MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY PLANNING COMMISSION

WHICH TOOK PLACE ON TUESDAY,

SEPTEMBER 23, 2008, 7:00 P.M.,

COUNCIL CHAMBERS, CITY HALL, MIDLAND, MICHIGAN

 

1.   Roll Call

PRESENT:  Brown, Gaynor, King, Mead, Senesac and Svenson

ABSENT:    Eyre, Hanna and Kozakiewicz

OTHERS PRESENT: Keith Baker, Planning Director, Debbie Marquardt, Technical Secretary and one other.

 

2.   Approval of Minutes

Moved by Senesac, seconded by Brown, to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of September 9, 2008. Motion passed unanimously.

 

3.   Public Hearing

 

      None

             

4.  Public Comments

     

      None

 

5.   New Business

 

      None

 

6.    Old Business

 

  1. Zoning Petition No. 554 initiated by Weckesser Joint Trust for property

located at 806 Rodd Street from Industrial a zoning to Regional Commercial.

 

Withdrawn by petitioner.  Chairman Svenson referenced a letter received by the city from Mr. Greg Weckesser, on behalf of Weckesser Joint Trust, requesting that the Planning Commission not proceed with any action on the petition at this time.  The Planning Commission noted the request to withdraw the petition and took no further action on the request.

 

7.   Communications

 

     None

 

 

8.  Report of the Chairperson  

 

     None

 

9.    Report of the Planning Director

 

CITY COUNCIL                                                                                                                 

 

September 15th

 

       a. Zoning Petition No. 553 initiated by Nicolaos Rapanos for property located at 102

           Fast Ice Drive from Agricultural zoning to Limited Commercial Manufacturing and

           Research (LCMR).  (Approved)

 

b.  Site Plan No. 285 from JBS Contracting on behalf of Columbia Pipe for site plan

     review and approval for a 49,752 square foot building located at 102 Fast Ice Drive.

     (Approved)

 

c.  Site Plan No. 286 from R I Hospitality LLC on behalf of Midland Residence Inn for

     site plan review and approval for a 74,889 square foot building located at 6295 T Moore

     Drive.  (Approved)

           

PLANNING COMMISSION

 

October 14th      

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS

 

Conditional Use Permit No. 32, the request of Brittany Real Estate Company LLC for a 16,983 square foot building addition to an existing 52,078 square foot nursing home located at 3615 East Ashman Street.

 

ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS

 

September 16th Meeting – Cancelled

 

PENDING ADMINISTRATIVE SITE PLAN REVIEWS

 

No. 43 Bierlein Properties – 4,619 office addition to existing facility  

 

DIRECTOR’S NOTES

 

October 14, 2008 is the next regularly scheduled Planning Commission meeting. 

 

Michigan Association of Planning fall conference October 1-4, Kalamazoo, Michigan.

 

Please have proposed changes for the city’s zoning ordinance to Planning Department staff by the October 14th Planning Commission meeting for the annual code review and revision process.  Planning staff would like to initiate the review process at the November 11th meeting. 

 

 

10.  Adjourn

Adjournment at 7:05 p.m. was unanimously approved.

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

Keith Baker, AICP

Director of Planning & Community Development

 

MINUTES ARE NOT FINAL UNTIL APPROVED BY THE PLANNING COMMISSION