Planning Commission Minutes

2017-07 Planning Commission Meeting Minutes 

Nolensville Planning Commission
Regular Meeting
July 11, 2017, 7:00 p.m.


Commissioners Present: Jimmy Alexander, Larry Gardner, Andy Grosson, Robert Haines, Rick Owens, Jason Patrick, Douglas Radley, Jimmy Reeves, Ashlee Walden

Commissioner Absent: None

Staff Present: Sarah Sitterle, Cristin Webb, Rick Fisher

Citizens Present:  12

1.  CALL MEETING TO ORDER
The meeting was called to order at 7:04 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 June 13, 2017, seconded by Commissioner Jason Patrick.  Commissioner Rick Owens recused himself.  The motion passed 8 - 0.

4.  ANNOUNCEMENTS
None.

5.  CITIZEN COMMENTS
None.

6.  CONSENT AGENDA
Commissioner Owens moved to approve the Consent Agenda, seconded by Commissioner Walden.  Upon a vote, the motion carried unanimously.

7.  NEW BUSINESS
 A.  Summerlyn Section 4 Final Plat
Chairman Radley recused himself.  Mr. Wes Harris of Ragan-Smith Associates represented the applicant.  Harris stated that since the last meeting, lots adjacent to Mr. Curtsinger’s were revised, a new buffer plan was devised, and the developer made arrangements to satisfy Mr. Curtsinger’s concerns.  Mr. Curtsinger confirmed that he had signed an agreement with The Jones Company on terms.   Mayor Alexander then made a motion to approve the final plat for Summerlyn Section 4 with a performance bond amount set at $371,717.50.  Commissioner Patrick seconded the motion, which carried 8 - 0.

 B.  Brooksbank Phase 2 Preliminary Plat: Update on Conditions of Approval 
Mr. Wes Harris of Ragan-Smith Associates represented the applicant.  Harris stated that the developer worked with the adjacent property owner over the past 30 days on his concerns to address plantings in the disturbed area and proposed a boulder wall to disperse flow of water.  Dr. Behar agreed that the developer and engineering company were very helpful in mitigating the problems he addressed at the last Planning Commission meeting.  He said he felt the proposed plans were appropriate.  Commissioner Patrick moved to approve the preliminary plat for Brooksbank Phase 2 with the understanding that the applicant met with the adjacent property owner and arrived at modifications that are satisfactory to both parties.  Commissioner Owens seconded the motion, which passed unanimously. 

 C.  Brooksbank Phase 1 Final Plat
Mr. Wes Harris of Ragan-Smith represented the applicant.  Mayor Alexander made a motion to approve the final plat for Brooksbank Phase 1 with the performance bond amount set at $294,043.47, seconded by Commissioner Patrick.  Upon a vote, the approval passed unanimously.

 D. Woods at Burberry Glen Phase 1A Final Plat
Mr. Luke Koontz of CK Residential represented the developer.  After a brief discussion, Commissioner Owens moved to approve the final plat for The Woods at Burberry Glen Phase 1A with the performance bond amount set at $190,213.00 and the understanding that the applicant must submit and record a long-term storm water maintenance agreement with the plat.  Mayor Alexander seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.

 E. Woods at Burberry Glen Phase 1B Final Plat
Mr. Luke Koontz of CK Residential represented the developer.  Commissioner Owens moved to approve the final plat for The Woods at Burberry Glen Phase 1B with the performance bond amount set at $190,213.00 and the understanding that the applicant must submit and record a long-term storm water maintenance agreement with the plat.  Commissioner Walden seconded.  The approval carried unanimously.

 F. Daniels Subdivision Final Plat
Mr. J.R. Faulk of Dividing Line Services represented the applicant.   After a brief discussion, Commissioner Gardner made a motion to approve the final plat of the Daniels Subdivision.  Commissioner Andy Grosson seconded, and the motion passed unanimously.

 G. Telfair Phase 2 Preliminary Plat/Final PUD Plan
Mr. Wes Harris with Ragan-Smith Associates represented the project. There was a lengthy discussion regarding the trail plan in Open Space L.  After some debate, Commissioner Patrick moved to approve the preliminary plat/final PUD plan for Telfair Phase 2 with the following condition: Staff to approve a revised trails plan, which will accommodate a second ingress/egress point at Open Space L and also provide a formal crossing location adjacent to lot 82.  Commissioner Haines seconded.  Upon a vote, the approval passed unanimously.

