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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
April 1, 2002
***1:30 p.m.***

ITEM 9 HAS BEEN ADDED TO THE STUDY SESSION AGENDA

ESTIMATED DURATION

TOPICS

COMMENTS

20 min.

1. Intergovernmental Relations: Discussion of 2002 State and Federal Legislation Affecting the City (City-Wide) SS/APRIL1-02-96

REPORT/RECOMMENDATION

7 min.

2. Boards, Commissions and Committees (City-Wide) SS/APRIL1-02-92

 

7 min.

3. Mayor and Council Discussion of Regular Agenda (City-Wide) SS/APRIL1-02-93

PROJECTED TIME TO RECONVENE AFTER CONCLUSION OF THE REGULAR MEETING

ESTIMATED DURATION

TOPICS

COMMENTS

10 min.

4. Pima County-City of Tucson Commission on Addiction, Prevention and Treatment - Grant Application (City-Wide) SS/APRIL1-02-97

REPORT/RECOMMENDATION

20 min.

5. Tucson Downtown Alliance (TDA) Workplan Review (City-wide) SS/APRIL1-02-91

REPORT/RECOMMENDATION

7 min.

6. Mayor and Council Discussion of Future Agendas (City-Wide) SS/APRIL1-02-94

 

1 hr.

7. Planning Session: Downtown and Rio Nuevo Projects (City-Wide) SS/APRIL1-02-98

REPORT/DISCUSSION

ITEM 9 HAS BEEN ADDED TO THE STUDY SESSION AGENDA

10 min.

9. Consideration of Sending a Memorial to the United States Senate in Support of the Appointment of Dr. Richard Carmona as the Next Surgeon General (City-Wide) SS/APRIL1-02-99 REPORT/RECOMMENDATION

FOR INFORMATION ONLY

 

8. Administrative Action Report and Summary SS/APRIL1-02-95

 

MAYOR AND COUNCIL REGULAR AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING

MONDAY, April 1, 2002 - 2:00 P.M.
MAYOR AND COUNCIL CHAMBERS
(CITY HALL, 255 WEST ALAMEDA, TUCSON, ARIZONA)

1. ROLL CALL

2. INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

INVOCATION - Minister Daniel Freeman, East View Church of Christ

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

PRESENTATIONS

    (a) Proclamation - Proclaiming the week of April 1 through April 5, 2002 to be "Community Development Week" and April 3, 2002 as the "Community Development Weekday of Celebration"

    (b) Presentations of the Solid Waste Association of North America Silver Award for Landfill Gas Utilization

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

    (a) Report from City Manager APRIL1-02-179 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 G

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 APRIL1-02-178

    (b) LIQUOR LICENSE APPLICATION(S)

      New License(s)

      (1) GREEN FROG RESTAURANT Staff Recommendation
      509 N. 4th Avenue
      Applicant: Miroslav Urban
      City #013-02, located in Ward 6
      Series #12
      Action must be taken by: April 1, 2002
      Police: DENIED
      Planning: In Compliance
      Business License: In Compliance
      Public Opinion: PROTEST LETTER FILED

      (CONTINUED FROM THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEETING OF MARCH 25, 2002)

      (2) SUNRISE OIL #4
      1850 E. Prince Road
      Applicant: Fidel E. Rodriguez
      City #014-02, located in Ward 3
      Series #10
      Action must be taken by: April 7, 2002 (TAXES DUE AND UNPAID)
      Staff Recommendation
      Police: In Compliance
      Planning: In Compliance
      Business License: DENIED

      (CONTINUED FROM THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEETING OF MARCH 25, 2002)

      (3) CASA AZTECA
      4207 S. 6th Avenue #120
      Applicant: Rosa L. Carabeo
      City #015-02, located in Ward 5
      Series #12
      Action must be taken by: April 12, 2002
      Public Opinion: PROTEST LETTER FILED
      Staff Recommendation
      Police: DENIED
      Planning: In Compliance
      Business License: In Compliance

      NOTE: State law provides that a new license, "In all proceedings before the governing body of a city…the applicant bears the burden of showing that the public convenience requires and that the best interest of community will be substantially served by the issuance of a license". (A.R.S. Section 4-201)

    (c) Special Event(s)

      (1) COMITÉ DE FESTIVIDADES MEXICANAS DE TUCSON
      3700 S. La Cholla Blvd.
      Applicant: Mercedes M. Guerrero
      City #T012-02, located in Ward 1
      Date of Event: April 14, 2002
      Staff Recommendation
      Police: DENIED
      Planning: In Compliance
      Parks and Recreation: In Compliance

