Springfield-Sangamon County Regional Planning Commission details March 16 meeting
Members of the Springfield-Sangamon County Regional Planning Commission met Wednesday, March 16.
Here are the meeting minutes as provided by the Springfield-Sangamon County Regional Planning Commission:
X X X X X X X X Brad Mills, Chairman
X X X X X X X Eric Hansen, Vice-Chairman
X X X X X Bill Moss, Secretary
X X X X X Mayor Jim Langfelder – K, Davis
X X X X X Andy Van Meter – B. McFadden
X X X X X X
Alderman – Vacant (July-August)
Alderman Joe McMenamin (September–June)
X X X X
Alderman Cory Jobe (July-August)
Alderman Andrew Proctor (September–June)
X X X X Greg Stumpf - J. Stone
X X X X X X X X George Preckwinkle – C. Stratton
X X X X X X X X Leslie Sgro – E. McKinley
X X X X X X X X X Frank Vala – R. Blickensderfer
X X X X X X X X X Brian Brewer – F. Squires
X X X X X X X X X Dick Ciotti – G. Humphrey G
X X X X X X X X Jeff Vose
X X Larry Hamlin
X X X X X X X Kenneth Springs
X X X X X X X Val Yazell
Molly Berns Jason Sass
Peter Jordet Norm Sims
Steve Keenan Joe Zeibert
Mary Jane Niemann
MINUTES OF MEETING
Springfield-Sangamon County Regional Planning Commission
March 16, 2016
1. CALL TO ORDER.
Chairman Brad Mills called the meeting to order at 9:32 AM.
2. ROLL CALL.
Mary Jane Niemann called the roll.
3. MINUTES OF MEETING.
Chairman Mills asked if there were any additions or corrections to the minutes of the January 20, 2016
Regional Planning Commission meeting. There were none. Frank Squires moved to accept the minutes
as mailed. Eric Hansen seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous.
4. MINUTES OF THE EXECUTIVE POLICY BOARD.
There was no meeting of the Executive Policy Board.
5. REPORT OF OFFICERS.
There was no report of officers.
6. REPORT OF THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR.
A. SSCRPC Meeting Notices – Norm Sims noted that the February 2016 SSCRPC meeting was
cancelled due to a lack of business. He stated that the final meeting agenda is mailed/emailed out
the Friday prior to the upcoming Wednesday meeting. If a meeting were to be cancelled, it will
be indicated on the final agenda. A meeting will never be cancelled after the final agenda is
B. Commodity Flow Study – Sims reported that a contract between the American Environmental
Corporation and the SSCRPC regarding the creation of a Commodity Flow Study will be
presented to the Finance Committee next week for their approval. The study will be valuable to
the Springfield Area Transportation Study’s (SATS) ongoing transportation planning efforts as
well as to the Sangamon Valley Local Emergency Planning Committee. The study will determine
the types and amounts of hazardous materials being moved within and through the Metropolitan
Planning Area (MPA) on trains and trucks. Results will be used to update SATS plans and plans
of emergency responders regarding the potential release of hazardous substances. Sims noted that
the study was begun in the past, but never finished.
C. City Comprehensive Plan Update – Sims stated that the agreement between the City of
Springfield and the SSCRPC regarding an update of the Springfield Comprehensive Plan has
been finalized. SSCRPC staff has begun preliminary analysis and mapping.
D. Dawson Comprehensive Plan – Sims noted that he is working on the final draft of the
Comprehensive Plan for the Village of Dawson. The final draft is expected to be completed by
the end of this month.
E. SSCRPC Staff – Sims reported that SSCRPC staff member Jeff Fulgenzi, Senior Planner –
Strategic & Comprehensive Planning, has left employment with the SSCRPC and accepted a
position with the State of Illinois.
F. April SSCRPC Meeting – Sims noted that he will not be in attendance at the April 20, 2016
SSCRPC meeting due to a family obligation. SSCRPC staff member Molly Berns will sit in for
him at that meeting.
There was no correspondence.
8. PUBLIC HEARING.
There was no one who wished to address the Commission.
9. COMMITTEE REPORTS.
Land Subdivision Committee – Joe Zeibert presented one project within the City of Springfield’s
subdivision jurisdiction to be reviewed by the Planning Commission this month.
Redivision of Lot 13A of a Redivision of Lots 12, 13 14 & 15
Park South Subdivision, 1st Addition
Description: Pt. SW ¼, Section 10, T15N, R5W
LSC Action: Recommend approval of the preliminary plan.
Zeibert stated that this development is located at the corner of Linton Avenue and Professional Drive. It
is being requested that the one acre lot be divided into two lots. The necessary zoning relief has been
received and sufficient services are available to the area.
Commissioner Joe McMenamin asked who the seller of the property was. Zeibert said the owner was P
& P Acquisitions LLC. Commissioner McMenamin then asked who the principals were. Zeibert said
he would need to look that up in the SSCRPC office after this meeting.
Commissioner Eric Hansen moved to concur with the action of the Land Subdivision Committee to
approve the preliminary plan. Commissioner Gregg Humphrey seconded the motion and a voice vote
10. UNFINISHED BUSINESS.
There was no unfinished business.
11. NEW BUSINESS.
There was no new business.
12. SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS.
There were no special announcements.
Chairman Mills stated that the next meeting will be held on April 20, 2016.
There being no further business, Commissioner Squires moved to adjourn. Commissioner Hansen
seconded the motion and the meeting adjourned at 9:40 AM.
Mary Jane Niemann