MAYOR AND COUNCIL
PAST AGENDAS

MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2001
***1:00***
CITY HALL
255 WEST ALAMEDA
TUCSON, ARIZONA

ESTIMATED DURATION

TOPICS

COMMENTS

10 mins.

1. Executive Session - Vicki E. Adams - Notice Of Claim (City-Wide)

SS/APRIL9-01-134

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 TUCSONíS POSITION REGARDING CONTRACTS THAT ARE THE SUBJECT OF NEGOTIATIONS, IN PENDING OR CONTEMPLATED LITIGATION OR IN SETTLEMENT DISCUSSIONS CONDUCTED IN ORDER TO AVOID OR RESOLVE LITIGATION PURSUANT TO A.R.S. SECTION 38-431.03 (A) (4)

7 mins.

2. Mayor and Council Direction Regarding Executive Session - Vicki E. Adams - Notice of Claim (City-Wide)

SS/APRIL9-01-135

REPORT/RECOMMENDATION

20 mins.

3. Executive Session - Pantano Wash - 404 Permit Violation (City-Wide)

SS/APRIL9-01-143

DISCUSSION OR CONSULTATION WITH THE ATTORNEYS FOR THE CITY OF TUCSON PURSUANT TO A.R.S. 38-431.03 (A) (3) AND 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 TUCSONíS POSITION REGARDING CONTRACTS THAT ARE THE SUBJECT OF NEGOTIATIONS, IN PENDING OR CONTEMPLATED LITIGATION OR IN SETTLEMENT DISCUSSIONS CONDUCTED IN ORDER TO AVOID OR RESOLVE LITIGATION PURSUANT TO A.R.S. SECTION 38-431.03 (A) (4)

7 mins.

4. Mayor and Council Direction Regarding Executive Session - Pantano Wash - 404 Permit Violation (City-Wide)

SS/APRIL9-01-144

REPORT/RECOMMENDATION

45 mins.

5. Fiscal Year 2002 Recommended Budget (City-Wide) SS/APRIL9-01-132

REPORT/RECOMMENDATION

7 mins.

6. Fiscal Year 2002 Position Compensation Plan Recommendation (City-Wide)

SS/APRIL9-01-138

REPORT/DISCUSSION

10 mins.

7. Downtown City Employee Parking (Wards 1, 5, and 6) SS/APRIL9-01-147

REPORT/RECOMMENDATION

7 mins.

8. Benefit Increase for Tucson Supplemental Retirement System Retirees and Beneficiaries and Changing the Definition of Average Final Monthly Compensation - Amending CITY CODE CHAPTER 22, "Pension,Retirement, Group Insurance (City-Wide)* SS/APRIL9-01-131

DISCUSSION

 

7 mins.

9. Mayor and Council Discussion of Regular Agenda SS/APRIL9-01-129

 

7 mins.

10. State Legislative Matters (City-Wide)

SS/APRIL9-01-139

REPORT/RECOMMENDATION

7 mins.

11. Federal Legislative Matters (City-Wide) SS/APRIL9-01-140

 

7 mins.

12. Solid Waste Management Education Grants Application (City-Wide)

SS/APRIL9-01-133

REPORT/RECOMMENDATION

7 mins.

13. Boards, Committees and Commission

SS/APRIL9-01-137

REPORT/RECOMMENDATION

15 mins.

14. Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) 5-Year Construction Program (City-Wide) SS/APRIL9-01-145

REPORT/RECOMMENDATION

15 mins.

15. Tucsonís Participation in ICMA Citizen Survey (City-Wide) SS/APRIL9-01-136

REPORT/DISCUSSION

10 mins.

16. Request for Funds - Doolen Middle School Literacy Program (Ward 3)

SS/APRIL9-01-142

REPORT/RECOMMENDATION

10 mins.

17. Request for Funds - Hot Topic, Cool Solutions 2001(City-Wide)

SS/APRIL9-01-146

REPORT/RECOMMENDATION

7 mins.

18. Mayor and Council Discussion of Future Agendas SS/APRIL9-01-130

 

*ALSO ON REGULAR AGENDA

FOR INFORMATION ONLY

19. Administrative Action Report and Summary - SS/APRIL9-01-141

MAYOR AND COUNCIL REGULAR AGENDA
MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2001
2:00 P.M.
CITY HALL
MAYOR AND COUNCIL CHAMBERS
255 W. ALAMEDA
TUCSON, ARIZONA


1. ROLL CALL

2. INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

    INVOCATION - Reverend Jeff Cane, Trinity Presbyterian Church

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

    PRESENTATIONS

    (a) Presentation of Public Access Grant Awards

3. CITY MANAGERíS REPORT: SUMMARY OF CURRENT EVENTS

    (a) Report from City Manager APRIL9-01-188 CITY-WIDE

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

5. CONSENT AGENDA - ITEMS A THROUGH H

    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.