      (2) ST. CYRIL CATHOLIC CHURCH
      4725 E. Pima Street
      Applicant: Amy E. Haas
      City #T024-02, located in Ward 6
      Date of Event: April 27, 2002
      Staff Recommendation
      Police: In Compliance
      Planning: In Compliance

      (3) ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION - SOUTHERN ARIZONA CHAPTER
      2960 N. Campbell Avenue
      Applicant: Mary (Sandy) S. Napombejra
      City #T025-02, located in Ward 5
      Date of Event: April 13, 2002
      Staff Recommendation
      Police: In Compliance
      Planning: In Compliance

      (4) SOUTHERN ARIZONA HOME BUILDERS ASSOCIATION (SAHBA)
      3800 E. River Road
      Applicant: Tony Mellor
      City #T029-02, located in Ward 2
      Date of Event: April 11, 2002
      Staff Recommendation
      Police: In Compliance
      Planning: In Compliance

    (d) Extension of Premises

      (1) FINLEY DISTRIBUTING CO. INC.
      2104 S. Euclid Avenue
      Applicant: Dennis F. Olson
      City #EP11-02, located in Ward 5
      Type: Permanent
      Staff Recommendation
      Police: In Compliance
      Planning: In Compliance

      (2) GALLI'S ALLEY
      1308 W. Glenn
      Applicant: Joyce E. Galli
      City #EP13-02, located in Ward 3
      Type: Permanent
      Staff Recommendation
      Police: In Compliance
      Planning: In Compliance

      (3) KICKSTART GRILL
      8987 E. Tanque Verde Road, Suite 335
      Applicant: John W. Fahlberg
      City #EP14-02, located in Ward 2
      Date of Event: April 13, 2002
      Type: Temporary
      Staff Recommendation
      Police: In Compliance
      Planning: In Compliance

7. CITY GOVERNMENT: ESTABLISHING THE DEPARTMENT OF NEIGHBORHOOD RESOURCES

    (a) Report from City Manager APRIL1-02-187 CITY-WIDE

    (b) Ordinance No. 9690 relating to City Government; creating the Department of Neighborhood Resources; providing for departmental divisions; and establishing department purposes and functions; and declaring an emergency.

    (c) Ordinance No. 9691 relating to Compensation Plan; adding salary designations for classifications; implementing Tucson Code Section 10-31; and declaring an emergency.

8. ZONING: (C9-01-31) KB HOME - ALVERNON WAY, I-1 TO R-2

    (a) Report from City Manager APRIL1-02-183 WV

    (b) Report from Zoning Examiner dated March 8, 2002

    (c) Request to rezone property on the north side of Valencia Road between Hemisphere Loop and Alvernon Way. Applicant: The Planning Center on behalf of the property owners, KB Home. The preliminary development plan is for a 408 lot single-family subdivision utilizing the Residential Cluster Project (RCP) option for a density of 6.3 units per acre. The Zoning Examiner recommends approval of R-2 zoning. The City Manager recommends approval of R-2 zoning subject to the following conditions:

      1. A subdivision plat, in substantial compliance with the preliminary development plan dated January 18, 2002, and the Design Compatibility Report, is to be submitted and approved in accordance with Section 4.1.1 of the Land Use Code.

      2. Provide note on the tentative and final plat disclosing to potential residential buyers that the adjacent parcels to the west across Hemisphere Loop are zoned I-1, Industrial with the potential to develop with intense non-residential uses such as but not limited to an auto salvage yard, auto repair shops, manufacturing and bars.

      3. The owner/developer shall dedicate right-of-way, including applicable intersection widening, per the Major Streets and Routes Plan map, along Valencia Road and Alvernon Way, as required.

      4. The owner/developer shall dedicate additional right-of-way along Hemisphere Loop if required for installation of a four (4) foot wide sidewalk on the east side of the street.

      5. Dedication of a thirty (30) foot radius spandrel at the southeast corner of the site.

      6. Installation of right turn/deceleration lanes if required on Alvernon Way at Transcon Way and Valencia Road at Hemisphere Loop.

      7. Installation of six (6) foot wide sidewalks along the Alvernon Way and Valencia Road street frontages.

      8. Prepare and submit a detailed hydrology and hydraulics report addressing both detention and retention.

      9. Detention facilities shall be adequate to reduce existing undeveloped discharges from all sub-basins by at least fifteen (15) percent.

