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Planning Commission Mtg

Tuesday, October 08, 2019

October 8, 2019
I.              CALL TO ORDER:
Vice Chair Haywood Norton called the meeting to order at 7:02 p.m. in the Civic Center Council Chambers, 1175 East Main Street.
Commissioners Present:   Staff Present:
Troy Brown, Jr.
Michael Dawkins
Melanie Mindlin
Haywood Norton
Lynn Thompson
  Derek Severson, Senior Planner
Dana Smith, Executive Assistant

Absent Members:   Council Liaison:
Alan Harper
Roger Pearce
  Stefani Seffinger, absent

Vice Chair Norton explained the public hearing for PA-T3-2019-00001 was postponed to the meeting on November 12, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.  The applicant had requested a continuance.

Senior Planner Derek Severson announced the deadline to appeal PA-T2-2019-00008 Snowberry Brook Phase II to LUBA had passed.  Mr. Severson was working with Community Development Director Bill Molnar and Commissioner Harper to create a video that would replace the public hearing statement.

Commissioner Dawkins attended the first meeting of the Ad Hoc Committee regarding the Downtown Redevelopment Plan.  The Committee consisted of one Transportation Commissioner, Derek Severson, a staff member from the Police Department, the Parks Superintendent and an advocate for the disabled community.  A citizen’s committee would meet after the ad hoc committee.
A.  Approval of Minutes
  1. September 10, 2019 Regular Meeting
  2. September 24, 2019 Study Session
Commissioner Mindlin made the following correction to the minutes of the meeting on September 24, 2019:
  • Page 1, DISCUSSION ITEMS (A) change the second bullet from On street parking for accessory residential units (ARU) to Additional parking for accessory residential units (ARU).
Commissioner Thompson/Dawkins m/s to approve both sets of minutes as amended.  Voice Vote: all AYES.  Motion passed.

V.            PUBLIC FORUM - None

A.  Approval of Findings for PA-T2-2019-00011, 657 Oak Street
The Commission had no ex parte contact regarding the matter.

Commissioner Thompson/Brown m/s to approve the Findings for PA-T2-2019-00011.  Voice Vote: all AYES.  Motion passed. 

Commissioner Mindlin commented on the two pictures on page 6 in regards to 4(f) on page 5.
B. Approval of Findings for PA-T2-2019-00013, Otis Street (39 1E Map 05AD Tax Lot #200)
Commissioner Thompson/Dawkins m/s to approve the Findings for PA-T2-2019-00013.
Voice Vote: all AYES.  Motion passed. 

PLANNING ACTION:  PA-T3-2019-00001
SUBJECT PROPERTY:     1511 Highway 99 North    
OWNER:  Linda Zare/Casita Developments, LLC & Kendrick Enterprise, LLC (agents)
APPLICANT:  Rogue Planning & Development Services, LLC
DESCRIPTION:  A request for Annexation of a 16.87-acre parcel and Zone Change from County RR-5 Rural Residential) to City R-2 (Low Density, Multi-Family Residential) for the properties located at 1511 Highway 99 North.  The application also requests an Exception to Street Standards to deviate from city standard parkrow and sidewalk improvements to respond to constraints of right-of-way width and existing encroachments.   (The application includes conceptual details for the future phased development of 196 apartments (1- and 2-Bedrooms, ranging from 480-701 square feet) in 14 two-story buildings.  Outline Plan subdivision and Site Design Review approvals are not requested here, and would be applied for subsequent to annexation.)  COMPREHENSIVE PLAN DESIGNATION: Multi-Family Residential; ZONING: Existing – County RR-5, Proposed – City R-2; ASSESSOR’S MAP:  38 1E 32; TAX LOT #’s: 1700 & 1702.

Item postponed to the Planning Commission meeting on November 12, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. 

Meeting adjourned at 7:12 p.m.
Submitted by,
Dana Smith, Executive Assistant

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