Comprehensive Plan

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FOR AMENDMENT TO THE
COMPREHENSIVE PLAN FOR THE TOWN OF GARDEN VALLEY
NOTICE is hereby given that a public hearing will be held as follows:
TOWN OF GARDEN VALLEY
Date: Friday, July 22nd, 2022
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Town of Garden Valley Town Hall
W13760 State Road 121
Alma Center, WI 54611
A summary of the proposed amendment:
That subsection 7. of the “Policies” section under 2.3.2 Goals, Objectives, and Policies (relating to Town support for
Jackson County’s Mining Ordinances) be stricken.
That subsection 2. of the “Policies” section under 3.2.1 Rural Lands (RL) be amended to strike reference to “mineral
extraction.”
That subsection 3. of the “Policies” section under 3.2.1 Rural Lands (RL) be amended to add subsections pertaining to:
 The Town denies support of any developer’s agreement intended to allow any type of metallic mining activity.
 The Town denies any rezoning requests for metallic mining activity.
 The Town denies any requests for conditional use permits for metallic mining activity.
That the last paragraph of 5.4.2 Natural Resource Inventory be amended to reference additional examples of metallic
resources, to revise language pertaining to gravel quarrying, and to reference the Town’s amendment of the
Comprehensive Plan in 2017 pertaining to frac sand mining.
Local government staff that can be contacted for additional information:
Town of Garden Valley Jackson County Zoning
Betty Janke, Clerk/Treasurer Jon Hemp or Rebecca Ayers
W14010 Janke Rd 307 Main Street
Alma Center, WI 54611 Black River Falls, WI 54615
715-964-2908 715-284-0220
Where to inspect and how to obtain a copy of the proposal before the hearing:
The plans are available for review at the following locations:
Town of Garden Valley Public Libraries Jackson County
Town Hall City of Black River Falls County Clerk’s Office
W13760 State Rd 121 222 Fillmore Street 307 Main Street, Suite 116
Alma Center, WI Black River Falls, WI Black River Falls, WI
OR OR OR
Ronnie Casper, Supervisor II Village of Alma Center Zoning and Planning Dept
W13520 E Swede Town Rd 200 N Church Street 307 Main Street, Suite B03
Alma Center, WI Alma Center, WI Black River Falls, WI
715-896-1965 (please call for appointment) www.co.jackson.wi.us
Published in the Banner Journal on June