Advisory Plan Commission kept things pretty short on Thursday approving
recommendation of a primary plat for the planned Easton Park and secondary
plat for Conservancy Point with votes of 4-1.
The planners had
previously voted favorably for changes to the planned unit development
ordinance for Easton Park which was later approved by the Town Council.
“When the PUD is
approved, the plan becomes a plat,” said attorney Todd Leeth who represents
the developer Olson Farms, LLC.
located on the east side of CR 250E at the eastern terminus of East Porter
Avenue, will have up to 346 single-family homes.
No one from the
audience spoke for or against the plat at the public hearing.
Voting in favor
were Commission members Jeff Ton, Emerson DeLaney, Fred Owens and President
George Stone. Against was Thomas Kopko who last month said he wishes the
development plan had more green space.
The same vote went
for Conservancy Point’s secondary plat. Developer Jeff Ban of In Good
Company said no public improvements had been added since last time.
that part of the development dipped into the flood plain of the Coffee Creek
Conservancy District. Ban said the floodplain encroaches slightly but
nothing will be built there.
plans for 23 buildings with a total of 170 rental units. A clubhouse is
included along with a pond and playground.
In other business,
the Commission accepted letters of credit from Brassie Estates -- $38,816
from the sidewalk guarantee and $58,023 from the infrastructure maintenance
Also, Stone and
DeLaney agreed to join a committee with Town Engineer Mark O’Dell to work on
changes for the Town’s sign ordinance due to new regulations by the Supreme
Out of state
During the meeting,
DeLaney mentioned he’s gotten inquiries from residents asking that if they
wanted to do a survey of their property, could they hire a surveyor from out
O’Dell said that a
surveyor needs to be licensed in Indiana in order for the Town to accept
surveys. He recommends they find a surveyor in the state and knows there are
quite a few who charge a fair rate as compared to those out of state.
“There are plenty
of local firms in the region that can do (surveys) economically. Costs
shouldn’t be an issue,” O’Dell said.