Village of Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin

ARCHITECTURAL CONTROL BOARD
MINUTES

 October 24, 2017

 
 
Meeting called to order at 3:58 pm. 
Present: Member William Carity; Member Aaron Ebent; Member Keith Kolbe; Member Chris Rolenc; Member David Lehman; Member Austin Moore
Absent: Chairperson Mike Manke
Staff Present: Planning & Zoning Specialist Jane Kolberg; Planner Gabe Gilbertson
               

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

Approval of the minutes of the September 26, 2017 meeting.

  
 
  Motion by Member Chris Rolenc, second by Member Keith Kolbe to approve the minutes of the September 26, 2017 meeting.
  Vote: 5 - 0 Motion Carried
 


APPEARANCES

 
Consideration of approval for U-HAUL MOVING & STORAGE OF MENOMONEE FALLS for exterior color changes to the self-storage facility owned by AMERICO REAL ESTATE.  The subject site is located on the Northeast corner of Pilgrim Road and Shawn Circle, in the Southwest ¼ of Section 26, Tax Key Number 103.985.003, I-1 Light Industrial District.   
 
  Present:
Jim Christianson, U-Haul Moving and Storage
11700 W. Capitol Drive, Wauwatosa, WI 53222
 
Board member Carity arrived at 4:05 P.M.
 
  Motion by Member Chris Rolenc, second by Member David Lehman to make the following two findings:
 
  1. The site plan is architecturally functional.
  2. The exterior design proposed is not unsightly or obnoxious and is not disharmonious or so similar to existing neighboring developments that substantial depreciation of neighboring property or development will be caused by the applicant’s proposal.
Approve U-HAUL MOVING & STORAGE OF MENOMONEE FALLS for exterior color changes to the self-storage facility owned by AMERICO REAL ESTATE.  The subject site is located on the Northeast corner of Pilgrim Road and Shawn Circle, in the Southwest ¼ of Section 26, Tax Key Number 103.985.003, I-1 Light Industrial District, subject to the following conditions:
 
  1. There shall be no outdoor storage of any kind unless a Conditional Use Permit is obtained.
  2. Submit color samples to staff for review and approval.
  3. All applicable permits shall be obtained prior to commencement of any work.
  Vote: 6 - 0 Motion Carried
 

Consideration of approval on the request of THE ALUMNI CLUB for exterior modifications to the building owned by HARVEY FRIESS located at N88 W16718 Appleton Avenue, in the Southwest 1/4 of Section 3, Tax Key Number 11.210, in the C-2 Community Business District and Village Centre Overlay District.
  
 
  Present:
Michael Teipner, The Alumni Club Tavern & Eatery
N88 W16718 Appleton Avenue, Menomonee Falls, WI, 53051
 
  Motion by Member Chris Rolenc, second by Member William Carity to make the following findings:
 
  1. The proposed project is in harmony with the recommendations of the village centre master plan and complies with sound aesthetic, urban design, historic, and architectural principles.
  2. The plan is functional and is compatible with the overall urban design of the area.
  3. The elements of the proposed application are not unsightly or obnoxious and is not disharmonious or so similar to existing neighboring developments that substantial depreciation of neighboring property or development will be caused by the applicant's proposal.
And approve the request of THE ALUMNI CLUB for exterior modifications to the building owned by HARVEY FRIESS located at N88 W16718 Appleton Avenue, in the Southwest 1/4 of Section 3, Tax Key Number 11.210, in the C-2 Community Business District and Village Centre Overlay District, subject to the following conditions:
 
  1. Submitting dimensions of the proposed canopy to staff for review and approval.
  2. Submitting material samples to staff for review and approval.
  3. Any visible holes or damage to the building as a result of the removing the existing canopy shall be repaired prior to the installation of the proposed canopy.
  Vote: 5 - 1 Motion Carried
 
Nay: Member David Lehman
 

Consideration of a recommendation to the Village Board of Trustees on the request of CAPRI SENIOR COMMUNITIES to obtain a Conditional Use Permit for a senior housing community proposed adjacent to the Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church.  The proposed development would be located on the South side of County Line Road between Cross View Way and the high tension power lines, in the Northeast ¼ of Section 5, Part of Tax Key Number 18.999.005, P-2 Institutional District.
  
 
  Present:
Dan Romnek, Capri Senior Communities
20875 Crossroads Circle, Suite 400, Waukesha, WI 53186

Randy Bremhorst, Hoffman Planning, Design & Construction
122 East College Avenue, Suite 1G, Appleton, WI 54911

Wayne Wiertzema, Tarantino & Company
20711 Watertown Road, Waukesha, WI 53186
 
  Motion by Member Chris Rolenc, second by Member William Carity to make the following two findings:
 
  1. The plan is functional and is compatible with the overall urban design of the area.
  2. The elements of the proposed application are not unsightly or obnoxious and is not disharmonious or so similar to existing neighboring developments that substantial depreciation of neighboring property or development will be caused by the applicant's proposal.
And recommend the Village Board of Trustees on the request of CAPRI SENIOR COMMUNITIES to obtain a Conditional Use Permit for a senior housing community proposed adjacent to the Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church.  The proposed development would be located on the South side of County Line Road between Cross View Way and the high tension power lines, in the Northeast ¼ of Section 5, Part of Tax Key Number 18.999.005, P-2 Institutional District, subject to the following conditions:
 
  1. Submitting an updated lighting plan that shows the height and setbacks for all proposed light poles to Staff for review and approval.
  2. Submitting a site plan that shows the proposed locations for all HVAC equipment and their methods of screening to the Architectural Control Board for review and approval.
  3. Submitting color and material samples to the Architectural Control Board for review and approval.
  4. All landscape beds shall contain a minimum of 3” of hardwood mulch. Stone or gravel is a prohibited landscape material.
  5. The general massing/materials and overall plan are approved, but the applicant shall return to the Architectural Control Board with more details for review and approval.
  6. The landscape plane shall return to Architectural Control Board for review and approval.



Under discussion, the motion was amended by Rolenc, second by Carity to amend Condition No. 5 to read as follows:
 
  1. The general massing and materials of the submitted plan are acceptable, however, the applicant shall submit revised elevations and renderings to the Architectural Control Board for review and approval based on the discussion held at the Board meeting.
 
Under further discussion, the motion was amended by Rolenc, second by Carity to amend Condition No. 6 to read as follows:
 
  1. Submitting a revised landscape plan to the Architectural Control Board for review and approval based on the discussion held at the Board meeting.
 
The final list of conditions read as follows:
 
  1. Submitting an approved lighting plan that shows the height and setbacks for all proposed light poles to Staff for review and approval.
  2. Submitting a site plan that shows the proposed locations for all HVAC equipment and their methods of screening to the Architectural Control Board for review and approval.
  3. Submitting color and material samples to the Architectural Control Board for review and approval.
  4. All landscape beds shall contain a minimum of 3” of hardwood mulch. Stone or gravel is a prohibited landscape material.
  5. The general massing and materials of the submitted plan are acceptable, however, the applicant shall submit revised elevations and renderings to the Architectural Control Board for review and approval based on the discussion held at the Board meeting.
  6. Submitting a revised landscape plan to the Architectural Control Board for review and approval based on the discussion held at the Board meeting.
  Vote: 6 - 0 Motion Carried
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
  Motion by Member Chris Rolenc, second by Member David Lehman to adjourn. Meeting adjourned at 6:00 P.M.
  Vote: 6 - 0 Motion Carried
 
Submitted by Gabriel Gilbertson, Planner
Minutes transcribed by Jane Kolberg, Planning & Zoning Specialist
Minutes approved on November 28, 2017