Mayor & Council
Study Session and Regular Agenda
for
May 12, 1997

20 mins. 1. Executive Session - Update of the Status of MDWID Litigation (City-Wide) SS/MAY12-97-239 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 Direction Regarding Executive Session - Update of the Status of MDWID Litigation SS/MAY12-97-240 REPORT/RECOMMENDATION
5 mins. 3. Mayor and Council Discussion of Regular Agenda SS/MAY12-97-241
2 hrs. 4. Review of the 1997-98 Recommended Budget Elected and Official, Public Safety and Community Services Program Categories (City-Wide) SS/MAY12-97-235 REPORT/RECOMMENDATION
5 mins. 5. Request for Funds - Science Olympiad (City-Wide) SS/MAY12-97-238 REPORT/RECOMMENDATION
20 mins. 6. Policies/Criteria for Request for Funds - Youth Academic Excellence (City-Wide) SS/MAY12-97-245 REPORT/RECOMMENDATION
5 mins. 7. Request for Civic Event Support for “Tucson Folk Festival”, and “National Day of Prayer” (City-Wide) SS/MAY12-97-234 REPORT/RECOMMENDATION
5 mins. 8. Boards, Committees, Commissions - Allowing City Employees to Serve (City-Wide) SS/MAY12-97-237 REPORT/RECOMMENDATION
5 mins. 9. Mayor and Council Subcommittee Status Reports (City-Wide) SS/MAY12-97-243
5 mins. 10. Mayor and Council Discussion of Future Agendas SS/MAY12-97-242
5 mins. 11. Boards, Committees and Commissions (City-Wide) SS/MAY12-97-236
FOR INFORMATION ONLY
12. Administrative Action Report and Summary - SS/MAY12-97-244

ADDENDUM

15 mins. 13. Executive Session - Kino Sportspark Use of Reclaimed Water (City-Wide) SS/MAY12-97-246 DISCUSSION OR CONSULTATION FOR LEGAL ADVICE WITH THE ATTORNEYS FOR THE CITY OF TUCSON PURSUANT TO A.R.S. 38.431.03 (A) (3)
5 mins. 14. Mayor and Council Direction Regarding Executive Session - Kino Sportspark Use of Reclaimed Water (City-Wide) SS/MAY12-97-247 REPORT/RECOMMENDATION
15 mins. 15. Executive Session - IGA with Pima County/Randolph Park Wastewater Treatment Plant (City-Wide) SS/MAY12-97-248 DISCUSSION OR CONSULTATION FOR LEGAL ADVICE WITH THE ATTORNEYS FOR THE CITY OF TUCSON PURSUANT TO A.R.S. 38.431.03 (A) (3)
5 mins. 16. Mayor and Council Direction Regarding Executive Session - IGA with Pima County/Randolph Park Wastewater Treatment Plant (City-Wide) SS/MAY12-97-249 REPORT/RECOMMENDATION

REGULAR MEETING ITEMS

1. ROLL CALL

2. INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

INVOCATION - Pastor Jason Nelseftuen, Faith Community Church

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - led by representatives from Boys and Girls Camp Fire Club #8

3. CONSENT AGENDA - ITEMS A THROUGH G

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.

3A. PLAT AGENDA - ITEMS A THROUGH B

FOR COMPLETE DESCRIPTION OF ITEMS
SEE PLAT AGENDA

Matters listed under the Plat 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 Plat Agenda and will be considered separately.

4. ZONING: (C9-97-02) SANCHEZ - SPEEDWAY BOULEVARD, R-2 TO O-1

(a) Report from City Manager MAY12-97-280 WVI

(b) Report from Zoning Examiner dated April 11, 1997

(c) Request to rezone 0.19 acres of property at the southwest corner of Speedway Boulevard and Third Avenue. Applicant: Francisco A. Sanchez, Ph.D. The preliminary development plan is for the conversion of an existing one-story 890-square-foot single-family residence for use as a medically related office. The property is within the West University Historic District. The Planning Department recommends approval of O-1 zoning and adoption of the subject ordinance, subject to certain conditions. The Zoning Examiner recommends approval of O-1 zoning, subject to certain conditions. The City Manager recommends approval of O-1 zoning and adoption of the subject ordinance, subject to the following conditions.

1. A development plan in substantial compliance with the preliminary development plan in accordance with Section 5.3.8 of the LUC, including, but not limited to:

a. Vehicular access to the rezoning site shall be restricted to one, twenty-four-(24) foot-wide two-way driveway from Third Avenue and constructed to prevent vehicular access to the utility and sidewalk area along Third Avenue.

b. No alley access.

c. No building expansion and the existing architectural style of the residence shall be retained. Photographs of the existing buildings shall be submitted with the development plan.

d. All parking, landscaping and screening improvements shall be on private property and in compliance with the Tucson Land Use Code.

e. Outdoor lighting, if included, shall be shielded, mounted below the height of the screen wall, and directed down and away from adjacent residential development.

f. If automated refuse collection system (residential type) is provided to the site and collected in the alley, pedestrian access to the refuse collection site in the alley shall be through a self-closing gate.

g. Any proposed or required masonry screen walls shall be constructed of or painted with graffiti-resistant materials and incorporate one of the following decorative materials: (a) tile, (b) stone, (c) brick, (d) textured brick/block, (e) a coarse-textured material such as stucco or plaster, or (f) a combination of the above materials. The visual appearance of a continuous screen wall greater than 75 feet in length and 3 feet in height, shall be enhanced by varying the wall alignment (jog, curve, notch, or setback, etc.) and plant trees or shrubs in the voids created by the variations.

