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Michelle Horne

Friday, 17 August 2018 18:30

RESOLUTION 2018-12

RESOLUTION NO. 2018-12

A RESOLUTION APPROVING A CONTRACT BETWEEN
WASHINGTON COUNTY, ARKANSAS AND THE CITY OF
JOHNSON, ARKANSAS TO PROVIDE ANIMAL
SHELTERING SERVICES TO THE CITY OF JOHNSON.

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF JOHNSON,
ARKANSAS:

Section 1: The city's previous agreement with Washington county for animal sheltering services expired 12-31 -2017, and the County has tendered a proposed "Closed Admissions" Contract Between Washington County, Arkansas, and the City of Johnson, Arkansas to extend the services of the Lester C. Howick Animal Shelter for animal sheltering services to the city until the 31st day of Dec, 2018.

Section 2: That the city council of the city of Johnson, Arkansas hereby approves the attached 'Closed Admissions' Animal Sheltering Contract between Washington County, Arkansas and the City of Johnson, Arkansas whereby the County will provide animal sheltering services to the City of Johnson. A copy of the contract, marked Exhibit "A" is attached hereto, and made a part hereof.

Section 3: That the city council of the city of Johnson, Arkansas hereby authorizes the Mayor and the Recorder-Treasurer, to execute the contract with Washington County and to make payment pursuant to the terms of Exhibit A.

PASSED AND APPROVED this 14th day of August, 2018.

ATTEST:

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Friday, 17 August 2018 18:05

RESOLUTION 2018-11

RESOLUTION NO. 2018-11

 

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF ENGAGEMENT LETTER WITH THRASH LAW FIRM P.A.

AND OTHERS TO FILE A MOTION TO INTERVENE IN A LAWSUIT AGAINST ONLINE TRAVEL COMPANIES FOR

GROSS RECEIPT TAXES OWED THE CITY OF JOHNSON.

 

 

WHEREAS, the Pine Bluff Advertising and Promotion Commission filed suit in Jefferson County, Arkansas, in an attempt to collect gross receipts taxes from online travel companies;

WHEREAS, the Circuit Court has opened a window of time, expiring September 11, 2018, for other Arkansas Cities to intervene where the City may be owed gross receipts taxes by those online travel companies;

WHEREAS, there are two hotels in the City which frequently accommodate visitors from all over Arkansas and from other States and Countries;

WHEREAS, the City has received a proposed Letter of Agreement (see attached) to engage the Thrash Law Firm, P.A. along with other attorneys for the Plaintiffs, to represent the City in that proceeding; and,

WHEREAS, there are no fees or expenses for .which the City will be responsible to join such litigation and the Council desires to seek to join such litigation.

BE IT THEREFORE RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL 0F JOHNSON,
ARKANSAS, That:

Section I: That the city is very likely owed funds by online travel services for gross receipts taxes on bookings at hotels in Johnson.

Section 2: That the attached Letter of Agreement for represen'tation of the city of Johnson by Thrash Law Firm, P.A. and others in the matter of Pine Bluff Advertising and Promotion Commission, et al vs. Hotels.com, 6t al in Jefferson County, Arkansas, is hereby approved.

Section 3: That Daniel Wright, as City Attorney, is hereby authorized to execute such Letter of Agreement on behalf of the City and transmit same to Thrash Law Firm, P.A. to obtain the services of said firm and others in seeking to intervene in and prosecute the claim of the City in such litigation against the Defendants.

PASSED AND APPROVED this 14th day of August.

ATTEST:

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Friday, 03 August 2018 16:12

JUNE 12, 2018

JOHNSON CITY COUNCIL
MEETING MINUTES
CITY HALL
JUNE 12, 2018

Mayor Chris Keeney called the meeting to order at 6:00 pm.

Present were Council Members Katherine Hudson, Bill Burnett, John Wright, Bob Fant, Angela Perea and Dan Cross. Also present were, Mayor Chris Keeney, City Attorney Danny Wright, Police Chief Vernon Sisemore, Fire Chief Matt Mills, and Building Official Clay Wilson. Recorder/Treasurer Jennifer Allen was absent.

Mayor Keeney asked for a motion to approve the minutes of the May 8, 2018 council meeting. Bob Fant made a motion to approve the minutes as written and was seconded by Katherine Hudson. All approved.

Mayor Keeney asked for a motion to approve the minutes of the June 4, 2018 special council meeting. John Wright made a motion to approve the minutes as written and was seconded by Bob Fant. All approved.

Department Head Reports:

Police Chief Vernon Sisemore stated that 35 new cases were opened and 33 were closed. Chief Sisemore stated there was some overtime due to an officer’s sons illness.

