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MINUTES

 

PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION

 

12425 W. BELL ROAD, SUITE D-100

SURPRISE, AZ  85374

 

REGULAR MEETING

 

October 15, 2002

6:00 P.M.

 

 

Call to Order:

           Roll call:

 

Chairman Bails called the Regular Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting to order at 6:02 p.m.; adjourned for 13 minutes; called back to order at 6:15 p.m., at the Surprise City Hall – 12425 West Bell Road, Suite D-100, Surprise, Arizona 85374, on Tuesday, October 15, 2002.  Also in attendance with Chairman Bails were: Vice Chairman Dan Morris, Commissioners Ken Senft, Bob Gonzales, Lyn Truitt, and Jan Blair.  Tony Segarra was excused.

 

Staff Present:

 

Deputy City Attorney, Jeff Blilie; Planning Manager, Scott Phillips; Planner, Grant Penland; Planner, James Atkins; Planner, Desmond McGeough.

 

·        Approval of Planning and Zoning Meeting Minutes 

 

Minutes were not on the agenda for approval. 

 

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:

 

·        Street lighting styles – Discussion, Possible Action regarding lighting for local roads, collector roads, arterial roads, and on pedestrian level.

 

Planning Manager, Phillips, made a presentation for Street Lighting styles. 

 

General discussion took place with Commission regarding character of lighting, process of maintenance, current styles, how APS would be involved, and encouraging public involvement in establishing standard.  Additional workshops will be held to discuss lighting.

 

·        RS 02-107 – Consideration and Action, Rural subdivision for Baerg’s Place

 

Planner, Penland, made a presentation for Application RS02-107 regarding the Rural Subdivision.

 

General discussion took place with Commission regarding the flood plain on the site, impact of stipulations, easements, fire sprinklers, and water services.  Penland mentioned the substantial amount of buildable area on both parcels and the fact that the applicant intends to build outside the flood plain so they do not have to provide any mitigation.  Blilie offered legal guidance for the stipulations in question.

 

Morris made a motion to recommend approval for RS02-107, subject to stipulations a-k (amended h, new k), attached hereto as Exhibit A.  Blair seconded the motion.  6 yes votes.  1 excused (Segarra).  Motion carried.

 

 

REGULAR ITEMS REQUIRING A PUBLIC HEARING:

 

·        PP 02-208 – Consideration and Action – Preliminary Plat – Sun City Grand – Catalina

 

Planner, Penland, made a presentation for Application PP02-208.

 

General discussion took place with Commission regarding wastewater being provided by the City. 

 

Morris made a motion to recommend approval for PP02-208, subject to stipulations a-i, attached hereto as Exhibit B.  Truitt seconded the motion.  6 yes votes.  1 excused (Segarra).  Motion carried.

 

·        PADA 02-212 – Consideration and Action – Planned Area Development Amendment  - Greer Ranch – approximately 88 acres located at the northeast corner of Reems Road and Peoria Avenue.

 

Planner, Atkins, made a presentation for Application PADA 02-212.

 

General discussion took place with Commission regarding area being changed to ‘commercial’ and Luke AFB being in agreement with this.  The trail system and the impact of the development to it were discussed.

 

Truitt made a motion to recommend approval for PADA02-212, subject to stipulations a-e, attached hereto as Exhibit C.  Senft seconded the motion.  6 yes votes.  1 excused (Segarra).  Motion carried.

 

·        GPA 02-189 – Consideration and Action – General Plan Amendment – Greer Ranch – approximately 41 acres located on the northwest corner of Reems Road and Peoria Ave.

 

Planner, Atkins, made a presentation for Application GPA 02-189.

 

General discussion for GPA 02-189 took place with Commission during PADA02-212.

 

Truitt made a motion to recommend approval for GPA 02-189, subject to stipulations a-b, attached hereto as Exhibit D.  Senft seconded the motion.  6 yes votes.  1 excused (Segarra).  Motion carried.

 

·        CUP 02-203 – Consideration and Action – Conditional Use Permit – Sierra Montana Water Facilities – ½ mile north of Waddell on Citrus Road alignment

 

Planner, Atkins, made a presentation for Application CUP02-203.

 

General discussion took place with Commission regarding the detailing on the fence, the grading, the height of the tanks, the shape of the buildings, and the landscaping. 

 

Senft made a motion to recommend approval for CUP 02-203, subject to stipulations a-j, attached hereto as Exhibit E.  Morris seconded the motion.  6 yes votes.  1 excused (Segarra).  Motion carried.

 

·        ZTA 02-232 – Consideration and Action – Zoning Text Amendment  - Residential Setting Adult Care

 

Planner, McGeough, made a presentation for Application ZTA 02-232 for accomondation for elderly and handicapped housing in residential neighborhoods.

 

General discussion took place with Commission regarding changes to memo, questions about definitions and ordinance provisions. 

 

Bails made a motion to recommend approval for ZTA 02-232.  Died for lack of second.   After additional discussion, Truitt made a motion to recommend approval for ZTA 02-232.  Bails seconded the motion.  More discussion to change the motion by Gonzales; Truitt – motion stands.  4 yes votes, 2 no votes, 1 excused (Segarra).  Motion carried.

 

OPEN CALL TO THE PUBLIC:

 

There were no comments made from the public.

 

CURRENT EVENTS REPORT:

 

A.     Chairperson: 

 

B.    Community Development Director:  Scott Phillips, Planning Manager, mentioned a Commissioner workshop by Arizona Department of Commerce. 

           

ADJOURNMENT:

 

There was no further business.  On a motion duly made and seconded.   Chairman Bails declared the meeting adjourned at 8:36 P.M.

 

           

__________________________    _________________________

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

Planning and Zoning Commission       Community Development