City of Dunnellon
Planning Commission Meeting 
Tuesday, April 20, 2021, 5:30 p.m.
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Meeting ID: 921 2250 6159

Public Comment
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Members of the public who would like to participate are encouraged to register in advance by Noon on Tuesday, April 20, 2021.  Please see instructions below on how to register.
A three (3) minute time limit will be administered during public comment.

Instructions on How to Listen and/or Participate in the Meeting
Attachment:  Meeting Instructions (PDF) 

One or more City Council members may attend this meeting and may speak.

Call to Order

Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call

Proof of Publication: The Agenda was posted on City's website and City Hall bulletin board on Tuesday, April 13, 2021.


Approval of Minutes - February 16, 2021

Minutes of the February 16, 2021 Planning Commission Meeting

Quasi-Judicial Hearing - PZ20200259 Dunnellon Farms Solar

Quasi-Judicial Hearing - PZ20200259 Solar Farm - (At the March 16, 2021, Planning Commission meeting, this application for quasi-judicial hearing was continued to date certain, 4/20/2021):

Application PZ20200259 by John Taylor, representing Kingston Properties, LLC
requesting a Special Exception to Construct a 75-megawatt Solar Farm at parcels 40701-
000-00, SEC 01 TWP 17 RGE 18; 40713-001-00, 40714-003-00, 40715-001-00, 40716-
000-00, 40717-000-00, 40719-001-00, SEC 06 TWP 17 RGE 19.
  • Chairman to close regular meeting and open Quasi-Judicial Hearing
  • Swearing in of all persons who will give testimony - City Attorney 
  • Commission members to disclose any Ex-Parte Communication
  • Members to disclose any Conflict of Interest
  • Staff Presentation
  • Applicant Presentation
  • Presentation of Evidence from the Public and/or Non-evidentiary Public Comment 
  • Chairman to close Quasi-Judicial Hearing and reopen regular meeting
Application and supporting documents available upon request via email, contact or call (352) 465-8500 x1010. Paper copy of the documents may be subject to public records fulfillment fee.

RESOLUTION - 2021-03 Application PZ20200259 Dunnellon Farms Solar

RESOLUTION - RES2021-03 Application PZ20200259 Dunnellon Farms Solar
Resolution #RES2021-03 finding of consistency and forwarding a recommendation of
approval / approval with conditions / disapproval to City Council for consideration

         Proposed Motion: I move Resolution #RES2021-03 be ready by title only.

         Proposed Motion: I move Resolution #RES2021-03 be approved.

Comprehensive Plan Design Review & Discussion


Historic District Enhancement Plan DEO Technical Assistance Grant - Staff

Second Deliverable - Public Meeting Schedule: May 6, 2021, at 4:30 p.m. - Council Chamber
Participation:  Public, Planning Commission and Historic Preservation Board Members

Public Comment



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