2. Recordation of an irrevocable offer to dedicate, at no charge to the City of Tucson, additional right-of-way along Speedway Boulevard, together with a 25-foot radius spandrel at the southeast corner of Speedway Boulevard and 3rd Avenue, per Corridor Study Plan R-90-12 of the Major Streets and Routes Plan. This condition will be construed as creating solely an obligation to convey, at no cost to the City, the real property excluding improvements. As used in this condition, the term right-of-way will be deemed to refer to the land only excluding any structures and/or improvements and the values thereof.

3. Freestanding signage shall not be permitted. No illuminated signage shall be permitted on the building.

4. Curbing and sidewalk along both street frontages shall be installed as necessary, including handicap accessible ramps at appropriate locations.

5. “Safe by Design” concepts shall be incorporated in the development plan for review by the Tucson Police Department.

6. The zoning shall be effectuated by a site verification inspection by the Planning Department when it is determined all improvements have been completed in accordance with the requirements of this case.

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

8. The owner/applicant is allowed one year to comply with all Code requirements and conditions of rezoning.

(d) Ordinance No. 8869 relating to zoning: Amending zoning district boundaries in the vicinity of the southwest corner of Speedway Boulevard and Third Avenue in Case C9-97-02 Sanchez - Speedway Boulevard from R-2 to O-1.

Four (4) written approvals and zero (0) written protests have been received. Three (3) of the approvals are within the 150 foot notification area.

A simple majority vote will be necessary to adopt the subject ordinance.

5. ZONING: (C9-97-06) CAID - GANLEY ROAD, R-2 TO I-1

(a) Report from City Manager MAY12-97-281 WV

(b) Report from Zoning Examiner dated April 25, 1997

(c) Request to rezone 2.26 acres of property located at the northeast corner of Ganley Road and Sears Boulevard. Applicant: Charlie Deans of Planners Ink, on behalf of T.A. Caid Designs. The proposed use of the property is a one-story, 26-foot-high, 25,000-square-foot (19,000-square-foot in phase I and 6,000-square-foot in phase II) industrial building for manufacturing and metal fabrication, metal artwork, administrative offices, and outdoor storage. The Planning Department recommends approval of I-1 zoning, subject to conditions and adoption of the subject ordinance. The Zoning Examiner recommends approval of I-1 zoning, subject to conditions. The City Manager recommends approval of I-1 zoning, subject to the following conditions and adoption of the subject ordinance.

1. A development plan in substantial compliance with the preliminary development plan is to be submitted and approved in accordance with Section 5.3.8 of the LUC, including, but not limited to, the following.

a. Building height shall be limited to one-story and 26 feet.

b. All vehicular access to the rezoning site shall be as shown on the preliminary development plan. No more than one driveway on Sears Boulevard and two driveways on Ganley Road.

c. Any proposed or required masonry screen walls shall be constructed of or painted with graffiti-resistant materials and incorporate one of the following decorative materials: (a) tile, (b) stone, (c) brick, (d) textured brick/block, (e) a coarse-textured material such as stucco or plaster, or (f) a combination of the above materials. The visual appearance of any continuous screen wall greater than 75 feet in length and 3 feet in height shall be enhanced by the use of two (2) or more materials, colors, or textures.

d. Noise-generating uses, such as loading zones and dumpster locations, shall be located a minimum of 50 feet from any adjacent residential zone boundary. Noise-generating uses shall be screened with masonry walls and landscaping, and shielded from the public right-of-way. Any outdoor loudspeakers shall be directed away from residential zoning and uses.

e. Any exterior mechanical equipment along the street frontage shall be screened from view with landscaping or opaque screening materials of a color which is complementary to the building color.

2. Landscaping within the required buffers shall include canopy trees (minimum size 15 gallons) planted a maximum of twenty (20) feet on center.

3. Outdoor/security lighting shall be shielded and directed away from adjacent residential zoning and uses.

4. A drainage report shall be submitted and approved, including detention/retention calculations.

5. The applicant/property owner shall agree to participate in a future Improvement District for paving, curbs, and sidewalks along the Sears Boulevard and Ganley Road. If the improvement district is not formed by the time the development plan is approved, a written assurance shall be submitted to the City Engineer’s Office stating the applicant will construct additional paving, curbs, and sidewalks along the street frontages. These improvements shall be coordinated with the Engineering Division Design Section.