      10. The threshold retention volume provided shall be on-site storage of at least a five (5) year frequency.

      11. A twenty (20) foot access and maintenance easement shall be provided along all public or private drainageways.

      12. An on-site drainage system to receive and safely handle the discharges from all detention areas shall be designed and constructed along the west property line.

      13. The on-site drainage system shall be constructed up to a logical point of conclusion at no expense to the public.

      14. The developer shall construct drainage facilities under Hemisphere Loop as needed at no expense to the public.

      15. Direct vehicular access through the rezoning site from Hemisphere Loop to Alvernon Way is not permitted.

      16. The local street cross-section within the subdivision shall be designed to accommodate on-street parking on one or both sides of the street.

      17. The location of any "No Parking" signs shall be disclosed by a note on the final plat and shall be shown on the tentative plat.

      18. A ten (10) to fifteen (15) foot wide landscape buffer shall be provided adjacent to the west boundary line. The buffer shall vary in width as shown on the preliminary development plan dated January 18, 2002. The landscape buffer shall include minimum fifteen (15) gallon canopy trees every twenty-five (25) feet, shrubs and groundcover planting to provide safe open areas; decomposed granite ground cover within all landscaped areas; a permanent irrigation system; and a continuous six (6) foot tall masonry wall using minimum six (6) inch wide block as approved by the Department of Transportation for sight visibility.

      19. A twenty (20) foot landscape/pedestrian area shall be provided on both sides of Transcon Way where it is developed for vehicular use, measured from the back of curb. The landscape pedestrian area shall contain a minimum of one canopy every 25 linear feet, and appropriate shrubs and groundcover.

      20. A ten (10) foot landscape/pedestrian area shall be provided on both sides of all interior streets, measured from the back of curb. The landscape pedestrian area shall contain a minimum of one canopy tree for every two lots.

      21. The open space adjacent to Earp Wash floodplain shall be maintained and/or augmented with native trees and desert seed to re-establish native growth patterns and plant density.

      22. In the event that the interior streets layout is redesigned, the landscaped open space areas shall remain substantially equal in size or larger, and shall be distributed substantially as indicated on the preliminary development plan.

      23. The two (2) larger interior open space areas (one in the north half, the other in the south half of the site) shall be landscaped with canopy trees, shrubs and ground cover to encourage passive and/or active outdoor uses. Each shall include a "tot lot" play area with appropriate play equipment.

      24. A minimum ten (10) foot wide landscape buffer with canopy trees shall be provided adjacent to the Alvernon Way and Valencia Road rights-of-way.

      25. Typical landscape cross-sections shall be provided for the following:

        a. The detention basins on the perimeter of the project.

        b. Transcon Way where it is developed as a street.

        c. The Transcon Way open space area.

        d. The ten (10) foot wide landscape buffer areas along Hemisphere Loop.

        e. The ten (10) foot wide landscape buffer areas along Alvernon Way and Valencia Road.

        f. The fifteen (15) foot wide landscape buffer areas along Hemisphere Loop.

        g. The Earp Wash.

        h. Interior streets.

      26. A ten (10) foot wide pedestrian trail, surfaced with compacted decomposed granite as a minimum, shall be provided along the Earp Wash. A five (5) foot wide pedestrian trail, surfaced with compacted decomposed granite as a minimum, shall be provided to connect the sidewalk system to the trail along Earp Wash through the landscaped basin open area located near the northeast corner of the site, which drains into the Earp Wash. This open area shall be enlarged to accommodate the pedestrian path if necessary.

      27. Any pedestrian paths located within open space areas shall be all-weather pedestrian links and shall be constructed to ensure against erosion.

      28. The side walk system or a handicapped accessible pedestrian trail shall be extended beyond the street system in the following locations:

        a. To connect the ends of cul-de-sac streets to adjacent streets or open space

        b. To connect the east and west ends of Transcon Way.

      29. 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.

      30. 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.

      31. 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.

      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.

      32. "Safe by Design" concepts shall be incorporated in the subdivision plat for review by the Tucson Police Department.

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

      34. Removal of the existing billboard near the southwest corner of the rezoning site.

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

      One (1) written approval and one (1) written protest have been received. The protest is outside the 150 foot protest area.

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

9. PUBLIC HEARING: BINGO LICENSE - FRIENDLY VILLAGE HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, 1202 W. MIRACLE MILE, CITY NO. 191

    (a) Report from City Manager APRIL1-02-184 WIII

    FRIENDLY VILLAGE HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, 1202 W. Miracle Mile Applicant Bonita A. Rice, City No. 191

    (b) Hearing

    The City Manager recommends that the application be forwarded to the State Tax Commission for approval, subsequent to the hearing by Mayor and Council.

