Fishers City Council approves all consent agenda items, Saxony Sports Pavilion

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The Fishers City Council met Nov. 20. Its next meeting is 7 p.m. Dec. 18 at city hall, 1 Municipal Dr. For more, visit fishers.in.us.

What happened: Fishers City Council approved all consent agenda items, 6-0.

What it means: Items approved include allowing Fishers High School District to construct a wireless communication facility at Sand Creek Elementary, a request for exemptions in the construction of a new Public Works Facility building at the Public Works Maintenance Garage off of Eller Road and more.

A rendering of the Saxony Sports Pavilion. (Submitted image)

What happened: Council approved a request for an amendment to the text of the Saxony Sports Pavilion proposal, 6-0.

What it means: The amendment requested to remove maximum density standards for the sports facility and hotel, reduce setbacks, establish minimum height standards for the sports facility and hotel, add parking requirements for those uses and add a no access easement on Olio Road and Southeastern Parkway to provide access on internal streets.

“I know these items are needed for this to be successful,” council president David George said.

 

What happened: Council denied a rezone request on 1.14 acres from single-family residential to commercial office, 6-0.

What it means: Planning and zoning staff suggested council deny the request because staff was not comfortable moving forward with the development due to the lack of quality in plans.

Seven new Fishers Police Dept. officers were sworn in to the department at the Nov. 20 city council meeting. (Photo by Anna Skinner)

What happened: A formal swearing-in ceremony was held for new Fishers Police Dept. officers.

What it means: Seven new officers were sworn into the department.

 

What happened: Council approved new mobile concession ordinance standards, 6-0.

What it means: Requests included requiring proper fire extinguishing equipment aboard mobile concessions and to allow inspections from the fire department on mobile concessions to make sure they have the necessary equipment.

 

What happened: Council approved a text amendment to The Yard Planned Unit Development.

What it means: The development needs standards changed to move forward, including a hotel as part of the project. Council member Brad DeReamer asked if there were any rumors of which restaurants would arrive.

“I think in the next 30 to 60 days we will have a lot of exciting news in the culinary world here in Fishers,” Mayor Scott Fadness said.


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