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00071424MINUTES q q ZZ ` Planning and Zoning Conunission CITY OF COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS July 15, 1999 7:00 P.M. COMMISSIONERS PRESENT: Acting Chairman Mooney, Commissioners Warren, Parker, Kaiser, Horlen and Floyd COMIVIISSIONERS ABSENT: Chairman Rife. COUNCIL MEMBERS PRESENT: Council Member Hazen. STAFF PRESENT: Director of Development Services Callaway, Assistant Development Coordinator George, Office Assistant Kelly, Staff Planner Funmerson, Planning Intern Siebert, City Planner Kee, Transportation Planner Hard, Senior Planner McCully, Assistant City Engineer Morgan, Graduate Engineer Tondre, Neighborhood Planner Battle, and Assistant City Attorney Nemcik. AGENDA ITEM NO. 1: Hear visitors Gary Merker, 4630 Enchanted Oaks Drive, asked staff if there had been any attempt to block annexation along the Highway 30 corridor (1000' strip along Nicole Lane). If not, he wanted to know why. The following items approved by common consent AGENDA ITEM NO. 2: Consent Agenda. Agenda Item No. 2.1: Consideration of a Final Plat for Gateway Subdivision Phase 1 located at the northwest corner of University Drive and State Highway 6:- (99-224) Commissioner Warren made a motion to remove this item from the consent agenda for discussion during the Regular Agenda. Commissioner Floyd seconded the motion, which passed unopposed (6-0). REGULAR AGENDA AGENDA ITEM NO. 2.1: Consideration of a Final Plat for the Gateway Subdivision Phase 1 located at the northwest corner of University Drive and State Highway 6. i!) ' Commissioner Parker moved to approve the Final Plat as presented. Commissioner Warren seconded the motion. MZ 1Inutes July 15, 1999 Page I of 12 Transportation Planner Hard explained that the Commission may desire to add a note to the plat addressing the access to Lots 5 - 8. He said that this was discussed at the last meeting during the consideration of the Preliminary Plat. He explained that the appeal process would be different depending on the type of notation decided on. Commissioner Warren explained that she did not want to hold up the plat approval because of the notation, but was concerned with what information was being conveyed to potential buyers. Commissioner Parker said that since the access points were presented with the plat, the Commission felt the desire to give notice to potential buyers that access is not guaranteed, even though access is not ordinarily considered during the platting process. Mr. Chuck Ellison, 2902 Camille Drive, explained that he was representing the applicant. He felt that the Commission had no authority to put the note on the plat since all access had been removed from the final submittal. He felt that his client was in compliance with the ordinance (since the access points were removed) and the plat should be approved. He said that, per his understanding, access would be handled during the site plan process, not the platting process. Assistant City Attorney Nemcik said that she felt adding the notation regarding access would be alright, as long as it was worded appropriately. This would assure the Commission that any potential buyers would be informed that access would not be guaranteed without staff approval at the time of site plan consideration or without a variance. Her suggestion was for the notation to read "Access will be determined at the time of Site Plan Review per the Driveway Ordinance at staffs discretion." Mr. Ellison still felt that it was not the Commission's place to insert themselves between the negotiations of the buyer and seller, and since the references to the access points were removed from the final plat, the Commission did not have the discretion to add any notations referencing the access. Acting Chairman Mooney explained to Mr. Ellison, that the Commission felt the desire to protect the potential buyer. Transportation Planner Hard explained that during discussions with the Assistant City Attorney Nemcik, it would be in the Commission's discretionary authority to add a note on the plat similar to what she suggested earlier. He explained that under the Driveway Ordinance, one additional curb cut would be allowed on this section (even with the median on University Drive). Each individual lot will not be entitled to receive separate curb cuts. Mr. Ellison said that the applicant would not object to noting that access will be determined in accordance with the Driveway Ordinance at the time of site plan. Commissioner Kaiser was concerned with why this plat is different from any other plat. The notations are not required on other final plats, why is this plat being singled out? Commissioner Warren explained that the intent is to assure traffic flow will be handled appropriately. She felt this area already has traffic back up and she felt the desire to assure that this development would not increase the problems. Commissioner Floyd said that he is convinced there is a legal process for the determination of access and the final plat stage is not the time to discuss this. He said that he did not want be a part of the decision to include the notation. P&ZMInutes July 15, 1999 Page 2 of 12 Commissioner Horlen felt that whether the notation is included on the plat or not, the City's Driveway Ordinance will actually control access for this plat. Acting Chairman Mooney called for the vote, and the motion to approve the Final Plat as presented passed 5-1 (Commissioner Warren voted in opposition). , AGENDA ITEM NO. 3.: Consideration of a Preliminary Plat for Wolf Pen Plaza, approximately 19 acres divided into three lots generally located on the northeast corner of Holleman Drive and Texas Avenue. (99-307) Transportation Planner Hard presented the staff report and stated that the preliminary plat is divided into three lots and is a consolidation of a portion of the Pooh's Park Subdivision and the Tinsley Square Subdivision. The intended use for the 15.27-acre Lot 3 is a major retail shopping center development. Lots 1 and 2 are both between one-half to one acre in size and will serve as out-parcels to the larger retail center tract. The preliminary plat includes 15 feet of right-of-way dedication for Holleman drive, 35 feet of right-of-way dedication for the George Bush East extension, and a 1.83-acre dedication to the City for Wolf Pen Creek. The