The Ellettsville, Indiana,
Board of Zoning Appeals met in session on
Roll Call:† Members present were Fred Baugh, Phil Rogers,
Members Absent: Terry Baker
of the minutes Ė
Geraldine McIntyre- Do I have a motion to approve of the minutes.
Fred Baugh- I approve of the minutes, and Phil Rogers seconded the motion.
Geraldine McIntyre- Minutes approved.
Old Business - None
2008-EUV-003, 5858 W. State Road 46, David Keister (Variance, wireless tower in commercial zone)
David Keister- Petitioner, Mid America Radio- We hope to use the property for a radio studio for WCLS.† Our transmitter is located on Lowden Hill. We have to get our music from the studio to the transmitter; we do that by a studio link, which is a low power transmitter.†
Geraldine McIntyre- How many homes are back there?† Are they going to build more homes out there?
David Keister- We notified four property owners.† †It isnít a potential residential area.
Jay Richardson- Adjoining property owner.† Could they build a 200 foot tower on this location?
Steve Ross- Corporate Engineer Mid America Group- This will be
a 40í tower.† Even if it fell, it
wouldnít hit your property.† Steve
described the size, dimension and characteristics of the dish and the
antenna.† It will hardly be noticed,
because it doesnít stand out.† It is
Jay Richardson- Will this change any of the setbacks?
Steve Ross- We have insurance on everything we own, the wind will blow through the dish.† Total weight of the tower and dish are about 150 lbs.†
†David Keister- We currently have 10 or more
Geraldine McIntyre- Would anyone else like to speak?† I only have one problem with it; itís in a residential area.
Geraldine McIntyre- I thought it was in a residential area?
Geraldine McIntyre- I think we need to redo our codes.†
Geraldine McIntyre- If we grant this we may have more wanting to come in.
Phil Rogers- I make a motion we grant the variance for the tower, being constructed on the East side of the building, 5858 W. SR 46.
Geraldine McIntyre- All in favor say aye? Motion carried, Four to zero.
Roll Call- Phillip Rogers- Yes, Fred Baugh-Yes,
Geraldine McIntyre- Anything else?
Geraldine McIntyre- I entertain a motion to adjourn.† Phil Rogers made a motion to adjourn, seconded by Fred Baugh.† All in favor, motion carried.† Meeting adjourned 7:45 P.M.