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Planning Commission Agenda and Minutes

Minutes
Thursday, June 11, 2020

The regular meeting of the Planning Commission was called to order at 5:30 PM as a virtual meeting in Medford, Oregon on the above date with the following members and staff in attendance:
 
Commissioners Present
Mark McKechnie, Chair
Joe Foley, Vice Chair
David Culbertson
David Jordan
Bill Mansfield
David McFadden
E.J. McManus
Jared Pulver
Jeff Thomas
 
Staff Present
Carla Paladino, Principal Planner
Katie Zerkel, Senior Assistant City Attorney
Terri Richards, Recording Secretary
 
10.     Roll Call
 
20.    Consent Calendar / Written Communications. None.
 
30.          Approval or Correction of the Minutes from May 28, 2020 hearing
30.1 The minutes for May 28, 2020, were approved as submitted.
 
40.          Oral Requests and Communications from the Public.  None.
 
50.          Public Hearings.
 
Continuance Requests
50.1        PUD-20-032 / LDS-20-100 Consideration of a revised tentative plat and PUD Plan for the Springbrook Park Planned Unit Development in order to create nine additional lots at the southeast corner of the site.  The subject site is contained within an approximate 1.50 acres of a 19.6-acre tract of land, and is located along Springbrook Road north of Owen Drive within the SFR-6 (Single-Family Residential, six dwelling units per gross acre) and MFR-15 (Multiple Family Residential, fifteen dwelling units per gross acre) zoning districts. Applicant, Springbrook Park, LLC. Agent, Steven Swartsley; Planner, Dustin Severs.  The applicant requests this item be continued to the Thursday, June 25, 2020, Planning Commission meeting.
 
Motion: The Planning Commission continued PUD-20-032 and LDS-20-100, per the applicant’s request, to the Thursday, June 25, 2020 Planning Commission meeting.           
 
Moved by: Vice Chair Foley                         Seconded by: Commissioner McFadden
 
Commissioner Culbertson will be abstaining from the vote.  He previously financially represented Mr. Swartsley in purchase and sale of the property listed. 
 
Roll Call Vote: Motion passed, 8-0-1, with Commissioner Culbertson abstaining.
 
50.2 LDS-20-083 Consideration of tentative plat approval for Angell Village Subdivision, a proposed 4-lot residential subdivision on a single 1.17-acre parcel located at 1225 Corona Avenue in the SFR-4 (Single-Family Residential, four dwelling units per gross acre) zoning district (371W19BA2300); Applicant, Gary Angell; Agent, Scott Sinner Consulting, Inc.; Planner, Dustin Severs. This item to be continued to the June 25, 2020 Planning Commission meeting.
 
Motion: The Planning Commission continued LDS-20-083 to the Thursday, June 25, 2020 Planning Commission meeting.           
 
Moved by: Vice Chair Foley                         Seconded by: Commissioner McFadden
 
Roll Call Vote: Motion passed, 9-0-0.
 
50.3 CP-20-134 Consideration of Minor Comprehensive Plan Amendment to modify the Urbanization and Neighborhood Elements specifically related to the Rogue Valley Manor’s open space assessment requirement in planning unit MD-5f. Applicant, City of Medford; Planner, Carla Angeli Paladino.  Staff requests this item be continued to the Thursday, June 25, 2020 Planning Commission meeting.  
 
Motion: The Planning Commission continued CP-20-134 to the Thursday, June 25, 2020 Planning Commission meeting.            
 
Moved by: Vice Chair Foley                         Seconded by: Commissioner McFadden
 
Roll Call Vote: Motion passed, 9-0-0.
 
50.4 UP-19-004 Consideration of a Comprehensive Plan Amendment to adopt an Urbanization Plan into the Neighborhood Element for ten tax lots totaling 417.18 acres located west of North Phoenix Road (planning unit MD-5f- Rogue Valley Manor). Applicant, Rogue Valley Manor; Agent, Clark Stevens, Richard Stevens & Associates, Inc.; Planner, Carla Angeli Paladino.  The applicant requests this item be continued to the Thursday, June 25, 2020 Planning Commission meeting.
 
Motion: The Planning Commission continued UP-19-004, per the applicant’s request to the Thursday, June 25, 2020 Planning Commission meeting,         
 
Moved by: Vice Chair Foley                         Seconded by: Commissioner McFadden
 
Roll Call Vote: Motion passed, 9-0-0.
 
60.      Reports
60.1 Site Plan and Architectural Commission.
Commissioner Culbertson reported that the Site Plan and Architectural Commission met on Friday, June 5 2020.  They approved a 9,000 square foot commercial structure located at 5274 Crater Lake Avenue and construction of Joseph Office Park – Building III, an 8,400 square foot building located at 3531 East Barnett Road,  
 
60.2 Transportation Commission.
Commissioner Pulver reported that the Transportation Commission has not met since the last meeting.
 
60.3 Planning Department
Carla Angeli Paladino, Principal Planner reported the Planning Commission study session scheduled for Monday, June 22, 2020 has been cancelled. 
 
There is business scheduled for Thursday, June 25, 2020, and Thursday, July 9, 2020. 
 
There was no Planning business for City Council last week.
 
Next week City Council will hear the Electric Fence Amendments, Shared Use Path Amendment, housing CARES Act Amendment to the Program Year 2019 Action Plan and Columbia Care HOF Funding Agreement.
 
70.      Messages and Papers from the Chair.  None.
 
80.      City Attorney Remarks.  None.
               
90.      Propositions and Remarks from the Commission.  None.
 
100.    Adjournment
101.  The meeting was adjourned at approximately 6:40 p.m.  The proceedings of this meeting were digitally recorded and are filed in the City Recorder’s office.
 
 
Submitted by:
                                                                                               
 
Terri L. Richards                                                               
Recording Secretary                                                      
 
Mark McKechnie
Planning Commission Chair
 
Approved: June 25, 2020
 

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