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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, TUCSON, ARIZONA)
December 17, 2001
*** 1:00 p.m. ***

See also Special Study Session Agenda

ESTIMATED DURATION

TOPICS

COMMENTS

5 mins.

1. Pima Association of Governments (PAG) Management Committee's Recommendations to PAG Regional Council (City-Wide) SS/DEC17-01-412

REPORT/RECOMMENDATION

5 mins.

2. Boards, Committees and Commissions (City-Wide) SS/DEC17-01-415

 

5 min.

3. Mayor and Council Discussion of Regular Agenda (City-Wide) SS/ DEC17-01-409

 

5 min.

4. Mayor and Council Discussion of Future Agendas (City-Wide) SS/ DEC17-01-410

 

10 mins.

5. Traffic Signal Conversion at Grant Road and Dodge Boulevard to a Pedestrian Crossing HAWK Signal (Reconsideration) (Ward 3) SS/ DEC17-01-414

REPORT/RECOMMENDATION

30 mins.

6. Review and Comments: Draft Pima County Comprehensive Plan Update (City-Wide) SS/ DEC17-01-417

REPORT/RECOMMENDATION

1.5 hrs.

7. Fiscal Year 2002 First Quarter Financial Report and Budget Challenges for Fiscal Years 2003 and 2004 (City-Wide) SS/ DEC17-01-416

REPORT/DISCUSSION

30 min.

8. General Policy Discussion and Reallocation for the FY 2003 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program (City-Wide) SS/ DEC17-01-411

REPORT/RECOMMENDATION

FOR INFORMATION ONLY
9. Administrative Action Report and Summary SS/DEC17-01-413

See also Special Study Session Agenda

MAYOR AND COUNCIL REGULAR AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING

MONDAY, December 17, 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 - Reverend Bruce Turner, Desert Dove Christian Church.

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

PRESENTATION

    (a) Proclamation - Proclaiming Ted Ramirez to be "Tucson's Troubadour".

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

    (a) Report from City Manager DEC17-01-677 CITY-WIDE

4. CALL TO THE AUDIENCE:

At this time, any member of the public is allowed to address the Mayor and City Council on any issue not listed on today's agenda. Pursuant to the Arizona Open Meeting Law, individual Council Members may ask the City Manager to review the matter, ask that the matter be placed on a future agenda, or respond to criticism made by speakers. However, the Mayor and Council may not discuss or take legal action on matters raised during "call to the audience."

5. CONSENT AGENDA - ITEMS A THROUGH L

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 DEC17-01-678

    (b) LIQUOR LICENSE APPLICATION(S)

    New License(s)

      (1) JETT'S PRINCE TEXACO Staff Recommendation
      1850 E. Prince Road
      Applicant: Bryan J. Benz Police: In Compliance
      City #118-01, located in Ward 3 Planning: In Compliance
      Series #10 Business License: In Compliance
      Action must be taken by: January 1, 2002

      (2) JETT'S PLUMER TEXACO Staff Recommendation
      2200 E. Broadway Blvd.
      Applicant: Bryan J. Benz Police: In Compliance
      City #117-01, located in Ward 5 Planning: In Compliance
      Series #10 Business License: In Compliance
      Action must be taken by: January 1, 2002

      (3) SUNRISE OIL #3 Staff Recommendation
      4810 N. 1st Avenue
      Applicant: Samuel I. Rodriguez Police: In Compliance
      City #119-01, located in Ward 3 Planning: In Compliance
      Series #10 Business License: In Compliance
      Action must be taken by: January 5, 2002

      (4) LA SALSA FRESH MEXICAN GRILL Staff Recommendation
      1021 N. Wilmot Road
      Applicant: Ron T. Yaeli Police: In Compliance
      City #120-01, located in Ward 6 Planning: In Compliance
      Series #12 Business License: In Compliance
      Action must be taken by: January 7, 2002

      (5) GORDO'S MEXICATERIA Staff Recommendation
      7701 E. Broadway Blvd.
      Applicant: Lonnie B. Cosper Jr. Police: In Compliance
      City #121-01, located in Ward 2 Planning: In Compliance
      Series #12 Business License: In Compliance
      Action must be taken by: January 14, 2002

