Nolensville Planning Commission

Regular Meeting

August 10, 2010, 7:00 p.m.

Board Members Present:             Jimmy Alexander, Andy Grosson, Bob Haines, Beth Lothers, Charissa Mishu, Rick Owens, Douglas Radley, and Jimmy Reaves  

Staff Present:                               Attorney Bob Notestine, Henry Laird, Cathi Little and John Strasser

Citizens Present:                          5

CALL MEETING TO ORDER

The meeting was called to order at 7:05 p.m. by Chairman Rick Owens. 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

The pledge of allegiance was led by Chairman Owens.

Mayor Lothers led a prayer for the family of Dale Powers.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Commissioner Bob Haines made a motion to approve the minutes from the July 13, 2010, Planning Commission Meeting.  Commissioner Jimmy Reaves seconded the motion.  Mayor Lothers made a motion to amend the minutes to remove Chase Smith, as he had resigned from the Commission; Chairman Owens seconded the amendment, which passed unanimously.  Upon a vote being taken, the minutes, as amended, were approved unanimously.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Mayor Lothers announced that there will be a Metro Planning Commission Meeting on Thursday, August 12th at 4:00 p.m. in the Green Hills Conference room.  They will be discussing a text amendment and rezoning of the property just north of Nolensville on the east side of Nolensville Road as it pertains to commercial development.

CITIZEN COMMENTS

None

NEW BUSINESS

1.      Request for Zoning Text Amendment to Authorize Off-Site Parking for Existing Businesses

Mayor Lothers made a motion to approve the text amendment to the Zoning Ordinance as proposed by staff, Commissioner Alexander seconded the motion.  After much discussion, Mayor Lothers amended her motion to reflect that the words “paved aprons may” be changed to “paved aprons shall”; Commissioner Alexander seconded the amended motion.  The motion, as amended, passed unanimously.

2.      Presentation on Recommended Trees by Dwight Barnett, Area Forester

Mr. Barnett was not available to do the presentation.

By acclimation of the Commission to go out of order, Chairman Owens read the biography of the new planning commissioner member, Charissa Mishu.

OLD BUSINESS

3.      Report from last BOMA meeting.

The sign regulation amendments passed on first reading.

BONDS

4.      Bond Actions:

  1. Benington Section 2 transition from performance bond to maintenance bond with reduction to $40,500

Chairman Owens made a motion to approve the transition to maintenance and reduce the bond amount to $40,500.  Commissioner Haines seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.

  1. Benington Section 3 transition from performance bond to maintenance bond with reduction to $8,100

Chairman Owens made a motion to approve the transition to maintenance and reduce the bond amount to $8,100.  Commissioner Reaves seconded the motion, which also passed unanimously.

5.      Amended Bond Report

Chairman Owens made a motion to approve the bond report, as amended.  Commissioner Haines seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.

OTHER

None 

ADJOURNMENT

The meeting was adjourned at 7:50 p.m.

 Approved,

                                                                                                                                                           

Robert D. Haines                                                            Date

Planning Commission Secretary