6. LIQUOR LICENSE APPLICATIONS

    (a) Report from City Manager APRIL9-01-189

    (b) LIQUOR LICENSE APPLICATION(S)

      New License(s)
       
      (1) MEI HON RESTAURANT
      2475 S. Harrison
      Applicant: My My Wang
      City #022-01, located in Ward 4
      Series #12
      Action must be taken by: April 22, 2001
      Staff Recommendation
      Police: In Compliance
      Planning: In Compliance
      Business License: In Compliance
       
      Person Transfer License(s)
       
      (2) ELBOW ROOM
      1145 W. Prince Road
      Applicant: Katherine Thomas Newhouse
      City #021-01, located in Ward 3
      Series #06
      Action must be taken by: April 21, 2001
      Staff Recommendation
      Police: In Compliance
      Planning: In Compliance
      Business License: In Compliance
      (3) PACK-EM INN
      22 W. Drachman
      Applicant: Cathy May Penick
      City #023-01, located in Ward 6
      Series #06
      Action must be taken by: April 22, 2001
      ONE PROTEST RECEIVED
      Staff Recommendation
      Police: In Compliance
      Planning: In Compliance
      Business License: In Compliance

    (c) SPECIAL EVENTS

       
      (1) COMITÉ DE FESTIVIDADES
      MEXICANAS
      3700 S. La Cholla Blvd.
      (Kennedy Regional Park Fiesta Area)
      Applicant: Mercedes M. Guerrero
      City # T020-01, located in Ward 1
      Date of Event: May 4, 2001 May 5, 2001
      Staff Recommendation
      Police: In Compliance
      Planning: In Compliance
      (2) SATORI SCHOOL
      3727 N. 1st Avenue
      Applicant: Phyllis L. Gold
      City #T028-01, located in Ward 3
      Date of Event: May 5, 2001
      Staff Recommendation
      Police: In Compliance
      Planning: In Compliance
      (3) TUCSON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
      140 N. Main Avenue
      (Tucson Museum of Art)
      Applicant: Andrea Saxe Castillo
      City # T029-01, located in Ward 1
      Date of Event: April 19, 2001
      Staff Recommendation
      Police: In Compliance
      Planning: In Compliance
      (4) TUCSON SUNRISE ROTARY CLUB
      2150 N. Alvernon Way
      (Tucson Botanical Gardens)
      Applicant: Nan L. Carle
      City # T030-01, located in Ward 6
      Date of Event: April 25, 2001
      Staff Recommendation
      Police: In Compliance
      Planning: In Compliance
      (5) SS PETER & PAUL CATHOLIC
      SCHOOL ENDOWMENT FUND, INC.
      1946 E. Lee Street (Grammer Hall)
      Applicant: Anne T. Morales
      City #T031-01, located in Ward 6
      Date of Event: May 5, 2001
      Staff Recommendation
      Police: In Compliance
      Planning: In Compliance

    (d) EXTENSION OF PREMISES

       
      (1) TAMALEZ AT LA PLACITA VILLAGE
      110 S. Church, #7136
      Applicant: Brenda Z. Silvas
      City #EP17-01, located in Ward 6
      Type: Temporary Extension
      Date of Event: April 21, 2001
      Staff Recommendation
      Police: In Compliance
      Planning: In Compliance
      (2) TAMALEZ AT LA PLACITA VILLAGE
      110 S. Church, #7136
      Applicant: Brenda Z. Silvas
      City #EP18-01, located in Ward 6
      Type: Temporary Extension
      Date of Event: May 12, 2001
      Staff Recommendation
      Police: In Compliance
      Planning: In Compliance

7. RIO NUEVO MASTER PLAN

    (a) Report from City Manager APRIL9-01-193 CITY-WIDE

8. water: notice of intention to increase certain water rate components and fees and SCHEDULING A PUBLIC HEARING

    (a) Report from City Manager APRIL9-01-180 CITY-WIDE & OUTSIDE CITY

    (b) Resolution No. 18878 relating to water; authorizing the adoption of a notice of intention to increase certain water rate components and fees and providing for the publication thereof.

