Thursday, February 2, 2017
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Town of Nolensville
Board of Mayor and Aldermen Meeting
Date: February 2, 2017 Time 7:00 p.m.
Nolensville Town Hall, 7218 Nolensville Road
Mayor Jimmy Alexander opened the meeting at 7:07 p.m. Board members present: Mayor Alexander, Aldermen Tommy Dugger, Larry Felts, Jason Patrick and Brian Snyder. Staff present: Administrator Ken McLawhon, Counsel Robert Notestine, Town Engineer Don Swartz, Planner Sarah Sitterle, and Recorder Kali Mogul. There were 31 citizens present.
Counsel Notestine swore in Alderman Larry Felts and Alderman Jason Patrick, having been elected to serve on the Board of Mayor and Aldermen from 2017 to 2020.
Alderman Larry Felts said the prayer and led the Pledge of Allegiance.
There were no citizen comments.
Next, Mayor Alexander moved to approve the minutes from the Board meeting of December 1st, 2016, seconded by Alderman Dugger. The motion passed unanimously.
Mayor Alexander made a motion to approve the minutes from the Beer Board meeting of January 5th, 2017. Alderman Felts seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.
Mayor Alexander made a motion to approve the Treasurer’s report from November, 2016, seconded by Alderman Patrick. When the vote was taken, the approval passed unanimously.
Mayor Alexander moved to approve the Treasurer’s report from December, 2016. Alderman Patrick seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.
Mayor Alexander made a motion to appoint Mr. Charles Beauregard to the Historic Zoning Commission, seconded by Alderman Patrick. Upon a vote, the approval passed unanimously.
Next, Mayor Alexander moved to appoint Ms. Joan Lawler to the Design Review Committee. Alderman Patrick seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.
Town Planner Sarah Sitterle gave an update from the Planning Department, which included an MPO grant application and progress on the comprehensive plan. Submittals considered at the December Planning Commission meeting were:
* Public hearing and action on a land use amendment at 7399 and 7407 Nolensville Road
* Benington II, section 2A final plat, approved
* Benington section 10 final plat, approved
* Bent Creek phase 12 final plat, approved
* Telfair phase 1 final plat, approved
* Greenbrook North site plan, approved
Submittals considered at the January Planning Commission meeting:
* Subdivision entrance sign site plan for Bent Creek phase 18, approved
* Subdivision entrance sign site plan revision for Burberry Glen, approved
* Master concept plan and rezoning for 7399 and 7407 Nolensville Road, approved and recommended to the Board of Mayor and Aldermen
* Brittain Downs phase 4, section 2 final plat, approved
* Whittmore section 2B revision to final P.U.D. plan and preliminary plat, approved
Town Engineer Don Swartz provided updates on the following:
* The Safe Routes to School projects are still under review by TDOT.
* The Small Town Connections trail went through a re-bidding process; the low bidder was Adams Construction. The company was approved by TDOT. The re-bidding was not a part of the original contract with Kimley-Horn, so there is an item on the consent agenda addressing the contract amendment to cover the cost of the rebid.
* A notice of intent has been submitted to TDEC for coverage under a General Construction permit as required every six years.
Alderman Snyder requested an update on the potential for a turn signal at Nolensville Road and Clovercroft Road. Mayor Alexander explained that it is possible a developer would be required to install a turn signal and there should be an update in the next 30-days.
On behalf of the Nolensville Fire Department, Chief Mark Hall reported statistics for January. He noted the growth of the Town and increase in numbers of calls. He encouraged the formation of a committee to look at finances for attaining the long-term resources needed to serve the Town.
Before presenting his report on monthly offenses, stop data, and a management report, Police Chief Troy Huffines mentioned the loss of Metro Officer Eric Mumaw, who was killed in the line of duty. There was a brief discussion about the new mobile speed indicators.
Mr. Bryan Howell reported for the Public Works Department. There was a large expenditure for a York Road repair and road salt. In the coming month, the department will be getting equipment ready for the mowing season.
Ms. Betty Friedlander reported on a certificate of appropriateness granted by the Historic Zoning Commission for Greenbrook North.
On behalf of the Town Events Committee, Alderman Snyder previewed the Fourth of July celebration.
There was no report for Trees and Trails Committee.
Mayor Alexander moved to approve the Consent Agenda, which included Resolution 17-01, a resolution to approve a contract with Kimley-Horn and Associates, Incorporated, as amended. Alderman Felts seconded, and the Consent Agenda was approved unanimously.
Mr. Mike Hathaway and Mr. Daniel Woods represented the Master P.U.D. Concept Plan and rezoning at 7399 and 7407 Nolensville Road. There was a brief discussion on the density, average lot size and open space. There were additional questions regarding amenities, open space and the greenway path along Nolensville Road. The Board requested buffering between Nolensville Road and the buildings. Mayor Alexander moved to approve on first reading Ordinance 17-01, an ordinance to approve a Master P.U.D. Concept Plan and rezone property at 7399 and 7407 Nolensville Road from estate residential (ER) to suburban residential (SR) with a planned unit development (P.U.D.) overlay. Alderman Dugger seconded, and the motion passed unanimously.
Alderman Dugger asked about recouping storm water fees. Administrator McLawhon said Counsel Notestine and staff looked at this option but it does not appear to be legal, as the Town does not own any utilities. Engineer Swartz also interjected that new developments—residential and commercial—are required to submit and record long term storm water maintenance agreements.
Mr. Landon Woodruff with Nolensville Home Page introduced himself. He will be covering Nolensville for the online newspaper. Mayor Alexander mentioned there were 24 new residential building permits issued in January and then adjourned the meeting at 8:06 p.m.