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Planning & Zoning Commission

Regular Session Agenda

June 3, 2013

6:00 PM

Council Chambers, 200 West Walker Street

 

I.                   Call to order and Roll call of members

 

II.                Approval of Minutes

A.     May 20, 2013

 

III.             Tabled and Subject to Recall

A.     Approval of May 6, 2013 Minutes

 

IV.              Public Hearings and Action Items from Public Hearings

A.     Hold a public hearing and take action on Z13-03 (FM 646 Commercial), a request to rezone approximately 24.89 acres from “RSF-7” (Residential Single Family, minimum 7,000 square foot lots) to “CG” (General Commercial), legally described as Tract I and J of the W.G. Banks Survey Abstract #36, generally located south of FM 646 and the entrance to Whispering Lakes Ranch subdivision and approximately 2,700 feet to the east of South Shore Blvd in League City, Texas.

B.     Hold a public hearing and take action on amendments to Chapter 125 of the Code of Ordinances specifically Section 125-50.J (Limitation on Reapplication for Specific Use Permits) related to the process in which reapplications are processed.

V.                New Business

A.     Consider and take action on a Preliminary Plat – Westover Park, Section 17A, generally located south of League City Parkway, east of Maple Leaf Drive and west of Bay Area Boulevard.

 

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 31ST DAY OF MAY 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.

 

 

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Wes Morrison, City Planner

 

MINUTES

CITY OF LEAGUE CITY

PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION

REGULAR SESSION

MONDAY, June 3, 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 6:01 p.m.

 

Members present:                                                                   Members absent:

Kirby McKillip                                                                        Douglas Turner                                               

Brad Matlock                                                                          

Eric Froeschner                                                                                   

Scott Landon  
Shane Hamilton          

Marc Edelman

Kimberly Harding                                                                                           

                                                                                   

City Representatives:

Wes Morrison, City Planner

Mark Linenschmidt, Senior Planner

Regina Grice, Planning Assistant

                       

II.                Approval of Minutes

A.     May 20, 2013

 

Mr. Froeschner made a motion to approve the minutes of the May 20th meeting.

 

Mr. McKillip seconded the motion.

 

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

 

III.             Tabled and Subject to Recall

A. Approval of May 6, 2013 Minutes

 

Mr. McKillip made a motion to remove the item from the table and to approve the meeting minutes as presented by staff.

 

Mr. Matlock seconded the motion.

 

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

 

IV.              Public Hearings and Action Items from Public Hearings

A.     Hold a public hearing and take action on Z13-03 (FM 646 Commercial), a request to rezone approximately 24.89 acres from “RSF-7” (Residential Single Family, minimum 7,000 square foot lots) to “CG” (General Commercial), legally described as Tract I and J of the W.G. Banks Survey Abstract #36, generally located south of FM 646 and the entrance to Whispering Lakes Ranch subdivision and approximately 2,700 feet to the east of South Shore Blvd in League City, Texas.

 

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

 

Mr. Morrison informed the Commission that the application is to rezone approximately 24.89 acres of undeveloped land from RSF-7 (Residential Single-family with minimum 7,000 square foot lot) to CG (General Commercial). The applicant has not proposed any specific use for the property at this time.

 

Mr. Landon opened the public hearing at 6:14pm.

 

Dale Hardy, 200 Houston Ave.: Applicant’s representative

 

Sam Boyd, 108 Bayou Ln.: Applicant

 

Yvette Jones, 1935 Fredrick Ln.: Opposition

 

Jennifer Mason, 3957 Sunset Terrace: Opposition

 

Franklin Prisco, 3897 Summer Manor Dr.: Opposition

 

Rob Ploutz-Snyder, 3960 Noah Ln.: Opposition

 

Amanda Ryan, 1928 Lake Landing Dr.: Opposition

 

Veena Ambardar, 3901 Lake Star Dr.: Opposition

 

Timothy Clements, 3953 Sunset Terrace Dr.: Opposition

 

Maria Tullar, 3890 Summer Manor Dr.: Opposition

 

Mr. Landon closed the public hearing at 6:43 pm.

 

A discussion was held.

 

Mr.Hamilton stated that he was concerned that the Commission does not know the proposed use of the land.

 

Mr. Hamilton made a motion to deny Z13-03 (FM 646 Commercial)..

 

Ms. Harding stated that her concerns were about the notification procedures and how many of the residents voiced their concerns about not receiving a property owner notification letter from the City.

 

Mr. Edelman seconded the motion.

 

Mr. Edelman asked that Mr. Hamilton consider withdrawing his motion to deny the application and to take into consideration the possibility of tabling the application for more discussions at a future meeting.

Mr. Hamilton and Mr. Edelman withdrew their motions to deny the application.

 

Mr. Edelman made a motion to table Z13-03 (FM 646 Commercial).

 

Mr. Hamilton seconded the motion to table.

 

Mr. Edelman asked the Mr. Boyd his thoughts on tabling the item.

 

Mr. Boyd stated that he would like to receive either approval or denial at this time.

 

Mr. Boyd further stated that he owns adjacent property that is currently zoned General Commercial.

 

Mr. Edelman and Mr. Hamilton withdrew their motion to table Z13-03 (FM 646 Commercial).

 

Mr. Hamilton made a motion to deny Z13-03 (FM 646 Commercial).

 

Mr. Edelman seconded the motion to deny.

 

The motion to deny was adopted by a vote of 5-2-0.

 

Mr. Froeschner and Mr. Matlock were in opposition of the motion.

 

B.     Hold a public hearing and take action on amendments to Chapter 125 of the Code of Ordinances specifically Section 125-50.J (Limitation on Reapplication for Specific Use Permits) related to the process in which reapplications are processed.

 

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

 

Mr. Morrison informed the Commission that this amendment provides more flexibility for applicants wishing to re-apply for Special Use Permits.  Currently, if an SUP application was withdrawn or denied the only way for the applicant to re-apply would be to make a significant change to the application.  The ordinance did not take into consideration other possible reasons for either denial or withdrawal of an application. 

 

Mr. Morrison further informed the Commission that the proposed amendment allows the Planning & Zoning Commission to determine whether re-application is appropriate on a case by case basis.

 

Mr. Matlock made a motion to approve amendments to Chapter 125 of the Code of Ordinances specifically Section 125-50.J (Limitation on Reapplication for Specific Use Permits) related to the process in which reapplications are processed.

 

Mr. Froeschner seconded the motion.

 

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

 

V.                 New Business

A.     Consider and take action on a Preliminary Plat – Westover Park, Section 17A, generally located south of League City Parkway, east of Maple Leaf Drive and west of Bay Area Boulevard.

 

Mark Linenschmidt, Senior Planner restated the staff report for this item.

 

Mr. Linenschmidt stated that the application is for the subdivision of approximately 23.5 acres of previously unplatted property to create 88 residential lots and two restricted reserves restricted to landscape/open space.

 

Mr. Edelman made a motion to approve Preliminary Plat – Westover Park, Section 17A.

 

Ms. Harding seconded the motion.

 

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

 

VI.              Staff Comments

Wes Morrison, City Planner informed the Commission that staff has supplied the Commission with a monthly report as requested by Mr. Froeschner.

 

Mr. Morrison further stated that the Historic District overlay item will be heard by City Council on first and final reading on June 11th.

 

VII.           Adjournment

 

Mr. Landon adjourned the meeting at 7:27 pm.

 

 

___________________________________              ______________________________

Wes Morrison                                                             Scott Landon,

City Planner                                                               Chairman

 

Date minutes approved: ___________________