Village Center Plans moving forward

Community Development Director Mary Gibbs reviewed the Village Center Planning Initiative at this special joint meeting for the Planning & Zoning and Design Review Board members.

This Initiative includes both the overall “big picture” of the Village Center Comprehensive Plan Amendments and the more specific Land Development Code Amendments.

Gibbs also introduced Jeff Katims from The Mellgren Planning Group who will be reviewing all of the planning documents from an independent perspective.

Public Input

Ten residents and property owner representatives spoke during the public comment period.  Residents spoke in support of the overall Village Center planning and the property owner representatives raised a few questions.

Planning & Zoning Board Special Meeting – Land Development Code Amendments

A special meeting of the Planning & Zoning Board followed the earlier joint meeting of the boards to determine whether to recommend the Land Development Code Amendments be forwarded to the Village Council.

The board voted unanimously to recommend that Council approve the Land Development Code Amendments subject to small changes to be made by the Village staff.

Additional details are available in the minutes of this meeting.