Nolensville Planning Commission
December 13, 2016, 7:00 p.m.
Commissioners Present: Jimmy Alexander, Larry Gardner, Andy Grosson, Robert Haines, Rick Owens, Jason Patrick, Douglas Radley, Jimmy Reeves, Ashlee Walden
Commissioners Absent: None
Staff Present: Sarah Sitterle, Attorney Bob Notestine, Kali Mogul, Rick Fisher
Citizens Present: 32
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 November 8, 2016, seconded by Commissioner Andy Grosson. The motion passed unanimously.
5. CITIZEN COMMENTS
6. CONSENT AGENDA
Commissioner Larry Gardner requested to remove item #3 of the Consent Agenda, Burberry Glen Phase 1 reduction in performance bond amount to $323,319.00. Commissioner Jimmy Reaves requested to remove item #2 from the Consent Agenda, Cottages at Bent Creek/Active Adult extension of performance bond for 60 days at the same amount. Commissioner Jason Patrick then made a motion to approve items #1 and #4 Consent Agenda, seconded by Mayor Alexander. Upon a vote, the approval passed unanimously.
Commissioner Reaves asked that the drainage from the Cottages at Bent Creek/Active Adult be reviewed during the 60-day performance bond extension and made a motion to approve this item. Commissioner Walden seconded, and the motion carried.
Commissioner Gardner had questions about reducing the bond amount for Burberry Glen Phase 1 since the topping and striping of the turn lane on Rocky Fork Road had not been completed. Commissioner Gardner made a motion to continue the bond at the same amount for one month, seconded by Commissioner Rick Owens. The approval passed unanimously.
7. NEW BUSINESS
A. Public Hearing: Land Use Plan Amendment 7399 and 7407 Nolensville Road
Chairman Radley opened the public hearing at 7:14 p.m.
Ms. Jana Truman of 3232 Locust Hollow stated she is opposed to the land use plan amendment saying that the developer of the Summerlyn subdivision had requested commercial or mixed use when it was proposed years ago, and the Planning Commission denied the request.
Mr. Joe Epps of Anderson, Delk, Epps & Associates stated that he has clients in the subject area who request that the Town revisit and possibly revise the land use plan to allow commercial development along the corridor on Nolensville Road from York to Williams Road.
Commissioner Haines delivered comments about the history and growth of Nolensville. Chairman Radley closed the hearing at 7:21 p.m.
B. Action on Land Use Plan Amendment 7399 and 7407 Nolensville Road
Mr. Daniel Woods represented the applicant. There was a lengthy discussion about spot zoning, previous proposed land use plan amendments in the same area, and the Special Development area south of Williams Road. After a lengthy discussion period, Commissioner Haines moved to disapprove the Land Use Plan Amendment at 7399 and 7407 Nolensville Road. Mayor Alexander seconded the motion. Upon a roll-call, the motion failed by a vote of 4 - 5, with Commissioners Grosson, Owens, and Haines and Mayor Alexander in favor of disapproval. Commissioners Reaves, Patrick, Walden, Radley and Gardner were opposed.
Commissioner Walden made a motion to approve the Land Use Plan Amendment at 7399 and 7407 Nolensville Road, seconded by Commissioner Patrick. Upon a roll-call, the motion passed by a vote of 5 – 4.
C. Benington II Section 2A Final Plat
Mr. Eric McNeely represented the applicant. After a brief discussion, Commissioner Gardner made a motion to approve the final plat for Benington II Section 2A with the following conditions (1) An access easement added between lots 2210 and 2211 and (2) performance bond amount set at $67,942.00. Commissioner Haines seconded, and the motion passed unanimously.
D. Benington Section 10 Final Plat
Mr. McNeely represented the applicant. Counsel Notestine asked for clarification about the Taube family cemetery. Mr. McNeely acknowledged that an access easement for the cemetery had been added in Section 4. Commissioner Patrick made a motion to approve the final plat for Benington Section 10 with performance bond amount set at $50,560.00. Commissioner Walden seconded the motion, which carried unanimously.
E. Bent Creek Phase 12 Final Plat
Mr. McNeely represented the applicant. Commissioner Patrick made a motion to approve the final plat for Bent Creek Phase 12 with performance bond amount set at $202,364.00. Commissioner Walden seconded the motion. When the vote was taken, the approval passed unanimously.
F. Telfair Phase 1 Final Plat
Mr. Wes Harris of Ragan-Smith represented the applicant. There was some discussion about sight distance at the subdivision entrance at York Road. Mr. Harris agreed to have the transportation engineer take a look to see if any vegetation should be trimmed to increase sight distance. Commissioner Patrick made a motion to approve the final plat of Telfair Phase 1 with the following conditions (1) The sidewalk is shown along the entire open space area along York Road (2) performance bond amount is set at $1,103,421.00 and (3) developer will address any additional sight issues at the corner of Open Space A and York Road. Commissioner Owens seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.
G. Greenbrook North Site Plan
Mr. Joe Epps of Anderson, Delk, Epps and Associates represented the applicant. There was a lengthy discussion about the proposed multi-modal trail, the flood plain, buffering along the stream, sidewalks and sale/rental of residential units. After continued conversation regarding the Trees and Trails Committee comments and the proposed trail, Commissioner Gardner made a motion to approve the Greenbrook North Site Plan with the following conditions as recommended in staff notes: (1) The Design Review Committee approves the elevations for the townhouse units and commercial building #4 (2) The stormwater management comments are satisfied with Neel-Schaffer (3) The recommendations included in the Traffic Impact Study are to be completed as identified to include modifications to the lane striping, and signal timing at the traffic signal at Nolensville Road and Rocky Fork Road. These improvements should be completed prior to any occupancy permits being issued for the development. Commissioner Haines seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.
8. OLD BUSINESS
A. Report from last BOMA meeting
Town Planner Sarah Sitterle gave a short summary of the items from the December 1st Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting.
9. OTHER BOND ACTIONS
A. Bond Report
Commissioner Walden moved to approve the Bond Report as amended, seconded by Commissioner Grosson, and the motion passed unanimously.
The meeting was adjourned at 8:55 p.m.