MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE PLANNING COMMISSION,

WHICH TOOK PLACE ON TUESDAY, MARCH 23, 2004, 7:00 P.M.,

COUNCIL CHAMBERS, CITY HALL, MIDLAND, MICHIGAN

 

1. Roll Call

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

ABSENT: Geisler and Max (each excused)

OTHERS PRESENT: Mark Ostgarden, City Planner; Cheri Standfest, Community Development Specialist; and 4 others.

2. Approval of Minutes

Regular Meeting of March 9, 2004

It was moved by Wieland and supported by Svenson to approve the minutes of March 9th. The minutes were unanimously approved with corrections.

 

3. Public Hearings

A. Site Plan No. 239 Consideration of site plan approval requested by Joe Kaltsas on

behalf of Kimley-Horn and Associates, Chicago, Illinois for Murphy Oil Fueling Station

proposed for a 0.61 acre lease area on the southwest corner of the Wal-Mart Store site

on the north side of Joe Mann Boulevard. [See transcript]

 

4. Public Comments (not related to agenda items)

 

None

 

5.      Old Business

 

A. Zoning Petition No. 507 Consideration of a petition initiated by the City of Midland

Planning Commission to zone property at 7501 Perrine Road, owned by Gary Bartow,

from Township zoning to Residential A-1.

 

B. Zoning Petition No. 508 Consideration of a petition initiated by the City of Midland

Planning Commission to zone property at 6700 N. Saginaw Road, owned by James

Johnson, from Township zoning to Business B-2.

 

C. Zoning Petition No. 509 Consideration of a petition initiated by the City of Midland

Planning Commission to zone property at 4792 E. Wheeler Street, owned by the City

of Midland, from Township zoning to Agricultural.

D. Zoning Petition No. 510 Consideration of a petition initiated by the City of Midland

Planning Commission to zone property at 7505 Perrine Road, owned by Maria Bailey,

from Township zoning to Residential A-1.


E. Zoning Petition No. 511 Consideration of a petition initiated by the City of Midland

Planning Commission to zone property at 7221 Jefferson Avenue, owned by Midland

Evangelical Free Church, from Township zoning to Residential B.

No concerns have been expressed regarding any of these zonings.

 

Commissioner Wieland stated the zoning petitions were all straight forward

 

It was moved by Wieland and seconded by Baker to recommend approval of Zoning Petitions No. 507, No. 508, No. 509, No. 510 and No. 511.

 

The vote proceeded as follows:

 

YEA: Baker, Dowling, Kozakiewicz, Max, Mead, Senesac, Svenson and Wieland

NAYS:

ABSENT: Geisler and Max

 

6. New Business

None

7. Communications

Passed out copies of the Planning Zoning News.

 

8. Report of the Chairman

None

9. Report of the Planning Director

The Director reported on the following matters:

 

CITY COUNCIL

 

March22nd

SET PUBLIC HEARING

Zoning Petition No. 506 Agree Realty Corporation

 

ACTION ITEMS

Site Plan No. 237 Midland Soccer Club Expansion (approved)

Site Plan No. 238 Boulder Creek Condominiums (approved)

Draft Zoning Ordinance staff to schedule special session with the Planning Commission

Annexation for 1.98 acres of vacant property located at Letts Road east of Perrine Road.

Annexation for 0.12 acres of vacant property located at Letts Road east of Perrine Road.

 


PLANNING COMMISSION

April 13th

ACTION ITEMS

Site Plan No. 239 Murphy Oil, Wal-Mart Gas Station

 

 

ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS

 

March 16th

No meeting.

 

Update Svenson and Geisler attended the DDA meeting about updating the entranceways,

the circle area and the downtown.

 

10. Adjourn.

Adjournment at approximately 8:19 PM was moved by Wieland, seconded by Svenson and unanimously approved.

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

Mark Ostgarden, AICP, CFM

City Planner

 

 

MINUTES ARE NOT FINAL UNTIL APPROVED BY THE PLANNING COMMISSION