Minutes, Carlisle Planning and Zoning Commission, 16 October 2017

CITY OF CARLISLE, IOWA

PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION

MINUTES

7:00 PM, MONDAY

16 October 2017

CARLISLE CITY HALL

 

MEMBERS PRESENT: Corey Oelberg, Dane Wright, Jon Lins, Stephany Goodhue, Becky Peterson, Bryan Holden

MEMBERS ABSENT: Howard Goodhue

 

Chair Oelberg called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM a roll call was taken and it was determined that a quorum existed.

Motion seconded by Peterson to approve by Holden, minutes from 9 October 2017. Motion carried unanimously.

Brad Brockman from McClure Engineering presented the Final Plat for Danamere Plat 6, Phase 1 with 24 lots of bi-attached houses. Water, sanitary sewer, and storm sewer have been installed. John Gade from Fox Engineering noted no major problems in their review following the second submission of the final plat. Legal documents for recording will need to be presented to City prior to recording.

Motion by Lins, seconded by Wright to recommend to Council approval of the Final Plat for Danamere Farms Plat 6 subject to Fox Engineering letter of 10 October 2017. Motion carried unanimously on a roll call vote.

Lent explained the Amendment 2 to the Gateway Urban Renewal Plan the main objective is to add parcels owned by Dave and Ida Wright. Peterson asked why the parcels weren’t included earlier and Lent responded that development wasn’t happening in the area when the Gateway Urban Renewal Area was first created. Now there is development happening.

Motion by Holden, seconded by Peterson found that the Amendment is in conformity with the general plan for the development of the City as a whole, in conformity with the comprehensive plan, recommends adoption by the City Council, and directs the City Administrator to report such findings to the Council at its October 23, 2017 meeting. Motion carried unanimously on a roll call vote with 5 ayes and Wright abstaining.

Motion by Wright, seconded by Lins to recommend to Council approval of the Plat of Survey for Parcel 2017-185 for Wilbur Goodhue Corporation at 5425 SE 64th Avenue. Motion carried unanimously on a roll call vote.

Jason Ledden from Snyder & Associates explained the site plan for the Pioneer Warehouse Development. He explained the berm and tree screening to residences to the east and storm water retention. They are requesting a waiver for metal siding facing the public right-of-way in a M-1 Restricted Industrial District. They brought samples of the siding that will be used and color elevations of the building. John Gade noted the size of the parking stalls and recommends allowing the size noted on the drawing. He also reviewed other comments from the Fox Engineering review letter of 11 October 2017. Rich Clark from PDC Partners noted that truck traffic from the warehouse during the high season time will be 50 trucks per day. Gade noted some 8-foot evergreen trees will be planted on the north side of the building between the drives which will provide more screening of parked trucks. Gade also noted that the parking stall size in the parking lot have been approved on previous site plans.

Motion by Wright, seconded by Lins to recommend approval of the waiver for the parking stalls of size 18’ by 9’ instead of 20’ by 10’. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Holden, seconded by Wright to recommend approval of the waiver of metal siding facing a public right-of-way in a M-1 Restricted Industrial District. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Lins, seconded by Peterson to approve the Site Plan for Pioneer Warehouse Development at 5425 SE 64th Avenue in accordance with findings in the 11 October 2017 Fox Engineering Review letter. Motion carried unanimously on a roll call vote.

No further business was necessary and on a motion by Holden, seconded by Oelberg, the meeting was adjourned at 7:24 PM on a unanimous vote.

Respectfully Submitted,

 

Andrew J. Lent

City Administrator