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Aug 16, 2016
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 Town of Oregon 

Planning Commission Meeting Minutes 

Tuesday, August 16, 2016


1.         Open Public Hearing:

Town of Oregon Plan Commission Chairman Duffin called the public hearing to order on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 6:40 p.m.


Members present:  Paul Morrison, Dave Hagemann, Brian Duffin and Arlan Kay and Sharon Christensen.  Absent:  Andy Blomstrom and Tom Wiedenbeck.


Also present:  Town Board Supervisor Arlen Christensen.  Resident Lee Christensen.  Bill Buglass from Payne and Dolan. Treasurer/Deputy Clerk Jennifer Hanson.


a.                   Land Division and Rezone Request.  Petition # DCPREZ-2016-10968; Parcel # 0509-142-8800-0 & 0509-142-8526-0; west of 5207 Lincoln Rd., Oregon, WI  53575.  The request is to transfer the building site location.  No additional building sites requested.  Petitioner is Paulson & Associates LLC, 135 W. Hlum St., Deforest, WI  53532.  Owners are Steve Ganser, 6225 Stony Hill Dr., Oregon, WI  53575 & Roger Parsons, 5207 Lincoln Rd., Oregon, WI  53575.


The public hearing on the Ganser request for a land division and rezone request has been postponed until next month because the petitioner was unable to appear tonight.            


2.         Close Public Hearing.

Duffin closed the public hearing at 6:45 p.m. and went directly into the regular plan commission meeting.


3.         Call Plan Commission meeting to order.

Chairman Duffin called the regular plan commission meeting to order at 6:45 p.m.


4.         Discussion and possible Recommendation to the Town Board:

a.                   Land Division and Rezone Request.  Petition # DCPREZ-2016-10968; Parcel # 0509-142-8800-0 & 0509-142-8526-0; west of 5207 Lincoln Rd., Oregon, WI  53575. 

Motion by Christensen to postpone the Land Division and Rezone Request; Petition# DCPREZ-2016-10968; Parcel #0509-142-8800-0 & 0509-142-8526-0 until next month.  Seconded by Kay.  Motion carried 5-0.  The petitioner was unable to attend the hearing, so the hearing was postponed until next month when the petitioner can be in attendance.    


5.         Approval of minutes from the last meeting.

Motion by Morrison to approve the minutes from last meeting.  Seconded by Christensen.  Motion carried 5-0.


6.         Public Comments.

Bill Buglass, 6295 Lacey Road, appeared for Payne & Dolan to give an update on the Wingra LLC site development adjacent to the Klahn site.  They have started to build the berms on the site.  The topsoil has been moved and the fencing will be installed after the berms are built.  Payne & Dolan will have an open house in the next couple months. 


7.         Discussion Only re: Conservation Subdivision and Wisconsin Act 178 Opt Out of Dane County Zoning.

The joint meeting with the town board and plan commission is set for Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.  The meeting will also discuss density in response to the Tofte request last month at the plan commission.


8.         Discussion and possible Action re: TORC procedures.

The TORC is open on Wednesdays through the end of September.  Ken is retiring in October.


9.         Update on Anderson Park.

Arlen Christensen said the Friends of Anderson Park meeting is tomorrow night.  Steve Root has stepped down as chair of the Park Committee and the board is looking for a replacement.


10.     Communications.

Construction has started at the Country View Vet Clinic.  There was discussion regarding the location of the bike path in the Town of Oregon.    


11.     Adjournment.

Motion by Hagemann to adjourn the meeting at 7:05 p.m.  Seconded by Christensen.  Motion carried 5-0.


Respectfully submitted,



Jennifer Hanson

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