Planning and Zoning on December 1, 2015

Agenda

NORTH LIBERTY PLANNING COMMISSION
MEETING NOTICE AND AGENDA
Tuesday, December 1, 2015, 6:30 PM

 

    1. ROLL CALL
    2. AGENDA APPROVAL
    3. PRELIMINARY PLAT: Request of Scanlon Farms Development LLC to approve Scanlon Farms – North Ridge, a preliminary plat for property located east of North Liberty Road, immediately north of the Liberty High School.
      1. Staff Presentation
      2. Applicants Presentation
      3. Public Comments
      4. Questions and Comments
      5. Recommendation to the City Council
    4. SITE PLAN: Request of Linn County REC to approve a site plan for Lot 2, Josephs Keep Second Addition, located east of Arlington Ridge, south of E Penn Street.
      1. Staff Presentation
      2. Applicants Presentation
      3. Public Comments
      4. Questions and Comments
      5. Recommendation to the City Council
    5. REVISED SITE PLAN: Request of Bednarz Investments LLC to approve a revised site plan for Lot 3, Liberty’s Gate Part One, located east of Penn Court, one lot south of W Penn Street.
      1. Staff Presentation
      2. Applicants Presentation
      3. Public Comments
      4. Questions and Comments
      5. Recommendation to the City Council
    6. CONDITIONAL USE: Request of Bednarz Investments LLC to approve a conditional use for Lot 3, Liberty’s Gate Part One, located east of Penn Court, one lot south of W Penn Street, to operate a neighborhood mini storage facility on the site.
      1. Staff Presentation
      2. Applicants Presentation
      3. Public Comments
      4. Questions and Comments
      5. Recommendation to the Board of Adjsutment
    7. TABLED AT PREVIOUS MEETING: ZONING ORDINANCE AMENDMENT. Request from staff to consider parking and storage regulations.
      1. Staff Presentation
      2. Public Comments
      3. Questions and Comments
      4. Recommendation to the City Council
    8. EXPANDED URBAN RENEWAL AREA DESIGNATION AND URBAN RENEWAL PLAN AMENDMENT
      1. Staff Presentation
      2. Public Comments
      3. Questions and Comments
      4. Recommendation to the City Council
    9. APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MINUTES
    10. OLD BUSINESS
    11. NEW BUSINESS
    12. ADJOURNMENT

Minutes

North Liberty Planning Commission
Minutes
December 1, 2015
Roll Call
At 6:30 p.m., Chairman Detlefsen called the December 1, 2015 Regular meeting of the North Liberty Planning Commission to order. Commission members present: Bleil, Detlefsen, Gebhart, Pentecost; absent – Covert, Heisler, Sayre.
Others present: Dean Wheatley, Ryan Heiar, Tracey Mulcahey, Scott Peterson, Kevin Trom, Stefan Juran and other interested individuals.
Agenda Approval
Bleil moved, Gebhart seconded to approve the agenda. The vote was all ayes. Agenda approved.
Scanlon Farms Preliminary Plat
Staff Presentation
Wheatley presented the request of Scanlon Farms Development LLC to approve Scanlon Farms – North Ridge, a preliminary plat for property located east of North Liberty Road, immediately north of the Liberty High School. Staff recommends approval of the plat.
Applicants Presentation
Duane Musser, MMS Consultants, spoke regarding the application. The Commission discussed the application with Wheatley.
Public Comments
No public comments were offered.
Questions and Comments
The Commission asked about storm water runoff from the site.
Recommendation to the City Council
Bleil moved, Pentecost seconded to recommend approval of the preliminary plat with no conditions. The vote was: ayes – Detlefsen, Pentecost, Bleil, Gebhart; nays – none. Motion carried.
Linn County REC Site Plan
Staff Presentation
Wheatley presented the request of Linn County REC to approve a site plan for Lot 2, Josephs Keep Second Addition, located east of Arlington Ridge, south of E Penn Street. Staff recommends approval of the site plan.
Applicants Presentation
Duane Musser was present on behalf of the applicant and offered additional comments.
Public Comments
Randy Belknap spoke regarding the site plan application.
Questions and Comments
The Commission discussed the application with Linn County REC.
Recommendation to the City Council
Gebhart moved, Bleil seconded to table consideration of the site plan application. The vote was: ayes – Detlefsen, Gebhart, Pentecost, Bleil; nays – none. Motion carried.
Bednarz Investments LLC Revised Site Plan
Staff Presentation
Wheatley presented the request of Bednarz Investments LLC to approve a revised site plan for Lot 3, Liberty’s Gate Part One, located east of Penn Court, one lot south of W. Penn Street. Staff recommends approval of the revised site plan.
Applicants Presentation
Duane Musser presented additional information on the application.
Public Comments
No public comments were offered.
Questions and Comments
The Commission discussed the application.
Recommendation to the City Council
Pentecost moved, Gebhart seconded to recommend approval of the revised site plan application with no conditions. The vote was: ayes – Pentecost, Bleil, Detlefsen, Gebhart; nays – none. Motion carried.
Bednarz Investments LLC Conditional Use
Staff Presentation
Wheatley presented the request of Bednarz Investments LLC to approve a conditional use for Lot 3, Liberty’s Gate Part One, located east of Penn Court, one lot south of W. Penn Street, to operate a neighborhood mini storage facility on the site. Staff recommends approval of the conditional use.
Applicants Presentation
No additional information was offered.
Public Comments
No public comments were received.
Questions and Comments
The Commission discussed the application.
Recommendation to the Board of Adjsutment
Bleil moved, Gebhart seconded to recommend approval of the conditional use application with no conditions. After discussion, the vote was: ayes – Detlefsen, Bleil, Gebhart, Pentecost; nays – none. Motion carried.
Zoning Ordinance Amendment
Staff Presentation
Wheatley reported on the request from staff to consider parking and storage regulations. It will be on the next agenda.
Expanded Urban Renewal Area Designation and Urban Renewal Plan Amendment
Staff Presentation
Heiar presented information on the Urban Renewal Plan Amendment.
Public Comments
No public comments were offered.
Questions and Comments
The Commission offered feedback regarding the proposals.
Recommendation to the City Council
Bleil moved, Pentecost seconded to recommend approval of the expanded Urban Renewal Area designation and Urban Renewal Plan Amendment. The vote was: ayes – Gebhart, Detlefsen, Pentecost, Bleil; nays – none. Motion carried.
Approval of Previous Minutes
Gebhart moved, Bleil seconded to approve the minutes from the November 3, 2015 meeting. The vote was all ayes. Minutes approved.
Old Business
No old business was presented.
New Business
Wheatley reported that a few items will be on the agenda in January.
Adjournment
At 7:19 p.m., Bleil moved, Gebhart seconded to adjourn. All ayes. Meeting adjourned.

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