Town Hall

10970 Cty Rd N,Wood County, WI

Frac Sand Mining Impact Committee

Committee Members


Jim Schmidt (Chairman)

Lizz Drexler

Jeff Ott

Dave Venzke

Kay Adams-Varsho


Committee Charter

The Town Board has appointed an Ad Hoc Committee to evaluate the Conditional Use Application along with the operational and reclamation plan provide by Coulee mining and provide recomendations to the Zoning board. Public meetings will be held so residents of the township will able to participate.

All meetings Will be at the Rock Town Hall and will start at 7pm. The agenda for these meetings is as follows:

1) Public comment

2) Discussion & Research of Information on the Coulee Frac Sand conditional use application


Town of Rock Frac Sand Mining Impact Assessment Committee Meeting Schedule:

  1. Thursday August 30 2018-Agenda
  2. Wednesday September 5th 2018-Agenda Meeting Mins- FSMIAC Meeting Mins 8-5-18
  3. Monday September 10th 2018-Agenda Meeting Mins-FSMIAC Meeting Minutes 8-10-18
  4. Wednesday September 12th 2018-Agenda
  5. Monday September 17th 2018-Agenda Meeting Mins-FSMIAC minutes-september 17th
  6. Monday September 24th 2018 Planning commission meeting,Impact Committees Recommendations 2

Informational Documents and Links to video record:

Industrial Sand Mining/DNR

FSMIAC Meeting Presentation 8-5-18.pdf

Focus on Marshfield First town board meeting

Focus on Marsfield Meeting to appoint officers of FSMIAC

Focus on Marshfield First FSMIAC Meeting 9/5/2018

Quality Water Testing:


Quality of Life References:


Pages 11-12 54 Minn.Envtl.Quality Bd, Report on Silica Sand 45(Mar.20,2013):

55-Id. At 47, 56Id. At 22, 57Id. At 44, 58- Wis. Dep't of Natural Res; Silica Sand Mining in Wisconsin 8 (jan.2012):

59-Id. At 7., 60- Maria V. Hart, Teresa Adams, & Andrew Schwartz, Transportation Impacts of Frac Sand Mining in the MAFC Region: Chippewa County Case Study 32(2013:

61Id.62Id.63Id.64 Wis Dep't of Natural Res:

Report on Silica Sand 22 (Mar.20,2013):