Nolensville Planning Commission
August 9, 2016, 7:00 p.m.
Commissioners Present: Jimmy Alexander, Larry Gardner, Andy Grosson, Robert Haines, Rick Owens, Jason Patrick, Douglas Radley, Jimmy Reaves, Ashlee Walden
Commissioners Absent: None
Staff Present: Kenneth McLawhon, Don Swartz, Sarah Sitterle, Attorney Bob Notestine, Kali Mogul, Micah Wood (planning consultant), Rick Fisher
Citizens Present: 63
1. CALL MEETING TO ORDER
The meeting was called to order at 7:01 p.m. by Chairman Douglas Radley.
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
Chairman Radley led the pledge of allegiance.
3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Commissioner Andy Grosson moved to approve the minutes from the Planning Commission Meeting on July 12, 2016, seconded by Commissioner Jimmy Reaves. Commissioner Owens abstained. The motion passed 7 – 0, with one abstention.
Commissioner Ashlee Walden joined the meeting at 7:06 p.m.
5. CITIZEN COMMENTS
6. CONSENT AGENDA
Mayor Jimmy Alexander made a motion to approve the Consent Agenda, seconded by Commissioner Rick Owens. Upon a vote, the approval passed unanimously.
7. NEW BUSINESS
A. Nolen Meade Subdivision Sign Site Plan
Mr. Luke Koontz represented CK Development and the Site Plan. After a brief discussion, Commissioner Jason Patrick made a motion to approve the Nolen Meade Subdivision Sign Site Plan, seconded by Commissioner Grosson. The motion passed unanimously.
B. Vickery Park Concept P.U.D. Revision
Mr. Wes Harris of Ragan Smith represented the applicant. He pointed out the developer had agreed to extend the Right-Of-Way to the edge of the property. Some of the lots have been reconfigured, and the net change was one lot. The amenity area was also relocated. Commissioner Patrick made a motion to approve the Vickery Concept P.U.D. Revision, seconded by Mayor Alexander. Upon a vote, the approval passed unanimously.
C. Vickery Park Final P.U.D. Plan and Preliminary Plat
Mr. Wes Harris represented the applicant. After a brief discussion, Mayor Alexander made a motion to approve the Vickery Park Final P.U.D. Plan and Preliminary Plat with the conditions that (a) the Right-Of-Way dedication must be shown on the Preliminary Plat and (b) the applicant must document on the Preliminary Plat the lots that will be rear or side-loaded garages. Commissioner Patrick seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.
D. Benington, Section 9 Final Plat
Mr. Luke Koontz represented the applicant. Mayor Alexander made a motion to approve the Benington, Section 9 Final Plat, with performance bonding set at $115,000.00 and documentation of 70% of the lots will have side or rear entry garages. Commissioner Walden seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.
E. Summerlyn, Section 4 Final P.U.D. Plan and Preliminary Plat
Mr. Wes Harris represented the applicant. The section includes 27 lots and is consistent with the overall P.U.D. Commissioner Andy Grosson made a motion to approve Summerlyn, Section 4 Final P.U.D. Plan and Preliminary Plat, seconded by Commissioner Robert Haines. When the vote was taken, the motion passed unanimously.
F. Nolensville Market Square Master Concept P.U.D./P.C.D. Plan
Mr. Michael Hindman of H. Michael Hindman Architecture represented the Market Square development. Mr. Hindman provided a summary of the amendments to the project since it was deferred at the July meeting. There was a lengthy discussion about the retaining walls, the lack of an amenity area on the most recent amendment, the residential density, and the grading plan.
After considerable discussion, Commissioner Haines made a motion to approve the Nolensville Market Square Master Concept P.U.D./P.C.D. Plan and recommend the plan to the Board of Mayor and Aldermen with the following conditions (a) Acceptance of the applicant’s offer of an amenities plan to be included in the P.U.D./P.C.D. presented to the BOMA and (b) Residential density will not exceed the current maximum permitted by the Town of Nolensville Zoning Ordinance of 6 units per acre. Upon a roll call vote, the approval passed by a vote of 5 – 4, with Commissioners Haines, Radley, Patrick, Walden and Reaves voting for, and Mayor Alexander and Commissioners Gardner, Owens, and Grosson voting against the motion.
G. Burkitt Commons Commercial Site Plan
Mr. Sean DeCoster represented the applicant. There was a lengthy discussion on parking and the usage of the buildings before Mr. DeCoster requested a deferral. Chairman Radley made a motion to defer the project, seconded by Commissioner Haines. The approval passed unanimously.
H. Burkitt Commons Commercial Building Design
After a brief discussion, the applicant requested a deferral. Chairman Radley made a motion to defer the item, seconded by Commissioner Jimmy Reaves. The approval passed by unanimous vote.
I. Major Thoroughfare Plan
Mr. Brad Thompson, with Volkert, Inc., presented the plan. There was a discussion about the financing associated with the road improvements on the plan. Commissioner Gardner then made a motion to approve the Major Thoroughfare Plan as presented, seconded by Commissioner Haines. The motion passed unanimously.
8. OLD BUSINESS
A. Report from last BOMA meeting
Town Planner Sarah Sitterle gave a short summary of the items from the August Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting.
9. OTHER BOND ACTIONS
A. Bond Report
Commissioner Owens moved to approve the Bond Report as amended, seconded by Haines, and the motion passed unanimously.
Town Administrator McLawhon thanked Micah Wood for assisting the Town as a Planning Consultant after Henry Laird’s retirement and welcomed new Town Planner Sarah Sitterle to the staff.
The meeting was adjourned at 9:24 p.m.