 H. Summerlyn Section 7 Preliminary Plat/Final PUD Plan
Mr. Wes Harris of Ragan-Smith Associates represented the applicant.  There was some discussion about buffering, right of way, fire hydrants and street lights.  At the conclusion, Commissioner Patrick made a motion to approve the preliminary plat/final PUD plan for Summerlyn Section 7, seconded by Commissioner Owens.  The motion passed unanimously.

I. Darsey Subdivision Preliminary Plat/Final PUD Plan
The applicant requested a deferral for one month, which was granted.

J. Sunset Hills Baptist Church Parking Extension Site Plan
The project was not represented.  After some discussion about landscaping, Commissioner Patrick moved to approve the Sunset Hills Baptist Church parking extension site plan with the following condition: Staff must approve the tree removal plan along Sunset Road.  Commissioner Owens seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.

K. Mill Creek Brewing Company Deck Site Plan
Ms. Kristin Harney and Mr. Chris Going represented the site plan.  Commissioner Owens moved to approve the Mill Creek Brewing Company Deck Site Plan, seconded by Commissioner Walden.  Upon a vote, the approval passed unanimously.

L.  McCord-Nolen Rezoning
There was some discussion about a proposed paid parking lot to serve the Historic District.  A rezoning would be required to build a parking lot.  An agreement with the funeral home would need to be reached to access the parking lot.  Mr. Jim McCanless spoke on behalf of the rezoning proposal.  Mr. Keith McCord also spoke as the applicant.  After a lengthy debate about access to the proposed parking lot, Mr. McCord requested a deferral of the proposed rezoning and the Zoning Ordinance text amendment.  The Planning Commission agreed.
 
9.  OLD BUSINESS 
 A.  Report from last BOMA meeting
Town Planner Sarah Sitterle gave a brief summary of the agenda items on the last BOMA meeting.

10.  OTHER BOND ACTIONS
 A.  Bond Report
Commissioner Owens moved to accept the bond report as amended, seconded by Commissioner Walden.  The motion passed unanimously.

10.  OTHER
Mr. Frank Wilson mentioned an un-recorded easement through Parman Henry’s property.  Alderman Tommy Dugger from the audience announced that Mr. Jim Solomon passed away.

11.  ADJOURNMENT
The meeting was adjourned at 8:30 p.m.

Posted by Kali Mogul Wednesday, July 12, 2017 11:36:00 AM

2017-06 Planning Commission Meeting Minutes 

Nolensville Planning Commission
Regular Meeting
June 13, 2017, 7:00 p.m.


Commissioners Present: Jimmy Alexander, Larry Gardner, Andy Grosson, Robert Haines, Douglas Radley, Jimmy Reeves, Ashlee Walden

Commissioner Absent: Rick Owens

Staff Present: Sarah Sitterle, Kali Mogul, Rick Fisher

Citizens Present:  28

1.  CALL MEETING TO ORDER
The meeting was called to order at 7:03 p.m. by Chairman Douglas Radley.

2.  PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
Mayor Alexander led the pledge of allegiance.

3.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES 
Commissioner Ashlee Walden moved to approve the minutes from the Planning Commission Meeting on May 9, 2017, seconded by Commissioner Andy Grosson.  The motion passed unanimously.

4.  ANNOUNCEMENTS
None.

5.  CITIZEN COMMENTS
Dr. Ted Behar and Mr. Joe Curtsinger both requested to speak during the agenda items pertaining to them.

Mr. Tom Sebille of 2192 Capistrano Way inquired about striping on Brittain Lane and whether the Town has water capacity for all the houses being built.

6.  CONSENT AGENDA
Commissioner Robert Haines moved to approve the Consent Agenda, seconded by Commissioner Larry Gardner.  Upon a vote, the motion carried unanimously.

