CITY OF PALMETTO

PLANNING AND ZONING BOARD MEETING

January 18, 2018 – 5:30 PM

 


516 8th Avenue West                                                                          (941) 723-4570

Palmetto, Florida 34221                                                                      http://www.palmettofl.org

 

Planning and Zoning Board Members

Randy Iaboni, Chair

Jon Moore, Vice Chair

Sharon Tarman

William Price, III­


Anyone wishing to speak before the Planning and Zoning Board must sign in prior to the meeting, stating name, address and topic to address.  Speakers making public comment will be sworn in.  All comments will be limited to two minutes.

5:30    

5:31 Bill Price entered the meeting

Call to order, followed by a moment of silence and the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

Opening comments by Chairman

 

Roll call

 

Swearing-in of all persons intending to address the Planning and Zoning Board.

 

1.   APPOINTMENT OF CHAIR AND VICE CHAIR POSITIONS.

 

Action Request:                    Motion to elect 2018 Chair and Vice Chair.

  Sharon moved, Jon secnonded all in favor

Sharon moved, Price second Jon vice chair all in favor

 

2.   PLANNING & ZONING BOARD AGENDA APPROVAL

 

Action Request:                    Motion to approve or approve with modifications the            

January 18, 2018 Agenda.

Price moved, Sharon, seconded all in favor

3.   APPROVAL OF MEETING MINUTES                                                               (TAB 1)          

 

Action Request:                    Motion to approve or approve with modifications the

October 12, 2017 Minutes.

                          

Sharon moved, price seconded all in favor

 

 

4.   PUBLIC COMMENT

 

None

 

5. Old Business                                                                                                           (TAB 2)

                                                                                                                       

Distribution of the Downtown Code draft, in preparation for consideration at the February Planning and Zoning Board meeting.

 

Downtown code has been condensed to a 20 page document. Would like Board to review and provide comments on the document. Provide an overlay district of the city, for archtechtral or design district. Staff to review the area that the downtown will consists of, staff thinking of not using 8th Avenue in  the overlay. Asked Board for their thoughts on area this should be comprised of.

Randy completing demographics on the area to show what we are and to form a vision.

Randy shared that we’re lacking a vision and where we’re going, concerned that this will detour businesses from coming.

Mr. Price brought up about open storage, Mrs. Owens stated that is a different ordinance and will be reviewed.

 

Brought up Medical Marijuana Dispenary, they provided their comments but Commission didn’t have them. Oversight, but had the minutes and discussed at the second hearing. Voting no, to not allow.

 

6. New Business                                                                                                           

 

Planning Department projects – upcoming ordinance changes and EAR update.

Amendment to delaptated vehicles, new fence ordinance, development review ordinance, development classes created, working on a new PD ordinance, EAR update due in November.

7. Adjournment

6:13PM

If any person desires to appeal any decision of the Planning and Zoning Board, or of any other Board of the City, that person will need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based (Fla. Stat. §286.0105).

 

The City of Palmetto does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, marital status or handicapped status in employment or in the provision of services.  Handicapped individuals may receive special accommodation in services on forty-eight hours’ notice (Fla. Stat. §286.26).  Anyone requiring reasonable accommodation for this meeting as provided for in the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact the City Clerk by telephone at 941-723-4570, fax 941-723-4576 or e-mail jfreeman@palmettofl.org or afoley@palmettofl.org.

 

Posted:           January 11, 2018