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MAYOR AND COUNCIL STUDY SESSION AGENDA

Mayor and Council
Study Session Agenda


Mayor and Council Chambers
City Hall
255 W. Alameda
November 5, 2001
*** 1:30 p.m. ***

ESTIMATED DURATION

TOPICS

COMMENTS

15 mins.

1. Presentation from the Arizona Council for Economic Conversion (City-Wide) SS/NOV5-01-373

REPORT/RECOMMENDATION

7 mins.

2. Boards, Committees and Commissions (City-Wide) SS/NOV5-01-376

 

7 mins.

3. Mayor and Council Discussion of Regular Agenda (City-Wide) SS/NOV5-01-372

 

25 mins.

4. Cost of Providing Open Space Reserve Fund Box on Water Bills (City-Wide & Outside City) SS/NOV5-01-377

REPORT/RECOMMENDATION

15 mins.

5. Reallocation of Outside Agency Funds (City-Wide) SS/NOV5-01-374

REPORT/RECOMMENDATION

25 mins.

6. Response to Petition Submitted October 15, 2001, by Leo Pilachowski Regarding Development of the El Con Mall (City-Wide) SS/NOV5-01-378

REPORT/RECOMMENDATION

7 mins.

7. Mayor and Council Discussion of Future Agendas (City-Wide) SS/NOV5-01-375

 

MAYOR AND COUNCIL REGULAR AGENDA

Mayor and Council
Regular Meeting Agenda

MONDAY, November 5, 2001 - 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 - Pastor Mark Parsons, First Free Methodist Church.

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

PRESENTATIONS

    (a) Proclamation - proclaiming November 5, 2001 as the effective date of the "Energy Reduction Program"

    (b) Certificate of Appreciation to Frank Rivera, ATL, for the National Minority Service Firm of the Year Award

    (c) Community Service Plaque - for contributions from Wal-Mart and Bashas' for their support of the Ward 4 Back to School Bash on August 18, 2001 (presented by Council Member Scott)

3. CITY MANAGER'S REPORT: SUMMARY OF CURRENT EVENTS

    (a) Report from City Manager NOV5-01-595 CITY-WIDE

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

5. CONSENT AGENDA - ITEMS A THROUGH I

FOR COMPLETE DESCRIPTION OF ITEMS SEE THE 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 NOV5-01-597

    (b) LIQUOR LICENSE APPLICATION(S)

      New License(s)

      (1) THE GHOST RANCH LODGE Staff Recommendation
      801 West Miracle Mile
      Applicant: Robert B. Lane Police: DENIED
      City #095-01, located in Ward 3 Planning: In Compliance
      Series #12 Business License: In Compliance
      Action must be taken by: November 13, 2001

      (2) EUROPEAN MARKET & DELI Staff Recommendation
      5838 East Speedway Blvd.
      Applicant: Olga I. Chausovskaya Police: In Compliance
      City #097-01, located in Ward 6 Planning: In Compliance
      Series #10 Business License: In Compliance
      Action must be taken by: November 18, 2001

      (3) SUSHI HAMA Staff Recommendation
      3971 North Oracle Road
      Applicant: Bo Hyun Kim Police: In Compliance
      City #099-01, located in Ward 3 Planning: In Compliance
      Series #12 Business License: In Compliance
      Action must be taken by: November 20, 2001

      Person Transfer (s)

      (4) OLIVE R TWIST CAFE Staff Recommendation
      4915 East Speedway Blvd.
      Applicant: Anthony M. Erickson Police: In Compliance
      City #098-01, located in Ward 6 Planning: In Compliance
      Series #6 Business License: DENIED (TAXES DUE & UNPAID)
      Action must be taken by: November 20, 2001 ONE LETTER OF APPROVAL

      Person/Location Transfer(s)

      (5) HOT & SPICY MEXICAN CAFE Staff Recommendation
      431 North 4th Avenue
      Applicant: Debbie A. Moreno Police: In Compliance
      City #096-01, located in Ward 6 Planning: In Compliance
      Series #7 Business License: DENIED (TAXES DUE & UNPAID)
      Action must be taken by: November 13, 2001

      (c) SPECIAL EVENTS

      (1) NORTH FOURTH AVENUE MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION Staff Recommendation
      Fourth Avenue Between 9th Street and University Blvd. Police: In Compliance
      Planning: In Compliance
      Applicant: Daniel G. Matlick
      City #T114-01, located in Ward 6
      Date of Event: December 7, 2001
      December 8, 2001
      December 9, 2001

