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April 13, 2016 Town Plan Commission Meeting - Town Hall

Town of Dewey
Town Plan Commission
5:00 pm Site Visit followed by Meeting at Dewey Town Hall
Wednesday, April 13, 2016

1.Site visit at Katlyn Platta’s residence at 2569 Co Rd Y, Stevens Point,
WI 54482 regarding special exception request made during the March 23rd
Town Plan Commission meeting.

2.Meeting at Dewey Town Hall immediately following site visit (travel time

Meeting was called to order at 5:45 pm by Kathy Girolamo

Roll call was taken:
Present, Kathy Girolamo, Doug Evica, Bob Fenske and Sandy Meis
Absent: Ron Napiwocki

3.Public Notice was given

4.Minutes of the March 23, 2016 meeting were approved as written – Motion
made by Bob and second by Doug, Motion carried 4-0.

5.Continue Review/Discussion regarding Katlyn Platta request for a special
exception to legally operate a commercial dog kennel on parcel number
014-25-0836-13.03. The portion of this parcel currently being used to
kennel dogs and her residence is zoned A4, and zoned Conservancy on the
north and southeast corner of this 6.13-acre parcel.

a.Discussion/Action on recommendation to the Town of Dewey Board on
the request for the special exception to A4 zoning to allow, with
agreed upon limitations to help avoid conflicts with neighbors and
the protection of natural areas, for the operation of a commercial
dog kennel (for breeding, raising and selling of one breed of dog)
by Ms. Platta on parcel number 014-25-0836-13.03.
Consideration of our current Comprehensive Plan was made in this
recommendation with the following proposed limitations (not limited

i.Addressing and resolving neighbors concerns of barking dogs
(agreement by Ms. Platta to use “anti-bark collars” on all dogs);
ii.Protection of natural areas (agreement by Ms. Platta to remove dog
waste from premises to her father’s farm);
iii.The placement of proposed play yard and 14’x10’ lean-to that
would meet current zoning requirements;
iv.The maximum number of dogs to be 20 at any given time;
v.Adequate controls to contain dogs on property;
vi.Meeting applicable Local, County, State and Federal requirements;
vii.Limiting this special exception to Ms. Platta as long as she
resides on this property and meeting the above criteria.

Motion was made by Bob Fenske to accept the above action item as stated with the following changes:

Amend item iv. The maximum number of adult dogs (10 months or older) at any given time;

Add vii. If complaints received a 48 hour notice will be given to kennel owner for a site visit.

Sandy second the motion – motion carried 4-0

7.Adjournment – Bob Motioned to adjourn, Doug Second – motion carried 4-0

Please be advised that a quorum of Town Board members may be present at this meeting


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