Design Commission - Minutes Wednesday, February 03, 2016
CALL TO ORDER:
Chair Jon Friedman called the meeting to order at 6:04 PM in the Council Chambers at 9611 SE 36th Street, Mercer Island, Washington.
ROLL CALL: Planning Commission - Chair Jon Friedman, Vice Chair Richard Weinman, Commissioners Bryan Cairns, Tiffin Goodman, Jennifer Mechem, and Craig Olson were present. Commissioner Suzanne Skone was absent.
Design Commission - Chair Richard Erwin, Vice Chair Colin Brandt, Commissioners Susanne Foster, Lara Sanderson, Tami Szerlip were present. Commissioners Daniel Hubbell and Hui Tian were absent.
Staff was represented by Kirsten Taylor, Assistant City Manager, Scott Greenberg, Development Services Group Director, Alison Van Gorp, Administrative Services Manager and Ombudsman, Shana Restall, Principal Planner, and Travis Saunders, Senior Planner.
Additional comments received since the packet was produced were handed out in hard copy to the Commission, in addition to those provided in the packet.
COMPREHENSIVE PLAN POLICIES:
Scott Greenberg provided an overview of the updated draft Comprehensive Plan policies, noting revisions made since the last meeting. Commissioners provided detailed feedback on Goals 1 through 3, 7 and 9 through 14, directing staff to make a number of revisions. They also expressed concurrence with revisions made to the other goals after the January 27th meeting.
Chair Friedman left at 7:54 PM.
Commissioner Sanderson left at 8:16 PM.
Vice- Chair Weinman moved to pass a motion directing staff to proceed in using the comprehensive plan policies, as amended, to guide ongoing work staff and consultant work on the development code update. Commissioner Brandt seconded and the motion was passed unanimously.
The next Joint Commission meeting is scheduled for February 24, 2016.
Vice Chair Weinman adjourned the Joint Commission meeting at 8:27 PM.