A regular meeting of the Plan Commission was held
Monday June 22, 2009, 7:30 p.m., at Village Hall, 500 W. Main Street, Waunakee, Wisconsin.
Members present: John Laubmeier, Steve Kraus, Gary Herzberg, Pat McGowan, Tom Liebe, Kevin Even.
Absent: Mark McGuire, Bill Pellino.
Also present: John Stockham, Tracy Meinholz, Roger Endres, Sr., Gary Acker, Ron Reichert, Bill Wenzel,
Craig Urso, J. Barr, Bill Frederick, Don & Joanne Tierney, Michael Lawton, Chris Goetsch.
CALL TO ORDER
Mr. Laubmeier called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Motion Liebe, second Kraus, to approve the May 26, 2009 minutes. Motion carried.
NEW BUSINESS / DISCUSSION / ACTION
PLH ASSOCIATES – MULTI-TENANT SIGN & SITE PLAN AMENDMENT
Ron Reichert, representing owner Paul Lynch, presented the latest revisions to the signage and site
plan for the former Kennedy Hahn building. Staff has been working with the applicant on reducing the
square footage of the tenant wall signs. Village Code allows a total of 150 s.f., their most recent
proposal is 320 s.f. Staff has no concerns with the monument sign or the site plan amendment.
Commission members liked the examples given on page 8 of the applicants submittal and directed
staff to work with the applicant on a compromise. They noted that they are looking for uniformity
and nothing oversized.
Motion Kraus, second Liebe, to approve the site plan and monument sign and direct staff to work
with the applicant on the façade signage with the guidelines presented by the Commission. Motion
OLD BUSINESS / DISCUSSION / ACTION
BLUE RIDGE ADDITION – CSM & SIP AMENDMENT
Mr. Tierney is proposing the conversion of two duplex condominiums on Bellewood Drive into two
single family lots.
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Motion Krause, second Herzberg, to approve the SIP amendment and recommend approval of the
CSM to the Village Board subject to approval of the sewer lateral by the Village Engineer and Utilities
Manager. Motion carried.
ENDRES OFFICE BUILDING – SIGNAGE PLAN
Mr. Even explained that the site plan approval for the Endres office building did not include
the signage. The proposed signage is consistent with the downtown plan and meets code
Motion Liebe, second Herzberg, to approve the proposed signage for the Endres office
building. Motion carried.
FIRE DEPARTMENT REMODEL – SITE PLAN
Mr. Goetsch, presented the final draft of the site plan for remodeling the Fire Department.
Staff recommends approval subject to DPW approval of the lighting, signage, landscaping and
Motion Liebe, second Kraus, to approve the site plan subject to DPW approval of the
lighting, signage, landscaping and trash enclosure. Motion carried.
Pat McGowan arrived at 8:09 p.m.
H & H SELF STORAGE – AGREEMENT FOR OUTSIDE STORAGE
Mr. Even presented the proposed agreement between the Village and H & H Self Storage to
clean up some zoning violations. After several months of work, the issue has been resolved.
Commission members commended Mr. Even for his efforts.
Motion Kraus, second Herzberg to support the staff resolution to this matter. Motion
Motion Herzberg, second Liebe, to adjourn the meeting at 8:16 p.m. Motion carried.
Submitted by: Tracy Meinholz, Recording Secretary