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MINUTES OF THE BURLINGTON PLANNING

AND ZONING COMMISSION MEETING

 

November 28, 2005

 

Council Chamber, Burlington Municipal Building

 

 

CITY MEMBERS:                                              EXTRATERRITORIAL MEMBERS:

George Byrd, Chairman, Present                       Bud Apple, Present

Paul Cobb, Secretary, Present                           John Enoch, Absent

John Black, Present                                         Richard Franks, Present

Lynn Cowan, Present                                       Jim Johnson, Present

Elder Greg Hargrave, Present                          Ellis Piper, Absent

Gordon Millspaugh, Present                             Bob Ware, Absent

 

STAFF PRESENT:

 

Robert R. Harkrader, Planning Director

Haywood Cloud, Zoning/Subdivision Administrator

Dianne Fogleman, Office Assistant

 

 

       ITEM NO. 1Chairman Byrd called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

 

       ITEM NO. 2: Minutes of the meeting held October 24, 2005, could not be approved due to the lack of a quorum of extraterritorial Commission members.

 

       ITEM NO. 3: Consent agenda:  (City)

 

(A)   Mr. Rodney Herring with Simmons Engineering and Surveying, Inc., representing Mr. Lee Wilson, presented an application for final plat approval of the right-of-way dedication for the Savannah West Shopping Center.  The property is located on the west side of St. Mark’s Church Road approximately 470 feet south of South Church Street as shown on plans by Simmons Engineering and Surveying, Inc., dated November 8, 2005.

 

(B)   Concept Builders, Inc., presented an application for final plat approval of Phase 4, Lots 15 through 19, Abbington Place Townhomes.  The property is located at the intersection of University Drive and Abbington Way as shown on plans by Fleming Engineering, Inc., dated November 11, 2005, and containing five lots.

 

(C)   Mr. Mark Reich with Alley, Williams, Carmen and King, Inc., representing Wakefield Development Company, presented an application for final plat approval of Phase 1, Mackintosh on the Lake, Section C, “Inverness.”  The property is located southwest of Loch Ridge Parkway and southwest of Interstate 85/40 as shown on plans by Alley, Williams, Carmen and King, Inc., dated containing 66 lots.

 

(D)   Mr. Mark Reich with Alley, Williams, Carmen and King, Inc., representing Wakefield Development Company, presented an application for final plat approval of Phase 1, Section 1, Mackintosh on the Lake, Section J, “Glenmoore.”  The property is located on Glenkirk Drive south of Interstate 85/40 as shown on plans by Alley, Williams, Carmen and King, Inc., dated November 11, 2005, and containing 34 lots.

 

(E)   Mr. Mark Reich with Alley, Williams, Carmen and King, Inc., representing Wakefield Development Company, presented an application for final plat approval of Phase 1, Sections 5 and 6, Mackintosh on the Lake “Avalon.”  The property is located on Sinclair Trace south of Interstate 85/40 and west of St. Mark’s Church Road as shown on plans by Alley, Williams, Carmen and King, Inc., dated August 30, 2005, and containing 47 lots.

 

(F)   Mr. Mark Reich with Alley, Williams, Carmen and King, Inc., representing Wakefield Development Company, presented an application for final plat approval of a recreation lot in the Mackintosh on the Lake Subdivision.  The property is located south of Interstate 85/40 on the southwest corner of Bonnar Bridge Parkway and Loch Ridge Parkway as shown on plans by Alley, Williams, Carmen and King, Inc., containing one lot.

 

(G)   Mr. Rodney Herring with Simmons Engineering and Surveying, Inc., representing Mr. Virgil Stadler, presented an application for final plat approval of the Virgil L. Stadler Subdivision.  The property is located on the east side of Durham Street Extension approximately 280 feet south of Durham Meadows Drive as shown on plans by Simmons Engineering and Surveying dated September 13, 2005, and containing two lots.

 

(H)   Mr. John D. Somers, representing Mr. Edward S. Hayes, Sr., presented an application for final plat approval of Phase 1, Vaux Hall Village Subdivision.  The property is located on the west side of Jackson Street approximately 500 feet southwest of Macon Street as shown on plans by John D. Somers Surveying dated October 25, 2005, and containing four lots.

 

       Staff made the following recommendations:

 

(A)            Recommended approval.

(B)             Recommended approval.

(C)          Recommended approval contingent upon completion of street construction, water quality ponds and sewer lift stations or the applicant posting proper surety with the City Engineering Department prior to recording the plat.

(D)          Recommended approval contingent upon completion of street construction or the applicant posting proper surety with the City Engineering Department prior to recording the plat.

(E)          Recommended approval contingent upon completion of street construction or the applicant posting proper surety with the City Engineering Department prior to recording the plat.

(F)  Recommended approval.

(G)  Recommended approval.

(H)  Recommended approval.

 

       Commission Member Cobb made to motion to recommend approval of (A), (B), (F), (G) and (H) and recommended approval of (C), (D) and (E) with the contingencies outlined by staff. Gordon Millspaugh seconded the motion.  The Commission voted unanimously as follows:

 

(A)            Recommended approval.

(B)             Recommended approval.

(C)          Recommended approval contingent upon completion of street construction, water quality ponds and sewer lift stations or the applicant posting proper surety with the City Engineering Department prior to recording the plat.

(D)          Recommended approval contingent upon completion of street construction or the applicant posting proper surety with the City Engineering Department prior to recording the plat.

(E)          Recommended approval contingent upon completion of street construction or the applicant posting proper surety with the City Engineering Department prior to recording the plat.

(F)  Recommended approval.

(G)  Recommended approval.

(H)  Recommended approval.

 

       ITEM NO. 4: Mr. Warren D. Yarbrough, representing the Alamance-Burlington School System, presented an application to rezone from R-9, Residential District, to CO-I, Conditional Office-Institutional District, to allow an addition to Andrews Elementary School.  The property is located at 2630 Buckingham Road approximately 760 feet north of North Church Street as shown on Alamance County Tax Map 13-17-4E.

 

       This was a City item.

 

       Commission Member Millspaugh asked that he be recused from voting.  Commission Member Cobb made a motion to allow Mr. Millspaugh to abstain from voting.  Greg Hargrave seconded the motion.  The Commission voted unanimously to recuse Mr. Millspaugh from voting.

 

       Planning Director Harkrader distributed aerial photographs showing the existing school and grounds as well as the location of the proposed addition and modified parking lot. He stated that staff recommended approval of the request for rezoning.

 

       Commission Member Black made a motion to recommend approval of the request for rezoning.  Greg Hargrave seconded the motion.  The Commission voted unanimously to recommend approval of the request for rezoning.

 

       The Commission found that the zoning change as requested would not adversely affect the adjoining property and would be in keeping with land use planning in the area.

 

       ITEM NO. 5Due to December 26 being a Christmas holiday, staff recommended that the Commission hold its December meeting on the 19th, and the deadline for submitting items for the agenda be December 7, 2005.

 

       Commission Member Franks made a motion to reschedule the December 26th meeting to the 19th.  Gordon Millspaugh seconded the motion.  The Commission voted unanimously to reschedule the December meeting to the 19th.

 

 

       There being no further business to discuss, the meeting was adjourned at 7:11 p.m.

 

 

 

              ________________________________________

                         George A. Byrd, Jr., Chairman

 

 

 

              ________________________________________

                           Paul E. Cobb, Jr., Secretary