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Planning & Zoning Commission

Regular Agenda

May 2, 2011

6:00 PM

City Council Chambers, 200 West Walker Street

I.       Call to Order and Roll Call of Members

II.          Approval of Minutes

                    A.      April 18, 2011

 

III.       Public Hearings and Action Items from Public Hearings

                    A.      Hold a Public Hearing and take action on Zoning Change Application Z11-01 (Huggins-Pace), a request to rezone approximately 15.0 acres from “RSF-10” (Single-family residential with a minimum lot size of 10,000 square feet) to “RSF-20” (Single-family residential with a minimum lot size of 20,000 square feet), legally described as Lots 36-7, 36-8 and 37-1 of Division B to League City generally located north of Hewitt Street and west of Texas Avenue, with the approximate address being 1969 and 1951 Hewitt Street in League City, Texas.

 

IV.        Reports from Staff

                    A.      Report of Council Action on Planning and Zoning Commission Items

 

V.           Adjournment

 

CERTIFICATE

THIS IS TO CERTIFY THAT THE ABOVE NOTICE OF MEETING WAS POSTED ON THE BULLETIN BOARD AT CITY HALL OF THE CITY OF LEAGUE CITY, TEXAS, BY THE 28th DAY OF APRIL 2011, BY 6 PM, AND WAS POSTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH CHAPTER 551, LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE (THE TEXAS OPEN MEETINGS ACT).  ITEMS POSTED IN THE OPEN SESSION PORTIONS OF THIS AGENDA MAY ALSO BE DISCUSSED IN CLOSED OR EXECUTIVE SESSION IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THE TEXAS OPEN MEETINGS ACT.

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE PRESENCE OF A QUORUM OF THE MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL AT ANY TIME DURING THE COURSE OF THE ABOVE-REFERENCED PROCEEDING MAY CONSTITUTE A MEETING OF CITY COUNCIL PURSUANT TO THE TEXAS OPEN MEETINGS ACT, CHAPTER 551 OF THE TEXAS GOVERNMENT CODE.  BY THIS NOTICE, THE PUBLIC IS HEREBY ADVISED OF SAID MEETING NOT LESS THAN 72 HOURS IN ADVANCE OF THE DATE, TIME AND LOCATION NOTED ABOVE.

 

 

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LaSHONDRA HOLMES, AICP

PLANNING MANAGER

 

 

MINUTES

CITY OF LEAGUE CITY

PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION

REGULAR MEETING

MONDAY, MAY 2, 2011 at 6:00 P.M.

COUNCIL CHAMBERS

200 WEST WALKER

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I.       Call to order and Roll call of members of Planning & Zoning Commission

 

Mr. Hullman called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.

 

Members present:                                                                   Members absent:

Christopher Hullman, Chair                                                     Kirby McKillip                                   

Charles Rosen                                                                          Jack Owens

Scott Landon                                                                          

William Koonce

Shane Hamilton

Eric Froeschner

 

*Mr. Froeschner arrived to the meeting at 6:02 pm.

*Mr. McKillip was away on personal business during the May 2nd meeting.

*Mr. Owens was away on personal business during the May 2nd meeting.  

 

City Representatives:

LaShondra Holmes, Planning Manager

Rachel Steele, Planner

Regina Grice, Recording Secretary

 

II.    Approval of Minutes for Planning and Zoning Commission

                         A.          April 18, 2011

 

Mr. Koonce made a motion to approve the minutes of the April 18th meeting.

Mr. Rosen seconded the motion.

The motion to approve was adopted by a vote of 5-0-0. (Mr. Froeschner arrived to the meeting at 6:02 pm, after consideration of this item.)

III. Public Hearings and Action Items from Public Hearings

A.           Hold a Public Hearing and take action on Zoning Change Application Z11-01 (Huggins-Pace), a request to rezone approximately 15.0 acres from “RSF-10” (Single-family residential with a minimum lot size of 10,000 square feet) to “RSF-20” (Single-family residential with a minimum lot size of 20,000 square feet), legally described as Lots 36-7, 36-8 and 37-1 of Division B to League City generally located north of Hewitt Street and west of Texas Avenue, with the approximate address being 1969 and 1951 Hewitt Street in League City, Texas.

 

 

Rachel Steele, Planner restated the staff report for this item.

 

Ms. Steele informed the Commission that the application is to rezone 15.0 acres from “RSF-10” (Single-family residential with a minimum lot size of 10,000 square feet) to “RSF-20” (Single-family residential with a minimum lot size of 20,000 square feet) in order to maintain agriculture and crops.  Applicants are seeking this designation to qualify for Galveston County Appraisal District agricultural exemption as well as to raise livestock for personal use.

 

Mr. Landon asked if the two properties would be replatted into a single lot.

 

Ms. Steele in response stated that the lots would remain separate.

 

Mr. Landon stated that he thought the property had to be a minimum of 5 acres to raise livestock.

 

Ms. Steele in response stated that the Huggins tract is not for raising livestock.

 

Mr. Hullman opened the public hearing at 6:06 pm.

 

Stacy Huggins, 1969 Hewitt: Informational Comments. Mr. Huggins stated that he previously maintained agriculture and crops and is interested in doing so again due to the economy.

 

Tom Pace, 1951 Hewitt: Informational Comments. Mr. Pace stated that he was also interested in maintaining crops and agriculture because of the economy.

 

Mr. Landon made a motion to approve Zoning Change Application Z11-01 (Huggins-Pace).

 

Mr. Froeschner seconded the motion.

 

The motion was adopted by a vote of 6-0-0.

 

IV.  Reports from Staff

A.           Report of Council Action on Planning and Zoning Commission Items

 

LaShondra Holmes, Planning Manager informed the Commission that the Boyd PUD overlay was postponed by City Council so that the applicant and surrounding property owners could discuss and define the conditions.

 

Ms. Holmes further informed the Commission that the Comprehensive Plan was postponed so that additional public input could be received.

 

Ms. Holmes stated that the revisions to the Special Use Permit and Zoning Change applications were approved by Council.

 

V.     Adjournment

   Mr. Hullman adjourned the meeting at 6:14pm.

 

___________________________________              ______________________________

LaShondra Holmes, AICP                                         Chris Hullman

Planning Manager                                                      Chairman

Date minutes approved: ___________________