Also that his officers had participated in two community outreach events.

Fire Chief Matt Mills stated there were 31 calls for service. Chief Mills stated that Engine 1 had been put in the shop to install an engine kill switch. Also that his department had attended a multiagency training for active shooters, and that three more of his fire fighters would be attending the next training class as well.

Mayor Keeney stated Public Works have been busy with mowing, picking up litter, installing signs and poles south of city, removal of the PVC borders around the play equipment at the city park due to it being a safety hazard and performed equipment maintenance. They had also helped with the trail survey and replanted the flower boarders at City Hall.

Building Official/Maintenance Specialist Clay Wilson stated there were 4 building permits and 23 inspections. Wilson stated he replaced a thermostat on a city vehicle, did MS4 inspections, attended a continuing HVAC education class, and also attended the TPR meeting along with numerous other meetings with the City Engineer. He also scheduled the repairs for the fire truck.

Mayor Keeney read the report for Recorder/Treasurer Jennifer Allen due to her absence. Which stated that the State Turnback, Property Taxes and Sales taxes have not been received. $22000.00 was paid to Jon’s Mid America for the purchase of an engine and transmission. The May property tax bump had been received in two parts for a total of $153215.71 ($137933.57 General Fund; $15282.14 Street Fund). Also, that election forms for the Fall 2018 Election would be available for pickup June 18th.

City Attorney Danny Wright stated he has been working on the ordinances to vacate utility easement and subdivision and planning. He has researched franchise fees and spent a lot of time on court related issues. 

Mayor Chris Keeney stated that he had conducted a meeting with Hawkins-Weir regarding the reference scope of feasibility study and conceptual design phase. He had a meeting with Springdale about their interest in continuing the Main Dr. Project to 71B, there were also several meetings with Cassie Elliot reference annexations- Public meeting June 21 @ 6 pm, he asked any that can attend please do so. He attended RPC, TAC at regional planning and that he conducted trail surveys and counts, assisted by Public Works, Police and Fire. He stated that the city completed the annual Greenway Trail Survey and counts- Non-seasonal adjusted trail use rate is 22585 people per month. The city had received confirmation of all FEMA funding, and was sending out bids on 17th of June for work to be completed.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS: NONE

NEW BUSINESS:

The Mayor requested a discussion of the process to become a city of the first class. He read an excerpt from the legal case First State Bank vs. City of Elkins regarding the powers of a city to perform certain actions depending on what classification they were. Bob Fant asked what requirements a city must meet to be classified a city of second or first class and was told that it was based on population. Bill Burnett asked what operational differences this change would bring to the city. The Mayor stated that the Treasurer’s position would convert to City Clerk, the city would need to use ordinances rather than resolutions to authorize changes, and that the overall structure of the city government would be the same. The mayor asked Danny Wright how long the process would take to complete once started. He replied that it would be 3 – 4 weeks. The first step to begin the process, to pass a new resolution and then to repeal the previous ordinance that declined to change the city’s class. The council then stated they would bring this up again at the next council meeting.

A copy of the Standard Operating Procedure Manual for the Police Department was given to each council member to examine for any errors and asked to report any errors that they may find.

Mayor Keeney asked for a motion to pay the bills from the General Fund, Street Fund, Act 988 Fund and Court Automation Fund that the council had reviewed.

Bob Fant made a motion to pay the bills and Dan Cross seconded. All approved.

Mayor Keeney asked for a motion to adjourn which was made by Bob Fant and seconded by Katherine Hudson. All approved.

The meeting was adjourned at 6:46 pm.

Respectfully Submitted,

Thursday, 02 August 2018 16:47

JUNE 4, 2018

JOHNSON CITY COUNCIL

SPECIAL MEETING MINUTES

CITY HALL - JUNE 4, 2018

 

Mayor Chris Keeney called the meeting to order at 6:00 pm.

Present were Council Members Katherine Hudson, John Wright, Bob Fant and Dan Cross. Also present were Recorder/Treasurer Jennifer Allen and City Attorney Danny Wright. Council Member Bill Burnett was absent.

Mayor Keeney asked for a motion to accept the resignation of Richard McMullen from the Ward 3, Position 1 place on the Council. Bob Fant made a motion to accept the resignation and was seconded by Dan Cross. All approved.

Mayor Keeney asked for a motion to approve the appointment of Angela Perea to the vacant Ward 3, Position 1 place on the Council. Dr. Perea serves on the Parks and Rec Committee, is committed to the City and lives in Ward 3. Bob Fant made a motion to approve the appointment and was seconded by Katherine Hudson. All approved. Perea was sworn in by Recorder/Treasurer Jennifer Allen and took her place on the Council.

