CITY OF BROOKHAVEN
PLANNING COMMISSION MEMBERS
City of Brookhaven 8/5/2013 11:30 AM Page 1
DRAFT MINUTESAugust 5, 2013 Work Session Meeting 11:30 AM
200 Ashford Center N, Suite 150, Dunwoody, GA 30338
A) CALL TO ORDER
Stan Segal Chairman PresentShannon Cameron PresentJack Honderd PresentAdrian Schmidt PresentJohn Funny AbsentRob Francour AbsentJohn Hess Present
B) ORGANIZATIONAL AND PROCEDURAL ITEMS
Chairman Stan Segal asked the staff to identify any procedural or organization items. Director of CommunityDevelopment, Susan Canon, mentioned the LCI process and that training will be set up for members of theCommission. In regard to public hearings, she explained that the proper procedure for speakers is that the total timefor proponent and opponents is up to ten minutes to speak
The Commission discussed public hearings as it relates to deferrals, tabling items and public comment. They all
agreed that the Planning Commission’s role is limited to agenda items and general public comments are the role of
the City Council. Commissioner Cameron asked that there be a document such as a FAQ that explains proceduresof the Planning Commission. Susan Canon explained that because the city is in the formational stages it is a bit preliminary to create since it may change. She explained that fact sheets had been created for all boards and thatthey were currently under review.
C) UNFINISHED BUSINESS
RZ13-03 - Height Text Amendment
Susan explained that the text amendment to height was not on the agenda because Council opted to move the itemforward and not defer it. She cited that the Council will have the second reading on the item August 13, 2013.
RZ13-01 - 1475 N Druid Hills Rd.
Director Canon explained that the applicants request to rezone the site from R-75 to R-A8 to construct a 31-unittownhome project with a proposed density of 7.93 dwelling units per acre and that it is supported by theComprehensive Plan. She cited that the applicant has agreed to all the staff recommended conditions and mentionedthat the applicant may add additional conditions. Chairman, Stan Segal, stated that emails concerning theapplication were left out of the packet. Susan Canon made note that staff will find all of the emails and include themin the next packet. Questions were asked concerning traffic and impact and answered by Director Canon.
D) NEW BUSINESS
Director Canon explained Artisan Home Crafters request to rezone 2.16 acres located at 1107, 1111, and 1115Wright Avenue and 1977 and 1987 E Roxboro Road from R-NCD to R-60 to build 10 new single family detachedhomes. She cited that they are requesting to build at half the density of what the Comprehensive Plan calls for
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