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  MINUTES
ORO VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL
REGULAR SESSION AND STUDY SESSION
JANUARY 8, 2020
ORO VALLEY COUNCIL CHAMBERS
11000 N. LA CAÑADA DRIVE
             
REGULAR SESSION AT OR AFTER 6:00 PM
             
CALL TO ORDER
  Mayor Winfield called the meeting to order at 6:01 p.m.
             
ROLL CALL
Present: Joseph C. Winfield, Mayor  
  Melanie Barrett, Vice-Mayor  
  Joyce Jones-Ivey, Councilmember (attended via phone)  
  Josh Nicolson, Councilmember  
  Rhonda Piña, Councilmember  
  Bill Rodman, Councilmember  
  Steve Solomon, Councilmember  
             
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  Mayor Winfield led the audience in the Pledge of Allegiance. 
             
UPCOMING MEETING ANNOUNCEMENTS
  Town Clerk Mike Standish announced the upcoming Town meetings. 
             
COUNCIL REPORTS
  No Council reports were received. 
             
TOWN MANAGER'S REPORT
  Town Manager Mary Jacobs thanked Council for their hard work in 2019 and wished the Council and residents a happy New Year. 

Town Clerk Mike Standish announced that new artwork was on display in the Council Chambers by artist Jan Sennewald. 
             
ORDER OF BUSINESS
  Mayor Winfield reviewed the order of business and stated that the order would stand as posted. 
             
INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
  There were no informational items. 
             
CALL TO AUDIENCE
  No comments were received. 
             
PRESENTATIONS
             
1. Presentation and update by President/CEO Dave Perry of the Greater Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce
  President and CEO of the Greater Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce Dave Perry presented the Greater Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce annual report.

Discussion ensued amongst Council and staff regarding Presentation item #1. 
             
CONSENT AGENDA
             
A. Minutes - November 20 and December 4, 2019
             
B. Resolution No. (R)20-01, authorizing and approving a subgrantee agreement between the Town of Oro Valley and the Arizona Department of Homeland Security to fund equipment under the Operation Stonegarden program
             
C. Request for approval of conceptual architecture for Two Oracle Place, also known as the former Platinum Fitness site, located west of Oracle Road approximately 1/4-mile north of Ina Road
             
D. (Re)appointment to the Tucson - Pima County Bicycle Advisory Committee
  Councilmember Rodman asked for clarification regarding the Planning and Zoning Commissions approval of a condition regarding a proposed Conceptual Archtecture for Two Oracle place, located west of Oracle Road Approximately 1/4 Mile North of Ina Road. 

Planning Manager Bayer Vella clarified that the condition reflects current code requirements and will be implemented upon building permit review. 
  Motion by Vice-Mayor Melanie Barrett, seconded by Councilmember Steve Solomon to approve the Consent Agenda (A - D).
  Vote: 7 - 0 Carried
             
REGULAR AGENDA
             
1. PUBLIC HEARING: DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION REGARDING AN APPLICATION FOR A SERIES 9S (LIQUOR STORE WITH SAMPLING PRIVILEGES) LIQUOR LICENSE FOR TRADER JOE'S, LOCATED AT 7912 N. ORACLE ROAD
  Town Clerk Mike Standish presented item #1.
  Mayor Winfield opened the public hearing.

No comments were received. 

Mayor Winfield closed the public hearing
  Motion by Councilmember Bill Rodman, seconded by Councilmember Steve Solomon to approve the issuance of a Series 9S Liquor License to the Arizona Department of Liquor Licenses and Control for Andrea Dahlman Lewkowitz for Trader Joe's #096, located at 7912 N. Oracle Road.

Discussion ensued amongst Council and staff regarding item #1. 
 