Mayor Keeney stated the fire truck was towed to Rogersville, MO to Jon’s Mid America, the KME place the truck was purchased from, for a complete evaluation. Before the Council were 2 repair options: $51,064.34 for a used engine and transmission with no warranty and $67,666.63 for a new engine and transmission (1 year warranty on the engine and 3 years on the transmission) that also includes a ladder test and a new certified pump. The 2 options were discussed at length and the Council decided that all new parts with proper testing and warranty were what they wanted to do. John Wright asked with the repair of the truck, what would happen to the $38,565.57 the City put up to be held by the court? City Attorney Danny Wright stated someone from the diesel shop would have to testify to the condition of the truck and work that needed to be done, and the engine and parts put on the truck by ADER would be returned to them.

Mayor Keeney presented RESOLUTION 2018-08: A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE REPAIR OF 1994 KME 75’ FIRESTIX LADDER TRUCK BY JON’S MID AMERICA FIRE APPARATUS AND A SUBCONTRACTED DIESEL SHOP. Bob Fant made a motion to approve the resolution and was seconded by Katherine Hudson. Discussion on the terms resulted in the amount in Section 2 to be $67,666.63 and Section 3 to be $7,500.00. Mayor Keeney asked for approval of Resolution 2018-08 with the listed amounts all approved.

Mayor Keeney asked for a motion to adjourn which was made by Angela Perea and seconded by Bob Fant. All approved. The meeting was adjourned at 6:19 pm.

Respectfully Submitted,

Wednesday, 01 August 2018 22:02

May 8, 2018

JOHNSON CITY COUNCIL

 MEETING MINUTES

CITY HALL

MAY 8, 2018

 

Mayor Chris Keeney called the meeting to order at 6:00 pin.

Present were Council Members Katherine Hudson, Bill Burnett, John Wright, and Dan Cross. Also present were Recorder/Treasurer Jennifer Allen, City Attorney Danny Wright, Police Chief Vernon Sisemore, Fire Chief Matt Mills, and Building Official Clay Wilson. Council Members Richard MCMullen and Bob Fant were absent.

Mayor Keeney asked for a motion to approve the minutes of the April 10, 2018 council meeting. Dan Cross made a motion to approve the minutes as written and was seconded by Katherine Hudson. All approved.

Department Head Reports:

Police Chief Vernon Sisemore stated that 21 new cases were opened and 20 were closed. Chief Sisemore stated the department is looking for an animal control/coded enforcement officer as the last one resigned.

Fire Chief Matt Mills stated there were 30 calls for service. Chief Mills said he has been working with Fayetteville to extend service on I-49; with the addition of the cement wall, there is no place for emergency vehicles to turn around so northbound accidents will be responded to by Fayetteville and southbound will be responded to by Johnson between exits 67 and 69. Asst. Chief Todd Andrews taught a hazmat training class.

Mayor Keeney said the Public Works Department conducted Spring Clean-Up with Inland Waste -including E-waste, metal and tire pickups. They also mowed and maintained parks, right of way, trailhead and trail systems and installed the new fountain in the City Park. Tomlinson Asphalt patched a very poor section on Ball St. and the guys patched small potholes on Main and Wilkerson. Debris that was blocking flow in a section of creek was removed and routine maintenance was done on equipment and vehicles. The new street signs arrived for the south section of Johnson, and the department has begun preplanning deployment of signs (staging signs and posts) and should have them up in the next few weeks.

Building Official/Maintenance Specialist clay Wilson stated there were 7 building permits, 9 mechanical permits and 25 inspections. Wilson stated he did MS4 inspections after the rain event and attended the TPR meeting and Planning Commission meeting along with numerous other meetings with the City Engineer.

Recorder/Treasurer Jennifer Allen stated that due to the early date of this meeting, no State Turnback, Property Taxes or Sales Taxes have been received. May is the month the City receives a large bump in property tax. AIlen noted the following large expenditures: $6,000 was spent to repair Ball Street and $38,565.57 was sent to the Washington County Circuit Clerk to be held by the court while we have the ladder truck evaluated (more in the Mayor's report). The Election forms for the fall 2018 Election are available in the Recorder/Treasurer's office. Council Members in Position 1 of all 3 wards are up for election this year along with the Mayor. Beginning filing date is July 27, 2018 with the closing being August 17, 2018 at noon.

City Attorney Danny Wright stated he has been working on off site improvements, ADA requirements on streets without sidewalks, driveway culverts, FOIA request and franchise fees. Working on big appeal by the tagger of the trail bridge. Mayor Keeney stated that at the last meeting he would conduct a survey to identify cost of a city planner; salary range would be $45,000 -$55,000 per year. If the City is willing to look forward to add such a position, Juliet Richey is willing to assist city in developing a job description.

