CITY PLAN COMMISSION HEARING

A G E N D A

 

DATE:              February 7, 2013

TIME:               1:30 p.m.

PLACE:            City Council Chambers, 2nd Floor,

City Hall Building,

2 Civic Center Plaza,

El Paso, Texas

 

I.          CALL TO THE PUBLIC – PUBLIC COMMENT

 

This time is reserved for members of the public who would like to address the City Plan Commission on any items that are not on the City Plan Commission Agenda and that are within the jurisdiction of the City Plan Commission.  No action shall be taken.

 

A sign-up form is available outside the City Council Chambers for those who wish to sign up on the day of the meeting.  Requests to speak must be received by 1:30 p.m. on the date of the meeting.  A total time of five minutes may be allowed for each speaker.  The Public Comment portion shall not exceed thirty (30) minutes, unless otherwise approved by the City Plan Commission.

 

II.         CONSENT AGENDA

 

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC:

 

All matters listed under the CONSENT AGENDA, including those on the Addition to the Agenda, will be considered by City Plan Commission to be routine, or have met all standards for development under state law (plats only not requiring a public hearing), and will be enacted by one motion unless separate discussion is requested by City Plan Commission or staff and the item is removed from the Consent Agenda.  Members of the audience who wish to ask questions or speak regarding items on the Consent Agenda must sign up on the day of the meeting, and such requests to speak must be received by 1:30 p.m. on the date of the meeting.  When the vote has been taken, if an item has not been called out for separate discussion, the item has been approved.  The City Plan Commission may, however, reconsider any item at any time during the meeting.

 

Extension Request to Submit Recording Maps:

 

1.             SUSU13-00001:             Canutillo Heights Unit 2 – A replat of a portion of Canutillo Industrial Park, a portion of Lot 3, Block 6, a portion of Lots 3 and 6 and all of Lots 4 and 5, Block 7, a portion of Lots 3 and 6 and all of Lots 4 and 5, Block 8 and all of Lots 6 and 7 and a portion of Lots 4 and 5, Block 9 and a portion of Los Poblanos Drive Right-of-Way, a portion of Los Vecinos Drive Right-of-Way and a portion of Los Bordo Drive Right-of-Way and a portion of the Railroad right-of-Way within Block 7, 8 and 9, Canutillo Industrial Park, El Paso County, Texas

Location:                      West of South Desert Boulevard and North of Los Mochis Drive

Property Owner:            Canutillo Heights Estates L.P.

Representative:             Roe Engineering, L.C.

District:                         West ETJ

Staff Contact:               George Pinal, (915) 541-4152, pinalg@elpasotexas.gov

 

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III.        REGULAR AGENDA - DISCUSSION AND ACTION:

 

PUBLIC HEARING  Rezoning Applications:

 

2.             PZRZ12-00039:             Lot 45, Block 4, Stiles Gardens, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas

Location:                      7127 Stiles Dr

Zoning:                         R-5 (Residential)

Request:                       From R-5 (Residential) to C-2 (Commercial)

Existing Use:                Vacant

Proposed Use:              Small contractor yard

Property Owner:            Enrique Escobar

Representative:             Enrique Escobar

District:                         3

Staff Contact:               Andrew Salloum, (915) 541-4633, salloumam@elpasotexas.gov

 

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3.             PZRZ12-00040:             Tract 3C, Block 47, Ysleta Grant, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas

Location:                      9399 Alameda Avenue

Zoning:                         R-4 (Residential)

Request:                       From R-4 (Residential) to C-1 (Commercial)

Existing Use:                Single-family dwelling and mobile home

Proposed Use:              Automobile Part Sales

Property Owner:            Kathleen Louise Key

Representative:             Ray Mancera

District:                         6

Staff Contact:               Andrew Salloum, (915) 541-4633, salloumam@elpasotexas.gov

 

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4.             PZRZ12-00041:             A 484.7490 acre parcel of land legally described as Tract 1, Nellie D. Mundy Survey No. 246; a portion of Section 9, Block 82, Township 1, Texas and Pacific Railway Company Surveys; and a portion of Tract 1, S. J. Larkin Survey No. 269, located within the corporate limits of the City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas; and a 1,175.2332 acre parcel of land legally described as all of S. J. Larkin Survey No. 267; a portion of Nellie D. Mundy Survey No. 246; a portion of Tract 1, S. J. Larkin Survey No. 268; and a portion of Tract 1A, S. J. Larkin Survey No. 269, located within the corporate limits of the City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas

