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CALL TO ORDER
The meeting was called to order at or about 7:30 p.m.
Present: Members John Avdoulos, Brian Burke, Victor Cassis, Andrew Gutman, Michael Lynch, Michael Meyer, Mark Pehrson
Absent: David Lipski, (excused), Wayne Wrobel (excused)
Also Present: Barbara McBeth, Director of Planning; Tim Schmitt, Planner; Jason Myers, Planner, David Beschke, Landscape Architect; Ben Croy, Engineer; Larry DeBrincat, Woodland and Landscape Consultant; David Gillam, City Attorney
1. MEADOWBROOK CORPORATE PARK PHASE 2, SP06-05A
Public Hearing on the request of Marlin Wroubel for revised Woodland Permit approval. The subject property is located in Section 13, east of Meadowbrook Road, south of Twelve Mile and north of I-96, in the OST, Planned Office Service Technology District. The subject property is approximately 4.57 acres and the Applicant is proposing a 34,100 square foot one-story speculative office for service and technology use.
In the matter of Meadowbrook Corporate Park, Phase II, Building 3, SP06-05A, motion to approve the revised Woodland Permit, subject to all the comments in the Woodland Consultant’s review letter, for the reason that the plan meets the intent of the Zoning Ordinance. Motion carried 7-0.
MATTERS FOR CONSIDERATION
1. STAYBRIDGE SUITES HOTEL- PROVIDENCE HOSPITAL, SITE PLAN NUMBER 06-31
Consideration of the request of Staybridge Novi, LLC, for Preliminary Site Plan, Section 9 Waiver, and Stormwater Management Plan approval. The subject property is located in Section 17, south of Grand River Avenue and west of Beck Road in the OSC, Office Service Commercial District. The subject property is 3.74 acres and the Applicant is proposing the construction of a 108 room extended stay hotel.
In the matter of the request of Staybridge Novi, LLC for the Staybridge Suites Hotel – Providence Hospital, SP06-31, motion to grant approval of the Preliminary Site Plan subject to: 1) A Planning Commission Waiver for lack of parking lot setback, with no net loss of setback area on the site, to be confirmed at the time of Final Site Plan submittal by City Planners, with the Applicant providing a non-development easement also at the time of Final Site Plan submittal; 2) A Planning Commission Section 9 Façade Waiver to allow use of cultured stone with submission of the cultured stone’s manufacturing details with the Final Site Plan; 3) A Planning Commission finding that front yard parking is compatible with neighboring uses and site designs; 4) The Applicant redesigning the landscape plan to meet all landscaping requirements, with no need for any Planning Commission waivers; and 5) Compliance with all conditions and requirements listed in the Staff and Consultant review letters; for the reason that it meets the intent of the Ordinance. Motion carried 7-0.
In the matter of the request of Staybridge Novi, LLC for the Staybridge Suites Hotel – Providence Hospital, SP06-31, motion to grant approval of the Storm Water Management Plan for the reason that it is in compliance with the Master Plan. Motion carried 7-0.
MATTERS FOR DISCUSSION
1. Presentation on existing consent judgments and development agreements
An educational discussion was held regarding active Consent Judgments and Development Agreements in the City.
2. Election of Officers and Committee Appointments
The Planning Commission will elect officers and appoint members to the Planning Commission Committees at the July 26, 2006 meeting.
The meeting adjourned at or about 8:49 p.m.
SCHEDULED AND ANTICIPATED MEETINGS
MON 07/24/06 CITY COUNCIL MEETING 7:00 PM
WED 07/26/06 PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING 7:30 PM
TUE 08/01/06 ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS 7:30 PM
WED 08/09/06 PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING 7:30 PM
MON 08/14/06 CITY COUNCIL MEETING 7:00 PM
WED 08/23/06 PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING 7:30 PM
MON 08/28/06 CITY COUNCIL MEETING 7:00 PM
MON 09/04/06 CITY OFFICES CLOSED
MON 09/11/06 CITY COUNCIL MEETING 7:00 PM
TUE 09/12/06 ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS 7:30 PM
WED 09/13/06 PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING 7:30 PM
MON 09/25/06 CITY COUNCIL MEETING 7:00 PM
WED 09/27/06 PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING 7:30 PM