Minutes for the Springfield Planning and Zoning Commission
Date: April 14, 2011
Time: 6:30 P.M.
The regular meeting and public hearing of the Planning and Zoning Commission was held on the above date and time in City Council Chambers, third floor of City Hall with the following members and City of Springfield staff in attendance: Shelby Lawhon, Chair; Phil Young; Thomas Baird, IV; Matthew Edwards; Jason Ray; Jim Hansen; King Coltrin; Mike MacPherson, Principal Planner, Planning and Development; Brendan Griesemer, Planning and Development Manager; Diane Showerman, Administrative Assistant, Planning and Development; Tom Rykowski, Assistant City Attorney. ABSENT: Gloria Roling, Jay McClelland.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
The minutes of the March 31, 2011 Planning and Zoning Commission were approved unanimously.
Mr. MacPherson reported that the applicant for Consent Item #2, Relinquish Easement 763, has requested their proposal be tabled until May 12, 2011.
FINALIZATION AND APPROVAL OF CONSENT ITEMS:
(These consent cases will be approved by Commission unless a Commissioner or someone else wishes to speak to them. If so, those cases will be moved to the appropriate place on the agenda and they may be spoken to, and voted on, at that time.)
- Relinquish Easement 762 Empire Bank/Christian Church of Mid-America
(3810 E. Sunshine)
- Relinquish Easement 763 Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World, LLC
(500 W. Sunshine and 1935 S. Campbell)
- Relinquish Easement 766 White Shirts, LLC
(4420 and 4430 S. Campbell)
Mr. Edwards motioned to table Consent Item 2, Relinquish Easement 763. Mr. Young seconded the motion. Motion carried as follows: AYES: Baird, Coltrin, Edwards, Hansen, Lawhon, Ray, and Young. NAYS: None. ABSTAIN: None. ABSENT: McClelland and Roling.
Mr. Ray motioned to approve Consent Items, Relinquish Easements 762 and 766. Mr. Baird seconded the motion. Motion carried as follows: AYES: Baird, Coltrin, Edwards, Hansen, Lawhon, Ray, and Young. NAYS: None. ABSTAIN: None. ABSENT: McClelland and Roling.
ANY OTHER MATTERS UNDER COMMISSION JURISDICTION:
4. Report on Neighborhood Stabilization Program City staff
Mr. Griesemer gave a presentation on the Neighborhood Stabilization Program, the acquisition and redevelopment of foreclosed homes.