      Person Transfer(s)

      (6) LESTER STREET STATION Staff Recommendation
      144 West Lester Street
      Applicant: Richard Y. Plowman Police: In Compliance
      City #115-01, located in Ward 3 Planning: In Compliance
      Series #06 Business License: In Compliance
      Action must be taken by: December 31, 2001
      Public Opinion: THREE LETTERS OF PROTEST AND
      TWO LETTERS OF APPROVAL RECEIVED
      (CONTINUED FROM THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEETING OF DECEMBER 10, 2001)
      For a Person to Person transfer, state law does not allow the Mayor and Council to consider the location of a license when making a recommendation if the location has previously been approved. The State Liquor Board will only consider the applicant's capabilities, qualifications and reliability.

      (c) Special Event(s)

      (1) KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS ST. PIUS X COUNCIL #10762 Staff Recommendation
      1800 N. Camino Pio Decimo Police: In Compliance
      Applicant: Robert J. Palomino Planning: In Compliance
      City #T133-01, located in Ward 2
      Date of Event: December 31, 2001

      (2) ST. AMBROSE 8th GRADE PARENTS GROUP Staff Recommendation
      300 South Tucson Blvd. Police: In Compliance
      Applicant: Steven C. Skowron Planning: In Compliance
      City #T135-01, located in Ward 5
      Date of Event: December 31, 2001

7. ZONING: (C9-01-18) STREAMS IN THE DESERT - LEE STREET, R-1 TO R-2, ZONING EXAMINER'S REPORT

    (a) Report from City Manager DEC17-01-681 WVI

    (b) Report from Zoning Examiner dated November 30, 2001.

    (c) Request to rezone approximately 2.48 acres of property located on the northwest corner of Lee Street and Woodland Avenue from R-1 to R-2 zoning. Applicant: Olson Shaleen Architects on behalf of the property owners Streams in the Desert Lutheran Church. The preliminary development plan is for 36 elderly housing units and a 2,688 square-foot adult daycare facility on 2.48 acres. The Zoning Examiner recommends approval of R-2 zoning. The City Manager recommends approval of the request 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. All units along Lee Street a maximum of one-story.

        b. Minimum building setback of thirty-five (35) feet from the property line along Lee Street.

        c. Minimum building setback of twenty-nine (29) feet from the west property line.

        d. No vehicular access to Lee Street.

      2. The two existing driveways on Woodland Avenue shall be signed, "No Right Turn".

      3. A detailed hydrology and hydraulics report addressing both detention and retention analysis shall be prepared and submitted for approval. A 5-year threshold retention storage shall be provided onsite, covering the entire 4.0 acres site which includes the Streams in the Desert church site. A separate set aside detention/retention facility is required.

      4. Water harvesting techniques shall be extensively used by conveying all rooftop and parking area drainage to landscape areas prior to discharging the outflows into Pima Street and/or adjacent properties to the northwest.

      5. The finished floor elevations of buildings shall be placed one foot above the top of adjacent curbs in Lee Street.

      6. All units along Lee Street shall have sloped roofs of similar materials found in the neighborhood.

      7. The two-story building shall be designed with a variety of roof lines to provide view corridors to mountain peaks from the adjacent residence to the west and to help reduce the appearance of height and bulk.

      8. Second-story balconies or bay windows are not to face residential zones or uses to the west.

      9. All rear and side building facades visible from streets or adjacent properties shall be designed with attention to architectural character and detail comparable to the front fašade.

      10. All buildings, screening (if not vegetative materials), and other structures shall be earth-tone colored.

      11. A six (6)-foot screen and a ten (10)-foot wide landscape border shall be installed along Woodland Avenue and Lee Street.

