Town of Germantown

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Planning Commission Meeting


Town of Germantown Town Hall
N7560 17th Avenue
New Lisbon, WI 53950
July 11, 2012
5:30 p.m.


Chairman Simonson called the meeting to order at 5:30 p.m.
Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call – Mr. Bean- present, Mr. Mazzoni- not present, Mr. Collis- present, Mrs. Brendle – present, Chairman Simonson – present, Mr. Vukich – present, Mrs. Voegel – present Zoning Administrator- William Bruce – present.

Mr. Bean had questions about the minutes.
2.01- is o.k.,
2.05 is o.k, recreational district doesn’t exist. Take out.
Motion to change was made by Mr. Bean. Second Mr. Collis. Motion carried.
2.11 – discussed fence ordinance not approved. All o.k.
Motion to approve minutes as amended was made by Mrs. Brendle. Second Mr. Collis. Motion carried.

Mr. Bruce clarified some questions from last month- Setbacks on corners- depends on layout of home, that decides what is back and what is side yard.
2.02- questioned if ceases to exist after 36 months, can not rebuild as it was, have to bring to code.
2.05 add MVP Business Center Mixed Use to Commercial State Park does not need permits from town. Little Pines trailer park has state requirements.

Old Business
Ordinance 22
3.01 Establish Zone District- strike. Discuss maps, district maps- discuss for another meeting.
3.02-change Commercial District to MVP Business Center Mixed Use District
3.03 has been gone over recently.
Page 12 – commercial- to light industrial uses. Mrs. Brendle would like the Committee to look at the 10 ft side yard line as that is very close for minimum for commercial.
Mr. Bean- Campgrounds- has any of this been an issue in the past?
Mr. Bruce- no, the latest campground was able to follow.
3.07- Shoreland Overlay District- have Larry Koopman look over. Need to comply with State regulations.
Mr. Pavloski commented that the State is going to be making changes to
NR 115 in the near future and they are suppose to back off some regulations.
Mr. Vukich- 3.07 (d) discuss what is pyramiding. Mr. Pavloski defined.
Mr. Bruce explained that 3.08 PUD is designed to protect the Town. Gives procedures to follow.
Mr. Pavloski informed the Committee that with the sale of Castle Rock condos there will be a bank requirement that the developer declare everything he is going to do by June 2015.
Chairman Simonson- we have ordinance in place and if someone wants to see what it would be like without it just look around at surrounding areas.
Mr. Bean discussed Staff meetings.
5(d) General Landscape Revision- change to General Landscape Plan.
10(f) was changed
Mr. Bean – question the 60 days to act from the Public Hearing, leave at 60 days.
3.09- done Page 25- not do tonight, specifically 4 and 5
3.08 under 17- rewrite or be sure this is rewritten to say “joint public hearing”

Old Business- none

Public Comments-

Committee comments- Mr. Collis will be gone for the Board Meeting next month.

Discuss next meeting date- Wednesday- August 22 5:30 p.m., for Sections 4 and 5.

Motion to adjourn was made by Mr. Collis. Second Mr. Vukich. Motion carried

Respectfully Submitted,
Marion L. Uphoff