ORO VALLEY DEVELOPMENT REVIEW BOARD
August 12, 2008
ORO VALLEY COUNCIL CHAMBERS
11000 N. LA CAÑADA DRIVE
Chairman Zinkin called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.
|Mike Zinkin, Chairman |
Mary Caswell, Vice-Chair
Jill Anderson, Member
John Buette, Member
Tom Gribb, Member
Michael Schoeppach, Member
Ray Shelton, Member
Chairman Zinkin led the audience in the Pledge of Allegiance.
Bill Adler, OV resident, gave a presentation on Community Benefit Agreements. Mr. Adler urged all of the members of the DRB to consider using CBA’s. Mr. Adler stated this will be discussed at the next Council meeting.
MOTION: A motion was made by Member Schoeppach and seconded by Member Gribb to approve the DRB minutes of July 8, 2008.
Gregg Forrest of Advantech representing Ventana Medical gave an overview of the current building and the proposed building conversion.
Chairman Zinkin asked if there was any alternative to additional wall.
The applicant responded there is no alternative that would meet the needs of Ventana Medical.
Bayer Vella, OV Principal Planner, gave the staff report and stated staff recommended approval.
MOTION: A motion was made by Vice-Chair Caswell and seconded by Member Buette to approve OV13-08-23, Ventana Medical Systems, represented by Advantech Facility Design, requests approval of architecture to install mechanical equipment screening positioned along the roofline of building two, the property is located at 1910 E. Innovation Park Drive.
Bayer Vella, OV Principal Planner, gave an update on the current status of the proposed changes to the Development Review Process.
Bill Adler, OV resident, stated the first neighborhood meeting should be only what the code requires, not discuss what has already been decided. In addition, the neighborhood meeting should have representatives, a few neighbors rather than a roomful.
Joe Hornat, OV Resident, stated the first meeting should be about entitlements for the developer. Mr. Hornat made a suggestion that the town use mediators to facilitate the neighborhood meetings.
Bayer Vella, OV Principal Planner, gave an update regarding the proposed revisions to the landscape code requirements.
Member Gribb stated one of the problems in drafting a code is enforcing it once it is put in place.
Bill Adler, OV resident, stated his understanding of water budgeting is that it is enforceable and a surcharge to people that violate that budget might be possible.
Karen Berchtold, OV Senior Planner, gave an update of upcoming meetings with Town Council, Mrs. Berchtold stated the August 20 , 2008, Town Council meeting has been cancelled.
MOTION: A motion was made by Vice-Chair Caswell and seconded by Member Schoeppach to adjourn at 7:10 p.m.