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Tuesday, September 06, 2011

The City of Nichols Hills

Minutes of the Planning Commission Meeting

September 6, 2011


Original Agenda Filed in the Office of the Municipal Clerk at 1 PM on the 29th   day of September, 2011.



Michael Bickford, Chairman                                        Tim Cohn

Barbara Gilbert                                                            Jeff James

John McCaleb                                                              Larry Savage

David Poole, City Manager                                          John Michael Williams, City Attorney

                                                                                    Kristi Hort, City Clerk, Fin Director


1.      Call to Order.


Chairman Bickford called the meeting to order at 5:40 p.m.


2.      Roll Call.


Acknowledgment was made by Chairman Bickford that he along with Commission members Gilbert, Savage and McCaleb were present. Cohn and James were absent.


3.      Citizens desiring to be heard:




4.      Minutes  August 2, 2011


APPROVED:  MOTION was moved by McCaleb, seconded by Gilbert.  AYES: Bickford, Gilbert, McCaleb and Savage. NAYES:  None



5.      PUBLIC HEARING:  Consider and approve or disapprove the application seeking a special permit application, submitted by T-Mobile Central LLC (T-Mobile) for the tower located at 6706 N Pennsylvania Avenue, Nichols Hills, Oklahoma.  T-Mobile currently has 6 antennas mounted on a steel monopole tower on City property.  This monopole is also mounted with a tornado siren.  T-Mobile seeks a special use permit to upgrade the wireless communication service from 2G to 3G technology.  The changes will also improve the appearance of the tower.


The public hearing was opened and Commissioner Gilbert recused herself from this agenda item.  Chairman Bickford advised there would not be a quorum to vote on this item. 


APPROVED:  MOTION to continue agenda item 5 until October 4, 2011 at 5:30 p.m. was moved by McCaleb, seconded by Savage.  AYES: Bickford, Gilbert, McCaleb and Savage. NAYES:  None



6.      Work Session:  Work session regarding corner lots, with possible action as desired by the Planning Commission.


City Attorney John Michael Williams provided a background paper to aide commission discussion during this work session.  A series of questions from commission members was presented to city staff and city attorney regarding corner lots.


Following lengthy discussion among staff, city attorney, residents and members of the planning commission, McCaleb made a MOTION to hold a work session at the October 4, 2011 Planning Commission meeting regarding enforcement of platted building lines along street frontages to include corner lots seconded by Savage.  AYES: Bickford, Gilbert, McCaleb and Savage. NAYES:  None





7.      Adjournment


APPROVED:  MOTION was moved by Savage, seconded by Gilbert.  AYES: Bickford, Gilbert, McCaleb and Savage. NAYES:  None



Michael Bickford                  

Michael Bickford, Chairman


Kristi Hort                                   David Poole                

Kristi Hort, City Clerk                 David Poole, City Manager


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