7.  NEW BUSINESS
 A.  Burkitt Commons Final Plat
Mr. Sean DeCoster of Civil Site Design Group and Ms. Suzanne May of PGM Properties represented the applicant.  There was a discussion about parking and the shared parking study.  There was also some debate about the portion of the project developing in Davidson County.  Mayor Alexander then made a motion to approve the Burkitt Commons final plat with two conditions:  (1) A signature block must be added to the final plat for Metro Nashville’s approval of the portion of project located in Davidson County; and (2) Landscape performance bond was set at $66,003.30. Commissioner Haines seconded the motion, which carried unanimously.

 B.  Summerlyn Section 4 Final Plat 
Mr. Wes Harris of Ragan-Smith represented the applicant.  Chairman Radley indicated he would recuse himself from a vote but pointed out there was a change to a drainage structure in the final plat not shown in the preliminary plat.  Mr. Joe Curtsinger of 7380 Nolensville Road showed images from his property looking at lots 134-135 of Summerlyn Phase 4.  He indicated that his property was encroached upon, and his fence was removed.  He was promised a 20-foot buffer, which does not exist. His tree line was also removed. There was a lengthy discussion about the property line, stakes shown in the images, and drainage.
Mr. Kevin Chapman of The Jones Company addressed some of Mr. Curtsinger’s comments, including replacement of the fence.  The discussion continued for some time.  It was agreed that the property should be surveyed to determine the actual property lines.  Mr. Chapman said he would meet personally with Mr. Curtsinger at the site to find a solution to the fence problem.  Mr. Harris requested a deferral of the project so the issues could be resolved.  All members of the Planning Commission were in agreement with the deferral.

 C.  Brooksbank Phase 2 Preliminary Plat
Mr. Wes Harris of Ragan-Smith and Mr. Kevin Chapman of The Jones Company represented the applicant.  Dr. Ted Behar of 9869 Sam Donald Road addressed some issues of drainage, grading, sediment control, deforestation and buffer strips. He indicated the aesthetic value and enjoyment of his property have been reduced. Mr. Harris responded to many of the questions and concerns.  The detention pond was designed to control the volume and peak flow to less than 65% of pre-construction values.  There was discussion about buffering between the two properties; none is required per the Zoning Ordinance.  Mr. Chapman said he had spoken with Dr. Behar and agreed to move the detention pond and provide a 20’ landscape buffer, even though it not required by the Zoning Ordinance.  He also pointed out that the fence referenced by Dr. Behar is on the property of The Jones Company, and the trees removed were on the Jones Company property.  Mr. Chapman said the company is willing to do some reforesting, but the number and size of the trees seems to still be in question.  Following a lengthy discussion, Chairman Radley made a motion to approve the Brooksbank Phase 2 preliminary plat with the following conditions (1) A revised construction plan for the phase must be approved; and (2) Proof of a resolution of a tree planting plan with the adjacent property owner must be provided.  Mayor Alexander seconded the motion.  Upon a vote, the approval passed by a vote of 6 – 1, with Commissioner Jimmy Reaves dissenting.

 D. Scales Farmstead Amenity Center Plan
Mr. Wes Harris of Ragan-Smith represented the developer.  Commissioner Haines moved to approve the plan with landscape bond amount set at $11,044.00.  Commissioner Walden seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.

 E. 7319 Nolensville Road Site Plan
Mr. Eric McNeely represented the applicant.  Mayor Alexander moved to approve the site plan at 7319 Nolensville Road, seconded by Commissioner Haines.  The approval carried unanimously.

 F. Nolensville Martin’s Campus Site Plan
Mr. Joe Epps of Anderson, Delk, Epps and Associates represented the applicant.  There was a brief discussion about drainage and flood plain.  Commissioner Gardner made a motion to approve the site plan with bond amount set at $69,948.00.  Commissioner Patrick seconded, and the motion passed unanimously.

 G. Valerie Golden Annexation—Map 58, Parcel 03000
Ms. Valerie Golden represented the annexation.  Commissioner Gardner made a motion to approve the annexation and plan of services, seconded by Commissioner Reaves.  Upon a vote, the motion passed unanimously.

9.  OLD BUSINESS 
 A.  Report from last BOMA meeting
Town Planner Sarah Sitterle gave a brief summary of the agenda items on the last BOMA meeting.

10.  OTHER BOND ACTIONS
 A.  Bond Report
Commissioner Walden moved to accept the bond report as amended, seconded by Commissioner Grosson.  The motion passed unanimously.

