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Planning & Zoning Commission
Regular Meeting Minutes
Tuesday, March 5, 2002
6:00pm

Call to Order:

Roll call:

Chairman Bails called the Regular Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting to order at 6:05 p.m., at the Surprise City Hall – 12425 West Bell Road, Suite D-100, Surprise, Arizona 85374, on Tuesday, March 5, 2002. Also in attendance with Chairman Bails were Vice Chairman Dan Morris Commissioners Bob Gonzales, Ken Senft, Tony Segarra, and Jan Blair. Commissioner Truitt was excused.

Staff Present:

Deputy City Attorney, Jeff Blilie; Community Development Director, Phil Testa; Planner, James Atkins; Planner, Grant Penland; Associate Planner Stephanie Wilson.

CONSENT AGENDA

  • Approval of Planning and Zoning Meeting Minutes - APPROVED

Morris made the motion to approve the Regular Planning and Zoning Minutes of February 19, 2002. Blair seconded the motion. 6 yes votes. Motion carried.

OLD BUSINESS

REGULAR AGENDA ITEMS NOT REQUIRING A PUBLIC HEARING:

  • Consideration and action on the General Plan implementation status report to City Council.

Assistant Planning Manager Chinyere made a presentation.

General discussion took place with the Commissioners regarding the status report and they would like three reports annually. They want updates on only items that have changed.

Senft made a motion to have status reports on the General Plan implementation quarterly. Blair seconded the motion. 6 yes votes, 1 excused (Truitt). Motion carried.

Segarra made a motion to adjourn the Regular Planning & Zoning Meeting and enter into Executive Session @ 6:20 p.m. Pursuant to ARS 38-431.03(A)(3) the commission went into Executive Session in order to receive legal advice regarding the application of ARS 28-8481 on RZ01-68. Blair seconded the motion. 6 yes votes, 1 excused (Truitt). Motion carried (motion made post-session).

The Regular Planning & Zoning Meeting was called back to order @ 6:26 p.m.

REGULAR ITEMS REQUIRING A PUBLIC HEARING:

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

Planner, James Atkins made a brief presentation regarding Application RZ01-68.

Mike Curly, the applicant made a presentation for the project.

General discussion took place with the Commissioners regarding the proximity of Luke Air Force Base and the contour lines. There was also discussion regarding the water system

Public Comments

Chairman Bails opened the hearing to the public.

Jeff Carlson – 8800 E. Chaparral #260, stated he is from William Lyon Homes and is in favor of this project.

Chairman Bails closed the hearing to the public.

Senft made a motion to deny Application RZ01-68. Blair seconded the motion. 2 yes votes, 4 no votes 1 excused (Truitt). Motion failed.

Segarra made a motion to recommend approval for Application RZ01-68, subject to stipulations a – p attached hereto as Exhibit A. Morris seconded the motion. 5 yes votes, 1 no vote, and 1 excused (Truitt). Motion carried.

NEW BUSINESS:

  • Consideration and action to recommend approval of Application CUP02-010, Conditional Use Permit for Rivera garage.

Planner, Grant Penland made a presentation for Application CUP02-010.

General discussion took place with the Commissioners regarding the building setbacks and proper screening.

Morris made a motion to approve Application CUP02-010, subject to stipulations a – i attached hereto as Exhibit B. Segarra seconded the motion. 6 yes votes, 1 excused (Truitt). Motion passed.

  • Consideration and action to recommend approval of Application CUP02-012, Conditional Use Permit for Del Taco Restaurant.

Planner Penland made a presentation for Application CUP02-012.

General discussion took place with the Commissioners regarding the sidewalks, street light location and wall architecture.

Morris made a motion to approve Application CUP02-012, subject to stipulations a – l, attached hereto as Exhibit C. Segarra seconded the motion. 6 yes votes, 1 excused (Truitt). Motion passed.

REGULAR ITEMS REQUIRING A PUBLIC HEARING:

  • Consideration and action to recommend approval of Application PADA02-004, Planned Area Development Amendment for The Orchards to the City Council.

Planner, Grant Penland stated this application should be continued to the next meeting.

No public comments were made.

Morris made a motion to continue Application PADA02-004 to the March 19, 2002 regular scheduled meeting. Segarra seconded the motion. 6 yes votes, 1 excused (Truitt). Motion carried.

  • Consideration and action to recommend approval of Application PADA02-013, Planned Area Development Amendment for Royal Ranch to City Council.

Planner, Grant Penland made a brief presentation regarding Application PADA02-013 and PP02-014.

No commission questions or public comments were made.

Segarra made a motion to recommend approval for Application PADA02-013, subject to stipulations a – g attached hereto as Exhibit D. Gonzales seconded the motion. 5 yes votes, 1 no vote, and 1 excused (Truitt). Motion carried.

  • Consideration and action to recommend approval of Application PP02-014, Preliminary Plat for Royal Ranch to City Council.

No commission questions or public comments were made.

Morris made a motion to recommend approval for Application FP01-179, subject to stipulations a – k attached hereto as Exhibit E. Gonzales seconded the motion. 5 yes votes, 1 no vote, and 1 excused (Morris). Motion carried.

  • Consideration and action to recommend approval for Application PP02-022, Preliminary Plat for Sierra @ Sun City Grand to City Council.

Planner, Grant Penland made a brief presentation for Application PP02-022.

No commission questions or public comments were made.

Segarra made a motion to recommend approval for Application PP02-022, subject to stipulations a – l attached hereto as Exhibit F. Blair seconded the motion. 6 yes votes, 1 excused (Truitt). 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 for Application FP02-018, Final Plat for Pima @ Sun City Grand to City Council.

Planner, Grant Penland made a brief presentation for Application FP02-018.

No commission questions or public comments were made.

Morris made a motion to recommend approval for Application FP02-018, subject to stipulations a – i attached hereto as Exhibit G. Segarra seconded the motion. 6 yes votes, 1 excused (Truitt). 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 for Application FPA02-021, Final Plat Amendment for TASH to City Council.

Planner, Grant Penland made a brief presentation for Application FPA02-021.

General discussion took place with the Commissioners regarding the flood plains.

No public comments were made.

Morris made a motion to recommend approval for Application FPA02-021, subject to stipulations a – d attached hereto as Exhibit H. Blair seconded the motion. 6 yes votes, 1 excused (Truitt). Motion carried.

  • Consideration and action to recommend approval for Application FP01-152, Final Plat for Legacy Parc Parcels E & F to City Council.

Planner, Grant Penland made a brief presentation for Application FP01-152 and FP01-153.

No commission questions or public comments were made.

Segarra made a motion to recommend approval for Application FP01-152, subject to stipulations a – k attached hereto as Exhibit I. Morris seconded the motion. 6 yes votes, 1 excused (Truitt). Motion carried.

  • Consideration and action to recommend approval for Application FP01-153, Final Plat for Legacy Parc Parcel J to City Council.

No commission questions or public comments were made.

Morris made a motion to recommend approval for Application FP02-018, subject to stipulations a – k attached hereto as Exhibit J. Segarra seconded the motion. 6 yes votes, 1 excused (Truitt). Motion carried.

OPEN CALL TO THE PUBLIC:

There were no comments made from the public.

CURRENT EVENTS REPORT:

A.  Chairperson:

Bails reminded the commissioners of the upcoming joint tour on March 16, 2002.

B.  Community Development Director:

No comments were made.

ADJOURNMENT:

There was no further business. On a motion duly made and seconded. Chairman Bails declared the meeting adjourned at 9:00 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.