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Planning & Zoning Commission
Regular Meeting Minutes
Tuesday April 2, 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, April 2, 2002. Also in attendance with Chairman Bails were Vice Chairman Dan Morris, Commissioners Ken Senft, Bob Gonzales, Tony Segarra, Lyn Truitt, and Jan Blair.

Staff Present:

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

CONSENT AGENDA

  • Approval of Planning and Zoning Meeting Minutes - APPROVED

Morris made the motion to approve the Regular Planning and Zoning Minutes of March 5, 2002. Blair seconded the motion. 7 yes votes. Motion carried.

Segarra made a motion to adjourn the Regular Planning & Zoning Meeting and enter into Executive Session @ 6:03 p.m. Pursuant to ARS 38-431.03(A)(3) the commission went into Executive Session in order to receive legal advice regarding the Open meetings Act and the powers and duties of the Planning and Zoning Commission. Blair seconded the motion. 7 yes votes. Motion carried.

OLD BUSINESS
REGULAR AGENDA ITEMS NOT REQUIRING A PUBLIC HEARING:

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

Planning Manager, Phillips made a presentation for Application CUP02-005.

Applicant: Joseph Bartlett, 1130 N. 2nd St., made a presentation.

General discussion took place with the Commissioners regarding their concerns about circulation, additional parking, and proper sidewalks for the children to walk to school. There was also discussion regarding the architecture of the buildings not being child friendly.

Senft made a motion to approve Application CUP02-005, subject to stipulations a – q attached hereto as Exhibit A. Segarra seconded the motion. 5 yes votes and 2 no votes. 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.

Blair made a motion to continue Application PADA02-004 to the April 16, 2002 meeting. Morris seconded the motion. 7 yes votes. Motion carried.

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

Planner Manager, Phillips made a presentation for Application CUP02-005.

General discussion took place with the Commissioners regarding the noise levels because of the over flights.

Truitt made a motion to recommend approval for Application PP02-027, subject to stipulations a – l attached hereto as Exhibit B. Morris seconded the motion. 7 yes votes. Motion passed.

NEW BUSINESS:
REGULAR ITEMS NOT REQUIRING A PUBLIC HEARING:

  • Consideration and possible action to recommend changes to the Surprise Municipal Code Section 17.36, regarding the city’s posting requirements.

General discussion took place with the Commissioners.

No action was taken.

  • Consideration and action to recommend approval of Application CUP02-059, Conditional Use Permit for Brent Frank Garage.

Associate Planner, Wilson made a presentation for Application CUP02-059.

Morris made a motion to approve Application CUP02-059, subject to stipulations a- f, attached hereto as Exhibit C. Blair seconded the motion. 7 yes votes. Motion passed.

REGULAR ITEMS REQUIRING A PUBLIC HEARING:

  • Consideration and action to recommend approval of Application FP02-038, Final Plat for Sierra @ Sun City Grand.

Associate Planner, Wilson made a presentation for Application FP02-038.

No commission questions or public comments were made.

Blair made a motion to recommend approval for Application FP02-038, subject to stipulations a – i attached hereto as Exhibit D. Segarra seconded the motion. 7 yes votes.

  • Consideration and action to recommend approval of Application PP02-043, Preliminary Plat for Cimarron @ Sun City Grand.

Associate Planner, Wilson made a presentation for Application PP02-043.

No commission questions or public comments were made.

Truitt made a motion to recommend approval for Application PP02-043, subject to stipulations a –i attached hereto as Exhibit E. Morris seconded the motion. 7 yes votes. Motion passed.

  • Consideration and action to recommend approval of Application FP02-044, Final Plat for Arizona Traditions XVI.

Associate Planner, Wilson made a presentation for Application FP02-044.

No commission questions or public comments were made.

Morris made a motion to recommend approval for Application FP02-044, subject to stipulations a – j attached hereto as Exhibit F. Blair seconded the motion. 7 yes votes. Motion carried.

  • Consideration and action to recommend approval of Application FPA02-039, Final Plat Amendment for Resubdivision of Lot6C @ the Sun City West Commerce Park for CSK Auto.

Associate Planner, Wilson made a presentation for Application FPA02-039.

No commission questions or public comments were made.

Segarra made a motion to recommend approval for Application FPA02-039, subject to stipulation a attached hereto as Exhibit G. Truitt seconded the motion. 7 yes votes. Motion carried.

OPEN CALL TO THE PUBLIC:

There were no comments made from the public.

CURRENT EVENTS REPORT:

A. Chairperson:

B. Community Development Director:

ADJOURNMENT:

There was no further business. On a motion duly made and seconded. Chairman Bails declared the meeting adjourned at 8:15 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.