  Vote: 7 - 0 Carried
             
2. AMENDING VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ORO VALLEY TOWN CODE RELATING TO SPECIAL EVENT PERMITS
             
A. RESOLUTION NO. (R)20-02, DECLARING THE PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE SPECIAL EVENTS SECTION OF THE ORO VALLEY TOWN CODE, PROVIDED AS EXHIBIT "A" WITHIN THE ATTACHED RESOLUTION AND FILED WITH THE TOWN CLERK, A PUBLIC RECORD (CONTINUED FROM DECEMBER 4, 2019)
  Motion by Councilmember Bill Rodman, seconded by Councilmember Rhonda Piña to adopt Resolution No. (R)20-02, declaring the proposed amendments to various sections of the Special Events Code of the Oro Valley Town Code, attached hereto as Exhibit "A" and filed with the Town Clerk, a public record.
  Vote: 7 - 0 Carried
             
B. PUBLIC HEARING:  ORDINANCE NO. (O)20-01, AMENDING VARIOUS SECTIONS OF ARTICLE 8-3 OF THE ORO VALLEY TOWN CODE RELATING TO THE SPECIAL EVENTS PERMIT (CONTINUED FROM DECEMBER 4, 2019)
  Strategic Inititaves Manager Amanda Jacobs presented item #2B.

Mayor Winfield opened the public hearing.

No comments were received. 

Mayor Winfield closed the public hearing. 
  Motion by Councilmember Bill Rodman, seconded by Councilmember Rhonda Piña to approve Ordinance No.(O)20-01, amending various sections of Article 8-3 of the Oro Valley Town
Code relating to the Special Events Permit.
  Vote: 7 - 0 Carried
             
3. PUBLIC HEARING: PURSUANT TO A.R.S. §9-463.05, TO DISCUSS AND REVIEW AN UPDATE TO THE LAND USE ASSUMPTIONS AND INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENT PLAN ASSOCIATED WITH DEVELOPMENT FEES CHARGED BY THE TOWN OF ORO VALLEY
  Strategic Initiatives Manager Amanda Jacobs gave a brief overview of item #3 and introduced Carson Bise, President of Tischler Bise. 

Mr. Bise presented item #3 and included the following:

- 40-year consulting practice serving local government nationwide
- Methodology Overview
- Legal and Methodology
- Arizona Legislation
- Overview of Adoption Process
- Land use Assumptions
- Parks and Recreation
- Projection of Demand: Developed Park Land
- Projection of Demand: Amenities
- Draft Parks and Recreational Development Fees
- Police
- Police Station Cost Recovery
- Projection of Demand
- Draft Police Development Fee 
- Streets
- Streets IIP
- Travel Demand
- Proposed Streets Development Fees
- Water
- Water IIP
- Proposed Water Facilities Development Fees
- Utility Fee Comparison:Current vs. Proposed
- Town Fee Comparison: Current vs. Proposed
- SF Unit Fee Comparison: Other Communities
  Mayor Winfield opened the public hearing.

No comments were received. 

Mayor Winfield closed the public hearing.

Discussion ensued amongst Council and staff regarding item #3. 

Ms. Jacobs concluded the presentation and stated the item would come back to Council on February 19th for discussion and possible action. 
             
FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS
  Councilmember Piña requested that a portrait of Chief Sharp, painted by resident Harry Green, be presented at a future meeting. 
             
CALL TO AUDIENCE
  No comments were received. 
             
ADJOURNMENT OF THE REGULAR SESSION
  Mayor Winfield adjourned the Regular Session at 7:48 p.m.

Mayor Winfield recessed the meeting at 7:49 p.m.

Mayor Winfield reconvened the meeting at 8:01 p.m.
 
             
STUDY SESSION
             
CALL TO ORDER
  Mayor Winfield called the Study Session to order at 8:01 p.m.
             
