The regular monthly meeting for the Town Board of the Town of Oregon was held on Tuesday, September 7, 2004. Chairperson, Gerald Jensen called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m. with Supervisors: Rick Andersen, Darryl Weber & Pen Beasley present. Wayne Ace absent.
MMS/Andersen-Weber to approved the minutes as presented. Motion carried. MMS/Andersen-Beasley to accept the treasurer’s report showing a balance of $1,651,187.73. Motion carried. Vouchers for $63,666.47 were approved.
MMS/Weber-Andersen to approve Rezone #9077, submitted by Reed Mesner to change his parcel to C-2 and A-2 to allow a landscaping business and a residential home. C-2 is required because of the number of vehicles that he has for his business. Motion included a restriction for landscaping and (f)(h)(q) of Dane Co. C-2 Zoning. Conditions include (a) Park fee--$600 (b) Fencing regulations. All in favor.
MMS/Weber-Andersen to approve CUP #1917 submitted by Keith Dalsing for Keith and Doris Gerry to locate the Presbyterian Church. All in favor. Church must bring final plans to the Town Board, including buffers for residential property and water retention and erosion, before they may start building. If the private drive becomes a town road, it must be brought up to town standards by the church.
MMS/Weber-Andersen to approve Rezone #9087 (RH-2 to A-2(4) and CUP #1912, submitted by Lori Wegner, agent for owners Phillip and Mary Johnson. The conditions allowed the are (o) (p) (s) (u) with a limit of 15 animals. All in favor.
Weber said that the Plan Comm. had set a work session for Sept. 16th at 6:30 p.m. to work on the Site Plan Ordinance.
Gary Wackett, Constable, reported the Oregon Police Dept. speed board has been used in Ravenoaks on August 17th thru the 21st. The speeds ranged from 15 to 35 mph.
Karen Everson reported on the WMCA and the meeting for certification for election inspectors.
Andrew Blomstrom, member of Plan Comm., reported on the driveway for Mark Jacobson on Bellbrook Road. Ace, Tim Fox, Mark Jacobson and he had a meeting at the site on Bellbrook Road. He recommended that the driveway 15’ to the east as to where the original permit was issued with the culverts the same size as Tim Fox. MMS/Jensen-Andersen to rescind the condition on original approval of CSM for a joint driveway with David Sticklestad and lot #1. Motion carried. MMS/Weber-Andersen to approve 2-24” culverts on Mark Jacobson’s driveway and he may have a separate driveway on Bellbrook Rd. Motion carried.
Clerk reported on a meeting to get regional input for a comprehensive plan in the Town of Pleasant Springs on Sept. 16th. Pen Beasley will get some bids for more energy efficient and less offensive security lights and a motion light for the rear of the town hall. The Town Board meeting for October will be changed to Wednesday, Oct. 6th at 7:30 p.m. Budget work session scheduled for Monday, Oct. 11th at 6:30 p.m. and the 2004 Budget Hearing for Wednesday, November 10th at 7 p.m. Discussion held on the publication of the fall newsletter.
Meeting adjourned at 9 p.m.
Ruth Klahn, CMC