Date: May 3, 2001



The Ellettsville, Indiana Plan Commission met in regular session at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, May 3, 2001. Members present were Kevin Farris, President; David Sorokoty, Vice-President; Terry Baker, Frank Buczolich, Sandra Hash, Geraldine McIntyre.   Mr. Farris called the meeting to order.  Also present were Rick Coppock, Town Engineer and Bill Land, Town Planner.  William Evans, Secretary, was absent.




Motion made by Terry Baker, seconded by David Drake to swap the location of the Union Valley final plat entry and the Plan Commercial Development entry on the agenda.  Motion carried, 5-0.






Plan Development Commercial Plan, West Highway 46 and Deer Park Drive: 


David Ferguson represented a group of people wanting to develop this area and discussed the current zoning of it. Mr. Ferguson discussed differences between the County zoning and the Town of Ellettsville’s zoning.  Mr. Jeff Fanyo and Mr. John Seeber also discussed the development, different compliances, and suggested compromise solutions for this with the council.  Mr. Fanyo also spoke about lighting, trees, sidewalks, buffer zones, etc.  Mr. Ron Snyder, II, spoke about his video stores and his desire to locate in Ellettsville if possible.  He has other video stores in the surrounding areas and his wife; the former Anita Steinhagen has relatives in the immediate area.  Many concerned citizens of the surrounding area also voiced their opinions of the plan.  Mr. Bill Land, Ellettsville Town Planner also gave a report about the development and his concerns about the long-range perspective of the East End development.  Mr. Land also discussed the Comprehensive Plan of the community.


Motion made by David Drake, seconded by Frank Buczolich to deny the proposed Planned Commercial Development Plan of West Highway 46 and Deer Park Drive.  Members voting yes to the motion were as follows, David Drake, Frank Buczolich, and Sandy Hash.  Members voting no to the motion were Kevin Farris and Geraldine McIntyre.  Terry Baker abstained.  Vote resulted in a non-vote; it does not record the majority of the entire membership.  Motion results in a no-vote.         








Union Valley Farm, Phase 1 Final Plat:


Geraldine McIntyre motioned to approve the Union Valley Farm, Phase 1 Final Plat.  David Drake seconded, motion carried, 6-0.





Motion made by Geraldine McIntyre, seconded by Terry Baker to approve the minutes of the March 01,2001 meeting.  Motion carried, 6-0.




Motion made by Geraldine McIntyre, seconded by David Drake to adjourn meeting.  Motion carried, 6-0.





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Kevin Farris                                                                 David Sorokoty

President                                                                      Vice President




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Terry Baker                                                                  Frank Buczolich                                                                                                                     




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Sandra Hash                                                                 Geraldine McIntyre                                         





William Evans,