BRIER PLANNING COMMISSION MINUTES
August 16, 2017
Chairman Marley called the
Brier Planning Commission meeting to order at 6:59 PM.
Present: Commissioner Marley,
Commissioner Scott, Commissioner Rosman, Commissioner DeMorret, Commissioner
Jonart, Councilmember Gallagher (Not voting). Commissioner Weston arrived at 7:13 PM.
Staff: City Planner Flathman and Building
APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
for consideration approval of the June 21, 2017 Planning Commission minutes. Motion: to approve
the June 21, 2017 Planning Commission minutes, Moved by Commissioner Rosman, Seconded
by Commissioner DeMorret. Motion Carried.
Councilmember Gallagher discussed
recent City Council activity.
PUBLIC REQUESTS & ORAL COMMUNICATIONS: None.
Marley opened the Public Hearing for Conditional Use Permit No.
CU17-01 to allow the installation of a new septic system; Conditional Use
Permit No. CU17-02 to allow construction of a secondary dwelling unit; Critical
Area Review Permit No. CAR17-06 to allow for buffer mitigation to install a
driveway over an existing culvert; and Variance No. V17-03 to allow for a
reduced street frontage, located at 2333 N Castle Way at 7:01 PM.
City Planner Flathman gave
a detailed overview of each permit, with recommendations to approve all permits
with conditions. She explained the variance is no longer needed because it was a
pre-existing condition created by Snohomish County, therefore grandfathered in
once annexed into Brier.
Gayle Faubion of Brier,
asked if the secondary dwelling unit will be used as a rental, and why they are
allowed to install a septic system?
Felix Smith of Brier, asked
how far is the stream buffer, where is it measured from, and what are the clearing
requirements, such as trees?
Michelle Dean of Brier, is
in support of this application.
Commissioners DeMorret and
Rosman asked how old the culvert is and has it been looked at by an engineer?
The Public Hearing was
closed at 7:35 PM.
Motion: to recommend approval of
Conditional Use Permit No. CU17-01, to allow the installation of a new septic
system; Conditional Use Permit No. CU17-02, to allow construction of a
secondary dwelling unit; Critical Area Review permit No. CAR17-06, to allow for
buffer mitigation to install a driveway over an existing culvert, with amended conditions
recommended by staff. Moved by Commissioner
Rosman, Seconded by Commissioner
Scott. Motion Carried.
Motion: to adjourn, Moved by Commissioner DeMorret, Seconded by Commissioner Scott. Motion
Carried. Chairman Marley declared the meeting adjourned at 7:37 PM.
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