STUDY SESSION AGENDA
             
1. DISCUSSION REGARDING A PROPOSED ZONING CODE AMENDMENT TO THE ECONOMIC EXPANSION ZONE, SECTION 24.9 AND SECTION 22.10
  Community and Economic Development Director JJ Johnston and Principal Planner Milini Simms presented item #1 and included the following:

- Purpose
- Meet Economic Goals and Strategies
- Proposed Code Amendment
- Economic Expansion Zone
- Allow Shovel-Ready Sites
- Require Public Open Houses
- Admin. Approval of all Code Compliant Plans
- Eliminate 20-Day Town Council Review Period
- General Plan Conformance
- Planning and Zoning Commission
- Summary and Feedback

Discussion ensued amongst Council and staff regarding Study Session item #1. 
  The following individual spoke regarding Study Session item #1. 

Developer Tom Warne
  Discussion continued amongst Council and staff regarding Study Session item #1. 
             
2. DISCUSSION REGARDING PROPOSED CODE AMENDMENTS TO C-1, C-2, AND TECHNOLOGICAL PARK AND EQUIVALENT PLANNED AREA DEVELOPMENT DISTRICTS REGARDING LAND USES AND DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS SUCH AS BUILDING HEIGHTS, SETBACKS, ETC.
  Principal Planner Milini Simms presented Study Session item #2 and included the following:

- Purpose
- Meet Economic Goals and Strategies
- Proposed Code Amendments
- Expand available property for employers
- Low-impact employment uses
- Expand available property for employers
- Update standards and reduce discrepancies
- Building size
- Permitted and ancillary uses
- Ancillary uses
- Building heights
- Proposed building height - Rancho Vistoso
- Proposed building height - La Reserve
- Architectural features
- Increase predictability
- Remove unintended barriers
- General Plan Conformance
- Planning and Zoning Commission 
- Summary and Feedback 

Discussion ensued amongst Council and staff regarding item #2.
  Motion by Councilmember Steve Solomon, seconded by Councilmember Bill Rodman to continue Study Session item #2 to the January 22, 2020 Town Council meeting. 
  Vote: 7 - 0 Carried
             
ADJOURNMENT OF THE STUDY SESSION
  Mayor Winfiled adjourned the Study Session at 10:17 p.m.
             
RECONVENE THE REGULAR SESSION
  Mayor Winfield reconvened the Regular Session at 10:17 p.m.
             
EXECUTIVE SESSION - 1. Pursuant to A.R.S. §38-431.03(A)(3), (A)(4) for legal advice with the Town attorneys, discussion, and consultation with those attorneys and designated Town representatives, and possible instruction to those attorneys and designated representatives about disputes, claims, proposals and/or agreements related to the Town owned golf courses, HSL and/or Home Owners’ Associations proximate to those courses.
  Motion by Mayor Joseph C. Winfield, seconded by Councilmember Bill Rodman to go into Executive Session at 10:18 p.m. pursuant to A.R.S. §38-431.03(A)(3), (A)(4) for legal advice with the Town attorneys, discussion, and consultation with those attorneys and designated Town representatives, and possible instruction to those attorneys and designated representatives about disputes, claims, proposals and/or agreements related to the Town owned golf courses, HSL and/or Home Owners’ Associations proximate to those courses.
  Vote: 7 - 0 Carried
  Mayor Winfield announced that the following staff members would be joining Council in the Executive Session: Town Manager Mary Jacobs, Assistant Town Manager Chris Cornelison, Town Attorney Gary Cohen and Town Clerk Mike Standish. 
             
RESUME THE REGULAR SESSION
  Mayor Winfield resumed the Regular Session at 11:41 p.m.
             
ADJOURNMENT
  Motion by Councilmember Steve Solomon, seconded by Councilmember Bill Rodman to adjourn the meeting at 11:42 p.m.
  Vote: 7 - 0 Carried
                                                                   _____________________________________
                                                                   Michelle Stine, MMC   
                                                                   Deputy Town Clerk

I hereby certify that the foregoing minutes are a true and correct copy of the minutes of the regular and study session of the Town of Oro Valley Council of Oro Valley, Arizona held on the 8th day of January, 2020. I further certify that the
meeting was duly called and held and that a quorum was present.


Dated this _____ day of ____________________, 2020.


___________________________
Michael Standish, CMC
Town Clerk

    

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