Land shall be bought at the assessed value per acre. An additional amount of $150 shall be paid to each property owner.
Fencing shall be bought at the fair market value.
Damage for trees, improvements, changes of waterways or excessive cuts or curves may be allowed in some instances.
The Town shall bear the cost of survey, grading, culverts and surfacing.
Application for new roads shall be made at a regular monthly meeting by the property owner.
The Town Board will assign a Town-approved surveyor and engineer to conduct the survey, to design and set grades and to inspect any and all aspects, including the final inspection, of the project.
Construction of the road will be done by the contractor selected by the Town Board and built to current Town road specifications.
A fee in the amount of 25% of total project construction costs shall be paid to cover engineering, inspection, legal and administrative costs.
[Amended 10-20-2009 by Ord. No. 2009-039]
All costs of construction (survey, grading, culverts, gravel pavement and inspection) shall be borne by the developer(s) of said project. Estimated moneys to cover all costs of the construction shall be placed in an escrow account with the Town or an irrevocable letter of credit shall be provided before any work shall commence. Upon completion, the road may be deeded to and accepted by the Town.
All roads shall have a minimum of 70 feet of right-of-way in width.
Minimum depth of stone shall be 18 inches and is to consist of 12 inches compacted breaker run over the compacted subbase free of topsoil and other debris and topped with six inches of compacted three-fourths-inch crushed stone.
Pavement is to be hot mixed bituminous surface laid with a paver to a minimum compacted thickness of three inches consisting of one layer of binder course 1 3/4 inches, and one layer of finish course 1 1/4 inches, bonded with tack coat and a width of 20 feet.
Base course is to be laid when 50% of the lots are built on. Finish course is to be laid the following year.
Shoulder is to be three-fourths-inch crushed stone placed to a minimum width of three feet.
If a cul-de-sac is required, it shall be paved to a fifty-foot radius and shall have a minimum sixty-five-foot right-of-way radius.
Residents in rural areas, when installing hard surface to the road pavement, must stay 1 1/2 inches above the road surface to allow the application of the final road coat.
Editor's Note: A diagram regarding road construction is included at the end of this chapter.
All proceedings prior to laying out or widening of roads shall be in strict compliance with Wisconsin statutes and any other local applicable ordinance and regulations.
Culverts for newly constructed driveways must be furnished by property owners. (See the Town Culvert Policy.)
Editor's Note: Said policy is on file in the Town offices.
The Town Board reserves the right to change or add to any of the above provisions.