The Mt. Juliet Planning Commission held its regular monthly meeting Thursday, July 20.
Chairman Luke Winchester announced that the town is doing a census to be sure that Mt. Juliet receives its share of state funds. Residents can complete the census online at mjcensus.org. Those who do not complete the information online will be sent a postage-paid mailer to fill out. Completed forms can also be returned to Mt. Juliet City Hall’s sewer billing department located at 2425 N. Mt. Juliet Rd. For more information call 615-773-6298.
A recommended item on the agenda was to review the out of city sewer request for 3150 Nonaville Rd. Applicant wishes to build a home and barn. The subject property is located at 3150 Nonaville Rd. Property is not eligible for annexation as it is not contiguous t property within the city limits. Owner will pay all regular charges and a 25 percent surcharge for sewer service of a residential tap, since the property is not within the city limits. Further, the owner understands and agrees to pay the tap and capacity fees required for connection to the city system. Installation of the grinder pump and plumbing up to the tap will also be the responsibility of the property owner. This item received a positive recommendation by the board, pending payment of city fees and installation of grinder pump and plumbing to the tap.
Another recommended item on the agenda was to review the rezone request for the NW corner of Thurman St. and Clemmons Rd. The 1.6-acre-lot is currently vacant. Requestor plans to put a 3-lot subdivision of homes on this property. Some current residents of the area were concerned about the additional properties having a negative impact on traffic. The road is a cul-de-sac, having no outlet at one end. Currently the street contains 18 houses, the addition will take the number to 21. The issue of whether the current cul-de-sac regulations will be met or exceeded will be discussed further during the final plat reading.
Review the preliminary plat for Jackson Hills Phase 4, located at 2140 Golden Bear Gateway and review the final master development plan were approved by the board, with Public Works conditions. The request will allow the development of 86 single-family lots on 45.45 acres, 6.4 of which are public right-of-way and 14.2 acres of open space. Public Works conditions include: the greenway trail is to be completed by the fifty-ninth certificate of occupancy; show the proposed greenway in this phase; to provide a greenway trailhead parking area at the TVA easement. Including a minimum of 10 parking spaces, two of which are to be marked as accessible spaces; the addition of a greenway trail connection between lots 635 and 636 and at the end of road “N” cul-de-sac; all roads must conform to city design requirements; drainage report under review; one digital copy of plans and drainage calculations to be submitted to Public Works for review and approval prior to beginning construction.
Review of the final plat for Wynfield Phase 1A, located on Central Pike has been deferred to a later date.
The item to review the preliminary plat for Gateway West – HCA Interchange Park, located on Beckwith Rd. and I-40 was deferred until a later date.
All items on the consent agenda were approved, this included: Mt. Juliet Commons Phase 1 Section 4A Development Letter of Credit, can be reduced by 50 percent, a reduction to $79,251.03; Triple Crown Phase 3 Section 1C Development Letter of Credit, can be reduced by 50 percent, a reduction to $5,283; Triple Crown Phase 3 Section 1B Development Letter of Credit, can be reduced by 50 percent, a reduction to $30,949.88; Providence Landing Phase 4 Development Letter of Credit, can be reduced by 50 percent, a reduction to $87,856.38; Providence Landing Phase 3 Section 3 Development Letter of Credit in the amount of $45,051.51 can be released; Providence Landing Phase 3 Section 2 Development Letter of Credit in the amount of $27,598.88 can be released; Providence Landing Phase 2 Development Letter of Credit in the amount of $120,673.50 can be released; Triple Crown Phase 3 Section 1C Development Letter of Credit can be reduced by 50 percent, a reduction to $15,093.56; Triple Crown Phase 3 Section 1B Development Letter of Credit can be reduced by 50 percent, a reduction to $65,073.66; Destaco – curb, sidewalk and handicap ramp Development Letter of Credit can be released; Review the final plat for Beckwith Crossing Phase 2 located on Syler Dr. and Elliotte Dr.; Review the final plat for Kelsey Glen Phase 4 Section 1 located on Wintergreen Way.
The final item on the agenda was to review the site plan for 1010 Meb Ct. The land is currently vacant and has never been developed. This development was heard during the May 2017 meeting, at which time the applicant requested a deferral. The developer has proposed a 16,216-square-foot building to be utilized for Professional Services on 2.10 acres. The plan proposes 80 parking spaces, only 65 are required. Access to the site will be via Meb Ct. Dale and Associates, is making this approval request, on behalf of its client. The requestors did not provide sufficient documentation, including a traditional site plan for review. This item has been deferred to the next meeting, August 17, so that requestors can produce a traditional site plan that includes the size of building, setbacks and further details.