MINUTES
ORO VALLEY PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION
SPECIAL SESSION
April 24, 2012
ORO VALLEY COUNCIL CHAMBERS
11000 N. LA CA√ĎADA DRIVE
 
CALL TO ORDER AT OR AFTER 6:00 P.M.

Vice Chair Cox called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.

ROLL CALL

PRESENT:
Don Cox, Vice Chair
John Buette, Commissioner
Alan Caine, Commissioner
Bill Leedy, Commissioner
Bill Rodman, Commissioner

EXCUSED: Robert Swope, Chair
 
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

Vice Chair Cox led the audience in the Pledge of Allegiance.

CALL TO AUDIENCE - AT THIS TIME, ANY MEMBER OF THE PUBLIC IS ALLOWED TO ADDRESS THE COMMISSION ON ANY ISSUE NOT LISTED ON TODAY?S AGENDA, PURSUANT TO THE ARIZONA OPEN MEETING LAW, INDIVIDUAL COMMISSION MEMBERS MAY ASK TOWN STAFF TO REVIEW THE MATTER, ASK THAT THE MATTER BE PLACED ON A FUTURE AGENDA, OR RESPOND TO CRITICISM MADE BY SPEAKER; HOWEVER, THE COMMISSION MAY NOT DISCUSS OR TAKE LEGAL ACTION ON MATTERS RAISED DURING "CALL TO THE AUDIENCE". IN ORDER TO SPEAK DURING "CALL TO AUDIENCE" PLEASE SPECIFY WHAT YOU WISH TO DISCUSS WHEN COMPLETING THE BLUE SPEAKER CARD.

There were no speakers.

COUNCIL LIAISON COMMENTS

There were no Council Liaison comments.

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PUBLIC HEARING: EL CORREDOR PLANNED AREA DEVELOPMENT (PAD) FOR 20 ACRES LOCATED ON THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF LINDA VISTA BLVD AND ORACLE ROAD FOR HIGH DENSITY RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL/OFFICE USES, OV912-001


Staff Report

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Matt Michels, Senior Planner, presented an overview of the following:

- Applicant Request
- Location & Context Map
- Background
- Existing Zoning
- General Plan Future Land Use
- Proposed Base Zoning Districts
- Conditional Uses Proposed to be Permitted (C-1 & R-6 Zone)
- Uses Proposed to be Added
- PAD Development Plan
- Conceptual Site Plan
- Oracle Road Scenic Corridor Overlay District Exemption
- Existing Topography
- View Analysis
- Proposed Landscaped Bufferyards & Screening
- Recreation & Open Space
- Future Road Improvements
- Vehicular & Pedestrian Circulation
- Architectural Design
- Linda Vista Trailhead Overflow Parking
- PAD Criteria Conformance: Required Findings
- Neighborhood Meetings/Public Input
- Primary Issues from Neighborhood Meeting
- Agreements with Neighbors
- Rezoning Review & Approval Process
- Conclusion

Mike Grassinger


Mike Grassinger, from The Planning Center, presented an overview of the following:

- Project Site
- Approved Development Plan
- Project Proposal
- Initial Concept Plan
- Concept Plan
- Elevations
- Neighborhood Commitments
- Development Area A and B Land Uses
- Project Summary

Ross Rulney


Ross Rulney, property owner, responded to questions in regard to the Conditions of Approval.

The Commission concluded discussion with direction to staff for the following:

- Updated list of Conditional Uses
- Visualizations of Pusch Ridge from Oracle Road 
- Landscape specifics for the project  

Vice Chair Cox opened the public hearing.

Joe Barr


Joe Barr, Oro Valley resident spoke in favor.

Vice Chair Cox closed the public hearing.

PLANNING DIVISION MANAGER UPDATE (INFORMATIONAL ONLY)

David Williams, Planning Manager, said a report regarding updates and future agenda items would be given at the May 1, 2012, BOA meeting.

FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

ADJOURNMENT

MOTION: A motion was made by Commissioner Leedy and seconded by Commissioner Caine to adjourn the BOA meeting at 7:00 p.m.

MOTION carried, 5-0.