CITY OF CHARLOTTESVILLE
PLANNING COMMISSION PRE MEETING
TUESDAY, August 10, 2009 -- 4:30 P.M.
NDS CONFERENCE ROOM
Planning Commissioners present
Mr. Jason Pearson
Ms. Genevieve Keller
Mr. John Santoski
Mr. Kurt Keesecker
Mr. Dan Rosensweig
Mr. Jim Tolbert, Director NDS
Ms. Missy Creasy, Planning Manager
Mr. Brian Haluska, Neighborhood Planner
Mr. Nick Rogers, Neighborhood Planner
Mr. Richard Harris, Deputy City Attorney
Mr. Mike Smith, Planning Assistant
The Commission began to gather at 4:30 with a call to order at 4:45. Jason Pearson provided an overview of the agenda items. He noted that for item 7b he wanted to add study of bond requirements for damaged trees. He provided the process for the commercial matrix discussion and it was noted that private clubs by SUP in B-1 should be added for consideration as a housekeeping item. He noted that commissioners should provide any comments to Council concerning the state code mandates as feedback for the next legislative package. It was clarified that the health care cottage could only be established for a family member of the property owner.
Mr. Tolbert provided clarification on the boundary of the urban development area as well as clarity on the proposed comprehensive plan language link to the state code requirement. Mr. Keesecker asked a number of questions for clarity on the boundary of the UDA.
Mr. Pearson asked Mr. Haluska if the requested information was provided for the Longwood PD. He noted that information was sufficient to support the use of criteria one.
Ms. Creasy outlined a number of announcements.
Mr. Pearson requested volunteers for the nominating committee for Chair and Vice Chair. Mr. Keesecker and Mr. Osteen were placed in those roles.
It was noted that Mr. Osteen and Ms. Keller were reappointed to the Planning Commission. Mr. Pearson will serve until replaced. Council has opened the application period for Mr. Emory’s vacancy until the end of September.
The discussion adjourned at 5:20pm.