      12. A twenty (20)-foot wide landscape border shall be installed along the west property line. This landscaping shall consist of a double row of 24-inch box canopy trees, with a 25-foot spacing between trees, and a second row off-set ten (10) to fifteen (15) feet from the first row, with a spacing between rows of ten (10) feet. The offset row of trees shall extend north from Lee Street a minimum of twenty (20) feet beyond the depth of the adjacent R-1 to the west. These screening trees shall be of a variety reaching a minimum height of twenty-five (25) feet.

      13. 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.

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

      15. 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.

      16. All new dumpsters and loading spaces shall be placed at least fifty (50) feet from residentially zoned or developed property.

      17. All required loading spaces shall be located on site.

      18. All signs shall be integrated into the overall design of the new building, improving overall aesthetic appeal and promoting ease of use of the development. A detail of the signs shall be included in the development plan to be reviewed.

      19. If archaeological features are found during project construction, testing and data recovery will 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.

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

      21. Street numbers shall be clearly visible from public rights-of-way and emergency service access and shall be placed at each property access point. The size, location, and style of numerals shall be based on the character of the building.

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

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

Four (4) written approvals and four (4) written protests have been received. Three (3) of the protests are within the 150 foot area, representing a 36.9 percent protest by area to the south.

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

8. ZONING: (C9-95-21) LEVIS - SWAN ROAD, SR TO C-1, ORDINANCE ADOPTION

    (a) Report from City Manager DEC17-01-690 WII

    (b) Request to rezone property located at the northwest corner of Camp Lowell Drive and Swan Road from SR to C-1. Applicant: Ed Roll on behalf of Park West Development. The approved development plan is for an 88,833 square foot shopping center on 10.39 acres. The City Manager recommends adoption of the ordinance presented.

    (c) Ordinance No. 9644 relating to zoning: amending zoning district boundaries in the area located at the northwest corner of Camp Lowell Drive and Swan Road in Case C9-95-21, Levis - Swan Road, SR, to C-1 (Ward 2); and setting an effective date.

Two (2) written approvals and 44 written protests have been received in this case. The protests represent a six (6) percent protest by area to the west, and zero percent by area to the north, south, and east.

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

9. PUBLIC HEARING: PROPOSED HUGHES ACCESS ROAD/STATE LAND ANNEXATION DISTRICT

    (a) Report from City Manager DEC17-01-676 WV

    (b) Hearing

The City Manager recommends that Mayor and Council direct staff to proceed with the Hughes Access Road/State Land Annexation District as presented.

10. APPOINTMENTS TO BOARDS, COMMISSIONS AND COMMITTEES (a) Report from City Manager DEC17-01-686 CITY-WIDE

11. CALL TO THE AUDIENCE

At this time, any member of the public is allowed to address the Mayor and City Council on any issue. Pursuant to the Arizona Open Meeting Law, individual Council Members may ask the City Manager to review the matter, ask that the matter be placed on a future agenda, or respond to criticism made by speakers. However, the Mayor and Council may not discuss or take legal action on matters raised during "call to the audience."

12. ADJOURNMENT

The next scheduled meeting of the Mayor and Council will be held on Monday, January 7, 2002, at 2:00 p.m. in the Mayor and Council Chambers, 255 West Alameda, Tucson, Arizona.

MAYOR AND COUNCIL CONSENT AGENDA

Mayor and Council
Consent Agenda

MONDAY, December 17, 2001 - 2:00 P.M.
MAYOR AND COUNCIL CHAMBERS
(CITY HALL, 255 W. ALAMEDA, TUCSON, ARIZONA)

A. REAL PROPERTY: CITY OF TUCSON OFFICE SPACE ISSUES

    (1) Report from City Manager DEC17-01-683 CITY-WIDE

    (2) Resolution No. 19085 relating to real property; authorizing and approving the lease by the City of Tucson of Suite 1200, One South Church Avenue, Tucson, Arizona, and declaring an emergency.

B. REAL PROPERTY: EXTENSION OF GROUND LEASE WITH EL CAMPO PROPERTY RENTALS FOR THE DOWNTOWN GROCER PROJECT

    (1) Report from City Manager DEC17-01-682 WI, WV, AND WVI

C. FINANCIAL PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT: WITH TUCSON-PIMA ARTS COUNCIL FOR FISCAL YEAR 2002 FUNDING

    (1) Report from City Manager DEC17-01-684 CITY-WIDE

    (2) Resolution No. 19084 relating to financial participation agreements; authorizing and approving fiscal year 2002 financial participation agreement with Tucson-Pima Arts Council; and declaring an emergency.

