MAYOR AND COUNCIL STUDY SESSION
CITY HALL
255 WEST ALAMEDA,
TUCSON, ARIZONA

FEBRUARY 3, 1997
1:30 P.M.

10 mins. 1. Executive Session - Thatcher v. BDFC (City-Wide) SS/FEB3-97-55 DISCUSSION OR CONSULTATION WITH THE ATTORNEYS FOR THE CITY OF TUCSON IN ORDER TO CONSIDER ITS POSITION AND INSTRUCT ITS ATTORNEYS REGARDING THE CITY OF TUCSON’S POSITION IN PENDING OR CONTEMPLATED LITIGATION PURSUANT TO A.R.S. 38.431.03(A) (4)
5 mins. 2. Mayor and Council Discussion Regarding Executive Session - Thatcher v. BDFC (City-Wide) SS/FEB3-97-56 REPORT/RECOMMENDATION
5 mins. 3. Dedication Of Veinte De Agosto Park To Manuel De Jesus Alvarado (City-Wide) SS/FEB3-97-54 REPORT/RECOMMENDATION
5 mins. 4. Submission Of The Proposed Five-Year Capital Improvement Program, Fiscal Years 1997-98 Through 2001-2002 (City-Wide) SS/FEB3-97-52 REPORT/DISCUSSION
5 mins. 5. Boards, Committees and Commissions SS/FEB3-97-49
5 mins. 6. Mayor and Council Discussion of Regular Agenda SS/FEB3-97-47
RECONVENE AFTER REGULAR AGENDA
45 mins. 7. Presentation By Access Tucson (City-Wide) SS/FEB3-97-57 REPORT/RECOMMENDATION
15 mins. 8. One Percent For Kids Proposal (City-Wide) SS/FEB3-97-48 REPORT/RECOMMENDATION
15 mins. 9. Electricity Deregulation in the State of Arizona (City-Wide) SS/FEB3-97-53 REPORT/DISCUSSION
5 mins. 10. Mayor and Council Subcommittees Status Reports (City-Wide) SS/FEB3-97-50
5 mins. 11. Mayor and Council Discussion of Future Agenda SS/FEB3-97-46
FOR INFORMATION ONLY 12. Administrative Action Report and Summary - SS/FEB3-97-51
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 1997
2:00 P.M.
MAYOR AND COUNCIL CHAMBERS
CITY HALL
255 W. ALAMEDA,
TUCSON, ARIZONA

1. ROLL CALL

2. INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

INVOCATION - Bishop Robert G. Wilkes, St. Jude’s Anglican Church

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - Mayor and Council, Staff and Public in Attendance

PRESENTATIONS

(a) Presentation of “Learning Resources Network” Award to the City of Tucson Parks and Recreation Department.

(b) "Make a Difference Award" presented to Rabbi Albert Bilgray.

(c) Certificate of Appreciation - presented to Allen W. and Ruthie Preston for their generous donation of copper specimens to the Tucson Convention Center.

(d) Presentation of the Energy Conscious Community Award of Excellence by the Arizona Department of Commerce Energy Office.

3. CONSENT AGENDA - ITEMS A THROUGH C

FOR COMPLETE DESCRIPTION OF ITEMS
SEE CONSENT AGENDA

Matters listed under the Consent Agenda are considered to be routine and will be enacted by one motion and one vote. There will be no separate discussion of these items. If discussion is desired by members of the governing body, that item will be removed from the Consent Agenda and will be considered separately.

A liquor license application will automatically be removed from the Consent Agenda and considered as a separate item by the Mayor and Council if either of the following occurs: A protest against a liquor license application has been received by the City Clerk; OR, A City staff report recommends denial of a liquor license application.

