MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE PLANNING COMMISSION,

WHICH TOOK PLACE ON TUESDAY, AUGUST 13, 2002, 7:00 P.M.,

COUNCIL CHAMBERS, CITY HALL, MIDLAND, MICHIGAN

 

1. Roll Call

PRESENT: Baker, Dowling, Geisler, Max, Senesac, Slicker, Svenson, and Wieland

ABSENT: Kozakiewicz

OTHERS PRESENT: Jon Lynch, Director of Planning & Community Development and three others

2. Approval of the minutes of the meeting of July 23, 2002

Wieland moved approval of the minutes of the meeting of July 23, 2002 with Dowling supporting the motion. The minutes were approved as presented.

 

 

3. Public Hearings

 

a.      Site Plan No. 215 request of Shiloh Land Development, LLC to review and approve a site plan for construction of 12 dwelling units in six buildings north of North Saginaw Road and south of Pheasant Ridge Drive, east of Eastman Avenue. [see transcript]

b.      Site Plan No. 216 request of MidMichigan Medical Center to review and approve a site plan for construction of an Ambulatory Surgery Center, south of North Saginaw Road and north of McCandless Drive. [see transcript]

 

4. Public Comments (not related to agenda items)

 

None

 

5.      Old Business

 

Planning Commission Rules of Procedure Planning Commissioners reviewed potential amendments to their rules of procedure and noted need to correct an existing spelling error in addition to updates on parliamentary procedure, the Commission Secretary and conflicts of interest. Staff was directed to offer the amendments and correction for action by the Planning Commission at its next meeting.

6. New Business

 

None

7. Communications

Chairman Geisler noted that members should have received registration forms for the Michigan Society of Planning annual conference to be held in Kalamazoo in October. Mr. Lynch indicated that the City will sponsor attendance for several interested Commissioners.

8. Report of the Chairman

None

9. Report of the Planning Director

The Director reported on the following matters:

 

CITY COUNCIL

August 12

ZP No. 493, Set Public Hearing (9/9)

 

 

PLANNING COMMISSION

 

August 27

Preliminary Plat of Broadhead Estates Public Hearing

SP No. 215, Hidden Pines Condominiums Action

SP No. 216, MidMichigan Medical Center - Action

 

September 10

SP No. 217, Birchwood Pointe Apartments Public Hearing

 

Community Development Toolbox Meetings

August 6 Workshop Results

September 3 Intent, Definitions, General Provisions, Non-Conformities

October 1 Development & Performance Standards, Landscaping, Parking

November 5 Administration, Schedule of Regulations, PUD

December 3 Public Hearing Draft

Special Events

October 2-5 MSP Conference in Kalamazoo

Inquiry from Larkin Township regarding master plan project

MDOT Tri-Cities traffic modeling project

 

 

10. Adjourn.

Adjournment at approximately 8:45 PM was moved by Senesac, seconded by Svenson, and unanimously approved.

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

Jon Lynch, AICP

Planning Commission Secretary

 

 

MINUTES ARE NOT FINAL UNTIL APPROVED BY THE PLANNING COMMISSION