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Planning & Zoning Commission

Regular Session Agenda

April 1, 2013

6:00 PM

Council Chambers, 200 West Walker Street

 

I.                   Call to order and Roll call of members

 

II.                Approval of Minutes

A.     March 18, 2013

 

III.             Tabled and Subject to Recall

                          A.   Consider and take action on a Buffer Yard Amendment BA13-02 (Dunkin Donuts), a request to deviate from Section 125-190.C related to the buffer yard requirements for approximately 1.05 acres legally described as the South Shore Plaza (2002) Abstract 18 Commercial Reserve 2 and zoned “CM” (Neighborhood Commercial), generally located north of FM 2094 Main Street and          east of FM 270 with the approximate address being 2340 FM 2094. WITHDRAWN BY APPLICANT

                          B.   Consider and take action on a Master Plan Revision #3 for Beacon Island, generally located north of Marina Bay Drive (FM 2094) at the end of Lighthouse Blvd.

 

IV.              New Business

                          A.   Consider and take action on a Preliminary/Final Plat –Tuscan Lakes SF 60-3-3, generally located north of League City Parkway (State Highway 96), west of Austin Street, and east of Louisiana Avenue.

                          B.   Consider and take action on a Preliminary Plat –Isla Vista Drive Dedication II, generally located south of League City Parkway (State Highway 96), west of SH 146, and east of Lawrence Road.

                          C.   Consider and take action on a Preliminary/Final Plat – MarBella Section 10-C, generally located south of League City Parkway (State Highway 96), west of SH 146, and east of Lawrence Road.

 

V.                 Discussion Item

A.     Hold a discussion regarding public notice requirements for various planning & zoning applications and direct staff regarding any future ordinance amendments related to public notice requirements.

 

VI.              Staff Comments

 

VII.           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, ON OR BEFORE THE 29TH DAY OF MARCH 2013, 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.

 

 

______________________________________

Wes Morrison, City Planner

MINUTES

CITY OF LEAGUE CITY

PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION

REGULAR SESSION

MONDAY, APRIL 1, 2013 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. Landon called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.

 

Members present:                                                                   Members absent:

Douglas Turner                                                                        Brad Matlock              

Shane Hamilton                                                          

Eric Froeschner

Kirby McKillip           

Kimberly Harding                                                                                          

                                               

*Ms. Harding arrived to the meeting at 6:03pm.

                       

City Representatives:

Tony Allender, Director of Planning & Development

Wes Morrison, City Planner

Joey Kaspar, Planner

Karl Almgren, Planner

Regina Grice, Planning Assistant

                       

II.                Approval of Minutes

                          A.   March 18, 2013

 

Mr. Froeschner made a motion to approve the minutes of the March 18th meeting.

 

Mr. Hamilton seconded the vote.

 

The motion to approve was adopted by a vote of 5-0-0.

 

III.             Tabled and Subject to Recall

A.     Consider and take action on a Buffer Yard Amendment BA13-02 (Dunkin Donuts), a request to deviate from Section 125-190.C related to the buffer yard requirements for approximately 1.05        acres legally described as the South Shore Plaza (2002) Abstract 18 Commercial Reserve 2 and     zoned “CM” (Neighborhood Commercial), generally located north of FM 2094 Main Street and     east of FM 270 with the approximate address being 2340 FM 2094. WITHDRAWN BY APPLICANT

 

Mr. Morrison informed the Commission that the applicant relocated their driveway therefore a buffer yard variance is not required.

B.     Consider and take action on a Master Plan Revision #3 for Beacon Island, generally located north of Marina Bay Drive (FM 2094) at the end of Lighthouse Blvd.

 

Mr. Froeschner made a motion to remove this item from the table.

 

Mr. Turner seconded the motion.

 

The motion was adopted by a vote of 5-0-0.

 

Wes Morrison, City Planner restated the staff report for this item.

 

Mr. Morrison stated that the applicant has revised the proposed master plan revision to reflect the concerns that were made during the public comments of the March 18th meeting.

