Planning Board reviews church, signs, dead trees and lighting

Several changes will be made to a draft resolution approving Faith Bible expansion. Attention also given to replacing dead trees at Yorktown Green, improved signage, new lighting at gas station and license for Fieldhome soccer field.

Planning Board
April 21, 2014
Meeting highlights. For a summary of all agenda items, visit ciyinfo.org.
1. K Mart Shopping Center
The Planning Department will send a letter to the shopping center owner advising the company to replace the dead trees.
2. Faith Bible Church
The board agreed to make several language changes in the proposed approval resolution, including sections dealing with off site parking, the location of the new building, and limiting future construction in the flood plain.
3. Fieldhome/Soccer Field license
The board had some questions about an initial draft license agreement for the use of the soccer field. Changes will need to be made, and the draft was referred to the Parks and Recreation Department.
4. Mavis Tire Supply Corp. (Kear Street)
The board had no problems with the plan to add a second floor for the storage of tires.
5. Sunoco Gas Station (Lee Blvd.)
The board had no issues with the proposed changes to the building but would like to see more details about the proposed new lighting plan. 
6. Staples Center Master Sign Plan
The board reviewed a Master Sign Plan for the site’s three buildings. Some issues remain on how to calculate the total allowed square footage for signs.
As an aside, the applicant advised the board that Burger Fi is no longer planning to lease space in the second building and that the applicant is negotiating with other possible tenants.

This summary is being provided by Citizens for an Informed Yorktown (CIY).in an effort to increase the level of awareness of what’s happening in our community.

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