10.  OTHER
None.

11.  ADJOURNMENT
The meeting was adjourned at 8:52 p.m.

Posted by Kali Mogul Wednesday, June 14, 2017 10:01:00 AM

2017-05 Planning Commission Meeting  

Nolensville Planning Commission
Regular Meeting
May 9, 2017, 7:00 p.m.


Commissioners Present: Jimmy Alexander, Larry Gardner, Andy Grosson, Robert Haines, Rick Owens, Douglas Radley, Jimmy Reeves, Ashlee Walden

Commissioner Absent: Jason Patrick

Staff Present: Sarah Sitterle, Kali Mogul, Rick Fisher

Citizens Present:  8

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 Jimmy Reaves moved to approve the minutes from the Planning Commission Meeting on April 11, 2017, seconded by Commissioner Rick Owens.  Commissioner Ashlee Walden recused herself.  The motion passed 7 - 0.

4.  ANNOUNCEMENTS
None.

5.  CITIZEN COMMENTS
None.

6.  CONSENT AGENDA
Commissioner Larry Gardner moved to approve the Consent Agenda, seconded by Commissioner Robert Haines.  Upon a vote, the motion carried unanimously.

7.  NEW BUSINESS
 A.  Sherwood Green Phase 5 Final Plat
Mr. Joe Epps of Anderson, Delk, Epps represented the applicant.  There was a brief discussion, and Mr. Epps agreed an easement and a note would be added to the final plat, per the discussion with staff.  Mayor Alexander made a motion to approve the Sherwood Green Estates Phase 5 Final Plat with performance bonding set at $250,655.00.  Commissioner Owens seconded, and the motion passed unanimously.

  B.  Sherwood Green Phase 6 Final Plat 
Mr. Epps represented the applicant.  Mayor Alexander moved to approve the final plat for Sherwood Green Estates Phase 6 with bond set at $427,471.00, seconded by Commissioner Owens.  When a vote was taken, the approval passed unanimously.

 C.  Burkitt Commons Final Plat
The applicant was not represented.  The Commission members debated some questions, and then Commissioner Haines moved to defer the final plat for one month.  Commissioner Walden seconded, and the motion for deferral passed unanimously.

 D. Asher Phase 2 Preliminary Plat Revision
Mr. Michael Dewey of Dewey Engineering represented the developer.  There was a lengthy discussion about the island in the cul-de-sac, on-street parking prohibitions, and enforcement.  Captain Don Joaquin of the Nolensville Volunteer Fire Department spoke about maneuvering a ladder truck into neighborhoods where on-street parking is allowed.  Then, Commissioner Owens made a motion to approve the Preliminary Plat for Asher Phase 2 with the following conditions:  (1) The CCRs for this phase must indicate that there will be no on-street parking.  The CCRs will be submitted with the final plat approval process; (2) No parking sign locations will be included with the construction plans; (3) The size of the island will be decreased to better accommodate a ladder truck; (4) The island shall have mountable curbs.  Commissioner Walden seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.

9.  OLD BUSINESS 
 A.  Report from last BOMA meeting
Town Planner Sarah Sitterle gave a brief summary of the agenda items on the last BOMA meeting.

10.  OTHER BOND ACTIONS
 A.  Bond Report
Commissioner Owens moved to accept the bond report as amended, seconded by Commissioner Grosson.  The motion passed unanimously.

10.  OTHER
None.

11.  ADJOURNMENT
The meeting was adjourned at 7:49 p.m.

Posted by Kali Mogul Tuesday, May 9, 2017 9:42:00 AM

2017-04 Planning Commission Meeting 

Nolensville Planning Commission
Regular Meeting
April 11, 2017, 7:00 p.m.


Commissioners Present: Jimmy Alexander, Larry Gardner, Andy Grosson, Robert Haines, Jason Patrick, Rick Owens, Douglas Radley, Jimmy Reeves

Commissioner Absent: Ashlee Walden

Staff Present: Sarah Sitterle, Attorney Bob Notestine, Kali Mogul, Rick Fisher

Citizens Present:  14

1.  CALL MEETING TO ORDER
The meeting was called to order at 7:00 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 March 14, 2017, seconded by Commissioner Robert Haines.  The motion passed unanimously.

