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Minutes Commissioner Hall moved to recommendapprovalofip.efina1plat for Emerald Forest Phases 2A and 6A with staff recommendations. . Commissioner Gribouseconded the> motion which passed unopposed (6- 0). AGENDA ITEM NO.6: Considerationofafinal plat for the Cooner Addition. (93-222) City Engineer Pullen presented . the .staff report and recommended approval with the. Project Review Committee comments. The plat .is being submitted. in response. to .... staffs recommendation.. and. City Council's decision to condition rezoning of the.subjectproperty from A-Pi\dministrativeProfessional and R-5 Medium Density Apartments to C-l General Commercial. .'fhe A-P~nd R-5 lots to. the west will become rezoned to C-l also when they are platted into the C-l.lot on the corner of Texas Avenue and Cooner Street. Once all replatting conditionshavebeenmet,thercwill bea total of two lots where five currently exists, both zoned C-l. Commissioner. Herring moved to recommend approval of the fmal plat for.tre Cooner Addition with staff recommendations. . Commissioner. Smith seconded the motion which passed unopposed (6- 0). AGENDA ITEM NO.7: Consideration ola final plat for the Eastmark Subdivision. .(93-W City Engineer Pullen presented thc.staff report and.recommended approval with. the Project. Review . Committee comments. The developer is proposing toresubdivide64townhome lots into 25 ,puplexJots.T'he zoning district allows for not only town homes, but duplex development as well. 'Sidewalks will tie reqpired ialongCypress Drive and from Colgate to Southwest Parkway. Commissioner Hall moved to recommend approval of the final plat for the Eastmark Subdivision with staff recommendations. Commissioner Gribouseconded . the motion which passed unopposed (6- 0). AGENDA ITEM NO. 8: Publichearingtoconsidet a Zoning Ordinance amendment; changing the dedication requirements.in.the Wolf Pen. Creek. Zoning District ..(93-812) Assistant. Director of Economic and Development Services Callaway presented the ordinance amendment to the Commission. He requested that the Commission make comments and recommendations on the proposal. Developers..in .the.WolfPen...CreekCorridorcurrentlyhave thcoption .ofdedicating areas planned for creek improvements (lakes, walkways, bank iInp rove ments, etc.) or developing the improvements. The proposed amendment removes the . option of dedication or development andreq uires both. the dedication. and improvement of property reflected on the master plan for the corridor. Commissioner ..Gribou stated that consistency ...isimportant in developing the Corridor. Consistency in development and maintenance of the creek improvements is an integral part of the overall plan for the Corridor. City Planner Callaway stated that staffc()uld add information that would address standards to further clarify exactly what . is expected in.thewayof creek improvements. The key to continuity and quality. of the development wilIrest primarily with the Wolf Pen. Creek Design Review Board and the Parks Board. Chairperson Hawthorne expressed concern with the piecemeal development of the corridor. Continuity will be difficult to obtain considering the spot development that will occur. City. Planner. Callaway stated that the same. type of piecemeal development occurs with other public improvements such as streets. The City may have to completetheportionofa streetifthereisa.publicnecessity; however, the developer is responsible for the portion of the. street on their property. The proposed ordinance amendment is a development tool that will allow the City to develop the corridor; however, bond funds, grants and other resources may also be available. After the improvements are developed, the property will be dedicated to the City to be publicly maintained. Chairperson Hawthorneopened the public hearing. . Seeing no one present to speak in favor of or in opposition to the ordinance amendment) he closed the public hearing. Commissioner..Gribou..moyedto .recommend approval of ..the ..proposed ordinance... amendment with.. the Commission's comments and concerns. Commissioner Mariott seconded the motion which passed unopposed (6- 0). Page 3 July 15, .1993