Planning Commission Meeting Joint With the Village

Town of Black Creek
Planning Commission Meeting Minutes

Joint Meeting with the Village of Black Creek

Updating the Comprehensive Plan

Monday, March 30, 2015                                  6:00 p.m.                                     Town Hall

The Planning Commission Meeting was called to order at 6:00 p.m.
Seventeen people attended the meeting and signed in, including the people below. 
Planning Commission members present:  Dan Knutzen (Chairman), Norman Steffens,
William West, Michael Garvey, and Lee Lemke. Clerk Karen Herman was present.  Town Board members present:  Dan Rettler and Tom Neubert.

Dave Sievert signed in.

Village members present:  Paul Rettler, Andy Gleason, Tom Brauer, Steve Rettler, Bruce Stephani, and Andy Schmidt.  Sylvester Theobald was absent.  Village Clerk/Treasurer Rochelle Oskey was also present.

Jeff Sanders with Community Planning and Consulting LLC lead the discussion. 

The agenda was posted according to the open meeting law March 23, 2015 at the
3-posting places and our town website.

a.  Brief discussion with the Previously Reviewed and Updated Comprehensive Plan
     Chapters 1, 2, 3, and 4
– Chapters 1-3 Jeff finalized the working drafts.  Chapter 4 was
     reviewed.  Suggested changes should be forwarded to the Clerk who will forward to

     Placement of Structures on Rural Parcelsthe Town would like to review further.  Jeff
     suggested when reviewing each chapter to provide information that the Town values.

b.  Presentation and discussion with Chapter 5:  Transportation and Chapter 6:  Utilities &
     Community Facilities
Discussion was made whether the County Rd A/Highway 47
      Interchange should be included with the comprehensive plan.  Some suggestions
      within the Town made were to include a park & ride location, and a bike route to
      reach the Newton Blackmore State Trail. 

      Chapter 6 was reviewed.  The Planning Commission suggested changes to the
      Comprehensive Plan but Jeff informed the group that the suggestions could be
      considered at a later time.  The cost for him to update the comprehensive plan may
      need to be reviewed for him to do extensive revisions.
c.  Discussion whether to add an additional meeting date– No discussion occurred. 

d.  Next meeting date 4/27/15 at 6:00 p.m. at the Village of Black Creek Community
 —  Chapters 5 & 6 will be reviewed.  A Presentation and discussion with
      Chapters 7 & 8.  The meeting will take place at the Village Community Center
      basement on 4/27/15 at 6:00 p.m. 

The meeting ended at 7:49 p.m.



Karen Herman, Clerk                                                                                   Karen Herman, Clerk
Town of Black Creek                                                                                   Town of Black Creek
(Planning Commission)                                                                                (Town Board)


The next Planning Commission Comprehensive Plan Meeting Joint with the Village will take Place on 4/27/15 at 6 p.m. at the Village of Black Creek Community Center Basement.