      (2) TUCSON BOTANICAL GARDENS Staff Recommendation
      2150 North Alvernon Way
      Applicant: Suzanne M. Azersky Police: In Compliance
      City #T116-01, located in Ward 6 Planning: In Compliance
      Date of Event: November 29, 2001

      (3) FRIENDS OF THE TUCSON Staff Recommendation
      PIMA PUBLIC LIBRARY
      2230 North Country Club Road Police: In Compliance
      Applicant: Diana J. Kingfisher Planning: In Compliance
      City #T118-01, located in Ward 6
      Date of Event: November 10, 2001

      (4) LEAGUE OF MEXICAN AMERICAN WOMEN Staff Recommendation
      Reid Park Outdoor Performance Center Police: In Compliance
      Applicant: JoAnn D. Trujillo Planning: In Compliance
      City #T123-01, located in Ward 6 Parks and Rec.: In
      Date of Event: November 18, 2001 Compliance

      (5) MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART Staff Recommendation
      191 E. Tool Avenue
      Applicant: Elizabeth Cherry Police: In Compliance
      City #T122-01, located in Ward 6 Planning: In Compliance
      Date of Event: November 10, 2001

      (6) MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART Staff Recommendation
      191 E. Toole Avenue
      Applicant: Elizabeth Cherry Police: In Compliance
      City #T121-01, located in Ward 6 Planning: In Compliance
      Date of Event: November 17, 2001

      (7) TUCSON-PIMA ARTS Staff Recommendation COUNCIL, INC. 3601 E. Broadway Blvd. Police: In Compliance Applicant: David H. Johnson Planning: In Compliance City #T124-01, located in Ward 6 Date of Event: November 12, 2001

      (d) PERMANENT/TEMPORARY EXTENSION OF PREMISES

      (1) BRANDING IRON BAR Staff Recommendation
      5442 South 12th Avenue
      Applicant: Virginia E. Gomez Police: In Compliance
      City # EP56-01, located in Ward 1 Planning: In Compliance
      Type: Temporary Extension
      Date of Event: November 24, 2001

7. PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT: PANTANO ROAD, ESCALANTE ROAD TO IRVINGTON ROAD DISTRICT PAVING IMPROVEMENT

    (a) Report from City Manager NOV5-01-602 WIV

    (b) Declaration of bids received by the City Clerk on October 16, 2001. Recommendation from the Transportation Engineering Administrator for award of contract.

    (c) Award of Contract to Mountain Power.

8. ZONING: (C15-89-02) SABINO/TANQUE VERDE ANNEXATION, CHANGE OF CONDITIONS AND ORDINANCE ADOPTION

    (a) Report from City Manager NOV5-01-607 WII

    (b) This is a request to remove annexation restrictions on clinics and massage establishments for developed property at the northwest corner of Tanque Verde Road and Pantano Road. The applicant is Michael Marks. On February 5, 1990, the Mayor and Council adopted Ordinance No. 7343, annexing the Sabino/Tanque Verde Annexation District, including the subject site. The Mayor and Council adopted Ordinance No. 7428 on June 11, 1990, establishing original City zoning of C-1 (restricted) on the subject property. Land use policy direction for this site is provided by the Pantano East Area Plan. The Plan supports commercial uses at this location. The site has been developed with a range of small office and commercial uses. The subject site is within a triangular shaped block bounded by Tanque Verde Road on the northwest, Pantano Road on the east, and Wrightstown Road on the south. Adjacent and nearby zoning is predominantly commercial with some office zoning. The City Manager recommends the restrictions on clinics and massage establishments be removed on the subject property, and that an ordinance giving effect to that change be adopted.

    (c) Ordinance No. 9627 relating to zoning; modifying conditions of original zoning established by Ordinance No. 7428 for the C-1 zoned property at the northwest corner of the intersection of Tanque Verde Road and Pantano Road; and setting an effective date.

The State Law governing calculations of approval/protests does not apply to ordinances establishing original City zoning.

