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City of Kaukauna

Industrial Park Commission Meeting Minutes – April 22, 2020

Posted on May 19, 2020 by


A meeting of the Industrial Park Commission was called to order at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 22, 2020, by Chairman Feldt.

Members Present: Acord, Feldt, Gaffney, Grissman, Jerome, Nytes, Reith.

Also Present:  Planning Director Jakel, Principal Planner Brunette, Mayor Penterman, Director of Public Works Sundelius, Project Engineering Neumeier, Assistant Fire Chief Foss, Applicants Devon Winter from Excel Engineering and Jeff Stodola from Frontier Builders.

Absent and Excused:  Knutson, Schilling.

  1. Excused the Absent. A motion to excuse the absent Commission members was made by Acord, seconded by Jerome.  Upon roll call, all members voted aye.  Motion carried.


  1. Minutes. A motion to approve the minutes of the March 13, 2020, meeting was made by Grissman, seconded by Jerome. Upon roll call, all members voted aye.  Motion carried.


  1. Site Plan Review – Precision Scraping and Alignment. Brunette explained that the proposed 6,000 square foot expansion would match the current building in color and profile. The building use would remain the same. Mr. Foss explained that he presented the Fire Department’s concerns to Mr. Winter who redrew the plans which now meets the Fire code.  Mr. Neumeier explained that storm water from the project currently discharges on City property and would require an easement for the pipe or revisions of the plan to avoid encroachment.  Mr. Sundelius explained that the stone rip rap area on the map is located on City property.  Mr. Winter explained that the rip rap was placed to dissipate the energy of the water and that he will work with Mr. Neumeier on getting the appropriate easements.  Ms. Brunette explained that all other issues noted by staff in the Site Plan Review have been resolved by the covenants.  Mr. Grissman asked if the property in question was currently for sale and if the easement would cause any future problems.  Mr. Neumeier explained that it is currently storm water dry storage and that he didn’t foresee any issues with an easement.  A motion to approve the site plan in accordance with all municipal codes contingent on securing an easement to address the storm water discharge was made by Jerome, seconded by Acord.  Upon roll call, all members voted aye.  Motion carried.


There being no further business to be brought before the Commission, a motion to adjourn the meeting at 9:19 a.m. was made by Grissman, seconded by Gaffney.  Upon roll call, all members voted aye.  Motion carried.


Julianne Schroeder

Community Development Coordinator