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Planning and Zoning October 2018 Minutes

P & Z Meeting Minutes
October 1, 2018 7:00 P.M.

Members Present: Robert Wilson, Bob Blondo, Jack Bickler, Steve Huff, Jarad Giddens, Joe Gallant, Loren Winter. Members Absent: David Young

The minutes from August 6, 2018 were approved with a motion from Jarad Giddens and a second from Jack Bickler. All voted aye.

The agenda was approved with a motion from Steve Huff and a second from Jarad Giddens. All voted aye.

Vistors:

None

Mr. Travis Cossey introduced the new City Administrator Jimmy Liles and the new City Planner Scott Godbey.                                                      

Agenda Items:

18-10-01 Minor Subdivision – Lovell Subdivision

Staff Report:  

Travis Cossey presented the staff report for the Minor Subdivision request.  The applicant is requesting approval for a lot split for a 1.8-acre parcel of land located in the 600 block of S Main to accommodate access to the proposed Lot 2, a 30’ private ingress/egress easement has been provided.  Both lots will retain R1 zoning.

 Public Hearing

No one was present to discuss the application.

Discussion

With no further discussion Robert Wilson closed the public hearing.  Joe Gallant made a motion to approve with a second by Bob Blondo.  All voted aye.

Appointment of Planning and Zoning Secretary

Mr. Cossey asked for nominations for Planning and Zoning Secretary since the previous secretary had moved outside the city limits.  Loren Winter nominated Jarad Giddens with a second by Steve Huff.  All voted aye. 

Planner’s Report

Travis Cossey gave a brief overview for the City of Nixa Downtown Façade Grant Program.  This grant program would allow for businesses located in the downtown area to renovate and rehabilitate building facades.  The program is a grant improvement program offering a 1/1 matching grant for the cost of eligible façade improvements.  Mr. Cossey was asking for a recommendation from the Commissioners to forward this program to the City Council for approval. 

Jarad Giddens made a motion to forward the program to City Council with a second by Joe Gallant. All voted aye.

Mr. Scott Godbey gave a brief overview of a grant program administered by the Ozarks Transportation Organization.  The grant is used to fund pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure along the safety programs.  The grant would be used for the Nicholas Road Sidewalk Project. 

With no further business, Joe Gallant made a motion to adjourn with a second by Jarad Giddens.  All voted aye.

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P&Z Secretary, Jarad Giddens