MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE PLANNING COMMISSION,

WHICH TOOK PLACE ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2004, 7:00 P.M.,

COUNCIL CHAMBERS, CITY HALL, MIDLAND, MICHIGAN

 

1. Roll Call

PRESENT: Baker, Dowling, Geisler, Max, Mead, Senesac and Wieland

ABSENT: Kozakiewicz and Svenson (each excused)

OTHERS PRESENT: Jon Lynch, Assistant City Manager; Mark Ostgarden, City Planner; Cheri Standfest, Community Development Specialist; and 25 others.

2. Approval of Minutes

Regular Meeting of February 10, 2004

It was moved by Geisler and supported by Baker to approve the minutes of February 10th. The minutes were unanimously approved as amended.

 

3. Public Hearings

A. Zoning Petition No. 506 Consideration of a petition initiated by Agree Realty

Corporation to zone property at 4710 Eastman Avenue from Office Service 2 to

Business B-1. [See transcript]

 

B. Site Plan No. 237 Consideration of site plan approval requested by Bartow & King

Engineers on behalf of Midland Soccer Club for expansion of the Midland soccer complex

on 28.5 acres south of Joseph Drive and north of Diamond Drive, east of Midfield Lane.

[See transcript]

 

C. Site Plan No. 238 Consideration of site plan approval requested by Bartow & King

Engineers for Boulder Creek Condominiums, including 66 residential home sites located

West of Perrine Road, north of Airport Road, and south of Letts Road. [See transcript]

 

D. 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]

4. Public Comments (not related to agenda items)

 

None

 

5.      Old Business

 

Site Plan No. 236 Consideration of site plan approval requested by LEPTA Associates, LLC to revise an approved site plan (#194) for Forestridge Condominiums to increase the number of residential units from 68 to 74 on approximately 20 acres located west of Dublin Avenue and north of Saginaw Road.

 

Commissioner Baker stated it seems pretty straight forward.

 

Commissioner Mead stated that it makes a lot of sense to have the smaller units available.

 

Commissioner Wieland supports the site plan.

 

It was moved by Baker and seconded by Mead to recommend approval of Site Plan No. 235 with the following contingencies:

 

1. The site plan will delineate completed features and phases of construction.

2. An approved storm water plan must be on file prior to application for water and

sanitary sewer extensions.

3. Structures at the west end of Forestridge Court will be a minimum of 20 from the

future roadways extension of the Court.

4. The fire hydrant at the west end of Forestridge Court is relocated between 20 and

50 to the east.

 

The vote proceeded as follows:

 

YEA: Baker, Dowling, Geisler, Max, Mead, Senesac and Wieland

NAYS: None

ABSENT: Kozakiewicz and Svenson

 

6. New Business

None

7. Communications

None

8. Report of the Chairman

Happy Birthday to Mr. Wieland.

9. Report of the Planning Director

The Director reported on the following matters:

 

CITY COUNCIL

 

February 23rd

PUBLIC HEARINGS

Zoning Petition No. 504 Midland Soccer Club (approved)

 


PLANNING COMMISSION

March 9th

PUBLIC HEARINGS

1.        Zoning Petition No. 507 5701 Perrine (Bartow)

2.        Zoning Petition No. 508 6700 N Saginaw (Johnson)

3.        Zoning Petition No. 509 4792 E Wheeler (City)

4.        Zoning Petition No. 510 7505 Perrine (Bailey)

5.        Zoning Petition No. 511 W of Jefferson (M.E. Free Church)

 

ACTION ITEMS

1.        Site Plan No. 237 Midland Soccer Club

2.        Zoning Petition No. 506 Agree Realty (SE corner Saginaw / Eastman)

3.        City of Midland Zoning Ordinance

 

March 23rd

PUBLIC HEARINGS

None

 

ACTION ITEMS

1.        Zoning Petition No. 507 5701 Perrine (Bartow)

2.        Zoning Petition No. 508 6700 N Saginaw (Johnson)

3.        Zoning Petition No. 509 4792 E Wheeler (City)

4.        Zoning Petition No. 510 7505 Perrine (Bailey)

5.        Zoning Petition No. 511 W of Jefferson (M.E. Free Church)

 

10. Adjourn.

Adjournment at approximately 9:20 PM was moved by Max, seconded by Wieland and unanimously approved.

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

Jon Lynch, AICP

Planning Commission Secretary

 

 

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