The City of Bradenton planning commission met yesterday for a regularly scheduled session. Among the business at hand, was vacating a century old right of way that would have gone directly through Manatee High. The commission discussed and approved three land use requests which will now be brought forth at a future City Council meeting.
THE CITY OF BRADENTON PLANNING COMMISSION - OCTOBER 20, 2010
1:30 P.M. WORKSHOP
2:00 P.M. MEETING
First Floor, Council Chambers
101 Old Main Street
AGENDA REGULAR MEETING
Call to Order
Pledge of Allegiance
Approval of Minutes: August 16, 2010 Unanimously Approved
VA.10.0060 Ward 4 Neighborhood 7.02A RS
Request of Todd Ringling, owner, for a rear yard setback variance for the existing residence located at 212 21st Street NE (zoned R-1).
Property owner has had two losses to flooding being near a seawall. He requested a variance to elevate his home on stilts a minimum of 10 feet above the sea wall.
The planning commission approved granting the variance to allow the residence to be elevated. Unanimously approved.
MA.10.0025 Ward 4 Neighborhood 20.03 RS
Request of David McNabb of White Oak Development, Ltd., agent for Florida Coast Development Corp, owner, for a Major Planned Development Project (PDP) Amendment to reduce the number of units from 180 attached villas to 108 single family homes for the property located at 209 48th St. Ct. E (zoned R-1).
Developer requested amendment to previously approved Planned Development Project amendment to reduce the number of units to be built from 180 attached villas to 108 single family units. The reason given was better marketability for the single family units and less density in the area.
The commission recommended approval for the reduction in building units. Unanimously approved
RV.10.0026 Ward 2 Neighborhood 5.01 RS
Request of Mike Pendley, agent for the School Board of Manatee County, for vacation of unimproved right of way (Lalley Drive) located at approximately 3300 9th Avenue West.
Lisa Klein, Planner from the Manatee School Board, explained to the commission that this right of way would go directly through one of the buildings at Manatee High School. This right of way was platted in the 1920's when the school was originally built and was never corrected on the plans. Requested the right of way be vacated. Unanimously approved.
REPORT OF PLANNING & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR
Tim Polk reported that an open meeting on the draft of formed based codes will take place on November 3 at 1:30 p.m. in council chambers.
Executive Planning Administrator Karen Aihara announced the next planning commission meeting will be Monday November 15 at 1 p.m.
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