MINUTES
ORO VALLEY PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION
STUDY SESSION
November 15, 2016
ORO VALLEY COUNCIL CHAMBERS
11000 N. LA CA√ĎADA DRIVE
 
PZC 11-15-2016 SS MATERIAL PACKET

STUDY SESSION AT OR AFTER 6:00 PM

CALL TO ORDER

6;00 pm

ROLL CALL

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

STUDY SESSION AGENDA

STUDY SESSION AGENDA

1.

PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION ON THE ORO VALLEY MAIN STREETS DRAFT CONCEPT PLAN


Main Streets Draft Concept Plan Staff Report

Main Street Draft Concept Plan

Rosevelt presented an class overview and speaker introductions - Why commercial is important?

Elisa Hamblin, - Review project purpose and scope - review community - Local and Regional Main Street - What is the Main Streets Project - These areas will enhance Oro Valley's lifestyle and the local economy - Driven by community desires - Enabled by Public/Private Partnerships - Sustained commitment over time - Community Desires - OV Destinations Goals - Walk-Bike-Ride Goals - Delight in Nature Goals

key topic: - intent of local business and ADOT on board - - alot of support and enthusiastic, outreach within the next few months - public/private patnerships -- reasearch is in the process - oracle rd, what impedaments might we face that Chandler didn't face --chanellage are a different --sign change at ADOT, at enbracing the project - series of destintion connections, almost have the bones by spread through out OV -- choosen because they have -OVMP is not connected with this plan, alot of oppot. -- this first step in the project and get the formula right, ovpmp is a possiblity, --ovmp has been approached but we are looking for proximately residential - parking - it's not a mainstreet project, not see the tourist draw, and not the retail draw - ovmp waling through the parking lot was wonderful and shaded and view of the mountains - major tentents with no build zones - publc/private partnership at ovmp, and bring business in - public comment period and how will you get that out to the public - ovmp is support idea, comes to mind la encantada, ample parking at ovmp and connecting strip malls, - planning this after, like la encantada or something else - - looked diferent ideas, alot of possibleity, hyrid approach - consideration to future traffic flow at la canada or oracle rd and not a choke point - - chanllenging topic and respresents our community, and moving forward, challege imagining the growth property valuses will go up and les property is avail. set the stage of a purpose way gowth will not chanage it will take a different fowm

2.

PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION ON COMMERCIAL MARKETS AND GROWTH FORECAST IN THE REGION AND ORO VALLEY FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS


chad, - Innovation Park Future/Current Commercial Opportunities - Oro Valley Marketplace Future/Current Commercial Opportunities - Tangerine and 1st Avenue Future/Current Commercial Opportunities - Tangerine and La Canada Future/Current Commercial Opportunities - Future La Cholla Cross Section including expansion of La Cholla Blvd. - Oracle Road Corridor and inventory of land - Current Trends in Commercial Development are Senior Care uses - Positivie Synergy - Future Development Focus Areas, Bio-tech, aeospace and tourism

Nancy McClure, - Retail follows rooftops - Disrupters vs. Demand - What Retailers say about Tucson - Challenges for Oro Valley Mareketplace - New Retail Development in Oro Valley, Shops at San Dorado - Tucson's 2015 "Wins" Big Box - New Restaurants - Tucson Highlights - The dynamics of Oro Valley is not changing and people are noticing

Ross Rulney, - Bringing in the tenants - Business need to survive and make money - Redevelopment is a preference - Location and timing

key topics: - vacancy rate at ross' property -- pushing in 30-40 by year end - balance things in ov, how would rate the process in ov -- wondrful working relationship w/ ov, it is what it is, he doesn't understand it like he should -- nancy, ov has a terrible relationship, and challenge us to the city that says yes and that's where you want go, retail is all about time and market, think about where the disconnects happen things need to happen fast, -- by rep ov is tough, and has to be years that have passed, over the counter is much needed but is getting better - do those work and benefitual -- new public/private insetatives are great, - town could do, staff deicated to commercial -- jobs, vantana expansion make it easy for them, a little bit leanly, - specific demographincs -- build it and they will come it's working right now, all based on the end user, looking at stats and looking at sales, apartments by retail and it gets bodies here, - roll of income nordstom vs. walmart -- it servs a purpose, average age is 57 in ov, downsizing plays a role in retail - move to online and where do see it going -- question everybody is asking, same question from retailers, and parazling reatialers and box retailers are going smaller, its a tough time for retailers, the more experienced retailer, the more you can keep them on sit and more money they spend - preminum outlets want to be off an interstate -- mexican shoppers, and bring the drvining force to bring them here, - apartments at ovmp, back wall signs at ovmp, - san dorado struggling, inad parking, expand parking at san dorado, - when apartments are done tastefully are $$ for ov - importance of visiblity --it wouldn't work, the walk way is great but not relaestic

- sales tax driven, but don't listen to the residents anymore, - -

ADJOURNMENT

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