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The vision of the Planning Commission of the Town of Frankfort is one of living peaceful, quality lives surrounded by the natural beauty of our town.  We are proud of our farmland and natural resourses and want minimize pollution, erosion and other hazards and respect the rights of all property owners and residents.

MEMBERS

Dwight Jelle - Chair
Bryce Black- Town Board Representative
Maureen Manore - Vice Chair/Recording Secretary
Donna Gates
Don Gisch


ALTERNATE

Michael Albert

For the latest meeting minutes look under the "Minutes" tab to your left.

Preface


PURPOSE OF THIS PLAN

The Town of Frankfort Comprehensive Plan is intended to assist local officials and residents make future land use decisions. The plan will address short- and long-range concerns regarding growth, development, and preservation of the community.

Developing a comprehensive plan can assist in:
* identifying areas appropriate for development and preservation;
* recommending types of land use for specific areas;
* identifying needed transportation and community facilities that will serve the community; and
* providing detailed objectives and actions to implement the overall plan goals.

This Comprehensive Plan has been prepared under the Wisconsin's Comprehensive Planning legislation contained in Wisconsin Statute 66.1001. The plan is organized into nine chapters( issues and opportunities; housing; transportation; utilities and community facilities; natural, agricultural, and cultural resources; economic development; intergovernmental cooperation; land use, and implementation) each addressing one element specified under the law.


THE PLANNING PROCESS

Throughout the planning process, the public was afforded several opportunities to participate directly in the development of the comprehensive plan. Meetings of the planning commission were published and members of the public attending all planning related meetings were afforded an opportunity to speak and participate.

Upon voting to accept the final draft of the comprehensive plan, the plan was sent to a focus group for their comments. After the focus group comments and adjustment, if any, the Town of Frankfort Plan Commission will formally recommend the comprehensive plan to the Town Board of Supervisors. A public hearing will be set and copies made available and sent to those required to receive them. Based on the recommendations of the plan commission and the public, the Town of Frankfort will review and consider adopting the recommended plan.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION PLAN
TOWN OF FRANKFORT
PLAN COMMISSION


Wisconsin's Comprehensive Planning law requires public participation throughout the comprehensive planning process. Specifically, Wisconsin Statutes 66.1001(4)(a) states:

The governing body of a local government unit shall adopt written procedures that are designed to foster public participation, including open discussion, communication programs, information services, and public meetings for which advance notice has been provide, in every stage of the preparation of a comprehensive plan. The written plan shall provide for a wide distribution of proposed, alternative or amended elements of a comprehensive plan and shall provide an opportunity for written comments on the plan to be submitted by members of the public to the governing body to respond to such comments.


The Town of Frankfort Plan Commission will utilize a variety of methods to involve citizens at differing levels, from passive to active.

* Public awareness of the comprehensive Plan Commission and the planning process and opportunities to participate in the process will be generated through the use of notices in the local newspaper, notices in the local shopper and use of mass mailings and selected mailings.

* Public education will be conducted to improve the public understanding of an issue, inform them of technical information necessary to understand the issue or to improve communications. At least one community gathering will be planned, inviting all residents and landowners and information will be posted on the Town website.

* Public input will be obtained in several ways. The first way will be to send out a community survey to each resident and landowner in the Town. Other methods to be used are visioning projects, focus groups and citizen input during the monthly meetings and all hearings.

* Public interaction will be an ongoing process. Members of the Plan Commission will be available for comments and questions at all times.

State Stautes Governing Towns. See 66.1001, page 102 for Comprehensive Plan Statute

Town of Frankfort Comprehensive Plan, revised 2013

NOTICE
TOWN OF FRANKFORT
NOTICE
The regular monthly Board meeting will be held on Tuesday December 11, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. in the Frankfort Town Hall.
AGENDA:
1. Minutes
2. Financial Report
3. Citizens Concerns
4. ATV Route Liability: Report on Legal Opinion
5. Report on Other Meetings Attended
6. Little Plum Lutheran Cemetery Take-over Request
7. Mining Agreement Report
8. Road Reports
9. 2019 Road Maintenance Schedule
10.Durand Rural Fire Department By-Laws Resolution
11. Assessor Contract Renewal
12. Command Central Hardware Maintenance Agreement
13. Durand Ambulance Contract
14. Appoint Board of Adjustment Member
15. Set Caucus Date
16. Pay bills
Action may be taken on any agenda item Maureen Manore, Clerk


NOTICE OF SPRING ELECTION
TOWN OF FRANKFORT, PEPIN COUNTY
APRIL 2, 2019
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that at an election to be held in the Town of Frankfort on Tuesday, April 2, 2019, the following offices are to be elected to succeed the present incumbents listed. All terms are for two years beginning on Tuesday, April 16, 2019.

-----Office - - - - - - - - - - - - - Incumbent

Town Board Chairperson - Bryce Black
Town Board Supervisor 1 - Richard McDermott
Town Board Supervisor 2 - Curt Stine
Town Clerk - Maureen Manore
Town Treasurer - Michael Albert

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN, that a town caucus for the purpose of nominating candidates to appear on the spring election ballot for the above listed offices will be scheduled between December 1st, 2018 and January 1st, 2019. The caucus will be held on a date not sooner than January 2nd and January 21st. Notice of the scheduled date of the caucus will be given at least five days before the caucus.

Acceptable Photo ID will be required to vote at this election. If you do not have a photo ID you may obtain a free ID for voting from the Division of Motor Vehicles.
Done in the Town of Frankfort,
on November 21, 2018
/s/ Maureen Manore, Clerk
PLAN COMMISSION meeting has not been set.