Mayor Keeney stated the committee met to select an engineering firm from the SOQ requests received.10 firms submitted, and after the initial scoring round, 3 firms were invited to present and have a Q & A session. The committee selected Hawkins-Weir, who will have a detailed scope of services for the feasibility study phase of the project, and cost of those services negotiated and a proposal will be ready for the next Council meeting. Mayor Keeney stated he would like to move forward in Annexation plans for a majority of the area that is in the Johnson Area Volunteer Fire Department service area, approximately 100 parcels. Mayor Keeney  aid he has met with Cassie EIIiot of Visionary Milestones, who can provide annexation assistance. For $1400.00 she will help draft a letter inviting the proposed area to a public meeting (date to be determined); compile a database of parcels with addresses and names for mail out; mail out letter and map (map will be provided by NWARPC) and attend the public hearing meeting to assist with any questions/comments by property owners. She will also provide any documentation needed for election (if needed). Mayor Keeney asked for a motion to move forward with this process which was made by Dan Cross and seconded by John Wright. All approved.

Mayor Keeney stated there was a hearing for fire truck today; the City put up $38,565.57 to be held by the court and the truck should be back in the City's possession tomorrow morning. It will be towed to Rogersville, MO to Jon's Mid America, the KME place the truck was purchased from for a complete evaluation. Mayor Keeney stated that funding opportunities for Main /Wilkerson project are very limited: Our primary revenue source will have to be bonding; State and Federal street grants at this time are spoken for until 2024. There are still some local and state grants for bridges and bike paths available, but the Main-Wilkerson project will need to be designed with phases.

Mayor Keeney said he is still waiting on a FEMA response to the last work orders; so far there have been no additional comments to be addressed.

Mayor Keeney stated we need to start advertising for a new City Attorney and Chief of Police as both men are retiring at the end of the year.

Unfinished Business:                                                                                                                                                                             

Mayor Keeney presented ORDINANCE 2018-04: AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND TITLE 9 STREETS AND SIDEWALKS, CHAPTER 9.04, DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION, SECTION 9.04.02 DESIGN OFTHE JOHNSON MUNICIPAL CODE TO ADD A PAY-lN-LIEU OF OPTION TO IMPROVEMENTS OF SUBSTANDARD ROADS; DECLARING AN EMERGENCY TO EXIST AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. Mayor Keeney asked for a motion to read Ordinance 2018-04 for the second time by title only, waiving the third reading. Motion was made by Dan Cross and seconded by John Wright. Roll call: Katherine Hudson, yes; Bill Burnett, yes; John Wright,yes; Dan Cross, yes. City Attorney Danny Wright read the ordinance by title only. Mayor Keeney asked for a motion to approve this reading of ORDINANCE 2018-04 by title only. Motion was made by John Wright and seconded by Katherine Hudson. Roll call: Katherine Hudson, yes; Bill Burnett, yes; John Wright, yes; Dan Cross, yes. Mayor Keeney asked for a motion to read the emergency clause. Motion was made by John Wright and seconded by Hudson. Roll call: Katherine Hudson, yes; Bill Burnett,yes; John Wright,yes; Dan Cross, yes; City Attorney Danny Wright read the emergency clause. Mayor Keeney asked for a motion to approve the emergency clause. Motion was made by John Wright and seconded by Katherine Hudson. Roll call: Katherine Hudson,yes; Bill Burnett, yes; John Wright,yes; Dan Cross, yes. ORDINANCE 2018-04 was approved.

New Business:

Mayor Keeney presented ORDINANCE 2018-07: AN ORDINANCE ACCEPTING A NEW ADDITION TO THE CITY OF JOHNSON, ARKANSAS TO BE KNOWN AS JOHNSON SQUARE, PHASE IA, AN ADDITlON TO THE CITY 0F JOHNSON. Mayor Keeney asked for a motion to read Ordinance 2018-07 by title only, waiving the second and third readings. Motion was made by Dan Cross and seconded by John Wright. Roll call: Katherine Hudson,yes; Bill Burnett, yes; John Wright, yes; Dan Cross, yes. City Attorney Danny Wright read the ordinance by title only. Mayor Keeney asked for a motion to approve this reading of ORDINANCE 2018-07 by title only. Motion was made by Dan Cross and seconded by John Wright. Roll call: Katherine Hudson,yesBill Burnett, yes; John Wright, yes; Dan Cross, yes. ORDINANCE 2018-07 was approved.

