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Planning & Zoning Commission
Regular Meeting Minutes
Tuesday, March 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, March 19, 2002. Also in attendance with Chairman Bails were Commissioners Bob Gonzales, Tony Segarra, Lyn Truitt, and Jan Blair. Vice Chairman Morris arrived at 6:10 p.m. and Commissioner Ken Senft was excused. Segarra was excused from the meeting at 8:50 p.m.

Staff Present:

Deputy City Attorney, Jeff Blilie; Planning Manager, Scott Phillips; Planner, Desmond McGeough; Planner, James Atkins; Planner, Grant Penland; Administrative Assistant, Jenifer O’Melia.

CONSENT AGENDA

  • Approval of Planning and Zoning Meeting Minutes - APPROVED

Segarra made the motion to approve the Regular Planning and Zoning Minutes of February 19, 2002. Blair seconded the motion. 5 yes votes. Motion carried.

OLD BUSINESS

REGULAR AGENDA ITEMS NOT REQUIRING A PUBLIC HEARING:

REGULAR ITEMS REQUIRING A PUBLIC HEARING:

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

Blair made a motion to continue Application PADA02-004 to the April 2, 2002 meeting. Segarra seconded the motion. 5 yes votes, 2 excused (Morris and Senft). Motion carried.

NEW BUSINESS:

  • Consideration and action to recommend approval of Application CUP02-015, Conditional Use Permit for Bell Road RV Sales.

Planning Manager, Scott Phillips made a presentation for Application CUP02-015.

General discussion took place with the Commissioners regarding the landscaping, sidewalks, screening. There were also concerns about what will happen in 6 months since it is a temporary conditional use permit.

Applicant: Larry Dupont, 2927 W. Crystal, stated that he will withdraw this application.

  • Consideration and action to recommend approval of Application CUP02-005, Conditional Use Permit for Learning Matters Charter School.

Planner Penland made a presentation for Application CUP02-005.

General discussion took place with the Commissioners regarding the sidewalks, landscaping and elevations. They also discussed continuing this application so they can review the elevations.

Morris made a motion to continue Application CUP02-005. Segarra seconded the motion. 6 yes votes, 1 excused (Senft). Motion passed.

  • Consideration and action to recommend approval of Application RS01-102, Rural Subdivision for McKeever Rural Subdivision.

Planner, Penland made a presentation for Application RS01-102.

General discussion took place with the Commissioners regarding dust free surfaces and 155th Ave and who is going to maintain it.

Truitt made a motion to approve Application RS01-102, subject to stipulations a – l attached hereto as Exhibit A. Blair seconded the motion. 6 yes votes, 1 excused (Senft). Motion passed.

  • Consideration and action to recommend approval of Application RS01-135, Rural Subdivision for Kamole’s Retreat.

Planner McGeough made a presentation for Application RS01-135.

Truitt made a motion to approve Application RS01-135, subject to stipulations a –h attached hereto as Exhibit B. Segarra seconded the motion. 6 yes votes, 1 excused (Senft). Motion passed.

REGULAR ITEMS REQUIRING A PUBLIC HEARING:

  • Consideration and action to recommend approval of Application ZTA02-034, Zoning Text Amendment for the City of Surprise to City Council.

Planning Manager, Phillips made a presentation for Application ZTA02-034.

No public comments were made.

Blair made a motion to recommend approval for Application ZTA02-034. Morris seconded the motion. 6 yes votes, 1 excused (Senft).

Motion carried.

  • Consideration and action to recommend approval of Application GPA01-64, General Plan Amendment for Greer Ranch to City Council.

Planner, Atkins made a presentation for Application GPA01-64 and Application PAD01-117 together.

Applicant: Mike Curley, 3102 N. Central, made a presentation.

General discussion took place with the Commissioners regarding over flights. They were also wanted two lots per acre on the southwest corner of the property.

No public comments were made.

Truitt made a motion to recommend approval for Application GPA01-64, subject to stipulations a – b attached hereto as Exhibit C. Morris seconded the motion. 5 yes votes, 1 no vote, and 1 excused (Senft). Motion carried.

  • Consideration and action to recommend approval of Application PAD01-117, Planned Area Development for Greer Ranch to City Council.

General discussion took place with the Commissioners regarding the retention areas, bike paths and they would like round-abouts.

Morris made a motion to recommend approval for Application PAD01-117, subject to stipulations a – t attached hereto as Exhibit D. Segarra seconded the motion. 6 yes votes, 1 excused (Senft). Motion carried.

  • Consideration and action to recommend approval for Application PP02-027, Preliminary Plat for Desert Cove Commercial Park Parcel 4 to City Council.

Morris made a motion to continue Application PP02-027 to the April 2, 2002 meeting. Blair seconded the motion. 5 yes votes, 2 excused (Segarra and Senft). Motion carried.

  • Consideration and action to recommend approval for Application FP02-031, Final Plat for Rancho Gabriella Phase 3 to City Council.

Planning Manager, Phillips made a brief presentation for Application FP02-031.

No commission questions or public comments were made.

Blair made a motion to recommend approval for Application FP02-031, subject to stipulations a – q attached hereto as Exhibit E. Morris seconded the motion. 5 yes votes, 2 excused (Segarra and Senft). Motion carried.

  • Consideration and action to recommend approval for Application FP02-032, Final Plat for Rancho Gabriella Phase 4A to City Council.

Planning Manager, Phillips made a brief presentation for Application FP02-032.

No commission questions or public comments were made.

Morris made a motion to recommend approval for Application FP02-032, subject to stipulations a – q attached hereto as Exhibit F. Truitt seconded the motion. 5 yes votes, 2 excused (Segarra and Senft). Motion carried.

  • Consideration and action to recommend approval for Application FP02-033, Final Plat for Rancho Gabriella Phase 4B to City Council.

Planning Manager, Phillips made a brief presentation for Application FP02-033.

No commission questions or public comments were made.

Truitt made a motion to recommend approval for Application FP02-033, subject to stipulations a – q attached hereto as Exhibit G. Gonzales seconded the motion. 5 yes votes, 2 excused (Segarra and Senft). Motion carried.

OPEN CALL TO THE PUBLIC:

There were no comments made from the public.

CURRENT EVENTS REPORT:

A.  Chairperson:

B.  Community Development Director:

Planning Manger, Phillips that the first meeting for the Master Plan for Park’s and Recreation was held. The Commissioners will be getting updates and they will be getting involved in the process.

ADJOURNMENT:

There was no further business. On a motion duly made and seconded. Chairman Bails declared the meeting adjourned at 9:05 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.