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Planning & Zoning Commission

Regular Session Agenda

December 7, 2015

6:00 PM

Council Chambers, 200 W. Walker Street

I.                   Call to Order and Roll Call of Members

 

II.                Approval of Minutes

A.     November 16, 2015

 

III.             New Business

A.     Consider and take action on a Master Plan Revision - Hidden Lakes PUD #7, generally located south of League City Parkway (SH 96), north of FM 646, and east and west of South Shore Boulevard.

 

B.     Consider and take action on a Preliminary Plat ? Hidden Lakes, Section 7, Phase II, generally located south of League City Parkway (SH 96), north of FM 646 and east of South Shore Boulevard.

 

C.     Consider and take action on a Preliminary Plat ? Hidden Lakes, Section 8, Phase II, generally located south of League City Parkway (SH 96), north of FM 646 and east of South Shore Boulevard.

 

D.     Consider and take action on a Preliminary Plat ? Hidden Lakes, Section 9, generally located south of League City Parkway (SH 96), north of FM 646 and east of South Shore Boulevard.

 

E.     Consider and take action on a Preliminary Plat ? Hidden Lakes, Section 10, generally located south of League City Parkway (SH 96), north of FM 646 and east of South Shore Boulevard.

 

F.      Consider and take action on a Final Plat ? Mar Bella, Section 15A & 15B, generally located south of League City Parkway (SH 96) and west of State Highway 146.

 

G.    Consider and take action on a Final Plat ? Mar Bella, Section 16B & 16C, generally located south of League City Parkway (SH 96) and west of State Highway 146.

 

H.    Consider and take action on a Preliminary / Final Plat ? Butler Road Business Park, generally located south of League City Parkway, north of Turner Road, east of Butler Road and west of Calder Road.

 

IV.              Public Hearing

A.     Hold a public hearing and take action on a Replat- Village Crossing, a replat of Lots ?A? and ?B? of Village Crossing, generally located north of Education Village Parkway, south of League City Parkway (SH 96), and east of Lawrence Road.

 

V.                 Staff Comments

 

VI.              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 DECEMBER 2015, 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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Ryan Granata, AICP

Planning Manager

 

MINUTES

CITY OF LEAGUE CITY

PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION

Monday, December 07, 2015 at 6:00 P.M.

COUNCIL CHAMBERS

200 W WALKER ST.

 

I.                   Call to Order and Roll Call of Members

Douglas Turner opened the meeting at 6:00 PM.

 

Members Present:

Members Absent:

Doug Turner, Chair

 

Hank Dugie

 

Ron Wicker

 

William Arnold

 

Richard McCullough

 

Gary Walding

 

Nghiem Doan, Ex Officio, City Attorney

 

Earl Smith, Ex Officio, City Engineer

 

 

Planning Staff:

 

Matthew Grooms, Planner

Ryan Granata, Planning Manager

Mark Linenschmidt

 

II.                Approval of Minutes

A.     November 16, 2015

 

Mr. Wicker made a motion to approve the November 16, 2015 minutes.

Mr. Arnold seconded the motion.

The motion passed unanimously by a vote of 6-0-0.

 

III.             New Business

A.     Consider and take action on a Master Plan Revision - Hidden Lakes PUD #7, generally located south of League City Parkway (SH 96), north of FM 646, and east and west of South Shore Boulevard.

Matthew Grooms, Planner, presented for the City of League City. City recommended approval of the revision.

 

Mr. Arnold made a motion to approve the Master Plan Revision ? Hidden Lakes PUD #7.

Mr. Dugie seconded the motion.

The motion passed unanimously by a vote of 6-0-0.

 

B.     Consider and take action on a Preliminary Plat ? Hidden Lakes, Section 7, Phase II, generally located south of League City Parkway (SH 96), north of FM 646 and east of South Shore Boulevard.

Mark Linenschmidt, Senior Planner, presented for the City of League City. City recommended approval of the preliminary plat with the condition that Section 7, Phase II, and Section 8, Phase II shall be recorded prior to Section 9 and Section 10.

