Planning and Zoning Commission on January 5, 2021
6:30 PM via Zoom
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- Call to Order
- Roll Call
- Approval of the Agenda
- Site Plan: Request of CMKD Investments LLC to approve a Site Plan on 1.55 acres for a new car wash located at 930 Liberty Way.
- Staff Presentation
- Applicants Presentation
- Public Comments
- Questions and Comments
- Recommendation to the City Council
- Approval of Previous Minutes
- Old Business
- New Business
Call to Order
Chair Becky Keogh called the January 5, 2021 Regular Session of the North Liberty Planning Commission to order at 6:30 p.m. Commission members present: Barry A’Hearn, Josey Bathke, Jason Heisler, Becky Keogh, Jessica Marks, Kylie Pentecost and Patrick Staber.
Others present: Ryan Rusnak, Ryan Heiar, Tracey Mulcahey, Grant Lientz, Kevin Trom, Mike Flynn, Dennis Gallitano, Nick Bettis and other interested parties.
Approval of the Agenda
Bathke moved, Marks seconded to approve the agenda. The vote was all ayes. Agenda approved.
CMKD Investments LLC Site Plan
Rusnak presented the Request of CMKD Investments LLC to approve a Site Plan on 1.55 acres for a new car wash located at 930 Liberty Way with two findings.
Mike Flynn, Dennis Gallitano, Nick Bettis were present on behalf of the applicant and offered additional information on the plan and development.
No public comments were offered.
Questions and Comments
The Commission discussed the application including traffic flow planning, site plan landscaping, emphasis on local, water reclaim system, quality of design, hours of operation, noise, any additional features planned, and signalization of the intersection. The Commission discussed the application with the applicants.
Recommendation to the City Council
Pentecost moved, A’Hearn seconded to accept the two listed findings and forward the request of CMKD Investments LLC to approve a Site Plan on 1.55 acres for a new car wash located at 930 Liberty Way to the City Council with a recommendation for approval. The vote was: ayes – Pentecost, Marks, Keogh, A’Hearn, Staber, Heisler, Bathke; nays – none. Motion carried.
Approval of Previous Minutes
A’Hearn moved, Marks seconded to approve the minutes of the October 6, 2020 Planning Commission meeting. The vote was all ayes. Minutes approved.
No old business was presented.
Rusnak reported on the neighborhood meeting for the Scanlon Family Farm development. The meeting was well attended with thirty plus people asking general questions about the application. Rusnak anticipates it being on February’s agenda. He will be bringing forward a rezoning application for the dog park from ID to Public. The Commission discussed the new business with staff.
At 6:52 p.m., Staber moved, A’Hearn seconded to adjourn. The vote was all ayes. Meeting adjourned.