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MINUTES

 

PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION

 

12425 W. BELL ROAD, SUITE D-100

SURPRISE  AZ  85374

 

REGULAR MEETING

 

August 6, 2002

6:00 P.M.

 

 

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, August 6, 2002.  Also in attendance with Chairman Bails were, Commissioners Ken Senft, Tony Segarra, Bob Gonzales, Lyn Truitt.   Vice Chairman Dan Morris and Commissioner Jan Blair was excused.

 

Staff Present:

 

Deputy City Attorney, Jeff Blilie; Community Development Director; Phil Testa; Planning Manager, Scott Phillips; Planner, Grant Penland; Associate Planner, Stephanie Wilson.

 

·        Approval of Planning and Zoning Meeting Minutes - APPROVED

 

Truitt made the motion to approve the Regular Planning and Zoning Minutes of July 16, 2002.  Segarra seconded the motion.  5 yes votes, 2 excused (Morris and Blair).  Motion carried.

 

OLD BUSINESS

 

REGULAR AGENDA ITEMS NOT REQUIRING A PUBLIC HEARING:

 

REGULAR ITEMS REQUIRING A PUBLIC HEARING:

 

NEW BUSINESS:

 

REGULAR ITEMS NOT REQUIRING A PUBLIC HEARING:

 

·        Discussion regarding 48’ lots in the City of Surprise, and an analysis related to reducing the number of 48’ wide lots allowed in new projects.

 

Community Development Director, Testa made a brief presentation.

 

General discussion took place with Commission.  They stated concerns with smaller lots and possibly reduce the percentage of 48’ lots per development.  They also stated that a nicer product on 48’ lots would take care of some of their concerns.

 

·        Consideration and action to recommend approval of Application SP02-175, Site Plan for Ashton Ranch Elementary School.

 

Planning Manager, Phillips made a presentation for Application SP02-175.

 

General discussion took place with Commission.  They stated concerns regarding parking, more green area, and elevation colors. 

 

No public comments were made.

 

Segarra made a motion to approve Application SP02-148.  Truitt seconded the motion.  5 yes votes, 2 excused (Morris and Blair).  

Motion carried.

 

REGULAR ITEMS REQUIRING A PUBLIC HEARING:

 

·        Consideration and action to recommend approval of Application PP02-156, Preliminary Plat for Manors @ Sun City Grand.

 

Planning Manager, Phillips made a presentation for Application PP02-156.

 

No commission question or public comments were made.

 

Segarra made a motion to recommend approval for Application PP02-156, subject to stipulations a – i attached hereto as Exhibit A.  Senft seconded the motion.  5 yes votes, 2 excused (Morris & Blair).   Motion carried.

 

·        Consideration and action to recommend approval of Application PP02- 106, Preliminary Plat for Bell West Ranch Parcel 2.

 

Planner, Penland made a presentation for Application PP02-106.

 

General discussion took place with Commission.  They stated their concern regarding lack of open space, view fencing, and adding curb separated sidewalks.

 

Chairman Bails opened the hearing to the public.

 

SPEAKER:  Jacqueline Benedict, 16808 W. Ipswich Way, stated that she wants the walls to match the existing development and the trails systems to be continued through the development.

 

Chairman Bails closed the hearing to the public.

 

Senft made a motion to recommend approval for Application PP02-106, subject to stipulations a – o attached hereto as Exhibit B.  Segarra seconded the motion.  5 yes votes, 2 excused (Morris and Blair).  

Motion carried.

 

·        Consideration and action to recommend approval of Application PADA02-104, Planned Area Development Amendment for Waddell Property (Marley Park).

 

Planner, Penland made a brief presentation for Application PADA02-104.

 

General discussion took place with Commission.

 

No public comments were made.

 

Bails made a motion to continue Application PADA02-104 to the August 20, 2002 meeting.  Segarra seconded the motion.  5 yes votes 2 excused (Morris and Blair).   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 8:25 P.M.

 

           

__________________________    _________________________

 

Martha G. Bails, Chairman                 Philip A. Testa, Director

Planning and Zoning Commission     Community Development