Nolensville Planning Commission

Regular Meeting

February 8, 2011 7:00 p.m.


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

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

Citizens Present:                     7


The meeting was called to order at 7:01 p.m. by Chairman Rick Owens.


The pledge of allegiance was led by Chairman Owens.


Chairman Owens made a motion to approve the minutes from the January 11, 2011, Planning Commission Meeting.  Commissioner Douglas Radley seconded the motion.  The minutes were approved unanimously.


Mayor Alexander stated that he is speaking with 2 people that wish to serve on the Planning Commission, and will be appointing someone soon.




1.    Revised Site Plan for Town Center Shopping Center, 7240 Nolensville Road

Kevin Gangaware of Civil Site Design Group, PLLC, who is the engineer for the project, appeared on behalf of the applicant to answer any questions.  

Town Planner Henry Laird stated that staff and the Design Review Committee have reviewed the applicant’s responses to the comments and are satisfied with the responses and revisions that have been made; however, there are some conditions that will need to be met, and Laird explained those conditions.

Chairman Rick Owens made a motion to approve the Revised Site Plan for Town Center Shopping Center with the staff-recommended conditions as follows:

  1. Applicant must comply with the comments/recommendations in Tom Allen’s memorandum dated February 1, 2011, and make the necessary plan revisions.
  2. A landscaping performance bond must be provided to the town in the amount of $55,703.00, which is 110% of the estimated cost of all proposed plant materials and installation labor costs.  This bond must be followed by a maintenance bond to cover any replacement planting after the performance phase is completed.
  3. Sufficient screening of all rooftop mechanical units must be provided; if not by parapet walls or cornice extensions, then by installation of screening material submitted in attachment #2 of applicant’s response to staff comments, dated January 25, 2011.
  4. The overhead electric lines that cross Oldham Drive must be removed before further permitting. 

Commissioner Bob Haines seconded the motion, which was approved unanimously.


2.    Report from last BOMA meeting.

Mayor Alexander reported that there were no planning issues at the last BOMA meeting.


3.    Bond Actions:

       A.  Bent Creek Subdivision Phase 5, Section 1, requests performance bond variance

Commissioner Haines made a motion to approve the variance request for Bent Creek Subdivision, Phase 5, Section 1, reducing the bond amount an additional time to $102,000, which is 30% of the original bond amount.  Commissioner Charissa Mishu seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.

B.  Benington Subdivision Section 1 requests maintenance transition to town for acceptance

Chairman Owens made motion to approve the request to ask BOMA to release the maintenance bond and accept the streets in Benington Subdivision, Section 1, with the conditions recommended by staff to re-stripe Benington Place near Sunset Road, and complete the sidewalk construction prior to the March 3, 2011, BOMA meeting.  Commissioner Radley seconded the motion.  The motion passed unanimously.

  1. Acceptance of Bond Report, as amended

Chairman Owens made a motion to accept the Bond Report, as amended.  Commissioner Larry Felts seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.




The meeting was adjourned at 7:33 p.m.



Bob Haines                                                   Date

Planning Commission Secretary