Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Public Notices & Agendas

NOTICES

Effective immediately, Town Board meetings and Plan Commission meetings will only be available in person; REMOTE ACCESS WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE, except by special request for extenuating circumstances, with permission of Chairmen Pulvermacher and Endres respectively.

Town hall is open and accessible by appointment only.  Please call (608) 849-7887 or email townhall@town.springfield.wi.us to schedule an appointment.


AGENDAS

SPRINGFIELD PLAN COMMISSION
SITE VISIT – Multi-Site (3)
Monday, June 14, 2021 @ 6:30 p.m.
Locations (3):  

  1. *6506 State Highway 19, Waunakee, WI (6:30 p.m.)
  2. **6506 State Highway 19, Waunakee, WI (immediately after viewing Site #1)
  3. 6446 State Highway 19, Waunakee, WI             (immediately after viewing Site #2)

AGENDA

  1. Call to Order and Roll Call
  2. Confirmation of Compliance with Open Meetings Law
  3. Site visit & discussion: *6506 Hwy. 19
  4. Site visit & discussion: **6506 Hwy. 19
  5. Site visit & discussion: 6446 Hwy. 19
  6. Adjourn

 *  Attendees will park and convene at the Poelma Drive cul de sac before walking briefly north past the tree line and then heading east to enter at the northwest corner of the site visit property.

**  It is anticipated that attendees will relocate their vehicles to park on the lawn/driveway edge of 6506 Hwy. 19 near the ranch house to view and discuss the proposed access to Highway 19 and   
      the southern exposure.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Regular Board Meeting Agenda
Tuesday, June 15, 2021 @ 7:30 p.m.

  1. Call to Order, Roll Call, Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Confirmation of Compliance with Open Meetings Law
  3. Informal Public Comment Time
  4. Minutes of previous meetings: June 1, 2021 & June 8th site visit
  5. Chairperson’s Report
  6. Driveway Permit: Lodi-Springfield Rd, Lot 3, Denise Nolden – Jeff Ziegler, Builder
  7. Temporary Liquor License: Ashton Home Talent
  8. Kelley’s Market cigarette license
  9. Kohlman Cemetery monumenting
  10. Kingsley Cemetery plots and pricing
  11. Assign authorized representative to sign ARPA Local Fiscal Recovery Funds paperwork
  12. Establish separate ARPA fund for accounting; Resolution 2021-02
  13. Recommendations of the PC
    1. From 5/3/21: CSM & Rezone utilizing TDR program:  6483 Kopp Rd. (Acker, Acker-Maly)

Motion by Commissioner Wolfe, seconded by Commissioner Beglinger to approve the rezones from RH-1 and A-1(EX) to SFR and AG incorporating the 9 CSM notes from the 4-27-21 CSM and the conditions in Mark Roffers’ April 28, 2021 memo**.  The driveway agreement should consider a bump out for emergency vehicles.  Motion carried, 6-0.

        1. Authorize execution of conservation easement for TDR sending area
    1. From 6/7/21:  Design Review—Phase II: Ground mount solar, 7167 Schneider Rd. (Digester)

Motion by Commissioner Beglinger, seconded by Commissioner Wolfe to pass the ground mount solar design review as proposed, with the provisions it is okayed with the previous land owner and no legal issues arise regarding the solar; a plan for dismantling in 20-25 years provided; and a fence maintenance schedule is developed and incorporated at the site; and, pollinators are an acceptable exchange for the canopy tree requirements at the installation.  Motion carried, 6-0.

  1. Greenbriar Lane repair/improvements
  2. Litigation funding: Morey Airport
  3. Old Business
    1. Blight: 7166 CTH K
    2. Outdoor storage violations
    3. Middleton Morey Airport update
    4. JAR Storage zoning violation
    5. Town greenspace and parks’ health & maintenance
  4. Committee Reports
  5. Road Patrolman’s Report
  6. Clerk/Treasurer’s Report & Correspondence
  7. Approval of Bills as presented
  8. Adjourn

NOTICE OF QUORUM

In compliance to the State of Wisconsin Open Meetings Law requirements, this serves as public notice that a quorum of the Town Board may be in attendance:

Monday, June 14, 2021 @ 6:30 p.m.

Plan Commission site visit as scheduled above.  There will be no discussion held or action taken by the Town Board.

COMPLIANCE WITH THE OPEN MEETINGS LAW is certified.  

The Town of Springfield will accommodate qualified persons with disabilities requesting such accommodations.  Please contact the Town Clerk at 608-849-7887 or at townhall@town.springfield.wi.us for more information.

The members of other Town boards, commissions or committees may attend this meeting.  Even if a majority of another Town board, commission or committee is present, that board, commission or committee will not meet, discuss or act on any business unless a meeting has been noticed.


LARGE ITEM DROP-OFF

SATURDAY, Oct. 2, 2021
8 am – 12 pm

NO drop offs the night before.  Dumpsters will be available in the Town Hall parking lot.  Bring help if necessary, as you will need to unload your items into the dumpster. 

