Nolensville Planning Commission
November 8, 2016, 7:00 p.m.
Commissioners Present: Jimmy Alexander, Larry Gardner, Andy Grosson, Robert Haines, Rick Owens, Jason Patrick, Douglas Radley, Ashlee Walden
Commissioners Absent: Jimmy Reaves
Staff Present: Sarah Sitterle, Attorney Bob Notestine, Kali Mogul, Rick Fisher
Citizens Present: 27
1. CALL MEETING TO ORDER
The meeting was called to order at 7:02 p.m. by Chairman Douglas Radley.
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
Chairman Radley led the pledge of allegiance.
3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Commissioner Ashlee Walden moved to approve the minutes from the Planning Commission Meeting on October 11, 2016, seconded by Commissioner Andy Grosson. The motion passed unanimously.
5. CITIZEN COMMENTS
Ms. Joyce Powers said she recently has had a hard time hearing with side conversations going on in the audience.
Ms. Wanda Barker of 7372 Nolensville Road stated she is in favor of the land use plan amendment on the agenda under new business.
6. CONSENT AGENDA
Commissioner Robert Haines made a motion to approve the Consent Agenda, seconded by Mayor Alexander. Upon a vote, the approval passed unanimously.
7. NEW BUSINESS
A. Nolen Meade Revision to Final P.U.D. Plan—Wall at entrance
Mr. Luke Koontz represented the applicant, CK Residential. He clarified that the wall is outside of the Right-Of-Way. Mayor Alexander made a motion to approve the Nolen Meade Revision to Final P.U.D. plan and a wall at the entrance. Commissioner Haines seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.
B. Scales Farmstead Phase 1, final plat
Mr. Wes Harris of Ragan Smith represented the applicant. There was some discussion about easements and the reduction of the number of lots on the plan. Commissioner Patrick made a motion to approve the Scales Farmstead Phase 1 final plat with the following conditions: (1) Phase 1 is reduced by one lot; (2) Two easements will be added to the adjacent Pierson property as shown on the revised plat, with one easement increased from 20-feet to 40-feet; and (3) Performance bond amount is set at $1,020,175.97.
Mayor Alexander seconded the motion. Upon a vote, the approval passed unanimously.
C. Thrive Health and Wellness Site Plan at 7155 Nolensville Road
Mr. Ronald Warner and Ms. Jackie Warner represented the project. Mr. Warner clarified that there is room for six to eight more parking places behind the building. Commissioner Haines moved to approve the Thrive Health and Wellness Site Plan at 7155 Nolensville Road. Commissioner Walden seconded, and the motion passed unanimously.
D. Swainston Warehouse Final Plat at 2011 Johnson Industrial Drive
Mr. Charley Dean represented the applicant. Mayor Alexander made a motion to approve the Swainston Warehouse Final Plat at 2011 Johnson Industrial Drive, seconded by Commissioner Rick Owens. Upon a vote, the approval passed unanimously.
E. Swainston Warehouse Site Plan at 2011 Johnson Industrial Drive
Mr. Charley Dean represented the applicant. After some conversation about loading docks, traffic, truck turn-arounds and backing movements, Commissioner Owens made a motion to approve the Swainston Warehouse Site Plan at 2011 Johnson Industrial Drive with the following conditions: (1) The shared use arrangement for parking must be documented according to the written agreement requirements in the Zoning Ordinance; (2) The applicant must provide a photometric plan that meets the Zoning Ordinance requirements for the lighting to be installed for the new building; (3) A bond estimate for the landscaping must be submitted and approved by the Planning Commission; and (4) The remaining comments from Neel-Schaffer must be satisfied prior to the site plan being signed for approval and final plat recording. Commissioner Walden seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.
F. Land Use Plan Amendment for parcels at 7399 and 7407 Nolensville Road
Mr. Daniel Woods and Mr. Mike Hathaway represented the project. Mr. Hathaway is an architect and serves as the Chairperson of the Franklin, TN Planning Commission. There was a lengthy discussion about spot zoning, the process involved in the land use policy plan update, and required stub outs. There were also comments about the area designated on the Land Use Policy map as a “Special Development Area.”
Mayor Alexander made a motion to disapprove the plan amendment. Commissioner Owens seconded the motion. Chairman Radley asked for a roll-call vote. Commissioners Owens and Grosson and Mayor Alexander voted in favor of the motion to disapprove the amendment. Commissioners Gardner, Haines, Radley, Walden and Patrick opposed the disapproval. The motion failed.
Commissioner Walden then moved to approve the land use plan amendment, seconded by Commissioner Gardner. Upon a roll call vote, Commissioners Gardner, Haines, Radley, Walden and Patrick approved of the motion. Commissioner Owens and Grosson and Mayor Alexander opposed the motion, which passed by a vote of 5 – 3.
8. OLD BUSINESS
A. Report from last BOMA meeting
Town Planner Sarah Sitterle gave a short summary of the items from the November 3rd Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting.
9. OTHER BOND ACTIONS
A. Bond Report
Commissioner Gardner moved to approve the Bond Report as amended, seconded by Commissioner Walden, and the motion passed unanimously.
The meeting was adjourned at 8:16 p.m.