MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE PLANNING COMMISSION,

WHICH TOOK PLACE ON TUESDAY, MAY 8, 2001, 7:00 P.M.,

COUNCIL CHAMBERS, CITY HALL, MIDLAND, MICHIGAN

 

1. Roll Call

PRESENT: Baker, Garner, Geisler, Kozakiewicz, Senesac, Slicker, Rapanos, Wieland

ABSENT: Lind (previously arranged)

OTHERS PRESENT: Jon Lynch, Director of Planning and Community Development; Mark Ostgarden, City Planner; Cheri Standfest, Administrative Assistant, and 15 others

2. Approval of the minutes of the meeting of April 24, 2001

It was moved by Baker, seconded by Slicker, to approve the minutes of the meeting of April 24, 2001. The minutes were approved as presented.

 

3. Public hearings

Rezoning Petition No. 476 the request of Wolverine Bank to rezone property east of Eastman Avenue between Denver Street and Bitler Street, and between Bitler Street and Dilloway Drive from Residential A-1 to Office Service 1 [see transcript].

 

4. Public Comments

None.

5. Old Business

None.

6. New Business

None.

7. Communications

It was noted that an informational flyer produced by the Saginaw Bay Greenways Collaborative regarding the Benefits of Greenways Speaker Series was distributed with the Planning Commission packets. Chairman Wieland noted that the May 31st session would be taking place at the Chippewa Nature Center Auditorium in Midland.

8. Report of the Chairman

Chairman Wieland thanked Dow.Howell.Gilmore Associates, Inc. for providing members of the Planning Commission with an American Institute of Architects publication titled Communities by Design.


 

9. Report of the Planning Director

On May 14th the City Council will conduct candidate interviews for Planning Commission positions. Four appointments need to be made to the Commission.

On May 22nd the Planning Commission will conduct public hearings on Zoning Petition #477, to rezone 3103 West Wackerly Street from Residential A-1 to Office-Service 2, and Zoning Petition #478, to rezone 54 acres between Bay City Road and Fisher Road from Business B-2 and Agricultural to Business C and Industrial A. Action will also be scheduled on Zoning Petition #476.

10. Adjourn.

Adjournment at approximately 8:00 p.m. was moved by Senesac, seconded by Geisler, and unanimously approved.

Respectfully submitted,

 

Jon Lynch, AICP

Planning Commission Secretary