MAYOR AND COUNCIL
PAST AGENDAS

MONDAY, February 12, 2001
***12:00 NOON***
TUCSON CONVENTION CENTER
GRAHAM/GREENLEE ROOMS
260 S. CHURCH
TUCSON, ARIZONA

ESTIMATED DURATION

TOPICS

COMMENTS

15 mins.

1. Metropolitan Housing Commission Activity Update (City-Wide) SS/FEB12-01-60

REPORT/RECOMMENDATION

7 mins.

2. Boards, Committees and Commissions (City-Wide) SS/FEB12-01-55

 

7 mins.

3. State Legislative Matters (City-Wide) SS/FEB12-01-56

REPORT/DISCUSSION

7 mins.

4. Federal Legislative Matters (City-Wide) SS/FEB12-01-57

REPORT/DISCUSSION

7 mins.

5. Mayor and Council Discussion of Regular Agenda SS/FEB12-01-59

 

20 mins.

6. Access Tucson Funding (City-Wide) SS/FEB12-01-61

REPORT/RECOMMENDATION

2 hours

7. Proposed Five-Year Capital Improvement Program, Fiscal Years 2002 Through 2006 (City-Wide) SS/FEB12-01-52

REPORT/RECOMMENDATION

30 mins.

8. Tucson Water Financial Plan, FY 2001 through FY 2006: the CWAC Report and Recommendations (City-Wide and Outside City) SS/FEB12-01-58

REPORT/RECOMMENDATION

20 mins.

9. Tucson Electric Power Energy Issues Update (City-Wide) SS/FEB12-01-53

REPORT/DISCUSSION

7 mins.

10. Mayor and Council Discussion of Future Agendas SS/FEB12-01-51

 

FOR INFORMATION ONLY

11. Administrative Action Report and Summary SS/FEB12-01-54

MAYOR AND COUNCIL REGULAR AGENDA
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2001
6:00 P.M.
TUCSON CONVENTION CENTER
GRAHAM/GREENLEE ROOMS
260 SOUTH CHURCH AVENUE, TUCSON, ARIZONA
TUCSON, ARIZONA


1. ROLL CALL

2. INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

    INVOCATION - Reverend Mary Jane Lyon, Hope United Methodist Church

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

    PRESENTATION(S):

    (a) Presentation of "5th Annual Founder's Award - Ft. Lowell Shootout" to the Parks and Recreation Department for their contribution to youth soccer

3. CITY MANAGERíS REPORT: SUMMARY OF CURRENT EVENTS

    (a) Report from City Manager FEB12-01-72 CITY-WIDE

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

5. PUBLIC HEARING: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT FUNDS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2002

    (a) Report from City Manager FEB12-01-81 CITY-WIDE

    (b) Hearing - This is a joint hearing being held by the Mayor and Council and the Community Development Advisory Committee (CDAC)

6. PUBLIC HEARING: TUCSON CODE AMENDING (CHAPTER 6) PROPOSED ADOPTION OF THE PLUMBING, MECHANICAL AND FUEL GAS CODES

    (a) Report from City Manager FEB12-01-80 CITY-WIDE

    (b) Hearing

    (c) Ordinance No. 9516 relating to building safety; adopting the International Plumbing Code, 2000 Edition, with modifications and adopting the Uniform Plumbing Code, 1994 Edition, with modifications, by amending Tucson Code Section 6-124 Plumbing Code adopted; adopting the International Mechanical Code, 2000 Edition, and the Uniform Mechanical Code, 1994 Edition, with modifications by amending Tucson Code Section 6-164 Mechanical Code adopted; adopting the International Fuel Gas Code, 2000 Edition, by adding Tucson Code Section 6-167; establishing violations as a civil infraction.

7. CONSENT AGENDA - ITEMS A THROUGH D

FOR COMPLETE DESCRIPTION OF ITEMS

SEE ATTACHED 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.

8. LIQUOR LICENSE APPLICATIONS

    (a) Report from City Manager FEB12-01-68

    (b) LIQUOR LICENSE SERIES APPLICATION(S)

      (1) CHIPOTLE MEXICAN GRILL
      921 E. University Blvd.
      Applicant: H. J. Lewkowitz
      City #137-00, located in Ward 6
      New License, Series 12
      Action must be taken by: February 24, 2001

      (2) REEF B & G
      78 W. River Road
      Applicant: Scot William Shuman
      City #003-01, located in Ward 3
      New License, Series 12
      Action must be taken by: March 4, 2001

      (3) FROG AND FIRKIN
      874 E. University Blvd.
      Applicant: Jana Marie Huntsinger
      City #004-01, located in Ward 6
      New License, Series 12
      Action must be taken by: March 5, 2001

