May 20 Planning Commission Minutes

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MACEDONIA PLANNING COMMISSION

MAY 20, 2019

MEETING MINUTES

CALL TO ORDER:

Mr. Westbrooks called the meeting to order at approximately 5:30 pm.

MEMBERS PRESENT

Planning Commission Members present: Mr. Westbrooks, Mr. Velotta, Mr. Schiavone, Mr. Finley, and Mr. Cox.

Building Commissioner: Nino Monaco

City Planner: Brian Frantz

Fire Inspector: Don Bell

APPROVAL OF THE FEBRUARY 11, 2019 MEETING MINUTES.

Mr. Velotta motioned to approve, Mr. Cox seconded. Mr. Velotta: yes, Mr. Cox: yes, Mr. Schiavone: yes, Mr. Westbrooks: abstained, Mr. Finley: abstained.

APPROVAL OF THE APRIL 15, 2019 MEETING MINUTES.

Mr. Velotta motioned to approve, Mr. Schiavone seconded. Mr. Velotta: yes, Mr. Schiavone: yes, Mr. Westbrooks: yes, Mr. Finley: yes, Mr. Cox abstained.

APPROVAL OF THE MAY 13, 2019 SPECIAL MEETING MINUTES.

Mr. Velotta motioned to approve, Mr. Cox seconded and All voted: yes.

AGENDA AMENDED

Mr. Cox motioned to amend the May 20, 2019 Planning Commission agenda to include Mr. Castrovillari proposing opinions on the pier lighting for Culver’s Restaurant as number one on the agenda. Mr. Schiavone seconded and all were in favor.

PROPOSED OPINIONS OF PIER LIGHTING FOR CULVER’S RESTAURANT LOCATED AT 8143 GOLDEN LINK BLVD.

Mr. Castrovillari presented pictures of the presently installed pier lighting. Building Commissioner, Mr. Monaco pointed out that the lighting that was installed was not the lighting that was proposed on the original plans that were approved. There was much discussion of the size of the pier lights. Mr. Castrovillari proposed adding a black base to add height to the pier light. Mr. Cox suggested that the City Architectural Advisor review the light with the black base. Mr. Castovillari agreed to have the Architectural Advisor review the pier light with the black base.

PROPOSED APPROVAL FOR USE OF STANDARD OHIO EDISON DECORATIVE LIGHTING POLES AW PRESENTLY INSTALLED AT THE RESERVE AT NORTHWOODS

WITHDRAWN BY APPLICANT AND SCHEDULED TO BE ON THE JUNE 17, 2019 PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA.

Mr. Westbrooks motioned to defer the proposal from the current agenda and that it be added to the June 17, 2019 Planning Commission agenda. Mr. Cox seconded and all were in favor.

PROPOSED APPROVAL OF THE FINAL SITE PLAN FOR SPRUCE HILL CROSSINGS DEVELOLOPMENT PHASE III

Mr. Vitale and Mr. Barcikiski with MG Civil Design were present and made their proposal. Mr. Frantz made his comments. There was much discussion of the density per units. Mr. Frantz stated if the applicant cannot adhere to the standard then they can seek a variance from the BZA, and the Planning Commission can recommend the partial sidewalks to the City Council for approval. Mr. Cox motioned to approve with the condition to waive the sidewalk requirement and to receive a variance from BZA for the density with administrative approval of street trees. Mr. Velotta seconded and all were in favor.

PROPOSED FINAL SITE PLAN APPROVAL FOR A BUILDING ADDITION FOR FUNCTIONAL PRODUCTS LOCATED AT 8282 BAVARIA RD.

Mr. Kane was present. Mr. Frantz made his comments. There was discussion of parking and land banking. Mr. Schiavone motioned to approve subject to including storm water management for the future and that CE-2.1 proposed land banking was approved by the BZA. Mr. Cox seconded and all were in favor.

PROPOSED POLE AND MONUMENT SIGN FOR LA QUINTA LOCATED AT 268 E. HIGHLAND.

Erin McKibben was present and stated that the pole sign would be removed and that the sign would be bolted onto the base. Mr. Cox motioned to approve as submitted, Mr. Finley seconded and all were in favor.

PROPOSED STORE FRONT SIGNAGE FOR NORTH COAST PIZZA (PIZZA HUT) LOCATED AT 746 E. AURORA RD.

Vicky Green was present and commented that they prefer not to use the channel letters because they do not want to put holes into the building, and that Pulp, and Batteries Plus did not have channel letters. Mr. Frantz made his comments and stated that individual channel letters are required by the approved sign criteria. Ms. Green stated that channel letters could be used. Mr. Monaco asked for an approval letter from the landlord to be provided. Mr. Cox motioned to approve subject to the approved code with raised channel letters and with a rear sign stating the unit and deliveries. Mr. Finley seconded and all were in favor.

PROPOSED DEO STATION BUILDING REPLACEMENT ON E. AURORA RD. (NEXT TO CONRAD’S)

Eray Tulay with Dominion East Ohio was present and showed samples of brick and roofing materials that could be used on the proposed building. Mr. Monaco stated that he would show the Architectural Advisor the samples to get her opinion. Mr. Frantz made his comments and stated that a Public Hearing would be needed at the next planning commission meeting for a Conditional Use, and that a Conditional use variance would be needed from the BZA. Mr. Westbrooks motioned to table to the June 17th 2019 Planning Commission meeting so that a Public Hearing can be scheduled and variances can be approved from the BZA, Mr. Schiavone seconded, and all were in favor.

PROPOSED OUTDOOR STORAGE AT 8190 ROLL & HOLD PARKWAY.

Mr. Blackburn was present. Mr. Frantz made his comments and stated that they could seek a variance from the BZA. Mr. Westbrooks motioned to approve on the condition that BZA grants approval for outdoor storage. Mr. Cox seconded and all were in favor.

PROPOSED SIGNAGE FOR THE EUROPEAN WAX CENTER LOCATED AT 8210 MACEDONIA COMMONS BLVD.

Mr. Smith was present. Mr. Frantz made his comments. Mr. Westbrooks motioned to approve with black letters, subject to 5-inch cans, and approval of the black letters. Mr. Schiavone seconded and all were in favor.

ADJOURNMENT:

Mr. Velotta motioned to adjourn at approximately 7:08 P.M., Mr. Schiavone seconded and all were in favor.

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