4.  ANNOUNCEMENTS
None.

5.  CITIZEN COMMENTS
None.

6.  CONSENT AGENDA
Mayor Alexander moved to approve the Consent Agenda, seconded by Commissioner Jimmy Reaves.  Upon a vote, the motion carried unanimously.

7.  NEW BUSINESS
 A.  Telfair Subdivision Entrance Sign Site Plan
Mr. Troy Gardner of Ragan-Smith Associates represented the sign site plan.  Mr. Christopher Smith of the Old Smith Group confirmed that the sign will not be placed in the two acres reserved for the library, and the entrance to that area will depend on the use.  Commissioner Owens made a motion to approve the Telfair Subdivision Entrance Sign, seconded by Commissioner Haines.  The motion passed unanimously.

Commissioner Jason Patrick joined the meeting at 7:06 p.m.

  B.  Woods at Burberry Glen Subdivision Entrance Sign Site Plan 
Mr. Luke Koontz represented the applicant.  He confirmed that the sign would be lit.  Commissioner Reaves moved to approve the final plat for the Woods at Burberry Glen, seconded by Commissioner Owens.   When a vote was taken, the approval passed unanimously.

 C.  Haley Industrial Park Lot 15A Site Plan
Mr. Michael Dewey of Dewey Engineering represented the applicant. After a brief discussion, Mayor Alexander made a motion to approve the Haley Industrial Park Lot 15A Site Plan with landscape bond set at $41,525.00.  Commissioner Owens seconded the motion, which carried unanimously.

9.  OLD BUSINESS 
  A.  Report from last BOMA meeting
Town Planner Sarah Sitterle gave a brief summary of the agenda items on the last BOMA meeting.

10.  OTHER BOND ACTIONS
 A.  Bond Report
Commissioner Owens moved to accept the bond report as amended, seconded by Commissioner Haines.  The motion passed unanimously.

10.  OTHER
None.

11.  ADJOURNMENT
The meeting was adjourned at 7:11 p.m.

Posted by Kali Mogul Tuesday, April 11, 2017 10:27:00 AM

2017-03 Planning Commission Meeting 

Nolensville Planning Commission
Regular Meeting
March 14, 2017, 7:00 p.m.


Commissioners Present: Jimmy Alexander, Larry Gardner, Andy Grosson, Robert Haines, Rick Owens, Douglas Radley, Ashlee Walden

Commissioners Absent: Jason Patrick, Jimmy Reaves

Staff Present: Sarah Sitterle, Attorney Bob Notestine, Kali Mogul, Rick Fisher

Citizens Present:  10

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 Ashlee Walden moved to approve the minutes from the Planning Commission Meeting on February 14, 2017, seconded by Commissioner Andy Grosson.  Commissioner Rick Owens recused himself.  The motion passed by vote of 6 - 0. 

4.  ANNOUNCEMENTS
None.

5.  CITIZEN COMMENTS
None.

6.  CONSENT AGENDA
Mayor Alexander moved to approve the Consent Agenda, seconded by Commissioner Larry Gardner.  Upon a vote, the motion carried unanimously.

7.  NEW BUSINESS
 A.  Scales Farmstead Subdivision Entrance Sign Site Plan
Mr. Bob Freeman represented the sign site plan.  Commissioner Owens made a motion to approve the Scales Farmstead Subdivision Entrance Sign.  Commissioner Walden seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.

  B.  Whittmore Subdivision Section 2A Final Plat 
Mr. Jubal Parris represented the applicant.  After a brief discussion, Commissioner Owens moved to approve the final plat for Whittmore Section 2A Final Plat with performance bond amount set at $223,400.00.  Commissioner Haines seconded.  When a vote was taken, the approval passed unanimously.

9.  OLD BUSINESS 
  A.  Report from last BOMA meeting
Town Planner Sarah Sitterle gave a brief summary of the agenda items on the last BOMA meeting.

10.  OTHER BOND ACTIONS
 A.  Bond Report
Commissioner Walden moved to accept the bond report as amended, seconded by Commissioner Owens.  The motion carried unanimously.

10.  OTHER
Mayor Alexander mentioned that one of the absent Planning Commissioners is planning to make a trip to Africa with an Alderman tomorrow to climb Mount Kilimanjaro.

