes from the Planning Committee, legal descriptions and Board minutes must be taken into consideration to determine the accuracy of the map. Tim Murphy stated the map is as shall be. Tony Koenigs noted these matters should be made part of an agenda item. Jesse Protratz from Mayberry Manor Group Home at W7205 Rogersville Road asked the Town Board to allow him to build another 8 bed facility next to his present Home. Supervisor L. Schmitz asked if Mr. Protratz was interested in public sewer for the site. At this time no. Discussion ensued about the driveway access since the plans are to use the present driveway. There is potential in the future to tie into the Roberts access point. The driveway access will be worked out with the County. Motion was made and seconded to allow Mr. Protratz to construct a second facility within 2500 feet of the present facility with the following conditions: following the plans laid out in Mr. Protratz’s August 25 email, sticks to the application process, employee parking in garages,and parking space for visitors. Motion carried. The advanced refunding and refinancing of the 2008 bonds timeline will be done by Dave Wagner. The finalization of the project will be done at the Public Budget Hearing. PERMIT OFFICER’S REPORT: 1. The car and trailer still have not been removed from the Welling property at W5194 Bechaud Beach Drive. The date from removal is set for Sept. 17. Clerk Supple was given permission to pay Guelig once the car and trailer are removed. The next step is getting the house to standard code for plumbing. 2. Kip Jones of W5047 Mariearl Lane was sent a certified letter about his unpermitted garage remodeling. While he had talked to Charlie Martin about resubmitting plans to the Board of Appeals, the plans were not resubmitted. He has started tearing down the unpermitted addition as of Sunday. Mr. Jones stated he would like to work with Jim and Charlie to resolve the issues. 3. Charlie Martin reported a vision clearance concern at the corner of Fox Drive and Fox Court. Chairman Giese reported he went to the County for map of the area. Charlie Martin stated that the Town ordinance states the rules for vision clearance at a Town intersection and he feels the regulations should be followed. Gremmer will need to review the issue and determine the vision clearance area to be cleared. It was noted the Town’s ordinance is stricter than both the County and the State regulations. 4. On August 30 a letter was sent concerning a weed complaint on River Road. The cutting of the weeds has started. And on August 30 a letter was sent to a resident adjacent to Simon Park concerning brush that was dumped on Park property. No reply has been received as yet, and the brush has not been moved. PUBLIC WORKS: 1. It was reported the Van Horn frontage road project is close to settlement with the County. The County is working with Van Horn on the construction requirements for access off CTH T. 2. The water system utility study is not completed. It was noted Kaempfer & Associates was bought out by another company but the project will be completed. 3. Chairman Giese reported on some work that needs to be done to the Town lawnmower. Motion was made and seconded to approve the contract with Transcendent Technologies, LLC for the tax collection system. Motion carried. Motion was made and seconded to approve the operator’s license for Jessica Gonzales of Highway 151 Mobil. Motion carried. Chairman Giese and Attorney Parmentier attended the Transportation Improvement Program for planned work from 2017-2020. Harry Lange asked for an update on the opening of Rogersville Road by the airport or at least getting another access onto Rolling Meadows Drive on the west side. He stated that at a meeting there was a lady attending who said she would work with the Town on this matter. Chairman Giese stated the Town has tried unsuccessfully to get a road opened due to Airport restrictions. Chairman Giese appointed Mr. Lange to look into this matter and report back to the Town. He recommended Supervisor L. Schmitz as a liaison on the project. On September 22, 2016 at 6:00 pm a Public Hearing will be conducted by the Towns of Byron, Empire, Fond du Lac, Friendship and Taycheedah and the City of Fond du Lac concerning the Intergovernmental Agreement. It will be held at the UW FDL Campus in rooms 113/114. Supervisor L. Schmitz reported on the County Highway meeting concerning the Van Horn project and the required acceleration/deceleration lanes. An open house was held at the Ruedinger Farm. There are no Board of Appeals meetings planned. The Planning Commission will meet to discuss the rezoning of the Dufrane Property. No correspondence reported. FINANCIAL REPORT: August 2016 General Account received: $150,347.17 Orders: 210,750.48 Balance: 70,099.26 CD: $85,000.00 Road, Bridge, Culvert & Eq: $348,265.42 Park: $31,353.26 Town Hall CD: $26,261.06 Fire Dept. CD: $30,465.37 Motion was made and seconded to approve the Financial Report. Motion carried. PAYMENT OF BILLS: Bills: $41,433.40 Wages: $15,075.07 Motion was made and seconded to approve the Payment of Bills. Motion carried. Motion was made and seconded to adjourn. Motion carried. Submitted by Patti Supple, Town Clerk.