      (4) PRESIDIO GRILL
      3352 E. Speedway Blvd.
      Applicant: Jacqueline M. Cutler
      City #005-01, located in Ward 6
      New License, Series 12
      Action must be taken by: March 6, 2001

      (5) SNUFFY'S BAR AND GRILLE
      6302 S. Park Avenue
      Applicant: Timothy Lee Ray
      City #002-01, located in Ward 5
      Person Transfer, Series 6
      Action must be taken by: March 3, 2001

      (6) FT. LOWELL DEPOT
      3501 E. Ft. Lowell Road
      Applicant: William John Clark
      City #001-01, located in Ward 3
      Person Transfer, Series 6
      Action must be taken by: March 3, 2001

    (c) SPECIAL EVENTS

      (1) RIALTO FOUNDATION

      318 E. Congress Street
      Applicant: Jeb Bley Schoonover
      City #T007-01, located in Ward 6
      DATE OF THE EVENT: February 24, 2001

    (d) EXTENSION OF PREMISES

      (1) FIRECRACKER BISTRO
      2990 N. Swan Road
      Applicant: Robert B. McMahon
      City #EP05-01, located in Ward 2
      Type: Temporary Extension
      DATE OF THE EVENT: February 24, 2001
      Staff review not yet completed

      (2) THE FRENCH QUARTER
      3146 E. Grant Road
      Applicant: Bryce W. Zeagler
      City #EP06-01, located in Ward 6
      Type: Temporary Extension
      DATE OF THE EVENT: February 27, 2001
      Staff review not yet completed

9. PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT: PANTANO ROAD, GOLF LINKS ROAD TO ESCALANTE ROAD DISTRICT PAVING IMPROVEMENT

    (a) Report from City Manager FEB12-01-70 WIV

    (b) Declaration of bids received by the City Clerk on January 11, 2001. Recommendation for award of contract provided by the Superintendent of Streets.

    (c) Award of Construction Contract to Borderland Construction Company

10. ZONING: (C9-00-34) HUNSBERGER - ROGER ROAD, MH-1 TO C-2, ZONING EXAMINER'S REPORT (CONTINUED FROM THE MEETING OF JANUARY 22, 2001)

    (a) Report from City Manager FEB12-01-67 WIII

    (b) Report from Zoning Examiner dated December 29, 2000

    (c) Request to rezone approximately 1.67 acre site located on the southwest corner of Fairview Avenue and Roger Road, from MH-1 to C-2 zoning. Applicant: Planning Resources, on behalf of the property owners, Jim and Penelope Hunsberger. The preliminary development plan proposes a 24,000 square foot single-story building for "incubator" businesses and offices. The Planning Department and the Zoning Examiner recommend approval of C-2 zoning. The City Manager recommends approval of C-2 zoning, subject to the following conditions:

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

        a. Maximum of one access point on Roger Road and two access points on Fairview Avenue.

        b. Maximum building height of twenty-eight (28) feet.

        c. On-site vehicular linkages between the front and back of the building.

      2. The owner/developer shall dedicate right-of-way, per the Major Streets and Routes Plan, along Roger Road and Fairview Avenue in the form approved by the Department of Transportation, as required.

      3. The owner/developer shall install seventeen (17) feet of pavement and a curb, and a six foot wide sidewalk along the Roger Road and Fairview Avenue frontage of the project. Owner/developer shall coordinate with the Transportation Department to ensure that the design of the improvements conform to the ongoing design for the Fairview/Roger Intersection Improvement project.

      4. A drainage report shall be submitted and approved, including detention, 5-year threshold and mitigation of offsite and onsite flows.

      5. The detention/retention basin shall be located along the existing lowest area with the outflow released in the same manner as existing prior to development.

      6. Water harvesting techniques shall be utilized by conveying all rooftop, parking area access lane (PAAL), and parking area drainage to designated water harvesting areas.

      7. Any required or proposed masonry screen walls shall be constructed of, or painted with, graffiti-resistant materials. Those screen walls visible from the public right-of-way and along the west property line shall 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. In addition, any continuous wall greater than 75 feet in length and 3 feet in height shall vary the wall alignment (jog, curve, notch, or setback, etc.) and include trees or shrubs in the voids created by the variations.

      8. All outdoor lighting shall be directed down and away from residential parcels and public roadways and be as low in elevation as possible.

      9. All new dumpsters and loading spaces shall be placed at least fifty (50) feet from residentially developed property and screened from view of all adjacent streets and public roadways.

      10. Coolers, air conditioners, solar panels and other mechanical equipment shall be concealed from view from streets and nearby structures.

      11. An on-the-ground survey by a qualified archeologist shall be performed before any ground modification, and if any remains are found, a data recovery program approved by the Arizona State Museum shall be performed. Archeological/cultural remains encountered during ground modification activities shall be mitigated in accordance with guidelines provided by the Arizona State Museum.

