Dane County  
Minutes - Final Unless Amended by  
Land Conservation Committee  
Who benefits? Who is burdened?  
Who does not have a voice at the table?  
How can policymakers mitigate unintended consequences?  
Thursday, March 9, 2023  
5:30 PM  
Hybrid Meeting: Attend in person at 5201 Fen Oak Drive;  
attend virtually via Zoom.  
Interpreters must be requested in advance; please see the bottom of the agenda for more information.  
Los intérpretes deben solicitarse con anticipación; consulte el final de la agenda para obtener más  
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txheem rau cov ntaub ntawv ntxiv.  
A. Call To Order  
Supervisor Engelberger called the meeting to order at 5:36 pm.  
In-Person: Engelberger, Chawla  
Virtual: Downing, Collins, Smith  
Excused: Hatcher  
YGP Member Virtual: Simmons  
Staff: Hicklin, Piaget, Ottelien, Minks, Reimer, Springer, Tutwiler, Jones  
Others Present: Steve Books, Mike Farin, Supervisor Erickson, Supervisor Ripp, Supervisor Castillo,  
Allan Levin, Susan West, Lyle Updike, Lance Green, Steve Verburg, Tom Mathies  
B. Consideration of Minutes  
Minutes of the February 23, 2023 Land Conservation Committee  
Sponsors: Environment and Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee  
A motion was made by CHAWLA, seconded by SMITH, that the Minutes be  
approved. The motion carried by a voice vote. MC 5-0, YGP 1-0  
C. Fund Transfers  
D. Referrals (Resolutions & Ordinance Amendments)  
E. Items Requiring Committee Action  
F. Presentations  
G. Reports to Committee  
1. Lake Levels Quarterly Report  
John Reimer provided the quarterly lake levels report.  
Lake Levels Quarterly Report  
2. PFAS Quarterly Report  
Carrie Springer provided the quarterly PFAS report.  
Mike Farin spoke in opposition to PFAS contamination and asked for more information on the storm  
water pipe project; specifically who is conducting the work and where it is occurring.  
Lance Green spoke in opposition to PFAS contamination and expressed his concern that the remediation  
work is taking too long and that more effort should be put into mitigating hot spots and source reduction.  
PFAS Quarterly Report  
H. Future Meeting Items and Dates  
The next meeting will be on Thursday, March 23rd at 5:15 pm or by call of the chair.  
I. Public Comment on Items not on the Agenda  
Steve Books spoke in opposition to additional gas stations in the Yahara Watershed and suggested a  
moratorium. He also questioned if the County has any authority to regulate a proposed gas station near  
the intersection of CTH V and CTH I.  
J. Such Other Business as Allowed by Law  
K. Adjourn  
A motion was made by CHAWLA, seconded by SMITH, that the LCC meeting be  
adjourned. The motion carried by a voice vote. MC 5-0, YGP 1-0  
Meeting adjourned at 6:33 pm.  
Respectfully submitted by Amy Piaget; minutes are subject to committee  
NOTE: If you need an interpreter, translator, materials in alternate formats or other accommodations  
to access this service, activity or program, please call 608.224.3730 at least three business days prior  
to the meeting.  
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continuación tres días hábiles como mínimo antes de la reunión.  
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sib tham.