PC 2007 November
COOPERTOWN PLANNING COMMISSION
November 19, 2007
I. Call to Order
Chairman Rettaliata called the meeting to order at 7:02 p.m. on November 19, 2007 in the Town Hall located at
II. Roll Call
The following Planning Commission members were present:
Brian Rettaliata, Chairman
Danny Crosby, Mayor
Robert Dale Anderson, Alderman
Richard Crutcher, Member
Bo Logan, Representative, Tennessee Department of Economic and
Greg Edrington, Highers, Koonce, & Associates, City Engineer
III. New Business
A. 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 October 16,
2007. No comments or corrections were offered. A motion to waive reading
of the minutes and approve as presented was made by Mr. Anderson and
seconded by Mayor Crosby. By voice vote the minutes were
B. Resignation”Jamie Moore
Chairmen Rettaliata advised the members that Jamie Moore had resigned his position on the Commission effective at the end of the October meeting due to scheduling conflicts with his job. He indicated an interest in serving in the future if circumstances permitted.
C. Final Plat Approval Doye Worrell, 1.06 acres,
Steve Artz, representing the applicant reviewed the plat for the subject property. After a brief discussion as to the set back requirements for accessory buildings the plat was approved unanimously on a motion by Alderman Anderson and seconded by Mayor Crosby.
D. Preliminary Plat Approval Donald Edwards, 40.64 acres, Audrey's Reserve,
Steve Artz representing Donnie Edwards presented a preliminary plat for the subject parcel reflecting 50 building lots with an on site drip septic system. A discussion was held between Mr. Artz and members of the Commission as well as Messers. Edrington and Logan regarding various technical aspects of the site. A brief adjournment was then called to permit members of the public in attendance to review the plat. After reconvening on a motion by Mr Crutcher and seconded by Alderman Anderson the preliminary plat was approved subject to the following requirements:
(a) creation of a 50 foot conservation easement at the rear of lots 1 through 14 and the platting of the lots to the property boundary.
(b) creation of a 20 foot drainage easement and any additional conservation easement possible on the south side of the development.
(c) establishment of the location and size of all proposed detention easements to accommodate proposed runoff.
(d) entrances must comply with the required site distances as established in the Subdivision Regulations.
The members voted as follows:
III. Old Business
A discussion was held with Matt Marinko regarding his proposed mix
use development of 170 acres on the east side of Highway 49N
drawing of the site reflecting 583 building lots averaging 6500 square
feet with approximately 10 acres devoted to commercial/retail
development. He indicated that the average home price would be
approximately $120,000. A number of concerns were expressed by
the members as well as Messers. Edrington and Logan regarding
housing density, site topography, the lack of sufficient open space,
traffic flow into and out of the property through a single entrance,
conformation with the Town's Subdivision Regulations as well as the
availability of water and sewer and the viability of commercial/
retail development on the property. At the end of the discussion Mr.
Marinko indicated that he would consider the comments and get back
to the Commission at a later date.
On a motion by Mr. Crutcher and seconded by Mayor Crosby the meeting
was adjourned at 9:25 p.m.
Minutes submitted by: ___________________________
Brian M. Rettaliata, Chairman
Minutes approved by: ____________________________
Brian M. Rettaliata, Chairman
Terri A. Brown, Town Recorder