Norris Planning Minutes

March 2, 2015

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

Members Present:  Chairman Jeff Merritt, Joy Wilson, Jack Black, Matt Zorvan, John Barker

Public Present:  City Manager Tim Hester, Planning Adviser Dan Hawk, Water Superintendent Tony Wilkerson, Loretta Painter, Greyson Wilson, John Wilkinson, Zack Baker

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

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

III.           Minutes - February 2, 2015:  With no questions or corrections Chairman Merritt asked for a motion to approve as written.  Mrs. Wilson made motion to approve, Mr. Zorvan seconded, all voted unanimously to approve.             

IV.          New Business:

                1.  Covenant Life Church - proposed revision to water & sewer service

                City Manager Tim Hester presented a plat to Commission detailing the proposed revised route of the water & sewer service (the original route was approved 2007).  Chairman Merritt asked why the request for the revision.  Water Superintendent Tony Wilkerson explained that the original route would take the sewer line through 15 feet of solid rock costing in excess of $75,000 and the new route would cost half that.

                Planning Advisor Dan Hawk commented that he had reviewed the proposed revision, the city's ordinances and that the revision satisfies them, as well as the design standards.

                After a short discussion Chairman Merritt asked for a motion to amend the Covenant Life Church Water and Sewer location with plans and design standards subject for review and approval by Norris Water Commission, TEDEC and Anderson County Water Authority.

                Mr. Zorvan made the motion, Mrs. Wilson seconded.  All voted unanimously to approve.          

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. Barker seconded.   All voted unanimously to adjourn.

 Minutes submitted by Jeff Merritt, Chairman/Secretary