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Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting - Complete

Meeting Agenda

PLANNING & ZONING COMMISSION MEETING
Held at the Donald “Red” Loehr Police and Court Center
300 Park Drive
August 6, 2012 7:00 P.M.

AGENDA / BRIEFS

1. Call to Order

2. Approval of Minutes 

3. SUE 12-05 – Special Use Exception
  Circle 7 Ranch Restaurant, 14412 Clayton Rd, Ballwin MO  63011
  Petitioner:  Mr. Loren Coy, 728 Woodridge Heights, Ballwin MO 63011 

The Circle 7 Ranch Restaurant is opening at 14412 Clayton Rd. The Ballwin Grove plaza operates under an approved site development plan pursuant to a Neighborhood Commercial overlay district approval via ordinance 09-20 in 2009. The restaurant can open without any zoning review or approval pursuant to ordinance 09-20 because restaurants were included as an allowed use under that ordinance. The sale of alcohol by the drink, however, does not have this same provision. Such sale must be approved through the SUE process. 

4. SUE 12-06 – Special Use Exception
  Marcella’s Mia Sorella, 14426 Clayton Rd, Ballwin MO  63011
  Petitioner:  Mr. James Komorek, 3600 Watson Rd, St Louis MO 63109 

Marcella’s Mia Sorella Restaurant is opening at 14426 Clayton Rd. The Ballwin Grove plaza operates under an approved site development plan pursuant to a Neighborhood Commercial overlay district approval via ordinance 09-20 in 2009. The restaurant can open without any zoning review or approval pursuant to ordinance 09-20 because restaurants were included as an allowed use under that ordinance. The sale of alcohol by the drink, however, does not have this same provision. Such sale must be approved through the SUE process. 

5. Adjournment

Meeting Minutes

RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS
MINUTES OF THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION MEETING
CITY OF BALLWIN – 300 PARK DRIVE
August 6, 2012

The meeting of the Planning and Zoning Commission was called to order by Chairman Michael Wind at 7:00 p.m.  Members in attendance were:
 
PRESENT                                                                ABSENT
Chairman Michael Wind                                       Alderman Richard Boerner
Secretary Frank Karr                                              Mayor Tim Pogue
Commissioner Lynn Goetz 
Commissioner John Schwent 
Commissioner Sue Theodore 
Commissioner Mike Utt 
Commissioner Chris Wright 
Commissioner Mark Weaver 
Assistant City Administrator Thomas Aiken     City Engineer Gary Kramer
City Attorney Robert E. Jones  

 

Approval of Minutes

A motion was made by Commissioner Weaver and seconded by Commissioner Utt to approve the minutes of the July 2, 2012 meeting of the Planning & Zoning Commission as submitted.  The motion received unanimous approval from the Commission members present.  Chairman Wind abstained. 


SUE 12-05 – Special Use Exception
 Circle 7 Ranch Restaurant, 14412 Clayton Rd, Ballwin MO  63011
 Petitioner:  Mr. Loren Coy, 728 Woodridge Heights, Ballwin MO 63011 

Mr. Coy and Mr. Pete Ferretti, owners of Circle 7 Ranch Restaurant, addressed the Commission request-ing a special use exception for a liquor license.  Chairman Wind asked what type of restaurant Circle 7 Ranch is.  Mr. Coy said it is a taphouse/grill serving American fare for lunch and dinner.  They will utilize the patio for seating on a seasonal basis.  There will be 60-70 seats on the patio.  They plan to open the first week of September. 

Chairman Wind opened the public hearing and asked if there any opponents of the petition who wished to speak.  There were none.  Chairman Wind then asked if there were any proponents who wished to speak in favor of the petition.  There were none, and Chairman Wind declared the public hearing closed. 

Secretary Karr made a motion to recommend approval of Petition SUE 12-05 to the Board of Aldermen.  Commissioner Utt seconded the motion, which received unanimous approval from the Commission mem-bers present.

SUE 12-06 – Special Use Exception
 Marcella’s Mia Sorella, 14426 Clayton Rd, Ballwin MO  63011
 Petitioner:  Mr. James Komorek, 3600 Watson Rd, St Louis MO 63109 

Mr. Komorek, owner of Marcella’s Mia Sorella Restaurant, addressed the Commission requesting a special use exception for a liquor license. The Italian restaurant will utilize the patio seasonally, seating 30-40 patrons.  They also plan to open the first week of September. 

Chairman Wind opened the public hearing and asked if there any opponents of the petition who wished to speak.  There were none.  Chairman Wind then asked if there were any proponents who wished to speak in favor of the petition.  There were none, and Chairman Wind declared the public hearing closed. 

Secretary Karr made a motion to recommend approval of Petition SUE 12-06 to the Board of Aldermen.  Commissioner Weaver seconded the motion, which received unanimous approval from the Commission members present.

Other Business

City Planner Aiken said there are no agenda items for the September 2012 meeting of the Planning & Zoning Commission. 

Adjournment

A motion was made by Acting Chairman Karr and seconded by Commissioner Goetz to adjourn the meet-ing.  The motion received unanimous approval, and the meeting was adjourned at 7:15 p.m.

Michael Wind, Chairman
Planning & Zoning Commission