Planning Meeting

Regular Meeting

August 22, 2017 - 6:26 PM

Planning Commission Present

Commission Members

Jay King
Alvin Brewer
Jim Mills
Christine Pinkley

Planning Commission Staff Present

Mayor Jordan Sullivan
Nanette Barnes
Larry Parrish


Ty Williams

A quorum was declared and the meeting was called to order at 6:33 pm.

Motion made by C. Pinkley to accept the minutes from July 18, 2017 Planning Commission Meeting. Seconded by J. Mills. All approved. Motion carried.

Public comments - Ty Williams addressed the Commission regarding a possible lot split. His property is in the Avoca Planning Zone and includes 5.98 acres near Scenic Drive and Kelly Circle . Mr. Williams' personal residence would remain in the middle of the property. The lot split he is considering would be 3 lots: 2 lot s at 1 acre each and 1 lot at 4 acres. Family members would be residing in residences on all property after split. Mr. Williams voiced concerns regarding requirements to meet subdivision regulations. The Planning Commission agreed to take his situation under advisement.

Public Comments


Old Business

  1. Bike and Pedestrian Plan submitted changes to NWARPC. No action taken.
  2. Master Street Plan- No action taken.
  3. Standard Specifications for Street and Drainage construction are with Olsson Engineering- No action taken.
  4. Medical Marijuana Dispensaries and Growing Facilities- possible interest and concerns. Law enforcement issues would be handled by Benton County Sheriff's Office; Nanette Barnes told inquiring party any facility must be 1500 ft from church, school or daycare as per state law. No changes to zoning codes necessary at this time.
  5. New planning member still needed.

New Business

  1. Next Planning Commission meeting scheduled for September 19, 2017
  2. Jay King requested members to consider attending a Rogers Planning Commission meeting. Rogers' meetings are held 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month.

Committee Reports:

  1. Larry Parrish, Zoning Official, no issues to report
  2. Motion was made to adjourn at 7:15 by A. Brewer; seconded by J. Mills. All approved, motion carried.

Christine Pinkley Secretary

Approved, Jay King, Chairman

Attested, Jim Mills, Vice-Chairman

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