Meeting Minutes Planning Commission

Date:

02/15/2016

Time:

07:00 PM

Meeting Location:

CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBER

Agenda Files:

CALL TO ORDER at 7:00 pm by Chairman, Todd Herion.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG led by Chairman, Todd Herion.

Elect Chairman, Vice Chairman, and Secretary for 2016.

Chairman  Commission Member Rosemary Walsh nominated Todd Herion for Chairman.  There were no other nominations.  Commission Member Julie Adams seconded the motion.  Approved 3-1 (Chairman Todd Herion abstained).

Vice Chairman  Commission Member Julie Adams nominated Barry Pullen for Vice Chairman.  There were no other nominations.  Commission Member Rosemary Walsh seconded the motion.  Approved 4-0.

 Secretary  Commission Member Jeremy White nominated Kim Landers for Secretary. There were no other nominations.  Commission Member Rosemary Walsh seconded the motion.  Motion approved 4-0.

APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA

Commission Member Rosemary Walsh made a motion to approve the agenda as submitted.  Commission Member Julie Adams seconded the motion.   Approved 4-0.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Approval of January 19, 2016 minutes as written.

Commission Member Jeremy White made a motion to approve the January 19, 2016 minutes as written.  Commission Member Julie Adams seconded the motion.  Approved 4-0.

OLD BUSINESS

NEW BUSINESS

  1. PUBLIC HEARING Annexation AX-16-001, City of Sugar Hill is requesting to Annex and Rezone 3.03 acres at 6170 Suwanee Dam Road to RS-100 for future use as greenspace.

Planning Director Kaipo Awana went over the staff recommendation for approval.  The Public Hearing was opened and closed, there were no public comments.  Commission Member Rosemary Walsh made a motion to recommend approval of the annexation and rezoning to Medium Density Single Family Residential (RS-100) District as recommended by staff.  Commission Member Jeremy White seconded the motion.  Approved 4-0.

  1. PUBLIC HEARING Annexation AX-16-002, City of Sugar Hill is requesting to Annex and Rezone 9.22 acres at 440 Level Creek Road to RS-100 for future use as greenspace.

Planning Director Kaipo Awana went over the staff recommendation for approval.  The Public Hearing was opened.  Citizens and Guest who spoke were Jennifer Eaton, Donald Lee, and India McLeod.  Comments included concerns with future use if zoned to RS-100 and the city decides not to utilize as greenspace, in addition to a request to provide additional buffers if ever were to be developed.  There were no other public comments and the Public Hearing was closed.  Commission Member Jeremy White made a motion to recommend approval of the annexation and rezoning to Medium Density Single Family Residential (RS-100) District as recommended by staff.  Commission Member Julie White seconded the motion.  Approved 4-0.

BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS

CITIZENS COMMENTS

STAFF COMMENTS

Planning Director Kaipo Awana introduced Planner Susan Puri to the Planning Commission Members.  Planner Susan Puri gave a brief overview of her background.

ADJOURNMENT

Commission Member Rosemary Walsh made a motion to adjourn.  Commission Member Jeremy White seconded the motion.  Approved 4-0.

Meeting adjourned 7:34 pm