MINUTES
ORO VALLEY PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION
REGULAR SESSION
May 5, 2015
ORO VALLEY COUNCIL CHAMBERS
11000 N. LA CA√ĎADA DRIVE
 
PZC 05-05-2015 Packet

REGULAR SESSION AT OR AFTER 6:00 PM

CALL TO ORDER

Chair Rodman called the meeting to order at 6:00 pm.

ROLL CALL

PRESENT:
Melanie Barett, Commissioner
Tom Drazgowski, Commissioner
Greg Hitts, Commissioner
Charlie Hurt, Commissioner
Frank Pitts, Commissioner
Bill Leedy, Vice Chairman
Bill Rodman, Chairman

ALSO PRESENT:

Council Member Joe Hornat
Vice Mayor Lou Waters
Chief Civil Deputy Attorney Joe Andrews
Principal Planner Chad Daines

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

Chair Rodman led the Board and members of 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.

Oro Valley Resident, Bill Adler, spoke regarding the work plan and his views regarding mixed uses.

COUNCIL LIAISON COMMENTS

Council Member Joe Hornat reviewed the success of the Oro Valley Children's Museum and the ribbon cutting ceremonies for the new Town of Oro Valley Community Center and golf center. The Kai property General Plan Amendment, is coming back to council. They've taken out the apartments and increased the buffers to the west. They capped some of the housing numbers to 500, unless the commercial area does not develop they may use the area for medium density residential housing. There is a condition there can be no fabric stores. Council has reviewed the budget in two special sessions and will have a final meeting on May 20th. The budget should be passed June 3rd.  The new AMPHI school that was to be built next year in Rancho Vistoso has been postponed for a year, the school does not think they have enough money to staff the new school. Recall petitions have been submitted they have been sent to the County recorder. The recorder will go over each signature within the next 60 days.

REGULAR AGENDA

1.

REVIEW AND/OR APPROVAL OF THE APRIL 7, 2015 REGULAR SESSION MEETING MINUTES


Draft Minutes April 7, 2015

MOTION: A motion was made by Vice Chairman Leedy and seconded by Commissioner Hitts to approve

MOTION carried, 7-0.
 
2.

DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION ON A REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF A TYPE II HOME OCCUPATION PERMIT TO ALLOW A CONTRACTORS BUSINESS LOCATED AT 13218 N. PIONEER WAY, ORO VALLEY, ARIZONA. OV415-007


Staff Report

Attachment 1 Applicant’s Submittal

Attachment 2 Location Map

Attachment 3 Site Photos

Patty Hayes, Senior Planning Technician, presented the following information:

Type II Home Occupation for home improvement business
Purpose
Location
Property
Proposal
Conclusion

3.

YOUR VOICE, OUR FUTURE PROJECT UPDATE AND REVIEW OF PROGRESS


Your Voice Our Future Staff Report

Your Voice Our Future Phase 2 Schedule

Your Voice Our Future Draft Plan

Elisa Hamblin, Long Range Principal Planner, presented both a staff report and presentation summarizing the following:

General Plan Overview and Purpose
Who is Responsible
Oro Valley's Vision
Project Schedule
Committee Topics
Committee Challenges
The Workbook
Committee Work
All Committee Review
Next Steps
Stakeholder Review
Continued Outreach
Get Involved

4.

YOUR VOICE, OUR FUTURE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION LIAISON UPDATE


Vice Chair Leedy shared his thoughts and reactions particularly regarding the document shared by Elisa Hamblin.

PLANNING UPDATE (INFORMATIONAL ONLY)

Chad Daines, Principal Planner, advised the Commission of the following information:

Upcoming Town Council & Planning and Zoning Commission Meetings

Planning Division items being heard by Town Council May 6th
     La Cholla/Naranja MGPA
     Estates at Capella Final Plat

Planning Division items being heard by Town Council May 20th
     Sign Code Amendment
     Work Plan

Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting June 2nd
     Cox Communications Fiber Lines
     Mattamy Minor GPA and Pad Amendment
     Kneaders CUP and PAD Amendment
     Type II Occupation
     Your Voice Briefing

Announcements

Vacation time is upon us, please notify Roseanne of any upcoming vacations you have planned that would occur during upcoming meeting dates.

Upcoming Neighborhood Meeting

On Wednesday, May 13th, a neighborhood meeting will be held at 6:00 pm in the Town of Oro Valley Hopi Conference Room, 11000 N. La Canada Drive, to discuss a proposed Kneaders Bakery and Café with drive-thru located near the northeast corner of Linda Vista Boulevard and Oracle Road.

Thursday May 14th, a neighborhood meeting will be held at 6:00 pm in the Town of Oro Valley Council Chambers, 11000 N. La Canada Drive, to discuss a proposed Senior Care facility on 6.6 acres, located in the Oracle Vista Center near the northwest corner of Linda Vista Boulevard and Oracle Road.

Tuesday, May 19th, a neighborhood meeting will be held at 6:00 pm in the Town of Oro Valley Council Chambers, 11000 N. La Canada Drive, to discuss a proposed rezoning, located near the northwest corner of Tangerine Road and La Canada Drive.

Tuesday, May 26th, a neighborhood meeting will be held at 6:00 pm in the Town of Oro Valley Council Chambers, 11000 N. La Canada Drive, to discuss a proposed 29-unit short term rental casitas, located at 14250 and 14310 N. Hohokam Village Place.

ADJOURNMENT

The meeting was adjourned at 6:48 pm.