      12. "Safe by Design" concepts shall be incorporated in the development plan for review by the Tucson Police Department.

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

      14. Five years are allowed in which to comply with all Code requirements and conditions of rezoning.

    Five (5) written approvals and no written protests have been received.

    A simple majority vote will be necessary to adopt an ordinance rezoning the subject property once the conditions of rezoning are met.

11. ZONING: (C9-98-37) HEADLEY - VALENCIA ROAD, O-3 TO C-1 AND C-2, ORDINANCE ADOPTION AND CHANGE OF CONDITION

    (a) Report from City Manager FEB12-01-75 WI

    (b) Request to rezone property located at the northeast corner of Healdley Road and Valencia Road, from O-3 to C-1 and C-2 zoning. Applicant: Chuck Martin of Rick Engineering. The approved development plan is for a shopping center with a principal building of 67,500 square feet, a second building of 14,500 square feet, and three (3) other buildings of approximately 5,000 square feet each for a total building area of approximately 97,000 square feet. On October 19, 2000, the Department of Transportation requested that condition #7 be deleted. This condition refers to bus stop improvements. As a result of a planned Pima County rebuild of this section of Valencia Road the bus stop will be moved and the bus stop improvement will no longer be necessary. On January 23, 2001, the Planning Department was notified that the Community Design Review Committee had approved the development plan associated with the rezoning case and that all conditions of rezoning have been satisfied by the development plan. The City Manager recommends the adoption of the ordinance presented, with the deletion of condition number 7 as requested by the Department of Transportation.

    (c) Ordinance No. 9514 relating to zoning: Amending zoning district boundaries in the area located at the northeast corner of Headley Road and Valencia Road in Case C9-98-37, Headley - Valencia Road, O-3 to C-1 and C-2 (Ward 1).

    Zero written approvals and zero written protests have been received for this case

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

12. ZONING: (C9-98-32) WELLS FARGO - VALENCIA ROAD, P-I TO C-2, ORDINANCE ADOPTION

    (a) Report from City Manager FEB12-01-76 WV

    (b) Request to rezone property located at the northwest corner of Tucson Boulevard and Valencia Road, from P-I to C-2 zoning. Applicant: Ms. Georgia Meza of Hook Engineering. The approved development plan is for a 3,500 square-foot retail building and fuel station for 20 vehicles on 2.26 acres. On January 23, 2001, the Planning Department was notified that the Community Design Review Committee had approved the development plan associated with the rezoning case and that all conditions of rezoning have been satisfied by the development plan. The City Manager recommends the adoption of the ordinance presented.

    (c) Ordinance No. 9515 relating to zoning: Amending zoning district boundaries in the area located at the northwest corner of Tucson Boulevard and Valencia Road in Case C9-98-32, Wells Fargo - Valencia Road, P-I to C-2 (Ward 5).

    Five (5) written approvals and zero written protests have been received for this case

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

13. ZONING: (C9-00-24) PRECISION TOYOTA - CODY STREET, C-2 TO C-3, ZONING EXAMINER'S REPORT

    (a) Report from City Manager FEB12-01-77 WVI

    (b) Report from Zoning Examiner dated January 18, 2001

    (c) Request to rezone approximately 0.76 acres site located on the north side of Cody Street between Howard Boulevard and Jones Boulevard, from C-2 to C-3 zoning. Applicant: Oscar Lizardi on behalf of the property owners Rowe Enterprises Inc. The preliminary development plan is for redevelopment of an existing auto body repair facility that is not in conformance with the existing C-2 zoning, by demolishing the existing buildings and constructing a new 14,000 square-foot facility. The Planning Department and the Zoning Examiner recommend approval of C-3 zoning. The City Manager recommends approval of C-3 zoning, subject to the following conditions:

      1. A development plan, in substantial compliance with the preliminary development plan dated October 27, 2000, and the Design Compatibility Report, is to be submitted and approved in accordance with Section 5.3.8 of the LUC, including, but not limited to:

        a. Maximum building height, on the north side, of eighteen (18) feet.

        b. No openings on the north side of the building with the exception of an alarmed emergency exit(s).

        c. A 14 foot building setback on the north side including a five (5)-foot wide landscaping strip adjacent to the north property line including canopy trees twenty (20) feet on center, with a masonry wall at least eight (8) feet high adjacent to the south of the landscape strip, and a minimum of eight (8) feet of landscaped space between the wall and the building. A maintenance program covering irrigation and pruning of the canopy trees shall be provided on the development plan. Should any of the canopy trees along the north property line die, they shall be replaced with, at minimum, 24 inch boxed trees of similar species.

        d. No paving or other improvements other than landscaping, fencing, and masonry walls between the building and the north property line.

        e. No storage of any materials between the building and the north property line.