11.  ADJOURNMENT
The meeting was adjourned at 7:08 p.m.

Posted by Kali Mogul Tuesday, March 14, 2017 9:39:00 AM

2017-02 Planning Commission Meeting 

Nolensville Planning Commission
Regular Meeting
February 14, 2017, 7:00 p.m.


Commissioners Present: Jimmy Alexander, Larry Gardner, Andy Grosson, Robert Haines, Jason Patrick, Douglas Radley, Jimmy Reeves, Ashlee Walden

Commissioners Absent: Rick Owens

Staff Present: Sarah Sitterle, Attorney Bob Notestine, Kali Mogul, Rick Fisher

Citizens Present:  31

1.  CALL MEETING TO ORDER
The meeting was called to order at 7:03 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 January 10, 2017, seconded by Commissioner Andy Grosson.  The motion passed unanimously. 

4.  ANNOUNCEMENTS
None.

5.  CITIZEN COMMENTS
None.

6.  CONSENT AGENDA
Mayor Alexander moved to approve the Consent Agenda, seconded by Commissioner Walden.  Upon a vote, the motion carried unanimously.

7.  NEW BUSINESS
 A.  Brooksbank Estates Subdivision Entrance Sign
Mr. Troy Gardner of Ragan Smith Associates the applicant, The Jones Company.  Ms. Daria Dunn of The Jones Company also mentioned “up lighting” would be added.  Commissioner Patrick made a motion to approve the Brooksbank Estates Subdivision Entrance Sign.  Commissioner Robert Haines seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.

  B.  Rezoning of portion of Nolensville Road Property—Map 33, Parcel 108.01 
Mr. Joe Epps of Anderson, Delk, Epps represented the applicant.  After a brief discussion, Commissioner Haines moved to approve the rezoning, seconded by Commissioner Patrick.  When a vote was taken, the approval passed unanimously.

  C.  Dylan Woods Preliminary Plat
Mr. Joe Epps represented the applicant.  After some discussion about ingress/egress, the use of Maxwell Lane, the length of the cul-de-sac, and a monument sign.  A bond was discussed for Maxwell Lane, but Counsel Notestine and Engineer Don Swartz concurred that the subdivision regulations do not allow for a bond on a public road if no off-site improvement is required.  Mayor Alexander moved to approve the Dylan Woods Preliminary Plat, seconded by Commissioner Patrick.  The motion carried unanimously.

 D.  Alton Maxwell Property Sketch Plan
Mr. Joe Epps represented the applicant.  He indicated that the density calculation should be 1.078.   Mayor Alexander questioned the auxiliary building on lot 4.  Epps mentioned it is a garage, which is permitted.  The home on that particular lot is going to remain.  Commissioner Patrick suggested buffering landscape could be added behind the garage.  No action was required for the sketch plan.

 E.  Haley Industrial Park Lot 21 Site Plan
Mr. Michael Dewey of Dewey Engineering represented the applicant, Allied Overhead Door.  Mr. Dewey gave the commissioners an exhibit showing the dumpsters are hidden.  There was some discussion about the number of trips the location would generate in and out of the facility.  Mr. Ken Earnest with Allied Overhead Doors answered questions about deliveries. Commissioner Gardner then made a motion to approve the Haley Industrial Park Lot 21 site plan with bonding amount set at $30,938.00, seconded by Commissioner Haines.  The motion carried unanimously.

 F.  Haley Industrial Park—Indoor Soccer Complex Site Plan
Mr. Travis Todd of Littlejohn Engineering Associates represented the applicant, Ryan Taylor.  There was some discussion about whether a traffic study was necessary.  Mr. Todd explained that there would be a maximum of 115 people at a time on the weekends and in the afternoon.  Following the discussion, Commissioner Walden made a motion to approve the Haley Industrial Park Indoor Soccer Complex site plan with performance bond amount set at $68,414.00.  Mayor Alexander seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.

9.  OLD BUSINESS 
  A.  Report from last BOMA meeting
Town Planner Sarah Sitterle gave a brief summary of the agenda items on the last BOMA meeting.

