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Fernley Planning Commission

April 12, 2017

The Chairman reserves the right to hear agenda items out of order, combine two or more agenda items for consideration, or remove an item from the agenda or delay discussion relating to an item on the agenda at any time.  All items are action items unless otherwise noted.  

Time Certain:  Time certain designates a definite time for the start time of that item.  The time certain item may NOT begin earlier than the designated time certain.  It may begin later than the designated time, but not earlier. 

5:00 p.m.  OPEN MEETING – PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

Chairman’s statement:  “To avoid meeting disruptions, please place cell phones and beepers in the silent mode or turn them off during the meeting. Thank you for your understanding.”


1.
ROLL CALL
2.
PUBLIC INPUT.
Public comment is limited to five (5) minutes per person. Items not agendized for this meeting cannot be acted upon other than to place them on future agendas. Public input is prohibited regarding comments, which are not relevant to, or within the authority of, the public body, or if the content of the comments is willfully disruptive of the meeting by being irrelevant, repetitious, slanderous, offensive, inflammatory, irrational or amounting to personal attacks or interfering, with the rights of other speakers
3.
APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA
4.
(Possible Acton) Approval of Minutes from March 8th 2017
5.
PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION:
5.1.
Presentaiton and Discussion regarding the role and responsibility of the Planning Commission

5.2.
TA 2017-001 – Discussion and possible direction on a proposed Text Amendment to the City of Fernley Development Code Chapter 41 Signs.

TA 2017-001 – Discussion and possible direction on a proposed Text Amendment to the City of Fernley Development Code Chapter 41 Signs by modifying and updating the purpose, scope, authority and applicability of the chapter; modifying and adding definitions; addressing exempted and prohibited signs and prohibited sign locations; modifying the standards, limitation and requirements for all signs; modifying the method for sign calculations; adding sections to specifically address building, monument and freestanding signs including but not limited to illumination standards; size, height and area limitations; regulations for digital signs, fence signs, temporary signs and additional signs during election periods; requirements for sign permits; nonconforming signs; abandoned signs; variances; enforcement and penalties; and providing other matters properly related thereto.
6.
CHAIR AND COMMISSION ITEMS:
(Summary or Activity Reports on planning issues, activities or organizations in which individual members may be involved. This item is to provide general information to the commission and public. No discussion shall take place and no action will be taken.)
7.
PLANNING DIRECTOR ITEMS:
(Activity Summary or updates on projects that have been previously reviewed by the Planning Commission. This item is to provide general information to the commission and public. No discussion shall take place and no action will be taken.)
8.
ADDRESS REQUEST(S) FOR FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS.
9.
PUBLIC INPUT.
Items not agendized for this meeting cannot be acted upon other than to place them on future agendas.

ADJOURNMENT.

This notice and agenda is being posted before 9:00 a.m., 4/7/2017 in accordance with NRS 241.020 at the following locations: www.cityoffernley.org, https://notice.nv.gov/, Senior Citizen’s Center at 1170 W. Newlands Drive and Fernley City Hall at 595 Silver Lace Blvd, Lyon County Human Services at 460 W Main St., Ste. 110. To obtain supporting material for this agenda please contact the City Clerk’s Office, Kim Swanson, inside City Hall or call 784-9830. Notice to persons with disabilities: Members of the public who are disabled and require special assistance or accommodations at the meeting are requested to notify the Fernley City Hall, at least 24 hours in advance, at 784-9900.