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2019-05-09 Municipal Planning Commission (Regular) MinutesP-34/19 '.l COUNTY OF NEWELL MUNICIPAL PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING May 9, 2019 The regular Municipal Planning Commission Meeting of the County of Newell was held in the County Office at Brooks, AB on Thursday, May 9, 2019 commencing at 10:01 a.m. MEMBERS PRESENT: ABSENT: M. Douglass, Reeve C. Amulung, Councillor, M.P.C. Chair A.M. Philipsen, Councillor, Vice M.P.C. Chair H. Kallen, Councillor W. Hammergren, Councillor T. Fyfe, Councillor K. Christman, Councillor E. Unruh, Councillor B. de Jong, Councillor L. Juss, Councillor STAFF: K. Stephenson, CAO L. Johnson, Director of Corporate Services D. Horvath, County Planner, ORRSC A. Wickert, Manager of Planning & Development S. Simpson, Development Clerk E. Graham, ORRSC Jr. Planner P. Elliott, Administrative Assistant, Planning & Development OTHERS IN ATTENDANCE: 1. CALL TO ORDER S. Stanway, Brooks Bulletin C. Bews, Brooks Bulletin The Chairman called the meeting to order at 10:01 a.m. 2. EXCUSED FROM MEETING All members were present. 3. MINUTES 3.1 April 25, 2019 Meeting Minutes MOVED BY COUNCILLOR TRACY FYFE that the minutes of the April 25, 2019 Municipal Planning Commission meeting be adopted as presented. MOTION CARRIED Municipal Planning Commission May 9, 2019 4. CALL FOR POST AGENDA ITEMS The Chairman called for post agenda items. 0 5. ADOPTION OF AGENDA P-35/19 MOVED BY COUNCILLOR LIONEL JUSS that the agenda be adopted as presented. MOTION CARRIED 6. DEVELOPMENT REPORT MPC inquired if the reason the applicants were getting a permit was because the house was old. Staff responded that once the applicants realized the house was built prior to permits being required they asked for the house to be brought up to compliance. 7. SUBDIVISIONS LEFT THE MEETING E. Unruh excused herself due to a pecuniary interest at 10:03 a.m. 7.1 2019-0-010 - SW1/418-16-15-W4M, To create one new parcel approximately 30.57 acres (12.37 ha) in size, containing an existing residence, shop, and barns, CJ� from a previously unsubdivided quarter section for residential use. The ORRSC Jr. Planner provided background information on the proposed application. MPC requested clarification regarding the size of the subdivision. D. Horvath responded that it had been previously approved by Council for rezoning to Small Holdings in order to accommodate the larger parcel, a dry corner for a full section pivot irrigation system. She added that a parcel of this size meets the requirements of the Small Holdings district. There was further discussion about the use and intent of the Small Holdings district. P-36/19 MOVED BY COUNCILLOR WAYNE HAMMERGREN THAT the Country Residential subdivision of SW1/4 18-16-15-W4M (Certificate of Title No. 131 209 932 +3), to create one new parcel approximately 30.57 acres (12.37 ha) in size, containing an existing residence, shop, and barns, from a previously unsubdivided quarter section for residential use BE APPROVED subject to the following: CONDITIONS: 1. That, pursuant to Section 654(1)(d) of the Municipal Government Act, all outstanding property taxes shall be paid to the County of Newell. MOTION CARRIED Page 2 of 5 Municipal Planning Commission May 9, 2019 7.2 2019-0-011 - NW1/418-16-15-W4M, To create one new parcel approximately 31.11 acres (12.59 ha) in size, containing an existing residence, from a previously unsubdivided quarter section for residential use. The ORRSC Jr. Planner provided background information on the proposed application. MPC requested clarification about the location of the septic field in proximity to the subdivision boundary. D. Horvath indicated that the location of the septic field is listed as a condition of approval prior to finalization. She added that adjusting the property line should have minimal impact on the area of the parcel. A discussion followed regarding the location of the septic field and whether further information should be required prior to approval. P-37/19 MOVED BY REEVE MOLLY DOUGLASS THAT the Country