CITY OF SURPRISE
PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION
Bell Road, Suite D-100
January 17, 2006
Call to Order:
The Planning and Zoning Commission Workshop Meeting
began at 6 p.m. at the at the Surprise City Hall, 12425 West Bell Road, Suite
D100, Surprise, Arizona 85374, on Tuesday, January 17, 2006.
attendance with Chairman Ken Senft were Vice Chairman Randy Nachtigall,
Commissioners Skip Hall, Antonio Segarra, Lyn Truitt, and Fred Watts. Commissioner
Jan Blair was absent.
Council Members Present: None
Nick Mascia, Surprise Traffic Engineer, provided a brief
presentation regarding the Tillman Transit Overlay and the Bell Road
The following topics were covered in the meeting:
Building a Better Bell is a $10 million, three- to five-year road
25 individual projects.
Most to be completed by 2008.
Majority of work to be done at night/weekends.
Traffic signal installed at 175th/Happy Trails.
Fiber optics are currently being installed for synchronization of
the traffic signals.
Intelligent Transportation System
A joint project with Maricopa County and Peoria.
Fiber optic interconnection of signal lights.
Dynamic message signs.
Initially the traffic control center will be in City Hall and
relocated to the Public Safety Building.
Installing additional right-turn lanes (Spring and Summer 2006).
R. H. Johnson Boulevard
Other various locations both east and west bound.
Resurfacing Bell Road (Spring and Summer 2006).
Avenue of the Arts to the Beardsley Canal (completed in two
Renovating median landscaping and upgrading street lights (Fall
2006 and Summer 2007).
Lighting (Lanterns, Liability, The Look)
Eastham Parkway (Spring 2006).
Mountain Vista Boulevard (Spring 2006).
Coyote Lakes Parkway modifications (Summer 2006).
Building a Better Bell is not a
cure-all for the congestion. Improvements will help traffic flow.
Pursuant to A.R.S. §
38-431.03(A)(3), the Planning and Zoning Commission may go into executive
session with the City Attorney for legal advice on any item listed on the
Hearing no further business,
Chairman Senft adjourned the Planning and Zoning Commission workshop meeting of
Tuesday, January 17, 2006 at 6:49 p.m.
and Zoning Commission