MINUTES
ORO VALLEY PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION
REGULAR SESSION
March 4, 2014
ORO VALLEY COUNCIL CHAMBERS
11000 N. LA CA√ĎADA DRIVE
 
PZC 03-04-2014 PACKET

CALL TO ORDER AT OR AFTER 6:00 PM

Vice Chairman Cox called the meeting to order at 6:00 P.M.

ROLL CALL

PRESENT:
Don Cox, Chairman
John Buette, Vice-Chairman
Tom Drazazgowski, Commissioner
Greg Hitt, Commissioner
Bill Leedy, Commissioner
Bill Rodman, Commissioner

ABSENT: Frank Pitts, Commissioner

Also present:

Vice Mayer, Lou Waters
Council Member, Joe Hornat

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

Vice Chairman 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 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

Councilmember Hornat addressed the Commission regarding the Miller Ranch General Plan approval by Town Council on January 15th and the upcoming 2014 Spring sessions for Community Academy Boards and Commission members.

1.

ELECTION OF OFFICERS


MOTION: A motion was made by Commissioner Leedy and seconded by Vice-Chairman Buette elect Vice Chairman Don Cox as the new Chairman of the Planning and Zoning Commission

MOTION carried, 6-0.
 
MOTION: A motion was made by Chairman Cox and seconded by Commissioner Rodman elect Commissioner John Buette as the new Vice Chairman of the Planning and Zoning Commission.

MOTION carried, 6-0.
 
2.

REVIEW AND/OR APPROVAL OF THE DECEMBER 3, 2013 REGULAR SESSION MEETING MINUTES


DECEMBER 3, 2013 DRAFT MINUTES

MOTION: A motion was made by Commissioner Rodman and seconded by Commissioner Leedy to approve the December 3, 2013 Regular Session Meeting Minutes.

MOTION carried, 5-0. with Greg Hitt, Commissioner abstained.
 
3.

PUBLIC HEARING: KAI NARANJA REZONING OF APPROXIMATELY 45 ACRES LOCATED SOUTHWEST OF LA CHOLLA BOULEVARD AND NARANJA DRIVE, FROM R1-144 SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL TO R1-7 SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL, OV913-002


STAFF REPORT

STAFF REPORT

ATTACHMENT 1 - CONDITONS OF APPROVAL

ATTACHMENT 2 - SITE ANALYSIS AND TDP

ATTACHMENT 3 - ESOS MAP

ATTACHMENT 4 - NEIGHBORHOOD MEETING SUMMARY NOTES

Michael Spaeth, Senior Planner, presented the following:
- Location
- Vicinity
- Existing Zoning
- General Plan Designation
- Request
- Proposed Zoning
- Neighborhood Meeting/Public Input
- Review Criteria
- ESL Designations
- Summary & Recommendation

Paul Oland of WLB presented the Tentative Site Plan.  

David Laws, Permitting Manager, responded to the Commission's questions regarding the widening project on Naranja.

Chairman Cox opened the Public Hearing.

Betty Danker, Oro Valley Resident, voiced her concerns regarding the traffic and making a left hand turn out of their development and safety issues. Another concern is people traveling through the neighborhood to avoid the traffic light.

Chairman Cox closed the public hearing.

David Laws, Permitting Manager, responded to the Commission's questions regarding potential cut through traffic.

Michael Spaeth recommended amending the wording of Condition one to read, "An amended TDP in conformance with ESLO Open Space requirements will be required prior to Conceptual Site Plan Submittal."

MOTION: A motion was made by Commissioner Leedy and seconded by Commissioner Rodman to recommend approval of the Kai Naranja Rezoning from R1-144 to R1-7, based on the findings that the request is consistent with the General Plan and subject to the conditions in Attachment 1 and amend condition 1 as read by staff regarding conformance with ESL Requirements.

MOTION carried, 6-0.
 
PLANNING UPDATE (INFORMAITONAL ONLY)

David Williams, Planning Manager, presented the following updates:

- Welcome to Commissioner Hitt and Commissioner Pitts
- Updates on Town Councils approvals concerning the Planning Commission
- Application currently being taken for the Your Voice, Our Future Committee's
- Information sheet on Your Voice, Our Future
- Upcoming Neighborhood Meeting
- Cancellation of the April 1st Planning Commission meeting
- Special Session of the Planning Commission on April 10th

FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

Chairman Cox would like to add extended care facilities on Innovation Drive as a future agenda item.

ADJOURNMENT

MOTION: A motion was made by Vice-Chairman Buette and seconded by Commissioner Drazazgowski to adjourn the Planning and Zoning Commission meeting.

MOTION carried, 6-0.