Residential subdivision of NW1/4 18-16-15-W4M (Certificate of Title No. 131 209 932), to create one new parcel approximately 31.11 acres (12.59 ha) in size, containing an existing residence, from a previously unsubdivided quarter section for residential use BE APPROVED subject to the following: CONDITIONS: 1. That, pursuant to Section 654(1)(d) of the Municipal Government Act, all outstanding l property taxes shall be paid to the County of Newell. MOTION DEFEATED P-38/19 MOVED BY COUNCILLOR TRACY FYFE THAT the Country Residential subdivision of NW1/4 18-16-15-W4M (Certificate of Title No. 131 209 932), to create one new parcel approximately 31.11 acres (12.59 ha) in size, containing an existing residence, from a previously unsubdivided quarter section for residential use BE TABLED until addition information is received. MOTION CARRIED RETURNED TO MEETING E. Unruh returned at 10:25 a.m. 7.3 2019-0-029 - NE1/4 24-20-14-W4M, To create one new parcel approximately 30.54 acres (12.36 ha) in size, containing an existing residence and accessory structures from a previously unsubdivided quarter section for residential use. The ORRSC Jr. Planner provided background information on the proposed application. MPC requested clarification about the fence on the west side and the dugout on the north side of the proposed subdivision. D.Horvath explained that the applicant 0 Page 3 of 5 Municipal Planning Commission May 9, 2019 was requesting that the property line on the west side be based on the historical fence to accommodate future improvements. 0 D. Horvath added that MPC could require the property line to be adjusted to accommodate the historical dugout if they so desired. P-39/19 MOVED BY COUNCILLOR BRIAN DE JONG THAT the Residential subdivision of NE1/4 24-20-14-W4M (Certificate of Title No. 011 113174), to create one new parcel approximately 30.54 acres (12.36 ha) in size, containing an existing residence and accessory structures from a previously unsubdivided quarter section for residential use BE APPROVED subject to the following: CONDITIONS: 1. That, pursuant to Section 654(1)(d) of the Municipal Government Act, all outstanding property taxes shall be paid to the county of Newell. MOTION CARRIED 7.4 2019-0-062 - Lot 1, Block 1, Plan 171 0622 & NW1/4 32-17-14-W4M, To correct an encroachment by subdividing a 0.40 acre (0.162 ha) portion of NW 1/4 32-17- 14-W4M and consolidating the land to the adjacent parcel legally known as Lot 1, Block 1, Plan 171 0622. The ORRSC Jr. Planner provided background information on the proposed application. MPC was given the opportunity to ask questions. P-40/19 MOVED BY COUNCILLOR ANNE MARIE PHILIPSEN THAT the County Residential subdivision of Lot 1, Block 1, Plan 171 0622 & NW1/4 31-17-14-W4M (Certificate of Title No. 181 274 439, 181 237 805), to correct an encroachment by subdividing a 0.40 acre (0.162 ha) portion of NW1/4 31-17-14-W4M and consolidating the land to the adjacent parcel legally known as Lot 1, Block 1, Plan 171 0622 BE APPROVED subject to the following: RESERVE: The 10% reserve requirement, pursuant to Sections 661 and 666 of the Municipal Government Act, be deferred by caveat on the parcel to be created with the actual acreage to be dedicated being determined at the final stage, for Municipal Reserve purposes. CONDITIONS: 1. That, pursuant to Section 654(1)(d) of the Municipal Government Act, all outstanding property taxes shall be paid to the County of Newell. 2. That the subdivided portion of NW 32-17-14-W4M be consolidated with the adjacent parcel legally known as Lot 1, Block 1, Plan 1710622 in a manner such that the resulting Certificate of Title could not be subdivided without the approval of the Subdivision Authority. MOTION CARRIED Page 4 of 5 Municipal Planning Commission May 9, 2019 8. POST AGENDA ITEMS There were no post agenda items. 9. IN CAMERA There were no in camera items. 10. QUESTION PERIOD 11. ADJOURN Being that the agenda matters have been concluded the meeting adjourned at 10:40 a.m. Signed by the Chairman and Director of Corporate Services this L2-Day-of 2019. Page 5 of 5