Mayor Keeney presented ORDINANCE 2018-08: AN ORDINANCE VACATING A UTILITY EASEMENT OVERLAYING THE BOUNDARIES OF LOT 97 (PARCEL NO. 785-19026-000) AND LOT 98 (PARCEL NO. 785-19027-000) CLEAR CREEK SUBDIVISION, PHASE 3, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. Mayor Keeney asked for a motion to read Ordinance 2018-08 by title only, waiving the second and third readings. Motion was made by Dan Cross and seconded by Katherine Hudson. Roll call: Katherine Hudson, yes; Bill Burnett, yes; John Wright, yes; Dan Cross, yes. City Attorney Danny Wright read the ordinance by title only. Mayor Keeney asked for a motion to approve this reading of ORDINANCE 2018-08 by title only. Motion was made by Dan Cross and seconded by Katherine Hudson. Roll call: Katherine Hudson, yes; Bill Burnett, yes; John Wright, yes; Dan Cross, yes. ORDINANCE 2018-08 was approved.

Mayor Keeney asked for a motion to pay the bills from the General Fund, Street Fund, Act 988 Fund and Court Automation Fund that the council had reviewed. Katherine Hudson made a motion to pay the bills and John Hudson seconded. All approved.

Mayor Keeney asked for a motion to adjourn which was made by John Wright and seconded by Katherine Hudson. All approved. The meeting was adjourned at 6:30 pin.

Respectfully Submitted,

Wednesday, 01 August 2018 21:41

June 7, 2018

PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING

CITY OF JOHNSON

JUNE 7, 2018

 

PUBLIC MEETING IS CALLED TO ORDER by Dan Cross: 6:00pm

Present: Shane Bronson, Katherine Hudson, Dan Cross, Richard Cromwell, Henry Layes, and Gregg Gainer. Also present, Clay Wilson City of Johnson Building Inspector, and 06 Guests. Juliet Richey-Garver Engineering and Sarah Guertz-EDA, were also present.

Chairman Cross asked for a show of hands from citizens planning to comment on the following petitions.

Petition 2018-06: Requesting Approval of Conditional Use to live in a building zoned as C-1 on property located at 6554 S Wilkerson Street. Requested by Teresa Fedosky, owner.

Public comment for Petition 2017-18:

No comments.

PUBLIC HEARING IS CLOSED: 6:05pm

 

PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING CALLED TO ORDER BY Dan Cross: 6:05 PM

Chairman Cross amended the agenda to conduct New Business before Old Business so guest, who did not wish to hear Old Business, may leave.

Approval of May 3, 2018 Planning Commission Minutes

A motion was made by Henry Layes to approve the minutes. A Second was made by Richard Cromwell. All approved.

Approval of May 3, 2018 Board of Adjustments Minutes

A motion was made by Richard Cromwell to approve the minutes. A Second was made by Henry Layes. All approved.

New Business:

PETITION 2018-06: Requesting Approval of Conditional Use to live in a building zoned as C-1 on property located at 6554 S Wilkerson Street. Requested by Teresa Fedosky, owner.

Discussion: Chairman Cross addressed Mr. Wilson’s letter of recommendation.

Commissioner Gainer read a portion from the Johnson Municipal Code, section 14.04.06 paragraph D, regarding time limit of a conditional use permit. He also expressed concern a precedence was being set.

A motion was made by Henry Layes to grant approval of Petition 2018-06 for a time period of one (1) year from June 6, 2018, and also be contingent on Mr. Wilson’s letter of recommend conditions of approval. See attached letter. 2nd by Shane Bronson. All approved.

Old Business:

Update from Zoning Revision Committee:

Juliet Richey presented proposed land use and zoning definition changes for Wilkerson/Main Overlay district.

Commissioners were given a draft copy and asked for feedback in preparation of public meeting.

Time line is on schedule for public meeting and final draft in august and final copy to be presented to the planning commission on September 6th, 2018.

MOTION TO ADJOURN PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING:

 A motion to adjourn Planning Commission meeting was made by Henry Layes, 2nd Shane Bronson. All approved. Adjourned at 6:56pm.

Wednesday, 01 August 2018 20:38

May 3, 2018

 

PUBLIC HEARING AND 

JOHNSON PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING

MINUTES

  MAY 3, 2018 -6:00 PM

 

PLANNING COMMISSION PUBLIC HEARING was called to order by Chairman Dan Cross at 6:00 pm.

Comment from the Public is requested regarding the following petitions:

Petition 2018-07: Requesting Approval of Utility Easement Vacation on property located at 5165 Chenoa Circle. Requested by Mary Bassett of Bassett Mix and Associates for Bob Alsobrook, owner.

