Town of Wheaton Planning Commission
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Wheaton Fire Station at 7:00 PM
3800 39th Street
Elk Mound, WI 54739
1. Affidavit of Notice of Meeting per Wisconsin Statute 19.84
2. Call the Meeting to Order and Pledge of Allegiance and Moment of Silence
3. Roll Call ____ Nate LaBelle ____ Mike McGinley ____ Gary Bodenburg
____Alice Droske ____Wayne Miller ____Tom Piercy ___Gary De Moe
4. Approval of Agenda
5. Secretary's Report - Reading of the minutes: January 3, 2017 and
January 12, 2017
6. Public Comments (Limit 5 minutes per speaker)
7. Old Business
a) Discuss/Act/Review. Ordinance 24, Official Map Ordinance - 2 quotes are to be given on installing an Official Map at the Wheaton Fire Station
b) Discuss/Act/Review. Ordinance 7, Traffic Ordinance. Research done on
Implements of Husbandry. ACT377. Adopted by Chippewa Cty. 11/12/14.
c) Discuss/Act/Review. Ordinance 11, Sub-division Control Ordinance.
Further discussion needed on cul-du-sacs, hammer-heads.
8. New Business
a) Discuss/Act/Review. Gary De Moe requested a discussion on moving the WPC meetings from the Wheaton Fire Station to the Wheaton Town Hall.
b) Discuss/Act/Review. Gary De Moe requested a discussion of 2 large white
boards be installed in our meeting room at the Wheaton Fire Station.
c) Discuss/Act/Review. Wheaton Planning Commission members email
addresses. Recommendation is to use the email addresses on the Township
of Wheaton web site assigned to each WPC member. I will share
information of what was taught at the Ethics & Open Government Laws for Planning Body Members, 1/18/17 teleconference. (Presenter: Philip
Freeburg, JD, Local Government Law Educator)
d) Review/Discuss/Act. Ordinance 8. Driveway/Mailbox/Roadway Ordinance.
WPC discussed on 7/7/15. (Wheaton needs this Ordinance.) Chippewa Cty./
SS - none. Needs review of culverts, descriptions, etc.
e) Review/Discuss/Act. Ordinance 12. Minimum Standard Housing Ordinance.
On 11/3/15 the WPC notes state: "Will review with town's attorney whether
to keep this Ordinance or not." Needs further discussion. (WPC discussed
scrapping this Ordinance on 11/3/15.)
f) Review/Discuss/Act. Ordinance 15. Disturbing the Public
Peace/Prohibition of Noises. On 11/3/15 WPC meeting notes state:
"Will review with town's attorney." (WPC discussed scrapping
this Ordinance on 11/3/15.)
g) Review/Discuss/Act. Ordinance 17. Commercial District - Minimum
Lot Size. Needs further review.
h) Review/Discuss/Act. Ordinance 18. Ordinance for Hotel/Motel Room
Tax. The 12/1/15 WPC meeting notes state: "LaBelle recommended
tabling discussion of this Ordinance as there is new information
coming forth that needs to be reviewed." Needs further discussion.
i) Review/Discuss/Act. Ordinance 20. Insufficient Funds for Checks.
Chippewa Cty. does not have. SS403.414 (If a specific amount is to
be set, then we need this Ordinance.)
j) Review/Discuss/Act. Do we need an "Ethics Ordinance"? State Statue
19.59 is the State Ethics Ordinance. I will share information of what was
taught at the Ethics & Open Government Laws for Planning Body Members,
9. Set potential agenda items for next month
10. Next meeting date - March 7, 2017