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Minutes ( PLANNING ANDMINUTES ZONING COMMISSION Regular Meeting Thursday, April 17, 2008 Cir ( )} Col_11(I Si. z ION at 7:00 p.m. City Hall Council Chambers 1101 Texas Avenue College Station, Texas COMMISSIONERS PRESENT: Chairman John Nichols, Marsha Sanford, Harold Strong, Bill Davis, Derek Dictson, Glenn Schroeder and Noel Bauman COMMISSIONERS ABSENT: None CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS PRESENT: David Ruesink CITY STAFF PRESENT: Senior Planner Jennifer Prochazka, Staff Planners Crissy Hartl, Jason Schubert, Lauren Hovde and Matt Robinson, Graduate Civil Engineer Josh Norton, Acting Development Engineer Carol Cotter, City Engineer Alan Gibbs, Assistant Director Lance Simms, Planning Administrator Molly Hitchcock, First Assistant City Attorney Carla Robinson, Action Center Representative Carrie McHugh and Staff Assistant Brittany Caldwell 1. Call Meeting to Order. Chairman Nichols called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. 2. Hear Citizens. None 3. Public hearing, presentation, possible action, and discussion regarding a Comprehensive Land Use Plan amendment from Single-Family Residential Medium Density to Office and Neighborhood Retail for 14.15 acres located at 3690 and 3695 Longmire Drive, generally located both east and west of Longmire Drive, south of the intersection of Longmire Drive and Bridle Gate Drive. Case #08-00500054 (JP) Commissioner Bauman recused himself from the item. Jennifer Prochazka, Senior Planner, presented the Comprehensive Land Use Plan Amendment and recommended denial. There was general discussion regarding the rezoning. 92 Chairman Nichols opened the public hearing. Mike Gentry, 1515 Emerald Plaza, stated that he was amending his request from Office and Neighborhood Retail to Office. Amanda Dotson, 3708 Bridle Trails, stated that she was in favor of professional offices. Chairman Nichols closed the public hearing. Commissioner Strong stated that 14.15 acres of office is too much for the area. Commissioner Strong motioned to table the item. Motion failed because of the lack of a second. Commissioner Schroeder motioned to recommend approval to change the land use of the entire 14.15 acres to Office. Commissioner Sanford seconded the motion, motion passed (5-1). Commissioner Strong was in opposition. 93