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CALL TO ORDER
The meeting was called to order at or about 7:30 p.m.
Present: Members John Avdoulos, Victor Cassis, Andrew Gutman, Richard Gaul, Lynn Kocan, David Lipski, Mark Pehrson, Lowell Sprague, Wayne Wrobel
Also Present: Barbara McBeth, Interim Planning Director; Tim Schmitt, Planner; Brian Coburn, Planner; Lance Shipman, Landscape Architect; Dave Gillam, City Attorney
ELECTION OF OFFICERS
Lynn Kocan accepted the position of Planning Commission Chairperson.
John Avdoulos accepted the position of Planning Commission Vice Chairperson.
Lowell Sprague accepted the position of Planning Commission Secretary.
1. ZONING MAP AMENDMENT 18.638
Public Hearing on the request of William Eldridge for possible recommendation to City Council for rezoning on property in Section 11 located on the northeast corner of Twelve Mile and Novi roads from R-4 (Residential Acreage) to B-3 (General Business). The subject property is 1.3 acres.
Motion to recuse Member Lipski from participating in the matter of Zoning Map Amendment 18.638. Motion carried 8-0.
In the matter of Zoning Map Amendment 18.638, the Eldridge rezoning request, motion to postpone the matter to a future meeting so that a determination can be made on the platting of the subject property and the cemetery plots, and continue the Public Hearing to the next available meeting. Motion carried 8-0.
MATTERS FOR CONSIDERATION
1. HUSKY INJECTION MOLDING SYSTEM ADDITION, SITE PLAN NUMBER 04-24
Consideration of the request of Jeffery A. Scott Architects for approval of a Preliminary Site Plan. The subject property is located in Section 15 at 45145 West Twelve Mile in the OST (Office Service Technology) District. The subject property is approximately 24.4 acres. The Applicant is proposing an ancillary 8,766 square foot machine shop with classrooms.
In the matter of Husky, SP04-24, motion to grant approval of the Preliminary Site Plan subject to: 1) A Planning Commission Waiver for truck service screening since the property abuts the railroad and the neighboring property is higher; 2) The addition of four parking spaces or a ZBA variance, with the Applicant continuing to work with the City; 3) The comments and conditions in the Staff and Consultant review letters; 4) The removal of the landbanked parking spaces from the Final Site Plan; for the reason that it meets the intent and requirements of the zoning Ordinance. Motion carried 9-0.
2. REVISION TO PLANNING COMMISSION BYLAWS AND RULES OF PROCEDURE
Motion to postpone the review of the revision to the Planning Commission Bylaws and Rules of Procedure to the next meeting. Motion carried 9-0.
The meeting adjourned at 11:22 p.m.
SCHEDULED AND ANTICIPATED MEETINGS
MON 07/12/04 CITY COUNCIL MEETING 7:30 PM
WED 07/14/04 PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING 7:30 PM
MON 07/26/04 CITY COUNCIL MEETING 7:30 PM
WED 07/28/04 PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING 7:30 PM
MON 08/09/04 CITY COUNCIL MEETING 7:30 PM
TUE 08/10/04 ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS 7:30 PM
*Actual language of motions subject to review.