Norris Planning Minutes

February 2, 2015

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


Members Present:  Mrs. Joy Wilson, Chris Mitchell, Jack Black, John Barker, Matt Zorvan, Chairman Jeff Merritt

Public Present:  City Planning Adviser - Dan Hawk, Joe Deatherage and Jim Tomlinson

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

II.            Hear the Public:  No Member of the Public Spoke 

III.           Minutes - January 5, 2015:  Chairman Merritt asked for corrections or comments on the January 2015 minutes.  With no corrections or comments, Chairman Merritt asked for a motion to approve as submitted.  Mr. Zorvan made motion to approve as submitted, Mr. Black seconded.  All voted unanimously to approve.

                Chairman Merritt introduced and welcomed the newest member, John Barker to the Norris Planning Commission.

                Mr. Black asked to make a few comments and updates before proceeding to New Business.  Mr. Black who is a member of the Anderson County Economic Development Association, committed that 3-M has plans to open a large portion of the closed Food Lion Warehouse area.  Mr. Black also announced that development plans for Rocky Top are still in the works and moving forward.

IV.          New Business:

                1.  Training session - Norris Subdivision Regulations:  BZA members, Jim Tomlinson and Joe Deatherage joined the above Planning Commission members for the training session.  Chairman Merritt turned the floor over to Planning Advisor Dan Hawk.  The session lasted for (1) one hour.

V.            Old Business:

                No old Business was brought forward.

VI.          Adjourn 

                Chairman Merritt asked for a motion to adjourn.  Mrs. Wilson made motion to adjourn, Mr. Zorvan seconded.   All voted unanimously to adjourn.

 Minutes submitted by Jeff Merritt, Chairman/Secretary