The Planning Commission welcomed a new member, Mrs. Vicki Rountree representing Hahira, but neither Valdosta’s nor Lowndes County’s websites have her listed; they both still list Ted Raker for Hahira.
They unanimously recommended a split rezoning to conservation and E-A for REZ-2017-04 Jeffrey Taibl, and they unanimously recommended REZ-2017-05 Cody Califf’s rezoning of agricultural to residential development. Nobody spoke for or against either Lowndes County case, both of which are on the Lowndes County Commission agenda for this Monday and Tuesday.
The front yard was the main concern on the Valdosta case about the CU-2017-02 Personal Care Home on Hollywood Street, which they recommended unanimously after adding a condition to keep staff from parking on the street. The other two Valdosta cases involved the Inner Perimeter Road Corridor Overlay District of Valdosta’s Land Development Regulations. CU-2017-03 Flint Equipment wants to be an additional John Deere dealer, and Planning Commissioners unanimously approved their request, which had already been slightly reduced by city staff. VA-2017-07 Sapelo Sound Investments wants “signage ability like their commercial neighbors” and Planning Commissioners unanimously recommended that.
Below are links to each of the LAKE videos, followed by a video playlist. See also the agenda.
- 1. Call to Order, Invocation, and Pledge
- 2. Welcome New Member: Mrs. Vicki Rountree 3. Approval of Minutes
- 4. REZ-2017-04 – 3621 Johnson Road SE
- 5. REZ-2017-05 Cody Califf – 4338 Briggston Road
6. CU-2017-02 Eleanor McBurrough – 208 Hollywood Street
Video. Nobody spoke against and Planning Commissioners had no discussion. They did change the last sentence to keep staff and associates from parking on the street, before they unanimously recommended it.
7. CU-2017-03 Flint Equipment Company – 5763 Hunt Road
Video. Brad Folsom recused himself.
8. VA-2017-07 Sapelo Sound Investments LLC – 3169 Inner Perimeter Road
Video. The insurer investor eventually wants to move his office there.
Video. The Chairman took “a motion for dismissal”. Presumably he meant adjournment.
Here’s a LAKE video playlist:
Videos: Inner Perimeter Overlay Zone, Personal Care, and Estate Agriculture
Regular Session, Greater Lowndes Planning Commission (GLPC),
Video by Gretchen Quarterman for Lowndes Area Knowledge Exchange (LAKE),
Valdosta, Lowndes County, Georgia, 24 April 2017.
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