May 28, 2019

Planning Commission Meeting

Public Notices

 

An application to vacate a utility easement in the Ridgeway area was received on 4/29/2019 by the Planning Department of the Kenai Peninsula Borough.  Location: Vacate the 10 foot wide utility easement adjoining the west lot line of Lots 1, 2, and 3, Block 3, Denise Lake Subdivision, granted by Denise Lake Subdivision (Plat KN 1647); within Section 14, Township 5 North, Range 10 West, Seward Meridian, Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska.  KPB File 2019-051V  Purpose as stated in petition: No surrounding properties will be denied utilities now or in the future.  Access for future utilities can continue to be located along Tiny Road which currently provides easier access.  A new greenshouse was built in 2007 on Lot 1, Block 3.  This well-kept greenshouse replaces one that was poorly built in the same location by previous owners.  The greenhouse encroaches on the utility easement along with a stone planter box located beside the greenshouse. Petitioner(s)/Owner(s): Sondra and Clifford Hugg of Soldotna, Alaska          Packet Information

 

 An application to vacate two utility easements in the Sterling area was received on 5/8/2019 by the Planning Department of the Kenai Peninsula Borough. Location:  Vacate the 10 foot by 710 foot utility easement within Tract A-1 Birch Forest No. 1 (Plat KN 2005-13), granted by Poppin Subdivision Number Two (Plat KN 87-8). Vacate the portion of the 20 foot by 310 foot utility easement lying within Tract A-1 Birch Forest No. 1 (Plat KN 2005-13), granted by Birch Hollow Subdivision Part One (Plat KN 78-155) and Popping Subdivision Number Two (Plat KN 87-8); within Section 30, Township 5 North, Range 9 West, Seward Meridian, Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska.  KPB FIle 2019-058V. Purpose as stated in petition: The easements are unused.  A proposed subdivision design will provide future utility easements.  The easements to be vacated will interrupt future lot designs.  The easements to be vacated were granted over vacated lot lines. Petitioner(s)/Owner(s): Popping Family Revocable Community Property Trust of Soldotna, Alaska.          Packet Information

 

A petition was received on 5/6/2019 to vacate a Section Line easement, a Right-of-Way, and an associated utility easement in the Funny River area.
Location and request:-Vacate a 13 foot by 54.88 foot portion of the section line easement within Lot 1C Block 3 Pilot's Bend Replat, Plat KN 2008-55
-Vacate the westerly 23 feet of the southerly approximately 285 feet of the Glenmore Circle right-of-way as dedicated on Pilot's Bend Subdivision Part Three, Plat KN 86-71;
-Vacate the 10 foot utility easement adjoining the portion of the Glenmore Circle right-of-way to be vacated within Lot 1C Block 3 Pilot's Bend Replat, Plat KN 2008-55 as granted on Pilot's Bend Subdivision Part   
  Three, Plat KN 86-71.
The portion of the right-of-way being vacated is unconstructed.  The proposed vacations are located within the SE 1/4 of Section 21, Township 5 South, Range 9 West, Seward Meridian, Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska.  KPB File 2019-056V.
Purpose as stated in petition: The current right-of-way is undeveloped.  Current local traffic uses the constructed travelway in the 50' wide Section Line Easement to the immediate East.  The right-of-way to be vacated provides access to one residence.  The residence uses the constructed traveled way to the East.   Adquate access width will remain in place with the 10' of ROW combined with 50' SLE to the East to provide a full 60' wide access.  The terrain is relatively flat and has no effect on development options.  The ROW to be vacated has an existing structure encroaching that was undisclosed to the current owner at the time of purchase.  The owners will also seek an exception to the building setback width near the exisiting structure.  Adequate utility easements will be provided with a new platting action.  Petitioners: Colin Tom and Vanessa Tom of Aiea, Hawaii.          Packet Information

 

A petition was received to rename a private road in the Nikiski area. Location: Tesoro Road is a private road orginally named by SN 93-02; Sections 21 & 22, Township 7 North, Range 12 West, Seward Meridian, Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaksa; in the Nikiski Community; ESN 501. Reason for Renaming: Petition from property owner. Proposed Name: Energy Drive. Purpose as stated in petition: Marathon Petroleum Corporation, Tesoro Alaska's new parent company, would like to update the street name leading into the refinery.  The property along the road is under the same ownership, which exceeds the 75% threshold required for the request consideration. Petitioner(s): Shawn Smith, Site Enhancement Services of South Bend, Indiana (on behalf of Tesoro Alaska Company, LLC).          Packet Information