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GPC 01/26/98

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January 26, 1991
Minutes
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Members Present: Richard Salvage, Gary Stansbury, Bill Wernet, Carl Wilkenfeld. Mr. Wernet was welcomed to GPC as representative from Village Council.
Members Absent: Keith Myers
Also Present: Reza Reyazi, Village Planner Visitors Present: Scott Rawdon (Sentinel),Mark Zarbaugh, John Thornborough, Bob Hersam, Bob Erhard, Jeff Kobunski
Minutes of December 22, 1997:
Page 1, under Correction of Minutes, add at their own risk after "with a foundation certificate..."
Page 2, about middle of page, change to "re.qu.ir.ement provide ROW and turn lanes..." to
MR. WILKENFELD MOVED TO APPROVE MINUTES AS CORRECTED AND MR. SALVAGE SECONDED. MOTION WAS UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED.
Citizens Comments: None
Old Business:
Bob Evans, Cherry Valley Road
Bob Evans has submitted a final plat for subdivision for approval so that it can be recorded at the County Recorder' s Office
after being signed by the Chair of GPC and approved by the Village.
There was a question of insufficient time for consideration of this plat, the mylar of whieh was received last Friday. Although
approval has already been granted and consideration tonight is
mostly administrative, members thought it should be tabled until the next meeting in order to adhere to ordinance requirements. It
is important that all changes required by the preliminary plat be included in the final plat.
MR. SALVAGE MOVED TO TABLE THIS UNTIL THE NEXT MEETING TO BE
SURE THAT ALL REQUIREMENTS FOR SUBMISSION PERIODS ARE MET, AND
WE THAT WE HAVE WRITTEN FINDING FROM STAFF AS TO COMPLETENESS
OF PLAT. MR. WILKENFELD SECONDED, AND IT WAS UNANIMOUSLY
APPROVED.
Denison University, Sunset Hill
Mr. Reyazi said that Denison has requested a waiver of public
use fee for their new residence halls. GPC discussed this at their
last meeting and agreed that a waiver would be appropriate. The
Ordinance suggests {1305. 03( f)} L a"nd Dedication in Lieu of Fee, 1'
and Mr. Wernet suggested asking them to dedicate the development
rights f6r Middleton House and the Bio Reserve to balance the fee.
Mr. Reyazi thought this might be complicated and he had told them
he would not hold up the certificate. He would be concerned about
precedent·settingr.M. r,i,-Salvage- thought t"hs*"w'ouldfa- ti<outside't-he-* scope of this body.
No consensus was arrived at for a recommendation to Village dCeoduinccaitli,onbut Mr. Wernet would like Denison to consider the land in lieu of fee. This could be sent to VC without trheecomfemee. ndation in order that they consider all options regarding
MR. SALVAGE MOVED THAT WHILE RECOGNIZING THE VALIDITY OF THE DENISON REQUEST TO WAIVE THE PUBLIC USE FEE, GPC BELIEVES THAT VILLAGE COUNCIL SHOULD LOOK AT ALL ALTERNATIVES AND THEREFORE GPC MOVES TO FORWARD TO VILLAGE COUNCIL THE DENISON REQUEST WITHOUT SPECIFIC RECOMMENDATION. MR. WILKENFELD SECONDED, AND IT WAS UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED.
New Business:
Borough Company, John Thornborough, Shepardson Court
The original application for subdivision without plat (lot split) was approved March 20, 1995, but was not recorded within 60 days of approval, thus the approval was voided. They are now asking for approval of the same lot split that was previously approved. The plan would resubdivide six small lots into three
larger lots, providing more greenspace. The proposal meets all
requirements, and water and sewer is available.
MR. SALVAGE MOVED TO APPROVE APPLICATION AS PRESENTED; MR.
WILKENFELD SECONDED, AND IT WAS UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED.
Work Session:
Thornewood Subdivision, Lots 27, 28, 29, West Broadway
Mr. Hersam and Mr. Kobunski explained their new proposed cluster housing for the three lots. Mr. Hersam explained that
although this fronts in the TCOD, the hill in the back precludes
construction any farther to the rear and they feel that 50' setback
is the best they can do. They have seriously considered cluster
housing for 4 condos and find that it would work by merging the ef /St- lots. They propose a single curbcut, a=s-i-rb*e/d\riveway wd:6· 49- e ' another drive in back of the units facing into the hill. They
would build a retaining wall and retain much of the woods. This 31-1 would require a rezoning to Suburban C or PUD. It would retain
greenspace in lieu of a short setback in the TCOD.
This will be on the agenda again at
Consensus agreed it appears to be a good plan.
the next meeting.
Access Management Plan
Mr. Reyazi and Mr. Zarbaugh again talked about the proposed
Access Management Plan, saying the classification system is consistent
with the Licking County plan for roads.
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whereMr. Salvage was concerned with imposing new rules in areas they are not applicable or not needed. He suggested making the classification system as an overlay district where need exists. As areas annex, those areas can fall under the overlay district. Other areas can be reclassified as rdquired.
Mr. Wilkenfeld asked about sidewalks, and Mr. Zarbaugh said tshyasttemp.edestrian walkways are included in mobile transportation sidewalk. There are funds available to help a homeowner to put in a Some streets are too narrow for sidewalks.
an ovMerrl.ayWedrinsettriwcotu.ld recommend the marking the historic village as
Members were concerned about premature road widening, and Mr. Zarbaugh assured members that no changes were planned for now. There must be a major change in trip generation for the road to be widened. Under an Access Management plan, all roads are classified whether or not they will be actually built at some future date.
Mr. Reyazi said there are two main aspects of Access Manage- 1) Limit curbcuts and (2) Protect ROW for possible road
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development.
Mr. Wilkenfeld said we can call them by the same classifi- cation*as Licking County does but use different standards.
Finding of Eact:
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MR. M- ii*S *MOVED TO ADOPT THE RECOMMENDATION FOR DENISON UNIVERSITY AND THE APPLICATION FOR THE BOROUGH COMPANY AS FORMAL FINDING OF FACT. MR. WILKENFELD SECONDED, AND FINDING
OF FACT WAS UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED.
Adjournment: 9: 15 p. m.
Next Meetings: February 9 and 23
Respectfully submitted,
Betty Allen
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