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02-24-20 P&Z Min.T H E T O W N 0 F WESTLAKE MINUTES OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION MEETING February 24, 2020 PRESENT: Chairman Tim Brittan and Commissioners Kim Morris, Liz Garvin, Brad Swearingen, and Sharon Sandon ABSENT: Michelle Lee OTHERS PRESENT: Administrative Assistant to the Town Secretary Tanya Morris, Director of Planning Ron Ruthven, Fire Chief Richard Whitten, Finance Director Debbie Piper, IT Director Jason Power, Building Official Pat Cooke, and Development Coordinator Nick Ford Work Session 1. CALL TO ORDER Chairman Brittan called the work session to order at 5:15 p.m. 2. CITIZEN COMMENTS No one addressed the Commission. P&Z Minutes 02/24/20 Page 1 of 3 3. DISCUSSION REGARDING ITEMS LISTED ON THE REGULAR MEETING AGENDA. No discussion ensued. 4. ADJOURNMENT Chairman Brittan adjourned the work session at 5:15 p.m. Regular Session will begin immediately following the work session 1. CALL TO ORDER Chairman Brittan called the regular session to order at 5:15 p.m. 2. DISCUSSION AND CONSIDERATION OF THE MINUTES FROM THE MEETING HELD ON JANUARY 13, 2020. MOTION: Commissioner Garvin made a motion to approve the minutes. Commissioner Swearingen seconded the motion. The motion carried by a vote of 4-0. 3. CONDUCT A PUBLIC HEARING AND CONSIDER RECOMMENDATION OF A PRELIMINARY SITE EVALUATION FOR PARISH LANE Director Ruthven gave an overview over the preliminary site evaluation for Parish Lane. Staff recommends approval of the item. Commissioner Morris asked if the new plan included walkways and bike ways. Director Ruthven confirmed that there is a sidewalk planned, and as more development occurs there will be room for additional walkways and a bike lane. Commissioner Sandon questioned if a sidewalk or bike lane would be the same level or if it would be above or below the roadway. Director Ruthven explained that the design of those items would be up to the developer. The Commission desires that Town Staff ensure the sidewalk and bike lanes be encouraged for future development plans. Chairman Brittan inquired if Staff currently attends tri-city meetings with our neighboring cities. Director Ruthven confirmed that Staff does meet on occasion, but that there are no formal meetings scheduled. Chairman Brittan opened the public hearing. No one addressed the Commission. P&Z Minutes 02/24/20 Page 2 of 3 Chairman Brittan closed the public hearing. MOTION: Commissioner Morris made a motion to approve the preliminary site evaluation. Commissioner Sandon seconded the motion. The motion carried by a vote of 4-0. 4. ADJOURNMENT There being no further business to come before the Commissioners, Chairman Brittan asked for a motion to adjourn. MOTION: Commissioner Sandon made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Commissioner Swearingen seconded the motion. The motion carried by a vote of 4-0. Chairman Brittan adjourned the meeting at 5:24 p.m. APPROVED BY THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION ON MAY 11, 2020. ATTEST: Todd ood, Town Secretary Chairman, Tim Brittan .. WEST P&Z Minutes 02/24/20 Page 3 of 3