10.  OTHER BOND ACTIONS
 A.  Bond Action
 1.  Bent Creek Phase 4 Section 1B release from maintenance bond—Mr. Glenn McGehee of Southstar spoke regarding the bond.  He gave a description of the plan to resolve the drainage issue off of his property.  He handed out a copy of the letter of understanding between his company and the builder, Joe Defatta, agreeing to fix the problem.  He requested the maintenance bond for Bent Creek Phase 4 Section 1B be released.  Commissioner Patrick moved to approve Bent Creek Phase 4 Section 1B request to release from maintenance bond, seconded by Commissioner Haines.  Upon a vote, the approval passed unanimously.

 2.  Catalina Phase 4 request to transition to maintenance bond—Counsel Notestine advised that he is pursuing the developer on a legal matter within the subdivision.  Engineer Swartz also mentioned that there are also broken sidewalks that Turnberry has not repaired within this phase.  The item was deferred to the May, 2017 Planning Commission meeting.

 B.  Bond Report
Commissioner Haines moved to accept the bond report as amended, seconded by Commissioner Walden.  The motion carried unanimously.

10.  OTHER
None.

11.  ADJOURNMENT
The meeting was adjourned at 8:02 p.m.

Posted by Kali Mogul Wednesday, February 15, 2017 8:23:00 AM

2017-01 Planning Commission Meeting 

Nolensville Planning Commission
Regular Meeting
January 10, 2017, 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:  20

1.  CALL MEETING TO ORDER
The meeting was called to order at 7:04 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 December 13, 2016, seconded by Commissioner Andy Grosson.  The motion passed unanimously. 

4.  ANNOUNCEMENTS
None.

5.  CITIZEN COMMENTS
None.

6.  ANNUAL ORGANIZATIONAL BUSINESS MEETING
A. Per Section 5 of Planning Commission Bylaws:  Selection of Officers
1. Chairperson—Commissioner Patrick nominated Commissioner Douglas Radley to serve as chairperson, seconded by Mayor Alexander.  When the vote was taken, Chairman Radley was approved unanimously.
2. Vice Chairperson—Commissioner Ashlee Walden nominated Andy Grosson to serve as vice chairperson, seconded by Commissioner Jimmy Reaves.  Upon a vote, Vice Chairman Grosson was approved unanimously.
3. Secretary—Commissioner Rick Owens nominated Robert Haines as secretary, seconded by Commissioner Walden.  Secretary Haines was approved by unanimous vote.

7.  CONSENT AGENDA
Commissioner Larry Gardner made a motion to approve the Consent Agenda as presented, seconded by Commissioner Walden.  Upon a vote, the motion carried unanimously.

8.  NEW BUSINESS
A.  Bent Creek subdivision entrance sign at Phase 18
Mr. Luke Koontz of CK Development represented the applicant.  Commissioner Haines moved to approve the subdivision entrance sign.  Commissioner Patrick seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.

 B.  Burberry Glen subdivision entrance sign plan revision 
Mr. Thomas Steffen represented Meritage Homes.  Mayor Alexander made a motion to approve the subdivision entrance sign, seconded by Commissioner Walden.  When a vote was taken, the approval passed unanimously.

C.  Master Concept Plan and Rezoning at 7399 and 7407 Nolensville Road from estate residential (ER) to suburban residential (SR) with planned unit development (P.U.D.) overlay
Mr. Daniel Woods and Mr. Mike Hathaway represented the project.  There was some discussion about the completeness of the plan and about the process for the concept plan and rezoning.  Mayor Alexander stressed that the plan does not show the average lot size or the required stub out.

After continued discussion Commissioner Owens moved to approve the Master Concept Plan and Rezoning at 7399 and 7407 Nolensville Road from estate residential (ER) to suburban residential (SR) with planned unit development (P.U.D.) overlay with the following conditions: (1) a north access road must be provided to connect with the north property line and (2) the lot configuration modified to achieve the average lot size of 14,000 square feet.  Mayor Alexander seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.

D.  Brittain Downs Phase 4, Section 2 Final Plat
Mr. Joe Epps represented the applicant.  Commissioner Owens made a motion to approve the final plat for Brittain Downs Phase 4, Section 2 with the following conditions:  (1) addresses should be shown on the final plat before recording, (2) a recorded storm water management agreement should be provided to the Town, and (3) the performance bond amount is set at $29,425.00.   Commissioner Walden seconded the motion, which carried unanimously.