In an effort to limit drop offs by non-residents and keep costs low to continue offering this service to our residents, you may be asked to provide current proof of residency, such as a driver’s license, utility bill, lease, etc. that shows your address in the Town of Springfield.  Please come prepared to show such proof of residency if asked. 

Items allowed include:

  • furniture,
  • rolled carpet and lumber up to 4’ max length,
  • mattresses/box springs,
  • doors,
  • wood windows,
  • toilets,
  • sinks,
  • water softeners
  • humidifiers (but NOT dehumidifiers). 

Items NOT allowed include, but are not limited to:

  • tires,
  • used oil,
  • compost materials
  • dehumidifiers
  • appliances
  • automotive & marine batteries. 

During our Fall Drop Off, there is NO electronics recycling.  You may NOT drop off computers, keyboards, monitors, printers, TV’s, etc.

A reminder that hazardous materials (paint, pesticides, petroleum products such as oil and solvents and explosives) are not accepted.  These can be dropped off at the Clean Sweep program at 7102 US Hwy 12, Madison.  If you are not sure about an item, please call us ahead of time and we will check with Advanced Disposal to see if it is acceptable. Volunteers to help with this event are always appreciated. Call the Town Hall at 849-7887 if you can help for a few hours.

NOTICE OF QUORUM

In compliance to the State of Wisconsin Open Meetings Law requirements, this serves as public notice that a quorum of the Town Board may be in attendance:

Saturday, Oct. 2nd, 2021 @ 8:00 a.m.

Large Item Drop Off Day
Town hall, 6157 County Hwy. P, Dane, WI

 There will be no discussion held or action taken by the Town Board.


NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF AN ORDINANCE

NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF AN ORDINANCE 2021-02
APPROVING AMENDMENTS TO THE 2019 COMPREHENSIVE PLAN OF THE TOWN OF SPRINGFIELD, DANE COUNTY, WISCONSIN TO ADDRESS SOLAR FIELD SITING

Pursuant to Wis. Stat. § 60.80, the Town of Springfield, Dane County, Wisconsin, hereby posts notice that at its regular Town Board Meeting held on April 8, 2021, the Town Board enacted Ordinance 2021-02:  APPROVING AMENDMENTS TO THE 2019 COMPREHENSIVE PLAN OF THE TOWN OF SPRINGFIELD, DANE COUNTY, WISCONSIN TO ADDRESS SOLAR FIELD SITING.

The update develops policies for solar field proposals, including ensuring that solar fields are not sited: on the best farm soils; on lands intended for non-agricultural development; within viewsheds of residential and recreational areas, or Highway 12; and, distant from existing transmission lines. The amendment indicates how many splits are utilized for solar producing acreage and includes provisions to minimize the possibility for obsolete or abandoned equipment being left in place in the future.


NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF A RESOLUTION

PLAN COMMISSION RESOLUTION #2021-01
RECOMMENDING AMENDMENTS TO THE 2019 COMPREHENSIVE PLAN RE: SOLAR FIELD SITING

Pursuant to Wis. Stat. § 60.80, the Town of Springfield, Dane County, Wisconsin, hereby posts notice that at its regular Plan Commission Meeting held on March 1, 2021, the Plan Commission enacted Resolution #2021-01:  RECOMMENDING AMENDMENTS TO THE 2019 COMPREHENSIVE PLAN OF THE TOWN OF SPRINGFIELD, DANE COUNTY, WISCONSIN TO ADDRESS SOLAR FIELD SITING.

SUMMARY OF RESOLUTION:  The Plan Commission of the Town of Springfield hereby recommends that the Town Board adopt an ordinance approving an amendment to the Town of Springfield Comprehensive Plan to address Solar Field Siting.  The recommended amendment develops policies for solar field proposals, include ensuring that solar fields are not sited on the best farm soils, on lands intended for non-agricultural development, within viewsheds of residential areas, recreational area or Highway 12, or distant from existing transmission lines. The amendment indicates how many splits are utilized for solar producing acreage and includes provisions to minimize the possibility for obsolete or abandoned equipment being left in place in the future.


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS


REFUSE & RECYCLING

Please have your garbage and recycling containers out by 6 a.m.  Advanced Disposal is experiencing increased volume and staffing rotations/changes as a result of the pandemic, and are picking up earlier than normal. 


                NOXIOUS WEED NOTICE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to each and every person who owns, occupies or controls land in the TOWNS OF SPRINGFIELD, County of Dane, State of Wisconsin, to cut or destroy noxious weeds on such property before the plants bloom.

Noxious weeds are:  Canada Thistle, Leafy Spurge, Field Bindweed (creeping Jenny), Yellow Rocket, Perennial Sow Thistle, Musk Thistle, Giant Foxtail, Wild Hemp (Marijuana), Yellow Mustard, Velvet Leaf, Wild Radish, Bull Thistle and the Buckthorn Bush and any other weed the governing body of any municipality or the county board of any county by ordinance or resolution declares to be noxious within its respective boundaries. Wis. Stats. § 66.0407(b). Noxious Weeds shall be controlled at such time and in such a manner as shall effectively prevent such plants from bearing seed, or spreading to adjoining property.

Town of Springfield