 

C.     Consider and take action on a Preliminary Plat ? Hidden Lakes, Section 8, Phase II, generally located south of League City Parkway (SH 96), north of FM 646 and east of South Shore Boulevard.

Mark Linenschmidt, Senior Planner, presented for the City of League City. City recommended approval of the preliminary plat with the condition that Section 7, Phase II, and Section 8, Phase II shall be recorded prior to Section 9 and Section 10.

 

D.     Consider and take action on a Preliminary Plat ? Hidden Lakes, Section 9, generally located south of League City Parkway (SH 96), north of FM 646 and east of South Shore Boulevard.

Mark Linenschmidt, Senior Planner, presented for the City of League City. City recommended approval of the preliminary plat with the condition that Section 7, Phase II, and Section 8, Phase II shall be recorded prior to Section 9 and Section 10.

 

E.     Consider and take action on a Preliminary Plat ? Hidden Lakes, Section 10, generally located south of League City Parkway (SH 96), north of FM 646 and east of South Shore Boulevard.

Mark Linenschmidt, Senior Planner, presented for the City of League City. City recommended approval of the preliminary plat with the condition that Section 7, Phase II, and Section 8, Phase II shall be recorded prior to Section 9 and Section 10.

 

Mr. Turner asked if they needed to record Section 9 and Section 10 simultaneously. Mr. Linenschmidt stated yes, after Section 7 and Section 8, to make sure they had the primary and secondary accesses.

 

Mr. Dugie asked if the developer meets all of the ordinances, then the preliminary plat must be approved by this commission. Mr. Linenschmidt stated yes.

 

Mr. Dugie asked if the preliminary plats meet all the ordinances. Mr. Linenschmidt stated yes.

 

Mr. Dugie asked for Mr. Linenschmidt to repeat what was stated about the overhead and underground power lines. Mr. Linenschmidt stated that there are existing overhead power lines along Gum Bayou, which will be the only power lines above power lines, all other utilities will be underground.

 

Mr. Dugie asked if the overhead power lines already existed, and Mr. Linenschmidt stated yes.

 

Mr. Wicker asked if this was a development that paid all the park fees with the original master plan.

Mr. Linenschmidt stated no, the park fees will be due at the rate of $200 per lot.

 

Mr. Wicker asked if that would be due at final plat, and Mr. Linenschmidt stated yes.

 

Mr. Arnold asked for the acreage of water in each section. Mr. Smith stated that Engineering did not have those specifics at this time. Mr. Linenschmidt that the master plan showed the lake was approximately 9.3 acres and the lake to the south was 5.5 acres. 

 

Mr. Arnold asked how the water was going to be circulated, to prevent it from becoming stagnant.

Mr. Smith stated that rain and other turnover keeps the lake from becoming stagnant, but the lake would most likely be maintained by the H.O.A.

 

Matt Stoops, BCE Gilbert and Associates, Planning Consultant, stated that he was unaware of what the plans are, or what is already in the lake, but whatever the developers have used in the past, will also be used for these lakes. Mr. Dugie commented that the lakes in that area do have fountains in them.

 

Mr. McCullough asked what would be done with the current road right-of-way that extends past the area where the trails will be, in regards to the City Council Resolution 2015-05. Mr. Linenschmidt stated that it would be a standard 60 foot right-of-way. Mr. McCullough asked if the 20 foot trail is in addition to road right-of-way, and Mr. Linenschmidt stated yes.

 

Mr. Dugie made a motion to approve Preliminary Plats ? Hidden Lakes Section 7, Phase II, Section 8, Phase II, Section 9, and Section 10, with the condition that Section 7, Phase II and Section 8, Phase II be recorded prior to Section 9 and Section 10.

Mr. McCullough seconded the motion.

The motion passed unanimously by a vote of 6-0-0.

 

F.      Consider and take action on a Final Plat ? Mar Bella, Section 15A & 15B, generally located south of League City Parkway (SH 96) and west of State Highway 146.

Mark Linenschmidt, Senior Planner, presented for the City of League City. City recommended approval of the final plat.

