MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE PLANNING COMMISSION,

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

COUNCIL CHAMBERS, CITY HALL, MIDLAND, MICHIGAN

 

1.   Roll Call

PRESENT:  Baker, Dowling, Geisler, Kozakiewicz, Mead, Senesac, and Svenson

ABSENT:     Max and Wieland (excused)

OTHERS PRESENT:  Jon Lynch, Assistant City Manager; Mark Ostgarden, City Planner; Cheri Standfest, Community Development Specialist; Sally Sutton, Zoning Board of Appeals Member and 103 others.

2.   Approval of Minutes

It was moved by Mead and supported by Baker to approve the minutes of November 25th. The minutes were unanimously approved as presented.

 

3.   Public Hearings

 

a.   Zoning Petition No. 504 – Consideration of a zoning change requested by Midland

      Soccer Club to zone approximately 35 acres south of Joseph Drive and north of

      Diamond Drive, east to Midfield Lane from Limited Commercial, Manufacturing and

      Research to Community.  [See transcript]

      Commissioner Kozakiewicz requested to be allowed to abstain as his employer has

      a financial interest in this project. 

A motion was made by Geisler and seconded by Dowling to allow Commission Kozakiewicz to obtain.

 

A vote proceeded as follows:

 

Yea:                 Baker, Dowling, Geisler, Mead, Senesac and Svenson.

Nay:                 None

Absent:            Max and Wieland

     

b.   Site Plan No. 234 – Consideration of site plan approval requested by F/A Pnacek

      Ltd. to crease an 18 lot site condominium on approximately 4.4 acres located north

      of Joseph Drive and west of Midfield Lane. [See transcript]

 

c.   City of Midland Zoning Ordinance – Consideration of a new zoning ordinance,

      including a zoning district map, regulating the development and use of land within

      the City of Midland. [See transcript]

 

      Motion to extend the meeting beyond 9:30 p.m. was moved by Geisler and seconded by

      Svenson and unanimously approved.

 

4.   Public Comments (not related to agenda items)

 

James Reigler from 1905 Airfield Lane.

 

5.   Old Business

 

None

 

6.   New Business

 

No motion to consider Site Plan No. 234.

7.   Communications

      None

8.   Report of the Chairman

None

Report of the Planning Director

 

      CITY COUNCIL

                       

December 8th

Wal-Mart site plan approved w/ contingencies.

            PLANNING COMMISSION

                                                            i.January 13th

Public Hearings

Zoning Petition No. 505 – 1610 Bookness (RA-4 to OS-2)

Site Plan No. 235 – Alpine Estates (action requested)

                                                          ii.Action Items

Zoning Petition No. 504 – Midland Soccer Club

Site Plan No. 234 – Courts of Joseph’s Run

                                                         iii.January 27th

Public Hearings

None

                                                        iv.Action Items

Zoning Petition No. 505 – 1610 Bookness (RA-4 to OS-2)

Site Plan No. 235 – Alpine Estates (if action not taken 1/13)

 

11.  Adjourn.

Adjournment at approximately 10:25 PM was moved by Geisler, seconded by Svenson, and unanimously approved.

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

Jon Lynch, AICP

Assistant City Manager

 

 

MINUTES ARE NOT FINAL UNTIL APPROVED BY THE PLANNING COMMISSION