BRIER PLANNING COMMISSION MINUTES
April 18, 2018
Chairman Marley called the Brier Planning Commission meeting to
order at 7:03 PM.
Present: Commissioner Marley, Commissioner Weston, Commissioner DeMorret,
Commissioner Hanson, Councilmember Gallagher.
Absent: Commissioner Scott, Commissioner Rosman, Commissioner Jonart.
Staff: Planner Flathman, Mayor Colinas.
Marley opened for consideration approval of
the January 17, 2018 Planning Commission minutes. Motion: Approve the January 17, 2018 Planning Commission minutes. Moved by Commissioner DeMorret, Seconded by Commissioner Weston. Motion Carried.
Gallagher discussed recent City Council activity.
PUBLIC REQUESTS &
ORAL COMMUNICATIONS: None.
Marley opened the Public Hearing for preliminary
approval of Vine 13 Subdivision No. SUB18-01 located at 2588 Vine Road, to
build 13 single family homes on 4.95 acres, at 7:07 PM.
City Planner Flathman gave a detailed overview of the proposed
project with a recommendation for approval.
Maher Joudi the applicants engineer, wanted to thank the City
Staff for all their work, he believes this project meets all the City
Jack and Sue Randell of Brier, asked if the Commissioners received
their letter addressing their concerns and questions? The letter was not in their
The Commission took a two minute recess
to review the Randell’s letter at 7:19 PM.
The Public Hearing was resumed at 7:21 PM.
Jack and Sue Randall of Brier, asked how will wildlife be handled once
development starts, how will water drainage problems be handled, what trees are
going to be removed, how long will this project take?
Daniel Farmer of Brier, has concerns for lots 6, 7, and 8 and how
the stormwater will be maintained, where will the water go
and will there be fencing?
Craig Eakright of Brier, wanted to know what are
the hours for construction, how long will the project take, has concerns
for stormwater runoff, worried about increased traffic on Vine Rd.
Deborah Beers of Brier, would like to echo
everyone's comments and concerns, she would like to see as many trees kept on
site as possible.
Maher Joud the applicants engineer addressed some of the concerns.
City Planner Flathman addressed the remaining concerns.
Commissioner Weston suggested that a Geotech look at the migration
of the water flow. She also asked if a Fire Marshall has looked at the turning
radius of the cul-de-sac?
Commissioner Hanson asked how tall the wall will be for lots 6, 7,
8 and how will the water be collected? Was an arborist report prepared?
Commissioner DeMorrett asked what type of trees will be planted?
The Public Hearing was closed at 8:05 PM.
City Planner Flathman advised the Commissioners the draft
resolution in section 7 number 23 to strike the words, "and shall have oil and
Motion: Recommend approval to City
Council for Vine 13 Subdivision No. 18-01 with the recommended conditions
listed by City Staff and the following conditions from the Planning Commission:
- Provide a geotechnical report that
addresses the subsurface flow pattern to not increase or impact the lots
by trapping runoff on the lots. Recommendations for subsurface drainage
addressing both the lots and potential impacts to neighboring lots shall
be discussed in the report.
- Recommend the fire truck turning
radius be reviewed
- Update the Resolution, section 7
number 23 to strike the words, "and shall have oil and water separators".
Moved by Commissioner Weston, Seconded by Commissioner DeMorret. Motion
Motion: Adjourn. Moved by Commissioner Hanson, Seconded by Commissioner DeMorret. Motion
carried. Meeting adjourned at 8:11 PM.
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