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Planning & Zoning Commission

Regular Session Agenda

April 7, 2014

6:00 PM

Council Chambers, 200 W. Walker Street

 

I.                   Call to order and Roll call of members

 

II.                Approval of Minutes

A.                 March 17, 2014

 

III.             Consent Agenda

A.                 Consider and take action on a Final Plat – Hidden Lakes Street Dedication, generally located south of League City Parkway, east of South Shore Boulevard and north of FM 646.

B.                 Consider and take action on a Final Plat – Hidden Lakes Section 6, generally located south of League City Parkway, east of South Shore Boulevard and north of FM 646.

C.                 Consider and take action on a Final Plat – Hidden Lakes Section 7 Phase 1, generally located south of League City Parkway, east of South Shore Boulevard and north of FM 646.

 

IV.              Public Hearings and Action Items from Public Hearings

A.                 Hold a public hearing and make a recommendation to City Council on Zone Change Application, Z14-02 (AcroSports), to rezone approximately 8.3 acres from “RSF-5” to “CG”, generally located east of Dickinson Avenue and north of F.M. 646.

B.                 Hold a public hearing and make a recommendation to City Council on a Special Use Permit Application, SUP 14-01 (AT&T Mobility), for a special use permit to erect a Communication Tower on property generally located on the north of League City Parkway, East of Columbia Memorial Parkway, legally described as ABST 18 Page 12 & 17 S, ½ of Lot 21 Block 5 Jarboe Addition.

C.                 Hold a public hearing and take action on Final Plat Application & Private Streets Agreement, Tuscan Lakes SF 65-1, generally located north of League City Parkway, east of Tuscan Lakes Boulevard.

D.                 Hold a public hearing and make a recommendation to City Council on an amendment to Chapter 125-74 title Public / Semi-Public District of the Code of Ordinances.

 

V.                 New Business

A.                 Consider and take action on a Site Development Plan for The Crossings, generally located west of FM 270 and north of FM 518.

B.                 Consider and take action on a Preliminary/Final Plat – Bay Colony Pointe West, Section 8, generally located north of FM 517 and west of Calder Road.

 

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 4TH DAY OF APRIL 2014, 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, Interim Director of Planning & Development

MINUTES

CITY OF LEAGUE CITY

PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION

REGULAR SESSION

MONDAY, April 7, 2014 at 6:00 P.M.

COUNCIL CHAMBERS

200 W WALKER ST.

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

 

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

 


Members present:

Members absent:

Marc Edelman

Douglas Turner

Eric Froeschner

Hank Dugie

Shane Hamilton

 

Kimberly Harding

 

Kimberlee Prokhorov

 

Ron Wicker

 

                       

City Representatives:

Wes Morrison, Interim Director of Planning & Development

Mark Linenschmidt, Senior Planner

Wallis McMillin, Planner

Karl Almgren, Planner

                       

II.                Approval of Minutes

A.                 March 17, 2014

 

Mr. Edelman made a motion to approve the meeting minutes of the March 17th P&Z meeting.

Mr. Wicker seconded the motion.

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

III.             Consent Agenda

A.                 Consider and take action on a Final Plat – Hidden Lakes Street Dedication, generally located south of League City Parkway, east of South Shore Boulevard and north of FM 646.

 

B.                 Consider and take action on a Final Plat – Hidden Lakes Section 6, generally located south of League City Parkway, east of South Shore Boulevard and north of FM 646.

 

C.                 Consider and take action on a Final Plat – Hidden Lakes Section 7 Phase 1, generally located south of League City Parkway, east of South Shore Boulevard and north of FM 646.

 

Mr. Wicker made a motion to approve all items on the Consent Agenda. 

 

Mr. Edelman seconded the motion.

 

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

 

IV.              Public Hearings and Action Items from Public Hearings

A.                 Hold a public hearing and make a recommendation to City Council on Zone Change Application, Z14-02 (AcroSports), to rezone approximately 8.3 acres from “RSF-5” to “CG”, generally located east of Dickinson Avenue and north of F.M. 646.

 

Wallis McMillin, Planner restated the staff report for this item.

 

Ms. McMillin informed the Commission that the application is to rezone approximately 8.30 acres from “RSF-5” (Residential Single Family with a minimum lot size of 5,000 square feet) to “CG” (General Commercial).

 

Ms. McMillin further stated that the Future Land Use Plan recognized the subject area as “Suburban Village.”

 

Mr. Froeschner opened the public hearing at 6:03 pm.

 

Tom Higgins: Applicant

 

Mr. Froeschner closed the public hearing at 6:07 pm.