    The City Manager recommends that the Mayor and Council:

      • File the 2001 Water Meter Installation and Miscellaneous Fee Study in the City Clerk's Office as the report supporting the proposed rate or fee changes;
      • Adopt the resolution presented giving notice of intention to increase fees;
      • Set May 14, 2001, as the date for a public hearing on fees proposed to increase or be added for the first time; and
      • Consider an ordinance on May 14, 2001, that would make all approved fee changes effective on June 25, 2001.

9. ZONING: (C9-00-36) LEWIS FAMILY LLC - IRVINGTON ROAD, R-1 AND R-2 TO C-2, ZONING EXAMINER'S REPORT

    (a) Report from City Manager APRIL9-01-185 WV

    (b) Report from Zoning Examiner dated March 23, 2001

    (c) Request to rezone approximately 3.31 acres located on the north side of Irvington Road approximately 325 feet west of Country Club Road, from R-1 and R-2 to C-2 zoning. Applicant: Michael Marks of MJM Consulting, on behalf of the property owners, Scott and Katherine Lewis. The preliminary development plan is for a sales and maintenance facility for recreational vehicles. The Planning Department and 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 dated February 28, 2001, 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. Consolidated vehicular access between the proposed development and the existing C-2 zoned commercial area at the northwest corner of Irvington Road and Country Club Road.

      2. The owner/developer shall dedicate right-of-way, including intersectional widening, per the Major Streets and Routes Plan, as required, in the form approved by the Department of Transportation.

      3. In lieu fees shall be required to cover the cost of twelve (12) feet of additional pavement and two (2) feet of additional sidewalk along the Irvington Road frontage of the project. The estimated cost of $12 per linear foot can be reduced by the cost of construction of a continuous westbound deceleration/acceleration lane on Irvington Road for both of the proposed driveways to the development.

      4. A detailed hydrology and hydraulics report shall be submitted and approved, including retention/detention calculations/requirements and compliance with the Watercourse Amenities, Safety and Habitat (WASH) Ordinance regulations.

      5. Where necessary, the banks of the Julian Wash and the retention basins shall be stabilized in compliance with the Watercourse Amenities Safety and Habitat (WASH) Ordinance requirements.

      6. All site drainage including roof and parking area access lane (PAAL) shall be first discharged into the detention areas or other water harvesting areas prior to discharging via a storm drain into the Julian Wash.

      7. The owner/developer shall dedicate a minimum 12-foot wide trail access easement along the Julian Wash. The location and the easement shall be coordinated with the Floodplain Engineering.

      8. Building material sand colors shall compliment those predominant in the surrounding natural landscape. Prior to development plan approval, the applicant shall submit elevation drawings of all structures and freestanding walls and fences, showing the building materials and colors to be used.

      9. 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 or residentially developed property 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.

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

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

      12. All areas identified on the development plan as NUOS or other designated open space including the resource areas under the Watercourse Amenities Safety and Habitat (WASH) Ordinance shall be fenced off and protected prior to any on-site development activity.

      13. The Arizona Game and Fish Department guidelines regarding raptors, bats, Gila Monsters, and special status plants and animals shall be followed.

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

      15. No public address system.

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

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

    Eight (8) approvals and four (4) protests have been received. Two (2) of the protests are within the 150 foot area, representing a 3.9 percent protest by area to the north.

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

10. purchase and sale agreement: with Kathy Kea for the purchase of a sign structure at 351 E. Grant Road

    (a) Report from City Manager APRIL9-01-192 WIII

    (b) Resolution No. 18882 relating to property; authorizing and approving the execution of a purchase and sale agreement with Kathy Kea for the purchase of a sign structure at 351 E. Grant Road, Tucson, Arizona.

11. ZONING: (C9-00-12) KEA - GRANT ROAD, C-1 TO C-2, ORDINANCE ADOPTION AND CHANGE OF CONDITION

    (a) Report from City Manager APRIL9-01-182 WIII

    (b) Request to rezone property located on the northwest corner of Grant Road and Geronimo Avenue. Applicant: Jack Fitzgerald on behalf of the property owner, Kathleen Kea. The approved development plan is for a consignment sales used car lot on 0.55 acres.

    (c) Ordinance No. 9510 relating to zoning: Amending zoning district boundaries in the area located at the northwest corner of Grant Road and Geronimo Avenue in Case C9-00-12, Kea - Grant Road, C-1 to C-2 (Ward 3).