4. ZONING: (C9-96-13) ARBOGAST - PIMA STREET, R-1 TO C-1 (CONTINUED FROM THE MEETING OF DECEMBER 16, 1996)

(a) Report from City Manager FEB3-97-66 WVI

(b) Report from Zoning Examiner dated November 15, 1996

(c) Request to rezone property on Pima Street, approximately 100 feet west of Sonoita Avenue. Applicant: Paul Lindsey, on behalf of Ben Arbogast. The preliminary development plan proposes the use of the property as an office and retail complex. The Planning Department recommends approval of C-1 zoning for the northern half of the site, and O-1 zoning for the southern half, subject to conditions as amended by the Zoning Examiner. The Zoning Examiner recommends approval of C-1 zoning for the entire site, subject to recommended staff conditions, excluding condition 1.a., and including the additional conditions listed in the Zoning Examiner’s Report dated November 15, 1996. The City Manager recommends approval of C-1 zoning for the northern half of the site, and O-1 zoning for the southern half of the site, subject to the following conditions as amended by the Zoning Examiner:

1. A development plan, in substantial compliance with the revised preliminary development plan submitted to the Zoning Examiner on October 31, 1996, to be submitted and approved in accordance with Section 5.3.8 of the LUC, including but not limited to:

a. DELETED.

b. The shielding or directing of outdoor lighting away from adjacent residential uses. Lighting fixtures should be as low in elevation as possible.

c. The design of signs to be compatible with the landscape plan and are to reflect the architectural style or theme of the proposed development.

d. Noise-generating uses, such as loading zones and dumpsters locations, shall be located a minimum of 50 feet from any adjacent residential zone boundary, and screened with a minimum 6-foot-high masonry wall and landscaping. Any outdoor loudspeakers shall be directed away form adjacent residential zoning and uses.

e. Construction of any required or proposed screen walls with graffiti resistant decorative materials such as tile, stone, brick, or textured brick/block; or cover walls with a coarse-textured material, such as stucco or plaster, or a combination of materials, and promote the use of colors found predominately in the natural desert landscape for exterior wall colors.

f. Enhancement of the visual appearance of any continuous solid mass, such as walls greater than 75 feet in length and 3 feet in height, by one or more of the following techniques: (1) vary the wall alignment (jog, curve, notch, or setback, etc.) and plant trees or shrubs in the voids created by the variations: (2) plant trees and shrubs, which are proportional in scale to the proposed wall, at least every 25 feet; (3) use two or more materials such as tile, stone, or brick or textured brick/block, to create a visually interesting design pattern on the proposed wall.

g. Limitation of one (1) access point onto Pima Street as shown on the revised preliminary development plan.

h. A minimum setback of 112 feet for the second story of the proposed two-story building from the east property line.

i. Inclusion of 24-inch box trees in the landscape buffer along the east property line and 24-inch box trees in the parking area adjacent to the proposed two-story building as shown on the revised concept plan.

j. Relocation of the dumpster a minimum of fifty (50) feet from any residentially developed property.

2. Recordation of the applicant’s submitted list of limited uses.

3. Incorporation of “Safe By Design” elements into the development plan through discussions with the Tucson Police design team.

4. Any encroachment into Alamo Wash floodplain will require submittal of a HEC-2 Analysis.

5. Submittal of a drainage report addressing detention/retention.

6. Access to the property to the south shall be dedicated as a perpetual right-of-way easement, unless legal access to that lot from a public street can be provided at another location.

7. Any relocation, modification, etc., of existing utilities, and/or public improvements necessitated by the proposed development, will be at no expense to the public.

8. Five years to comply with all Code requirements and conditions of rezoning.

Thirteen (13) approvals and ten (10) protests have been received. Four (4) protests are within the 150 foot area, representing a 61.5 percent protest by area to the north, and a 85.6 percent protest to the east.

A three-fourths vote of the Mayor and Council will be necessary to adopt an ordinance rezoning the subject property once the conditions of rezoning are met.