D. FINANCIAL PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT: WITH CHILD AND FAMILY RESOURCES, INC. FOR FISCAL YEAR 2002 FUNDING

    (1) Report from City Manager DEC17-01-685 CITY-WIDE

    (2) Resolution No. 19083 relating to financial participation agreements; authorizing and approving Fiscal Year 2002 Agreement with Child & Family Resources, Inc.; and declaring an emergency.

E. FINANCE: AUTHORIZING THE WRITE-OFF OF CERTAIN UNCOLLECTIBLE ACCOUNTS

    (1) Report from City Manager DEC17-01-679 CITY-WIDE

    (2) Resolution No. 19080 relating to finance; authorizing the write-off of certain uncollectible accounts, and declaring an emergency.

F. INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT: WITH PIMA COUNTY FOR YOUTH DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES

    (1) Report from City Manager DEC17-01-674 WI, WIII, WV, AND WVI

    (2) Resolution No. 19086 relating to intergovernmental agreements; approving and authorizing execution of an intergovernmental agreement for Youth Development Activities between the City of Tucson and Pima County; and declaring an emergency.

G. GRANT: AUTHORIZATION OF A HIGHWAY SAFETY GRANT FOR THE OCCUPANT PROTECTION ENFORCEMENT PROGRAM

    (1) Report from City Manager DEC17-01-673 CITY-WIDE

    (2) Resolution No. 19087 relating to law enforcement; approving and authorizing execution of a Highway Safety Grant for an Occupant Protection Enforcement Contract between the Governor's Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) and the City of Tucson in the amount of $30,000.00; and declaring an emergency.

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

    (1) Report from City Manager DEC17-01-680 WII

    (2) Report of Expiration of Protest Period

    (3) Resolution No. 19067. Resolution of the Mayor and Council of the City of Tucson, Arizona, overruling protests and ordering the improvement known as the "Harrison Road, Old Spanish Trail to Golf Links Road District Paving Improvement," in the City of Tucson, Arizona, and ordering the publication of a notice of the resolution ordering the work, and inviting sealed bids for making the improvement, all in accordance with the provisions of Title 48, Chapter 4, Article 2, Arizona Revised Statutes, and Amendments and Supplements thereto.

I. REAL PROPERTY: CONVEYANCE OF PROPERTY LOCATED IN SOUTHLAND PARK SUBDIVISION TO CHICANOS POR LA CAUSA

    (1) Report from City Manager DEC17-01-675 WV

    (2) Ordinance No. 9640 relating to real property; vacating and declaring certain city-owned real property in Southland Park Subdivision to be surplus and authorizing the conveyance thereof to Chicanos Por La Causa; and declaring an emergency.

J. REAL PROPERTY: VACATION AND SALE OF PROPERTY LOCATED IN THE VICINITY OF SPEEDWAY BOULEVARD AND ALVERNON WAY TO CAP II, A NEW MEXICO GENERAL PARTNERSHIP

    (1) Report from City Manager DEC17-01-687 WVI

    (2) Ordinance No. 9643 relating to real property; vacating and declaring certain city-owned real property in the vicinity of Speedway Boulevard and Alvernon Way to be surplus, and authorizing the sale thereof to CAP II, A New Mexico General Partnership, and declaring an emergency.

K. TUCSON CODE: AMENDING (CHAPTER 22) RELATING TO THE CITY OF TUCSON EMPLOYEES' VOLUNTARY DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN

    (1) Report from City Manager DEC17-01-689 CITY-WIDE

L. TUCSON CODE: AMENDING (CHAPTER 22) RELATING TO THE CITY OF TUCSON EMPLOYEES' SUPPLEMENTAL RETIREMENT SYSTEM

    (1) Report from City Manager DEC17-01-688 CITY-WIDE

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