A new, west-side business was given the green light to better showcase its merchandise at last week Wednesday’s Plan Commission meeting.

The commission voted unanimously to approve a site plan for Modern Motorsports, which wants to install a cement pad at 707 W. Fond du Lac St. on which it can park vehicles for sale.

“It’s the only way to be able ... to see them” from the roadway, said Gavin Dorsch of Dorsch Designs in Ripon, which did the engineering work.

Owner Jim Wesner explained he’ll be displaying motorcycles, jet-skis, four-wheelers or other similar vehicles on the pad.

He added he’s been busier than expected, partly leading to the expansion.

“I’m sorry it’s getting out of control, but I’m not going to turn away business,” he said.

“I just don’t want to get complaints from the neighbors,” commission member Dennis Cotton said.

“We’re really excited if your business is growing; that’s the idea — to allow businesses to grow,” Mayor Gary Will said.

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