MINUTES
ORO VALLEY PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION
STUDY SESSION / REGULAR SESSION
June 4, 2013
ORO VALLEY COUNCIL CHAMBERS
11000 N. LA CA√ĎADA DRIVE
 
STUDY SESSION CALL TO ORDER AT OR AFTER 6:00 P.M.

Chair Swope called the Study Session to order at 6:00 P.M.

ROLL CALL

PRESENT:
Robert Swope, Chair
Don Cox, Vice Chair
Alan Caine, Commissioner
Bill Rodman, Commissioner
Tom Drzazgowski, Commissioner

EXCUSED: John Buette, Commissioner
Bill Leedy, Commissioner
 
ALSO PRESENT: Joe Hornat, Council Member
                        Joe Andrews, Oro Valley Chief Civil Deputy Attorney

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
Chair Swope led the Pledge of Allegiance

1.

DISCUSSION ON THE FY 2013-2015 PLANNING WORK PLAN, WHICH ESTABLISHES PRIMARY WORK TASKS FOR THE PLANNING DIVISION OVER THIS TWO YEAR PERIOD 

Chad Daines, Principal Planner presented a summary of what a work plan is, and identified projects to be completed by the Planning Division over a two year period of time. Mr. Daines identified multiple projects and updates for the Commission to review and consider. 


ADJOURNMENT OF STUDY SESSION

MOTION: A motion was made by Vice Chair Cox and seconded by Commissioner Caine to Adjourn the Study Session at 6:58 P.M.

MOTION carried, 4-0.
 
REGULAR SESSION CALL TO ORDER AT OR AFTER 6:30 P.M.

Chair Swope called the Regular Session to order at 7:04 P.M.

ROLL CALL

PRESENT:
Robert Swope, Chair
Don Cox, Vice Chair
Alan Caine, Commissioner
Bill Rodman, Commissioner
Tom Drzazgowski, Commissioner

EXCUSED: John Buette, Commissioner
Bill Leedy, Commissioner
 
ALSO PRESENT:  Joe Hornat, Council Member
                         Joe Andrews, Oro Valley Chief Civil Deputy Attorney

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 speakers.  However, the Commission may not discuss or take legal action on matters raised during "Call to 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 speaker requests.


COUNCIL LIAISON COMMENTS

Council Member Joe Hornat stated he did not have any updates nor comments to present this evening.

1.

REVIEW AND/OR APPROVAL OF THE MAY 7, 2013 REGULAR SESSION MEETING MINUTES


May 7, 2013 Draft Minutes

Commissioner Rodman, Vice Chair Cox and Commissioner Caine requested content changes to the minutes.  The requested changes have been noted.

MOTION: A motion was made by Commissioner Drzazgowski and seconded by Commissioner Caine to Approve the May 7, 2013 Regular Session meeting minutes as amended.

MOTION carried, 5-0.
 
2.

DISCUSSION AND RECOMMENDATION ON THE FY 2013-2015 PLANNING WORK PLAN, WHICH ESTABLISHES PRIMARY WORK TASKS FOR THE PLANNING DIVISION OVER THIS TWO YEAR PERIOD


Cover Memo

Attchment 1

May 7, 2013 Packet Material

Bill Adler, Oro Valley Resident, offered his opinion on the general plan update as well as mixed use.

Dave Perry, Oro Valley Resident and President and CEO of the Chamber of Commerce, expressed his feelings regarding the Naranja Town site as well as Tangerine Road and Arroyo Grande.

MOTION: A motion was made by Commissioner Drzazgowski and seconded by Vice Chair Cox reprioritize the following items as High Priority Projects:

-General Plan Update
-Conditional Use Requirements
-Mixed Use
-Tangerine Road Area Plan
-Naranja Town Site Plan


MOTION carried, 5-0.
 
MOTION: A motion was made by Vice Chair Cox and seconded by Commissioner Drzazgowski reprioritize the following items to Medium Priority Projects:

-ESL Amendment
-Targeted Industry Study
-Arroyo Grande
-Arts & Culture District
-Sign Process
-Public Art Update


MOTION carried, 5-0.
 
MOTION: A motion was made by Commissioner Drzazgowski and seconded by Vice Chair Cox reprioritize the following items to Low Priority Projects:

-Administrative Relief
-Zoning Code Maintenance
-Form Based Code Viability


MOTION carried, 5-0.
 
PLANNING UPDATE (INFORMATIONAL ONLY)

David Williams, Planning Manager, provided an update regarding the property located on the north west corner of Naranja and La Canada. A permit has been issued to add fill dirt to the site for site preparations. However, there are no immediate plans for development. The ESL Amendment will be coming to the Commission soon. Staff is currently meeting with Stakeholder groups regarding the Amendment. The Second Spring Training session for the Commission is currently scheduled for June 20. There is a neighborhood meeting scheduled for June 25, regarding the Stone Canyon Retreat, a 27 acre single family development along the golf course.

FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

There were no future Agenda items presented.

ADJOURNMENT

MOTION: A motion was made by Commissioner Rodman and seconded by Commissioner Drzazgowski to Adjourn the Regular Session at 7:56 P.M.

MOTION carried, 5-0.