Board of Appeals

Meetings of the Board of Appeals
The Board of Appeals meets on an as-needed basis.

Members of the Board of Appeals
The Board of Appeals is made up of five (5) citizen members and two (2) alternate members, appointed by the Village President subject to confirmation by the Village Board and each member serves a three (3) year term.

Current Members of the Board of Appeals

  • Mike Bevers - Current Term expires April 2016
  • Don DeGroot - Current Term expires April 2014
  • Leon Vanden Heuvel - Current Term expires April 2015
  • Gene Hojan - Current Term expires April 2016
  • Carie Eiting - Current Term expires April 2015
  • Dennis De Both (alternate) - Current Term expires April 2015
Duties of the Board of Appeals
  • To hear and decide appeals where it is alleged there is error in any order, requirement, decision or determination made by an administrative official in the enforcement of any Village Zoning Code, Village building codes, or any ordinance adopted under Wis. Stats. Sections 62.23, 61.35, or 62.231(wetlands), 87.30 or 281.31 (floodplains) or Chapter 91 Farmland Preservation.
  • To hear and decide special exceptions to the terms of floodplain zoning regulations upon which the Board of Appeals is required to pass.
  • To authorize, upon appeal in specific cases, such variance from the terms of the Village Zoning regulations as will not be contrary to the public interest, where owing to a special condition, a literal enforcement will result in practical difficulty or unnecessary hardship, so that the spirit of the Zoning Code shall be observed, public safety and welfare secured and substantial justice done.