Location:                      North of Inca Dove Avenue & Cabana Del Sol Drive; South of Sections 9 & 10, Block 82, Township 1, Texas & Pacific Railway Company Surveys; East of The Falls at Cimarron #2 Subdivision; West of Franklin Mountains State Park; and abutting Transmountain Dr. to the North and South

Zoning:                         URD (Urban Reserve District)

Request:                       From URD (Urban Reserve District) to SCZ (SmartCode Zone)

Existing Use:                Vacant

Proposed Use:              Mixed Use Development – 6 New Community Traditional Neighborhood Developments and one Special District

Property Owner:            City of El Paso

Representative:             El Paso Water Utilities – Public Service Board / Dover, Kohl, and Partners

District:                         1

Staff Contact:               Elizabeth Gibson, (915) 541-4730, gibsonek@elpasotexas.gov

 

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PUBLIC HEARING  Special Permit Applications:

 

5.             PZST12-00018:             A portion of Lot 30 - 32, Block 117, East El Paso Addition, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas

Location:                      1216 Copia Street

Zoning:                         C-2 (Commercial)

Existing Use:                Vacant

Request:                       Infill Development/request reduced rear setback

Proposed Use:              Minor motor vehicle repair (Tire Repair)

Property Owner:            Victor M. Olivas and Estela Herrera

Applicant:                     Victor M. Cruz

Representative:             Jose Uresti

District:                         8

Staff Contact:               Andrew Salloum, (915) 541-4633, salloumam@elpasotexas.gov

 

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6.             PZST12-00023:             Lot 19 and a portion of Lot 17, Block 138, Chaparral Park Unit 30, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas

Location:                      6520 Loma De Cristo Drive

Zoning:                         P-R 1 (Planned Residential I)

Existing Use:                Church and mounted pole PWSF

Request:                       Personal Wireless Service Facility (PWSF)

Proposed Use:              Roof-mounted PWSF

Property Owner:            Ascension Lutheran Church, c/o Elliot Werner, Head Trustee

Representative:             David Prejean

District:                         1

Staff Contact:               Andrew Salloum, (915) 541-4633, salloumam@elpasotexas.gov

 

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7.             PZST13-00001:             Lot 45, Block 4, Stiles Gardens, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas

Location:                      7127 Stiles Drive

Zoning:                         R-5 Residential

Request:                       Small contractor yard in C-2 zone district with a special permit

Proposed Use:              Small contractor yard

Property Owner:            Enrique Escobar

Applicant:                     Enrique Escobar

District:                         3

Staff Contact:               Andrew Salloum, (915) 541-4633, salloumam@elpasotexas.gov

 

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PUBLIC HEARING  Detailed Site Development Plan Application:

 

8.             PZDS13-00002:             Lots 18 & 19, Block 3, Shadow Mountain Heights Replat “B”, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas

Location:                      5772 & 5776 Diamond Point Circle

Zoning:                         P-R II/sc (Planned Residential 2/Special contract)

Request:                       Detailed Site Plan review per Ordinance No. 6439, dated January 19, 1979

Existing Use:                Single family home

Proposed Use:              Addition of cabana, swimming pool, and tennis court

Property Owner:            Julie and James Cardwell

Representative:             Mardi Crupper

District:                         1

Staff Contact:               Michael McElroy, (915) 541-4238, mcelroyms@elpasotexas.gov

 

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Subdivision Applications:

 

SUBDIVISION MAP APPROVAL:

 

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC AND APPLICANTS:

The staff report for an agenda item may include conditions, exceptions, or modifications. The Commission’s motion to approve an item in accordance with the staff report or with all staff comments means that any modifications, waivers, exceptions requested by the applicant and recommended for approval by staff and any staff recommended conditions, have been approved, without necessitating that the Commission restate the modifications, exceptions, waivers, or conditions as part of the motion to approve and that any findings required to be made by the Commission, have been made.  If the Commission does not wish to approve an exception or modification, or require a condition, then the Commission’s motion will state which have not been approved, otherwise, the staff report, with all modifications, exceptions and conditions, is approved and the applicant shall comply with all provisions of the staff report.

