PC 2007 February

 
 
COOPERTOWN PLANNING COMMISSION
 
MEETING MINUTES
 
February 20, 2007
 
 
  
Call to Order
 
Chairman Rettaliata called the meeting to order at 7:07 p.m. on February 20, 2007 in the City Hall located at 2525 Burgess Gower Road.
 
Roll Call
 
Chairman Rettaliata conducted a roll call. The following Planning Commission members were present:
 
Brian Rettaliata, Chairman
Robert Dale Anderson, Alderman
Richard Crutcher, Member
Jamie Moore, Member
Richard Waltz, Member
Bo Logan, Representative, Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development
 
Absent: Danny Crosby, Mayor
Peggy Ruth, Alderman
 
New Business
 
Approval of Minutes from the prior meeting:
 
Chairman Rettaliata asked for comments and/or corrections to the Minutes from the Planning Commission Meeting held on January 16, 2007. No comments or corrections were offered. A motion to waive reading of the minutes and approve as presented was made by Alderman Anderson and seconded by Mr. Moore. By voice vote the minutes were unanimously approved.
 
 
Draft Site Development Agreement
 
Chairman Rettaliata led a brief discussion regarding a prototype Site Development Agreement to be executed between Coopertown and any developer building within the Town. The Agreement is designed to set out the conditions the builder must meet and the penalties for failure to meet those conditions. Chairman Rettaliata indicated that the document was a draft which needed further refinement as well as review by the Town Attorney.
 
 
Site Plan Review”Replacement for BP Convenience Store I-24 and  Highway 49 (aka Dave's Amoco)
 
Tonya Glasgow, Civil Resource Consultants, LLC reviewed the  plan for a new convenience store on the subject site to be operated by Hollingsworth Oil Company. Ms. Glasgow indicated that the new facility was designed to include a 1000 square foot fast food restaurant, however, at this point the owners have been unsuccessful in getting a commitment from someone to operate it. Demolition of the current facility and construction of the new one is anticipated to begin Fall 2007. Mr. Crutcher raised a question as to whether the site's current curb cut from Highway 49 meets TDOT requirements and how it may be impacted by TDOT's proposed upgrades to the Highway
49 York Road intersection. Final approval of the site plan was deferred pending Ms. Glasgow contacting TDOT for additional information.
 
Old Business
 
Review of Planning and Zoning Fees:
 
Chairman Rettaliata presented an update on the comparison of Planning and Zoning fees for Coopertown, Pleasant View, Robertson County, Cheatham County and the cities immediately around Coopertown. Chairman Rettaliata indicated that all the pertinent data had been collected and he would now be getting billing information from several professional engineering firms to use in developing a recommendation as to an appropriate fee schedule for Coopertown to use with regard to development activities. 
 
 
Discussion
 
 Mr. Waltz asked if Coopertown currently had in place building design and materials specifications. A brief discussion was held as to the advisability of developing such specifications and Mr. Logan volunteered to find some examples for the members to study.
 
Adjournment
 
On a motion by Mr. Moore and seconded by Mr. Crutcher the meeting was adjourned at 8:27 p.m.
 
 
 
Minutes submitted by: ________________________
Brian M. Rettaliata, Chairman
 
                                   
 
Minutes approved by: ____________________________
Brian M. Rettaliata, Chairman
 
ATTEST:                   _____________________________
City Recorder