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File #: O-646-21    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/29/2021 In control: Planning and Zoning Committee
On agenda: 12/16/2021 Final action: 12/16/2021
Title: AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE DECISION OF THE DEVELOPMENT REVIEW COMMITTEE OF THE PLANNING COMMISSION TO APPROVE THE REVISED DISTRICT DEVELOPMENT PLAN PROPOSED IN CASE NO. 21-DDP-0048.
Sponsors: Nicole George (D-21)
Attachments: 1. O-646-21 V.1 120221 DDP-0048 Rejection.pdf, 2. ORD 194 2021.pdf
ORDINANCE NO. _____, SERIES 2021
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AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE DECISION OF THE DEVELOPMENT REVIEW COMMITTEE OF THE PLANNING COMMISSION TO APPROVE THE REVISED DISTRICT DEVELOPMENT PLAN PROPOSED IN CASE NO. 21-DDP-0048.
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SPONSORED BY: COUNCIL MEMBER NICOLE GEORGE

WHEREAS, the Legislative Council of the Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government (the "Council") has reviewed the evidence presented at the public hearing held by the Development Review Committee of the Louisville Metro Planning Commission (the "DRC") and the findings and decision of the DRC as set out in the minutes and records of the DRC in Case No. 21-DDP-0048; and
WHEREAS, the Planning and Zoning Committee of the Council held a review of the record on 21-DDP-0048 on November 16, 2021; and
WHEREAS, the DRC held three separate public hearings on the plan (September 1, September 15, and October 6, 2021), raising and discussing a variety of transportation-related issues; and
WHEREAS, one such issue was the state of Meadow Avenue, which abuts the property to the south and is narrow at just 18 feet wide. Commissioner Brown from Louisville Metro Public Works raised concerns about adding any additional traffic to this sub-standard road; and
WHEREAS, another such issue was that of ingress and egress to/from the site. The proposed site circulation would have buses entering the site from Preston Highway and leaving through Meadow. There was substantial concern about buses attempting to turn left from Meadow onto Preston, as that is the shortest route to an interstate highway but would risk major congestion and traffic accidents at this busy, unsignalized intersection; and
WHEREAS, another issue of concern was internal site circulation, as the small size of the site, combined with the large size and turning radiuses of the buses which are central to the proposed use leaves minimal room for maneuvering and error; and
WHEREAS, all of these discussed i...

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