 

Mr. Morrison further stated that the applicant has proposed a change in land use on the southwestern corner of the island from townhomes to patio homes and it provides more detail in the design standards, specifically related to percentage of exterior finishes and prohibiting homes on the water from having a flat façade.

 

The applicant, David Hoffman of Clear Creek Architects came forward to address the commission.

 

A discussion was held in regard to the design of the project.

 

Mr. Hoffman suggested that the elevations that face the water in Section “D” will be masonry, stone stucco or brick excluding cementitious clapboard.

 

Mr. Edelman made a motion to approve Master Plan Revision #3 for Beacon Island with the condition that all waterfront elevation in Section “D” are to be 100% masonry. 

 

Mr. Turner seconded the motion.

 

The motion was adopted by a vote of 6-1-0.

 

Mr. McKillip was in opposition of the motion.

 

IV.              New Business

A.     Consider and take action on a Preliminary/Final Plat –Tuscan Lakes SF 60-3-3, generally located north of League City Parkway (State Highway 96), west of Austin Street, and east of Louisiana Avenue.

 

Joey Kaspar, Planner restated the staff report for this item.

 

Ms. Kaspar informed the Commission that the application is for the subdivision of 5.6 acres of previously unplatted property to create 22 single-family lots and 1 restricted reserve for landscape amenities.

 

Mr. Turner made a motion to approve Preliminary/Final Plat –Tuscan Lakes SF 60-3-3.

 

Mr. Hamilton seconded the motion.

 

The motion to approve was adopted by a vote of 7-0-0.

 

B.     Consider and take action on a Preliminary Plat –Isla Vista Drive Dedication II, generally located south of League City Parkway (State Highway 96), west of SH 146, and east of Lawrence Road.

 

Karl Almgren, Planner restated the staff report for this item.

 

Mr. Almgren stated that the application is for the dedication of 4.4 acres of previously unplatted property for a proposed right of way extending south from Navia Lane, (MarBella Section 11B), approximately 2,600 linear feet to Ibiza Lane, (MarBella Section 13-B).

 

Mr. Froeschner made a motion to approve Preliminary Plat –Isla Vista Drive Dedication II.

 

Mr. Turner seconded the motion.

 

The motion to approve was adopted by a vote of 7-0-0.

 

C.     Consider and take action on a Preliminary/Final Plat – MarBella Section 10-C, generally located south of League City Parkway (State Highway 96), west of SH 146, and east of Lawrence Road.

 

Karl Almgren, Planner restated the staff report for this item.

 

Mr. Almgren stated that the application is for the subdivision of 9.5 acres of previously unplatted property into 39 single-family residential lots and 6 Restricted Reserves for landscape amenity and HOA Park. The typical lot size is proposed to be 7,200 square feet with typical lot dimensions of 60 feet in width and 120 feet in length.

 

Mr. Almgren further stated that on April 5, 2010, the Planning and Zoning Commission approved a preliminary plat for Section 10C. The final plat was approved by the Planning and Zoning Commission on January 24, 2011, but expired two years later when not filed

 

Mr. McKillip made a motion to approve Preliminary/Final Plat – MarBella Section 10-C.

 

Mr. Turner seconded the motion.

 

The motion to approve was adopted by a vote of 7-0-0.

 

V.                 Discussion Item

                          A.   Hold a discussion regarding public notice requirements for various planning & zoning applications and direct staff regarding any future ordinance amendments related to public notice requirements.

 

Wes Morrison, City Planner requested that this item be postponed until a later date to give staff more time to discuss with the city attorney.

 

VI.              Staff Comments

Wes Morrison, City Planner informed the Commission Capital Recovery Fees and future land use assumptions item will be brought back to the Commission in May because City Council requested changes to the document.

 

Mr. Morrison added that there will not be an April 15th P&Z meeting.

 

VII.           Adjournment

 

Mr. Landon adjourned the meeting at 7:11 pm.

 

 

___________________________________              ______________________________

Wes Morrison                                                            Scott Landon,

City Planner                                                               Chairman

 

Date minutes approved: ___________________