04-15-2021 Approved Minutes

05/10/2021 12:40 PM | Joe Groh (Administrator)


Oakley Community Council

Virtual Meeting: Zoom

April 15th, 2021 7:00 PM

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  513-533-2039

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Minutes

Attendance:

  • Present: Colleen, Joe, Dan, Mallory, Kenny, Seth, Jon, Sandy, Paige, Troy
  • Missing: Jason, Evan

Approve April 6th Meeting Minutes

  • Motion:
  • Seconded:
  • Vote:   Yes   9     No  0    Abstain  1   Absent 2

Welcome Newest Trustee: Mallory Dodd

April 6th Follow Ups:

  • Biggby Coffee Variances – Potential Vote Per 4/6 Discussion
  • o   Seth: Motion to support the request for variances for the Biggy Coffee project on Barrow Avenue as follows:
  • §  1. A Conditional Use request to allow a drive through to be located on a corner lot
  • §  2. Approve a Special Exception to allow the building to be constructed at the proposed site location which does not meet the Building Placement requirement of being constructed at the corner.
  • §  3. Approval of a Special Exception to reduce the required ground floor transparency requirements from 80% on the south elevation and 30% on the west and east elevations.
  • o   Seconded: Joe
  • o   Vote:    Yes 8  No  0  Abstain 2  Absent 2
  • ·         Rookwood Place II
  • o   Seth: Motion to support Rookwood Place LLC’s request for variances for the property located at 3908 Edwards Road as follows:
  • §  1407-07 - Front Yard Setbacks
  • ·         12’6 Proposed in lieu of 24’ Required – 11’6 Variance
  • ·         (20’ base, +2’ per 10’ Bldg Ht over 25’)
  • §  1407-07 - Rear Yard Setbacks
  • ·         [#5 & #6]
  • ·         17’ Proposed in lieu of 26’ Required – 9’ Variance
  • ·         (20’ base, +3’ per 10’ Bldg Ht over 25’)
  • §  1407-07 - Rear Yard Setbacks
  • ·         [#1 - #4, #7]
  • ·         2’ Proposed in lieu of 26’ Required – 24’ Variance
  • ·         (20’ base, +3’ per 10’ Bldg Ht over 25’)
  • §  1423-13 - Buffer Yard
  • ·         Special Exception – Proposed 6’ Fence + 3’w Planting
  • ·         (in lieu of 10’ Yard required), along Subdivision East PL.
  • §  1407-07 - Max Gross FAR
  • ·         Proposed increase to 1.92 Max in lieu of 0.6 FAR Max
  • §  1407-07 - Side Yard Setback
  • ·         [N. Prop Line #4 only]
  • ·         7’9 Proposed in lieu of 9’ Required – 1’3 Variance
  • ·         (5’ base, +2’ per 10’ Bldg Ht over 25’, to 10’ max)32 Variance
  • o   Seconded: Joe
  • o   Vote:    Yes 8  No  0  Abstain 2  Absent 2

Projects:

  • CRC Great American Cleanup
  • o   4/24/2021 10am-2pm Oakley Rec Center
  • Beautification Projects
  • o   Tree Wells – Potential Vote
  • o   Discussion about vendor options, use of pesticides.
  • o   Sandy, Beautification chair, opted to push vote to 4 May, 2021 to allow further discussion with vendors

Discussion:

  • 2021 Events – Colleen Reynolds
  • o   Discussion about potential to plan an event(s) for upcoming events
  • o   City issuing permits? Yes, upon review & latest restriction guidelines
  • o   Think about options, will discuss further at May 4th meeting
  • §  Would have to have decision made in May to allow ample time for permits, tents, etc., most likely.
  • ·         Committee Updates – If Needed
  • o   Ferdinand sale – letter sent; water works has concern about lines in area; likely not be allowed to build there.
  • o   Parking Overlay – city looking for community interest in exploring possibility
  • §  Colleen to send letter expressing interest
  • o   Recognition for local accomplishments options

New Business:

·         Next Tuesday OCC meeting is on Tuesday, May 4th – VIRTUAL

·         Next Third Thursday Meeting is on Thursday, May 20th – VIRTUAL

Adjourn Meeting


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