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

9. ZONING: (C9-00-23) RITA 244 LLC - RITA ROAD, I-1, I-2, and RX-1 to C-2 AND I-1, ORDINANCE ADOPTION

    (a) Report from City Manager NOV5-01-604 WIV

    (b) Request to rezone property located east of Rita Road north of Interstate 10, from I-1, I-2, and RX-1 to C-2 and I-1 zoning. The applicant is the Planning Center. The approved tentative plat is for Blocks 1 - 12 and dedicated open space on 159.22 acres. The City Manager recommends adoption of the ordinance as presented.

    (c) Ordinance No. 9626 relating to zoning: amending zoning district boundaries in the area located on the east side of Rita Road north of Interstate 10 in Case C9-00-23, Rita 244 LLC - Rita Road, I-1, I-2, and RX-1 to C-2 and I-1(Ward 4); and setting an effective date.

Zero (0) approvals and zero (0) protests have been received.

The City Manager recommends adoption of the ordinance.

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

10. ZONING: (C9-01-16) RIVER ROAD LLC - RIVER ROAD, R-3 TO O-3

    (a) Report from City Manager NOV5-01-606 WIII

    (b) Report from Zoning Examiner dated October 5, 2001

    (c) Request to rezone property located on the north bank of the Rillito River approximately 700 feet south of River Road and 1,400 feet west of Campbell Avenue. The applicant is River Road LLC. The preliminary development plan is for a 14,200 square-foot, two-story office building as an addition to the 6.7 acre office complex immediately to the north. The City Manager recommends approval 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 building height of thirty (30) feet.

      2. A detailed drainage report shall be submitted and approved, including both retention/detention calculations/requirements. The access easement shall be retained as an all weather access at all times.

      3. Water harvesting techniques shall be extensively utilized by directing roof and parking area runoff wherever possible to landscaped areas prior to discharging in the drainage channel, which exists along the west property line.

      4. Prior to the development plan approval, the proposed improvements to the tributary wash and adjacent easement located along the full length of the western boundary of the site shall be reviewed and approved by the Department of Transportation, flood control section, and by the Department of Parks and Recreation for compatibility with a possible future foot, horse, mountain bike, and road bike trail.

      5. An architecturally detailed building elevation for the proposed office buildings next to the existing residential development to the west shall be provided to determine if the privacy of the residential units has been maintained through the compatible location of second-story windows and balconies in combination with appropriate landscaping.

      6. The owner/developer shall dedicate or verify the existence of fifty (50) feet from the top of the bank for the Riverpark. An additional ten (10) feet shall be landscaped with plants compatible with the landscaping of the Riverpark.

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

      8. Any continuous wall greater than 75 feet in length and 3 feet in height visible from the public right-of-way or the Rillito Riverpark shall vary the wall alignment (jog, curve, notch, or setback, etc.) and include trees or shrubs in the voids created by the variations.

      9. All outdoor pole and building lighting shall be directed down and away from residential parcels and public roadways and not exceed sixteen (16) feet in height.

      10. All new dumpsters and loading spaces shall be placed at least fifty (50) feet from residentially zoned or developed property to the west, or the Riverpark. If they are not screened from the Riverpark by a building, a six-(6) foot high masonry wall and canopy trees shall be used to further screen these uses.

      11. An archaeological assessment and survey shall be performed by a qualified archaeologist before any grading or other ground modification takes place. If cultural features or remains are found, testing and data recovery shall be completed as needed. Copies of testing plans, testing reports, data recovery plans and final reports shall be submitted to and approved by the City Historic Preservation Office prior to construction work commencing. If, during construction, human remains and associated burial items are discovered, ground disturbing activities in the vicinity of the discovery will cease, the discovery site will be secured, and the Arizona State Museum will be immediately notified as required under A. R. S. 41-865.

      12. The U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service guidelines regarding the Cactus Ferruginous Pygmy Owl shall be followed.

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

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

Three (3) approvals and one (1) protest have been received. The protest is outside the 150 foot area, therefore the protest calculation is zero (0) percent in all directions. The protest referred to the number of lights and the amount of commercial development on the north side of the Rillito River.

A simple majority vote will be necessary to approve the proposed changes.

11. APPOINTMENTS TO BOARDS, COMMISSIONS AND COMMITTEES

    (a) Report from City Manager NOV5-01-610 CITY-WIDE

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

13. ADJOURNMENT

The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Mayor and Council will be held on Monday, November 19, 2001, at 2:00 p.m. in the Mayor and Council Chambers, 255 West Alameda, Tucson, Arizona. A special meeting of the Mayor and Council may be held on Tuesday, November 13, 2001, in order to canvass the returns and declare the results of the November 6 election.

