MINUTES
ORO VALLEY PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION
STUDY SESSION
May 20, 2013
Hopi Room
11000 N. LA CA√ĎADA DRIVE
 
CALL TO ORDER AT OR AFTER 6:00 PM

Chairman Swope called the meeting to order at 6:02 PM

ROLL CALL

PRESENT:
Bob Swope, Chairman
John Buette, Commissioner
Bill Leedy, Commissioner
Bill Rodman, Commissioner
Tom Drzazgowski, Commissioner

EXCUSED: Don Cox, Vice Chairman
Alan Caine, Commissioner
 
Also Present:  Joe Hornat, Councilmember
                    Lou Waters, Councilmember

1.

ANNUAL SPRING TRAINING SESSION FOR COMMISSION DISCUSSION OF PROCEDURES, OPEN MEETING LAW AND RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES OF THE COMMISSION


Matt Michels, Senior Planner opened with an overview of the training.

Joe Andrews, Chief Civil Deputy Attorney, presented the following:

- Open Meeting Law
- Robert's Rules of Order
- Ex-Parte Contacts
- Conflict of Interest
- Applicant's Communication with Advisory Board

Matt Michels, Senior Planner, presented the following on Commission Meeting Procedures and Conduct:

- Applying Conditions to CUP Request
- The Commissioners Role in Initiating Actions
- Explaining your vote at the meeting
- Holding Study Session
- Maintaining focus on Zoning issues rather than project design

Second Spring Training Agenda Items

-  General Plan and Land Use
-  Applican't s Right To Ask
-  Town Council's Expectations of the Commission
-  How is Information conveyed from the Commission to Town Council

ADJOURNMENT

MOTION: A motion was made by Commissioner Rodman and seconded by Commissioner Leedy to Adjourn the Planning and Zoning Commission meeting at 8:01 PM.

MOTION carried, 5-0.