MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE PLANNING COMMISSION,

WHICH TOOK PLACE ON TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2003, 7:00 P.M.,

COUNCIL CHAMBERS, CITY HALL, MIDLAND, MICHIGAN

 

1.   Roll Call

PRESENT:  Baker, Geisler, Kozakiewicz, Mead and Senesac

ABSENT:     Dowling, Max, Svenson and Wieland (each excused)

OTHERS PRESENT:  Jon Lynch, Assistant City Manager; Mark Ostgarden, City Planner; Cheri Standfest, Community Development Specialist; and 20 others.

2.   Approval of Minutes

It was moved by Baker and supported by Mead to approve the minutes of August 26th. The minutes were unanimously approved as presented.

 

3.   Public Hearings

     

      Site Plan No. 220 – A public hearing to consider site plan approval requested by WT

      Development to construct a 2,947 square foot Taco Bell restaurant on property location

      At 1826 South Saginaw Road, east of Dunham’s Sport.  [See transcript]

 

Site Plan No. 231 - A public hearing to consider site plan approval requested by Keith Thurlow on behalf of 5500 Eastman Avenue building to construct a 36,600 square foot building on property located east of Eastman Avenue, south of Dilloway Drive and north of Sylvan Lane.  [See transcript]

 

4.   Public Comments (not related to agenda items)

 

None

 

5.   Old Business

 

A. Site Plan No. 230 - action initiated by Wolgast Corporation on behalf of Aegis Environmental to construct a 14,036 square foot building on property located on Ridgewood Drive at the corner of Ridgecrest Drive.

 

Commissioner Geisler likes the plan.

 

A motion was made by Baker and supported by Geisler to approve.

 

The vote proceeded as follows:

 

Yea:           Baker, Geisler, Kozakiewicz, Mead and Senesac

Nay:           None

Absent:      Dowling, Max, Svenson and Wieland

 


B. Special Use Permit No. 12 – (WITHDRAWN) action initiated by Richard, Connor, Riley Associates on behalf of AT&T Wireless Services to construct a public utility facility consisting of electronic equipment on a 10’ x 20’ site located on property owned by Wheeler Road Church of Christ at 1123 East Wheeler Street.  This equipment will support a cellular communications tower.

 

6.   New Business

 

None

7.   Communications

Article from Planning Commission’s Journal.

Planning and Zoning News.

Michigan Society of Planning Conference Brochure.

8.   Report of the Chairman

      None

9.   Report of the Planning Director

 

      CITY COUNCIL

 

o        September 8th

Public Hearing Zoning Petition #502 (Bell) to RA-1.

Public Hearing Zoning Petition #503 (Humpert) to RA-1.

o        September 29th

Public Hearing Zoning Petition #501 (Campbell)

Site Plan #220 – Taco Bell

Site Plan #230 – Aegis Environmental

Site Plan #231 – Eastman Office Building

 

            PLANNING COMMISSION

o        September 23rdAction Items

1. Site Plan #220 – Taco Bell S. Saginaw Road

2. Site Plan #231 – Thurlow Office Building, Eastman Avenue

 

o        October 14th

 

Public Hearings

 

Action Items

 

     


10.  Adjourn.

Adjournment at approximately 9:32 PM was moved by Geisler, seconded by Baker, and unanimously approved.

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

 

Jon Lynch, AICP

Assistant City Manager

 

 

MINUTES ARE NOT FINAL UNTIL APPROVED BY THE PLANNING COMMISSION