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Planning Commission Minutes

JANUARY 4, 2018

Planning Commission Meeting
City of Johnson
January 4, 2018

Present: Shane Bronson, Susan Anders, Katherine Hudson, Richard Cromwell, Henry Layes, and Gregg Gainer. Henry Layes, Vice Chairman and acting Chairman. Also present, Clay Wilson-Building Inspector, James Geurtz,-city engineer, and Guests.
Also present, city consultants Juliet Ritchie-Brooks Landscape Architecture and Sarah Geurtz- Earth Plan Alternatives.

PUBLIC HEARING IS CALLED TO ORDER by Henry Layes: 6:00pm

Henry Layes is vice Chairman and acting Chairman tonight.
Katherine Hudson has not been appointed and approved by the City Counsel; thus, can not vote in tonight’s meeting

PETITION 2018-03: AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 14 ZONING, CHAPTER 14.04 ZONING ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF JOHNSON MUNICIPAL CODE, BY ADDING WILKERSON-MAIN OVERLAY DISTRICT TO SECTION 14.04.05 DISTRICT REGULATIONS, DECLARING AN EMERGENCY TO EXIST AND OTHER MATTERS RELATED THERETO.
Public comment: None

PETITION 2018-02: AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 14 ZONING, CHAPTER14.04, SECTION 14.04.05 DISTRICT REGULATIONS OF THE JOHNSON ZONING CODE AMENDING THE JOHNSON MILL BOULEVARD OVERLAY DISTRICT BOUNDARY; DECLARING AN EMERGENCY TO EXIST; AND OTHER MATTERS.
Public comment: None

PETITION 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.
Public comment: None

PUBLIC MEETING IS Closed: 6:08pm

PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING CALLED TO ORDER by Henry Layes 6:09 PM

Approval of December 7, 2017 Planning Commission Minutes
A motion was made by Richard Cromwell to approve the minutes. A Second was made by Shane Bronson. All approved.

Old Business:

None

New Business:

Discussion of Ordinance 2018-03: AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 14 ZONING, CHAPTER 14.04 ZONING ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF JOHNSON MUNICIPAL CODE, BY ADDING WILKERSON-MAIN OVERLAY DISTRICT TO SECTION 14.04.05 DISTRICT REGULATIONS, DECLARING AN EMERGENCY TO EXIST AND OTHER MATTERS RELATED THERETO.

Discussion: Clarification of plant list was discussed and changed.

A motion was made by Susan Anders to recommend ordinance, with a condition of amending plant list, to City Counsel. 2nd by Richard Cromwell. All approved.

Discussion of Ordinance 2018-02: AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 14 ZONING, CHAPTER14.04, SECTION 14.04.05 DISTRICT REGULATIONS OF THE JOHNSON ZONING CODE AMENDING THE JOHNSON MILL BOULEVARD OVERLAY DISTRICT BOUNDARY; DECLARING AN EMERGENCY TO EXIST; AND OTHER MATTERS.

Discussion:
A motion was made by Susan Anders to recommend ordinance to City Counsel. 2nd by Shane Bronson. All approved

Discussion 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.

Discussion: Summary of Ordinance scope.

A motion was made by Gregg Gainer to recommend petition to City Counsel. 2nd by Richard Cromwell. All approved.

Update from Zoning Revision Committee:
Gregg Gainer summarized project status and Juliet Richey spoke of work to be done during the next month: visit with mortgage brokers, bankers, developers, and NWA counsel of Economic Development to get feed back on common code obstacles, and to establish phase zoning through the city.

MOTION TO ADJOURN PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING
A motion to adjourn Planning Commission meeting. was made by Richard Cromwell. 2nd by Susan Anders. All approved. Adjourned at 7:19pm.