10. PUBLIC HEARING: BINGO LICENSE - COMANCHE WELLS MOBILE HOME PARK, 775 W. ROGER, CITY NO. 190

    (a) Report from City Manager APRIL1-02-185 WIII

    COMANCHE WELLS MOBILE HOME PARK, 775 W. Roger Applicant: Brooks F. Bishop, City No. 190

    (b) Hearing

    The City Manager recommends that the application be forwarded to the State Tax Commission for approval, subsequent to the hearing by Mayor and Council

11. APPOINTMENTS TO BOARDS, COMMISSIONS AND COMMITTEES

    (a) Report from City Manager APRIL1-02-177 CITY-WIDE

12. 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."

13. ADJOURNMENT

The next scheduled meeting of the Mayor and Council will be held on Monday, April 8, 2002, at 7:30 p.m. in the Mayor and Council Chambers, 255 W. Alameda, Tucson, Arizona.

MAYOR AND COUNCIL CONSENT AGENDA

Mayor and Council
Consent Agenda

MONDAY, April 1, 2002 - 2:00 P.M.
MAYOR AND COUNCIL CHAMBERS
(CITY HALL, 255 WEST ALAMEDA, TUCSON, ARIZONA)

A. PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT: WITH LITTLER MENDELSON FOR LEGAL SERVICES

    (1) Report from City Manager APRIL1-02-180 CITY-WIDE

    (2) Resolution No. 19163 relating to professional services; authorizing and approving the agreement for legal services with Littler Mendelson; and declaring an emergency.

B. FINANCE: CONTINGENCY FUND TRANSFER TO BRIDGEBUILDERS 03 PEACE CELEBRATION

    (1) Report from City Manager APRIL1-02-186 CITY-WIDE

    (2) Resolution No. 19164 relating to finance; approving and authorizing the transfer of Six Thousand Five Hundred Twenty-five Dollars ($6,525) from the contingency fund to organization 001-183-1838-268, for Bridgebuilders 03 Peace Celebration; and declaring an emergency.

    This is a request by Council Member Scott. Allocation of funds is as follows: Council Member Scott: $6,525.

C. COMMUNITY SERVICES: SUBMISSION OF THE CITY OF TUCSON AND PIMA COUNTY CONSORTIUM PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY ANNUAL AGENCY PLAN FOR FISCAL YEAR 2003

    (1) Report from City Manager APRIL1-02-175 CITY-WIDE

    (2) Resolution No. 19167 relating to Public Housing Reform Act (PHRA) of 1998; approving the City of Tucson Public Housing Agency (PHA) Annual Plan for Fiscal Year 2003; authorizing and directing submittal of that Plan to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD); and declaring an emergency.

D. AGREEMENT: BETWEEN THE BUREAU OF ALCOHOL, TOBACCO, AND FIREARMS AND THE TUCSON POLICE DEPARTMENT FOR PARTICIPATION IN PROJECT EXILE

    (1) Report from City Manager APRIL1-02-176 CITY-WIDE

    (2) Resolution No. 19166 relating to police; approving and authorizing execution of a Memorandum of Agreement between the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms and the Tucson Police Department for participation in Project Exile; and declaring an emergency.

E. SURPLUS PROPERTY: DONATION OF POLICE MOTORCYCLE TO THE SOUTH TUCSON POLICE DEPARTMENT

    (1) Report from City Manager APRIL1-02-181 CITY-WIDE

F. INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT: WITH TUCSON UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR THE INSTALLATION OF A SCHOOL CROSSING HAWK FLASHING SIGNAL

    (1) Report from City Manager APRIL1-02-182 WVI

    (2) Resolution No. 19165 relating to Intergovernmental Agreements; approving and authorizing execution of Intergovernmental Agreement between the City of Tucson and Tucson Unified School District for the installation of a school crossing HAWK flashing signal; and declaring an emergency.

G. FINANCE: CONTINGENCY FUND TRANSFER FOR PEOPLE HELPING KIDS

    1. Report from City Manager APRIL1-02-188 CITY-WIDE

    2. Resolution No. 19168 relating to finance; approving and authorizing the transfer of One Thousand Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($1,750.00) from the Contingency Fund to Organization 001-183-1838-268, for the People Helping Kids Program; and declaring an emergency.

    This is a request by Council Member Dunbar. Allocation of Funds is as follows: Council Member Dunbar - $1,250, and Council Member Leal - $500.

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