 

Mr. Hamilton made a motion to approve Z14-02 (AcroSports).

 

Ms. Harding seconded the motion.

 

The motion to recommend approval passed by a vote of 6-0-0.

 

B.                 Hold a public hearing and make a recommendation to City Council on a Special Use Permit Application, SUP 14-01 (AT&T Mobility), for a special use permit to erect a Communication Tower on property generally located on the north of League City Parkway, East of Columbia Memorial Parkway, legally described as ABST 18 Page 12 & 17 S, ½ of Lot 21 Block 5 Jarboe Addition.

 

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

 

Mr. Almgren informed the Commission that the application is to construct a communications tower on 4.8 acres zoned “CG” (General Commercial).

 

Mr. Almgren further stated that the applicant is requesting four (4) exemptions to the Communication Towers & Structures Ordinance for residential setback, nonresidential setback, landscape buffer, and camouflage. 

 

A discussion was held regarding the requests for deviations to the Cell Tower ordinance.

 

Mr. Froeschner opened the public hearing at 6:17 pm.

 

Doug Henderson:  Applicant

 

Mr. Froeschner closed the public hearing at 6:33 pm.

 

Mr. Hamilton made a motion to deny SUP14-01 (AT&T Mobility).

 

Mr. Edelman seconded the motion.

 

The motion to recommend denial passed by a vote of 6-0-0.

 

C.                 Hold a public hearing and take action on Final Plat Application & Private Streets Agreement, Tuscan Lakes SF 65-1, generally located north of League City Parkway, east of Tuscan Lakes Boulevard.

 

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

 

Mr. Almgren informed the Commission that the application is for a final plat which includes a partial replat.

 

Mr. Almgren further stated that the plat consists of 13.56 acres with 45 lots and 2 restricted reserves.

 

Mr. Froeschner opened the public hearing at 6:35 pm.

 

Jim Keller: Opposition

 

Ron Welch:  Opposition

 

Leslie Welch:  Opposition

 

Mr. Froeschner closed the public hearing at 6:47 pm.

 

A discussion was held regarding the proposed increase in density from the previously approved Master Plan. 

 

Ms. Prokhorov made a motion to approve the Final Plat & Private Streets Agreement, Tuscan Lakes SF 65-1.

 

Mr. Edelman seconded the motion.

 

The motion to recommend approval passed by a vote of 5-1-0 with Mr. Wicker opposed.

 

D.                 Hold a public hearing and make a recommendation to City Council on an amendment to Chapter 125-74 title Public / Semi-Public District of the Code of Ordinances.

 

Wes Morrison, Interim Director of Planning & Development presented the Commission with the proposed changes to the Public / Semi-Public district. 

 

Mr. Morrison explained that proposed text amendment is regarding maximum height in “PS” (Public/ Semi-Public) zoning districts.

 

Mr. Morrison further stated that the proposed amendment would allow for Major Utilities to be located within “PS” zoning districts without a Special Use Permit.

 

Mr. Froeschner opened the public hearing at 6:51 pm.

 

Mr. Froeschner closed the public hearing at 6:52 with no individuals to come forward.

 

Mr. Edelman made a motion to recommend approval of the amendment. 

 

Mr. Wicker seconded the motion.

 

The motion to recommend approval passed by a vote of 5-1-0 with Mr. Hamilton opposed.

 

VI.              New Business

A.                 Consider and take action on a Site Development Plan for The Crossings, generally located west of FM 270 and north of FM 518.

 

Wallis McMillin, Planner restated the staff report for this item. 

 

Ms. McMillin further stated that the request is for a Residential Care Facility on an 18.5 acre site zoned “CM” (Commercial Mixed-Use). 

 

A discussion was held regarding detention and drainage for the site.

 

Mr. Edelman made a motion to approve the Site Development Plan. 

 

Mr. Hamilton seconded the motion.

 

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

 

B.                 Consider and take action on a Preliminary/Final Plat – Bay Colony Pointe West, Section 8, generally located north of FM 517 and west of Calder Road.

 

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

 

Mr. Linenschmidt further stated that ­­­the plat is for 30 residential lots on 6.8 acres. 

 

Mr. Edelman made a motion to approve the Preliminary/Final Plat. 

 

Ms. Harding seconded the motion.

 

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

 

VII.           Staff Comments

 

Staff had no comments.

 

VIII.        Adjournment

 

Mr. Froeschner adjourned the meeting at 7:03 pm.

 

 

___________________________________              ______________________________

Mark Linenschmidt                                                    Eric Froeschner

Interim City Planner                                                  Chairman

 

Date minutes approved: ___________________