Tuesday, February 02, 2010

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE NICHOLS HILLS PLANNING COMMISSION HELD TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 2ND, 2010 AT 5:30 P.M., TOWN HALL, 6407 AVONDALE DRIVE, NICHOLS HILLS, OKLAHOMA.

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:        Mike Bickford, Chairman

                                                Tim Cohn

                                                Larry Savage 

Clay Farha                             

                                                Jeff James

                                                John McCaleb

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:          

 

OTHERS PRESENT:            David Poole, City Manager

                                                Kristi Hort, City Clerk

                                                Wiley Rice, Planning Consultant

                                                Charles Hooper, Public Works Director

 

The meeting was posted in accordance with the Open Meeting laws of the State of Oklahoma.

 

Chairman Bickford called the meeting to order and called the roll.

 

Motion was made by McCaleb, seconded by Savage to approve the minutes of the regular meeting held January 5, 2010.

 

            Aye:                 Bickford, Savage, James, Cohn, Farha, McCaleb

            Nay:                None

 

Chairman Bickford requested the commission hold the work session on the agenda as Item 4d first.  During the work session regarding the height & volume recommendations to the City council related to review of height and volume restrictions and other building and zoning restrictions in residential areas, included an update presented by Mr. Jay Yowell.  He stated the studentís goal for the March meeting to include a detailed documentation and power point presentation.

 

 

PUBLIC HEARING: A public hearing was held regarding the Amendment of Section 6-6 of the City code related to exterior lighting restrictions.

 

Mr. Wiley Rice the latest draft ordinance for the consideration by this commission.  No citizens requested to be heard regarding this item.

 

Larry Savage made a motion to approve the ordinance amending Chapter 6 of the Nichols Hills Code regarding yard lights and prohibition of outdoor lights projecting onto other properties; where this ordinance shall not be applicable to lighting fixtures which exist on February 2, 2010; however all existing lighting fixtures moved, modified or replaced; repealing conflict ordinances or parts hereof, providing for severability, and declaring an emergency.  This motion was seconded by John McCaleb.

 

            Aye:                 Savage, James, Cohn, Farha, McCaleb

            Nay:                Bickford

 

Item C the regarding the emergency section was cancelled.

 

During the work session regarding the possible authorization of a temporary office building on construction site for Estate Lots. Commissioner McCaleb inquired if there is a restriction regarding the placement of a temporary office on an estate lot which is under construction.  Public Works Director advised no there is not.  Commissioners determined no additional discussion is necessary.

 

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned.

 

Mike Bickford

CHAIRMAN

 

ATTEST:

 

Kristi Hort

CITY CLERK

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