Planning and Zoning Commission on November 10, 2021


6:00 PM 

North Liberty City Council Chambers, 1 Quail Creek Circle, North Liberty, Iowa 52317

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Call to Order

  1. Roll Call
  2. Approval of the Agenda
  3. Public Hearing for Zoning Map Amendment: Request of Bowman Property, LLC for a zoning map amendment (rezoning) on 109.43 acres, more or less, on property located at the northeast corner of West Forevergreen Road and South Kansas Avenue from ID Interim Development to RS-4 Single-Unit Dwelling District, RS-6 Single-Unit Dwelling District, RD-10 Two-Unit Residence District, RM-8 Multi-Unit Residence District, RM-12 Multi-Unit Residence District and C-2-A Highway Commercial District.
    1. Staff Presentation
    2. Applicants Presentation
    3. Public Comments
    4. Questions and Comments
    5. Recommendation to the City Council
  4. Urban Renewal Area Amendment: Request of the City of North Liberty for an amendment to the North Liberty Urban Renewal Area.
    1. Staff Presentation
    2. Public Comments
    3. Questions and Comments
    4. Recommendation to the City Council
  5. Approval of Previous Minutes
  6. Old Business
  7. New Business
  8. Adjournment


Roll Call
– Josey Bathke called the September 7, 2021 Planning Commission to order at 6:30 P.M.  Commission members present: Barry A’Hearn, Jason Heisler, Josey Bathke, and Patrick Staber; absent: David Willer, Rebecca Keogh.

Other Present: Grant Lientz, Ryan Rusnak, Kevin Trom, Derek Blackman, Scott Andersen, Jeff Kellbach and other interested citizens.

Approval of the Agenda
Staber moved, seconded by Heisler, to approve the agenda. The vote was all ayes. Agenda approved.

NW Corner of West Forevergreen Rd. and South Jasper Ave – Preliminary Plat
Staff Presentation
Rusnak presented the request of Ders 380 LLC, Moyna North to approve a Preliminary Plat for a 10 lot subdivision on 53.94 acres, more or less, on property located at the northwest corner of West Forevergreen Road and South Jasper Avenue, and forward the request to approve the Preliminary Plat to the City Council with a recommendation for approval.

Applicants Presentation
Scott Andersen stated he is looking forward to moving this process forward.

Public Comments
No public comment was offered.

Questions and Comments
The Commission had no discussion on the application.

Recommendation to the City Council
Staber moved, seconded by Heisler, to approve a 10 lot subdivision on 5.94 acres. The vote was all ayes. Motion carried (4-0).

Presentation – Johnson County Livable Community for Successful Aging
Jeff Kellbach, Aging Specialist, gave a presentation for a Livable Community Successful Aging services.

Contact information:
Johnson County Social Services
855 S. Dubuque St.
Suite 202B
Iowa City, IA 52240
Phone: 319-356-6090

Questions and Comments
Josey Bathke stated it’s about building relationships and sharing important information with others. Kellbach discussed how he keeps people connected during this pandemic. There were a couple more questions and answers.

Approval of Previous Minutes
A’Hearn moved seconded by Staber to approve the minutes of the August 3, 2021 Planning Commission meeting. The vote was all ayes. Minutes approved.

Old Business
No old business was presented.

New Business
Rusnak stated they interviewed a couple of consultants, have narrowed it down to RDG out of Des Moines/Omaha. Excited to get this presented to city council.

At 6:58P.M. Staber moved, Heisler seconded to Adjourn the meeting. All ayes. Meeting adjourned.

Minutes by Stacey House, Deputy City Clerk



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