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Planning & Zoning Commission
Regular Meeting Minutes
Tuesday, January 15, 2002
12425 W. Bell Road, Suite D-100
Surprise AZ 85374
6:00pm

Call to Order:

Roll call:

Chairman Bails called the Regular Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting to order at 6:00 p.m., at the Surprise City Hall – 12425 West Bell Road, Suite D-100, Surprise, Arizona 85374, on Tuesday, January 15, 2002. Also in attendance with Chairman Bails were Commissioners Bob Gonzales, Ken Senft, Lynn Truitt and Jan Blair. Commissioner Segarra arrived at 6:30. Vice Chairman Dan Morris was excused.

Staff Present:

Deputy City Attorney, Jeff Blilie; Community Development Director, Phil Testa; Planning Manager, Scott Phillips; Planner, Grant Penland; Associate Planner, Stephanie Wilson; Administrative Assistant, Jenifer O’Melia.

CONSENT AGENDA

  • Approval of Planning and Zoning Meeting Minutes - APPROVED

Senft made the motion to approve the Regular Planning and Zoning Minutes of December 18, 2001. Blair seconded the motion. 5 yes votes, 2 excused (Morris and Segarra). Motion carried.

Segarra had concerns with the minutes when he arrived. He made a motion to reconsider the minutes, Truitt seconded the motion. Motion carried. Segarra made two corrections to the minutes and they will be brought to the February 5, 2002 meeting to be re-approved.

REGULAR AGENDA ITEMS NOT REQUIRING A PUBLIC HEARING:

  • The Planning and Zoning Commissioners discussed and agreed to continue all PAD’s at least one Planning and Zoning Regular Meeting. There will be a workshop for each PAD application after the first Planning and Zoning Meeting to allow public comments.

  • Consideration and action to approve roll call for voting and to rotate the order of voting. All reasons for voting is to be sent to City Council to review.

Bails made the motion to approve the new voting procedure. Senft seconded the motion. 5 yes vote 2 excused (Morris and Segarra). Motion carried.

REGULAR ITEMS REQUIRING A PUBLIC HEARING:

  • Consideration and action to recommend approval of Application FP01-128, Final Plat for Santa Fe at Sun City Grand to City Council.

Associate Planner, Stephanie Wilson made a brief presentation regarding Application FP01-128.

No commission questions or public comments were made.

Truitt made a motion to recommend approval for Application FP01-128, subject to stipulations a- h attached hereto as Exhibit A. Senft seconded the motion. 5 yes vote, 2 excused (Morris and Segarra). Motion carried.

  • Consideration and action to recommend approval of Application FP01-136, Final Plat for Taos at Sun City Grand to City Council.

Associate Planner, Stephanie Wilson made a brief presentation regarding Application FP01-36.

No public comments were made.

Senft made a motion to recommend approval for Application FP01-136, subject to stipulations a – h attached hereto as Exhibit B. Blair seconded the motion. 5 yes vote, 2 excused (Morris and Segarra).

Motion carried.

  • Consideration and action to recommend approval of Application PP01-142, Preliminary Plat for Pima at Sun City Grand to City Council.

Associate Planner, Stephanie Wilson made a brief presentation for Application PP01-142.

No commission questions or public comments were made.

Truitt made a motion to recommend approval for Application PP01-142, subject to stipulations a – j attached hereto as Exhibit C. Blair seconded the motion. 5 yes vote, 2 excused (Morris and Segarra). Motion carried.

  • Consideration and action to recommend approval for Application PP01-127, Preliminary Plat for Baer Parcel to City Council.

Planner, Grant Penland made a brief presentation for Application PP01-127.

General discussion took place with Commission regarding the wash running through the property, 163rd Avenue being moved, and schools.

Public Comments:

Chairman Bails opened the hearing to the public at 7:10 p.m.

Patricia Fox – 30809 N. 171st Ave., had concerns about the protected species on the land, the shifting of 163rd and wanted to know if the amphitheatre was open to the public.

Truitt made a motion to recommend approval for Application PP01-127, subject to stipulations a – l attached hereto as Exhibit D. Gonzales seconded the motion. 6 yes vote, 1 excused (Morris). Motion carried.

OPEN CALL TO THE PUBLIC:

There were no comments made from the public.

ADJOURNMENT:

There was no further business. On a motion duly made and seconded. Chairman Bails declared the meeting adjourned at 7:30 P.M.

Martha G. Bails, Chairman
Planning and Zoning Commission

Philip A. Testa, Director
Community Development