 

PUBLIC HEARING  Right-of-Way Vacation:

 

9.             SURW12-00020:            All of Pioneer Plaza, Block 5, Anson Mills Map and a Portion of Oregon Street, Mills Avenue, and Sheldon Court, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas

Location:                      South of San Jacinto Plaza

Property Owner:            City of El Paso

Representative:             Mills Plaza Promenade, LLC

District:                         8

Staff Contact:               Nathaniel Baker, (915) 541-4192, bakernt@elpasotexas.gov

 

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Other Business:

 

10.          Discussion and action on the City Plan Commission minutes for:

a.     January 10, 2013 (Special City Plan Commission Mtg.)

b.    January 10, 2013 (Annual City Plan Commission Mtg.)

c.     January 24, 2013

 

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11.          Discussion and action on an Ordinance amending the 2025 Proposed Thoroughfare System, as incorporated into Plan El Paso, to delete a portion of Mills Avenue from Oregon Street to San Francisco Street currently designated as a minor arterial and to delete a portion of El Paso Street from San Francisco Street to the northerly intersection with San Antonio Avenue currently designated as a minor arterial.

Staff Contact:               Kevin Smith, (915) 599-8201, smithkw@elpasotexas.gov

 

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12.          Discussion and action on an ordinance amending Title 21 (SmartCode), Chapter 21.30 (New Community Plans), Chapter 21.50 (Building Scale Plans), Chapter 21.70 (Definitions), and Chapter 21.80 (Tables), Section 21.80.240 (Table 16 Special District Standards) of the El Paso City Code to add the Northwest Park Special District and standards for that district, and to clarify the SmartCode provisions. The penalty being as provided in Section 21.60 of the El Paso City Code.

Staff Contact:               Elizabeth Gibson, (915) 541-4730, gibsonek@elpasotexas.gov

 

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13.          Discussion and action to correct an error in Ordinance No. 17904, which amended Title 20 (Zoning), Chapter 20.02 (General Provisions and Definitions) of the El Paso City Code to amend Article II (Definitions) through the addition of a definition for Utility Green Space labeled 20.02.1128; renumbering said definition as 20.02.1129. The penalty is as provided in Chapter 20.24 of the El Paso City Code.

Staff Contact:               Elizabeth Gibson, (915) 541-4730, gibsonek@elpasotexas.gov

 

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14.          Discussion and action on an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 012985 that vacated a portion of San Francisco Street and El Paso Street abutting portions of Block 16, Mills Addition, and Block 17, Herald Addition, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas.

Staff Contact:               Raul Garcia, (915) 541-4935, garciar1@elpasotexas.gov

 

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15.          Discussion and action on an Ordinance amending Ordinance 017764 which amended Ordinance No. 017524 which amended Ordinance No. 017109 which vacated a portion of Boston Avenue, to allow a three year extension to complete improvements on the pedestrian walkway, and to revise the Quitclaim Deed to reflect the extended time for completion.

Staff Contact:               Kimberly Forsyth (915) 541-4668, forsythkl@elpasotexas.gov

 

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16.          Planning Report:

N/A

 

17.          Legal Report:

N/A

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

The City Plan Commission may retire into Executive Session pursuant to Section 3.5A of the El Paso City Charter and the Texas Government Code, Section 551.071-551.076 to discuss any item on this agenda.

 

NOTE TO THE PROPERTY OWNER:

 

CITY PLAN COMMISSION POLICY REQUIRES THAT THE APPLICANT OR REPRESENTATIVE BE PRESENT AT THE PUBLIC HEARING FOR THEIR ITEM(S).  PLEASE DIRECT ANY QUESTIONS TO THE CITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT, PLANNING DIVISION, (915), 541-4056.

 

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC:

 

Sign Language interpreters are provided for regular City Plan Commission meetings.  Copies of this Agenda will be provided in Braille, large print, or audiotape upon requests made a minimum of 48 hours prior to the meeting.

 

Hearing Assistance Devices are available upon request.

 

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