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Planning & Zoning Commission
Regular Meeting Minutes
Tuesday, February 19, 2002
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, February 19, 2002. Also in attendance with Chairman Bails were Commissioners Bob Gonzales, Ken Senft, Tony Segarra, Lynn Truitt and Jan Blair. Vice Chairman Dan Morris was excused.

Staff Present:

Deputy City Attorney, Jeff Blilie; Planning Manager, Scott Phillips; Assistant Planning Manager, Anthony Chinyere; Planner, James Atkins; Administrative Assistant, Jenifer O’Melia.

CONSENT AGENDA

  • Approval of Planning and Zoning Meeting Minutes - APPROVED

Truitt made the motion to approve the Regular Planning and Zoning Minutes of February 5, 2002 with corrections. Senft seconded the motion. 6 yes votes. Motion carried.

OLD BUSINESS

REGULAR AGENDA ITEMS NOT REQUIRING A PUBLIC HEARING:

  • Status report on the Implementation of the General Plan 2020.

Assistant Planning Manager Chinyere made a presentation.

This item will be on the March 5, 2002 regular scheduled meeting as an action item.

  • Consideration and action to recommend approval of Application SP01-134, Site Plan for Surprise Farms High School.

Planner, James Atkins made a brief presentation regarding Application SP01-134.

General discussion took place with the Commissioners regarding adequate parking spaces, lighting issues, and the open court yard having sufficient shade.

Segarra made a motion to approve Application SP01-134, subject to stipulations a – I attached hereto as Exhibit A. Truitt seconded the motion.

6 yes votes, 1 excused (Morris). Motion carried.

  • Consideration and action to recommend approval of Application SP02-002, Site Plan for Cimmaron Center @ Sun City Grand.

Planning Manager, Scott Phillips made a presentation for Application SP02-002.

Segarra made a motion to approve Application SP02-002, subject to stipulations a – k attached hereto as Exhibit B. Blair seconded the motion.

6 yes votes, 1 excused (Morris). Motion passed.

Bails stated that she is a resident of Sun City Grand, but there is no conflict of interest.

REGULAR ITEMS REQUIRING A PUBLIC HEARING:

  • Consideration and action to recommend approval of Application RZ01-68, Rezone for Kenly Farms.

Planning Manager, Scott Phillips stated this application should be continued to the next meeting. The applicant needs to submit further information for the Commissioners to review.

No public comments were made.

Blair made a motion to continue Application RZ01-68 to the March 5, 2002 regular scheduled meeting. Senft seconded the motion. 6 yes votes, 1 excused (Morris). Motion carried.

  • Consideration and action to recommend approval of Application MOD02-006, Map of Dedication for Mountain View Boulevard at Sun City Grand to City Council.

Planning Manager, Scott Phillips made a brief presentation regarding Application MOD02-006.

No commission questions or public comments were made.

Segarra made a motion to recommend approval for Application MOD02-006, subject to stipulations a – c attached hereto as Exhibit C. Blair seconded the motion. 6 yes votes, 1 excused (Morris). Motion carried.

Bails stated that she is a resident of Sun City Grand, but there is no conflict of interest.

  • Consideration and action to recommend approval of Application FP01-179, Final Plat for Rancho Gabriela Phase 2 to City Council.

Planner, James Atkins made a brief presentation for Application FP01-179.

No commission questions or public comments were made.

Segarra made a motion to recommend approval for Application FP01-179, subject to stipulations a – q attached hereto as Exhibit D. Truitt seconded the motion. 6 yes votes, 1 excused (Morris). Motion carried.

  • Consideration and action to recommend approval for Application FP02-011, Final Plat for Mountain Vista Ranch Parcel 3 to City Council.

Planning Manager, Scott Phillips made a brief presentation for Application FP02-011.

No commission questions or public comments were made.

Segarra made a motion to recommend approval for Application FP02-011, subject to stipulations a – j attached hereto as Exhibit E. Blair seconded the motion. 6 yes votes, 1 excused (Morris). Motion carried.

Segarra stated that he is a resident of Mountain Vista Ranch, but there is no conflict of interest.

OPEN CALL TO THE PUBLIC:

There were no comments made from the public.

CURRENT EVENTS REPORT:

A.  Chairperson:

Bails informed the Commission about an Original Townsite Neighborhood meeting on Thursday, February 21, 2002.

B.  Community Development Director:

Planning Manager Scott Phillips informed the Commission about a joint session with City Council and Planning & Zoning on February 28th at 6:00 p.m. He also informed commission that on Saturday March 16, at 10: a.m. that there will be a joint session with City Council. They will tour different areas of the Phoenix area. He informed the commissioners that they will be getting city badges and they will need to go into the Human Resource Department to get their pictures taken and their badges made.

ADJOURNMENT:

There was no further business. On a motion duly made and seconded. Chairman Bails declared the meeting adjourned at 7:00 P.M.

Martha G. Bails, Chairman
Planning and Zoning Commission

Philip A. Testa, Director
Community Development

Planning and Zoning Commission meeting agendas are posted on this page at least 24 hours prior to the meeting date.  The 2002* meeting schedule is as follows:
January 15, 2002
February 5, 2002
February 19, 2002
March 5, 2002
March 19, 2002
April 2, 2002
April 16, 2002
May 7, 2002
May 21, 2002
June 4, 2002
June 18, 2002
July 2, 2002
July 16, 2002
August 6, 2002
August 20, 2002
September 3, 2002
September 17, 2002
October 1, 2002
October 15, 2002
November 5, 2002
November 19, 2002
December 3, 2002
December 17, 2002
*Meetings may be cancelled or special meetings added at any time.  Notice of schedule changes will be posted on this page as soon as they become available.

LOCATION:  Surprise City Hall, 12425 West Bell Road, Suite D-100
Surprise, Arizona  85374

TIME: 6:00pm

SCHEDULE:  The Planning & Zoning Commission meets on the first and third Tuesdays of each month.

For addition information, contact the Community Development Department at (623) 583-1088.

PERSONS WITH SPECIAL ACCESSIBILITY NEEDS, INCLUDING LARGE PRINT MATERIALS OR INTERPRETER, SHOULD CONTACT THE CITY CLERK’S OFFICE @ 623-583-1000 OR 623-583-1098 BY NO LATER THAN 24 HOURS IN ADVANCE OF REGULAR SCHEDULED MEETING TIME.

The agenda and related materials are available for viewing at the Community Development Department during regular business hours of 8:00am to 5:00pm.