Trempealeau County Board approves Sumner Township re-zoning requests
WHITEHALL - The Trempealeau County Board of Supervisors approved one of the re-zoning requests in the Town of Sumner during its March meeting on the 20th at the county courthouse.
The first request came from landowner Kenneth J. Hangartner of Fairchild and it was to re-zone of a parcel of land about 29 acres in size in the Town of Sumner for the purpose of dividing it to create a residential lot. or to go from county designated Exclusive Agriculture 2 (EA2) to Rural Residential (RR). This was approved by unanimous vote of the 16 supervisors in attendance.
The second request came from landowners Melanie and Alan LaPean from Osseo. They wish to re-zone of a parcel of land in the Town of Sumner for the purpose of dividing it to put up storage units and make residential lots on about 14 acres or from Transitional Agriculture to Commercial and Residential. An objection was made to the plan during a public hearing of the Environmental and Land Use Committee of the Board back on March 8 and thus Supervisors voted 10-6 during the March meeting of the full Board to refer the matter back to the Environmental and Land Use Committee for further deliberation. This committee again approved a re-zone of this parcel from Transitional Agriculture (TA) to Commercial (C) and Residential – 20 (R-20) as the change request is appropriate.
Thus, during it's April meeting held on the 18th, the Board voted 17-0 for this re-zoning request along with re-zone requests for Rural Residential (RR) to Commercial (C)in the Town of Pigeon and another re-zone request from Exclusive Ag 2 (EA2) to Commercial (C) in the Town of Sumner for J & T Storage, LLC, landowner on two acres of land.
In other agenda items from the March 20th meeting of the full Board: a settlement agreements with Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., Allergan Finance, LLC, Walgreen Co., Walmart, Inc., CVS Health Corporation and CVS Pharmacy, Inc. over opioid prescriptions was approved unanimously as was a budget proposal to approve the transfer of $74,601.59 from the Trempealeau County General Fund, to the Sheriff’s Office 2023 budget101.52150.810, for the purchase of new computer consoles and a resolution asking the State of Wisconsin to invest a portion of the state's budget surplus towards maintaining and improving the state’s County Trunk Highway system.
Also during its April 18 meeting the Board approved a low bid 2.9 percent interest rate bid from TD Securities of New York City on borrowed money of $4, 265,000 to be spent on county infrastructure and police vehicles.