    A three-fourths majority vote will be necessary to adopt the ordinance presented.

12. APPOINTMENTS TO BOARDS, COMMISSIONS AND COMMITTEES

    (a) Report from City Manager APRIL9-01-186 CITY-WIDE

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

14. ADJOURNMENT

    The next scheduled meeting of the Mayor and Council will be held on Monday, April 16, 2001, at 2:00 p.m., in the Mayor and Council Chambers, 255 West Alameda, Tucson, Arizona.

MAYOR AND COUNCIL CONSENT AGENDA
MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2001
7:30 P.M.
CITY HALL
MAYOR AND COUNCIL CHAMBERS
255 W. ALAMEDA
TUCSON, ARIZONA



A. assurance agreements: Headley & Valencia, L.L.C. Subdivision, Lots 1 to 4 (s00-026)

    (1) Report from City Manager APRIL9-01-178 WI

    (2) Resolution No. 18881 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 Headley & Valencia, L.L.C. Subdivision, Lots 1 to 4.

B. FINAL PLAT: (S00-026) Headley & Valencia, Lots 1 to 4

    (1) Report from City Manager APRIL9-01-190 WI

    (2) The City Manager recommends that, after the approval of the assurance agreement, the Mayor and Council approve the final plat as presented. Development Services reports that the Community Design Review Committee approved the final plat. The applicant is advised that building/occupancy permits are subject to the availability of water/sewer capacity at the time of actual application.

C. annexation: state land 2 annexation district

    (1) Report from City Manager APRIL9-01-181 WIV & WV

    (2) Ordinance No. 9527 relating to annexation; extending and increasing the corporate limits of the City of Tucson, Pima County, Arizona pursuant to the provisions of Title 9, Chapter 4, Arizona Revised Statutes, by annexing thereto certain portions of Sections 7, 8, 9, 16, 17 and 20 thru 28, T.16S., R.14E., and of Sections 18 thru 21 and Section 23 thru 36, T.16S., R.15E., and of Sections 1 and 2, T.17S., R.15E., G.&S.R.M., Pima County, Arizona, more particularly described in the body of this ordinance.

D. COMMUNITY SERVICES: SUBMISSION OF THE CITY OF TUCSON AND PIMA COUNTY CONSORTIUM PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY ANNUAL PLAN FOR FISCAL YEAR 2001

    (1) Report from City Manager APRIL9-01-183 CITY-WIDE

    (2) Resolution No. 18880 relating to the Public Housing Reform Act (PHRA) of 1998; approving the City of Tucson Public Housing Agency (PHA) Annual Plan for Fiscal Year 2001; authorizing and directing submittal of that plan to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

E. FINAL PLAT: (S00-024) MIDVALE PARK PLAZA PHASE II, LOTS 1 AND 2

    (1) Report from City Manager APRIL9-01-184 WI

    (2) The City Manager recommends that 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.

F. PETITION: RESPONSE TO PETITION FROM PAUL CLINCO RELATING TO FORT LOWELL COMMISSARY

    (1) Report from City Manager APRIL9-01-187 CITY-WIDE

G. TUCSON CODE: AMENDING (CHAPTER 22) PENSIONS, RETIREMENT AND GROUP INSURANCE RELATING TO RETIREMENT ALLOWANCE FOR CITY EMPLOYEE RETIREES AND BENEFICIARIES

    (1) Report from City Manager APRIL9-01-179 CITY-WIDE

    (2) Ordinance No. 9538 relating to pensions and retirement, amending the Tucson Code, Chapter 22, Pensions, Retirement and Group Insurance, Article III, Supplemental Retirement System, Section 22-34 (E)(5) Average final monthly compensation, Section 22-37 (C)(1) Special rules for computing average final monthly compensation for a member who had part-time or both full-time and part-time employment and Section 22-37 (F) Increase in retirement allowance of retired members.

H. memorandum of understanding: with Southwest Gas Corporation FOR A TEMPORARY EXTENSION of the current conditional non-exclusive franchise agreement for gas transmission and distribution services

    (1) Report from City Manager APRIL9-01-191 CITY-WIDE

    (2) Ordinance No. 9539 relating to franchises; approving a memorandum of understanding extending the term of the current conditional non-exclusive franchise agreement for gas transmission and distribution services with Southwest Gas Corporation.

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