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CITY OF SURPRISE

 

PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION

12425 West Bell Road, Suite D-100

Surprise, Arizona 85374

 

November 6, 2007

 

REGULAR MEETING MINUTES

CALL TO ORDER:

 

Chairman Lyn Truitt called the Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting to order at

6:01 p.m. at the Surprise City Hall, 12425 West Bell Road, Suite D100, Surprise, Arizona 85374, on Tuesday, November 6, 2007. 

 

ROLL CALL:

 

In attendance with Chairman Truitt were Vice Chair Jan Blair, Commissioners Richard Alton, Jesse Conn, John Hallin, Steve Somers and Fred Watts.  

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:

 

CURRENT EVENTS REPORT: 

 

Assistant City Manager and Acting Community Development Director Kathy Rice announced the resignation of Director Scott Chesney. 

 

Chairman Truitt, speaking on behalf of the Commissioners, added that they will miss Director Chesney and appreciated his vision and hard work for the City. 

 

REGULAR AGENDA ITEMS NOT REQUIRING A PUBLIC HEARING

 

Item 5: cup07-242 – Consideration and Action – Imagine School at Surprise

 

Chairman Truitt announced that the Commission would first hear Item 5, CUP07-242, Imagine School at Surprise, which will be continued to December 4, 2007 to provide additional notification of the hearing date. 

 

Vice Chair Blair made a motion to continue CUP07-242, Imagine School at Surprise, to December 4, 2007.  Commissioner Watts seconded the motion.  The motion passed with a vote of 7 ayes.

 

CONSENT AGENDA:

 

All items listed with an asterisk (*) are considered to be routine by the Planning and Zoning Commission and were approved by one motion.  There was no separate discussion of these items during this meeting.

 

Chairman Truitt requested that Item 4, SP06-400, Old Oak Lane at Marley Park Parcel 10, be removed from the Consent Agenda.

 

Commissioner Somers made a motion to approve the Consent Agenda, with the removal of Item 4.  Commissioner Hallin seconded the motion.  The motion passed with a vote of 7 ayes.

 

·    Approved Item 2*:  Cancel November 20, 2007 and January 1, 2008 Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting.

 

·    Approved Item 3*Planning and Zoning Commission Minutes for

   October 16, 2007.

 

ITEM REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

 

·    Item 4*:  SP06-400 – Consideration and Action – Old Oak Lane at Marley Park Parcel 10, stipulations ‘a’ through ‘k.’

 

Planner Adam Copeland asked that stipulation ‘k’ be removed from the staff report as Water Services has determined that the stipulation is no longer required.

 

In response to Commissioner Alton, Planner Copeland replied that no public input was received regarding this project.  He indicated that the original PAD proposed high-density residential land use for this particular site.

 

Commissioner Somers made a motion to approve SP06-400, Old Oak Lane at Marley Park Parcel 10, stipulations ‘a’ through ‘j’ as amended.  Commissioner Alton seconded the motion.  The motion passed with a vote of 7 ayes.

 

OPEN CALL TO PUBLIC:

 

Chairman Truitt called to the public to discuss any issues not noted on the agenda. 

Hearing no comments from the public, Chairman Truitt closed the call to the public.

 

 

CURRENT EVENTS REPORT: 

 

Chairman Truitt reminded the Commissioners of the APA Conference scheduled for November 7 through 9 in Glendale.

 

 

CONSIDERATION AND ACTION TO HOLD AN EXECUTIVE SESSION:

 

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 agenda.

 

No request was made to call for an executive session.

 

 

 

 

ADJOURNMENT:

 

Hearing no further business, Chairman Truitt adjourned the regular Planning and Zoning Commission meeting, Tuesday, November 6, 2007 at 6:08 p.m.

 

STAFF PRESENT:

 

Assistant City Attorney Jim Gruber, Fire Marshall Doug Helbig,  City Planner Adam Copeland, City Planner Lance Ferrell, City Planner Dennis Dorch, City Planner Nicole Green-Catten,  Planning & Development Services Manager Berrin Nejad, Traffic Engineer Nicholas Mascia, Acting Community Development Director Kathy Rice, and Planning and Zoning Commission Secretary Carol Dager.

 

COUNCIL MEMBERS PRESENT:  Council Member Bails

 

 

 

 

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Kathy Rice, Acting Director

Community Development Department

 

 

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 Lyn Truitt, Chairman

 Planning and Zoning Commission