MINUTES
ORO VALLEY DEVELOPMENT REVIEW BOARD
REGULAR SESSION
September 9, 2008
ORO VALLEY COUNCIL CHAMBERS
11000 N. LA CA√ĎADA DRIVE
 
CALL TO ORDER REGULAR SESSION AT OR AROUND 6:00 P.M.
 
Chairman Zinkin called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.
 
ROLL CALL
 
PRESENT:
Mike Zinkin, Chairman
Mary Caswell, Vice-Chair
Jill Anderson, Member
John Buette, Member
Tom Gribb, Member
Ray Shelton, Member

EXCUSED: Michael Schoeppach, Member
 
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
 
Chairman Zinkin led the audience in the Pledge of Allegiance.
 
CALL TO AUDIENCE
 
Bill Adler, OV Resident, stated the DRB has knowledge of development plans and they (DRB) are needed for input on the design of Arroyo Grande.  Mr. Adler encouraged the DRB to attend the public meetings regarding Arroyo Grande.
 
CONSENT AGENDA
 
A.

Review and/or approval of the August 12, 2008, Development Review Board Regular Session Minutes.

 
Draft Minutes
 
B.

OV13-08-26, D.R. Horton, Inc., requests approval of architectural elevations for a model home within the Tangerine Terrace Subdivision, located southeast of the intersection of Tangerine Road and Musette Drive.  If you have any questions about this matter, please contact Mike Spaeth, Planner, at (520) 229-4813 or mspaeth@orovalleyaz.gov.

 
Staff Report
 
MOTION: A motion was made by Vice-Chair Caswell and seconded by Member Shelton to approve the Consent Agenda as presented.
 
MOTION carried, 6-0
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
1.

OV3-08-06, Golder Ranch Fire District, represented by Pearson Signs, request approval for a sign criterion for a new fire station located at 10475 N. La Canada Drive, adjacent to the Northeast corner of La Canada Drive and Lambert Lane.  The proposal includes the use of two wall signs and one freestanding sign.  Should you have any questions regarding this submittal please contact Jonathan Lew, Planning Technician, (520) 229-4853 or at jlew@orovalleyaz.gov

 
Staff Report
 
Ray Giannini, non resident, of Pearson Signs presented the proposal.

John Fink, Fire Chief of Golder Ranch, responded to opposition of the neighbors to the north and stated any issues have been worked out and the current proposal has no opposition.

Jonathan Lew, OV Planning Technician, presented the staff report and reviewed the following:
Location
Traffic circulation
Surrounding area signage
Elevations
Mr. Lew stated that staff recommended approval with the condition listed in Exhibit A.
 
Mr. Vella recommended the applicant and staff meet during a recess.
Chairman Zinkin called for a five minute recess at 6:39 p.m.
 
The DRB reconvened at 6:50 p.m.

Bayer Vella, OV Principal Planner, stated the applicant has agreed to place the proposed sign at the covered entry utilizing a non illuminated smaller sign and placing it lower.

Mr. Vella proposed to strike Exhibit A.

Mr. Vella stated if the applicant wished to add a sign at another elevation the fire department will have to ask for a variance.
 
MOTION: A motion was made by Member Gribb and seconded by Member Buette to accept, OV3-08-06, Golder Ranch Fire District, represented by Pearson Signs, request approval for a sign criterion for a new fire station located at 10475 N. La Canada Drive, adjacent to the Northeast corner of La Canada Drive and Lambert Lane with the following conditions: locate the wall sign on the north elevation on the covered entrance. The wall sign will not be illuminated and the lettering on the monument sign will be copper patina. The Golder Ranch logo will be allowed in full color.
 
MOTION carried, 6-0
 
2.

OV12-97-22B, Vistoso Community Church represented by Axiz, Ltd, requests approval of a development plan and landscape plan for an addition to the existing church located at 1200 E. Rancho Vistoso Blvd. Parcel # is 223-05-003D. If you have any questions about this matter, please contact Karen Berchtold, Senior Planner, at (520) 229-4814 or kberchtold@orovalleyaz.gov.

 
Staff Report
 
Exhibit A
 
Kevin Perco, Axiz, Ltd. presented the proposed development plan.
 
Eric Barret, Arc Studios, presented the proposed landscape plan.
 
Karen Berchtold, OV Senior Planner, presented the staff report and stated staff recommended approval with the conditions in Exhibit A.
 
Carol Goeman, OV resident, asked for clarification of the parking canopy and if the height of the building would still be the same.
The applicant stated that the parking canopy will be four sided with an aluminum roof and the building height remains the same. 
 
MOTION: A motion was made by Member Buette and seconded by Vice-Chair Caswell to approve OV12-97-22B, Vistoso Community Church represented by Axiz, Ltd, requests approval of a development plan and landscape plan for an addition to the existing church located at 1200 E. Rancho Vistoso Blvd., with the conditions in Exhibit A. 
 
MOTION carried, 6-0
 
3.

Nomination and Election of Chair and Vice Chair of the Development Review Board. As specified in the adopted Rules & Operating procedures, nominations and elections are to be held annually in the month of September.  If you have any questions about this matter, please contact Bayer Vella, Principal Planner, at (520) 229-4810 or bvella@orovalleyaz.gov.

 
Chairman Zinkin stated a chairperson should be someone that was going to continue on with the DRB.  

Jill Anderson nominated Mary Caswell as Chair.

John Buette nominated Tom Gribb as Chair.
 
MOTION: A motion was made by Vice-Chair Caswell and seconded by Member Shelton to nominate Tom Gribb as Chairman and allow Member Caswell to continue as Vice-Chair.
 
MOTION carried, 6-0
 
4.

Board Member Comments.  This item provides members of the Board an opportunity to comment on issues of interest or concern.  No discussion of such items is enabled and must be appropriately placed on an agenda for a future meeting.

 
No comments.
 
5.

Planning and Zoning Update.  Staff will update the Board on relevant issues.  No discussion of such items is enabled and must be appropriately placed on an agenda for a future meeting.

 
Bayer Vella gave an update on the GP Amendments, Public Art Code, Assurances and the Landscape Code.  
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
MOTION: A motion was made by Member Gribb and seconded by Vice-Chair Caswell to adjourn at 7:28 p.m.
 
MOTION carried, 6-0