plat also reflects the additional right-of-way that will be acquired by the Texas Department of Transportation as part of the upcoming Texas Avenue Phase Ii widening project. The land use plan shows this area as the Wolf Pen Creek Overlay District, but the area was rezoned to C-1 General Commercial several years ago. Staff recommended approval of the Preliminary Plat as submitted. Commissioner Kaiser asked what the City would be dealing with in terms of access entitlements by ordinance. Mr. Hard said that in this case, access was not dealt with as part of the platting process since it is under one ownership and no easements were necessary to establish access points. He explained that a site plan for this development is in the preliminary stages. Staff is trying to locate the primary driveways as far back as possible from the intersection. Texas Avenue will have a median From the site plan, the first access point on Holleman Drive is approximately 450 feet from the Texas Avenue Intersection. The second access is around 600-700 feet from the intersection. There are two curb cuts on Texas Avenue for this development. He reminded the Commissioners that this is not a platting issue. Commissioner Floyd asked if each lot would have individual access. Mr. Hard explained that there is a note on the plat stating that cross access between lots 1, 2, and 3 be determined at the time of site plan approval. Under the Driveway Ordinance, access would not be allowed onto either Holleman or Texas Avenue for lots 1 and 2. Commissioner Kaiser thought it would be good for the Commission to see the site plan in conjunction with the plat although the Commission does not approve the site plans. It would help make decisions with access when considering plats. Commissioner Floyd concurred with Mr. Kaiser. Mr. Hard reiterated that access points are not considered platting issues. Commissioner Horlen asked if a condition could be added to this plat that there be no access onto Texas for Lot 1 and onto Holleman for Lot 2. Mr. Hard said that the condition could be added. P&Z Minutes July 15, 1999 Page 3 of 12 Planning and Zoning Commission CITY OF COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS 1101 Texas Avenue October 4, 2001 7:00 P.M. Hear Visitors. At this time, the Chairman will open the floor to citizens wishing to address the Commission on planning and zoning issues not already scheduled on tonight's agenda. The citizen presentations will be limited to three minutes in order to accommodate everyone who wishes to address the Commission and to allow adequate time for completion of the agenda items. The Commission will receive the information, ask city staff to look into the matter, or will place the matter on a future agenda for discussion. (A recording is made of the meeting; please give your name and address for the record.) Public Comment for the Record. At this time, the Chairman will open the floor to citizens wishing to address the Commission on consent and regular agenda items that are not scheduled for a public hearing. This does not include items where hearings have been previously held The citizen presentations will be limited to three minutes in order to accommodate everyone who wishes to address the Commission and to allow adequate time for completion of the agenda items. The Commission will receive the information and it will be added to the public record. (A recording is made of the meeting; please give your name and address for the record.) All matters listed under Item 3, Consent Agenda, are considered to be routine by the Planning and Zoning Commission and will be enacted by one motion. These items include preliminary and final plats, where staff has found compliance with all minimum subdivision regulations. All items approved by Consent are approved with any and all staff recommendations. There will not be separate discussion of these items. If any Commissioner desires to discuss an item on the Consent Agenda it will be moved to the Regular Agenda for further consideration. Consent Aaenda. 3.1 Consideration of the minutes from the regular meeting held on September 6, 2001. 3.2 Consideration of the minutes from the regular meeting held on September 20, 2001. 3.3 Consideration of a Final Plat for The Gate ay, Phase 1, located at 1551 University Drive East and consisting of five lots on 33 acres. (01-188) 7 ~ y~ Ut,-n Cc( (--ZC clyi S f? f mq4. 3.4 Consideration of a Final Plat for Pebble Creek, Phase 9-A, located at 5301 Andrews Drive, consisting of forty- five R-1, Single Family Residential lots on 19.63 acres. (01-207) 3.5 Consideration of a Final Plat for KTH Commercial Addition, consisting of two lots on 10.674 acres located at 4250 State Highway 6 South. (01-206) Regular Aaenda. 4. Consideration of request(s) for absence from meeting(s). 5. Consideration, discussion, and possible action on items removed from the Consent Agenda by Commission action. 6. Consideration, discussion, and possible action to remove an item from the table. The Conditional Use Permit for Cody's, a nightclub, located at 2501 Texas Avenue South, Suite D-101, was tabled by the Planning and Zoning Commission on September 20, 2001. (01-183) 7. Consideration, discussion, and possible action on a Conditional Use Permit for Cody's, a nightclub, located at 2501 Texas Avenue South, Suite D-101. (01-183) 8. Discussion of future agenda items. 9. Adiourn. GATEWAY VACATING & FINAL PLAT Additions to the final plat before the P&Z: (1) Add a general note that states, "for the purposes of signage, lots 2A and 2B are considered one building plot". This will help eliminate the proliferation of freestanding signs in this area. Lots 2A and 2B will share a freestanding sign. (2) The 20' "Private Access and Public Utility Easement" previously dedicated on lot 2 must be reflected on this vacating and final plat. At the request of the applicant, this easement may be shifted slightly to the north onto the Wulfe Investments Tract; however, that off-site easement must be filed prior to or concurrently with this plat. This access easement will allow a shared drive to the Frontage Road for the use of all lots within this subdivision. (3) At the request of the applicant, add a 5' landscape buffer along lot 2B that abuts lot 2A. This 5' strip is being added to meet the buffering requirements for the development of lot 2A.