A meeting of the City of Kaukauna Plan Commission was called to order at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 8, 2019, by Chairman Penterman.
Members Present: Coenen, Penterman, Schoenike, Sundelius, Thiele.
Also Present: Planning Director Jakel, Principal Planner Brunette, Planning/Engineering Technician Holmes, Applicants Tom Matuszak and Travis Zimmerman.
Absent and Excused: Feldt, Moore, Oldenburg.
- Excuse the Absent. A motion to excuse the absent Commission members was made by Coenen, seconded by Thiele. All members voted aye. Motion carried.
Minutes. A motion to approve the minutes of the July 18, 2019, meeting was made by Coenen, seconded by Schoenike. All members voted aye. Motion carried.
One Lot CSM – Badger Quik Stop/Tom Matuszak. Mr. Jakel explained that Mr. Matuszak purchased additional property to accommodate the expansion of the existing facility and the CSM will combine the two lots into one and eliminate the property line. The site plan for the expansion will be reviewed by the Industrial Park Commission and submitted to Engineering for a review of storm water management plans. Mr. Jakel explained that his review found two errors on the CSM – a 10′ utility easement along Progress Way and a 25′ drainage and utility easement were omitted from the map. Mr. Matuszak explained that he hoped to start grading work on the parking lot yet this year. A motion to recommend to the Council approval of the CSM contingent on the revisions to include the omitted easements was made by Schoenike, seconded by Sundelius. All members voted aye. Motion carried.
Final Plat for Blue Stem Meadows. Mr. Jakel explained that a version of the final plat along with a CSM were reviewed and approved by the Plan Commission however, property owner Patricia Jonen intended to have lots 21, 22, and 23 included in the plat and they were not. The final plan has been revised to include these lots and Ms. Jonen’s signature as owner has been added to the plat. Chairman Penterman asked if the easement required for a traffic turn-around had been secured. Mr. Jakel explained that he had not seen the documents however they would be required as a contingency prior to the plat being reviewed by the Common Council. Mr. Schoenike asked if the location of the existing homes was acceptable. Mr. Jakel explained that they are scheduled for demolition and Ms. Jonen would be constructing a new home on Lot 23. A motion to recommend to the Council approval of the revised final plat contingent on City Attorney Davidson reviewing the traffic turnaround easement was made by Sundelius, seconded by Schoenike. All members voted aye. Motion carried.
Vacation of Storm Sewer Easement for Fourth Addition to Winchester Park. Mr. Sundelius explained that the matter had previously be discussed by the Plan Commission. Lot 62 and 63 are under single ownership and the easement needs to be vacated by formal action. A motion to recommend to the Council vacation of the storm sewer easement was made by Coenen, seconded by Thiele. All members voted aye. Motion carried.
- Storm Sewer and Drainage Easement for Lot 63, Fourth Addition to Winchester Park. Mr. Sundelius explained that the Plan Commission previously reviewed the revised drainage plan. City crews would require access to Lot 63 via the easement to install and maintain a storm sewer inlet per the revised plan. A motion to recommend to the Council approval of the storm sewer and drainage easement was made by Thiele, seconded by Coenen. All members voted aye. Motion carried.
- General Matters. Ms. Brunette explained that the Joint Review Board will be considering amendments to several existing TIF districts and any amendments would require a public hearing before the Plan Commission, which is scheduled for Thursday, September 19th at 4:00 p.m. As the public hearing needs to be publically noticed, Ms. Watson asked Commission members to save the date to be sure to have a quorum to take action at the public hearing.
There being no further business to be brought before the Commission, a motion to adjourn the meeting at 4:15 p.m. was made by Schoenike, seconded by Sundelius. All members voted aye. Motion carried.