Nolensville Planning Commission
October 10, 2017, 7:00 p.m.
Commissioners Present: Jimmy Alexander, Larry Gardner, Andy Grosson, Robert Haines, Jason Patrick,
Commissioner Absent: Rick Owens, Douglas Radley, Jimmy Reaves, Ashlee Walden
Staff Present: Sarah Sitterle, Kali Mogul, Rick Fisher
Citizens Present: 27
1. CALL MEETING TO ORDER
The meeting was called to order at 7:03 p.m. by Vice Chairman Andy Grosson.
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
Vice Chairman Grosson led the pledge of allegiance.
3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Mayor Alexander moved to approve the minutes from the Planning Commission Meeting on September 12, 2017, seconded by Commissioner Patrick. The motion passed unanimously.
5. CITIZEN COMMENTS
6. CONSENT AGENDA
Commissioner Robert Haines asked to remove Consent Agenda items #1 and #5. Mayor Jimmy Alexander moved to approve the Consent Agenda as presented except for items #1 and #5, seconded by Commissioner Patrick. Upon a vote, the motion carried unanimously.
After discussion clarifying the developer’s request to transition to maintenance for item #1 and clarification of a type-o on item #5, Mayor Alexander moved to approve Consent Agenda item #1. Commissioner Patrick seconded the motion, which passed unanimously. Commissioner Haines moved to approve Consent Agenda item #5, seconded by Commissioner Gardner. Upon a vote, the approval passed unanimously.
7. NEW BUSINESS
A. Burberry Glen Phase 2 Final Plat
Mr. Jeff Heinze of S&ME represented the applicant. Mr. Heinze explained the 45-foot easement. After a brief discussion, Commissioner Patrick made a motion to approve the final plat for Burberry Glen phase 2 with performance bond amount set at $576,396.00. Mayor Alexander seconded, and the motion passed unanimously.
B. StorPlace and Shoppes at Nolensville Site Plan
Mr. Jon Claxton with Perry Engineering and Mr. Ed Freeman represented the project. There was a lengthy discussion about the traffic study and turn lanes with additional discussion about flood plain elevation and fire suppression.
1. Landscape bond for the site plan is set at $38,198.00.
2. Traffic improvements as stated in the recommendations portion of the study are to be completed to include: A) Widen the southbound approach of Nolensville Road at the proposed StorPlace driveway access to provide a left turn lane with 100’ of vehicle storage length, and B) Based on the Town of Nolensville approved 40 mph reduced speed limit, the proposed southbound left turn lane should have a 160’ approach taper and a 160’ bay taper given the equal widening of Nolensville Road of 6 feet on both sides.
3. All buildings will conform to fire suppression standards.
4. Architect agrees to update the elevations based on the comments from the Design Review Committee.
5. A third lane will be added to the ingress/egress site onto Nolensville Road.
6. Site plan will be revised to be a minimum of three (3) feet above the 100-year flood plain.
Commissioner Haines seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.
C. Summerlyn P.U.D. Section 5 Final Plat
Mr. Wes Harris with Ragan-Smith and Associates represented The Jones Company. Mayor Alexander moved to approve the final plat for Summerlyn P.U.D. Section 5 with the performance bond amount set at $169,713 and the 300-ft. adjustment between Open Space N and lot 177 is shown on the mylar final plat submitted for signatures. Commissioner Haines seconded the motion. Upon a vote, the approval passed unanimously.
D. The Church at Nolensville Home Occupation at 7388 Nolensville Road
Mr. Brian Dodridge represented the Church. There was a lengthy discussion about home occupations, church uses and signage. The number of staff and hours of operation were also discussed. Mr. Dodridge said the church would like to be moved into the building by January or February. After extensive debate, Mr. Dodridge requested to pull the agenda item and decided to seek approval from the Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA). The Planning Commission requested to waive the BZA application fee.
E. Burkitt Village Phase 6 Final P.U.D. Revision
Mr. Joe Epps of Anderson, Delk, Epps & Associates represented the project. There is a road modification required by the State due to a stream that runs through the planned extent of the road. Mayor Alexander made a motion to approve the Burkitt Vilage Phase 6 Final P.U.D. Revision. Commissioner Patrick seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.
F. Telfair Phase 2 Final Plat
Mr. Wes Harris of Ragan-Smith Associates represented the project. Mayor Alexander moved to approve the Telfair Phase 2 final plat with the performance bond amount set at $497,385.38. Commissioner Patrick seconded, and the motion passed unanimously.
G. The Woods at Burberry Glen Preliminary Plat/Final P.U.D. Trail Revision
Mr. Luke Koontz represented the applicant. The developer requested to install a nature trail instead of an 8-ft. wide asphalt trail in order to preserve at least some wooded, natural environment in the subdivision. Mayor Alexander moved to approve The Woods at Burberry Glen Preliminary Plat/Final P.U.D. trail revision. Commissioner Patrick seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.
H. Hadley Reserve Final Plat
Mr. Moore Russell represented the applicant, Tennessee Valley Homes. Mayor Alexander made a motion to approve the Hadley Reserve Final Plat with performance bond amount set at $20,350.00. Commissioner Haines seconded the motion. Upon a vote, the approval passed unanimously.
I. 940 Oldham Drive Office Building Site Plan
Mr. Kevin Gangaware represented the applicant. Mayor Alexander moved to approve the site plan for the 940 Oldham Drive Building Site Plan with bond amount set at $16,576.00, seconded by Commissioner Haines. The motion passed unanimously.
J. McCord Nolen Monument Sign Site Plan
Mr. Cole Newton with T-Square Engineering represented the sign site plan. After a brief discussion on the design of the sign and its location, Commissioner Patrick moved to approve the McCord Nolen Monument Sign Site Plan. Commissioner Gardner seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.
K. Swainston Warehouse Site Plan
Mr. Charley Dean of Dean Design Group and Mr. James Swainston represented the project. There was a lengthy discussion on parking at the site with a more intense use and an additional building. Mr. Swainston indicated there are 12 employees and stated that some of the current parking area is dark. He said he has talked with Middle Tennessee Electric about moving the light pole to the back of the lot, which will open up another parking spot. A Church of Nolensville representative noted the church activity is limited to Sunday mornings. Mayor Alexander made a motion to approve the Swainston Warehouse Site Plan with a condition that remaining comments from Neel-Schaffer regarding storm water must be resolved. Commissioner Haines seconded the motion. Upon a vote, the approval passed unanimously.
L. Zoning Ordinance and Subdivision Regulations Text Amendments—Farm House Cluster Developments—Article 2.2.1 of the Zoning Ordinance and Section 5.3.3 (b) of the Subdivision Regulations
Town Planner Sarah Sitterle explained these text amendments are simply housekeeping text amendments to eliminate substandard subdivisions. Commissioner Patrick then moved to approve the Zoning Ordinance and Subdivision Regulations Text Amendments, seconded by Mayor Alexander. The motion passed unanimously.
9. OLD BUSINESS
A. Report from last BOMA meeting
Town Planner Sarah Sitterle gave a report of items heard at the previous Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting.
10. OTHER BOND ACTIONS
A. Bond Report
Commissioner Patrick moved to accept the bond report as amended, seconded by Commissioner Gardner. The motion passed unanimously.
Commissioner Haines mentioned that the committee appointed to review lot sizes, zoning ordinance and subdivision regulations has decided to hold a workshop. He asks that questions regarding these issues should be forwarded to him with suggestions on a date and time for a workshop.
The meeting was adjourned at 9:05 p.m.