5. PUBLIC HEARING: ZONING (C15-95-22) ESTABLISHING ORIGINAL CITY ZONING FOR THE GRANNEN/GORET ANNEXATION DISTRICT AND establishing a Scenic Route designation for Goret Road and a western portion of the Silverbell Road right-of-way AND extending the Hillside Development Zone and the Environmental Resource Zone

(a) Report from City Manager FEB3-97-69 WI

(b) Hearing

(c) Ordinance No. 8814 relating to zoning; establishing original City zoning for approximately 222 acres generally located between Silverbell Road and Grannen Road north of Goret Road, which was annexed to City of Tucson by Ordinance No. 8642 adopted on October 7, 1996; establishing a Scenic Route designation for Goret Road and a western portion of the Silverbell Road right-of-way; extending the Hillside Development Zone and the Environmental Resource Zone within the annexation area; and specifying an effective date.

The City Manager recommends that the Mayor and Council adopt the presented ordinance which establishes original City zoning and establishes a Scenic Route designation for Goret Road and a western portion of the Silverbell Road right-of-way and extending the Hillside Development Zone and the Environmental Resource Zone within the annexation area.

6. PUBLIC HEARING: ZONING (C15-96-02) ESTABLISHING ORIGINAL CITY ZONING FOR THE RIVER/FIRST AVENUE ANNEXATION DISTRICT

(a) Report from City Manager FEB3-97-64 WIII

(b) Hearing

7. APPOINTMENTS TO BOARDS, COMMISSIONS AND COMMITTEES

(a) Report from City Manager FEB3-97-68 CITY WIDE

8.CALL TO THE AUDIENCE, for persons desiring to speak.

9. ADJOURNMENT

The next scheduled meeting of the Mayor and Council will be held on Monday, February10, 1997, at 7:30 p.m. in the Mayor and Council Chambers of City Hall, Tucson, Arizona.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 1997
2:00 P.M.
MAYOR AND COUNCIL CHAMBERS

CITY HALL,
255 W. ALAMEDA,
TUCSON, ARIZONA

A. AGREEMENT AMENDMENT: WITH CORTARO-MARANA IRRIGATION DISTRICT (CMID), EXTENDING PARTICIPATION IN THE GROUNDWATER SAVINGS PROJECT THROUGH 1997

(1) Report from City Manager FEB3-97-65 CITY WIDE/OUTSIDE CITY

(2) Resolution No. 17541 relating to water; authorizing and approving the execution of the second amendment to agreement between Cortaro-Marana Irrigation District and the City of Tucson extending participation in a Groundwater Savings Project.

B. LEGISLATION: OPPOSING THE ENACTMENT OF HOUSE BILL 2296 PREEMPTING LOCAL GOVERNMENT’S PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT OF MINORITY AND WOMEN-OWNED BUSINESS ENTERPRISES IN PUBLIC CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTING

(1) Report from City Manager FEB3-97-70 CITY WIDE

(2) Resolution No. 17542 relating to HB2296; opposing the enactment of HB2296 preempting local government’s preferential treatment of Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises in public construction contracting.

C. LIQUOR LICENSES

A liquor license application will automatically be removed from the Consent Agenda and considered as a separate item by the Mayor and Council if either of the following occurs: A protest against a liquor license application has been received by the City Clerk; OR, A City staff report recommends denial of a liquor license application.

(1) Report from City Manager FEB3-97-67

(2) DIAMOND SHAMROCK ARIZONA, Applicant: Scot A. Williamson, 6300 E. Golf Links Rd., NEW LICENSE, Series 10, City No. 118-96, WIV

(3) GREGORY’S TUCSON DOUBLETREE GUEST SUITE HOTEL, Applicant: Kevin Bond, 6555 E. Speedway Blvd., NEW LICENSE, Series 11, City No. 153-96, WII

(4) CHUYS MESQUITE BROILER, Applicant: Ernest M. Aguirre, 4239 N. Campbell Ave., NEW LICENSE, Series 12, City No. 154-96, WIII

(5) SPEEDWAY LIQUORS, Applicant: Betty J. Glinsmann-Gibson, 4742 E. Speedway Blvd., LOCATION TRANSFER, Series 9, City No. 001-97, WVI

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