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Planning & Zoning Commission
Regular Meeting Minutes
Tuesday, April 16, 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 16, 2002. Also in attendance with Chairman Bails were Vice Chairman Dan Morris, Commissioners Bob Gonzales, Tony Segarra, Lyn Truitt, and Jan Blair. Commissioner Ken Senft was excused.

Staff Present:

Deputy City Attorney, Jeff Blilie; Project Expediter, LaTonya Finch; Assistant Planning Manager, Tony Chinyere; Planner, Desmond McGeough; Planner, James Atkins; Associate Planner, Stephanie Wilson; Administrative Assistant, Jenifer O’Melia.

  • Approval of Planning and Zoning Meeting Minutes - APPROVED

Morris made the motion to approve the Regular Planning and Zoning Minutes of April 2, 2002. Blair seconded the motion. 6 yes votes, 1 excuse (Senft). Motion carried.

OLD BUSINESS

REGULAR AGENDA ITEMS NOT REQUIRING A PUBLIC HEARING:

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

Deputy City Attorney Blilie stated that this application would be ready to come before the commission on May 7, 2002.

Truitt made a motion to continue Application PADA02-004 to the May 7, 2002 meeting. Segarra seconded the motion. 6 yes votes. Motion carried.

NEW BUSINESS:

  • Consideration and action to recommend approval of Application CUP02-060, Conditional Use Permit for KFC/A&W Restaurant.

Associate Planner, Wilson made a presentation for Application CUP02-060.

General discussion took place with Commission regarding traffic circulation.

Segarra made a motion to approve Application CUP02-060, subject to stipulations a- m, attached hereto as Exhibit A. Truitt 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 GPA02-082, Original Townsite Revitalization Plan.

Assistant Planning Manager, Chinyere made a presentation for Application GPA02-082.

Richard Counts and Gary Saba, consultants made presentations.

General discussion took place with Commission regarding the problems with the water system. They also stated concerns regarding affordability to the residents, the wall proposed on Grand Avenue, enforcement issues.

Chairman Bails opened the hearing to the public.

Robert Vukonovich – 12907 Cottonwood St., stated his concerns with the overlay zones and possibly getting rid of commercial and industrial zoning.

Chairman Bails closed the hearing to the public.

Morris made a motion to recommend approval for Application GPA02-082. Segarra seconded the motion. 6 yes votes 1 excuse (Senft).

Motion carried.

  • Consideration and action to recommend approval of Application FPA02-058, Final Plat Amendment for The Orchards Parcel 5.

Associate Planner, Wilson made a presentation for Application FPA02-058.

No commission questions or public comments were made.

Morris made a motion to recommend approval for Application FPA02-058, subject to stipulations a – k attached hereto as Exhibit B. Blair seconded the motion. 6 yes votes, 1 Excuse (Senft). Motion carried.

OPEN CALL TO THE PUBLIC:

There were no comments made from the public.

CURRENT EVENTS REPORT:

  1. Chairperson:

  2. 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.