Petition 2018-05: Requesting Approval of Large Scale Development on property located at 4800 Johnson Road, known as Tons Of Storage[ Requested by Gray Rock, LLC for Bryan Graves, owner.

Petition 2018-12: Requesting Approval of Large Scale Development on property located behind Inn at the Mill between 48th Street and Old Mill Road known as KSFN Channel 5. Requested by Jorgensen & Associates for Checkk Properties, LLC, owner.

Petition 2018-13: Requesting Approval of Conditional Use to erect the antennae on property located behind Inn at the Mill between 48th Street and old Mill Road known as KSFN Channel 5. Requested by Jorgensen &. Associates for Checkk Properties, LLC, owner.

Petition 2018-03: Requesting Approval of Final Plat, Phase lA on property known as Johnson Square. Requested by CEI Engineering for Johnson Square Landholdings, LLC, owner.

No comments were made by Johnson residents.

Public Hearing was closed by Dan Cross at 6:07 pm.

PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING was called to order by Dan Cross at 6:07 pm.

Present were Planning Commissioners Katherine Hudson, Susan Anders, Dan Cross, Richard Cromwell, and Henry Layes. Commissioners Shane Bronson and Gregg Gainer were absent.

Chairman Cross amended the agenda to allow Juliette Richey to give a Zoning Revision Committee update before old business.

Cross asked for a motion to approve the January 4, 2018 planning Commission Meeting minutes. Motion was made by Richard Cromwell and seconded by Susan Anders. All approved.

Cross asked for a motion to approve the March 1, 2018 Planning Commission Meeting minutes. Motion was made by Katherine Hudson and seconded by Richard Cromwell. All approved,

Juliette Richey gave an update from Zoning Revision Committee. Final draft with graphics is expected to be ready for the June planning Commission meeting.

Old Business:

REVIEW OF ORDINANCE 2018-04: AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND TITLE 9 STREETS AND SIDEWALKS CHAPTER 9.04, DESIGN. AND. CONSTRUCTION, SECTION 9.04.02 DESIGN  OF THE JOHNSON MUNICIPAL CODE TO ADD A PAY-IN-LIEU OF OPTION TO IMPROVEMENTS OF SUBSTANDARD ROADS; DECLARING AN EMERGENCY TO EXIST AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. Cross stated this ordinance has received one reading at the Council level but was sent back to PC for review because of minor modifications made by City Attorney Danny Wright. Susan Anders made a motion to send the ordinance back to the City Council as currently written and was seconded by Katherine Hudson, All approved,

New Business:

Petition 2018-07: Requesting Approval of Utility Easement Vacation on property located at 5165 Chenoa Circle. Requested by Mary Bassett of Bassett Mix and Associates for Bob Alsobrook, owner. Henry Layes made a motion to approve Petition 2018-07 and was seconded by Susan Anders. Petition passed unanimously.

Petition 2018-05: Requesting Approval of Large Scale Development on property located at 4800 Johnson Road, known as Tons Of Storage. Requested by Gray Rock, LLC for Bryan Graves, owner. Katherine Hudson made a motion to approve Petition 2018-05 contingent upon all staff and fire department requirements being met and was seconded by Susan Anders. Petition passed unanimously.

Petition 2018-04: Requesting Approval of Property Line Adjustment on property located at 4800 Johnson Road, known as Tons Of Storage. Requested by Gray Rock, LLC for Bryan Graves, owner. Susan Anders made a motion to approve Petition 2018-04 and was seconded by Richard Cromwell. Petition passed unanimously,

Petition 2018-12: Requesting Approval of Large Scale Development on property located behind Inn at the Mill between 48th Street and Old Mill Road known as KSFN Channel 5. Requested by Jorgensen & Associates for Checkk Properties, LLC, owner. Susan Anders commented on the high visibility of this project to make sure the impact of the project was fully understood, Richard Cromwell made a motion to approve Petition 2018-012 contingent upon all staff and fire department requirements being met and was seconded by Susan Anders. Petition passed unanimously.

Petition 2018-13: Requesting Approval of Conditional Use to erect the antennae on property located behind Inn at the Mill between 48th Street and old Mill Road known as KSFN Channel 5. Requested by Jorgensen & Associates for Checkk Properties, LLC, owner. There will be a 180' tower behind the building. Susan Anders made a motion to approve Petition 2018-13 and was seconded by Richard Cromwell. Petition passed unanimously.

Petition 2018-03: Requesting Approval of Final Plat, Phase lA on property known as Johnson Square. Requested by CEI Engineering for Johnson Square Landholdings, LLC, owner. Susan Anders made a motion to approve Petition 2018-03 contingent on the completion of the punch list outlined in EDA's letter dated May 3, 2018 and was seconded by Richard Cromwell. Petition passed unanimously.