MAYOR AND COUNCIL CONSENT AGENDA

Mayor and Council
Consent Agenda

MONDAY, November 5, 2001 - 2:00 P.M.
MAYOR AND COUNCIL CHAMBERS
(CITY HALL, 255 W. ALAMEDA, TUCSON, ARIZONA)

A. FINANCIAL PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT: WITH YOUTHWORKS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2002 YOUTH EMPLOYMENT AND ENRICHMENT PROGRAM

    (1) Report from City Manager NOV5-01-603 WV

    (2) Resolution No. 19052 relating to financial participation agreements; authorizing and approving the financial participation agreement with Youthworks for the School Year Youth Employment and Enrichment Program; and declaring an emergency.

B. INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT: WITH PIMA COUNTY FOR THE HOME PROGRAM (CONTINUED FROM THE MEETING OF AUGUST 6, 2001)

    (1) Report from City Manager NOV5-01-609 CITY-WIDE

    (2) Resolution No. 18967 relating to community services; authorizing and approving the execution of an intergovernmental agreement between the City of Tucson and Pima County for the Home Program.

C. AWARD AGREEMENT: FROM THE U.S. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION FOR THE CREATION OF A COALITION TO PROMOTE SMALL BUSINESS GROWTH

    (1) Report from City Manager NOV5-01-605 CITY-WIDE

    (2) Resolution No. 19053 relating to Economic Development; authorizing and approving the notice of Cooperative Agreement Award from the U.S. Small Business Administration for the creation of a coalition to promote small business growth; and declaring an emergency.

D. AMENDMENT TO INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT: WITH AMPHITHEATER SCHOOL DISTRICT #10 FOR JOINT USE OF PLAY FIELDS AT AMPHITHEATER HIGH SCHOOL

    (1) Report from City Manager NOV5-01-599 WIII

    (2) Resolution No. 19049 relating to intergovernmental agreements; approving and authorizing Amendment No. 1 to the intergovernmental agreement with Amphitheater School District #10 for joint use of play fields at Amphitheater High School; and declaring an emergency.

E. REAL PROPERTY: ACQUISITION OF RIGHT-OF-WAY FOR 12TH AVENUE AND VALENCIA INTERSECTION

    (1) Report from City Manager NOV5-01-600 WI

    (2) Resolution No. 19051 relating to real property; authorizing the City Manager to acquire by negotiation, and the City Attorney to condemn if necessary, certain real property for the 12th Avenue/Valencia Road Intersection improvements; and declaring an emergency.

F. PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT: HARRISON ROAD, OLD SPANISH TRAIL TO GOLF LINKS ROAD DISTRICT PAVING IMPROVEMENT

    (1) Report from City Manager NOV5-01-601 WII

    (2) Resolution No. 19036. A resolution of the Mayor and Council of the City of Tucson, declaring its intention to improve by the construction of street paving, street lighting and sidewalk on certain portions of Harrison Road, approving assessment district diagram, determining that the proposed work or improvement is of more than local or ordinary public benefit, and determining that improvement bonds be issued by the City of Tucson to represent the costs and expenses thereof, under the provisions of Title 48, Chapter 4, Article 2, Arizona Revised Statutes and amendments and supplements thereto, said improvement to be known as the "Harrison Road, Old Spanish Trail to Golf Links Road District Paving Improvement," all being within the City of Tucson, Arizona.

G. PETITION: RESPONSE TO PETITION FROM DEBBIE SEERY REGARDING THE WILLIAM M. CLEMENTS RECREATION CENTER AND THE MASTER PLAN FOR THE LINCOLN REGIONAL PARK

    (1) Report from City Manager NOV5-01-596 WIV

H. FINAL PLAT: S01-024 SERENATA SUBDIVISION, LOTS 1 - 98 AND COMMON AREA "A"

    (1) Report from City Manager NOV5-01-608 WII

    (2) The City Manager recommends that the Mayor and Council approve the final plat as presented. The Development Services Director recommends approval of 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.

I. ASSURANCE AGREEMENT: SERENATA SUBDIVISION, LOTS 1 - 98 AND COMMON AREA "A"

    (1) Report from City Manager NOV5-01-611 WII

    (2) Resolution No. 19054 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 Serenata Subdivision, Lots 1 -98 and Common Area "A"; and declaring an emergency.

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