MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE PLANNING COMMISSION,

WHICH TOOK PLACE ON TUESDAY, JULY 13, 2004, 7:00 P.M.,

COUNCIL CHAMBERS, CITY HALL, MIDLAND, MICHIGAN

 

1. Roll Call

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

ABSENT: Max

OTHERS PRESENT: Jon Lynch, Assistant City Manager; Cheri Standfest, Communicty Development Specialist, Sally Sutton, Zoning Board of Appeals member and 4 others.

2. Approval of Minutes

Regular Meeting of June 22, 2004

It was moved by Mead and supported by Wieland to approve the minutes of June 22nd. The minutes were unanimously approved.

 

3. Nominating Committee

Subcommittee of Dowling, Svenson and Wieland it was moved by Wieland and supported

by Mead to elect Chair, Ray Senesac and Vice Chair Dan Kozakiewicz. The nominations

were unanimously approved.

4. Public Hearings

a.                                                                              Site Plan No. 242 Consideration of site plan approval requested by Webcon Construction Company for a 15,600 square foot retail building on 1.5 acres located south of Joe Mann Boulevard and west of Cinema Drive. [See transcript]

b.                                                                              Zoning Text Amendment No. 141A Consideration of a zoning text amendment initiated by the City of Midland Department of Planning & Community Development to add Article 16 Residential D Mobile Home Park District to the recommended Zoning Ordinance update. [See transcript]

c.                                                                               Zoning Text Amendment No. 142A Consideration of a zoning text amendment initiated by the City of Midland Department of Planning & Community Development to add parking lots in residential zoning districts via conditional use permit to the recommended Zoning Ordinance update. [See transcript]

 

5. Public Comments (not related to agenda items)

 

None

 

6. Old Business

 

None

 

7. New Business

None

 

8. Communications

Planning and Zoning News received. Received resignation from Commissioner Pat Max.

The Larkin Township Planning Commission is meeting July 14 at 7:30 p.m. to discuss

their Master Plan.

 

9. Report of the Chairman

Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Lynch on their anniversary this week.

10. Report of the Planning Director

The Director reported on the following matters:

 

CITY COUNCIL

 

July 12th

SPECIAL MEETING

Discussion of administrative provisions of proposed Zoning Ordinance

PUBLIC HEARINGS

ACTION ITEMS

 

July 19th

SPECIAL MEETING

Discussion of general provisions of proposed Zoning Ordinance

PUBLIC HEARINGS

ACTION ITEMS

 

PLANNING COMMISSION

July 27th

PUBLIC HEARINGS

 

ACTION ITEMS

         Site Plan No. 242 Webcon Construction Co.: Retail Store

         Zoning Text Amendment #141A Mobile Home Park District

         Zoning Text Amendment #142A Parking lots in residential zones

 

August 10th

PUBLIC HEARINGS

Zoning Petition #512 400 / 410 S. Saginaw Road: RA-1 to RA-4

ACTION ITEMS

 

ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS

 

July 20th

SUMMARY

v      4613 Bristol Court Dimension variance for garage in side yard

v      6511 Jefferson Avenue Use variance for continuation of non-conforming residential dwelling

v      321 W. Nelson Street Dimension variance for construction of garage in side yard

 

11. Adjourn

Adjournment at approximately 8:23 PM was moved by Wieland, seconded by Mead and

unanimously approved.

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

Jon Lynch, AICP

Planning Commission Secretary

 

MINUTES ARE NOT FINAL UNTIL APPROVED BY THE PLANNING COMMISSION