 

The PC liked the City Limit sign design presented; it will be discussed more in the future.

 

Susan Anders made a motion to adjourn the planning commission meeting and was seconded by Richard Cromwell. Meeting was adjourned at 6:42 pm.,

 

Respectfully submitted,

Jennifer AIlen CMC, CAMC

 

JOHNSON BOARD OF ADJUSTMENTS

PUBLIC HEARING AND MEETING

MINUTES

     MAY 3, 2018

BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT PUBLIC HEARING was called to order by Chairman Dan Cross at 6:42 pm.

Comment from the Public is requested regarding the following petitions:

Petition 2018-08: Requesting Approval of Variance to Number of Parking Spaces on property located at 4800 Johnson Road, known as Tons Of Storage. Requested by Gray Rock, LLC for Bryan Graves, owner, 

Petition 2018-09: Requesting Approval of Variance to Building Setback due to Front Parking Spaces on property located at 4800 Johnson Road, known as Tons Of Storage. Requested by Gray Rock, LLC for Bryan Graves, owner.

Petition 2018-10: Requesting Approval of variance to Side Building Setbacks on property located at 4800 Johnson Road, known as Tons Of Storage. Requested by Gray Rock, LLC for Bryan Graves, Owner.

Petition 2018-14: Requesting Approval of Variance to Streetlight Requirements on property located at 4800 Johnson Road, known as Tons Of Storage. Requested by Gray Rock, LLC for Bryan Graves, Owner.

Petition 2018-11: Requesting Approval of Variance of Build to Zone on property located behind Inn at the Mill between 48th Street and Old Mill Road known as KSFN Channel 5. Requested by Jorgensen & Associates for Checkk Properties, LLC, owner.

Petition 2018-15: Requesting Approval of Variance of Sidewalk Setback on property located behind Inn at the Mill between 48th Street and Old Mill Road known as KSFN Channel 5. Requested by Jorgensen & Associates for Checkk Properties, LLC, owner.

Petition 2018-16: Requesting Approval of Variance of Sidewalk on property located behind Inn at the Mill between 48th Street and Old Mill Road known as KSFN Channel 5. Requested by Jorgensen & Associates for Checkk Properties, LLC, owner.

Petition 2018-17: Requesting Approval of variance of Parking on property located behind Inn at the Mill between 48th Street and Old Mill Road known as KSFN Channel 5. Requested by Jorgensen & Associates for Checkk Properties, LLC, owner.

No comments were made by Johnson residents.

Public Hearing was closed by Dan Cross at 6:45 pin.

BOARD OF ADJUSTMENTS MEETING  was called to order by Dan Cross at 6:45 pm.

Petition 2018-08: Requesting Approval of Variance to Number of Parking Spaces on property located at 4800 Johnson Road, known as Tons Of Storage. Requested by Gray Rock, LLC for Bryan Graves, owner. Henry Layes made a motion to approve Petition 2018-08 and was seconded by Katherine Hudson. Petition passed unanimously.

Petition 2018-09: Requesting Approval of variance to Building Setback due to Front Parking Spaces on property located at 4800 Johnson Road, known as Tons Of Storage. Requested by Gray Rock, LLC for Bryan Graves, owner. Richard Cromwell made a motion to approve Petition 2018-09 and was seconded by Henry Layes. Petition passed unanimously.

Petition 2018-10: Requesting Approval of variance to Side Building Setbacks on property located at 4800 Johnson Road, known as Tons Of Storage. Requested by Gray Rock, LLC for Bryan Graves, owner, Henry Layes made a motion to approve Petition 2018-10 and was seconded by Richard Cromwell. Petition passed unanimously.

Petition 2018-14: Requesting Approval of Variance to Streetlight Requirements on property located at 4800 Johnson Road, known as Tons Of Storage. Requested by Gray Rock, LLC for Bryan Graves, owner. Susan Anders made a motion to approve Petition 2018-14 with the understanding that they have agreed to add 1 addition street light and was seconded by Katherine Hudson. Petition passed unanimously.

Petition 2018-15: Requesting Approval of Variance of Sidewalk Setback on property located behind Inn at the Mill between 48th Street and Old Mill Road known as KSFN Channel 5, Requested by Jorgensen & Associates for Checkk Properties, LLC, owner. Katherine Hudson made a motion to approve Petition 2018-15 and was seconded by Richard Cromwell. Petition passed unanimously.