      2. The owner/developer shall construct a four (4) foot wide sidewalk along Cody Street.

      3. A detailed hydrology and hydraulic report shall be submitted and approved. The analysis shall identify the discharge capacity of Cody Street, determining overflows (if any) into the site. The discharge to Cody Street and all other points exiting the site shall not exceed the existing discharge magnitudes.

      4. Water harvesting techniques shall be utilized by first diverting roof discharges to designated landscape areas prior to directing outflows to Cody Street and all other points of the site.

      5. Any required or proposed masonry screen walls shall be constructed of, or painted with, graffiti-resistant materials. All screen walls shall 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.

      6. All outdoor lighting shall be directed down and away from residential parcels. There shall be no lighting located at the north side of the building. Building and pole-mounted lighting shall be no more than eight (8) feet above grade and shall incorporate vandal resistant covers.

      7. All new dumpsters, loading spaces, and storage of recyclable materials shall be placed at least fifty (50) feet from residentially zoned or developed property, or located within the building.

      8. All rooftop equipment shall be screened and incorporated into the building design.

      9. The rear façade shall be consistent with and contain the same level of architectural design as the front and side facades.

      10. Compressors and other mechanical equipment, other than heating and ventilating and air conditioning equipment, shall be located within the building.

      11. Hours of operation shall be limited to between 6:00 AM and 8:00 PM.

      12. Archeological/cultural remains encountered during ground modification activities shall be mitigated in accordance with guidelines provided by the Arizona State Museum.

      13. "Safe by Design" concepts shall be incorporated in the development plan for review by the Tucson Police Department.

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

      15. Five years are allowed in which to comply with all Code requirements and conditions of rezoning.

    Five (5) written approvals and four (4) written protests have been received. Two (2) of the protests are within the 150 foot area, representing a 32.16 percent protest by area to the south, a 12.10 percent protest by area to the north, a 2.79 percent protest by area to the east and a zero percent protest to the west.

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

14. PUBLIC HEARING: TUCSON CODE AMENDING (CHAPTER 23) LAND USE CODE, RELATING TO GROWING SMARTER AND GENERAL UPDATE 2

    (a) Report from City Manager FEB12-01-82 CITY-WIDE

    (b) Hearing

15. APPOINTMENTS TO BOARDS, COMMISSIONS AND COMMITTEES

    (a) Report from City Manager FEB12-01-71 CITY-WIDE

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

17. ADJOURNMENT

The next scheduled meeting of the Mayor and Council will be held on Monday, February 26, 2001, at 7:30 p.m., at the Tucson Convention Center, Leo Rich Theater, 260 S. Church Avenue, Tucson, Arizona.

MAYOR AND COUNCIL CONSENT AGENDA
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2001
6:00 P.M.
TUCSON CONVENTION CENTER
GRAHAM/GREENLEE ROOMS
260 SOUTH CHURCH AVENUE
TUCSON, ARIZONA



A. CITY VEHICLES: ANNUAL RENEWAL - EXEMPTION OF CERTAIN CITY VEHICLES FROM IDENTIFICATION MARKINGS

    (1) Report from City Manager FEB12-01-69 CITY-WIDE

    (2) Resolution No. 18837 relating to City vehicles; exempting motor vehicles from the requirement to bear the designation of the City of Tucson.

B. FINAL PLAT: (S00-045) K-MART PLAZA LOTS 1 AND 2

    (1) Report from City Manager FEB12-01-73 WI

    (2) The City Manager recommends the Mayor and Council approve the final plat as presented. Development Services recommends approval of the final plat by Mayor and Council. The applicant is advised that building/occupancy permits are subject to the availability of water/sewer capacity at the time of actual application.

C. FINAL PLAT: (S00-047) BENAN CENTER LOTS 1 AND 2

    (1) Report from City Manager FEB12-01-74 WI

    (2) The City Manager recommends the Mayor and Council approve the final plat as presented. Development Services recommends approval of the final plat by Mayor and Council. The applicant is advised that building/occupancy permits are subject to the availability of water/sewer capacity at the time of actual application.

D. PARKS AND RECREATION: SUBMISSION OF GRANT APPLICATION FOR ARIZONA HERITAGE FUND/LAND AND WATER CONSERVATION FUND ASSISTANCE FOR CASE PARK, NORTH CENTRAL PARK AND MANSFIELD PARK

    (1) Report from City Manager FEB12-01-66 WII & WVI

    (2) Resolution No. 18838 relating to parks and recreation; approving submission of grant applications for Arizona Heritage Fund or Land and Water Conservation Fund Assistance; authorizing the Director of the City of Tucson Parks and Recreation Department, to execute all documents pertaining thereto.

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