2010 Agendas / Minutes

MINUTES
ROGERS PLANNING COMMISSION
MAY 18, 2010


CALL TO ORDER
The meeting of the Rogers Planning Commission was held on May 18, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. was called to order with Commissioners Kornovich, Ihli, Knapp, Breun, Stanley, and Denker present.  

Also present were City Planning Consultants Rose Lorsung, Deputy Clerk Splett, and Councilmember Bell.

Member(s) excused:   Noto, Terhaar, and Olsen.

OPEN FORUM
No one wished to speak.

SET AGENDA
Vice Chairman Knapp inquired if there was anyone who wished to place an item on the Agenda.

The agenda was set as submitted.

CONSENT AGENDA*
A.  Approval of the April 20, 2010 Planning Commission Minutes

Commissioner Ihli moved, Commissioner Stanley seconded a motion to approve the Consent Agenda.

On the vote, all members voted AYE.  Motion carried.

PUBLIC HEARINGS
A.  PUBLIC HEARING TO CREATE AN INTERIM USE/HOME OCCUPATION ORDINANCE
 
Planning Consultant Lorsung provided the background information commenting on the following:
• Explained the two tier process
• How to govern the interim use tool vs. the conditional use permit. 
• Interim use permit has a time frame attached to it, does not run with the property
• Reviewed highlights of the proposed ordinance
• Explained the difference between the home occupation and the extended home business

Vice Chairman Knapp opened the meeting for public comment. 

There were no comments registered.

Commissioner Kornovich moved, Commissioner Ihli seconded a motion to close the public hearing.

On the vote, all members voted AYE.  Motion carried.


The Planning Commission discussed the following:
• Tier one would received staff approval
• Request to correction a couple typos in the proposed ordinance
• Parking allowed for the residential home occupations
• Hassan currently licenses agricultural properties for 5 years, then owner must come back in and re-apply

Commissioner Kornovich moved, Commissioner Ihli seconded a motion  to approve the proposed ordinance subject to the numbering being corrected and staff reviewing parking allowed in residential areas for home businesses/home occupations.

On the vote, all members voted AYE.  Motion carried.

NEW BUSINESS

A.  Approval of Resolution No. 2010 - 16, A Resolution Approving the Findings and Report of the Rogers Planning Commission to the Rogers City Council
Planning Consultant Lorsung provided a verbal update the Planning Commission on the following:
• Resolution is provided at the request of the City Attorney
• Location will work well with the Comp Plan and the overall master plan

The Planning Commission discussed the following:
• What type of facilities will be located on the property
• All facilities would follow the comprehensive plan
• When it is decided what will go here a formal site plan will be brought back to the Planning Commission for their review

Commissioner Ihli moved, Commissioner Stanley seconded a motion  to approve Resolution No. 2010-16, A Resolution Approving the Findings and Report of the Rogers Planning Commission to the Rogers City Council.

On the vote, all members Ihli, Knapp, Breun, Stanley, and Denker voted AYE, member Kornovich voted NAY.  Motion carried.

ADJOURN
Commissioner Ihli moved, Commissioner Denker seconded a motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:30 p.m.

On the vote, all members voted AYE.  Motion carried.

 

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