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MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS
LITTLETON CITY PLANNING BOARD
APRIL 8, 2013

The Littleton City Planning Board met on Monday, April 8, 2013 in the Council Chambers of the Littleton City Center, 2255 West Berry Avenue. The meeting convened at 07:00 p.m.

1. ROLL CALL

THOSE PRESENT:
Board Member Baertlein, Alt 2
Board Member Bolt
Chair Duzan
Chair Pro Tem Elrod
Board Member Moore, Alt 1
Board Member Ranville
Board Member Rudnicki
Board Member Samuelson

THOSE ABSENT: Board Member Graham

ALSO PRESENT:
        Glen VanNimwegen, Community Development Director
        Doreen Wilson, Recording Secretary
        Dennis Swain, Principal Planner

Mr. VanNimwegen introduced and welcomed the four new board members to their first planning board meeting. 
Board Member Samuelson opened the meeting in the absence of both a Chair and Chair Pro Tem.
Board Member Moore, Alt 1 moved to voting member in the absence of Board Member Graham.

ELECTION:
Board Member Elrod nominated Board Member Duzan as Chair, seconded by Board Member Rudnicki.  No other nominations were forthcoming.
Board Member Duzan was elected unanimously

Board Member Samuelson nominated Board Member Elrod as Chair Pro Tem, seconded by Chair Duzan.  No other nominations were forthcoming.
Board Member Elrod was elected unanimously

Chair Duzan continued the meeting with the approval of the minutes.


2. AGENDA
Item 6a. election of Chair and Chair Pro Tem moved to beginning of meeting prior to approval of minutes.


3. MINUTES
a. Approval of the March 11, 2013 minutes

Chair Pro Tem Elrod moved that planning board approve the March 11, 2013 minutes as written, seconded by Board Member Ranville.
  Motion carried  7-0


4. SCHEDULED/UNSCHEDULED APPEARANCES
Pam Chadbourne, 5402 S. Nevada St. shared her thoughts and concerns regarding the Comprehensive Plan process.  Her presentation was distributed to the planning board members.


5. PUBLIC HEARING       
None


6. GENERAL BUSINESS
a. Election of officers
Moved to beginning of meeting.


7. COMMENTS/REPORTS
a. Staff
Mr. VanNimwegen informed the board that city council has a study session scheduled for Monday, April 22, the same night of the planning board's regularly scheduled meeting.  He explained that there will be an Economic Development Plan discussion and other items of interest to planning board and suggested canceling the planning board meeting in order for the members to attend the council study session.  The consensus was to cancel the April 22, 2013 meeting.  He will verify the start time and let the board know.
There was also discussion regarding the joint study session with city council on May 6.  Since there isn't another meeting  before that date, the board will decide after the discussion during the study session whether a special meeting will be needed to prepare for the May 6 meeting. 

b. Commissioners
c. Chair

Board Member Rudnicki moved that planning board approve adjourning to the study session, seconded by Chair Pro Tem Elrod.
  Motion carried  7-0


8. ADJOURN to STUDY SESSION
a. Continuation of discussion of the Comprehensive Plan

9. ADJOURN
Adjourned at 9:30pm




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Glen VanNimwegen, Secretary to the Planning Board
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             Doreen Wilson, Recording Secretary