Norris Planning Minutes

March 3, 2014


Minutes of the Norris Planning Commission meeting, held in the Council Room of the Norris Community Building, 20 Chestnut Drive.


Members Present:  Chairman Spencer Boardman, Secretary Jeff Merritt, Members Jack Black, Chris Mitchell, Joy Wilson and Matt Zorvan


Public Present:  Diane Ilgner, Jim Tomlinson, Loretta Black, May Boardman, Bill Gallaher, Regina Merritt, Loretta Painter, Joseph Fink, Jamie Gossett, Paul Gossett, Jim Hayes, Pam Turner, City Manager Tim Hester, City Planner Dan Hawk


I.             Call to Order:  Chairman Boardman called meeting to order at 5:00 pm.

II.            Hear the Public:  Diane Ilgner and Bill Gallaher from the Anderson County Retail Board spoke, explaining the board's goals and offered the City of Norris their help in any way possible.  Mr. Gallaher announced that a possible position on the Board may be available soon and invited any interested party (person) to apply.

III.                Minutes February 3, 2014

Chairman Spencer Boardman asked for comments or discussion on the minutes.  With no comments Chairman Boardman asked for a motion to approve.  Mr. Zorvan made motion, Mrs. Wilson seconded.  All voted unanimously to approve.

IV.          New Business:

            Review of The University of Tennessee - Highway 61 Gateway Project

City Planner Dan Hawk presented the project.  Mr. Hawk advised all in attendance that this was a University of Tennessee class project and that the City of Norris could act on the project, take ideas from it or ignore it all together.  Such topics as Greenways, Commercial Development, Adventures, Tourism and Residential planning all were discussed. 

The Norris Planning Commission thanked City Planner Dan Hawk, City Manager Tim Hester and Commission member Jack Black for their advisory support to the University of Tennessee students during this project.


V.            Old Business:

                Chairman Boardman reminded Commissioners of the May Land Use Tour at the University of Tennessee Arboretum.


VI.                Adjourn

            With no further Business Chairman Boardman asked for a motion to adjourn.  Mr. Wilson made the motion. Mr. Zorvan seconded.  All voted unanimously to adjourn.


Minutes submitted by Jeff Merritt, Secretary