6. An on-the-ground archaeological site survey and inventory shall be conducted and the results and mitigation plan shall be provided to the Planning Department with the submittal of the development plan. The findings shall also be submitted together with the mitigation plan to the Arizona State Museum, prior to subdivision plat approval.

7. “Safe by Design” concepts shall be incorporated in the development plan for review by the Tucson Police Department.

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

9. The owner/applicant is allowed five years to comply with all Code requirements and conditions of rezoning.

(d) Ordinance No. 8870 relating to zoning: Amending zoning district boundaries in the vicinity of the northeast corner of Ganley Road and Sears Boulevard in rezoning case C9-97-06 Caid - Ganley Road, from R-2 to I-1.

Two (2) written approvals and zero (0) written protests have been received. Both approvals are within the 150 foot notification area.

A simple majority vote will be necessary to adopt the subject ordinance.

6. ZONING: (C9-88-33) TULLAR - KLEINDALE ROAD, R-2 TO C-2

(a) Report from City Manager MAY12-97-284 WIII

(b) Ordinance No. 8871 relating to zoning: Amending zoning district boundaries in the vicinity of the southeast corner of Kleindale Road and Kelvin Boulevard in rezoning case C9-88-33, Tullar - Kleindale Road, from R-2 to C-2.

The City Manager recommends the subject ordinance be adopted.

Three (3) written approvals and one (1) written protest were received for this case. The one (1) protest was within the 150 foot notification area representing a seven (7) percent protest by area to the south.

A simple majority vote will be necessary to adopt the subject ordinance.

7. APPOINTMENTS TO BOARDS, COMMISSIONS AND COMMITTEES

(a) Report from City Manager MAY12-97-283 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, May 19, 1997, at 2:00 p.m. in the Mayor and Council Chambers of City Hall, Tucson, Arizona.

CONSENT AGENDA

A. ASSURANCE AGREEMENT: TUCSON AIRPORT PLAZA SUBDIVISION, LOTS 1 THRU 5 (C12-96-31)

(1) Report from City Manager MAY12-97-275 WV

(2) Resolution No. 17627 relating to planning: Authorizing the Mayor to execute an assurance agreement securing the completion of improvements required in connection with the approval of a final plat for the Tucson Airport Plaza Subdivision, Lots 1 thru 5.

B. ASSURANCE AGREEMENT: TOHONO RIDGE SUBDIVISION, LOTS 1 THRU 21, COMMON AREA "B" AND BLOCK "A" (C12-92-10L)

(1) Report from City Manager MAY12-97-276 WI

(2) Resolution No. 17628 relating to planning: Authorizing the Mayor to execute an assurance agreement securing the completion of improvements required in connection with the approval of a final plat for the Tohono Ridge Subdivision, Lots 1 thru 21, Common Area B, and Block A.

C. PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CONTRACT AMENDMENT: WITH Albanese-Brooks Associates, P.C. for additional services for the Himmel Pool Replacement

(1) Report from City Manager MAY12-97-277 WVI

(2) Resolution No. 17629 relating to professional services; approving and authorizing execution of Amendment No. One to Contract No. 961312 with Albanese-Brooks Associates, P.C. for additional services for the Himmel Pool Replacement.

D. PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT: OLD PUEBLO ESTATES AND RIVIERA ESTATES DISTRICT PAVING IMPROVEMENT

(1) Report from City Manager MAY12-97-278 WII & WIV

(2) Resolution No. 17619. Resolution providing for the issuance of City of Tucson Improvement Bond, Series No. 796, for the "Old Pueblo Estates and Riviera Estates District Paving Improvement."

E. FINANCE: CONTINGENCY FUND TRANSFER FOR 1997 U. S. NATIONAL SENIOR SPORTS CLASSIC VI VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION FAIR

(1) Report from City Manager MAY12-97-282 CITY WIDE

(2) Resolution No. 17630 relating to finance; approving and authorizing the transfer of eight thousand six hundred fifty dollars from the contingency fund to Organization 001-183-1838-268, for the 1997 U. S. National Senior Sports Classic VI Volunteer Orientation Fair.

F. INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT: WITH ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR CONSTRUCTION, OWNERSHIP JURISDICTION AND MAINTENANCE RESPONSIBILITY FOR BENSON HIGHWAY (I-10B), PARK AVENUE TO COUNTRY CLUB ROAD

(1) Report from City Manager MAY12-97-286 WV

(2) Resolution No. 17631 relating to intergovernmental agreements; approving and authorizing execution of an intergovernmental agreement with the State of Arizona Department of Transportation for construction, ownership jurisdiction and maintenance responsibility for Benson Highway (I-10B), Park Avenue to Country Club Road.

G. 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 MAY12-97-285

(2) FOURTH AVENUE MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION, Applicant: Libby C. Stone, 300 Block of 7th St., SPECIAL EVENT, City No. T048-97, WVI

(3) FT. LOWELL DEPOT, Applicant: Donna I. Clark, 3501 E. Ft. Lowell Rd., PERSON TRANSFER, Series 6, City No. 029-97, WIII


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