of Board of Adjustment’s Hearing held on July 16, 2013.
Order. Meeting was called to order at
9:00 a.m. by Co-Chair, John Gohr. Board
members present were Bill Fluhrer, John
Gohr and Dennis Staudt. Also present were
Laurie Simpson, Zoning Administrator, Jeff Sherman, Board of Health, Applicant
LeRoy Vance and David R. Marr. Roll call
of Board members was taken with three out of the five (5) members present. Board Members Angela Ruzicka and Ann
Sullivan were absent.
of Agenda. Motion to approve the agenda as presented was
made by Dennis Staudt and seconded by Bill Fluhrer. Motion was unanimously approved.
of Minutes. Motion to approve the
meeting minutes of hearings held on April 16, 2013 and June 18, 2013 was made
by Bill Fluhrer and seconded by Dennis Staudt. Motion was unanimously approved.
Business. No old business.
conditional use request was made by LeRoy Vance to open a winery on property
located at 2527 160th Street in the Southwest Quarter of Section 15, Township
96 North, Range 16 West of the 5th P.M.,
Floyd Township, Floyd County, Iowa.
Applicant LeRoy Vance was present for the hearing with neighbor David R.
Marr in support of said winery.
Applicant presented to the Board he has 2 acres of grapevines and he has
formed an LLC to process and sell wine.
Neighbor, David R. Marr, spoke in favor of approving this request. No objections were noted by any person(s) or
by mail. Discussion was held by the
Board on possible additional traffic this may cause, if any. The Board determined traffic should not be an
issue. Motion to approve the request was
made by Bill Fluhrer and seconded by Dennis Staudt. Motion was unanimously approved.
Adjourn. Motion to close the hearing was made by
Dennis Staudt and seconded by Bill Fluhrer.