E.  Whittmore Section 2B revision to preliminary plat and final P.U.D. plan
Mr. Jubal Parris of Gresham Smith represented the applicant.  Commissioner Owens made a motion to approve the Whittmore Section 2B revision to preliminary plat and final P.U.D. plan with the condition that the applicant satisfies comments from Tom Allen on storm water.  Commissioner Haines seconded the motion.  When the vote was taken, the approval passed unanimously.

9.  OLD BUSINESS 
 A.  Report from last BOMA meeting
No report.

10.  OTHER BOND ACTIONS
A.  Bond Action
1.  Catalina Phase 4 request for transition to maintenance bond
2.  Bent Creek Phase 4 Section 1B release from maintenance bond—Mr. Glenn McGehee of Southstar spoke regarding the bond.  There is a drainage issue caused by grading in an adjacent phase.  This has created a problem in Phase 4 Section 1B.
Both items were continued to next month due to concerns over outstanding issues.

B.  Bond Report
Commissioner Walden moved to accept the bond report as amended, seconded by Commissioner Walden.  Upon a vote, the motion carried unanimously.

10.  OTHER
Commissioner Patrick thanked Chairman Radley for his professionalism, leadership and service.  Mayor Alexander agreed.

11.  ADJOURNMENT

Posted by Kali Mogul Tuesday, January 10, 2017 9:46:00 AM

2016-12 Planning Commission 

Nolensville Planning Commission
Regular Meeting
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. 

4.  ANNOUNCEMENTS
None.

5.  CITIZEN COMMENTS
None.

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.

10.  OTHER
None.

11.  ADJOURNMENT
The meeting was adjourned at 8:55 p.m.

Posted by Kali Mogul Tuesday, December 13, 2016 1:55:00 PM

2016-11 Planning Commission Meeting Minutes 

Nolensville Planning Commission
Regular Meeting
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. 

4.  ANNOUNCEMENTS
None.

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.

10.  OTHER
None.

11.  ADJOURNMENT
The meeting was adjourned at 8:16 p.m.

Posted by Kali Mogul Tuesday, November 8, 2016 12:36:00 PM

2016-10 Planning Commission Meeting 

Nolensville Planning Commission
Regular Meeting
October 11, 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: Sarah Sitterle, Attorney Bob Notestine, Kali Mogul, Rick Fisher

Citizens Present:  4

1.  CALL MEETING TO ORDER
The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Chairman Douglas Radley.

2.  PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
Chairman Radley led the pledge of allegiance.

3.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES 
Commissioner Bob Haines moved to approve the minutes from the Planning Commission Meeting on September 13, 2016, seconded by Commissioner Jimmy Reaves.  Commissioner Ashlee Walden recused herself.  The motion passed unanimously. 

4.  ANNOUNCEMENTS
None.

5.  CITIZEN COMMENTS
None.

6.  CONSENT AGENDA
Commissioner Rick Owens made a motion to approve the Consent Agenda, seconded by Commissioner Walden.  Upon a vote, the approval passed unanimously.

7.  NEW BUSINESS
 A.  Nolensville Business Center Offices final plat
Mr. Eric McNeely represented the applicant.  Mayor Alexander made a motion to approve with the condition that the applicant must provide a copy of the CCRs detailing maintenance.  Commissioner Owens seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.

  B.  Bent Creek Phase 18, Section 2 final plat 
Mr. Luke Koontz of CK Development represented the applicant.  He confirmed there will be a turn lane on Clovercroft Road.  Commissioner Haines moved to approve the final plat with performance bonding set at $133,892.00.  Commissioner Owens seconded the motion.  Upon a vote, the approval passed unanimously.

8.  OLD BUSINESS 
  A. Report from last BOMA meeting
Town Planner Sarah Sitterle gave a short summary of the items from the October 6th 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.

10.  OTHER
Mayor Alexander mentioned that the Board approved the Market Square ordinance on first reading and said that there were conditions placed on the developer.  There was some discussion about the conditions, the road improvements and design of the public space.
The Mayor also announced the Rollin’ Nolen 10 mile race on October 22nd and Walk to School Day on October 14th.

11.  ADJOURNMENT
The meeting was adjourned at 7:25 p.m.

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