 

G.    Consider and take action on a Final Plat ? Mar Bella, Section 16B & 16C, generally located south of League City Parkway (SH 96) and west of State Highway 146.

Mark Linenschmidt, Senior Planner, presented for the City of League City. City recommended approval of the final plat.

 

Mr. Wicker asked if Houston Lighting and Power allowed commercial property to be built on their easement. Mr. Linenschmidt stated that area showed the boundaries. Mr. Granata stated that the area not colored in is outside the Marbella Master Plan boundary.

 

Mr. Wicker asked how Marbella could include Houston Lighting and Power easements in their plan and if it can be zoned Commercial. Mr. Linenschmidt stated that it follows ownership of property, not ownership of easements. Mr. Granata stated that the map was of the overall Marbella Master Plan that has already been approved. Mr. Dugie commented that nothing has been built on that strip and most likely will not be built on that strip.

 

Mr. Arnold made a motion to approve the final plats of Marbella, Section 15A, 15B, 16B, and 16C.

Mr. Dugie seconded the motion

The motion passed unanimously by a vote of 6-0-0.

 

H.    Consider and take action on a Preliminary / Final Plat - Butler Road Business Park
generally located south of League City Parkway, north of Turner Road, east of Butler Road 
and west of Calder Road.

Mark Linenschmidt, Senior Planner, presented for the City of League City. City recommended approval of the preliminary/ final plat.

 

Mr. Turner asked if the agreement had been agreed on. Mr. Doan stated that the agreement was in final form, and that he has been working with the applicant?s attorney and should have the agreement completed in the following days. Mr. Arnold asked if it had been agreed on.

 

Mr. Dugie asked if they could request an executive session. Mr. Doan, stated no because it had not been posted.

 

Mr. Wicker asked if they could agree to it, subject to the final negotiations are completed. Mr. Doan stated yes.

 

Mr. Dugie asked who was negotiating the agreement. Mr. Doan stated that he and the applicant?s attorney have worked out the agreement, but the agreement has not been executed.

 

Mr. Wicker made a motion to approve the preliminary/ final plat - Butler Road Business Park with the condition that the final agreement between the City and the property owner by executed.

Mr. Arnold seconded the motion.

 

Mr. Dugie asked if the item was time sensitive. Mr. Doan stated yes.

 

Mr. Dugie commented that he was concerned about what part the City Council should have in the agreement, and if the vote would bypass City Council. Mr. Doan stated that the agreement was not going to be taken to the City Council for agreement, only the end results.

 

Mr. Dugie asked if approving this would not be approving the sale of the property at a certain price, but instead that would go to City Council. Mr. Doan stated yes, that was correct.

 

The motion passed unanimously by a vote of 6-0-0.

 

IV.              Public Hearing

B.     Hold a public hearing and take action on a Replat- Village Crossing, a replat of Lots ?A? and ?B? of Village Crossing, generally located north of Education Village Parkway, south of League City Parkway (SH 96), and east of Lawrence Road.

Matthew Grooms, Planner, presented for the City of League City. City recommended approval of the replat.

 

Mr. Wicker asked if replatting requires notification to be sent to the public within a certain radius. Mr. Grooms stated that notices are only required for residential replats, not commercial.

 

Mr. Dugie asked if there are any homes within the 500 foot boundary. Mr. Grooms stated that he did not believe so, but would have to check.

 

The public hearing was opened at 6:35 P.M.

The public hearing was closed at 6:35 P.M.

 

Mr. Arnold made a motion to approve Replat- Village Crossing.

Mr. Walding seconded the motion.

The motion passed unanimously by a vote of 6-0-0.

 

V.                 Staff Comments

Ryan Granata, Planning Manager, presented for the City of League City, and reminded Commissioners that there would be a meeting December 21, 2015, with a full agenda.

 

VI.              Adjournment

Douglas Turner adjourned the meeting at 6:37 P.M.

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 DECEMBER 2015, 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.

 

 

 

 

___________________________                  ______________________________

Ryan Granata, AICP                                     Doug Turner

Planning Manager                                          Chairman