Petition 2018-16: Requesting Approval of Variance of Sidewalk on property located behind Inn at the Mill between 48th Street and Old Mill Road known as KSFN Channel 5. Requested by Jorgensen & Associates for Checkk Properties, LLC, owner. Henry Layes made a motion to approve Petition 2018-16 and was seconded by Katherine Hudson. Petition passed unanimously.

Petition 2018-17: Requesting Approval of variance of Parking on property located behind Inn at the Mill between 48th Street and old Mill Road known as KSFN Channel 5. Requested by Jorgensen & Associates for Checkk Properties, LLC, owner. Susan Anders made a motion to approve Petition 2018-17 and was seconded by Richard Cromwell. Petition passed unanimously.

Petition 2018-11: Requesting Approval of Variance of Build to Zone on property located behind Inn at the Mill between 48th Street and Old Mill Road known as KSFN Channel 5, Requested by Jorgensen & Associates for Checkk Properties, LLC, owner. Susan Anders made a motion to approve Petition 2018-11 and was seconded by Katherine Hudson. Petition passed unanimously.

Henry Layes made a motion to adjourn the Board of Adjustments meeting and was seconded by Richard Cromwell. Meeting was adjourned at 6:53 pm.

Respectfully submitted,

Jennifer Allen CMC, CAMC

Wednesday, 01 August 2018 19:56

August 15, 2018

AGENDA FOR:

SPECIAL PUBLIC HEARING AND

JOHNSON PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING

AUGUST 15, 2018 – 6:00 PM

PLANNING COMMISSION PUBLIC HEARING IS CALLED TO ORDER

Comment from the Public is requested regarding the following petitions:

Petition 2018-022: Requesting a Large Scale Development on property located on the north side of Main Drive, approximately 0.5 miles from the intersection of Main Drive and Thompson Street. Requested by Blake Murray of ESI, engineer for owner Bayyari Construction, Inc.

PUBLIC HEARING IS CLOSED

PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING IS CALLED TO ORDER

Approval of July 5, 2018 Planning Commission Meeting minutes

Old Business:

None

New Business:

Petition 2018-21: Requesting a Property Line Adjustment on property located on the north side of Main Drive, approximately 0.5 miles from the intersection of Main Drive and Thompson Street. Requested by Blake Murray of ESI, engineer for owner Bayyari Construction, Inc.

Petition 2018-022: Requesting a Large Scale Development on property located on the north side of Main Drive, approximately 0.5 miles from the intersection of Main Drive and Thompson Street. Requested by Blake Murray of ESI, engineer for owner Bayyari Construction, Inc.

MOTION TO ADJOURN PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING

 

Wednesday, 01 August 2018 19:54

August 2 , 2018

No Planning Commission meeting August 2, 2018

Wednesday, 01 August 2018 19:51

July 5, 2018

AGENDA FOR:

PUBLIC HEARING AND

JOHNSON PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING

JULY 5, 2018 – 6:00 PM

PLANNING COMMISSION PUBLIC HEARING IS CALLED TO ORDER

Comment from the Public is requested regarding the following petitions:

Petition 2018-023: Requesting a Utility and Drainage Easement Vacation on property located at 5734 & 5756 Dornoch Drive in Clear Creek Subdivision. Requested by Johns Starnes, Architect, for owners Steve and Michelle Timmermans.

Petition 2018-20: Requesting a Utility Easement Vacation on property located at 5178 & 5226 Prestwick Circle North in Clear Creek Subdivision. Requested by Bates & Associates, for owners Michael & Tandi Green.

PUBLIC HEARING IS CLOSED

PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING IS CALLED TO ORDER

Approval of June 7, 2018 Planning Commission Meeting minutes

Old Business:

Update from Zoning Revision Committee

New Business:

Petition 2018-018: Requesting a Property Line Adjustment on property located at 5734 & 5756 Dornoch Drive in Clear Creek Subdivision. Requested by Johns Starnes, Architect, for owners Steve and Michelle Timmermans.

Petition 2018-023: Requesting a Utility and Drainage Easement Vacation on property located at 5734 & 5756 Dornoch Drive in Clear Creek Subdivision. Requested by Johns Starnes, Architect, for owners Steve and Michelle Timmermans.

Petition 2018-019: Requesting a Property Line Adjustment on property located at 5178 & 5226 Prestwick Circle North in Clear Creek Subdivision. Requested by Bates & Associates, for owners Michael & Tandi Green.

Petition 2018-20: Requesting a Utility Easement Vacation on property located at 5178 & 5226 Prestwick Circle North in Clear Creek Subdivision. Requested by Bates & Associates, for owners Michael & Tandi Green.

MOTION TO ADJOURN PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING