Nolensville Planning Commission
June 11, 2019, 7:00 p.m.
Commissioners Present: Jimmy Alexander, Larry Gardner, Andy Grosson, Robert Haines, Joan Lawler, Jimmy Reaves
Commissioner Absent: Doug Radley, Ashlee Walden
Staff Present: Sarah Sitterle, Kali Mogul, Counsel Robert Notestine
Citizens Present: 48
1. CALL MEETING TO ORDER
The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Vice Chairman Andy Grosson, acting as chairman in Douglas Radley’s absence.
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
Chairman Grosson led the pledge of allegiance.
3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Commissioner Robert Haines moved to approve the minutes from the Planning Commission Meeting on May 14, 2019, seconded by Commissioner Joan Lawler. The approval passed unanimously.
5. CITIZEN COMMENTS
Dr. Joe Curtsinger of 7380 Nolensville Road asked the Planning Commission to address developer accountability and transparency.
Ms. Lisa Garamone of 3144 Bradfield Drive brought photos to underscore resident complaints regarding drainage, ponds and driveways in Summerlyn.
Mr. Matthew Higgins of 1512 Underwood Drive in Scales Farmstead spoke on behalf of neighbors regarding driveways, amenities center, playground, clubhouse pool and walkways.
Mr. Terry Adams of 1412 Creekside Drive spoke in favor of the Southwalk Development.
Mr. Byron Boyd of 3048 Ballenger Drive spoke in favor of the Southwalk Development.
Mr. Jared Rossin of 910 Whittmore Drive spoke on behalf of his neighbors in Whittmore. They believe there are problems with driveways, the pond main pond, and the sidewalks. There is supposed to be a pavilion at the back of the subdivision.
Mr. Joshua Goggins of 7090 Nolen Park Circle spoke in favor of the Southwalk Concept Plan.
Mr. Chris Greuning of 3061 Ballenger Drive was in favor of the Southwalk Development.
Mr. Derek Adams of 4795 Jobe Trail spoke in favor of the Southwalk Concept Plan.
Mr. Jason Patrick of 209 Gilchrist South Circle thanked the Planning Commission for allowing him to serve. He said he would return in July when Chairman Radley and Commissioner Walden are present.
6. CONSENT AGENDA
Commissioner Lawler requested items #2, #4 and #5 be removed from the Consent Agenda. Mayor Alexander seconded the motion, which passed unanimously. Commissioner Lawler then moved to approve the remaining items on the Consent Agenda, seconded by Bob Haines and passed unanimously. Mayor Alexander moved to defer item #2 on the consent agenda, the reduction of bond amount for Summerlyn Section 2 from $32,000 to $9,660.00, seconded by Commissioner Gardner and approved unanimously. Mayor Alexander moved to defer item #4 on the Consent Agenda, the transition of Whittmore Phase 1 from performance to maintenance bonding. Commissioner Lawler seconded, and the motion passed unanimously. Mayor Alexander moved to approve item #5 on the Consent Agenda, seconded by Commissioner Haines and approved unanimously.
7. NEW BUSINESS
A. Southwalk PUD Concept Plan and Rezoning
Mr. Matthew Chilvers represented his plan. Mr. Michael Dewey of Dewey Engineering and Mr. Steve Durden, Architect also represented Southwalk. Mr. Chilvers thanked the individuals who spoke in favor of the development. A lengthy discussion ensued on topics pertaining to density, impervious surface ratio, open space and space for events, traffic and road improvements, maximum building height, and fire code. There was some debate about the target audience for the condos/flats, since most of the population of Nolensville is young families with school aged children. Including a bed and breakfast or vacation rentals and roof top parking were ideas brought forward. After a lengthy conversation, Commissioner Reaves moved to approve the Southwalk PUD concept plan and rezoning, seconded by Commissioner Gardner. The vote for approval was unanimous.
B. Telfair Amenities Area Site Plan
Mr. Christopher Smith from Oldsmith Group and Mr. Jay Easter with Ragan-Smith represented the site plan. There were questions about parking, depth of the pool, height of fencing, security and lighting. After brief discussion, Mayor Alexander moved to approve the Telfair Amenities area site plan, seconded by Commissioner Lawler. When the vote was called, the approval passed unanimously.
C. Brittain Downs East Preliminary Plat/Final PUD Plan
Mr. Joe Epps of Anderson, Delk, Epps and Associates represented the applicant. Mr. Epps confirmed that they are using the new FEMA elevations per Chairman Radley’s suggestion. Mayor Alexander made a motion to approve the Brittain Downs East Preliminary Plat/Final PUD plan with a condition that all of Neel-Schaffer storm water issues are addressed. Commissioner Lawler seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.
D. McGowan Annexation
Mr. Christopher Smith of Oldsmith Group represented the applicant. Mr. Smith said that the portion of the parcel requesting annexation will abut an existing single-loaded road in the Henry Property PUD Plan. Commissioner Lawler moved to approve the annexation and plan of service. Upon a vote, the approval passed unanimously.
D. Williams Annexation
Mayor Alexander moved to approve the Williams annexation and plan of service, seconded by Commissioner Gardner and passed unanimously.
8. OLD BUSINESS
A. Report from last BOMA meeting
Town Planner Sarah Sitterle gave a report of items considered at the most recent Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting.
9. OTHER BOND ACTIONS
A. Bond Report
Commissioner Lawler moved to accept the bond report as amended, seconded by Commissioner Reaves. The motion passed unanimously.
The meeting was adjourned at 9:02 p.m.